- Tennis Classes, Paddle Boarding, and Group Exercise Classes Available During Ramadan
The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi is the perfect destination for UAE residents to escape the summer heat, and stay fit during Ramadan with indoor state-of-the art fitness facilities, and watersports activities.
As one of the most exclusive beach resorts in Abu Dhabi, The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi not only offers guests and residents unparalleled dining and leisure experiences, but also a plethora of fitness and watersport activities. Ramadan provides a good opportunity for individuals to self reform their spiritual, mental, and physical well being.
‘Exercising during Ramadan is a great opportunity to introduce healthier habits to our lifestyle.
People that are fasting need to take caution, and only partake in moderate to light exercise sessions just before iftars. The St. Regis Saadiyat Hotel not only offers guests indoor fitness workouts to avoid the summer heat, but also the opportunity to break their fast at the hotel’s favorite restaurant, Olea’, says Gabriel Stancu, Director of Recreation, The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi.
The St. Regis Athletic Club, a 3,500 sqm indoor gym, is ideal for keeping guests cool during workouts this summer. Guests have the choice of playing in one of two squash and tennis courts, in addition to partaking in group gym classes, including high intensity interval training (HIIT), full body blast, core training, yoga, Zumba classes and more.
For those wanting to hit the gym, this can be accessed on the second level, which overlooks the 25-meter indoor lap pool. Personal training sessions are available with a team of internationally certified fitness instructors, who will tailor programs depending on individual requirements and goals. Fitness goers can enjoy a post-workout protein shake or fresh juice from the gym’s dedicated juice bar, and unwind in the steam room, sauna or jacuzzi in the changing rooms.
After a satisfying workout, guests have the choice to relax by one of the property’s three outdoor pools, and indulge in the culinary delights on offer at the pool & beach bar, or bathe on the property’s 9 kilometers’ private beach, surrounded by turquoise waters. Enjoy a morning or sunset paddle boarding, kayaking or boogie boarding session in the sea, and see if you can spot the Hawksbill Turtles residing in the dunes, or the dolphins playing in the surf along the shore.