Enjoy Serenity in Mexico

Vacation should be all about relaxation and recuperation, a chance to unwind from the daily grind. But sometimes, life just doesn’t seem to know when to take a break. That’s where our resorts come in. We’ve got you covered when it comes to taking time for yourself, so you can leave your stress at home and bask in the serenity of our resort destinations in Puerto Vallarta, Riviera Nayarit, Los Cabos, the Islands of Loreto, and Cancun. With stunning beaches, sparkling waters, and endless sunshine, Mexico is the perfect destination for anyone looking to kick back and let their worries fade away. Here’s a rundown of some of the best relaxing activities you can enjoy when visiting our resorts. 

Puerto Vallarta 

Visit The Bay Breeze Spa 

The Bay Breeze Spa at Villa del Palmar Puerto Vallarta offers a luxurious spa experience with innovative techniques, including massage cabins, a relaxation lounge, and beauty salon. Inspired by the sea, the spa menu features a range of treatments to balance and rejuvenate the body. Among the suggested treatments are the Deep Cleansing Facial, a customized facial for men and women that cleanses the skin and pores; the Radiance Coconut Body Scrub, a gentle exfoliant that hydrates the skin and removes dead skin cells; and the Holistic Experience, a full-body massage that reduces muscle stiffness and improves blood circulation. The spa’s outdoor cabanas provide a relaxing atmosphere where gentle bay breezes brush your body, creating a truly soothing experience. Whether you’re looking to invigorate or relax, the Bay Breeze Spa has something to offer. 

Las Caletas

The Las Caletas Tour in Puerto Vallarta takes visitors on a scenic boat ride to a secluded beach that can only be accessed by boat. The tour offers a variety of activities, including kayaking, snorkeling, paddle boarding, nature walks, and hands-on experiences such as clay modeling, mezcal tasting, and cooking classes. The tour is customizable, allowing visitors to choose between relaxing in hammocks or embarking on exciting adventures. Las Caletas was originally discovered by the film director John Huston, who made it his private home for many years. The tour includes amenities such as a gourmet lunch, an open bar, a kids’ adventure park, and a nature tour. Please ask your Member Services of Pre-Arrival agent for more information or to book. 

Visit the Botanical Gardens

The Vallarta Botanical Gardens is a beautiful 300-acre nature preserve that showcases a diverse collection of plants from Mexico and around the world. Visitors can take a leisurely stroll through the gardens and enjoy the peaceful surroundings while taking in the colorful blooms and lush greenery. The garden also features several walking trails, waterfalls, and a river that runs through it, providing plenty of opportunities for relaxation and immersion in nature. Additionally, the garden has a restaurant serving fresh local cuisine, as well as a gift shop where visitors can purchase souvenirs and plants to take home. 

Riviera Nayarit 

Rejuvenate at the Tatewari Spa 

Villa del Palmar Flamingos’ Tatewari Spa in the Riviera Nayarit is an award-winning 17,000 square foot sanctuary for members and guests seeking relaxation and rejuvenation. The spa boasts 14 treatment cabins, a VIP suite, a hydrotherapy circuit with sauna and steam room, and a full-service beauty salon. The spa offers several must-try services, including the Detox Ritual, which involves a Diamond Well Living Natura Bisse body mask and exfoliation, followed by a facial to detoxify the body and release tension. Another service is the Hot Stone Massage, a full-body massage with hot stones in both face up and face down positions. Finally, couples can enjoy the My Other Half package, which is a 50-minute massage complemented by chocolate-covered strawberries and a bottle of sparkling wine. Whether you are seeking complete detoxification or just some relaxation with your partner, the Tatewari Spa has something to offer for everyone. 

Hike Monkey Mountain

Hiking to Cerro del Mono, or Monkey Mountain, is a must-try activity. Not only will you get unobstructed views of the stunning Banderas Bay, Punta Mita, and Sayulita, but you’ll also have the opportunity to immerse yourself in nature and learn about the natural landscape from an experienced guide. Spending time outdoors in nature is a great way to clear your mind and relax, and the Monkey Mountain hike provides a challenging and rewarding experience that will leave you feeling invigorated. It’s important to hire a guide for this hike, especially in the wet season, as the trail can be technical at times. Additionally, arranging transportation in advance is crucial as taxis are not readily available in the area, and the hike crosses private property, making a guide a wise investment.  

