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The Luxury Spa Edit Awards

The Luxury Spa Edit Awards 2024 – The Winners

Introducing the winners of The Luxury Spa Edit Awards 2024 and 60 of the world’s most prestigious spa hotels, spa resorts and wellness retreats.

Award nominees were handpicked by a panel of leading spa, wellness and travel contributors to high-end publications such as The Telegraph, Tatler, The Times and Conde Nast Traveller, with winners chosen by a public vote.

The Luxury Spa Edit’s founder Lisa Brown praised all of the nominees:

“Receiving a nomination for The Luxury Spa Edit Awards is an accolade in itself. Our nominees were handpicked by our expert panel based on spas that they felt excelled in service, facilities, treatments and innovation. Our inaugural awards attracted tens of thousands of public votes providing an endorsement of excellence for our winners”

Global Winners

Kamalaya, Thailand

Best Global Holistic Haven

In association with ila Spa

Kamalaya, Thailand

2nd: Absolute Sanctuary, Thailand

3rd: Euphoria Retreat, Greece

RAKxa Integrative Wellness, Thailand

Best Global Medi Spa

In association with Intraceuticals

RAKxa Integrative Wellness, Thailand

2nd: Clinique La Prairie, Switzerland

3rd: Chenot Palace Weggis, Switzerland

SHA Wellness Clinic, Spain

Best Global Detox Retreat

SHA Wellness Clinic, Spain

2nd: Buchinger Wilhelmi, Germany

3rd: VIVAMAYR Medical Health Resort Maria Wörth

Six Senses VANA, India

Best Global Yoga Retreat

Six Senses VANA, India

2nd: Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru, Maldives

3rd: Ananda in the Himalayas, India

Fivelements Retreat, Indonesia

Best Global Spa Retreat

In association with BC SoftWear

Fivelements Retreat, Indonesia

2nd: Lefay Resort & SPA Lago di Garda, Italy

3rd: Camiral Golf & Wellness, Spain

Corinthia London, United Kingdom

Best Global Urban Spa Hotel

Corinthia London, United Kingdom

2nd: Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, United Kingdom

3rd: Royal Mansour, Morocco

Bürgenstock Resort Lake Lucerne, Switzerland

Best Global Spa Hotel

In association with 111Skin

Bürgenstock Resort Lake Lucerne, Switzerland

2nd: Palazzo Fiuggi, Italy

3rd: Brenners Park Hotel & Spa, Germany

Regional Winners

Six Senses Kaplankaya, Turkey

Best Spa Retreat – Europe

Six Senses Kaplankaya, Turkey

2nd: The Retreat at Blue Lagoon, Iceland

3rd: Preidlhof, Italy

Chiva Som, Thailand

Best Spa Retreat – Asia

Chiva Som, Thailand

2nd: Soori Bali, Indonesia

3rd: REVIVO, Indonesia

Xigera Safari Lodge, Botswana

Best Spa Retreat – Africa

Xigera Safari Lodge, Botswana

2nd: Selman, Marrakech, Morocco

3rd: One&Only Cape Town

The Ranch Malibu, USA

Best Spa Retreat – North America

The Ranch Malibu, USA

2nd: Carillon Miami Wellness Resort, USA

3rd: Miraval Arizona, USA

The Retreat Costa Rica, Costa Rica

Best Spa Retreat – South America

The Retreat Costa Rica, Costa Rica

2nd: Tabacon Thermal Resort & Spa, Costa Rica

3rd: Nayara Springs, Costa Rica

COMO Parrot Cay, Turks & Caicos

Best Spa Retreat – Mexico & Caribbean

COMO Parrot Cay, Turks & Caicos

2nd: Rancho La Puerta, Mexico

3rd: The House of AïA, Mexico

