Best body and mind events

Keralan massage, cranberry facial, free pampering and more

Wednesday 3

Have a cranberry instant glow facial
Spaces Salon has developed a cranberry-based instant glow facial, designed to revitalise and purify the skin. The 30-minute deep-cleansing treatment also claims to make skin look younger and improve blood circulation.
Dhs200. Ongoing. Space Salon, Oasis Centre, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 515 4400).

Try a new Éminence Organics facial at Pastels Salon
Three new facials from Éminence Organics are now available at the salon, including an organic paprika facial, a citrus deep cleansing treatment and a bright eyes and lips treatment.
Dhs250 for bright eyes and lips, Dhs400 deep cleansing, Dhs500 paprika facial. Ongoing. Pastels Salon, various locations including The Ritz-Carlton Dubai Marina (04 399 5016).

Thursday 4

Elche’s April offers
Try the new Venus facial at Elche Natural Beauty Retreat at a special price this month. The package includes hibiscus AHA whip peeling, a relaxing massage and the unique hot and cold venus mask which is designed to push the active ingredients into the deeper layers of the skin.
Dhs495 for 60 minutes. Until April 30. Elche Natural Beauty Retreat, Villa 42, Street 10c, behind Jumeira Plaza (04 349 4942).

Experience a Keralan-style massage
Softouch Spa is offering a shirodhara massage for less during April. This unique style from Kerala in India sees medicated oils poured over the forehead in a specific pattern throughout a 45-minute full-body massage. The process claims to be able to help improve mental relaxation, reduce sleep disturbance, headache, hair problems and stress. The package also includes a foot reflexology massage.
Dhs750 for 90 minutes. Until April 30. Softouch Spa, Kempinski Mall of the Emirates (04 409 5909).

Friday 5

Check out The Slenderizer massage at The Nail Spa
This massage claims to use specially formulated kneading and flicking massage techniques to increase blood flow and lymphatic drainage. Choose from either the ‘Fix It’ detox oil, ‘Mould It’ slimming and anti-cellulite oil, or ‘Shape It’ lifting and firming oil. There’s an introductory offer of four for the price of three.
Dhs310 for 70 minutes, package of four Dhs930. Ongoing. Ladies only. The Nail Spa, various locations including Meadows Town Centre, Emirates Living (04 447 0744).

Hair-free for less at Rebecca Treston Aesthetics
If you dream of being hair-free with the rashes or redness associated with traditional hair-removal techniques, this may be the solution for you. Rebecca Treston Aesthetics’ Cynosure Elite laser hair removal treatment is under special offer this April. Underarms Dhs300, bikini line Dhs400, half leg Dhs800.
Until April 30. Rebecca Treston Aesthetics, Euromed Clinic, Villa 611, Jumeirah Beach Road (04 394 5422).

Sleep better with SensAsia’s new Pillow Talk treatment
This package has been designed with Dubai’s insomniacs in mind. Start with a lavender and milk foot soak and then relax under a light duvet for a full-body massage. Carefully chosen music will play gently in the background, with either a guided meditation or deep delta waves. Afterwards, enjoy a cup of hot chocolate with marshmallows.
Dhs350 for 60 minutes. Ongoing. SensAsisa Urban Spas, various locations including Emirates Golf Club (04 417 9820).

Saturday 6

Get pampered with a treat from Lime Spa’s new menu
The spa at Desert Palm has launched a new menu with a wide range of services to choose from. There are also a handful of packages on offer, including the Lime Break Package, which includes one night in the hotel with breakfast, a three-course lunch, and a 90-minute serenity spa experience for two. There’s also a day package on offer, which includes a 90-minute massage, a healthy snack at Epicure and access to the pool.
Day package Dhs550, break Dhs2,387. Day package available until December 31, break available until May 15. Lime Spa, Desert Palm (04 602 9311).

Prepare for summer at Ahasees Spa & Club
Revitalise your body in preparation for hitting the beach or heading off on holiday with a restorative 60-minute cellulite wrap, plus a 30-minute express facial.
Dhs625 (normally Dhs1,050). Until April 30. Ahasees Spa & Club, Grand Hyatt Dubai, Oud Metha (04 317 2333).

Try hatha flow yoga at The Address Downtown Dubai
The number of students at The Address’s hatha yoga class is limited to ten, to ensure you get all the instruction you need.
Dhs100 per class, Dhs800 for ten classes. Sat 9am-10am. Ongoing. The Fitness Centre, The Address Downtown Dubai (04 436 8767).

Sunday 7

Double pampering at Akaru Spa
Book a massage, facial, body scrub or wrap and get a free treatment of equal or lesser value.
Facials from Dhs375. Until April 30. Jumeirah Creekside, Garhoud (04 230 8565).

Have an Arabian Getaway at Amara Spa
This beautiful spa at the Park Hyatt hotel has launched a brand new spa menu. For April, there’s a special package on offer designed to promote healing. The Arabian Getaway includes a 90-minute botanical Arabic massage designed by Green Bar and a healthy meal from the spa menu.
Dhs610 (normally Dhs900). Until April 30. Amara Spa, Park Hyatt, Deira (04 602 1660).

Monday 8

Free pampering on Mondays at Sisters Beauty Lounge
Sisters Beauty Lounge in Mirdif City Centre is now offering a special deal every Monday between 10am and 2pm, continuing throughout the year. Get a free L’Oréal hair treatment with every cut and blow-dry, and a free back massage with every spa mani-pedi. Cut and blow-dry from Dhs345, spa mani-pedi Dhs350.
Until December 31. Sisters Beauty Lounge, Mirdif City Centre, (04 284 3554).

Redness-reducing facials and more at Club Olympus
Hyatt Regency’s Club Olympus Spa & Fitness introduces a new redness diffusing facial this April, designed for sensitive skin. Certain spa therapies are also available at a 50 percent discount from Sunday to Wednesday, including the aromatic massage, Swedish massage and deep-tissue massage.
Facial Dhs400. Until April 30. Club Olympus Spa and Fitness, Hyatt Regency, Deira (04 209 6802).

Tuesday 9

Choosy Tuesdays ladies’ spa day
Women who visit The Spa at The Address Dubai Marina on Tuesdays will receive 40 percent off any spa treatment for 50 minutes of longer, with complimentary access to the spa facilities, steam room, sauna and other relaxation areas.
Until April 30. The Spa at The Address Dubai Marina (04 436 7424).

Refresh at Senso Wellness Centre
This month’s special package begins with an aroma bath soak with anti-stress oils, followed by a citrus body polish and later a full-body aroma-Thai massage.
Dhs500 for two hours. Until April 30. Senso Wellness Centre, Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Media City (04 366 9111).

Spring treats at Caracalla Spa
There are a variety of discounted packages available at the spa this month, including the detox revival, an Elemis Cellutox aroma ocean wrap treatment followed by reflexology, and the Pevonia Spring Awakening Special, which features an invigorating body exfoliation to renew skin, followed by a specially tailored facial.
Treatments Dhs795 each. Until May 31. Caracalla Spa, Le Royal Méridien, Dubai Marina (04 399 5555).

Try a new treatment at Talise Spa
Sample the top-to-toe Talise essential treatment: a massage and mini-facial, featuring gentle stretches and a focus on pressure points.
Dhs650 for 90 minutes. Ongoing. Talise Spa, Madinat Jumeirah (04 366 6810).

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