13 things for your body and mind

All your hair and beauty needs covered this week

Wednesday 5

Exotic yoga retreat to Zanzibar
Satya Flow Yoga is hosting an eight-day retreat to the Spice Island of Zanzibar. Each day begins with an energising vinyasa flow yoga session and teaches the art of self-massage and full body roll-out therapy. Includes three organic meals per day, two group activities, an African drumming session, a pair of self-massage balls, accommodation, flights and transfers.
Dhs7,500 (based on two sharing), Dhs11,250 (single occupancy). October 9-16, www.yogalatesblissindubai.com (050 3289 642).

Book Sisters’ Day pampering
Sisters Beauty Lounge celebrates Sisters’ Day, with siblings who visit the salon for a classic manicure, pedicure or blow-dry getting the second treatment free.
Until August 31. Various locations including The Dubai Mall (04 339 8500).

Thursday 6

Gentlemen’s spa therapies at Balance Wellness Club
Men who purchase a bespoke therapy get a free treatment.
Dhs375. Ongoing. Oasis Centre, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 384 7010).

Get a Thai yoga stretch massage
Sensasia Urban Spa’s Summer Massage Celebration offers a range of discounts, including Dhs160 off its stress-busting Thai yoga stretch massage.
Dhs239 (was Dhs399). Until August 31. Various locations, including Emirates Golf Club, www.sensasiaspas.com (04 417 9820).

Pastels Salon’s promotions
There are three great offers to enjoy until the end of August. Get 50 percent off a blow-dry after any full-price facial, save 15 percent on KeraStraight hair treatments and 15 percent off manicures and pedicures every Sunday and Monday.
Manis from Dhs95, facial from Dhs400, KeraStraight from Dhs1,000. Until August 31. Jumeirah, www.pastels-salon.com (04 388 3534).

Friday 7

DSS spa deals at The H Dubai
In celebration of Dubai Summer Surprises, The H Dubai’s spa is offering special deals. The ‘revitalising package’ includes an aroma reflex foot ritual, Indonesian body scrub and Balinese massage for Dhs525, while those who book the 60-minute Arabesque massage for Dhs375 get an extra 30 minutes free.
Until September 30. The H Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 501 8270).

Summer Indulgences Package
Raffles Spa and Salon is promising the ultimate 60-minute pampering experience, including sweet and savoury treats afterwards.
Dhs399. Until September 17. Raffles Dubai, Oud Metha (04 314 9870).

Saturday 8

Midweek summer deals at Saray Spa
Book any treatment during the hottest months of the year and get 50 percent off. The menu includes Swedish massage, Arabic coffee scrubs, hydrating body wraps and much more. Quote ‘drift away’ when making your reservation.
Sun-Thu until August 31. Dubai Marriott Harbour Hotel & Suites, Dubai Marina (04 319 4630).

Relax and revitalise at Shangri-La
The Spa at Shangri-La is offering special deals on Asian wellness massages throughout August. Buy one, and get your second half price.
Prices vary. Until August 30. The Spa, Shangri-La Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 450 2441).

Sunday 9

Check out
The Loft Fifth Avenue’s new spa menu The Downtown spa’s new menu features a range of treatments from the Babor brand, including a crash fluid facial, cashmere wood balancing body treatment and much more.
Massages from Dhs300 for 50 minutes. Ongoing. The Loft Fifth Avenue, Downtown Dubai (04 434 0856).

Treat someone to a pamper package
Give a gift to remember with Spa Cordon’s Signature Package, offering treatments including facials, manicures, steam sessions and more.
Dhs740. Until August 17. Spa Cordon, Sky Gardens, DIFC, www.spacordon.com (04 421 3424).

Monday 10

Book a poolside yoga class
Check out De La Mer Day Spa’s new 75-minute yoga sessions with Anya. Energising classes take place on Mondays at 8.30am in the garden by the pool, while gentle, calming hatha flow classes take place indoors on Thursdays at 4.30pm.
Dhs70 (bring your own mat), Dhs80 (with mat hire). Ongoing. Jumeirah Beach Road, Umm Suqeim (04 328 2775).

Tuesday 11

Gentlemen’s grooming experience
Jazz Lounge Spa on Umm Suqeim Road has this week announced a special package for all men out there to ‘get their best look’ in time for the upcoming Eid festivities. Book now and save Dhs110 on a classic Moroccan Bath (including black soap exfoliation) and a classic mani-pedi. Dhs295. From September 1-30. Jazz Lounge Spa, Umm Suqeim Road, Al Barsha, www.jazzloungespa.com (04 345 0036).

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