5 Exotic New Hotels Opening in 2018

5 Exotic New Hotels Opening in 2018
Nobu Hotel Marbella – Opens March 2018

Exclusively for grown-ups, the luxury five-star Nobu Hotel Marbella is set to be the ultimate escape in 2018. A member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World (SLH), Nobu hotel Marbella will be bringing seductive sophistication and style to the ‘Golden Mile’ of Marbella.

Curated for the playful, Nobu Hotel Marbella overlooks the buzzing food mecca of the Plaza. Boasting an array of world-class amenities, guests of this 81-room resort will have VIP access to Marbella’s most chic nightclub, La Suite, the Nobu restaurant and lounge, the private members Owner’s Club, in-room signature treatments from the Six Senses spa, Nobu branded sun loungers, in-room dining from the Nobu restaurant, as well as a private pool bar with evening DJ sets.

Kudadoo Private Island by Hurawalhi – Opening March 2018

Brought to you by Crown & Champa Resorts, ‘Kudadoo Private Island by Hurawalhi’ is set to be the most exciting opening in the Maldives this year, designed by the world-renowned Yuji Yamasaki, the island will open early 2018. This adults-only private island will bring house just 15 super luxurious and expansive over water villas with one or two bedrooms, complete with world class amenities and service, only 40 minutes seaplane from Male.

When it comes to dining guests have the option to dine at the superb restaurant at Kudadoo Private Island by Hurawalhi. The blissful spa and endless activities on offer mean everyone will be kept entertained and guests are invited to visit and use all the amenities at the nearby Hurawalhi Island Resort, a five minutes’ boat transfer away, including Hurawalhi’s undersea restaurant, ‘5.8’ – the World’s largest all-glass undersea restaurant.

akyra Sukhumvit Bangkok – Opens Early 2018

Mid-year, the iconic AKARYN Hotel Group, will further expand its diverse range of luxury hotels and resorts, with the launch of the highly anticipated akyra Sukhumvit Bangkok. This boutique city hotel located in the happening hub of Bangkok will be made up of swanky rooms designed for admiring the city’s captivating landscape and an extensive rooftop terrace for enjoying cocktails and entertainment through the day and into the night.

The latest addition to the three akyra sister properties, akyra Sukhumvit Bangkok will offer re-imagined urban accommodation for savvy travellers in the heart of the Thai capital’s most dynamic city. The 50-room akyra Sukhumvit Bangkok will offer guests stylish accommodation with incredible cityscape views only found in Bangkok.

Rhodes’ Hottest New Eco-Friendly Design Hotel: Gennadi Grand Resort Opens May 2018

A new design resort set on the coastline overlooking the Aegean, Gennadi Grand Resort opens in May 2018 and will set a new standard for five-star hospitality in the Greek islands. Part of Lindos Hotel Group, this eco-friendly luxury resort redefines modern luxury, offering a true sense of locality and with an emphasis on bringing the outside in.

With 266 stunning rooms and suites, most with equal space outside and in, each room offers sophistication and tranquil beauty and creates a holistic hideaway experience. As part of its eco design, Gennadi Grand Resort will include a sloped green roof in order to minimise the sunlight reflection and improve the overall microclimate. It will also operate under a BMS (building management system), to enable efficient energy management; as well as use a reverse osmosis (RO) plant to provide clean, sustainable water.

Fairmont Maldives Sirru Fen Fushi- Opens April 2018

Opening in April 2018, Fairmont Maldives Sirru Fen Fushi will be a truly special addition to an area already famed for its natural beauty.

Located in the Shaviyani Atoll offering 120 luxury villas on one of the largest resort lagoons in the Maldives, the stunning new property will feature the Maldives’ first underwater sculpture museum, created by British artist, Jason deCaires Taylor. One of the world's most celebrated 'underwater naturalists', Taylor's work has been recognized by National Geographic as one of the top 25 Wonders of the World.

Sirru Fen Fushi, which means 'secret water island', is set on an exceptionally spacious and pristine stretch of white-sanded beach, peppered with opulent water villas overlooking an endless turquoise sea. This all-villas resort is ideal for both couples and families – and includes luxury tented villa accommodation in a verdant, star-lit grove.

Fairmont’s passion is to connect guests to the very best of the destinations, and its new Maldives’ offering will bring a new level of beauty and luxury to the region. Through exceptional service and experiences, Fairmont Maldives promises a focus on its strong connections to the earth, the community and ourselves, bringing the essence of this secret water island to life.