Tatewari Spa
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Monday
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Sunday
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
About
For pleasure and indulgence, we invite our guests on a journey of luxury, relaxation and rejuvenation with a wide range of exotic, traditional and luxurious services including our signature Tatewari ritual. A rich tradition of the Vallarta region’s Huichole people, the spa’s unique Tatewari ritual provides a complete indulgence of body, soul and mind. For centuries, hidden away from the modern world and protected by the natural barrier of the mountains, the Huicholes performed this ceremony to heal the Earth and keep nature balanced. Today, the healing tradition lives on in practice and philosophy at this facility.
Duration: 2-3 hours
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  • Sonia B
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Spa Day
    The Spa experience was great! Elda had great hands and did a great job relaxing me. Made me enjoy the rest of trip even more. She went into the spots I needed more work on and it was great experience overall.
    Visited July 2023
    Traveled with family
    Written July 6, 2023
  • Nancy
    3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Relaxing treatment
    Had a 90 minute massage with Hilda. Absolutely wonderful. She used the right amount of pressure and very professional. I would definitely recommend you visit the spa and take advantage of the facilities. I also took advantage of the sauna, steam, jacuzzi and cold dip.
    Dear Toiur06429246656, Thank you for expressing your great satisfaction at Villa La Estancia and for sharing the details of your stay with us. I am happy to read that our team has contributed greatly to making your stay memorable. We are committed to offering outstanding service. I am thankful for your kind words which I will personally share with Hilda. Kind Regards, Miguel Velasco General Manager Villa La Estancia Riviera Nayarit
    Written October 6, 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Written October 5, 2023
  • Donna W
    Fallston, Maryland204 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Excellent spa day
    I got a 1 hour massage with Selma and the Mexican Delicious Treatment (scrub, wrap, and hydrating oil) with Elda. Both services were excellent, but the Mexican Delicious Treatment went beyond my expectations. Also, with any treatment, you can do a 1 hour complementary hydrotherapy session that was wonderful. This is a must do!
    Visited March 2024
    Traveled solo
    Written March 26, 2024
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lsprouse
Edmonds, WA11 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023 • Family
I was very pleased to enjoy a luxurious hydrotherapy spa service from Nahiely with my good friend this morning while we are staying at Villa La Estancia. My brother had recommended that we check out the spa after he and my sister in law had enjoyed their spa time yesterday.
Nahiely, our attendant, was very attentive, and gave a wonderful relaxing service-it was just what I needed as a refresh. The hydrotherapy included a sauna, some time in the steam room, Jacuzzi, an ice plunge and a restful cucumber eye nap with scalp massage. Some hot cinnamon tea wrapped up the almost two hour service (which was included with our all-inclusive package). I highly recommend not only Nahiely, but any time spent at the beautiful spa. The surroundings are peaceful, very clean, and lovely in every way.
Thank you so much Nahiely!
Written February 18, 2023
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Estimadted Isprouse, How gratifying to learn about another memorable experience at our Tatewari Spa. Please let us now next time you may be visiting us or the area in order to recommend somo of our new and seasonal treatments. Thanj you also for the time to write your review and recognise the excellent work of our team! We look forward your next visit
Written March 15, 2023
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TexasTraveller
Arlington, TX1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2022 • Couples
The Tatewari Spa at Villa del Palmar Flamingos is a wonderful spa!! I have been many times, and it is always excellent!! Juanita and Blanca at the reception desk are always very welcoming and helpful. Roberto, Noel and Enrique pamper you in the hydrotherapy area and always provide great service! And for an amazing massage, ask for Jonathan. I’ve had massages all around the world, and Jonathan, hands down, gives the best massage I’ve ever had!! It’s worth going to Puerto Vallarta just for a massage from Jonathan!!
Written May 4, 2022
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Mindi H
Ottawa, Canada10 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023 • Couples
Fantastic experience. My husband and I had 50 minute Swedish massages last week. My massage therapist was Hilda and my husband’s was Annalei. The spa is beautiful. You arrive about an hour before your service to enjoy the sauna, steam room, whirlpool and relaxing lounge chairs. They put cucumber slices with a cool towel on your eyelids and a heating pad around your neck… exquisite! We’ve been here before and love every minute!
