Situated near the elegant Residence & Spa at One&Only Royal Mirage, the Givenchy Spa is designed with everything guests need to unwind and relax, with 12 luxury treatment rooms staffed by highly trained professionals, and a dedicated Givenchy Boutique.
The nine Givenchy massages concentrate on the needs of each individual body. Whether it’s the Four Hands massage or Canyon Stone Love therapy, Givenchy has created a range of treatments unlike any other.
Four Hands Massage
Conceived like a true concerto, four hands move harmoniously on the body in perfect synchronisation. All muscles relax simultaneously and the spirit awakens to the subtle fragrances of Ylang-Ylang extract.
Aromatherapy and Essential Oil Massage
The ancient art of aromatherapy is beneficial to the senses as well as the body through healing, beauty-enhancing and soothing properties of essential oils. The specific benefits of this massage rely on the careful selection of aromatherapy oils by an expert therapist.
The Canyon Love Stone Therapy
The smooth, pure and warm surfaces of stones glide effortlessly over the body. Gentle, deep movements create a feeling of total relaxation and well being. This massage rebalances energies, detoxifies tissues, and with the attention of cold stones, relieves muscle tension. The combination of these beneficial stones collected in rivers of the American West with draining oil especially created by Givenchy provide an extremely sublime and memorable treatment.
All five Givenchy facials have been specifically formulated to maximise the effectiveness of the treatment. The use of bio-phyto complex ensures that the skin is protected from future damage and the signs of aging are greatly reduced.
Preparatory Treatment: Deep Cleansing Facial
Suitable for all skin types, this facial uses Swisscare for Givenchy products that gently exfoliate and cleanse surface skin cells. The skin is warmed, steamed,
Beginning with a cleansing and misting, this facial is followed by a gentle massage of face, neck and shoulders. A deeply hydrating mask in applied, leaving features relaxed and skin supple and re-hydrated.
Givenchy Body Treats
With the use of Swisscare for Givenchy body products, each treatment delivers the ultimate combination of sensations designed exclusively by Givenchy to smooth, regenerate and re-hydrate the body – whether bathing in essential oils or being scrubbed with soft bristle brushes.
The signature Givenchy treatment, this is the ultimate combination of body therapies beautifully combined to soothe and regenerate. Three treatments – a body scrub to exfoliate and oxygenate, bathing in aromatic essential oils, and hydrating wrap – provide spectacular re-hydration and muscular relaxation.
Herbal Body Wrap
This aromatic herbal treatment wraps the body in towels immersed in a solution of natural herbs, selected for their unique relaxing, soothing and stimulating qualities. The Herbal Body Wrap is complemented by a toning massage with essential oils to ensure relaxation.
Zouari Hair Salon
Alexandre Zouari grew up in a world of beauty, applying his art of the chignon to a prestigious clientele within Paris’ “Golden Triangle” for many years. Located on the lower floor of the Health & Beauty Institute; featuring dedicated areas for ladies and gentlemen.
The Bastien Gonzalez Chiropody & Pedicure Centre
Bastien Gonzalez, internationally famous French podiatrist renowned for his Podiatry & Pedicure Clinic in the Hotel Bristol, Paris, has hand-picked and personally trained the specialists offering manicures and pedicures. His exclusive pedicure includes a specific massage focusing on flexibility and skin conditioning.
Located within the Health & Beauty Institute, the Fitness Centre is fitted with the latest CYBEX cardiovascular equipment, strength training machines, elliptical trainers, stationary bikes and free weights.
The resort also features a Fitness Studio in The Palace offering stairmaster equipment, treadmills, elliptical trainer and stationary bike - inviting guests to exercise and receive Ayurvedic treatments originated from India.
