New Properties Opening in the U.S. in 2023
The Twin Fin | Honolulu, HI
The Twin Fin is a revitalized surf-inspired hotel along the legendary shoreline of Waikiki. The refreshed hotel, named after a surfboard with two fins, features updated guestrooms, ocean-inspired design, authentic experiences rooted in Hawaiian culture, and front-row views overlooking Waikiki Beach. The updated guest rooms feature a contemporary aesthetic that celebrates modern surf culture, with a nod to the timeless charm of surfing’s past.
Great Wolf Lodge Maryland | Perryville, MD
North America’s largest family of indoor water park resorts, will bring the fun to Perryville, MD in 2023. This property will be the largest, with 700-family-friendly suites and a 126,000-square-foot indoor water park. The resort will sit on 48 acres on the western edge of Cecil County, making it a convenient family getaway for those in Baltimore, Philadelphia, Wilmington, and many other Mid-Atlantic and Northeast communities.
Great Wolf Lodge | Poconos, PA
Enjoy the massive, 84-degree indoor waterpark featuring thousands of square feet of family fun from jaw-dropping slides to zero-depth entry playgrounds. Great Wolf Lodge is jam-packed with exciting resort activities and adjacent to the main resort, Great Wolf Lodge is building thirty 1,500-square-foot villas designed exclusively for the Pocono Mountains resort. The Woodland Villas will feature three bedrooms, two bathrooms, a spacious and comfortable living area, a fully equipped kitchenette, and private outdoor living space with incredible nature views.
Embassy Suites by Hilton Virginia Beach Oceanfront Resort | Virginia Beach, VA
Designed as a signature addition to the Cavalier Resort, the new Embassy Suites by Hilton will open in early 2023. With 157 luxury hotel suites and 15,000 square feet of conference and restaurant space, it will offer a host of first-class amenities, from indoor and outdoor pools to a 24/7 fitness center. Plus two enticing new eateries—including the soon-to-be-famous Taco & Tequila Shack—will join the fun.
Urban Cowboy Denver | Denver, CO
Urban Cowboy, a boutique hotel that invites visitors to experience community and freedom against a cowboy-inspired backdrop, has settled on its next frontier: Denver. The new location will make its home in the George Schleier Mansion, a historically preserved 1880s building. The Denver property will have all of the good stuff that made the other Urban Cowboy locations so popular while maintaining its own distinct identity. Expect unforgettable style, award-winning food and beverage, and a vibe that encourages socializing.
AutoCamp | Zion, UT; Asheville, NC; Hill Country, TX; and Sequoia National Park, CA
AutoCamp, the premier outdoor lodging brand, will be opening a highly anticipated location outside of Zion National Park, as well as the expansion to three additional new locations: Asheville, North Carolina; Hill Country, Texas; and Sequoia, California. These four new locations will double the brand’s portfolio, bringing the total number of properties to nine across the United States with solid footholds on the East and West Coasts, and the first venture into the South. AutoCamp locations offer multiple types of accommodations including 31-foot Classic Airstreams custom designed for AutoCamp; seasonal luxury tents; BaseCamps and Basecamp Minis, which include an Airstream and tents and X Suites, which offer accessible accommodations; and cabins.
Graduate Palo Alto | Palo Alto, CA
Graduate Hotels is launching Graduate Palo Alto, the brand’s 33rd property and their second property in California. The 100-room, six-story hotel is part of the Graduate Hotels collection and is just down the street from the Stanford University campus. The hotel offers a step back from the tech-heavy setting of Palo Alto to a more classic feel with a traditional Spanish colonial style and design that showcases and emphasizes the 1920’s architecture of the building.
The Moxy at Virginia Beach | Virginia Beach, VA
Slated for a Summer 2023 opening on the Oceanfront at 12th Street, The Moxy at Virginia Beach features 134 oceanfront rooms with a playful animated style true to the growing brand. Small but smart bedrooms and vibrant social spaces entice travelers ready to break from the conventional hotel experience. Check-in at the bar and splurge on experiences including this location’s outdoor pool with a slide from the second floor.
The Chattanooga Choo Choo Hotel | Chattanooga, TN
The Chattanooga Choo Choo Hotel will undergo a $10 million renovation including the restoration of the property’s historic train cars, which will serve as freestanding hotel rooms in addition to the more traditional rooms available within the hotel building. The hotel, opened in 1972 at the historic Choo Choo, will include 102 rooms in the original building along with 25 Pullman train car accommodations, an elevated food and beverage program with local restaurants, and a new outdoor swimming pool that includes an open-air lounge and fire pits.
