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Be a social siren or have a Royal Revelation

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Thursday 10

Have a Royal Revelation at the Ritz-Carlton Dubai
Exclusively for the month of November, enjoy this rejuvenating 75-minute ritual that includes a lulur body scrub followed by a back and shoulder massage and rounding off with a jasmine facial.
Dhs600. The Ritz-Carlton Dubai Spa, The Walk, Jumeirah Beach Residence (04 318 6132).

Sample a taste of the Far East at B/Attitude
Book any Bellefontaine facial and receive a complimentary 60-minute massage, as well as a special gift. Alternatively, try the Oriental Indulgence, which combines a hammam ritual with a 30-minute foot reflexology treatment, or the Tibetan Freedom package, with the spa’s intuitive massage and signature facial.
Packages from Dhs590. Until November 30. B/Attitude Spa, Grosvenor House Tower Two, Dubai Marina (04 399 8888).

Try Tai Chi at Dubai Herbal & Treatment Centre
6th Dan black belt master John Duval holds classes for men, women and children of all ages. The martial art techniques of this particular programme are said to be able to help with arthritis, osteoporosis, diabetes, lower back pain and balance.
Dhs750 per month. Classes on Sun, Tue and Thu from 6.30pm. Ongoing. Dubai Herbal and Treatment Centre, Oud Metha (04 335 1200).

Friday 11

Autumn deals at Belle Femme Salon & Spa
Treat yourself to a spa manicure and pedicure and get a free 20-minute foot massage worth Dhs240. Alternatively, book an aroma massage or Indian stress massage and get Dhs100 off the regular price.
Mani-pedi Dhs240, massages Dhs200 (original prices Dhs300). Until November 30. Ladies only. Belle Femme Salon & Spa, JBR (04 437 0207).

Deal of the month at Awazen Spa
Enjoy a relaxing 60-minute Moroccan hammam bath with a stress-relieving back, neck and shoulder massage and a rejuvenating hair mask for a discounted package price this November.
Dhs250. Until November 30. Awazen Spa, Fraser Suites Dubai, Sidra Tower, Dubai Media City (04 440 1444).

Get a facial and eye treatment package for half price at The Address Dubai Mall
Try the Age Support facial, which works to repair underlying problems in your skin cells, while key vitamins and amino acids work to compensate for hormone deficiencies. Meanwhile, a Cure Sheer eye treatment helps restore firmness to the eye area.
Dhs300 (normally Dhs600). Until December 31. The Spa, The Address Dubai Mall (04 438 8025).

Upgrade your treatment for free at Raffles Spa
Raffles is rolling out upgrades with a number of treatments if you quote certain key words when you book. With any massage of 60 minutes or more, say ‘scrub me’ when you make your reservation and receive a free full-body exfoliation with your treatment. For a free conditioning treatment with your wash and blow-dry, say ‘condition me’, and to add hot stones to your 60-minute muscle massage, say ‘muscle melt’.
Massages from Dhs429. Until November 30. Raffles Spa, Raffles Dubai, Oud Metha (04 314 9877).

Saturday 12

Join Azur Spa’s search for ‘social sirens’
Home spa Azur Spa on Wheelz is looking for a group of glamorous girlfriends to enjoy a pampering party and their very own photoshoot. The winners’ shoot will be used as part of a new marketing campaign. To enter, potential ‘social sirens’ should submit a photo of themselves with a group of girlfriends to the spa’s Facebook page, telling Azur why they should be the faces of the campaign.
Free entry. Ladies only. Until November 30. Azur Spa on Wheelz, www.facebook.com/azurspa (04 447 5284).

Weekend day spa treat at Jebel Ali Golf Resort & Spa
Enjoy a 60-minute Swedish, European, Thai or Balinese massage or foot reflexology at The Spa, and take advantage of a complimentary lunch buffet at La Fontana restaurant, plus pool and beach access. Kids aged three to seven get free access to the CoolZone kids’ club to give parents some time off.
Dhs495 per person. Until November 30. The Spa, Jebel Ali Golf Resort & Spa (04 814 5810).

