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List of 50 Upcoming Luxury Hotels Globally 2021

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List of 50 Upcoming Luxury Hotels Globally 2021

1. Rosewood São Paulo, Brazil

Developed by French entrepreneur Alexandre Allard, who brought about the renaissance of the House of Balmain, Rosewood São Paulo will be located in a historic 1904 building that was formerly a maternity hospital. The highly anticipated hotel will feature 151 guestrooms and 122 owners’ suites, which will be situated within a vertical park created by Pritzker Prize-winning architect Jean Nouvel. Adding to the hotel’s uniqueness, hotel guests will be able to access an adjoining music studio, a screening room, and high-end retail stores within the development.

2. Amanvari, Mexico

Situated in Baja’s East Cape – neighboring the recently opened Four Season Costa Palmas and fronted by the Sea of Cortez – the tranquil Amanvari will be comprised of 20 individual bi-level pavilions set within a beachfront mangrove jungle. Perched on stilts over a stunning waterway and designed to appear as floating islands, each accommodation will feature wrap-around decks, private pools, and ground floor indoor/outdoor lounging areas with hammocks and fire pits. Framed by the Sierra de la Laguna mountain range, the property was once the site of a historic hacienda and will offer visitors three restaurants (including a major name chef yet to be announced), a library and lounge, an infinity pool with four hot tubs and a spa pavilion.

3. Waldorf Astoria Cancun, Mexico

Providing 150 guest rooms and suites with the waterfront- or mangrove-facing terraces and private balconies, the Waldorf Astoria Cancun is set to open in Mexico’s nightlife and beach holiday hotspot, adjacent to the Hilton Cancun. A signature Waldorf Astoria Spa integrating Mexican healing traditions with native ingredients for its treatments fitness facilities will be available to guests, as well as state-of-the-art fitness facilities, two plunge pools, and two dining experiences.

4. St. Regis Bermuda Resort & Residences

Opening onto the beautiful St. Catherine’s Beach, this Bermuda resort will include 30 St. Regis-branded residences and an additional 97 guest rooms and 25 suites. On-site offerings include a casino, restaurant, and bar, an 18-hole golf course designed by Robert Trent Jones, and a stunning spa built into Fort Albert, a 19th-century British defense site.

5. Montage Big Sky, Montana

The first ultra-luxury five-star resort in the state of Montana, Montage Big Sky will be located at the renowned Spanish Peaks enclave, a private ski and golf course community set on more than 1,400 hectares of pristine wilderness, and less than an hour’s drive from the gates of Yellowstone National Park. Offering 150 guest rooms and suites, the property’s guests will also enjoy ski-in, ski-out access to over 2,300 hectares of Big Sky Resort’s terrain, an on-site 18-hole Tom Weiskopf-designed golf course, as well as proximity to the region’s world-renowned fly-fishing.

6. The Langham, Gold Coast

Langham Hospitality Group has confirmed plans to open a luxury hotel on Queensland’s Gold Coast at the end of 2021. Located on the beachfront in Surfers Paradise, the company’s third hotel in Australia will be housed in the central and tallest of the three landmark towers of the much-anticipated Jewel development and will feature 169 rooms and 18 suites – all enjoying impressive 180-degree uninterrupted views of the Pacific Ocean. Other facilities include the signature Cantonese restaurant T’ang Court with two private dining rooms, a sky terrace and bar, 500 square meters of spa facilities including seven treatment rooms, a gym, an indoor free form pool, and a second outdoor pool, and a 700-square-meter ballroom.

7. Anantara Jinsha Chengdu Hotel, China

Heralding the first luxury global hotel brand in the Qingyang District, the 150-key Anantara Jinsha Chengdu Hotel will front a 47-hectare eco wetland park, creating an urban oasis and outdoor space in the middle of the city. Located just 20 minutes from the new high-speed Chengdu West Railway Station, the upscale hotel will be well-positioned for well-heeled business travelers.

8. One&Only Kea Island, Greece

Located on the west side of Kea Island in the Cyclades – a spectacular region of hidden coves, olive groves, and pretty forests – this 65-hectare beachfront retreat will be home to resort-style rooms, suites, and villas, as well as a collection of private homes. Accessible by ferry or speedboat from Lavrion Harbour, it also won’t take an age to get there.

