New York – November 11, 2015: SHA Wellness Clinic, the pioneering luxury health resort near Alicante, Spain, garnered six awards last week from the prestigious  2015 Wellness Travel Awards by Spafinder Wellness 365™. Among the honors, SHA Wellness Clinic is recognized as “Best Spa in Europe” and, for the sixth year in a row, “Best Spa in Spain.”
Winners were selected by a panel of 33 travel and wellness industry journalists, who nominated 504 properties for consideration before narrowing the field to finalists in 53 countries and regions, and by over 10,000 consumers and travel agents who voted for their favorite locations across 20 categories.
SHA Wellness Clinic received a Crystal Award for “Best Spa in Europe” and “Best Spa in Spain,” an award only given to top spas, hotels/resorts and retreats around the world that offer exceptional wellness experiences, and collected additional awards for “Best Overall Healthy Living Program,” “Best for Healthy Cuisine,” “Best for Medical Services,” “Best for Nutrition,” “Best for Weight Loss,” “Best for Beauty & Anti-Aging,” “Best for Yoga,” and “Best for the ‘Wow’ Factor.”
“It is a tremendous honor to be given this award,” says Alejandro Bataller, Vice President of SHA Wellness Clinic.  “We continue to innovate, launch new treatments and welcome new professionals to our clinic – with now almost 300 experts from 35 different countries working at SHA – and this award is a testament to our hard work and dedication. We are proud to know that more than 40,000 people from all over the world have changed their health for the better, have enhanced their wellbeing and have managed to make a significant change to their lives. The best reward for these accomplishments is, precisely, this award.”
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SHA Wellness Clinic welcomes travelers from all six continents and features a 50,000-square-foot facility equipped with pools, fitness areas, 93 suites, and more than 80 treatment rooms. Linking traditional medicine and Eastern therapies, a staff of 250 – including highly renowned on-staff physicians – tends to guests’ every need, creating a tailored regimen that blends healthy cuisine, natural therapies, genetic/anti-ageing medicine, aesthetic medicine, fitness, and cognitive stimulation. A team of chefs prepare delicious macrobiotic meals – with each guest assigned his or her own nutrition regimen upon arrival. Guest suites are airy and large with terraces and wide views of the picturesque village of Altea and the Mediterranean. Founded by Alfredo Bataller, who converted to natural therapies as a way to successfully beat a serious illness, the SHA Wellness Clinic defines itself as an elegant, contemporary “temple of health and well-being.”

Spafinder Wellness, Inc. is the world’s largest marketing, gifting, incentives and rewards company for the wellness industry and the leading consumer resource for feeling good and living well all year round. With now over 26,000 wellness partners worldwide, including wellness travel destinations, fitness, yoga and Pilates studios, spas and salons, plus access to 4,500 massage therapists through Zeel’s on-demand massage services, millions of people find the resources and inspiration to keep well every day via the Spafinder Wellness 365™ brand.

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