Riviera Maya Spa

Treatments

Our treatments are inspired by the ancient Mayan culture, allowing you to reconnect with your inner being. Techniques that have passed from one generation to another are luxuriously applied with the purpose of finding the balance of mind, body and spirit; each experience combines our Mayan roots, sophisticated techniques and ancestral practices with organic ingredients.
 

Akbal (Invigorating Massage) | 80 Minutes

For this ancestral Mayan technique, a rebozo is used, in a movement denominated "Manteada" or blanket stretching as ancestrally the traditional Mayan women did to adjust the posture and elongate your muscles. It's an invigorating and therapeutic experience that is improves flexibility.

Óox Tséel (Maya Trilogy) | 80 Minutes

Balance, tranquility and beauty are the principles that inspire three stages of massage that help to remove energetic and emotional blockages. Enjoy a ritual of exfoliation of feet, followed by a mixture of essential oils and colorful veils that purify the spirit and allow you to experience deep peace and intense harmony.

Yo'ki'b (Hot Stones) | 80 Minutes

Allow your body and mind to discover inner tranquility. In this earth-inspired ritual we align the chakras along with the tranquilizing power of copal and the healing power of hot stones. Free your body from tensions and negative energy generated by day-to-day stress.

Wayak the DREAM "The pursuit of wisdom" | 80 Minutes

An energy cleanser with healing herbs, a relaxing massage and an ancient Mayan technique are part of this unique treatment that will allow you to align the body, and relieve stress and fatigue. It's followed by a cupping ritual that will give you a feeling of release and relaxation.

*Signature Experience

Xaman-Ek (Love Ritual) | 80 Minutes

The Mayans believed that the southern star guided the footsteps of those on to the path to love, understanding, harmony and abundance. Allow yourself to be pampered side by side with someone you care about. We start with a foot ritual, followed by a relaxing massage with unique essences of love to balance the chakras. Immerse yourself in our healing herbal bath, a tub made from a black Zapote tree. Let us create the magic, meditating the Mayan words that will be written in your hearts forever.

Temazcal | 90 Minutes

The Temazcal, whose name comes from the Aztec Nahuatl dialect (House of Hot Stones), is a structure representing mother earth’s womb, in which through steam and medicinal herbs help us to purify the body and spirit. The stones represent the grandmothers which contain the wisdom of the earth inviting us to reflect. Living the experience of the Temazcal is a good opportunity to release what we no longer want in your life and be reborn.

The elements that work with us are:

  • Water: Represents our blood, liquids and emotions
  • Earth: The Temazcal that represents the body, the matter
  • Air: Aromatic fumes, our energy, our breath
  • Fire: Volcanic stones that represents the Spirit

Maya Kamnikte (Maya Ceremony) | 90 Minutes

The best way to renew love and good wishes for the couple is this Mayan Ceremony, performed and guided by our Shaman, who, following the traditions asks permission to the Universe and the four cardinal points to bless the union of the couple with peace, love, well-being and abundance. As the ceremony comes to an end, the bride and groom make a gift of fresh flower petals to the Gods, asking them to fulfill all their dreams. The ceremony is performed in the Mayan dialect with English or Spanish translation.

Akbal (Invigorating Massage) | 80 Minutes

For this ancestral Mayan technique, a rebozo is used, in a movement denominated "Manteada" or blanket stretching as ancestrally the traditional Mayan women did to adjust the posture and elongate your muscles. It's an invigorating and therapeutic experience that is improves flexibility.

Óox Tséel (Maya Trilogy) | 80 Minutes

Balance, tranquility and beauty are the principles that inspire three stages of massage that help to remove energetic and emotional blockages. Enjoy a ritual of exfoliation of feet, followed by a mixture of essential oils and colorful veils that purify the spirit and allow you to experience deep peace and intense harmony.

Yo'ki'b (Hot Stones) | 80 Minutes

Allow your body and mind to discover inner tranquility. In this earth-inspired ritual we align the chakras along with the tranquilizing power of copal and the healing power of hot stones. Free your body from tensions and negative energy generated by day-to-day stress.

Wayak the DREAM "The pursuit of wisdom" | 80 Minutes

An energy cleanser with healing herbs, a relaxing massage and an ancient Mayan technique are part of this unique treatment that will allow you to align the body, and relieve stress and fatigue. It's followed by a cupping ritual that will give you a feeling of release and relaxation.

*Signature Experience

Xaman-Ek (Love Ritual) | 80 Minutes

The Mayans believed that the southern star guided the footsteps of those on to the path to love, understanding, harmony and abundance. Allow yourself to be pampered side by side with someone you care about. We start with a foot ritual, followed by a relaxing massage with unique essences of love to balance the chakras. Immerse yourself in our healing herbal bath, a tub made from a black Zapote tree. Let us create the magic, meditating the Mayan words that will be written in your hearts forever.

