Luxury hotels: new openings in 2022 (last part) (first part here)
It’s never too early to think about vacations. And to book a luxury hotel – a little in advance, why not. We have selected for you the most anticipated openings arriving in 2022. From Florida to Zanzibar, from Mexico to Dubai. Passing through Ibiza, Berlin and the Algarve, Portugal, stopping also in the Bel Paese, Sicily and Sardinia. The hotels where to book to enjoy gourmet cuisine, indulge in remise en forme, reconnect thanks to paradisiacal places protected by natural parks or simply relax on rooftops with views admiring the infinite.
Luxury hotels: Li Neuli Country Club, San Pantaleo, Sardinia
In northern Sardinia, just a few kilometers from iconic villages such as San Pantaleo and Porto Cervo, Li Neuli Country Club is an oasis with five exclusive suites surrounded by nature, each with its own private entrance and private pool. At the heart of the 70,000-square-meter estate, the Club House is popular for an aperitif at the Cocktail Bar, dinner at Li Neuli Restaurant or a Nikkei cuisine tasting at the Shima Lounge, which are also open to outside guests. Opened in 2018, Li Neuli Country Club is part of Mine & Yours Group, an Italian brand that under the leadership of CEO Stefano Cuoco is inaugurating successful restaurant concepts such as Chic Nonna in Dubai and Florence, in collaboration with Michelin-starred chef Vito Mollica, the group’s Director of Culinary.
Luxury hotels: Amrit Ocean Resort & Residences, Singer Island, The Palm Beaches, Florida.
Nearly three acres of oceanfront grounds on Singer Island in Palm Beach County frame the Amrit Ocean Resort & Residences, opening in April, a wellness resort designed to offer an innovative and contemporary spa experience. Located oceanfront, it overlooks more than 300 feet of pristine beaches in a unique place where Eastern principles meet Western luxury. It is a veritable sanctuary of well-being the four-story spa with meditation gardens, swimming pools, outdoor Patanjali yoga classes, and special attention to sleep care. In total, it has 155 rooms, including 34 luxury wellness suites, ranging from vast wellness residences to intimate rooms with incredible views of the Atlantic. For dining, you choose from the Main Restaurant, which offers a balanced dining experience based on South Florida coastal cuisine with international influences; Ayre plant-based cuisine inspired by Ayurvedic practices, with a menu full of dishes tailored to each dosha, or type of energy circulating through the body; and finally Market Place, a mix of local, innovative, vegetarian and healthy cuisine.
Luxury hotels: Four Seasons Resort Tamarindo, Mexico
Located on the Pacific coast of Mexico, Four Seasons Resort Tamarindo, the opening came in the spring, is set in a 1,200-hectare private nature reserve between the towns of La Manzanilla and Barra de Navidad. A unique retreat for those seeking an authentic connection to Mexico, its biodiversity and culture. The resort project was conceived by the five Mexican architecture and design firms. Visionaries and experts, Victor Legorreta, Mauricio Rocha, Mario Schjetnan-who formed the LegoRocha firm for this project-and Uribe Krayer and NODO TALLER envisioned a resort that integrates seamlessly into the unique topography of the peninsula, with a view to supporting healthy “rewilding” practices and creating a perfect balance between the comforts of the interior and the outdoor landscape. Indeed, the architecture is designed to tell the story of the landscape context in which the hotel is set, speaking of the place through elements of pre-Hispanic culture, colonial heritage, and contemporary Mexican architecture.
Luxury hotels: TOA Hotel & Spa, Zanzibar, Tanzania.
On a private white-sand beach in Pongwe, in the eastern region of Zanzibar, TOA Hotel & Spa, an authentic oasis of peace and privacy overlooking the Indian Ocean, opened in May 2022, a new affiliate of Preferred Hotels & Resorts, an international portfolio of hotels, resorts and residences. Guests enjoy 86 elegant contemporary-style rooms including eight stylish and comfortable suites. Time passes between relaxing in the three swimming pools, personalized treatments in the modern Deluxe Spa, dedicated to wellness and remise en forme. There is also an exclusive restaurant, three bars and a cafeteria.
Luxury hotels: Red Chalet, VILA VITA Parc, Algarve
Opened in the heart of Armação de Pêra, an enchanting village in the Algarve, Red Chalet new charming property signed VILA VITA Collection, the sister company of the prestigious cliffside resort VILA VITA Parc, affiliated with The Leading Hotels Of The World, which will celebrate its 30th anniversary on April 26. Built in the early 20th century and inspired by the opulent luxury of the Belle Époque, originally known as “Chalet dos Caldas e Vasconcelos,” the property has remained a family summer residence for nearly 80 years and retains the same family warmth today. Since 1992, when VILA VITA first opened its doors, the resort has been an attraction for passionate travelers and gourmets from around the world, seeking authentic experiences and eager to discover the area’s communities. To celebrate the anniversary, 30 weeks of events including art, culture, gastronomy, and wellness are planned between April and November.