14 new properties joining the portfolio
Preferred Hotels & Resorts will welcome 14 new luxury openings to its global portfolio of independent hotels between this month and throughout 2024.
“We are thrilled to announce these much-anticipated new openings that are set to open their doors in the year ahead, including three exciting new additions to our prestigious Legend Collection, the ultimate portfolio of ultra-luxe accommodation,” says Lindsey Ueberroth, CEO of Preferred Hotels & Resorts. “We look forward to helping travellers discover new destinations and experiences across the world.”
From an adults-only sanctuary on the southern tip of Mexico’s Baja California peninsula to an elegant retreat on the French Riviera, highlights of the new openings for 2024 include:
MOLLIE Aspen (Aspen, Colorado) – launching this month (L.V.X. Collection)
Set in the heart of the Rocky Mountain’s picturesque town of Aspen, this 68-room boutique hotel pays homage to trailblazing individuals including namesake Mollie Gibson who have helped shape the town’s rich history and adventurous spirit. Features include a rooftop spa pool and terrace bar with panoramic mountain views, a fitness room, boutique shop, and a vibrant food and beverage scene with indoor and outdoor seating in the restaurant and lobby cafe. Guests can experience a range of adventurous pursuits on the hotel’s doorstep including skiing, biking, hiking, and fishing.
Grand Velas Boutique Los Cabos (Los Cabos, Mexico) – launching January 2024 (Legend Collection)
With ocean views across Mexico’s Baja California Sur peninsula, this adults-only coastal sanctuary offers 79 spacious suites, many boasting private terraces and plunge pools. The boutique hotel’s contemporary design is a reflection of Mexico’s rich history, evident in details such as a cactus garden and the splashes of bright bougainvillaea that adorn the balconies. Onsite all-inclusive culinary options offer both casual and fine dining restaurants, tequila and mezcal tastings, and a sophisticated mixology program. Guests can also enjoy exclusive access to the restaurants at the hotel’s nearby sister property, Grand Velas Los Cabos. Additional highlights include a restorative spa and gym with wellness activities and innovative treatments, outdoor ocean view event spaces, an infinity pool, and pristine private beach area.
Ara Maris Sorrento (Sorrento, Italy) – launching March 2024 (L.V.X. Collection)
A stylish new haven, the resort offers unparalleled views of the Bay of Naples and Mount Vesuvius, and is just steps away from Piazza Tasso, a sunlit square dotted with palm trees and gold-hued buildings. Italian elegance seamlessly intertwines with contemporary and vibrant aesthetics across the 49 guest rooms, each with a private balcony, and many with panoramic ocean views. The crown jewel of the rooms is the Meraviglia Suite, situated on the rooftop of the hotel, boasting an expansive private terrace complete with a Jacuzzi and 180° views. Guests can indulge in fresh, local cuisine at the poolside bistro, enjoy breakfast in the tranquil lemon garden, and relax at the end of the day with an aperitivo in the rooftop bar. Also on offer is an indoor heated pool, an outdoor pool, gym, and spa with a range of treatments available for guests to relax and unwind.
Maison Albar – Le Victoria (Nice, France) – launching May 2024 (L.V.X. Collection)
A stone’s throw from Nice’s quaint old town with views of the surrounding hills and Mediterranean, the 132-room resort pays homage to the Côte d’Azur coastline with chic nautical interiors. Design elements include art deco touches, crystal lighting, marine stripes, azure colours, and brown leather finishes. The jewel in the crown of the hotel is the tranquil spa where guests can relax and rejuvenate following a day of sightseeing, comprised of a marble indoor swimming pool, Jacuzzi adorned with mosaics, hammam, sauna, and a wide range of wellness treatments. Guests can enjoy a drink and sample fresh, local flavours in the rooftop restaurant with panoramic views, take a dip in the rooftop pool, and explore a range of boutique shops in the prestigious shopping gallery at the foot of the hotel.
Pendry Natirar (New Jersey, United States) – launching 2024 (L.V.X. Collection)
Located less than an hour from New York City, the latest Pendry to open its doors will be surrounded by 400 acres of rolling hills, manicured lawns, and beautifully conserved woodlands. Originally built in 1912, the 66-room Tudor-style mansion, formerly owned by the King of Morocco, is being restored into a hotel with 24 adjoining contemporary residences. The signature hotel restaurant, Ninety Acres and its cookery school, will feature a farm-to-fork culinary offering with seasonal produce sourced from the estate’s sustainable farm produce. The lounge, set in the mansion’s grand room will be a place to gather for afternoon tea delights and evening drinks. The resort will also offer a Spa Pendry, fitness center, swimming pool, tennis courts, and a host of outdoor activities to be discovered throughout the property including hiking, biking, and horseback riding.