The Best Wellness Activities In Dubai


In the hustle and bustle of our busy lives, it’s easy to overlook the significance of taking care of ourselves. However, prioritizing our well-being is not just a luxury; it’s a necessity.

Wellness isn’t just about physical health; it encompasses our mental, emotional, and spiritual well-being. When we prioritize our wellness, we empower ourselves to lead happier, more fulfilling lives. It involves taking care of our bodies through exercise, balanced nutrition, and rest, as well as nurturing our mental and emotional health. By investing in our wellness, we can tackle life’s challenges with vitality and find greater overall satisfaction.

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And luckily, Dubai is brimming with places that focus on R&R.

Here are the top spots for wellness activities in Dubai

Samadhi Wellness, Jumeirah

Located at the heart of Jumeirah, Dubai, Samadhi is perfect for R&R. It’s equipped with state-of-the-art amenities including an infrared heated studio pool, sauna, and cold bath. Their yoga classes cater to all levels, whether you’re a beginner or an advanced practitioner you’ll find something that fits you and it’s a stress free zone with a major focus on wellness.

Where? 491b Jumeirah St – Jumeirah – Jumeirah 3


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Reform Athletica, Jumeirah 1 and now open in DIFC

Describing itself as, ‘an art-loving, plastic-free fitness space featuring Reform Method strength classes on the Megaformer/Microformer’, Reform Athletica is more than a fitness studio. The newly opened DIFC location is a breath of fresh air, with beautiful high ceilings, floor-to-ceiling windows offering heaps of natural light, and a brilliant array of art adorning the walls.

If you find yourself in DIFC’s ICD Brookfield Place, book a class and catch a breather in the cozy coffee nook next door where you’ll find a mix of healthy bits, coffees, and smoothies.

Learn more about the classes here.


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Contrast wellness, Palm Jumeirah

Contrast Sauna and Ice Studio is a newly opened wellness space in Palm Jumeirah that’s perfect for some solo R&R, date day, or catching up with a bestie!

Contrast boasts a number of gorgeously styled units, some featuring an infrared sauna in which they say a 45-minute stint can provide benefits like detox, weight loss, relaxation, recovery, and mental strength. The space is beautifully designed and each one comes equipped with a TV so the 45 minutes fly by… and a shower so you can easily pop in and out for an hour of zen time.

& for ultimate benefits, you can dunk yourself into an ice bath right after! Known as Cold Water Immersion (CWI) or cryotherapy, ice bath is a practice commonly used to recuperate faster from intense training sessions and reduce muscle pain and soreness thereafter. Perfect for anyone who trains a couple of times a week, this is a great space for relaxation.

Where? Golden Mile 6 : 445W+78 – The Palm Jumeirah – Dubai.

They have an introductory offer which is: the first 3 sessions for 299AED. Read more about that here

Matcha club, Al Quoz, Meydan

The Matcha club is a boutique padel club and hangout well as movement studio with a variety of many different classes.

Matcha padel – padel courts can be booked on a one time basis or as part of a package. The brand-new destination offers six outdoor padel tennis courts, a studio wellness programme and French-Japanese eatery: NETTE.

Where? Al Quoz and Meydan.


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Seva table, Jumeirah

Seva table is an amazing vegan café located in Jumeirah, Dubai.

It was the first 100% Plant-based, Gluten free, Cane Sugar free, and GMOs free Cafe in the Middle East since 2014, and with all these grand accolades the food also hap[pens to be delicious. Visit here with a book and forget the world. And it is Tripadvisor Travelers Choice ’22 and Time Out Best Vegan ’23

Lowe: KAO, Canvas

Lowe is a restaurant that has been awarded a Michelin ‘Green Star’ for Sustainability and it was 15 on MENA’s 50 best Restaurants 2023. 2 major achievements, this is perfect for a long and lazy meal with your family and shout out to this team for their constant devotion to sustainability.

Where? KOA Canvas,


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Blended Wellness, Palm Jumeirah

This wellness center in Dubai is located at Dukes, The Palm on Palm Jumeirah and it offers services in seven areas of wellness: Spa, Fit, Salon, DuBanya, Barbershop, Aesthetic, and Within.

Aura Sky Pool, The Palm Tower, Palm Jumeirah

Aura Sky Pool is not just an Influencer’s dream, it’s also great for wellness and relaxation.

Aura offers a yoga Class every Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday morning from 8am to 9am followed by breakfast in their lounge. And Wednesday evening from 8pm to 9pm.

There are so many classes to choose from: Aura offers the standard wellness classes but also other classes. The classes are dynamic stretch, vinyasa yoga, power fit, yin yoga, and sound healing classes.

Eclipse – Wellbeing Hub & School,Marina Quays West Tower

Eclipse Yoga, located in Dubai Marina, is a well-being hub that engages in practices & offerings encompassing body, mind & spirit. Some of their services include yoga classes, yoga teacher training (YTT), aerial yoga, vipassana & kundalini meditation, ayurveda massage, pilates & hatha vinyasa


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Zoga, Downtown, and Dubai Internet City

Calling all yoga lovers! This is a home away from home for yoga, barre, and chill. Both locations are no-phone zones, with a focus on zen, your pets are welcome and the vegan cafe serves up a perfectly balanced meal.

View the schedule and book wellness classes here


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Talise Ottoman Spa, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray

Talise Ottoman spa is the largest award-winning spa in the middle East and it has so many amenities. This includes a Turkish hammam, thalassotherapy pool and snow rooms. A little on the pricey side, if its a treat yo’self time of the month, you can escape reality by booking a treatment here.

Read more about wellness at Talise here


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