Crave’s List; Bucket list locations for your dream trip

Friday 04th Sep 2020 |

We are all looking forward to travelling again at some point, but whilst restrictions are still in place, why not take the time to plan your travel bucket list?

We have listed some fabulous new openings that are perfect to relax and unwind at – plan your dream trip now….

Bucket list 1. Zulal Wellness Resort, Qatar – December 2020

The world renowned Chiva-Som International Health Resort has announced the launch of Zulal Wellness Resort, a new wellness destination in Qatar. Set to open in December 2020, it will be the largest wellness destination in the country, the Middle East’s first full-immersion wellness resort, and the world’s first centre for Traditional Arabic Integrative Medicine (TAIM). This is the first management and operating contract undertaken by market-leading wellness resort brand Chiva-Som, whose flagship in Hua Hin, Thailand has won global acclaim. Representing a key departure for Chiva-Som, the resort will encompass a family wellness offering alongside its more familiar adults-only formula. 

Bucket list 2. Patina Maldives, Fari Islands

Set to open in Q2 2021, Patina Maldives, Fari Islands will be the inaugural flagship resort from Patina Hotels & Resorts, a sophisticated new lifestyle brand by Capella Hotel Group. Designed by renowned Brazilian architect Marcio Kogan, Patina Maldives will offer 90 exquisite Beach and Water Pool Villas, ranging from one to three bedrooms, all of which embody a harmony of sanctuary and stimulation. 

Patina Hotels & Resorts has been created by Capella Hotel Group to appeal to an audience looking for immersive, experience-led travel, where crafted design is combined with intuitive service in some of the world’s most exceptional locations. Inspired by independent minds with a deep appreciation of culture and community and an unwavering devotion to the wellbeing of the planet, Patina Hotels & Resorts encourages guests to nurture meaningful connections with themselves and the world around them. 

Bucket list 3. El Nido Beach Spa & Resort, Philippines

The Pavilions Hotels & Resorts has announced the signing of El Nido Beach Spa & Resort. The 96-key pool-villa luxury resort is being developed on the white sandy beaches of El Nido on Palawan island, Philippines. When complete, the 10-hectare beachfront estate will boast panoramic tropical oceans views; an adventure park, dive centre, waterfalls and adventure walks; Pavilions signature spa and wellness facilities; and unique dining experiences. The resort will feature a luxurious mix of one-bedroom luxury villas, as well as 20 ‘Maldivian styled’ over-water villas – each with their own private plunge pool and direct access to the ocean where guests will be able to snorkel the house reef from their own villa. The development is set to be built with minimal environmental impact and sustainability in mind, with opening planned for Q1 2022. 


Bucket list 4. The Nautilus Maldives – Exclusive Island Buyout

Reopening on 1September, The Nautilus Maldives invites guests back with thoughtfully refurbished facilities and elevated island paradise experiences, including inspiring new menus; a new expansion to the island’s alfresco grill, Ocaso; an open air-conditioned space for yoga and fitness; and a new MUGA multi-sport court. 

The resort has also introduced the ‘An Island to Yourself’ exclusive buyout options. Offering a full personalised experience, the two new buyout packages include exclusive use of the entire island, located in the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve of Baa Atoll, exquisite accommodation; private butler service; The Nautilus’ unique VIP arrival service; return private transfers via the resort’s liveried seaplane; breakfast; and a host of additional exclusive benefits.

Bucket list 5. Hotel Bellevue, Croatia – Deep Sleep Retreat

Lošinj Hotels & Villas’ award-winning Bellevue Spa Clinic is offering guests the chance to rest, reset and rejuvenate on Croatia’s famed ‘Island of Vitality’ with the launch of a six-night Deep Sleep Retreat. Curated by Bellevue Spa Clinic’s expert wellness practitioners, the unique programme draws on traditional diagnostic methods and includes an individually tailored programme of advanced treatments complemented by macrobiotics, cryotherapy, Gravity Blankets, phytotherapy, and more. 

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