Destination Deluxe Awards 2023

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FINALISTS

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 25 categories. The 20 judges, who are well-respected industry experts, select their top three nominees in the 22 categories from the shortlist below, while the public votes for their favorites in the 3 People’s Choice categories (until August 28).

 

Destination Deluxe Awards 2023 Finalists

1. Hotel of the Year

  • Amangiri, Utah, United States
  • Anantara Angkor Resort, Siem Reap, Cambodia
  • ÀNI Anguilla, Anguilla
  • Camiral Golf & Wellness, Girona, Spain
  • Eleven Deplar Farm, Troll Peninsula, Iceland
  • InterContinental Bora Bora Le Moana Resort, Bora Bora, French Polynesia
  • JOALI Maldives, Muravandhoo Island Raa Atoll, Maldives
  • Lake Austin Spa Resort, Austin, United States
  • Mara Bushtops, Masai Mara, Kenya
  • Melia Vinpearl Cua Sot Beach Resort, Ha Tinh, Vietnam
  • Nayara Tented Camp, Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
  • Raffles Udaipur, Udaipur, India
  • The Lodge at Woodloch, Hawley, United States
  • The Sukhothai Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand

2. Wellness Retreat of the Year

  • Amatara Welleisure Resort, Phuket, Thailand
  • Ananda in the Himalayas, Uttarakhand, India
  • Aro Ha Wellness Retreat, Queenstown, New Zealand
  • Cal Reiet Holistic Retreat, Santanyi, Mallorca
  • Chenot Palace Weggis, Weggis, Switzerland
  • Chiva-Som Hua Hin, Hua Hin, Thailand
  • Euphoria Retreat, Mystras, Greece
  • Gwinganna Lifestyle Retreat, Tallebudgera Valley, Australia
  • JOALI BEING, Bodufushi Island, Maldives
  • Kamalaya Koh Samui, Koh Samui, Thailand
  • Preidlhof, Naturno, Italy
  • REVĪVŌ Wellness Resort, Bali, Indonesia
  • The Asa Maia, Bali, Indonesia
  • The Original FX Mayr, Carinthia, Austria
  • Zulal Wellness Resort, AI Ruwais, Qatar

3. Urban Wellness Retreat of the Year

  • Aman New York, New York, United States
  • Arany Spa at Park Hyatt Vienna, Vienna, Austria
  • Armani Hotel Milano, Milano, Italy
  • Asaya, Rosewood, Hong Kong, China
  • Fairmont Spa Austin, Fairmont Austin, Austin, United States
  • Garrya Nijo Castle Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan
  • Heavenly Spa by Westin, The Westin London City, London, United Kingdom
  • Longevity Hub by Clinique La Prairie Thailand, The St. Regis Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Mandarin Oriental Wangfujing Beijing, Beijing, China
  • RAKxa Wellness & Medical Retreat, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Sindhorn Wellness by Resense, Sindhorn Kempinski Hotel Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand
  • The Ritz-Carlton Mexico City Spa, The Ritz-Carlton Mexico City, Mexico City, Mexico
  • The Temple House, Chengdu, China

4. New Hotel of the Year

  • Alila Kothaifaru Maldives, Kothaifaru Island, Maldives
  • Andaz Pattaya Jomtien Beach, Pattaya City, Thailand
  • Banyan Tree Veya Phuket, Phuket, Thailand
  • Casa Polanco, Mexico City, Mexico
  • Garrya Nijo Castle Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan
  • Habitas AlUla, Ashar Valley, Saudi Arabia
  • Hyatt Centric Kota Kinabalu, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
  • INNSiDE by Melia Bangkok Sukhumvit, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Mas d’en Bruno, Priorat, Spain
  • Miraaya Wellness & Golf Resort by The Farm at San Benito, Devchuli, Nepal
  • Naviva, A Four Seasons Resort, Punta Mita, Mexico, Punta Mita, Mexico
  • Regent Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
  • Songtsam Basomtso Linka, Nyingchi City, Tibet Autonomous Region, China

5. Urban Hotel of the Year

  • Amanyangyun, Shanghai, China
  • Andaz Singapore, Singapore
  • Banyan Tree Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Capella Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Casa Polanco, Mexico City, Mexico
  • Le Bristol Paris, Paris, France
  • Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
  • Melia Vinpearl Hai Phong Rivera, Hai Phong, Vietnam
  • Raffles Grand Hotel d’Angkor, Siem Reap, Cambodia
  • Shinta Mani Angkor and Bensley Collection Pool Villas, Siem Reap, Cambodia
  • Sindhorn Kempinski Hotel Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi, Hanoi, Vietnam
  • The Arca, Hong Kong, China
  • The Madrid Edition, Madrid, Spain

