The 5 Best Places to Get a Therapeutic Massage in Dubai
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The 5 Best Places to Get a Therapeutic Massage in Dubai

Looking to alleviate some body pain or reduce stress? You can try pampering yourself with a good therapeutic massage in Dubai.

Having a massage can go a long way in helping with inflamed muscles and overall stress. To help you get started on this experience, you can check out our list of the best places to get a therapeutic massage in Dubai.

How Much Does it Cost for a Therapeutic Massage in Dubai

The cost of massage in Dubai varies depending on the establishment, the duration of the service, and the type of massage offered. To give you a basic idea, here’s a small estimate of different massage types in the table below.

Massage TypesEstimated Price Range
Thai MassageAED 300 - AED 500
Body MassageAED 300 - AED 400
Basic MassageAED 40 - AED 120
Deep Tissue MassageAED 300 - AED 500
Couples MassageAED 500 -AED 700

Choosing the Best Places to Get a Therapeutic Massage in Dubai

When it comes to choosing the best places for a therapeutic massage in Dubai, we’ve taken a look at the following considerations in order to ensure the best experience for you.

Services – What kind of massages do they offer? Do they have other services?
Facilities – Are their facilities good? Does it look like a good place for any service they offer?
Ambiance –  Do their rooms help you relax? Do they feel comfortable? 
Cleanliness – Are the facilities clean? Is everything well-organised?
Customer Service – This depends on how well the staff handles customers.
Expertise – Are they good at performing the massage? Are they able to inspire confidence in the process?
Appointments – Is it easy to book an appointment? Are sudden rescheduling requests clearly communicated?
Accessibility – How easy is it to reach their facilities? Are they willing to accommodate customers with custom requests?

1. Natural Healing Acupuncture & Hijama Medical Center

Natural Healing Acupuncture & Hijama Medical Center Homepage
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SERVICESTherapeutic Massage, Acupuncture, Moxibustion, Paediatrics, Cupping & Hijama
WEBSITEhttps://www.uaeacupuncture.com/
ADDRESS1183a - Al Wasl Road, Umm Al Sheif, Dubai
CONTACT DETAILSPhone: +971 4348 3896

E-mail: [email protected]

HOURSSaturdays -Thursdays: 8:00 AM to 9:00 PM

Fridays: 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM

RATING
SERVICES★★★★★ (5/5)
FACILITIES★★★★★ (5/5)
⮕ AMBIANCE★★★★★ (5/5)
⮕ CLEANLINESS★★★★★ (5/5)
CUSTOMER SERVICE★★★★☆ (4/5)
⮕ EXPERTISE★★★★☆ (4/5)
⮕ APPOINTMENTS★★★★☆ (4/5)
ACCESSIBILITY★★★★☆ (4/5)

Established back in 2005, Natural Healing Acupuncture Center (NHAC) is one of the most well-known places to get alternative medicine and treatment in Dubai. We think it is a good place to stop by for people looking into traditional Chinese medicine, acupuncture, acupressure, and of course, therapeutic massages.

The appointment process is smooth enough, although we did encounter some hiccups. We did experience receiving a reply about our inquiry a day after we sent it, so we think prospective customers will want to keep this in mind before scheduling an appointment.

Their facilities are clean, well-lit and quite relaxing, which we think went a long way in helping us feel comfortable getting a massage in this clinic. The welcome we received at reception could have been better though.

Fortunately, the rest of the service went smoothly. The massage rooms are quite comfortable, with a relaxing ambiance due to their choice of lights and background music.

We found the doctors and therapists quite attentive and polite as well, taking the time to thoroughly work with us throughout the process. We think those thinking of getting a therapeutic massage for the first time may benefit from an experience at the NHAC.