The Arista San Antonio Hotel | San Antonio, TX
The Arista San Antonio Hotel, a new-build property opening on the River Walk, will include 112 rooms and suites that embrace the city’s great culture and diversity. Guest rooms will reflect an inspirational art-centric modern design with a nod to the Spanish colonial roots of San Antonio reflected in the art installations scattered throughout the property.
Camp Fimfo Catskills | Barryville, NY
Camp Fimfo is a destination for elevated camping and glamping. A third location is set to debut in Barryville, New York, in the heart of the Catskills summer of 2023. The resort will feature a collection of cabins, full-hookup RV sites, and tent sites along the banks of the Delaware River—less than three hours from New York City and Philadelphia.
Conrad Orlando | Orlando, FL
Opening in summer 2023, the 433-roomConrad Orlandowill feature floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking Evermore Bay, tranquil spa and fitness activities like meditation and hydrotherapy, a signature rooftop Mexican restaurant, and more. To be part of Evermore Orlando Resort, borderingWalt Disney World®Resort, the resort will include a 20-acre tropical beach complex, food hall, and two Jack Nicklaus-designed 18-hole golf courses.
Tempo by Hilton Times Square | New York, NY
Tempo by Hilton Times Square is a 661-room lifestyle hotel that will offer a dedicated Get Ready Zone workspace, direct views of Time Square through floor-to-ceiling windows, enveloping sleep environment plus spacious bathrooms. Guests will have exclusive access to New York’s first full-building retail and entertainment ecosystem.
Courtyard Santa Barbara Downtown | Santa Barbara, CA
Santa Barbara, California is eager to welcome its newest boutique hotel, Courtyard Santa Barbara Downtown. Courtyard Santa Barbara Downtown, a Marriott Bonvoy hotel, is a 122-room modern, coastal boutique hotel located in the heart of everything the American Riviera has to offer.
Le Meridien and Element Salt Lake City Downtown | Salt Lake City, UT
Le Méridien and Element Salt Lake City Downtown will open in early 2023. The dual-pad property can claim a lot of ‘firsts.’ It is the first Le Méridien in the state of Utah; the first dual property in Salt Lake City; the first Le Méridien & Element Marriott combination; the only distinct premium brand in Salt Lake City; and the first hotel with a full-scale rooftop bar in Salt Lake City. Le Méridien boasts 144 sophisticated and chic guestrooms, featuring floor-to-ceiling windows with city views and emerald-adorned showers.
The Ozarker Lodge | Branson, MO
Opening Memorial Weekend 2023, The Ozarker is the most anticipated and newest accommodations in the Ozark Mountains, widely considered one of America’s most desirable family adventure destinations. The 101-room lodge will be the first true boutique experience in Branson: a localized nod to the spirit and people of the Ozarks in a social and approachable setting. The Ozarker is the perfect place for al fresco gatherings with its large outdoor pool, cozy fire pits, cedar soaking tubs, events pavilion with a brick-oven and cocktail bar, jungle gym for little ones, and a dedicated space for local food trucks to pop up.
Located in the heart of the vibrant Waikiki neighborhood of Honolulu, The Wayfinder Waikiki is a unique hidden oasis with thoughtfully transformative design, public spaces, authentic food & beverage programming, and guest experiences steeped in culture distinctive to Hawaii and the Waikiki region. The hotel features 228 guest rooms that are inspired by the sites, stories, and heritage of Hawaii by utilizing color tones that represent the land, sky, and water, geometric and floral prints, and natural fiber furniture with decorative art and design elements incorporated throughout by local artisans.
Evermore Resort Orlando | Orlando, FL
Evermore Resort Orlando is a 1,100-acre resort complex bordering Walt Disney World® opening in summer 2023. At the heart of the resort, all guests will enjoy a massive 20-acre tropical beach complex and Evermore Bay, an 8-acre crystalline water amenity. The surrounding beach areas will feature zero-entry swim areas, bars, cabanas, private fire-pits, and an aquatic adventure area with a waterslide, rope swing, and watersports of all kinds.
Beal House Destin-Fort Walton Beachfront | Fort Walton Beach, FL
Following an extensive floor-to-ceiling renovation, the former Best Western in Fort Walton Beach, Florida, will re-open in May 2023 as Beal House Destin-Fort Walton Beachfront, part of the Tapestry Collection by Hilton. The reimagined property will mix contemporary aesthetics with a healthy dose of history; the new name honors the legacy of Dr. James Hartley Beal, a pharmacist, educator, author, and businessman who had strong ties to the area. Upon reopening, the six-story Beal House will comprise 100 guest rooms—60 with Gulf-front balconies—as well as a fitness center, outdoor pool, and direct beach access.