GAIA Retreat & Spa, Australia

Best Spa Retreat – Oceania

GAIA Retreat & Spa, Australia

2nd: Kokomo Private Island Resort, Fiji

3rd: Elements of Byron, Australia

Zulal by Chiva Som, Qatar

Best Spa Retreat – Middle East

Zulal by Chiva Som, Qatar

2nd: Six Senses Zighy Bay, Oman

3rd: Six Senses Shaharut, Israel

JOALI BEING, Maldives

Best Spa Retreat – Indian Ocean

JOALI BEING, Maldives

2nd: Soneva Fushi, Maldives

3rd: Anantara Kihavah, Maldives

Grantley Hall, UK

Best Spa Retreat – UK & Ireland

Grantley Hall, UK

2nd: Chewton Glen, UK

3rd: Gleneagles, UK

Mandarin Oriental Bodrum, Turkey

Best Spa Hotel – Europe

Mandarin Oriental Bodrum, Turkey

2nd: Six Senses Crans-Montana, Switzerland

3rd: Six Senses Douro Valley, Portugal

Cliveden House, UK

Best Spa Hotel – UK & Ireland

Cliveden House, UK

2nd: Fairmont Windsor Park, UK

3rd: Seaham Hall, UK

Product Winners

TEMPLESPA

Best Spa Product Brand

TEMPLESPA

2nd: Sothys

3rd: Elemis

111Skin

Best Medi-Spa Product Brand

In association with Onolla

111Skin

2nd: Intraceuticals

3rd: Bastien Gonzales

Award

The Luxury Spa Edit Awards 2024

The Luxury Spa Edit Awards honours only the very best of elite spas, clinics, wellness retreats and spa brands around the globe.

All nominees are handpicked by our panel of leading spa, beauty and wellness experts and respected travel journalists. Our panel evaluate nominees based on those they feel excel in facilities, service, and innovation. You can learn more about our expert panel here.

Entries to The Luxury Spa Edit Awards are free and exclusively by invitation only. Winners of each category are determined by public vote.

Receiving The Luxury Spa Edit Award is a prestigious accolade. Our bespoke gold plated award displays the ultimate endorsement of excellence to the recipient.

Award

Global

Best Global Holistic Haven

In association with ila Spa

  • Absolute Sanctuary
  • Ananda in the Himalayas
  • Cal-a-Vie Health Spa
  • Chiva-Som
  • CIVANA Wellness Resort & Spa
  • COMO Shambhala Estate
  • Euphoria Retreat
  • Golden Door
  • JOALI BEING
  • Kamalaya
  • Lefay Resort & SPA Lago di Garda
  • Santani Wellness Kandy
  • Sensei Lanai, A Four Seasons Resort
  • Six Senses VANA
  • The Retreat Costa Rica

Best Global Medi-Spa

In association with Intraceuticals

  • Buchinger Wilhelmi
  • Chenot Palace Weggis
  • Clinique La Prairie
  • Grand Resort Bad Ragaz
  • Lanserhof Sylt
  • Longevity Health & Wellness Hotel
  • Palace Merano
  • Palazzo Fiuggi
  • Park Igls
  • RAKxa
  • SHA Wellness Clinic
  • The Original FX Mayr
  • Villa Stéphanie at Brenners Park-Hotel & Spa
  • VIVAMAYR Medical Health Resort Maria Wörth

Best Global Detox Retreat

  • Buchinger Wilhelmi
  • Clinique La Prairie
  • Kamalaya
  • Lanserhof Sylt
  • Lily of the Valley
  • OCÉANO Health Spa Hotel
  • SHA Wellness Clinic
  • The Original FX Mayr
  • The Ranch Italy
  • The Ranch Malibu
  • VIVAMAYR Medical Health Resort Maria Wörth

Best Global Yoga Retreat

  • Absolute Sanctuary
  • Ananda in the Himalayas
  • Canyon Ranch Lenox
  • COMO Shambhala Estate
  • Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru
  • Kamalaya
  • REVĪVŌ
  • Santani Wellness Kandy
  • Six Senses VANA

