World Spa & Wellness Awards 2022 winners revealed

The 13 winners of the 2022 World Spa & Wellness Awards were announced during a glamorous black-tie event on the Silver Sturgeon yacht in London on April 3.

The World Spa & Wellness Awards recognise the best spas from around the world, as well as outstanding groups and individuals operating within the spa market.

Since 2012, the global event has worked to raise standards across the industry, recognising excellence in client care, service and treatment delivery, as well as innovation, leadership and commitment to sustainability and wellness.

The awards ceremony saw professionals from across the globe join together in London to celebrate the achievements of amazing spa operations.

Introducing the event, Professional Beauty's head of editorial, Eve Oxberry, said: "Every finalist has demonstrated an incredibly high standard of treatment delivery, client care and leadership.

"The World Spa & Wellness Awards are judged by the industry, for the industry, meaning the finalists and winners are also at the top of their game when it comes to professionalism and business innovation."

The World Spa & Wellness Awards 2022 winners are:

Spa of the Year: Asia & Australasia
Sponsored by: Biologique Recherche 
Fivelements Retreat Wellness Sanctuary, Indonesia

Spa of the Year: Middle East & Africa
Sponsored by: Gharieni
Winner: The Spa at Sharq Village & Spa, Doha, Qatar

Spa of the Year: North & South America
Sponsored by Timely
Winner: Piedra de Agua, Ecuador
Highly Commended: The Ranch Malibu, USA

Spa of the Year: Eastern Europe
Winner: Kalloni Spa at Parklane Resort & Spa, Cyprus 

Day Spa of the Year: Western Europe & Scandinavia
Sponsored by VTCT
Winner: Eden Elements at Eden One, Ireland

Hotel Spa of the Year: Western Europe & Scandinavia
Sponsored by: Biologique Recherche 
Winner: Serenity Spa at Seaham Hall, UK

Resort Spa of the Year: Western Europe & Scandinavia
Sponsored by: Lemi
Winner: VarSana Spa, Palazzo di Varignana, Italy

Team of the Year
Sponsored by Timely
Winner: Six Senses, Ninh Van Bay

Spa Leader of the Year
Sponsored by Hydrafacial
Winner: Heidi Grimwood of Atmosphere Wellness Pvt Ltd, Maldives 

Sustainable Spa of the Year
Sponsored by Harpar Grace International
Winner: The Datai Langkawi, Malaysia

Independent Spa Business of the Year
Sponsored by Dermalogica
Winner: Lapinha Spa, Brazil
Highly Commended: Glass House Retreat, UK

Spa Group of the Year
Sponsored by: Gharieni
Winner: Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts
Highly Commended: Accor

Worldwide Health & Wellness Destination of the Year
Sponsored by: Lemi
Winner: Kamalaya Wellness Sanctuary & Holistic Spa, Koh Samui, Thailand

Huge congratulations to all the winners, and many thanks to our sponsors.

You can see the full list of finalists for the World Spa & Wellness Awards 2022 here.