Six new spas to try
The latest openings in Dubai and the nation’s capital
01. MAISON LUTÉTIA
Hailing from France and bringing their Paris-trained team to the city, Maison Lutétia focuses on anti-aging treatments for women and men. They claim what sets them apart is their non-invasive medical procedures that treat the effects of age, stress and pollution. Maison Lutétia specialises in non-surgical hair implantation, with treatments including microdermabrasion, peelings, dermal fillers and laser hair removal also on offer.
Dubai Festival City Mall, Festival City, Dubai, Sat to Thur 10am to 10pm. Tel: (04) 7064000. Taxi: Dubai Festival City. maisonlutetia.com
02. SIX SENSES SPA
Located in the Renaissance Downtown Hotel, the Six Senses Spa is home to six treatment suites that are each dedicated to a different sense – sight, sound, touch, taste, smell and “beyond”. At the taste suite, you’ll work with a therapist to create a body scrub from a selection of herbs, spices and florals, which will then be used in a hammam treatment.
Six Senses Spa, Renaissance Downtown Hotel, Dubai, daily 10am to 9pm. Tel: (04) 512 5566. Taxi: Renaissance Downtown Hotel. sixsenses.com
WELLNESS VALLEY SPA
This spa recently opened at the new five star beachside resort in Palm Jumeirah and you can try a Moroccan bath, plus their signature massage with two therapists and a couples massage. There are two packages to choose from: the first is a body treatment, hammam and body scrub and the second is the signature massage, hammam and body scrub.
a Royal Central Hotel The Palm, East Crescent, Palm Jumeirah, Dubai, daily 11am to 11pm. Tel: (04) 3686252. Taxi: Royal Central Hotel The Palm. wellnessvalleydubai.com
04. ADDRESS DOWNTOWN
The recently-reopened Address Downtown has opened its new spa, complete with nine treatment rooms, a signature spa suite, a double hammam suite with two scrub rooms, steam rooms and private relaxation areas. Look out for the infinity pool cascading over five tiers with Burj views.
The Spa at Address Downtown, Downtown Dubai, Duai, daily 9am to 10pm. Tel: (04) 4368888. Taxi: Address Downtown. addresshotels.com
05. ELLE SPA
Spending the weekend in the capital? Marriott Downtown Abu Dhabi also has a new spa. Treatments on offer include body scrubs, eye treatments, facials and body wraps. Guests can also choose from a selection of packages including a couple’s retreat massage.
Marriott Hotel Downtown, Al Wahda, Abu Dhabi, daily 10am to 10pm. Tel: (02) 3047531. Taxi: Marriott Hotel Downtown, near Al Wahda Mall. marriott.com
06. COYA SPA MIRDIF
Choose from a variety of facials, hammam and massage treatments at this spa. If you’re looking for even more pampering, Coya Spa also offer a variety of beauty treatments including waxing, threading, tinting and mani-pedis.
Park Center Mirdif, Dubai, daily 10am to 10pm. Tel: (04) 2869281. Taxi: Park Center Mirdif. coyaspa.com