Couples Massage @ Oaks Spa, Oaks Ibn Battuta Gate Hotel Dubai

Aching for a massage as it had been months since we went for one – we started hunting around for an offer online. The husband found one on Groupon – it was 359 AED for 60-minutes – for two people. A bit of googling and we found that the spa – called Oaks Spa – in the rebranded Movenpick Ibn Battuta Gate Hotel. Shouldn’t be too bad right – since it is in a nice hotel?

Booked and here I am, writing a very quick review about it this evening – because – it was actually pretty good.

I’ll be straight – the spa itself is so-so. It’s nowhere like the last few that I have been to this year. What is good is the actual massage itself.

A few FAQs.

Will my other half and I be in the same room for the massage?

Yes – they do have a couples room.

How was the facilities?

Absolutely no idea, because we were late and didn’t get the chance to explore. Why don’t you go and tell me how it is 🙂

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Can I choose what type of massage I would like?

Surprisingly yes.

They do have a spa menu and you can choose one of the 4 ‘standard massages’ available. I went for Deep Tissue, the husband Balinese. The menu explains it in details if you want to choose. I always go for deep tissue or whatever that gives the best pressure. Fix my back, shoulders and neck please – thank you very much.

Have a browse through the Spa menu here.

And it was good, you said?

My therapist – Wayan (I think that’s how its spelt) – goodness me this little lady is so petite but boy is she strong. Her hands, her arms, elbows. She even sits on you at one point… haha. 60-minutes of a good proper massage. My husband’s therapist was a lady from Indonesia – also fab.

At the end of it we were both so relaxed and thinking we should come back and do this once a month …(wishful thinking)

Overall thoughts

If you are looking for a good massage with your other half – one that wouldn’t break the bank, and without the fluff – do this one. Quite happy with what we paid – 180AED per person for a proper relaxing (at times, painful..but a good pain, if you know what I mean) massage in a pretty decent spa. No tea and apricots and dates after, just water. But that’s okay, I can go home and have a glass of something else instead 😉

  • Couples Massage at Oaks Spa
  • 8th Floor, Oaks Ibn Battuta Gate Hotel
  • Website
  • Deal on Groupon359 AED for 2 – 60 minutes massage

Note : Non-sponsored post. We bought the massage voucher off Groupon.

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Dubai resident. Stays most of the time in the marina as she can't be bothered going anywhere else after work and in the weekends. Originally from the land of the orang utans, spent the latter half of her life in the land down under. Always on the look out for deals, loves organising get-togethers, and occasionally steals some time for a sip of wine or four at ladies nights.

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