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How to Get the Most From Your Day Spa Experience in Playa del Carmen

By: / 03 Jul 2024
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Beyond the glittering beaches and the vibrant action of the markets lie fantastic opportunities to rejuvenate your mind, body, and spirit. There is nothing more relaxing than a day at the spa, where massage, hydrotherapy, and various other services are designed to provide you with pain relief, inner peace, and a body so relaxed you'll feel whole once again. At the Reef Resorts, we offer our guests two day spa location options: Okom Spa at The Reef 28 and Ome Spa at The Reef Playacar. Wherever you choose to spend your time, we have compiled a list of suggestions for you to get the most out of your day spa experience in Playa del Carmen.

Massage Therapy

That kink in your neck or knot in your back can turn a vacation from pleasurable to painful quickly. Rather than skipping out on fun activities to spare yourself, you can enjoy all your vacation has to offer with the massage therapy options at the premier day spas in Playa del Carmen. Within the elegant spas, guests can choose indulgently exotic services such as the "4 Elements" treatment, which uses Himalayan salt stones and Bao Bao oils; "Kanabi," a curative experience used to reduce inflammation and muscle pain; and a series of body treatments like Xocolatl, Mexiko, and Xochitl. In addition, the spa offers a rich menu which include Swedish massages, deep tissue massage, reflexology, and hot stone treatments. Through the hands of our masseuses, your body will release tension and become ready to play. 

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Exfoliations & Facials

As your body's largest organ, your skin deserves a little TLC every now and then too. Skin treatments aid in renewing skin cells, increasing blood flow, decreasing inflammation, and providing the healthy glow we all want. Whether you are looking for exfoliation or a facial, or both, your skin will thank you for the care.

Beauty Salon

You are on vacation! Now is the time to pamper yourself and reach the ultimate standard for those Instagram-worthy selfies. With The Reef Resorts beauty salon, you can get great hair treatments as well as manicures and pedicures. Whether you want your nails to match your dress or the color of the sea, you can feel like a queen being indulged with her every whim!


Water is our lifeblood, and through it, we can find incredible healing properties often forgotten. At The Reef 28, we offer a 2-hour hydrotherapy session where you benefit from the local waters. You'll want to drink plenty of water beforehand to make the most of your day.

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Yoga Classes & Circuit Training

Yoga is available most days, with Sunset Yoga from Monday to Saturday at 5:30 pm, and Yoga on the Beach on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday at 7:00 am. Through these classes, you can reconnect, recenter, and release the woes of life through the empowering movements and practices of yoga.

The spa's unique "Selvatic Gym" offers classes daily from 7:00 am to 9:00 pm. Taking full advantage of the sumptuous greenery that surrounds it, the Ome Spa provides daily circuit training classes with their special "Selvatic Gym" offering. These guided outdoor workouts allow participants to attune their senses to the natural environment while strengthening different muscle groups. 


Temazcal is an ancient practice derived from Mexico that is now growing in popularity around the world. As a ritual, Temazcal is similar to a hot house where an experienced professional will lead you through a cleansing hour where you will sweat out impurities and relax your mind.

Day Spa in Playa del Carmen

Whether you want to soak, get scrubbed, or practice the art of yoga, there is something for everyone to enjoy and benefit from at our spas. We recommend keeping an eye out for our specials, and to make sure you save a day on your vacation to simply be pampered. 



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