Local hotels group, Sun Siyam Resorts has won big at the 2019 World Luxury Spa and Restaurant Awards, where they took home multiple accolades including the prestigious title of being the continent level winner in the category of ‘Luxury Beach Resort Spa’.
Their flagship resort, The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi Maldives took home the title at a gala held at The State Hermitage Museum Official Hotel in St. Petersburg, Russia on July 6. The resort also won leading ‘Mediterranean Cuisine’ restaurant in Indian Ocean for Sinbad.
Their sister property, Sun Aqua Vilu Reef's Sun Aqua Spa bagged the continental level award for ‘Luxury Romantic Destination Spa’ while Sun Aqua Iru Veli won the continental level award in the category of ‘Best Unique Experience Spa’. Sun Aqua Vilu Reef's wine cellar was honored for being the best ‘Fine Dining Cuisine’ restaurant in the Indian Ocean.
Established in 2010, the World Luxury Spa Awards is the pinnacle of achievement in the luxury spa industry offering international recognition as voted for by guests, travelers and industry players alike. Over 250,000 international travelers vote each year during a four-week period to select the winners. Luxury spas have the opportunity to participate in the World Luxury Spa Awards by entering categories that showcase their unique selling points, destinations and facilities.
This was the fourth event of its kind, and more than 200 guests flew in from around the world, representing more than 90 countries, 450 spas and 270 restaurants.