Turkish Luxuries: Talise Ottoman Spa

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Located on the west crescent of the Palm Jumeirah is a magnificent palatial structure which pays tribute to the stunning beauty of the ancient palaces of the Ottoman Empire. Within the opulent and ornately decorated structure of the Jumeirah Zabeel Saray is the Talise Ottoman Spa, a special place which invites guests to the luxuries of an authentic Turkish spa and hammam.

Walk amidst the intricately decorated lounges, majlis, mesmerizing fountains and outdoor pavilions and revel in the magic of this unique abode of luxurious pampering. Marvel at the palace walls covered with Byzantine-inspired mosaics recreating an atmosphere which recalls the great artistic past of the Ottoman Empire.

Stated to be the largest spa in the Middle East, the Talise Ottoman Spa contains three grand hammams; over forty treatment rooms; Thai massage suites, couples suites with sauna marble baths, rain showers, bathrooms and vanity areas; relaxation lounge; a herbal steam bath; a Finnish sauna; aromatherapy steam bath; whirlpools; sensory experience showers; snow baths; two Thalassotherapy pools; a private majlis; extensive hydrotherapy suites which include Vichy showers, hydrotherapy baths and dry flotation beds; hydro sensory flotation with colour therapy and chakra balancing; and lavish outdoor pavilions.

For centuries the hammam was not only a place for bathing; it was a cultural tradition revered as a focal point for relaxing, socializing with friends, and celebrating special events. Here you begin your Turkish Hammam ritual wearing a traditional Turkish pestemal and robe. As you enter the hammam you experience the gentle heat arising from the marble goebektas; it softens your skin, relaxes your muscles and prepares your body for purification. As you lay down you feel the warm glow of the marble while your eyes come into sight with the colorful and detailed decoration of the dome on top. A specialist then prepares you for the traditional kese mitt body polish and foam made of pure olive olive soap. While your body is enveloped in an nourishing cream masque, enjoy a facial cleanse and deep mineral salt exfoliation rich in trace elements and incorporated with oils of basil eucalyptus and anise to deep cleanse your skin of impurities, stimulate circulation and leave your skin glowing. Delight in the fragrant aromas from the orient as your hair is shampooed and your head is massaged with a moisturizing conditioner.

A beautifully satisfying experience as well as one which contributes to your overall health and well being, a visit to Al Talise Spa is enlightening and utterly transformative for the mind and the body.


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