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World Spa Awards 2023 celebrate the industry's best and brightest

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The World Spa Awardsthe global initiative designed to celebrate and reward excellence in the spa and wellness industry, have announced the winners of their ninth annual programme.

The announcement follows a year-long search for the world's best spa and wellness brands. Votes were cast by industry professionals, the media and the general public.

With 349 awards up for grabs, the prizes are divided into 10 categories: World (42), Africa (33), Asia (53), Caribbean (25), Europe (75), Indian Ocean (8), Latin America (20). ), Middle East (34), North America (43) and Oceania (16).

A snapshot of the 2023 winners:
The best spa hotel in the world: Bürgenstock Alpine SpaLucerne, Switzerland.
The best wellness retreat in the world: Palazzo FiuggiFiuggi, Italy.
The best wellness clinic in the world: SHA Wellness.
The world's leading thermal spa and medical wellness operator: Vamed Vitality World.
Best spa hotel brand in the world: Mandarin Oriental (for the second consecutive year).
World's best aromatherapy brand: Aromatherapy Associates (for the second year in a row).
The best spa brand in the world: L'Occitane.
Best spa design in the world: Lanserhof Sylt, Germany.
The world's best wellness retreat brand: Miraval Resorts & Spas.
The best exclusive spa treatment in the world: the spa at Las Ventanas al Paraíso, A Rosewood Resort, Mexico.

Newcomers category
The world's best new spa resort: Awaken Spa at Atlantis The Royal, Dubai.
Best new spa hotel in the world: Clinique La Prairie Longevity Hub at The St. Regis Marsa Arabia Island, The Pearl, Qatar.
The best new wellness retreat in the world: Lanserhof Sylt, Germany.

Destination awards
The best spa destination in the world: Dubai.
The world's best wellness destination: Bali.

Rebecca CohenWorld Spa Awards CEO, says: "The spa and wellness industry is experiencing sustained growth, evident in the calibre of nominees in our 2023 programme.

"We have seen a remarkable increase in first-time winners, while previous winners also continue to push the boundaries of excellence by retaining their titles. All winners have demonstrated dedication to delivering exceptional spa and wellness experiences and we are excited to share these achievements with the world."

On the official website of the World Spa Awards you can see the full list of winners.

Entries for the tenth annual World Spa Awards will open on 29 January 2024.