The Boca Raton Tower | Boca Raton, FL
Part of the iconic private club and resort in South Florida, The Boca Raton Tower is a 27-story luxury hotel with 244 spacious rooms and suites. Contemporary and flexible configurations include connecting suites and entire floor takeovers, ideal for multi-generational families. Dedicated floor butlers will be at the service of guests, including catering “Bagels in Bed” from Sadelle’s for the ultimate cozy vacation morning, and young guests can opt for a snack delivery from one of two Tower robot butlers, Johnnie and Ethel. The hotel is adjacent to Harborside Pool Club, an oasis of multiple pools, waterslides, a floating river, new luxury cabanas with butler service, F&B options, and Banyan Bunch—perfect for kids ages 4-12.
The Inn at Mattei’s Tavern, Auberge Resorts Collection | Los Olivos, CA
The Inn at Mattei’s Tavern will feature 67 luxury guest rooms and cottages that blend the simplicity of modern farmhouse design with the eclectic style of nearby ranch life. Set on a historic piece of land populated with old-growth palm trees and close to the many nearby vineyards, the property is an excellent home base when visiting the Santa Ynez Valley.
The Louis | Wilson, AR
Opening in May 2023, The Louis will have just 16 charming guestrooms, nestled in the heart of Wilson Town Square. Combining the city’s signature Tudor-style architecture and ever-present Southern charm, The Louis will provide a place for locals and visitors alike to experience the small but mighty bustling hub of Wilson and its love for learning, culinary arts, regional culture, and community.
Omni PGA Frisco Resort | Frisco, TX
Omni PGA Frisco Resort is the perfect location to host your family in an idyllic setting where they never have to leave. The Resort will have kid-friendly pools, a PGA entertainment district with 13 restaurants, walking trails, a Topgolf lounge, and more. Omni PGA Frisco Resort will offer 10 four-bedroom modern-Texas ranch houses, perfect for families to gather that are looking for extra room. The ranch houses will have a clean minimalist design with natural elements accented throughout and will offer a dining table that can host a chef-catered dinner and a private patio with views of the golf course.
The Front Boutique Hotel and Rooftop Bar | Long Island, NY
The Front Boutique Hotel and Rooftop Bar will be a 6-story 1,500 sq. foot lounge/rooftop bar (with fire pits and 360-degree view of the city’s downtown), restaurant, and a boutique hotel.
The Adelphi Hotel | Saratoga Springs, NY
The Adelphi Hotel which recently underwent a major 5-year renovation), will be merged with the adjacent Rip Van Dam Hotel, expanding the number of luxury hotel rooms from 33 to 78 and adding 85 luxury apartments. They will also be expanding their banquet space and restaurants. The Adelphi is a historic, luxury hotel in the center of downtown Saratoga Springs, NY.
Southall Farm & Inn | Franklin, TN
Southall Farm & Inn offers traditional southern hospitality and creates a place to reconnect with nature through agricultural experiences, outdoor excursions, and culinary exploration. The 325+ acres in Franklin, just outside of Nashville, will include an inn, restaurant, and spa among the rolling hill of Middle Tennessee. Wake up early for sunrise hikes or take a meditation class or fitness class. Spend a day enjoying spa treatments. Or get active with trial running, wildlife viewing, archery, whittling and fly fishing.
The Alfond Inn at Rollins | Winter Park, FL
The Alfond Inn at Rollins, the award-winning boutique hotel in the heart of historic Winter Park, plans to expand the property. In addition to the renovation of the existing 112 rooms and suites in the hotel, the expansion will include an additional 71 luxury guestrooms and suites, a lobby café, a new spa that will feature seven treatment rooms, a new fitness area, and added meeting space.
Aloft Lake Nona | Orlando, FL
Aloft Lake Nona will open in fall of 2023. Incorporating a bold, vibrant design, the six-story, 205-room hotel will showcase the brand’s signature music programming, lively social scene and the hospitality industry’s latest technology.
Drury Plaza Hotel Orlando Lake Buena Vista | Orlando, FL
Guests visiting Orlando in 2023 can stay at Drury Plaza Hotel Orlando Lake Buena Vista, the new official Walt Disney World Hotel located in the Disney Springs Resort Area. The property will feature complimentary hot breakfast, shuttle service to all four Walt Disney World Theme Parks, evening snacks and beverages, and more.
Cambria Hotel Orlando Universal Blvd | Orlando, FL
Cambria Hotel Orlando Universal Blvd will begin welcoming guests this winter. Located in the International Drive Resort area near major attractions as well as local shopping and restaurants, this centrally located property offers upscale amenities including a rooftop pool and lounge, a state-of-the-art fitness center, the sophisticated Veer Kitchen & Bar restaurant, and more.
