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Experience the luxury of the first ESPA-branded spa in the Mexican Caribbean. Indulge in our complete beauty and wellness program, featuring exclusive ESPA treatments and products, such as the NIZUC Thermal Experience and beauty salon. Engage your body with our state-of-the-art fitness center and wellness programs.
Thermal Experience
The NIZUC Thermal Experience awakens the senses through a guided circuit of hydrotherapy. Experience the invigorating range of temperatures combined with strong and then subtle water pressure.
Thermal Experience Process
Aromatic Steam Room
Invigorating Showers
Ice Fountain with Cool Mist Shower
Vitality Pool with Hydro-massage
Cold Plunge Pool
Relaxation Solarium
Thermic Loungers
Indoor Relaxation Lounge with fresh fruit and herbal tea
Co-ed Exterior Spa Pool
All of our treatments that last over 50 minutes include the NIZUC Thermal Experience during the day of treatment at no additional cost.
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Revitalize in Style : Be Well Package
In honor of Global Wellness Day on June 10, NIZUC Resort & Spa is pleased to debut a new luxurious three-day wellness offering, Be Well. Stemming from the hotel’s understanding of today’s luxury traveler, the Be Well package takes a two-step approach to promoting a healthy lifestyle – a balance of exercise with relaxation, and clean eating. The full package spans three days and includes yoga, meditation, paddle boarding, stretching workshops, personal training, massages, hydrotherapy and fresh juices daily. Altogether, these activities and treatments work in harmony to provide rejuvenation of the body, clarity of the mind, and awakening of the spirit.

As the region’s most prestigious spa, NIZUC Spa by ESPA enhances guest’s restorative experience by mirroring its natural surroundings of once being ancient sacred Mayan grounds. Guests will be able to re-awaken their senses and find balance in their lives as they unwind and cleanse their mind, body, and spirit through an array of wellness activities and Mayan inspired spa treatments. To help refresh and refuel, guests will also be treated to fresh pressed juice delivered to their room every morning from Café de la Playa.
$435 taxes and tip included.

Day 1
 7:00 – 7:45 am: Meditation on the pier
 8:00 – 9:00 am: Hydrotherapy
 10:00 am: Juice delivered to the room
 5:00 – 5:45 pm: Stretching Workshop
Day 2
 7:00 – 7:45 am: Paddleboard Yoga on the pier
 8:00 – 9:00 am:  Hydrotherapy
 10:00 am: Juice delivered to the room
 6:00 – 8:00 pm: Holistic Massage (hydrotherapy optional 1 hour prior to treatment)
Day 3
 7:00 – 7:45 am: Personalized Training at the Gym
 8:00 – 9:00 am: Hydrotherapy
 10:00 am: Juice delivered to the room

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Treatment of the Month: Cooling Back Massage
Ease muscle tension and restore vitality to body and mind

Feel tension melt away with this uplifting and deeply restorative treatment. Skin is smoothed, refreshed and conditioned with a bespoke blend of Apricot Seed Kernels, Spearmint and Aloe Vera. A tailor-made massage then alleviates taut, tender areas and the back is soothed with a cooling, nourishing moisturizer.
Mayan Inspired Signature Therapies
ESPA has created a fusion of advanced European therapies with the layering of ancient Mayan healing rituals exclusively for NIZUC Spa by ESPA. Each ritual begins with an organic tea ceremony and foot ritual with a consultation. These therapies are customized to each individual guest by our expertly trained therapists.
NIZUC Renewal

Inspired by the Mayan’s use of healing stones and herbs, this treatment will soothe the mind and cocoon the body in pure relaxation. The treatment begins with the purification of the skin using natural sea salts and pure Mexican agave. The body is massaged with warm gemstones revered by the Mayan’s for their healing properties. The treatment concludes with a meditative scalp massage. 120 minutes.

Mayan Cacao

Used by the Mayan civilization for its mood-enhancing and restorative properties, cacao was the food of the gods. Bask in this muscle-melting massage using the purest cacao oil. The treatment ends with powerful oil pour to the forehead; this relaxation technique has been used for centuries to calm the mind. A truly indulgent treatment for guests looking for the ultimate escape. 120 minutes.

