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Our pick of some of the best hotels and properties that you must visit in the year 2023

We hoped you enjoyed our coverage of some of the best properties that you ought to visit this year. We received such great options that we had to split this feature in two issues. If you havent seen our previous listing, we urge you to visit our website.

Continuing on with our coverage, we were actually spoilt for choices. Here’s our final list of properties that really deserve a visit this year. So sit back and enjoy our feature. We would be absolutely delighted if you do decide to visit one of these properties!


LOCATION: Bengaluru

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: An urban resort in India’s tech capital, The Four Seasons Hotel Bengaluru at Embassy One is Bengaluru’s destination of choice for gourmet dining, bespoke private residences and a luxury experience.

Located in North Bengaluru, home to some of Bengaluru’s largest corporate tech parks, the centrally located space is a combination of legendary Four Seasons hospitality with private residences, office space, retail, dining and entertainment.

REASONS TO VISIT: The luxurious Four Season Bengaluru is just minutes away from the Kempegowda International Airport. Moreover, the property is in close proximity to major IT Parks – Manyata Tech Park being the closest. Spend a relaxed evening at the award- winning bar, Copitas. The bar is chic and an intimate hub serves some of the best unusual cocktails and delicious light bites. They have also been featured as one of Asia’s 50 Best Bars, this is the place to experience uber-luxe
artisanal craft cocktails.

BEST TIME TO VISIT: All year round

NEARBY ATTRACTIONS: Take a stroll at Cubbon Park, also known as Sri Chamarajendra Park which is just a few kilometres away. You could spend your mornings at the hub of Bengaluru, Brigade Road which is just 7.5 km away. Make sure you visit the Bengaluru Palace for a little lesson in history.


LOCATION: Landaa Giraavaru, Maldives

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: Lying in the Maldives’ first UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve, Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru provides a sense of freedom, space, and tranquillity—a feeling that might not easily be seen in sync with family resorts. It is one of the world’s most beautiful islands where iridescent blues, jungle greens and dazzling whites meet innovation, conservation, and wellness.

The indoor-outdoor living accommodations of Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru feature direct beach or lagoon access. Open-air living and dining spaces with huge pools allow multigenerational groups to kick back and savour luxurious island living, while the wellbeing haven, AyurMa—guided by a team of Ayurvedic doctors, naturopaths, and yoga therapists— offers transformational treatments and shared Planetary Wellbeing experiences for parents and children.

REASONS TO VISIT: Embark on a magical underwater adventure in search of turtles at the Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru or sail across the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve to a secluded beach for an idyllic snorkelling and picnic excursion. The resort has also launched the Maldives’ first Hologram Room: an interactive opportunity for the whole family to swim with whales, spot sea horses and explore the life-size underwater environment via a range of experiences and games.
To satisfy your gastronomic cravings, sample a specially curated menu at Blu Beach Club, marrying Tuscan delights with Maldivian and island-grown products. This legendary all-day hangout serves up sophisticated Italian cuisine, spectacular sunsets and an unbeatable ambience. Chill under poolside cabanas as you savour Neapolitan pizza, authentic gelato and menus crafted by Michelin-distinguished Italian chef Gaetano Trovato. For authentic Arabian food, Al Barakat is a definite experience. In addition to these, there is Seabar, Fuego Grill and Café Landaa that guests can pick and choose from.

BEST TIME TO VISIT: The best time to visit the Maldives is between November and April. The climate is warm and tropical, with average highs at a consistent 29°C to 31°C year-round and average lows rarely falling below 24°C. January to April are the driest months, with little rain and low humidity, making this the perfect time to take a trip.

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