After a brief pause in travel, IHG Hotels & Resorts made big changes to their portfolio – welcoming in new and exciting properties as well as revamping their rewards system.
With these changes, you can now choose from 17 brands ranging from budget to exclusive luxury digs.
Discover what the company has in store by staying at the best IHG resorts in the world.
- 1. InterContinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa (French Polynesia)
- 2. InterContinental Maldives Maamunagau Resort
- 3. Kimpton Seafire Resort & Spa (Cayman Islands)
- 4. ANA InterContinental Beppu Resort & Spa (Japan)
- 5. Six Senses Laamu (Maldives)
- 6. Six Senses Uluwatu (Indonesia)
- 7. InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort (Vietnam)
- 8. Kimpton Surfcomber Hotel (Florida)
- 9. InterContinental Mauritius Resort Balaclava Fort
- 10. InterContinental Presidente Cozumel Resort & Spa (Mexico)
- 11. InterContinental Phu Quoc Long Beach Resort (Vietnam)
- 12. InterContinental OneThousand Island Lake Resort (China)
- Wrapping Up
1. InterContinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa (French Polynesia)
InterContinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa supplies picture-perfect views of the famed Mt. Otemanu while boasting glistening turquoise waters all around. Located at Motu Piti Aau, the resort is only 20-minutes from the main island.
Offering only overwater bungalows, guests can look forward to a memorable stay as they wake up right atop azure waters. Each one of the 80 massive bungalows sports stylish decor with wood floors, thatched roofing, and designated living and sleeping spaces. Sliding pocket doors lead to the bathroom where a soaking tub sits against floor-to-ceiling windows and twin glass showers with rainfall showerheads.
Topping it off, there’s a massive deck with cushioned lounge chairs, a table, as well as a ladder leading to the waters below.
Spoiling guests are countless amenities including a natural lagoon filled with colorful fishes and marine life, tennis courts, a fitness center, and the Deep Ocean Spa. There are also 2 restaurants and 1 bar for a gastronomic adventure.
Get amazing value by exchanging 120,000 IHG One Rewards points per night for a free night.
Cash bookings start at $1,200 up to $4,530 per night ($1,800 average).
2. InterContinental Maldives Maamunagau Resort
Are you setting your sights on the Maldives? The InterContinental Maldives Maaamunagau Resort offers an escape at just a 20-minute seaplane ride from the capital of Male.
As luxurious as it gets, this island paradise boasts overwater villas as entry-level rooms. With a private plunge pool, an immense deck, and luscious king beds facing the sparkling blue waters, guests are spoiled for comfort.
Modern amenities like a 49-inch flatscreen with a Bose soundbar, and a fully stocked minibar bring in extra comfort. Both the toilet and shower are in their respective spaces with a soaking tub and toiletries. Complimentary bikes are available with guest initials emblazoned on the front.
Free breakfast service at Cafe Umi starts at 7:00 a.m. Guests can also partake of free Afternoon Tea, a fantastic service you won’t find in most high-end resorts. In total, there are 5 restaurants and 2 bars at the resort.
Resort amenities include a gym, 2 swimming pool areas, diverse water activities like kayaking, a relaxing spa, and free Wi-Fi throughout.
Booking this resort on points is a fantastic value. You can exchange IHG One Rewards starting at 120,000 per night.
For cash rates, it starts at $1,250 to $1,350 per night. Average of $1,200.
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3. Kimpton Seafire Resort & Spa (Cayman Islands)
Kimpton Seafire Resort & Spa is known for amazing snorkeling, plus it’s also among the best hotels and resorts in the world. First opened in 2016, this is Kimpton’s first resort in the Caribbeans as well as their initial attempt at a luxury property.
Upon entering, a bellman welcomes you by name and helps you settle in. Located on the gorgeous Seven Mile Beach, most rooms come with a striking ocean view, trendy, colorful decor with playful patterns, and fantastic lighting.
Blonde wood floors pair with bright pillows and accent furniture while a fully-stocked minibar, quality amenities, and glass-paneled outdoor area with seating ensure you are comfortable and have picturesque views when lounging.
A big bathroom comes with glass-covered showers, a marble vanity with twin sinks, and a private toilet.
Head to the swimming pool for a relaxing soak or make your way to the beach for a snorkeling adventure. Three restaurants are on-site for delicious meals and drinks.
Join complimentary yoga classes or make use of the various equipment in the gym. Those bringing kids can park them at the Camp Seafire kid’s club. There’s also a wonderful spa for adults wanting some me-time.
The Kimpton Seafire Resort & Spa is the perfect hotel for a reward stay. Exchange at least 70,000 IHG One Rewards points per night here.
Starter rooms begin at $690 to $2,684 per night ($914 average).
