2014 World Spa & Wellness Awards shortlist announced

The shortlist for the 2014 World Spa & Wellness Awards has now been finalised. 

Spas across Asia and Australasia, Eastern Europe, Western Europe and Scandinavia, North and South America and the Middle East and Africa, were assessed as part of a comprehensive judging process that looked at factors such as treatment standards, the quality of services and facilities, spa concept and standout features. 
 
The finalists are:
 
Hotel Spa of the Year: Asia & Australasia
Espa at Resorts World Sentosa, Sentosa Island, Singapore 
The Peninsula Spa Bangkok, Thailand 
The Peninsula Spa Tokyo, Japan 
The spa at Mandarin Oriental Singapore
 
Destination Spa of the Year: Asia & Australasia 
Chiva-Som International Health Resort, Prachuap Khiri Khan, Thailand
Como Shambhala Estate, Bali, Indonesia 
Gwinganna Lifestyle Retreat, Tallebudgera, Australia 
Kamalaya Wellness Sanctuary and Holistic Spa Resort, Koh Samui,Thailand
 
Hotel Spa of the Year: Eastern Europe 
Espa at D-Hotel Maris, Marmaris-Mugla, Turkey 
La Source d’Istra at M'Istra'l Hotel & Spa, Moscow, Russia 
Mandara Spa at Lotte Hotel Moscow, Russia 
Purovel Spa & Sport at Swissotel The Bosphorus, Istanbul, Turkey 
 
Destination Spa of the Year: Eastern Europe 
Richmond Nua Wellness Spa, Sapanca, Turkey 
Romanov Les, Kostroma, Russia 
Spa Vilnius, Druskininkai, Lithuania 
 
Hotel Spa of the Year: Middle East
Anantara Spa at Eastern Mangroves Hotel & Spa, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Anantara Spa at Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Shuiqi Spa & Fitness, Atlantis The Palm, Dubai, UAE 
Talise Ottoman Spa, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, Dubai, UAE
 
Destination Spa of the Year: Middle East & Africa
Angsana Spa Balaclava, Mauritius 
Banyan Tree Spa Al Wadi, Ras Al Khaimah, UAE 
Kallisti Spa, La Marsa, Tunisia
 
Hotel Spa of the Year: North & South America 
Grand Velas Riviera Maya Spa, Riviera Maya, Mexico 
Spa My Blend by Clarins, The Ritz-Carlton Toronto, Canada 
The Spa at Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas, USA
 
Destination Spa of the Year: North & South America 
Banyan Tree Spa Mayakoba, Playa del Carmen, Mexico 
Lapinha Spa, Lapa, Brazil 
Sante Spa Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
 
Hotel Spa of the Year: Western Europe & Scandinavia 
Anazoe Spa at Costa Navarino, Messinia, Greece
Espa at The Europe Hotel & Resort, Killarney, Ireland 
Spa Le Bristol by La Prairie at Hôtel Le Bristol, Paris, France
The Spa at Steigenberger Frankfurter Hof, Frankfurt, Germany 
 
Destination Spa of the Year: Western Europe & Scandinavia 
Ayurveda Parkschloesschen, Traben-Trarbach, Germany 
Clinique La Prairie, Clarens-Montreux, Switzerland 
Lefay Resort & Spa Lago di Garda, Gargnano, Italy 
Monart Destination Spa, Enniscorthy, Ireland 
Sha Wellness Clinic, Alicante, Spain 
 
Hotel Spa of the Year: Africa 
The Spa at the Arabella Hotel & Spa, Kleinmond, South Africa 
One&Only Cape Town, South Africa 
The Spa at the Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa, Cape Town, South Africa
 
The winners will be announced at a black-tie awards night in London on Sunday February 23, 2014. Individual tickets and table bookings are now available.