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Dubai’s signature spa experiences

Check out these ultimate relaxation experiences in Dubai
Dubai is home to some spectacular spas, where you can get anything from full-body treatments using the most decadent oils and scrubs, to traditional hammams infused with elements of Arabia. Spa experiences are part of the Dubai lifestyle, and visitors will find it very easy to adapt. Here are some luxurious spa treatments to add to your itinerary.
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The Spa

Palace Downtown

The Spa

Palace Downtown

The Spa at the regal Palace Downtown is an elegant retreat set in muted earth tones, inviting furnishings and patterns of arabesque trellises. With authentic treatments to match the Arabian setting, the spa uses a range of premium and organic beauty brands such as Natura Bisse and Les Sens de Marrakech.

The signature One Desert Journey (AED950 for 105 minutes) includes a body scrub with desert sand and salt, followed by an herbal massage with Moroccan mint oil. Indulge in a couples’ treatment or – for something truly extraordinary – try the signature Fusion Massage, a confluence of Chinese, Balinese, Thai and Shiatsu techniques, in the outdoor cabana spa by the Burj Lake.
Contact Details
  Palace Downtown, Downtown Dubai
   +971 4 428 7805

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Amara Spa

Park Hyatt Dubai

Amara Spa

Park Hyatt Dubai

Tucked away in the heart of Deira by the Dubai Creek Golf Club, Park Hyatt Dubai is one of the most picturesque resorts in the city – and its equally picture-perfect Amara Spa. If walking into this tranquil sanctuary of Moorish arches, billowing curtains and a stunning spa pool surrounded by palms isn’t enough to relax you, their jewel-inspired spa menu will be. Treatments here are themed around ancient healing benefits. The Amara Massage (AED550 for one hour) features the spa’s signature warm oil massage with frankincense, sandalwood and amber applied in rhythmic strokes.
Contact Details
Park Hyatt Dubai, Dubai Creek Club Street
   +971 4 602 1660

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Talise Spa

Madinat Jumeirah

Talise Spa

Madinat Jumeirah

A true holistic wellness destination in the city, Talise Spa at Madinat Jumeirah is housed in an independent sprawling complex built in the same wind tower style of architecture that the rest of the luxury resort features. Inside, trickling fountains, paved pathways across landscaped gardens, and chirping birds transport you into a lush haven.

With independent hotel room-sized treatment rooms, this is the ideal place to escape for the 2.5-hour Day Retreat (AED1,395). This includes a bespoke full-body massage, facial and a body scrub, tail-ended by a healthy snack from the spa cuisine menu. For the ultimate spa experience, book a massage in a beach cabana, where skilled therapists will work their magic while ocean breezes lull you into a state of bliss. Talise Spa also offers yoga, including the popular full-moon beach sessions.
Contact Details
Madinat Jumeirah, Jumeirah Beach Road
   +971 4 366 6818

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Guerlain Spa

One&Only The Palm

Guerlain Spa

One&Only The Palm

Step into the historical Parisian spa, Guerlain, at One&Only The Palm, which dedicates itself to beauty and wellbeing, offering treatments and facilities centred around revitalisation. Enjoy the Desert D’Orient (AED1,210 for two hours) for a truly indulgent and relaxing experience. Beginning with the application of the Silk Indulgence Milk Scrub and a body wrap for skin preparation, the session finishes with a personalised massage leaving you feeling calm and refreshed.
Contact Details
One&Only The Palm, Palm Jumeirah
   +971 4 440 1040
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Saray Spa

JW Marriott Marquis

Saray Spa

JW Marriott Marquis

Spanning an entire floor of both towers of the world’s tallest hotel, Saray Spa pays tribute to the Caravanserai tradition of the Silk Route. With arabesque flourishes at every turn, the attention to detail is impressive and perfectly matched by a tempting menu of ancient treatments that make use of local remedies. The crowning jewel is the Dead Sea flotation pool, which is filled with healing Dead Sea salt. Embark on the Saray Signature Dead Sea Journey, which includes an energising scrub, full body mask, flotation in your own private heated pool and a nourishing body oil massage (AED990 for two hours).
Contact Details
JW Marriott Marquis Dubai, Business Bay
   +971 4 414 6754

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Anantara Spa

Anantara The Palm

Anantara Spa

Anantara The Palm

Housed in a cluster of pagodas surrounded by water, frangipani trees and chirping birds, Anantara Spa is evocative of an island escape. The spa is rooted in Thai tradition with bamboo and an abundance of water setting the scene for an array of contemporary treatments designed to soothe and pamper. There are 24 treatment rooms including those dedicated to Thai massage and ayurveda, as well as a Turkish hammam and wet facilities such as the crystal and gemstone steam room, ice fountain and salt inhalation room. The Traditional Thai Massage uses a technique passed down through the generations known as passive yoga to alleviate stress and strains (AED700 for 90 minutes).
Contact Details
Anantara The Palm, Palm Jumeirah
   +971 4 567 8140

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Talise Ottoman Spa

Jumeirah Zabeel Saray

Talise Ottoman Spa

Jumeirah Zabeel Saray

Jumeirah Zabeel Saray is an opulent Ottoman-inspired resort on Palm Jumeirah, and within its palatial grounds sits the Talise Ottoman Spa. Set in its own building within the complex, the award-winning spa is home to a spectacular hammam. The vaulted, marble-clad room features intricate tiles and inlays and is subtly perfumed. The Royal Ottoman Hammam (AED590 for one hour) gives the age-old Turkish bathing tradition a luxurious makeover. Specialists use herbal concoctions and kese mitts to exfoliate, massage, shampoo and wash hair and body to a baby softness.
Contact Details
Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, Crescent Road, Palm Jumeirah
   +971 4 453 0456