Temazcal | 90 Minutes

The Temazcal, whose name comes from the Aztec Nahuatl dialect (House of Hot Stones), is a structure representing mother earth’s womb, in which through steam and medicinal herbs help us to purify the body and spirit. The stones represent the grandmothers which contain the wisdom of the earth inviting us to reflect. Living the experience of the Temazcal is a good opportunity to release what we no longer want in your life and be reborn.

The elements that work with us are:

  • Water: Represents our blood, liquids and emotions
  • Earth: The Temazcal that represents the body, the matter
  • Air: Aromatic fumes, our energy, our breath
  • Fire: Volcanic stones that represents the Spirit

Maya Kamnikte (Maya Ceremony) | 90 Minutes

The best way to renew love and good wishes for the couple is this Mayan Ceremony, performed and guided by our Shaman, who, following the traditions asks permission to the Universe and the four cardinal points to bless the union of the couple with peace, love, well-being and abundance. As the ceremony comes to an end, the bride and groom make a gift of fresh flower petals to the Gods, asking them to fulfill all their dreams. The ceremony is performed in the Mayan dialect with English or Spanish translation.

Holistic Massage | 30 / 50 / 80 Minutes

Massage focused on your specific needs, which consists of a combination of therapeutic techniques with exquisite aromas that connect the senses and relax the mind and body.

Deep Tissue Massage | 50 / 80 Minutes

This massage is all about deep relaxation and relieve of muscle tension, while providing greater flexibility and eliminating stress. It's intended for those who engage in activities that require extra physical exertion. We recommend booking a relaxing massage the day before.

Reflexology Massage | 50 Minutes

Based on the traditional reflexology technique, this massage focuses on the focal points in the feet, hands and head to stimulate relaxation and return the organs to a state of balance.

Madre (Prenatal) | 50 Minutes

Designed for the well-being of the mother and baby, our therapists use specialized techniques to give relief, hydration and rest to the whole body. This service is not performed during the first trimester.

Jayk’iin (Relief for Tropical Skin) | 50 Minutes

Let our Shaman bring his healing benefits to you. This Aloe treatment will allow you to soothe your sun-exposed skin and instantly relieve sunburn. A scalp massage will allow you to relax while your body recovers its elasticity and moisture.

Sac Ha’ (Harvest) | 80 Minutes

This is a ceremony in which Mayan farmers ask the God Cháak for the harvest planted. Performed here as a healing ritual, it’s represented with a coffee scrub to cleanse and detoxify the body, followed by a relaxing massage under warm rain. It all leaves you with a sense of peace and tranquility, while your skin regains energy and retains its natural beauty.

Tzolkin (New Beginning) | 80 Minutes

Prepare your body and soul for a new beginning in the mythology of the Mayan culture, through this deliciously prepared treatment. Allow your skin to be pampered and rejuvenated under the delights of cocoa and natural essences starting with a full body scrub, followed by mud application and at the end receive a gentle body massage with cocoa oil.

Hunan-Kab (Honey ceremony) | 50 Minutes

The Melipona Honey (Bee Cheii) has been used since immemorial time as a food and medicinal product, as the Mayas designated a God of the Honey, Ah-MucenKab (“the one who watches over honey). Through a relaxing massage with honey, supported by medicinal herb compresses and bathed in a special tea (bal-che) prepared Solely by our Shaman, you’ll relax and release stress.

Pure Radiance Facial | 50 Minutes

This deep cleansing facial will bring you into a state of relaxation by eliminating toxins in your skin. Our specialized estheticians will help you select the appropriate mask for your specific needs. At the end, your skin will be nourished and purified.

Discovery Facial | 50 Minutes

Discover the benefits of a luxurious moisturizing therapeutic facial. After a gentle cleansing and exfoliation, your esthetician goes through a ritual of renewing steps, including a specialized mask to hydrate, nourish and repair your skin. You will notice radiant results.

Iconic Facial | 80 Minutes

A powerful facial that's soothing, restorative and anti-aging. Your skin will be treated with special nutrients while our exclusive uplifting massage will improve the microcirculation, which will accelerate the natural repair of the skin. Our products will be applied gently on your skin to provide hydration, elasticity and firmness. This treatment will result in wellbeing, improving the flexibility and resistance of your skin.

His Facial | 50 Minutes

This revitalizing and deep cleansing facial restores flexibility and glow. It’s specially designed for the needs of our male guests. A soothing and nourishing mask helps the skin recover from the effects of shaving, resulting in smooth and supple skin.

Basic Manicure | 45 Minutes

An exfoliation with mineral salts and moisturizing massage with organic oils are part of this deeply relaxing experience intended to fit with your busy schedule.

