The spa at Lu'um Ka'anab called the Ixchel Jungle Spa, opened in 1994 with a mission to bring traditional Mayan healing practices to the people who visit the region regularly. Mayan women keep the spa in operation, offering what they call a "gift from the Mayan Gods" with each treatment you receive.
The local culture uses massage as part of their every day life. From the time they are born until they are eight or nine, locals are taught the fine art of this healing tradition. When you book a massage her, you're dealing with therapists who truly have a lifetime of massage experience.
A standard, full body massage is $40 for the 60 minute treatment and $60(USD) for the 90 minute treatment. They also offer a Deluxe four-handed massage with the added benefits of fresh Aloe Vera and banana leaves for $80(USD). All other treatments vary in price based on the length of time and what is involved, but you can sure certain you'll spend less that $100(USD) for each.
The spa is open Tuesday through Saturday, and by appointment on Sunday.
Located in the Riviera Maya, Lu'um Ka'anab offers great options for relaxing if you're planning a vacation in this part of Quintana Roo. In case you're wondering, Puerto Morelos is two and a half miles (four kilometers) to the east-southeast.
If the time you spend at the spa leaves your stomach stomach growling, don't fret -- you will find a variety of food and beverage places nearby. If you are thinking about eating close by, Acamaya Beach Restaurant and Hacienda Morelos Restaurant are two of the most convenient options.
Location: Villa Morelos, Mexico
Phone: (998) 208-9148
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