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Sublima Spa
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Owner description: The team graduated and continuous form.A range of treatments to relax, rejuvenate, beautify;Secrets of the hammam traditionalFacials in FrenchMassages in the worldHair care was the BrazilianNail with all the new techniques and varnishes seamsPrivacy friendliness, expertise, refinement, simplicity, cleanliness and professionalismDiscover the place or you Marrakechis habits
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New York City, New York
Level 2 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Good value package deals, but still...”
Reviewed January 26, 2012

I saw an ad for Sublima Spa in a magazine that offered a "Rituel l' Secrets de Orient" for 500 Dh, which included a hammam with scrub and body wrap, as well as a 1-hour massage Marocain. It seemed like a good deal, especially since living in New York City where spas are expensive, I felt like a similar service would easily cost me $200+ here.

I'd never been to a hammam before and the experience was... interesting. I didn't realize I would be getting naked down to all but a little panty they provide for you. The girl who was washing me and scrubbing me also wasn't particularly gentle, so it wasn't exactly a relaxing experience. But, looking back on it now, it was a nice procedure and my skin definitely looked better for a few days.

The massage was by far the weakest I have ever received in my life. There didn't seem to be any attempt to make it therapeutic, to work out any of the knots in my back and shoulders that I'm sure I had. The procedure was advertised to be "relaxing" and I guess that's all they went for, but in my case it wasn't even that, because I just wound up getting stressed out wanting the massage to get better, and it never did.

All in all, not a bad way to spend an afternoon but I'm honestly not sure I would say it was worth even 500 Dh, mostly because of the weak massage. Maybe if you can get it substituted for another massage variant, it might be more worthwhile.

I should also add that when I got in touch with the spa, I asked if there were people who spoke English, and I was assured that yes, their staff spoke English, but nobody I interacted with other than the receptionist spoke any English at all.

Visited January 2012
1 Thank Nara K
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English first
New York City
Level 4 Contributor
25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Sublima Spa is run by competent and friendly staff”
Reviewed November 6, 2011

Try Sublima Spa, you will be glad you did. I had a one-hour massage, a manucure & pedicure afterwards. I enjoyed every minute of my visit at Sublima Spa. I like to thank Mouna (Receptionist), Ilham, Faty and Faiyrouz. All of them were cheerful, courteous and very knowledgeable. I was hoping to see Rita in person to congratulate her for a the fine 'product' she made available to all of us in Marrakesh. I was told she had gone to Brazil.

Will visit you again.

New York City

Visited November 2011
1 Thank Zimbada
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