10 Great Wellness Vacations in Mexico in 2024

Mexico! Who doesn't want to go? With its beautiful beaches, diverse jungles, delicious cuisine and festive towns and cities--it makes the perfect destination to get away, relax and immerse yourself in the great outdoors. You can head to Tulum and take part in a yoga retreat and catch a glimpse of the Mayan ruins that sit atop seaside cliffs surrounded by turquoise waters. Or check out Le Paz, Baha for a little fitness, surfing and MMA martial arts. And if you are a little more adventurous and like to live on the edge (pun intended)-you can check out Pena De Bernal, located not too far from Mexico City for a little rock climbing. It's a magical place that has a little bit of something for everyone. And if you are looking to make the trip this year, here are 10 fantastic wellness trips you should definitely check out.

Dance Retreat in Cozumel, Mexico

Imagine dancing every day, lounging on the beach, having time to relax, and discovering the beauty of the island of Cozumel, all thoughtfully arranged for your restorative Caribbean getaway. Sound like the perfect getaway? Then be sure to join this Dance Retreat to Cozumel.

Join internationally renowned dancer, director, and choreographer Sherry Zunker and our staff for a perfect balance of dance, rejuvenation, cultural experiences, community, and the most beautiful sunsets of Mexico.  Start each morning dancing in an oceanfront rooftop class. Enjoy healthy, local island cuisine, relax at the local beach clubs and take a 2-mile oceanside walk to San Miguel to enjoy shops, boutiques, restaurants, cafés, art galleries, and the island cultural museum.  Marvel at the pristine crystal-clear waters of the Yucatán Peninsula on a private cruise… and much more.

Dates: Feb 21 to Feb 25, 2024

Women's Mexico SUP & Yoga Adventure Retreat

Relax and unwind through a variety of yoga sessions designed to embrace mindfulness and promote inner strength and tranquility on this Women's SUP & Yoga Retreat in Mexico. Unplug and soak in action packed days in this jungle paradise through daily adventures including hiking or trail running, daily SUP clinics + excursions and in your free time enjoy hanging out at the beach, swimming in the pool, relaxing in the hammock, reading a good book, meeting new friends, or getting a massage!

All meals are included; you will be nourished with sensational, chef prepared healthy Mexican cuisine accommodating for all dietary needs and preferences. In addition, there are an incredible selection of optional activities and offerings (surf SUP lessons, cooking lessons, whale watching, massage/spa treatments and more) that are available ala carte through Xinalani. 

Dates: June 1 to June 8, 2024

“Own It” A Women’s Climbing Retreat in Mexico

Rock Climbing Retreat in Mexico

This Women's Climbing Retreat in Mexico is an amazing opportunity for women to truly understand their strength as they climb classic routes across three world-class destinations with a group of fully supportive women. Learn from PCGI and AMGA climbing guides, develop new skills and build on your climbing ability. All of the guides are experts at finding the right climbs for you, based on your level. So, regardless of whether you are a beginner or an advanced climber, you'll find routes that will challenge you throughout your stay.

You'll learn the art of fluid motion, crack climbing and how to climb steep terrain. Enjoy great food (vegan and vegetarian options available) and comfortable accommodations throughout your stay. You'll come away from this retreat with a sense of fulfillment and empowerment.

Dates: Jan 11-16, 2024 & March 14-19, 2024

Bikini Bootcamp in Tulum, Mexico

Join this 6-day Bikini Bootcamp tune up for the mind, body, and spirit. It's the ultimate fitness, wellness, and yoga retreat in Tulum, Mexico, that combines fitness/yoga classes, the ability to connect with nature, healthy eating, and an unforgettable spa experience to indulge the body. You'll return home a whole new person.

Whether you’re traveling solo or with a group, you will feel welcomed as part of a family from the moment you arrive. Meet like-minded travelers and connect with new lifelong friends. All meals are served in a communal setting, but this retreat allows you to join in or be as private as you like. 

Dates: Feb 1 to Feb 7, 2024

Tulum Yoga Retreat, Mexico

Sandwiched between the Caribbean Sea and the lush jungle of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula is the town of Tulum. Famed for its Maya ruins and stunning beaches, Tulum is a more tranquil destination than Cozumel and Cancun to the north and offers a peaceful setting in which to enjoy your twice-daily yoga classes.

Yoga classes will take place mainly in the resort area, but there will also be outdoor lessons at the nearby mystical cenotes. When not stretching out on your mat, you will have plenty of free time to explore the area and snorkel in the clear Caribbean waters. The Tulum Yoga Retreat includes accommodation and three meals a day, and there will also be an excursion to the colonial city of Valladolid.

