UAE's best spas

13 Feb 2019 by Business Traveller India

JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai

For: Dead Sea Treatment

The Dead Sea Hammam treatment at Saray Spa will jolt you back to life after a long flight. The traditional Turkish Sauna uses a blend of minerals from the Dead Sea and hand-crafted olive oil soap enriches your skin as it is gently massaged into your heated skin. After exfoliation from your head to the toe, you’ll be covered with rich Dead Sea mud imbued with therapeutic herbs. It’s followed with a heavenly massage using body oil of Black Seed and Citrus concluding the relaxing time at the Hammam. Additionally, Saray Spa has also come up with a new Korean beauty treatment, which uses diamonds. This includes an exquisite anti-aging and hydrating facial routine. After the spa treatment, guests are gifted a box of fine products.

Duration: 105 minutes

Price: AED 910/ INR 17,463


Emerald Palace Kempinski Dubai

For: Royal Taoist Ritual

Royal Taoist Ritual includes an energising aromatic scrub and revitalising Taoist massage. The aromatic oil scrub used for the treatment purifies and hydrates the skin, and the Taoist massage will help you feel rejuvenated.

The ritual ends with a Taoist ‘fountain of youth’ and radiance facial treatment, which prevents the onset of wrinkles. The masseuse works on key acupuncture points which immediately relaxes your body.

Duration: 2 hours 50 minutes

Cost: AED 1600/INR 30,594


Emirates Palace Abu Dhabi

For: 24-carat Gold Radiance Facial

Pamper yourself with the 24-Carat Gold Radiance Facial at the Emirates Palace Abu Dhabi. The skin treatment commences with a signature foot ritual followed by deep cleansing. The highlight of this treatment is the micronised gold sheets placed over the body.  The 90-minute ritual will then conclude with arm and hand massage. Hydrating serums, moisturiser and under eye cream application are some other features of this treatment. The gold treatment helps in accelerating your cell growth, and also prevents premature aging and increases skin elasticity.

Duration: 90 minutes

Cost: AED 2,325/ INR 44,988


Palazzo Versace Dubai

For: Linda Meredith Oxygen Facial

The Linda Meredith Oxygen facial at the SPA, Palazzo Versace, Dubai is a unique combination of medical grade oxygen and vitamin-enriched serum. The oxygen detoxifies skin, boosts cell reproduction and moisturises your skin giving it an ever-glowing radiance. The 75- minute treatment commences with application of Linda Meredith Cleanser exposing the skin beneath. After hydrating the skin, exfoliation and extraction of blackheads, a clay mask is applied. Following the removal of the clay mask, the oxygen serum is gently massaged into the skin using a hydrafacial machine.

Duration: 75 minutes

Price: AED 900/INR 17,227


Taj Dubai

For: Taghthia Amiqa

The 120-minute Taghthia Amiqa treatment at Jiva Spa commences with an aromatic footbath followed by a 30-minute scrub made of dates, almonds, saffron, cactus gel and almond oil which will moisturise and tighten your skin. It’s then left to be soaked up while you are given a relaxing 10- minute head massage. The luxurious camel milk bath will enrich your skin with Vitamin C as you wash away the remnants of the scrub. The treatment ends with 60-minute aromatherapy that reduces stress, insomnia, headaches or fatigue.

Duration: 120 minutes

Price: AED 920/ INR 17,543 


Sofitel Abu Dhabi Corniche

For: So Exhilarating Massage

Sofitel Abu Dhabi Corniche offers a signature “So Exhilarating” massage. The ritual allows one to choose from a musical ambiance, room fragrance, lighting and heated massage bed’s temperature to set the mood right for an hour-long soothing therapy. The combination of opulent Cinq Mondes products with expert services results in purification of the body, mind and soul. The post-treatment tea service in a relaxing lounge tops off the customised experience.
Duration: 60 minutes
AED 470/ INR 9,100


The Oberoi, Dubai

For: Oberoi Experience

Choose the opulent Oberoi Experience at The Oberoi, Dubai — a combination of three essential oils. You are treated to lemongrass aromatherapy before the treatment which alleviates stress and anxiety. Warm towel foot compresses commence the treatment followed by rhythmic strokes that release the body and mind from tensions. The therapy concludes with a signature dhara aromatherapy which relieves insomnia.

Duration: 75 minutes

Price: AED 525/INR 10,026


The St Regis Abu Dhabi

For: Jet-Lag Recovery

The Remède Spa at The St Regis Abu Dhabi offers a 75-minute Jet-Lag treatment allowing your circadian rhythm to adjust to the new time zone. The treatment consists of a 30-minute back massage and a 30-minute facial to rejuvenate your skin, followed by a 15-minute foot massage. Hop into the jacuzzi, sauna or a steam room, available separately for men and women, and help yourself to a refreshing juice, coffee or tea along with a light snack to top off the relaxing time at the spa. You can soothe yourself by stepping outside on the terrace overlooking the Arabian Gulf.

Duration: 75 minutes

Price: AED 595 / INR 11,473


Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah

For: Seaweed Treatment

One of the key treatments at the Waldorf Astoria is the two-hour long unwinding Seaweed treatment. Your body is wrapped in seaweed leaves for its detoxifying, moisturising and rejuvenating benefits. Contrasting warm basalt stone and cool jade stones are placed along your body, which are believed to have therapeutic properties. The masseuse then performs a mini facial involving cleansing, toning, and exfoliation of skin which concludes with a face mask. This is followed by a scalp massage and moisturising of the under eye region and skin.

This experience also features an intensive back massage with the world’s finest seaweed-based oil-angelicus serratus. Backaches are often a hindrance to travelling since they can leave your spine feeling like a slinky, but a 20-minute back massage with jade stones will be the best remedy for this.

Duration: 120 minutes

Price: AED 895/ INR 17,118


Jessica Goel 

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