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Contest: Win a Hammam couple's session and Valentine's dinner

Win: A session of Royal Couple Hammam (valid for one year) and a Valentine Dinner Package (valid on Feb 13 & 14), worth RM1,024 (per couple)

Hammam is a Moroccan steam room that has its roots in the ancient Greek Roman bathhouse culture. Unlike the intense, stifling heat in a sauna, however, a hammam envelops you in a gentle warmth that raises the body temperature enough to stimulate the immune system, detoxify the body and relax the mind.

The typical hamman rituals are gommage – an exfoliation process using beldi black soap to remove dead skin cells and impurities – and body envelopments. For first timers, you should try out the ‘My Favourite Concubine’, a treatment that takes you through the gommage, rhassoul body mask and an aromatic massage with argan oils. If you are visiting the spa with your partner, the ‘Royal Couple Hammam’ will help you unwind with a gommage, Moorish body envelopment, aromatic massage and an Atlantic Sea Salt bath fragranced with Jasmine, Ylang Ylang and Sandalwood, all enjoyed in the privacy of a couple room. The spa also offers to host private parties for you to let down your hair among friends and family.

If you are thinking of having some French Moroccan cuisine, the Hammam Bistro serves up a fine fare. This month will see a special Valentine’s Menu that features delectable dishes such as quail with carrot and orange pomade, lamb mechoui and Moroccan ratatouille, and a seafood bouillabaisse. It also comes with a Valentine’s chocolate plate and complimentary corkage. The restaurant ambience is cosy, with a warm colour palette set against pretty Marrakech-designed tiles, arched windows and intricate lanterns.

Hammam Bangsar (03 2282 2180); Hammam Publika, (03 6201 0881); Hammam Bistro (03 6201 0882/

Terms and conditions
1. This contest is organised by Time Out KL (hereinafter referred to as the 'Organiser').

2. The prizes for this contest are neither exchangeable for cash nor transferable.

3. All persons ('Contestants') taking part in this contest agree that these rules shall be binding on them, and that the entries in this contest, including their name and likeness, may be used without restriction in any future publicity material by the Organiser.

4. The Organiser reserves the right to amend these rules or terminate the contest at any time at its sole and absolute discretion. All decisions made by the Organiser under these rules shall be final and no discussion or correspondence will be entertained. The Organiser may, but is not required to, justify any decisions relating to this contest.

5. The Contestant acknowledges that the interest and good reputation of the Organiser is of paramount importance. The Organiser reserves the right to disqualify a Contestant from the contest, or to withdraw the prize if it believes the Contestant is in breach of its obligations under the rules. The Contestant shall not by act or omission, directly or indirectly bring the Organiser into disrepute.

6. All entries are sent at the risk of the Contestant and in the event that there are technical difficulties experienced arising out of the internet or from any associated equipment or internet security is compromised, the Organiser may at its sole and absolute discretion disqualify the entire entry and shall not accept any liability doing so.

7. Contest entries may only be submitted via the stated medium of communication.

8. This contest is open to anyone above 18 years old and contestants under 18 years old are prohibited from entering this contest.

9. Each entry must be completed in full. The Organiser reserves the right to disqualify any incomplete entries in its sole and absolute discretion.

10. Contestants shall only submit one entry and multiple entries of the same shall be treated as 'spam' and shall be ignored.

11. Incomplete entries will be deemed void.

12. Entries will be judged by Time Out KL solely on the correctness of the answer(s) furnished and accuracy of personal details furnished with the judges' decision as final.

13. Winners will be informed by email.

14. Uses of 'aliases' shall be considered a form of deception and is prohibited.

15. The winner must produce their original IC / passport with legible IC / passport number in order to claim the prize. The winner may also be required to produce additional original proof of identity at the discretion of the Organiser.

16. All Prizes are accepted entirely at the risk of the winner, and the Organiser excludes all warranties in connection with the prize to the extent permitted by law.

17. All Contestants release from, and indemnify the Organiser, its agencies, sponsors and representatives against, all liability, cost, loss or expense arising out of acceptance of any prize or participation in the contest including (but not limited to) personal injury and damage to property and whether direct or consequential, foreseeable, due to some negligent act or omission or otherwise.

18. All personal particulars furnished are meant for identification purposes and will not be sold or given to any third parties.

19. Prizes will be forfeited if not collected within the time frame stated after the announcement of winners.

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