Hot Stuff!

Peninsula Hot Springs, situated on Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula, was the winner in the World Luxury Spa Awards Mineral Springs Spa category held in Switzerland on Saturday, June 18.

The 2016 World Luxury Spa Awards gala ceremony was held at Grand Hotel Kronenhof Pontresina, with hundreds of world-leading spas in attendance.

PENINSULA-WINNERCharles Davidson, co-founder and CEO of Peninsula Hot Springs said: “We’re extremely proud to be recognised at this level. I am thankful for the commitment and effort of the team and to all guests who took the time to show their support and vote.”

Peninsula Hot Springs’ board member Laurent Chappuis attended the event to represent the spa, and accept the award.

“It is such an honour to be recognised amongst so many elite facilities from around the world,” he said.


“The entire team at the hot springs would like to extend their congratulations to all of the winners who were recognised at the ceremony, especially Melbourne Aurora Spa for their win in the Luxury Hotel Spa in Australia and Oceania Category.

Peninsula Hot Springs wellness ambassador Steph Prem said: “I am delighted to hear that we been recognised internationally.”  Steph is a Winter Olympian who has travelled the world and experienced a variety of luxury spas and hot springs facilities that have assisted her training and rehab.


“We are extremely lucky to have this world class facility on our door step, so much thought has gone into the guest experience. Every time I visit it’s better than the last!

“I can see why all our customers have supported this mineral spring spa, and voted for them to win this incredible award.”

The World Luxury Spa Awards are known to be the world’s leading initiative and set benchmarks in quality, innovation and service for spas around the globe. Awards are presented to luxury spas in 14 different categories on a country and global basis.


The winners and finalists were selected by means of an annual voting process where thousands of spa guests from 144 countries have been given the opportunity to vote online in order to have the fairest judging process possible.

Competing spas in 2016 included small-sized privately-owned spas to globally renowned spa groups.

Award-winning spas are announced on a country, continent and global basis. They stood up to the highest expectations and where tested by discerning spa-goers looking for the ultimate experience where only the absolute best is acceptable.