Latin America’s Best Spa Hotels

If a good dose of pampering is what you prefer on your trip, then perhaps pay heed some of the below, as these are Latin America’s best spa hotels.

11 - NAYARA HOTEL AND GARDENS - Costa Rica, Arenal

Frequently voted Latin America’s most romantic hotel, Nayara’s spa is also no stranger to the awards and accolades scooping Travel + Leisure’s top spa in Latin America in 2013. More even more privacy you can now stay at the Nayara Spring Villas.

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10 - ROSEWOOD MAYAKOBA - Mexico, Playa del Carmen

Many hotels would find it hard to even rival the Rosewood Mayakoba’s setting on a freshwater lagoon along the Mayan Rivera. Now along with being frequently top of readers poll lists for the having the best spa in South America by Conde Nast Traveler, Forbes and more, there is not many other places where you will find a more spoiling stay than this.

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9 - ESPERANZA RESORT - Mexico, Los Cabos

Possibly the most famous resort on the glamorous tip of Mexico’s Baja Peninsula, the Esperanza boasts a mind-blowing spa to boot and named best spa in all Latin America by Travel + Leisure readers.

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8 - FLORBLANCA - Costa Rica, Nicoya Peninsula

Hidden along the wild coastline of the Nicoya Peninsula close to the town of Santa Teresa, this unassuming boutique hotel and wellbeing resort has been catapulted to worldwide renown when Conde Nast Traveller named it amongst the best spas in 2013. There is daily yoga and pilates classes, surf lessons and Spa Bambu offers all sorts of ways to renew yourself.

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7 - PALMILLA - Mexico, Los Cabos

Another of San Jose del Cabos’ glittering five star super resorts, Palmilla delivers a very personal touch, never the more felt than when experiencing one of its indulgent spa treatments such as the Mayan Deep Tissue Pindas Spa Ritual. Travel + Leisure also named this in 2013 the third best spa in Mexico (after the Esperanza and Rosewood Mayakoba that also happen to be on this list!).

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6 - KENOA RESORT AND SPA - Brazil, Alagoas

Kenoa Resort & Spa, Alagoas, Brazil

The epitome of cutting-edge eco-design, Kenoa is a shining example of tranquillity and class along the Alagoas coastline. Each villa has its own traditional Japanese ofuro soaking tub and you can enjoy an unimaginable number of shiseido treatments in its extensive, award-winning Spa.

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5 - ALVEAR PALACE HOTEL - Argentina, Buenos Aires

Arguably the finest hotel in Buenos Aires, the refined Alvear Palace in Recoleta is home to 191 rooms and one, excellent in-house spa offering a large menu of beauty and health treamtents using La Prairie products and garnered with many awards just like the hotel itself.

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4 - CARMELO RESORT & SPA, HYATT - Uruguay, Carmelo

The pool at Carmelo Resot & Spa, Hyatt, Carmelo, Uruguay

Just over the River Plate on the quieter shores of the ‘Uruguayan Riviera’, the Four Seasons Carmelo is an under-discovered and intimate retreat-style resort with a very capable spa offering Balinese to Ayurvedic treatments to guests. It’s certainly one of the best spas in Uruguay.

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3 - TIERRA ATACAMA - Chile, Atacama Desert

The extraordinary setting of the Atacama Desert combined with this hotel’s contemporary design and a deluxe Andean-styled spa, Tierra Atacama is the best place for pampering in these stark, scenic stretches of barren terrain.

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2 - FOUR SEASONS BUENOS AIRES - Argentina, Buenos Aires

Pool, Four Seasons Buenos Aires, Argentina

Having undergone a multi-million dollar renovation last year, the new CIELO spa at the Four Seasons Buenos Aires has had everyone talking. There is an exhaustive menu of massages, beauty treatments and state of the art facilities to enjoy. You may even want to venture out and see the city at some point too, if you can drag yourself away.

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1 - UXUA - Brazil, Trancoso

Uxua, Trancoso, Brazil

This tiny, soulful boutique hotel on the blissful Bahian shores of trendy Trancoso exudes unassuming glamour and natural cool unlike any other. A favorite retreat for the glitterati, staying here isn’t complete without one of its signature facials or relaxing reflexogy sessions surrounded by Atlantic forest and tropical shoreline splendour.

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