With Mayan healers reviving ancient Meso-American herbalist tradition in a tranquil seaside setting, Hotel Esencia’s eco-luxe Aroma Spa, the first organic spa in the Riviera Maya, is offering a new personalized eight-day spa experience to appeal to travelers with varying types and degrees of ailments. The property and former retreat of the heiress to the Ferrari fortune sits on over 50-acres of lush tropical gardens and private beachfront.
The new “Essence of Natural Healing” package is an extension of the spa’s inclusive philosophy, which aims to deliver a relaxing, meaningful wellness experiences to treat such ailments as muscle pain, arthritis, nerve inflammation and even respiratory diseases.
“Guests come to Aroma seeking both an escape from the stress of their daily lives and a remedy to their specific ailments,” says Ledia Camara, Aroma’s Spa Director. “We make it our duty to make our guests feel comfortable in addressing these ailments, and develop customized treatment plans that can be extended long after the vacation ends.”
Discover Your Essence of Natural Healing
Whether a mother-daughter duo, an expectant woman or an elderly couple, Aroma’s highly skilled therapists will custom tailor a treatment plan suited to your interests and health needs. Highlights of the eight-day, seven-night package include:
• Wellness Consultation – Complete Aroma’s wellness questionnaire before sitting down with a specially trained Mayan healer for a thirty minute diagnostic session to develop a comprehensive treatment plan to address your ailments and meet your needs.
• Series of Three Spa Treatments – Following the initial consultation, your therapist will present their best recommendations for your treatment plan. Examples might include:
Energizing Chocolate Massage – A delicious and relaxing treat, children can actually eat the chocolate during this endorphin releasing massage that helps to relax the nervous system and nourish the skin.
For Pregnant Women:
Janzu – An all-encompassing aquatic experience, during which the mother-to-be enters a flotation state similar to her baby’s, as both mother and child are lulled in a gentle massage. The treatment helps to relieve pain in the lower back and eliminates fluid retention and swelling in the extremities.
For Sciatica Pain:
Therapeutic Massage – An “off the menu” experience, each therapeutic massage is designed to address your specific needs. For a sciatica session, your therapist will perform a tension releasing shiatsu massage and guide your body through a series of stretches to relax the muscles and tendons involved.
• Luxury Accommodations – After spa sessions, unwind in a garden or sea view suite. Each room features furnishings crafted from native hardwoods, twelve-foot high ceilings, mahogany louvered doors, and views of either the tropical gardens or Caribbean. Garden view suites each have a private plunge pool.
Rates are based on double occupancy and start at $4,269 for a Garden Suite and $5,389 for a Sea View Suite. The package includes round trip transfer to and from the Cancun International Airport and daily breakfast.
Hotel Essencia, 877-528-3490o, www.hotelesencia.com