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Spa Treatments

Bringing the Spa to Casa Merlot: Martina's Oasis Mobile Spa

The mobile spa will bring the ultimate pampering experience to Casa Merlot's door step. Martina's Oasis will arrive on time and fully equipped with massage table, lotions, towels and stones....even the music to create a truly soothing experience. All this, and you get to stay in the comfort of Casa Merlot. Picture having a massage on the roof terrace, looking over the ocean or a facial alongside the private pool -- the perfect way to spend a few hours in paradise.

Ideally scheduled days ahead, it may be possible to schedule an appointment with only 2 hours notice. Martina has over 20 years of experience in the spa and esthetic industry. Her love for her work comes through in every stroke.

Extensive education and experience allows Martina to provide the best possible care as she draws on her diverse skills to adapt to her clients needs.

Your session will be individually designed to achieve optimum results. You'll find Martina to be a highlight of your day at Casa Merlot. she provides dependable and professional service

Massage Treatments Available

Swedish Massage
Long strokes are used to stretch, relieve tension and relax the entire body. A perfect escape that will leave you feeling relaxed and rejuvenated. Ideal for those who like a light touch 60/90/120 minutes available.

Sport Massage
A deeper tissue massage, scaled to that perfect pressure to release tension, soothe headaches, stretch muscles and relive overall aches, pains and spasms. This treatment will is sure to leave you floating. 60/90/120 minutes available.

Thai Massage
Unique form of treatment using a combination of stretching, exercise movements, acupuncture and reflexology. Balances and energizes the entire body. Great alternative to Shiatsu that leaves you feeling energized. 60/90/120 minutes available.

Stone Massage
Experience a luxurious nurturing treatment using warm and cool stones to melt tensions away while harmonizing body, mind and spirit. Truly delicious. The ultimate massage. 90/120 minutes available.
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Body Treatments

Vital Skin Repair
Indulge your skin with an invigorating exfoliation and enter the world of silky smooth skin. ea salt along with essential oils are used in this treatment to remove dry or sun damaged skin. Follow by the application of a rich body milk which provides the moisture your skin craves. Your tight sunburned skin will feel like new. This treatment includes your choice of 60/90 or 120 minutes Swedish massage. Women love how silky smooth their skin become while men rave about how invigorated the feel. It's like a good scratch....AH!

Reiki
An ancient Japanese form of healing using natural energy to calm mind, body, spirit and rebalance ones energy by laying of the hands. 60/90 minutes available

Esthetic Treatments

Ultimate Facial
European facial deep cleansing and nourishing treatment designed to meet the needs of your skin. Exfoliation of dead cells, extraction, luxurious face, neck, shoulders and scalp massage plus a nourishing mask. Leaves your skin radiant. 90 minutes

Gentlemen's Facial
A deep cleansing facial designed specifically to address men's skin care needs. Soothes razor burns, refines pores and gives skin nourishment to combat the effects of sun and wind. 90 minutes

Pedicure
Tired, overworked or sore feet will appreciate this restorative and pampering pedicure. Foot both, grooming and massage with therapeutic creams enriched with essential oils are all part of this wonderful treat for the feet. 60 minutes
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Sports Pedicure

A gentlemen's pedicure designed especially for tough neglected feet. It will do wonders you won't believe possible. For both relaxation and health you won't believe you've waited so long to indulge. 60 minutes

PRICES

Massage & Reiki
60 minute: $50US
90 minute: $65 US
120 minute: $80 US

Stone Massage
90 minute: $80 US
120 minute: $95 US
Vital Skin Repair
with 60 minute massage: $70 US
with 90 minute massage: $85 US
with 120 minute massage: $100 US

Ultimate Facial
90 minute: $75 US
Specialty Mask: $20 US
Pedicure: $40 US
Pedicure & Manicure: $60 US
Aroma Blend: $10 US

Book Airport Pick-ups Included
Plus Book Tours Here

Casa Merlot has partnered exclusively with Incentive Management Group located in Cancun. When you arrive at the airport and English speaking driver will greet you at the doors and place you and your luggage in a 9 seater, air conditioned van and take you to Puerto Morelos. Once there, you will be greeted by the managers of Casa Merlot and be acquainted with the town and the workings of Casa Merlot. Incentive management will also be there on time to pick you up and take you back to the airport to complete your worry free vacation.

