Spafinder Wellness 365 have announced the winners of their 2015 Wellness Travel Awards at a press event held at the World Travel Market in London.
The awards, which are in their second year, reflect the growing relationship between wellbeing and travel by honoring the spas, hotels, resorts and retreats from around the globe, offering the best wellness services.
Featuring 20 categories, selected by a panel of 33 wellness travel experts including travel editors, wellness journalists and influential industry figures. 509 brands were nominated and 273 named as finalists, before 10,000+ consumers voted to determine the winners.
“We are grateful to our global panel of travel editors and experts who worked to identify the best in wellness travel from all corners of the world,” said Spafinder Wellness, Chief Brand Officer Mia Kyricos.
“With dozens of finalists in each of 20 wellness categories, the Awards are an excellent resource for people looking for healthier travel destinations – and for the travel agents who book these unique experiences.”
Overall, this year’s winners were markedly different to last year’s, highlighting the explosion of properties and services within the rapidly growing wellness travel market.
Click here for the full list of categories and award winners or view the gallery below for the winning properties from each of the six continents.
Thalaspa Henri Chenot at Lion in the Sun
COMO Shambhala Estate
Banjar Begawan, Bali
Gwinganna Lifestyle Retreat
Tallebudgera Valley, Australia
SHA Wellness Clinic
Canyon Ranch in Tucson
Kurotel Longevity Medical Center and Spa
Rio Grande, Brazil