The hot hotels list for 2021

Yes, we will travel again, and in anticipation of journeys to far flung shores, we select the world’s most exciting new hotel openings for a seriously stylish escape

The Ritz-Carlton Maldives’ spa is a circular over-water oasis with nine treatment rooms

1. The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands

It’s surprising that the high-end Ritz-Carlton group has taken so long to open a property in the Maldives. This autumn, fans of the American brand will find The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands, a 100-villa property in the North Malé Atoll. Ten minutes by seaplane from Malé International Airport, the three-island resort will offer the irresistible draw of white beaches, turquoise lagoons, five restaurants and serene water villas with cutting-edge ...