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Massage Playa del Carmen: Best Spas in Playa del Carmen

It’s easy to find the best massage Playa del Carmen offers since there are so many incredible spas in Playa del Carmen. With all the world-class Playa del Carmen spas, how do you know where to find the best massage in Playa del Carmen? I’ve rounded up my picks for where to find the best Playa del Carmen massage based on my experiences, price, and overall atmosphere.

There are many Playa del Carmen spa resorts I’ve left out, mainly because the massage prices are ridiculous. I’m on a mission to visit every spa in Playa del Carmen, so I’ll continue updating this post. Comment if you have a recommendation for the best massage Playa del Carmen offers.

Finding the Best Massage Playa del Carmen is Home To

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If anything happens and you get delayed and miss your bus, you can just call them, and they are always there to help. If you book through them, you will pay a little more than booking in person at the bus station. But it’s worth it for the ease and security. Click here to search for transportation in Mexico.

Jungle Salon

Jungle Salon is a hidden gem of a Playa del Carmen spa. As you enter the doors, you know you’re in for an incredible Playa del Carmen massage. Not only is Jungle Salon in a great location, but it’s also outdoors and has everything you need under one roof—nails, beauty treatments, hair care, and the best massage in Playa del Carmen.

Most employees at Jungle Salon speak English, so don’t worry if you aren’t fluent in Spanish. The overall vibe of this Playa del Carmen spa is very welcoming and community-oriented. There’s a relaxing area to unwind after your treatments if you aren’t ready to leave yet. Unlike other spas in Playa del Carmen, Jungle Salon doesn’t just perform anti-aging treatments—it helps you create a unique skincare plan with health and beauty recommendations.

Before moving to the Caribbean, I never paid much attention to my skin. But after four years in Latin America, I’ve noticed sun spots on my face, and I am not ok with it! I suggest visiting Jungle Salon for a consultation with Jessica, the in-house skincare specialist (you too, boys—skincare isn’t just for the chicas).

Okomo Spa Playa del Carmen

Available Treatments:

  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body care
  • Facials
  • Massages
  • Anti-aging (including PRP “vampire” facials, Botox, fillers, and more)
  • Hair
  • Eyelashes

Are you thinking of getting a PRP Facial? Check out the video below of me getting one at Jungle Salon.

 

Cost:

Prices vary, but Jungle Salon frequently offers specials. Expect to pay around $450 for a manicure and $700 for a deep cleaning facial. For current offers and prices, visit their Facebook.

**SPECIAL OFFER: Mention Claire’s Itchy Feet when you book your first nail service at Jungle Spa for a special 20% discount exclusive to my readers. 

How to Get There:

Jungle Salon is located in central Playa del Carmen, just off Ave 30, but you must contact them for directions

Did You Get Travel Insurance Yet?

The Insurance companies I recommend are Hey Mondo and Safety Wing

Hey Mondo is great if you are looking for a great value flexible policy. They offer single-trip cover, annual multi-trip cover, and long-term travel cover. Safety Wing is great value, with monthly coverage starting at $39. It’s super easy to use, and it just renews each month. I currently use them as they offer me free cover for my son as part of my policy.

Read my full travel insurance post here, where I go into detail about all companies. 

Okomo Spa Playa del Carmen

Okomo Spa Playa del Carmen

Okomo Spa Playa del Carmen is my favorite place to get a massage in Playa del Carmen. I’m a member here, so I try and go at least once a week. They have a hydro area, which includes a sauna, steam room, cold showers, cold plunge pool, and a relaxing pool full of water jets that help me relax after a week of sitting at my computer.

The staff at Okomo are friendly and helpful—soft drinks are included, and I recommend trying one of the tea infusions. If you’re visiting for the day, booking a massage or another treatment is worth booking as spa access is included, and you can stay up to two hours.

Is Okomo the best spa I’ve ever been to? No, but it is one of the best spas in Playa del Carmen.

If you’re local to Playa del Carmen or a digital nomad planning on staying for a few months, I suggest asking about the spa memberships. Packages range from one month to a year and include spa treatments such as massages, facials, yoga classes, use of the gym and rooftop pool area, plus 20% off all services.

I’ve tried several treatments at this Playa del Carmen spa, which have been excellent. Before your spa treatment, you’ll be seated in the relaxation room and receive a complimentary drink afterward.

Available Treatments:

  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body treatments
  • Facials
  • Massages
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Yoga

Cost:

2-hour access to the hydrotherapy area costs around 600 pesos.

Hours:

Monday through Sunday, from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

How to Get There:

QUICK TIP: Book your tours, rental cars, and transfers through my local contacts

I’ve been working with Living Dreams Mexico for years and they are who I send all my family and friends to when they visit the Riviera Maya. I really can recommend them enough for private tours and experiences. They have solid 5* reviews on Trip Advisor and Google from almost 4000 reviewers! You can view all their tours here.

If you’re looking for private airport transfers and rental cars then Vanessa and Oliver from Turismo Channel are personal friends of mine and I can 100% recommend them to make an inquiry click here and complete the form. Someone will be in touch within 24 hours.

GH Spa Playa del Carmen

Okomo Spa Playa del Carmen

Oh, how I love the GH Spa in Playa del Carmen. While it doesn’t offer hydrotherapy, GH is one of my top Playa del Carmen spas. I check their monthly offers if I ever need a quick pamper session. You can often get a facial and a massage for around 1000 pesos.

