SOURCE: Hotel Esencia

June 19, 2012 11:16 ET

First Organic Spa in the Riviera Maya Offers Easy DIY Mayan Spa Treatments

Extend Your "Spa-Cation" With Luxury Remedies From Hotel Esencia for the Ultimate In-Home Spa Experience

RIVIERA MAYA, MEXICO--(Marketwire - Jun 19, 2012) - From holistic rituals to ancient Mayan recipes, Hotel Esencia's eco-luxe Aroma Spa is offering easy DIY spa treatments for the spa enthusiast seeking an in-home escape into paradise. The first organic Spa in the Riviera Maya, Aroma's eco-focus is evidenced throughout with organic, homemade products, an extensive herb garden, and native, chemical-free construction materials including walls colored with a taupe native mixture.

The in-home treatments offer simple anti-aging solutions with quick and easy steps using fresh, organic ingredients for the serene feeling of a professional spa treatment.

Pamper Yourself in the Mayan Tradition with Esencia's DIY Treatments

From a nourishing scrub to an anti-aging facial, Aroma is pleased to share ancient Mayan anti-aging and skin purifying treatments and tips to promote overall wellbeing. Treatments include:

Nourishing Hand and Foot Scrub


  • 2 teaspoons of honey
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • Juice of 1/2 to 1 lemon (depending on the size)

1. Mix the ingredients in a bowl
2. Gently exfoliate the skin with the scrub
3. Let the scrub sit on the skin for 5 minutes
4. Wash with water
5. Apply replenishing cream

Anti-Aging Facial


  • 1 cup yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon of oats
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • Splash of Rosewater (available at any pharmacy)

1. In a bowl mix the yogurt, honey and oats
2. Massage the mixture onto the face
3. Leave it on the skin for 5 minutes
4. Remove the mixture with cool water
5. Apply rose water with a cotton pad
6. Apply your favorite facial cream

One-ingredient Anti-Aging Solutions

Tomato: The sumptuous fruit helps to prevent wrinkles and reduce the appearance of existing ones.

1. Remove the seeds and peel
2. Grind the tomato in a bowl
3. Apply the tomato on affected areas of your face
4. Leave it on for 15 minutes before removing it with fresh water

Olive Oil: The perfect product to bring out your skin's youthful glow.

1. Massage the face with olive oil for a minute at night after cleansing
2. Remove excess with cotton

For more information about Hotel Esencia and its spectacular spa packages go to or call (877) 528-3490.

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