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Irish Tatler Spa Awards 2009 Winners

By , June 22, 2009

Irish Tatler Spa Awards 2009 Winners

Irish Tatler has announced the winners of their inaugural Spa Awards. Voted by the public over the last three months, they have chosen their top spas, therapists and treatments.

Best Overall Spa
The spa that you return to again and again, with treatments to die for and therapists with healing hands.
Monart Destination Spa
Runners up
Samas Spa at the Park Hotel Kenmare
Temple Country Retreat and Spa

Best Therapist
This award goes to the therapist who excels in terms of expertise, knowledgability and manner.
– Lillija Balkovfaja (The Four Season Hotel, Dublin 4)
Runners up
– Paul Harrington (Monart Destination Spa, Co. Wexford)
– Johanna Daly (Solas Spa at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Co. Sligo)

Best Facial
A treatment that evinces remarkable results for the face.
– Purest Facial (K Spa at the K club, co. Kildare)
Runners up
– Ole Henriksen Facial (Spirit One Spa at the Radisson SAS, Galway)
– ESPA Super Actives Repairing and Restoring Facial (Slieve Donard Resort, Co. Down)

It Factor
Awarded to the spa that offers a uniquely special experience.
– The Spa at the Delphi Mountain Resort, Co. Galway
Runners up
The Bathhouse at Bellinter House, Co, Meath
– The Well Spa at the Cliff House, Co. Waterford

Best Body Treatment
A body treatment whose benefits are worth every cent.
– Specific Pain Relief Algae Treatment (The Island Spa at Inchydoney Hotel)
Runners Up
– Aromasoul Treatment (Sheraton Fota Island, Co. Cork)
– Organic Herbal Hydartion Body Masque (Sansana Spa at the Royal Marine Hotel, Co. Dublin)

Spa Style Award
A spa whose design makes for a remarkable ambience.
Samas spa at the Park Hotel Kenmare, Co. Kerry
Runners up
Espa at the G Hotel, Galway
– The Spa at Catlemarty Resort, Co. Cork.

Best Spa Product Line
The spa product line that produces outstanding results.
– Espa
Runners Up
– Pevonia Botanica
– Comfort Zone

Holistic Award
The spa that offers more than the traditional treatments, using a mind and body approach to blissful effect.
Yauvana Spa at the Kingsley Hotel, Cork
Runners up
The Cloisters Spa at the Muckross Park Hotel, Killarney
Angsana Spa at the Brehon Hotel, Killarney

Best Service
Awarded to the spa whose staff exemplify professional, friendly and consistent service.
Aghadoe Heights Hotel, Killarney
Runners Up
The Spa at Dromoland Castle, Co. Clare
The Ice House, Co. Mayo

Innovation Award
The spa that goes that extra mile to provide its clients with treatments sourced for specific needs – cutting edge therapies that produce genuine results
– Cancer Care spa Treatments at Kelly’s Resort & Spa, Co. Wexford
Runners up
– ‘Wellness Manager’ system at Espa at The Europe Hotel
Voya Seaweed Baths, Co. Sligo


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