Yes, there were a few that were actually able to open, even during the Pandemic. However, many were delayed for 2021, or even 2022. And a few hotel projects that appear to have simply vanished.
Opened December 2020
Away from the usual tourist paths, Zannier Hotels Bãi San Hô offers a unique opportunity to explore Vietnam’s best kept secret. Located in Phu Yen, one of the Vietnam’s most biodiverse regions with a rich fauna and flora that can be observed on both land and sea, Zannier Hotels Bãi San Hô offers limitless opportunities for outdoor activities and experiences.
go to: Zannier Hotels – Bai San Hô
Opened November 2020
Stylish treehouses and clifftop villas with dramatic views, a stone’s throw from palm-fringed sands, swimmable shores and an energetic environment crafted for reconnection and chic, laid-back living. Woven seamlessly into the diverse, dramatic vistas of one of Mexico’s most awe-inspiring beachfront jungles in Riviera Nayarit, One&Only Mandarina opens her majestic doors. Providing the perfect balance between clifftop villas, chic treehouse seclusion and our signature vibrant atmosphere, discover a truly connected environment.
go to: One&Only Mandarina website
Now accepting Reservations, sort of opened April 2020
Designed in collaboration with longtime Ace partner Commune Design and with world-renowned Kengo Kuma as architect, Ace Hotel Kyoto is created in honest dialog with the city’s past and future legends. We can’t wait to call it home.
go to: Ace Hotel Kyoto Website
Open and accepting reservations
A short hike or drive from Amangiri, amid an unearthly 600-acre landscape of towering mesas, slot canyons and rust-coloured sands, the tented retreat of Camp Sarika promises an intimate, back-to-the-wild experience in the desert heart of Utah. The camp’s cluster of 10 canvas-topped pavilions, each with a private plunge pool, centres on a shared lounge, restaurant and pool area – an enclave of meditative seclusion in one of the most geologically dramatic places on Earth.
Reopened January 2020
The resort’s 2019 renovation emphasises the island’s natural elegance, while giving guests even more space and time to focus on their wellbeing. “The moment I first encountered Cocoa, something about its spirit snagged me,” says Christina Ong, owner of COMO Hotels and Resorts. The island had previously belonged to a German photographer called Eric Klemm. Since the 1970s, Klemm had let the palms grow. The wild hibiscus was thriving. The lagoon was so healthy, its waters were favoured as a breeding nursery by the islands’ marine life.
go to: COMO Cocoa Island Website
Opened June 2020
I always enjoy staying at an Edition Hotel, and this will be a good location. But they are cutting it very close for the Olympics.
go to: Virtuoso The Tokyo EDITION
Opened 15 May 2020, accepting reservations
Located in Punta de Mita, on an exclusive and scenic beach just west of the Sierra Madre mountains. Part of the Litibu gated community,
go to: Conrad Punta de Mita Website
go to: New Hotel openings for 2021
go to: New Hotel openings for 2022
go to: New Hotel openings for 2023
with the all of the hotels listed. Contact me for more information.
page updated: June 2020