#OnTheRadar: Top New Ocean Escapes To Book In 2024

Calling all thalassophiles and globetrotters, these ocean getaways, which debuted in 2023, deserve a prime spot on your radar as you plan your ultimate seaside vacations for 2024.

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XELA Tulum

Seas the moment at XELA Tulum. This coastal haven, boasting 11 suites, is a harmonious blend of organic architecture and a minimalist beach house aesthetic. The rooftop also steals the spotlight, providing a 360-degree vista of the Caribbean Sea caressing the verdant jungle.

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Cap Karoso

Nestled in the tranquil landscape of Sumba, Indonesia, Cap Karoso is a sanctuary of serenity. Set on lush shorefront terrain, the retreat features 20 villas and 47 rooms, as well as its own biological farm flourishing with delicious greens.

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Six Senses Kanuhura

At Six Senses Kanuhura, fine design and service converge with the magnificence of the Maldives. The hotel is situated in the Lhaviyani Atoll and features 91 well-appointed villas enveloped by crystal-clear blue waters.

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Anantara Convento di Amalfi Grand Hotel

Redefined coastal living awaits at Anantara Convento di Amalfi Grand Hotel. The former 13th-century Capuchin convent of the Amalfi Coast has undergone a luxurious Anantara makeover, transforming into an exclusive coastal retreat featuring 52 rooms and suites. 

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Once monks’ quarters, the rooms exude a sense of the past with a touch of modern flair. With just a 15-minute walk to the heart of Amalfi, the hotel offers both convenience and five-star comfort.

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W Sydney

Soaring above Darling Harbour, W Sydney is an ideal destination for urban dwellers who value city living as much as proximity to nature. The hotel, adorned in W Hotels’ iconic bold and boundary-breaking designs, offers a fresh and vibrant perspective on the Sydney hotel experience.

Positioned along the waterfront walk trail leading to Sydney’s main attractions like the Opera House, Botanical Gardens, and The Rocks, as well as various restaurants, bars, and cafes, W Sydney should be your move if you are a globetrotter who equally appreciates city and nature living.