Best Global Sustainable Spa

In association with Sustainable Wellness

  • Arctic Bath Sweden
  • Borgo Santo Pietro
  • Chiva-Som
  • Euphoria Retreat
  • Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru
  • Golden Door
  • Herdade da Malhadinha Nova
  • JOALI BEING
  • Miraval Arizona Resort & Spa
  • Soneva Fushi
  • The Datai Langkawi
  • The Ranch Malibu
  • Whatley Manor

Best Global Spa Retreat

In association with BC SoftWear

  • Amanzoe
  • Camiral Golf & Wellness
  • Chiva-Som
  • COMO Shambhala Estate
  • Euphoria Retreat
  • Fivelements Retreat Bali
  • JOALI BEING
  • Kamalaya
  • Lefay Resort & SPA Lago di Garda
  • Preidlhof
  • Six Senses Kaplankaya
  • The Retreat Costa Rica

Best Global Urban Spa Hotel

  • Aman New York
  • Aman Tokyo
  • Bulgari Hotel London
  • Capella Bangkok
  • Casa Cipriani Milano
  • Claridge’s
  • Corinthia London
  • Equinox Hotel New York
  • Four Seasons Hotel George V, Paris
  • Mandarin Oriental Bodrum
  • Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London
  • Mandarin Oriental Ritz, Madrid
  • Royal Mansour
  • The Peninsula Paris

Best Global Spa Hotel

In association with 111Skin

  • Atlantis The Royal
  • Badrutt’s Palace Hotel St Moritz
  • Brenners Park-Hotel & Spa
  • Bürgenstock Resort Lake Lucerne
  • La Réserve Geneva
  • Palazzo Fiuggi
  • Raffles Istanbul
  • Royal Mansour
  • The Chedi Andermatt
  • The Ritz Paris
  • Waldhotel Health & Wellbeing

Regional

Best Spa Retreat – Europe

  • Amanzoe
  • Camiral Golf & Wellness
  • Cap Rocat
  • Daios Cove
  • Euphoria Retreat
  • IKOS Olivia
  • L’Albereta Relais & Châteaux
  • Lefay Resort & SPA Lago di Garda
  • Palacio Estoril
  • Palazzo Fiuggi
  • Preidlhof
  • Quinta da Comporta Wellness Boutique Resort
  • Six Senses Kaplankaya
  • The Retreat at Blue Lagoon Iceland
  • Vilalara Longevity

Best Spa Retreat – Asia

  • Absolute Sanctuary
  • Ananda in the Himalayas
  • Banyan Tree Phuket
  • Bawah Reserve
  • Bulgari Resort Bali
  • Chiva-Som
  • COMO Shambhala Estate
  • Fivelements Retreat Bali
  • Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan
  • Kamalaya
  • NIHI Sumba
  • RAKxa
  • REVĪVŌ
  • Six Senses VANA
  • Soneva Kiri
  • Soori Bali
  • The Datai Langkawi

Best Spa Retreat – Africa

  • Mandarin Oriental Marrakesh
  • One&Only Cape Town
  • Royal Mansour
  • Santé Wellness Retreat & Spa
  • Selman Marrakech
  • The Residence Zanzibar
  • Xigera Safari Lodge

Best Spa Retreat – North America

  • Canyon Ranch Lenox
  • Carillon Miami Wellness Resort
  • Faena Hotel Miami Beach
  • Golden Door
  • Lake Austin Spa Resort
  • Miraval Arizona Resort & Spa
  • Miraval Austin Resort & Spa
  • Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa
  • The Ranch Malibu

Best Spa Retreat – South America

  • Amor Arenal Costa Rica
  • El Silencio Lodge & Spa
  • Las Islas
  • Nayara Springs
  • Tabacon Thermal Resort & Spa
  • The Retreat Costa Rica
  • Tierra Atacama Hotel & Spa
  • Tierra Patagonia Hotel & Spa
  • UXUA Casa Hotel & Spa

