Yucatan Wellness Experience

Posted by Laura Hernandez - Nurse · Jun 18 · in Yucatán, Mexico · about Wellness

If you are looking to visit Mexico in comfort and style and enjoy authentic experiences, we would love to work with you to craft a fully customized private tour. We work with fantastic partners in destination who will take care of you from arrival to your departure. Enjoy VIP treatment and unique experiences with our insider access.

The following itinerary is fully customizable but we hope the outline can act as inspiration for us to work together to create the perfect trip.

On this journey, delve into Yucatan´s wellness culture, ancient Maya pyramids, sacred cenotes or the crystalline Caribbean Sea, and discover why the Yucatan Peninsula has become a bucket list destination for travelers across the world.


Chablé Resort & Spa – Awarded as the best hotel in the world, enjoy a unique stay in the heart of the Mayan forest.

Merida – Discover the lively capital of the state of Yucatan, a charming colonial city filled with markets, squares, and a bustling commercial center.

Mayan Cenote Full day Experience - Explore one of the most amazing natural wonders in the Yucatán Peninsula.

Mayan Archaeological Sites – Explore the hidden Mayan mysteries of the Yucatán Peninsula by visiting the Mayan Archaeological Zone of Chichen Itza.

Mayan Therapeutic Temazcal Experience - Enjoy this Mexican Traditional Medicine's holistic healing.


  • All transfers and ground transportation in private or shared basis
  • 6 nights Boutique hotels
  • 6 Breakfasts
  • Tours with local English speaking guides

Day 1 - Arrival Day Merida City

Today you will be met by your driver outside of customs (international flights) and will be privately transferred to Chablé Resorts & Spa.

Nestled into Mexico’s Mayan forest, Chable Resort is 25 miles from the historic town of Merida. Chable takes a holistic approach to health, offering the ultimate in pampering and wellness in a stunning, tropical setting. The resort features experts in a variety of modalities that range from Mayan healing to traditional yoga to ensure your every need is met. After an initial evaluation, a wellness program personally tailored to you will be created to meet your individual goals.

The resort features Mayan architecture, and its casitas are artfully folded into the lush jungle and surrounded by nature. Original 19th-century walls from a working hacienda frame each casita. Each one-bedroom casita boasts 1,700 square feet, a spacious bathroom, private pool, and outdoor shower.

6 Night(s) at Chable Resort & Spa, Casita

American breakfast included

1 Double

In: Day 1 Out: Day 7

Day 2 - Merida City & Xcambo, the Salt Mayan Route

Explore the historical center of the Mérida, the capital of the state of Yucatán. You will learn about Merida’s history and contemporary importance as you explore the Zócalo (main plaza). Then walk the city center to visit the cathedral and the Monument of the Homeland before heading down El Paseo de Montejo with its grand, colonial buildings.

Enjoy time for lunch (meal cost not included) in Puerto Progreso.

Pick-up and Location: 9:00 a.m. at your hotel

Duration: 6-7 hours

Inclusions: Private transportation, bilingual guide, bottled water, and entrance fees

Day 3 - Mayan Cenote Full Day Private Experience

Pick-up and Location: 8:00 am at your hotel

Duration: 6-8 hours

Inclusions: Private transportation, bilingual guide, cenote entrance fees, and bottled water

This full-day experience is designed for active nature lovers and wildlife enthusiast to explore one of the most amazing natural wonders in the Yucatán Peninsula, the Mayan Cenotes. Derived from an ancient Mayan word, “dzonot”, which refers to any subterranean chamber that contains permanent water, Cenotes are natural pits, or sinkholes, resulting from the collapse of limestone bedrock that exposes underground water.

Cenotes were once the main source for fresh water in the ancient Mayan world. It was believed cenotes had healing properties, and most of them were considered sacred places. Legends say some of them were portals into the underworld. Today Cenotes are an important element in the Yucatecan ecosystem and culture.

On this tour, your personal bilingual guide will lead you on a fun adventure to uncover the mysteries of five caverns. Traveling about 1:15 hr southeast of Merida, you will discover the Homun Cenotes and swim in their refreshing waters, while you learn about the Yucatan Peninsula ecosystem.

Time for lunch (not included) will be allocated during the tour, suggestions will be provided based on preferences.

At the conclusion of your visit, you will be driven back to your hotel.

Day 4 - Private tour of Chichen Itza archaeological site

Pick-up and Location: 8:00 am at your hotel

Duration: 8-9 hours

Inclusions: Private transportation, bilingual guide, bottled water, and entrance fees

Your personal, expert guide will meet you at your hotel lobby before departing to Chichen Itzá, Mexico’s most visited archaeological site (160 km or 100 mi, 2 hours). One of the first structures you will see is the “Castillo” or Pyramid of Kukulkan, classed as one of the New Seven Wonders of the World due to its ingenious architecture that results in a figure of a snake descending and ascending the steps during the equinox. Your guide will help you to see just how the shadowy serpent appears.

Exploring the site, you will learn how duality played a huge role in Mayan cosmology. Visiting the platform of the skulls, which was a monument to both life and death, you will see how each is represented, before heading to the ball court where archaeologists are still undecided as to whether the winner or the loser was sacrificed. Observing the carvings there, you can make your own guess. Clap in the ball court and the sound will echo eight times, a testament to Maya architectural prowess.

Just outside of the walls of the city you will find the cenote where sacrificial drownings took place. Here you will learn about the type of rituals involved and what was uncovered when attempts were made to drain this deep sinkhole. At the conclusion of your visit, you will be driven back to your hotel for the rest of the evening at your leisure.

Day 5 - Mayan Therapeutic Temazcal Experience

Duration: 60 minutes, Individual Ceremony

Ritual of the Goddess Ixchel as Grandmother, bearer of wisdom and medicine.

This is Mexican Traditional Medicine’s holistic healing. Bodily purification is achieved through heat inside the Temazcal and the chosen ancestral technique that will be a response to each individual’s physical needs.The ceremony provoques a sensitive and revitalizing therapy using the language of the four elements to achieve an overall wellness and balanced state.

One of the following techniques may be used: herbal “rameada” or rub; chants, prehispanic musical instruments therapy, rebozo technique and body wraps with clay or medicinal herbs.

Day 6 - Day at leisure

This day is yours to enjoy on your own at leisure. You may like to relax by the pool and enjoy the activities offered by the hotel such as: gardening with Chable’s resident horticulturist, bicycling the resorts’ many trails, cooking lessons in Mayan cooking techniques, or morning yoga by the cenote.

Day 7 - Private transfer to Merida International airport

After breakfast and hotel check out, your private driver will meet you in your hotel lobby and drive you 35km (40 minutes) to the Merida International airport for your departure flight.

Want more information on a fantastic tour on Mexico? Don't hesitate to contact us today at 604-736-7447 or by sending us a message via the 'contact us' button!

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