On Tuesday, August 1st 2017, AFAR unveiled its annual Travelers’ Choice Award, naming Mandapa, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve the winner of the 2017 spa and wellness category. After tallying 39,000 votes received for this year’s awards, this luxury riverfront resort claims the number one spot in offering the most unique spa and wellness experience. This year, AFAR divided Travelers’ Choice into three categories: hotels, cruises, and destinations. The editorial team selected the hotel finalists and encouraged readers to vote for the hotels that best captured travelers’ imagination and inspired upcoming travel plans. Nestled between the jungle and Ayung River, the luxury hotel of only 60 villas and suites, Mandapa, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve features two swimming pools, a serene spa and dedicated butlers providing renowned service at every touch point to awaken the spirit and provide rich, meaningful memories to last a lifetime.