End of Mayan Calandar Gives Spas a Reason to Celebrate

While it has been a couple of years since I last visited Mexico, this would be the time to go, as many spas are celebrating 2012, the Mayan's year of rebirth, with a host of Mayan offerings. Now Resorts & Spas, for example, is introducing a variety of daily-themed activities that combine Mayan rituals and new traditions. Available Nov. 22 to Dec. 21, guests can experience an onsite temazcal ceremony, a classic Mayan beach buffet, a Mayan-inspired fire show, and more as part of the brand's Unlimited-Luxury concept, in which everything is included. I had an opportunity to experience an authentic shaman-led temazcal ceremony on my last trip to Mexico, and it wasn't an experience I'd soon forget. To learn more about some of the treatments offered in celebration of the end of the Mayan calendar, check out our upcoming Destinations section on spas in the Riviera Maya, Mexico.