Salt caves date back to Medieval times and are said to fight allergies, breathing issues and skin conditions. The Salt Cave in Al Ain is the biggest and only man-made cave in the UAE covered in 16 tons of salt. The Salt Cave offers multiple treatments and salt therapy to rid you of your ailments. Want to find out more….let’s go!
SALT CAVE IN AL AIN – AN OVER VIEW
Salt Cave in Al Ain is the largest man-made cave in the UAE which offers natural treatment for at least 18 different conditions. A trip here can help you ease conditions like arthritis, psoriasis, eczema, asthma and other illnesses
Salt Cave Spa in Al Ain was inaugurated by Sheikh Dr. Saeed Bin Tahnoon Al Nahyan on 30th August 2023. The cave is covered with 16 tonnes of natural salt and is inspired by the salt mine in Krakow, Poland.
WHAT TO EXPECT?
Salt therapy or halotherapy was originated in Greece in the 19th century. And over the years, it has been used as a non-invasive cure to treat respiratory conditions and skin diseases. The Salt Cave spans over 171-square metres and offers different treatments to help people who suffer from allergies, anxiety, colds, congestion, flu, ear infections and hay fever among others.
To get plausible results, it is recommended to get a minimum of six sessions for six consecutive days. The cave spa can accommodate up to 35 people at a time.
SALT CAVE FACILITIES, SERVICES AND CHARGES
Multiple services are offered at Salt Cave Spa in Al Ain. Here’s a quick look at the services you can avail and their charges.
- Oriental Bath with Steam and Oils: From AED 110
- Body Massage: From AED 150
- Sea Mud: From AED 250
- Private Coach: From AED 70
- Salt Therapy: From AED 25 for 25 minutes
FAQS ABOUT SALT CAVE
WHAT ARE THE TIMINGS FOR SALT CAVE?
Salt Cave Al Ain opening times are from 10:00 am to 11:00 pm. The cave is open seven days a week.
WHERE IS SALT CAVE LOCATED?
It is located in Green Mubazzarah, Public Park, Mbazzarah Al Khadra, Al Ain.
WHAT ARE THE SALT CAVE PRICES?
Different treatments and therapies have varied prices. For instance salt therapy session starts from AED 25 and can go up to AED 675.
WHAT ARE THE CONTACT DETAILS FOR THE CAVE?
You can contact them at +971-56-610-5041.
ARE THERE ANY GOOD SPAS IN ABU DHABI?
Absolutely! You’ll be spoilt for choices when it comes to spas in Abu Dhabi. The top ones include Remede, ESPA and Anantara Spa.
And that’s a wrap folks! The cave was created to promote a healthy culture while providing you with the much needed detoxification. It has even proven helpful for recovering smokers who were suffering from breathing problems. Visiting the garden city for the first time? Here are some fun things to do in Al Ain.
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Featured image is courtesy of Salt Cave Al Ain’s official website.