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Articles dedicated to wellness and how to make the most out of Villa del Palmar Cancun’s Village Spa, the Gym and fitness activities at the Cancun resort.

Montezumas revenge how to avoid getting sick in Mexico

Montezuma’s Revenge – How to Avoid Getting Sick in Mexico

A very common misconception regarding Mexico is that you are certain to get sick if you take a vacation there. In fact, there’s even a term for it; Montezuma’s revenge. In many cases, however, people are sick in Mexico for the first few days of their vacation due to the stress of traveling itself. Someone with a really sensitive stomach may find that even traveling to another state upsets their inner balance, and so flying to another country is less than easy for them. If you are not this kind of traveler, however, you are off to a good start and, if you follow our advice you are likely to stay healthy all vacation. How to Avoid getting sick in Mexico Water in Mexico Water is key to your body functions no matter where you are, and, as you might imagine, it’s doubly important when you’re on vacation in a sweltering foreign country. The tap water in Mexico will most certainly be safe by local health and safety standards, but won’t necessarily agree with your …

Benefits of Regular Massages

Are you a lover of massages? If you are, then you know there isn’t anything that is more relaxing and soothing than a massage session. Massage lovers knows there are many benefits that come to having a massage, and two of the main benefits include feeling emotionally and physically great! Never had a massage? Here’s what to expect … Massages are the process by which a professional therapists uses his or her fingers, hands, elbows, feet, and arms to manipulate the skin, tendons, and muscles by applying pressure, rubbing, kneading and stroking so the tension in the body is quickly released. Why have regular massages? Scheduling regular massages will do more than just relieve symptoms of stress and tension, massages are known to help release toxins in the cells, aid circulation and stimulate cell regeneration as well as aid weight loss. Although you will receive immediate relief from a massage, some patients will have to go to several sessions to see the results they are looking for, especially if there is muscle and pain issues …

New Wellness Activities at Cancun’s Top Resort

New Wellness Activities at Cancun’s Top Resort

Today’s world is fast moving, full of stress and pollution as well as bad eating habits and constraints on time. As such a healthy lifestyle is no longer a luxury, but a necessity if we are to balance our wellbeing and the demands of everyday life. This is why the Villa del Palmar in Cancun has the mission of encouraging our guests to take advantage of our ability to pamper you as well as our activities to keep you in great shape. We have good clean pleasures like an optional healthy menu, a wonderful spa and even a gym to help you maintain a healthy routine while on vacation. New Wellness Activities When you stay with us in the Villa del Palmar you will have free access to the state-of-the-art gym as well as the fitness activities such as yoga, pilates, volleyball, and swim-nastics. This isn’t the end of the activities we have to keep your heart pumping, however; you’ll be able to have fun, have extra dessert and keep your waist trim while here! …

Spring Spa Festival – All About Fresh

The Villa del Palmar Cancun is always looking for new ways to make your experiences at the luxury Caribbean resort all the more enjoyable, fulfilling and better for you. That is why this year the Village Spa will be hosting a spa festivals to welcome in the spring. This spa festival celebrates spring as a time of renewal and regeneration and offers guests some uplifting experiences throughout March. Special “All About Fresh” Spa Treatments Throughout the whole month, the Village Spa will be offering a variety of special treatments with fruit and floral themes. These will be offered down on the beach by the water’s edge as a team of therapists pamper you in preparation for a stunning tan and revitalized skin. These services are in addition to the full service menu that you can enjoy at the Village Spa. All About Fresh Treatments ($65 each): Passionfruit and Melon Exfoliation Papaya and Mango Exfoliation Hydrating facial with red fruits. Infusions for Wellbeing Every week in March guests will also be able to enjoy two natural …

New spa treatment at the village spa for 2016

New spa treatment at the Village Spa for 2016

Tzolkin Massage – The order of the days The Village Spa at Villa del Palmar Cancun is excited to introduce a brand new spa treatment to help hotel guests on their dream Caribbean vacation towards their wellness goals for 2016 and beyond. The Tzolkin treatment brings together the wisdom of the ancient Maya with the latest techniques in massage and relaxation for a totally unique spa experience for your vacation. What is the significance of Tzolkin? For the ancient Mayan civilization that once dominated Mexico’s Yucatan peninsula, all the energy in the universe is influenced by an order known as tsool, and the body is just one of the energy systems that is affected by this order. Tzolkin is the name of a version of the Mayan calendar which is formed from a combination of 13 tones (moons) and 20 glyphs or signs (suns) whose combined cycles define 260 kins with individual energetic tendencies. The sacred 260 day cycle of kins was thus believed to have a direct affect on the body and its energy …

