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Winners 2014

28th November 2014

After a thorough adjudication process involving customer votes and professional evaluation by our expert judges, the overall Winners and Runners-up have been revealed.

The Irish Spa Awards 2014 Winners are:

  • Industry Professional's Choice

    WINNER

    • ESPA at The Europe, Co. Kerry

    HIGHLY COMMENDED

    • Castlemartyr Resort, Co. Cork
    • The Buff Day Spa, Co. Dublin
  • Best Hotel Spa

    WINNER

    • Oceo Spa at the Seafield Hotel, Co. Wexford

    HIGHLY COMMENDED

    • The Spa at Roe Park Resort, Co. Derry
    • The Spa at The Maryborough Hotel, Co Cork
  • Best Destination or Resort Spa

    WINNER

    • ESPA at Powerscourt Hotel, Co. Wicklow

    HIGHLY COMMENDED

    • The Spa at Aghadoe Heights, Co. Kerry
    • Farnham Estate Hotel, Co Cavan
  • Best Day Spa or Beauty Salon (Less than 6 rooms)

    WINNER

    • Bella Beauty, Ballina, Co. Mayo

    HIGHLY COMMENDED

    • Mudpie Beauty Boutique, Dundrum, Co. Dublin
    • Oceana Beauty and Treatments Rooms, Portmarnock, Co. Dublin
  • Best Day Spa or Beauty Salon (More than 6 rooms)

    WINNER

    • The Buff Day Spa, Dublin City, Co. Dublin

    HIGHLY COMMENDED

    • Escape Spa, Cork City, Co. Cork
    • Serenity Day Spa, Glasthule, Co. Dublin
  • Best Body Therapist

    WINNER

    • Joanne Quinn, Druids Glen, Co. Wicklow

    HIGHLY COMMENDED

    • Rita Bonn, The Spa at Aghadoe Heights, Co. Kerry
    • Michelle Balfe Grimes, ESPA at Powerscourt Hotel, Co. Wicklow
  • Best Facial Therapist

    WINNER

    • Sinead Conneely, Elysium Day Spa and Laser Clinic, Moycullen, Co. Galway

    HIGHLY COMMENDED

    • Kim O’Niell, ESPA at Powerscourt Hotel, Co. Wicklow
    • Martha Tiernan, Essentials, Ballsbridge, Co. Dublin
  • Best Employee

    WINNER

    • Kathy Kiely, Rainforest Day Spa, Enniskerry, Co. Wicklow

    HIGHLY COMMENDED

    • Eimear Breathnach, Peninsula Spa at Dingle Skellig Hotel, Co. Kerry
    • Trish O’Brien, Waxperts, Co. Dublin
  • Customer Choice

    WINNER

    • ESPA at Powerscourt Hotel, Co. Wicklow

    HIGHLY COMMENDED

    • Farnham Estate Hotel, Co. Cavan
    • VOYA Seaweed Baths and Spa, Co. Sligo
  • Best Indigenous Irish Treatment

    WINNER

    • ‘Honey & Irish Whiskey Salted Body Scrub’ by Nádur Spa at The Ballygarry House Hotel, Co. Kerry

    HIGHLY COMMENDED

    • ‘Detox By The Sea’ by the Peninsula Spa at Dingle Skellig Hotel, Co. Kerry
    • ‘Garden of Ireland Body Balm’ by Rainforest Day Spa, Co. Wicklow
  • Best Marketing Campaign

    WINNER

    • Rainforest Day Spa, Enniskerry, Co. Wicklow

    HIGHY COMMENDED

    • Angsana Spa at The Brehon, Co. Kerry
  • Best Spa Shop

    WINNER

    • Farnham Estate Hotel, Co. Cavan

    HIGHY COMMENDED

    • VOYA Seaweed Baths and Spa, Co. Sligo

  • Best Website

    WINNER

    HIGHY COMMENDED

  • Entrepreneur

    WINNER

    • Mark Walton of VOYA Seaweed Baths, Strandhill, Co. Sligo

    HIGHY COMMENDED

    • Ellen Kavanagh of Waxperts, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin
  • Best Green Spa or Beauty Salon

    WINNER

    • VOYA Seaweed Baths, Strandhill, Co. Sligo

    HIGHY COMMENDED

    • Nádur Spa at The Ballygarry House Hotel, Co. Kerry
  • Best Facial Moisturiser

    WINNER

    • Skinician Advanced Time Delay Day Cream SPF15

    HIGHLY COMMENDED

    • Kinvara Skincare Rosehip Face Serum
    • Payot Paris Perform Sculpt Roll On
  • Best Eye Treatment

    WINNER

    • Payot Paris Perform Lift Regard Triple Performance Eye Cream

    HIGHLY COMMENDED

    • ESPA Lift & Firm Intensive Eye Serum
  • Best Exfoliator

    WINNER

    • Green Angel Sunrise Body Smoother

    HIGHLY COMMENDED

    • Janssen Cosmetics Thermo Peel Mask Cranberry
    • VOYA Love a Scrub
  • Best Body Firming / Anti-Cellulite Product

    WINNER

    • MIO Shrink To Fit Cellulite Smoother

    HIGHLY COMMENDED

    • Green Angel Argan Body Oil
  • Best Self-Tanning Product

    WINNER

    • Vita Liberata pHenomenal 2-3 Week Tan Mousse

    HIGHY COMMENDED

    • Tan Organic Original Self Tan
    • Xen Tan Dark Lotion
  • Best Cleanser

    WINNER

    • Kinvara Skincare Absolute Cleansing Face Oil

    HIGHLY COMMENDED

    • ESPA Optimal Skin ProCleanser
    • Lait Nettoyant by PHYT’S
  • Best Waxing Product

    WINNER

    • Waxxpress Coconut Melts Hard Wax

    HIGHLY COMMENDED

    • Lycon Lavender Hot Wax
    • Lycon Pre Waxing Oil