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Spas & Wellness

Pamper yourself in Dubai

Mon, August 24, 2020

Whether you're gearing up to say 'I do' or throwing a once-in-a-lifetime party, treat yourself to a little luxury beforehand at these top relaxation spots.

Whether you're gearing up to say 'I do' or throwing a once-in-a-lifetime party, treat yourself to a little luxury beforehand at these top relaxation spots.

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Luxe hammam at Talise Spa

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As a cornerstone of the Middle Eastern beauty routine, the hammam is renowned for its deep cleansing and relaxation rituals. The Talise Spa provides its own twist on tradition with its grand 24-carat gold hammam. On a heated marble slab, guests are hand-scrubbed with a special mitt designed to revive skin cells, before being treated to a gold clay body mask that is infused with the essence of healing myrtle. A rich body massage follows, using gold-infused special oils, leaving skin absolutely radiant. Don’t make plans straight after as you’ll want to make the most of the spa’s serene secret garden.

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Bespoke treatments at One&Only Spa

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Dedicated to beauty and wellbeing, One&Only Spa goes above and beyond with their indulgent treatments, perfect for that special day. Performed by expert therapists, each treatment is entirely customised and transports guests on a sensory journey. Try the spa's signature ritual that comprises a full body exfoliation and marine-infused wrap or the Ayurvedic 'oshadi' that features a relaxing head massage and relaxing aromatherapy massage.

3

Indulge in it all at The Burj Club

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Combine sightseeing and pre-wedding spa sessions at The Burj Club, located in one of the city's most talked-about buildingsThe Spa at The Burj Club covers two entire floors with one level each for men and women. Soon to be grooms will enjoy the athletic massages, while future brides can indulge in relaxing body wraps and skin-specific facials so they shine on their big day. Arrive early so you can both soak in the rooftop pool with views overlooking The Dubai Fountain before your treatments.

4

Upgraded mani-pedi at Heart & Soul

Heart & Soul in Al Barari must be one of the most relaxing spas in Dubai. Wander through its lush, manicured gardens before being seated for a manicure. The intimate nails room is popular with bridal party groups and services can be combined to include tension-releasing massages and aromatherapy indulgences. The Jessica GELeration polish is a particular favourite, giving three weeks of glossy shine without chipping. Bonus: the salon is located next to locavore restaurant The Farm, so guests can enjoy a detox juice post-treatment.

5

Men's grooming at Hommage Atelier

Lounge-inspired salon Hommage Atelier is the go-to barber for Dubai’s best haircuts. Tucked away in the DIFC Gate Village, this men-only salon is the perfect place for gentlemen wanting to shape, trim and smooth their bespoke beards. They also offer nail treatments and are happy to offer those with a little less up top with a special ‘dome-polishing’ treatment. Each service comes with a shoe shine and generous hand massage so you’re left glowing from top to toe.

6

Bridal makeovers at Machka Beauty & Body Design

Dubai's only ladies salon and fitness centre, Machka Beauty & Body Design is one of the city's best-kept secrets. The venue offers three-month, three-week or on-the-day bridal packages with an array of services. Think exfoliating body scrubs, targetted facials, Hypoxi slimming treatments, relaxing massages, chip-free manicures and even wedding day up-dos – it's all here. Best of all? With each bridal package, you'll also receive complimentary gift cards that can be shared with your bridesmaids, entitling them to attractive discounts at Machka.

7

Glossy blowouts at The Loft Fifth Avenue

Known for their dedication to I-can’t-believe-it’s-not-natural highlighting and lowlighting techniques, the experienced team at The Loft Fifth Avenue offer a much-needed reprieve from the bustle of its The Dubai Mall location. The city’s glamazons and visiting celebs are known to pop by for a braided up-do and full makeover before making an entrance at one of Downtown Dubai’s hotspots. Complimentary bouncy blow-dries are also included with all hair colouring services, to make sure you leave looking your absolute best.

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