9. Auberge Susurros del Corazón - Punta De Mita, Mexico

Located just north of Puerto Vallarta on the Pacific coast of Mexico overlooking Banderas Bay on the Riviera Nayarit, this resort is taking shape on a bluff fringed with tropical, spilling down to a white sandy beach. Susurros Del Corazón, a new destination from Auberge Resorts Collection, will include 59 hotel guest suites and 30 contemporary beachfront residences with direct access to the water. Banderas Bay is renowned for its outstanding snorkeling, surfing, and fishing. Guests and residents will enjoy a long list of amenities, from three pools and four eateries to a massive fitness center and a kids’ club.

10. Four Seasons Chao Phraya River, Bangkok

This new Four Seasons hotel overlooks the Chao Phraya River in the center of Bangkok, providing an urban sanctuary with lush gardens, waterfalls, and mirror pools that form a natural extension of the river. Guests will enjoy sweeping water views from the lobby as well as the outdoor lap and infinity pools. The Premier River-View Rooms will showcase wide-open riverscapes. A spa and complimentary kids’ club will be hosted too, with a focus on dining, running the gamut from Cantonese, including a show kitchen headed by a Michelin-star chef.

11. Mandarin Oriental Palace - Lake Lucerne, Switzerland

The iconic Hotel Palace Luzern, which first opened in 1906, located in the heart of the city along the shores of Lake Lucerne, is in the process of being extensively renovated and will be re-opened as Mandarin Oriental Palace, Luzern. It will include 146 rooms and suites with breathtaking lake and mountain views. There will be a restaurant and bar, spa and fitness room as well as a variety of social and meeting facilities.  Every single room, suite, and dining spaces are being given a facelift by high-end interior designers, while the grounds are also being redesigned and landscaped.

12. Alila Marea Beach Resort

Located to the north of San Diego International Airport, this resort is fortunate enough to be located at one of the most iconic locations of California. The view is breathtaking and the make of the resort is historic. To the discerning traveler, we are the quintessential Southern California beachfront destination that delivers authentic and one-of-a-kind personalized experiences in a world-class, barefoot luxury setting.

13. Amrit Palm Beach

Invigorate your senses as you breathe in the aroma of fresh sea air and nurture your mind, body, and spirit inside the newest frontier of oceanfront spa wellness, right here at Amrit. Here, you’ll find four on-site restaurants offering healthy farm-to-table food. Quality sleep isn’t a luxury—it’s an underrated necessity. Go ahead and book one of the 11 penthouses at this sleek new, each of them has private elevator access to its rooftop terrace, including an outdoor living kitted out with a fire pit and hot tub.

14. Aman New York

Aman New York celebrates Aman's philosophy of creating sanctuaries beyond commonplace notions of luxury, whilst paying homage to the building's striking architecture and significant history. Open to guests, residents, and Aman Club members, a 2,300 square meter Aman Spa fills three storeys, with a dramatic 20-meter indoor swimming pool surrounded by fire pits and daybeds as its centerpiece. Two Spa Houses will provide guests with an all-encompassing spa journey, encompassing a double treatment room, sauna and steam rooms, and an outdoor terrace with cabana, daybed, and fireplace.

15. The Chatwal Lodge

Currently in the planning stages and set to open in April 2021, The Chatwal Lodge will be nestled within the gates of The Chapin Estate and will offer an elegant and charming play of details carved straight out of the woods from which it stands. When open, the hideaway will feature hand-hewn timbers, huge stone fireplaces, and mighty trunks of 40-foot white pine trees towering from floor to ceiling, serving as an inspiration for its all-suite accommodations. Extraordinary culinary experiences in the genre of ‘farm to table’ will be at the hands of a world-renowned chef to be announced soon. In the lap of nature, the serene Spa's offering will include exotic Ayurvedic wellness services and luxurious banquet facilities that set the stage for remarkable celebrations, from corporate retreats and intimate social events to lavish destination weddings at the water’s edge.

