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  • Published: 17:00 February 1, 2013
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YOGA RETREAT IN CAIR0

Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at The First Residence is offering an Art of Wellness Program Yoga Retreat from February 28 to March 3. The event will be hosted by Sara Campbell, world champion free diver and four-time world record holder, who will be coaching participants on Kundalini Yoga. The package ($1050 [Dh3,854]) will include daily yoga sessions over three days, a combination of meditation, asana and breathing techniques for all levels, along with three-night stay in a Single or Double Room Superior with breakfast, daily pre-breakfast meditation session and three-hour morning workshop, lunch followed by an hour and a half afternoon workshop, yoga class and meditation, an optional meditation session on the last day, and a complimentary 30-minute spa bite treatment and 35 per cent discount on spa treatments during the stay. For reservations write to Birgitmarie.solheim@fourseasons.com

MICKEY MOUSE ON A HOTEL TOUR

Mickey Mouse and his friends will visit Rixos Antalya Hotels (Rixos Sungate, Rixos Downtown Antalya, Rixos Tekirova, Rixos Lares and Rixos Premium Belek) for Disney Live! Mickey’s Music Festival between May 15 and September 15. Children staying at the hotels get complimentary access to the show at Antalya exhibition and conference centre ANFAS. The performers, including Mickey, Minnie, Donald and Goofy; Ariel, Sebastian and Ursula; Jasmine, Aladdin and Genie; and Woody, Buzz and Jessie; are among more than 25 Disney stars featured. For more information log on to www.rixos.com

ONE&ONLY WELLBEING PACKAGE UNVEILED

One&Only Le Saint Géran, Mauritius, has launched Harmonia, a holistic wellbeing package rooted in Eastern traditions and designed to help guests rebalance inside and out, by nourishing both body and mind. Based upon the principles of Chinese medicine and developed by Francesc Miralles, the seven-day programme includes a personalised detox-balance training with daily assessment, diet and herbal blends, energy harmonising techniques including acupuncture and cranio-sacral therapy, spa treatments and meditation. The seven-day package (57,000 Mauritian rupees [Dh6,876]) includes one Harmonia “à la carte” session (to choose from an assessment, daily herbal blend or therapy), six assessment sessions with follow-up, seven days herbal blends prepared upon request, six Taiji Quan and meditation classes, four therapy sessions (acupuncture and/or cranio-sacral therapy, and/or physiotherapy and/or energy rebalance), three 45-minute spa sessions. For more information visit www.oneandonlyresorts.com

W ISTANBUL/DOHA PACKAGE

Travellers bound to or from W Istanbul can now take advantage of a modern Arabian experience with a special package at W Doha Hotel & Residences. W Doha will provide guests access to some of the hottest shopping and authentic cultural experiences. This package complements the existing Stop Over package available between W Doha and W Retreat & Spa — Maldives, including a room upgrade to a Cool Corner Suite featuring in-room entertainment, a king-sized W bed, Munchie Box and airport transfers. Log on to whoteldoha.com/stopover, whoteldoha.com or www.wistanbul.tr

MOVENPICK OPENS THE SQUARE

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has opened its fifth property, The Square, in Dubai, becoming the first international hotel company in the city’s Al Mamzar area of Deira. The property has 180 superior and deluxe rooms, and one- and two-bedroom hotel apartment suites. Each room is appointed with a kitchenette. Dining options include The Spices, a contemporary all-day dining restaurant serving Asian creations and classic international dishes; the rooftop swimming pool serves snacks and shisha. A fitness centre is housed on the sixth floor. Log on to www.moevenpick-hotels.com/dubai-thesquare

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