Best Spa Retreat – Mexico & Caribbean

  • Amanera
  • Banyan Tree Mayakoba
  • Bodyholiday
  • Carlisle Bay
  • Chablé Maroma
  • Chablé Yucatan
  • COMO Parrot Cay
  • Palmaïa, The House of AïA
  • Rancho La Puerta
  • Sugar Beach, A Viceroy Resort

Best Spa Retreat – Oceania

  • The Brando
  • Elements of Byron
  • GAIA Retreat & Spa
  • Gwinganna Lifestyle Retreat
  • Kokomo Private Island

Best Spa Retreat – Middle East

  • Anantara Eastern Mangroves
  • Anantara The Palm
  • Emirates Palace Mandarin Oriental
  • Fairmont The Palm
  • Jumeirah Muscat Bay
  • One&Only The Palm
  • One&Only The Residence
  • Royal Atlantis Dubai
  • Six Senses Shaharut
  • Six Senses Zighy Bay
  • Zulal by Chiva Som

Best Spa Retreat – Indian Ocean

  • Anantara Kihavah
  • Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru
  • JOALI BEING
  • LUX South Ari Atoll
  • North Island, Seychelles
  • Ozen Reserve Bolifushi
  • Patina Maldives
  • Santani Wellness Kandy
  • Soneva Fushi
  • Velaa Private Island
  • Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi

Best Spa Retreat – UK & Ireland

  • Chewton Glen
  • Combe Grove
  • Finn Lough Forest Hideaway
  • Gleneagles
  • Grantley Hall
  • Heckfield Place
  • Lime Wood
  • Ockenden Manor
  • The Lakes by Yoo

Best Spa Hotel – Europe

  • 7132 Therme
  • Almar Jesolo Resort & Spa
  • Bürgenstock Resort Lake Lucerne
  • Gstaad Palace
  • Hotel Bellevue Croatia
  • Hôtel Hermitage Monte-Carlo
  • La Réserve Geneva
  • Mandarin Oriental Bodrum
  • Palace Merano
  • Schloss Elmau
  • Six Senses Crans-Montana
  • Six Senses Douro Valley
  • The Chedi Andermatt
  • The Dolder Grand
  • Vidago Palace Hotel
  • Vila Vita Parc

Best Spa Hotel – UK & Ireland

  • Adare Manor
  • Ashford Castle
  • Boringdon Hall
  • Claridge’s
  • Cliveden House
  • Corinthia London
  • Coworth Park
  • Fairmont Windsor Park
  • Gleneagles
  • Grantley Hall
  • Lucknam Park
  • Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London
  • Rockliffe Hall
  • Rudding Park
  • Seaham Hall
  • The Grove
  • The Nici

Product Brands

Best Spa Product Brand

In association with Onolla

  • Aromatherapy Associates
  • Elemental Herbology
  • Elemis
  • ESPA
  • GAIA
  • Germaine de Capuccini
  • Grown Alchemist
  • ila
  • ishga
  • Kalmar
  • Made For Life Organics
  • marocMaroc
  • Natura Bissé
  • Omorovicza
  • OSKIA
  • Sisley
  • Sothys
  • Subtle Energies
  • TEMPLESPA
  • The Organic Pharmacy
  • VOYA
  • Wildsmith Skin

Best Medi-Spa Product Brand

  • 111Skin
  • Augustinus Bader
  • Bastien Gonzalez
  • Biologique Recherche
  • Cellcosmet
  • Dr Barbara Sturm
  • Dr Burgener Switzerland
  • Dr Levy
  • Hydrafacial
  • Intraceuticals
  • Margaret Dabbs London
  • Movementum
  • Nescens
  • SkinCeuticals

European Spa

European Spa

The No.1 magazine for spa and wellness leaders, European Spa is a beautifully designed, intelligent business magazine for the global spa industry. Its inspirational coverage reflects key areas of spa development including: spa design, beauty and menu launches, retailing, holistic treatments, equipment innovations and the latest management and operational expertise.

