Body & mind events in Dubai

Get a half-price facial or try an aloe vera body ritual

Thursday 24

Enjoy 30 per cent off a variety of treatments at Saray Spa
This spa is offering guests a discount on some of their favourite treatments, and each booking grants guests 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).

Half-price facial and eye treatment at The Address Dubai Mall
Try the Age Support facial, which aims to repair underlying problems in your skin cells, while vitamins and amino acids 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).

Support pancreatic cancer research with Raffles Spa
Raffles is offering 30-minute men’s massage, the Executive Man’s Tension Tonic, for Dhs229 this month with all revenue from the treatment donated to, which raises money to support the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network.
Dhs229. Until November 30. Raffles Spa, Raffles Dubai, Oud Metha (04 314 9877).

Friday 25

Qigong Level I workshop
Get an understanding and learn the basics of the first level of qigong, an ancient Chinese practice of self-healing exercises and meditation.
Dhs650. Fri-Sat 10am-2.30pm, Sun 7pm-9pm. Until November 26. The Third Eye, 1101 Saeed Tower II, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 326 6539).

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).

Try the Talise Arabian Gold Ritual and get a free body scrub
Book the 150-minute Talise Arabian Gold Ritual and get a complementary Shiffa basil and mint body scrub worth Dhs140. The ritual begins with a deep scrub, followed by a gold clay body mask, Shiffa face mask and scalp massage. Finally, enjoy a gold-infused oil full-body massage and healing balm face massage.
Dhs995. Until November 30. Talise Spa, Madinat Jumeirah (04 366 6818).

Saturday 26

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

Free yoga class at Dubai Herbal & Treatment Centre
Discover the ancient art of yoga at this free workshop, hosted by Livia Anzaldo. Bring a towel and yoga mat, and wear comfortable clothing.
Free. From 10am. Dubai Herbal & Treatment Centre, Oud Metha (04 335 1200)

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 27

Beauty treats at Royal Cut
Enjoy a pampered start to winter at this salon, with offers on everything from cut and blow-dries to men’s grooming. Plus, during November guests can book a keratin hair treatment and receive free aftercare products, or book a mani-pedi and get free eyebrow threading.
Men’s grooming package from Dhs195, women’s cut, treat and blow-dry from Dhs295. Until November 30. Royal Cut, Le Royal Méridien Beach Resort, Dubai Marina (04 399 5555).

SOS anti-acne treatment at Rebecca Treston Aesthetics
Blocked pores and breakouts aren’t just problems faced by teens – they can happen at any age. This new treatment aims to banish blemishes in three steps. A deep cleansing exfoliation is followed by a session with
a spectra laser to shrink the pores, and finally a purfiying 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 a Royal Revelation at The Ritz-Carlton Dubai
Enjoy this rejuvenating 75-minute ritual that includes a body scrub followed by a back and shoulder massage, rounded off with a jasmine facial.
Dhs600. Until November 30. The Ritz-Carlton Dubai Spa, The Walk, Jumeirah Beach Residence (04 318 6132).

Monday 28

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).

Try Eternal Medspa’s new Vi Peel
This innovative new treatment is claimed to be the only peel to tackle skin problems at a cellular level, rather than just burning off the skin, and without the harsh side-effects traditionally associated with ablative peels. It also claims to be effective in removing sunspots from the hands, arms and chest, and eliminating wrinkles associated with sun damage on the décolletage.
Dhs1,600 for 30 minutes. Ongoing. Eternal Medspa, Jumeirah Beach Road (04 344 0008).

Tuesday 29

Join Azur Spa’s search for ‘social sirens’
Home spa service Azur Spa on Wheelz has launched a campaign to find a group of glamorous girlfriends to enjoy a pampering party and their very own photoshoot. The winners’ photoshoot will also be used as part of the spa’s 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, (04 447 5284).

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).

Wednesday 30

Book in for the 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).

Try an aloe vera body ritual at the Hyatt Regency
This month’s special package involves a smoothing exfoliation, gel body mask and body moisturisation, all designed to soothe the skin, cleanse pores, hydrate and tone the skin. A red rose facial complements the ritual, nurturing and hydrating the skin, and will leave you smelling – you guessed it – of roses. Dhs580 for 135 minutes.
Until November 30. Club Olympus Fitness & Spa, Hyatt Regency Dubai & Galleria (04 209 6802).

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