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The only Malaysian luxury spa recognised

LANGKAWI, MALAYSIA 11th November 2018 - The Ritz-Carlton, Langkawi is delighted to announce they have been named as the “World's Best New Resort Spa 2018” at the World Spa Awards 2018.

Taking place every year, the prestigious World Spa Awards are renowned in the spa and wellness world, with all spa parties aspiring to be included in what is undeniably one of the most sought-after recognitions in the spa and wellness industry. The World Spa Awards celebrate and rewards spa industry excellence through their awards programme. Pioneers, influencers, and leading figureheads of the global spa and wellness industry descended on the World Spa Awards, which this year took place at The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort, on 26th October 2018.

“Consciously and unconsciously, we make decisions that carry a positive impact on our self-wellbeing on a day-to-day basis. Acknowledging the personal goal of each guest is what sets us apart” says Ellen Franke, General Manager “Recognizing the importance of a personalised wellness journey for each guest is a new found luxury and we do so by curating traditional treatments suited to their wellness journey” says Wendy Stephen, Director of Spa

Taking inspiration from The Ritz-Carlton, Langkawi’s stunning views of the lush rainforest and the crystal-clear Andaman Sea, The Ritz-Carlton Spa invites guests to tune into their unique surrounding landscapes and feel the harnessing and soothing powers of nature. Overwater walkways lead to overwater cocoon shaped treatment pavilions that bob above the sea, strikingly designed to resemble ‘Malay Bubus’ - intricately woven fish traps used for centuries by local fishermen. These are intended to be a sensual and immersive experience, as the sounds of the sea and surrounding wildlife float into your treatment room. The design of the whole spa is linked with a common thread, showcasing glazed floor-to-ceiling windows bringing the outside in. The sophisticated decor has neutral tones and is made from high quality materials such as natural stone, light oak timber floors, dark walnut and soft, light linens.

The wellbeing sanctuary offers guests a state-of-the-art thermal suite with an intricate mosaic-lined steam room and sauna, as well as a revitalising ice fountain, rejuvenating experience showers and vitality pools. The Hammam Pavilion offers guests a traditional cleansing ceremony and refined ritual treatments, while the Spa Suite Pavilion boasts an expansive treatment room with a steam shower and luxurious changing facilities. Guests can look forward to an impressive array of signature treatments including the Lulur Hammam Experience, Mystical Ocean and Earth Ritual, and the Mandi Bunga Inspired Ritual. Whether an exquisite treatment from The Ritz-Carlton’s global spa collection or a ritual inspired by the indigenous healing and beauty ceremonies, practiced for thousands of years by local shamans and midwifes, each experience aims to restore the equilibrium within your body, mind and soul so that you reach a state of complete harmony.

Enjoy The Ritz-Carlton, Langkawi’s ‘Evoke the Senses’ spa package from £287 per room per night*.

Your stay includes:

Evoke the Senses Package

  • Minimum 3-night’s stay
  • Decadent daily Champagne buffet breakfast for two at Langkawi Kitchen
  • Hassle free arrival and departure experience, chauffeured from Langkawi International Airport to the resort
  • One opulent dinner at Hai Yan for two
  • One sixty (60) minutes Stress Relief Massage for two
  • Complimentary wireless access throughout the resort

*Excluding blackout dates: 23 December 2018 - 7 January 2019, 4 February 2019 - 9 February 2019, and 23 March 2019 - 29 March 2019