Hotel Hacienda de Abajo
Hotel Hacienda de Abajoa, a sweetly restored 17th-century sugar plantation in the Canary Islands overlooking wild coast and blue ocean on the island of San Miguel de La Palma, has joined the Luxe Collection by L.E. Hotels. The adults-only property offers 32 guest rooms with eco-friendly mattresses and a Bath House with exotic massages.
Hampton by Hilton Montevideo Carrasco
Uruguay is getting quite the buzz these days—for sustainability, free university education, LGBTQ rights and more—and now Hampton by Hilton has opened its first property in South America’s smallest country. The brand-new, 117-room hotel sits on Calcagno Lagoon (with a nearly 6,000-square-foot solarium facing the water) and offers more than 2,000 square feet of flexible meeting space.
The Westin Los Cabos Resort Villas & Spa
The Westin Los Cabos Resort Villas & Spa reopened with 147 villas ranging from studios to a 2,200-square-foot Presidential Suite. It also offers more than 4,800 sq. ft. of indoor meeting space, two meeting rooms, plenty of Wi-Fi and an endless array of oceanside options. All that’s between you and the warm Pacific is a ribbon of sand.
Avani Fares Maldives Resort
OK, so you’ll have to wait until late 2019, but just look at this island! Avani Hotels & Resorts is planting its flag in the Maldives, and Avani Fares Maldives Resort will soon sit prettily on Fares Island in the Baa Atoll. It’s a private, pristine, nearly 13 acres—and necklaced by soft white sand and every color of blue imaginable. The new resort will cosset guests in 200 guest rooms, including villas, in natural textures, colors and materials. The secluded location is reached by sea plane or speedboat.