Hot Property 2018

We've always got our ear to the ground for the very latest news in all things travel and keeping up with the vanguard of the hotel world is what we do best. Whether its a home away from home in a far flung corner of the planet or a hidden gem right on the doorstep, we've compiled a list of the hottest property in town to be on your travel radar for 2018.

Bawah Reserve - Indonesia

For the ultimate getaway, look no further than Bawah Island. After having boarded your Bawah bound ferry in Singapore and landed via seaplane on its jungle flanked shores, you will have no doubt already realised that this private island resort is something quite extraordinary. Dotted across five idyllic islands, Bawah is home to no less than three crystal clear lagoons, and thirteen sugar white beaches, making it a postcard perfect place to kick off your flip flops in total privacy. This recent addition to our portfolio is Indonesia’s new kid on the block, promising unrivalled barefoot luxury and allowing you to get back to nature without compromising on creature comforts.

Belmond Pivoine Champagne Cruising - France

Take an idyllic cruise through the picturesque region of Champagne, France, on board on of the exquisitely appointed Belmond Pivoine vessels. Taking in this stunning region at a leisurely pace makes for an incredibly relaxing vacation and of course, allows you to make the most of the region's world famous fare. Explore the rivers and canals of France on a journey for both you and your taste buds as you get to grips with the gastronomic heritage of France. Sampling the very best of France's delicious cuisine in such unique surroundings makes for the vacation of a lifetime in the company of Belmond.

Four Seasons Resort Seychelles at Desroches Island

Due to open in March 2018, the Four Seasons Seychelles at Desroches Island is bound to be one of the most exciting additions to our portfolio of the year. Set on the exclusive and astonishingly untouched Desroches Island in the Seychelles, the resort is unapologetically secluded, guaranteeing you the ultimate retreat in an extraordinarily private location. Guests can enjoy free rein of endless stretches of sandy white beach, palm flanked shorelines and world class scuba diving alongside the Four Seasons' renowned meticulous attention to detail. This is a castaway paradise that only dreams are made of.

Hoanib Valley Camp - Namibia

Tucked away in one of Namibia's most remote and wild regions, the Kaokoland, the Hoanib Valley Camp is the latest luxury camp to call the Skeleton Coast home. With a definitive focus on conservation, the camp is the perfect place to gain an in depth insight into the protection of endangered species on the Namibian coast. The stylish, contemporary camp was set up as a joint venture with the Giraffe Conservation Foundation alongside the local community, meaning it is seamlessly integrated into its surroundings both aesthetically and philosophically.

Nobu Hotel Ibiza Bay

Located in Talamanca Bay, Ibiza, the Nobu Hotel Ibiza Bay is the latest offering from world renowned Nobu. With 152 designer rooms, a Six Senses spa and a fantastic kids club, it is bound to be one of the places to be next summer. Alongside the island’s only Nobu restaurant, the hotel is an ultra-sophisticated yet lively and vibrant place to stay and in keeping with its location, the resort is abuzz from dusk 'til dawn. Whether it be enjoying a detox juice by the pool, tucking into delicious contemporary cuisine or venturing into the historic Ibiza Town only two kilometers away, there is something for everyone to enjoy at this new and exciting resort.

Six Senses Krabey Island - Cambodia

Due to open in mid-2018, the Six Senses Krabey Island resort is an uber stylish escape off the coast of Cambodia offering indulgent luxury in an intimate setting. With just 40 private pool villas there is a sense of total privacy here, yet despite its small size, the range of dining options and fabulous on site spa ensures that no matter how long your stay, there is plenty to keep itchy feet at bay. Krabey Island is a short boat ride away from the charming coastal town of Sihanoukville and the perfect retreat to round off a culture packed itinerary in Indochina.

St Regis Vommuli - The Maldives

From the ultra sophisticated Whale Bar to an underwater inspired library and faultless Iridium Spa, no stone has been left unturned at the St Regis Vommuli when it comes to style. Its flawless design alongside a minimalist philosophy is etched into every thatch to guarantee your stay is truly unforgettable. From start to finish, your signature St Regis butler will be on hand to ensure your every whim is catered for, allowing you to fully unwind and make the most of the many services and activities on offer at the resort. Whether it be aerial yoga, kitesurfing or sailing that takes your fancy, the whole family will be right at home at this stunning hotel.

Taj Exotica Resort and Spa Andaman Islands

A stay at the Taj Exotica Resort and Spa Andaman Islands is set to be one of the hottest tickets in town after its hotly anticipated opening in early 2018. Combining renowned Taj service with the idyllic setting of the Andamans is a match made in heaven and it’s picture perfect location on Havelock Island makes it the ideal destination to really get away from it all. The resort will feature 75 chic and exquisitely decorated villas which have all been styled on the traditional architecture of the Andaman Islands giving it an authentic feel. Whilst there, fill your days kayaking through the mangroves, snorkeling off coral reefs, or enjoying Ayurvedic treatments in the spa for a total retreat off the coast of India.

The Glenburn Penthouse - India

Located in the cultural hub of Calcutta, the Glenburn Penthouse is an exclusive, boutique hotel with only 9 rooms. This home away from home is superbly appointed with luxurious interiors and enjoys a sought after location overlooking the Victoria Memorial, a particular site of interest in Calcutta. For us, the jewel in the crown of this hotel is undoubtedly its rooftop pool where you can enjoy traditional Bengali cuisine after a day of sightseeing in this rapidly up and coming city.

Ventana Big Sur Glamping - California

Hotly anticipated for 2018 is the opening of a brand new luxury glamping site at Ventana Big Sur in California. Set amidst towering redwoods in a spectacular 40 acre canyon, the campsite is set up to ensure as little disturbance to the natural area as possible and blends in seamlessly with its natural surroundings. Evenings can be spent at the Ventana Big Sur, an Alila Resort, and guests have free rein of the facilities at the hotel. Soak up the spectacular scenery of the Big Sur and the beautiful countryside of California on this great outdoors experience with a difference.

Call us on 858 523 9000 to start planning your vacation in 2018

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