Wellness Retreat: Pathways to real change, Cartesiano Urban Wellness Center, Mexico

An innovative new style of wellness retreat launched recently at Cartesiano Urban Wellness Center, situated in the historical city of Puebla, Mexico. The ‘pathways to real change’ wellness program pairs health and wellness coaching from Mayo Clinic certified coaches with a 360-degree wellness program encompassing mental wellness focused nutrition, mindful movement, sound healing, breathwork, spa […]

A Spa Experience: Nuup Spa, Atelier Playa Mujeres

North of Cancun, in the exclusive reserve of Playa Mujeres, sits Atelier Playa Mujeres, a stylish adults-only all-inclusive resort. Under the same hotel group, Estudio Playa Mujeres, its family-friendly, sister resort can be found alongside. Nuup Spa boasts extensive hydrotherapy facilities with a sauna, steam room, cold plunge, Jacuzzi, and experience showers, all separated for […]

A Wellness Retreat: Respira Tu Amor

respira tu amor

Respira Tu Amor wellness retreats engage ancient, powerful tools to connect spiritual energy. This jungle-based weekend retreat offers an introduction to the three modalities of breathwork, tantra, and yoga. After an initial introduction to Mariposa, our facilitator, we commenced with a yoga practice to encourage energy flow through the spine, balancing the chakras. The participants […]

A Spa Experience: Las Hadas by Brisas, México

Las Hadas by Brisas

Nestled in Santiago’s Bay in the port city of Manzanillo, the Arabian architecture and marble floors at Las Hadas by Brisas invoke a sense of being in a quaint town with upscale boutiques, plazas and picturesque alleyways, all part of the hotel grounds. With indoor hydrotherapy facilities that include a sauna, steam room and Jacuzzi, […]

A Wellness Retreat: Cartesiano Urban Wellness Center, Mexico

Cartesiano Urban Wellness Center

Cartesiano Urban Wellness Center aims to touch the soul of every guest that invests their time in the personalized retreat programs of 4, 7, 14 and 21 nights. Making waves in the wellness industry with the new direction it has taken since reopening, Cartesiano, a unique luxury all-inclusive wellness center, the first of its kind […]

Spa Experience: Away Spa at W Punta de Mita

Away Spa W Punta de Mita

Located between the jungle and the sea of the Riviera Nayarit, W Punta de Mita surprises you on arrival with a stunning mosaic pathway created using 751,184 tiles incorporating Huichol icons such as eagles, snakes and the eye of God. The mosaic begins at the lobby and continues through the resort to a viewpoint overlooking the sea. It represents the path of life, rising and falling, until the soul transcends to the next life in front of the Huichol goddess of the sea, Haramara.

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.

A Spa Experience: Mayan Clay Spa – Bathhouse

Mayan Clay Bathhouse

Tucked away in the small ‘pueblo’ of Macario Gomez, on the road between the beach town of Tulum, Riviera Maya and the magical Mayan ruins of Coba, you will find a unique spa and wellness experience, truly like no other. The Mayan Clay Bathhouse Villa and grounds are a secluded sanctuary where guests are invited to enjoy a wellness journey spanning three hours. Guests are welcomed to the property with the warm smell of copal incense, a tree resin sacred to the Mayan people said to cleanse the aura in addition to negative energy.

A Spa Experience: Secrets Spa by Pevonia, Secrets Vallarta Bay, Puerto Vallarta

Secrets Spa by Pevonia

Situated on the golden beaches of the Pacific Coast within walking distance of the famous El Malecon boardwalk, spanning over 13,000 square meters, the magnificent Secrets Spa by Pevonia offers a variety of treatments, including a range of facial treatments, massages, body wraps. The reception area creates a cozy atmosphere adjacent to the salon for the hair styling, beauty treatments and a hidden lounge perfect for brides to be.

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.

Spa Experience: Zentropia Wellness & Spa, Grand Palladium Costa Mujeres Resort & Spa

Grand Palladium Costa Mujeres

Costa Mujeres, an exquisite stretch of coastline north of Cancun, is home to some expansive and impressive resorts offering ample space and unspoilt, white sand beaches. The Grand Palladium Costa Mujeres, and its sister resort TRS Coral Hotel, open to adults only, offer treatments and experiences at Zentropia Wellness & Spa which spans over 4700 square meters.