Check out the new spa cabanas at The Palace For the ultimate relaxing afternoon, book a spa treatment in one of the brand new cabanas, overlooking The Dubai Fountain. Choose one of the signature treatments, which range from full-body massages to foot reflexology. Massages from Dhs475 for 50 minutes, foot reflexology from Dhs275 for 30 minutes. Ongoing. The Spa, The Palace, Downtown Dubai (04 428 7805).Colon hydrotherapy for less Dubai Herbal and Treatment Centre is offering a discount on colon hydrotherapy packages, with one that includes two recommended supplements for a perfect cleansing. Dhs799 one session with supplements (normally Dhs1,040), Dhs499 without supplements (normally Dhs600). Until February 28. Dubai Herbal and Treatment Centre, Oud Metha (04 335 1200).Couples’ getaway by Phytomer at Retreat Spa This package includes ‘sea holistic’ massage and a 60-minute facial. Alternatively, try the romantic revival package, which features a purifying mud treatment and a full-body massage. Romantic revival Dhs1,380 per couple, couple’s getaway Dhs1,640 per couple. Until February 28. Retreat Spa, Grosvenor House Dubai, Dubai Marina (04 399 8888).
Couples’ romantic Journey at Soma Spa Treat the one you love to a therapeutic floral foot bath and a 75-minute massage, followed by chocolate-covered strawberries and a glass of grape juice. Dhs450 per person. Until February 28. Soma Health Club, Pullman Deira (04 603 8275).
Breath and Health’s February offers Try the exotic beauty package, which features a mango scrub, chillax massage and aromatic facial, or the bliss-out package, which includes a Moroccan bath, Swedish massage and mani-pedi. Exotic Dhs600, bliss-out Dhs400. Until February 28. Breath and Health, Al Wasl Road (04 348 9940).Have a ladies’ day at Soma Spa Enjoy a 30-minute spa treatment of your choice, followed by a healthy lunch prepared by Chef Andreas. Between the two, make use of the pools, sauna and steam room, and enjoy tea and healthy bites throughout the day. Dhs300. Until March 31. Soma Health Club, Pullman Deira (04 603 8275).
Valentine’s at Cleopatra Spa Send your loved one for the 150-minute Cleopatra’s Arabian Experience luxury ritual and get either a Bella Lucce Moroccan Incense massage oil or the Oasis Body linen mist as a free gift. Dhs750. Until February 28. Cleopatra Spa, Wafi, www.cleopatraspaandwellness.com (04 324 0000).
Valentine’s spa package for two at Softouch Spa Relax with a full-body massage and customised Caribbean body mask in a private couples’ treatment room. Dhs900 per couple. Until February 28. Softouch Spa, Kempinski Mall of the Emirates (04 409 5909).
Bootcamp for butts and tummies at SensAsia Mama Mio’s skincare and exercise plan is now available at SensAsia Urban Spas around town. It involves just four minutes of commitment a day, for 30 days, by which point the products claim you will love your butt and tum. Bootcamp for butts Dhs510, tummies Dhs560. Ongoing. Available at SensAsia Urban Spa, various locations across Dubai including Emirates Golf Club (04 417 9820).Discounts at Biolite Aesthetic Clinic Try the pro derma milk peel, which promises to enhance the brightness of your complexion, as well as even out and rejuvenate skin tone. There’s also a 50 percent discount on fat-busting LipoCryo treatments for toning the thighs, arms and tummy. Milk peel Dhs650, LipoCryo Dhs1,500 per area, Body Blitz package Dhs3,500 (normally Dhs7,500). Until February 28. Biolite Aesthetic Clinic, Dubai Healthcare City (04 375 2122).Laser hair reduction packages Kaya Skin Clinic is currently offering 20 percent off all laser hair reduction packages. From Dhs250 for upper lip. Until March 15. Kaya Skin Clinic, various locations including Dubai Marina Walk (04 450 8438).YogaFest 2013 Throughout the weekend, visitors have the chance to take part in more than 20 free yoga and 18 meditation classes, including ashtanga and bikram, and gong bath meditation. Visit the website for the full two-day schedule. Free. From 8.10am. Until February 23. Lakeside Amphitheatre, between DIC buildings 1 and 2, Dubai Internet City, www.yogafest.me (050 553 7765).