16. Airelles Château de Versailles, Le Grand Contrôle

From 2021, Airelles will have the privilege of taking control of this historic building and creating an entirely new experience – one that has never previously been seen in Versailles. With behind-the-scenes access to the Domaine de Versailles, visitors can explore the palace and the Petit Trianon on a private guided tour. They can also wander freely around the French gardens, as Le Grand Contrôle will have direct access to the Orangery and the Lake of the Swiss Guard. Create memories that will last a lifetime as you explore the deserted attics of the Château de Versailles, or take a boat ride along the Grand Canal.

17. andBeyond Punakha River Lodge

The Punakha valley is a year-round destination, famous for its rice paddies and chili farms, alongside its rich culture. The location of the andBeyond Punakha River Lodge will give guests access to adventure and recreational activities like rafting, kayaking, fishing, biking, and myriad hikes and longer treks. There will be six luxury tents, one honeymoon villa, and a two-bedroom family villa with a living area and swimming pool. The spa will have a scenic setting next to the river, where yoga sessions will also take place. Guests will be able to enjoy Bhutanese cuisine at the lodge, or venture out for lunch with the locals, or for an aperitif staged on the Chain Bridge amidst fluttering prayer flags.

18. Auberge Resorts Susurros Del Corazón

On the Pacific coast of Mexico overlooking Banderas Bay is a pristine beach surrounded by sun-kissed bluffs and lush equatorial flora. Here, an extraordinary boutique resort is taking shape: Susurros Del Corazón, a new destination from Auberge Resorts Collection, will reintroduce romance to the Punta de Mita peninsula and captivate with unscripted luxury, authentic connection, and reverence for nature. Sparkling water and peaceful areas of untouched nature will bring you ultimate serenity. Nestled in the jungled cliffs and mere steps from the beach are a few residential villas with stunning natural surroundings.

19. Auberge Stanly Ranch

On the southern edge of Napa Valley, the banks of the Napa River contour around the historic Stanly Ranch, where pristine vineyards blanket gently rolling hills that rise to meet the wide-open California sky. Here, an extraordinary new luxury resort is taking shape. Stanly Ranch, a new destination in the heart of wine country, will celebrate the romance of connecting with family and friends in a setting that’s steeped in winery estate tradition, inspired by the beauty of the land, and infused with a fresh, convivial spirit. There’s a new way to explore wine country.

20. Casa Formentera

With a perfect blend of nature and luxury, this small hotel with just 14 rooms sits on the snack shack-lined, white sand Playa Migjorn on the west coast. Eat from the fresh local ingredients sensitively sourced, our Mediterranean restaurant where day blends into night. Here, the experiences are mindfully curated with uniqueness, authentic rituals, social activations, and enchanting gatherings. The perfect environment for rest, silence all your worldly distractions through yoga and massage.

21. Castello di Reschio

Castello di Reschio embraces an organic approach to design, and have created beautiful rooms filled with comfort and wit, while artfully and subtly referencing the fascinating characters who once lived here. From sourcing wild delicacies from the ground to harvesting the finest ingredients from the organic garden and local area, restaurants, here offer simple but sensational seasonal fare. You can certainly take in the scenery at your leisure, basking in the sun by the poolside, and sipping your favorite drink.

22. Chedi Kudavillingili

This hotel’s owners managed to lure André Kretschmann here to act as GM, defecting from his role overseeing hotel openings for LVMH. the fact is not surprising, given the impressive profile of this property, a 99-villa site on its own, half-mile-long coral island with a 490-foot long pool at its heart. The spa here is a standout, with each of the treatment rooms overlook the waters.

23. Cheval Blanc

Soon adding a flagship in the capital of France, with only 72 rooms and suites, Cheval Blanc Paris is a confidential haven where lovers, families, and friends meet. Seize the day overlooking the scenic panorama, bite in a warm croissant just out of the oven, sink into the foam of a delicately scented bath, capture the soul of Paris from your winter garden. From noon zenith to midnight glow, the terrace welcomes you around a large bonfire, gleaming onto the ski slopes.

