Spend quality time for two while indulging in the city’s top wellness treatments at five-star spas.
Just the Two of Us at Madinat Jumeirah
What could be more blissful than arriving at Madinat Jumeirah’s Talise Spa on a traditional abra boat through meandering waterways, lush gardens and blooming flowers? Your final destination will be one of three spacious couples’ suites. Book the Just the Two of Us 120-minute experience and you’ll realise why this is considered one of the best pampering paradises in Dubai.
Soma Indulgence at Jiva Spa
Twinkling candles set the mood during the Soma Indulgence ritual which offers up an Indian-accented experience at this holistic wellness hub. Aromatherapy massages, which take inspiration from the healing practices of the sub-continent, start things off before a rose petal strewn bath is run for you to relax in at the flagship spa of the Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, The Palm.
Golden Quartz Couple Journey by Gharieni at Amara Spa
Serenity permeates at Amara Spa, a Moorish-inspired wellness retreat at the Park Hyatt Dubai. Combining high-tech and traditional healing know-how, this 180-minute session starts with an exfoliating scrub before you are massaged on Gharieni’s patented bed filled with warm quartz sand. After a facial, you’ll both then be lulled into tranquillity with Tibetan sound bowl therapy.
Ultimate Hammam at Nikki Spa
Take your pick from Les Sens de Marrakech’s Turkish Delight or Moroccan hammam ritual – both offer their own versions of a deep cleanse, exfoliating scrub, and mud or clay mask application, plus a hair wash and deep scalp treatment. Then add on a personalised full body massage to finish off your blissful 120-minute pampering. Afterwards, spend the day lounging at Nikki Beach next door.
Romantic Moonlight Swim at Burj Al Arab
This pampering package at the world-famous property’s Talise Spa starts off with with a massage, after which couples are escorted to their own infinity pool filled with floating rose petals. Take in picture-perfect views of the city skyline and pristine Arabian Sea before taking advantage of the spa’s spectacular facilities. This is a truly memorable, bucket-list experience.
Love is… at The Spa – Palazzo Versace
Reconnect during this 150-minute session, made to realign chakras using three essential oils. The spotlight is on rose oil (signifying love), orange blossom (for bliss) and jasmine (inspiring togetherness). Taking place in the luxury spa suite, you can also take advantage of a private Jacuzzi after the body scrub, body and face massage, and an Ayurvedic shirodhara experience.
Couple’s Treatment at Timeless Spa
Get pampered surrounded by undulating sand dunes at this secluded retreat. If you are lucky enough to be staying overnight, your Bedouin-style villa can be transformed into a pampering pad or else you can rejuvenate in the couples’ room in the spa. Signature massages draw on Middle Eastern rituals – the Herbal Ball massage and Frankincense Facial are particular highlights.
Rose Couple’s Indulgence at Raffles Spa
The big draw of this spot, that offers top-to-toe rose-scented pampering in the Raffles Spa Suite, is the fact that you start with a private Jacuzzi session. An invigorating exfoliation follows using olive seeds, after which you are treated to a bespoke body massage. The two-hour session ends with a face massage ensuring you will leave feeling refreshed and relaxed, having indulged in quality time together.
Couple’s Royal Retreat at The Ritz-Carlton Spa
One of the few spas with a private steam room in the couple’s suite, you’ll start by unwinding in there before any remaining tension is melted away via a one-hour massage. Finish off by sharing a plate of chocolate-coated strawberries, before taking a dip in one of the spectacular swimming pools or the pristine beach. You’ll be waved goodbye with a take-home gift too.
Guerlain Spa Escape at One&Only The Palm
If you’re looking to truly spoil your other half then the only Guerlain Spa in the Middle East is the perfect choice. Relax at the pool and beach, ensconced in an air-conditioned cabana complete with showers, sun beds and a TV. Afterwards, tear yourselves away for a 60-minute treatment of your choice – the Imperial Relaxing Massage is always a favourite.