Global Hotel Openings With Ocean Views

June 1, 2022
JW Marriott Hotel Istanbul Marmara Sea - Lobby


Hilton’s Conrad Chia Laguna Sardinia, marking the luxury brand’s debut in Italy, has opened. 

The property is located in a prime location on Sardinia’s pristine coastline overlooking Chia Bay and nestled between Monte Cogoni Beach and Dune di Campana Beach. 

Hilton's Conrad Chia Laguna Sardinia, Italy
Hilton's Conrad Chia Laguna Sardinia, Italy

The 107-room resort offers a secluded retreat for travelers seeking total ease and relaxation along with exclusive guest amenities and privileged access to all that the larger Chia Laguna Resort has to offer. The property offers 17,000 square feet of meeting space.

The on-site Conrad Spa features an extensive treatment menu and rooftop solarium, boasting breathtaking views overlooking the entire resort and surrounding landscapes over a series of pools. 

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Marriott opened the 204-room JW Marriott Hotel Istanbul Marmara Sea, surrounded by the Sea of Marmara and located within Istanbul’s Atakoy district.

Culinary experiences available at the 17-floor resort include a restaurant operated by Michelin-starred chef Akira Back offering innovative Japanese cuisine. Ceres serves Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Southeast Asian and fusion dishes, with an outdoor terrace offers live cooking stations and open kitchens. The Pearl offers cocktails and savory bites with a view of the sea, and The Vitola Lounge is a chic respite where guests can enjoy cigars, light dishes and curated cocktails.

The hotel also contains a JW Garden, a farm-to-table offering anchored by an organic and herb botanic garden, with its produce used throughout the hotel’s dining venues.

The property offers more than 23,000 square feet of event space, eight meeting rooms, a 600-person ballroom.

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Regent Phu Quoc represents IHG’s first upper-luxury Regent brand to be introduced to Vietnam.
The property is located in the island resort of Phu Quoc, off the coast of Vietnam in the Gulf of Siam. The resort offers 176 suites and 126 villas, including Ocean View Suites, Garden Pool Suites and various Pool Villas, along with six food and beverage outlets.

Regent Phu Quoc Main Pool
Regent Phu Quoc Main Pool

Other highlights include a destination spa with seven treatment rooms; five swimming pools, including rooftop and infinity pools; and a health club and rooftop and outdoor yoga pavilions.

Meeting space includes the Regent Ballroom, accommodating up to 308 attendees; two regent salons, each accommodating up to 98 persons; and a variety of beachfront and outdoor spaces. 

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