A little “me” time can be the key to meetings productivity.
Personal time for relaxation sits at the heart of every incentive. And Mexico aims to please. Mexico’s spas are among the best in the world, winning accolades from Conde Nast Traveler, Travel+Leisure, Travelers Choice and many others.
Mexican Caribbean Serenity
Named “Best Spa in the World” by Virtuoso, groups of all sizes find bliss at the Grand Velas Riviera Maya, the region’s largest spa at nearly 90,000-sf and 40 treatment suites. Treatments are inspired by world cultures and range from Mayan jade facials to Hindu Abyanga massages.
The signature Riviera Maya Water Journey features waterfalls, water bubble beds, a clay room and other heavenly experiences. All this, coupled with the Life Fitness Center; yoga, Pilates and other classes and a beauty salon, makes it excellent for large programs.
The Fiesta Americana Grand Coral Beach Cancun Gem Spa is another favorite for large, high-end groups. Textured woods and black granite define its 40,000-sf and 26 treatment rooms, including two spa master suites that are equipped with hydro massage tubs and chromo therapy, VIP treatment rooms, Shiatsu and Thai massage rooms and the enormous Sensations pool overlooking Nichupte Lagoon.
The 10-room Kinan Spa at the Maroma Resort & Spa by Orient Express was named in 2013 as the No. 1 spa in Mexico and the Caribbean by Conde Nast Traveler. The spa incorporates Mayan healing practices including homegrown herbs and plants into every aspect. Each treatment room is directionally aligned for maximum energy flow. The Mayan Temazcal steam ceremony is performed by a shaman.
The Remede Spa at the five-diamond St. Regis Punta Mita on the Riviera Nayarit invites relaxation through plunge pools, gardens and 10 treatment rooms include Vichy rooms, couples rooms and a luxury spa suite.
Thirteen residential-sized spa pavilions, each with a beautifully landscaped garden courtyard with an outdoor daybed and soaking tub, create a unique escape at the One & Only Palmilla in Los Cabos. Pampered guests choose holistic treatments from the Aztec Aromatic Ritual to Watsu workouts.
Pure luxury defines the Spa at Las Ventanas at the five-diamond Las Ventanas al Paraiso. Treatments inspired by the four elements soothe and invigorate guests in eight indoor/outdoor rooms with private terraces, couples cabanas and three luxury spa suites. A solarium, beauty salon, state-of-the-art fitness facilities with personal trainers, as well as yoga and Pilates instructors await guests.
Be sure to check out page 38 of the 2014 Mexico Meeting & Incentive Planner for the complete “Corporate Spa Days” article.