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Best gyms and spas in Jumeirah

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Find the swankiest spas and gyms in Jumeirah

Words by Fatima Rao in The Guides · Feb 6th, 2018

Jumeirah is known to be one of the poshest areas in town, and for good reason. Offering spectacular villas for sale and a few  properties for rent, the area is considered amongst the best for residing, shopping, dining out, and long strolls along the beaches, which is why it’s not surprise that they provide residents and visitors with some of the best health and wellness services. Jumeirah also has some of the chicest apartments for sale in the city.

1. Embody Fitness

Considered the go-to spot for the best body transformations with the help of personal trainers, Embody Fitness is one of the most luxurious gyms in Dubai. The award-winning fitness organization has an all-inclusive fitness plan that offers training, nutrition, and sports therapy. An elite team of Olympic athletes and sports professionals work alongside nutritionists and sports therapists to provide their clients top-notch results. 

Location: Lamborghini Building. Umm al Sheif, Jumeirah 

Contact: 052 723 9333

2. Real Pilates Jumeirah

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Real Pilates have mastered the field of not only pilates; but barre, personal training, yoga, prenatal help, rehab, and meditation. Their team of inspiring trainers, that are all certified in STOTT Pilates, are driven to make a difference in everyone’s wellness. 

Location: Palm Strip Mall, Jumeirah Road 

Contact: 04 345 3228

3. Urban Yoga

Yoga in Jumeirah

Appreciating the liveliness and energy of the world, Urban Yoga is the place to be for all yogis of Dubai. In an urban setting, the trainers help clients relieve everyday stresses and maintain their peace of mind. Their classes cover a wide variety of yoga styles like Urban flow (candlelight flow, dynamic flow, etc.), Ashtanga, strengthening yoga, Strala strong, Hatha yoga, Yin yoga, and Prenatal yoga. 

Location: The Warehouse, Jumeirah 

Contact: 04 369 7882

4. Engine Health & Fitness

Gyms in Jumeirah

The 'IT' gym in town, Engine Fitness is swanky and for the elite. Its prime location on Jumeirah road makes it a great fit for residents in the area. This gym has top of the line equipment and personal training facilities available. 

Location: 10 C Street, Jumeirah

Contact: 04 381 9999


1. Talise Spa

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Talise Spa has many branches across Dubai, with three branches in some of the most popular venues of Dubai, all on Jumeirah. The revitalizing spa experience that they offer leaves clients content with the world- class, professional work. They provide services including their signature experiences, wellness experiences, facial experiences, body treatment, and many more. 

Location: Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Burj Al Arab and Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai 

Contact: 04 406 8800

2. Royal Retreat Beauty & Spa

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They offer some of the most different services at a salon, like semi-permanent makeup, tattoo removal, massage therapy and botox hair treatments. Royal Retreat is a comprehensive beauty center located in the heart of Jumeirah, and promise to soothe, pamper and de-stress their clients in every visit. They treat your body from head to toe in a peaceful and hygienic ambience. 

Location: Villa #72a, 2b St; 49th St, Al Wasl Road, Al Bada’a, Dubai 

Contact: 04 344 7530

Health Club

Dubai Ladies Club: Cryo

Exclusively for ladies, this top-of- the-line health club offers an array of activities, all catering to the needs of women. CRYO is a leading wellness centre in cryotherapy. Their gym services include a world-class ladies only gym with group fitness classes, personal training and an octagym. Their spa offers services for the whole body; from Moroccan Hammam to nail treatments, and they also have tennis and squash courts. Along with a huge swimming pool, they also kiddie play areas to entertain the children. 

Location: Jumeirah Road; Dubai 

Contact: 04 342 7858

If all else fails, you might as well just exercise on the beach. Kite Beach in Jumeirah has a great running track and there are plenty of bootcamps that happen along the beach as well.