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ESPA Facials
Our facials begin with a detailed consultation and in-depth skin analysis using SkinVisionTM technology to identify skin conditions not visible to the naked eye. Your facial is specifically tailored to you, to include cleansing, exfoliation, steam and extraction where necessary, and a treatment specific massage and mask. Finally, skincare products are chosen for your individual needs to achieve the best possible results.
Cellular Enzyme Facial

This powerful and highly effective natural facial peel dramatically smoothes, softens and evens skin tone. A deep brush cleanse, followed by an intense Enzyme Peel containing botanical extracts and Pumpkin Enzymes deeply exfoliates and removes dead skin cells. After, a soothing massage using Rose Quartz Crystals to help cool and calm, a Lifting and Smoothing Mask is applied, containing concentrated seaweed extracts, Argan Oil and Menthol to give your skin a more plumped and firmer appearance.

ESPA Personalized Facial

This expert facial is specifically tailored to you, and will include deep cleansing, exfoliation, steam and gentle extraction where needed, and a treatment specific massage and mask. Finally, ESPA skincare products including an intensive booster serum are chosen to suit your individual needs to achieve maximum results. The 80 minute facial will include a specific eye contour treatment.

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ESPA Body Treatments & Massages
Our solution led ESPA body treatments and massages are designed and tailored specifically to ensure you experience the best physical and emotional therapeutic benefits according to your needs. All of the massages are performed using ESPA's blend of 100% natural oils and are selected by the Guest during the sensory journey.
“Feel Perfect” Back, Face and Scalp Treatment

Renowned as our ‘Hero’ treatment and loved by all; this ESPA experience delivers triple results by targeting three key areas – the back, the face and the scalp, making it the ideal treatment for anyone.

“Sea Touch” Body Exfoliation and Wraps

Full body exfoliation, an Algae or Marine Mud Wrap is applied and the scalp gently massaged. Once you have taken a refreshing shower, a full body moisturize with an ESPA Aromatherapy Oil chosen to suit your needs leaves you with a sense of well-being, restored and revitalized.

“Silk Effect” Salt and Oil Scrub

This exceptional skin softening body exfoliation combines sea salts with essential oils to leave your skin nourished, smooth and supple. Perfect as a stand-alone treatment, or in preparation for an ESPA Massage. For a lighter application Body Polish is applied instead of Salt & Oil Scrub.

“Mom Pampering” Pre and Post Natal Treatment

A deeply nourishing body massage designed to target areas prone to stress and tension during or after pregnancy. Gentle back exfoliation, if required, is followed by a soothing body massage specifically designed to suit your individual concerns, focusing on the areas needed to alleviate muscular aches, whilst helping to relax, restore and revitalize.

ESPA Aromatic Massage

ESPA aromatherapy massage is essential, professional and specific, using a blend of individually chosen oils. A personal consultation will ensure that you receive a unique treatment to suit your specific needs.

Classic Swedish Relaxation

A tailor made massage that combines classic massage techniques to relax the body, target muscle tension and to alleviate aches and pains.


Deep Muscle Therapy

A powerful massage designed to alleviate deep-seated tension and muscular stress. Specialized techniques concentrate on specific areas of concern and alleviate common discomforts such as a stiff neck, lower back pain and sore, tight shoulders.

Hot Stone Massage and Gem Ritual

The body is massaged using hot volcanic stones to reduce tension and alleviate stress to finalize the experience the energy of the chakras will be brought to harmony with a gemstone ritual.

Oriental Massage Therapy

A combination of Asian techniques; Thai massage and shiatsu that will help bring balance to the body and at the same time leads to a deep state of relaxation. This massage consists of pressure points and stretching and loose clothing will be provided for your comfort.

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The exclusive face and body treatments for men are performed with the ESPA Men's Collection and are designed to target the areas of concern that everyday life brings. These treatments are perfect to relax after a hard day's work, after an intense exercise routine or to alleviate jet lag. The products have aromas and textures that are carefully selected to men's preferences and can be easily incorporated to your daily routine to maximize the results after the treatment.
Age Rebel Facial

An effective, age-defying facial designed to deliver immediate results to tired looking skin, and reduce fine lines and wrinkles. The treatment includes hot and steamy towel massage to neck and shoulders.

