Captivating the soul with stunning natural beauty and pure refinement, Rosewood Mayakoba sits along a mile-long arc of white Caribbean sand, nestled just north of the picturesque waterfront town of Playa del Carmen.
Upon arrival, guests find an ecologically diverse paradise of crystal clear lagoons and mangrove forests stretching over 1,600 acres. Folded into the natural landscape of Rosewood Mayakoba are ultra-luxury stand-alone suites with direct lagoon or beach access.
El Camaleón, the championship 18-hole golf course designed by golf legend Greg Norman; a sophisticated range of dining options serving innovative international cuisine and the unparalleled 17,000-square-foot Sense, A Rosewood Spa® located on its own private island.
Reflecting the peace and beauty of the Riviera Maya, Rosewood Mayakoba is a sanctuary for both physical and spiritual rejuvenation. Guests of this Riviera Maya spa resort calm their minds and bodies within the spa and fitness facilities — including a heated pool, fully equipped gym, saunas, steam rooms, Jacuzzi, cold plunge pool and relaxation areas as well as yoga and meditation classes.
Hidden by the tropical jungle, Sense, A Rosewood Spa® lies on its own island, secluded from the rest of the resort. This exclusive Playa del Carmen spa melds water and earth to echo the soul of Mexico’s Riviera Maya. Offering an array of treatments inspired by the resort’s magical setting, guests discover how ancient Mayan culture harnessed natural elements to achieve overall well-being and balance.
Designed as a retreat-within-a-retreat, visitors cross a bridge called the Puente del Balneario to reach the private spa island. Sense spa's interior spaces open to gentle breezes and stunning natural environment of the jungle. Comprising 17,000 square feet and including 12 treatment rooms and eight island suites, the spa experience is designed for guests desiring a pure wellness experience.
Therapeutic treatments incorporate indigenous ingredients made from local plants such as aloe and agave cactus. Separate spa facilities for men and women include therapeutic plunge pools, steam grottos, saunas and experiential showers. Outside, the spa includes a meditation platform, pool and relaxation deck.
Sense, A Rosewood Spa® offers a wide variety of signature treatments and experiences that have been curated to unite the splendor of the surrounding natural environment and authentic Mexican healing traditions.
Mayan Healing Hands is an unparalleled spa experience featuring a shaman who guides guests through a half-day, traditional Mayan holistic healing treatment designed to interconnect the body, mind, emotions, spirit and environment to heal and restore balance and harmony in one’s life.
The Mayakoba Signature Ritual is inspired by the magic of the Mayan calendar, fusing centuries-old knowledge, traditional healing arts, local herbs and massage designed to replenish and soothe body and soul.
Other authentic treatments include the acclaimed Temazcal Ritual, a purifying steam bath based on traditional Mayan healing methods to purify, cure, revitalize and balance with the guidance of a Shaman.
The Sense Spa offers a spacious fitness center with the most advanced wellness suite from Technogym, including a full range of cardio and resistance equipment, a widespread area dedicated to stretching and free weights, as well as functional training accessories such as TRX and BOSU available with private training sessions.
Among the different array of activities is Yoga, Pilates, Cardio Combat and Iron Legs, offered from 8 to 10 a.m. A 24-hr access to the Fitness Center is complimentary for all resort guests.
“Kuxtal” Sensory Garden
Named after the Mayan “Kuxtal,” meaning “The Life,” the Sensory Garden was designed to lead our guests into higher state of Consciousness by following the Mayan philosophy of becoming aware of the present time and recognize the seamless connection with the natural world.
The garden illustrates the principles of the Mayan Way of Life, paying homage to its traditions by being perfectly aligned to the Cardinal Directions and Elements of Nature, it becomes a sanctuary of balance were the innermost signs of Mayan Wisdom are revealed creating a state of profound inner peace to truly appreciate our link with the cycle of life. The Sensory Garden opens through the senses, revealing a story about culture, nature & personal inner landscape, it is a serene journey filled with Mayan healing remedies, aromas, colors, textures, tastes and sounds—each invigorating and inspiring in its own way.
A veritable playground for guests, the Caribbean Sea of the Riviera Maya can provide plenty of fun. Combining clear waters and warm climates with stunning geography and exciting marine life, snorkeling, diving and dolphin excursions along the coast is a joy. No matter whether guests are novices or pros, Rosewood Mayakoba’s staff will be on hand to make sure that they get to experience the underwater adventure of a lifetime.
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Step back in time, explore the Mayan civilization and slip into the sacred places of Mayans!