Bardstown Motor Lodge | Bardstown, KY
The new Bardstown Motor Lodge opening in early 2023 will have mid-century-inspired design with guest rooms that flow into its breezy outdoor spaces. Guests can sit around welcoming fire pits, take a dip in the swimming pool, grab a bourbon slushie at the poolside bar, and play a board game or foosball in the retro-styled Rec Room.
The Ritz-Carlton, Portland | Oregon
It’s not only the first 5-star hotel in Portland but the first of its kind in the Pacific Northwest. The Ritz-Cartlon is set to open downtown on S.W. 10th and Alder, with plans to offer 251 rooms and a pool on the 19th floor. The 35-floor tower will offer an indoor/outdoor restaurant and bar on the 20th floor with panoramic views of the Cascade Mountain Range and Portland’s cityscape. The building will also feature over 13,000 square feet of meeting/office space, condos, and a food hall on the first floor.
Drift Palm Springs | Palm Springs, CA
Drift Palm Springs is slated to open in early 2023 in the heart of downtown Palm Springs. The 30-key hotel consists of 84 guest rooms ranging from single units to four-bedroom suites. The property celebrates Palm Springs’ aesthetic through its neutral color scheme and modern design, with architectural themes including Spanish Colonial Revival and Moorish modern visible throughout. Amenities to note include an iconic resort-style pool home to a poolside bar and custom cabanas, Maleza, an all-day dining experience serving Baja Mexican fare, an event lawn with fire pits, and a yoga studio.
The Eddy Hotel | Tucson, AZ
Surrounded by five mountain ranges and bordered by two halves of Saguaro National Park, Tucson is a nature lovers’ paradise, for those who seek it. The Eddy, nestled in the Catalina Foothills, just North of downtown Tucson, takes its design inspiration from the owner’s family roots. A comfortable, approachable environment focused on providing effortlessly stylish interiors; this hotel invites you to be a part of its history while offering you all the present-day conveniences you are accustomed to.
Lily Hall | Pensacola, FL
Lily Hall is a 15-room boutique lodging house breathing new life into the bones that once housed the historic Old Mount Olive Baptist Church in Pensacola’s Old East Hill neighborhood. Lily Hall offers a coastal repose with delightfully peculiar rooms, spirited design, and well-considered amenities such as local honey & tea in rooms and record players and typewriters to inspire creativity. The adaptive reuse building was once an underground punk venue.
The Leo Kent Hotel | Tucson, AZ
Situated in the heart of downtown Tucson inside the city’s tallest and most recognizable building, the Leo Kent hotel offers a new kind of stay in the Old Pueblo. With an emphasis on upscale authenticity, the property maintains a modern classical southwestern design that delivers a true “Made-in-Tucson” experience. This 145-room hotel offers a state-of-the-art onsite fitness facility and elevated Southwestern cuisine at St. Cruz, the property’s chef-driven restaurant and bar.
Marriott International | Various
Marriott Bonvoy’s portfolio of 30 extraordinary brands and 5,800+ hotels offer renowned hospitality in the most memorable destinations in the U.S. and Canada. Properties opening in 2023 include:
- Renaissance New York Harlem Hotel
- Located in the lively Harlem neighborhood, the historic property pays homage to the vibrant “Harlem Renaissance” era, with approximately 200 guestrooms, restoration of the Victoria’s Loews Theatre, and a nod to the destination’s triumphant past.
- The St. Regis Chicago
- A prominent addition to the St. Regis brand, this Chicago waterfront hotel highlights views of the Chicago River, Lake Michigan, Navy Pier, and Grant and Millennium Parks, luxurious guestrooms, collaborative meeting & event spaces, an expansive fitness center, indoor pool, and outdoor sundeck and superb dining.
- The Ritz-Carlton, Portland
- Surrounded by the Willamette River, the Cascade Mountains, and beaches of the Pacific Coast, enjoy the nature of Portland along with the finest luxuries, exceptional wine and cuisine, and creative culture of The Rose City at The Ritz-Carlton, Portland.
- Additional hotels include JW Marriott Tampa Clearwater, JW Marriott Dallas Arts District, Moxy Halifax Downtown and Moxy Banff
Appellation Healdsburg | Healdsburg, CA
Esteemed Chef Charlie Palmer and Four Seasons veteran Christopher Hunsberger have joined forces to create, Appellation, an affordable luxury hotel concept set in the heart of Healdsburg in California Wine Country. The eight-acre property, opening in late 2023, will provide unique experiences for the modern-day traveler, from in-room cocktail supplies in place of minibars to hands-on winemaking and coffee roasting classes. The property will consist of 108 guestrooms housed within 12 buildings, a luxury spa, two pools, a fitness center, culinary gardens, and a destination-worthy restaurant and rooftop bar by Charlie Palmer.
