Thursday 14 Ladies’ morning glow at The Palace
Get a 20 per cent discount when booking a morning appointment for any facial and body treatment, including scrubs and full-body wraps, at this luxury Downtown spa. After your treatment, you can enjoy access to the hotel’s oriental bath house, with steam room, Jacuzzi and monsoon showers.
Prices vary. From 9am-2pm. Until September 30. The Spa at The Palace, The Old Town, Downtown Dubai (04 428 7805).
Thursday 14 Refresh and rejuvenate at Grand Spa
Beat the intense summer heat with a hydrating spa therapy that includes a relaxing 60-minute massage using tension-relieving almond oil. The treatment continues with a 30-minute foot reflexology session, which works with pressure points to enhance circulation, and you can make the most of the luxury facilities after your treatment.
Dhs320. Until August 31. Grand Spa, Grand Hyatt Dubai, Oud Metha (04 317 2333).
Friday 15 A full detox day at Dubai Herbal & Treatment Centre
Treat yourself to a body composition analysis, one medium-sized juice, one colon hydrotherapy session, one acupuncture session, one cupping session and a five-day supply of detox tea. You should walk out expelled of bad stuff.
Dhs899. Until August 31. Dubai Herbal & Treatment Centre, Oud Metha (04 335 1200).
Friday 15 Summer Retreat at Bab Al Shams
Spoil yourself at the secluded Satori Spa with this generous package, featuring a 50-minute body reviver massage, two courses from a special spa cuisine menu at Al Forsan (or buffet brunch on Fridays), a yoga session and full access to the pool and facilities at the spa, including sauna, steam room, relaxation areas and activities such as volley ball, camel rides and falcon shows. Plus, you’ll get a 25 per cent discount on additional treatments booked.
Dhs590. Until August 31. Satori Spa, Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa (04 809 6232).
Saturday 16 A whole year’s pampering at Avant Garde
This new unisex spot is offering a range of annual packages. Men can get one haircut, one mani/pedi, one head massage and one relaxing aroma facial every month for a year, paying Dhs2,500 (a discount of more than 50 per cent), while women can try one aroma facial per month, one oxy waxing, one classic mani/pedi and one session of threading for Dhs350 a month (buy 10 months and you’ll get two free).
Avant Garde, JLT (Ladies’ spa 04 450 8607; Men’s spa 04 450 8608).
Saturday 16 Summer day retreat at Talise Spa
Start off with an invigorating sunrise yoga session, enjoy all-day access to the spa facilities and Madinat beach, before winding down with the spa’s signature massage and a mini facial.
Dhs545. Starts at 7am. Until August 31, excluding Eid Al Fitr. Talise Spa, Madinat Jumeirah (04 366 6818).
Saturday 16 Four specials at Caracalla
This slick Roman-style spa is offering a quartet of summer deals. Feed My Skin is 120 minutes of facial goodness for Dhs850 with a free eye treatment; Tension Reliever is a back massage, foot and leg treatment for Dhs800 with a free head and shoulder massage; the Detox and Recharge involves a green coffee body wrap and polish for Dhs750 with a free back massage; and After-Sun Soother involves a water lily body wrap and a refresh facial for Dhs575 for 75 minutes.
Until August 31. Caracalla Spa, Le Royal Méridien Beach Resort, JBR (04 399 5555).
Sunday 17 A treat for mums and dads at Club Olympus
This fitness centre is offering a day out where parents get a 60-minute full-body massage while kids (a maximum of three per parent) get an hour-long swimming lesson. Afterwards the whole family can use the facilities: an outdoor temperature-controlled pool, a 200-metre jogging track, a whirlpool, steam room, sauna and plunge pool.
Dhs465 per single parent or Dhs685 per couple. Ongoing. Hyatt Regency, Deira (04 209 6802).
Sunday 17 Summer spree at Sanctuary
This spa is offering a great deal for a Sunday with the girls: a 30-minute massage followed by a low-calorie lunch, all-day pool access and unlimited tea and coffee for Dhs300. Bring your camera – the rooftop pool has a great view of the skyline.
Ongoing (discount on Payot products until August 30 or while stocks last). Sanctuary Spa, Pullman Hotel, Mall of the Emirates (04 377 2000).
Monday 18 Gents’ VIP summer package at The Palace
Men can enjoy a foot cleansing ritual, fusion massage, black diamond exfoliation and rejuventating basil and mint body detoxification with this specially tailored VIP package, plus all-day access to the fitness centre and oriental bath house.
Dhs1,145. Valid until September 30. The Spa at The Palace, The Old Town, Downtown Dubai (04 428 7805).
Oxygen brightening package at Elche Natural Beauty Retreat
Give your skin a break from the summer heat with Elche’s brightening, lightening and tightening session for freckled and pigmented skin, with the help of oxygen and natural remedies. You’ll get a free SpeedFitness slimming session, plus 20 per cent off the original package price on Mondays.
Dhs690 per session; Dhs3,495 per package. Elche Natural Beauty Retreat, Jumeirah (04 349 4942).
Monday 18 Summer Eco-Chic Organic Retreat at Zen Beauty Lounge
We love this eco spa and its July offer is a fantastic deal. For Dhs350 you’ll get a deep-conditioning hair treatment, a head and shoulder massage, a wash and blow-dry, a toxin-free pedicure, a foot massage, an eyelash tinting and an eyebrow or chin and upper lip threading. That’s a lot of beauty for your buck.
Dhs350. Until July 31. Zen Beauty Lounge, Discovery Gardens (04 434 3017).
Tuesday 19 A range of discounts at Saray Spa
This sleek Al Sufouh Road spa is worth a visit, and it’s offering generous discounts for summer. The 60-minute fruit enzyme facial is Dhs230 (normally Dhs325); the 60-minute traditional Swedish massage is Dhs200 (normally Dhs300); the 30- minute de-stress back massage is Dhs120 (normally Dhs220); and the lemon with mint 45-minute body polish Dhs190 (normally Dhs290).
Valid until September 30. Dubai Marriott Harbour Hotel, Al Sufouh Road (04 319 4000).
Tuesday 19 Summer escapades at Raffles
Choose two 60-minute treatments at this relaxing spa for Dhs649 – opt for a facial for women or men, a body scrub, an energising aromatherapy massage or a reflexology treatment. The spa is also offering a four-month fitness centre membership at Dhs2,500.
Spa package available until August 25. Fitness centre deal available until September 31. Raffles, Oud Metha (04 314 9869).
Wednesday 20 Visit Amara, Time Out’s favourite day spa
A trip to Amara is a full-day experience and, while it’s more expensive than some, it’s well worth it. The DSS package starts with a 30-minute Indian head massage and culminates in a 60-minute stress-release massage. You’ll then be offered a lunch beside the 25-metre pool.
Dhs640 (normally Dhs745). Until July 31. Amara Spa, Park Hyatt Dubai, Deira (04 602 1660).