Never has there been a better time to beat the heat and summer stresses by sinking into these cool spa deals that have created quite a buzz during this year’s Dubai Summer Surprises.
Packages packed with treats, amazing discounts and unbeatable bonus treatments at Dubai’s top spas throughout the summer season promise a rare indulgence like never before.
“Spa packages are a very popular element of Dubai’s tourism proposition, for both men and women. In terms of promoting Dubai as a destination for the entire family, it perfectly complements the DSS calendar of kids’ entertainment, retail offers and raffles, rounding out the summer extravaganza’s compelling family offering,” said Khadija Mohammed Ali Turki, Senior Manager, Strategic PR and Media Relations at Dubai Events and Promotions Establishment, the organiser of DSS.
In its sixth year, DSS Spa Packages 2011 will see the 22 participating spas present more than 40 special spa experiences – ranging from invigorating eye, foot, hair and facial treatments to highly sought-after anti-ageing, slimming and stress-relief treatments, full-body scrubs, massages and refreshing summer rituals. Special discounts and packages will last the length of the DSS festival.
Participating spas include, Amara Spa, Angsana Spa, Bodylines Leisure and Fitness Club, Cleopatra Spa, Talise Spa and much more.
Emirates 24|7 picks the best of the lot with top savings:
Amara Spa, Park Hyatt
Total savings: Dh365
Across the summer period, the award-winning Amara Spa has special packages for each month, with July kicking off with a Dh640 deal that includes a 30-minute Indian head massage, followed by a relaxing one-hour stress release massage, followed by a tantalising meal to compliment the sensory journey.
The following month, a new DSS package commences with a 90-minute personalised massage of your choice followed by a yummy meal, for just Dh620.
In September opt for a combination of a 90-minute massage that includes an Indian head massage, back massage and reflexology massage. The spa experience is completed with Park Hyatt Dubai’s signature high tea menu for just Dh650. Call 04 602 1660
Total savings: Dh151
Enjoy a refreshing summer season in Dubai with a series of pampering treats at any of the Angsana Spas.
Indulge in your choice of a unique range of signature packages, which include 15-minutes sessions of the royal treat, serenity, allure and bliss.
All sessions include a 30-minute calm time and priced at Dh499 per person. Promotion is valid until September 10, 2011. Call: 04 361 8251
Total savings: Two for the price of one
Ladies can indulge in this royal treat at or the Cleopatra’s Temple experience, where you and a friend can enjoy full body Rasul ceremony in herbal steam, followed by an energising full body massage.
This two-hour treat costs Dh550 per person, but this DSS two can experience the thrill at the price of one.
At the male spa, men can enjoy the Pharaoh’s Journey by experiencing a 60-minute spa treatment and receive a complimentary 30-minute Elemis Facial. Bliss. Call: 04 324 7700
Karisma Ladies Centre
Total savings: Dh1,240
The tucked away spa in Bur Dubai is a rare treat indeed and this summer the delights of this haven can be yours with four exclusive packages that provide a combined discount of Dh1,240.
Our favourite is the first treat combines a Vie Premium anti-ageing facial, along with Moroccan bath, a Kerastase hair treatment and a wash and blow dry for just Dh650.
Call: 04 335 9533
SensAsia Urban Spa
Total savings: 50 per cent return in spa credit
Book any massage for Dh310 and above and receive back 50 per cent of the massage in SensCash – SensAsia’s very own monopoly money – to spend on your next treatment.
The offer is valid until September 10. Call: 04 422 7115
Talise Spa at Jumeirah Emirates Towers
Total savings: Additional discounts and freebies
With four exceptional complimentary privileges on every visit to Talise Spa, Jumeirah Emirates Towers, this summer promises to be the coolest one yet.
Book any 55-minute spa treatment or above and receive a 20 per cent discount on your treatment, a complimentary choice of a 30-minute session in either the Floatation Pool or Oxygen Bar, pool access for the day and a free mocktail at the pool bar.
Offer valid from July 1 until September 30. Call: 04 319 8181
The Spa, The Address Dubai Marina
Total savings: Five for the price of four
Book 5 treatments of 50 minutes duration each at The Spa at The Address Dubai Marina and receive one complimentary 50-minute treatment. Choose from reflexology, jet lag, Balinese massage, muscle release and hot stone massage. Call: 04 436 7777