Includes: brush cleanse – steam – enzyme peel –facial massage – toning mask


This treatment soothes aching muscles and targets the back, neck, legs and feet. Enjoy a soothing scrub and massage of the feet and legs involving a warming envelopment of paraffin wax to the feet. The back is then exfoliated and massaged with warm oils – the perfect treatment to restore energy to a weary back, feet and legs.

Includes: foot and leg exfoliation and massage – envelopment of paraffin wax to the feet – back exfoliation and massage with warm oil.

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Suites for Couples
Our Private Spa Suites are the ultimate escape for couples wanting to retreat to total privacy. Enjoy an oceanfront setting in the Spa Suite with private pool and outdoor deck, where couples may enjoy a day together. The Couple’s Rituals are perfect to celebrate a special occasion or to spend unforgettable moments with someone you love.
Together Day
  • ESPA Full body Aromatic massage
  • ESPA Personalized Facial
  • Healthy Spa Lunch
Mayan Ritual
  • NIZUC Renewal or Mayan Cacao
  • Healthy Spa Lunch
NIZUC Romance
  • ESPA Personalized Facial
  • ESPA Aromatic Massage
  • ESPA Exfoliation & Body Wrap
  • Champagne Lunch
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The Salon
Experience indulgent beauty treatments while enjoying handmade chocolates and champagne. The Salon offers the best in manicures, pedicures, haircuts, blow-outs, up-dos, conditioning treatments, color and make-up application.
Fitness & Wellness
Renew and purify your mind and body with our optimal health and well-being programs. Explore yoga, breathwork, sound therapy, cross training, personal training, stretching, salsa, dance, tennis and golf.
Spa Information
Hours of Operation
Spa 8:00am to 10:00pm daily
Fitness Facilities 6:00am to 10:00pm daily
Scheduling an Appointment
To schedule an appointment for your perfect treatment, please contact our ESPA reservations team at extension 3130 who will be able to guide you to the right choice. To ensure your preferred time and service is available we recommend to book in advance.
Treatment prices are quoted in U.S. dollars. A 16% tax and 18% Service Charge will be added to your final bill.
Arrival Time
Please allow sufficient time before your treatment to complete a Spa Consultation Form and/or Health Questionnaire. We recommend you arrive up to 1 hour in advance of your treatment so that you can change, relax and enjoy the spa facilities. Please be advised that late arrivals will result in a reduction of treatment time.
Spa Facilities and Access
All of the spa treatments 50 minutes and above include access to the facilities. Access to the spa facilities alone has a cost of 85 USD. A 16% tax and 18% service charge will be added to your final bill.
Fitness Facilities
The use of the Fitness Facilities is complimentary for NIZUC Resort & Spa guests. The access for external guests will have a fee of 50 USD.
Children's Policy
We are delighted to offer treatments for young adults over the age of 16. Access to the rest of the spa including the changing facilities, spa and heat experiences and gym are restricted to over 16’s.
Cancellation Policy
A 100% fee will be incurred for any treatment not cancelled at least 24 hours prior to your scheduled time. Late arrival will shorten your treatment time.
Spa Etiquette
Our spa environment is one of relaxation and tranquillity. Please respect all spa guests’ right to privacy and serenity. In light of this, please turn off all electronic devices.
Health Conditions
Kindly advise us of any health conditions, allergies or injuries which could affect your choice of treatment when making your spa reservation.
We have specially designed treatments for expectant women during the second and third trimester of pregnancy. Please allow our spa team to guide you in selecting which treatments are most suitable during this special time. We highly recommend to avoid the use of the NIZUC Thermal Experience facilities during pregnancy.
Please leave your valuables in the safety box of your suite. The Spa and Resort cannot be held responsible for any lost or forgotten belongings.
In-Suite Spa Experience
We gladly offer Treatments in the privacy of your suite, an additional charge of 50 USD per person will be added.