2023 is worth celebrating! These hotels are celebrating landmark anniversaries this year -- from 10 to 100, for travelers seeking decades of top notch service, unique amenities and programming, but most importantly, welcoming hospitality.
Eden Roc Cap Cana | Dominican Republic
An ecological marvel, Eden Roc Cap Cana is a Relais & Châteaux jewel located in the exclusive community of Cap Cana, Dominican Republic. The property is known for creating out-of-the-ordinary experiences and providing travelers with an ultra-luxe boutique island experience - from private Ecotourism Safaris, helicopter excursions to the isolated islands, and Humpback Whale encounters in their Samaná Bay sanctuary - to horseback riding in the rainforest and beachfront picnics. With 62 guest room suites and standalone villas, the world's first-ever Natura Bissé Spa, and Mediterranean-inspired restaurants, Eden Roc Cap Cana is ideal for families, couples, newlyweds, and those seeking exceptional culinary experiences. The resort is constantly striving to make guest experiences better and better, from revitalizing the dining offerings at the golf club, to building a new set of villas in the coming year.
The Chedi Andermatt | Andermatt, Switzerland
Nestled in the Swiss Alps between Zurich and Milan, The Chedi Andermatt (now accepting cryptocurrency such as Bitcoin and Ethereum) sits at 4,747ft above sea level in the undiscovered town of Andermatt. Concepted by Belgium architect-visionary Jean-Michel Gathy, The Chedi Andermatt features 119 spacious rooms and suites all boasting fireplaces, Hästens mattresses, and large balconies; five exceptional restaurants and bars (one of which features a 16-foot-high, glass-walled, climate-controlled Cheese Tower); a modern Health Club; and an exceptional Spa showcasing the longest indoor pool in the Alps and an outdoor pool in the lush courtyard. This five-star property, home to Andermatt Ski Resort (recently acquired by Vail Resorts), offers year-round activities, including world-class skiing, hiking, biking, fishing and golfing. Lastly, Switzerland’s only and highest elevation Michelin-starred Japanese restaurant, The Japanese by The Chedi Andermatt is located 7,545 ft. above sea level, serving authentic Japanese dishes and spectacular views of the Alps.
Marquis Los Cabos Resort & Spa | San Jose Del Cabo, BCS, Mexico
Marquis Los Cabos Resort & Spa offers a tranquil oasis to travelers seeking the ideal getaway that effortlessly fuses luxury with romance and authentic Mexican flair. Secluded on the tip of Baja California Sur, Marquis Los Cabos sits beachfront where the desert mountains meet the Sea of Cortez. Whether your ideal vacation involves doing absolutely everything or nothing at all, the adults-only, all-inclusive resort sets the perfect backdrop for an unforgettable and rejuvenating retreat. Enjoy Marquis Los Cabos' five superb dining options; cafe and two bars; 13,000 square foot, holistic-inspired Spa Marquis; three magnificent infinity pools with a three-story waterfall, facing either east or west to take in stunning sunrises and sunsets; extensive guest activity menu for the restless traveler (think: salsa dancing, tennis lessons, target shooting, archery, tequila tastings and beach and water sports); and more.
Twin Farms | Barnard, VT
The best of New England is brought to life at Twin Farms, the casually luxurious, exclusive retreat settled amongst lush Vermont mountains. Natural by design, the adults-only culinary destination exemplifies the new era of bespoke through its chef-guided culinary experience, 20 richly appointed accommodations (including 10 individually designed private cottages), museum-grade art collection, and a plethora of indoor and outdoor activities (i.e. axe throwing, archery, fly fishing, picnicking, Stave Puzzling, etc). Prized Chef Nathan Rich and his apt team dream up new dishes daily for a menu-less dining experience, leaning on Vermont’s finest products sourced both on the property and with trusted local and regional partners to delight palates at Vermont’s only 5-star, all-inclusive Relais & Châteaux property. From multi-course meals in the main dining room or on its new extended outdoor terrace, to the new Twiggs restaurant, to five-star picnics at dedicated picturesque spots across the property, the culinary experience is unparalleled.
Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa | Kā’anapali, Maui
With temperatures at a perfect average of 81 degrees, breathtaking whale season being in full effect by December through early spring and countless ocean activities at travelers’ fingertips, Kā’anapali is one the most ideal destinations year round. Historically a playground for Hawaiian royalty, each day in Kā’anapali can be made special on or off the water, whether through snorkeling, sunset sails, golf, zip-lining and more. Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa stands out with a multi-phase renovation completed in January 2020, right before the pandemic. Built around legendary Puu Kekaa (Black Rock) on 23 oceanfront acres and the world’s favorite beach, Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa is where exceptional location finds deep intention, with highlights including a transformed lobby with a new lounge and reception area in an open-air setting that brings the ocean air and outdoors in with an expansive lanai and viewing deck, along with The Sandbar, Kaanapali’s only lobby bar.
