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Luxury Resort Named Best Resort Spa in Asia

UBUD, BALI – November 10, 2017 – Haute Grandeur has recently unveiled its annual Haute Grandeur Global Spa Award, naming Mandapa, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve the winner of the 2017 Best Resort Spa in Asia. After a rigorous rating process, relying on quality feedback from guests rather than a quantity of votes by the general public or judges, this luxury riverfront resort claims the number one spot in offering the most unique spa and wellness experience. The award was presented at the award night held in Sofitel Bangkok Sukhumvit, Thailand on October 27, 2017.

Haute Grandeur is recognized as the world’s leading Awards initiative, acknowledging the finest hospitality experiences across 7 continents and more than 60 countries. Each year, the world’s premium luxury hotel and spa brands compete for the ultimate accolade in overall excellence and greatest contribution to the industry.

“A Haute Grandeur Award is a guaranteed golden stamp of excellence,” said Marinique De Wet, Founder and Managing Director of Haute Grandeur. “Participating establishments emphasize the value and importance of continuously striving for excellence, and set the standard in the industry. Haute Grandeur promises to raise the bar by awarding only the most exceptional hotels and spas, thereby inspiring establishments to reach even greater heights.”

A resort surrounded by the Ayung River in Ubud, a district known for its natural beauty, Mandapa, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve is celebrated as a place for spiritual and physical healing. The
Mandapa Spa at Mandapa, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve – nestled in the breathtaking mountains of Ubud, Bali – features one-of-a-kind treatments that are inspired by natural ingredients found in the surrounding area. This serene Balinese spa offers expansive rooms with state-of-the-art products that provide a secluded space for meditation, profound relaxation, medicine for the soul, and the chance to tune into oneself and escape to another world.

In addition to the world-class spa facilities at Mandapa, a Ritz-Carlton, Reserve, guests can immerse themselves in numerous wellness activities that are inspired by local Balinese culture. Among these activities, guests can experience water and fire based rituals that take place alongside the majestic Ayung River, and are guided by one of the resort’s priests or participate in eclectic healing sessions – Traditional Balinese Healing Touch and Alternative Healing Energy – which both facilitate well-being and self-discovery.

Nestled between the jungle and Ayung River, the luxury hotel of only 60 villas and suites, Mandapa, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve features two swimming pools, a serene spa and dedicated butlers providing renowned service at every touchpoint to awaken the spirit and provide rich, meaningful memories to last a lifetime.

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