Spas in Ireland

Irish Tatler Spa Awards 2010

By , June 20, 2010

The Irish Tatler’s second annual Spa Awards ceremony took place in Dublin recently, recognising the best of Irish spas, treatments and therapists.  Awards were given in the same aspirational categories as last year, with the new additions of the Reader’s Choice Award and Best Boutique Spa.  The following are the 2010 winners:

Best Overall Spa

The much coveted prize for the overall most outstanding spa in Ireland.
Monart Destination Spa, for the second year running

Best Therapist

Awarded to the most professional, expert and knowledgeable of spa therapists.
Shóna Tarrant (The Spa at The Four Seasons Hotel)
Highly Commended: 
Emma Ryan (The Spa at Carton House)
Catherine Corcoran (The Spa at Parknasilla)

The Spa Style Award

Quality fixtures, exceptional cleanliness and first class facilities alongside luxurious aesthetics are the requirements of this award.
The Cloisters Spa at Muckross Park Hotel
Highly Commended:
SÁMAS Spa at The Park Hotel Kenmare
ESPA at The G Hotel

Best Facial

The award for best facial goes to one which is pampering, but ultimately results-driven.
Prescriptive Facial, Pevonia Botanica at Monart
Highly Commended:
Kerstin Florian Caviar Facial at The Oasis Spa at Lyrath Estate Hotel
ESPA Intensive Skin Brightener Facial at The G Hotel

Best Body Treatment

The most indulgent of treatments from your head to your toes with lasting visible results.
Golden Glow Ritual at The Island Spa at Inchydoney Island Lodge & Spa
Highly Commended:
The Full Body Hot Stone Massage by ESPA at The Ritz-Carlton Powerscourt
The Signature K Spa Massage at the K Club

Best Service

Dedicated and professional service as a fundamental part of any spa treatment is rewarded in this category.
The Spa at the Heights at Aghadoe Heights
Highly Commended:
The Health Spa at the Radisson BLU Farnham Estate Hotel
The Spa at Fota Island Resort

Best Boutique Spa

This is a new category this year for remarkable hotel spas.
The Spa at No.1 Pery Square Hotel & Spa
Highly Commended:
Delphi Spa at The Delphi Mountain Resort
The Well Spa at The Cliff House Hotel

Best Spa Product Line

Awarded to the most effective and rejuvenating of spa product lines available in Irish spas.
Pevonia Botanica
Highly Commended:
Yon Ka

Innovation Award

For innovative, original spa treatments with specialised results.
Naturalmoor Massage at Temple Country Retreat and Spa
Highly Commended:
The Breathing Beauty Retreat at ESPA at The Europe
Futuresse Eternal Beauty of Lotus at The Spa at the Heights at Aghadoe Heights

Reader’s Choice Award

This one goes to a spa of overall excellence as chosen by readers of the Irish Tatler.
Angsana Spa at The Brehon


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