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The Mayan Luxury Spa is located inside the iconic Palace Hotel 5*GL (formerly the Ritz) and is inspired by the Mayan Culture, a place where mind, body and soul become one. The spa is an eight-time winner of the “Best Luxury Hotel Spa” in Spain, Europe and worldwide, a recognition granted by the World Luxury Spa Awards.
The Spa offers sounds, rituals, and traditional Mayan treatments, along with the exclusive and prestigious French luxury cosmetics brand, Anne Semonin. Feel like you are relaxing in the Mayan Riviera with their traditional body treatments, massages and facials. You can also enjoy a Mayan Rebirth ritual in their pre-Hispanic Sauna modeled after the Mayans using volcanic stones.
The Mayan Luxury Spa has a sister spa at The Claris Hotel & Spa 5*GL and also offers in-suite spa experiences at a few luxury hotels and apartments.
Adorable and Effective K-beauty For Lilin Yang, the Tawainese founder of international Korean cosmetics line Miin, it’s all about the packaging and the brand. Lilian wrapped South Korea’s best offerings in customizable, cute pink packages and bundles product based upon your skin type, needs (i.e. travel), or beauty addiction (hello sheet masks). She even sells a boxed collection of six animal-designed face masks that prove irresistible whether you’re a practical mom or girls at a sleepover party. Most popular product: Pink Blur Hydrogel Eye Patch from G9 Skin, 29.99 euros for 100g. To try: Mochi BB Cushion compact for the busy lady. SPF 40, mattifying effect and redness-covering, adaptable apricot-beige color, all in an adorable package (of course). 36€ for 15g. Check out these other options for Korean cosmetics and other products also. About Meagan BellovinMeagan arrived in Barcelona in 2019, having left behind a full life of family, friends, and career in Austin, Texas. Originally educated as a journalist, Meagan taught children in her local public school system for nearly ten years before moving to Barcelona with her husband and dog. Since her arrival, she has embraced local living, taking Spanish classes, making new friends, and rediscovering her journalism past by writing for The Barcelona Edit.View all posts by Meagan Bellovin
Group Basketball Lessons Health and Hoops offers basketball for kids through group lessons, private lessons, school lessons, parties, and summer camps. Classes meet in either Barceloneta or Glories, depending up on the age of the child. Trying to keep kids off screens? Check out these options for younger kids and older kids. About NicholeView all posts by Nichole | Website
The Pink Peony The Pink Peony beauty salons offer manicure, pedicure, hair removal and waxing services. They pay particular attention to the health of the skin and offer beauty treatments focused on facial care. For skin care, the salon uses the natural cosmetic lines of Dr. Hauschka and Dulkamara. The Pink Peony uses the same enamel brands of salons in the United States: Essie, OPI, CND Shellac enamels. They also have their own formulation products. The Pink Peony combines Asian hospitality with United States customer service and European elegance. Their second location can be found at C/ Mandri, 62 bajos 2. About Meagan BellovinMeagan arrived in Barcelona in 2019, having left behind a full life of family, friends, and career in Austin, Texas. Originally educated as a journalist, Meagan taught children in her local public school system for nearly ten years before moving to Barcelona with her husband and dog. Since her arrival, she has embraced local living, taking Spanish classes, making new friends, and rediscovering her journalism past by writing for The Barcelona Edit.View all posts by Meagan Bellovin
Vegan Bakery Wild Lulita is a vegan and gluten free cake shop, organic shop, and creative concept store that promotes a healthy, delicious, and sustainable lifestyle. Founder, Lucy Cheyney, uses natural and healthy ingredients to create a variety of cakes, brownies, and muffins — everything from chocolate and cardamom sponge cake to sticky fudge brownies. The vegan bakery also has freshly made, cold pressed juices, smoothies, and shakes all named after goddesses like Lakshmi, Aphrodite, and Athena. Customers also can try out the acai bowl with granola or the vegan ice-creams in seasonal flavors that can be served with granola and fresh fruit. About NicholeView all posts by Nichole | Website
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