The Alamite, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel | Tuscaloosa, AL
Reflecting the distinctive culture, charm, flair, and flavors that are quintessentially Tuscaloosa, The Alamite, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel, opened as the city’s first upscale boutique hotel. Conveniently located in the heart of downtown Tuscaloosa, the hotel is set amidst a bustling retail and commercial corridor, blocks away from the University of Alabama, and the soon-to-be-completed Saban Center.
Hyatt Centric Congress Avenue, Austin, Texas
Located at the center of Austin’s vibrant arts district and steps from the Texas Capitol, Hyatt Centric Congress Avenue Austin’s design creates a cultural gathering for out-of-town visitors and neighbors and a creative haven for artists and musicians. The hotel’s interior spaces are inspired by Austin’s boho-chic lifestyle and modern ingenuity, with nods to the rich local Texas history and energetic music scene. The hotel was created to feel like an art gallery, a hip gathering place loved by visitors and locals while allowing guests to feel truly immersed in their local environment.
The Wren | Missoula, MT
The Wren, a new and distinctly local hotel situated in the heart of downtown Missoula, plans to open as a basecamp dedicated to highlighting the best the region has to offer. The property, built in a 1960’s era building, has been renovated and revitalized into what is now a locally inspired boutique hotel. Featuring one-of-a-kind guestrooms, an airy interior courtyard, and custom artwork designed by Montana-based artists, The Wren reflects the unique and welcoming vibe that is Missoula and its local community.
Pacific 19 Kona | Island of Hawaii
Pacific 19 Kona is an island-urban hotel newly renovated and re-envisioned for independent travelers seeking design-forward accommodations and authentic experiences. The 122-room hotel is on the 19th parallel, where the spirit that binds Pacific travelers finds a home. In collaboration with its network of local content creators, the Hotel is curating its art program, website, and social media to serve as an insider’s guide to the Big Island for the modern explorer.
The Avery | Boise, ID
Opening in summer 2023, The Avery will have 39 rooms, a restaurant, and a separate bar/pub from Chef Cal Elliott, who is from Boise but made a name for himself in New York, putting the Williamsburg dining scene on the map in the early 2000s. What’s unique is that this downtown building (a former bar + hotel) is more than 120 years old and has been vacant for ages. It’s a historic renovation in line with federal and state guidelines and plans to embrace the building’s past.
Kampgrounds of America has a number of new campgrounds coming in 2023.
New Properties Opening in the Caribbean/Mexico/South America in 2023
Margaritaville Island Reserve Riviera Maya | Mexico
Encompassing upscale coastal design, exceptional service, and top-quality food and beverage, Margaritaville Island Reserve Riviera Maya delivers a vibrant, world-class experience. Resort highlights include the Landshark Brewery & Grill, License to Chill Wet Feet bar, St. Somewhere Spa by Karisma, and a private rooftop terrace with a stunning view of the Caribbean Sea. Margaritaville® Island Reserve Riviera Maya is an adults-only property and welcomes guests 16 years of age and over.
Casa Velas Los Cabos | Mexico
Velas Resorts is opening its seventh hotel, Casa Velas Los Cabos in fall 2023. The boutique hotel will have 80 rooms which will range from 900-1800 sq. ft. The penthouse will be 3,000 sq. ft. All rooms will have private terraces and most will have ocean views. The property will include a restaurant and pool on site—and it’s beachfront.
Six Senses at La Sagesse | Grenada
Six Senses at La Sagesse will mark the brand’s debut resort in the Caribbean. Located on the southern part of the island, Six Senses is designed with an incredible mimic of a Caribbean village and is spread over 38 acres (15 hectares) of Grenada’s landscape. The resort will offer 56 guestrooms, seven one-bedroom villas and five two-bedroom villas. Due to dedication to sustainability, the resort will include a variety of indoor and outdoor restaurants & bars using fresh ingredients grown nearby and seafood from local fisherman.
Beach House by Silversands Grenada | St. George’s, Grenada
Scheduled to open in Summer 2023, Silversands Grenada Resorts will be adding 28 keys to their portfolio with this small new luxury boutique hotel nestled behind and atop a protective cliff on Portici Beach. Beach House by Silversands will feature both standalone 1-bedroom villas and two 2-bedroom suites, either cliffside or beachfront.
Hotel Indigo Galapagos | Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, Ecuador
Hotel Indigo Galapagos will offer 35 spacious oceanfront guestrooms and suites immersed in the famous destination’s natural-toned landscape, sleek cocktail bar and fine dining restaurant, and expansive pool deck all overlooking the Pacific waters home to some of the world’s rarest wildlife creatures. Guests can board the hotel’s yacht to easily explore the island’s rich ecosystem with a personalized itinerary and total comfort.