For tours, all you need to do is book it and they will pick you up at the front door of the villa, it is like having your own private tour. All prices are competitive. Tours from the ruins to golfing are offered. Incentive management can also arrange any tour you desire via the internet before you leave or via telephone while you are at Casa Merlot. Click here for our tours

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FAQ

How far is the beach?

The beach is a short 2 minute walk from the villa.

 
Where can we shop for groceries?

In Playa del Carmen there are two large grocery stores: Chedraui and San Francisco. Cancun has dozens of large grocery stores including Walmart, Sam's Club and Costco. Puerto Morelos has 2 small grocery stores a fish market and a fruit and vegtable market. Cancun also has various large grocery stores.

 
Can I buy fresh fish anywhere?
Yes. There is a fish market in Puerto Morelos that has fish and lobster (in season) everyday after 2:00pm.
 
Is driving safe?
Yes. There is a well maintained highway from Cancun all the way to Tulum. The best map of the Riviera Maya is made by cancunmaps.com and we highly recommend the purchase of this map before arrival if you are planning on doing a lot of sightseeing.
 
Is the water safe to drink?
No, the tap water in this area is not safe to drink. The villa rental includes bottled water to serve all your drinking and cooking water needs.
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Are there good hospitals, doctors or pediatricians around?
There is a small clinic located in Puerto Morelos. American Hospital in Cancun has an excellent pediatrician/neonatologist and the property manager can recommend other doctors and specialists.
 
Is it safe to eat lettuce, veggies and have ice in drinks in restaurants?
For produce - Most restaurants which cater to tourists wash their fruits and vegetables in a special way to disinfect them. Any moderately priced restaurant does this automatically.For ice - Even the smallest roadside restaurant uses purified water and ice.
 
How can I get Mexican pesos?
If your bank ATM money card is part of a large network (like Plus or Cirrus) you can use it in bank machines in Puerto Morelos. The money comes directly out of your bank account and you get the best exchange rate. Otherwise, banks and money exchange offices in Playa del Carmen and Cancun can exchange your US dollars, Euros, (or other foreign currency) for pesos.
 
Is the rental villa stocked with basic seasonings?
Yes.
 
Is the beach safe for swimming and does it have rocks or seaweed?
Our beach is very safe for swimming. Our beach is calm due to the fact that the reef protects us. There is some seaweed on the beach from the reef. There is a tractor that cleans the beach daily in Puerto Morelos.
 
Where is the closest area to snorkel?
Right off our beach is good snorkeling
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Is it easy to get a taxi at the villa?
Yes, you can call one or walk to the taxi stand that is 4 minutes away.
 
Is the pool shared?
When booking the 3-bedroom the pool is private. When booking either the 1 or 2-bedroom the pool will be shared .
 
Is there air conditioning in every room?
Yes, we have separate units in every bedroom.
 
What is the weather like?
Playa del Secreto is warm for most of the year but not overwhelmingly humid. The Mayan Riviera enjoys a fairly constant temperature of 80°, but it rises into the 90s during July and August, which are also rainy months. During these months, it can get hot and humid if you venture away from the sea breeze or don't have an air-conditioned room. The rainy season runs from June through October (which is also hurricane season). Cold fronts blowing down from the north can make temperatures fall during the coldest winter months. November through February are generally sunny. Water temperatures year-round vary from upper 70s to low 80s.
 

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Month
Average
High
Average
Low
Warmest
Ever
Coldest
Ever
Average
Dew Point
Wet
Days
January
81
67
95
45
68
2
February
82
68
90
52
68
4
March
84
71
91
52
69
6
April
85
73
97
52
71
2
May
88
77
99
63
73
4
June
89
78
102
63
76
6
July
90
78
102
64
76
4
August
90
77
100
64
76
4
September
89
76
102
63
75
7
October
87
74
102
59
73
8
November
84
72
99
55
71
5
December
82
69
88
52
69
6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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