Treat Yourself! 5 Out-of-this-World (and Out-of-the-Ordinary) Spa Treatments
It’s time to treat yourself. Barceló Aruba, Royal Hideaway Playacar, Occidental Cozumel, Barceló Bávaro Grand Resort and Barceló Maya Grand Resort are all home to wondrous wellness centers and spas.
It’s time to treat yourself. Barceló Aruba, Royal Hideaway Playacar, Occidental Cozumel, Barceló Bávaro Grand Resort and Barceló Maya Grand Resort are all home to wondrous wellness centers and spas. During your stay, go beyond the ordinary and indulge in a luxurious treatment that will leave you feeling refreshed and relaxed. Go ahead – you deserve it. Hammam ServiceEast meets West during a Hammam experience, which infuses old world tradition with 21st century spa tech. The service begins with a high-humidity steam session and full-body scrub in the Hammam (hot room), followed by time in the Sauna or Steam Cabin to relax and open your pores. After a cold-water rinse, you’ll enjoy a relaxing full body massage to improve blood circulation, increase oxygen intake, and eliminate toxins. Rejuvenation is guaranteed. Available at: Barceló Aruba
Under the StarsThis one is positively celestial. The Under the Stars treatment begins outside on a sleep-approved massage table next to a beautiful spa pool lighted only by candlelight and relaxing music. A soothing foot ritual is followed by a transporting 80-minute massage that includes a special blend of essential oils such as lavender, rosemary and a cinnamon candle. Relax and slip away … Available at: Royal Hideaway PlayacarMezcal Lime-Lemon Body WrapMezcal – the spirit that is used to make tequila – is a way of life in Mexico. But it’s not just for cocktails. A Mezcal Lime-Lemon Body Wrap will provide essential nutrients and deep hydration. It also works to accelerate your body’s production of collagen and increases skin elasticity – both great for keeping your skin young and fresh looking and feeling. Available at: Occidental CozumelChocolate DelightThe chocolate wrap is a unique, sensitive and energetic experience. Cocoa contains natural antioxidants, which have a positive effect not only physically but also psychologically because they help to produce endorphins, natural substances that arouse our feelings of happiness. Cocoa butter has a very powerful function, as it has emollient, nourishing, moisturizing, protective and soothing properties for the skin. Available at: Barceló Bávaro Grand ResortHot Stone Massage To be taken away to a truly peaceful mental and physical space, try a 50-minute hot stone massage, which is designed to ease tense muscles and restore damaged soft tissues throughout your body. Soft, natural stones (usually made of basalt, a type of volcanic rock that retains heat) are heated and combined with therapeutic essential oils that eliminate tension and provide maximum relaxation for the body, mind and soul.Available at: Barceló Maya Grand Resort