Wednesday November 28
Mother Earth’s Best package at Senso
Spoil yourself with two hours of pampering at this Media City spa. Start with a warm ginger bath to improve blood circulation and alleviate joint pain, followed by a back-relief massage. Afterwards, a ginger mask will be applied to soothe muscles, followed by an express facial.
Dhs585. Until November 30. Senso Wellness Centre, Radisson Blu, Dubai Media City (04 366 9111).
Royal Lulur at The Ritz-Carlton Spa
Try the Royal Lulur, a treatment that combines a Javanese body peel with a traditional Balinese back massage, rounding off with a mini facial.
Dhs600. Until November 30. The Spa, The Ritz-Carlton Dubai, Dubai Marina, email@example.com (04 318 6184).
Deep cleanse indulgence at Jebel Ali Golf Resort
This 90-minute treatment includes a hammam cleansing ritual, complete with a henna mask, and a white clay mask with rose water. Get a free Elemis gift set with every Royal Hammam treatment.
Dhs360. Until November 30. The Spa, Jebel Ali Golf Resort, Jebel Ali (04 814 5810).
Emotional Skills and Competencies (ESaC) course
Following successful introductory workshops, this full three-day course will be conducted for the first time in the GCC. Developed by Dr Paul Ekman, one of his representatives will be in town to teach participants how to read emotions accurately using all five communication channels, leading to a graded certificate of competence.
Dhs5,950 (discounts available, call for details). 9am-5pm. Until December 1. Al Wasl, firstname.lastname@example.org (050 474 5613).
Essa Beauty offers
This beauty salon is running a promotion on nailcare this month. Book a combo mani-pedi and get a callus treatment and foot scrub for free.
Dhs15-140. Ladies only. Until November 30. Essa Beauty, Cluster G, Jumeirah Lakes Towers (04 374 4288).
Laser hair removal for less
During November, Biolite Aesthetic Clinic is offering laser hair removal services for less, and you can save up to Dhs500 on underarm, bikini and beardline treatments.
Underarm Dhs300 (normally Dhs500), bikini Dhs450 (normally Dhs950), beardline Dhs450 (normally Dhs950), full-body package Dhs2,500. Until November 30. Biolite Aesthetic Clinic, Al Razi Medical Centre, Dubai Healthcare City (04 375 2122).
Age control offer at Kaya Skin Clinic
Get a 20 percent discount on all anti-ageing services, including Botox and fillers.
From Dhs500. Until November 30. Kaya Skin Clinic, various locations including Dubai Marina Walk (04 450 8438).
Discounts on facials at Softouch Spa
Book a customised facial this month and enjoy a 15 percent discount. The options range from express mini facials to the more luxurious anti-ageing gold facials for those with more time to spare.
From Dhs255 for mini facials. Until November 30. Softouch Spa, Kempinski Mall of the Emirates, Barsha (04 409 5909).
Head-to-toe pampering at Amara Spa
This special package features a 75-minute combination reflexology and Indian head massage, and an additional 30-minute back massage to relieve tension. Afterwards, guests can enjoy a meal from the spa’s healthy menu, before spending the day using the wet facilities.
Dhs765 (normally Dhs900). Until November 30. Amara Spa, Park Hyatt, Deira (04 602 1660).
Saturday December 1
December treats at Spadunya
Emerald and white are the colours for December at Spadunya. Among many offers this month, you can opt for either the emerald oxygen or white detox massage (designed to open up your heart chakra and let you breathe, apparently), along with a wash and blow-dry, with a discount of Dhs195. Alternatively, try the organic paprika lifting facial, which claims to smooth fine lines and wrinkles, followed by a wash and blow-dry – also with a Dhs195 discount.
Packages Dhs350 each. Ladies only. Until December 31. Spadunya, Shams 1, JBR (04 439 3669).
Festive specials at Taj Spa
Get 30 percent off the gotu kula age-defying firming facial, which claims to firm and improve skin tone and texture. You can also try a coconut or chocolate body scrub with a massage and facial, or opt for the fruity Japanese yuzu treatment and get 20 percent off.
Japanese yuzu Dhs440 (normally Dhs550), coconut or chocolate treatment Dhs499, gotu kula facial Dhs441 (normally Dhs630). Until December 31. Taj Spa, Taj Palace, Deira (04 211 3101).
Beach-time special offer at The Cure
This spa is offering a discount on VelaSmooth PRO body contouring. Get 16 treatments for the price of eight, and save up to Dhs4,500 depending on the body part you choose to focus on. The treatment can target a variety of areas, the smallest being double chins.
From Dhs150 per session for double chin. Until December 31. The Cure, Building 10, Dubai Media City, www.thecure.ae (04 391 6485).
Raffles Spa’s festive offers
Book a couples tranquility treatment to enjoy together, which includes a 30-minute soak in a private Jacuzzi, before you enjoy side-by-side massages in the VIP suite. Anyone booking a full head of highlights or full colour will get a free blow-dry. Couple’s treatment Dhs859 for 90 minutes.
Until December 31. Raffles Spa, Raffles Dubai, Oud Metha (04 314 9870).
Breath of Heaven at Westin Heavenly Spa
Start your treatment with an energising body scrub, followed by a personalised aromatherapy massage and facial. Once you’re finished, enjoy a spa lunch.
Dhs995 for 150 minutes. Until December 31. Westin Heavenly Spa, The Westin Dubai, Dubai Marina (04 511 7901).
Get prepped at The Spa at The Fairmont
A two-hour revitalising spa package that aims to make sure you’re looking your best for the festive season. Start with a full-body lavender dreams scrub, followed by a hot stone massage on the back and shoulders, and round off with a royal radiance facial. Dhs999 for 180 minutes.
Until December 31. The Spa, The Fairmont Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 311 8800).
Yoga classes with Rita
Rita’s yoga classes are a combination of vinyasa flow and hatha yoga. It’s a good place to learn beginner poses and relaxation techniques. Also on Wednesdays.
Dhs75 per sessions, Dhs500 for eight, Dhs1,350 for 24. 11.30am-12.30pm, 12.30pm-1.30pm. Ongoing. The Third Eye, Saeed Tower II, Sheikh Zayed Road (055 809 8595).
Sanctuary Spa’s winter collection
The gentleman’s facial is one of this season’s two special offers at Sanctuary Spa. Give you spirit and image a boost with this treatment, which includes an exfoliation, followed by a scalp and shoulder massage. Also available is the ‘Nourishing Journey’: a full-body exfoliation and mineral mask, followed by a 60-minute full-body massage and reflexology.
Dhs400 for gentleman’s facial, Dhs500 for nourishing package. Ongoing. Sanctuary Spa, Pullman Dubai Mall of the Emirates, Barsha (04 377 2380).
Winter offer at The Palace
Throughout November and December, The Spa at The Palace in Downtown Dubai is running a number of packages at special prices. Try the Essential Spa Combinations, which includes a body detox glow treatment, back, neck and shoulder massage, scalp treatment and express facial in 90 minutes, which is available from Sunday to Thursday every week.
From Dhs550. Until December 31. The Spa, The Palace, Downtown Dubai (04 428 7805).