6. Hotel Design of the Year

  • andBeyond Grumeti Serengeti River Lodge, Serengeti, Tanzania
  • Bait Khalid Bin Ibrahim at The Chedi Al Bait, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
  • Centara Reserve Samui, Koh Samui, Thailand
  • Fontis Luxury Spa Lodge, St Martin, South Tyrol, Italy
  • InterContinental Khao Yai Resort, Khao Yai, Thailand
  • Laqua by the Sea, Meta di Sorrento, Campania, Italy
  • Park Hyatt Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Raffles Hotel Le Royal, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
  • Regent Phu Quoc, Phu Quoc, Vietnam
  • Roving Bushtops, Serengeti, Tanzania
  • Seehof Nature Retreat, Natz, South Tyrol, Italy
  • The Apurva Kempinski Bali, Bali, Indonesia
  • Villa Palladio Jaipur, Jaipur, India

7. Private Island of the Year

  • Alila Kothaifaru Maldives, Kothaifaru Island, Maldives
  • Amanpulo, Palawan, Philippines
  • Balesin Island Club, Quezon Province, Philippines
  • Banwa Private Island, Palawan, Philippines
  • Gili Lankanfushi, North Malé Atoll, Maldives
  • Kokomo Private Island Resort, Yaukuve Levu Island, Fiji
  • LUX* South Ari Atoll, South Ari Atoll, Maldives
  • Mustique Island, St Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Soneva Jani, Manadhoo, Maldives
  • Song Saa Private Island, Koh Rong Archipelago, Cambodia
  • The Brando, Tetiaroa, French Polynesia
  • Velaa Private IslandNoonu Atoll, Maldives
  • YTL Pangkor Laut Resort, Pangkor Laut Island, Malaysia

8. Eco-Hotel of the Year

  • Avana Retreat, Hoa Binh, Vietnam
  • Buahan, a Banyan Tree Escape, Bali, Indonesia
  • Cala de Mar Resort & Spa, Ixtapa, Mexico
  • Cheetah Plains, Sabi Sand, South Africa
  • Excelsior Dolomites Life Resort, San Vigilio di Marebbe, Italy
  • Hotel Belmar, Monteverde, Costa Rica
  • Kokomo Private Island Resort, Yaukuve Levu Island, Fiji
  • Laqua by the Lake, Pettenasco, Italy
  • Pimalai Resort and Spa, Krabi, Thailand
  • Shinta Mani Wild – A Bensley Collection, Southern Cardamom National Park, Cambodia
  • Six Senses Ninh Van Bay, Ninh Van Bay, Nha Trang, Vietnam
  • Soneva FushiBaa Atoll, Maldives
  • The Brando, Tetiaroa, French Polynesia
  • The Datai Langkawi, Langkawi, Malaysia
  • The Ranch Malibu, Malibu, United States

9. Spa of the Year

  • Anantara Spa, Al Baleed Resort Salalah by Anantara, Salalah, Oman
  • Asaya, Rosewood Phuket, Phuket, Thailand
  • Auriga Wellness Spa, Capella Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Cal-A-Vie Health Spa, Cal-A-Vie Health Spa, Vista, United States
  • ELE|NA Elements of Nature, Ozen Life Maadhoo, Maadho Island South Malé Atoll, Maldives
  • ESPA 7132 Hotel Vals, 7132 Hotel Vals, Vals, Switzerland
  • J Wellness Circle, The Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai, India
  • Kallos Spa, Andronis Concept Wellness Resort, Santorini, Greece
  • Pañpuri Organic Spa, Park Hyatt Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Reserve Spa Cenvaree, Centara Reserve Samui, Koh Samui, Thailand
  • Sindhorn Wellness by Resense, Sindhorn Kempinski Hotel Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Soneva Soul, Soneva Jani, Manadhoo, Maldives
  • Terazi Spa, Discovery Primea, Makati City, Philippines
  • TIA Wellness Resort, TIA Wellness Resort, Danang, Vietnam