111SKIN

111SKIN

111SKIN was founded by globally-renowned Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon Dr Yannis Alexandrides MD FACS and entrepreneur Eva Alexandridis. They launched the brand in 2012 with an industry-disrupting serum powered by Dr Yannis’s patented antioxidant complex, NAC Y²™. Proven to heal skin quickly and aesthetically after surgery, NAC Y²™ is a unique formula and the result of 30 years of Dr Yannis’s medical expertise.

Following the global success of its pioneering formulas, the brand formed revolutionary spa concept 111SPA/CLINIC. Combining medical expertise, cutting-edge technology and clinical techniques, it delivers dramatic visible results through science-led yet sensorial experiences.

Sustainable Wellness Group Ltd

Sustainable Wellness Group Ltd

Sustainable Wellness is a dedicated community platform committed to promoting sustainability within the global spa, wellness, and hospitality industry.

Within our community, you’ll find valuable resources, expert insights, networking opportunities, educational resources, and award-winning measurement tools tailored to help both the hospitality sector and its supply chain effortlessly embrace sustainable business practices.

ila Spa

ila Spa

An ancient Sanskrit word for Mother Earth, ila is a beyond organic skin and heart care brand which aims to do something very simple, but also completely revolutionary.

Founder Denise Leicester’s vision was to create a range of highly potent and sacred products, which channelled the raw remedial power of Nature, using her most ancient and purest sources of energy – plants, flowers, and herbs – and proving that results-driven products and spa treatments can go hand-in-hand with the highest standards of natural and ethical integrity.

ila products and treatments are designed to promote palpable biological and emotional change in those that experience them – both through touch and smell. Every cream, oil, scrub, mask, candle and fragrance designed by ila hopes to nourish and balance the deep and sacred essence of the individual, providing a path to peace and inner joy.

Intraceuticals

Intraceuticals

Intraceuticals is a unique line of spa treatments and complementary skin care products based on innovative and progressive technology. Intraceuticals Clinic Treatments, the brand’s signature innovation, uses oxygen under pressure and cutting-edge hyaluronic acid technology to promote the delivery of specially formulated serums to the skin.

These specialized treatments and accompanying home care products target the most common skin concerns with visible clinical results and dramatic accumulative effects.

BC SoftWear

BC SoftWear

Established in 2002 by Barbara Cooke and based in Maidenhead, BC SoftWear is the leading supplier of Spa Treatment Linens, Towels, Bathrobes/Dressing Gowns, Footwear, and Spa Bags to luxury Hotels and Spas in the UK and across 40 countries worldwide.

Designed for the discerning clientele who seek quality and performance, our products have earned us an unparalleled reputation. Combining innovation with eco-conscious practices, BC SoftWear is the go-to brand for responsible luxury in the Spa and Hotel sectors.

Onolla

Onolla

Founded by the spa and wellbeing expert Suzanne Duckett, the holistic lifestyle website Onolla offers clients a fast track way to a cleaner, greener life through one to one lifestyle MOT’s, bathroom detoxes, and Suzanne’s recommendations of leading practitioners and tried and tested skincare products.

Onolla joins the dots between what’s going on in the physical world and how we can flow with it – with the best-in-class natural products and holistic health experts, brimming with time honoured self-care rituals and advice.

Auriens Chelsea

Auriens Chelsea

Since opening in September 2021, Auriens has been redefining later living, with its exquisitely designed properties and unparalleled services helping to enrich the lives of its residents.

One of the elements that really sets Auriens apart is the world-class health and wellness programmes. Exceptional results clearly demonstrate how a bespoke and forward-thinking approach to wellness is able to tackle some of the health issues associated with the ever-increasing ageing population within the UK.

