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Palmaïa The House Of AïA, escape to Mexico & reestablish the connection between mind and body.

Updated: Jun 24, 2021






Imagine a mystical place born from the effervescent complexity of contemporary Mexico, where ancient roots and sacred rituals interact with an international confluence…


“Children should be introduced right from the start to the potentialities of their environment, to the physical and psychological laws that govern the visual world, and to the supreme enjoyment that comes from participating in the creative process of giving form to one's living space.”

—Walter Gropius







Truth & The Power of Search

It could be hard to find AïA’s sacred connection to nature, because the words we use to express AïA’s truth are not common search terms.


So we openly share the following terms and phrases, which are equally true, just not in a voice AïA might have chosen. We hope it makes finding her easier.


A secluded sanctuary with oceanfront swim up suites, jungle spa, gourmet restaurants overseen by chefs who have trained in Michelin starred restaurants from around the globe. Featuring locally sourced plant-based cuisine, seclude white sand beach, private terraces, infinity pools, and in-suite dining sets The House of AïA apart from other luxury wellness retreats. The exquisitely designed oceanfront suites complemented by stunning ocean views, elegant décor, and holistic amenities are unlike anything else in the Riviera Maya. The all inclusive resort offers a level of seclusion often associated with far-flung island resorts and an atmosphere of tranquility you would expect from a yoga retreat.



Guests will have the perfect opportunity to reestablish the connection between mind and body with guided meditation sessions, yoga classes, sound baths, energy healing, and more all while immersed in the vibrant jungle energy of the Mayan Riviera. The House of AïA also offers guests access to the excellent Atlantis Spa where jungle inspired architecture blends seamlessly together with modern design and tranquil treatment rooms. Guests can indulge in a number of spa treatments including ayurvedic treatments, Temazcal ceremonies, steam room sessions, relaxing massage, and more









THE COLLECTION


Waldorf Inspired

Palmaïa operates a Waldorf-inspired, children’s activities program. All Child Care professionals are qualified personnel that create an environment which draws on avant-garde thinking, giving children opportunities to explore and nurture their senses in a natural way… and you can get away….


Device Free Area

Especially in today’s urban, ultra-connected world it’s important to find ways to disconnect from our networks and regenerate through nature. We help children return to their natural state by facilitating a connection to the rhythms of the natural world.


The Children’s Kingdom

7–year Cycles of Growth

We base our understanding of children’s developmental stages on the teachings of Rudolf Steiner and his Anthroposophy. To create physical spaces and activities that are developed according to the 7-year cycles of childhood. At Awen, we serve the first two cycles and differentiate activities and spaces accordingly between each age group, ensuring an optimal experience.


A High Standard

Each teacher at Awen is committed to their own personal growth and development, which is what sets us apart. It allows each child to be recognized and received as a spiritual being in their own right, because they are and we see them as such.


A Kid Is Always a Kid

Children cannot pause between day-to-day life and “outside of the everyday” events like vacations. The child absorbs everything and makes it his own. We see the importance of offering a space that respects them with a deep knowledge of their emotional, physical, and spiritual moment—allowing them to explore naturally and trust this world we inhabit.


The Great Indoors

Holding space to play and rest is just the beginning…

We have designed a place that respects the moment each child is in, giving them the opportunity to meet, experiment and identify with their environment in a safe and positive way.






Architects of Life

Their personal growth guides have built a program based on an array of ancient rituals and practices, to explore deeper meaning and the mysteries of life, allowing us to connect to AïA through personal exploration of the physical body and the subconscious mind. Mind and Body guides from around the world make it the most comprehensive personal growth program ever offered at any resort on earth. One cannot love nature if one does not love oneself.


The Weekly Architects Program

How to unlock the four interior doors: the physical, the emotional, the intellectual and the spiritual? How to be fully realized in body and soul, as one with your true being? Preview weekly program here.





Mind Classes : An infinite space to explore the internal worlds of our being.


