World Spa & Wellness Awards 2019 shortlist revealed

The finalists in the 2019 World Spa & Wellness Awards can now be announced. Find out below which international spas made the cut.

Across the coming months, a mystery shopper will be visiting every spa and resort that has been shortlisted, and scoring each property based on a wide variety of business criteria.

The winners will be announced on Sunday, February 24, 2019, at a glamourous awards ceremony in London, where the winners of the UK Professional Beauty Awrads 2019 will also be revealed. The shorlist for the PB Awards will be announced later this week.

The finalists in the 11 categories of the 2019 World Spas & Wellness Awards are:

Hotel Spa of the Year: North & South America
Sponsored by Gharieni

Awili Salon and Spa, Andaz Maui at Wailea Resort, Wailea, USA

Entre Cielos Luxury Wine Hotel & Spa, Luján de Cuyo, Argentina

Nizuc Spa by Espa, Cancun, Mexico

Remède Spa, The St. Regis Aspen Resort, Aspen, USA

Rosewood Sand Hill, Menlo Park, USA

Resort Spa of the Year: North & South America
Sponsored by Elemis

Âme Spa & Wellness Collective, Turnberry Isle Miami, Miami, USA

Grande Spa, Jewel Grande Montego Bay Resort and Spa, Montego Bay, Jamaica

Life in Balance Spa, Miraval Arizona, Tucson, USA

SE SPA, Grand Velas Riviera Maya, Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Sense Spa, Rosewood Bermuda, Hamilton Parish, Bermuda

Sense, A Rosewood Spa, Rosewood Mayakoba, Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Hotel Spa of the Year: Western Europe & Scandinavia

Bagni di Pisa, Pisa, Italy

Bulgari Spa, Bulgari Hotel London, London, UK

Gaia Spa, Boringdon Hall Hotel & Spa, Plymouth, UK

GOCO Spa Venice, Venice, Italy

Rudding Park, Yorkshire, UK

T Spa at Grand Hotel Tremezzo, Lake Como, Lake Como, Italy

Resort Spa of the Year: Western Europe & Scandinavia

Almablu Wellness & Spa, Almar Jesolo Resort & Spa Venice, Italy

Grotta Giusti, Pistoia, Italy

Palace Wellness, Badrutt's Palace Hotel, St. Moritz, Switzerland

Sequoia Spa at The Grove, Worcester, UK

The Spa at Galgorm, Ballymena, UK

Thermal Spa; Tamina Therme, Grand Resort Bad Ragaz, Bad-Ragaz, Switzerland

Hotel Spa of the Year: Eastern Europe

Grand Hotel Lviv 5*, Oblast, Ukraine

Mandara Spa, Lotte Hotel Mosco, Moscow, Russia

Soma Spa, Domes Noruz, Crete, Greece

Vytautas Mineral SPA, SPA Birštonas Ltd, Birštonas, Lithuania

Willow Stream Spa, Fairmont Quasar Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey

Resort Spa of the Year: Eastern Europe

Anazoe Spa, Costa Navarino, Costa Navarino, Greece

Eagles Spa, Eagles Resort, Ouranoupolis, Greece

Soma Spa, Domes of Elounda Elounda, Greece

SPA "SIBO", Radisson Blu Paradise Resort & Spa, Sochi, Sochi, Russia

Wellness Spa Centre, Thermana Laško, Laško, Slovenia

Hotel Spa of the Year: Asia & Australasia

Asaya, Rosewood Phuket, Phuket, Thailand

The Barai Spa at Hyatt Regency Hua Hin, Hua Hin, Thailand

COMO Shambhala Urban Escape, COMO The Treasury, Perth, Australia

Crown Spa Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia

The Spa at Four Seasons Hotel Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan

Resort Spa of the Year: Asia & Australasia

Aman Spa, Amanoi, Ninh Thuan Province, Vietnam

Aman Spa, Amanpulo, Palawan, Philipines

Amanemu, Shima, Japan

COMO Shambhala, COMO Maalifushi, Maldives

Crown Spa Perth, Perth, Australia

One&Only Spa, One&Only Reethi Rah Maldives, Malé, Maldives

Hotel Spa of the Year: Middle East & Africa
Sponsored by Biologique Recherche

Anantara Spa Eastern Mangroves, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Nikki Spa, Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Dubai, Dubai, UAE

Remède Spa, The St. Regis Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Saxon Spa, Saxon Hotel Villas and Spa, Johannesburg, South Africa

Talise Assawan, Burj Al Arab Burj Al Arab, UAE

The Pearl Spa, Four Seasons Resort Dubai Dubai, UAE

Resort Spa of the Year: Middle East & Africa
Sponsored by Elemis

Anantara Spa, Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar Resort, Nizwa, Oman

Anantara Spa, Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort, Dubai, UAE

Four Seasons Resort Seychelles, Seychelles

Sense, A Rosewood Spa, Rosewood Abu Dhabi, UAE

Willow Stream Spa, Fairmont The Palm Dubai, UAE

Zil Spa, Four Seasons Resort Mauritius at Anahita, Beau Champ, Mauritius

Worldwide Health & Wellness Destination of the Year
Sponsored by Lemi

Canyon Ranch Tucson, Tucson, USA

COMO Shambhala, COMO Shambhala Estate,Bali, Indonesia

Fonteverde, Tuscany, Italy

Kamalaya Wellness Sanctuary & Holistic SpaKoh Samui, Thailand

Lefay SPA, Lombardy, Italy