Complete with its own private marina and accessible by boat or via a winding driveway, One&Only The Palm might be minutes from the heart of Dubai, but it feels like a million miles away.
Spanning 2,400m2, Guerlain Spa at One&Only The Palm is accessed through a breath-taking courtyard inspired by the architecture of Andalusia’s Moorish palaces, curating a feeling of calm sanctuary.
Hidden by verdant foliage, stone archways carved with intricate Islamic patterns lead the way, beyond a magical enclosed patio with serene water-edged walkways and trickling fountains, to the cloistered inner courtyard.
Alluding to legendary palaces such as Alhambra in Spain where they believed water represented the sensation of heaven on earth, a central pool creates tranquillity and light.
Prior to, or post treatment, guests are invited to use the heat facilities including a steam room and sauna or relax on day beds around the adults-only private pool.
The only Guerlain Spa in the United Arab Emirates, it features individual suits and couples’ suite as well as a relaxation room, private swimming pool and inviting lounge.
A secluded, self-contained couples’ suite complete with hammam facilities, includes a double scrub room and shower, private steam room, two separate soaking baths as well as a private lounge area.
Combining centuries of expertise in the quest for beautiful skin with sheer indulgence, the Parisian beauty house founded in 1828, has designed three bespoke treatments exclusive to One&Only The Palm guests.
Influenced by cutting-edge and ancient techniques from around the world, as well as time-honoured Arabian customs and ingredients only found in the Middle East, the treatments use Guerlain products to deliver outstanding and long-lasting results.
Another first for Dubai, it is the only spa to offer the Guerlain Super Active Facials; three prescriptive treatments starting with an in-depth skin analysis using a Woods Lamp to identify skin conditions not visible to the naked eye.
Performed by hand-selected, highly qualified therapists with products scientifically proven to treat specific ailments or allergies, they deliver immediate and results-driven experiences.
Tailor-made ‘Only Men’ treatments are also available when he needs a little rest and relaxation.
The Guerlain Spa features sumptuous reception fully stocked with Guerlain cosmetics and perfumes, giving guests the opportunity to purchase a comprehensive array of products to continue their pampering ritual at home.
Located across the tranquil internal courtyard, a dedicated Beauty Salon boasts the talents of France’s ‘foot virtuoso’ at the Pedi:Mani:Cure Studio by Bastien Gonzalez and innovative Zouari Hair Salon by hair stylist Alexandre Zouari.
Pedi:Mani:Cure Studio by Bastien Gonzalez presents a collection of exclusive services for feet, hands and nails fusing wellbeing and beauty.
Bastien’s philosophy to restore the natural beauty of nails through podiatry-influences techniques has earned him the privileged status of ‘foot virtuoso’ with his cosmopolitan clientele.
At One&Only The Palm, personally trained experts are dedicated to bringing the Bastien world to the resort. Having long recognised the importance and vulnerability of the feet, he believes passionately that they deserve specific and intensive treatment.
At Zouari Hair Salon, hair stylist Alexandre Zouari combines his love of old-school glamour and cutting-edge techniques to hairstyling, hair colouring, hair extensions and Ritualities organic protein hair treatments from the award-winning Eva Professional brand, L’Oréal, Kérastase and Erayba Hair Cosmetics.
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