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Like the Ritz-Carlton it's housed in, this Balinese-inspired spa is a great place to get away from the fast-paced, skyscraper-filled Dubai. Treatments range from Balinese-influenced body rituals performed by native therapists to European-style facials that incorporate ingredients from the Dead Sea; my favorite is the Degrees Hot Stone Massage. There are two female-only treatment rooms, and the spa also offers bath treatments in your guest room (women are treated with champagne and chocolate-covered strawberries, while gents can enjoy a cigar and cognac).