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THE WINNERS ARE...

The 2015 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 43 countries/regions and in 20 special categories. A panel of 33 wellness travel experts nominated 509 nominees for the awards and 273 were named finalists. Over 10,000 consumers voted to determine the winners.

CRYSTAL AWARDS= Spafinder Property

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

Best in Africa

Thalaspa Henri Chenot at Lion in the Sun
Malindi, Kenya

Best in Asia

COMO Shambhala Estate
Bali, Indonesia
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Best in Australia / New Zealand

Gwinganna Lifestyle Retreat
Queensland, Australia
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Best in Europe

SHA Wellness Clinic
Alicante, Spain
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Best in North America

Canyon Ranch in Tucson
Arizona, United States
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Best in South & Central America

Kurotel Longevity Medical Center and Spa
Gramado, Brazil
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COUNTRY AWARDS= Spafinder Property

Country/Region Awards are given to the top spas, hotels/resorts and retreats that offer exceptional wellness experiences in 43 countries and regions. Here are the winners:

Best in Argentina
Llao Llao Hotel & Resort
Rio Negro

Best in Australia
Gwinganna Lifestyle Retreat
Queensland
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Best in Austria
Rogner Bad Blumau
Bad Blumau

 

Best in Bhutan
COMO Shambhala Retreat at Uma Paro
Paro

 
 

Best in Best in Brazil
Kurotel Longevity Medical Center and Spa
Gramado
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Best in Cambodia
Song Saa Private Island
Sihanouk

 
 

Best in Canada
Spa Eastman
Eastman
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Best in China
Four Seasons Hotel Shanghai at Pudong
Shanghai

 
 

Best in France
Four Seasons Hotel George V
Paris
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Best in Germany
Lanserhof Tegernsee
Waakirchen
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Best in India
Vana Malsi Estate
Dehradun

Best in Indonesia
COMO Shambhala Estate, Bali
Bali
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Best in Ireland
Park Hotel Kenmare
County Kerry

Best in Italy
Lefay Resort & SPA Lago di Garda
Lake Garda
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Best in Japan
Gora Kadan
Kanagawa Prefecture

 

Best in Kenya
Thalaspa Henri Chenot at Lion in the Sun
Malindi

 
 

Best in Macau
Crown Spa at City of Dreams
Cotai

Best in Malaysia
Four Seasons Resort Langkawi
Langkawi

 
 

Best in Maldives
Four Seasons Resort at Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru
 

Best in Mauritius
LUX* Belle Mare
Belle Mare

 
 

Best in Mexico
Rancho La Puerta
Baja California
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Best in Morocco
La Mamounia Marrakech
Marrakech

 

Best in New Zealand
Aro Hā
South Island

Best in Philippines
The Farm at San Benito
Batangas

 
 
 

Best in Polynesia
Miri Miri Spa by CLARINS at The St. Regis Bora Bora
Bora Bora

Best in Portugal
Caudalie Vinothérapie® Spa at The Yeatman
Porto

 

Best in the Seychelles
North Island
North Island

 

Best in Singapore
ESPA at Resorts World Sentosa
Sentosa

 
 

Best in South Africa
Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve & Wellness Retreat
Western Cape

Best in South Korea
The Shilla
Seoul

 
 

Best in Spain
SHA Wellness Clinic
Alicante
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Best in Sri Lanka
Ulpotha
Dambulla

 
 

Best in Switzerland
Grand Resort Bad Ragaz
Bad Ragaz
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Best in Thailand
Kamalaya Koh Samui
Koh Samui
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Best in Turkey
Amanruya
Bodrum

Best in the United Kingdom
ESPA Life at Corinthia London
London

 
 
 

Best in the United States
Canyon Ranch in Tucson
Arizona
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Best in Vietnam
Fusion Maia Da Nang
Da Nang

 

Best in Eastern Europe
Luciano
Kazan, Russia

 

Best in the Nordic Countries
Blue Lagoon
Grindavík, Iceland

 
 

Best in Central America
Rio Perdido
Bagaces, Costa Rica

Best in the Middle East
Talise Spa at Madinat Jumeirah
Dubai, UAE

 

