Condé Nast Traveler has announced the results of its annual Readers’ Choice Awards, recognising Canadian-owned Matachica Resort & Spa as the 17th Best Resort in Central America and GAÏA Riverlodge as the 14th Best Resort in Central America. The prestigious Condé Nast Traveler Awards recognise hospitality excellence around the world, as voted by guests and travellers as deserving of a place at the top of their field.
More than 520,000 Condé Nast Traveler readers submitted responses rating their travel experiences around the world, providing a comprehensive look at the places they most want to revisit. With an unparalleled legacy as the travel industry’s longest-running and most prestigious awards, the Readers’ Choice Awards remain the ultimate symbol and recognition of excellence in the travel industry.
These sister resorts in Belize, Matachica Resort & Spa and GAÏA Riverlodge, are both thrilled to accept this global recognition as a testament to the exceptional experiences and remarkable service that they consistently provide to their guests. Both properties express their immense gratitude to their dedicated teams and, of course, their valued guests who have shared the team’s love for both Matachica and GAÏA. Independent in spirit, each is also a member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World™ (SLH), as independent resorts strive for environmental solutions in all facets of hospitality.
GAÏA is also Green Globe Certified and hydro-powered, providing an oasis where you can celebrate nature and recharge your batteries. Whether you are looking for a romantic getaway, an unforgettable adventure or a tranquil escape, Matachica Resort & Spa and GAÏA Riverlodge look forward to continuing to offer and enhance their bespoke experiences for every type of traveller.