REVIVE AND REJUVENATE AT KEMPINSKI THE PALM
You’ll feel a million miles from the stresses and strains of daily life with a mini-break at Kempinski Hotel & Residences Palm Jumeirah, where postcard perfect city views form the backdrop to a relaxing weekend away. Your stay will no doubt feature some of the tempting cuisine at one of the hotel’s signature restaurants: fine Mediterranean fare at Beluga Beach Restaurant, or gourmet options from Brunello, a delightful Italian bistro, with spacious outdoor terraces to make the most of al fresco dining.
You can also ease yourself into a state of bliss with a few hours by the hotel’s magnificent palm-fringed swimming pool, or recline on the private beach and enjoy views back across the heart of the island. Alternatively, borrow one of the resort’s paddleboards and glide out on the glassy, flat waters among the Palm’s fronds. For some assisted relaxation, treat yourself to some pampering at Cinq Mondes Spa, where the Parisian brand offers a range of massages, body treatments and spa rituals that can rejuvenate, replenish and revive both body and mind in the surrounds of a luxury penthouse, with four spacious treatment areas.
If you feel like extending your stay, the hotel is offering a 20% discount on stays of four to six nights, and 25 per cent off stays of seven nights or more. For those planning a little further ahead, take advantage of the Early Booker Rates – book at least 15 days in advance to avail up to 20% discount, while receiving complimentary WiFi and daily fruit amenities.
PRICE: rates from AED 2,175 (US $592) per night
AVAILABLE: until March 18
RAISE A TOAST AT PALAZZO VERSACE DUBAI
The virtues of the humble grape have been
celebrated for years, but it’s only recently that the
fruit’s medicinal properties have been discovered.
Found by vinotherapy researchers to contain both
anti-oxidant and anti-aging properties, the grape
is being put to good use at Palazzo Versace Dubai’s
gleaming new spa, where a ‘Champagne Ritual’
promises to leave you relaxed and rejuvenated.
There won’t be any popping corks here though;
guests will begin the treatment with a breathing
ritual to relax and focus the mind, followed by a
full-body exfoliation and a Champagne infused
From there, bliss awaits during a head massage and rejuvenating Champagne infused full body massage, all conspiring to leave you feeling like a million dollars. Cap it off with a glass of Champagne or mocktail, and enjoy the luxurious surroundings of The SPA, where floors made of Granito Nero Assoluto marble and white birch lead guests through an immersive spa experience, complete with two hammams, ice fountains, vitality pools and seven treatment rooms, plus a private suite for couples.
PRICE: the 120-minute treatment starts from AED 2,000 (US $545) per person.
AVAILABLE: daily from 9am to 10pm.
KEEP IT SUITE AT WALDORF ASTORIA RAS AL KHAIMAH
Fancy escaping the city limits and spoiling yourself this month? Waldorf Astoria Ras al Khaimah has just the thing, offering UAE residents a free upgrade to a suite when booking a classic room. Standing on its own 350-metre stretch of private beach overlooking the Arabian Gulf, the resort feels worlds away from the noise and traffic of the city, with plenty to keep guests occupied during their stay.
Stretch your legs with a game on the 18-hole championship golf course next door, treat yourself to an indulgent treatment at the Waldorf Astoria Spa, or dine out at one of nine restaurants and bars throughout the resort. Book a King classic Room now and you’ll be upgraded to an 84 sqm King Junior Suite, complete with separate lounge, oversized dressing room and en suite back marble bathroom, plus a breezy balcony to allow you to soak in those sea views.
PRICE: starting from AED 1,050 (US $286).
AVAILABLE: until March 15.