Royal treatment at Mandarin Oriental’s new spa

The Royal Hammam is the crown jewel of the Arabian wellbeing tradition and a millenary heritage that celebrates the art of bathing, self-care and purification. Image credit: Emirates Palace Abu Dhabi

Emirates Palace Mandarin Oriental, Abu Dhabi has rebranded its spa to The Spa at Mandarin Oriental. Built on ancient Eastern healing traditions and award-winning personalised therapies, The Spa is a sanctuary of calm and serenity delivering transformative spa and wellness experiences to resort guests and local wellness fans.

Accented by bubbling water features, colourful wall mosaics and enchanting scents of neroli and orange blossom, The Spa blends Mandarin Oriental’s signature wellness wisdom with the rich heritage of the region to encourage harmony, while catering to the needs of individual guests.

Among the highlights of the brand-new experience at The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Emirates Palace Abu Dhabi are Oriental Qi, the signature treatment of the brand, and the destination-inspired Essence of Abu Dhabi.

Other exclusive therapies and specialised treatments at The Spa include an extensive range of internationally acclaimed brands such as OTO CBD, Tata Harper, 111SKIN, and more. Additionally, the unique Acqua di Parma Barbiere is ideal for pampering male guests with an experience born from the Italian art of shaving and the iconic brand Acqua di Parma, the ultimate symbol of Italian style, sophistication, and luxury.

The Spa offers three unique hammam rituals that are inspired by Moroccan and Turkish heritage as well as contemporary practices.

The Spa also conducts Mindful Meetings, Visiting Wellness Practitioner Retreats and corporate initiatives based on Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group’s five pillars of wellness: nourishment, movement, wellbeing, connections, and stillness.

Additionally, newly curated Fatima and Friends spa treatments are available at The Spa, designed for children six years and older that use organic, chemical-free products to pamper delicate skin with subtle fragrances. 

Covering an area of 500 square metres with nine private and distinctly unique Treatment Suites, The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Emirates Palace Abu Dhabi creates unique experiences that nourish the mind, body and soul based on three key facets: Mystical Morocco, Oriental Wisdom, and Connection to Nature. The timeless tradition of the exquisite white-gold Royal Hammam is at the heart of the Mystical Morocco theme, while award-winning holistic therapies and Mandarin Oriental touches deliver signature Oriental experiences.

Among the catalogue of products and treatments on offer at the reimagined Spa are Intelligent Movement, the OTO Experience Body Massage, Tata Harper Detox Body Wrap, 24k Gold Subtle Energies Facial, Celestial Black Diamond Lift Facial and a Lomi-Lomi Coconut Ritual at the Hideaway Spa Cabana.