Home' Abu Dhabi Tourism : Explore Abu Dhabi 2018 Contents SPAS & WELLNESS
Abu Dhabi is considered by many to be the
spa capital of the world. Here is a taste of
Abu Dhabi’s extraordinary wellness
EMIRATES PALACE SPA
Twice named the World’s Best Hotel Spa
at the World Spa Awards, this iconic facility
offers a number of gold inspired experiences
including one called ‘A Day of Gold’ – more
than five hours of opulent treatments
including an astonishing 24-karat gold facial.
The 1,500 square metre spa features a
Moroccan Hammam with Jacuzzis, two
steam rooms, heated marble and an ice
cave. Location: Emirates Palace Hotel,
Abu Dhabi city.
From champagne and truffles, to luxurious
throws and customised treatments, escape
to a sanctuary of indulgence and relaxation
at The St. Regis Abu Dhabi’s Remède Spa.
This serene white spa overlooks the Abu
Dhabi’s Corniche and the sparkling waters
of the Arabian Gulf. Treatments range from
trademark Remède and Elemis therapies
to treatments, techniques and ingredients
inspired by the region’s distinct characteristics
and traditions. Location: The St. Regis Abu
Dhabi hotel, Abu Dhabi city.
ESPA AT YAS VICEROY
ESPA is a modern luxury spa with Middle
Eastern traditions, nine private treatment
rooms, steam room, and a team of skilled
therapists. Signature treatments commence
with a welcoming foot cleanse, rose-hip
exfoliation and consultation to tailor your
ESPA spa experience. Bathe in the exclusive
hammam, and indulge in mindful rituals, ESPA
facials, body treatments, body scrubs and
rubs. Location: Yas Viceroy hotel, Yas Island.
ANANTARA SPA AT QASR AL
SARAB DESERT RESORT
Recognised as the World’s Best Desert
Spa 2016 at the World Spa Awards, Qasr
Al Sarab’s spa combines Anantara’s Thai
origins with the timeless surrounds of the
Liwa Desert’s vast Empty Quarter in absolute
luxury. Signature treatments here include an
Arabian Hammam Ritual that concludes with
a gemstone ruby oil massage. Location: Qasr
Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara, Liwa.
ETIHAD SIX SENSES SPA
Etihad Airways’ First and Business Class
passengers can extend their Abu Dhabi spa
indulgences right up to the moment their
flights are called. Acknowledged as the World’s
Best Airline Lounge Spa 2016 Etihad Six senses
Spa offers tension-releasing massages in the
airline’s Premium Lounges in Terminals 1 and
3 at Abu Dhabi International Airport. The spa
was named the World’s Best Airline Lounge
Spa 2016 at the World Spa Awards. Location:
Etihad Premium Lounges, Terminals 1 and 3 -
Abu Dhabi International Airport.
Comprising 26 high-end shops, restaurants
and cafés beside the stunning Saadiyat
Beach, The Collection is Saadiyat Island’s
first retail complex. The Collection’s
architecture is inspired by Mediterranean
villages, and features terraces, courtyards
and piazzas. Location: St. Regis Saadiyat
Island Resort, Abu Dhabi.
The new Eastern Mangroves complex is an
integrated hotel, marina, retail and residential
development in the heart of Abu Dhabi.
Connected to the five-star Eastern
Mangroves Hotel and Spa by Anantara,
Eastern Mangroves’ lifestyle hub comprises
11 restaurants, a supermarket, and health
& beauty offerings. Location: Al Salam Street,
Sheikh Zayed Street, Eastern Mangroves.
SOUK QARYAT AL BERI
Part of the waterside Shangri-La hotel
complex, Souk Qaryat al Beri is a modern
interpretation of a local market complete
with abras (traditional boats) that connect
the Souk to the adjoining Shangri-La and
Traders hotels via meandering man-made
canals. The shops are mostly local, but
there’s a good selection of restaurants
and cafés – most with stunning views of
the Grand Canal and Sheikh Zayed Grand
Mosque on the far bank. Location: Between
the Maqtaa and Musaffah bridges, Qaryat
Al Beri. www.soukqaryatalberi.com
MADINAT ZAYED SHOPPING
CENTRE & GOLD CENTRE
The Madinat Zayed Gold Centre, next to the
main mall, sells some of Abu Dhabi’s finest
gold, diamond and pearl jewellery. Location:
Between Airport Road and Muroor Road.
Top: The St. Regis Abu Dhabi’s Remède Spa
Bottom: Jacuzzi at The St. Regis Abu Dhabi’s Remède Spa.
Images provided by The St. Regis Abu Dhabi
Middle: 24k Gold Radiance Facial, Emirates Palace Spa.
Image provided by Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi: Shopping & Lifestyle
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