The World Spa Awards (WSA) 2018 winners were announced at a ceremony at the St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort on 26 October.
In the Sri Lanka category, Sun Aqua at Sun Aqua Pasikudah was honoured with Sri Lanka’s Best Resort Spa and Amuna Ayurveda Retreat was awarded Sri Lanka’s Best Wellness Retreat.
Speaking at the event, General Manager of Sun Aqua Resorts Mohamed Hilmy said that winning the award was a great achievement that would bring recognition from the global community.
Nominees for the Sri Lanka categories were:
Sri Lanka’s Best Wellness Retreat: Heritance Ayurveda Maha Gedara, Mahagedara Wellness Retreat, Plantation Villa, Santani
Sri Lanka’s Best Resort Spa: Anantara Spa at Anantara Kalutara Resort, Spa Naturel at The Fortress Resort & Spa, The Spa at Amanwella, The Spa at Heritance Kandalama.
The WSA was launched by the World Travel Awards in 2015, and recognizes the finest spa and wellness brands.
The Maldives took home the award for World’s Best Spa Destination and Anantara Spa received World’s Best Spa Brand.
Other global awards went to Lanserhof Lans for Best Spa Design, Natura Bisse for Best Spa Brand, and Trip for Wellness for Best Spa & Wellness Tour Operator.