The Retreat Palm Dubai MGallery by Sofitel


From 8 January 2019 to 9 January 2019


Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 2019 – The Middle East’s first wellbeing resort, The Retreat Palm Dubai MGallery are offering state-of-the-art genetics technology that allows guests to book a stay via or come for Saturday Detox Brunch and get a free genetic test to decode their DNA. 100% confidential and painless, as per guest’s DNA results wellness experts at The Retreat Palm Dubai will provide personalised recommendations for healthy living. Giving guidance on products and therapies through to nutrition and culinary experience.

In partnership with leading global genomics company GeneStore guests can choose from four test areas including Weight Loss Management, Micronutrient Management, Food Intolerance Lactose & Gluten, plus Skin Care and Anti-Ageing Management. Unlocking the secret to wellness is done in a few simple steps. Redeeming a Free Genetic Test Voucher received upon arrival and taking a painless saliva sample at The Retreat’s Rayya Wellness Centre which is followed by a report summary in no longer than 48 hours.

With over 3 billion molecules, a person’s genetic code is the instruction manual for the body’s growth and functioning. By screening for variations in genetic instructions of DNA sequence, the tests allow guests to discover biological causes of how quickly and at what rate skin ages, which is unique to them. How genetic make-up can affect ability to absorb and use specific micronutrients, such as Vitamin D, iron and calcium. Variations in genetic instructions that are associated with weight gain to provide personalised weight loss recommendations using nutrition and exercise. As well as establishing whether guests carry a certain gene mutation, which makes individuals unable to produce the enzyme, which helps digest lactose and how to modify diet to according to gluten sensitivity.

Samir Arora, General Manager at The Retreat Palm Dubai comments; “We are thrilled to be able to provide our guests with this once in a lifetime opportunity. Offering free genetic testing is a continuation of our efforts to provide guests at The Retreat with the best in personalised wellbeing solutions for healthy living. Allowing us to enhance each guest’s stay by providing more tailored guidance into how small lifestyle changes can be made to live well according to each individual’s genetic code.”

Combine your Free Genetic Test with a stay at this secluded haven in the midst of vibrant Dubai. Tucked away on the exclusive coastline of Palm Jumeirah’s East Crescent, the beachfront destination houses 255 picturesque rooms and suites, all designed with natural elements, earth tones and a harmonising Feng Shui philosophy throughout. Or to recover and rejuvenate after a long week at work combine your Free Genetic Test with a trip to The Retreat’s Detox Brunch at Vibe restaurant. Occurring every Saturday, the extensive buffet-style feast offers an array of healthy dishes including meat, pescatarian, vegetarian, vegan and paleo varieties. From nutrition-rich salads, famous Buddha Bowls and a dedicated raw vegan herb garden to Arabic mezze and healthy tapas. All served with a refreshing spread of cold pressed juices, smoothies and naturally infused water.

This one-of-a-kind brunch experience also provides guests with a kids’ corner for a family friendly brunch day out and chance to take advantage of a number of fitness and wellness activities at the property’s Wellness Lounge such as laughter yoga, pilates, fitness exercises and relaxation sessions.

The Details

Stay with Free Genetic Test

Stay must be booked through only to redeem complimentary Genetic Test

Detox Brunch with Free Genetic Test

Every Saturday 12:30pm – 4pm at Vibe Restaurant

Option 1 – AED 299 per person for healthy buffet with detox drinks and wellness activities and FREE Genetic Test
Option 2 – AED 349 per person for healthy buffet with detox drinks, wellness activities, beach and pool access and FREE Genetic Test
Offer Valid from 17th March 2019 until 30 September 2019

*Detailed Genetic Test Consultation – to read your detailed report and health recommendations book a consultation with The Retreat Palm Dubai’s wellness experts at AED 250 instead of AED 500. Get access to unbeatable offers on wellness packages and retreats. The above offers are not valid in conjunction with any other offers or discounts.


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The Retreat Palm Dubai MGallery by Sofitel is situated in a secluded location on the East Crescent of The Palm Jumeirah, just a short drive from the city’s shopping malls and tourist attractions. The resort is a 25 minute drive to Burj Khalifa and Dubai Mall, 20 minutes from the IMG Worlds of Adventure theme park and Al Maktoum International Airport, and 35 minutes away from Dubai International Airport.

East Crescent The Palm Jumeirah P.O. Box 118237 Dubai – United Arab Emirates