Located in the tranquillity of the Wadi Khadeja, the award-winning spa features 10 beautifully appointed treatment pavilions. Set within its own nature reserve, this Arabian retreat blends romance and serenity, in a haven of pure indulgence. Current travel trends show that discerning guests are visiting spas for holistic treatments as well as relaxation. They are looking to take time out in exotic destinations which offer an authentic local experience with a true sense of place. Nowhere else in the world is the therapeutic power of the tropical rainforest more welcome than as respite from the desert heat. Away from the glare of the sun, the textured sand-coloured interior provides a reprieve amidst the sandy surrounds, with its unparalleled views of the shimmering Arabian gulf.
There can be few experiences as decadent as an oasis of invigorating rainforest treatments in the very heart of the desert. Set in Ras Al Khaimah, Banyan Tree Spa Al Wadi is home to the first and only complete hydrothermal experience in the United Arab Emirates. The Rainforest innovation promises holistic rejuvenation, marrying the very best of European hydrothermal experiences with the time-honoured traditions of Asian-inspired treatments.
Guests can enjoy an experiential journey along The Rainforest trail through 16 uniquely innovative hydrothermal therapy experiences. These include a Sensory Shower, Sole Therapy featuring a pebbled pond with hot and cold water pockets or a visit to the Ice Igloo, to awaken the senses with an ice crystal rub-down or a rain shower. What could be a more refreshing pleasure in the Arabian heat?
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