Renowned hotel designer Jean-Michel Gathy, the principal designer for Malaysian firm Denniston Architects, is set to design luxury hotel group One&Only Resorts’ first properties in China and Europe, One&Only Sanya and One&Only Portonovi respectively. Gathy and Denniston’s previous works include several Aman resorts, St Regis Lhasa in Tibet and the roof and infinity pool layout of Marina Bay Sands in Singapore.
Sanya, located on the island of Hainan, will be open to guests in 2017. The resort will feature 190 guest rooms, suites and villas and a Michelin-starred restaurant on its premises, with work already in progress. Meanwhile, Portonovi in Montenegro will be situated facing the Adriatic Sea with a luxurious marina, offering 120 guest rooms, suites and villas. It is scheduled to open in 2018. For more information, visit www.oneandonlyresorts.com.