Capella Hotels Expands International Presence

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Capella Hotel Group has been creating quite a bit of buzz this year, with the opening of its Washington, D.C. property and the upcoming RIMBA in Bali. 

But there's more on the horizon for the luxury group. We hear that upcoming Capella openings will include hotels in Japan, Thailand, St. Lucia, Bermuda, Riviera Maya, Qatar and Miami. Here is a sneak peek at what's coming:

Capella Bahia Maroma will open in Riviera Maya, Mexico next summer. The intimate property will have 86 rooms with individual villas opening out onto the Caribbean. There will also be 130 Capella Residences. On property guests will find a private golf course, Auriga spa, beach club with outdoor pools and whirlpools and gourmet dining.

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Winter 2014 will bring Capella Niseko to Japan. Niseko is on Japan's northernmost island, Hokkaido. The hotel will be tucked among 32 acres of forest next to Annupuri-Niseko Mountain. There will be 80 rooms. Amenities include private "onsens" in each guest room that invite visitors to have a hot spring bath in their own room. Another 150 residences including villas, townhouses and condos will be available. All will be designed around a village center with an ice skating rink, Auriga spa, wellness center, pools, restaurants and an apres ski lounge.

Looking further into 2015, Capella Bangkok will open on the Chao Phraya River as part of a new mixed development that features two hotels and a residential tower. The Capella hotel tower consists of 100 rooms and a series of riverfront villas. All rooms and suites will have sky gardens and outdoor salas. There will also be two restaurants, a bar, an Auriga spa and an outdoor pool

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