Six Senses Spa at porto elounda GOLF & SPA RESORT Nominated for Prestigious Spafinder Wellness 365 Wellness Travel Award

Spafinder Wellness 365™, the world’s best resource for feeling good and living well all year round, announced that Six Senses Spa at porto elounda GOLF & SPA RESORT has been nominated for a 2014 Wellness Travel Award for Country Award: Favorite Wellness Travel Property in Greece.

The Wellness Travel Awards are the only awards that recognize the destination spas, hotels, resorts and retreats worldwide dedicated to offering experiences and environments that leave visitors healthier when they check out than when they checked in. Final winners will be selected by consumer vote, which is underway at now through September 19; winners will be announced at the World Travel Market in London on November 6.

At Six Senses Spa at porto elounda GOLF & SPA RESORT, we aim to help people reconnect with themselves, others and the world around them .We are committed to delivering integrated wellness experiences , and providing guidance and inspiration to allow our guests to gain a new perspective and make positive changes. Our global relationships with practitioners, healers, wellness leaders and experts allow us to go beyond the traditional spa offering combining high tech and high touch approaches which blend the old with the new. Our menu varies from inspired local treatments to results oriented detox treatments and preventive wellness holistic and anti-ageing retreats.
If there ever was a timeless quality then it must be quality itself, for the Six Senses Spa at Elounda SA hotels & resorts, has been recognized internationally as one of the world's great leading spas by a number of highly-regarded awards, and namely the Seven Star Global Spa Award 2013 as “Best Spa in Greece”, the World Luxury Spa Awards as “Best Luxury Resort Spa” for 3 continuous years up to 2013, the Conde Nast Traveller UK Readers' Choice Awards 2012 as "One on Europe's 20 best spas", the Spa Finder Readers' Choice Awards 2012 as the "Best spa in Greece", and the Spa Finder Readers' Choice Awards 2012 as "One of the 12 Hot Spas in Europe".

“Being nominated for a Wellness Travel Award is a unique honor that recognizes properties around the globe that offer exceptional wellness experiences,” said Spafinder Wellness 365 Chief Brand Officer Mia Kyricos. “People are redefining what they want when on vacation or traveling for business. We applaud these nominees that excel in meeting this rising demand.”

To ensure the most deserving properties were nominated, a global panel comprised of 26 spa and wellness industry journalists and experts nominated top candidates in each category. Candidates that received the most nominations are presented to consumers on; voting is now underway for the final winners in each category.

Nominees were named on six continents, in 41 countries and in 18 special categories, such as “Best for Getting Fit” and “Best New Wellness Travel Property.”

Spafinder defines wellness travel “as vacations, getaways and business trips that help travelers stay (or get) well when traveling,” by offering distinct wellness-related programs and facilities – from stress reduction, nutrition and healing to state-of-the-art spas, fitness and wellness centers.

porto elounda GOLF & SPA RESORT first opened in 1992 and became the island’s best integrated resort offering the only on-site golf course in Crete and the best spa in Greece. It was the first hotel to introduce rooms with private access to long shared pools, so guests did not need to book a bungalow, a suite or a villa to have their own pool on their doorstep. porto elounda is ideal for families as it boasts unparalleled children’s facilities, while active couples will also enjoy everything from watersports and yachting to lawn sports and not forgetting the amazing Six Senses Spa. The hotel is very popular with the Greek high society and celebrities

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