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Ixtapan feels like Summer Camp for Adults

I have heard this comment many times while enjoying my stays in Mexico. Why do women compare Ixtapan Spa to Summer Camp?  First of all, there are mainly women in the spa area which creates friendly chatter and an ambiance of fun even amongst strangers. There is also the fitness part in which we canContinue Reading

Weekend Tip from Ixtapan Spa’s Kitchen

The Spanish arrived in the New World in 1492, among the possessions were olives and olive oil, however olives were not grown in Mexico until The Franciscans cultivated a grove, which one can still see a memorial to in Xochimilco, Mexico City.  The olive grows grew, became a competitor to Spanish oils and King CharlesContinue Reading

Meditation and Yoga Classes Increased at Ixtapan Spa

The overwhelmingly positive response to our gorgeous Zen Gazebo in the gardens has resulted in more zen oriented classes. Most guests have tried one or more of the classes. As with all our services, the zen classes can be done by anyone from beginners trying meditation to frequent yoga practitioners. The Gazebo is constructed withContinue Reading

Tipping at Ixtapan Spa

    Today there was a hilarious cartoon in The New Yorker with two people checking into a hotel room. A porter stands at the door and one says to the other: “How much are we supposed to tip the guy who followed us to our room and flicked on the light switch?”. Above isContinue Reading

Group Leader Training Fam June 22-29 2014

We are delighted to announce our annual Group Leader Training Fam Trip.  Past participants have become successful group leaders, some were travel agents and some just had lots of enthusiasm! Many kinds of guests make excellent group leaders. The training will help you organize your group, grow your group and market your group. It alsoContinue Reading

Personal Visit to New York Times Show March 1-2 2014

  Dear Guests, We are hoping you stop by at our Booth at The New York Times Travel Show either on March 1 or 2. If you are a travel agent, you are invited to Travel Agent Day on February 28 also. At our table we will tempt you with photos of our new ZenContinue Reading

New New New

Just back from Ixtapan with lots of new experiences: meditation in the zen gazebo, kick boxing in the gym, zumba in the pool, restorative yoga in the gazebo, and new parties. Now with groups you receive a fabulous Mexican Fiesta outdoors under the stars. Grandiose buffet, flowers galore, Mexican sangria on each table, wine andContinue Reading

Lowest Airfares to Ixtapan Spa for Winter

Always stay tuned to our specials and news from Ixtapan Spa. You might save some money or grab a new airfare to us. Specials are on our site and are sent to those who have registered their emails with us. Send us your new email and those of your traveling pals and you will neverContinue Reading

Why Young Women Come to Ixtapan Spa

We are not just a beauty spa or a weight loss resort. Ixtapan Spa is a full service fitness, weight loss, skin/ hair/ body health experience, walking, swimming, tennis and good eating destination. We welcome many younger women who either come with their moms or in groups of friends. Many younger women never take theContinue Reading

Typical Ixtapan Spa Winter Climes

We are located at approximately 5400 ft in altitude in beautiful dramatic mountain scenery. Winters are generally 75 daytime and 55 night time with minimum humidity. For the morning walk, we suggest layering with a fleece or sweatshirt and for the pool activities, just a bathing suit will do. Our pools are heated and whenContinue Reading