Travel + Leisure magazine Names World’s Top Spas

The monthly travel magazine Travel + Leisure has announced the winners of its 13th annual reader’s poll naming the top hotels, destinations, spas and more as the 2008 World’s Best.

According to the results, the “Top 20 Hotel Spas” rated on the list are:

* The Wickaninnish Inn, Vancouver Island, Canada

* Four Seasons Resort, Chiang Mai, Thailand

* Lodge at Pebble Beach, Pebble Beach, California

* Four Seasons Resort, Nevis, St. Kitts and Nevis, West Indies

* Maroma Resort & Spa, Riviera Maya, Mexico

* Esperanza Resort, Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

* Auberge du Soleil, Rutherford, California

* Four Seasons Hotel George V, Paris

* Camelback Inn, a JW Marriott Resort & Spa, Scottsdale, Arizona

* Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands

* Grand Wailea Resort Hotel & Spa, Maui, Hawaii

* The Oriental Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand

* Grove Park Inn Resort & Spa, Asheville, North Carolina

* One&Only Ocean Club, Paradise Island, Bahamas

* Four Seasons Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada

* Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea, Hawaii

* The Peninsula, Chicago, Illinois

* Ritz-Carlton Bachelor Gulch, Beaver Creek, Colorado

* Hotel del Coronado, Coronado, California

* American Club, Kohler, Wisconsin

The “Top 10 U.S. & Canada Destination Spas” rated the following locations:

* Cal-a-Vie, Vista, California

* Golden Door, Escondido, California

* Mii amo, A Destination Spa at Enchantment, Sedona, Arizona

* Miraval Resort, Catalina, Arizona

* Mayflower Inn & Spa, Washington, Connecticut

* Canyon Ranch in the Berkshires, Lenox, Massachusetts

* Canyon Ranch, Tucson, Arizona

* La Costa Resort, Carlsbad, California

* Lake Austin Spa Resort, Austin, Texas

* The Oaks at Ojai, Ojai, California

And the following were named the top spas in their respective region of the world:

* Asia: Four Seasons Resort, Chiang Mai, Thailand

* Caribbean: Four Seasons Resort, Nevis, Nevis and St. Kitts, West Indies

* Continental U.S. & Canada: Wickaninnish Inn, Tofino, Vancouver Island, Canada

* Europe: Four Season Hotel George V, Paris, France

* Hawaii: Grand Wailea Resort Hotel & Spa, Maui, Hawaii

* Latin America: Maroma Resort & Spa, Riviera Maya, Mexico

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