Written March 2, 2023
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Dear Mindi H, We are so glad that you had an incredible experience at our Tatewari Spa. Please make sure you return to keep delighting our amazing treatments. At the end of this month we will even have new machinery for Skin Treatments that will set the difference. We await your next visit
Written March 15, 2023
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Marissa P
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
We were so excited to surprise my sister with a spa day for her bachelorette party and it surpassed all of our expectations. Making the reservations for a party of 8 can be challenging by Evelin made it effortless. She was even able to accommodate changes the day of when some of us wanted to try non traditional massages. From the moment we walked in we were transported into this Zen atmosphere. The ambiance, the aroma and all the staff helped you relax and honestly achieve an out of body experience. Lillian guided us through the hydro spa experience. It was fun for our group of 8 to all be able to do it together. I could have been happy just relaxing in the spa but then came the massages. Hilda my masseuse brought me into my room and had me put my hands around a candle. She walked me through this “prayer/meditation “. Then the mud massage began. It starts with exfoliation, moves to being cocooned in mud, ending in a massage. I have never had such smooth skin. She was amazing! I was glowing. I rejoined my party received cucumbers and a cold cloth for my eyes and a warm wrap for my neck. Lillian walked around bringing water and head massages. I have never felt so taken care of before.
Written September 5, 2022
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Dave
Shoreline, WA2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023 • Couples
If you are staying at Villa la Estancia in Nuevo Nayarit, you must take advantage of Tatewari Spa. Our all-inclusive stay includes a daily trip to the Hydrotherapy circuit. I thought I’d simply find a hot tub and sauna. Instead I found Antonio (yesterday) and Efrain (today), who walked me through a circuit of seven-ish luxurious hydrotherapy stations, all of which culminated in a long nap on a lounge chair with a warm lavender bag around my neck and cucumbers on my eyes!! I haven’t been this relaxed in years. Both of these guys were welcome companions and I was beyond grateful for the visit.
Written February 18, 2023
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Estimated Adventure40858564409, It is indeed always a pleasure to receive the nicest comments from our clients. We thank you so much for recognizing our incredible team, that makes the best efforts to ensure your utmost memorable experience. We are looking forward to your next visit to create another life lasting experience. Thank you
Written March 15, 2023
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Luynn k
Calgary, Canada199 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023 • Solo
Ruth offered me a great discount on a massage to celebrate my birthday so I decided to take advantage of it. What a wonderful experience! I was pampered from the moment I walked in. Ruth reccomended I arrive an hour early to enjoy the facility. First stop was the sauna. Nahiely, the attendant. ask me to lay down in the sauna to relax, she would be back for me on 10 minutes. Next a cooling waterfall shower, then on to the eucalyptus scented steam room, followed by a soak in the jet tub. Nahiely guided me through each area to make sure I was completely relaxed before my luxurious massage by Yaneth. My spa experience was divine! Yaneth was very thorough and professional. I highly recommend a visit.
Written February 13, 2023
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sibus2002
Idaho Falls, ID74 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2021 • Couples
So much more than a massage on the beach! Sure you can get a $20 massage on the beach.
What you dont experience is the wet area prior to your massage where you are treated very well, Roberto was the attendant the day I visited and he did an outstanding job.
Prior to your massage, they recommend you arrive 40 minutes before your appointment, I say an hour. You have your choice of wet or dry sauna, with a refreshing overhead drench after either. You can then use the hot pool (hot tub?) Followed by immersion in a ice cold tub. Finally you sit in a shower which then simulates being under a waterfall.
You then go have a great message in a private room. Yaneth was my masseuse and she did a wonderful job. So relaxing. I have never had a better spa experience.
Written December 7, 2021
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JKilback
West Kelowna, Canada12 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
The Spa at Villa La Estancia is otherworldly. The staff are extremely professional and the facilities are top notch. My attendant for my visit was Roberto and he was great, taking me through all of the hydrotherapy, sauna, steam room and showers. The ambience is great and very relaxing. After using the hydrotherapy room I was escorted to my masseuse Rachel who gave me a 80 minute deep tissue massage that left me feeling like jelly 👌😃. It was a very relaxing and wonderful experience. I have since gone back for a Reflexology treatment as well that was great. Would recommend this Spa.
Written January 20, 2020
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Teresa B
Colorado Springs14 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020 • Solo
What a great experience! The hydrotherapy area was wonderful from the sauna to steam room and finishing with the hot tub and cucumber eyes and cold towel...which was a 45 minute experience prior to the relaxing facial and massage. The whole experience was amazing and I would highly recommend. Once I was done I was greeted with hot tea and invited to rest again in the lounging area before getting dressed. I would highly recommend!
Written January 31, 2020
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BAWalla
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
The staff was incredibly hospitable to start!! They really made every aspect of our experience the best! The smiles on their faces as they delivered amazing service is unlike any spa I’ve been to. The venue was impeccably clean and so was the intoxicating aroma from the entrance. Blanca greeted us exceptionally, Eliza treated us through the Tatewari ritual beautifully, and Maribel was a true angel of a masseuse to me. I loved the hydrotherapy prior to the massage. That was a true awakening all on its on. I’m so grateful my fiancé and I got to have this experience and we will definitely return and highly recommend.
Written November 15, 2020
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