Dolph Lundgren hosts the Marbella Awards 2017
Marbella Awards 2017
Dolph Lundgren kindly offered his services to host the awards, taking time out of his busy filming schedule in between filming âAquamanâ in Australia with Nicole Kidman and William Defoe before returning to LA to start filming on the new âRockyâ film âCreed IIâ which will feature Dolph as Drago and his son returning to Philadelphia to fight Rockyâs son.
The Winners of the Marbella Awards 2017 were revealed during a star-studded awards gala on Saturday, November 18th at the Puente Romano. The awards, voted for by the public, were hosted by Hollywood actor Dolph Lundgren.
Among the winners was Oliviaâs La Cala for Best Restaurant, Babilonia for Best Bar, Mirage for Best Nightclub and Puente Romano scooped Best Hotel and Best Spa for Six Senses.
The Best Fine Dining Award went to Marbella Club Le Grill for the second year in a row and Nikki Beach held on to their title as Best Beach Club for the third year in a row.
Best Fashion went to local designer Caroline Azzi and Best Hair/Beauty went to Bliss, while Panorama scooped Best Estate Agent, M13 Best Gym, Valderrama Best Golf Course and Best Art Gallery went to Timeless.
The awards, organised by Marbella Rocks Magazine, consisted of 15 categories with a Winner and Highly Commended in each category.
There were over 200 guests in attendance and top acts including Nathaniel âTmarâ Harding and the 5 piece rock/pop band Jetstream. The voting for the awards opened in March 2017 via a secure voting channel on www.rocksmag.com where the public was able to select the best of the best in 15 categories with 7 shortlisted in each category. Voters came out in the tens of thousands to choose their winners.
To compile the 7 strong shortlist a panel of esteemed judges including concert organisers Martin Tye and David Giles, RTV presenter Nicole King, photographer and PR guru for My Guide Marbella Johnny Gates and Marbella Rocks owners Sam and Arthur Nichols.
The full list of Marbella Awards 2017 Winners and Highly Commended are as follows:
HIGHLY COMMENDED: THE HOUSE
BEST BEACH CLUB
WINNER: NIKKI BEACH
HIGHLY COMMENDED: PLAZA BEACH
BEST LIVE MUSIC VENUE
WINNER: LA SALA
HIGHLY COMMENDED: JOYS LIVE
BEST ART GALLERY
HIGHLY COMMENDED: ART WANSON
BEST GOLF COURSE:
HIGHLY COMMENDED: VILLA PADIERNA
HIGHLY COMMENDED: GLOW
WINNER: SIX SENSES SPA
HIGHLY COMMENDED: HEALTHOUSE
WINNER: CAROLINE AZZI
HIGHLY COMMENDED: QUEEN OF QUEENS MARBELLA
BEST ESTATE AGENT
HIGHLY COMMENDED: ENGEL & VÃLKERS
HIGHLY COMMENDED: OLIVIA VALERE
HIGHLY COMMENDED: NEWS CAFE
WINNER: SOUTH BEACH
RUNNER UP: THE BEACH HOUSE
WINNER: OLIVIAâS LA CALA
HIGHLY COMMENDED: LA FIORENTINA
BEST FINE DINING
WINNER: MARBELLA CLUB LE GRILL
HIGHLY COMMENDED: CASAMONO
WINNER: PUENTE ROMANO
HIGHLY COMMENDED: AMÃRE