There are more than 30 Cancun spa resorts, but not all of them have true pre-Columbian style. Following ancient Mayan traditions still practiced in local communities, with the help of natural elements such as relaxing aromatic oil and medicinal herbs, Mayan massages are an unbeatable way to relax during your visit to the city. Here’s our list of the best Mayan spas in Cancun.
This is a unique spa situated in the middle of the Mayan jungle. Its main attraction is a temazcal (ancient Aztec Náhuatl word meaning “house of steam”) made of sandstone and 52 volcanic stones. Through sounds and meditations, temazcal encourages a direct contact with nature: a symbolic expression of the link between body, soul and mother earth. Forget your smartphone, this is a wonderful experience not to be missed.