Rancho Bernardo Inn | San Diego, CA
Tucked away in the secluded hills of North County San Diego, personal luxury meets playful freedom at Rancho Bernardo Inn, located on 265 acres of lush grounds and open air. Rediscover Southern California’s great outdoors with 18 holes of championship golf in the crisp mornings, family time at the pool, private yoga on the lawn and stargazing from your guest room balcony. Enjoy recently refreshed accommodations, three pools, an award-winning full-service spa and fitness center, two restaurants featuring garden-to-table offerings straight from the on-site Chef’s Garden, tennis courts, biking trails, a variety of lawn games and much more.
The Ocean Club, A Four Seasons Resort | The Bahamas
Six decades of glamour, elegance and elevated luxury hospitality in The Bahamas - 2022 marked the 60th anniversary for the iconic Ocean Club. This February, the iconic Resort will commemorate its glamorous legacy with a special multi-day celebration on Paradise Island inspired by the original 1962 Bal du Paradis (press release with more details here). Since opening its doors in 1962, the 35-acre resort has accrued a storied legacy and rich history that the resort is famed for today. From playing backdrop to the 2006 remake of 007 Casino Royale - to throwing over-the-top weddings and parties - the estate is also home to the legendary Versailles Gardens. Today, guests are invited to celebrate the past while also embracing the future with continued celebrations honoring its legendary history, plus the unveiling of renovation enhancements throughout the resort. This includes the renovated Crescent Wing and additional property-wide enhancements made over the last few months across all public spaces, such as the Resort's signature restaurant DUNE by Jean-Georges, the gym, Versailles Pool, Ocean Pool and the Spa. Also unveiled at the February celebration.
Jamaica Inn | Ocho Rios, Jamaica
Family-owned boutique hotel, Jamaica Inn, is nestled just east of Ocho Rios within a secluded and sandy cove. Celebrating 65 years this 2023, the Morrow family has owned Jamaica Inn for decades, mastering the art of combining discreet privacy with heartfelt personalized service -- that’s 65 years of welcoming guests, 65 years of relaxation, 65 years of history and charm. Spread over eight acres, with a 700-foot private white sand beach considered to be one of the best in the Caribbean, with 55 guest suites, all with sea views, including seven secluded cottages with large verandas, sea access, and plunge pools. As soon as you enter, guests are sure to feel the Old Hollywood meets colonial charm at a 65-year, family-run resort where Ian Fleming famously frequented the bar, Marilyn Monroe and Arthur Miller honeymooned, and Meghan Markle celebrated her (first) wedding.
Town and Country Resort | San Diego, CA
Up until the 1940’s, San Diego’s Mission Valley was once a thriving agricultural region, home to pastures, ranches and dairy farms. In 1953, San Diego businessman Charlie Brown founded Atlas Hotels and opened Town and Country, Mission Valley’s first hotel, which was aptly named for a “town” in the middle of the “country.” What was once a meager 40-room roadside lodge is now a sunny, mid-century modern resort that features 671 newly renovated guest rooms and suites; a large sun-drenched pool complex, including a zero-entry pool, children’s pool and waterslide; three fresh restaurants; a three-acre riverfront park; over 258,000 sq. ft. of freshly updated indoor and outdoor meeting space; local art displays and more.
Surf & Sand Resort | Laguna Beach, CA
Find pure bliss at Surf & Sand Resort, sitting right on Laguna Beach’s shoreline where the waves of the Pacific meet 500 feet of pristine white sand. A leader in coastal luxury, the resort offers truly fresh coastal fare at signature restaurant Splashes, refreshing spa treatments at Aquaterra Spa, an elevated oceanfront pool, complimentary beachfront fitness, and best of all, the serene sound of waves crashing beneath each guest room's private balcony. Surf & Sand Resort continues to entice and inspire both locals and travelers alike since its opening in 1945. Feel the calming breeze and listen to the waves crashing below as you sip on craft cocktails, enjoy a sunrise beach walk or watch the sun slowly set into the Pacific from your private balcony, and take in the charming village of Laguna Beach, just steps away.
Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah
Celebrating its centennial year in 2023, Bryce Canyon National Park is located in Southwestern Utah and sits at a high elevation of 8,000-9,000 feet. With red rock hoodoos, high alpine forests and steep slot canyons, Bryce Canyon is famous for its unique geology and incredible night skies. Water and wind over millions of years of freezes and thaws, have carved into the plateau endless fields of distinctive, intricate red rock pillars, called hoodoos, as well as into the park's series of natural amphitheaters. An International Dark Sky Park, Bryce Canyon is known as the last grand sanctuary of natural darkness and has one of the nation’s oldest astronomy programs, viewing thousands of stars and even the Milky Way stretching across the sky at the park. Opened last summer, Under Canvas Bryce Canyon is the ultimate outdoor destination experience, with the solar powered camp only 15-minutes from Bryce Canyon National Park. The upscale, outdoor hospitality brand Under Canvas connects people to each other, extraordinary places, and the planet by enhancing access to the outdoors for its 2023 season - in comfort & style.