Auriens’ pioneering holistic health and wellness facilities includes a MediSpa, swimming pool, gym, fitness studios and sauna while its restaurant, Culford’s, offers a menu of the freshest seasonal ingredients. Auriens Chelsea works with the innovative Kyros Project, a team of highly respected experts in the fields of exercise, nutrition, and human performance.

SATCC

SATCC

Sue Harmsworth, spa influencer and founder of ESPA, has joined forces with 14 leading professionals from the industries of health, wellbeing, spa, education, training and specialist products. With a combined 327 years of expertise and having trained over 10,000 therapists, they have created the Standards Authority for Touch in Cancer Care (SATCC). An independent and governing body that is set to be the national standard in the UK and Ireland for spas, salons, therapists and those touched by cancer.

The SATCC’s vision is to ensure that every spa, salon and independent therapist within the UK, and beyond, are trained to warmly welcome anyone living with cancer.

The SATCC aims to provide the following:

  • For consumers to easily access SATCC accredited safe and welcoming treatments tailored to their needs and stage of cancer including recovery and remission.
  • Access to the spa industry and salon industry to a register of approved training providers who offer fully accredited training in massage for cancer.
  • Inspiring articles, guidance and research from proven experts which are clinically validated to help make good choices for health and wellbeing.

Lisa Brown

Lisa Brown

Lisa Brown is CEO and founder of The Luxury Spa Edit. With over 20 years of experience in the beauty industry, Lisa Brown (née Stokes) previously worked as a make up artist to A-list stars including Kate Moss, Felicity Jones, Gemma Arterton and Daniel Craig. With a passion for travel, beauty and spas Lisa went on to be a luxury spa columnist for The Huffington Post and continues to contribute spa articles and quotes to numerous high-end publications. With her expert knowledge and insight into the growth of the spa and wellness sectors she was inspired to create The Luxury Spa Edit in 2017.

Lisa has visited over 120 spa hotels, resorts and wellness retreats around the globe. She’s reviewed everything from yoga at Ananda in the Himalayas to detox cures at VIVA Mayr, beauty rejuvenation programmes at SHA Wellness and Clinique La Prairie to holistic relaxation and mindfulness retreats at Banyan Tree and Four Seasons Resorts. Her travels have taken her across four continents.

Suzanne Duckett

Suzanne Duckett

Suzanne is currently spa expert at The Telegraph and regularly contributes lead articles to The Times. Previously editor of The Tatler Spa Guide and beauty director of Cosmopolitan magazine, Suzanne is a sort after industry creative consultant to major beauty and wellbeing brands.

Suzanne is also founder of the holistic lifestyle website Onolla where she offers clients a fast track way to a cleaner, greener life through one to one lifestyle MOT’s, bathroom detoxes, and her recommendations of leading practitioners and tried and tested skincare products.

Suzanne’s mission is to encourage and guide people to sustain themselves, their loved ones and the planet. Onolla endorsers include Kate Winslet and Miranda Hart.

Uwern Jong

Uwern Jong

Uwern Jong (he/him) is Experientialist®-in-Chief and co-Founder at OutThere magazine, a multi-award luxury and experiential travel journal rooted in its brand values of diversity, discovery and discernment.

A luxury travel expert, hotel aficionado and inclusive and intersectional tourism advocate, Uwern is at the forefront of LGBTQ+ and diversity tourism, representing destinations like Thailand, Malta and Stockholm as part of his brand ambassadorships.

He has recently spearheaded IGLTA’s (International LGBTQ+ Travel Association) new hotel global LGBTQ+ accreditation programme, IGLTA Accredited™ and has been a member of the association’s board of directors for three terms. Uwern was recently awarded by the Travel Trade Gazette (TTG) as LGBTQ+ Travel Trailblazer of the Year and by Walpole (the association of British luxury brands) as one of the top 50 most influential people in British luxury.

