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The Magazine for spa and wellness in Mexico, the Caribbean and Latin America

A Spa Experience: QC NY, New York, USA

Just a five-minute ferry ride from the south terminal in Manhattan takes you across the water where the East River meets the Hudson. Enjoy views of the Statue of Liberty before arriving on Governors Island; this former military and coast guard base was transformed into a public space in 2005 and has welcomed guests attending […]

A Spa Experience: Spa Natural Center, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

Spa Natural Center

Celebrating over 20 years in business, having opened in 2002, Spa Natural Center has positioned itself as a leader in the Dominican Republic in the field of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and offers a range of holistic therapies. With indoor treatment rooms, garden palapas and beachfront cabañas, guests can select their ideal setting to enjoy […]

A Spa Experience: Chablé Spa, Chablé Maroma, Riviera Maya, Mexico

Chable Maroma

In the boutique resort of Chablé Maroma, Chablé Spa offers guests a holistic wellness experience. An on-arrival aromatherapy spritz to welcome guests to the beautifully decorated reception area before a short Mayan cleansing ritual utilizing copal smoke and the powerful sound of the conch shell used as a horn. A steam room chamber made of […]

A Spa Experience: Zentropia Spa Grand Palladium Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

Zentropia Spa, Grand Palladium

Zentropia Spa at Grand Palladium Punta Cana offers guests a wellness experience that can be enjoyed for hours. A serene reception area welcomes guests before they are guided to the changing areas and out to the open air hydrothermal ‘playground’ spanning almost 14,800 square feet. With a multitude of experiences, guests should be sure to […]

A Spa Experience: The Spa, Waldorf Astoria Panama, Panama

Waldorf Astoria Panama

In this bustling capital city, surrounded by high rise buildings, The Spa at Waldorf Astoria Panama provides a welcome escape offering serenity and calm to its guests looking for rejuvenation and wellbeing. A terrace with pool and Jacuzzi provides an outdoor relaxation space, which is beautifully lit in the evenings with hues of pink and […]

Interview with Alberto Cortina, Founder of Vitalí Spa

IntraSpa

How was the concept of IntraSpa born and how did you integrate it into Vitalí Spa? The IntraSpa concept arose from 12 years of experience as a spa, which allowed us to understand what guests are looking for. Before becoming an IntraSpa, we only looked at human beings partially, seeing just symptoms (stress, depression, sadness, […]

A Spa Experience: The Royal Spa, Royalton Antigua

Royalton Antigua, located on the outskirts of the quiet village of Five Islands, Antigua is home to The Royal Spa. The spa journey begins the moment guests arrive at the spa, with staff offering a warm welcome, ensuring guests feel like royalty. The spa’s hydrotherapy circuit features an extensive array of facilities including sauna, steam […]

A Spa Experience: Eforea Spa, Hilton Los Cabos, Mexico

The Hilton Los Cabos sits upon one of the most impressive stretches of beach in the region of Los Cabos. With powerful crashing waves and bright teal-turquoise water, the views are nothing short of spectacular and the resort provides frequent opportunities to enjoy the panorama having created day cabañas, dining experiences, yoga and sound healing […]

A Spa Experience: ŌME Spa, The Reef Playacar, Riviera Maya, Mexico

Tucked into a narrow stretch of ocean front beach in the Playacar, on the outskirts of Playa del Carmen, Mexico, the Reef Playacar merges the cool jungle with the sunny beach. Once meandering through the property, the tall trees and thick foliage towering overhead provide shade and cool, creating the feeling of being ensconced in […]

Spa Experience: U-Spa, Barceló Bávaro Grand Resort, Dominican Republic

Barceló Bávaro Grand Resort is situated on an acclaimed stretch of beach in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. A highlight of the large resort, which caters to families in addition to offering a separate adult-only resort area is U-Spa. Upon entering, guests are greeted and guided to separate changing areas which include the thermal facilities of […]

Selecting Massage Beds for your Spa

The massage bed is a wellness icon; the fundamental tool for therapists. For this reason, before purchasing, it is important to consider all aspects of the environment in which it will be used and the space that the therapist will need to move around during treatments. In general, length ranges from 180-195cm, while the width […]