Beach resorts are fantastic, city hotels are inspiring, but sometimes, you just want to disappear for a few days, and enjoy a complete break from it all. That is the reason why the hotels below exist: created to embody the spirit of the geographic locations, they will offer you a parenthesis in your life and allow you to cherish the time spent connecting with your loved ones. Mountains, jungle, wine land: pick your next getaway here.There are more options too, be sure to check our exhaustive list of the most anticipated luxury beach resorts and most anticipated luxury city hotels from around the world that are opening in 2017.
10 – Jackalope Melbourne, Australia
46 luxury rooms and suites will open in the Mornington Peninsula wine region, a 1-hour drive from Melbourne. Framed by 2 spectacular coastlines, the region offers some of Australia’s best food and wine, golf, adventure and leisure activities: the region’s array of surf and sheltered bay beaches, natural hot springs, and national parks contribute to the perfect mix of coastal and country reverie. The boutique hotel will include a working winery, destination dining, a 30-metre infinity pool lapping over the vines, event facilities, art commissions and installations, and a cellar door serving up the best of the Peninsula’s wines, food, and vintage vineyard views.
9 – Adare Manor, Ireland
This 19th century neo-gothic manor will introduce a revitalizing spa, new swimming pool, new movie theater, an entire new wing of luxurious rooms (bringing the capacity of the property to 104 rooms) and a Tom Fazio–designed golf course and clubhouse. Adare Manor is situated in the picturesque county of Limerick – the gateway to Southwest Ireland. If its 840 acres of manicured grounds aren’t enough, Adare Manor will be your ideal base from which to explore some of Ireland’s most notable visitor attractions such as the breathtaking Cliffs of Moher, the stunning Dingle Peninsula, the 15th century Bunratty Castle & Folk Park and the unmissable Killarney town.
8 – Awasi Iguazú, Argentina
Opening: Late 2017
This new resort on the banks of the River Iguazú will accomodate 11 standard villas, and 1 master villa spread throughout the jungle. Positioned for utmost privacy, each villa will have a private plunge pool, outdoor shower and spacious living area. Said to be one of the 7 natural wonders of the world, the Iguazú Falls are spectacular to behold. Stretching for almost 3 kilometers along the border of Argentina and Brazil, this immense mass of water is the world’s largest waterfall system. The resort allocates a private guide and SUV per room in order to facilitate the exploration of the region.
7 – Don Totu Dimora Storica Puglia, Italy
Don Totu was the original owner of this 18th century secret palazzo in the South of Italy. Its central position, very large indoor spaces and large terraces planted with centuries-old olive trees will make it a fantastic and unique refuge from day-to-day life. An orchard located on the property produces seasonal fruits and aromatic herbs and calls for sunset walks and discovery. A central position like Don Totu’s also allows guests to find nearby sheltered beaches along the rocky coast. After a day at the beach, the hinterland invites travelers to enjoy the quietness, fresh air, and the good food of Salento.
6 – Four Seasons Megève, France
For its first European mountain resort, Four Seasons has chosen the charming medieval village of Megève. A hotspot for international luxury travelers from Switzerland, Europe and the Middle East, Megève is famous for its Michelin-star restaurant, posh shopping and alpine quaintness. Four Seasons will run 55 rooms with direct ski access to the slopes and breathtaking views of the soaring peaks. A collection of neighboring existing chalets will be extensively renovated to offer an even more private alternative to guests. In addition to the chalets and hotel, Four Seasons will also manage the 18-hole Golf du Mont D’Arbois, guaranteeing high-level entertainment all year-round.