The winners of the 2022 Irish Tatler Wellness & Spa Awards were announced during a ceremony at Dublin’s Marker Hotel.
The awards, first staged in 2009, are designed to highlight excellence and innovation in Ireland’s wellness and spa industries.
Winners included Eden One in Dublin 4 (Best Day Spa), The Handmade Soap Company (Best Product Line), Monart Destination Spa (the Service Excellence Award), Ground Wellbeing (Best Self-Care Brand) and Rachel O’Malley of Hayfield Manor (Best Therapist 2022).
Irish Tatler Editor Jessie Collins said: "The Irish Tatler Wellness & Spa awards offer those working in the spa and wellness industries the opportunity to raise their profile and to recognise exceptional team members."
Guests enjoyed a lunch prepared exclusively for the occasion by the Marker executive chef Gareth Mullins, and delicious red, white, and rosé wine by Villa Maria.
Peigín Crowley of Ground Wellbeing having been awarded 'Best Self-Care Brand'.
Winner of the 'Self-Care Brand of the Year' Peigín Crowley of Ground Wellbeing said: “Our industry, which suffered such a blow has been celebrated today to such stunning effect. Those working in wellness make it their business to mind other people, making it extra special that we are honoured by these awards.”
Accepting the 'National Spa of the Year' award, and the Destination Spa of the Year Award for Aqua Sana at Center Parcs, Caroline Newton said:
“We are absolutely honoured and thrilled to have won not just one but two awards today. This is testament to my fantastic team at Aqua Sana - and the wider support of our international team and the Irish public.”
Caroline Newton, Aqua Sana Spa Manager at Center Parcs Ireland accepting the award for National Spa of the Year.
The full list of winners is as follows:
BEST NEW SPA: Velvaere, Dublin 8
BEST SELF-CARE BRAND: Ground Wellbeing
BEST DAY SPA: Eden One, Dublin 4
BEST PRODUCT LINE: The Handmade Soap Company
BEST FACIAL: Biologique Recherche at The Merrion Hotel
HERO PRODUCT AWARD: Regenerating Night Cream by Dublin Herbalists
THE SERVICE EXCELLENCE AWARD: Monart Destination Spa
THE WELLNESS INNOVATION AWARD: Ethos CBD
BEST SIGNATURE TREATMENT: Lavender Lullaby at Farnham Estate
BEST SUPPLEMENTS AWARD: Seabody
THE SUSTAINABILITY AWARD: Mervue Organic
BEST WELLNESS EXPERIENCE: Wellness at the Coach House
BEST IN TARGETED SKINCARE: Skinmade by Akina
THE SPA DESIGN AWARD: Galgorm
BEST NATURAL SKINCARE: Modern Botany
BEST THERAPIST: Rachel O’Malley at Beautique Spa at Hayfield Manor
BEST AT-HOME WELLNESS BRAND: The Nature of Things
BEST URBAN RETREAT: The Spa & Salon at The Shelbourne
BEST SLEEP WELLNESS RANGE: Soak Bath Salts
RISING STAR AWARD: Gemma Noone at Glo Spa & Wellness at Glenlo Abbey and Estate
BEST HOLISTIC TREATMENT: Aromatherapy Associates Rose Indulgence at Carton House
BEST SPA INNOVATION: 111Skin at the Spa at Adare Manor
DESTINATION SPA OF THE YEAR: Aqua Sana at Center Parcs Longford Forest
BEST HOTEL SPA LEINSTER: Johnstown Estate
BEST HOTEL SPA CONNACHT: Chill Spa at the Ice House Hotel
BEST HOTEL SPA ULSTER: Farnham Estate
BEST HOTEL SPA MUNSTER: The Spa at Adare Manor
THE IRISH TATLER SPA OF THE YEAR for 2022: Aqua Sana at Center Parcs Longford
Accompanying the Business Post on the second Sunday of each month, Irish Tatler is synonymous with considered luxury. The Irish Tatler Wellness & Spa Awards involve a six-month judging process, with all winners and shortlisted nominees shared in full in the May edition of Irish Tatler, and on businesspost.ie.