Wellness Living Communities

Wellness Communities

La Ecovilla includes permaculture gardens, fiber-optic internet, clean drinking water, and a community-owned alternative school. Located on the beautiful Rio Machuca, and surrounded by many old-growth trees and is a wildlife corridor of great value. The sewage and black water are processed in a biomass digester that produces methane gas that the community plans to bottle as fuel for the communal kitchen stoves.

World Travel Awards 2020 winners

World Travel Awards

World Travel Awards – the global initiative to recognize and reward excellence in travel and tourism – has unveiled the 2020 winners of its World categories.

Spas with Sustainable Initiatives: Tabacon Thermal Resort & Spa

Sustainability is an integral part of the Tabacón philosophy. Our strategy is based on our internal conviction to safeguard the future. Our projects include the protection of our thermal springs and renewable energy, we feature an installation of 836 solar panels in our buildings.

CBD

CBD in Latin America

CBD across the region of Mexico, the Caribbean and Latin America:

Connecting with Nature

With a rustic-chic design inspired by traditional Andean architecture, Mayu Spa, meaning ‘Río’ in Quechua – an indigenous language, reflects the authenticity of Inkaterra Hacienda Urubamba, in the Sacred Valley of the Incas (Cusco).

Authentic turkish hammam experience at Four Seasons Costa Rica

The Four Seasons Costa Rica at Peninsula Papagayo’s hammam – a genuine experience of body cleaning from head to feet inspired by Turkish and Moroccan hammam – opened its doors to guests late 2018. Personalized training was provided by ALaTurca sisters, Guniz Gonen-Alkan and Sultan Gonen-Griffin.

Spas Going Plastic Free

“We have eliminated plastic sheets from our body treatments; we perform the services directly on sheets or towels. This represents for us a saving of about 15% of the cost of treatment.” -Katia Kano,Spa Manager

Six Senses to open their first resort in Central America

Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas brings its sustainable and ultra-luxury footprint to Central America as it teams up with The Canyon Group to announce the development of Six Senses Papagayo. It offers a new adventure for those seeking love of life and health in a private, eco-conscious and away-from-it-all destination.

World Wellness Weekend 2018 in Latin America

“The second World Wellness Weekend (W3) fueled the creativity of hospitality, spa and wellness professionals in 88 countries to catch the attention of the media and inspire millions of people to try new fun activities. 40 associations and federations supported this global wellness event.” said Jean-Guy de Gabriac, founder of W3.

New W Costa Rica – Reserva Conchal debuts with its first Away Spa Bar

W Hotels Worldwide, part of Marriott International, Inc., announced the opening of W Costa Rica – Reserva Conchal, the first W hotel in the country. The highly anticipated opening of W Costa Rica brings an exciting new energy to the nation’s tropical hotel scene, offering guests and locals alike the chance to soak in the iconic W lifestyle. In addition to being the second W hotel to open in Central America this year (following W Panama), W Costa Rica is also the newest W Escape, the brand’s unique spin on the traditional resort experience – zip line and all.

Spa & Wellness MexiCaribe 2018 Sustainability Award

Spa & Wellness MexiCaribe premia al resort de México, el Caribe y América Latina más enfocado en las prácticas sostenibles, incluida la reducción de desechos plásticos.

Patrocinados por VOYA

Spa & Wellness MexiCaribe awards a resort from Mexico, the Caribbean and Latin America focused on sustainable practices including the reduction of plastic waste.

Sponsored by VOYA

Costa Rica, Emerging Travel Destination For Innovative Wellness Therapies

CostaRicaTherapy

Travelers in search of innovative wellness therapies that promote a sense of wellbeing and vitality should consider Costa Rica as their next travel destination, as many have already discovered. Costa Rica is the perfect setting for detoxification from stress and the daily grind and now offers visitors’ inventive opportunities that extend beyond classic spa services and traditional yoga retreats.