Destination Deluxe Awards 2019

Nominations

The Destination Deluxe Awards honor the leaders and pioneers in wellness and travel. The prestigious Awards celebrate the hotels, spas, treatments, skincare and wellness brands that drive the remarkable luxury standard of these industries. Quality, transparency and originality are fundamental criteria of the Destination Deluxe Awards, as they recognize and praise the change-makers of today who go beyond set boundaries and innovate in their respective fields.

The Destination Deluxe Awards span 28 categories and are evaluated by a group of well-respected industry experts. The judges select their top three nominees in each category from the shortlist.

Destination Deluxe Awards 2019 Shortlist

1. Hotel of the Year

  • Bawah Reserve, Anambas Islands, Indonesia
  • Belmond Cadogan Hotel, London, United Kingdom
  • Eden Rock – St Barths, Saint Barthélemy
  • Jade Mountain, Soufrière, Saint Lucia
  • Royal Mansour, Marrakech, Morocco
  • Royal Savoy Hotel & Spa Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Singita Lebombo Lodge, Kruger National Park, South Africa
  • Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi, Hanoi, Vietnam
  • The Upper House, Hong Kong, China

2. Resort of the Year

  • Amanzoe, Kranidi, Greece
  • Bürgenstock Hotels & Resort Lake Lucerne, Obbürgen, Switzerland
  • Chablé Yucatan, Yucatan, Mexico
  • Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora, Bora Bora, French Polynesia
  • Joali Maldives, Raa Atoll, Maldives
  • Rosewood Miramar Beach, Santa Barbara, United States
  • Soneva Fushi, Baa Atoll, Maldives
  • The Datai Langkawi, Langkawi, Malaysia
  • Xanadu Villas & Retreat, Zanzibar, Tanzania

3. Wellness Retreat of the Year

4. Urban Wellness Retreat of the Year

  • Aegle Wellness Center – The City Club, Manila, Philippines
  • Amanyangyun, Shanghai, China
  • Anantara Spa, Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand
  • ESPA at Resorts World Sentosa, Singapore
  • ESPA Life at Corinthia, London, United Kingdom
  • Fivelements Habitat, Hong Kong, China
  • Jiva Spa, The Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai, India
  • Shangri-La’s Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa, Penang, Malaysia
  • Six Senses Spa Dubai, Renaissance Downtown Hotel, Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • The Well, ​New York City, United States

5. New Hotel of the Year

  • Al Najada Doha Hotel by Tivoli, Doha, Qatar
  • Amarla Boutique Hotel, Cartagena, Cartagena, Colombia
  • Bensley Collection – Shinta Mani Wild, Southern Cardamom National Park, Cambodia
  • FCC Angkor, managed by Avani Hotels & Resorts, Siem Reap, Cambodia
  • Grand Park Hotel Rovinj, Rovinj, Croatia
  • MASON, Pattaya, Thailand
  • Morpheus, Macau, China
  • Rosewood Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
  • The Clubhouse at Ulu, Uluwatu, Bali, Indonesia

6. Urban Hotel of the Year

  • 137 Pillars Suites & Residences Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Aman Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
  • Banyan Tree Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Capella Shanghai, Shanghai, China
  • Le Bristol Paris, Paris, France
  • Park Hyatt Saigon, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam
  • Six Senses Maxwell, Singapore
  • St. Regis Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
  • The Dolder Grand, Zurich, Switzerland
  • The Temple House, Chengdu, China

7. Hotel Design of the Year

  • Armani Hotel Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Belmond Cap Juluca, Anguilla
  • Bensley Collection – Shinta Mani Wild, Southern Cardamom National Park, Cambodia
  • Capella Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
  • COMO Castello Del Nero, Tuscany, Italy
  • Joe Lalli Resort Hotel, Moganshan, China
  • Morpheus, Macau, China
  • The Datai Langkawi, Langkawi, Malaysia
  • The Dhara Dhevi Chiang Mai, ​Chiang Mai, Thailand​​​
  • The MURAKA at Conrad Maldives Rangali Island, South Ari Atoll, Maldives

