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5 Luxurious Spa Resorts In The Mexican Caribbean

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As we have all come to learn more than ever these past 18 months, the condition of our health and wellness is extremely important. Through all the stresses of life we need to take the time to rest, recharge and re-align. What better place to do that then in a magical and tropical “far away land” like the Mexican Caribbean? The deliciously warm weather, the breath taking views and beaches, the loving family style culture, the soul food and – the luxurious spas create the ideal environment to treat yourself to some well deserved TLC.

Here are 5 luxurious spa resorts in the Mexican Caribbean to go to rest and recharge.

Banyan Tree Spa Mayakoba

This place looks unreal! If you’re looking for private, high-class luxury this is definitely a place to check out. Banyan Tree is known for their classy way of tying together Mexican and Asian style traditions and for their breathtaking villas. They even have a spa style pool villa which has its own private outdoor spa balcony with two side by side massage tables, an outdoor jetted bath with a stand up shower, a private heated swimming pool and so much more! They proudly operate in a more sustainable way to help preserve the land.

Address: Carretera Federal Chetumal-Puerto Juárez KM 298 Riviera Maya, 77710 Playa del Carmen, Q.R., Mexico

Courtesy of The Banyan Tree Spa Mayakoba

Andaz Mayakoba Resort Riviera Maya

Located in the Mayakoba resort community north of Playa del Carmen, Andaz Mayakoba Resort features 214 guest rooms (including 41 luxury suites) and three outdoor pools. It features a 10,000 square foot spa called “Naum” that practice many Ancient Mayan healing traditions and rituals which claim to pay homage to yourself and the Mayan gods that brought you there.

Address: Carretera Federal, Carr. Cancún – Tulum Km. 298, Solidaridad, 77710 Playa del Carmen, Q.R., Mexico

The Viceroy Riviera Maya

For those looking for the crème de la crème of unadulterated luxury – Book the “Soaring into Serenity” package with the Viceroy Riviera Maya. When booking this insane package, you’ll find yourself quite literally soaring on a private jet to Cancun to enjoy 1 of 41 stand-alone Viceroy villas in a secluded area that will make you feel like you’re the only person (or couple) on this planet! On site is a resident Shaman who comes from a family line of Mayan Shamans from the Yucatan village of X-pichil, who tends to an on site garden (Jardin Pak’al) of healing plants and is also available for 1:1 healing practices. Their spa Wayak has a very extensive menu that includes typical massage therapy as well as a number of Ancient Mayan healing treatments. Check this place out!

Address: Carretera Federal, Carr. Cancún – Tulum Km. 298, Solidaridad, 77710 Playa del Carmen, Q.R., Mexico

Courtesy of Wayak Spa at The Viceroy Riviera Maya

Grand Hyatt Playa del Carmen


Located on Mamitas Beach, Grand Hyatt Playa del Carmen is situated in the heart of Playa del Carmen, not far from this resort town’s famous 5th Avenue. They have a smaller but intimate 6,000 square foot spa named after the natural water features that are sacred to the indigenous people – The Cenote Spa is a calming sanctuary where you can enjoy an obsidian hot stone massage and many treats and treatments with Mexican plant extracts like aloe and cacao.

Address: 1A Avenida Esquina Calle 26, Centro, 77710 Playa del Carmen, Q.R., Mexico

Courtesy of The Grand Hyatt Playa del Carmen

Rosewood Mayakoba

Brilliantly built along winding lagoons and a mile‐long arc of pristine crystalline beach, Rosewood Mayakoba is last but definitely not least on this list. A palapa-roofed boat brings you to your room’s private dock where you can then enjoy the luxurious and beautifully designed suite. Rosewood’s 17,000-square-foot Sense Spa is designed pretty much like a retreat-within-a-retreat, where guests journey across a bridge to reach the private spa island. Wooden walkways lead to a limestone cenote and a swimming pool. There are separate spa facilities for men and women that include therapeutic plunge pools, steam grottos, saunas and different types of showers. They even have a junior spa menu for the little loves in our family to get pampered too.

Address: Carretera Federal Cancún-Playa del Carmen Km. 298, 77710 Playa del Carmen, Q.R., Mexico

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