Playa Xpu-Ha, Mexico (December 28, 2006) – Are you in the mood for romance? If you are, then Aroma spa has the “Ritual of Amor” (or Love) to bring out your desire. If it’s health, harmony or inspiration, then Aroma’s Rituals of Salud (Health), Armonía (Harmony) and Inspiración (Inspiration) are just what you’re looking for. Aroma organic spa at Esencia resort in the Riviera Maya is now offering Magical Rituals inherited from the Mayan culture using exquisite aromas from plants, flowers and fruits to bring about beauty, peace of mind and vitality. Guests choose from the spa’s magical recipes and the potion is mixed before their eyes.

Aroma’s Ritual of LOVE is a potion featuring rose petals, bergamot and orange organic oils. The potion is massaged throughout the body activating the energetic center of the heart, promoting happiness and positive outlook and increasing the ability to love. This uplifting ritual is also an aphrodisiac.

The Magical Aroma for HEALTH empowers the immune system and enhances physical and emotional healing using tea tree oil, known for its bacteria-fighting properties, lavender and jasmine oils. This ritual is recommended for depression, anxiety and insomnia.

To create HARMONY, Aroma spa uses incense, cedar and lavender. This synergy purifies and harmonizes body and spirit. It cleanses the negative energy and relieves stress, anxiety and fear. For INSPIRATION, rosemary, jasmine and cypress aromas are used to clear the mind helping with concentration as well as creativity.

The cost for the Rituals of Magical Aroma is $130 USD each and the duration is 50 Minutes.

Esencia’s Aroma spa offers an array of face and body treatments and therapeutic baths incorporating pure indigenous fruits, plants and herbs from the spa garden. Even the spa walls are painted with a paste created from a bark from the local “Chukun” tree instead of paint. All spa products are organically certified and chemical-free. The 2,500 square foot, palapa roofed spa offers six treatment rooms for individuals and couples, four Jacuzzis and two Mayan-style domed steam rooms. A beachside Temazcal Mayan Sauna is also featured. Complimentary group yoga and meditation classes are available with an instructor in the main house terrace or garden area.

Located in Playa Xpu-Ha, Mexico on a two-mile stretch of fine white sand beach, 46 miles south of Cancun, Esencia is the essence of simplicity, elegance and beauty. The boutique resort, a member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World, has 29 spacious suites and guestrooms with features ranging from deep-soaking plunge pools to private solariums. Sal y Fuego, Esencia’s signature restaurant, uses fresh seafood and naturally grown produce presented with Mexican flair and rustic simplicity. Aroma, opened in Summer 2006, is the first pampering organic spa specializing in fito-therapy. The resort is managed by ProHotel International who also operates the celebrated La Pleta Resort and Spa in the Spanish Pyrenees.