10. Medi-Spa of the Year

  • Aegle Wellness Center, Balesin Island Club, Quezon Province, Philippines
  • AIREM Modern Beauty Rituals, Syosset, United States
  • Amanpuri Holistic Wellness Centre, Amanpuri, Phuket, Thailand
  • BDMS Wellness Clinic Retreat, Anantara Riverside Bangkok Resort, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Chenot Palace Weggis, Weggis, Switzerland
  • Clinique La Prairie, Montreux, Switzerland
  • Holistic Medical Sanctuary, The Farm at San Benito, Batangas, Philippines
  • KĒPOS by GOCO, Daios Cove Luxury Resort & Villas, Crete, Greece
  • Lanserhof Sylt, Sylt, Germany
  • Longevity Hub by Clinique La Prairie Thailand, The St. Regis Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Modern Mayr Medicine, The Original FX Mayr, Carinthia, Austria
  • RAKxa Wellness & Medical Retreat, RAKxa Wellness and Medical Retreat, Bangkok, Thailand
  • VLCC Wellness, Avani+ Hua Hin, Hua Hin, Thailand

11. Eco-Spa of the Year

  • Bamford Wellness Spa, 1 Hotel South Beach, Miami, United States
  • Chablé Spa, Chablé Maroma, Riviera Maya, Mexico
  • Fontis Green Spa, Fontis Luxury Spa Lodge, South Tyrol, Italy
  • J Wellness Circle, Taj Rishikesh Resort & Spa, Uttarakhand, Rishikesh, India
  • Khmer Tonics Spa, Shinta Mani Wild – A Bensley Collection, Southern Cardamom National Park, Cambodia
  • Londolozi Healing House, Londolozi Game Reserve, Sabi Sand, South Africa
  • Six Senses Yao Noi Spa, Six Senses Yao Noi, Phang-nga, Thailand
  • Spa Sanctuary, Gwinganna Lifestyle Retreat, Tallebudgera Valley, Australia
  • The Bothy by Wildsmith, Heckfield Place, Hampshire, United Kingdom
  • The Day Spa, Emu Plains, Australia
  • The Spa by YOO, The Lakes by YOO, Costwolds, United Kingdom
  • The Spa, The Datai Langkawi, Langkawi, Malaysia
  • The Wellness Sanctuary & Spa, Fivelements Retreat Bali, Bali, Indonesia
  • Toja Spa, Buahan, a Banyan Tree Escape, Bali, Indonesia
  • Varua Te Ora Polynesian Spa, The Brando, Tetiaroa, French Polynesia

12. New Spa of the Year

  • AIREM Aesthetic Spa, Topping Rose House, Bridgehampton, United States
  • Dior Spa Royal Scotsman, Royal Scotsman, A Belmond Train, Scotland, United Kingdom
  • ELE | NA The Spa, OBLU XPERIENCE Ailafushi, Malé, Maldives
  • ESPA Life, Waldorf Astoria Lusail Doha, Doha, Qatar
  • J Wellness Circle, Taj Gandhinagar Resort & Spa, Gujarat, India
  • KĒPOS by GOCO, Daios Cove Luxury Resort & Villas, Crete, Greece
  • Mandara Spa, Madifushi Private Island, Meemu Atoll, Maldives
  • Mi Sol Spa, InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort, Danang, Vietnam
  • Pañpuri Wellness Harbor, Andaz Pattaya Jomtien Beach, Pattaya, Thailand
  • Spa L’Occitane, Le Couvent des Minimes Hotel & Spa L’Occitane, Mane, France
  • The Bothy by Wildsmith, Heckfield Place, Hampshire, United Kingdom
  • The Spa by YOO, The Lakes by YOO, Cotswolds, United Kingdom
  • The Wellness Sanctuary, Fontanelle Estate, Castelnuovo Berardenga, Italy
  • Urban Wellness Centre, Four Seasons Bangkok at Chao Phraya River, Bangkok, Thailand

13. Wellness Program of the Year

  • Creative Healing Retreat, TIA Wellness Resort, Danang, Vietnam
  • Emotional Healing, Ananda in the Himalayas, Uttarakhand, India
  • Five Senses of Wellness, Raffles Spa, Raffles Bali, Bali, Indonesia
  • Glowing Flow – The Heart Retreat, Preidlhof, Naturno, Italy
  • Healthy Aging, Santé Wellness Retreat & Spa, Paarl, South Africa
  • Lifestyle Reset, Canyon Ranch Tucson, Tucson, United States
  • Mayr Classic Program, The Original FX Mayr, Carinthia, Austria
  • Mind Detox Program, Anayata Wellbeing Retreat, Aqaba, Jordan
  • Natural Renewal, Chiva-Som Hua Hin, Hua Hin, Thailand
  • Pilates Reformer Bootcamp, Absolute Sanctuary, Koh Samui, Thailand
  • Radiant Bliss for Women’s Health, Kamalaya Koh Samui, Koh Samui, Thailand
  • Sleep Regeneration, Banyan Tree Spa, Banyan Tree Veya Phuket, Phuket, Thailand
  • The Ranch Italy, The Ranch at Palazzo Fiuggi, Fiuggi, Italy
  • Wellness Your Way, ELE | NA Elements of Nature, Ozen Reserve Bolifushi, Bolifushi Island Kaafu Atoll, Maldives

