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SE Spa: origin, totems, and more

SE Spa by Grand Velas resorts in Riviera Nayarit, Riviera Maya, and Los Cabos it’s known for its unique concept as a haven for wellness and beauty; the collection of rejuvenating therapies offered are perfectly balanced between modern treatments and ancient relaxation techniques, they are the perfect way to start your journey to physical and mental balance!

Its role as a sanctuary to indulge your body and liberate your spirit with revitalizing therapies, massages, and rituals, have earned it with prestigious awards in the wellness and tourism industry, such as “The World’s Most Luxurious Spa” and the Five-Star accolade by Forbes Travel Guide, Virtuoso’s Best Spa in the World, and Travel + Leisure’s Best Spas, among other coveted awards.

The conception of these spaces contemplated different elements that honor the culture of each destination and remember the roots of Mexico; for example, the name SE is given by a Nahuatl word which means one and it’s a reference to the union of the 3 Spas in a search of their only objective: wellness and being in harmony with oneself and the universe. 

To fulfill this purpose, each Spa follows has its own path and totem, which acts as a guide during this revitalization and self-discovery journey. Below we share with you more details about the path and symbol of each SE Spa.

The path to transformation

The symbol of SE Spa in Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit is one of the most impressive creations of nature, the butterfly, which in addition to being unequally beautiful, it’s also considered a spiritual sign and the universal symbol of the evolution of life. As a portrait of the metamorphosis of human beings, the butterfly invites us to return to the origin of our being to recover the brightness of the spirit, the vitality of the body, and the freedom of the mind; the change may be gradual or immediate, but it is always a process experienced from within. 

A closeup shot of a butterfly, the totem of SE Spa in Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit

The path of introspection and renewal of your being

SE Spa in Grand Velas Los Cabos has a totem the dragonfly, a creature of the wind with iridescent wings, sensitive to the breeze, that represents change. It invites us to open our consciousness, guiding us where the wind blows to welcome the changes in our life; its shape symbolizes prosperity, love, success, victory, strength, and courage, while his lifestyle represents the virtue of living life in the moment and to the fullest, as well as the relationship between the subconscious and dreams.

Emerald dragonfly, totem of SE Spa in Grand Velas Los Cabos

The path to wellness

Last but not least, SE Spa in Grand Velas Riviera Maya has as a symbol the hummingbird, a precious creature, bearer of dreams, love, hope, and happiness, that represents freedom; its fragility reminds us of the delicate balance of life and the importance of being in connection with our mind, body, and spirit. According to the Mayan worldview, the hummingbird was created by gods as one of the most beautiful creatures, whose purpose was to be the guardian of time and messenger of people’s thoughts and desires.

Beautiful hummingbird, totem of SE Spa in Grand Velas Riviera Maya

The essence of each totem is present in every treatment, massage, and ritual of SE Spa, on your next visit don’t miss the opportunity to experience each path and find your inner balance guided by these spiritual figures.

Huichol Butterflies in SE Spa at Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit

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