Assawan Spa, Burj Al Arab, Dubai
Until the end of the month, you can combine a spa experience with either a lunch, afternoon tea or dinner at Junsui Asian restaurant. The Junsui Massage Classic package, Dh725, includes a 55-minute Well Being massage and dinner, while the Junsui Spa Tea Journey, Dh495, incorporates a 25-minute combination massage and seven-course tea.
For early risers, you can also opt for the Junsui Breakfast Spa Facial, Dh450. All packages include a day's access to the Burj al Arab beach and use of the spa's sauna, steam and infinity pool. Call 04-3017600.
Beauty Within, Dubai Marina
Become a loyalty card holder at Beauty Within - once you've booked six one-hour full body massages, facials or mani/pedicures, you'll receive a seventh treatment for free. Throughout December you can also benefit from a free mani when you book a Spa Pedicure. Call 04-4308719.
Caracalla Spa, Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort and Spa, Dubai
Caracalla offers plenty of package promotions this month, which make great Eid or Christmas gifts, (we recommend treating yourself!). Between December 10 and 31, you can unwind with one of three Hot Stone body and facial duos. Rituals are priced between Dh575 and Dh710.
Or you can choose from a long list of packages, which include the Perfect Leg, Dh450, Stress Away, Dh675, Tranquility Flow, Dh950 or the Spa Detox for Dh950. All treatments include the use of the spa's five Hammam pools.
The spa also caters for the boys with a Time for Men package, which includes an Exotic Lime & Ginger Salt Glow, Back Massage and Elemis Skin IQ Facial for Dh950. And, if your teenager needs a little pampering this month, treat them to a Teen Special (facial and back massage), Dh475 (13 to 17 years only). Call 04-3995555.
Elche Natural Beauty Retreat, Jumeirah
Elche has four deliciously fragrant facials to choose from throughout December that work to combat problem areas. The Apple and Lemon refreshes skin and closes pores; Rose Hip calms the face and strengthens veins; Plum battles ageing; and Stonecrop brightens the complexion.
Each facial lasts for 75 minutes and is priced at Dh525. You can also take advantage of The Mini Session package, which includes an Elche No 1 treatment, and two Fruit Enzyme Renewal facials, Dh1,595, to really kick-start your skin for the winter season. Call 04-3494942.
Dalouk Spa, Sharjah Ladies Club
Looking for a youthful glow this month? Try the Age Repair Facial, which firms and tightens the skin using the natural oils of Inca inchi. Stimulating collagen, the extract also contains anti-inflammatory properties that help to slow down the ageing process. For members the price is discounted from Dh400 to Dh320, while non-members pay Dh340. Call 06-5067883.
Dermalogica, Dubai Mall
Spoil yourself this festive season and splash out on Dh600 worth of Dermalogica skincare goodies to then receive a complimentary MicroZone facial at their in-store treatment area - and you'll also be in with a chance of winning additional treatment packages. Call 04-3398250.
Dreamworks Spa and Massage Centre, Gold Swiss-Belhotel, Dubai
New wellness retreat, Dreamworks, has three treatment rooms in which to enjoy the spa's signature Four-hand Massage. Priced at just Dh350, you can benefit from the extra pair of hands for a full 60 minutes. The spa also offers foot reflexology, Balinese style massage and combination treatments. Prices range from Dh125 to Dh350. Call 04-3459992.
H2O The Male Spa, Jumeirah Emirates Towers
The boys are in for a real treat this month as H2O offers both a pampering and rejuvenating package, with the added bonus of a facial thrown in for free. Book him in for either the Sports package, Dh500, which includes a 55-minute Deep Tissue massage and 30-minute stint in the flotation pool, or the Ultra Signature package, Dh570, which features a 55-minute tailored massage, time in the flotation tank and 15 minutes at the Oxygen Bar, and he'll get a 25-minute facial (worth Dh225) for free. Call 04-3198181.
Henna Beauty Parlour, Bur Dubai
To celebrate their 30th anniversary, the Henna Beauty Parlour is offering Aquarius readers a 10 per cent discount on eyelash extensions, body massages and gel nail extensions. Book now for your pre-party treat. Call 04-3522826.
Karisma Ladies Centres, Karama
It's all about pampering at Karisma this month where you can relax and unwind with a Moroccan bath for Dh350 and get a complimentary Foot Massage. Or, if you prefer to indulge in a blissful Aromatherapy Body Massage, Dh300, you can also enjoy the benefits of a Rejuvenating Eye treatment for absolutely free. Call 04-3359533.
Olympia Health Club & Spa, al diar siji Hotel Apartments, Fujairah
Soothe yourself with a Volcanic Stone Massage to re-energise your circulatory system, increase metabolism and refresh both your mind and body. The 60-minute massage is available at an introductory price of Dh350. Or you can choose a session of Reflexology for Dh250, also 60 minutes. Call 09-2232222.
