Assawan's healing touch


Named after a precious stone renowned for its beauty and healing properties, the Assawan Spa & Health Club at the Burj Al Arab in Dubai offers a wide range of health and beauty treatments.

Located on the 18th floor of one of Dubai's major landmarks, two of the most prominent features of Assawan are a large bathing pool reminiscent of ancient Middle Eastern civilisations and access to a wide range of excellent services and care given to all guests, says the hotel.

The spa offers the latest technology in fitness equipment, separate facilities for men and women which ensure complete seclusion and an array of health and beauty treatments.

Visitors can unwind in the spa's pools, Jacuzzis, massage, beauty and therapy rooms, and enjoy a breathtaking view of Dubai and the coastline, said a spokesperson for Jumeirah International which owns the hotel.

Facilities in both the ladies and men's spa include treatment rooms, sauna, steam bath, plunge pool, Jaccuzzi, solarium, squash court, and a fully equipped gymnasium in addition to a private workout and aerobics studio.

The gymnasium features the latest and most exclusive in fitness machines and equipment. Highly trained instructors are available to advise and guide guests in their quest for a healthier lifestyle.

A beauty and hair salon is also available in both the ladies and men's spa, where a highly skilled team of professionals demonstrate their expertise from haircutting to colouring, to styling.