Need to unwind? Here are five spa treatments to try this Ramadan
Facials, scrubs, massages and more to try during the Holy Month
01) Indulge at the Rosewood
The Rosewood has launched a Summer Indulgence Day package for Ramadan and beyond. Choose either a Sense Relaxing Massage or Sense Signature Facial (both last 60 minutes) and if you’re not fasting, you get lunch at all-day dining outlet Aqua included in the price.
Rosewood Abu Dhabi, Al Maryah Island, Abu Dhabi, Sun to Thur 10am to 5pm, Dhs500. Tel: (02) 8135537. Taxi: Rosewood, Al Maryah Island. rosewoodhotels.com
02) Three new facials to try
The Crowne Plaza has added three new facials to its menu for summer. The spa here uses products by New Zealand brand Living Nature and ladies can try the Balancing Clear Facial (a lymphatic drainage massage and detoxifying mask of Halloysite clay, rosehip and evening primrose oil) and the Youth Boosting Facial (deep exfoliation, a massage and facial with a black marble AcuBeauty wand, plus Living Nature’s special serum of rosehip, rose and carrot oils). The Especially For Men treatment includes deep cleansing and combination masks along with a foot, shoulder and upper
Crowne Plaza, Al Markaziyah, Abu Dhabi, 10am to 10pm, Dhs200 to Dhs350. Tel: (02) 6166132. Taxi: Crowne Plaza. ichotelsgroup.com
03) Get a facial and lift those eyelids
Head to Iridium Spa for an Espa bespoke facial and you’ll receive a Dhs100 voucher off your next session and a complimentary lift and eye firm treatment also. The facial uses SkinVision face mapping technology – it reveals skin conditions that need TLC the naked eye can’t see.
The St Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi, daily 11am to 11pm, Dhs545. Tel: (02) 4988996. Taxi: The St Regis Saadiyat Island. iridiumspaabudhabi.com
04) Try a Splendour session at St Regis
The St Regis Splendour is a spa day at Remede Spa and the treatment lasts a whopping four and a half hours. It includes a diamond microdermabrasion performed on the face and entire body (to banish dry and damaged skin). An exfoliation session follows, and then a paraffin treatment is applied all over the body and face to feed your skin. Body butters with peptide are next on the menu. The experience ends with a 60-minute massage.
St Regis Abu Dhabi, Al Khubeirah, Abu Dhabi, daily 8am to 10pm, Dhs2,990. Tel: (02) 6944100. Taxi: St Regis Corniche. stregisabudhabi.com
05) TLC for hands and feet
Heavenly Spa has two offers running during the Holy Month – a Feel Well Scrub And Express Facial, plus a hand and feet paraffin treatment (for softer, smoother skin). You get a scalp massage included in the price of the latter.
The Westin Abu Dhabi Golf Resort & Spa, Khalifa City, Abu Dhabi, daily 10am to 10pm, Dhs375 to Dhs450. Tel: (02) 6169999. Taxi: The Westin. westinabudhabigolfresort.com