As a stressful year comes to a close, travelers are looking for destinations that are going to offer a relaxing environment for them to recharge and reset for the New Year. Built on the ancient base of Mayan astronomers, NIZUC Resort & Spa in Cancun is a wellness oasis that immediately puts guests at ease from the moment they walk in the door, offering a luxurious getaway to put the mind and body at ease.
NIZUC is a five-star AAA Five Diamond resort located off the main hotel strip in Cancun. The resort was designed with Mayan influences throughout, from its architecture and spa offerings, all the way down to its name (NIZUC means “dog nose” in Mayan). NIZUC’s unique design embodies the Mayan heritage while it merges natural materials – from local stones, ziricote, and pucte woods – with modern technology and fine Mexican art.
The world-renowned NIZUC Spa by ESPA, is located in a secluded area that was considered sacred for the ancient Mayans and offers a true sanctuary for rejuvenation. At NIZUC Spa, guests will enjoy a variety of Mayan-inspired spa treatments, which include Mayan Mindfulness program that offers guided breathing and visualization techniques to calm mind and body.
The Mayans were masters at focusing on their awareness on the present, and were constantly observing their surroundings, searching the stars for rhythms in the Universe and working towards understanding the meaning of life. NIZUC embodies these values throughout the resort, offering a deep sense of relaxation and awareness that is perfect for anyone looking for an escape from daily life.
The resort also hosts daily yoga, breathwork, sound therapy, cross training, personal training, core training, Zumba, Tabata training and stretch sessions. Yoga and paddleboard yoga are offered complimentary with additional fitness classes priced at $15. Additionally, the resort provides a variety of cultural and culinary activities – such as a sushi making class, tequila journey and a live Cuban jazz band – allowing guests to sit back, relax and have some fun to ring in the new year.
Those looking to top off the relaxing vacation should book the NIZUC Villa, which offers a great opportunity for those who want to social distance. The villa features 5,380 square-feet of grandiose accommodations with an intimate and private setting. The villa is complete with a spectacular rooftop sundeck, lush outdoor patio, a private infinity pool, an outdoor nature-inspired shower and open-air tub, and tropical gardens.