Cancun is one of the premier spa destinations in the world with a choice of more than thirty Cancun spa resorts awaiting you to transport your mind, body and spirit to a nirvana of pure bliss. The majority of the hotels in Cancun offer a variety of Spa treatments combining native herbs and plants with ancient Mayan healing rituals and the latest stress-reducing technologies and treatments.
Try a traditional Temazcal steam bath or a full-body massage on the beach overlooking the turquoise blue waters. Indulge in a thalassotherapy treatment and relax as expert therapists provide natural body wraps made with local plants and flowers. The ultimate relaxation experience has to include a traditional Mayan massage incorporating all the traditions of an ancient world.
Temazcal - Ancient Aztec Náhuatl word meaning “House of steam”
A Mayan Temazcal is a pre-Hispanic style steam bath that uses traditional healing methods to encourage deep relaxation encouraging introspection and reflection. Under the expert guide of a Xaman you will hear native songs, breathe in the “copal” and aromatic herbs infused with the steam, all combining to create a magical and therapeutic ambiance. You can experience an authentic Mayan Temazcal at many of the Cancun spa resorts.
Thalassotherapy dates back to ancient times in Greece and Rome and was then later developed in the 20th century proving the effective therapeutic qualities of this treatment. Thalassotherapy is the therapeutic use of seawater, marine algae and marine mud using comfortably warm seawater with its living organisms to reload the body with minerals and trace elements which are absorbed through the skin by a process of osmosis. This supports the theory that the ocean is the source of all life.
Anti-Aging Center at Zoetry Paraiso de la Bonita
The Anti Aging Center at Zoetry Paraiso del la Bonita integrates the latest advances in Aesthetic and Anti-Aging Medicine together with a comprehensive wellness program consisting of the use of correct nutrition, fitness and complementary medicine.
Body wraps will nourish, exfoliate and detoxify your body relieving stress and leaving your skin glowing. You will be able to choose from a variety of exotic body wraps at your Cancun spa, with body wraps ranging from Delicious Chocolate to Exfoliating Green Mud to Papaya Melon to Mayan Avocado and Yoghurt to Tequila to name but a few..
Mayan massages are designed to balance the mind, spirit and body giving enormous benefits to the immune system and to the circulation. Following ancient Mayan traditions, essential oils are applied with soft massage and hot stones are used to help the oils penetrate the skin. Combined with the burning of incense made with aromatic, healing ingredients you will experience the most pleasurable sensations making you feel healthy and transformed.
Read on to find out more of our ancient Mayan traditional massage treatments, most of them still practiced in the local communities.
While the extraordinary spa in Cancun range from rustic to ultramodern, they are all alike in the high standards of quality offered. So take a well-deserved break, and let Cancun spas put tranquility at the heart of your visit.