2009 Spa Readers' Choice Awards

Crystal Awards

Crystal Awards Our voters named these six Crystal Award winners the crème de la crème of spas, each deemed the favorite on its continent.

Favorite Spa in Africa Pezula Resort Hotel and Spa

Favorite Spa in Asia Kamalaya Koh Samui Wellness Sanctuary and Holistic Spa

Favorite Spa in Australia Gwinganna Lifestyle Retreat

Favorite Spa in Europe Mandarin Oriental, Prague

Favorite Spa in North America Canyon Ranch in Tucson

Favorite Spa in South America Kurotel Longevity Center and Spa

Visionary Award

SpaFinder's annual Visionary Award is bestowed on an influential leader in the worlds of spa and wellness. This year's winner is:

Dr. Andrew Weil Founder and Director of the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine; Director of Integrative Health and Healing at Miraval Arizona

More about the SpaFinder Readers' Choice Awards

Every year SpaFinder names the winners of its prestigious Readers' Choice Awards, revealing spa-goers' favorite spas across the globe in three areas: favorite spa by continent, favorite by region or country, and best in any of 27 categories. This year's awards saw approximately 300,000 votes cast for those deserving spas that offer truly exceptional experiences to their guests – the highest number of votes for the Readers' Choice Awards to date.

  LEARN MORE Read the SpaFinder 2009 Readers' Choice Awards Press Release