End of the World? Not on Riviera Maya’s Calendar
Okay, we’ve all seen the hype about the end-of-the-world according to the Maya calendar. However, at the Sandos Hotels & Resorts in Mexico’s Riviera Maya, there are no apocalyptic theories — just new spa treatments rooted in ancient Maya riturals.
At the Sandos Caracol Eco-Resort & Spa, located on the white sand Caribbean beach of Mexico’s Riviera Maya, Maya spa treatments include:
§ Brand new Temazcal: (zumpul-che in Mayan), a traditional steam bath with aromatic herbs, intended to be therapeutic, relaxing and spiritual.
§ Ancient Mayan Ritual: using honey from on-property Maya honeybees – a locally available resource used by the Maya for thousands of years- to moisturize, nourish and repair skin.
Sandos Playacar Beach Resort & Spa, also in Riviera Maya, features one of the widest stretches of beach found in the Yucatan. The Spa at Sandos Playacar features Jacuzzis, a state of the art fitness center and private treatment rooms. Maya spa treatments at Sandos Playacar include:
§ Cacao Body Wrap: a warm wrap made with indigenous Maya cacao beans, intended to induce the endorphin production for weight loss
· Sandos Cancun Luxury Experience Resort, Sandos’ first luxury boutique property in Mexico – opened in March 2012 – is an up and coming, all-inclusive boutique hotel on a beautiful stretch of beach. The new, redesigned Spa del Mar features a complimentary fitness center and private studio the signature Nausicaa treatment bed, and 13 treatment rooms.
§ Mayan Treatment: a delicious chocolate and coffee ritual, combining chocolate and coffee products with traditional massage, body warp and exfoliation.