Reception at the Six Senses Spa. Reception at the Six Senses Spa.

The Six Senses Spa Dubai is set to open in the Renaissance Downtown Hotel, Dubai in February 2018.

There will be six treatment suites each dedicated to a different sense – sight, sound, touch, taste, smell and intuition. The spa is located on level five of the property. The interior colour palette is of sand and light naturals, with floor-to-ceiling windows.

The spa will offer a variety of holistic therapies and sensory experiences. For example, the Sound Suite offers a So-Sound Legato Healing Lounger which allows healing sound vibrations ease away stress and relax both body and mind. There is also an interactive hanging chime feature, a steam shower and a sauna where guests can choose the music to relax to. 

The Sight Suite heightens visual senses using techniques such as chromotherapy in a steam room, digital images projected overhead in the sauna, and a relaxation area with circadian rhythm lighting that was originally developed for NASA astronauts. The Good Night LED lamps help to regulate the body’s natural melatonin by eliminating disruptive blue-sky light waves. This is complemented by 'Awake & Alert' – a luminaire to enhance natural alertness, energy and focus. The units have specific app-based multiple color and spectrum settings plus on-board sensors to monitor air quality to assist with improved breathing, allergy relief and mood. 

A flotation pod is offered in the Touch Suite. The buoyancy created within the pod by the dense Epsom-salt solution removes the effects of gravity on the body, and brings users closer to an experience of total weightlessness.

A variety of traditional hammam therapies and alchemy bar are the main features in the Taste Suite, with a range of ingredients to create products used in the treatment. In the Smell Suite, guests will be be guided through a workshop to blend their own bespoke products including hair masks, body scrubs and wraps. 

Finally, the Beyond Suite hosts experts who guide guests through simple yoga, stretching and breathing techniques, singing bowl meditation and chakra balancing.

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