Best in the Caribbean
The BodyHoliday
St Lucia, Castries City

 

CATEGORY AWARDS= Spafinder Property

Category Awards are given to the top 10 spas, hotels/resorts and retreats that offer exceptional wellness experiences in each of the 20 categories below. Here are the winners, which are listed in alphbetical order

Best for Fitness

  • Canyon Ranch in Lenox
    Massachusetts, United States
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  • Canyon Ranch in Tucson
    Arizona, United States
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  • Four Seasons Hotel Shanghai at Pudong
    Shanghai, China

  • Golden Door Resort & Spa
    California, United States
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  • Gwinganna Lifestyle Retreat
    Queensland, Australia
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  • Kamalaya Koh Samui
    Koh Samui, Thailand
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  • Kurotel Longevity Medical Center and Spa
    Gramado, Brazil
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  • Mii amo
    Arizona, United States
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  • Spa Eastman
    Eastman, Canada
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  • The Spa at Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas
    Las Vegas, United States
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Best for Weight Loss

 

Best for Nutrition

  • Canyon Ranch in Lenox
    Massachusetts, United States
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  • Canyon Ranch in Tucson
    Arizona, United States
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  • COMO Shambhala Estate
    Bali, Indonesia
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  • Gaia Retreat and Spa
    New South Wales, Australia

  • Hotel Old House Resort & Spa
    Kazan, Russia

  • Kamalaya Koh Samui
    Koh Samui, Thailand
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  • Mii amo
    Arizona, United States
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  • Pritikin Longevity Center + Spa
    Miami, United States
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  • Spa Eastman
    Eastman, Canada
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  • SHA Wellness Clinic
    Alicante, Spain
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Best for Healthy Cuisine

  • Ananda Spa in the Himalayas
    Uttaranchal, India

  • Brenners Park-Hotel & Spa/Villa Stephanie Baden-Baden
    Baden-Baden, Germany
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  • Canyon Ranch in Lenox
    Massachusetts, United States
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  • Canyon Ranch in Tucson
    Arizona, United States
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  • COMO Shambhala Estate
    Bali, Indonesia
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  • Hotel Old House Resort & Spa
    Kazan, Russia

  • Kurotel Longevity Medical Center and Spa
    Gramado, Brazil
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  • Lanserhof Tegernsee
    Waakirchen, Germany
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  • Mii amo
    Arizona, United States
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  • SHA Wellness Clinic
    Alicante, Spain
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Best for Couples

  • Amanruya
    Bodrum, Turkey

  • Blue Lagoon
    Gridavik, Iceland

  • Canyon Ranch in Lenox
    Massachusetts, United States
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  • COMO Shambhala Estate
    Bali, Indonesia
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  • Four Seasons George V
    Paris, France
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  • Mii amo
    Arizona, United States
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  • Miraval Resort & Spa
    Arizona, United States
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  • The Spa at Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas
    Las Vegas, United States
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  • Verdura Resort
    Sicily, Italy

Best Overall Healthy Living Program

 
 

Best for Outdoor Adventure & Activities

  • Aro Hā
    South Island, New Zealand

  • Banyan Tree Spa Ungasan
    Bali, Indonesia

  • Blackberry Farm
    Tennessee, United States
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  • Canyon Ranch in Tucson
    Arizona, United States
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  • COMO Shambhala Estate
    Bali, Indonesia
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  • Gwinganna Lifestyle Retreat
    Queensland, Australia
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  • Kurspa at Sparkling Hill Resort
    Vernon, Canada

  • Miraval Resort & Spa
    Arizona, United States
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  • Mii amo
    Arizona, United States
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  • Well & Being Spa at The Fairmont Scottsdale Princess
    Scottsdale, United States
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Best for Going Solo

  • Canyon Ranch in Lenox
    Massachusetts, United States
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  • Canyon Ranch in Tucson
    Arizona, United States
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  • COMO Shambhala Estate
    Bali, Indonesia
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  • Gaia Retreat and Spa
    New South Wales, Australia

