So what is this funny named place The Women’s Travel Groupgoes to? Ixtapan Spa is a famous budget fitness/spa/yoga resort in colonial Mexico ( pick up inMexico City’s modern airport).

What do you do at a spa/fitness resort?

Do it all or do none! 7AM brisk walk in  cool mountain air. 8AM healthy buffet breakfast or join a yoga class in the zen gazebo. 10AM, a full 50 minutes of aerobics in the heated pool.11AM pilates for all levels, noon: salsa in the pool. Late wake up? Begin your day 8AM with an easy stretch class in warm mineral water. Chair yoga? Work out in the modern gym with a trainer? Walk into town?

Lunch outside: 3 courses with hybiscus  drinks. After lunch take advantage of your included 17 spa treatments. 4PM fitness class, 5 or 6PM yoga/breathing/ meditation or other in the zen gazebo.

7PM dinner. After dinner, bingo, movies, best sleep of your life.

What do you eat ?

153751941215Each meal has three courses and substitutions galore. Fresh fish, meat, chicken, loads of safe salads, and fruit. Even pasta is low fat. Enjoy fresh fruit sherbets like melon, lime, peach, unusual tropical fruits. Want off the spa diet? Ask for the regular menu of fine Mexican and European cuisine.  Hungary before breakfast, fruit, fresh juice and coffee available from 6:30AM on. Thirsty? Bottled water is put in each room, as much as you want.

What do spa treatments do for you?

Skin is exfoliated and moisturized, new born and healthier.

Hair is treated for dryness and chemical overuse.

Feet and hands waxed for roughness and nails/toenails groomed.

Bodies massaged for weight loss, sore muscles. Warm spring stretches add to flexibility.

Your face is left cleansed and plumped for a more youthful look and feel.

Reflexology soothes urban beated feet and just feels great. Neck and shoulder massages help computer strained posture.

Want medical procedures? Ask for acupuncture, fillers, botox or other from the on site doctor.

What do you wear?

Casual work out clothes, leggings, tees, sweat pants, robes are supplied. The dressiest you will get is a clean tee, and leggings at dinner! You might wear the silver necklace you bought in town?

Come home with a kick start for the summer? Just get away with a fun group of women led by Phyllis Stoller?  May 28-June 4, 2017 GET READY FOR SUMMER WELLNESS WEEK.  $1425 share/ $1609 single. All included.

Airfare and shared transfers are added later. Phyllis is at 646 309 5607