With so many luxury hotels and resorts in one city, it’s no wonder that Dubai is so well renowned for its luxury spas and wellness centers. If a day of relaxation, rejuvenation, massages and body treatments sounds like a plan, you will be more than pleasantly surprised with the huge variety on offer when it comes to wellness centers and spa facilities in Dubai.
Whether you are simply looking for day of bliss, rest and relaxation in a luxury spa or are keen to try the latest and greatest in facial and body treatments by highly trained therapists, you are guaranteed to find a wellness center or spa in Dubai that meets your needs.
Many of Dubai’s luxury hotels and resorts have their own dedicated spa facilities, either run by well-known international spa and cosmetics brands or as home-grown regional concepts. With its multicultural make up, Dubai is home to a very wide range of spa and wellness facilities and services that range from traditional Chinese medicine including acupuncture and cupping, to Moroccan hammams, Turkish baths and a wide range of European, Asian and Arabic massage treatments. Spas at Dubai hotels and resorts often offer spa packages that include multiple treatments, the use of the spa and wellness facilities and often food & beverage vouchers or usage of the pool and/or beach.
Some of Dubai’s most renowned luxury international hotel and resort spas include Bulgari Resort Dubai, Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, One & Only Royal Mirage Dubai, Fairmont The Palm, Emerald Palace Kempinski Dubai and W The Palm.
Al fresco spa bliss
With its year-round sunny skies and warm temperatures, why not take your spa experience al fresco. There is a wide variety of outdoor wellness treatments and massages on offer in Dubai’s spas. Here are a few unique al fresco treatments to try on your next visit.
- The Talise Spa at Jumeirah Beach Hotel offers massages and treatments on the beach with unrivalled views of Burj Al Arab
- At the Amara Spa at the Park Hyatt, you can take a break from your sun lounger and enjoy a relaxing massage in a private cabana in the hotel’s lush garden just steps away from the pool
- Or why not enjoy a massage in the Dubai desert at Satori Spa at Bab Al Shams surrounded by the city’s famous dunes? With private and couple outdoor cabanas and relaxation areas outside too, this is pure Arabian spa bliss!
Don’t want to splurge, or simply don’t have the time for a full spa day, then a massage in Dubai, salon style, might be the better option for you. Going to beauty salons is very much an integrated – some may even say essential – part of the Dubai lifestyle and with so many options of high-quality salons to choose from it’s no wonder that Dubai residents have regular visits for all things beauty scheduled, including wellness treatments and massages.
Dubai has several highly successful, award-winning home-grown beauty salon concepts that are well worth a visit when you’re next in town. Some of the biggest local brands include NBar, the Nail Spa and Sisters Beauty Lounge.