  • Gwinganna Lifestyle Retreat
    Queensland, Australia
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  • Kurotel Longevity Medical Center and Spa
    Gramado, Brazil
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  • Lanserhof Tegernsee
    Waakirchen, Germany
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  • Pritikin Longevity Center + Spa
    Miami, United States
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  • Spa Eastman
    Eastman, Canada
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  • Yeotown
    Devon, United Kingdom

 

Best for Girlfriend Getaways

  • Canyon Ranch in Tucson
    Arizona, United States
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  • Encore Spa at Wynn Las Vegas
    United States

  • Gwinganna Lifestyle Retreat
    Queensland, Australia
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  • Kamalaya Koh Samui
    Koh Samui, Thailand
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  • Mii amo
    Arizona, United States
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  • Miraval Resort & Spa
    Arizona, United States
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  • Ste. Anne's Spa
    Ontario, Canada

  • Rancho La Puerta
    Baja California, Mexico
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  • Spa at Mandarin Oriental
    Las Vegas, United States
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  • Vana Malsi Estate
    Dehradun, India

 

Best New Spa & Wellness Property

  • Agua Bathhouse and Spa at The Mondrian London
    London, United Kingdom
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  • Aro Hā
    South Island, New Zealand

  • Hotel Bellevue
    Mali Losinj, Croatia
     

  • Hotel Old House Resort & Spa
    Kazan, Russia

  • Lanserhof Tegernsee
    Waakirchen, Germany
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  • Luciano
    Kazan, Russia

  • SAM RAAN Spa & Wellness Center
    Tbilisi, Georgia
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  • Thalaspa Henri Chenot at Lion in The Sun
    Malindi, Kenya

  • The Khyber Himalayan Resort & Spa
    Gulmarg, India

  • Vana Malsi Estate
    Dehradun, India

 

Best for Medical Services

  • Brenners Park-Hotel & Spa/Villa Stephanie Baden-Baden
    Baden-Baden, Germany
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  • Canyon Ranch in Lenox
    Massachusetts, United States
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  • Chiva-Som
    Hua Hin, Thailand
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  • Clinique La Prairie
    Clarens-Montreux, Switzerland
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  • ESPA Life at Corinthia London
    London, United Kingdom

  • Kurotel Longevity Medical Center and Spa
    Gramado, Brazil
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  • Lanserhof Tegernsee
    Waakirchen, Germany
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  • Lapinha SPA
    Lapa, Brazil
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  • Luciano
    Kazan, Russia

  • SHA Wellness Clinic
    Alicante, Spain
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Best for Hot Springs

  • ADLER THERMAE Spa & Relax Resort
    Tuscany, Italy

  • Blue Lagoon
    Grindavík, Iceland

  • Gora Kadan
    Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan

  • Grand Resort Bad Ragaz
    Bad Ragaz, Switzerland
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  • Peninsula Hot Springs
    Victoria, Australia

  • Rio Perdido
    Fortuna, Costa Rica

  • Rogner Bad Blumau
    Bad Blumau, Austria

  • Terme di Saturnia Spa & Golf Resort
    Manciano, Italy
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  • Two Bunch Palms Spa Resort
    Desert Hot Springs, United States

  • Willow Stream Spa - Fairmont Banff Springs
    Banff, Canada
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Best for Affordability/ Budget

  • Billabong Retreat
    New South Wales, Australia

  • Blue Lagoon
    Grindavík, Iceland

  • Green Mountain at Fox Run
    Vermont, United States
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  • Lifehouse Spa & Hotel
    Essex, United Kingdom
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  • New Life Hiking Spa
    Vermont, United States
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  • Nihiwatu
    Sumba, Indonesia

  • Rancho La Puerta
    Baja California, Mexico
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  • Red Mountain Resort
    Utah, United States
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  • Spa Eastman
    Eastman, Canada
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  • The BodyHoliday
    LeSport, St Lucia

Best for Mind & Spirit

 

Best for Families

  • Aqua Sana Spa at Center Parcs Woburn Village
    Bedford, United Kingdom

  • Aulani
    Hawaii, United States

  • Blackberry Farm
    Tennessee, United States
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  • Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru
    Landaa Giraavaru, Maldives

