Sothys Spa Wins Global Award

Sothys is delighted to have achieved great success in the 2015 World Luxury Spa Awards. The IRIDIUM Spa featuring Sothys in The St. Regis Hotel, Osaka, Japan has won the Country Winner Award in the Best Luxury Emerging Spa category. The spa receives a certificate of recognition, a trophy and an official World Luxury Spa Awards plaque.

“This is a fantastic success for us,” says Sothys UK Country Manager, Graham Clarke.  “These awards are hugely respected by the great and the good in the spa industry, especially as the voting is cast by the actual spa guests. Winning is a wonderful acknowledgement of the team’s dedicated hard work and exceptional spirit. We’re delighted to have been announced winner in such an acclaimed awards event.”

Established as the world’s leading award initiative for luxury spas, The World Luxury Spa Awards spotlight spas’ success, attracting the attention of global spa-goers and influential industry experts. The awards aim to encourage and raise service standards within the luxury spa sector, setting benchmarks for 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. Voting is based on service excellence and is cast by spa guests.



Rich in Japanese décor and inspired by French influences, IRIDIUM featuring SOTHYS spa offers a sublime retreat where guests may experience quintessential body treatments designed to address every skin and body care need. Dedicated to providing guests with exceptional experiences, the spa offers luxurious service and incomparable treatments by aestheticians trained in Sothys Institut de Beauté, Paris.

Designed to regenerate the mind and body, each treatment starts with a Sothys therapist designing a bespoke service to address every individual’s needs. Treatments are comprehensive, unique, and specialised, using exclusive European methods and formulas with a signature blend of natural ingredients. The spa also carries an exclusive range of Sothys products, including facial care, body care, men’s care, sun care, makeup, and specialty treatments.

Located on the hotel’s 14th floor, the 355-square-meter spa is a welcoming oasis of pampering in the most inviting of urban settings. Sleek and contemporary, the spa’s décor features volcanic basalt with burnt orange accents (evoking the natural forces that created Japan itself) tempered with rich timbers and soft fabrics to create an energizing environment. In accordance with Japanese gourmet culture, spa guests may order a selection of nourishing foods and beverages while enjoying the serenity of the relaxation area, where natural light streams through etched glass screens.



Located in the heart of beautiful Midosuji – often referred to as the Champs Elysées of Osaka – The St. Regis Osaka affords residential elegance in a class of its own.

The ultimate in luxury, comfort and state-of-the-art amenities in each of the 160 guest rooms and suites create an outstanding ambience and unforgettable experience for every guest, every visit, enhanced by The St. Regis Butler Service, available any time, day or night.

The hotel’s proximity to such destinations as the ancient Shitennoji Temple, the Municipal Museum of Fine Art, and the city’s most exclusive shopping boulevard make The St. Regis Osaka a destination location of unmatchable quality.


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