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Palacio del Inka, Cusco, Peru

Located near the Temple of the Sun, the Palacio del Inka, a Luxury Collection hotel in Cusco, Peru, reopened on August 1 following an extensive refurbishment. The 203-room property, which is surrounded by Incan and colonial buildings, is designed in a combination of Spanish colonial and authentic Peruvian style, but with all the amenities of […]

Sneak Peek: Jusandi, Ishigaki Island, Japan

Situated on 5 acres adjacent to the region’s famous Blue Cave, the new Jusandi resort has opened on the island of Ishigaki in the Okinawa region of Japan. The property—whose name means “sunset”in Okinawan—comprises just four remote villas. It was designed by Norihiko Dan, a Japanese architect famous for his work on high-end commercial buildings […]

Royal Beach Tel Aviv, Israel

The Royal Beach Tel Aviv opened last month on the city’s beachfront, near its lively nightlife and entertainment. The 230-room property was designed by Harald Klein, who brought his signature urban contemporary aesthetic to the hotel. The rooms are spacious, and nearly all have balconies with views of the sea. The 15th through 19th floors […]

Sneak Peek: Lemala Kuria Hills, Tanzania

Lemala Kuria Hills has opened in Serengeti National Park in the Wogakurya Hills of Tanzania. Situated within the main migration corridor for wildebeest and in proximity to the Mara River, the remote camp comprises 10 tents in a picturesque surrounding. The eco-conscious camp is powered with solar- and wind-generated electricity, and the facility was built […]

Sneak Peek: Aman Canal Grande, Venice, Italy

The Aman Canal Grande opened in June in San Polo, the smallest of Venice’s six districts and one of the oldest, dating back to the ninth century. Housed in a 16th-century palazzo overlooking the Grand Canal, the 24-room hotel is steeped in history, with many rooms featuring protected frescoes and reliefs. Its Garden Terrace is […]

Sneak Peek: Regent Bali, Sanur, Bali

The Regent Bali opened in June in the Sanur District on the southeast coast of the island. The beachfront property has 112 rooms and suites designed in the spirit and style of the local surroundings. There are two restaurants: the Nyala Beach Club and Grill, which specializes in pan-Asian cuisine, and Layang Layang, offering Indonesian […]

Sneak Peek: Chinzombo, Zambia

A luxury camp situated on 60 acres of private land along the Luangwa River, Chinzombo has opened this month in Zambia. Designed to create an elegant and comfortable space with minimal impact on its natural environment, the building comprises recycled or recyclable materials and is outfitted with locally produced leather and floors of recycled composite […]

Sneak Peek: Hotel Villa Rosa, Nairobi, Kenya

Hotel Villa Rosa will open next month in Nairobi, Kenya, on Chimoro Road in the heart of the city’s commercial center. Designed as a fusion of pan-African and European styles, the 200-room hotel features four restaurants; dining options are Asian, Italian, Middle Eastern, and international café cuisine. Kempinski the Spa offers a variety of treatments […]

Sneak Peek: Bedarra Island, North Queensland, Australia

Bedarra Island reopened this month on a private island off the Great Barrier Reef in North Queensland, Australia. It had been ravaged by Cyclone Yasi in 2011. The sustainable island resort is located about four miles off the coast of Mission Beach, surrounded by a tropical rain forest, and has just seven villas to accommodate […]

Four Seasons Maldives: Surf and Stay

For the die-hard surfing enthusiast, the Four Seasons Maldives is offering a set of exclusive getaway packages to its third annual surfing championship, in Kuda Haraa. The event, which takes place from August 26 through September 2, features six international former champions—including the Australian surfer Damien “Dooma” Hardman—vying for a $25,000 prize. Spectators will have […]

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