24. Elang at Bawah Reserve

Barefoot luxury is the theme here with fittings of bamboo, driftwood, glass, and hand-cut stone. The lodges are gorgeous with high ceilings, separate living areas, and balconies boasting scenic views of the ocean. Despite its proximity to other lodges, you can be sure that each has been designed with privacy in mind, positioned carefully with private paths that lead towards hidden rocky coves.

25. The Farmyard at the Newt

The Newt explores an exciting new chapter in the story of this legendary garden and Georgian country house in Somerset, now transformed into a hotel and spa. The Farmyard at The Newt is a full-scale renovation of a historic farm hamlet into a range of hotel suites, a restaurant, pool, and spa. Our approach reinvented the traditional farmstead, combining craftsmanship and skilled restoration with contemporary architectural interventions – placing nature at the heart of the visitor experience.

26. Fifth Avenue Hotel

Rooms at this new hotel in New York’s NoMad district are split between two buildings. There are 129 of them in the soaring new 24-story skyscraper, but the real lure is the 24 suites inside the former Second National Bank Building, a McKim Mead & White original design, which the Gilded Age’s favorite architects completed in 1907.

27. Gleneagles Edinburgh

The rooms at Gleneagles are as glorious as the landscape that frames them, with a luxury 5-star hotel feel. All individually inspired by the mountains and meadows, rivers and lakes of the Perthshire countryside. From the grandest room in the house, the Royal Lochnagar Suite, to our individually designed Estate Suites, all offer the perfect mix of homeliness and glamour. Our flexible range of beautiful suites, interconnecting rooms, and additional in-room cribs and cots offer luxury, space, and all the comforts of home.

28. The Grand Mazarin

A gem of a hotel, quite literally. It’s named after the 19-carat pink diamond which once was a centerpiece of the French crown jewels; this 63-room property sits two blocks from the Seine on the Rue des Archives in the heart of the Marais. With a penchant for exceptional locations, bespoke service quality, friendly ambiances, and a passion for contemporary art, Maisons Pariente was born out of a desire to explore a new and bold approach to hotel hospitality by adding a twist of zest, to host differently, as though at home, and to create a unique identity for each legendary place.

29. Kālesma Mykonos

The perfect luxurious hideaway amidst idyllic natural surroundings, create the most unforgettable memories, Kālesma Mykonos is here to give you the most authentic experience. Providing you with a revitalizing environment with food for the soul with the scents and spices. Kālesma welcomes you to a world of unexpected pleasures.

30. Kisawa Sanctuary

Kisawa means unbreakable, and this defines our commitment: to build a bond between people and place, life, and land. The mission is to bring wilderness and wellbeing together, carefully and comfortably. The hospitality of the hotel is generous and personalized, with a core sense of care at its heart. In all that is done, the staff supports by enabling the guests to do as they wish, when they wish.

31. Kruger Shalati

Permanently stationed on the historically-rich Selati Bridge above the Sabie River, Kruger Shalati will offer the most unique luxury accommodation in a re-envisioned train which will pay homage to the guests. Offering 31 rooms, consisting of 24 carriage rooms and 7 Bridge House rooms, all of which will provide a deeply visceral experience, tailored for immersive comfort. Whether you’re looking for a one-of-a-kind adventure, an enthralling break or to simply immerse yourself in earth’s finest creations, Kruger Shalati looks forward to welcoming you on a journey of discovery with nature in the most extraordinary way imaginable. Experience the Kruger, suspended over the Sabie River.

32. LXR Kyoto

The Japanese city of Kyoto is set to get its first property under Hilton’s luxury LXR Hotels and Resorts brand, which will also mark the brand’s debut in the Asia-Pacific region. The new property, which will be developed in partnership with local real estate company Tokyu Land Corporation, is scheduled to open in autumn 2021. Located at the foothills of the Takagamine mountains in the northern part of Kyoto, the new 114-room LXR hotel will form part of the 28.6-acre Shozan Resort Kyoto.

