TTN checks out some top spas in the UAE

Balinese massage at Ajman Kempinski

Double delight at Ajman Kempinski
The Ajman Kempinski Hotel & Resort runs two kinds of spas: K-Wellness Spa, offering Asian, especially Balinese, massages, and Softouch Ayurveda Centre, offering authentic Ayurveda therapies.

The  Softouch Ayurveda Centre is a holistic healing centre dealing with Ayurveda, a science dealing not only with treatment of some diseases but is a complete way of life. This system of science stresses on the prevention of body ailments in addition to curing them.
The  K-Wellness Spa, on the other hand, currently has the Detox treat/ A 90 minutes body treatment. it comprising a full body massage, followed by a gentle scrub to cleanse and detoxify your skin for the special price of Dh295 during this month. The detox treat is an easy way to release tension and invigorate your senses.

Get pampered at Assawan Spa
Burj Al Arab’s opulence continues to inspire throughout Assawan Spa & Health Club, located on the 18th floor of the hotel. The spa is Arabic in style, with colours that calm the senses. After being greeted at reception, with its magnificent mosaic domed ceiling, guests are led through to Assawan Amphitheatre, a stunningly spacious and luxurious lounge.
Assawan Spa is a sanctuary for those wanting to escape the city and spoil themselves with the finest treatments. From plunge pools and hydrotherapy baths to facial treatments and massages, guests enjoy the epitome of pampering at Assawan Spa, in a setting that is the ultimate in relaxation. Assawan Spa is a classic spa experience in every sense. Individual needs are discussed with a therapist and treatments are tailored to suit. Treatments take place in luxurious treatment rooms, fully separated for male and female use.
The spa boasts a range of signature treatments including a caviar treatment for the face and/or body, an Oshadi Envelopment treatment and a Holistic Body treatment. Assawan Spa offers treatments specifically for men. It spa also has a selection of day rituals.

Revolutionary ski treatment at Satori spa
Amid one of the world’s busiest and fastest growing cities, The Jumeirah Beach Club Resort and Spa is an exquisitely luxurious private hideaway, set in extensive gardens on the shores of an idyllic private beach with every possible amenity for rest and relaxation.
Nestling within the secluded sanctuary of The Jumeirah Beach Club Resort and Spa, Satori Spa is an escape to serenity. Satori means a feeling of joy, peace and calm, which occurs suddenly and often unexpectedly.
Satori Signature treatments have been created by our therapists using natural products such as yoghurt, lemon, honey. Besides facials, massages, body wraps, body scrubs and specialty baths, Echo2 Plus, an Oxygen facial treatment is also available. Turn your skin around in no time with this revolutionary skin treatment that uses pure oxygen along with 87 different minerals, vitamins and enzymes.
The Spa opens at Jebel Ali Golf Resort
n The Spa, a new wellness facility operated by Spa Resources International, has opened at the Jebel Ali Golf Resort & Spa. Operated by Spa Resources International, it operates in a purpose-built two-storey wellness facility with a stunning view of the Arabian Gulf and the natural beauty of the resort. 
The Spa has an exclusive design in Andalusian style, with a special facility of Hammam room, which gives it a touch of oriental taste. Apart from 10 treatment rooms, spacious changing facilities, Majlis relaxation lounge with stunning views over the Arabian Gulf, retail section and hair salon, The Spa also features a host of wet area facilities such as Jacuzzi, steam room, sauna, invigorating showers in addition to the Hammam room.

True luxury at One&Only Royal Mirage
The pioneering developments at One&Only Royal Mirage in Dubai include the architecturally impressive Health & Beauty Institute, with its towering domes, carved arches and intricate design. This free-standing temple of well-being is set amidst palm trees and water fountains with a private driveway and covered entrance.
The 2000 sq m space is divided over two levels and offers on the upper floor Givenchy Spa with an ornate reception, 12 private treatment rooms including one exclusive suite for private consultations and a serene resting area with an organic juice bar and a Givenchy boutique.
Separated for Ladies and Gentlemen’s treatments, both physically and by the operating hours the Givenchy Spa offers an exclusive harbour in which relaxation of the body and mind is the predominant indulgence.
The lower floor of the Health & Beauty Institute features a private reception, an authentic Oriental Hammam, with its traditional heated marble massage table, two steam rooms, two Jacuzzi’s, two private massage rooms, plunge showers and a whirlpool in the rest area.

Asian delight at Shangri-La
Focused on overall well-being, the Spa at Shangri-La is a luxurious, spacious and professionally equipped haven for guests to relax, rejuvenate and revitalize mind and body. 
Embracing an holistic approach to physical and spiritual well-being, guests can relax and rejuvenate in the healing waters of the plunge pools, sauna and steam rooms; tone the body using state-of-the-art fitness equipment or a workout in the movement studio; or revitalize and rejuvenate with a selection of unique therapies and treatments.
The spa at Shangri-La Hotel Dubai is inspired by traditional Asian healing philosophies and the treatments available have been developed upon the principle of restoring balance and harmony to the body and mind. The restorative properties of fragrant essential oils, aromatic herbs and spices are combined with their expert application in a variety of treatments by a team of international therapists.