Arial view of beach and pools at The Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach Resort & Spa

Meditate your cares away on the beach at The Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach Resort & Spa. (Photo: Marriott International)


Pamper Yourself at 7 Luxe Spas Across the Caribbean and Latin America

When it comes to vacations, everyone has their favorite things to do, from lounging poolside sipping umbrella drinks to packing in as much adventure as the days can hold. For some, a visit to the spa is just what’s needed to get into a vacation state of mind.

Take a look at luxe spas and locally inspired treatments across the Caribbean and Latin America for the pampering that you need.

As always, check for travel restrictions and closures before planning your trip.

Renew Yourself on Grand Cayman

Images of the white sand beach, turquoise blue waters and puffy clouds will float into your mind when you surrender to the Island Dreams Experience at The Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach Resort & Spa.

Inhale scents of lavender and exhale worries as your therapist washes away your cares with a full-body scrub followed by a warm wrap and full-body massage. Afterward, you’ll float back to your lounge chair, or to your room.

Greatness Is Found on Grand Cayman

Woman in a robe drinking tea in the spa changing room at The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman
Take a glamorous spa day at The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman. (Photo: Marriott International)

The height of luxurious pampering can be found at La Prairie Spa at The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman, set on Seven Mile Beach. The spa’s treatments feature the healing power of marine plants along with decadent ingredients like caviar and gold.

A few sublime treatments to consider are the La Prairie Signature Caviar Massage, which uses Skin Caviar; the Ultimate Pure Gold Radiance Facial, which includes a Pure Gold serum; and the Sea Holistic Massage with marine oil and salt. Afterward, relax in the quiet sanctuary to let all of the benefits of your treatments sink in.

Balance Body and Mind in Aruba

Treatment room with two massage tables at The Ritz-Carlton, Aruba
Find your zen at The Ritz-Carlton, Aruba. (Photo: Marriott International)

The beachfront spa at The Ritz-Carlton, Aruba is the on-island retreat you need. The spa’s treatments integrate locally sourced ingredients like aloe and coffee with state-of-the-art facilities and techniques to help you achieve a balanced mind, body and spirit. Try the Awa y Tera experience, using a local coffee scrub and hydrating mud mask to achieve nourished and soft skin.

Or opt for the 110-minute Misterio di Aloe, which uses local aloe plants in its facial, massage and foot reflexology treatments. If you’re with the one you love, Deseo pa Dos is made for the two of you: a honey scrub, sugar exfoliation and aromatherapy massage will send you both into bliss, followed by a bath for two.

Reach Next-Level Pura Vida in Costa Rica

Treatment room and outdoor shower at The Westin Reserva Conchal, an All-Inclusive Golf Resort & Spa
Experience bliss at The Westin Reserva Conchal. (Photo: Marriott International)

Live la pura vida at eco-friendly The Westin Reserva Conchal, an All-Inclusive Golf Resort & Spa on Costa Rica’s North Pacific Riviera. Scents of white tea and lavender will envelop you as you settle into the Heavenly Spa by Westin, decorated with warm wood tones, stone walls, live plants, pops of green and an indoor fountain.

The signature Heavenly Shells massage uses heated seashells filled with sand and organic coconut oil to deliver you into a state of pure relaxation yet leave you energized for your Costa Rican adventure.

Discover Local Treatment Techniques in Cancun

Spa pool at the JW Marriott Cancun Resort & Spa
Enjoy award-winning treatments at the JW Marriott Cancun Resort & Spa. (Photo: Marriott International)

There are plenty of ways to relax at the world-class, award-winning spa at the JW Marriott Cancun Resort & Spa, including steam rooms, Jacuzzis and an indoor heated lap pool. When it comes to treatments, the Spa at JW Marriott Cancun offers myriad options, including a few that are inspired by the local Mayan culture.

The Hunab Ku Ritual — Traditional Mayan Massage incorporates a technique still used in the local communities: an abdominal massage that is believed to impact energy flow. Ichtaca Mayan — The Secret of the Mayan Treatment is designed to guide your connection with nature and the cosmos through a full-body scrub and massage.

Luxury Indulgence Awaits in Punta Mita

The St. Regis Punta Mita Resort from a beachfront view with mountains in the background
Let go of your worries at the Remède Spa Punta Mita. (Photo: Marriott International)

Remède Spa Punta Mita at The St. Regis Punta Mita Resort takes full advantage of its location by bringing the outdoors in and drawing inspiration from the Pacific Ocean.

One of the jewels of the spa menu is the Ocean Pearl Body Indulgence, an indulgent full-body treatment that begins with an exfoliation of crushed pearl, followed by a warm seaweed mask and hydrating massage.

Stay in your blissful state a bit longer with the Remède Spa Escape package, which adds on a customized body polish and wrap as well as a manicure.

Ultimate Pampering in Puerto Vallarta

Pool and beach at the Marriott Puerto Vallarta Resort & Spa with mountains in distance
Let stress melt away at the Ohtli Spa at the Marriott Puerto Vallarta Resort & Spa. (Photo: Marriott International)

Ancient healing traditions and treatments are blended with modern techniques to deliver exceptional treatments at Ohtli Spa at the Marriott Puerto Vallarta Resort & Spa.

The healing power of water takes center stage in the Janzu Rebirth Therapy, during which your therapist will guide your body through movements that will relax your mind, body and spirit in a pool of warm water.

A traditional Huichol ensalmo (incantation) for peace marks the start of the Fire Opal Balancing Stone Therapy, during which your therapist will cleanse your body and spirit with specially placed opals followed by a basalt stone massage.