The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort hosted the fourth Annual World Spa Awards Gala Ceremony on October 26, where the much-anticipated unveiling of the 2018 winners took place.
A total of 96 countries participated in the awards, however, the luxury island resort still managed to make its mark on a national and international level, due to the property’s world-renowned overwater Iridium spa.
The resort received four of the most respected awards including the ‘Maldives' Best Resort Spa 2018’, ‘Indian Ocean’s Best Resort Spa 2018’, the ‘World’s Best Resort Spa 2018’, and the ‘World’s Best Spa Signature Treatment 2018 for its Caviar Journey’.
Upon receiving the four rewards, Alexander Blair, general manager, said: “These awards are truly a great honour for the resort and puts in the spotlight the most breath-taking spa anywhere on the planet.”
“From the stunning architecture to the experiences on offer to guests, the spa is the crown jewel of St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort. It has such a strong appeal to guests from the Middle East as it combines modern luxury with privacy and the very latest in treatments.”
“Guests from the Middle East are very important to us and have played a key part in winning these awards. They provide constant feedback and challenge us to be the very best resort we can be – not only in the Maldives but against other once-in-a-lifetime destinations across the world,” says Blair.
The resort’s Iridium spa offers the most luxurious and sought-after restorative wellness practices, including the award-winning, Caviar Journey. The 210-minute treatment consists of a deep breathing exercise, an exfoliation using bamboo and fruit enzymes. Utilising anti-ageing caviar proteins to ﬁrm, tone, reﬁne, and deeply hydrate the skin, results are immediate, leaving skin looking supple, healthy, and luminescent. This is followed by a therapeutic massage and a memorable lavender bath, overlooking the Indian Ocean.
The spa also provides the latest personalised services curated by Ayurvedic and acupuncture experts and features six private couple treatment suites, a steam room, sauna and the Blue Hole Pool, the Maldives’ largest heated seawater hydrotherapy pool.
Designed by Wow Architects, the resort incorporates aspects of contemporary architecture and interior design inspired by Maldivian traditions, marine life and culture. From the hotel’s iconic Whale Bar to the stunning Iridium Spa, design and architecture are the key elements to the property’s success.
The World Spa Awards is a dynamic awards programme, launched in 2015, and is designed to drive up standards within spa and wellness tourism by rewarding the organisations that are the leaders in the field. Launched by the World Travel Awards, itself inaugurated in 1994, as a sister programme to the World Ski Awards and World Golf Awards, World Spa Awards is focused on the rapidly evolving spa and wellness sector. - TradeArabia News Service
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