33. Matild Palace

Matild Palace boasts a distinctive ambiance representative of its Hungarian heritage, which runs beautifully through its core and is unmistakable from the moment guests step in through the front doors. Built during the Belle Epoque era, in 1902, Matild Palace was developed under the patronage of Her Imperial and Royal Highness Maria Klotild of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha to serve as the social hub of the city. The palace is listed as a UNESCO world heritage site and is under monumental protection. Today, the hotel is committed to inspiring guests with its rich history, culture, and epicurean excellence. Combining luxurious surroundings with authentic experiences, it serves as the most spectacular gateway to exploring the magic of Budapest.

34. Park Inn by Radisson

The new-build project, due to open in 2021, will consist of 300 rooms - including 50 serviced apartments, a conference hall, five meeting rooms, a gym, and an all-day dining restaurant. Park Inn by Radisson is an upper midscale hotel brand that delivers stress-free experiences, good food, and upbeat environments. This will be 24th Park Inn by Radisson Hotel across Russia and the CIS region, bringing the portfolio to 6,194 rooms - keeping the brand as the largest midscale brand in the region. Tashkent is the most visited city in Uzbekistan followed by the ancient cities of Samarkand and Bukhara. It is the cultural and political center of the country, rich in museums and Soviet-era monuments.

35. Nobu Marrakech

The Robert de Niro-owned hotel chain has commandeered the Pearl Marrakech and plans a major makeover to transform it into a 71-room property that will be it is first in Africa. The site is convenient for the souks of the medina, but set a little apart in the center, in the Hivernage district; expect a luxury spa, rooftop bar, and restaurant and indoor-outdoor swimming pools.

36. One&Only Portonovi

Unearth the wonder of the world's most remarkable locations through all of your senses. Get inspired by soul-reviving beats, by intimate calls of nature, and through the food, books, and films that our insiders love. 

37. Palacio de Canavezes

Campbell Gray Hotels are proud to be part of this exceptional development that includes 52 riverfront rooms, suites and apartments, and a world-class PUREGRAY Health and Wellbeing center. The hotel’s restaurant extends to a dramatic terrace with exceptional views along the river. PUREGRAY, Campbell Gray’s answer to a well-balanced healthy lifestyle, features a Thermal Spa center, indoor pool, sauna, steam room, relaxation areas, and treatment rooms and hammam that are built into the rockface on which the resort is built.

38. Patina Maldives

Responding to their natural modes and evolving as they do, transitions between work, play, exercise, and wellbeing are seamless. Sanctuary and stimulation live in harmony. Positive energy permeates the atmosphere. Perceptive service honors individuality and gratifies the unique needs of every guest. And from-the-heart actions protect the planet’s health. In extraordinary urban and natural landscapes, Patina brings desired, unexpected, sophisticated, and fresh experiences together to reveal layers and depths of possibility to the spending of precious time.

39. Pelorus


With room for just eight guests, this lodge sits on a private island only accessible by plane or yacht, and is intended mostly for buyouts; it allows children, a rarity among luxury lodges down under. Plan to channel your inner Robinson Crusoe, cruising the islands, snorkeling the fringing reefs, or just taking a picnic to a secluded beach.

40. Ritz Carlton Reserve Niseko

The resorts’ 50 suites and rooms are expressions of alpine luxury with breathtaking views of Yotei mounts and Niseko Annupuri and a blend of classic contemporary design. Niseko’s emerald green forests home to flora and fauna invite outdoor explorations and other excursions.

41. Rocco Forte Villa Igiea

Discover history, majesty, and serenity at Villa Igiea: a turn-of-the-century palazzo at the perimeter of vivid Palermo, the foot of Mount Pellegrino, and the Gulf of Palermo. A long-loved seaside-meets-city sanctuary for royalty, dignitaries, and Hollywood luminaries, trace their paths through tiered villa gardens that sweep down to the port and out to the Tyrrhenian Sea; on excursions to Palermo’s bustling markets, Baroque palaces, and ancient sites, or yacht trips along its picturesque coast; and through Villa Igiea’s Italian restaurants, atmospheric bars, and palatial Art Nouveau interior, revitalized as a Rocco Forte hotel.

