Start the weekend in style and treat yourself to some R&R at one of Jumeirah’s amazing spas. Here’s a quick round-up of some signature treatments sure to get your day off to the best possible start.
Shiffa 24-carat gold hammam
Relax at Talise Spa in Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai and enjoy this 120 minute revitalising treatment complete with 24-carat gold. #OnlyInDubai. The ultimate luxurious exfoliation begins with a Moroccan Hammam mitt to stimulate and revive the skin. Every inch of your body is then covered with a rejuvenating gold clay body mask containing extracts of healing myrtle. Drift away with a full body massage as gold-infused precious oils are absorbed into the skin leaving you radiating with the scent of jasmine petals.
Slimming seaweed leaf wrap
Check into Jumeirah at Etihad Towers, Abu Dhabi and try this luxurious 90-minute treatment – the Voya Organic signature seaweed wrap. Said to have a high mineral content, (iodine, calcium, iron, magnesium) and more vitamin C than oranges, seaweed also has anti-viral, anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory properties. Therapists begin by using a finely ground seaweed to exfoliate your body followed by a body bandage with fresh Atlantic seaweed. While the leaves work their magic with immediate effect, sit back, relax and enjoy a relaxing scalp massage.
Total Jet Lag Cure
Frequent travellers can say ‘bon-voyage’ to jet-lag when they check into Jumeirah Carlton Tower’s The Peak Health Club & Spa. This 150 minute massage is guaranteed to leave you refreshed, invigorated and ready to face the day ahead. The treatment includes the Spa Senses Revitalising Sapphire Experience with one of the three Spa Senses Botanical Spice Senses body scrubs, an indulgent foot cleansing ritual and a personalised PHYTO5 5 Elements Facial. All five elements of wood, fire, earth, metal, water and the reflex zones are attended to during this treatment with the famous 5 clay mask application.
Soy Bean and Coconut Scrub
In this 45-minute treatment at Jumeirah Vittaveli, in the Maldives, a healthy blend of sugar, coconut and soybean oil promises to create silky satin smooth skin. Coconut tissue and coconut shell are said to be excellent for dry and sensitive skin, while sugar gradually melts to create a natural moisturizer to rejuvenate and make your skin healthier. Soy bean oil blended with Jasmine, Neroli and Patchouli is said to help lift spirits, calm you down during times of stress and maintain an emotional connection with the physical body.
A traditional hammam
No trip to Turkey is complete without a traditional hammam so on your next visit to Istanbul try one at the Pera Spa, in Pera Palace Hotel Jumeirah. This oriental ritual will exfoliate and nourish your skin leaving you feeling relaxed and revitalised. There are three ultra luxurious treatment rooms, a traditional Turkish bath, a steam bath, Jacuzzi, sauna and a fully equipped gym. The indoor jet-streamed swimming pool offers the healing power of water all year round. This modern spa offers the perfect place to spend an hour or two to slow down, de-stress and restore your energy levels. Choose from 20, 40 or 60-minute hammam treatments.
Skyline honey treatment
Check into Jumeirah Frankfurt and enjoy this 60-minute fruity sweet surprise for the skin and senses. The treatment is made from granulated fruit and the famous honey (made by the hotel’s very own bees on the roof, yes really) . Afterwards, enjoy a relaxing head massage as your body is wrapped in softening essences. This is a one-of-a-kind, 60-minute treatment for the body, mind and soul that may well leave you feeling like queen bee. (Read 10 reasons to visit Jumeirah Frankfurt)