Indulging in travel photos, travel Instagram accounts and drooling over some of the most beautiful hotels and locations on Earth has become a pretty regular habit for us during these strange and unprecedented times. In celebration of International Earth Day we are pleased to be bringing you a dreamy collection of some of the most beautiful places that we are looking forward to visiting post lockdown. From stunning Grecian sea views to luscious spa resorts, our travel list is getting longer by the day.
For Crazy Interiors & Natural History
AJWA Cappadocia, Turkey
Opening in Autumn 2020, AJWA Cappadocia, in the province of Nevşehir, celebrates the Cappadocia’s natural and cultural heritage and has been designed to recreate the historical Keravansaray experience. Set across three buildings, the hotel will feature 98 decorative guest rooms, an experiential concept restaurant, kids club, a small farm and a beautifully landscaped garden. True to the area’s famous rocky and cavernous landscape, AJWA Cappadocia will introduce nine luxury Cave Suites within the estate. Due to its exceptional location, AJWA Cappdocia has direct access to the Beydere Valley where guests can take short walks amongst Cappadocia’s famous chimneys and historic church.
AJWA Cappadocia – from £200 per night based on two sharing a double room with breakfast
MarBella Elix, in Undiscovered Area of Greece, Parga (Opening in June)
As the third hotel to join the MarBella Collection portfolio and the brand’s first property outside of the island of Corfu, MarBella Elix will be perched above the beautiful Karavostasi Beach in the Parga region, looking west towards Corfu and Paxos. An area of astounding natural beauty, the luxurious MarBella Elix sits in unspoilt surroundings where the mountains meet the Ionian Sea. Previously undiscovered area of Greece, not currently a tourist destination, new BA flight route which launched 1st September 2019, the owner of the MarBella Collection liaised with BA to promote the region with this new route. This is going to be the must-visit property for this location surrounded by incredible nature.
Rooms at MarBella Elix start from £121/€139 per night per room on a half board basis.
Villa Aquazure, Bright Blue Villas in Santorini
Villa Aquazure is built almost entirely into the rock, extends over 580 sqm with arches and curves that adhere to the rules of the traditional architecture of Santorini. Large windows at the entrance allow the light to reach deep inside the rooms and offer amazing views of the sea. The villa interior consists of three spacious bedrooms, three bathrooms, a comfy living room and a fully-equipped kitchen and can accommodate up to six people.
Villa Aquazure sleeps up to six people and Bright Blue Villas (www.brightbluevillas.com/, +30 210 3410210) offers Villa Aquazure from £ 20,781/EUROS 14,000 per week. Activities: price available on request.
Opening September 2020 : Kagi Maldives Spa Island, North Male Atoll
Five-star Kagi Maldives Spa Island is set to launch in the Maldives’ North Male Atoll in September 2020. The boutique 50-villa property will provide couples, friends and solo travelers with a 360° holistic wellness experience, just a 15-minute seaplane or 60-minute speedboat ride from Velana International Airport.
Kagi has partnered with esteemed architect Yuji Yamazaki on the design of the resort. At the heart of the island will sit Kagi’s 1500-square-meter spa and wellness hub, complete with a teardrop-shaped sky roof at its centre. Kagi will also house a state-of-the-art gym, two restaurants, three bars, a dive centre and a house reef.
Kagi’s Baani Spa will offer a personalised, outcome-focused wellness programme that will take guests on a journey to Release, Restore and Regain. Alternative therapies including crystal and sound healing, lifestyle and health coaching and nutrition lessons will complement a comprehensive range of beauty and massage treatments.
For more information on Kagi Maldives Spa Island, please visit https://www.kagimaldives.com/.
September 2020: Victoria Falls Safari Spa, Zimbabwe
Africa Albida Tourism, leaders in hospitality in Zimbabwe and Victoria Falls, are launching the first destination spa in Zimbabwe in September 2020. The spa will be nestled in the bush and will offer a welcome hideaway for those wanting some R&R following a busy day discovering all that Victoria Falls has to offer, from daily game drives, guided tours of the Falls themselves, a host of adrenaline activities including zip-lining & white water rafting, and sunset cruises down the Zambezi River. Stay at five-star Victoria Falls Safari Club.
Prices at Victoria Falls Safari Club in a Club Room start from $332 per person sharing per night in High Season 2020 (July-December). For more information or to book, please visit www.africaalbidatourism.com or call +263 213 284 3211.