Give in to relaxation at Spa Sandos, featuring a well-equipped gym and a full spa with a variety of massages and treatments. (18+)
Learn to live like the ancient Mayans throughout the week with activities and performances inspired by regional history, culture and nature.
From the young to the young at heart, the resort has endless fun-filled activities and sports for everyone to enjoy during their vacation.
From solstices and equinoxes to the fascinating Day of the Dead, celebrate important annual events that represent ancient Mayan astronomy as well as Mexican traditions. You’ll find yourself opening up to the energy of these spiritually meaningful days through meditation, nature, culture and so much more.
Spring Equinox: March 21, 2014
When the sun shines directly over the equator and daytime becomes as long as the night, the world rejoices in the beauty of the spring. This is the perfect time to open our minds to nature and celebrate the equinox, just as the Mayans of the Yucatan Peninsula have done for so many centuries. Join us at Sandos Caracol Eco Experience Resort for a day of special activities and events designed to honor the spring equinox in land once inhabited by the ancient Mayans.
• Meditation on the beach
• Equinox eco tours
• Sessions in the “temazcal”, a traditional Mayan sweat lodge
• Energy cleansing
• Mayan ball game ceremony
• Live music and Mayan performances
• Special lunch featuring traditional Yucatan cuisine
• Video viewing of the “descending snake” at Chichen Itza
• Members of the local Mayan community explaining the meaning of the equinox
• Fire of Life ceremony
Summer Solstice: June 22, 2014
We welcome Midsummer’s Day with open arms. The Summer Solstice represents warmth, sun and joy, so come and help us celebrate this iconic day with eco activities, Mayan ceremonies and much more in the heart of the Riviera Maya.
Autumn Equinox: September 21, 2014
The fall season in the Riviera Maya brings many festivals and activities, including the Sandos Caracol celebrations of the Autumn Equinox. You’ll find yourself swept away during your vacation by a blend of ancient Mayan traditions and celebrations honoring our lush natural surroundings.
Celebration of Life and Death: November 1 – 2, 2014
In the first days of November, Mexico shines brightly with candlelight and colorful costumes during the famous Day of the Dead. Discover how the country honors loved ones who have passed away through beautiful altars and ancient traditions that celebrate life after death.