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Address: Carretera Punta Mita Km 0.2, La Cruz de Huanacaxtle  map

Hrs of operation: 9 am - 8 pm daily

Category: Best Tours & Activities - Spa & Health

Price Range: $30 - $150 USD

Payments accepted:

Reservations: yes

Best known for: Variety of treatments using natural elements, honoring the ancient knowledge of herbal healing.

Makawé Spa

Located in Matlali Boutique Hotel between Bucerias and La Cruz de Huanacaxtle, Makawé offers a casual elegance and quality treatments. Makawé means “Owner of the stars and water,” in the Huichol language. A culture that enriches a menu with a variety of treatments using natural elements, honoring the ancient knowledge of herbal healing.

Guests are peacefully transformed into a state of absolute calm as Makawé Re-creates the soothing tranquility of a rainforest, Makawé Spa offers complete relaxation within six secluded Asian-style indoor and outdoor palapa-style treatment areas, as well as a Zen-inspired steam room and plunge pool. Incorporating elements of nature’s precious gifts, treatments include the ancient rituals of Haramara and Hikuri Therapy and revitalizing remedies to repair the effects of the sun, sea and sand.


Some Feature Treatments

HARAMARA - In Honor of Mother Goddess of the Sea (110-Min)

Renew the body and mind. This journey begins with an aromatic bath to awaken the senses, followed by an exfoliation that prepares the body to be cocooned with a warm white and black pearl body mask rich in minerals and amino acids. The journey continues with a facial mask with a collagen-rich anti-fatigue effect, leaving the skin hydrated and youthful. The final touch is an application of an emollient body cream massaged into the skin through the expert hands of the personal therapist.

MAKAWÉ - Owner of the Stars and Water (80-Min)

A truly unique journey, discover the power of the sense of touch. Targeting specific pressure points, and incorporating swaying movements made with silk and heat will help to relax and sooth the body with the use of specially prepared oils.

HIKURI - In Touch with your Inner Essence (80-Min)

This rejuvenating therapy is developed with a combination of various indigenous flora and local techniques. Well known for its many healing properties, Hikuri is prepared locally and was named by the local Huichol Indians as the main ingredient for the therapy.


To complement their ancient rituals and feature treatments, Makawé also offers the following:

  • Swedish Massages - 50-Min - The traditional European technique that relieves muscular tension and helps to improve circulation.
  • Aromatherapy Massages - 50-Min - Designed to relieve, restore and relax, special aromatic oils are applied with gentle soothing strokes.
  • Sports Massage - 50-Min - A therapeutic massage which focuses on techniques of stretching, pressure points, re-balancing and muscle release.
  • Reflexology - 50-Min - Providing an internal balance, reflexology is inclusive of a recuperative foot massage that relaxes and rejuvenates the entire body.
  • Foot and Hand Care - Manicures, pedicures, healing foot treatments and more are all featured at the Makawé Spa.

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