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There is nothing quite like feeling blissed out in a tropical destination. Ras Al Khaimah has an array of world-class spa resorts on Marjan Island, along the spectacular beach fronts or in the wilds of the desert. A number of international wellness brands bring their global expertise, revitalizing products and treatments to the northernmost Emirate. Allow yourself some me time and relax into a surreal state of pampering as you explore the top spa resorts.
The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert, is protectively nestled in the Al Wadi Nature Reserve in the wild Ras Al Khaimah desert. The peaceful resort allows guests to experience authentic desert living in the lap of luxury. The Ritz Carlton seamlessly blends their five-star service with traditional Bedouin hospitality for guests to enjoy the tranquillity, rich heritage, culture and breathtaking landscapes.
The Rainforest is a one-of-a-kind experience in the United Arab Emirates. It’s a unique blend of European hydrothermal culture and Middle Eastern bathing rituals. Experience affusion showers, aroma steam, the brine cavern, a hammam, an ice igloo, a rain walk and sole therapy. The journey ends in the vitality pool, where soft acupressure massage water jets treat stress, release tense muscles and improve circulation.
The Spa offers therapeutic and relaxing treatments in private, deluxe, royal pavilions or in-villa. The comprehensive, carefully considered menu contains favourite treatments from around the world. The long strokes of the Lomi Lomi massage from Polynesia have many healing benefits, including improved circulation for detoxification, stimulating the lymphatic system, releasing muscle tension, and providing a deep sense of relaxation.
Enjoy a wide range of spa treatments, including luxurious massages, rejuvenating facials and exclusive rituals. Find peace of mind and body during your visit to The Spa.
A place of refuge and restoration, the Waldorf Spa offers enchanting signature treatments. An undersea theme that flows through the tranquil area, the calming blues of the raw silk-clad walls, ethereal lighting and floor-to-ceiling windows allow a sense of serenity. The curves of the spa replicate the calm waves and balancing motions of the sea; the colour transports guests through the elements into a state of total relaxation – threads of gold weave through the Waldorf Spa with sparkling embellishments and decadent treatments. Enjoy the signature Dreamscape Indulgence and be transported on a journey of serenity with an AMRA Pearl massage with warmed volcanic stones to balance your chakras and a blissful foot massage to relieve tired limbs.
The Waldorf Spa provides an opportunity to be taken on a journey of self-discovery, rejuvenation and harmony. The 12 treatment rooms are furnished to exacting standards to enhance the various treatments. There are distinctive zones set aside for male and female guests. The secluded relaxation room embraces the environment with ethereal gossamer-thin drapes allowing for peace and tranquillity. A full consultation takes place before the treatment, enabling therapists to make educated recommendations for beneficial and fitting treatments.
Avitane Spa is separated to allow modesty between men and women. Each section boasts a secluded private swimming pool ideal for whiling away a few hours sunbathing or taking a dip in the refreshing pools. The peaceful spa has various zones where you can enjoy some self-care time and relax in the steam room and sauna. Afterwards, enjoy the skin-tingling ice fountain that will instantly tighten your pores and leave you feeling revitalised. The majority of the rooms are for individual therapies; however, twin rooms are also available for those wishing to have couples treatments.
Avitane Spa has an extensive menu of pampering spa and wellness therapies, relaxing facials and body treatments, and a beauty salon. The pièces de resistance is the traditional Turkish Hammam. First, take a steaming hot Turkish bath, and then receive a kessa exfoliation and soap massage to release the tension in your muscles. A full-body clay mask follows to remove toxins, and a warm oil massage to initiate the healing journey.
The therapies at Avitane Spa are a relaxing blend of Turkish traditions and Far East rituals that holistically care for your mind, body and spirit. The carefully considered menu is beneficial for all skin types. The peaceful, nurturing atmosphere is a haven for complete stillness, freeing your mind and providing rejuvenation. Relax into the hands of your trained therapist and savour traditional Swedish and Balinese massage treatments or choose from a range of cleansing, exfoliating and ultra-hydrating facials to give you a radiant holiday glow.
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La’Mar Spa by Marjan Island Resort & Spa is located on the northernmost tip of Breeze Island, one of the islands that form Al Marjan Island. La’Mar translates from ancient Arabic to mean liquid gold. The expansive spa is a haven for total relaxation and pampering. The spa flickers with hanging lanterns that cast pretty shadows of Islamic moons and stars, as gold leaf and burnt umber tones adorn the gilded walls. The facilities within the spa offer a holistic approach to health and wellness. One of the highlights is the traditional hammam with a beautiful intricate tile mosaic and a starry skylight. The menu features holistic wellness rituals and signature treatments, including the hot stone massage, royal honey Moroccan hammam, Phytomer age-defying and acnipur facials and the treasured couple’s ritual.
The Phytomer products are eco-friendly, sustainable, predominately vegan, and straight from the sea. The wild organic ingredients are carefully sourced and harness the powerful natural active molecules in their effective skincare products. For instant results, try one of their youth-promoting facial treatments, such as parfait gold, a biotechnological treatment that firms and smooths the skin for renewed radiance, or Acnipur, a deep cleansing facial that fights hard against troublesome blemishes. Before any treatment, your in-house therapist will conduct a consultation and recommend the right combination of treatments for you.
DoubleTree by Hilton Resort & Spa, Marjan Island is home to the Jouri Rose Spa and affords guests and visitors an oasis of peace and tranquillity. The spa has an expansive section for ladies-only and treatment rooms designed especially for men. Jouri Rose Spa will help you release any stresses and strains. Relax in the whirlpool, sauna, steam room or pool before your treatment. The authentic Turkish bath ceremony is a lavish, soothing foam massage followed by a rich exfoliation treatment to make your skin glow. Wash off with a Vichy shower, then relax with a revitalising essential oil massage.
The spa has a range of facials, body scrubs, wraps and massages on their extensive menu. Try the deep tissue, hot stone or Swedish massage, or the signature Arabian Rose Ritual which combines exfoliation, a relaxing body wrap and massage.
After your treatments, relax in one of the seven temperature-controlled swimming pools that pepper the landscaped gardens. The breathtaking floating sea pool, an adults-only pool, is accessible via a wooden walkway, with limited sunbeds and umbrellas for a peaceful experience and unprecedented views of the resort and the turquoise waters of the Arabian Gulf.
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