Oman: Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar Resort celebrates big wins at the World Spa Awards 2020, the 27th annual World Travel Awards 2020 and the Conde Nast Johansens Luxury Spa Awards for Excellence, swooping the top spots in Oman and the entire Middle East region. 

Worldwide, Anantara Hotels, Resorts and Spas has received a total of 11 top accolades at the World Spa Awards 2020, with Anantara Spa recognised as the World’s Best Hotel Spa Brand for the fourth consecutive year. Named the World’s Best Hotel Spa Brand at the 2017, 2018, and 2019 World Spa Awards, Anantara Spa has retained this title in 2020 and once again has been named the World’s Best Hotel Spa Brand, as officially announced on Wednesday, 28th  October.

Representing Anantara Spa in the Middle East, Anantara Spa at Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar Resort has been voted as Oman’s Best Resort Spa for the second year running. Its sister properties in Qatar and the United Arab Emirates also saw strong results with Anantara Spa at Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara being crowned Qatar’s Best Hotel Spa; while Anantara Spa at Desert Islands Resort & Spa by Anantara was announced as Abu Dhabi’s Best Resort Spa.

Following the wins at the World Spa Awards, Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar also had the honour of being voted as Oman’s Leading Luxury Hotel Villa at the 27th annual World Travel Awards this year. The winning Villa, the Three Bedroom Royal Mountain Villa at Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar Resort is a one-of-a-kind two-storey residence with cliff’s edge infinity pool featuring three ensuite bedrooms, indoor and outdoor dining, a jacuzzi and a rain shower as well as a sundeck and majlis-style living area. Unparalleled in space and prestige amongst resorts in Oman, this villa provides exclusivity and spectacular views of the canyon beyond, delivering guests with the ultimate luxury experience. 

The accolades continue to roll in with Anantara Spa at Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar being recognised by the Condé Nast Johansens Luxury Spa Awards of Excellence as the Best Wellness Program. In addition, Anantara Spa at Al Baleed Resort Salalah by Anantara in Oman was also nominated for Best Treatment Menu.

As one of the most prominent awards programmes in the hospitality industry, these prestigious awards serve to celebrate and reward excellence in travel and wellness tourism. Nominated contenders are voted for by professionals working within the industry – senior executives, travel buyers, tour operators, agents and media – and by the public, making it a highly commendable achievement for winners. 

“We are proud to receive top accolades in one of the most lauded awards in the travel and wellness industry. It is such a great honour to not only be chosen by the discerning public and luxury seekers alike but also by established industry leaders, year after year.” Says Rami Farhat, Acting General Manager Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar Resort.  

He continues, “At Anantara, we believe that ‘life is a journey’ and we continue to embody this philosophy in the experience delivered to each guest that walks through our door. It is both humbling and rewarding to know that our guests are beyond satisfied by our property and its many thrills.”

About Anantara:

Anantara is a luxury hospitality brand for modern travellers, connecting them to genuine places, people and stories through personal experiences, and providing heartfelt hospitality in the world’s most exciting destinations. The collection of distinct, thoughtfully designed luxury hotels and resorts provides a window through which to journey into invigorating new territory, curating personal travel experiences. 

From cosmopolitan cities to desert sands to lush islands, Anantara connects travellers to the indigenous, grounds them in authentic luxury, and hosts them with passionate expertise. The portfolio currently boasts over 40 stunning hotels and resorts located in Thailand, the Maldives, Indonesia, Vietnam, China, Cambodia, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Mauritius, Mozambique, Zambia, the UAE, Qatar, Oman, Tunisia, Portugal and Spain, with a pipeline of future properties across Asia, the Middle East, Africa and Europe.