A Ritual of the Orient
Resting, fully relaxed, on a heated marble slab, an expert masseur attends to every need of the body, rejuvenating the skin and invigorating tired muscles. Known locally as tellaks or tayebs, the masseurs are masters of their craft, hailing from Morocco, Tunisia and Turkey. Under their gentle guidance (the English word ‘massage’ is derived from the Arabic mass, or ‘gentle touch’), even the most hesitant guest cannot fail to entrust themselves to the care of the masseur.
A wide range of sport and leisure activities await at the resort, with floodlit tennis courts, putting green, petanque, volleyball and basketball.
Pools and beaches
One&Only Royal Mirage has its own extensive private beach on the Arabian Gulf. There are impressively designed temperature-controlled swimming pools throughout the resort.
An abundance of sailfish, kingfish, tuna and bonito in the waters of the Gulf set the stage for exciting deep-sea fishing excursions.
Shopping in “The City of Gold”
Considered one of the most cosmopolitan cities in the world, Dubai is paradise found for those who love to shop, offering something for every style and personality. Sophisticated shopping venues such as Dubai Villa Moda with boutiques showcasing Alexander McQueen, Missoni and Stella McCartney labels, and the just-opened Mall of the Emirates, voted the best new mall at the World Travel Awards in London, housing the shops of Ralph Lauren, Tod’s, Burberry, Armani, Marc Jacobs and more, as well as local merchandise including traditional carpets and Arabic textiles.
Traditional Arabian souks are part of the fabric of Dubai and highlights include a spice souk (frankincense, saffron and myrrh among the offerings), a perfume souk and a carpet souk, with the most famous of all being the fascinating gold souk.
The sights of Dubai
Dubai features a wide variety of traditional and modern sightseeing opportunities including the award-winning Dubai Museum, Sheikh Saeed’s House, The Bastakiya cultural walk, Jumeira Mosque or an authentic ‘Abra’ – a river taxi ride or Dhow cruise.
Sightseeing tours and adventures
One&Only Royal Mirage offers dozens of tours revealing both modern and historical treasures of Dubai. Highlights include:
- Sand-skiing safari
Leave Dubai in the early morning for a 4x4 excursion into the desert, then join a camel caravan to the spectacular red dunes of Margham. Here, tradition is abandoned for a new and exciting sport – sand-skiing.
- Camel caravan – visit to Al Ain
A charming desert oasis that has been a stop on the caravan trail since time immemorial. The road from Dubai passes spectacular desert scenery to the garden city of Al Ain. Along the way, stop at the archaeological digs at Hili dating back some 5,000 years before arriving in the oasis town of Buraimi.
- Starlight express overnight desert safari
Head deep into the vast expanse of desert for an overnight campout amidst oceans of sand under a sky of a million stars. Wake early in the morning for a journey through the wadis – a stream bed or channel that only carries water during the rainy season – which lead deep into the rugged Hajar Mountains.
- Moonlight sonata – dhow cruise with dinner
An enchanting evening cruise aboard a traditional wooden dhow offers intriguingly different views of Dubai – from splendid examples of architecture to traditional villages.
- A night at the races – horse racing
An exciting night out at the Dubai Racing Club at the Nad Al Sheba racecourse – venue of the Dubai World Cup, the world’s richest horse race.
Pros organize single and double play among guests; and private, semi-private and group lessons are on offer. Guests enjoy three floodlit tennis courts day and night.
One&Only Royal Mirage is the ideal setting for meetings, conferences and product launches. Whatever the event, large or small, guests are ensured a memorable and distinctive experience.
The Royal Ballroom of The Palace at One&Only Royal Mirage holds 350 people, and can also be divided into three soundproof rooms, boardroom and conference rooms - all with audio visual installations, plus a dedicated Business Corner.
The Peregrine Ballroom at Arabian Court at One&Only Royal Mirage holds up to 200 people for dining, and there are two meeting rooms and a traditional meeting lounge. For sheer romance, few settings can match that of One&Only Royal Mirage. The experienced staff will ensure that your most important day goes off without a hitch and your guests will never forget sharing it with you.