Wayak Manicure | 60 Minutes

Our signature manicure pampers you with delicate exfoliation to your hands, a massage and a paraffin treatment.

Basic Pedicure | 45 Minutes

An exfoliation with mineral salts and moisturizing massage with organic oils are part of this deeply relaxing experience intended to fit with your busy schedule.

Wayak Pedicure | 60 Minutes

Our signature pedicure pampers you with delicate exfoliation to your feet, a massage and a paraffin treatment ‚ all intended to enhance your blood circulation and reduce tension in your legs.

Yo'Ki'b Pedicure | 80 Minutes

This treatment begins with cleaning and purification of your feet, followed by a hot stone massage that will relieve tension and improve blood circulation for an incredible sense of well-being.

Hair Treatment | 30 Minutes

Allow us to transform and repairs your hair completely, giving it more shine and protection. *Your beautician will apply the products according to your individual needs.

Taam Wa'atal (Deep Relaxation) | 150 Minutes

Indulge yourself in a state of enjoyment, relaxation and experience the ancient Mayan techniques arranged in our treatments. This journey welcomes you with a purification of the soul, a 50-minute massage of our selection, continue with your face to take your inner beauty to the outside and we finish with hands and feet, a total and deep relaxation will be the final result.

*Wayak body treatment, relaxation massage, pure radiance facial

Yaakun (Love) Couples Retreat | 260 Minutes

A romantic retreat in our private spa suite. Together you will enjoy a Mayan body experience, followed by a personalized couples massage and scalp treatments that will allow you to relax to the maximum. It ends with a custom bath in our tub made of a piece of black Zapote (indigenous to our Mayan region).

*Body treatment, massage, cranial and bath

Je'elel Taam (Deep Rest) | 330 Minutes

Enjoy this spa experience of transformation and harmony. It includes a 50-minute body treatment, followed by an 80-minute massage of your choice to relax the spirit. End with lunch from our exclusive Spa menu, after which the journey continues with a 50-minute purifying facial that will leave your skin moisturized and radiant. It all ends with a manicure and pedicure.

*Body treatment, massage, facial, manicure and pedicure

 

Scalp Massage

Specially designed to relieve the accumulated tension after a day of work.

Foot & Leg Massage

Improves your circulation and makes you feel more energized.

Aromatherapy Balm

Takes you on a journey of scent for an elevated sense of well-being.

Spa Couples Suite

Creating memories for you and the one you love, in a private room for the two of you.

Special Occasions Setup

Plan a personalized spa experience for any occasion. Spa treatment setups including spa tables can be arranged at your Villa, deck, beach or garden. For outdoor settings, a hut with copal, candles, aromatherapy and healing sounds is available.

For a more intimate setting, request a Villa moon shower setup that includes rose petals, aromatherapy, scent oils, organic soaps and candles.

General Information

Located at the center of our luxury Riviera Maya resort amidst a lush tropical landscape, the spa's circular configuration echoes the holistic philosophy that guides WAYAK, the Spa at Viceroy Riviera Maya's experience and inspires our marine and herbal treatments. Highly trained staff helps to restore, rejuvenate and refresh guests through the massages, facials, body treatments and body wraps that are offered. Viceroy full-service "jungle spa" in the Riviera Maya also features a beachfront studio fitness fully equipped and a Mayan Temazcal, sweat lodge.

The Spa Features:

  • 2 Steam rooms
  • 2 Jacuzzis
  • Indoor/Outdoor Couples suites
  • Yoga lessons at the pier
  • His and Hers dressing areas
  • Jungle Spa Suite

The Wayak Spa experiences last at least 50 minutes. We seek to create a sanctuary of relaxation, harmony and well-being together with nature.

Arrival to the Spa and Etiquette

We recommend arriving 30 minutes prior to your scheduled appointment; this gives you enough time to familiarize yourself with the facilities. Please note that appointments end on time, regardless of the start time.

Medical Conditions

Please notify to your spa reservations agent any medical condition that we should know before the spa experience at the time of your reservation, alcohol consumption before, during or after treatment is not recommended. You will be asked to fill out a medical form upon arrival, so we can improve your experience by adapting it to your needs and requirements.

Cancellation Policy

For any modification to your reservation (postpone and/or cancel), please notify the Spa 6 hours before the booked time, in order to avoid any charges for the service. The cancellation of a package, Mayan experiences and / or private lessons, is required 24 hours in advance. Missed appointments without notification will be subject to 100% charge for the reserved service.

Taxes and Tips

All our prices are in USD and are subject to change without notice; the final bill will be expressed in dollars. A 16% VAT has been included in all Spa services and packages. A 15% gratuity is recommended and can be added to your account upon request.

*Occasionally some services may not be available.