The Leading Hotels of the World, Ltd
is pleased to announce
the addition of eight new members to its curated collection of over 375 luxury hotels. From the blue water and
pristine white sand of Bali’s south-western coast, to the snow-capped peaks of the French Alps, each new
member is as authentic and vibrant as the location in which it is found.
“For over 80 years The Leading Hotels of the World has been committed to providing unforgettable and authentic
travel experiences,” said Deniz Omurgonulsen, Vice President, Membership, The Leading Hotels of the World. “We
are pleased to welcome these eight distinguished new members that will offer our guests an array of unique
travel experiences and enhance our portfolio’s global offerings.”
Gardens Dubrovnik, Croatia
With its enviable seafront location and extraordinary Mediterranean gardens, Sun Gardens
, a modern beachfront luxury resort on the Dalmatian Coast, offers understated elegance and
supreme comfort. Located in Orašac, seven miles from the UNESCO World Heritage City of Dubrovnik Old Town, Sun
Gardens Dubrovnik features 177 hotel guestrooms, all of which boast amazing views from a private terrace or
balcony, and 231 one, two or three-bedroom fully appointed suites and residences. Resort facilities include a
private beach, three freshwater pools, a world-class spa, sports center, retail shopping area, conference
facilities and a broad range of gastronomic offerings in 16 restaurants and bars.
An uncommon experience not to miss: Guests can make the most of the “al fresco” way of life by renting
bicycles from the resort’s sports center and discovering Dubrovnik’s Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site,
or cruising the stunning Elaphite Archipelago. If guests prefer a guided bike tour, Sun Gardens Dubrovnik can
arrange specialty sightseeing excursions with a private guide.
Altitude, Courchevel, France
Situated in an intimate village at the base of the French Alps, the exclusive Le K2 Altitude
is made up of a series of eight luxurious, interconnected chalets. Each of the 14 rooms and 18 suites is
unique in its own right, appointed with handcrafted furnishings from Italy, Portugal and Spain. With direct
access to the Pralong slope, guests can conquer Les Trois Vallées, the kingdom of skiing with 370 miles of
marked runs. In addition, the hotels plays host to incredible gourmet and Mediterranean dining options,
including a two-Michelin star restaurant, a renowned spa and a kid’s club for both children and teens.
An uncommon experience not to miss: With the hotel’s incredible location directly on Les Trois Vallées, the
largest ski area in the world, guests can enjoy the best of the slopes with guidance from Le K2 Altitude’s
experienced concierge team. Ready to make winter wonderland dreams a reality, they will help guests suit up in
their on-site ski shop and arrange private ski lessons, heli-skiing, snowmobiling excursions and much more.
Camiral at PGA Catalunya Resort, Catalunya, Spain
Set in the beautiful Catalonian countryside, Hotel Camiral
is less than an hour from
Barcelona, and within easy reach of the beaches of the Costa Brava, and the historic town of Girona. The hotel
is the ideal location for sports enthusiasts, culture lovers, foodies and their families. Panoramic views over
two award-winning championship golf courses, make Hotel Camiral a golf lover’s dream vacation. For adventure
seekers, Hotel Camiral can arrange everything from sky diving over Empordá to snorkeling in Costa Brava.
Designed by the internationally renowned talents Lázaro Rosa-Violán, Hotel Camiral provides the perfect
combination of contemporary architecture, striking urban-chic interiors, generous space, comfort and luxury. A
range of dining options includes a mix of Mediterranean and international cuisine with a focus on Catalán
specialties, created from locally sourced produce, and accompanied by regional wines.
An uncommon experience not to miss: Play golf like a Tour Pro on one of Europe’s most famous courses, PGA
Catalunya Resort’s Stadium Course. Guests can learn how to best approach each hole with resident expert Enric,
who will guide them through the course, providing the knowledge and tools to make it the perfect round.
Bali, Kerambitan, Indonesia
Located on Bali’s south-western coast, Soori Bali
sits within the picturesque Tabanan
Regency, where volcanic mountains perch above lush rice fields and remarkable black sand beaches. Designed,
owned and operated by renowned architect Soo K. Chan, the resort features 37 mountain, beach and ocean villas,
each with its own private infinity pool and sweeping vistas. Also, included within the resort’s offerings are
three dining options, all of which use fresh produce from nearby farms and spices from the resort’s own
garden, as well as a full-service Soori Spa, infinity pool, bar, 24-hour gym and library.
An uncommon experience not to miss: Guests can take advantage of ‘Journeys by Soori,’ a series of customized
experiences exclusively offered at the resort. Travelers can choose between half or full day bespoke
experiences which focuses on spa and wellness, Balinese culture, arts and crafts or environmentally conscious
Island, Shungimbili Island, District of Mafia Island, Tanzania
, considered one of the most exclusive tropical getaways in the world, is
located between the mainland of Tanzania and Mafia Island. Surrounded by its own coral reefs, which protect it
from heavy storms, the Island features only one private villa with five suites and two rustic Tanzanian
Bandas. With ample sunshine, the Island is powered by sustainable energy with no negative environmental
footprint, and is a sanctuary to enjoy in complete seclusion with family and friends. On the Island, guests
can rejuvenate and enjoy a variety of water sports or island activities as they explore this remarkable
destination, where shades of turquoise infuse the days, and tropical spices the nights.
