Turn New Experiences Into Lasting Memories at a Luxury Hotel in the DIFC


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Home to record-breaking architecture and a cream-colored shoreline, Dubai is a shimmering oasis that begs to be explored. Known as a luxury paradise, this unique destination inspires wonder with rich history, cultural opportunities and contemporary influences. In the center of it all, The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai International Financial Centre places you amid distinctive landmarks, the celebrated local art scene, outdoor recreation and incredible shopping malls. Near downtown and 20 minutes from the airport, you will discover a luxury hotel with local experts who can craft a personalized itinerary that suits your unique tastes.

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The Ritz-Carlton Spa

Male and female relaxation areas with sauna and steam rooms, 13 treatments rooms. Couples rooms available.

11:00 AM-10:00 PM
Appointment required
Spacious fitness center with blocks of windows, exercise machines and weight machines

Fitness Center

Registered guests enjoy complimentary access to the spacious, light-filled Fitness Center.

Open 7 days a week, 24 hours a day
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Indoor Pool

Mon-Thu : 7:00 AM-10:00 PM

Fri-Sat : 7:00 AM-11:00 PM

Sun : Closed

Outdoor rooftop pool

Mon-Sun : 7:00 AM-10:00 PM

Spa Traditions From Around the World in Downtown Dubai


Reflecting Dubai’s status as an international destination, The Ritz-Carlton Spa, DIFC integrates restorative traditions from around the world with rituals native to the Middle East. This holistic approach to wellness takes many tempting forms, including the East Meets West treatment, which uses techniques from Bali, Mexico, India and the Philippines during a customized, 90-minute massage. Located inside The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai International Financial Centre, this day spa also offers facials, body treatments and men’s treatments.

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  • When should I arrive?

  • For your enhanced comfort and relaxation, we suggest that you arrive 15-30 minutes before your scheduled treatment.

  • What about my jewelry and valuables?

  • Lockers are available for personal items, however, if you are a guest of the hotel, it is recommended that you leave valuable items in the safe in your guest room.

  • Should I shave before a treatment?

  • Shaving is recommended but not necessary for gentlemen prior to your facial. If you choose to shave prior to your facial, please do so at least two hours before your appointment. Shaving is not recommended prior to body treatments or hair removal services.

  • What should I wear during my treatment?

  • During all treatments, the body is fully draped, except for the area being worked on. Robes and slippers are provided. All treatments can be enjoyed by both male & female guests, but the gender of your therapist will always be that of the guest.

  • What about my comfort?

  • Our spa environment is one of relaxation and tranquility, for this reason, we request that all cell phones and pagers in the spa be switched off. Your spa experience is your time, and you should delight in it to the fullest. If you experience discomfort due to room temperature, massage pressure, music volume or any other condition, please notify your therapist immediately.
  • Is there a minimum age for treatments?

  • The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Dubai International Financial Centre services and facilities are for guests 18 years of age or older.

  • What if I am late for my appointment?

  • To enhance your spa experience, please arrive 30 minutes before your scheduled treatment. This will allow you time to relax in the sauna and steam rooms. Arriving late will simply limit the time of your treatment, thus lessening its effectiveness and your pleasure. Your treatment will end on time so that the next guest will not be delayed. The full value of your treatment will be charged.

  • What is the cancellation policy?

  • If you must reschedule or cancel your appointment, please notify the spa 12 hours in advance to avoid being charged the full-service fee.

  • What about gratuities?

  • Gratuities will be dispersed to the spa staff that served you during your visit. Additional gratuities may be provided at your discretion.

  • What about payment for spa services?

  • All major credit cards are accepted. You may also charge services to your hotel bill. All prices are quoted in UAE dirhams and are inclusive of 10 % service charge and 10 % Municipality fees.

  • What are the Spa hours of operation?

  • Spa: 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.

  • Treatment Times: 1 p.m. to 11 p.m.

  • Fitness Centre: 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Who can guide me in choosing my treatments?

  • Spa services should be scheduled in advance. The spa reservation agents can assist you in planning your spa experience, including the best order of treatments.

  • Are Gift Certificates available from The Ritz-Carlton Spa?

  • Spa gift vouchers may be purchased and used towards spa services or product purchases.
  • What if I have special health considerations?

  • When making a reservation please notify the agent of any medical conditions, allergies, physical ailments or disabilities, and if you are pregnant. 

  • What if I am pregnant?

