Awards 2015

What is The Style Junkies Awards 2015?

For many years we have roamed the globe, stayed in hundreds of stylish & special hotels and inspired lots of luxury boutique hotel lovers. For the second time, we have recalled our fantastic travel experiences and cherry-picked the hotels that top our best hotels list.

On November 11, 2015 we selected the nominees for The Style Junkies Awards 2015. These standout hotels, which exceeded our skyscraper-high standards and expectations, were all nominated in 15 different award categories, representing the hospitality trends. 3,5 weeks later, we picked one award winner in each category – ranging from Boutique bush home and Star spa to Closest to paradise, Best for bed Olympics and Perfect-for-posing pool. This top travel awards list is a chance to reward and congratulate hotels that have excelled beyond the normal call of duty. The Style Junkies Awards 2015 list is truly a global representation of the best the luxury travel world has to offer.

We take you on a gallop around the world’s best hotels. Be inspired and let the memory-making begin!

Nominees & winners The Style Junkies Awards 2015


Life’s a beach! At these totally tropical treasures the beach is too beautiful for any advertisement. Experience beach bliss at its best.

1. Four Seasons Resort SeychellesSeychelles, Africa
2. Six Senses Laamu ResortMaldives, Asia – Winner 
3. Azura Benguerra IslandBazaruto Archipelago, Mozambique, Africa
4. Uxua Casa HotelBahia, Brazil, South America
5. Per Aquum NiyamaMaldives, Asia


Lots of personality? Full of charm? Alluring style? Absolutely! These labours of love are small in size and best for boutique hotel lovers seeking the ultimate intimate stay with an oh-so homely air.

1. Pastis HotelSaint-Tropez, France, Europe
2. Aenaon VillasSantorini, Greece, Europe – Winner
3. Cape View CliftonCape Town, South Africa, Africa
4. Hotel RecamierParis, France, Europe
5. The Giri ResidenceIbiza, Spain, Europa


The spa is the star performer at these luxury retreats. A magnet for wellness seekers, these temples of wellbeing provide sublime spa sensations in sensual surroundings. Discover a new level of wellness. Truly Zentastic!

1. COMO Shambhala EstateBali, Indonesia, Asia
2. Hotel Café Royal – LondonUnited KingdomEurope
3. Le Royal Monceau Raffles Paris HotelParis, France, Europe
4. Six Senses Laamu ResortMaldives, Asia – Winner
5. The Siam HotelBangkok, Thailand, Asia


These tip-top urban hideaways in cosmopolitan cities deliver on every level.

1. El Fenn HotelMarrakech, Morocco, Africa
2. Pod Camps Bay Boutique HotelCape Town, South Africa, Africa – Winner
3. The SetaiMiami, USA, North America
4. The Fullerton Bay HotelSingapore, Asia
5. Crosby Street HotelNew York, USA, North America


Providing “the ultimate safari dream”, these dream stays in Africa tick all the boxes. Experience nature at its unspoiled best, while world-class comfort and style stroke the senses.

1. Chinzombo CampSouth Luangwa, Zambia, Africa
2. Vumbura Plains CampOkavango Delta, Botswana, Africa – Winner
3. Singita Faru Faru LodgeSerengeti, Tanzania, Africa
4. Leopard Hills LodgeSabi Sand, South Africa, Africa
5. Chongwe River CampLower Zambezi, Zambia, Africa


Promising style and substance, these standout hotels that really wow are tailor-made for honeymooners and supply spoiling luxury.

1. Six Senses Yao Noi ResortPhuket, Thailand, Asia
2. Boheme Mykonos HotelMykonos, Greece, Europe
3. Alila Villas UluwatuBali, Indonesia, Asia – Winner
4. Six Senses Zighy Bay ResortOman, Middle East
5. BabylonstorenCape Winelands, South Africa, Africa


Perfect for swimming, sunbathing & socializing in style, these Instagrammable hotel pools are truly exceptional. Expect plenty of pool-side posing.

