Escape Holiday Stress with New Luxury Spa

Kim Costa Just in time for the winter travel season, the Barcelo Maya Beach Resort in Mexico will open its luxury designed spa. The all-inclusive resort’s new spa is garnished with Mayan influenced architecture and equipped with European-style spa services. Opening this month, the spa is situated in

By: Kim Costa

Just in time for the winter travel season, the Barcelo Maya Beach Resort in Mexico will open its luxury designed spa. The all-inclusive resort’s new spa is garnished with Mayan influenced architecture and equipped with European-style spa services.

Opening this month, the spa is situated in the garden area of the complex, and treatment services include Swedish- and Mayan-style massage, couples massage, flotation therapy, hydrotherapy and Vichy showers. Clients can also enjoy the Mayan temazal lodge a traditional Indian sweat lodge as well as eight outdoor cabins for tropical massages and full beauty services, such as facials, manicures, pedicures and hairstyling. In addition, a resting area allows clients to relax near an indoor waterfall overlooking the gardens.

The resort is also planning to offer spa packages in 2007.

For guests looking to break a sweat, adjacent to the spa is an expanded fitness center with new cardiovascular equipment, such as stairmasters, elliptical trainers and an Ultratile floor designed for cushioning. The existing fitness center will now house the weight and fitness room.

The Barcelo Maya Beach Resort encompasses more than a mile of Caribbean beach protected by a natural coral reef and is surrounded by a 500,000 square meter nature park. It is less than 50 miles from the Cancun International Airport and in close proximity to the ancient Mayan ruins of Tulum.

The resort is comprised of four all-inclusive hotels that collectively offer nearly 2,000 guestrooms: the Premium Level Barcelo Maya Tropical and Colonial Beach Hotels, as well as the upscale Barcelo Maya Beach and Caribe hotels. All four hotels offer guestrooms influenced by both classical and new-age Mayan architecture with a private terrace or balcony, air conditioning with individual climate control, in-room safes, ceiling fans, a coffeemaker, bathrobes, a complimentary mini-bar and satellite TV.

800-227-2356
www.barcelo.com

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