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PTX to deliver 'The Ultimate Wellness Retreat' at Jumeirah Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa
Source: BI-ME , Author: Posted by BI-ME staff
Posted: Fri October 22, 2010 4:12 pm

UAE. Jumeirah Bab Al Shams Desert Resort and Spa has partnered with PTX, the leading Middle East Fitness and Wellness professionals, to create an invigorating residential retreat programme centered on performance training, personal health and wellness.

A new website containing full details of the retreat has been created.

The Ultimate Wellness Retreat™ has been developed to combine the very best in physical fitness instruction and training, healthy dining, pampering and personal mentoring. The first retreat will take place November 20, 2010.

The programme, devised to be physically and mentally challenging, will be delivered over a seven day, six night cycle that includes five star accommodation and full board at Jumeirah Bab Al Shams Desert Resort and Spa and Jumeirah The Meydan.

Under the expert guidance of the PTX team, guests will be led through a dynamic journey of personal discovery, where previous misconceptions of personal limits will be demolished. Guests will reach heightened levels of personal performance through the programme, which is centered on three core elements – body, mind and spirit;

·         The body
Under the guidance of PTX instructors, guests will be put through a rigorous personal training schedule that combines both group and 1-2-1 fitness sessions.  They will be given plenty of time to recuperate and to take the maximum benefit from the diverse range of activities and amenities on offer at the resort.

The programme also includes a consultation with practitioners from Talise Spa who will conduct their signature ‘Optimal Wellness Assessment’ for each guest.
·         The mind
Guests will learn a number of new life skills to hold them in good stead as they prepare to embrace life after the retreat.  Activities for the mind include early morning yoga sessions and daily food demonstrations by the Resort chefs to guide them in the preparation of shakes, snacks and meals with optimum nutrition for a healthy body.

There will also be daily talks from PTX experts covering Nutrition; Fitness, Health & Wellbeing and the opportunity for a private 1-2-1 mentoring sessions in order to establish and achieve personal health goals.

·         The spirit
Jumeirah Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa provides the ultimate sanctuary to focus entirely on the self. Activities to awaken the spirit include sunrise meditation, access to an Infinity pool with rainforest showers, a complimentary inspirational DVD and reading library, star-gazing & astrology experiences, falconry & Arabian heritage workshops as well as a specially devised spa treatment and massage package.

The Ultimate Wellness Retreat TM runs weekly from a Saturday to Friday, commencing in October 2010. Guests will spend six days and five nights at Jumeirah Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa before transferring to Jumeirah The Meydan, the world’s first luxury trackside hotel that overlooks the famous Meydan racecourse - home to the world’s most expensive horserace - for a final night of healthy pampering and celebration.

Prices start from AED 9,000 per person per seven day, six night retreat, based on two people sharing. The package includes 5* accommodation (Deluxe rooms double or twin option); full board (a specially devised menu has been created to support the retreat); airport and intra-hotel transfers; Personal Health & Wellness Assessment; daily group and 1-2-1 fitness sessions; daily Yoga, Thai Chi and meditation classes; complimentary use of all resort amenities; complimentary resort activities (including archery, horse riding, camel riding, bicycles; star gazing & astrology experience) and complimentary WiFi. Packages are available for single occupancy, upgrades and multiple week stays.

Bookings are now open for individuals and groups; to secure your reservation, please visit:

For more information about Jumeirah Group, pleasae visit and



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