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4. ANA InterContinental Beppu Resort & Spa (Japan)
Set in the beautiful spring town of Beppu, the ANA InterContinental Beppu Resort & Spa boasts gorgeous lush mountains, views of a stunning bay, and several natural hot springs.
Eighty-nine rooms supply the ultimate relaxation for guests. These rooms have modern decor with a Japanese aesthetic including impressive views of the mountains and bay. Standard rooms start at 662 square feet with wood floors, striking bamboo screens, plush king beds, and tall windows leading to a balcony.
Modern comforts include a fridge, flatscreen TV with Bose sound bar, seating area, coffeemaker, teapot, and more. Waiting for guests is an artisan-made Japanese yukata, a Kousaisugi Geta or wooden slippers, as well as a bamboo basket.
Walk to the bathroom and hit a button to draw the curtains and keep the space private from the bedroom. There’s a glass-enclosed tub and shower, expansive vanity with two sinks, and bath products.
Dine in any of the two restaurants: Elements and Atelier. Get active inside the gym or relax at the spa right near the onsen. Speaking of the onsen, there are two.
Each one is designated for men and women and reversed each day so all guests can experience both baths. Inside, there’s a personal shower area, steam sauna, outdoor bath, and more.
You can book a room by exchanging at least 99,714 IHG One Rewards points per night.
Cash rates start from $497 to $1,532 per night (average of $850).
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5. Six Senses Laamu (Maldives)
Getting here might take more effort, but once you’ve seen it, the Six Senses Laamu will take your breath away. Emphasizing sustainability, the rooms here reflect the surrounding beauty with their thatched roofing, wood elements, and gorgeous views.
Impeccably designed with an inviting king bed draped in a stylish mosquito net for practical purposes, there’s a wooden headboard together with two side tables decked in USB outlets and connectors.
There’s a minibar with a Nespresso machine, French press, and kettle. A swing-out television is ideal for watching a film inside the bedroom or the bathroom.
Outside, there’s tons of seating including sofas, lounge nets, a sunken table, and a ladder leading towards the ocean. There’s direct access to the shower and an Instagram-worthy tub for your pleasure.
Dine in any of the 5 restaurants and bars. There’s even a biological garden where some of the fishes served are caught fresh. Guests here will also love the resort’s spa, it’s one of the highlights of the property.
Those traveling with kiddos will appreciate the kid’s club while divers will enjoy the abundant diving opportunities.
Stay at the Six Senses Laamu by exchanging 176,000 to 433,000 IHG One Rewards points per night.
Cash prices for a standard room start at $745 to $969 with an average of $814 per night.
6. Six Senses Uluwatu (Indonesia)
A favorite for honeymooners and luxury travelers, the Six Senses Uluwatu has breathtaking ocean views and is only a few miles away from Bali’s iconic, Uluwatu Temple.
This cliffside retreat offers 10 villas with one to three-bedroom spaces. A water theme runs throughout with exquisite greens and calming blues everywhere. Soft, pillowy beds feature romantic fabric draping while the sliding doors direct guests to a spacious outer deck with spectacular ocean views.
Rooms are contemporary with smart television sets, eco-friendly sensors for the A/C, wireless speakers, and a stocked minibar for your consumption. Don’t forget to soak in the egg-shaped tub in the bathroom for a truly luxurious stay.
For dining, everything is locally sourced and guaranteed fresh. Japanese-Latin American fare is available at Crudo while Rocka, lets you taste the unique flavor of Balinese dishes. There are 3 restaurants and 2 bars in total.
When it comes to amenities, you can savor relaxation at the spa or take a dip in any of the 3 swimming pools. There are also a lot of other activities to enjoy like an alchemy bar where you can create a body scrub.
Stay at the Six Senses Uluwatu for free by using 93,000 to 151, 666 IHG One Rewards points per night.
For cash prices, an entry-level room starts at $451 to 751 (an average of $520 per night).
7. InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort (Vietnam)
InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort is one of the most famous resorts in Vietnam. In 2017, it hosted leaders from the APAC summit. Even today, it’s still a favorite luxury destination for local and international travelers in the Danang Sun peninsula.
Set on a hillside, it’s 30 minutes from Danang Airport. The resort has 200 rooms spread around 25 buildings. Standard rooms provide incredible space with wood floors, distinctive cutout details, a plush king bed, and a view of the forest or water.
There’s a terrace with chairs (but monkeys do come around on occasion) and a minibar. Walk into the bathroom for his and her sinks, a shower, and a statement stone bath.
A stunning adults-only infinity pool lets you swim above the canopy while a smaller family pool is built on ground level. There’s a beach area with loungers, a kid’s club, a cable car for going up and down the resort, and 4 main restaurants and bars.
The InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort lets you exchange 79,000 to 112,000 points per night for a free stay.
Cash bookings start at $359 to $573 per night (average $440 per night).
