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NADAWARDS 2015

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nadaCliché PROUDLY PRESENTS The First Annual NADAWARDS!

The NADAWARDS were created to showcase the best of the best in unique, authentic travel. Including the most intriguing destinations, the best food and drinks, and the very best accommodations around the globe that all fit under the nadaCliché banner.

2015 was an exciting first year for nadaCliché which included various ventures to Nicaragua, Scotland, Wales, England, Dubai, South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Portugal, Canada, Spain, France, The Netherlands, and Ireland. The nominees below reflect the amazing discoveries from all of these countries. Everyone is nadaWinner!

ANOTHER WORLD

This NADAWARD is presented to a specific location that exhibits unique landscapes and horizons, giving the visitor a surreal feeling of being on another planet.

  1. Okavango Delta | Okavango, Botswana
  2. Isle Of Skye | Skye, Scotland
  3. Calanques | Marseilles, France
  4. Deadvlei | Sossusvlei, Namibia

WILDLIFE VIEWING

This NADAWARD is presented to an eco-friendly destination who caters to unique, personal interactions with wildlife and their natural habitat.

  1. The Serengeti | Serengeti, Tanzania
  2. Kruger National Park | Nelspruit, South Africa
  3. Galapagos | Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
  4. Pilanesberg | Pilanesberg | South Africa

DRINK WITH A VIEW

This NADAWARD is presented to a bar or restaurant that offers unparalleled views of the surrounding areas.

  1. At.mosphere | Dubai, UAE
  2. Bairro Alto Terrace | Lisbon, Portugal
  3. Tivoli Sky Bar | Lisbon, Portugal
  4. Yurbban Trafalgar Rooftop | Barcelona, Spain

MAD SCIENTISTS

This NADAWARD is presented to any bartender(s) that exhibits extreme creativity and knowledge in the realm of mixology.

  1. Bitter Bar | Barcelona, Spain
  2. The Blind Pig | Dublin, Ireland (Link Coming Soon)
  3. Old Fashioned | Barcelona, Spain
  4. Red Frog | Lisbon, Portugal

THE GREAT ESCAPE

This NADAWARD is presented to an accommodation that offers a unique, and revitalizing atmosphere to escape from reality.

  1. Hoogland Health Hydro | Gauging, South Africa
  2. The Great Barn | Amsterdam, Netherlands
  3. Maderas Village | San Juan Del Sur, Nicaragua
  4. Inspira Santa Maria | Lisbon, Portugal

BLENDED HOSPITALITY

This NADAWARD is presented to an accommodation that has seamlessly integrated into an existing neighbourhood and has been made to feel like the local surroundings.

  1. Hotel Brummell | Barcelona, Spain
  2. Sculpture | Johannesburg, South Africa
  3. XVA | Dubai, UAE
  4. Tribal | Granada, Nicaragua

LAP OF LUXURY

This NADAWARD is presented to an accommodation that offers superior levels of comfort and luxury services to the modern traveller.

  1. XVA | Dubai, UAE
  2. 131 | Pretoria, South Africa
  3. Tribal | Granada, Nicaragua
  4. Santiago de Alfama | Lisbon, Portugal

ONE OF A KIND

This NADAWARD is presented to an accommodation that stands out as unique – structurally, creatively and visually.

  1. Maderas Village | San Juan Del Sur, Nicaragua
  2. The Windketel | Amsterdam, Netherlands
  3. Sculpture | Johannesburg, South Africa
  4. The Secret Chapel Chambers | Amsterdam, Netherlands

HOTEL OF THE YEAR

This NADAWARD is presented to an accommodation that represents the best of the best in what nadaCliche strives to uncover. The one place to wake up again if 2015 could be relived.

  1. 131 | Pretoria, South Africa
  2. Santiago de Alfama | Lisbon, Portugal
  3. The Great Barn | Amsterdam, Netherlands
  4. Hotel Brummell | Barcelona, Spain

PHOTO OF THE YEAR

This NADAWARD is an ode to all the amazing adventures of the last year, and the photo that best captured a specific moment in time from 2015.

  1. Leopard | Kruger, South Africa
  2. Staffa Portrait | Staffa, Scotland
  3. Himba Woman | Himba Village, Namibia
  4. Skye Rainbow | Skye, Scotland

Thank you for checking out the first annual NADAWARDS! Congratulations to all of the winners, and thank you to all of nadaClcihé’s partners who helped make this possible. 2016 is already shaping up to top 2015 (if that’s even possible) – stay tuned to see who takes home the gold next year!

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  • Marcus

    Very cool…excited to see what’s up

  • Elliot

    yazooo incredible roundup! All in one year? Super fun idea. Best of luck in 2016

    • nadaCliche

      Thanks Elliot!! Yup all in 12 months, Dec 2014 – Dec 2015 to be exact.

  • Marco

    Lots of interesting places and accommodations, look forward to the final tally of winners. Cheers!

  • Taylor F

    Great roundup, and great idea sharing each nominee the way you did on Social. Cool campaign 🙂 Looking forward to 2016! Have a great year. Taylor

    • nadaCliche

      Thanks Taylor, much appreciated!!

  • Tonya

    Awesome, awesome, awesome! So much inspiration here.

  • Dan

    Very cool, a lot of gems in there and I hope to visit some of those hotels one day. Cheers!

  • Tommy E

    Awesome promotion for this dude, and very cool finds