Meditation

Mind Control

Gravity Control

Meditative Concert

Mantras

Talk with the Shaman

Therapeutic Yoga

Partner Yoga

Natural Art

Art Class


Movement Classes : Everything is in motion, all is vibration and dance. Practice caring for your body, mind and spirit by developing knowledge that flourishes as wisdom.


Pranayama

Kundalini Yoga

Tai Chi

Geometry of Power

Hatha Yoga

Ancestral Dance

Vinyasa Yoga

Chi Kung




Ceremonies & Rituals : We celebrate the encounter between nature, mind, and heart.


Tibetan Bowls

Gong Bath

Awakening Ritual

Cacao Ceremony

Ritual of Transmutation



On Demand : Ancient mysticism joins with a perfect present.


Purification of the Soul

Transpersonal Astrology

Sound Healing

Astrology Partner

Tarot




Rites of Passage

The stars align as ancient white shores bear witness to promises of love. We pay homage to the time-honored tradition of commitment by celebrating your presence and ensuring that your every desire is fulfilled with profound grace and beauty.


Rites of romance. Rites of devotion. Rites of love. Celebrations by morning, noon, or long into the night. Intimate, crowded, or exquisitely private…We humbly devote absolute care to every detail to achieve the most exquisite and sought-after Rites of Passage on the Riviera Maya. Choose from a sacred beach temple, a hidden cenote, ruins immersed in tropical abundance, and more to come…



Banquets and Dining

After your ceremony, enjoy the privilege of exquisite dining and natural elegance. With numerous locations and table dispositions to choose from, your day will be remembered for its harmonious balance of place and time.



Here To Help You

We ensure your event will be easy to manage and joyous to remember. We cover all the details with you, from the flowers, the music, the table settings, … the list goes on and on. We’re here to help, email us for more information today.


Dining in Impeccable Spaces

The details are curated with an eclectic elegance—lights that sparkle like stars in the night, marble that moves in great, brush-like strokes, textures that imbue the world with natural ease—so you might think you're in New York, if it weren't for that jaw-dropping view…


The Health Cafe & That Bright, Caribbean Blue

Whether it’s the soaring windows that lift above the canopy, the hand-painted murals depicting local wildlife, the thoughtful furniture, or just the impeccable food, our health café shatters expectations.







Our Restaurants


Beachfront Seating

It’s hard to beat a view like this. So when you take it in every day for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, you know you’ve earned it. Whether it's on the beach, at a table, or in one of our four themed restaurants that cross the seven seas on a culinary adventure worth traveling for.


LEK

Elevating his native Mexican, small town, culinary wisdom to the rarified heights of international, haute cuisine, Chef Eugenio brings a mastery of hyperlocal flavors rivaled only by his artistry of presentation, secretly enhanced by select spices and herbs cultivated in his personal greenhouse.



Su Casa

Welcome to your new home, open from morning to night. Relax into the laid-back, Caribbean beach ambiance and the primal delight of sand beneath your feet. Seasonal delights, vegan, vegetarian, meat, fish… simple, delicious, comforting… just as home cooking was meant to be.



Ume

This is the entry point to Asia, a place imbued with sensual fragrances, exotic flavors, and a densely rich color palette, fusing Thai cuisine with its continental counterparts in an act worthy of heavenly worship.



Mar de Olivo

To change history you need to understand it. Chef Eugenio bravely sets forth in a new direction that redefines the tired expectations of Mediterranean cuisine by cultivating their lesser-known, all but forgotten traditions. Join an adventure along storied seas, from the Strait of Gibraltar to the Bosphorus, and discover the flavors our ancestors relished as they journeyed from one empire to the next.



El Caminante

What’s more fun and authentic than eating truly local street food from an artisanal food truck? The simplest traditional Mexican dishes are protected by UNESCO as a World Heritage treasure. Little wonder… When the menu changes daily and the ingredients are as fresh as can be, the unique combinations of flavours, textures and spices are hard to beat.



Potions & Libations


With the Eolo Beach club playing jungle beats by visiting sound artists, a vegan juice bar that crafts delicious concoctions, mixologists that invent custom creations, pool bars that serve fresh fruit cocktails, and the exclusive ambiance of the Atlas Club.