1. Amilla Fushi ResortMaldives, Asia
2. Ca Na Xica Hotel & SpaIbiza, Spain, Europe
3. Point Yamu by COMOPhuket, Thailand, Asia
4. Amangiri ResortUSA, North America
5. The Nam Hai ResortHoi An, Vietnam, Asia – Winner


The design steals the show at these gorgeous getaways. Luring style-savvy perfectionists, all these one-of-a-kind hotels are visually ravishing and full of character.

1. Hotel CortMallorca, Spain, Europe – Winner
2. The Olive ExclusiveNamibia, Africa
3. Conservatorium HotelAmsterdam, Netherlands, Europe
4. Ham Yard HotelLondon, United Kingdom, Europe
5. San Giorgio Mykonos HotelMykonos, Greece, Europe


The nothing less than picture-perfect views from these impressive hotels will blow you away.

1. The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia SingaporeSingapore, Asia
2. Le Palais PaysanMarrakech, Morocco, Africa
3. Six Senses Yao Noi ResortPhuket, Thailand, Asia – Winner
4. Four Seasons Resort SeychellesSeychelles, Africa
5. Aenaon VillasSantorini, Greece, Europe


Must-stay hotels for any hardcore food lover. Serving finger-licking perfect food in stunning settings, these hotel restaurants deserve a standing ovation.

1. Castell Son ClaretMallorca, Spain, Europe – Winner
2. Per Aquum NiyamaMaldives, Asia
3. BabylonstorenCape Winelands, South Africa, Africa
4. Conservatorium HotelAmsterdam, Netherlands, Europe
5. Per Aquum Huvafen FushiMaldives, Asia


Oozing paradise perfection, these wow-worthy hotels offer away-from-it-all seclusion and pampered privacy in a barefoot luxury atmosphere. Perfect for: couples with castaway fantasies.

1. Cocoa Island by COMOMaldives, Asia
2. Desroches Island ResortSeychelles, Africa
3. Song Saa Private IslandKoh Rong Islands, Cambodia, Asia
4. Mnemba Island LodgeZanzibar Archipelago, Tanzania, Africa
5. Per Aquum Huvafen FushiMaldives, Asia – Winner


These bucket list-worthy hotels offering once-in-a-lifetime experiences are hard to beat. You’ll definitely come home with a suitcase full of memories.

1. Amangiri ResortUnited States, North America
2. Tongabezi Lodge – Victoria FallsZambiaAfrica
3. Chongwe River CampLower Zambezi, Zambia, Africa – Winner
4. Phum BaitangSiem Reap, Cambodia, Asia
5. Zambezi QueenChobe National Park, Botswana, Africa


Heaven for fitness freaks, these luxury hotels boast outstanding workout facilities for serious sweat sessions. Think of good-looking spaces with top-of-the-line technology, creative classes and alternative sporting experiences.

1. Amanpuri ResortPhuket, Thailand, Asia
2. Hotel Café RoyalLondon, United Kingdom, Europe – Winner
3. La Reserve Geneve Hotel & SpaGeneva, Switzerland, Europe
4. Palais Namaskar HotelMarrakech, Morocco, Africa
5. Six Senses Laamu ResortMaldives, Asia


Love is in the air! Brimming with romance, these unique hotels offer seductive cocoons to spend some intimate moments with your loved one.

1. Muse Ramatuelle HotelSaint-Tropez, France, Europe
2. Tongabezi LodgeVictoria Falls, Zambia, Africa
3. Les Fermes de Marie HotelMegève, France, Europe
4. Maison MKMarrakech, Morocco, Africa – Winner
5. Le Pavillon de la ReineParis, France, Europe


At these special stays where superstar staff glow with enthusiasm get spoiled by their attention to detail. Their service is on a level you seldom see.

1. Four Seasons Resort Bali at SayanBali, Indonesia, Asia
2. Chongwe River CampLower Zambezi, Zambia, Africa
3. Birkenhead HouseHermanus, South Africa, Africa
4. Komaneka at BismaBali, Indonesia, Asia
5. Kensington PlaceCape Town, South Africa, Africa – Winner


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Myrthe Strijbos – The Style Junkies

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