The next stop was back in Dubai: Park Hyatt, Amara Spa. Loved it! The entire property was impressive with a beautifully done Moroccan theme, while avoiding being “over-themed”. I understand why people quite often describe Dubai as something between Las Vegas (without gambling) and Disneyland.
We arrived at the Park Hyatt just as the sun was setting. The entire spa was illuminated by thousands of candles and fires, which were cleverly surrounded by water features. It was really magical. I thought of calling my friend Gordon Tareta, who is the very talented head of spa operations for the Hyatt brand, to let him know how impressed I was with the spa and the management. I don’t know how he does it with so many spas under his command all around the world, but this is yet another winner!
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