Daintree Eco Lodge & Spa named World’s Best Ecolodge

The iconic Daintree Eco Lodge & Spa has won over 50 national and international major awards for excellence in spa, health and wellness, eco, nature, green and travel experiences. It has been voted 2012 “World’s Leading Eco Resort and Spa”, “World’s Leading Eco Lodge”, twice at the prestigious World Travel Awards and “Best Spa on the Continent” at Spa Finder USA World Spa Awards. Recently named “Best luxury eco-tourism lodge in the world” and awarded Australia’s Best Hotel. Daintree Eco Lodge & Spa was chosen by Oprah Winfrey to be part of Oprah’s Ultimate Australian Adventure – the only Qld land-based resort.

World Travel Awards 2009 Worlds Leading Eco Lodge

Described by the Wall Street Journal as the 'Oscars' of the global travel and tourism industry, the World Travel Awards is the most prestigious, comprehensive and sought-after awards programme recognising the world’s best performers.

To win Australasia’s Leading Green Hotel exceeded our expectations but then to come away as the World’s Leading Eco Lodge – it’s simply the absolute highest pinnacle. All associated with the Lodge who believe in its philosophies, principles and its future are thrilled with the news.

Daintree Ecolodge & Spa beat off entries from first-class lodges in Kenya, Bolivia, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Mozambique, Malaysia and Sri Lanka. We’re proud that our family-run, close knit team has created the world’s best eco-lodge, right here in Australia.

The winning combination is ecotourism, unique spa and Aboriginal cultural experiences, nestled in the Daintree Rainforest.

The annual awards are voted by travel professionals from 183,000 travel agencies, tour and transport companies and tourism organisations in over 160 countries across the globe.

Daintree Eco Lodge & Spa is the only Australian private enterprise awarded.