Spa News: World Spa & Wellness Awards Best Spa Winners

The winners of the second annual World Spa & Wellness Awards were announced at an extravagant black tie gala dinner at the London Hilton on Park Lane on February 24, 2013.

The World Spa & Wellness Awards were developed to give recognition to the best of the best, and attracted hundreds of entries from across the globe. They are designed to set the standard in quality, innovation and service for spas around the world as well as attracting the attention of global spa-goers and industry experts. The leaders in the world of spa came out in force to support these awards, making London the destination to do spa business.

The ultimate goal of these awards is to raise awareness of the industry, and ultimately inspire spas to perform to their very best.

WINNERS ARE:
 
Destination Spa of the Year – Middle East
sponsored by Elemis

Winner: Talise Spa at Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai
 
Hotel Spa of the Year – Middle East
sponsored by Gharieni

 
Winner: Shuiqi Spa and Fitness at Atlantis the Palm, Dubai
 
Spa of the Year – Africa
 
Winner: One & Only Cape Town, South Africa
 
Destination Spa of the Year – Asia and Australasia
sponsored by Elly Lukas Beauty Therapy College

 
Winner: Como Shambhala Estate, Bali
 
Hotel Spa of the Year – Asia & Australasia
sponsored by Elemis
 

Winner: The Oriental Spa at The Landmark Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong
 
Destination spa of the year – North & South America
 
Winner: Lapinha Spa, Brazil
 
Hotel Spa of the Year – North & South America
 
Winner: Spa Montage Laguna Beach, USA
 
Day Spa of the Year – Europe
Sponsored by Professional Spa & Wellness magazine

 
Winner: Urban Spa, Spain
 
Destination Spa of the Year – Europe
Sponsored by Thalgo

 
Winner: Ayurveda Parkschlosschen Bad Wildstein, Germany
 
Hotel Spa of the year – Europe
sponsored by Carita

 
Winner: The Caudalie Vinothérapie Spa at The Yeatman, Portugal
 
The call for entries for the 2014 awards will go out in summer 2013. Keep an eye on www.professionalspawellness.com