Opening July 2020
Castello Di Reschio, Umbria, Italy
Rooms start from £676 per night www.slh.com
Castello di Reschio is a new boutique hotel located within a 3,700-acre pastoral estate in the Umbrian hills on Italy’s Umbria-Tuscany border. Propelling a spotlight on Italy’s forgotten heartland, the hotel houses 36 rooms and suites, a restaurant, spa, bar, library, pool and an organic farm including 5,000 olive trees. Riding lessons and excursions are available for guests and a weekly dressage event in the summer months brings equestrians together. Other activities include hiking, tennis and wild swimming in the estate lake which is available for private use, cooking lessons, olive oil making, clay pigeon shooting, truffle hunting and painting classes.
Opening August 2020
Living Berna by Stara, Mexico City, Mexico
Living Berna by Stara is located in Mexico City’s up-and-coming Colonia Juárez neighbourhood, home to chefs, artists and designers that have brought new energy into this district,. The boutique hotel will feature fully automated luxury suites equipped with state-of-the-art technology as well as a library, theatre, gym, sky bar and a rooftop garden restaurant. Close to the hotel, Café La Habana, one of Colonia Juárez’s most iconic coffee shops having first opened in 1952, is alleged to be the place where Che Guevara and Fidel Castro masterminded the Cuban Revolution.
Opening December 2020
Lost Horizons Resort & Spa Begnas, Pokhara, Nepal
www.slh.com Based on James Hilton’s classic novel Lost Horizon, Lost Horizon Resort & Spa Begnas in The Himalayas boasts a unique perspective of Begnas lake and some of the highest mountain peaks of the world. The 38-suite hotel also features a 7000 sq.-foot spa offering spa treatments inspired by old traditions, a pool designed to be used in all seasons, a grand bar and library lounge that overlooks Mount Manasalu. Five years after the catastrophic earthquakes where nearly 9,000 people lost their lives, the country is gearing up to celebrate 2020 as the ‘Visit Nepal’ year, with the tourism board setting a target of two million visitor arrivals.