Palmaïa, The House of AïA

Gifting Lifestyle Wellness Retreat

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Highlights

Imagine a mystical place where ancient roots and sacred rituals interact with an international influence. A paradise of eco-nuances and intangible delights cocooned between a lush jungle and the glistening Caribbean sea sits an inspired sustainable wellness resort in Mexico.

You are invited to embrace the Gifting Lifestyle at Palmaïa, The House of AïA—an all-inclusive holistic well-being experience. Celebrate the complexity of the Riviera Maya while reconnecting with nature, the sanctity of life, and the true human spirit. In a region dotted with resorts and hotels, Palmaïa stands apart with its location between a pristine white sand beach and cool-water cenotes on the cusp of the undisturbed jungle. 

Palmaïa Architects of Life

The programming at Palmaïa is developed for guests to explore and step outside their usual comfort zones, creating a retreat that goes beyond definition to create new categories of integrated, natural experiences. Palmaïa's Architects of Life program encompasses an array of rituals and practices for everyone to join in and learn.

Atlantis Spa:

Atlantis is a jungle spa where ancient ceremonies like the storied Temazcal are included in the menu of services. At Atlantis, guests are guided by the Book of the Nine Paths to Health, designed to treat emotions as root causes rather than physical pain.

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Experience

The Experience

At Palmaïa, every effort was taken to ensure the original landscape remains untouched in order for guests to feel the healing authenticity of old-growth trees and naturally occurring, cool-water cenotes. The exclusive beach enclave is focused on connecting you to nature, yourself, and the sanctity of life.

  • Stay in ocean-front suites — some with swim-out access to the infinity pools, others with sweeping views of the sea, and a few nestled among the ocean-side mangroves.
  • High-end amenities please guests without sacrificing environmentally friendly practices.
  • Restaurants offer the best cuisine in the region, extensive plant-based options, and impeccable style.
  • Architects of Life program is curated and led by the in-house Shaman, encompassing an array of rituals and practices for everyone to join in and learn.
  • Rituals and classes include cacao ceremonies, yoga, multi vibrational sound healing, meditation, plant ceremonies and ancient practices, gong baths, Tai Chi, Chi Kung, transpersonal astrology, cacao ceremony and drums connection.
  • Rituals of Sound programs curate deep beats to reawaken the sacred DNA of ancestors with the latest in deep fusion electronic music and visiting guest DJs playing in tandem with acoustic live instruments.

Offers

3-Night Gifting Lifestyle Stay

from $748 Per Night

Based on rate for two guests

Vacayou Exclusive & Unique to this Package

$50 USD Spa Credit (per suite, per stay)

The package price displayed is per night for two people. and may vary based on time of year. A solo traveler, more people, extra room(s), upgrades or time of year could increase the price.

Gifting Lifestyle* Package Includes:

  • 3 nights in an Oceanfront Queen Suite
  • All meals: Ã la carte breakfast, lunch and dinner with plenty of plant-based options, plus 24-hour room service and specially curated healthy minibar
  • Premium domestic and international alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages
  • Nomadic Guide and Concierge Service
  • Access to a variety of daily personal growth practices and classes from the Architects of Life program
  • The Rituals of Sound program live presentations
  • Activities for children

*As part of the Gifting Lifestyle stay, every guest enjoys complimentary access to:

Private Beach and pools • Gym & Fitness Center • Chill out lounge with concierge service, Wi-Fi, snacks, a library and music from 7 a.m. until 9 p.m • Pool and beachside service • Dedicated Shuttle • Bike Share • Health Trail • Valet Parking • 2 hidden bays

5-Night Gifting Lifestyle Stay

from $748 Per Night

Based on rate for two guests

Vacayou Exclusive & Unique to this Package

$75 USD Spa Credit (per suite, per stay)

The package price displayed is per night for two people. and may vary based on time of year. A solo traveler, more people, extra room(s), upgrades or time of year could increase the price.

Gifting Lifestyle* Package Includes:

  • 5 nights in an Oceanfront Queen Suite
  • All meals: Ã la carte breakfast, lunch and dinner with plenty of plant-based options, plus 24-hour room service and specially curated healthy minibar
  • Premium domestic and international alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages
  • Nomadic Guide and Concierge Service
  • Access to a variety of daily personal growth practices and classes from the Architects of Life program
  • The Rituals of Sound program live presentations
  • Activities for children

* As part of the Gifting Lifestyle stay, every guest enjoys complimentary access to:

Private Beach and pools • Gym & Fitness Center • Chill out lounge with concierge service, Wi-Fi, snacks, a library and music from 7 a.m. until 9 p.m • Pool and beachside service • Dedicated Shuttle • Bike Share • Health Trail • Valet Parking • 2 hidden bays

 

7-Night Gifting Lifestyle Stay

from $748 Per Night

Based on rate for two guests

Vacayou Exclusive & Unique to this Package

$100 USD Spa Credit (per suite, per stay)

The package price displayed is per night for two people. and may vary based on time of year. A solo traveler, more people, extra room(s), upgrades or time of year could increase the price.