 Sound Bath Meditation 

A sound bath is a healing practice that involves the use of crystal singing bowls, guided meditation, and a room full of participants lying on yoga mats. The experience aims to promote relaxation and rejuvenation by immersing participants in sound vibrations that stimulate the body’s natural healing mechanisms. Many local yoga and meditation studios offer sound bath and meditation classes, where people can gather to unwind and destress. As the soothing sounds of the crystal singing bowls fill the room, participants are encouraged to let go of their thoughts and simply be present in the moment. This practice offers a unique opportunity to connect with oneself and experience the power of sound in promoting inner peace and well-being. 


Unwind at the Village Spa

The Village Spa at Villa del Palmar Cancun is a luxurious spa featuring private huts shaded by palm trees. The spa boasts  individual treatment cabins and couple cabins, as well as a hydrotherapy circuit complete with a steam room. Among the spa’s popular treatments is the Binary Premium by RÖS’S, a high-tech facial that uses capacitive and resistive diathermy to send mild electric currents through the skin. This process stimulates skin and muscle recovery, targeting laughter lines, wrinkles, sagging skin, and bags under the eyes. The result is a restored, rejuvenated, and refreshed complexion. Another sought-after treatment is the Sats Shiatsu- Thai Massage, which uses ancient techniques to apply acute finger pressure on specific points of the body’s meridian lines. This holistic therapy reestablishes the energy flow of vital organs and main chakras in the body, offering numerous benefits including preventing and treating backaches, muscle spasms, migraine, and anxiety. The Mystical Mayan Elements is also an exceptional treatment designed to provide outstanding lifting effects, reduce wrinkles and expression lines, and improve skin elasticity and tone through intensive hydration and nourishment. Overall, the Village Spa at Villa del Palmar Cancun offers an exceptional spa experience for those seeking relaxation and rejuvenation. 

 Visit Cenote Caracol in Tulum 

Cenote Caracol is a stunning natural wonder that promises a relaxing and otherworldly experience. Located just two hours away (80 miles)  from Villa del Palmar Cancun, this beautiful cenote features a cave and pool complex that will take your breath away. Upon arrival, visitors are transported to a different world as they marvel at the pools of spring water inside the caves reflecting the hanging stalactites. The best part is that Cenote Caracol is still a hidden gem, so it’s an excellent opportunity to escape from the crowds and unwind in a tranquil environment. Visitors can rent a car and drive themselves or join an organized tour to get to the cenote. Although the entrance fee can be steep, starting at 500 pesos, it is worth it for the unique and rejuvenating experience that awaits. Cenote Caracol is a must-visit destination for those seeking a relaxing day trip.  

Yoga on the Pier

Start your day on a yogi-style note all without leaving the comfort of the resort. Villa del Palmar Cancun’s morning yoga classes are led by an expert instructor who caters to all levels of experience. These hour-long sessions take place in the mornings on the pier next to the beach, offering a serene and tranquil setting for guests to connect with their mind and body (schedule subject to change). The transformative yoga experience overlooks the stunning Caribbean Sea, starting with gentle stretches followed by synchronizing postures with the breath, all guided by a motivational instructor. Suitable for both beginners and experienced yogis, the resort provides the mats, and all guests need to bring is their sports clothing and a bottle of water to stay hydrated. To fully enjoy the experience, we recommend having an early breakfast and avoiding a full stomach. Join us for an unforgettable yoga practice in this serene and picturesque setting. 

Los Cabos 

Indulge in a Luxury Spa Experience

Azul Wellness Spa Center at Villa La Valencia Beach Resort & Spa Los Cabos and The Desert Spa at Villa del Palmar and Villa del Arco Cabo San Lucas are two of the most luxurious spas offered in Cabo. Azul Wellness Spa Center is an award-winning spa with an array of spa facilities, including individual cabins and couple’s cabins, beauty services in its salon, a hydrotherapy circuit with a vitality pool, and a zen area for relaxation. Here, guests can indulge in custom spa treatments, signature experiences, and skincare rituals. For instance, the Total Well-Being signature experience pampers you from head-to-toe, providing you with the most blissful two hours of your life. Meanwhile, the Vitamin C Facial skincare ritual restores your natural glow, providing many benefits for your face, including sun damage protection, collagen production stimulation, and improved firmness and elasticity.  

