Six Senses Scoops Condé Nast Traveller 2017 Reader’s Travel Awards
Renowned for bountiful harvests from the organic gardens at the resorts of Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas, the group has harvested rewards of a different kind in the 20th Anniversary issue of Condé Nast Traveller, UK 2017 Reader’s Travel Awards.
Topping the list is Six Senses Douro Valley named the Best Hotel WINNER – Europe, Turkey and Russia. Open for just two years, Six Senses Douro Valley offers a fresh design perspective that beautifully showcases its locality and the historic quinta (wine estate) dating back to 1464. The resort also came in at Number 2 – The World’s Top 100.
Also in the World’s Top 100 was Six Senses Zighy Bay located in Oman. Six Senses Spa Zighy Bay was awarded Number 3 out of 20 in the Overseas Hotel Spas category. With its extraordinary setting on a pristine bay with a sand beach to one side and an impressive rugged mountain range as a backdrop, Six Senses Zighy Bay offers guests unforgettable out-of-the-ordinary experiences.
Six Senses Zil Pasyon in the Seychelles opened just in time for reader evaluation and made such an instant impression that it was awarded Number 18 out of 20 – Middle East. Africa and Indian Ocean. Set on the private island of Félicité, the resort offers serenity encircled by the Indian Ocean with perpetual summer and an environment that invites reconnection.
An all-time award winner over the past decade is Six Senses Ninh Van Bay in Vietnam, once again recognized as one of the region’s leading properties. The readers of Condé Nast Traveller awarded it with Number 18 out of 20 – Asia and the Indian Subcontinent. The resort’s white sand beach and towering mountains create the senses of being intimately at one with nature.
In the category of Overseas Hotel Spas, Six Senses Spa Laamu in the Maldives earned Number 15 out of 20. The spa is set right on the beach and offers uniquely designed treatment ‘nests’ and pavilions. Six Senses Spa at Porta Elounda Crete, acclaimed as one of the most breathtaking spas in the whole of the Mediterranean, added Number 14 out of 20 – Overseas Hotel Spas, to it’s already impressive list of awards. The spa serves the Porto Elounda Golf & Spa Resort, the Elounda Peninsula All Suite Hotel and the Elounda Mare Hotel.