42. Rosewood Le Guanahani St. Barth

Ideally situated on a private 18-acre peninsula overlooking Marigot Bay and Grand Cul-de-Sac on the island of St. Barth in the French West Indies, Rosewood Le Guanahani St. Barth will reopen its doors in Spring 2021. The resort will offer 66 guestrooms, suites, and villas featuring vibrant design elements that embrace the property’s unique Caribbean allure. Special enhancements that will debut with the reopening include completely renovated guestrooms, suites, and villas, many with new private pools.

43. Dusit Princess Boracay

Dusit Princess Boracay hotel based on the west coast of the Philippines’ famed paradise island is slated to open in early 2021 in the Station 1 area of the island’s beautiful White Beach, one of the finest stretches of white sand on the island. The new beachfront hotel will comprise 120 guest rooms keeping up with the high standards of the upper-midscale Dusit Princess brand, each guest room will feature premium-quality beds, a cozy bathroom with a powerful shower, a range of modern amenities, and a contemporary design. Localspecialtyy restaurant will also be part of the offerings. Dusit Princess Boracay’s prime location ensures guests will enjoy easy access to everything the paradise island has to offer.

44. The Tasman

Journey to the 1800s with a stay at this architecturally stunning and historically rich destination in the heart of Tasmania's capital. The Tasman boasts 152 luxuriously appointed guest rooms and suites with carefully restored features. Rooms design comprises of a modern interpretation of Art Deco style expressed through an uncomplicated setting. The hotel embraces its rich heritage and the distinct character of its locale, integrating seamlessly with Hobart's breathtaking scenery and culture.

45. IL Tornabuoni

A portrayal of Florence at its best IL Tornabuoni: every single detail of this beautiful property, beginning from its location in one of the oldest buildings in the historical center, its design with only the finest of furnishings, its luxury trimmings, its food & beverage, and amenities ... the city itself.

46. Virgin Las Vegas

The hotel will offer over 1,500 “Chambers” (rooms) and suites across three towers, as well as no less than 12 food and beverage options. The hotel will also comprise the Mohegan Sun Casino, operated by Mohegan Gaming and Entertainment. They’re scattered across three towers—the best will be in the all-suite Ruby tower, with its VIP check-in and valet. It will also be the first Hilton-flagged Curio collection hotel in Sin City.

47. Waldorf Astoria Cancun

Set on 100 acres of secluded Mayan coastline, Waldorf Astoria Cancun combines rich Mexican heritage with refined sophistication. Exquisite experiences and unmatched service awaits. Enjoy our signature Waldorf Astoria Spa, five restaurants and bars, exclusive resort amenities, and access to over 55,000 sq. ft. of event space. Exquisite dining experiences await.

48. Xigera


Xigera is a labor of love, a miraculous and enchanting transformation that will create experiences that are, quite simply, extraordinary. There are just 12 fully air-conditioned suites. Each one is an exquisite reimagining of the safari experience, showcasing the finest Southern African artisans and creating a design that is utterly in tune with its surroundings. Quietly surprising touches are everywhere, from the lily-inspired spa to the chance of a life-changing sleep-out beneath the velvet night sky.

49. Zannier Hotels Bai San Ho

Surrounded by spectacular hills and lush vegetation, this discrete peninsula lies far away from the mainstream tourist paths, in the province of Bình Định standing out with its soul and historical authenticity. The untouched and well-protected coastline unmasks an impressive coral bay. The luxurious resort is composed of 71 suites & villas, built according to three different architectural styles, each of them melting into the lush natural background. With 3 restaurants and 2 bars set in different atmospheres, Zannier Hotels Bãi San Hô turns every stay into a culinary voyage.

50. Zulal Wellness Center

Zulal Wellness Resort is a pioneering destination in the Middle East that blends Traditional Arabic Islamic Medicine with a holistic health and wellbeing philosophy, established by Chiva-Som, the internationally-acclaimed wellness resort in Thailand. We welcome guests from all over the world to our coastal home on the northern tip of Qatar, where we offer two distinct yet interconnecting experiences.


The above 50 luxury hotels listed from across the globe are some of the best ones that you could enjoy your luxury vacation with your family and friends. We are sure that you cannot wait to get to these marvellous places soon.


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