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Fairmont Windsor Park wellness retreat crowned UK’s Best New Spa at Good Spa Guide awards

Fairmont Spa & Wellness is a thing of beauty with much to tantalise the modern spa goer
– Caitlin Dalton
Credit: Good Spa Guide

Fairmont Spa & Wellness, Windsor Park, has been crowned the UK’s Best New Spa in the Good Spa Guide’s 7th annual regional awards.

Located at the new 200-room Fairmont Windsor Park hotel in Southern England, the extensive spa and wellness centre was praised by the Good Spa Guide for its size and wide variety of both facilities and treatments, including acupuncture, sports therapy and vitamin infusions.

The annual awards ceremony took place yesterday (28 November) at Four Seasons Hotel London at Ten Trinity Square and saw a total of nine winners honoured. All were presented with sustainable statuettes, made from recycled glass and bamboo.

Caitlin Dalton, director at the Good Spa Guide, told Spa Business: "With our world in economic and political turmoil, our readers tell us that going to a spa is more important than ever to them. This year's winners are all places where we’ve found impressive customer service, immersive treatments, exceptional facilities and a place of calm in a noisy world.

"All of the winners represent excellence in a busy and bustling spa industry."

The 2022 Regional Awards Winners

Best Spa in The East Midlands and East:

The Club at Cottonmill, Hertfordshire.

Best Spa in London sponsored by Aromatherapy Associates:The Lanesborough Club and Spa, London.

Best Spa in The-North-West sponsored by Million Dollar Facial:

The Spa at Carden, Chester.

Best Spa in The North-East sponsored by Comfort Zone:Three Graces Spa at Grantley Hall Yorkshire.

Best Spa in Scotland sponsored by OTO:

The Spa at Gleneagles, Perthshire.

Best Spa in The South-East sponsored by Murad:The Spa at Pennyhill Park, Surrey.

Best Spa in The South-West and The Channel Islands:

The Headland Spa, Cornwall.

Best Spa in The West Midlands and Wales sponsored by Voya:The Elms Hotel & Greenhouse Spa, Worcestershire.

Best New Spa sponsored by Natura Bissé:

Fairmont Spa & Wellness, Windsor Park, Windsor.

The winners were decided following internal judging by The Good Spa Guide’s mystery shoppers – called Spa Spies – and an internal audit of its Bubble Rating system.

The Good Spa Guide runs two annual award ceremonies; The Good Spa Guide Regional Awards and The Good Spa Guide Reader’s Choice National Awards. Click here to read the result of the 2022 national awards, voted for by spa-loving consumers across the UK.

Fairmont Spa & Wellness, Windsor Park, has been named the UK’s Best New Spa in the Good Spa Guide’s 7th annual regional awards.
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