Maven Spa, Mirdif
Alongside the regular early bird discount - 15 per cent off of treatments between 10am and 1pm - Maven has also introduced two special treatments using powdered sea pearl. The luxurious Vanilla and Pearl Massage, Dh240, will leave you feeling rejuvenated and ready for the exhausting party season ahead, while the Pearl and Ginseng Facial, also priced at Dh240, will really brighten up dull complexions, and instantly. Call 04-2888400.
Perfect Figure Studios, Dubai
Get cellulite-free and toned skin the non-surgical way at Perfect Figure. Using vacuum suction alongside exercising, this needle-free treatment will help to improve blood flow and break down the fatty tissue that causes cellulite. A four-week course costs Dh2,400. Call 800-497694.
Retreat Spa, Grosvenor House
The Retreat offers four fabulous packages to get you looking revived in December. Spa-goers can choose from Feet Delight, a leg cryo-tonic treatment and foot and ankle massage, for Dh450; Polish and Relax, which includes a Rasul Skin Ceremony and Swedish Back Massage for Dh500; Refresh and Contour, a Sea Essential Body Wrap and Radiance Mini Facial, for Dh690; or the Amazing Look, involving a Sea Satin Body Scrub and Sea Essential Eye Contour for Dh670. Call 04-3998888.
Satori Spa, Jumeirah Bab al Shams Desert Resort & Spa
Head out to the desert for a little R&R this month, and whether you want to indulge alone or as a couple, Satori has a package for all. Couples can enjoy a 50-minute Body Reviver massage in a private treatment room, and choose a complimentary 30-minute treatment for Dh990 (two people). If you prefer to spa alone, opt for the Balinese Massage special, which comes with a complimentary Damask Rose mini facial, Dh590. Call 04-8096232.
Simply Skin Clinical Care, Dubai
This beauty centre offers a combination of aesthetic and clinical treatments, from facials and skin peels to microdermabrasion and facial electrotherapy. A must-have to get you looking party-perfect is the Vela Smooth System, Dh650, which helps reduce the appearance of cellulite, and enhances skin elasticity through a combination of light energies, radio frequency, and pressure and tissue massage. Call 04-3456080.
Spaces, Oasis Centre and Arabian Centre
Head down to this one-stop salon every Monday where the prices are ‘Manic'. Every Monday during December you can get 50 per cent off specific treatments - the first Monday (December 7) sees 50 per cent off all massages. (Call the salon for updates on discounted treatments for the rest of the month).
Your other half can also get in on the action, as the male-dedicated lounge at the Oasis Centre hosts ‘Whatever Wednesdays', which also offers 50 per cent discounts on selected treatments. Spaces also offers pampering treats for teenagers. Call 04-5154400 (Oasis Centre) or 050-8297067 (Arabian Centre)
Studio One Salon & Spa, Jumeirah
You can indulge yourself top-to-toe at Studio One, which offers hair services, spa treatments and organic manicures. Book your first treatment and receive a 10 per cent discount on any service, and if you refer a friend, you'll both get five per cent off. Call 04-3428040.
Talise Spa, Madinat Jumeirah
For a real body boost try the Re-energising Treat, Dh475, which stimulates circulation and helps to cleanse the body of its toxins. The treatment begins with an invigorating body brush, followed by a purifying mask that is applied all over the body.
You'll also receive a complimentary Purifying Mud Bath to enhance the treatment. Other deals for December include the Bliss and Beach Combination - an 80-minute massage, 30-minute facial and beach access for Dh799 - and the Talise festive vouchers, where you get a free treatment for every three vouchers purchased. Call 04-3666818.
Tips & Toes, Al Ain
Finally, Tips & Toes has opened a branch in Al Ain, which spreads over 3,500 sq ft, and features 13 mani/pedi stations and ten treatments rooms. All our favourite treats are available, alongside hair treatments and a Moroccan bath. There is also a VIP room if you feel like going all out in the pampering department. Call 04-3932991 (main office number).
Thai Privilege Spa, Al Wasl Rd
Treat your friends to a gift voucher this month, and get something back for yourself. When you buy a Dh350 voucher, you'll get Dh100 worth of treatments for free, and when you buy a Dh425 voucher, you'll get Dh150 worth of treatments. If you're looking for stocking-filler gifts, you can also purchase any of the spa's beauty products such as lotions, oils and herbal sprays, which have a 20 per cent discount. Call 04-3489679.
The spa, the Address, Dubai Mall
Treat your self to an 80-minute Body Massage at The Spa and receive a complimentary 30-minute Rose Renewal facial. Or you can opt for the 55-minute Real Aromatherapy Experience, and then relax in the Karat lounge, enjoying a traditional Afternoon Tea for free. Call 04-4388888.