Tatler Travel News: April 2019
1/7 Como Hotels and Resorts debuts in Italy
Como Castello Del Nero marks the 15th hotel by the luxury hospitality group and its first property in Italy, featuring 50 rooms and suites newly decorated by Milanese designer Paola Navone.
Set within a twelfth-century castle, the 740-acre Tuscany estate is also home to Michelin-starred La Torre restaurant, which uses only the finest Tuscan produce and ingredients handpicked from its own vineyard, bee hives and olive groves. Como's wellness offerings are also a highlight, with tennis courts, a heated outdoor swimming pool, and a Como Shambhala Retreat offering wellness programmes for extended stays.
Find out more at comohotels.com
2/7 Six Senses Bhutan opens
Six Senses has brought its extraordinary wellness experiences and word-class hospitality to the colorful Kingdom of Bhutan with the opening of its first three lodges in Thimphu, Punakha and Paro. The lodges have been thoughtfully designed to incorporate the unique landscape and character of each valley—through Bhutanese architecture, locally-inspired wellness treatments and outdoor excursions in the mountains—to fully immerse guests into the country’s rich culture.
Find out more at sixsenses.com
3/7 Rosewood Bangkok opens
Two years after the opening of Rosewood Hotels & Resorts’ first property, Rosewood Phuket, the luxury hotel group brings its signature hospitality to Thailand’s capital city. Rosewood Bangkok reshapes the skyline of Bangkok with two connecting high-rise structures.
The 159-room, 30-storey property features three restaurants and bars, Rosewood’s signature Sense, A Rosewood Spa, a swimming pool and a fitness centre to offer a holistic guest experience in the heart of Bangkok.
Find out more at rosewoodhotels.com
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4/7 The Reverie Saigon launches a private yacht
With the debut of its very own private yacht The Reverie Saigon pairs bespoke excursions with the iconic Saigon River to make every occasion all the more special. The yacht is a 60-foot Monte Carlo 6 decked out in teak wood and exquisite leatherwork.
The hotel offers three voyages, where guests can choose between a 2.5-hour sunset cruise, a 5-hour cruise that includes exploring the Can Gio UNESCO Biosphere Reserves, and an 8-hour excursion anchored by a stop at Taekwang Jeongsan Country Club for a round of golf. Whichever you choose, each voyage comes complete with a private butler and a champagne picnic in tow.
Find out more at thereveriesaigon.com
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5/7 Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park reopens
The iconic 117-year old Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London is officially unveiling its new look on April 15, after the completion of its most extensive restoration to date. Internationally acclaimed designer, Joyce Wang, has overseen the redesign of all guest rooms and suites, taking inspiration from the unique parkside location and the glamour of the early 20th century to create the hotel’s new penthouses.
All 191 rooms and suites are now adorned with curated artworks and custom-designed furniture, complemented by calming views of Hyde Park and the London skyline.
Find out more at mandarinoriental.com
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6/7 Dexamenes Seaside Hotel set to open on Peloponnese coast
Set on the Kourouta beach in Greece, Dexamenes Seaside Hotel will open its doors in May 2019 to unveil a winery-turned-luxury hotel concept, where guests can sleep inside old wine tanks from the 1920s that have been transformed to fit a sublime, minimalist aesthetic.
With many of the 34 guestrooms boasting a private canopied patio overlooking the Ionian Sea, the hotel also features a bar-lounge, a taverna and an open kitchen lab that plays host to a wide range of local culinary offerings, alongside an open-plan studio designed for yoga sessions and workshops hosted by local creatives and artists.
Find out more at designhotels.com
7/7 Ananti Resort, Residences & Beach Club opens in Montenegro
The luxurious Mediterranean resort is set to open in June 2019, nestled in the untouched inlet of Rezevici, Montenegro. Ananti Resort delivers understated luxury with a private beach just steps away from the two residential buildings, eight private villas and 14 suites, alongside intimate amenities including a three-floor spa and an Asian fusion restaurant.
Find out more at ananti.me
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