Go on, treat yourself…

If you’ve been neglecting your self-care routine throughout the year, now is the time to make up for it. As temperatures in Dubai continue to rise, plenty of spas have special summer offers to help keep you cool as a cucumber.

From spa & dine deals to half-price massages, these are our top picks…

Five totally Instagram-worthy hotel spas

1. ShuiQi Spa at Atlantis The Palm

ShuiQi Spa at Atlantis The Palm has a special ‘Pamper Me’ package just for UAE residents this summer. For Dhs550 per person on weekdays and Dhs650 per person on weekends, you’ll get a 75-minute ESPA treatment and massage, a three-course lunch at poolside restaurant The Edge, and all-day access to the Royal Pool, Zero Entry Pool, and Royal Beach. Just make sure to bring your Emirates ID.


ShuiQi Spa, Atlantis The Palm, Sun to Thurs Dhs550, Fri & Sat Dhs650, valid until September 15. Tel: (04) 426 1698. atlantisthepalm.com

2. Nikki Beach Resort & Spa

Nikki Beach Resort & Spa is giving you 50 per cent off your second treatment when you book one of its eight signature and exclusive two-hour rituals until the end of August. One of their 55 minute facial massage treatments is the Hydrating Treatment for Dhs 585. It’s an intensive moisture quenching facial that restores softness, increases comfort and hydration levels.

Nikki Beach Resort & Spa, Pearl Jumeira, daily 9am to 10pm, half-price treatments from Dhs363, valid until August 31. Tel: (04) 376 6150. nikkibeachhotels.com

3. The Spa at Palace Downtown

Grab your BFF and head to The Spa at Palace Downtown to make the most of their two-for-one treatment offer on Mondays and Tuesdays. Choose from any 50-minute therapy and you’ll get the second one free. Mondays are dedicated to the gents, while Tuesdays are for the ladies (but if you want to bring your partner you can avail the offer on either day). The deal also includes an entire day’s access to the oriental bathhouse, steam room and Jacuzzi. What better excuse to take a cheeky mid-week day off?

The Spa at Palace Downtown, Downtown Dubai, Mondays and Tuesdays 9am to 10pm, treatments from Dhs578. Tel: (04) 428 7805. addresshotels.com

4. SensAsia Urban Spa

SensAsia is offering 40 per cent off massages on its Summer Massage Party menu. The list includes some of the spa’s most popular massages – including its famous prenatal ‘Yummy Mummy-To-Be’ massage – with special additions like facials and premium body treatments to be announced throughout the promotion. Deals are available on weekdays only, and there are limited time slots.

SensAsia Urban Spa, branches at The Village in Jumeirah, Emirates Golf Club, Golden Mile Galleria and Souk Al Manzil, treatments from Dhs252, valid until August 31. sensasiaspas.com

5. SoSPA at Sofitel Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa

SoSPA has a summer escape deal for Dhs475 per person which includes a 45-minute back, neck and shoulder massage, a 30-minute mini facial or body scrub, and Dhs100 dining credit for Maui Restaurant, as well as free access to the SoSPA pool and facilities and the resort’s private beach. They also have a Tuesday ladies’ night where you can make your way around an array of beauty stations, which include foot massages, file-and-polish, and brow neatening.

SoSPA, Sofitel Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa, ladies’ night Tuesdays 6pm to 10pm, Dhs265. Tel: (04) 455 5433. sofitel-dubai-thepalm.com

6. The Spa at FIVE Palm Jumeirah

FIVE has a weekday spa and dine deal where you can book a 45-minute therapeutic massage and enjoy lunch at one of its restaurants for Dhs320. Choose from Maiden Shanghai, Quattro Passi, Blvd on One or The Delissrie. You can either spa one day and dine the next or book both for the same day.

The Spa, FIVE Palm Jumeirah, weekdays 10am to 10pm, Dhs320. Tel: (04) 455 9964. fivehotelsandresorts.com

7. The Heavenly Spa at The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi

Heavenly Spa has a spa, beach and lunch deal for Dhs520 on weekdays and Dhs585 on weekends. The package includes a 60-minute full body Swedish massage using FarmHouse Fresh Shea Butter to nourish and hydrate the skin, as well as pool and beach access for the day. You can also enjoy the package without lunch for Dhs390 on weekdays and Dhs450 on weekends.

The Heavenly Spa, The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi, Sun to Thurs Dhs520, Fri & Sat Dhs585, valid until September 30. Tel: (04) 511 7901. heavenlyspadubai.com

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Main image: Atlantis The Palm