8. Private Island of the Year

  • Alila Villas Koh Russey, Koh Russey, Cambodia
  • Amanpulo, Pamalican Island, Philippines
  • Azerai Can Tho, Can Tho, Vietnam
  • Balesin Island Club, Quezon, Philippines
  • Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru, North Malé Atoll, Maldives
  • Bawah Reserve, Anambas Islands, Indonesia
  • COMO Maalifushi, ​Thaa Atoll, Maldives​​​
  • Four Seasons Private Island at Voavah, Baa Atoll, Maldives
  • Niyama Private Islands Maldives, Kudahuvadhoo Dhaalu Atoll, Maldives
  • Song Saa Private Island, Koh Rong, Cambodia
  • Velaa Private Island, Noonu Atoll, Maldives

9. Eco-Hotel of the Year

  • Alila Villas Uluwatu, Bali, Indonesia
  • Cempedak Private Island, Riau Islands, Indonesia
  • Kasbah Bab Ourika, Ourika, Morocco
  • Morgan’s Rock Hacienda & Ecolodge, San Juan del Sur,Nicaragua
  • Posada Amazonas, Puerto Maldonado, Peru
  • Rosewood Phuket, Phuket, Thailand
  • Soneva Fushi, Baa Atoll, Maldives
  • Song Saa Private Island, Koh Rong, Cambodia
  • Songtsam Linka Shangri-La, Yunnan, China
  • Tivoli Ecoresort Praia do Forte Bahia, Bahia, Brazil
  • Vision Hotel, Lake Garda, Italy

10. Hotel Spa of the Year

  • Acqualina Spa by ESPA, Acqualina Resort, Miami, United States
  • Auriga Spa, Capella Singapore, Singapore
  • Banyan Tree Spa, Banyan Tree Macau, Macau, China
  • ESPA at Lucknam Park, Wiltshire, United Kingdom
  • Jiva Spa, The Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai, India
  • One&Only Spa, One&Only Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
  • Palace Spa, Badrutt’s Palace Hotel, Moritz, Switzerland
  • Sense, A Rosewood Spa, Hotel de Crillion, A Rosewood Hotel, Paris, France
  • Six Senses Spa Dubai, Renaissance Downtown Hotel, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • The Retreat, The Sukhothai Shanghai, ShanghaiChina

11. Resort Spa of the Year

  • Anantara Kihavah Spa, Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villas, Baa Atoll, Maldives
  • Chablé Spa at Chablé Yucatan, Yucatan, Mexico
  • Chi Ayurveda Spa, Shangri-La’s Hambantota Golf Resort & Spa, Hambantota, Sri Lanka
  • Chi The Spa, Shangri-La’s Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa, Penang, Penang, Malaysia
  • HARNN Heritage Spa, InterContinental Phu Quoc Long Beach Resort, Phu Quoc, Vietnam
  • Maia Spa Da Nang, Fusion Maia Da Nang, Da Nang, Vietnam
  • Palace Spa, Badrutt’s Palace Hotel, Moritz, Switzerland
  • Richmond Nua Wellness-Spa, Sapanca, Turkey
  • Six Senses Spa Elounda, Porto Elounda Golf & Spa Resort, Elounda, Greece
  • Song Saa Spa, Song Saa Private Island, Koh Rong, Cambodia
  • Spa My Blend by Clarins Maldives, Velaa Private Island, Noonu Atoll, Maldives
  • The Spa & Ayurvedic Retreat, Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru, Baa Atoll, Maldives

12. Spa of the Year

  • Amanpuri Spa, Amanpuri Phuket, Phuket, Thailand
  • Anantara Spa, Anantara Dhigu Maldives Resort, Anantara Spa, Anantara Dhigu Maldives Resort, Malé Atoll, Maldives
  • Banyan Tree Spa, Banyan Tree Spa Anji, Anji, China
  • Clinique La Prairie SPA Wellness Center, Montreux, Switzerland
  • Crown Spa Perth, Crown Towers Perth, Perth, Australia
  • ESPA Nizuc, Nizuc Resort & Spa, Cancun, Mexico
  • Six Senses Spa Douro Valley, Six Senses Douro Valley, Lamego, Portugal
  • Spa Le Bristol by La Prairie, Le Bristol Paris, Paris, France
  • Spa Retreat, Conrad Maldives Rangali Island, South Ari Atoll, Maldives
  • The Barai Spa, Hyatt Regency Hua Hin, Hua Hin, Thailand
  • The Dheva Spa, The Dhara Dhevi Chiang Mai, Chiang Mai, Thailand