Pros

  • Comfortable massage rooms
  • Attentive doctors and therapists

Cons

  • A few delays when following up with appointment
  • Reception can be a little more responsive with customers

Customer Reviews

“Therapists are very knowledgeable”

“Visited the clinic last week for an ongoing 2 year neck and back pain. True rare gem I must say. Staff was very accommodating. Therapists are very knowledgeable. They explained the treatment plan precisely. We even had the chance to meet the clinic manager who welcomed us and was very hospitable. Will continue my treatment with them for as long as it will take. Thank you so much natural healing medical center for this wonderful experience.” – Firas Abul Khair

“The masseuse was so professional and adorable”

“The masseuse was so professional and adorable! Joy was her name and from the bottom of my heart I thank her! Even Dr. Annie was helpful, she gave me a lot of advices for my well-being. I highly recommend this place.” – SEI

2. Cora Spa Massage Center

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SERVICESThai Massage, Full Body Massage, Swedish Massage, Hot Stone Massage, Moroccan Bath
WEBSITEhttps://www.coraspa.ae/
ADDRESSAl Saqr Business Tower Mezzanine Floor, Shop M01, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai
CONTACT DETAILSPhone: +971 52 402 8847 / +971 52 281 3317

E-mail: [email protected]

HOURSMondays - Sundays: 10:00 AM to 2:00 AM
RATING
SERVICES★★★★☆ (4.5/5)
FACILITIES★★★★☆ (4.5/5)
⮕ AMBIANCE★★★★☆ (4.5/5)
⮕ CLEANLINESS★★★★☆ (4.5/5)
CUSTOMER SERVICE★★★★★ (5/5)
⮕ EXPERTISE★★★★★ (5/5)
⮕ APPOINTMENTS★★★★★ (5/5)
ACCESSIBILITY★★★★★ (5/5)

For those looking for a therapeutic massage in Dubai under a relaxing spa, Cora Spa currently provides a good venue to do so. We think it is a good venue for customers looking to relax via a professional Thai, Swedish, full body, or even couples massage.

Since the spa specialises in massage services, we think the venue has been adjusted well to suit this function. Rooms are well-lit for the most part, only dimming down in the more private areas which we found helped us relax as the service was underway.

Staff are quite professional and we think they were able to address most of our pain points. Though we did find the massage services to be quite expensive compared to other places, we thought it was worth the money.

Additionally, customers can stay tuned on their website to catch some of the amazing deals that they run. In our opinion, this helps make their services an even better pick for the money thanks to discounts of up to 20% for some massage types.

So while they may not practice every form of alternative treatments out there, we think people who are after a refreshing therapeutic massage can find a lot of things to like about Cora Spa’s service.

Pros

  • Very friendly and refreshing service
  • Good and comfortable ambiance in the room

Cons

  • Price of some services is a little more expensive compared to other shops
  • Some alternative treatments (i.e. acupuncture) are not available

Customer Reviews

“My therapist had some magic finger and done an amazing massage”

“I booked myself for a full body massage. The spa itself was amazing very relaxing and you get a lovely sized room to yourself. The receptionist was friendly and approaching. My therapist had some magic finger and done an amazing massage and clicked my back neck at the end I felt so relaxed and was so amazed about how free I was feeling after. I would do it again…” – Lawrence Juhi

“If you’re looking for a deep strong massage, this is the place to go”

“I’ve been here a couple of times now and the massages are unbelievable. If you’re looking for a deep strong massage, this is the place to go.” – Lisa Dück

3. MOE Therapy Center

MOE Therapy Center Homepage
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SERVICESTraditional Chinese Therapy, Physiotherapy, Thai Therapy, Deep Tissue, Acupuncture, Slimming Treatments
WEBSITEhttps://moetherapy.com/about/
ADDRESS

MOE Therapy Center Branch: Emerald Building, Shop No.1, Al Barsha 1, Dubai


Al Barsha Branch: Shop 1, Faisal Muhsen Barakat Building, Al Barsha 1, Dubai

CONTACT DETAILS

Phone (MOE Branch): +971 4330 5118 / +971 50 880 2870


Phone (Al Barsha Branch): +971 4558 5003 / +971 50 855 7965


Email: [email protected]