Atlantis: Spa in the Jungle

Our body is our vessel and it is renewed by the healing properties of mother nature in the hands of our master healers.



Rejuvenation & Life

A quickening pulse rushes through our veins, elevating our perception, drawing energy from the jungle around us, opening the door to Atlantis… where ancient ceremonies, like the storied Temazcal, harness the spirit so we can lighten our step, focus our vision beyond the horizon, and engage our true selves.


9 Paths to Healing

The origins of physical and emotional states of being are tied to the subtilities of one’s body, which is composed of 9 energy centers that move and give fluidity to one’s vital energy.

At Atlantis, we seek inner harmony by working on different energy centers to facilitate being in the eternal present.




ACCOMMODATION





Suites

All of Palmaïa’s 234 Oceanfront Suites are Vegan-Friendly, as they have been assiduously planned as free of animal products and animal-tested products, offering an enlightened space that celebrates the value of all life on Earth with zero use of leather and feather-free bedding. 8 different layouts provide the perfect fit for everyone, featuring private terraces on all levels and a combination of spaces designed to fit families and couples' needs. Choose between King or Queen beds, second bedrooms with bunk beds for 2 or 3, or sofa beds, luxury tubs, or showers.


Embark on a journey of well-being and feel nature envelop you on all sides.

Each ocean view suite has a fully furnished balcony with sweeping ocean views.

Chic décor, modern furnishings, and wood elements provide a rustic and luxurious feel.

A luxury beach enclave with up to two showers per suite—to keep your own schedule, or lack thereof.

Airy décor combines with natural elements and unforgettable views fill the day.

The gentle sea breeze, the glistening light off the ocean, nature’s elements flowing through you.

Engage your senses from the privacy of your balcony in a tranquil and peaceful setting, surrounded by the wonders of nature.

Spacious and beautifully furnished suites where you can drift off into a restful sleep.

As a guest at this luxury beach resort, every amenity is at your fingertips.

Handcrafted details and delicate textures catch the eye.



Ocean Front Suites

Known by its Mayan name Kinich Ahau—the Greek Helios and Roman Apollo—each day begins


with the most sacred of rituals: sunrise. Whether you are an observer, an early riser up to greet the dawn in meditation, or simply enjoying a peaceful slumber, the sun breaking the horizon over the sea, it ushers in the fresh promise of a new day directly into the intimate privacy of your suite.



Breakfast delivered to your suite is a ritual bathed in light and flavour.

Exclusive swim up suites offer scenic views of the Caribbean Sea and easy access to an unspoiled, white sand beach.

Designer tubs accent already stylish quarters.



The beds are not just comfortable, they’re like laying on a slice of heaven.

Indoor/outdoor living where you can jump into the pool right from your private terrace.

The architecture is modern with an authentic, hand-made appeal.







Swim-out Suites

These ground-level Suites feature perfectly oriented private terraces that lead directly into the infinity pools. You can literally jump off your bed and into the swimming pool in just a few steps!


Highlights include a large terrace/balcony offering views of Playacar’s famous white sand beach.

Children have their own bathroom too.

Child friendly wall art creates an ambiance of inspiration and discovery.

An adjoining children’s bedroom means guests can enjoy as much privacy or interaction as they wish.

Comfort and luxury go hand in hand.

The secondary bedroom features a beautifully crafted triple bunkbed that sleeps 3

Textured walls complemented by wooden elements and focused lighting give off a stylish vibe.






Family Suites

The bonds of family are made stronger by paying respect to each other’s sacred space. Children and adults can relish being themselves with adjoining chambers, each designed to privately cater to their individual needs — and allowing everyone to meet in the middle at their pleasure, refreshed.



Reconnect with yourself, your family, and the natural world at Palmaia – The House of AiA, an all-inclusive health and wellness resort set on the white-sand beaches of Mexico's Caribbean coast.


Enjoy best rate guaranteed on Palmaia - The House of AiA only when booking with Preferred Hotels & Resorts.





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