Holistic living and spa-tastic vacations are a reality in Dubai and here are the details


At times like these, it is imperative to take care of the mind and body, making us aware of living a holistic life and nurturing a healthy lifestyle.

… And since this is a lifestyle change, we understand its importance even when we are on vacation.

Dubai, one of the busiest places these days due to its proximity to India and security measures, should be your destination of choice where mind and body can get their fair share. Here are some wonderful spa centers and healthy restaurants that will meet all your health needs!

The best spas to recharge your batteries

1. The Palace Downtown spa

The earthy tones and arabesque patterns of the spa will make you feel like you are in luxury.

This place offers treatments carried out with the most premium and organic beauty brands such as Natura Bisse and Les Sens de Marrakech. Their signature One Desert Journey which includes a desert sand and salt body scrub followed by a refreshing herbal massage with Moroccan mint oil is a must!

    The Spa At Palace Downtown Dubai tourist spas in Dubai
The Spa at the Palace Downtown

2. Spa Talise in Madinat Jumeirah

Unwind, relax and have a truly holistic wellness experience at Talise Spa located inside the chic Madinat Jumeirah Resort.

Inspired by ancient Arabic-style architecture, this place offers independent treatment rooms the size of a hotel room. While you’re at it, try their “Happiness is a Choice” package which includes a foot ritual, body massage and facial.

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3. Spa Guerlain at One & Only The Palm

This historic Parisian spa at One & Only The Palm offers a Hammam treatment in a room with garden treatment.

Their specialty is the two-hour Desert D’Orient spa with a milk scrub and body wrap that will leave you feeling fresh and radiant all day!

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The best healthy and delicious restaurants

1. The Bistro du Cycle

Cycling is the new health craze among us all and Dubai is catching up with this fever. Motor City’s Cycle Bistro combines healthy eating and cycling in a relaxed, sunny space with plenty of open space.

The duo behind this innovative concept are Emirati cyclist and enthusiast Paleo Khalid Al Zarooni, as well as Cycle Hub owner Sam Sayadan.

Try: Huevos rancheros – an avocado pico de gallo with paleo bread and the crab stack filled with vegetables and tomato confit.

    The Cycle Bistro Dubai Tourism Healthy Restaurants

2. Counter 102

Food by the beach tastes better all the time. This part cafe, part housewares shop is all about the vibes of the beach. Find a surprise at this quaint restaurant known for its trendy concept and healthy smoothies.

What to try: If it’s breakfast time, try an Arab favorite like organic labneh mint, olive and walnut panini, served with black lemonade, the extreme detox with activated charcoal, lemon juice and maple syrup.

Counter 102 Dubai Tourism Healthy restaurants in Dubai

3. Cafe XVA

Located in the center of Bur Dubai, in the most interesting historical district of Al Fahidi, this place is perfect for those who wish to admire art, culture and food.

What to eat: Set in a lush, leafy courtyard, this serene spot offers healthy, quick, delicious, and affordable vegetarian cuisine. Try eggplant with feta cheese and tomato puree, or couscous with pomegranate, mint and halloumi. Don’t leave without sipping a good cup of Turkish coffee.

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Apart from these, you can also head to the famous souks from Dubai where you can get retail therapy in the process. From gold to spices, trust to find all that is local and authentic in these markets.

… And with Expo 2020, there is plenty to explore!

So, pack your bags and get ready for a trip you will remember forever!


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