Discovering 2022’s New and Wonderful Horizons
Stepping into the newest hotels of the year sparks in every traveller an indescribable buzzing sensation, where your stay is geared towards being one of the first to arrive and experiencing these sublime properties firsthand. The excitement of the staff is palpable as they strive for service excellence by catering to your every whim and paying close attention to detail. As with all things new, they will continually stay on the radar with tailored experiences, improving their offerings from the tried and true, and capturing the thrilling momentum of coming onto the scene for the very first time.
Gleneagles Townhouse, Edinburgh
Riding off the success of their renowned reputation, Gleneagles Townhouse is a delightful addition to the Edinburgh scene, serving as an upscale members club. Bringing Victorian and Art-Deco style, lots of fun character and fantastic F&B opportunities, other highlights include a wonderful roof terrace, a spa with cryotherapy and infra-red sauna, and the best location to base yourself within striking distance to all the culinary and cultural hotspots.
The Standard, Ibiza
True to their brand, The Standard delivers effortless and understated cool at their latest property, decorated with thought-provoking art, vintage psychedelic features, and mellow colours of James Turrell’s light installations. Come for sundowners alone, where bartenders create bespoke cocktails to match the idyllic views stretching across Ibiza Town. For adults only, anything is possible here, with a live DJ on the decks after the sun sets and a chance to be part of an unforgettable scene.
Alila Kothafaru Maldives
Floating on the Raa Atoll with a naturally dense forest and proximity to the Manta Ray feeding station, the new kid on the archipelago offers private pools in all their villas, welcoming guests with their Restorative Retreat program designed at one with Nature. They believe that minimalism and space is the new luxury, and by embracing Harmony as a key word, Alila has all the right ingredients for a blissful stay. Kids can learn how to create a coral garden while adults enjoy a treetop spa experience and island escape on a private island cay.
On the Eastern side of Mykonos near Kalo Livadi Bay, for those seeking seclusion and peace, Cali Mykonos – inspired by the goddess of music, song and dance – will deliver. Opening this month, their striking infinity pool is in perfect contrast with cascading white exteriors that hideaway quiet natural suites and plunge seawater pool villas. A place for renewal, which champions sustainability with planted roof systems, collecting water naturally and bosting biodiversity with local ingredients.
Aman New York
Kicking off August, Aman takes its hospitality and architectural wonder to the skyscraper level with its iconic Fifth Avenue address, taking over the Crown Building which served as the first home of the Museum of Modern Art. Jean-Michel Gathy has lovingly restored this sanctuary, elevating the global brand to new heights by integrating surprising touches within the Suite interiors such as functioning fireplaces, Japanese art murals, and an homage to Zen balance amidst the frenetic pace of the city. You’ll feel utterly transported once you step through the giant doors, with three storeys solely dedicated to holistic wellbeing.
Looking ahead to what’s possible and always catering to your exacting taste, brainstorm your perfect escape with your 360 Private Travel Partner and opt for these new and improved properties to complement 2022 as a memorable return to luxury travel.