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Sound Healing and Jungle Rooms at Habitas Bacalar Holistic Retreat

by Debra Bokur

Dec 27, 2022

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As winter settles in, it’s only natural to begin imagining long days spent beside a sunny lagoon. Make the dream come true at Habitas Bacalar in Mexico, an eco-sustainable, holistic sanctuary perfectly positioned between a dreamy lagoon and the mysterious Mayan jungle.

The resort rests on the edge of Lake Bacalar in Quintano Roo and offers three room categories: eight Lagoon Rooms with A-frame tent; 18 Jungle rooms surrounded by leafy foliage; and 10 Lagoons Breeze, blending elements of both the jungle and lagoon rooms.

Habitas Bacalar

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Property amenities include Tree House Bar, a Lagoon Deck, outdoor cinema, airy Yoga Shala, Siete Kitchen dining room, a spa and a tranquil wellness center. The menu at Siete Kitchen focuses on healthy, plant-based meals created from the best locally sourced produce and ingredients. Traditional local recipes are used to prepare meats and seafoods, such as Yucatecan pork and freshly caught seafood.

Instead of scraping ice off your car window, choose the season’s shift with an immersive four- night State of Flow getaway, including accommodations, a private Temazcal sweat lodge ceremony and a Janzu Water Meditation — a guided aquatic relaxation technique similar to a Watsu therapy.

Each day, enjoy a delicious breakfast served with a healthy elixir. Try the coconut French toast, made with homemade sourdough brioche, pineapple and lemongrass compote, coconut cream, peppermint, and a peanut and coconut crumble.


© Tanveer Badal

You’ll also enjoy daily movement, breathwork and meditation sessions, as well as an evening herbal tea service. Also part of the escape: an hour-long E-foiling introductory class, where you’ll learn to pilot a surfboard fitted with a hydrofoil; a four-hour blue lagoon cruising experience; a sunrise paddle boarding outing; and a Melipona honey “Bee Well Therapy.”

The famous, stingless Melipona bees produce a particularly healthy honey with skin-boosting properties. The spa menu also offers sound healing sessions and other holistic therapies such as aroma-stone massage, facials, lymphatic drainage, reflexology and cranial sacral therapy.


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