Six Senses Kicks Off the Awards Season with a Smile

PUBLISHED October 04, 2023


BANGKOK – October 3, 2023 – Honored to be placed among the giants of the travel industry, Six Senses celebrated a slew of awards reflecting its out-of-the-ordinary locations and the high-energy, high-touch, and high-empathy commitment of its hosts.

Reviewing the list, Six Senses CEO Neil Jacobs comments, “These latest awards are a huge tribute to all our hosts and owners around the world and the way they continue to offer our loyal guests exceptional experiences that help them reconnect mentally, physically, and spiritually. They spur us on to push beyond the boundaries, to be bold and different, act on our imagination, create more than just places to stay and stand for something.”

The Best for Six Senses Ibiza
As the first sustainable BREEAM-certified resort in the Balearics, Six Senses Ibiza features in the World’s 50 Best Hotels hot list for offering “a seamless blend of well-being and sustainability alongside impeccable five-star service.” Also noted are the tailored wellness programs and treatments “that cover everything from functional fitness to anti-aging and multi-day immersive retreats.”

Two Scoops for Six Senses Rome
Just announced, Six Senses Rome features in the 2023 Architectural Digest Hotel Award, applauding how architect and art director Patricia Urquiola restored the 15th-century Palazzo Salviati Cesi Mellini by diving into the history of the Eternal City, “layering travertine, cocciopesto, and mosaics into verdant spaces that evoke tranquil gardens.”

The Roman baths (encompassing a caldarium, tepidarium, and frigidarium) and wellness offerings also caught the eye of the Forbes 10 Best Hotels in Rome 2023 to win the gong for “Best Spa and Wellness Hotel in Rome”.

Kudos to the Sustainability Team at Six Senses Zighy Bay
Flanked by Oman’s northern Musandam mountains rising from the Arabian Gulf, Six Senses Zighy Bay has just been endorsed as the Sustainability Team of the Year Award by Hotelier Middle East. General Manager Andrew Spearman is resolute that “there’s no hiding from sustainable travel and eco-tourism or waiting to see how it evolves. It is something the hospitality sector simply has to embrace now.”

Double in the Desert for Six Senses Shaharut
In addition to winning the La Liste – Special Awards Hotels 2023 in the Ethical & Sustainable category, Six Senses Shaharut features in the 2023 Men’s Health Travel Awards. “With hard, rocky desert extending in every direction and Jordan’s granite mountains in the distance, the views here are otherworldly. But, true to the Six Senses brand, the wellness-forward offerings are world-class. Check in. Lose yourself, then find yourself again.”

Podium Position for Six Senses Douro Valley
Travel + Leisure Readers’ 25 Favorite Hotel Brands of 2023 was published in July, with Six Senses proving its popularity once again among readers and Six Senses Douro Valley placing second in the Spain and Portugal category. “It’s obvious that travelers are craving a great escape from the day-to-day grind, ready to trade it all in for pure, uninterrupted relaxation.”

Celebrations All Round at Six Senses Krabey Island
“Cambodia has emerged from the pandemic with a new face and focus, with sustainable and community-based travel being pushed nationwide.” So says Travel + Leisure in its Luxury Awards Asia Pacific roundup, with readers awarding Six Senses Krabey Island in multiple categories including the top spot for “Best Hotel Spas in Cambodia”.

Rajasthani Rewards for Six Senses Fort Barwara
Creating a good hotel, Mark Twain wrote, “is an art apart,” and Town & Country’s 2023 selection recognizes the best, most “artful” new places. Six Senses Fort Barwara features for its Rajasthani modern suites, spa for the sporty and spiritually inclined, and magical views of the Aravali Hills. “There’s a lot of genuflecting to ‘doing good’ these days. Six Senses really works with local artisans. Good for them.”

News Just In: Condé Nast Readers’ Choice Awards
The Readers’ Choice Awards reflect what the audience of Condé Nast Traveler in the US and its sister title in the UK loves, remains loyal to, and can’t wait to experience again within every travel sector. Six Senses is once again delighted to have received recognition from guests who have experienced the resorts and spas firsthand. Featuring in the top 10 for their regions are Six Senses Zighy Bay (#4 Middle East), Six Senses Fiji (#8 Australia & Pacific), and Six Senses Yao Noi (#10 Asia – Thailand). Within the Destination Spas “World” category, Maldives-based Six Senses Laamu (#9) and Bodrum-based Six Senses Kaplankaya (#19) both claim a spot.





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