The luxe life isn’t complete without a list of five-star spas at your well-manicured fingertips.
For those seeking superior experiences that are certain to restore vitality and balance, you absolutely must consider these haute spas. Included are some of the top facilities in both Dubai, as well as across the globe.
ANDALUS SPA OPENS AT ANDALUS AL SEEF RESORT & SPA
Andalus Al Seef Resort & Spa has signed a collaboration with Beijing International to open a luxury spa at its newly opened compound in Abu Dhabi later this month.
Andalus Spa will offer a range of signature therapies from various parts of Asia as well as some local-centric treatments, and will operate from a villa at the new spectacular resort, a collection of apartment-style suites located in a villa complex near Al Seef Village Mall.
Spanning the entirety of a three-floor villa-the first for women only, the second for men, and the third floor for couples-it also plans to launch a specially-crafted menu with a local flavor that is exclusive to the resort.
A list of treatments includes a Chinese wellness massage that stimulates the body’s acupressure points, improving blood circulation and a traditional Ayurvedic massage, originating from India, which uses specially prepared herbal oils to rejuvenate the body and eliminate toxins. An authentic Thai massage will also be available, placing the body in different positions to stretch muscles and alleviate stress, resulting in an improved sense of wellbeing and flexibility.
Located on Abu Dhabi’s Eastern Ring Road, the resort is fully furnished which consists of 70 one-bedroom terrace suites, 54 two-bedroom garden suites, 16 two-bedroom pool suites, 58 three-bedroom suites, and 12 Andalus Royal Suites. Guests have access to Andalus’ renowned Karim service – guests’ very own personal genie – as well as high-speed internet and regular housekeeping services.
T SPA AT GRAND HOTEL TREMEZZO
The iconic Grand Hotel Tremezzo, located on the shores of Lake Como, offering unrivaled views to the Bellagio and Grigne Mountains, recently unveiled a brand new 1,000sqm wellness spa located in the XVIII century Villa Emilia, with both indoor and outdoor spaces offering guests pure relaxation lakeside style and setting an international standard for the design of luxury spas.
For 2016 facilities on offer at the T Spa include five luxurious treatment rooms, Spa Suite, a hammam, humid area completing the basement, finishing touches studio, infinity pool, gym and an al fresco relaxation lounge facing the lake.
Guests are invited to relax on a lounger and enjoy the panoramic views of the lake, a vista that is just as breathtaking at night as it is under the glow of the Italian sun or indulge in treatments by ESPA under the wooden vaulted ceiling of the TSpa Suite, a serene haven in a color palette of hushed greys, aquatic greens and icy blues featuring handcrafted wood furnishings from Italian artisan workshops. The magnificent traditional hammam is in stark contrast to the nostalgic décor of the rest of this palatial property, consisting of a central raised massage platform, steam room, sauna, warm bath and rain-shower with nebulized waterfall, all realized in white Lasa marble.
For finishing touches such as manicures and pedicures, the Mosaic Studio is a delightful space featuring an authentic Venetian mosaic floor, lovingly preserved and refurbished alongside a focal glass Penta-light chandelier. The manicure tables themselves are tailor made in deep grey oak keeping in tune with the multifarious floor.
For information and reservations contact Grand Hotel Tremezzo Reservation Office on +39 0344 42491 or email [email protected].
NEW GUERLAIN SPA AT ONE&ONLY THE PALM
Following the recent launch of Guerlain Spa at One&Only The Palm in Dubai, guests are invited to relax and indulge with three exclusive signature treatments: “Dubai Harmony”, “Solar Evasion” and “Désert d’Orient”- designed for discerning guests to Guerlain Spa at One&Only The Palm.
The prestigious House of Guerlain has designed the treatments in partnership with One&Only The Palm to bring pure indulgence and the quest for beautiful skin to spa and wellness aficionados in Dubai. The launch of Guerlain Spa at One&Only The Palm represents the first time signature Guerlain treatments have been made available in the United Arab Emirates.
Spanning 2,400m², the Spa features nine treatment rooms, a relaxation room, a private swimming pool and an inviting lounge for guests to continue their ultimate spa experience. There is also a fully contained couple suite, complete with double scrub room and shower, private steam room, two separate soaking baths, two treatment beds, as well as a private lounge area. A secluded VIP entrance, private lobby area and garden terrace ensure the ultimate in privacy.
IRIDIUM SPA AT ST. REGIS DUBAI
St. Regis Hotels & Resorts introduces Iridium Spa at the newly opened St. Regis Dubai. Born from the DNA of the St. Regis brand and exclusive to St. Regis only, Iridium Spa invites guests into a transcendental world where every moment is crafted to leave a lasting impression.
Presenting six thoughtfully designed treatment rooms, Dubai’s first Iridium Spa also includes separate sections for male and female guests, each with beautiful wet areas featuring two hammam rooms, a steam room, sauna, hot tub and multi-sensory experience showers, as well as a generous relaxation area known as The Iridium Room.
With all clocks in the spa set to midnight, the transformative journey at Iridium Spa bestows on guests the rarest luxury of all – time. With the signature Iridium Bespoke Massage, guests can choose from 60, 90, and 120 minute treatments in a preferred style of massage, ranging from Swedish, Deep Tissue, Hot Stone, Balinese and Pre-Natal. Each massage concludes with an individualized tea ritual.
Resulting in a timeless appearance, facials are tailored to guests’ specific needs, with treatments performed by trained therapists who analyze guests’ skin to recommend the most suitable treatment. Iridium Spa is the only spa in the Middle East to perform facials using products from sought-after luxury beauty brand Swiss Perfection Cellular Skincare. The anti-aging qualities of Swiss Perfection ingredients visibly rejuvenate by lifting and improving skin.
For further information about Iridium Spa please visit www.iridiumspadubai.com or phone +971 4 435 5500.