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Megan Sterritt
KWE Partners
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Sep 17

New Mayan Jade Facial Taps into Mexico’s Healing Gems At Se Spa at Grand Velas Riviera Maya

Jade Roller lr.jpgRiviera Maya, Mexico (September 17, 2019) - SE Spa at Grand Velas Riviera Maya Resort continues to add to its diverse menu of locally-inspired spa offerings by releasing the Mayan Jade Facial. The anti-aging treatment (80 min / $342 USD) uses a jade roller to enhance the massage experience. Jade is said to bless whatever it touches so the native tribes of Mexico, Central and South America carved it into deity masks and ritual artifacts, even casting it into wells as an offering to the water spirits for fresh and plentiful water.

With active ingredients targeting lines and wrinkles, the treatment immediately reduces expression lines and signs of aging. A Jade facial roller is used to help the skin absorb the serum, as well as tighten, smooth, and sculpt the skin's surface. The treatment also helps relieve facial tension, sinus pressure, and headaches, improves skin elasticity, and reduces puffiness and dark circles around the eyes. Using a jade roller benefits the skin by increasing lymphatic drainage, helping to remove toxins from the face while also encouraging circulation, leaving the skin with a natural, glowing appearance. 

Jade roller 2 lr.jpgPrior to the treatment, guests can experience the spa's renowned Hydrotherapy Journey, a seven-step water journey featuring eucalyptus-scented steam room with chromotherapy, polar pool, aromatherapy sensory shower, sauna, Jacuzzi and multi-sensory pool.  The central pool features several hydro elements such as powerful massaging faucets for the neck and back and bubble beds, carved-stone chaises with jets set just underneath the surface of the water on which guests recline. 

Other regional-inspired spa offerings at the resort include a Bacal Massage, using one of the Mayan's most sacred plants - corn; K'iin & Uh Stone massage that alternates between sacred Mayan obsidian hot stones and marble cold stones; Pixam Kan massage, Nik Te Ha Aquatic Massage: Aloe Vera Massage, featuring the Mayan's "immortality plant" named for its great regenerating life powers; Úumbal Shawl Massage, a full-body treatment with creative choreography dating back to prehistoric times; and more.

For reservations or additional information, call 1-888-407-4869, or visit

About Grand Velas Riviera Maya: 

DJI-0019,medium_large.1538856796.jpgThe AAA Five Diamond Grand Velas Riviera Maya is an ultra-luxury all-inclusive resort set on 206 acres of pristine jungle and mangroves and with the finest white sand beach in the Riviera Maya. Guests can choose accommodations among oceanfront, ocean view and a Zen-like tropical setting, embraced by the flora and fauna of the Yucatan Peninsula's jungle. All 539 designer-like suites are exceptionally spacious, more than 1,100 square feet each, all with balconies, and some with private plunge pools. All feature fully stocked mini bars, L'Occitane amenities, artisanal mezcal, and Nespresso coffee machines. Bathrooms deserve special mention with walk in glass shower, deep soaking Jacuzzi tubs and marble interior. Eight restaurants, including five gourmet offerings, present a tour through Mexico, Europe and Asia. Cocina de Autor, at the hands of world renowned celebrity chefs Bruno Oteiza and Mikel Alonso, holds the AAA Five Diamond Award, the first all-inclusive restaurant in the world to win this prestigious distinction. Se Spa is the region's largest spa sanctuary at more than 90,000 square feet, known for its authentic Mexican treatments, offerings from around the world and signature seven-step water journey. Other features include 24-hour Personal Concierge; 24/7 in-suite service; three swimming pools; two fitness centers; water sports; innovative Kids' Clubs and Teens' Club; baby concierge; Karaoke Bar; Koi Bar; Piano Bar, and business center. The resort offers more than 91,000 square feet of meeting space and outdoor areas for events inclusive of a 31,000-square-foot Convention Center, able to accommodate up to 2,700 guests. The resort has won numerous awards from Travel + Leisure, Conde Nast Traveler, USA Today and several other magazines and major companies worldwide, including Virtuoso's Best Spa and TripAdvisor's Hall of Fame. A member of the Virtuoso Hotels & Resorts Program, Grand Velas Riviera Maya was built and is operated by Eduardo Vela Ruiz, founder and president of Velas Resorts, with brother Juan Vela, vice president of Velas Resorts, by his side. For reservations or additional information, call 1-888-407-4869, or visit