Hilton Santa Marta | Colombia
Hilton Santa Marta is set to open in Q2 2023 near the city of Santa Marta, the second oldest city in South America. The 261-room hotel will offer Caribbean Sea views, contemporary Colombian cuisine, and quick access to the area’s beautiful beaches. Guests can explore nearby sites like the Parque de los Novios, the Sierra Nevada mountains, and Tayrona National Park, one of Colombia’s top national parks with secluded beaches, ancient Pueblito ruins, waterfalls, and more.
The Westin Beach Resort & Spa at Frenchman’s Reef & Morningstar Buoy Haus Beach Resort, Autograph Collection | St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands
The Westin Beach Resort & Spa at Frenchman’s Reef and Morningstar Buoy Haus Beach Resort, Autograph Collection are located steps from the beautiful Morningstar Beach and 15 minutes from Cyril E. King Airport. They will feature breathtaking views of the Caribbean Sea, ocean-view pools, Heavenly Spa by Westin™, private adventure beach with programming for all ages, and other unique amenities. Frenchman’s Reef will also offer a private catamaran with a capacity of up to 75 persons for daytime snorkel trips and evening sunset sails.
Falcon’s Resort by Meliá | All Suites Punta Cana | Dominican Republic
Punta Cana will soon be the location of a brand new $350 million entertainment destination in 2023. Falcon’s Beyond Destination Punta Cana, jointly developed by Meliá Hotels International, one of the world’s leading leisure hotel companies, and Falcon’s Beyond, a global entertainment development company. The destination will feature three distinct guest experiences: a theme park, resort, and retail/dining/entertainment district, which includes the Caribbean’s first world-class theme park.
Saint Lucia is a hot spot for hotel growth—with several international brands committing to new hotels, growth in the locally-owned sector, and hotel expansions as well.
- The Cabot Saint Lucia will offer a brand-new golf club, luxury accommodations for members and guests, and a stunning collection of residences. Located on a spectacular 375-acre peninsula in Saint Lucia, the magnificent Coore & Crenshaw-designed 18-hole golf course, Point Hardy Golf Club, will open for preview play in March 2023 and celebrate its highly-anticipated grand opening in November 2023. Completed comfort stations, a food and beverage experience, retail pop-up and tennis courts will debut in 2023, followed by a beach restaurant, clubhouse, luxury accommodations, swimming pools and a health and wellness offering.
- Sandals Halcyon Beach Resort will debut 25 new rooms in February 2023. In addition, 20 Rondoval swim-up suites are planned for Sandals Regency La Toc next year.
- The Saint James Club Morgan Bay will rebrand as an upscale all-inclusive Secrets property in late 2023 (will be the second branded property of the AMR Collection, following the opening of Zoetry Marigot Bay St. Lucia which is 40 minutes away).
- The Dream Hotel Group announced that the new 90-key Cas en Bas Beach Resort will open in Cap Estate in the north in 2023.
- In March, the Eastwinds Resort will debut a major expansion consisting of 48 new rooms and a renovation of 26 existing cottages. This will include a new restaurant, a seaside pool with luxury cabanas, and an expansive wellness center.
Sandals Dunn’s River | Ocho Rios, Jamaica
The brand-new Sandals Dunn’s River, opening on May 24, 2023, in Ocho Rios, Jamaica, will feature Beachfront Skypool Suites which have stunning glass paneling to create the effect of an infinite shore. These cutting-edge rooms are Jamaica’s first SkyPool Suites and include a Tranquility Soaking Tub, personalized butler service, and more. The first of its kind, the Coyaba Sky Rondoval Villas allow guests to soak up the sun in a standalone villa, with private soaking tubs, an oversized swim-up pool, and an open-air terrace.
Margaritaville Beach Villa Resort | Belize
Margaritaville® Beach Villa Resort, Ambergris Caye, is a secluded and exclusive boutique resort located 25 kilometers north of the coastal town of San Pedro. The stunning beachfront location and longest dock on the Island welcome you to the hotel after what likely will be one of the most spectacular “hotel transfers” you have ever experienced. This resort offers an incomparable perspective with its unique, authentic, “no worries” tropical vibe and the feeling of escape that is experienced immediately upon arrival.
Grand Hotel Cancún managed by Kempinski | Cancun, Mexico
The Grand Hotel Cancún managed by Kempinski offers 363 rooms and suites—all featuring private balconies or terraces with a panoramic view of the Caribbean Sea. The hotel’s standout amenities include a fitness center with sauna and steam rooms, a tennis center, private cabanas and lounges on a 400-meter stretch of beach, a beauty salon, and a kids’ club. Located in Cancun’s hotel zone, the property is just 25 minutes from the Cancun International Airport or downtown Cancun.