8. Kimpton Surfcomber Hotel (Florida)
Ever dream of visiting South Beach? Stay at the Kimpton Surfcomber Hotel and be near all the restaurants, bars, and shopping.
Entry-level accommodations in this 186-room hotel are on the small side, but it’s comfy enough for a convenient stay by the water. All rooms sport a beach vibe combined with chic bohemian style.
Colorful artwork hangs on the walls with an inviting king bed and blue rug underfoot. The bath offers marble floors with a shower half separated by glass.
Head directly to the beach area, bask in the pool with bar service or get some sweat on at the 24-hour gym. Join Wine Hour for free drinks but if you want to learn how to mix them yourself, attend the free Sunday mixology class. You’ll find 2 restaurants and a bar to enjoy here as well.
For a free night’s stay, prepare to spend at least 31,300 to 98,500 IHG One Rewards per night.
Cash rates go from $250 for entry-level rooms up to $1,295 per night (an average of $415 per night).
9. InterContinental Mauritius Resort Balaclava Fort
A 5-star luxury resort, the InterContinental Resort Mauritius offers a private beach so you can enjoy a full day of relaxation.
All 210 rooms come with a balcony or patio with large beds covered in premium Egyptian cotton linen. A minibar, safe, and a 42-inch flat-screen TV, together with a coffeemaker and nightly turndown complete the space. The bathroom includes a separate shower with a rainfall showerhead, a soaking tub, complimentary toiletries, slippers, and robes.
Grab something to eat at any of the 4 restaurants and bars. Take a swim at the 2 pools, or head directly to the beach. There’s also a 24-hour fitness center for gym buffs, a sauna, tennis court, and spa tub.
Stay here by exchanging at least 43,750 to 55,666 IHG One Rewards points for each night.
If you’re paying cash, it starts at $280 to $425 per night for entry-level spaces (an average of $350).
10. InterContinental Presidente Cozumel Resort & Spa (Mexico)
Counted as one of Mexico’s elite resorts, InterContinental Presidente Cozumel Resort & Spa sports a private strip of sandy beach and sits meters from one of the most beautiful reef systems in the world.
Guests can stay at any of the 218 rooms on the property, each one showing off a private balcony, modern minimalist decor, quality in-room amenities, and a floor area starting at 670 to 775 square feet. Expect white walls with colorful sofas, an alluring king bed, tables, and chairs.
A gorgeous beach filled with loungers and umbrellas waits for guests while a swimming pool, a kid’s club, and various water activities are available for your pleasure. For dining, choose from several bars and restaurants like Le Cap Beach Club Bar and El Caribeno.
You can book a free night here using 34,888 to 73,444 IHG One Rewards points per night.
Cash prices start at $189 to $452 per night with an average of $250.
11. InterContinental Phu Quoc Long Beach Resort (Vietnam)
InterContinental Phu Quoc Long Beach Resort is set on Vietnam’s largest island. While most tourists are required a visa to enter Vietnam, those visiting the island can stay visa-free for up to 30 days.
One of several high-end resorts in the area, Classic Rooms serve as the entry-level space in the hotel. Guests will love the king bed decked with seven pillows in different sizes and firmness levels. Each nightstand comes with an outlet and a lamp for convenience.
Modern electronics like a flatscreen TV, a large Yamaha Bluetooth speaker, chair, table, and a patio/balcony with a wonderful view are within the space. Bathrooms are stylish with a marble counter, twin sinks, a deep soaking tub, and a private glass shower with ceiling rainfall showers.
There are 6 restaurants and bars here including fine dining at Lava Restaurant, Japanese-inspired fare at Sora & Umi, and the Sea Shack.
For recreation, you can book several activities ahead of time like Aqua gym or yoga. You can also soak in 3 of the pools, head to the beach, drop the kiddos at the kid’s club, sweat it out at the gym, have family night at the game room, or indulge in deep tissue massage at the overwater spa.
Stay at this lavish resort using points by exchanging 21,888 to 41,875 IHG One Rewards per night.
When booking in cash, the rate starts at $131 to $261 per night (average $200).
12. InterContinental OneThousand Island Lake Resort (China)
Found near Qiandao Lake, the InterContinental OneThousand Island Lake Resort is one of IHG’s luxury hotels in the area.
This huge resort boasts 264-fully airconditioned rooms fitted with modern amenities like a flat-screen TV with international channels, a comfy bed, a minibar, and a safe. Inside the bathroom is a dedicated shower with a rainfall showerhead, robes, hairdryer, and toiletries.
Stay at this gorgeous smoke-free hotel by soaking in the views of its marina or getting your sweat on at its fitness center. Visit any of the 3 restaurants for food and drinks.
Staying at the InterContinental OneThousand Island Lake Resort means exchanging 12,444 to 16,153 IHG One Rewards points per night.
As for cash rates, it starts at $122 to $221 per night (an average of $150).
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