Recognizing mothers for all that they do, the AAA Five-Diamond
Paraiso de la Bonita has taken the tribute a step further by making
Mother’s Day every day. The seaside resort has introduced a
three-night Mother & Daughter Time package available through
Dec. 18 that’s highlighted by thalasso spa treatments, a
chauffeured shopping excursion, afternoon tea in lush tropical
gardens with birdsong serenades, and spa manicures and pedicures
while sipping champagne. Moms and their female offspring can escape
together from $3,189 based on double occupancy, plus 12 percent tax
and 10 percent service charge.
“Multi-generational travel is a trend that is here to stay, and
our new Mother & Daughter package highlights the appeal of
luxury seaside spa resorts for mother-daughter bonding,” said Dawn
Mackinnon, director of sales and marketing. “Paraiso de la Bonita
wanted to offer mothers and daughters the opportunity to reconnect
and maintain close relationships while doing all the fun things
girls enjoy, such as spa treatments, shopping trips and afternoon
Mother & Daughter Time includes marine body treatments
(choice of facial or massage) at the resort's renowned Thalasso
Center & Spa; spa manicure/pedicure for two, accompanied by
champagne and strawberries; chauffeured shopping excursion to Playa
del Carmen or Cancun for unique arts, crafts, jewelry, fashion and
home design; a three-course dinner at La Canoa, known for its
fusion of warm-weather cuisines, or at the oceanside Chiringuito
with its grilled meats and authentic Mexican stews; full breakfast
each morning; and suite accommodations. Decorated with unusual
treasures collected from around the world by the resort's owners,
all suites feature oversized glass and marble bathrooms, and
private terraces with serene views of the Caribbean Sea.
Mothers and daughters are also welcomed with gifts that include
a bottle of tequila, handmade beach bag and full-sized Bulgari bath
amenities. The resort's private transportation chauffeurs them to
and from the airport in Cancun. Afternoon tea with finger
sandwiches is presented daily as a complimentary treat and the
resort serves an endless supply of gourmet Iced Tea of the Day.
“Paraiso is perfect for mothers and daughters because it ties
together the fabulous beach and location of Mexico's Riviera Maya,
celebrity cache, Mexico's first Thalasso spa and progressive
anti-age center and first-class dining and accommodations,”
Created by Gosselin in homage to his wife, Elisa, the 14-acre
beachfront Paraiso de la Bonita is known for its dramatic
architecture, striking use of color and suites decorated with
treasures sourced by the Gosselins during their world travels.
Suites are named after geographic inspirations such as Antigua,
Jaipur, KwaZulu and Marbella. The resort is a member of The Leading
Small Hotels of the World.
The highlight of a luxury getaway at Paraiso de la Bonita is its
22,000-square-foot Thalasso Center & Spa, the only certified
thalassotherapy spa in Mexico. The facility combines unique
therapies with ancient traditions and modern health science.
Founded on the belief that the ocean is the source of all life,
thalassotherapy utilizes seawater, marine algae and marine mud in
This Mexico resort spa also offers a beachside exercise center,
fitness classes, yoga and a large saltwater hydrotherapy pool for
treatments or for just lounging around and enjoying the surrounding
scenery. Guests can also experience the Mayan healing ceremony of
the Temazcal. This ancient ritual with traditional steam and herbal
essences is held with a Shaman who guides participants through the
various stages of the unforgettable experience.
Thalassotherapy is mainly recommended for preventative health
treatments, physical and emotional exhaustion, depression, obesity,
cellulite, rheumatism, peripheral circulatory problems, recovery
from surgery or illness, ear/nose/throat conditions and dental
Popular treatments featured in the Mother & Daughter Time
package are the Marine Aquarelle Facial, Micro-Blasted Seaweed
Facial, Lymphatic Drainage Massage and Hot Stones Holistic Massage.
The facility also includes an exercise center, large saltwater
hydrotherapy pool and fitness and yoga classes.