Jo Foley

Jo Foley

Jo Foley is a freelance writer, editor and spa consultant. A former editor of The Observer magazine, she was also Executive Editor of The Times. She has written numerous books on diet, lifestyle, beauty and wellbeing, including Great Spa Escapes – a guide to some of the most opulent spas in the world.

For more than 30 years she has been visiting and reviewing spas, sanctuaries and wellness centres on four continents and has written about them for publications as varied as The Financial Times, Conde Nast Traveller, Tatler, Harper’s Bazaar, The Sunday Telegraph, Woman & Home, The Daily Mail, Departures and The Times.

She has experienced more than her fair share of Ayurvedic retreats in India, traditional Chinese medicine programmes, Hay Baths in Austria, Inca inspired Temezcal sweat lodges in Mexico, native American Hopi Candle therapy in Arizona, Thai massages, Balinese baths, thalassotherapy hosings in France, detoxes in the Dolomites, and Hammams throughout the Middle East.

Gerri Gallagher

Gerri Gallagher

With more than 25 years of editorial experience at Tatler magazine, with specific expertise in the field of spas, wellness and cosmetic beauty, Gerri has an extensive global knowledge and unique perspective. Her experience of non-invasive cosmetic procedures is first-hand; she has travelled extensively visiting medical spas and wellness facilities around the world. Gerri oversaw the publication of the Tatler Spa Guide and Tatler Beauty and Cosmetic Surgery Guide for over 10 years.

Gerri now provides a consultancy service to spa brands, hotels and resorts both in the UK and internationally, from helping shape the vision of a new spa development to the re-launch of an existing spa.

Juliet Kinsman

Juliet Kinsman

Juliet Kinsman is the Sustainability Editor at Condé Nast Traveller. As Editor-in-chief at Mr & Mrs Smith for 13 years, contributing editor to Louis Vuitton City Guides and a journalist for over two decades, Juliet’s travel and spa tips appear in a plethora of high-end publications from Condé Nast Traveller and Harpers Bazaar to The Independent and National Geographic.

Through her consultancy website, BOUTECO, she works with award-winning brands to help them stand for something and stand out for it, amplifying messages that matter and sharpening their spirit of sustainability.

She’s been an expert speaker on many a travel panel and a judge for numerous high-end awards from architecture to boutique hotels. There’s nothing Juliet loves more than inspiring people with her travel tips and wellness experiences. Juliet is also a celebrated author and her book THE BUCKET LIST ECO EXPERIENCES: Traveling the World, Sustaining the Earth was published in 2022.

Mark Smith

Mark Smith

As Deputy Editor at European Spa Magazine Mark Smith has been writing about men’s grooming and spas for over 20 years. Reviewing spas since 2007 he visits around 30 venues a year and regularly speaks about the male spa market. He has written for Vogue, Tatler, Daily Telegraph and Men’s Fitness. He also works as a consultant and has recently launched the new mindfulness-based wellbeing company Kalm Horizons.

Tracey Woodward

Tracey Woodward

Tracey Woodward is a highly respected, experienced CEO with a demonstrated history of working in the cosmetics and wellbeing industries; skilled in leadership, marketing management, retail, sales, spa and product Development she is an inspiring and motivational leader.

Leading the way in self-care and wellbeing, Tracey is a key opinion former and a recognised contributor both online and in printed media. Tracey is an industry thought leader and currently sits on several boards as an advisory director for Beauty Bulb and Murdock London. She is also co-creator for Kalmar and an Operating Partner for Cedar-Bridge Investments.

Her personal interests include transformational wellness holidays, biohacking, longevity, and vitality for life.

Lindsay Madden Nadeau

Lindsay Madden Nadeau

As a self-described industry disrupter with a personal passion for wellbeing, Lindsay has spent the past 23 years working across the globe for some of the most prestigious luxury hospitality leaders, becoming a leading voice and ambassador in the wellness industry. She is also the founder of Meraki Bespoke Wellness Strategies, a consultancy dedicated to building bespoke wellness concepts.

