Riviera Nayarit, The Perfect Destination For Wellness Tourism

March 04, 2022
Posted by: Adeprotur

Wellness tourism is a promising and growing industry in Mexico. In the last two years, people have rethought what it means to get a vacation and put a bigger emphasis on including the need for mental and emotional well-being, achievable through weekend getaways to tourist destinations that offer activities based on wellness. Travelers seek therapeutic or preventive treatments for their physical and mental healing while visiting the main tourist spots of the chosen destination and thus living a fulfilling experience. Riviera Nayarit is a wonderful destination that satisfies wellness tourism, thanks to its jungle and beach landscapes. Here are 3 wellness activities that every tourist should look into:

Yoga retreats. Riviera Nayarit offers you the best places to have a retreat in the jungle, being one with nature, while also admiring the landscapes of the mountains.

  • Haramara Retreat: It is located in Sayulita. Haramara means “mother of the sea” and was named one of the top 10 yoga retreats in the world by Yoga Journal. It offers yoga and meditation workshops throughout the year on a natural stone platform with 360-degree panoramic views of the mountains and the Pacific Ocean.
  • Mar de Jade: Found in the fishing village of Chacala, where the tropical jungle and its beautiful beach converge. This place is one of the most popular wellness retreats within the wellness niche. Here you enjoy healing rituals inspired by ancient Mexican traditions, meditation sessions, and workshops.

Revitalizing hiking. Not only do you exercise, but you also relax and revitalize yourself in a magical natural environment.

  • La Pila del Rey. When you visit Riviera Nayarit, remember to live the experience of the hiking tour to this archaeological site located in the Sierra de Vallejo, one of the most important in the region. It is also known as “The Petroglyphs” or “The Sanctuary” since it has more than 2,000 carved petroglyphs from more than 1,500 years ago.
  • Lo de Marcos: An ideal place to relax in the middle of nature. This destination offers walks and guided tours to admire the landscape while learning about flora and fauna, history, and local culture.

Spa rituals. Without a doubt, there is nothing more relaxing than enjoying a spa provided by experts in wellness therapies.

Temazcal en Conrad Punta Mita: This hotel offers an authentic sanctuary by the sea, the Conrad Spa. Treatments include temazcal, which is a type of ancient Mexican sweat lodge, and other treatment rooms surrounded by vegetation.

Jungle Spa: Imanta Resorts Punta de Mita offers an experience of total serenity, through holistic outdoor treatments, inspired by ancient pre-Hispanic rituals that incorporate the healing power of herbs.

If you are looking for authentic experiences of relaxation, healing, and wellness, Riviera Nayarit has many different options that will fill your trip with moments that you will want to repeat over and over again.