2014 Global Wellness
Travel Award Winners
Presented by Spafinder Wellness 365™

the awards

The Wellness Travel Awards honor spas, hotels, resorts and retreats around the globe that leave guests healthier when they check out than when they checked in. Awards are given to the top properties on six continents, in 41 countries/regions and in 18 special categories. A panel of Wellness Travel experts nominated 373 nominees for the awards and over 14,000 consumers voted for the winners.


CRYSTAL AWARDS

Crystal Awards are given to the top spas, hotels/resorts and retreats that offer exceptional wellness experiences on six continents. Here are the winners:

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Africa

La Mamounia
Marrakech, Morocco

Asia

Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan
Bali, Indonesia

Australia

Gwinganna Lifestyle Retreat
Tallebudgera Valley, Queensland, Australia
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Europe

George V Paris Four Seasons
Paris, France

North America

Canyon Ranch
Brand-Wide, United States of America
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South America

Lapinha Spa
Lapa, Brazil
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COUNTRY AWARDS

Country/Region Awards are given to the top spas, hotels/resorts and retreats that offer exceptional wellness experiences in 42 countries and regions. Here are the winners:

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Argentina
Four Seasons Hotel
Buenos Aires
Buenos Aires
Cambodia
Song Saa Private Island Resort
Sihanoukville
Egypt
Four Seasons Hotel Alexandria at San Stefano
Alexandria
India
Hilton Shillim Estate Retreat and Spa
Pune
Italy
Fonteverde Tuscan Resort & Spa
Siena
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Mexico
Playa Grande Resort & Grand Spa
Cabo San Lucas
Portugal
Blue&Green Vilalara Thalassa Resort
Alporchinhos
South Korea
Banyan Tree Club & Spa Seoul
Seoul
Turkey
Richmond Nua Wellness Spa
Sakarya
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Vietnam
InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort
Da Nang
Australia
Gwinganna Lifestyle Retreat
Tallebudgera Valley, Queensland
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Canada
Ste. Anne’s Spa
Grafton, Ontario
France
George V Paris Four Seasons
Paris
Indonesia
Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan
Bali
Japan
Mandarin Oriental Tokyo
Tokyo
Morocco
Four Seasons Hotel Marrakech
Marrakech
Russia
Four Seasons Hotel
St. Petersburg
St. Petersburg
Spain
Mandarin Oriental Barcelona
Barcelona
United Arab Emirates
One&Only The Palm
Palm Jumeirah, Dubai
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Caribbean, Bermuda, and Bahamas
Mandara Spa at Atlantis Paradise Island
Paradise Island, Bahamas
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Austria
Parkhotel Igls
Innsbruck
Chile
Tierra Atacama Hotel & Spa
San Pedro de Atacama
Germany
Brenners Park-Hotel & Spa
Baden-Baden
Ireland
The Spa at Muckross Park Hotel
Killarney, Co. Kerry
Malaysia
Four Seasons Resort Langkawi
Langkawi
New Zealand
Split Apple Retreat
Abel Tasman National Park
Singapore
The St. Regis Singapore
Singapore
Switzerland
The Dolder Grand
Zürich
United Kingdom
Lifehouse Spa & Hotel
Essex
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Central America
NaYara Hotel, Spa & Gardens
Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
Brazil
Lapinha Spa
Lapa
China
Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong
Hong Kong
Greece
Blue Palace Resort & Spa
Eloúnda, Crete
Israel
David Dead Sea Resort & Spa
Ein Bokek
Maldives
Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru
Baa Atoll
Philippines
Shangri-La Boracay Resort & Spa
Malay Aklan
South Africa
One&Only Spa Cape Town
Cape Town
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Thailand
Banyan Tree Spa Sanctuary Phuket
Phuket
United States
Miraval Resort & Spa
Tucson, Arizona
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Eastern Europe
Danubius Hotel Gellért
Budapest, Hungary
Scandinavian & Nordic
Blue Lagoon
Grindavík, Iceland

CATEGORY AWARDS

Category Awards are given to the top spas, hotels/resorts and retreats that offer exceptional wellness experiences in the 18 categories below. Here are the winners:

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Best Healthy Stay
Miraval Resort & Spa
Tucson, AZ USA
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Best for the Mind
Miraval Resort & Spa
Tucson, AZ USA
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Best for Groups, Meetings & Special Events
Canyon Ranch
Tucson, AZ USA
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Best for Going Solo
Lake Austin Spa Resort
Austin, TX USA
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Best for Men
Canyon Ranch
Tucson, AZ USA
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Best for Yoga
Parrot Cay by COMO
Providenciales, Turks and Caicos
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Best for Mineral or Hot Springs
Blue Lagoon
Grindavík, Iceland
Best for Medical Services
Clinique La Prairie
Clarens, Switzerland
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Best for Romance
Mii amo Spa
Sedona, AZ USA
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Best for on a Budget
The Hills Health Ranch
British Columbia, Canada
Best for Families
Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa
Oahu, HI USA
Best for Beautifying
Cal-A-Vie Health Spa
Vista, CA USA
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Best for Weight Loss and Nutrition
Canyon Ranch
Tucson, AZ USA
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Best for Outdoor Adventure & Activities
Miraval Resort & Spa
Tucson, AZ USA
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Best for Culinary and Healthy Cuisine
Miraval Resort & Spa
Tucson, AZ USA
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Best for Girlfriend Getaways
Miraval Resort & Spa
Tucson, AZ USA
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Best for Getting Fit
Canyon Ranch
Tucson, AZ USA
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Best New Wellness Travel Property
Salamander Resort & Spa
Middleburg, VA USA
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