by Sonia Sultan
  • 1 minute read
  • June 23, 2021
Emirati Escapes: Time-honored traditions at Guerlain Spa

Far from Dubai’s ubiquitous skyscrapers, One&Only The Palm is a sprawling low-rise island-style retreat, inspired by the architecture of Andalusia’s Moorish palaces. In contrast to the grandeur of the hotel, the temple-like spa is an intimate sanctuary. White orchids, trickling fountains and pebbled walkways lead to nine treatment rooms, each with an outdoor relaxation area, while sauna and steam facilities are cloistered within a Moroccan-style courtyard. In collaboration with French skincare maison Guerlain, prepare to surrender to time-honored Arabian customs and modern skincare innovations, with an luxurious spa menu. Dubai Harmony, Solar Evasion, and Desert d’Orient are three bespoke treatments exclusive to One&Only The Palm guests, featuring lavish milk scrubs, body wraps, hot and cold presses and scented massage oils using ingredients found only in the Middle East. Before each treatment, Guerlain Beauty Experts invite each guest to choose their own olfactory theme to create an atmosphere of relaxation and serenity. Post-treatment, you can enjoy an adults-only outdoor pool and an intimate airconditioned relaxation room. Alternatively, you may choose to peruse the Guerlain cosmetics and fragrances on offer, or opt for a make-up lesson. This summer, the spa is offering guests the opportunity of a sensorial journey which starts with a massage, exclusive entrance to the private beach and adults-only pool topped off with their choice of lunch or high tea. A much-needed antidote to the sizzling heat.

Guerlain Spa

Find Guerlain Spa at One&Only The Palm, West Crescent, Palm Jumeirah, Dubai, UAE. Call +971 (0)4 440 1040 for appointments or visit

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