Sunday 13

Attend a beginners’ tango class at new dance studio Latin Soul Dubai
Every Sunday and Wednesday, husband and wife team Cesar and Elizabeth teach beginners the essential steps of Argentine tango in their new studio location.
Dhs80 per class, package of 15 classes Dhs900. 8.30pm-10pm. Latin Soul Dubai, Icon Tower, next to the Byblos TECOM (050 474 6249).

Treats for busy mums and teenage daughters at Zen Asia Spa
Book your teenage daughter in for the specially created Teenage School Drama offer – which includes threading, a mani-pedi, hair cut or trim and full body wax – and get a free soothing foot reflexology massage for yourself.
Dhs274 (normally Dhs420). Until November 14. Zen Asia Spa, W Cluster, next to Tiffany Tower, Jumeirah Lakes Towers (04 457 2374).

Get 30 per cent off treatments at Saray Spa
This month guests get 30 per cent off treatments, and each booking includes access to the indoor relaxation areas, showers, steam room, sauna and jacuzzi.
Facials from Dhs225, massages from Dhs300. Until November 30. Saray Spa, Dubai Marriott Harbour Hotel & Suites, Dubai Marina (04 319 4630).


Monday 14

Free physiotherapist consultations
Get a free 20-minute consultation and body stretching or free 20-minute consultation and initiation to urinary incontinence treatment with physiotherapist Hafsa Sliman, every Monday and Wednesday this November.
Free. Mon 9am-3pm, Wed noon-5pm. Until November 30. Dubai Herbal & Treatment Centre, Oud Metha (04 335 1200).

Get in shape with spinning sessions
The Ritz-Carlton Dubai’s fitness centre has added new spinning and core sessions to its roster, including on Mondays.
Dhs50 members, Dhs90 non-members. 6pm. Ongoing. The Ritz-Carlton Dubai, Jumeirah Beach Residence (04 318 6184).

Tuesday 15

Book a facial and get a free eye treatment
On any Sunday, Monday or Tuesday, book any Guinot facial or Dermalogica deep-cleanse facial and receive a free eye treatment worth Dhs150. Guinot facials from Dhs400, Dermalogica facial Dhs350.
Until November 30. Pastels, Jumeirah (04 394 7393). Other locations: The Ritz-Carlton Dubai (04 399 5016); Mercato Mall (04 344 7883).

November specials at Aroma Spa
Book a 60-minute Beaute Neuve Guintot facial or a Liftsome Guintot facial this month and enjoy a free 25-minute foot massage. Meanwhile, book three sessions of Aromatic Body Minceur and get a 30-minute eye treatment free.
Facials from Dhs400; course of three body minceur sessions Dhs1,075. Until November 30. Aroma Spa, Dubai Marine Beach Resort & Spa, Jumeirah Beach Road (04 304 8081).

Relaxation packages at Caracalla
Spa Until the end of November, indulge in packages designed to eliminate stress and toxins, including the Holistic Journey, Pevonia De-Stress Special and Elemis Stress Relief and Detox.
Dhs595. Until November 30. Caracalla Spa, Le Royal Méridien Beach Resort (04 399 5555).

Wednesday 16

SOS anti-acne treatment at Rebecca Treston Aesthetics
This new treatment aims to banish blemishes in three steps. A deep cleansing exfoliation is followed by a session with a spectra laser to remove pigmented lesions and shrink the pores, and finally a purifying mask is applied for a radiant complexion. Buy five packages, and receive the sixth free.
Dhs600. Ongoing. Rebecca Treston Aesthetics, Jumeirah Beach Road (04 394 5422).

Try ‘Botox for hair’ at Ted Morgan
This salon is offering Fibreceutric treatment, claimed to be a favourite with celebrities, at its Palm Jumeirah branch. Termed ‘Botox for hair’, it acts as a ‘smoother’ for hair follicles. Benefits last up to 10 washes, and clients get a home repair kit to prolong the effects.
Dhs135. Ongoing. Ted Morgan, Palm Jumeirah (04 430 8190).

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