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Massage Playa del Carmen: Best Spas in Playa del Carmen

Finding the best massage in Playa del Carmen can be overwhelming with so many incredible spas to choose from. I mean, with so many world-class options available, how do you decide where to go for the most rejuvenating experience?

Based on my personal experiences, prices, and overall atmosphere, I’ve rounded up my top picks for where to find the best massages in Playa del Carmen.

Many high-end spa resorts in Playa del Carmen have been excluded from my list primarily due to their exorbitant prices. My goal is to visit every spa in the area and keep this post updated with the latest information.

If you have any recommendations for the best massage in Playa del Carmen, feel free to leave a comment!

Finding the Best Massage Playa del Carmen is Home To

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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).

Best Spas in 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, C. 32 Nte. 224, El Centro, Gonzalo Guerrero, 77720. but you must contact them for directions

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Okomo Spa Playa del Carmen

Best Spas in 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:

Primera Avenida Nte. & Calle 28 Nte, Gonzalo Guerrero, 77720 Playa del Carmen.

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GH Spa

Best Spas in 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, 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:

The Wayak Spa at Viceroy Riviera Maya

Best Spas in Playa del Carmen

Nestled in a lush tropical setting, The Kayak Spa at Viceroy Riviera Maya offers a range of holistic treatments inspired by ancient Mayan traditions. The serene atmosphere and luxurious amenities make it a top choice for a rejuvenating experience.

Available Treatments:

  • Facials
  • Massages
  • Body treatments
  • Traditional Mayan treatments
  • Nails
  • Haircare

Cost:

Prices start at $81 USD, depending on the service.

Hours:

The Wayak Spa is open daily from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

How to Get There:

Playa Xcalacoco Frac 7, 77710 Playa del Carmen.

Grand Velas Riviera Maya SE Spa

Best Spas in Playa del Carmen

Known for its opulent treatments and state-of-the-art facilities, the Grand Velas Riviera Maya SE Spa provides a comprehensive wellness experience. From hydrotherapy circuits to personalized massage treatments, this spa caters to those seeking ultimate relaxation.

Available Treatments:

  • Traditional Mexican treatments
  • Facials
  • Massages
  • Holistic therapy
  • Body treatments
  • Couples’ rituals
  • Vegan services

Cost:

Prices vary significantly depending on the service, but expect to spend several hundred U.S. dollars.

Hours:

You can visit the SE Spa daily from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

How to Get There:

Carretera Cancun Tulum Km 62, 77710 Playa Del Carmen Municipio De Solidaridad.

Mahekal Beach Resort Revive Spa

This spa offers a more intimate and personalized experience with treatments that incorporate local ingredients and traditional techniques. The beachfront location adds to the tranquil ambiance, perfect for unwinding.

Available Treatments:

  • Massages
  • Yoga
  • Facials
  • Beauty services

Cost:

Massages here range from 1,499 to 5,550 pesos.

Hours:

The Revive Spa is open daily from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

How to Get There:

Calle 38, Entre Avenida 5A y Zona Federal Marítima, 77710 Playa Del Carmen.

Playacar Palace Awe Spa

Best Spas in Playa del Carmen

Awe Spa at Playacar Palace is renowned for its extensive menu of treatments, including hydrotherapy, facials, and deep tissue massages. The professional staff ensures a high-quality experience tailored to your needs.

Available Treatments:

  • Massages
  • Facials

Hours:

Hours vary throughout the year—contact the resort for specifics.

How to Get There:

Bahia del Espiritu Santo s/n, Centro, 77710 Playa Del Carmen.

Yäan Wellness Energy Spa

Located in Tulum, just a short drive from Playa del Carmen, Yäan Wellness Energy Spa focuses on holistic healing and spiritual wellness. The spa offers yoga classes, traditional healing rituals, and organic treatments in a peaceful setting.

Available Treatments:

  • Massages
  • Mexican therapies
  • Body treatments
  • Energy and vibrational healing
  • Soaking baths

Cost:

You can spend anywhere from $40 to $365 USD at Yäan Wellness Energy Spa.

