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Certificate of Excellence 2016

Certificate of Excellence 2016

MAIA Luxury Resort & Spa has been selected for the 2016 Certificate of Excellence for superior service.

Travellers' Choice Award 2016

Travellers' Choice Award 2016

Winner in the TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice 2016, in the Top Hotels category in the region, Africa.

Certificate of Excellence 2015

Certificate of Excellence 2015

2015 - TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

South African Landscapers Institute

South African Landscapers Institute

Awarded "Gold Award of Excellence"

Wedding Awards 2015

Wedding Awards 2015

Awarded “The best hotel for honeymoon abroad”

Best Beach Resort 2015 by NGT Awards

Best Beach Resort 2015 by NGT Awards

Awarded Best Beach Resort.

Certificate of Excellence 2014

Certificate of Excellence 2014

2014 - TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

Wedding Awards 2014

Wedding Awards 2014

2014 - Wedding Awards

World Luxury Spa Award 2014

World Luxury Spa Award 2014

2014 - Best Luxury Resort Spa in Seychelles

Conde Nast Traveller Awards Russia 2014

Conde Nast Traveller Awards Russia 2014

2014 The Best Family Hotel

Certificate of Excellence 2013

Certificate of Excellence 2013

2013 - TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

World Luxury Spa Awards 2013

World Luxury Spa Awards 2013

2013 - Best Luxury Resort Spa in Seychelles

Inspire Travel's Luxe List Award 2013

Inspire Travel's Luxe List Award 2013

2013 - Most Blissfully Romantic Hotel

Certificate of Excellence 2012

Certificate of Excellence 2012

2012 - TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

Conde Nast Traveller Magazine (Russia) 2012

Conde Nast Traveller Magazine (Russia) 2012

2012 - Traveller Award – Best Beach In The World

Conde Nast Traveller (UK) 2012

Conde Nast Traveller (UK) 2012

2012 - Readers Award – Ranked 4th  In The Indian Ocean & 16th in the World

World Luxury Hotel Awards

World Luxury Hotel Awards

2012 - Best Luxury Destination Spa Worldwide

The Daily Telegraph

The Daily Telegraph

2011 - 50 Best Hotels in the World

Conde Nast Traveller (UK) - The Gold List 2011

Conde Nast Traveller (UK) - The Gold List 2011

2011 - Nominated ‘Best Hotel for Food’

World Travel Awards 2010

World Travel Awards 2010

2010 - The Indian Ocean’s Leading Luxury Resort

Conde Nast Traveller (UK) - The Gold List 2010

Conde Nast Traveller (UK) - The Gold List 2010

2010 - Nominated ‘Best Hotel for Food’

Harpers Bazaar travel Guide 2010

Harpers Bazaar travel Guide 2010

2010 - Best for Nurturing Body & Soul

CNN Traveller (UK) 2010

CNN Traveller (UK) 2010

2010 - Best Resort for Total Pampering

The Leading Hotels Of The World 2009

The Leading Hotels Of The World 2009

2009 - Awarded “Commitment to Quality”

The South African Landscapers Institute

The South African Landscapers Institute

Awarded “Best Landscape and Turf Maintenance in Africa 2008”

World Travel Awards 2008

World Travel Awards 2008

2008 - Nominated “The Indian Ocean’s Leading Luxury Resort - the first top-notch resort on main island of Mahé”

Tatler 2007 - The Hot List

Tatler 2007 - The Hot List

2007 - The Hot List

Conde Nast Traveller (UK) - The Hot List 2007

Conde Nast Traveller (UK) - The Hot List 2007

2007 - Named one of the "65 new coolest hotels" Hot List

Conde Nast Traveller (Italy) 2007

Conde Nast Traveller (Italy) 2007

2007 - Spa Destination Hot List

Unadulterated Luxury... Now All-Inclusive...

Unadulterated Luxury... Now All-Inclusive...

MAIA Luxury Resort & Spa, Seychelles, Becomes Beyond All-Inclusive

MAIA Now Offers Hermès Amenities

MAIA Now Offers Hermès Amenities

MAIA Luxury Resort & Spa, Seychelles now offers Hermès amenities to all guests

Omorovicza as New Spa Partner

Omorovicza as New Spa Partner

MAIA Luxury Resort & Spa, Seychelles announces Omorovicza as New Spa Partner