Dubai offers a multitude of options to replenish your energy supply and relax your mind, and nothing shouts indulgence and pure relaxation like the prospect of a spa escape. A visit to a spa is a necessary antidote to a tiring day of city exploration and sightseeing. We bring you the best spas in Dubai for a truly relaxing break and spa treatments that will leave you feeling thoroughly revived and refreshed.
Assawan Spa & Health Club
Just like a visit to Dubai is incomplete without exploring the Burj Al Arab, a spa getaway to Dubai is incomplete without experiencing the grandeur of the Assawan Spa. Set apart from the others and oozing luxury and glamour, the Assawan Spa in Burj Al Arab offers a spa getaway that is simply unforgettable. Incorporating traditional hamam, Middle Eastern massage, traditional massage techniques like Shiatsu, Thai, Swedish and Balinese, amenities like infinity pools, cold plunge pool, Jacuzzis, saunas and steam rooms in its lavish Arabian décor, the day spa provides services to both men and women. The day spa doubles up your spa experience with an on-site Amphitheatre Lounge with a balcony where you can rest after a nice relaxing massage and enjoy sweeping view of the Palm Islands. Do not miss the Burj Al Arab Caviar Body treatment and facial, which is a fabulous skin treatment that uses caviar extract for a skin-repairing and age-defying effect.
Dreamworks Spa & Massage
If you would like to experience the best full body massage in Dubai, Dreamworks Spa is the place to be. As an urban retreat, the spa specializes in traditional Balinese massage, foot reflexology treatment, Hamam treatment, full-service manicure & pedicure and various other body treatments. The spa has well-trained therapists than can customize a spa session based on your needs and are very attentive in adapting to your preferences to deliver a great service.
What’s nearby? The spa is located on Jumeriah Beach Residence The Walk, which is a chic outdoor shopping and dining promenade in Palm Jumeriah. There are plenty of cafés, restaurants, shops and boutiques, the popular Covent Garden Market by the Open Beach to keep you well sated.
As an award-winning Asian spa brand, Angsana Spa offers sophisticated holistic treatments with a special emphasis on the use of natural ingredients, such as flowers, fruits, herbs and spices, and elegant facilities with an oriental touch that pamper you from head to toe. The spa chain is at your disposal wherever you are, with branches located across the city – Dubai Marina, Emirates Hills and Arabian Ranches.
What’s nearby? The Angsana Spa in Dubai Marina is located on the Marina Walk, a bustling, palm-fringed beachfront walkway, which is home to residential developments, plenty of cafés, food joints, restaurants, mall (Marina Mall) & retail stores. You can enjoy the stunning marina view from anywhere on the walkway and the adjacent Jumeriah beach makes the location more beautiful. Most weekends, the place hosts public events and delightful al fresco shows.
A spa that incorporates the goodness of natural ingredients, ancient techniques with cosmetology and unparalleled services from its skilful therapists to give you a range of rejuvenating massages, facials and body treatments, from Thai and Aryuvedic massages to Vichy showers, for an indulgent therapeutic experience. So Spa’s charming French-Polynesian setting and traditions will uplift your mood, captivate your senses and leave you feeling one with your inner self. There are separate treatment rooms and exclusive facilities for men and women, and couple’s treatment rooms, if you would like to enjoy a luxury spa experience with your spouse.
What’s nearby? So Spa is housed in the luxurious Sofitel Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa that has a choice of restaurants, a private beach with cabanas, and plenty of recreational activities by the beach. Aquaventure Waterpark, one of Dubai’s most thrilling waterparks, is only 5 minutes from the resort and other attractions in Palm Jumeriah are not far. Alternatively, you can hop on a water taxi to Dubai Marina and Dubai Creek while enjoying the view of the scenic surroundings of the resort.
Combining a range of luxurious treatments, Spa Cordon offers nothing else but relaxation. The spa caters to women only and its highlights include relaxation experiences, therapeutic body massages and skincare and body treatments along with complementary amenities, such as extensive wet facilities, nail room, oriental bath and body treatment rooms. To pamper you further, the spa offers complimentary refreshments and round-trip hotel transportation.
Spa Cordon is located in Sky Gardens in DIFC, Dubai’s business district that has a number of marvellous skyscrapers and residential buildings towering over the city skyline, an array of restaurants and dining options, and the world’s biggest mall, the Dubai Mall just 10 minutes away.
Tips & Toes
If you are looking for a spa with something more to indulge yourself in, you will certainly like Tips & Toes. The renowned nail salon and spa combines a glamourous nail parlour, a beauty centre and luxurious spa experience in a relaxing setting, to pamper any woman and make her feel beautiful, head to toe. Their nail spa offers a full range of nail services and has all the latest products to make your nails an art piece, and the beauty centre has an extensive range of skincare, haircare, body treatment services. Be sure to try their signature massage and soothing nail treatments. Since Tips & Toes has 13 branches around the city, it is easy to snap up one no matter where you stay.