1. CONRAD RABAT ARZANA
Located along the scenic Atlantic coastline with breath-taking ocean views and lush greenery, Conrad’s first Moroccan property, Conrad Rabat Arzana, infuses a new era of modern luxury into the historic city of Rabat. The property’s prime location close to the city’s cultural centre provides easy access to historic tourist attractions such as Mausoleum Med V, Old Medina, and Moorish Gardens. Each of the 120 guest rooms features bold and contemporary designs that tap into the rich cultural identity, landscape, and history of the imperial city of Rabat with a comforting colour palette and custom-designed furniture. The hotel’s culinary scene ranges from the award-winning 99 Sushi Bar & Restaurant to a serene tea lounge, Feuillage, and La Brise Brasserie where Moroccan tradition is combined with a modern design. L’Oursin Pool Bar and Lounge is a spectacular enclave for a selection of dishes from the earth and the ocean. The stunning spa and fitness centre spans two floors and features six wellness rooms, offering tailored experiences, including a spacious spa suite complete with a private bathroom, treatment space, relaxation, and outdoor terrace. The spa also features a Moroccan hammam and multi-sensorial thermal experiences.
2. ADDRESS GRAND CREEK HARBOUR
The first five-star luxury hotel in Dubai Creek Harbour, Address Grand Creek Harbour is a newly opened waterfront destination in Dubai. Scenic views offer glimpses of old Dubai on one side and the majestic skyline of new Dubai on the other. The two towers are situated next to the Creek Heights waterfront homes and act as a gateway to Dubai Creek Harbour. 223 rooms are designed in calming hues to encourage relaxation. Showpiece suites include Executive, Skyline and Panoramic Suite options with balconies, as well as the three-bedroom Presidential Suite, all with views of the city and creek.
The signature The Spa at Address applies its unique holistic approach to wellness across six treatment rooms, while a hi-tech fitness space is replete with yoga studio. The magnificent infinity pool serves up sunset views for the adults, while children cool off in the kids’ pool and splash pad. Dining options veer from international cuisine at The Restaurant to coffees and cake at The Patisserie. In the Cigar Lounge, guests can unwind whilst sipping exotic cocktails long into the night.
3. RADISSON BLU MOSI-OA-TUNYA LIVINGSTONE RESORT
Nestled on the banks of the Zambezi River, Radisson Blu Mosi-oa-Tunya Livingstone Resort is the Group’s first safari resort in Africa and its first resort in Zambia. The resort is located near the Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park, the historic city of Livingstone and northwest Victoria Falls - a celebrated UNESCO World Heritage Site. 200 rooms, luxurious suites, and villas, many with unparalleled views of the Zambezi River, have been designed by DSA Architects with designs that fully integrate local materials and focus on employing and upskilling local craftspeople.
Guests can enjoy the resort’s bespoke all-day dining restaurant and sip their favourite drink at the resort’s Shungu Bar and Lounge, the Viewing Deck, or the Pool Bar overlooking the Zambezi River. An outdoor boma and firepit allow guests to make the most of the African evenings and celestial sunsets. Activities at the resort range from a unique River Cruise and off-the-river adventure excursions to Victoria Falls bridge activities to helicopter rides, water rafting, canoeing, game drives, and many more. The on-site fitness centre, spa, and swimming pools are the ideal way to cool off after an adventure packed day.
4. THE ANAM MUI NE
Mui Ne, Vietnam
Situated in southern Vietnam’s popular beach town Mui Ne, The Anam Mui Ne is an independently owned and operated five-star resort, following in the footsteps of the group’s first property - The Anam Cam Ranh. The resort’s 127 classic rooms and suites range in size from an ample 40sqm to a spacious 142sqm across six accommodation categories, with seven suites boasting private pools. The design echoes Vietnam’s bygone Indochine period, with architecture guided by Hanoi’s grand old French villas. Evoking a romantic atmosphere, the likes of glowing lanterns, customised encaustic mosaic tiles, imperial-style roofs, cornice detailing and intricate woodwork have been crafted by artisans from across the country. Vietnamese artists were commissioned to create paintings for the rooms, reflecting the country’s fascinating culture.
Clawfoot bathtubs and custom-built furniture such as leather-bound tables add to the resort’s old-world feel. The resort’s dining landscape comprises an all-day dining restaurant and grill The Indochine, beachside restaurant and bar Lang Viet Restaurant and Bar, Saigon Bar in the lobby and 24/7 in-room dining. Luxurious facilities include a five-treatment-room spa, two spacious swimming pools a ballroom, conference rooms, water sports centre, fitness centre, yoga room, Kids Club and gift shop. The resort employs a ban on single-use plastics and has implemented an array of measures to reduce its carbon footprint with solar power and locally-sourced ingredients.