Sunset Hospitality Group expands its hotel portfolio by adding two new hotels to its Social Living Collection
Sunset Hospitality Group’s (SHG) international expansion is accelerated by the introduction of a new unique hotel Cocana Resort by Social Living Collection, while expanding its presence in Spain by partnering with Atom Hoteles SOCIMI in taking over Gran Hotel La Florida in Barcelona.
The last quarter of 2023 marked a remarkable expansion phase for SHG with the launch of Sunset Hotels & Resorts, with bold plans of developing, opening, and operating 20 new hotels in the next three years across Europe, Middle East, and Asia, with six hotels already in operations.
The Social Living Collectionis a bespoke selection of unique hotels and resorts situated around the world, striving to deliver refined experiences to modern jetsetters, setting the standards on social travel. The carefully curated collectiondelivers a service style of luxury in unique spectacular locations designed for those who wish to discover extraordinary experiences.
The latest addition to the bespoke Social Living Collection brand is Cocana Resort by Social Living Collection. Situated on the shores of Gili Trawangan, Indonesia, this five-star luxury hotel is designed to be an escape for modern travelers craving understated luxury and is the first 5-star hotel in the destination.
Gran Hotel La Florida — currently part of The Leading Hotels of the World — is a luxury boutique hotel perched on Tibidabo’s Hill – a 20-minute drive from Barcelona’s city center. SHG has taken over the management of the five-star luxury hotel and it will undergo a refurbishment, to be added to the Social Living Collection, in time for the hotel celebrating its 100-year anniversary in 2025.
About Cocana Resort by Social Living Collection
Located on the island Gili Trawangan, Indonesia, Cocana Resort by Social Living Collection
is designed to be a comfortable hideout for modern travelers craving luxury. Organic, yet effortlessly stylish, the top-tier lifestyle resort is eco-luxurious, offering a blend of sustainability and unparalleled pampering.
Five-star resort facilities and amenities, along with spacious and expertly curated accommodations provide a warm and inviting environment for those seeking minimalistic luxury. The resort boasts 83 rooms, spread across 38 lagoon rooms with a variety of 1, 2, and 3 bedroom private villas, each offering a true sanctuary of comfort and tranquility, a stunning spa as well as a beach club.
“We are extremely proud to open the first 5-star hotel in Gili Trawangan – Cocana Resort by Social Living Collection™ is the epitome of eco-luxury, where every moment is infused with an essence of sustainability, the joys of barefoot comfort, and the natural beauty of the island. Seeing the resort come to life marks a key moment for SHG’s Sunset Hotels & Resorts, and this marks the first of a strong pipeline of hotels to enrich Indonesia’s hospitality scene,” said Jaime Buxo Clos, CEO of Sunset Hotels & Resorts, SHG.
About Gran Hotel La Florida Barcelona
Belonging to the exclusive 5*GL category, Gran Hotel La Florida is a luxury boutique hotel on Tibidabo’s Hill, Barcelona. With 70-keys, the hotel offers a tranquil oasis amidst the city’s hustle and bustle, where guests can enjoy classical elegance, contemporary designed rooms and suites, restaurants with stunning views of Barcelona, and a spa for ultimate relaxation.
The hotel boasts a rich history and was said to have been a beloved spot for the high society of Barcelona in the 1950s, welcoming guests like Ernest Hemingway, James Stewart, Princess Fabiola and the Prince of Belgium.
Sunset Hospitality Group has taken over the management of the renowned Gran Hotel La Florida in Barcelona, Spain, and it will be refurbished to become Gran Hotel La Florida by Social Living Collection, before the hotel’s 100-year anniversary in 2025.
“We are excited to accelerate our hotel expansion plans by expanding our Social Living Collection. This milestone marks an enormous step forward for SHG, cementing our role as one of the leading luxury hotel providers and reflecting ourcommitment delivering pioneering hotel concepts and extraordinary lifestyle hospitality experiences around the world,” concluded Antonio Gonzalez, Chairman and Group CEO of SHG.