If you’re looking for an idyllic community to call home, you won’t have to look much further than The Lakes. This gated community of luxurious villas and townhouses is located between Emirates Golf Club and The Montgomerie championship golf course in Emirates Hills. With houses set amongst quiet lakes, water features and lush green spaces, a home in The Lakes offers the perfect family lifestyle; it even accounts for your wellness needs.
In addition to the football pitch, basketball court and other community courts, here are 5 of the best nearby gyms and spas.
1. The Address Montgomerie Spa and Fitness Centre
Famed for their incomparable experiences, The Address hotels need no introduction. Residents of The Lakes can head to the conveniently located Address Montgomerie Spa and Fitness Centre to get all their wellness needs taken care of. Get an indulgent facial, body treatment, massage, or all three at the spa. There’s something for every need on the list of available options, including detoxes, relaxation and energy boosts. The Fitness Centre, with personal training services, free weights and other equipment, is a great place to get in an endorphin-boosting workout. Also on offer are bicycle rentals for a fun way to take in the fresh air during the cooler months.
Spa: +971 4 363 1274
Gym: +971 4 390 5600
2. Fitness first, The Lakes
With 66 clubs across the region, Fitness First is one of the most recognisable names in fitness. The Lakes branch also has an outdoor area overlooking the lake. From the group training sessions and equipment for doing your own personal workout routine to the swimming pool and steam rooms, Fitness First at The Lakes has your exercise needs covered from start to finish. The gym also offers family memberships, children’s activities and a swim academy.
T: +971 4438 0338
3. Elevation Fitness JLT
Elevation Fitness currently has two locations, including one close to The Lakes in neighbouring Jumeirah Lake Towers. The greatest aim of Elevation Fitness is to be welcoming, supportive, and to help members feel like part of a family. The goal is to build a movement rather than just increase locations and memberships. To these ends, the staff at Elevation Fitness is committed to making sure you get what you need, whether that’s providing excellent equipment in a great environment to help you do your own thing or creating a customised nutrition and exercise plan with a personal trainer. Besides personal training services and group classes, this gym also offers corporate packages to boost productivity and employees’ personal growth.
T: +971 4 5514744
4. Tosa Spa
Tosa Spa has two locations in Dubai with one in the Meadows Town Centre. The spa promises holistic treatment from highly-trained expert therapists in a relaxing, otherworldly environment. To take you away from the loud rush of the city, Tosa Spa provides Ayurvedic treatments, massages to target the many stresses of life, and relaxing facials to leave you feeling and looking your best. If you can’t seem to make a choice from the many tempting options, take advantage of Tosa Spa’s packages that include a well-rounded selection of treatments to leave you feeling your best.
T: +971 4 450 2062
5. The Nail Spa
For a quicker pampering session during those unavoidable hectic days, turn to The Nail Spa in The Lakes Community Centre to find much more than a touch-up for your manicure. In addition to their classic French manicures, acrylic extensions and more, the spa offers facials, in-chair treatments whilst you get your nails done, and even fully body massages for a bit of indulgence. Options range from an energizing bee string facial to a stress-relieving massage with aromatherapy oil.
T: 600 544 001