14. Spa Treatment of the Year

  • 24K Gold Age Defying Facial, Six Senses Yao Noi, Phang-nga, Thailand
  • A Lost Horizon Body Ritual, Songtsam Spa, Songstam Basomtso Linka, Nyingchi City, Tibet Autonomous Region, China
  • Four Seasons Bangkok Signature – Thai Traditional, Urban Wellness Centre, Four Seasons Bangkok at Chao Phraya River, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Hyotan De Stress Massage, HARNN Heritage Spa, ANA InterContinental Beppu, Beppu, Japan
  • Life Lived Best Sensorial Journey, The Peninsula Spa and Wellness Centre, The Peninsula Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
  • Listen & Feel Massage, Spa L’Occitane, Le Couvent des Minimes Hotel & Spa L’Occitane, Mane, France
  • Meridian Flow Golden Ritual (Flow), Heavenly Spa by Westin, London, United Kingdom
  • Only at the Carlyle, Valmont Spa at The Carlyle, The Carlyle, A Rosewood Hotel, New York, United States
  • Oriental Essence Massage, The Mandarin Spa, Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
  • Repair and Restore Facial, The Spa at Mohonk Mountain House, Mohonk Mountain House, New Paltz, United States
  • Sanctuary Escape, Raffles Spa, Raffles Bali, Badung, Bali, Indonesia
  • Signature Treatment, YHI Spa, Melia Chiang Mai, Chiang Mai, Thailand
  • Tadau Kaamatan (Couples Spa Experience), Spa Village Gaya Island, Gaya Island Resort, Borneo, Malaysia
  • Urban Relief, Banyan Tree Spa Bangkok, Banyan Tree Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Yam Khang Thai Fire Therapy, Anantara Spa, Anantara Chiang Mai, Chiang Mai, Thailand

15. Medi-Spa Treatment of the Year

  • Advanced Skin Regeneration by 111SKIN, KĒPOS by GOCO, Daios Cove Luxury Resort & Villas, Crete, Greece
  • Collagen Firming Facial by Dr. Burgener, Royal Mansour Marrakech Spa, Royal MansourMarrakech, Morocco
  • Empress of the Sea, Dii Wellness Med SpaBangkok, Thailand
  • ESPA Cryotherapy Facial, ESPA Life at Corinthia, Corinthia London, London, United Kingdom
  • Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, Aegle Wellness Center, Makati City, Philippines
  • Inner Balance by Heartmath, Canyon Ranch Tucson, Tucson, United States
  • Menopause Program, Holistic Medical Sanctuary, The Farm at San BenitoBatangas, Philippines
  • Neuro Wave Stimulation, Clinique La PrairieMontreux, Switzerland
  • Red Carpet Jet Facial, Amanzoe Spa, Amanzoe, Porto Heli, Greece
  • Rejuvenate/Opulence Oxygen Facial, Aman Spa, Amanyangyun, Shanghai, China
  • Slimming Aroma and Steam Therapy Ritual, V Spa & Wellness Center, Vilnius Grand Resort, Vilnius, Lithuania
  • Tei-An Wellness Solution, Aman Spa New York, Aman New York, New York, United States
  • The Medi-Luxe Experience, The Oriental Spa, The Landmark Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong, China
  • Whole Body Photo-Light Therapy, VitalLife Scientific Wellness Clinic, RAKxa Wellness & Medical Retreat, Bangkok, Thailand

