Palmaia - The House of AiA
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. At Palmaia – The House of AiA, balance, consciousness, sustainability, and personal growth and development form the foundation of an enlightening and indulgent beach vacation. While at the resort, you can:
- Stay in the comfort of a spacious family suite with sweeping views of the Caribbean
- Savor a series of delicious local, seasonal, and vegan dishes at the resort's restaurants
- Enjoy the peace of mind of staying in one of the first carbon-neutral resorts in the world
- Indulge at Atlantis: The Spa in the Jungle, where you'll be moved to reconnect with yourself and re-energize
- Enhance your mind-body connection with yoga, sound healing, and meditation
- Have fun for the whole family with swimming, snorkeling, diving, and water sports
Within the resort's sumptuous grounds containing original dense mangrove forests, pristine beaches, and lush tropical plantings are the all-suite guest accommodations, four infinity pools, kids' club, five restaurants, two pool and beachside bars, a library, health trail, spa, and wellness areas. These amenities make a stay at Palmaia – The House of AiA a more than memorable vacation – it's a life-changing experience. Whether you're a family seeking solitude to reconnect or a couple in search of more time together, or a solo traveler in search of spiritual and physical wellness, this resort offers it all in an eco-conscious, planet-friendly package.
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Leave the cares of your everyday life behind when you step into one of the all-suite accommodations at Palmaia – The House of AiA. Dark, tropical woods, intricately carved privacy screens, deep soaking tubs, ocean- and pool-front balconies with swim-outs, and even all-vegan room options ensure you'll feel nothing but calm and comfort from the moment you arrive to the minute you depart.
Guests with kids or larger families will love the resort's Ocean Front Master Family Suites with master bedroom, second bedroom, two baths, and separate sitting areas. If you're a couple on honeymoon or a well-deserved romantic getaway, the Ocean Front Queen Suites make for a relaxing space, spacious for two, while still retaining its intimacy. Five other suite types, ranging from Swim-Out King Suites to Ocean Front Family King Suites complete the property's accommodation menu.
For guests who practice non-violence in all ways of life, including toward animals, certain rooms are vegan and "assiduously planned as animal-product free and of course animal-tested product-free. Zero use of leather, feather-free bedding; an enlightened space that celebrates the value of all life on earth."
Bathrooms are elegant and minimal, with white walls, floors, and showers, backlit mirrors, soaking tubs, and premium bath amenities. All suites feature smart TVs, Wi-Fi, minibars, bathrobes and slippers, nightly turndown service, and a Bluetooth music network. Butler service, valet parking, and concierge services, along with 24-hour room service, are also available.
Palmaia – The House of AiA's dining program puts harmony between humans and nature first. Vegan-forward in its approach, Palmaia's many restaurants offer dishes that are fresh, seasonal, organic, and planet-friendly. While meat, seafood, and dairy are still available for those who choose to partake, the resort's primary focus is on presenting you with dietary options that are healthy for both body and mind.
LEK – Serving traditional Mexican cuisine with a modern twist, LEK, led by Executive Chef Eugenio, offers elevated dishes punctuated by secret herbs and spices harvested directly from the chef's own greenhouse.
Su Casa – Beach in atmosphere and ambiance, Su Casa, or "Your House," offers seasonal dishes, vegan and vegetarian meals, and, of course, meat and seafood, all prepared with international flavor and flair.
Mar de Olivo – At Mar de Oliva, Chef Eugenio takes traditional Mediterranean dinner dishes and elevates and enriches them by using lesser-known, but no less delicious ingredients and cooking methods.
Ume – Taking traditional Thai cuisine as a base for this dinner restaurant, Ume layers on top of that other East Asian flavors, spices, and scents, with the end result being a menu a fragrant, rich, and perfectly married fusion food.
El Caminante – The resort's on-property food truck is the perfect place to grab a quick bite from the ever-changing menu of Mexican street food favorites.
EOLO Beach Club & Atlas Beach Club – Home to expert mixologists crafting creative cocktails and other refreshing drinks, along with healthy vegan juices, the EOLO and Atlas Beach Clubs pulse to the acoustics of visiting sound artists and local DJs.
Restore harmony and balance to your life and the lives of your loved ones with one (or many) of the resort's mind, body, and spiritual activities and treatments. Spend time at Atlantis: The Spa in the Jungle and have your pick of a wide range of holistic experiences like massages, facials, and body treatments, as well as guided spiritual journeys with the resort's in-house shaman, Balder. Stretch your mind with meditation, sound healing, multi-musical vibration, natural arts, or community work, and stretch your body with physical practices like Tai Chi, hata yoga, ashtanga yoga, sun-gazing, and more. Get in touch with the local spirit by participating in energizing indigenous rituals such as pre-Hispanic dances, drums connection, mantras, transpersonal astrology, and even ancient plant knowledge.
But just because the resort places its focus on health, wellness, and balance, doesn't mean it's all meditative work and no play. The property features a host of water sports, four infinity pools, two Jacuzzi plunge pools, wait service at both the pools and beach, a gym and fitness center, hiking, and complimentary bicycle rentals.
Palmaia - The House of AiA
Set on the southern end of Mexico's Riviera Maya, Palmaia – The House of AiA offers you a paradise-like retreat on the Caribbean coast. Backed by a tropical jungle hiding freshwaters cenotes and edged with mangroves lining the sugar-sand beaches, the lush grounds of the resort offer a natural respite in contrast to the tourist zone located further north in Playa del Carmen and Cancun.
Cancun International Airport is 37 mi / 60 km away – about an hour by car.