Hotel Openings in 2021: Team Ourisman’s Top 10

As we close out 2020, Team Ourisman is looking ahead to 2021 with positivity and excitement for what the year will hold. Luckily, we already know there are some great things on the horizon for 2021 in the luxury travel world with some fantastic and long-awaited hotel openings! Take a look at the top 10 properties we are most excited about opening their doors in 2021!

Three luxury properties are slated to open in 2021 on the Fari Islands, an archipelago consisting of 4 islands in the North Male Atoll of the Maldives. This collective will feature brand new properties from Capella, Ritz Carlton, and Patina. The Capella Maldives will feature 64 villas and mansions with private infinity pools, a high-end spa, and an Omakase bar to the delight of foodie guests. The Ritz Carlton Maldives will feature accommodations that blend the indoors with the outdoors, all coming with an attentive personal butler. The Patina Maldives will focus on health and wellness in paradise with an emphasis on sustainable luxury. The Fari Islands will also feature a communal area where guests can enjoy high-end boutiques, exclusive restaurants, and beach-front bars. The Fari Islands is destined to become a bucket list destination within a bucket list destination!

For those looking for an ultra-exclusive and private experience in 2021, look no further than Armonia San Miquel de Allende. This expansive 7 bedroom villa, opening Spring 2021, offers guests an exquisite escape tucked away in the expansive vineyards outside of San Miquel de Allende. This colonial-style villa features a simple yet elegant rustic design with all of the amenities a modern traveler requires. Two kitchens service the property with menus thoughtfully designed around the guests’ dietary needs and preferences. Guests can enjoy dedicated 24-hour butler service, in-room wine tastings, a private gym and yoga studio, and a gorgeous pool. Look no further for your most exclusive stay in 2021.

Set to open in the Spring of 2021, Aman New York is the minimalist luxury brand’s first urban oasis in the United States. This unique property is on the precipice of staging a coup in the New York luxury hotel scene and we can’t wait to check it out! On the corner of Fifth and 57th in the prestigious art deco Crown Building, the Aman New York is a five-star stunner. Featuring a 2,300 square meter spa with a 20-meter indoor swimming pool and divine treatments geared towards wellness, guests will be free to indulge in ultimate luxury. Stay tuned for updates on this one of a kind property!

After years of anticipation, the Four Seasons New Orleans is finally set to open its doors in mid-2021. After a 530 million renovation of New Orleans’ World Trade Center, the opening of the Four Seasons New Orleans brings an elevated sense of luxury to the Big Easy. By revitalizing the World Trade Center, the Four Seasons brand has fostered a sense of goodwill with the New Orleans community and the excitement surrounding the long-awaited opening is palpable. Adjacent to the French Quarter and the Garden District, this property gives guests unparalleled access to the city. The accommodations are incredibly stylish and guests can trust they will find the Four Seasons patented service at this new gem in the heart of New Orleans.

Opening in time for holiday ski trips in 2021, Montage Big Sky brings the high service standards of the Montage brand to Montana. Commanding 5,800 acres of Montana’s best slopes, guests ski enthusiasts will be able to ski in and ski out without sacrificing luxury. In fact, they will be able to indulge in more than just prime access to the slopes. A year-round outdoor paradise, guests can enjoy some of the best fly fishing in the world, hikes leading to expansive mountain vista views and so much more. Where modern amenities meet mountain design, the Montage Big Sky is high on our list in 2021!

Le Guanahani St Barth originally opened in 1986 and quickly became one of the most prestigious resorts on this ultra-exclusive island. Rosewood acquired the property in the summer of 2020 and has closed the property for a massive renovation. Slated to open in late 2021, the Rosewood Le Guanahani will feature 66 accommodations all meticulously designed to reflect the luxurious lifestyle of St Barth. Located on two gorgeous beaches and adjacent to a reef-protected lagoon, La Guanahani revitalized under the Rosewood umbrella will be in high demand!

Located in Israel’s remote Negev Desert, Six Senses Shaharut is expected to open in the spring of 2021. This desert oasis features a striking modern design that blends seamlessly into the expansive landscape. Expansive sunsets give way to star-filled skies, reminding guests of their place in our world. Designed as a spiritual escape with wellness top of mind, Six Senses Shaharut delivers a sense of peace & serenity. Offering an array of activities, the jewel of which is overnight camel camping, guests will find plenty of opportunities to disconnect and reinvigorate their spirituality.

Opening in Spring 2021, Villa Igiea, a Rocco Forte Hotel features incredible views of the Gulf of Palermo. Sicily, one of the last Italian destinations to escape the throngs of crowds, offers visitors an incredible blend of unique architecture, history and cuisine. Thoughtfully designed rooms masterfully blend a contemporary motif with antique furniture and luxurious fabrics. With only 100 accommodations, guests are guaranteed personal service and privacy while they enjoy this painstakingly restored Italian villa resort.

Coming to the Dubai skyline in 2021, One & Only Za’abeel is a truly one of a kind property that has the luxury travel industry waiting with bated breath. The property features unique architecture worthy of Dubai and offers guests a decadent experience in downtown Dubai. Promising unparalleled service devoted to accommodating guests’ every need and rooms so luxurious even the most discerning luxury enthusiast will be more than impressed, One & Only Za’abeel is sure to become a bucket list property.

Located in the heart of Paris and expected to open its doors in mid-2021, Cheval Blanc Paris will feature 72 sumptuously designed rooms providing guests with an intimate experience in the most romantic city in the world. The property will feature Majordome Service for each room, ensuring the attentive and unobtrusive service that Cheval Blanc is known for. For those looking to indulge in decadent relaxation, the Dior Spa Cheval Blanc will deliver a sublime experience. This high-end boutique property is sure to become a favorite amongst those who truly appreciate luxury.

Ourisman Travel is delighted to offer our clients exclusive amenities at all of these incredible properties; ranging from daily breakfast for two, room upgrades, resort credits, and more. To learn more about these properties opening dates & when you can make a reservation, feel free to email the team at or submit a Travel Request Form.

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