Spa & Fitness
The Hotel Playa Mazatlán’s Fitness Center offers the most modern equipment and free weights in clean, air-conditioned comfort. Our on-site certified trainer and fitness instructor, is available every day to assist you or put together an exercise routine designed specifically for you. Use of the Fitness Center is included in your stay.
Next door, our private spa, housed in a rustic, remodeled cottage, is available for massage and sauna. Individual or couples massages include a spacious granite sauna with private shower. Oceanfront massages are also available on the beach under one of the Hotel Playa Mazatlán’s shady, peaceful palapas. Manicures, pedicures and other salon options are available upon request – please inquire at the Concierge.
Inspired by ancient traditions and philosophies and combined with modern day touches, the spa treatment offerings at Hotel Playa Mazatlan provide a unique pampering and relaxation experience, allowing you to unwind, escape and fully rejuvenate.
With a wealth of experience, each therapist works on your individual needs to ease tired muscles, enveloping you in a haven of serenity to transport you to a more tranquil world.
All of your senses are engaged during your treatment.
Sound: A welcoming ritual with special music nurtures your own personal space and eases your mind.
Scent: Elemental aromatic herbal essential oil infuses the air with relaxing aromas.
Touch: A gentle healing technique enhances well-being by eliminating harmful energies that create blockages to prepare you for your treatment.
Relaxing Massage: This is the most common type of massage that use long smooth strokes, kneading, and circular movements on superficial layers of muscle using massage lotion or oil. This massage can be very gentle and relaxing.
People get the relaxing massage for relaxation or for a variety of health conditions:
- Back pain Inflammatory conditions such as arthritis and tendinitis.
- Stress relief and stress-related conditions.
- Headaches and migraines.
- Muscle and related conditions such as spasms, strains and sprains.
- Repetitive strain injury, such as carpal tunnel syndrome.
- Circulatory and respiratory problems.
- Post-injury and post surgical rehabilitation.
Back & Neck Massage: For many people, the neck and shoulders are common areas of soreness and tension.The Back and Neck massage relaxes the affected area. Massage relieves muscle tension and reduces the risk of injury.
Therapeutic Massage: Designed to treat the problem of injuries of the body, therapeutic massage uses the techniques of stroking, rubbing, kneading, percussion, vibration and bearings and has a positive influence on the psychic part of the person and acts in the skin tissue (epidermis), muscles, joints, ligaments, circulatory system, lymphatic and nervous system.
Foot Reflexology Massage: This massage is the application of pressure onto particular areas of the soles of the feet and use hands, fingers and a wood stick with cream and oil. This type of massage is effective in stimulating the functions of the internal organs.
Hot Stone Massage: Heated, smooth stones are placed on certain points on the body to warm and loosen tight muscles and balance energy centers in the body. The massage therapist may also hold stones and apply gentle pressure with them. The warmth is comforting. Hot stone massage is good for people who have muscle tension but prefer lighter massage.
Sports Massage: is focus on preventing and treating injury and enhancing athletic performance. A combination of techniques is used. The strokes are generally faster. Facilitated stretching is a common technique. It helps to loosen muscles and increase flexibility.
Etiquette and Policies
To better enjoy your spa experience, may we recommend the following:
What to Wear: For all treatments, please feel free to wear bathing suit or bikini if it makes you feel more comfortable. During all treatments, areas of the body not being worked on are fully covered to protect your privacy.
Arrive Early: Arrive at least 5 minutes prior to your treatment to allow yourself time to change and put personal effects in the locker.
Late Arrival: Late arrivals will not receive an extension of scheduled treatments and the full cost of the service will be charged.
Cancellation Policy: In consideration of other guests, we ask a minimum notice of 24 hours in advance in order to avoid a cancellation charge of 100% of the treatment cost.