13. Medi-Spa of the Year

  • Aegle Wellness Center – The City Club, Manila, Philippines
  • At One Healing Spa, Sangha Retreat by Octave Institute, Suzhou, China
  • Chiva-Som Spa, Chiva-Som International Health Resort, Hua Hin, Thailand
  • Clinique La Prairie SPA Wellness Center, Montreux, Switzerland
  • Cocoon Medi Spa, Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villas, Baa Atoll, Maldives
  • Dii Wellness Med Spa, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Richmond Nua Wellness-Spa, Sapanca, Turkey
  • Waldhotel Health & Medical Excellence (Bürgenstock Hotels & Resort Lake Lucerne), Obbürgen, Switzerland

14. Eco-Spa of the Year

  • Basq Beauty Spa & Wellness, Albury, Australia
  • FieldSpa, GoldenEye, Oracabessa, Jamaica
  • Fivelements Retreat Bali, Bali, Indonesia
  • Khmer Tonic Spa, Bensley Collection – Shinta Mani Wild, Southern Cardamom National Park, Cambodia
  • Six Senses Spa Laamu, Six Senses Laamu, Laamu Atoll, Maldives
  • Song Saa Spa, Song Saa Private Island, Koh Rong, Cambodia
  • The Day Spa @ Jorja James, Emu Plains, Australia
  • The Rock Spa, Cempedak Private Island, Riau Islands, Indonesia

15. New Spa of the Year

  • Albaro Wellness & Spa, Grand Park Hotel Rovinj, Rovinj, Croatia
  • Anantara Spa, Anantara Quy Nhon Villas, Quy Nhon, Vietnam
  • Divana Nurture Spa, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Fah Lanna Spa – Nimman, Chiang Mai, Thailand
  • Fivelements Habitat, Hong Kong, China
  • Joali Spa by ESPA, Joali Maldives, Raa Atoll, Maldives
  • Morpheus Spa, Morpheus, Macau, China
  • Singita Kwitonda Lodge, Rwanda, South Africa
  • Six Senses Spa Dubai, Renaissance Downtown Hotel, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • The Spa at Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

16. Mineral & Hot Springs Spa of the Year

  • 7132 Thermal Baths & Spa, Vals, Switzerland
  • Alba Wellness Valley by Fusion, Hue, Vietnam
  • Angsana Spa Tengchong Hot Spring Village, Yunnan, China
  • Glen Ivy Hot Springs, Corona, United States
  • Mission Hills Spa – Forest Springs, Mission Hills Resort Dongguan, Guangdong, China
  • Muang La Lodge, Muang La, Laos
  • Peninsula Hot Springs, Mornington Peninsula, Australia
  • The Retreat Lagoon at Blue Lagoon, ​Grindavik, Iceland

17. Wellness Program of the Year

18. Spa Treatment of the Year

  • 5 Wu Xing Elements In-One, Chuan Spa at The Langham Chicago, Chicago, United States
  • Abhyang Fusion, Gwinganna Lifestyle Retreat, Gold Coast, Australia
  • Bamboo Therapy, HARNN Heritage Spa, InterContinental Phu Quoc Long Beach Resort, Phu Quoc,Vietnam
  • Carol Joy London Facial – Collagen & Oxygen Rejuvenation with Diamond Touch, The Ritz-Carlton Spa, The Ritz-Carlton Macau, Macau, China
  • Empowering Me by Subtle Energies, Crown Spa Melbourne, Crown Towers Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
  • Full Moon, Auriga Spa, Capella Singapore, Singapore
  • Locally-Inspired Wellness Retreat, Spa Pods, Six Senses Maxwell, Singapore
  • Metamorphosis Care – Anti Aging, Deep Nature Spa, Thalasso Deauville by Algotherm, Deauville, France
  • Secrets of the Sea, The Night Spa, Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Kuda Huraa, North Malé Atoll, Maldives
  • Sleep by Design Therapy, Nitra Spa and Wellness, 137 Pillars Suites & Residences Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand
  • The Shakti Massage, The Day Spa @ Jorja James, Emu Plains, Australia

