We are very proud of the awards we have received in recognition of the high standards on each of our Villages. Listed below are some of our recent awards and accreditations.
Good Spa Guide awards our Forest Spa 5 bubbles - June 2017
It has only been a few weeks since we unveiled our brand new Forest Spa at Sherwood Forest, but the newest addition to our family of Aqua Sana Spas is already getting recognised. We’re thrilled to announce that the Good Spa Guide have awarded our Forest Spa a 5 bubble rating!
Center Parcs voted top Family Holiday in Made for Mums Awards 2017 - April 2017
We’re thrilled to announce, just a few weeks after being named Best Family-Friendly UK Holiday Provider in the Tommy’s Awards 2017, that we’ve won a second national award.
The Made for Mums Awards recognise the very best products and companies across 82 categories. There were 3,000 hours of testing and judging, and 120,000 votes cast to decide the winners, awarding Gold, Silver and Bronze in each category. We won Gold in the Family Holiday category, with tester Kat (mum of one), describing Center Parcs as “crafted to accommodate children” with “plenty of things to do and great restaurants”.
Center Parcs wins Tommy’s Award for 14th year - April 2017
For the 14th consecutive year, families have voted Center Parcs as the Best Family Friendly UK Holiday Provider.
The Tommy’s Awards recognise and celebrate the best family-friendly companies that help make the lives of parents and parents-to-be that little bit easier. From a shortlist of five, Center Parcs received the most votes. This year, 36,000 cast their vote via Bounty, the pregnancy and parenting website. The awards are nominated and voted for by the public, in categories ranging from Best Holiday Provider to Best Skincare Product for Mums.
Award-winning menu in Sports Café - March 2017
Since launching our new Sports Café menu in January, hundreds of guests have enjoyed the new dishes, including brilliant brunch options, Mediterranean flatbreads, super salads and a selection of great craft beer. Now the new menu has been recognised at the Menu Innovation & Development Awards, winning ‘Best Menu’ in the ‘Leisure & Travel’ category. So if you needed another reason to pop into Sports Café for a Champion’s Breakfast or to try the amazing new rotisserie chicken and roast potatoes, there you have it: it’s officially award-winning.
Tommy’s Awards - March 2016
More than 40,000 parents selected their favourite family-friendly companies across a range of categories, including travel and retail. The votes were cast and, we’re delighted to have been chosen as Best UK Holiday Provider for the 13th consecutive year, which recognises Center Parcs for offering hassle-free short breaks to suit all types of families.
Professional Beauty Residential Spa of the Year 2016 - March 2016
At a glittering ceremony at The Brewery in London, the Aqua Sana Woburn Forest team picked up the award for being Residential Spa of the Year beating off stiff competition from Hoar Cross Hall Spa, Lifehouse Spa and Hotel, Rockliffe Hall Spa and The Spa at Ribby Hall for the title. Beaming with pride, Kerry Fenton-Kent, Group Spa Manager said “it’s great to be recognised by the spa industry for the experience we deliver at Aqua Sana; it really shows we are right at the top in terms of quality which is where we work so hard to be”. The Professional Beauty Awards is the most prestigious and established awards scheme for the beauty, spa, nails and aesthetics markets, recognising those who make a real difference to the industry.
Hospitality Assured - November 2015
Center Parcs was again awarded the Premier status, achieving the highest score in the leisure sector, something we are very proud of.
Best in Travel Services and Hospitality Sector - October 2015
More than 350 companies were included in the assessment by the ICMI and we’re delighted our Contact Centre team were awarded best in our sector. The ICMI is an independent and competitive benchmarking programme which started the awards in 2008. ICMI have been helping the UK’s most innovative and respected brands benchmark their customer experience against other leaders in a range of industries.
Good Spa Guide 5 Bubbles - September 2015
Just four months old, Aqua Sana Woburn Forest wasted no time getting recognised. The spa achieved the '5 Bubbles' rating from the Good Spa Guide in September.
Biodiversity Benchmark - August 2015
We were the first business to have all our Villages accredited many years ago and we have been achieving this accolade each year since. We are committed to protecting, caring for and developing habitats for wildlife, so that our forests continue to thrive.
TripAdvisor Hall of Fame - June 2015
TripAdvisor is the go-to place for honest, independent views when you come to spend your hard-earned cash, so for a business to make their Hall of Fame is really something to celebrate. That's just where the people of the UK have put Center Parcs - while the firm's Aqua Sana brand also received a Certificate of Excellence for consistently positive reviews.
Tommy’s Awards - March 2015
20,000 parents selected their favourite family-friendly companies across a range of categories, including travel and retail. The votes were cast and, we’re delighted to have been chosen as Best UK Holiday Provider, for offering holidays that are hassle-free and suit all shapes, sizes and ages of families.
World Spa and Wellness Highly Commended - February 2015
Aqua Sana Woburn Forest was awarded Highly Commended for the Resort Spa of the Year Western Europe and Scandinavia category in the World Spa and Wellness Awards. The World Spa & Wellness Awards described Aqua Sana Woburn Forest as "a property that is truly raising the standard of spa in its country".
Consumer Award - January 2015
We picked up the 'Consumer Award' at the Globe Travel Awards at the start of 2015, voted for by the readers of the Daily Mail, Mail on Sunday and MailOnline.
Bounty Mums Love Awards 2015 - January 2015
We were 'Best UK Family Breaks' category in the Bounty Mums Love Awards 2015.
Good Spa Guide Best Spa to be Social - November 2014
Hospitality Assured - November 2014
Tommy’s Awards Best UK Family Holiday Provider - 2014
UK Customer Service Index - 2014
And just a few more from recent years
• Tommy's Awards - Best UK Family Holiday Provider
• Carbon Trust Standard
• Prima Baby & Pregnancy Reader Awards - Best Family Friendly Holiday
• Hospitality Assured
• Red Squirrel Survival Trust Award for the Moss Family (at Whinfell Forest)
• Visit England 5-Star rating
• Eventia Awards – Event Hotel or Venue of the Year
• MIMA Awards – Best PR Campaign