Six Senses to operate its third Thailand hotel

The Six Senses Forestias signing with Six Senses and MQDC. Photo credit: Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas (Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas has signed an agreement with international property developer Magnolia Quality Development to operate a hotel at the green development Forestias in the Bangna district of Bangkok, Thailand.)

Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas signed an agreement with international property developer Magnolia Quality Development to operate a hotel at the green development Forestias in the Bangna district of Bangkok, Thailand.

The 60-room Six Senses Forestias has 36 residences along with the group's first membership club in Asia. MQDC will contribute its design and management to the development. 

The new Six Senses will be the company's first property in Bangkok. The company has an additional two hotels operating in Thailand: The Six Senses Samui in Koh Samui and the Six Senses Yao Noi in Phang Nga Province. 

Six Senses has a total of 13 hotel properties in Asia-Pacific—11 of which operate under the Six Senses brand. The company is on track to triple its portfolio within the next five years with these latest pipeline additions. Six Senses has several hotel, resort and spa projects in development in Austria, Cambodia, China, Egypt Fiji, France, India, Indonesia, Italy, Nicaragua, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Tunisia and the U.S.

Six Senses also recently added five resorts in Bhutan to its pipeline for the region. The Six Senses Bhutan—a set of five lodges in the western and central valleys of the country—are slated to open by early 2019. The Six Senses Thimphu, the Six Senses Paro and the Six Senses Punakha are scheduled to open by October while the Six Senses Gangtey and the Six Senses Bumthang will open in early 2019.

A new Six Senses is scheduled to open in the Caribbean in 2021. Six Senses along with Range Developments will develop the Six Senses St. Kitts on a former sugar cane plantation on the western side of the island near the capital of Basseterre. The property will have 70 pool villas.