HOURSMondays - Sundays: 9:00 AM to 12:00 AM
RATING
SERVICES★★★★★ (5/5)
FACILITIES★★★☆☆ (3.5/5)
⮕ AMBIANCE★★★☆☆ (3.5/5)
⮕ CLEANLINESS★★★★☆ (4.5/5)
CUSTOMER SERVICE★★★★☆ (4.5/5)
⮕ EXPERTISE★★★★★ (5/5)
⮕ APPOINTMENTS★★★★☆ (4/5)
ACCESSIBILITY★★★★★ (5/5)

With over 6 years in providing quality patient care via alternative and physical treatments, MOE Therapy Center is possibly one of the more accessible places for treatments. They’re a great choice for acupuncture and therapeutic massage – they  even have another branch in Al Barsha!

We think their clinics and massage rooms are comfortable enough, if not a little cramped and a bit noisy sometimes. We also think that the lighting is a little intense at times, reminding us more of a typical medical clinic.

The service however, is pretty amazing –  their therapists are quite good at what they do, and were able to address many of our pain points and inflamed muscles. Pricing is also quite competitive, especially when compared to other centres in the area. 

Despite hiccups on the ambiance of their facilities aside, we think they are able to offer a good balance of affordability and professional quality. We think prospective clients will enjoy the service provided by MOE Therapy Center, especially if they are after a good deal.

Pros

  • Great service by their masseuses
  • Competitive pricing in comparison to other places

Cons

  • Ambiance could be improved
  • Facility could use better noise management

Customer Reviews

“Have never had a mediocre massage – all are excellent”

“Having been coming to the center for some years now. Have never had a mediocre massage – all are excellent. Does not have the ambience of a top massage spa – but is is not trying to be this either… I want a top massage – and that exactly what I get. Value for money. Thank you MOE Therapy – I am always happy with your services! At the moment my therapis is COCO from China. She is amazing! I have recommended many people to this center and all have been very happy.” – Tanya Engvig

“They do have great offer for 1 hour massage”

“This is my go too place once a week to relax my body and overcome any stress. They do have great offer for 1 hour massage. The ladies there are all well experienced, professional and focus” – Khadija Mehri

4. Golden Tulip Spa

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SERVICESAromatherapy, Moroccan Bath, Therapeutic Massage, Deep Tissue Massage
WEBSITEhttps://goldentulip-spa.com/
ADDRESSBusiness Avenue Building, Ithihad Road, Port Saeed, Deira, Dubai
CONTACT DETAILSPhone: +971 50 928 0827 / +971 50 413 5503

Email: [email protected]

HOURSMondays - Sundays: 11:00 AM to 1:00 AM
RATING
SERVICES★★★★☆ (4.5/5)
FACILITIES★★★★☆ (4.5/5)
⮕ AMBIANCE★★★★★ (5/5)
⮕ CLEANLINESS★★★★★ (4/5)
CUSTOMER SERVICE★★★★☆ (4/5)
⮕ EXPERTISE★★★★☆ (4.5/5)
⮕ APPOINTMENTS★★★★☆ (4/5)
ACCESSIBILITY★★★★☆ (4/5)

Golden Tulip Spa in Deira offers a distinct ambiance to their centres thanks to their use of European-style furnishings and fabrics. We think the place is quite spacious, with decent lighting and clean surroundings.

While the facilities themselves are nice, we did find some small things to note during our stay. Some of the rooms catch the noise from outside, which we think is quite distracting especially as we try to relax.

The service itself is quite good, though we think we have received better or more memorable services in some of the other centres on our list. However, we think their special offers on Friday massages or even family deals makes the experience well worth the money.

Booking is quite fast and convenient. However, we think their rescheduling process is just a bit strict and their therapists do expect you to arrive on time for your appointment.

Trying to get it moved when you arrive late, we found, can be a bit of a hassle when it comes to speaking with the staff about it.

