A hotel in Mayo had much cause for celebration recently as they were named Ireland’s best hotel spa.
Impressively, for the eighth year in a row, the Ashford Castle Spa hotel in Mayo was named Ireland’s best hotel spa at the World Spa Awards.
The World Spa Awards aim to celebrate and reward excellence in the spa and wellness sector.
Following a year-long search for the best hotel spas across the world, in which votes were cast by the media, general public, and industry professionals, Ashford Castle Spa once again came out victorious in Ireland.
While Ashford Castle Spa won Ireland’s Best Hotel Spa, Eden Elements at Eden One in Ballsbridge, Dublin, picked up the award for Ireland’s Best Day Spa for 2023.
Ashford Castle Spa – Ireland’s best hotel spa
Following their win this year, County Mayo’s Ashford Castle Spa took to social media to celebrate, saying: “We are having a truly incredible week here at Ashford Castle!
“The Spa has again been crowned Ireland’s Best Spa at the prestigious World Spa Awards for the eighth consecutive year.
“Earlier this year, The Spa became Ireland’s first and only Forbes Five-Star accredited spa, and we invite you to join us in celebrating our talented Spa team for their remarkable accomplishments”.
The Bürgenstock Hotel & Alpine Spa – the world’s best hotel spa
When it came to the rest of the globe, the Bürgenstock Hotel & Alpine Spa picked up the award for World’s Best Hotel Spa 2023. The luxury Swiss hotel also replicated its success in the European category.
Spanning over a whopping 60 hectares, the Bürgenstock Hotel & Alpine Spa is widely regarded as a luxury resort destination that regularly hosts guests from all across the world.
The Bürgenstock Hotel & Alpine Spa also offers guests panoramic views that overlook the stunning scenery of the Swiss Alps and Lake Lucerne.
The World Spa Awards – recognising the world’s best hotel spas
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Speaking about this year’s nominees and winners, Rebecca Cohen, managing director for the World Spa Awards, had this to say: “The spa and wellness industry is experiencing sustained growth, evident in the calibre of nominees in our 2023 programme.
“We have seen a notable increase in first-time World Spa Awards recipients, whilst previous winners also continue to push the boundaries of excellence by retaining their titles.
“All winners have shown dedication to delivering exceptional spa and wellness experiences, and we are excited to share these achievements with the world.”
For a full list of all the other winners, you can visit the World Spa Awards website here.