16. Holistic Treatment of the Year

  • Amethyst Crystal Reviver, The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Macau, The Ritz-Carlton, Macau, Macau, China
  • Andronis Holistic Ritual, Evexia Spa, Andronis Arcadia, Santorini Greece
  • Blissful Marma massage, Crown Spa Sydney, Crown Towers Sydney, Sydney, Australia
  • Kalmar Energy-Balancing Massage Treatment, House of Kalmar, London, United Kingdom
  • Mi Sol Journey, Mi Sol Spa, InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort, Danang, Vietnam
  • MOSS of the ISLES Massage Trilogy, The Spa by YOO, The Lakes by YOO, Cotswolds, United Kingdom
  • Ramuan Harmony, The Spa, The Datai Langkawi, Langkawi, Malaysia
  • Royal Africa Eastern Facelift Ritual, Royal Livingstone Spa, The Royal Livingstone Victoria Falls Zambia Hotel by Anantara, Victoria Falls, Zambia
  • Royal Secrets of Puteri Lindungan Bulan / Bukit Gantang Warrior Treatment, Spa Village Pangkor Laut, YTL Pangkor Laut Resort, Pangkor Laut Island, Malaysia
  • Shodhana, J Wellness Circle, The Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai, India
  • Sleep Well Therapy, The Retreat, The Sukhothai, Shanghai, Shanghai, China
  • Spa Flows, The Wellness Sanctuary, Fontanelle Estate, Castelnuovo Berardenga, Italy
  • Sundara Herbal Infusion, REMISSIŌ Spa, REVĪVŌ Wellness Resort, Bali, Indonesia
  • The Chakra Cleansing Glow, The Spa at Regent Phu Quoc, Regent Phu Quoc, Phu Quoc, Vietnam
  • The |Tides BrainBody Hacker, Akasha Holistic Wellbeing, Conservatorium, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

17. Wellness Cuisine of the Year

  • Amilla Maldives Resort and Residences, Wellness Your Way, Baa Atoll, Maldives
  • Aro Ha Wellness Retreat, Queenstown, New Zealand
  • Banyan Tree Veya Phuket, Phuket, Thailand
  • Cal Reiet Holistic Retreat, Santanyi, Mallorca
  • Kamalaya Wellness Sanctuary, Food as Medicine – Detox Cuisine, Koh Samui, Thailand
  • Lanserhof Tegernsee, Tegernsee, Germany
  • Ozen Reserve Bolifushi, Bolifushi Island Kaafu Atoll, Maldives
  • Preidlhof, Naturno, Italy
  • RAKxa Wellness & Medical Retreat, Bangkok, Thailand
  • REVĪVŌ Wellness Resort, NŪTRIŌ, Bali, Indonesia
  • The Original FX Mayr, Carinthia, Austria
  • The Ranch Malibu, Malibu, United States
  • TIA Wellness Resort, Danang, Vietnam
  • Woods At Sasan, SOM Well-Being, Gujarat, India
  • Zulal Wellness Resort, AI Ruwais, Qatar

18. Spa Skincare Brand of the Year

  • Aman Essential Skin
  • Comfort Zone
  • Divana
  • ESPA
  • HARNN
  • Kalmar
  • L’OCCITANE en Provence
  • Omorovicza
  • PAÑPURI
  • Philosophia Botanica
  • Skeyndor
  • SUDTANA
  • VOYA
  • Wildsmith Skin

 19. Natural Skincare Brand of the Year

  • AEOS
  • Amala
  • Aromatherapy Associates
  • Elemental Herbology
  • ESPA
  • GROUND
  • Immunocologie
  • Irene Forte
  • JK7 Luxurious Natural Skin Care
  • MOSS of the ISLES
  • Philosophia Botanica
  • Sodashi
  • Subtle Energies
  • ZENTS

20. Results-Oriented Skincare Brand of the Year

  • BABOR
  • Biologique Recherche
  • Clarins
  • Comfort Zone
  • Dermatonics
  • Elemis
  • EviDenS de Beauté
  • Intraceuticals
  • L’OCCITANE en Provence
  • Pietro Simone
  • Skeyndor
  • Subtle Energies
  • Swiss Perfection

21. Anti-Aging Skincare Brand of the Year

  • Biologique Recherche
  • Carol Joy London
  • Dr Burgener Switzerland
  • Dr. Levy Switzerland
  • Ingredient Secret
  • Intraceuticals
  • KNESKO Skin
  • LING New York
  • Margy’s Monte Carlo
  • Natura Bissé
  • Perricone MD
  • Pevonia Natural Skincare
  • Thalgo
  • Valmont

22. New Skincare Brand of the Year

  • Cosmoss
  • Eartheories
  • Kintsugi
  • Moringa Project
  • N8tiV Beauty
  • SunKiss
  • The Preidlhof Way
  • The Ranch Beauty

23. People’s Choice of the Year (Hotels & Retreats)

24. People’s Choice of the Year (Spas & Treatments)

25. People’s Choice of the Year (Skincare)

 

VOTE NOW - PEOPLE'S CHOICE

 

Nominations for the Destination Deluxe Awards 2023 are now closed. Winners will be announced at the Awards Night on 12 October 2023 at the Banyan Tree Bangkok (Vertigo TOO). 

Nominations for the Destination Deluxe Awards 2024 will open in January 2024.

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