Lindsay current holds the role of Senior Director Wellness Strategy and Development for Red Sea Global. Lindsay is responsible for actively steering the Wellness Strategy for a visionary developer of two of the world’s most ambitious hospitality and regenerative tourism projects. She supports the development team to identify and analyze industry insights, converting these into an actionable strategic roadmap that delivers on Red Sea Global’s ambitions for wellness in the region. Lindsay’s expertise will help bring strength and credibility to international communications, ensuring both projects become a global reference point for health and wellbeing.

Lindsay co-leads as Vice-Chair of the Global Wellness Tourism Initiative by the Global Wellness Institute, a research-led team that aims to gain a deep understanding of the foundations that make for great wellness destinations—as well as the motivations that spur travelers to visit them—then integrates these learnings into a successful destination strategy.

Leo Bear

Leo Bear

Leo Bear is an experienced journalist specialising in travel and wellness and contributes to a number of the UK’s top luxury publications including Condé Nast Traveller, Tatler, Quintessentially and Telegraph Luxury.

She first dipped her toe into wellness during a year-long stint in Los Angeles where she test-ran all the latest health fads. After extensive research, she settled on keeping things ‘clean and lean’, and steers away from anything involving gold, caviar and needles. Leo earned her nickname ‘Spa Goddess’ when spearheading a dedicated wellness section in Travel Weekly’s luxury quarterly magazine Aspire.

In between monthly travel assignments, she creates content and collateral for marketing agencies and luxury brands.

Lucy Brialey

Lucy Brialey

Lucy is the Founder and Director of the Sustainable Wellness.

As part of her role as Director at Sustainable Wellness, Lucy is responsible for the their Global Campaigns: UNFCCC Wellness for Climate Action, UNEP Wellness for Biodiversity, UNEP Wellness for Water Stewardship, Plastic Free Spa and #zerowastechallenge.

Her career has taken her on the path of working as a therapist, an innovative wellness at work business owner, European Group Spa Director and now the Co-founder of the Sustainable Spa Association. Alongside this she is involved in working as a consultant to sustainable spa and wellness resorts to assist in a strategic yet creative business vision. She directs her focus to international wellness concepts, sustainable business planning and the future of ESG investment strategies.

She proudly chairs The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals Initiative for the Global Wellness Institute, is an expert on the Global Panel for Sustainability for HospitalityNet and Global Sustainability Ambassador for World Wellness Weekend. She believes that a successful spa and wellness strategy is intrinsically linked to sustainability.

Alice Hart-Davis

Alice Hart-Davis

Alice Hart-Davis is an award-winning beauty journalist, author, speaker and founder of The Tweakments Guide. She has reported on skincare and treatments for over 20 years for numerous publications including The Times, The Telegraph, The Observer and The Mail.

To keep up with developments in the cosmetic fields she attends conferences around the world and spends much of her time catching up with the practitioners, dermatologists, formulators and brands behind fast-expanding technologies and the latest products.

Alice is a regular contributor to The Luxury Spa Edit and recently reviewed a life-changing Ayurvedic yoga retreat in the Himalayas.

Kim Brown

Kim Brown

As one of the UK’s leading beauty experts and MUA’s not only does Kim Brown travel the world working on fashion and beauty shoots for publications including Vogue, Elle and Harpers Bazaar, she also regularly beautifies an array of a-list stars including Cate Blanchett, Rosamund Pike and Uma Therman.

Kim has collaborated with many acclaimed designers, including Preen and Jonathan Saunders and has also worked with icons of photography including David Bailey and Peter Lindbergh. Kim is currently the beauty director of high-end quarterly fashion and style magazine Glass.

Kim is also trained in shiatsu massage and has a passion for travel, aromatherapy and wellness.