Service is quite prompt and the therapists are quite responsive to any of our inquiries. We think visitors in the area who have yet to try any of their massage services may want to try an appointment with the therapists at the Golden Tulip.

Pros

  • Good deals, especially when you book online
  • Friendly, professional service

Cons

  • Reception is quite strict with rescheduling
  • Some noise from the environment seeps into the rooms

Customer Reviews

“This is real massage they know how to proper massage”

“All Staff are professional from reception to the therapist, and clean room as well. This is real massage they know how to proper massage. For sure I come back here again. Thank you.” – Mim Ip

“Therapist and Receptionist are professional and friendly, it won’t be the last time I will come again”

“This spa place is incredible. Therapist and Receptionist are professional and friendly, it won’t be the last time I will come again. I was really satisfied. Thank you.” – Christopher Dula

5. Escape Reality Spa – Jumeirah Massage Centre

Escape Reality Spa - Jumeirah Massage Centre Homepage
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SERVICESArabic Massage, Thai Massage, Moroccan Bath, European Massage, Pedicures & Footscrubs, Manicures & Hand Spas
WEBSITEhttps://www.escaperealitydubai.ae/
ADDRESSVilla No. 8, Jumeirah 1, Dubai
CONTACT DETAILSPhone: +971 56 885 7997

Email: [email protected]

HOURSMondays - Sundays: 10:00 AM to 1:00 AM
RATING
SERVICES★★★★★ (5/5)
FACILITIES★★★★★ (5/5)
⮕ AMBIANCE★★★★★ (5/5)
⮕ CLEANLINESS★★★★★ (5/5)
CUSTOMER SERVICE★★★★☆ (4.5/5)
⮕ EXPERTISE★★★★☆ (4.5/5)
⮕ APPOINTMENTS★★★★★ (5/5)
ACCESSIBILITY★★★★★ (5/5)

Escape Reality Dubai offers a very calm and relaxing place for customers to get therapeutic massages and other beauty treatments. We think their facilities are quite spacious, clean, and the ambiance is just right, utilising calming lights to invoke a very gentle atmosphere.

In our opinion, their rooms are quite spacious and the lights are just right – not too bright and not too dim that it makes it hard for us to see. The actual massage is quite good as well and we think the therapists were able to cover most of our pain points.

When compared to other places though, we think it’s somewhere in-between and their nice atmosphere helps greatly. Fortunately, their rates are quite affordable compared to other areas and we found the actual service to last quite a while too.

We did find it quite difficult to schedule a booking in the evenings though, which are their peak hours. In our opinion, prospective customers should keep this in mind and we also suggest booking just a bit earlier to beat the rush.

Aside from just massages, you may also find a good deal on their other services such as their manicures and Moroccan baths. These deals are typically found online, so we think it’s best for customers to make a booking via their website in order to avoid missing out on these deals.

Pros

  • Rates for massage services are quite affordable compared to other areas
  • Comfortable, relaxing atmosphere

Cons

  • Quite busy in the evenings
  • Massage services are just a bit above average

Customer Reviews

“The services are excellent and the best part is that you can get these services at such affordable rates”

“I went to Escape Reality Spa and had a Swedish massage with Laurel. The services are excellent and the best part is that you can get these services at such affordable rates. My back felt so much better after the massage! I would highly recommend their services for all of my friends, family and even my enemies!” – no Name

“A real quality spa with a variety of options and great staff”

“I have been a customer of Escape Reality Spa for over six months now and am very happy with their service. The staff are knowledgeable, professional and make sure I am always satisfied. I visit them about four times a month for an hour massage and find it not only relaxing but also relieves my stress.” – Mahmoud Ahmed

FAQs About Therapeutic Massages in Dubai


Well, we hope you get to unwind and enjoy a relaxing therapeutic massage session. And in case you are interested in acupuncture, you can check out our list of the best acupuncture clinics in Dubai here.