Playa Xcalacoco, Mexico (April 3, 2006)- Ikal del Mar Villa Resort and Spa, a sanctuary for the senses located in Mexico’s Riviera Maya, offers guests a holistic experience in a tropical spa setting with its Mayan Awakening, Mayan Splendor and Royal Mayan Pampering spa packages. The 3, 5 and 7-night packages, available from now through December 20, 2006, include six to ten hours of spa treatments; accommodations in a luxury villa with private pool; daily breakfast; yoga instruction with deep healing meditation by the beach; and round-trip transfers to and from Cancun Int’l Airport. Rates start at $2,815 and are based on double occupancy. Taxes and service charges are additional.
The three-night Mayan Awakening experience includes six hours of spa treatments per person and it costs $2,815 from June 1 to October 31; and $3,025 from November 1 to December 20. The five-night Mayan Splendor spa package includes eight hours of spa treatments per person and it costs $4,355 from now to May 31 and November 1 to December 20; and $4,025 from June 1 to October 31. The seven-night Royal Mayan wakening package includes ten hours of spa treatments per person and it costs $5,655 from now to May 31 and November 1 to December 20; and $5,205 from June 1 to October 31.
The circular-shaped, palapa-roofed Mayan Spa at Ikal del Mar offers natural marine treatments rich in native Mexican herbs, taking guests back in time to experience the benefits of Mayan traditions. The full-service menu includes massages, facials, body treatments and body wraps, which have been developed and authenticated by a Shaman. Treatments include the innovative Rain Massage and Hammock Massage; the Zamua facial for men; and the unique Rebirth over Water. The spa includes a steam room, Jacuzzi, indoor/outdoor couples’ suites, Swiss shower with optional water pressure, six treatment rooms and the Jungle Spa Suite, Hata yoga classes on the beach, his-and-hers areas and a beauty salon.
Ikal del Mar, which means Poetry of the Sea, is the epitome of Mayan chic. All 30 villas were built with mahogany and stone and come with a private pool and palapa roofs. Luxurious touches include a tropical butler, 500-thread count Egyptian linens, a Mayan spa, Molton Brown amenities and gourmet “Mex-iterranean” cuisine. The resort is a member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World and faces seven-miles of white-sand beach and is near ancient cities and ruins. For more information, contact 1-888-230-7330 or visit www.ikaldelmar.com.