In a luxurious ceremony that took place at the majestic Château de Ferrières in central France, the 2018 Prix
Villégiature awarded OUT OF THE BLUE, Capsis Elite Resort as the Best Spa Resort in Europe. The evening the Prix
Villégiature provided us was spectacular and a great opportunity for networking while the Château’s magnificent
salons were brimming with members of the hospitality industry, fashion executives and country representatives.
The competition was tough and the rigorous standards of the Prix Villégiature were immediately evident, with
detailed questionnaires about the facilities and services that we offer as well as thorough research from the
multiple journalists/ members of the jury during their visit at the resort. It was an honour to have been nominated
and it is an incredible distinction to be awarded as the Best Spa Resort in Europe.
Receiving this distinction from this exclusive organization is very important for us, as it recognizes our efforts in
providing the most outstanding and innovative luxury facilities and services to our guests. These awards have an
established international reputation in the hospitality market and winning such an award will certainly lead to
increased recognition internationally.
The Everlasting Euphoria Rejuvenating program provides holistic luxurious relaxing and anti-ageing treatments and
therapies in a tranquil environment, close to the sea. Stemming on our resort’s strong connection with nature, we
provide treatments and therapies based on traditional techniques and using herbs and oils originating from Crete,
and guests have the option of receiving treatments, not only at the spa but also in various outdoor areas of the
resort, such as our private gardens, private coves right by the water, shaded decks, etc. An in-house team
attentively runs our nutritional and detox programs and provides nutritional consultations, while a day-spa located
on the private beach is also available, offering pop-in treatments that concentrate on after-sun skin care and
Always keeping our ear to the ground for new treatments and services, we are constantly trying out the latest
innovations and trends in the wellbeing industry. We provide non-invasive anti-ageing treatments with the latest
for 2018 equipment: the Hironic Doublo S is a complete solution for face lifting & body Contouring, while Verju by
Erchonia is a body contouring laser that provides fast and painless results. MiCool by Hironic provides non-invasive
fat reduction treatments using Cryolipolysis, and Aquaglo by Sykor is an abrasion-free exfoliation and deep pore
Our spa’s range includes nutrition and wellness programs such as the nutritional program for kids and adolescents,
Yoga & organic nutrition programs, and the award winning Detox5+TM. The Detox5+TM is an excellent way to cleanse
from toxins, consisting of hi-tech treatments and our unique iMEDTM nutritional program, bringing the body back to
harmony with nature. iMED stands for “Intelligent Mediterranean Detoxification”, a scientific nutritional approach
with organic meals based on local Cretan recipes, with produce either grown and handpicked from our own
greenhouse or sourced locally. Treatments and programs are planned around guests’ holidays, minimizing the
disruption on their activities and leisure time; this way, guests can organize their break with friends and family,
while simultaneously enjoying excellent luxury treatments.
This award bolsters our significant collection of awards for 2018, further fortifying the prestigious position that our
hard work has provided us. Our well-established place in the hospitality and wellness industry allows us to
celebrate the resort’s 40th anniversary this year and it has been an amazing season, with these awards giving us
immense joy as they are an endorsement of our excellence in the hospitality and wellness industry.