Gifting Lifestyle* Package Includes:

  • 7 nights in an Oceanfront Queen Suite
  • All meals: Ã la carte breakfast, lunch and dinner with plenty of plant-based options, plus 24-hour room service and specially curated healthy minibar
  • Premium domestic and international alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages
  • Nomadic Guide and Concierge Service
  • Access to a variety of daily personal growth practices and classes from the Architects of Life program
  • The Rituals of Sound program live presentations
  • Activities for children

* As part of the Gifting Lifestyle stay, every guest enjoys complimentary access to:

Private Beach and pools • Gym & Fitness Center • Chill out lounge with concierge service, Wi-Fi, snacks, a library and music from 7 a.m. until 9 p.m • Pool and beachside service • Dedicated Shuttle • Bike Share • Health Trail • Valet Parking • 2 hidden bays

 

Palmaïa, The House of AïA

Read more about Palmaïa, The House of AïA

Cocooned between undisturbed jungle and the white-sand beaches of the Caribbean Sea, The House of AïA introduces Palmaïa, a luxury all-inclusive property featuring oceanfront rooms, first-class service and plant-based dining.

Designed with sustainability in mind, the property strives to become one of the first carbon-neutral properties in the world. Additionally, there are no plastic water bottles on the property and all bathroom amenities are refillable and made with 100% biodegradable ingredients and essential oils.

Whether you're a couple wanting to rediscover each other or a family seeking a truly unique vacation or a solo traveler in search of a life-changing experience, Palmaïa offers it all in an eco-conscious, planet-friendly package.

Oceanfront Beach Resort
Oceanfront Beach Resort

Palmaïa is a newly constructed oceanfront beach resort featuring all oceanfront suites with private terraces and views of the Caribbean ocean in eight distinctive layouts. Designed with sustainability in mind, the property strives to become one of the first true carbon-neutral properties in the world by 2021 with no plastic water bottles, all bathroom amenities are refillable, and made with 100% biodegradable ingredients and essential oils.

Plant-Based Menus
Plant-Based Menus

The House of AïA is the first resort of its kind to prepare all of its menus with full, plant-based ingredients—including four restaurants, 24-hour room service, and a health café—while offering fresh, non-vegan items as optional add-ons. The founder’s vegan sensibilities merged with Executive Chef Eugenio’s inspired guidance to reveal a daily feast that is as exquisitely delicious as it is thoughtful and conscientious.

Playa Del Carmen, Mexico
Playa Del Carmen, Mexico

Located in the city of Playa Del Carmen in Mexico’s Riviera Maya, it is the best of Mexico and the Caribbean all wrapped into one. The turquoise waters and white sand beaches collide with casual vibes and verdant jungle canopies. Palmaïa stretches along 2,300 feet of pristine beach in an exclusive area of Playacar.

Accommodations

Palmaïa offers guests oceanfront suites in seven categories, each with its own private terrace for sweeping views of the Caribbean Sea. The layouts include a variety of luxurious suites—family-style with bunk-beds, open floor plan, swim-out access to infinity pools, views of the ocean-side jungle—all designed without sacrificing environmentally-friendly practices. Each guest is assigned a Nomadic Guide to attend to their needs throughout the stay. And, for children, Palmaïa operates a holistic activities program run by certified educators.

Features & Amenities

Palmaïa is a gifting community so guests can enjoy unrestricted access without the hassle of exchanging currency. 

  • Architects of Life personal growth program
  • Rituals of Sound live presentations
  • Rites of Passage ceremonies
  • Waldorf-inspired activities for children
  • Private beach and pools with service
  • Valet parking
  • Fiber optic Wi-Fi
  • Gym & fitness center
  • Bike share service
  • Health trail
  • Butler and concierge service
  • Kayak and snorkel equipment
  • Chill-out lounge

Personal Growth

Guests have access to more than ten personal growth practices and classes from the Architects of Life program, including:

  • Yoga
  • Meditation
  • Sound healing
  • Tai Chi
  • Transpersonal astrology
  • Chi kung
  • Gong bath
  • Cacao ceremony
  • Drums connection

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Terms

Deposits

One night deposit at time of booking. Full Payment will be required 7 days before departure. As a general rule and unless expressly agreed otherwise, rooms may be used from 3 p.m. on the day of arrival and must be vacated before 12 a.m. on the day of departure.

  • Infant Age/Price: Free under 4
  • Children Age/Price:4- 12 Child rates (70% less than adult price) 13+ Adult

Cancellation

Full refund if cancelled 24 hours prior to arrival. No shows will be charged 100% of the stay.