TAFER Hotels & Resorts Launches Inaugural Wellness Month

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TAFER Hotels & Resorts, an award-winning hospitality company with an ever-growing and evolving collection of luxury resorts and boutique villas located throughout Mexico’s most coveted beach destinations, is proud to launch its first-ever Wellness Month. Throughout the month of October, TAFER Hotels & Resorts will give guests the chance to participate in a wide variety […]

Benefits of Practicing Yoga on the Beach

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It is well known that being by the ocean has great benefits for your health and mental well-being. A sea getaway helps you de-stress, boosts your immune system, and improves your mood. Moreover, it can be a great opportunity to escape, relax, and recharge. But there is one activity that lets you enjoy the sea […]

ATV Tours in the Yucatan Peninsula

ATV Tours in the Yucatan Peninsula

If you are a fan of getting as much adrenaline and fun into every day of your vacation as possible you will most likely love the ATV tours and excursions which can be found across the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico. The Yucatan landscape is variable and stunningly rugged in some places; this is why ATV […]

Walking as Exercise

Walking as Exercise

Everyone knows that in order to live a healthier life, you should engage in regular physical activity.  The good news is that exercise doesn’t have to be complicated in the least and can be quite enjoyable.  Many people believe that in order to get in shape and drop pounds, you need to regularly participate in […]

Electrical Muscle Stimulation (EMS) Lazy Workout

Just about everyone would love to look and feel their best with minimal time and effort, but many fad diets and fitness gadgets leave a lot to be desired. However, once in a while, something might actually work. For instance, Electrical Muscle Stimulation (known as EMS for short) has been gaining popularity in fitness magazines, […]

Why Recovery is Important after Exercise

Why Recovery is Important after Exercise

Although it may seem like the opposite would be true, giving your body adequate periods of rest between intense workouts is an important part of the recovery process. You may think that working out every single day is the fastest and most effective way to achieve results, but without proper rest, you progress may actually […]

Parasailing in Mexico

Parasailing in Mexico

Mexico’s coastline is dotted with some truly fabulous destinations such as Cabo, Cancun and Puerto Vallarta. Waterfront hotspots like these typically have a wide range of fun activities to experience, especially those that take place in or near the water. As you plan your next vacation in Mexico, you are likely wondering which activities are […]

Bonnie Ringer Joins October Wellness 2017

Bonnie Ringer Joins October Wellness 2017

Villa del Palmar Cancun has embarked on yet another October Wellness festival, which is devoted to wellness of the mind, body and spirit.  Drawing inspiration from the experiences of the previous two years, manager of the Village Spa, Francisco Lugo, along with the talented team at the resort, is ensuring every detail is in place […]

Is running a marathon good for you?

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Running is one of the oldest and simplest forms of exercise around, but that doesn’t mean it has little to offer.  In fact, running boasts a slew of impressive health benefits, both physical and mental, especially when you are training for a marathon.  Whether you are a seasoned runner or a complete novice, running a […]

Health Benefits of Bathing in the Sea

The inviting water of the sea is of course something we can enjoy today, but did you know that the practice of bathing and soaking in seawater dates back to the ancient Greeks?  Their society highly regarded the mineral-rich water for its health and beauty benefits, and it was popular to soak in pools and […]

Fit and Healthy at Villa del Palmar Cancun

There’s no way to deny that staying healthy is at least partly a choice; a choice which involves dedication, hard work, and car. It involves eating well, drinking plenty of water, getting enough sleep, and of course exercising! Many studies show that taking regular breaks and vacations can contribute to your overall wellbeing, too, as […]

October Wellness in Cancun

October Wellness in Cancun

Inspired by the leadership of Francisco Lugo, the Village Spa’s manager, the team at Villa del Palmar Cancun is ensuring that each element involved in the upcoming October Wellness program is spectacular so that you can achieve all of your wellness goals during your stay.   October Wellness 2017 The 2017 edition of October Wellness […]

Sunscreen and Healthy Skin

Sunscreen and Healthy Skin

Pretty much everyone knows or has heard about the benefits of wearing sunscreen on a regular basis, but there remain an alarming number of people who regularly flaunt this advice. Remember that the sunshine and its UV rays don’t take a day off, and many people are caught out. Whether your “skin sins” are huge […]

Why you Should Play Basketball

Why you Should Play Basketball

You don’t need to play like Stephen Curry to benefit from this fun sport!  Regardless of your skill level, playing basketball is a terrific activity to add to your fitness regimen.  From shooting hoops by yourself to playing in a competitive league or pick-up games at the park, basketball will help whip you into shape […]

Anyone for Tennis

Anyone for Tennis?

However you like to play the game, from singles, to doubles, to playing all by yourself with the help of a backboard, tennis is a fantastic sport that will help keep both your body and mind in excellent shape.  Regardless of your age and ability, tennis provides an excellent workout that improves your cardiovascular and […]