  • There are a few services that should be avoided during pregnancy, but many can be enjoyed.
Featured Treatment

Chardonnay Luxury Ritual

A complete luxury rejuvenation for the body, skin and mind. Chardonnay grapes, the noblest grapes used in the production of champagne are power packed with anti-oxidants for the ultimate anti-aging treatment. Full body exfoliation with chardonnay grape seeds prepares the skin for a warm body wrap and massage. Regenerate the skin with a gold and green caviar facial combined with ultrasound technology to boost cell regeneration and lift the skin. This treatment leaves skin glowing, refreshed and toned. Includes a glass of champagne overlooking the Dubai skyline. 210 minutes.

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Featured Treatment

East Meets West

Created by our own international team of therapists, this wonderful massage is exclusive to The Ritz-Carlton, DIFC. Bringing together a variety of techniques from our Eastern and Western-trained therapists; this is a true journey across the continents. Includes Fully Tailored Massage using techniques from Bali, Mexico, India & the Philippines. 90 minutes.

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The Salon Premium

The Salon Premium Dubai welcomes you to our new branch. Enjoy a luxurious and relaxing experience as you allow our expert team of beauty specialists to take care of your every wish, whether that’s a perfect blow-dry, a color refresh or a manicure. Renowned for our top-class hair colorists and extensions specialists, we’re here to help you look and feel your best. We offer both women’s beauty and men’s grooming services, our clients are our biggest priority and our team is at hand to ensure you have a five-star experience. To learn more or reserve please call +971 52 634 8712 or +971 4 372 2712.


Fitness Center

Registered guests enjoy complimentary access to the spacious, light-filled Fitness Center, featuring an array of free weights, weight machines, and cardio equipment with TVs by LIFE FITNESS® equipment. Guests can also enjoy direct access to the heated indoor swimming pool. One-on-one personal training is available to either guide you through an exercise routine or designs a personalized program for you to take home and follow on your own. This includes nutritional information and body composition tests to go with the training programs. Please call in advance to reserve a personal training session and for any inquiries +971 4372 2777 or email difcspa@ritzcarlton.com. Guests 16-17 years of age have access with a parent or legal guardian, or an authorized consent form. Guests 15 years and under, including infants, are not permitted.

Fitness Center
Ritz Kids®

From the moment of arrival, we welcome kids to The Ritz-Carlton by encouraging them to explore the sights and sounds of the hotel and its environment. Guided by playfulness and a sense of wonder, Ritz Kids delights and engages your children to interact with their surroundings in a fresh and exciting way, while introducing them to the four important pillars of Ritz Kids' discovery: Water, Land, Environmental Responsibility and Culture.

  • A fun Ritz Kids registration area

  • A ‘registration form’ for children to complete upon check-in

  • Ritz Kids welcome packet with a coloring book and scavenger hunt focused on the Ritz Kids' four key pillars: water, land, culture and environmental responsibility

  • Welcome cards, toys and food amenities in the guest room

  • A Ritz Kids menu is offered throughout all hotel restaurants, with healthy and local options available

While staying at The Ritz-Carlton, DIFC with the family, let your little ones experience our in-room Kids Tent, specifically created just for them.

The tents are subject to availability.

For enquiries, please contact our Guest Relations team +971 4372 2222 or email rc.dxbif.guest.relations@ritzcarlton.com

Miraj Art Centre

Guests who reserve a stay in a suite or Club® Level room can now receive an educational guided tour of the historical collections, along with complimentary return transportation to the center located in Jumeirah, Dubai. Miraj Art Centre houses a vast collection of 13 centuries of Arabian culture and craftsmanship that ranges from pottery and marble sculptures to rugs and delicate gold paintings in a cavernous space. Contact: +971 4 394 1084 | Open daily 9.30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.

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A Financial Centre Hotel Just Moments Away From
Dubai’s Best Attractions

Whether you arrive for the sweeping modern architecture or the spice souks that are as old as the city itself, Dubai does not disappoint. Explore it all from The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai International Financial Centre. Lounge on sandy beaches, fly over the city in a hot air balloon, float down Dubai Creek in a dhow boat or pay a visit to the city’s iconic attractions. Dubai Aquarium, Dubai Mall and Burj Khalifa are all just minutes away.

Spice Souk

Visitors will be taken to the narrow alleyways and tiny lanes of the Spice Souk. The atmosphere and the scents of the past can be savored in the bustling Arabic market. Colorful bags of spices, incense, rose petals and traditional medicinal products are stacked outside each stall.

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Night Tour of Dubai

Famous for offering open top double decker bus sightseeing tours of London, Philadelphia, Hong Kong and Dubai, The Big Bus Company now offers a spectacular panoramic night tour of Dubai providing visitors with the opportunity to discover the sights and sounds of Dubai as the sun sets and the city comes to life.

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