19. Medi-Spa Treatment of the Year

  • Andaman La Lunar, Dii Wellness Med Spa, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Diamond Microdermabrasion, Dr. Barbara Sturm Clinic, Duesseldorf, Germany
  • Dramatic Healing Skin Care by 111Skin, GOCO Spa Daios Cove, Daiso Cove, Crete, Greece
  • Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, Aegle Wellness Center – The City Club, Manila, Philippines
  • Life Infusion Ritual in Oxygen Bubble, At One Healing Spa, Sangha Retreat by Octave InstituteSuzhou, China
  • Medical Pedicure Treatment, Margaret Dabbs London at SpaceNK Apothecary Notting Hill, London, United Kingdom
  • Optimal Skin, The Mandarin Spa, Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
  • Platelet Rich Plasma, Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villas, Baa Atoll, Maldives
  • The LifeCo Stem Cell Therapy Program, The LifeCo Phuket, Phuket, Thailand

20. Holistic Treatment of the Year

  • Ayur Half-Day Spa Ritual, Chi Ayurveda Spa, Shangri-La’s Hambantota Golf Resort & Spa, Hambantonta, Sri Lanka
  • Glowing Flow, Preidl Spa, Preidlhof, Naturno, Italy
  • Himalayan Thermal Therapy, Anantara Spa, Anantara Mai Khao, Phuket Villas, Phuket, Thailand
  • Panchakarma, Ayurveda Parkschlösschen, Traben-Trarbach, Germany
  • Rainforest, Banyan Tree Spa Mayakoba, Banyan Tree Mayakoba, Mayakoba, Mexico
  • Royal Trisara 6 Hand Massage, Jara Spa, Trisara, Phuket, Thailand
  • Sleep Support Therapy by Subtle Energies, The Peninsula Spa, The Peninsula New York, New York City, United States
  • Spirit of Sound, Gwinganna Lifestyle Retreat, Gold Coast, Australia
  • The Prana Package, Basq Beauty Spa & Wellness, Albury, Australia
  • Water Healing Session, Fivelements Retreat Bali, Bali, Indonesia

21. Wellness Cuisine of the Year

22. Wellness Brand of the Year

  • Aromatherapy Associates
  • Asaya
  • Chiva-Som
  • Chosen Experiences
  • Dii Wellness Med Spa
  • Fivelements
  • Maison Caulières
  • Mirror
  • Saltability
  • Six Senses

23. Spa Skincare Brand of the Year

  • Aman Skincare
  • Banyan Tree Essentials
  • comfort zone
  • Divana
  • ESPA
  • Healing Earth
  • Omorovicza
  • Pevonia
  • USPA
  • Vinoble Cosmetics

24. Natural Skincare Brand of the Year

  • Aromatherapy Associates
  • Dr Jackson’s
  • Elemental Herbology
  • ESPA
  • Healing Earth
  • JK7 Luxurious Natural Skin Care
  • John Masters Organics
  • Maison Caulières
  • Modern Botany
  • Omorovicza
  • Subtle Energies

25. Results-Oriented Skincare Brand of the Year

  • Biologique Recherche
  • comfort zone
  • Environ
  • ESPA
  • Intraceuticals
  • LING New York
  • Margaret Dabbs London
  • Pevonia
  • RéVive
  • Subtle Energies

26. Anti-Aging Skincare Brand of the Year

  • Algotherm
  • Biologique Recherche
  • Carol Joy London
  • Dii Wellness Skincare
  • Environ
  • Gentlemen’s Tonic
  • Margy’s Monte Carlo
  • Pevonia

27. New Skincare Brand of the Year

  • Aman Skincare
  • AO+ Skincare
  • Dermatonics
  • KNESKO
  • Modern Botany
  • MyTime Mineral
  • skin regimen
  • ZENTS

28. Wellness App of the Year

  • 8fit
  • abillionveg
  • Calm
  • Flipd
  • Headspace
  • Insight Timer
  • Omvana
  • Strava
  • Streaks
  • Timeshifter

Nomination for the Destination Deluxe Awards 2019 is now closed. Winners will be announced in December, 2019.

Nomination for the Destination Deluxe Awards 2020 will open in March 2020.

If you have any questions regarding the awards or the nominations, please contact us at awards@destinationdeluxe.com