Book your appointment with celebrity colourist Negin Zand Renowned stylist Zand has coloured the locks of Hollywood stars such as Jennifer Aniston, Kate Hudson and Sarah Jessica Parker. She arrives in Dubai from Tuesday March 5 to Tuesday 12 – slots are filling up fast, so book your appointment now. From Dhs1,837. Until March 12. JetSet Dubai, various locations including Grosvenor House, Dubai Marina (050 298 8797).Romance package at Talise Ottoman Spa Unwind in a private sauna and relaxation room before enjoying a 60-minute aromatherapy massage, followed by bubbly and strawberries in a private Jacuzzi. Dhs1,675 per couple. Until February 28. Talise Ottoman Spa, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, Palm Jumeirah (04 453 0444).
Sign up for a one-day modelling course
Top agency Wilhelmina Models is hosting a one-day modelling course for women in Dubai. It will teach you everything you need to know about the industry in Europe and the US, as well as offering hair and make-up advice, diet, health and fitness tips, grooming and fashion consultations, posing and facial expression techniques, runway instruction and choreography basics. The course takes place on Saturday February 23. Dhs1,500. From 8am. SO Famous, Office 405, Loft building 3, Dubai Media City, www.so-famous.com (04 451 9160).
Stress relief at The Third Eye
Learn how to reduce your stress levels using hypnotherapy techniques in this session conducted by Nura, with guidance on how to manage the effects of stress in daily life. Dhs50. 6.30pm-7.30pm. The Third Eye, Saeed Tower II, Sheikh Zayed Road (055 809 8595).
Aroma Spa offers Book a Payot classic facial and get a free 25-minute foot massage. Alternatively, book a Bio Sculpture gel manicure and get a free 25-minute scalp massage. Facial Dhs385, Bio Sculpture mani Dhs250. Until February 28. Aroma Spa, Dubai Marine Beach Resort & Spa, Jumeirah Beach Road (04 304 8081).Cupid’s chocolate body ritual at Club Olympus Enjoy a chocolate body scrub and mask and a full-body massage to leave you relaxed and rejuvenated. Dhs769 per couple. Until February 28. Club Olympus Spa & Fitness, Hyatt Regency, Deira (04 209 6802).
Get fit with hip hop classes at James & Alex Dance Studios Keep fit while challenging yourself to learn new moves with adult hip hop classes at this Media City studio. There’s also a 15 percent discount for anyone who books a package of dance classes by the end of February. Dhs60 per 90-minute session, or Dhs550 for ten. Until February 28. James & Alex Dance Studio, Concord Tower, Dubai Media City (04 447 0773).Love 2 Pamper offer at The Nail Spa Treat yourself to any two ‘perfect essential’ treatments or a full set of perfect enhancements and get a Dhs50 voucher to use on your next visit. Purchase any two hand products and get a free shape and polish. Manicures from Dhs85. Until February 28. The Nail Spa, various locations including Mercato Mall, Jumeirah Beach Road (04 349 7766).Romantic getaway with Raffles Spa Try the ‘Enchanting Ceremony of Rose’ in the couples spa retreat in the garden pavilion, or indoors in the private couple’s suite. Afterwards, relax in a private cabana by the pool with fresh strawberries, chocolates and bubbly. Dhs1,399 per couple. Until February 28. Raffles Spa, Raffles Dubai, Oud Metha (04 314 9869).
Attend a talk by Dr John Gray The relationship guru and author of bestselling book Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus is hosting a special seminar for all. Learn how about the differences in the way men and women communicate for a better understanding of one another, both in your personal and professional relationships. Tickets are available online. Dhs645 per person. 5pm-9pm. Ductac, Mall of the Emirates, www.rightselection.com/events (04 341 4777).Romantic escape at Ahasees Spa Enjoy a pearl balm massage and body polish or facial with this couples’ treatment, which you can enjoy either in a new cabana by the poolside, or in the indoor couple’s suite. Dhs1,000 (individual), Dhs1,800 (couple). Until February 28. Ahasees Spa & Club (04 317 2333).Twice the romance at The Spa Choose from three couple’s packages, including the indulgent Couples’ Escape, a 100-minute experience with a metro facial for him, a radiance facial for her, and aromatherapy massage for both. Lover’s Delight and Sweet Temptation from Dhs1,199, Couples’ Escape Dhs1,599. Until February 28. The Spa, The Address Dubai Marina (04 436 7424).Valentine’s specials at Spa Zen This spa is offering three different packages for couples to mark the occasion, such as the ‘couple’s bliss’, which includes a full-body exfoliation, followed by a scalp and body massage to relieve stress, plus a bouquet of flowers for the ladies. From Dhs950 per couple. Until February 28. Spa Zen, Radisson Royal Hotel Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 308 0531).