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Discover the best gyms, spas and health clubs in DIFC

Here's our best picks from the gyms, spas and health clubs in DIFC

30 Oct 2017, words by Ankita Bhowmick

DIFC hosts an array of residential and commercial blocks and is a sought-after-destinations for young professionals. In order to provide with its residents with a healthy lifestyle, the area has on offer a large number of gyms, spas and health clubs. Luxhabitat's list will help you choose your destination of wellbeing.

gyms and health clubs

1. Fitness First

A state-of-the-art health club, Fitness First, located in DIFC, features over 120 exercise machines, an extensive free weights area, a studio for indoor cycling classes and cardio theatre. Featuring an array of innovative programs, they offer free group exercises by certified instructors that include body pump, body combat, body balance, body attack, RPM, yoga and pilates. Other facilities that the health club has on offer include sauna, juice bar and lounge area. You can also seek the guidance of a nutritionist, in order to enhance your experience. 

Timings: 6.00 am to 11.00 pm (Sunday to Thursday); 9.00 am to 11.00 pm (Weekends and Holidays)

Location: Level 1, Building No. 3, Dubai International Financial Centre, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Contact: +971 4 363 7444/ info@fitnessfirst-me.com 

2. Talise fitness

Talise Fitness, in Jumeirah Emirates Towers, offers its customers with luxurious facilities in order to provide them with a convenient workout experience. Fitness programmes offered by the internationally qualified personal trainers include, body attack, spinning, zumba, body pump, Group TRX, LBT, body balance and yoga.  The state-of-the-art health club also features swimming pool, free-style training areas, dedicated weight training zone and functional training zones, with dumbbells & kettlebells along with private gym section for ladies. It also offers personal training sessions and health assessments.

Timings: 5.30 am to 10.30 pm

Location: Upper Level, The Boulevard, Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Sheikh Zayed Road, DIFC - Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Contact: +971 4 319 8660/ BAATalise@jumeirah.com  

3. U Energy

Standing out from the rest of the health clubs in the vicinity, U Energy, an uber trendy gym, offers its clients with a dynamic and motivational environment, creating an inviting space for a comfortable workout experience, that comes with an in-house DJ. Besides the usual exercises, the  personal trainers help them with kettlebells, Olympic lifting techniques and mixed martial arts. Other facilities that the health club offers include healthy eating and juice spot and massage space.

Location: Gate Village 04, DIFC, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Contact: +971 4  4228721/ communication@uenergy.me

4. D5 executive gymnasium

D5 Executive Gymnasium uses advanced, scientific and cutting-edge techniques and treatments in order to deliver the clients with results in the shortest time frame possible, while maintaining optimal health. The health club offers industry leading equipment, apart from usual ones like dumbbell, weight plate to maximise human performance. One of the most qualified ones in the region, the trainers pf D5, understands specific needs of each client, providing them with required assistance. Other services include ladies 'lean legs' program, detoxification and advanced nutrition. 

Timings: 6.00 am to 9.00 pm (Sunday to Thursday); 8.00 am to 2.00 pm (Friday & Saturday)

Location: Capital Club Level 2, Building 3, Gate Village, DIFC, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Contact: +971 4 360 7640/ info@d5dubai.com

5. barry's bootcamp

A preferred destination for celebrities, Barry's Bootcamp offers high-intensity workout, helping their clients burn upto 1000 calories in one class by pushing them to their limits. Offering different routines each day, the classes are a mix of running and weight and a double floor class for the days their don't want to run. Apart from the workout regimes the other services that they have on offer include maximising fat loss by increasing their metabolism. The studio spans 6,000 square feet and can accommodate upto 55 people.

Location: Central Park Towers - Ground Floor DIFC, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Contact: +971 4 254 4775/ frontdeskdifc@barrysbootcamp.com 

spas

1. spa cordon

A one stop destination for beauty and wellness conscious clients, Spa Cordon, offers them with total lifestyle facility where they can relax and rejuvenate. The spa features nail bar, relaxation area, individual treatment suites, special feature heat treatments, sauna, steam, revitalising feature shower and a whirlpool. 

Timings: 10.00 am to 10.00 pm

Location: Sky Gardens, Park Avenue, DIFC, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Contact: +971 4 421 3424/ info@spacordon.com

2. The Ritz-Carlton spa

Located in the dynamic setting of DIFC, The Ritz-Carlton Spa, offers wellness services for both men and women. The treatments that they have on offer include massages, facials and body therapies with ingredients from Dubai, India, Morocco, Indonesia and Mexico. The spa sanctuary includes 11 treatment rooms and separate steam rooms for men and women. 

Timings: 9.00 am to 10.00 pm

Location: The Ritz-Carlton, DIFC, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Contact: +971 4 372 2777/  difcspa@ritzcarlton.com

3. the spa-four seasons hotel

Offering an intimate haven of luxury, The Spa-Four Seasons Hotel, offers rejuvenating and effective skincare massage and facial treatments for both men and women. It features five treatment rooms highlighting Burj Khalifa, Zabeel Park or the DIFC community. In order to enhance the relaxation, customers can make use of the glass-enclosed lap pool or may unwind in the adjoining heated whirlpool. 

Timings: 9.00 am to 10.00 pm

Location: Four Seasons Hotel, DIFC, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Contact: +971 4 506 0000/ dubaidifc@fourseasons.com