03 May 2017

Holistic health and wellness resort on Palm Jumeirah partners with Dubai Health Authority

Forming part of the Dubai Health Experience vision (a continuation of the ingenious ‘Dubai, a Global Destination for Medical Tourism’ project), a Memorandum of Understanding was recently signed between the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) and The Retreat Palm Dubai MGallery by Sofitel - a high-end holistic health and wellness resort, which, upon opening, will change the face of Dubai’s hospitality scene. 

The ‘Dubai, a Global Destination for Medical Tourism’ project works to promote the city as a worldwide hub for medical tourism and aims to attract half a million international tourists by 2020.

General manager, The Retreat Palm Dubai MGallery by Sofitel, Samir Arora remarked on the development: “We are confident our partnership will strengthen Dubai’s reputation as the most desired destination not only among leisure, business travellers, but also among healthcare and wellness oriented visitors from around the globe, including the GCC, Europe, Russia and other CIS countries.”

The Retreat Palm Dubai MGallery by Sofitel, a haven of relaxation inspired by tranquility and serenity, will boast 255 exquisite rooms, as well as the ethereal Rayya wellness centre, offering an array of all-inclusive retreat packages and state-of-the-art wellness facilities such as a gym, yoga room, tennis court and swimming pool. The retreat is located on the picturesque coastline of Palm Jumeirah’s East Crescent.

Arora concluded: “In line with Dubai’s endeavor to climb up the healthcare as well as wellness tourism ranks and to establish the city as a medical and wellness tourism destination, we are proud to be a pioneer in introducing an all new unique concept in the region – the first holistic health and wellness resort and are very excited to become a strategic partner of Dubai Health Authority as the first Wellness Retreat in the Middle East.”