Dates: Jan, Feb and March 2024 Departures

Muay Thai, MMA and Fitness Camp in La Paz, Mexico 

Join head coach--seasoned MMA/BJJ fighter, former bodybuilding champion, and multiple-time Muay Thai champion, for this MMA, Muay Thai and Fitness Retreat in Mexico.

Located close to the international resort destination of Los Cabos. San Pedro is a quiet, safe and rustic little ranching town about 20kms from the center of La Paz and the Sea of Cortez. Baja California Sur. Depending on the season it offers great scuba diving, snorkeling, whale watching, hiking, kite boarding, surfing and desert trekking all within an hour or two of travel from the camp.

If you are looking to kick back and take advantage of some high-quality training for fitness, weight loss, boxing, MMA, or Thai Boxing/Muay Thai, this trip has you covered.

Dates: Flexible departures throughout 2024 starting April 1st

Women's Transformative Retreat in Tulum, Mexico

Immerse yourself in the healing magic of Tulum. The white sandy beaches and aqua-blue water of Tulum is the perfect location for this transformative retreat. Submerge yourself in beautiful nature and learn about the ancient Mayan Culture and history while we create some space for fun, exploration and creativity.

Discover, and find balance, peace and creativity in specific areas of your life through yoga, meditation, sound healing, ceremonies and workshops. Don't miss this journey which will leave you feeling relaxed, refreshed and revitalized.

Dates: Nov 6 to Nov 10, 2024

Yoga + Beach + Sunshine in Sayulita, Mexico

Welcome to paradise. Don't miss this Yoga+ Beach+ Sunshine Retreat in Sayulita. Spend the week practicing in a yoga studio with panoramic views of the mountains and lush vegetation while you feel the ocean breeze. The studios are beautiful with high thatched roofs and handcrafted hardwood floors.

Enjoy treatments in an open-air spa as you are pampered body and spirit when you are not at the infinity pool overlooking the Pacific Ocean.

The shopping in nearby Sayulita is also to die for. An authentic Mexican experience, you’ll find dozens of boutiques and roadside stalls all over the town, where artisans, craftspeople, seamstresses, woodcarvers, painters, and the like are kept busy creating their wares.

Dates: Feb 18 to Feb 25, 2024

Yoga Retreat in Paradise: El Cuyo, Mexico

El Cuyo is a beach lovers' dream. The tourists haven’t heard about it yet so you’ll have the beach and the town to yourself for the most part (shhhhhhhh) and the calm waters in the morning make it perfect for heading out on the flat waters to glide on your Standup Paddleboard or kayak or to just go for a beautiful morning stroll along the edge of the clear, emerald waters. On this Yoga Retreat in Paradise--you will practice yoga daily in our beachfront studio and our adorable guesthouse is steps from the sea making it the perfect escape to rest, reset, and rejuvenate! The perfect balance of doing and restoring. Your hosts have included all the highlights of the area plus a pampering massage with our local healer plus a mud ceremony in front of the sea.

Round out your days with an adventure into these Mayan lands. Explore the amazing pink lagoons of Las Coloradas, visit flamingos in their natural habitat, check out the town by bike, hop on a SUP or a kayak early morning when the sea is still to glimpse those first morning rays of sunshine peaking over the horizon. Learn how to make tamales, sip margaritas, bask in the sunshine and swim in the Emerald Coast. Our optional day trip into the Yucatan Peninsula will take us to the colonial city of Valladolid, the ruins of Ek Balam and a breathtaking cenote to cool off after a day of exploring. 

Dates: Flexible departures starting Jan through May 2024

Yoga + Tides + Tacos in Baja California Sur, Mexico

If you are looking for a relaxing oasis where you can unplug and feel nurtured, this is your retreat!

Spend five nights relaxing on the perfect Yoga, Tides and Tacos Retreat getaway-- where nature meets nurture. This beautiful yoga and wellness retreat is nestled in Baja California Sur’s charming El Pescadero community, with the Pacific Ocean just steps from the front door.

This is not just a getaway; it’s an escape from the daily grind.

Dates: April 11 to April 16, 2024

In the End

It's hard to beat the beauty and allure of Mexico. It's no wonder it continues to be such a draw to travelers, retreat-goers and adventurers alike. And when you combine Mexico with the perfect retreat--you have the makings for a truly spectacular holiday. So, if you are looking to head down there-be sure to check out one of these 10 retreats. You can't go wrong.

And if you're still not sure where to start, or if you need help planning your trip or if you are looking for alternate dates and locations, please don't hesitate to get in touch.  We'd be happy to help you find the perfect trip for your needs...And if you want to see more great trip suggestions, visit us today at Activ Retreats.


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