Stunning and Spacious Saray Spa Opens at JW Marriott Marquis Dubai
Stunning and Spacious Saray Spa Opens at JW Marriott Marquis Dubai
Opening on 5 June 2013, the stunning 4,300 square metre Saray Spa in the JW Marriott Marquis Dubai will be the latest addition to Marriott International’s impressive spa portfolio.
Tucked away behind ornately carved doors, the world-class Saray Spa is a health and wellness haven at the heart of the world’s tallest hotel. True to its name and drawing inspiration from the historic Caravanserais located along the silk trade routes of old, Saray Spa offers a personal experience of restoration and renewal through rituals that have withstood the test of time. Ancient healing techniques and locally sourced natural ingredients are combined to pay homage to the Arabian heritage of Saray Spa.
The extensive Saray Spa facilities include men’s and women’s Hammams, Swedish dry saunas, steam saunas, circulation showers, Jacuzzis and an authentic Dead Sea Floatation Pool which can only be found within the luxurious Saray Spa at the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai. A total of 15 Treatment rooms include 2 private Hammam rooms, 2 Thai treatment rooms, one Dead Sea treatment room and 2 Private Luxury Spa Suites: Spas within a Spa, each with its own hydro-soak tub, steam room, private wash and changing rooms, relaxation center, and side by side treatment tables. Each treatment room has its own historic Caravanserais name, and the tale of Arabian history is further brought to life through crafted marble, decorative mosaics and traditional tapestry-woven Kilim carpets.
Saray Spa offers a selection of over thirty different luxury massages, facials, Hammam rituals, and body treatments. Signature treatments include the Saray Golden Hammam which combines a traditional Hammam service with the luxury of precious Gold oil infused with 24 karat gold leaf, followed by a golden clay body wrap.
Also, the Saray Signature Dead Sea Journey inspires true well-being, indulging guests in the rich nutrients of pure Dead Sea earth and healing mineral salts of the Dead Sea. This unique treatment can be done in any of the spacious private treatment rooms or combined with a therapeutic Dead Sea soak and experienced in the unique Dead Sea treatment room with its own Dead Sea Floatation Pool. Saray Spa is one of the few spas in the world to boast its own Floatarium utilizing a pool filled only with salts imported directly from the Dead Sea in Jordan. Guests will be able to experience the healing aspects of the worlds most renowned mineral salts combined with the unique set up of the pool's salt saturation and temperature which are designed to bring about a feeling of warmth and weightlessness. This singular treatment combines both the curative effects of these legendary minerals with the unique concept of floatation therapy to create a true restorative experience of health along with inducing the deepest of relaxation for those experiencing agitation, insomnia or just in need of invoking a deep inner calm.
Commenting on the upcoming opening of the Saray Spa, Drashell Schmidt, Director of Spa at the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai said: “The staff here at Saray Spa have now spent months in training and learning how to deliver our unique signature Saray Spa experiences, as well as when and how to personalize treatments to offer a more customized approach when necessary. Just as the JW Marriott brand is passionate about principles of well-being, Saray Spa offers an authentic wellness spa with services and treatments that are not just focused on ‘pampering’ but are truly therapeutic and will overall enhance that well-being of each and every one of our guests.”
Drashell adds: “We hold a very high standard for our therapists and we have chosen to employ only certified professionals who have years of experience in the wellness industry and who each have unique specialties particular to their training and culture. This highly skilled staff, along with a unique and professional array of luxury and healing products from around the globe will ensure that the Saray Spa raises the bar in terms of spa facilities and treatment offerings in the UAE.”
Saray Spa has its own boutique retail element, offering brands such as Dubai’s own luxury line Shiffa, JW Marriott’s partner in well-being Aromatherapy Associates, exotic poultices and healing oils from Thailand’s Ytsara (exclusive in Dubai to the Saray Spa at the JW Marriott Marquis Dubai), and clinical skin care offerings from the celebrity coveted face care line of Suki. The Suki line is paired with advanced skin care equipment to provide the best in Galvanic technology and results driven Anti-Aging facials. Saray Spa will also offer its own range of mineral healing Dead Sea products.
The Fitness Centre at Saray Spa features state-of-the-art Technogym equipment, including cardio machines, core and strength training equipment and the latest Kinesis stations available. In addition two separate studios offer group or private classes such as Yoga and Spin.
Marriott International manages 170 spas globally and will increase its spa portfolio by 90 by 2013, 14 of which will be added in the Middle East and Africa region. The JW Marriott Marquis Dubai is home to nine restaurants, five bars and lounges, as well as the Saray Spa and Health Club located on the third floor. The spa offers completely separate male and female areas, facilities and entrances. It is open from 9am-10pm daily and treatment prices start at AED 200.
For more information about the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai or to make a spa reservation, please contact the spa directly on +9714 414 6755, via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or online at www.jwmarriottmarquisdubai.com. Media can also visit www.jwmarriottmarquisdubaimedia.com.
Drashell Schmidt, Director of Saray Spa at the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai
Drashell Schmidt, the Director of Saray Spa is a Nationally Certified therapist from the USA with a background and wealth of experience in Physiotherapy. Schmidt was actively involved in the selection and training of the Saray Spa professionals and played an integral role in menu creation and overall treatment development. Drashell is available for interviews on request.
JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai
When fully open, the Emirates owned JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai will cater to a myriad of tastes, while simultaneously providing cutting edge business facilities and more than 8,000 square metres of indoor and outdoor event space which includes 2 ballrooms, which are exceptional for wedding receptions in Dubai. In addition, the hotel will board a number of innovative features incorporating the latest technology, with the aim of providing a unique environment for guests that reflects it’s positioning as an iconic and pioneering business hotel. Located in the heart of Business Bay, minutes from Dubai World Trade Centre, the Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre and close to Dubai International Airport, the JW Marriott Marquis resides in a prime location and is iconic in the Business Bay skyline.
About JW Marriott
JW Marriott is part of Marriott International’s luxury portfolio and consists of beautiful properties in gateway cities and distinctive resort locations around the world. These elegant hotels cater to today’s sophisticated, self-assured travelers, offering them the quiet luxury they seek in a warmly authentic, relaxed atmosphere lacking in pretense. JW Marriott properties artfully provide highly crafted, anticipatory experiences that are reflective of their locale so that their guests have the time to focus on what is most important to them. Currently, there are 55 JW Marriott hotels in 23 countries; by 2015 the portfolio will encompass 78 properties in 28 countries.
The “Marquis” designation is reserved for select downtown properties that offer the highest level of comfort, technology, personal service, meeting facilities, privacy and world-class amenities.
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