Mayan Fertility House & More
Where: Viceroy Riviera Maya – Playa del Carmen, Mexico
What: Traditional Mayan rituals and ceremonies at Viceroy include the temazcal, a traditional steam bath or sweat lodge to induce relaxation and detoxification; the Hunan Kab, a sweet honey and rain massage given in the spa’s special jungle-surrounded cabana; and the Xaman Ek South Star Fertility Treatment in the Mayan Fertility House, which includes a couple’s massage using the spa’s “love oil” to balance the chakras and reorder the energy between the couple, and an herbal bath inside a tub made from a Zapote Tree.
Why: The spa taps into the wisdom of ancient Mayan traditions and the potent healing benefits of local herbs.
Length: Temazcal, 90 minutes; Sweet Honey and Rain Massage, 50 minutes; Xaman Elk, 80 minutes; contact the spa for specific pricing
Photo courtesy of Viceroy Riviera Maya