Winners of the inaugural Global Spa & Wellness Awards announced

The Spa At Chable, Best Spa – Global Awards – Mexico, South & Central America

Luxury Travel Advisor and American Spa have announced the winners of their inaugural Global Spa and Wellness Awards.

The awards include winners in Global and Regional categories, as well as standout categories, such as Cuisine, Family, and Romance.

Winners in the Global category include SpaHalekulani, Honolulu, HI,  (Best Spa – Global Awards, United States), Aman Spa at Amanoi, Ninh Thuận, Vietnam (Best Spa – Global Awards – Asia), ESPA Life at Corinthia Hotel London (Best Spa, Global Awards, Europe), and The Spa at Chable, Chochola, Mexico (Best Spa – Global Awards – Mexico, South & Central America).

The awards were announced in fall 2017, along with a panel of judges that includes Ruthanne Terrero, VP of Content & Editorial Director of Luxury Travel Advisor and Julie Keller Callaghan, Editor-in-Chief & Publisher of American Spa.

The awards are designed to offer spas and wellness facilities “the opportunity to earn international recognition by some of the industry’s most notable names.”

Ruthanne Terrero is quoted as saying,. “The growth of luxury wellness travel is staggering and is offering such incredible revenue opportunities for not only spas, but hoteliers, destinations, cruise lines and of course, travel advisors. I couldn’t be more thrilled with this partnership, the results of the program, and all the positive feedback we’ve received from the marketplace.”

The full list of winners is as follows:

Best Spa – Global Awards – Africa & Indian Ocean
The Spa at Bushmans Kloof
Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve & Wellness Retreat
Western Cape, South Africa

Best Spa – Global Awards – Asia
Aman Spa at Amanoi
Amanoi
Ninh Thuận, Vietnam

Best Spa – Global Awards – Canada
Chi, The Spa
Shangri-La Hotel, Vancouver
Vancouver, BC Canada

Best Spa – Global Awards – Caribbean
The Spa at Seafire
Kimpton Seafire Resort + Spa
Seven Mile Beach, Grand Cayman

Best Spa – Global Awards – Europe
ESPA Life at Corinthia Hotel London
Corinthia Hotel London
London, UK

Best Spa – Global Awards – Mexico, South & Central America
The Spa at Chable
Chable Resort & Spa
Chochola, Mexico

Best Spa – Global Awards – United States
SpaHalekulani
Halekulani
Honolulu, HI

Best Spa – U.S. Regional Awards – California
Meadowood Spa
Meadowood Napa Valley
St. Helena, CA

Best Spa – U.S. Regional Awards – Florida
The Spa at Carillon Miami Wellness Resort
Carillon Miami Wellness Resort
Miami Beach, FL

Best Spa – U.S. Regional Awards – Las Vegas
Sahra Spa & Hammam
The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
Las Vegas, NV

Best Spa – U.S. Regional Awards – New England
OH! Spa
Ocean House
Watch Hill, RI

Best Spa – U.S. Regional Awards – New York & Tri State
The Lodge at Woodloch
Hawley, PA

Best Spa – U.S. Regional Awards – Southwest
Sunrise Springs Spa Resort
Santa Fe, NM

Best Spa – U.S. Regional Awards – Texas
Loma de Vida Spa & Wellness
La Cantera Resort & Spa
San Antonio, TX

Debut Awards – Best New International Spa
The Spa at Chable
Chable Resort & Spa
Chochola, Mexico

Debut Awards – Best New U.S. Spa
âme Spa & Wellness Collective
Turnberry Isle Miami
Aventura, FL

Wellness Standouts – Top for Cuisine
Lake Austin Spa Resort
Austin, TX

Wellness Standouts – Top for Embracing Local Culture
The Spa at Chable
Chable Resort & Spa
Chochola, Mexico

Wellness Standouts – Top for Families
esSpa Kozmetika Organic Skincare
Pittsburgh, PA

Wellness Standouts – Top for Fitness
The Spa at Carillon Miami Wellness Resort
Carillon Miami Wellness Resort
Miami Beach, FL

Wellness Standouts – Top for Girls Getaways
Lake Austin Spa Resort
Austin, TX

Wellness Standouts – Top for Medical Spa Services
Vitality Wellness and Beauty Clinic
New York, NY

Wellness Standouts – Top for Men
David Douglas Spa
Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Wellness Standouts – Top for Romance
Meadowood Spa
Meadowood Napa Valley
St. Helena, CA

Wellness Standouts – Top for Solo Travelers
Sunrise Springs Spa Resort
Santa Fe, NM

Runners-up include:

The Spa at Twelve Apostles
The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa
Cape Town, South Africa

Aman Spa
Amanpuri
Phuket, Thailand

Fern Tree Spa
Half Moon
Montego Bay, Jamaica

The Spa at Ashford Castle
Ashford Castle
County Mayo, Ireland

Armonia Spa
Pueblo Bonito Sunset Beach
Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

Bamford Haybarn Spa
1 Hotel South Beach
Miami Beach, FL

The Spa at The Estate
Hotel Villagio
Yountville, CA

Deerfield Health Retreat & Spa
East Stroudsburg, PA

Spa Anjali
The Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa
Avon, CO

The Lanesborough Club & Spa
The Lanesborough
London, UK

atrio
Las Alcobas Napa Valley
St. Helena, CA

Aman Spa at Amanemu
Amanemu
Shima, Japan

Pravassa
New York, NY

Winners and runners-up will be featured in the April and May editions of American Spa and Luxury Travel Advisor, respectively.  Winners also receive a branded icon to display in email signatures and on websites.

The judges panel for the Global Spa & Wellness Awards also includes:

  • Christi Cano, president, Innovative Spa Productions
  • Heather Mikesell, executive editor, American Spa
  • Amy Macdonald, owner and CEO, Under a Tree Consulting

For the full panel see here.

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