The awe-inspiring JA Manafaru Maldives island resort can now add ‘Best Luxury Destination Spa in the Maldives’ to its long list of accolades after landing one of the world’s most prestigious hotel and travel industry awards. The resort’s Calm Spa & Salon took home the top award for the Maldives region at the recently held ‘2019 World Luxury Spa Awards’.
Already famous for its crystal-clear waters, palm tree-lined beaches and commitment to providing guests with a relaxing and rejuvenating stay, the resort can now count itself among the best spa destinations in the world. Judges at the ‘World Luxury Spa Awards’ were impressed by the wide range of treatments at the Calm Spa & Salon, creative treatments for kids and the stunning outdoor setting with picturesque spa villas dotting the tropical landscape.
Amongst the many treatments available, judges admired the signature spa rituals which include a ‘Seven Day Manafaru Journey’ of luxury massages, results-orientated facials, body polishes and soothing after-sun experiences, a myriad of couples journeys’ including an indulgent 3 day programme and a litany of massages including Maldivian massage with locally sourced coconut and other island ingredients. The family spa treatments specifically stood out for their focus on fun and creativity, using natural, organic products to create bonding experiences between parents and kids. In the ‘Mom & Me’ ritual, mothers are encouraged to enjoy a fragrant frangipani body polish while their daughter tries a natural coconut oil body massage and organic facial with natural ingredients from the Chef’s Garden. Treatments and rituals are held in picturesque spa villas amongst tropical flora, winding rivers, outdoor relaxation areas, romantic swings and vitality pools.
Consisting of 84 luxurious beachfront and over-water villas and bungalows, world class dining and magical experiences that celebrate the beauty of the Maldives, the JA Manafaru Maldives resort is one of the Indian Ocean’s most sought-after holiday destinations and a popular choice for both couples and families. This latest accolade follows JA Manafaru Maldives recent success at the ‘World Travel Awards’ which saw the destination named as ‘Indian Ocean’s Leading Honeymoon Resort 2019’, the ‘Indian Ocean’s Leading Hotel Suite 2019’ and ‘Maldives’ Leading Hotel Suite 2019’. With a 5-star rating on Trip Advisor, JA Manafaru was also selected for a Travellers Choice Award in 2019.
Vlad Reyes, General Manager at JA Manafaru Maldives resort said: “This award is yet another wonderful accolade that reflects the luxurious treatments, customer care and exceptional service available to guests at JA Manafaru Maldives. We aim to match the breath-taking natural beauty of our island with impeccable service and unique experiences that create unforgettable memories for the whole family’.