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November 19, 2019 Accolades No Comments Email Email

Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas have been recognized by the Condé Nast Johansens 2020 Luxury Spa Awards for Excellence with two prestigious accolades. 

Anantara Spa at Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara was awarded Best Spa Facilities and Anantara Spa at Anantara Peace Haven Tangalle Resort in Sri Lanka was celebrated for Best Spa Experience. Both awards apply to spas across Asia, Indian Ocean and Middle East.

Created to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across Соndé Nаѕt Јоhаnѕеnѕ’ collection of recommended spas, hotels and resorts worldwide, the Awards of Excellence are based on responses from online voting, guest feedback, and local expert reports drawn from the hotels featured on the Соndé Nаѕt Јоhаnѕеnѕ website and spa guides.

A total of four Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas were shortlisted for the Соndé Nаѕt Јоhаnѕеnѕ 2020 Luxury Spa Awards of Excellence. In addition to final winners, Anantara Spa at Al Baleed Resort Salalah by Anantara was nominated for Best Treatment Menu, and Anantara Spa at Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar Resort was shortlisted for Best Destination Spa.

Following an online vote by public, feedback from guests and local expert reports, Anantara Peace Haven Tangalle Resort – Tangalle, Sri Lanka and Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara – Doha, Qatar were revealed as the successful winners in their respective categories Best Spa Experience and Best Spa Facilities.

“We are absolutely thrilled to receive two awards in the Condé Nast Johansens 2020 Luxury Spa Awards for Excellence. The awards are among the most admired recognitions of excellence in the spa and wellness industry and a true reflection of our incredible spa teams and facilities. We are all excited about this,” said Zoe Wall, Director of MSpa, the corporate division of spa and wellness within Anantara Hotels, Resorts and Spas.

Anantara Spa at Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara boasts a spa and wellness centre that spans more than 342 sqm for both male and female sections. Renowned as a sanctuary where Arabian rituals meet Thai-Western healing, facilities include separate male, female and couple’s hammam and relaxation areas, nine single treatment suites, each with a dedicated steam room, five couple’s suites, one Thai massage suite, an ice well, sauna, Jacuzzi and steam room, as well as a separate male and female salon offering nail, hair and beauty treatments.

Also at Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara, state-of-the-art advanced equipment and innovative experiences supports the wellness offerings with twelve wellness treatment rooms boasting separate male and female Infrared sauna, a floatation pod, and Aemotio machine for slimming and toning treatments. 

Anantara Peace Haven Tangalle Resort offers a host of wellness journeys and spa programmes. Dedicated specialists and experts are available and guests can enjoy wellness traditions that have been practiced for thousands of years in Sri Lanka through the 5,000 year old science of Ayurvedic natural healing.

The Resident Ayurvedic Doctor at Anantara Peace Haven Tangalle Resort is qualified in Ayurveda Pancakarma, Massage Therapy and beauty culture, as well as yoga and counselling. Therapies are recommend according to each guest’s Dosha type, current condition, personal needs to meet expectations and deliver an exceptional spa experience.

Condé Nast Johansens, from the publishers of Vogue, GQ, Tatler, Condé Nast Traveller and Vanity Fair, is the premier reference guide for independent travellers. With a readership of 6.4 million, the Guides’ now totals 27,500 distribution worldwide. Throughout the years, the Condé Nast Johansens Awards of Excellence have been a trusted mark of quality recognized by seasoned travelers and professionals alike.

Drawing upon Thailand’s wellness traditions, cultural inspirations and therapeutic ingredients, Anantara Spa offers unique signature journeys deeply rooted in authentic luxury, holistic practices and indigenous experiences. Now using chemical-free products, treatments and rituals are inspired by the Thai origins of Anantara, while innovative modern therapies and natural products promise the highest definition of relaxation and pampering.

Anantara Spas are a haven of peace and tranquillity – an utterly relaxing and rejuvenating experience in unique settings. Currently, Anantara Spa operates over 40 spas in 16 countries across Asia, the Indian Ocean, the Middle East, Africa, South America and Europe.

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