Barcelo Maya unveils spa addition

A luxury designed Spa is the newest
addition to The Barcelo Maya Beach Resort in Mexico.The expansive
all-inclusive resort complex that includes the Premium Level five-star
Barcelo Maya Tropical and Colonial Beach Hotels is adding a 296,000 square
meter luxury spa with Mayan influenced architecture and European style spa
services. The facility will open this December in time for the winter
travel season.
  The new Spa is located in a beautiful garden area of the resort
offering a tranquil retreat for guests. Treatment services will include
Swedish and Mayan style massage, couples massage, flotation therapy,
hydrotherapy and Vichy showers. In addition, there will be a traditional
Mayan Temazal Lodge (a traditional Indian sweat lodge). Other services
include eight outdoor cabins for tropical massages, and full beauty
services such as facials, manicures, pedicures and hairstyling. For
relaxation there is a resting area with an indoor waterfall overlooking the
gardens.  Adjacent to the spa is an expanded fitness center with new
cardiovascular equipment such as stairmasters, elliptical trainers and an
Ultratile floor designed for cushioning. The new spa and fitness center is
connected via covered archway to the existing fitness center which will now
house the weight and fitness room. Spa services will be available by
reservation and at an additional fee for the resort’s all-inclusive guests.
The resort is also planning on offering Spa Packages in 2007.
  “We are delighted to offer our new and elegant spa facility to our
resort guests,” said Fiona Taylor Director of Sales for the US, Barcelo
Hotels & Resorts. “We have carefully designed the Spa at the Barcelo Maya
Beach Resort in order to insure an exceptional experience for our guests
who are seeking state-of-the-art services in a first-class and beautiful
environment. We are confident that our new Spa will surpass all guest
expectations and gain a reputation as one of the best Spas in Mexico,”
added Taylor.