World Spa Awards 2016 Recognize Excellence


The World Spa 2016 Awards have been announced to recognize successful spa locations and their accomplishments. This award ceremony is fairly new, coming into its second year of handing out recognition for spa industry excellence worldwide. There were 26 winners announced within multiple categories, including the following.

The World’s Best Airline Lounge Spa

Awarded to Ethiad Six Senses Spa for providing 15 to 25-minute stress relieving massages before a flight.

The World’s Best Beauty Salon

Recognized Maison de Joelle Jemeirah in Dubai for providing a celebrity salon and leading beauty house for the industry.

The World’s Best Casino Hotel Spa

Awarded to Thermes Marins Monte-Carlo in Monaco, providing a high-tech spa with deep relaxation treatments and anti-aging processes.

The World’s Best Country House Hotel Spa

Received by the Spa & Bath House at the Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa in England, focusing on providing relaxing facilities in contemporary surroundings.

The World’s Best Cruise Spa

Recognized Mandara Spa at Norwegian Cruise Line for relaxing their guests at sea with beautiful scenery along the way.

The World’s Best Day Spa

Awarded to the Gaia Retreat & Spa, healing and accommodating guests with natural designs in the heartland of Australia.

The World’s Best Desert Spa

Recognized Anantara Spa at Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara in the UAE, helping guests with ancient Thai origin treatments.

The World’s Best Eco Spa

Received by the Crassula ECO SPA at Cornelia De luxe Resort, using the best natural ingredients to follow the best environmental path that they can.

The World’s Best Female Spa

Awarded to the Al Faisaliah by ESPA at Al Faisaliah Hotel Riyadh for introducing a ladies-only retreat that offers a luxurious and rejuvenating oasis.

The World’s Best Hotel Spa

Received by the Emirates Palace Spa because of the dedication to exquisite relaxation and serenity.

The World’s Best Hotel Spa Brand

Recognized Talise by Jumeirah for offering a collection of dedicated solutions for health and wellness.

The World’s Best Male Spa

Awarded to the All-men Spa at Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh at Kingdom Center, providing a luxurious experience for male travellers and uses natural ingredients to fully care for the body.

The World’s Best Medical Spa

Received by the Lanserhof Tegernsee because of its efforts to take both the body and mind into account when aiding patients medically.

The World’s Best Mineral & Hot Springs Spa

Received by the Spa Thermae at Bagni di Pisa Palace & Spa in Italy, helping relax guests in its pure thermal waters meant for unraveling.

The World’s Best Nail Studio Brand

Awarded to PEDI: MANI: CURE Studio by Bastien Gonzalez for providing unique treatments for nails with buffing techniques passed down from generation to generation.

The World’s Best New Hotel Spa

Received by the Spa at Intercontinental London, using exotic textures and materials to completely indulge the guest in a relaxing experience.

The World’s Best New Resort Spa

Received by the Zemi Thai House Spa at Semi Beach House Resort & Spa in Anguilla, aiding in the awakening of the spirit to harmonize the guest with nature and their surroundings.

The World’s Best Private Island Spa

Recognized the Anantara Spa at Banana Island Resort Doha for providing an Arabian escape of relaxation and wellness.

The World’s Best Resort Spa

Received by the Talise Ottoman Spa at Jumeirah Zabeel Saray in Dubai and was recognized for using centuries-old traditions to indulge the guest.

The World’s Best Spa Brand

Recognized QMS MediCosmetics because of its dedications to providing a steady skin care regime to spas.

The World’s Best Spa Design

Awarded the Armani/SPA at Armani Hotel Milano, helping guests individualize treatments for a program that delivers a personalized sensory experience.

The World’s Best Spa Destination

Awarded to Maldives due to its ideal location on the beach and the maintenance standards that the paradise upholds.

The World’s Best Spa Signature Treatment

Recognized the White Caviar Illuminating Facial at the Beverly Hills Hotel Spa by La Prairie, focusing on tranquility and anti-aging to provide the face with a youthful appearance.

The World’s Best Wellness Retreat

Received by the Forte Village Resort in Italy because of its use of natural saline density to therapeutically indulge guests in a unique experience.

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