Mondrian Mexico City Condesa | Mexico
This 183-room property marks the first-ever Mondrian in Mexico City and is nestled between two of the city’s most alluring neighborhoods, La Roma and La Condesa. Located on famed Aguascalientes Street, and situated in “Conjunto Aristos”, a restored historic building preserved by the National Institute of FineArts, Mondrian Condesa and the surrounding area will offer a luxurious respite perfectly positioned for access to numerous cultural attractions, leisure activities, and a look into local life.
Habitas Santa Teresa | Costa Rica
Habitas Santa Teresa is an eco-sustainable retreat in a surfer’s paradise. Each of the resort rooms will be built from ethically sourced organic materials that blend seamlessly into the environment with minimal disruption. Tying the entire experience together will be the programming with notable experiences including Circuloh Toh with Blue Clay, Malpais Underwater Volcano Snorkeling, Hydrofoiling, Motorcycle / ATV Surf-aris and Sunset Bonfires.
Banyan Tree Valle de Guadalupe Resort, Spa and Winery | Valle de Guadalupe, Mexico
Banyan Tree Valle de Guadalupe Resort, Spa and Winery is set to debut during the 2023 harvest season. This 31-villa ultra-luxury resort will be situated a mere 90 minutes from the U.S. border and feature Banyan Tree Group’s first proprietary winery, which will work with the local community to ensure environmentally sustainable winemaking. The property will feature striking all-pool villas, Banyan Tree’s signature award-winning Spa, and five food and beverage venues.
New Properties Opening in Europe/Asia/Africa in 2023
Club Med Tignes | French Alps
Tignes Val Claret, one of the Alps’ most popular ski destinations with one of the longest ski seasons, has been home to Club Med since 1958. Following a full resort renovation, the brand-new Club Med Tignes will reopen in the center of the liveliest part of town, making it a hotspot for winter sports and nightlife. The refreshed resort will feature 430 rooms, ski-in/ski-out access, two restaurants with international cuisine, a full-service spa and restorative salt wall, the largest indoor heated pool in the Alps, Children’s Clubs with activities and lessons for kids, and a ski domain suitable for every level with activities like group ski lessons, snowboarding, and snowmobiling.
Club Med Val d’Isère | French Alps
Club Med Val d’Isère is undergoing a complete transformation and will reopen as the brand’s first Exclusive Collection (5-star) mountain resort. As an Exclusive Collection property, Club Med Val d’Isère will provide guests with personalized services and enhanced experiences including a dedicated concierge service, an evening champagne service, and 216 redesigned spacious and luxurious Deluxe and Suite rooms with balconies overlooking the mountain scenery. Located in the Tarentaise Valley at an altitude of 6,070 feet, this authentic village is home to an internationally recognized ski mecca with a rich sporting history. The resort will redefine mountain luxury with unlimited ski-in/ski-out access, elevated gourmet dining with new gastronomic experiences, immersive and engaging Children’s Clubs, an indoor swimming pool, wellness programming inclusive of a full-service spa, and a variety of yoga experiences.
The Peninsula Istanbul | Galataport, Istanbul, Turkey
Set along the banks where the East meets the West, The Peninsula Istanbul will welcome guests to a waterfront property that serves as the cornerstone of Galataport. Featuring classical-inspired architecture, The Peninsula Istanbul offers lush landscaped gardens and an outdoor swimming pool overlooking the Bosphorus. Many of its 177 opulent guestrooms and suites also have sweeping water views. Guests can savor sublime local and international cuisine at a choice of sophisticated restaurants, before indulging in the ancient Turkish tradition of hammam steam baths at the decadent The Peninsula Spa.
The Peninsula London | Belgravia, London, England
Overlooking Hyde Park Corner and the Wellington Arch, in the heart of Belgravia, The Peninsula London will include an expansive inner courtyard, destination restaurants, a Peninsula Spa, nine retail boutiques for discerning style seekers, and a grand ballroom that will host London’s most glamorous events. The 131 guest rooms and 59 suites will feature abundant natural light with floor-to-ceiling windows, Peninsula’s signature cutting-edge technology, triple-glazed windows and soundproofing installations, views of the city skyline, and beautiful interiors.
Jumeirah Marsa Al Arab | Dubai
Nestled at the tip of a peninsula at the heart of Dubai’s largest private beach, Jumeirah Marsa Al Arab will complete Jumeirah’s oceanic trilogy, which includes the wave-shaped Jumeirah Beach Hotel and sailboat-inspired Burj Al Arab Jumeirah. The new resort, with design influences of a futuristic superyacht, will feature 386 rooms and suites, four penthouses, and 83 luxury hotel apartment suites set amid private landscaped gardens.