Village Spa – Helping You Look Your Best for the Holidays

A How-To Guide for Looking Your Best While Staying at Villa del Palmar Cancun Luxury Beach Resort & Spa. Without a doubt, everyone wants to look his or her best for the holidays.  Whether it’s showing off a new guise, glowing from a recent vacation or simply looking refreshed for a day spent with friends and family, looking your greatest is ideal.  At Villa del Palmar Cancun, guests have the unique chance to shine like never before when they take advantage of the unparalleled services and sublime treatments available at the resort’s Village Spa.  Give yourself the gift of beauty and indulgence this holiday season by allowing the professional spa therapists to pamper you like never before. At the Village Spa, guests can revel in an ambiance especially designed to please each of the senses.  From the calming aromas of essential oils that permeate the air to the soothing sounds of gentle music that plays in the background, guests are whisked away to an oasis of peace and tranquility.  In this supernal escape, which lies …

Francisco Lugo

Francisco Lugo, An Inspiration at the Village Spa

The Village Spa at Villa del Palmar Cancun is an oasis for visitors looking to escape the world for a moment. The sublime sensory experience, highlighted by relaxing aromas, meditative hydrotherapy sessions and the indulgent effects of some of the most innovative spa treatments around, is made all the better by the expert management of Francisco Lugo, the resort’s Village Spa Manager. Motivation and Vision Passionate about overall heath and wellbeing, Francsico is the perfect individual to run the luxurious and heavenly Village Spa. As a child, his love for harmonious expression led him on a path to a profession in the health and business related field. “I don’t believe there is another profession where organization, aesthetics and wellbeing are represented in such a unique way,” said Lugo of his choice to work in the spa industry. His goal to change people’s perception of the true spa experience is evident at the Village Spa, where the focus isn’t just about what can be seen on the outside. “Most of the time, people incorrectly think that …

Still Time to Reserve October Wellness

Still Time to Reserve October Wellness

As the summer months come to an end and fall is upon us, it might seem as though one has little to look forward to. Villa del Palmar Cancun, however, has found an amazing way to help you pass the time as you wait for the spirit of the holidays to kick in and the promise of sunnier days to lift our spirits. Wellness October, the stunning resort’s monthlong celebration of health and wellbeing, provides the perfect reason to get excited for the arrival of the fall season. The Villa del Palmar exclusive is tempting wellness travelers with a relaxing vacation that guarantees to soothe your soul and refresh your inner spirit. Our five-star resort’s wellness retreat will showcase a variety of health and well being related activities throughout the entire month that aim at promoting healthy habits and wholesome lifestyles. Guests staying at Villa del Palmar Cancun during the month of October will be able to purchase a retreat package to indulge in all of the various October Wellness activities, including daily yoga and …

Summer Recommendations - Cancun

Summer Recommendations at the Village Spa

Join our highly trained spa therapists at Villa Del Palmar Cancun’s Village Spa this summer for some serious pampering that will turn any summer vacation into the ultimate getaway for peace and relaxation.  Our world-class spa, located at the heart of the luxurious palm-peppered resort, has prepared a decadent array of indulgent spa therapies to brighten your days and sooth your summer nights. Village Spa Time Our dedicated therapists have a few tricks up their sleeve to make your summer the most amazing yet. Visit the spa daily from 3:00pm – 4:00pm for Village Spa Time, a great opportunity to indulge in a variety of mini-services.  For a special price, you can enjoy a mini hydrating facial or a mini neck, shoulder and back massage that will whisk you away to an oasis of relaxation.  Return to your day refreshed and ready for whatever Villa Del Palmar Cancun has in store for you. Aftersun Ritual For those looking for a reprieve from the summer heat, let the professional spa therapists treat you to an Aftersun …

A Special Father’s Day at Villa Del Palmar Cancun

A Special Father’s Day at Villa Del Palmar Cancun

Villa Del Palmar Cancun is pulling out all the stops to make this Father’s Day extra special for guests of the family friendly resort. On June 21st, from 12:00-2:00pm, professional massage therapists from the Village Spa will be pampering dads with a series of mini-spa treatments in the beach huts and garden area. Take advantage of the opportunity to fit in a bit of well-deserved relaxation with a mini facial, mini back and shoulder massage or a mini hand and foot scrub. The Village Spa is also sweetening the deal on Father’s Day with a free twenty minute session that will be added to any full-length massage or facial. Spend time reveling in the glory of this fatherly affair by reserving your space for one or more of the many indulgent spa treatments available at Villa Del Palmar Cancun’s luxurious Village Spa. Why not let the joys of fatherhood be your excuse to be pampered and spoiled like never before? The Village Spa Recommends For the ultimate manly spa experience, opt for the Gentleman’s Journey …