Hyatt Regency Seragaki Island Okinawa
What’s even more exclusive than a private-island resort? A private-island resort in Japan! This one has 344 ultra-luxe rooms and suites facing a vast view of the East China Sea. naha.regency.hyatt.com
Hyatt Regency Bali
Hidden amid dense tropical forest in Sanur, the hotel offers 363 rooms set facing the Indian Ocean. Balinese style means heavy woodwork and rustic-yet-contemporary touches. Opens in the fourth quarter of 2018.
Four Seasons Hotel Kuala Lumpur
Four Seasons Hotel Kuala Lumpur is huge. The 65-story building has 209 rooms/suites, 242 private residences and 27 apartments. The six restaurants range from Cantonese to Middle Eastern. www.fourseasons.com/kualalumpur
Six Senses Bhutan
This year, there’ll be five new Six Senses resorts opening around the country (in Thimphu, Punakha, Gangtey, Bumthang and Paro). They’ll compose a “Six Senses Journey” that stretches across the kingdom.
Alila Villas Koh Russey, Bamboo Island
Alila Villas Koh Russey is an extra luxe all-villas/pavilions establishment on a pristine island off the coast of Cambodia. The geometrical design features Khmer influences for added local charm. Due to open in September.
Shinta Mani Wild Nature Sanctuary
King of Southeast Asian resort chic Bill Bensley has secured a patch of land hidden deep in the Cambodian jungle to build 15 ultra-luxury tents meandering along a two-mile stretch of river. Set to open in November.