Hours:

This spa is open daily from 9:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

How to Get There:

Carretera Tulum Boca Paila, Km 10. Tulum.

Maroma Spa at Belmond Maroma Resort

Best Spas in Playa del Carmen

Offering a blend of ancient Mayan healing practices and modern wellness techniques, Maroma Spa provides a luxurious retreat. The spa’s unique design and attention to detail create an immersive relaxation experience.

Available Treatments:

  • Healing rituals
  • Massages

Cost:

Contact Maroma Spa for pricing details.

Hours:

The spa is open daily from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

How to Get There:

Carretera Cancún-Tulum, Km 51, 77710 Riviera Maya.

Naay Spa at El Dorado Maroma

Best Spas in Playa del Carmen

This award-winning spa is known for its signature treatments that incorporate local ingredients like chocolate and coconut. The beachfront location and tranquil environment make it a popular choice among visitors.

Available Treatments:

  • Massages
  • Facials
  • Body treatments
  • Pre-Hispanic rituals

Cost:

Reach out to El Dorado Maroma for information about spa pricing.

Hours:

You can visit the Naay Spa daily from 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

How to Get There:

Carretera Cancún – Tulum, Km 55.3 Playa Del Carmen.

Mayakoba Banyan Tree Spa

Best Spas in Playa del Carmen

Combining Asian healing traditions with local practices, the Mayakoba Banyan Tree Spa offers a unique spa experience. The spa features private treatment villas, hydrotherapy areas, and a range of therapeutic services.

Available Treatments:

  • Massages
  • Chinese treatments
  • Indian treatments
  • Indonesian treatments
  • Thai treatments
  • Body conditioners
  • Facials
  • Haircare
  • Wellness activities

Cost:

Prices at the Banyan Tree Spa range from 420 to 19,840 pesos.

Hours:

This spa is open daily from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

How to Get There:

Highway Chetumal – Juárez KM 298 Riviera Maya 77710 Playa del Carmen.

Zenserenz Spa at Rosewood Mayakoba

Best Spas in Playa del Carmen

With a focus on personalized wellness journeys, Zenserenz Spa offers a variety of treatments designed to rejuvenate the mind and body. The serene setting and expert therapists ensure a memorable spa experience.

Available Treatments:

  • Massages
  • Traditional Mayan rituals
  • Sensory treatments
  • Skincare

Cost:

Prices vary, so reach out to Rosewood Mayakoba directly to confirm.

Hours:

The spa is open daily from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

How to Get There:

Ctra. Federal Cancún-Playa del Carmen KM 298 Solidaridad, Q. Roo, CP 77710.

Xpa Xcaret

Best Spas in Playa del Carmen

For those looking to combine a day of adventure with relaxation, Xpa Xcaret offers unique spa experiences within the Xcaret eco-park. The treatments are inspired by ancient Mayan rituals and use natural ingredients sourced locally.

Available Treatments:

  • Massages

Cost:

Children 5-11 years old are around $99 and adults 12+ are $133 USD.

Hours:

The spa is open from 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m. Monday through Friday, and 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays.

How to Get There:

Carretera Chetumal – Puerto Juárez km 282 Int. B Colonia Rancho Xcaret, 77580 Playa del Carmen.

These spas in Playa del Carmen provide a range of treatments and experiences, catering to different preferences and budgets. Whether you’re looking for a luxury retreat or a more affordable option, there’s a spa here to suit your needs.

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Best Massage Playa del Carmen (Not at a Spa)

Best Spas in Playa del Carmen

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

Best Spas in Playa del Carmen

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.

Address: Fuente de la Bastilla casa 45, Col Santa Fe, Playa del Carmen, Mexico

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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 either Airhub 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.com, Hotels.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.

Finding the Best Massage Playa del Carmen Offers: Final Thoughts

There are many incredible spas in Playa del Carmen offering massages, facials, and wellness treatments. Regardless of your budget or what kind of services you’re looking for, it’s easy to find an unforgettable spa experience during your Mexican vacation.

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.