The Retreat Palm Dubai MGallery by Sofitel has been officially recognized as a five-star wellness resort by the Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism).
The region’s first wellbeing resort received the new classification, following a number of site visits. Situated along Palm Jumeirah’s East Crescent, the resort offers 255 rooms and design-led suites as well as four dining options which showcase an array of healthy cuisine.
The world’s first Rayya Wellness Centre housed within the property offers a variety of retreat packages that have been designed for relaxation and rejuvenation to improve mind, body and spirit. The wellbeing resort also features a dedicated Rayya Fitness Centre, Rayya Spa and Rayya Kids Club.
The hotel also recently launched Rayya Nutri, a range of healthy meal plans developed by the team. The meals are offered via delivery and come with a list of ingredients, alongside the nutritional facts of each dish.
Dubai Tourism-Tourism Activities and Classification Sector Executive Director Khalid Saeed Bin Touq said: “We are delighted to officially present the first wellness hotel certification to The Retreat Palm Dubai MGallery by Sofitel.
“The demand for wellness tourism continues to increase as more travelers become mindful of their health and well-being. Dubai continually strives to further enhance its position as a global wellness destination with its distinctive attributes being the most modern world class infrastructure, state-of-the-art technology designed to enhance one’s wellbeing, and a diverse group of experts and practitioners from across the globe, in addition to ensuring that the highest standards of health and safety measures are in place across sectors in line with international practices.”
Cluster General Manager Samir Arora said: “The Retreat Palm Dubai is honoured to be officially named as the first and so far, only five-star wellness resort in the UAE. With a dedicated in-house wellness team, our range of personalised retreats, healthy meal options, and wellbeing products set us apart from all the hotels and resorts not just in Dubai, but across the region.”
R Hotels Managing Director Sumair Tariq said: “R Hotels congratulates Arora and his team at The Retreat Palm Dubai for securing the five-star classification and for being recognised as a pioneer wellness resort in the UAE. The group has allocated ample time for research, resources, and investments, and has partnered with trusted brands to bring this project to fruition.”
On top of its in-house wellness products and services, The Retreat Palm Dubai also partnered with American Aesthetic Center Dubai to open a branch within the property. The clinic will offer patients advanced techniques for both surgical and non-surgical treatments like hair transplant, skin care procedures, and more.
The hotel also teamed up with Meraki Wellbeing Center, and Emotional Wellness Clinic to present more options to the guests.