Mandara Spa at The H Dubai, United Arab Emirates, won the Global Award for Best Luxury Urban Escape Spa.



June 30, 2017, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

The seventh edition of the World Luxury Spa Awards was held in Hanoi, Vietnam, attended by key personnel of the hospitality, spa and wellness industries. Brands and properties were nominated after going through a thorough process of evaluation and audits following consultation, inputs and views of experts and industry leaders with long standing experience and distinction.

Mandara Spa at The H Dubai, United Arab Emirates, received the top honor, winning the Global Award for Best Luxury Urban Escape Spa, and was a nominee in the category of Best Luxury Hotel Spa. The spa aims to continually enhance its range of treatments and services, and plans to launch a new product line and introduce new facilities and equipment in the near future.

Mandara Spa at Lotte Hotel Moscow received the Country Award for Best Luxury Hotel Spa – Russia, and Tamara Spa by Mandara at Lily Beach Resort & Spa, Maldives, won the Indian Ocean Continent Award for Best Luxury Island Resort Spa.

About The World Luxury Spa Awards

The World Luxury Spa Awards give recognition to luxury spas in 32 different categories on a country, regional, continent and global basis, with voting based on service excellence and cast by spa guests. The Awards aim to encourage and raise service standards within the luxury spa industry, setting benchmarks in quality innovation and service.

Trent Munday, Senior Vice President – Operations of Mandara Spa Asia Limited, said, “The recognition bestowed on these three Mandara Spa locations is a wonderful acknowledgement of our team’s hard work. It is also a testament to the amazing support we get from our hotel and resort associates worldwide. We are continually striving to evolve and innovate in all that we do. It’s both gratifying and humbling to see the hard work being recognised externally, especially given the calibre of the competition.”

The Mandara Spa Experience

Mandara Spa is a global spa brand with 42 locations in four countries, 22 cities and two cruise ships. The spa brand also has a same-name, retail product range. Founded in Bali, Indonesia in 1995, Mandara Spa is a pioneer of tropical, multi-cultural spa experience rooted in the Balinese tradition of healing touches. The first Mandara Spa opened May 16, 1996 at The Chedi (now Alila Ubud) in Ubud, Bali. In 1998, the brand opened its Asia headquarters in Malaysia and formed a U.S.-based division in Hawaii. The following year Mandara Spa expanded to the Maldives and Thailand. To learn more about Mandara Spa, visit

About Steiner Leisure Limited

Steiner Leisure Limited, the parent company of Mandara Spa, owner of the Chavana Spa brand, is a worldwide provider and innovator in the fields of beauty, wellness and education, dedicated to maintaining the highest quality standards and continually evolving to include and anticipate new developments within the industry. Steiner Leisure aims to maintain and expand its existing diverse portfolio of services, products, and brands, as well as to seek out new opportunities to complement its business. Steiner Leisure services include traditional and alternative massage, body and skin treatment options, fitness, acupuncture, herbal medicine, and medispa treatments.

Steiner Leisure provides its customers with a wide-ranging assortment of premium skin, body and hair care products under the Elemis®, La Thérapie™, Bliss®, Remède®, Laboratoire Remède® and Jou® brands. Its products are distributed through Page 3 of 3 over 200 Steiner Leisure-operated day spas, resorts and spas-at-sea under its Elemis®, Mandara®, Chavana®, Bliss® and Remède® brands. Steiner Leisure’s Ideal Image is the nation’s largest cosmetic and aesthetic services provider in the U.S. Those services are provided by highly trained, experienced practitioners through a nationwide network of 127 treatment centers across 31 states, as well as two locations in Canada. Steiner Leisure is also an accredited educator teaching students the skills necessary to be a spa professional, including massage and skin care services.

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