Be rejuvenated in one of Cancun's 10 best spas

A vacation is an escape from reality and your daily routine. It's a time to relax, reflect and treat yourself to things you might not normally be able to, like a visit to a luxurious spa. Cancun boasts countless spas that offer massages, wraps, facials and other services, many of which integrate ancient Mayan wisdom and practices. 

Many offer hydrotherapy, Jacuzzis and Temazcal (Mayan steam bath) as well. Once you enter the serene opulence of Cancun's spas, you'll never want to leave!



Spa Xbalamque is a Mayan-themed oasis located in downtown Cancun on Yaxchilan Avenue in Xbalamque Hotel. It offers various services at lower prices than the Hotel Zone. The therapists here combine ancestral knowledge and the elements of heat,...  Read More



The world-class 12,500-square-foot Secrets The Vine Spa by Pevonia offers dozens of treatments to pamper visitors. You'll slip into a luxurious robe and slippers upon your arrival, but don't forget your swimsuit so you can take advantage of all...  Read More



The 22,000-square-foot spa at Zoetry Paraiso de La Bonita Riviera Maya Spa is unique, as it offers Thalassotherapy, or sea water therapy, which cleanses and invigorates the body through the use of freshly heated seawater, seaweed and marine mud...  Read More



The 13,000-square-foot Vassa Spa Azul Sensatori Mexico is a world of zen which awaits vacationers who have made the long journey to Cancun to relax, unwind and escape the daily grind. The sounds of the water fountains, soothing scents and and...  Read More

Heavenly Spa by Westin
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They chose the perfect name for the Heavenly Spa by Westin, because it's just that: heavenly. This may not be the fanciest spa in Cancun's Hotel Zone, but the spa's facilities and dreamy aroma (white tea) get the job done. In addition to six...  Read More



Balance your mind, body and soul in the Coral Beach Gem Spa Fiesta Americana Coral Beach, located in Cancun's Hotel Zone. Natural textures of wood, black granite, sand, marble, onyx and Venetian mosaic give the spa a truly luxurious feel. The...  Read More



It doesn't get much better than the Ritz Carlton, so it's no surprise that the Kayanta Spa Ritz Carlton Cancun doesn't disappoint. The name Kayanta is inspired by the Mayan phrase "ka a yaantah" which means "to be reborn." The nurturing staff...  Read More

Willow Stream Spa Fairmont Mayakoba
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The breathtaking Willow Stream Spa Fairmont Mayakoba in the Riviera Maya incorporates ancient Mayan elements and wisdom in their spa treatments. The men's and ladies' locker areas feature tropical gardens and outdoor Swiss showers and...  Read More



The Grand Velas Riviera Maya Spa is one of the best spas in Mexico and it very well may be one of the top spas in the world. This gorgeous 89,305-square-foot facility features aromatic essences, flowers, candles and 40 luxury treatment suites...  Read More

Hotel Zone


Le Blanc Spa is a beautiful oasis, a relaxing escape from the real world. Upon arrival, the spa concierge will rest a warm towel on your neck, and as you breathe in the aromatherapy and let the music envelope you, your worries will fade away....  Read More


Meet Kristin Busse

After vacationing in Mexico many times, Kristin decided to move to Cancun "for a year". That was in 2001.

Kristin grew-up in Michigan and studied Communications at Michigan State University....  More About Kristin