The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi is recognised regionally as the best golfing facility, even as Iridium Spa wins national recognition
October proved to be a very pleasant month for The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi as it was recognised for its golfing as well as relaxation facilities.
On October 29, The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi played host to the 6th Annual World Golf Awards Gala Ceremony, where it won the titles of Best Golf Hotel in the UAE and Best Golf Hotel in the Middle East.
Marking the first World Golf Awards Gala Ceremony to be held outside Europe, the event saw leading names from the golfing world and golf travel industry from more than 40 nations across Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East, Latin America, North America and Oceania.
The prize-giving evening at the landmark golf resort formed the climax of an exclusive three-day golfing itinerary, which included rounds of golf at Saadiyat Beach Golf Club.
“We are honoured to be in the top ranking of golf resorts that offer unique, memorable and luxury experiences on a global scale. With World Golf Awards choosing to host their big night for the first time in the region at our resort is proof of our continued efforts,” Marwan Fadel, general manager of The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi said.
Overlooking a pristine beach and the celebrated Saadiyat Beach Golf Club, The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort offers a serene escape, private beach and captivating wildlife just minutes from downtown Abu Dhabi. The resort has won several coveted titles from World Golf Awards, including Middle East's Best Golf Hotel and Abu Dhabi's Best Golf Hotel for the last three years, United Arab Emirates' Best Golf Hotel 2016 and World's Best Golf Hotel 2016.
Iridium Spa at The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi, the first of its kind in the region, also continued to demonstrate its excellence in creating bespoke wellness treatments by winning the title of Abu Dhabi’s Best Resort Spa title at the World Spa Awards held in Dubai on October 21.
Less than a week later, on October 28, the result-driven spa won top titles at the Fact Abu Dhabi Spa & Wellness Awards: Overall Best Spa and Best Facial Treatment. Leading the way in the field of modern spa technology, Iridium Spa won the recognition for its new range of spa rituals that are centred on the concept of time, dividing the menu into treatment lines focused on ‘Time for Body’, ‘Time for Face’, ‘Time for Hammam’, ‘Time to Relax’ and ‘Time to Enhance’.
“We recognise the value of time as one of the rarest luxuries. We are honoured to be awarded with these prestigious titles as it recognises the result-driven vision of our spa team,” added Fadel.
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