I fell asleep the first time I got a facial at GH Spa. My skin was glowing, and I felt so relaxed I went straight home and slept for hours.

Price-wise, GH Spa isn’t as expensive as fancy hotel spas in Playa del Carmen, but it also isn’t cheap like other local places. You’ll pay a little extra for the incredible quality and service without paying inflated tourist prices.

Available Treatments:

  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body treatments
  • Facials
  • Massages
  • Waxing
  • Makeup

Cost:

As one of the top massage Playa del Carmen options, prices vary. Thankfully, GH Spa offers frequent deals, so contact them (in English or Spanish) via Facebook

Hours:

GH Spa is open Monday to Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

How to Get There:

Quick Tip: Book accommodation, tours, and transport ahead of time online to save money and stress. 
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Best Playa Del Carmen Accommodation: Click here to check out the best accommodation in Playa Del Carmen
Best Playa Del Carmen Transport: Click here to book a bus, ferry, or train in Playa Del Carmen

Best Massage Playa del Carmen (Not at a Spa)

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For a fantastic massage in Playa del Carmen, I also recommend trying an in-home massage treatment. The masseuse will either host you in their home or come to you—the experience is unforgettable!

Huitzilin Sanación Integral

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Huitzilin Sanación Integral is owned by a dear friend of mine, Gisela. She speaks perfect English, so you can send her a message in English or Spanish. Gisela offers an energetic massage treatment, so don’t expect a deep-tissue massage.

Treatments are around two hours, including energy work, crystal therapy, body brushing, and singing bowls. It’s an intense treatment, so the time flies by—I go into such a deep state of relaxation that I leave entirely blissed out.

Treatments are done in Gisela’s home, and appointments require 24-hour notice. Gisela also offers super interesting Mayan readings that start at around 600 pesos for an hour.

Contact Gisela through her Facebook page here or via WhatsApp: +52 656 278 8651—don’t forget to let her know I sent you.

Quick Tip: View my full Playa Del Carmen packing guide here including a downloadable checklist. And check out my Playa Del Carmen Essentials shopping list here.

About the Bio-Energetic Treatment

Gisela offers a full-body therapeutic, relaxing massage that combines reiki, reflexology, pranic healing, lymphatic drainage, crystals, aromatherapy, and music therapy. You’ll leave feeling more balanced and restored—the massage brings your vital energy centers to an enhanced state of well-being.

The benefits of this unique massage Playa del Carmen offers include lower stress and anxiety levels. You’ll leave the treatment with improved physical, relational, emotional, mental, and spiritual wellness to improve daily life.

Playa Del Carmen Travel Guide Planning

🧳 Any recommendations on what I should pack for Playa Del Carmen?

Yes! I have created a whole packing guide to Playa Del Carmen which you can read here and you can also check out my packing list for Playa Del Carmen on Amazon here.

🚗 Where can I book bus or private transportation while I’m in Playa Del Carmen?

I strongly recommend using GottoGo. You can book almost all transport in the major Mexican tourist destinations through them online. They don’t just cover buses they also cover shuttles, ferries, and private drivers.

🎫 Where can I buy tickets for museums, attractions, and tours in Playa Del Carmen?

I recommend either Viator or GetYour Guide. They have a  lot of options available!

If you are traveling from Playa del Carmen then I recommend booking through my friend Vanessa at Turismo Channel. You can check out their tours by clicking here and using the following discount codes for the best prices clairecaroff (car rental), claire10off (for 10% off group tours), claireprivate (for a discount on private tours). You can also send her a WhatsApp message quoting the above codes to receive the discount.

👩‍⚕️ What is the best insurance to have while traveling?

I recommend using Heymondo for a great value policy. The app also offers you 24/7 Dr Chat. For Digital Nomads check out SafetyWing digital nomad insurance.

I have also written a blog post covering all my recommended travel insurance here

✈️ Any flight recommendations?

WayAWay offers you cheap flights with cashback. You can use this code CLAIRE22 to get 10% off. Otherwise Skyscanner or Expedia are my go-to flight searching platforms.

📱What do you use for internet connection while traveling?

I’m a big fan of personal WiFi devices and they have saved my ass so many times when traveling. I wrote a full review of the top travel WiFi devices you can read here. I personally use GlocalMe as I can either pop in a physical sim card or use their local carrier.

With regards to my phone connection, I use e-sims while traveling, so rather than having to swap out my regular sim card I can download the app and buy a virtual sim card. I recommend using eitherAirhub or Alosim. Both have great coverage of multiple countries and are very easy to use.

🛏️ What is the best platform to use for booking accommodation?

The 3 best platforms that I normally use are Booking.comHotels.com, and Expedia They offer great deals and multiple options. I always check all three to be sure of the best deals.

🛅 Do you have any luggage recommendations for traveling?

I do have a complete list of the best packing and luggage products that I recommend, you can check the list here. I’m currently traveling with this suitcase and this backpack. 

Playa del Carmen Spas | The Best Spa Treatments In Playa Del Carmen

Felipe Sandoval

Monday 7th of February 2022

I met a spa in Playa del Carmen Inside the Hotel In Fashion, It was one of the best experiences, from the entrance to the treatment and the massage It is an unforgettable experience, Prana Spa inside the Hotel 100% recommended.