In their new spot on the Glyfada seafront, One&Only aims to create a return to 1960s and 1970s Grecian glamour with what they describe as a “hybrid city resort.” What does that mean, exactly? Think: A more than 65-acre property, with bungalows and a beach club, that’s still near the hustle and bustle of historic Athens.
The Twenty Two, London (Spring 2022)
Opening on Grosvenor Square in London’s Mayfair neighborhood is The Twenty Two, a 31-bedroom property with a restaurant and a private members club. The interiors, according to the hotel, will be done in an “opulent yet welcoming style.”
Central and South America
Fasano Trancoso (Winter 2022)
Trancoso, Brazil—one of the most beautiful beaches in the world—gets a new luxury resort this winter with Fasano Trancoso. Spread over 700 acres on Itapororoca, the hotel is designed by famed Brazilian architect Isay Weinfeld and will have over 1,600 feet of shoreline.
Habitas Santa Teresa, Costa Rica (Winter 2022)
Habitas, a hotel group known for its modish, millennial-geared hotels in trending locations, sets its sights on a new locale: Santa Teresa. Their eco-conscious retreat in the surfing hotspot will be tucked away in a beachfront jungle on the Nicoya Peninsula, and will include a spa, restaurant, pool, and sunken firepit. The activities offered are adventurous and cutting edge: think hydrofoiling, ATV “surfaris,” and underwater volcano snorkeling.
The Homestead, South Africa (Winter 2022)
Opening in the Nambiti reserve—home to 50 species of wildlife—is the new eco-luxury lodge The Homestead. Small in scale—there’s only 12 suites—yet set upon over 23,000 acres of wilderness, The Homestead will offer everything from tailored game drives to cooking classes and birding adventures.