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Spa Finder Announces 2007 Readers' Choice Winners

Posted: September 20, 2007

Spa Finder, Inc. announced the winners of its 2007 Readers’ Choice Awards, revealing spa-goers’ favorite spas in the world – by continent and region – as well as their top picks for the best spas in 23 specific categories. In all, ballots were cast for 1,500+ different spa properties worldwide.

Crystal Award winners – favorite spas in the world (by continent)

Africa: Four Seasons Resort Sharm el Sheikh, Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt
Asia: Chiva-Som, Hua Hin, Thailand
Australia: Spa Chakra Hayman, Great Barrier Reef, Queensland
Europe: Fonteverde Natural Spa Resort, San Casciano dei Bagni, Italy
North America: Miraval, Life in Balance, Tucson, Arizona, United States
South America: Kurotel Longevity Center and Spa, Gramado, Brazil

Favorite spas by country/region

Austria: Rogner-Bad Blumau Hotel & Spa, Bad Blumau
Brazil: Kurotel Longevity Center and Spa, Gramado
Canada: Ste. Anne’s Country Inn & Spa, Grafton, Ontario
Caribbean: The BodyHoliday at LeSport, St. Lucia
Central America: Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort, La Fortuna, Costa Rica
China: The Peninsula Spa by ESPA, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Czech Republic: Mandarin Oriental, Prague
France: Evian Royal Resort, Evian
Germany: Brenner’s Park-Hotel & Spa, Baden-Baden
Greece: Blue Palace Resort & Spa, Elounda, Crete
India: Ananda in the Himalayas, Tehri Garhwai, Uttaranchai
Indonesia: Four Seasons Resort Bali at Jimbaran Bay, Bali
Ireland: ESPA at the g hotel, Galway
Japan: Mandarin Oriental, Tokyo
The Maldives: One&Only at Reethi Rah, North Malé Atoll
Mexico: Rancho La Puerta, Tecate
Middle East: Talise Spa at Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
S. Pacific Islands: InterContinental Resort and Spa Moorea, Moorea, French Polynesia
Southeast Asia: Banyan Tree Phuket, Phuket, Thailand
Switzerland: Victoria-Jungfrau Grand Hotel & Spa, Interlaken
Thailand: Chiva-Som, Hua Hin
United Kingdom: Champneys at Tring Health Resort, Wigginton, Tring, Hertfordshire
United States: Miraval Life in Balance, Tucson, Arizona