  • Grand Velas Riviera Maya
    Riviera Maya, Mexico
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  • Hotel Old House Resort & Spa
    Kazan, Russia

  • Rosewood Mayakoba
    Cancun, Mexico

  • Schloss Elmau Luxury Spa Retreat & Cultural Hideaway
    Elmau, Germany
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  • The Javvu Spa at Amilla Fushi
    Baa Atoll, Maldives

  • Well & Being Spa at Fairmont Scottsdale Princess
    Scottsdale, United States
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Best for Beauty & Anti-Aging

  • Brenners Park-Hotel & Spa/Villa Stephanie Baden-Baden
    Baden-Baden, Germany
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  • Berkeley Health Club & Spa
    London, United Kingdom

  • Cal-a-Vie Health Spa
    California, United States
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  • Chuan Spa at The Langham Huntington
    Pasadena, United States

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  • Crown Spa at City of Dreams
    Macau

  • GOCO Spa Venice at JW Marriott Venice Resort & Spa
    Venice, Italy
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  • Kurotel Longevity Medical Center and Spa
    Gramado, Brazil
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  • Luciano
    Kazan, Russia

  • SHA Wellness Clinic
    Alicante, Spain
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  • The Spa at Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas
    Las Vegas, United States
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Best for Men

  • Brenners Park-Hotel & Spa/Villa Stephanie Baden-Baden
    Baden-Baden, Germany
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  • Canyon Ranch in Lenox
    Massachusetts, United States
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  • Canyon Ranch in Tucson
    Arizona, United States
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  • Encore Spa at Wynn Las Vegas
    Las Vegas, United States

  • Golden Door Resort & Spa
    California, United States
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  • Gwinganna Lifestyle Retreat
    Queensland, Australia
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  • Kurotel Longevity Medical Center and Spa
    Gramado, Brazil
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  • Miraval Resort & Spa
    Arizona, United States
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  • Pritikin Longevity Center + Spa
    Miami, United States
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  • Rancho La Puerta
    Baja California, Mexico
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Best for Yoga

  • Ananda in the Himalayas
    Uttaranchal, India
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  • Ayurveda Parkschlösschen
    Traben-Trarbach, Germany
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  • Kamalaya Koh Samui
    Koh Samui, Thailand
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  • Miraval Resort & Spa
    Arizona, United States
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  • SHA Wellness Clinic
    Alicante, Spain
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  • Ste. Anne's Spa
    Ontario, Canada

  • The Spa at Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas
    Las Vegas, United States
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  • Vana Malsi Estate
    Dehradun, India

  • Vikasa Yoga Retreat & Hotel
    Koh Samui, Thailand

  • Yeotown
    Devon, United Kingdom

 
 

Best Eco-friendly & Sustainable

  • Amanruya
    Bodrum, Turkey

  • Aro Hā
    South Island, New Zealand

  • Banyan Tree Spa Ungasan
    Bali, Indonesia

  • COMO Shambhala Estate
    Bali, Indonesia
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  • Deer Lake Lodge Resort & Spa
    Texas, United States
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  • Gwinganna Lifestyle Retreat
    Queensland, Australia
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  • Lapinha SPA
    Lapa, Brazil
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  • Mii amo Spa
    Arizona, United States
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  • Rancho La Puerta
    Baja California, Mexico
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  • Spa Eastman
    Eastman, Canada
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Best for the "Wow" Factor

  • Agua Bathhouse and Spa at The Mondrian London
    London, United Kingdom
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  • COMO Shambhala Estate
    Bali, Indonesia
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  • ESPA Life at Corinthia London
    London, United Kingdom

  • Four Seasons Hotel George V
    Paris, France
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  • Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru
    Landaa Giraavaru, Maldives

  • GOCO Spa Venice at JW Marriott Venice Resort & Spa
    Venice, Italy
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  • Mii amo
    Arizona, United States
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  • SHA Wellness Clinic
    Alicante, Spain
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  • The Spa at Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas
    Las Vegas, United States
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  • Verdura Resort
    Sicily, Italy