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Spas & Wellness

Pamper yourself before your wedding in Dubai

Wed, August 10, 2022

Treat yourself to luxury before your big day with beauty salon makeovers and spa treatments. Discover where to go for some pre-wedding relaxation.

Treat yourself to luxury before your big day with beauty salon makeovers and spa treatments. Discover where to go for some pre-wedding relaxation.


Gold and caviar at Talise Spa

Talise Spa Dubai

Gaze down across the Arabian Gulf as you unwind completely in one of the world’s most luxurious hotels. The Talise Spa at the Burj Al Arab offers opulence at every turn, with grand architecture, sweeping views and lavish treatments. Expect indulgent scrubs, massages and facials involving ingredients such as gold and caviar. Prepare for wedding snaps with the Ultimate Rejuvenating Platinum Facial or spruce up your ring finger with a gel manicure. Continue the romance with a moonlit swim in a pool filled with rose petals to get you in the mood for your big day.


Bespoke spa treatments at One&Only Spa


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 aromatherapy massage.


Indulge in it all at The Burj Club

The Burj Club Dubai

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 brightening Hydropeptide facials and rejuvenating body scrubs 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.


Upgraded manicure and pedicure 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 enjoying a manicure. The intimate nails room is popular with groups of friends, and services can be combined to include tension-releasing massages and aromatherapy indulgences. The Bio Gel 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.


Men's haircut and grooming at Atelier Hommage

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


Makeovers at Machka Beauty & Body Design

Ladies-only 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.


Glossy blowouts and bridal hairdos 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 flagship Dubai Mall location. The city’s glamazons are known to pop by for a braided up-do and full makeover before making an entrance at one of Dubai's hotspots, and the salon is famed for its bouncy blowouts. The salon also offers range of bridal packages across its 14 locations with services including facials, makeup and massages.


Luxe hammam at Nikki Beach Resort & Spa

Nikki Spa hammam

As a cornerstone of the Middle Eastern beauty routine, the hammam is renowned for its deep cleansing and relaxation rituals. With Nikki Beach Resort's Ultimate Hammam, take your pick from Les Sens de Marrakech's Turkish Delight or Moroccan ritual. Both offer their own versions of a deep cleanse, exfoliating scrub, and mud or clay mask application, plus a hair wash and deep scalp treatment. The hammam is also available as a couple’s treatment, for some joint relaxation before the celebrations begin.


Relaxation in the desert dunes at Timeless Spa

Timeless Spa Dubai
No destination wedding in Dubai is complete with a visit to the desert and at Timeless Spa, you can combine ultimate relaxation with a spot of sightseeing. The spa is nestled within Al Maha Desert Resort, meaning you can get pampered surrounded by undulating sand dunes at a secluded retreat that oozes understated luxury. There are several couples' treatments to chose from and signature massages draw on Middle Eastern rituals. The Herbal Ball massage and Frankincense Facial are particular highlights.

Get spruced up at Tips and Toes

Salon chain Tips and Toes offer three ‘I do’ bridal packages that include everything from hair and makeup to facials and massages. The bridal packages are extremely popular, with each option including special discount vouchers for your family and friends to make sure everyone looks their best at the ceremony. The beauty experts are the Middle East’s largest salon and spa chain with dozens of locations across Dubai meaning you'll never have to travel far to get ready for the festivities.


Make a day of it at Palazzo Versace

The Ultimate package at the Palazzo Versace spa offers seven hours of unadulterated relaxation to help you prepare for the biggest day of your life. Travel to the spa in style with your own chauffeur before breakfast at Giardino Restaurant followed by a hammam experience and ceremonial massage. After a two-course Italian lunch at Vanitas it’s time for a rejuvenating rose facial, chic blowout and classic mani-pedi, before your driver takes you back to your hotel.


Prepare to step into the spotlight at Amara Spa

Massage Room at Amara Spa Dubai Massage in Dubai

Tucked away in the heart of Deira, Park Hyatt Dubai is one of the most picturesque resorts in the city. Walk past Moorish arches, billowing curtains and a stunning pool surrounded by palms, before exploring the jewel-inspired Amara Spa menu of treatments. One of the highlights is undoubtedly the Amara Massage – the spa’s signature warm oil massage infused with frankincense, sandalwood and amber – or opt for a Red Carpet Facial for more luminous and visibly younger skin with immediate results.

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