An uncommon experience not to miss: Located in Tanzania’s Shungimbili Island Marine Reserve, marine
conservation is at the core of the Island’s offering. Through ongoing partnerships with the Tanzanian Marine
Parks and the leading NGO, Sea Sense, guests are encouraged to get involved in a range of educational
projects, such as marine wildlife monitoring or awareness workshops with villagers on neighboring Mafia
Icon Hotel & Residences, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Located on the banks of the Río de la Plata River, the Alvear Icon Hotel & Residences
striking, futuristic building that is a focal point of the dynamic Puerto Madero neighborhood. The hotel
features 159 luxurious rooms and suites decorated in a sleek, modern style, and state-of-the-art technology.
With an eye towards design, a line of contemporary furniture was developed exclusively for the hotel and the
rooms are appointed with arabescato marble walls and warm-toned French and Italian fabrics. The property’s
eight dining venues are a culinary enthusiast’s playground, from Sunny Yard, perfect for a relaxing breakfast
set in the hotel’s garden courtyard, to Mike & Co., a kosher dairy bar where guests can enjoy childhood-
inspired treats. The property also boasts two pools, a spectacular spa & fitness center, 8 meeting rooms and
two ballrooms that can accommodate up to 1,200 attendees.
An uncommon experience not to miss: It’s all about dining with a view at the Alvear Icon Hotel & Residences.
Start the evening with bold drinks and good music at the Crystal Bar, located on the 32nd floor of the hotel.
Follow drinks with dinner at The Grand View restaurant on the 31st floor, an open-kitchen concept design with
magnificent city skyline and river views from its sprawling windows.
20°87°, Riviera Maya, Mexico
For an unmatched adults-only Mexico vacation, look no further than UNICO 20°87° Hotel Riviera
. Set on the stunning white beaches of the Riviera Maya, it offers guests the opportunity to
immerse themselves in the culture of the region through dining, décor and activities. Five unique dining
options range from elevated fine cuisine, to a casual café setting, each offering a menu inspired by
ingredients sourced from nearby producers. An extensive, expertly curated selection of spirits can be found at
each bar and restaurant, accented by a mixologist-driven cocktail program. Travelers can relax in modern
Mexico luxury, in UNICO 20°87°’s 408 rooms and 39 suites, all designed with indigenous inspiration and
handcrafted details. In addition, there are three pools; Esencia Wellness, a holistic spa offering signature
treatments; a full-service beauty salon and barber shop, and a state-of-the-art fitness facility. Select spa
treatments, golf and tours are included in the guest's stay. Exciting pop-up events, such as mezcal tastings,
art competitions and acoustic sunset jams, insert a touch of spontaneity into travelers’ experiences.
An uncommon experience not to miss: UNICO 20°87°’s rotating chef restaurant, Cueva Siete, is sure to surprise
guests with exciting tastes throughout the year. Cueva Siete’s current partnership with celebrity chef
Christian Bravo, a competitor on Top Chef Mexico, showcases a gourmet Mexican menu drawing inspiration from
the region and local ingredients.
Soon to open:
Tangará, São Paulo, Brazil
Situated in the heart of São Paulo, adjacent to a lush tropical park, Palácio Tangará
an unparalleled and exceptional location in the desirable Panamby Morumbi neighborhood, just minutes from some
of the city’s most notable attractions. Palácio Tangará’s 141 spacious guestrooms, including 59 suites, offer
beautiful views overlooking the rich flora and fauna of Burle Marx Park. Outstanding dining experiences, led
by legendary chef-restaurateur Jean-Georges Vongerichten, include signature Restaurant Tangará Jean-Georges, a
chef’s table, and a bar. In addition, the hotel boasts state-of-the-art recreational facilities including the
Spa by Sisley Paris, heated indoor and outdoor pools and a kids’ club. Palácio Tangará will begin welcoming
guests in June.
An uncommon experience not to miss: Guests at Palácio Tangará can enjoy stunning views of the famous Burle
Marx Park right from the comfort of the hotel. The park is home to a wide variety of rare tropical birds,
butterflies and flora, which can be admired from Palácio Tangará’s private terraces while enjoying fine dining
or simply lounging by the pool. Following some R&R, guests can take a shady stroll through the park, to
experience the flavor of Brazil’s tropical forests - look out for opossums and white tufted marmosets.
Reopening after renovations:
Parco & Spa, Forte Village Resort, Sardinia, Italy
Sardinia’s Villa Del Parco & Spa, Forte Village Resort
will re-open for the 2017 season in
late May, following a complete restructuring and renovation. The EUR 5 million investment includes the 25
Luxury Rooms of the main building, the external facades, public areas, reception and bar patio, plus a new
all-weather covering for the Thalasso pools of the spa.
About The Leading Hotels of the World, Ltd. (Leading Hotels)
Comprised of more than 375 hotels in over 75 countries, Leading Hotels is a collection of uncommon luxury
hotels. Rooted in the locations in which they are found, members embody the very essence of their destination.
Through varied styles of architecture and design and distinct cultural experiences enhanced by passionate
people, the collection is for the curious traveler looking for their next discovery. Established in 1928 by
several influential and forward-thinking European hoteliers, Leading Hotels has an eight-decade-long
commitment to providing remarkable, authentic travel experiences. The company selects only hotels that meet
its high standards for quality and distinctiveness, resulting in a curated portfolio of hotels united not by
what makes them the same, but the details that make them different. Leaders Club is the company’s exclusive
two-tiered guest loyalty program, consisting of like-minded travelers seeking uncommon travel experiences.
The program provides its members with personalized service and exclusive travel benefits to enhance their
stays at any Leading Hotel around the world. For more information visit:www.lhw.com
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