On the other hand, The Desert Spa is a European-inspired spa with 31,000 square feet of space, 17 treatment rooms, a hydrotherapy area, and a full-service beauty salon. Guests can enjoy top spa treatments such as the Baja Bliss Facial, a deep cleansing facial that smooths and refines the skin’s surface, and the Deep Tissue Massage, a vigorous massage that provides relief for chronic aches and pains. Couples can also enjoy the ultimate romantic experience, Azucar para Dos, a couple’s treatment that includes a sweet body scrub, full body exfoliation, and a delightful side-by-side massage. At these world-class spas, guests can rejuvenate and be pampered like never before. 

Visit El Arco 

Take a boat tour to this iconic rock formation, where you can see sea lions and other marine life up close. El Arco also known as “the Arches” rises from the sea at the tip of the Baja California Sur Peninsula. It is a must-visit attraction where the Pacific Ocean meets the Sea of Cortez, also known as the “End of the Earth”. Taking a boat tour to this iconic rock formation can be a relaxing activity where you can enjoy the beautiful scenery and see sea lions and other marine life up close. You can choose from different types of boats to get to this place and enjoy the colonies of sea lions. You can also practice water activities such as paddle boarding. Don’t forget to bring your camera to capture stunning photos.  

Take an ATV Ride Through the Desert or Near the Beach 

Embarking on a Polaris ATV ride through the desert in Baja California or by the beach can be both exhilarating and relaxing at the same time. You’ll get to explore the diverse terrain at your own pace, taking in the stunning landscapes and breathtaking views. As you drive through the desert, you’ll feel the wind in your hair and the sun on your face, experiencing a sense of freedom and adventure. Plus, with photographers available to capture your experience, you can sit back and enjoy the ride without worrying about taking pictures. It’s a perfect activity for those who want to unwind while still enjoying a thrilling adventure. Speak with your Member Services or your Pre-Arrival agent for more information about the different tours.  

Islands of Loreto 

Indulge in Spa Treatments at the Sabila Spa

The Sabila Spa at Villa del Palmar at the Islands of Loreto is a globally recognized sanctuary for spa enthusiasts. Its serene environment and extensive range of therapeutic treatments make it an ideal place to enjoy a luxurious spa experience during your serene vacation in Mexico. Two of the recommended treatments include the Magnesium Treatment & Massage and Acupuncture. The Magnesium Treatment & Massage is a full-body treatment designed to invigorate and refresh you, starting with an application of magnesium oil on your skin followed by an Epsom salt bath, scalp massage, and full-body hydrating massage using organic coconut oil. On the other hand, acupuncture is a traditional Chinese medicine technique that is gaining popularity for promoting overall wellness and relaxation. Sabila Spa’s acupuncture treatment is a 50-minute session performed by an experienced practitioner who can customize the treatment to your needs. Indulge in some much-needed self-care with Sabila Spa’s top recommended spa services. 

Experience LED Paddle Boarding at Night

Experience the beauty of the night sky while paddle boarding with Villa del Palmar’s Twilight Paddle Boarding tour. This unique activity allows members and guests to paddle under the stars and the moonlight, a truly unforgettable experience. The tour includes head lanterns, flashlights, and life jackets, making it a safe and enjoyable experience for everyone over the age of 10.Members and guests don’t need to leave the resort to participate in this tour, as it takes place on-site. With an experienced guide leading the way, members and guests can paddle at their own pace and take in the stunning scenery of the nighttime sea. Ask your Member Services or Pre-Arrival agent about booking this tour. 

Enjoy a Secluded Beach Picnic

Ensenada Blanca, a serene and tranquil beach located right in front of Villa del Palmar at the Islands of Loreto, offers a perfect secluded beach experience for couples or anyone seeking a peaceful retreat. Members and guests can spend the day relaxing on the beach and indulging in a delicious picnic with a basket of food and drinks. The beach’s calm waters and shaded palms provide a serene ambiance, perfect for unwinding. From the beach, you can enjoy breathtaking views of Danzante Island and other majestic volcanic islands rising out of the sea. Ensenada Blanca is also an excellent spot for snorkeling in crystal-clear waters teeming with tropical fish. The resort staff can provide directions for members and guests to access this stunning beach. 

Whether you’re looking for a spa day, a beach picnic, or a boat tour, our resort destinations have something for everyone. Ask your Member Services or your Pre-Arrival agent for help booking any of the activities mentioned above or for more information. So pack your bags, leave your worries behind, and get ready to relax and recharge in beautiful Mexico!  


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