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Qld spa wins prestigious awards

GOLD Coast's Gwinganna Lifestyle Retreat has won two prestigious spa awards including the coveted Spa Finder Readers' Choice Crystal Award for favorite spa in Australia.

SpaFinder, Inc., the global spa and wellness resource based in the US, has announced Gwinganna's win for the fourth year running. 

SpaFinder president Susie Ellis said SpaFinder was the first to offer people the opportunity to vote for their favorite spas in diverse categories.

"From cuisine to hiking to golf to romance, providing a fast, accessible way for spa-goers to make decisions based on what's important to them. They have become a valuable consumer guide, as well as an industry accolade."

Gwinganna was also named Best Destination Spa in Australasia at the annual ASPA (Australasian Spa Association) awards in Noose. This award was voted by a panel of judges and is the first win for Gwinganna in the first year entering the awards.

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