Regarded as a city of luxury and beauty, Dubai is never short of innovative spa treatments.
Whether a midweek break or a weekend refresh, there’s an endless list of sophisticated spas designed for that ultimate pampering session.
From facials to full body scrubs, guests can avail of any treatment of their choice in some of the city’s most exquisite locations.
To ensure you’re in the know about all of the must-try treatments around the emirate, take a look at some of the best editor-approved spa deals to avail during the month of May.
Designed to take guests on an oriental journey, this Arabesque haven created an aura of tranquillity as soon as guests enter. This hidden sanctuary becomes the perfect escape from the bustling city life as it offers head-to-toe balance. Guests can also avail of a blissful 75-minute experience priced at Dhs750. The journey begins with a signature foot ritual followed by a full-body exfoliation and steam session, completed by an energising body massage available until the end of this month. To add to the service, guests can pay Dhs970 and complete the treatment with a blow-dry at Zouari Hair Salon or a manicure at Pedi:Mani:Cure Studio by Bastien Gonzalez.
Guerlain Spa, One & Only The Palm, open daily 10am to 9pm. oneandonlyresorts.com
This calming space situated in the luxurious setting Jumeriah Al Qasr will whisk you a way to a world of relaxation. With a stunning property and azure waterways of Jumeirah Al Qasr, this award-winning sanctuary is known for its ladies-only facilities and private luxury treatment villas to unwind from a busy schedule. Rejuvenate your senses with a complimentary 30-minute relaxing massage when a 90-minute Thermal Infusing Facial or the glow-inducing 75-minute Marine Mineral Facial when booked this month.
Talise Spa, Jumeirah Al Qasr, Monday to Friday 10am to 9pm. jumeirah.com
The Ritz-Carlton SPA, DIFC
Designed to heal, relax, cleanse and energise, this spa was born with a careful blend of Eastern and European traditions. For a complete wellness experience this month, opt for the ‘Awakening Package’ which includes a 90 minutes Bamboo Massage, a complementary Saturday Yoga class, a 30-minutes complimentary healing session with the therapist after 6pm, a signature wellness drink, spa, gym and indoor pool access, priced at Dhs850 per person.
The SPA, The Ritz Carlton DIFC, open daily 10am to 11pm. ritzcarlton.com
Immerse yourself in an exceptional environment with relaxation that’s designed to exceed your expectations. When it comes to upping the ante of your skincare regime, these services are sure to leave guests leaving with a gleaming glow, while taking pampering to a whole other level. Known for its iconic new 24k Gold treatments, guests can experience a Golden Massage with gold dust infused with Argan oil for that ultimate shimmer and shine. Priced at Dhs800 for 90 minutes, guests can try this treatment available throughout May and beyond until further changes.
Ciel Spa, SLS Dubai, open daily 10am to 11pm. slshotels.com
For a rejuvenating experience, this spa provides a heavenly setting for relaxation and state-of-the-art wellness concepts. Priced at Dhs1,650, the Red Carpet Diamond Experience includes and effective facial chosen by the Hollywood stars as a pre red carpet prep to diminish fine lines and wrinkles, followed by a 30-minute customized back, neck and shoulders massage to relax the muscles and extend the treatment at home, guests are provided with an essential express home care kit.
Park Hyatt Dubai, open daily from 9am to 10pm
For more information visit dubaicreekresort.com
By offering the best in wellbeing, this pristine spa provides an array of facilities including a Hammam, sauna, steam, ice fountain and a mixed vitality indoor and outdoor pool with a team of talented experts. Priced at Dhs575, the packages include a 60-minute body massage with Clarins oils or a facial followed by a healthy and nutritious two-course lunch at Café Nikki, additionally guests can opt for the Dhs875 package inclusive of the spa, lunch, pool and beach experience.
Nikki Beach Resort & Spa, Sunday to Friday, excluding Saturday, open from 11am to 9pm
For more information visit dubai.nikkibeach.com
With state-of-the-art facilities and interiors, guests can completely unwind and lay back in an area devoted to holistic wellness. For the ultimate escapism, guests can slow down the frantic city space and completely unwind. Guests can experience the Moroccan Exfoliation treatment priced at Dhs245, which includes a quick steam session followed by an olive oil-infused soap lather to prep the body for exfoliation for Dhs245. Customers have the option of adding the Warm Stone Massage for 90 minutes which is now priced at Dhs459 instead of Dhs615. This treatment is available throughout May and beyond until further changes.
SENSASIA Spa, Kempinski Hotel, Mall of the Emirates, open daily 9am to 11pm. sensasiaspas.com
This stunning boutique spa features intricate mother-of-pearl details with spacious facilities including a private jacuzzi, monsoon rain shower and fully-equipped changing areas. Guests can experience a luxurious spa-cation treatment inclusive of a destressing 30-minute back massage, a rejuvenating mini facial, a soothing footbath and some quality time in any of the three outdoor pools or some quality me-time in the relaxing cabanas. For those perfectly manicured nails, customers can indulge in a redefined manicure using Fedua products. This package is available throughout May and beyond until any further changes.
The SPA, Palazzo Versace, Sunday to Wednesday, 11am to 4pm. palazzoversace.ae
In the heart of Dubai’s desert lies one of the most exclusive properties to visit. Infused with Middle Eastern elements, this one-of-a-kind experience is 45 minutes away from Dubai, nestled among the lush palm groves and tranquil vistas of the Hajar Mountain. To truly unwind, Timeless Spa offers a plethora of signature treatments with the use of organic ingredients. The Spa Indulgence Package priced at Dhs1,046 per person includes head-to-toe pampering in an intimate space, featuring any 60-minute therapeutic massage of choice along with full-day access to the main pool and entrance into the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve. This treatment is available throughout May and beyond until further changes.
Al Maha, a Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa. mariott.com
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