Nestled in a lush enclave along the Riviera Maya is Rosewood Mayakoba, a luxurious five-star property where the 129 rooms are all located either by the lagoon or on the white sand beach. And for those looking for a relaxing getaway to recalibrate mind and body, things have gotten a bit better. The establishment recently unveiled new wellness suites equipped with everything you need to help you relax and regain your balance.
The two-level, adults-only accommodations feature over 1,500 square feet of space with a calming color palette of neutral hues and pale blue accents. On the first floor you will find a living room with a large dining table, plenty of seating including an egg chair, a full bathroom with shower and a private terrace with a small plunge pool. Head up the stairs and you’ll be greeted with incredible lagoon views from your room through floor-to-ceiling windows or from your balcony, as well as an oversized bathroom with a soaking tub. And as if all that were not enough, you also have your own personal serenity pavilion, complete with an outdoor shower and a water point.
But on top of all these fantastic aspects of your spacious digs, it’s the little touches that really take things a step further. On the first floor, a plate of fresh fruits is provided daily with a mixture of dried fruits, nuts and granola. Upstairs, you will find incense and meditation beads as well as a yoga mat, which you can use in your large bathroom or outside on the green pavilion while relaxing to the sound of the sun. water runoff from the fountain. Bath salts are laid out next to the tub, and even the shower has been designed for aromatherapy, where daily housekeeping leaves Skinjay pods in various scents for you to rinse off for your rinse. And arguably the most thoughtful amenity are bedside essential oils, which have been designed to match lunar cycles and have been blended with ingredients meant to balance the effects of different moon phases on sleep and levels of sleep. ‘energy. Each evening, your butler will offer you the appropriate oil as well as a card next to the moon lamp that provides some information about the current cycle. It also comes with little nighttime prep gifts like aromatherapy patches and face masks.
But beyond these incredible accommodations, there is a plethora of wellness-oriented activities at the resort. Each morning, there are a few free classes to choose from to help you start the day on the right foot, such as Floating Yoga, Pilates, and TRX. Or, feel free to grab your bike and cycle around Mayakoba, with a necessary stop at one of the cenotes tucked away in the jungle. Meanwhile, experiences range from breathing workshops with an Ayurvedic practitioner to multi-day trips with a shaman to engage in self-love. Even the award-winning spa, located a short walk from the Wellness Suites, goes far beyond your usual options, with treatments that begin with a session in the Kuxtal Sensory Garden, where you create your own personalized oil blend in depending on which plant you have attracted yourself the most and learn the meaning behind it before an aromatherapy massage in one of the cabins hidden in the verdant gardens. In the vast oasis you will also find facilities such as relaxation lounges and a complete hydrotherapy circuit with a sauna, steam room, sensory showers and hot and cold plunge pools.
To help keep you fed, there are seven food and drink outlets to dine in as well as several private and pop-up dinners to choose from. Highlights include La Ceiba Garden & Kitchen, a family-style meal served at a communal table in the resort’s herb garden which is held every Wednesday and Saturday, and an intimate Yucatan heritage dinner with storytelling Mayans organized by the spa cenote for you and your group. And if you’re looking to indulge in agave spirits – because a little balance doesn’t hurt anyone – the property’s new Zapote Bar has a huge selection, with a hidden tasting room resembling a apothecary in the back where you can taste some of the rarest and most exclusive mezcals, sotols, tequilas in the area. When it comes to Rosewood Mayakoba, there’s no doubt that there are tons of options out there and they’ll do just about anything, and that’s real luxury.