Spa Therapy in Belize
Just because Belize is rustic and exotic doesn’t mean you have to get out of the luxury loop. Relaxation starved visitors in need of some pampering can delight in spas that offer tranquility and exceptionally aromatic therapies. Spas boast a natural, earthy décor ansd often an open-air setting. Some lie tucked away in the lush jungle, offering a serene and private locale. Others can be found within picturesque seaside resorts. What better way to rejuvenate the body, calm the mind and soothe the soul than a massage amid breathtaking outdoor scenery?
Prepared to be spoiled with personalized service and attention, and for a range of detoxifying, exfoliation, hydrating, nourishing and de-stressing treatments. Price, length of time and technique vary depending on the type of treatment. All are a great way to refresh your tired boy after a day of action-pack adventure, or energize yourserf for tomorrow’s round of fun in the sun.
Only the finest natural products are used for body and skin care. Rainforest herbs, essential oils, moisturizing mud and revitalizing seaweed are popular ingredients that are often available for purchase.
Spa resorts offer guests the flexibility of staying on property, and the convenience of scheduling treatments around your sightseeing plans. Some spa resorts offer full packages that include specific sessions in the price. Most spas require appointments or cancellations to be made several days in advance. Be sure to inquire ahead of time. Enjoy the amenities and activities of a full-service jungle lodge and the beautiful hilltop setting overlooking the Macal River Valley at The Spa at Chaa Creek in the Cayo District.
Soothe your senses in a private 330-acre nature reserve with a panoramic view of the Mayan Mountains and the pristine rainforest. Treatments include the Coma, a 90-minute deluxe massage incorporating elements from various massage techniques, and Hydrotherapy, and ancient underwater massage using your choice of seaweed, spirito di fango, bath salts or oils, or micronized algae. The Spa at Chaa Creek offers day packages and two to seven night packages featuring activities including guided nature walks, horseback riding, canoeing and mountain biking.
Try a healing therapy given by a certified acupuncturist at The Sea Spa at Robert’s Grove in Placencia. Another popular treatment is the Maroccan Cocoon, and energizing and mineralizing body wrap. Located above the poolside palapa, The Sea Spa also offers facials, massages, manicures and pedicures. If you want to rest, relaxation and recreation are rolled into one experience, try one of the combination adventure and spa packages at Maruba Resort jungle Spa.
Treat yourself to the Japanese mineral bath or an exotically artsy Mood Mud Massage. Guests are guided along stone lined pathways to a large palm-thatched treatment room in the middle of the tropical rainforest; jungle noises are the sounds to be heard during your massage, which can include to be painted in different muds.