To help you craft your hotel hit list for 2020, we’ve found 20 of the most exciting hotels slated to open throughout the year. From two luxe arrivals in New York City and the first hotel on the grounds of Versailles to a sustainable escape on Benguerra Island and a new venture from South Africa's leading hotelier Liz Biden, here are Indagare's picks for the year’s most anticipated newcomers.Contact Indagare for assistance planning a customized trip to one of these new properties.
Miraval BerkshiresMiraval, founded in 1995 with the mission of bringing mindfulness and “life in balance” to its guests, opens its third destination spa this year in rural Massachusetts. Sister property to the flagship Miraval Arizona and Miraval Austin, the Berkshires location, nestled among 380 acres of spectacular New England scenery, promises an array of wellness offerings, including spa services, meditation, yoga, outdoor activities, nutrition counseling and more.Opening: Spring 2020
Explora El ChalténThe latest Explora property brings the adventure brand to Argentine Patagonia, joining its sister property on the Chilean side, Explora Patagonia (Patagonia’s original luxury lodge, set within Torres del Paine National Park), as well as Explora Atacama in the northern Atacama Desert. Located about 10 miles from the village of El Chaltén, Explora offers 17 rooms and suites inspired by the design of Argentine estancias, and outdoorsy guests have access to half- and full-day excursions in the UNESCO-protected Los Glaciares National Park and the surrounding region, such as land hikes, ice hikes, rock climbing and more.Opening: 2020
Kisawa SanctuarySet on Benguerra Island, an isle off the coast of Mozambique known for its white-sand beaches and snorkeling and diving sites, the 750-acre Kisawa Sanctuary offers a unique take on sustainable luxury: The resort, which partners with its non-profit sister project the Bazaruto Center for Scientific Studies, incorporated customized 3D printing technology into its construction process, using a mortar of local sand and seawater to minimize the building's environmental impact. The retreat comprises 12 one-, two- and three-bedroom bungalows (each with a swimming pool, private beachfront and outdoor kitchen), the "Kisawa Residence," four dining outlets, two bars and a wellness center specializing in traditional Chinese medicine and Ayurvedic offerings.Opening: Summer 2020
Four Seasons Hotel BangkokThe Four Seasons will be a gamechanger for Bangkok, bringing 700 jobs to the city and a new luxury option for travelers looking to explore Southeast Asia. Set on the banks of the Chao Phraya River, the 299-room property includes a riverfront infinity pool, Cantonese restaurant and Thai spa.Opening: Early 2020
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