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April 2021: MarBella Elix, Mainland Greece
Enjoy MarBella Elix with its undiscovered land and perfect secluded beaches. Boasting showstopping sea views, contemporary interiors, well-appointed accommodation and a long sandy beach lapped by turquoise waters, MarBella Elix Hotel is the newest member of MarBella Collection opening its doors in April 2021. Close to the cosmopolitan Parga area of mainland Greece, under an hour from Preveza Airport and set above immaculate sandy beaches, MarBella Elix guarantees a five-star luxury holiday escape. Appealing to the most discerning guests and ideal for a digital detox. MarBella Elix is a much-loved holiday destination for locals and the lucky few who have discovered this off-the-radar, picturesque area.
Summer 2020: Paragon 700 Boutique Hotel & Spa, Puglia
Paragon 700 Boutique Hotel & Spa, the elegantly restored red palace in the heart of Puglia's White City, Ostuni, is set to open in Summer 2020. This quintessentially Puglian property is meticulously restored to boast 11 individually curated rooms and suites with a cosmopolitan soul. Standing in stark contrast to the whitewashed buildings of Ostuni, Paragon 700's red brick façade cocoons a lush garden and swimming pool, a rare green space in the heart of the city, offering a tranquil and exclusive oasis, just a five-minute walk from Ostuni's main square.
This new hotel will offer gourmet meals created by Michelin-starred chef Paulo Airaudo, creative cocktails at the hotel's eclectic bar, indulgent treatments at the private spa and the chance to buy select furniture and décor to take home as the ultimate holiday memento. Experiences will include bespoke voyages on the hotel's private boat, wine tastings, motorbike tours, cooking classes, reserved sun loungers at P-Beach, Paragon 700's sister beach club, and events throughout the year, from al fresco art classes to open-air cinema evenings.
September 2020: Kagi Maldives Spa Island, North Male Atoll
Five-star Kagi Maldives Spa Island is set to launch in the Maldives' North Male Atoll in September 2020. The boutique 50-villa property will provide couples, friends and solo travelers with a 360° holistic wellness experience, just a 15-minute seaplane or 60-minute speedboat ride from Velana International Airport.
Kagi has partnered with esteemed architect Yuji Yamazaki on the design of the resort. At the heart of the island will sit Kagi's 1500-square-meter spa and wellness hub, complete with a teardrop-shaped sky roof at its centre. Kagi will also house a state-of-the-art gym, two restaurants, three bars, a dive centre and a house reef. Kagi's Baani Spa will offer a personalised, outcome-focused wellness programme that will take guests on a journey to Release, Restore and Regain. Alternative therapies including crystal and sound healing, lifestyle and health coaching and nutrition lessons will complement a comprehensive range of beauty and massage treatments.
September 2020: Victoria Falls Safari Spa, Zimbabwe
Africa Albida Tourism, leaders in hospitality in Zimbabwe and Victoria Falls, are launching the first destination spa in Zimbabwe in September 2020. The spa will be nestled in the bush and will offer a welcome hideaway for those wanting some R&R following a busy day discovering all that Victoria Falls has to offer, from daily game drives, guided tours of the Falls themselves, a host of adrenaline activities including zip-lining & white water rafting, and sunset cruises down the Zambezi River. Stay at five-star Victoria Falls Safari Club.
Late 2020: Dumatau and Little Dumatau, Botswana
Closed in November and opening in the second half of 2020. In addition to upgrading DumaTau Camp, which has been part of the Wilderness Safaris offering in the Linyanti Wildlife Reserve in northern Botswana since 1997, the company has announced the introduction of Little DumaTau – an exclusive and intimate camp featuring four tented suites. DumaTau and Little DumaTau will form part of Wilderness Safaris Premier portfolio. With a new wellness space and spa scenically located between the two camps, expansive guest rooms and decks with indoor and outdoor showers and plunge pools, as well as a Star Bed – and much more – these two camps are set to be the hottest openings in Botswana for 2020.