Fairmont Tazi Palace, Tangier, Morocco
Originally built in the early 1900s as a residence for the King’s advisor, the new Fairmont Tazi Palace is set upon 3.5 acres of lush, secluded hills overlooking the city. Nestled on the Moroccan Riviera, the property offers incomparable views and unparalleled luxury throughout its 133 rooms, suites, and penthouses including one Signature Suite, two Penthouses, and one Katara Suite. Guests will experience lavish accommodations, a wide range of culinary venues, and rejuvenating wellness offerings, all within an idyllic setting celebrating rich Moroccan history and culture.
Westin Rishikesh Resort & Spa | Narendranagar, Rishikesh, India
Situated on 12 lush acres in the foothills of the Himalayas where the practice of yoga was founded, the stunning Westin Rishikesh Resort & Spa features 145-rooms, a luxury spa, all-day dining, a large rooftop infinity pool with swim-up bar and garden area, and lots of opportunity for recreation.
The Lana | Dubai, UAE
Located on the banks of the Dubai Canal, The Lana is an architectural masterpiece with first-class concierge services, Michelin-starred dining, and world-renowned spa + fitness offerings. The Lana will be a must-visit destination within the glittering city of Dubai with 225 elegant rooms and suites with floor-to-ceiling windows, each with its own private outdoor terrace with views of the Burj Khalifa, Dubai Canal, and vibrant Business Bay area.
Atlantis, The Royal | Dubai, United Arab Emirates
As one of the most anticipated hotel openings in the world, Atlantis, The Royal, will be a 43-story luxury resort in the heart of Dubai, featuring 795 guest rooms and suites with private terraces, pools, and breathtaking views of the city skyline and Arabian Gulf; 17 restaurants and nightlife experiences (including spots by celebrity chefs like Jose Andres and Heston Blumenthal); transformative wellness experiences; inspiring entertainment including the region’s first fire meets water show; and over 90 swimming pools including one on the 22nd floor that will offer panoramic views of Dubai’s famous Palm Island while a DJ spins in the background.
Slieve Donard | Northern Ireland
Opening in summer 2023 as part of the Marine & Lawn Hotels & Resorts collection, the Slieve Donard in Northern Ireland is nestled at the foot of the Mountains of Mourne and stands among six acres of immaculate private grounds. A golden strand of beach borders one side while the mighty Royal County Down golf course frames the other. Slieve Donard will offer 180 comfortable and stylish bedrooms, restaurants and a destination spa.
Casa Baglioni | Milan, Italy
Due to open January 2023, Casa Baglioni will be situated in the heart of Milan’s design district of Brera. Guests will be moments from the region’s many luxury boutiques, art galleries, antique markets, and chic cocktail bars. Intimate in size, the property will offer 30 suites and rooms, a living area, an impressive wine cellar, and a restaurant by Michelin-starred Chef Claudio Sadler.
Maison Delano Paris | France
Due to open its highly anticipated doors this February, Maison Delano Paris will be located in the heart of the prestigious 8th Arrondissement in an 18th-century mansio, just steps away from the famous Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré. Maison Delano Paris will boast 56 extraordinary rooms and suites with a vibrant restaurant and bar nestled in the mansion’s historical courtyard.
Mondrian Cannes | France
This March marks the launch of Mondrian Cannes, a quiet oasis in the heart of Cannes, further expanding the brand’s luxury portfolio in Europe. The gorgeous property on Boulevard de la Croisette will boast 75 spacious guest rooms on 11 elegantly-decorated floors. Guests can enjoy unmistakable luxury and beauty just steps from the shore of the Mediterranean Sea and just minutes from the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès.
Caravan Agafay | Morocco
Rooted in the concepts of play, imagination, and connection and inspired by Burning Man, Caravan Agafay embraces nomadic Bedouin culture and traditions around communal living to create an immersive glamping experience for travelers seeking adventure, discovery, and human connection. The camp spans 5 hectares and features 20 stylish Moroccan canvas wall tents amidst the vast views of the Atlas Mountains. Located just 45 minutes from downtown Marrakech, further amenities include gourmet restaurant ‘Olivar’ using locally sourced food products, two swimming pools, a horse and camel stable, outdoor cinema, yoga/wellness center, and Habitas’ signature agora communal gathering spaces.
Lindian Village, Rhodes | Greece
Set to launch in May 2023, the revamped Lindian Village Beach Resort Rhodes will become the newest addition to the Curio Collection by Hilton. Refreshed and redeveloped, with minimal design and boho-chic elegance, the resort will infuse a modern approach to the renowned 5-star luxury resort scene of the island. Amidst lush gardens of tropical and indigenous trees and flowers, Zen waterways, and a private beach, the resort is just a 10-minute drive from beautiful and historic Lindos.