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This Energy Spa In Tulum Could Jump-Start Your Spring Wellness Routine

Tulum as a wellness destination is not exactly new—the pull of expansive nature, glistening surf and starry night skies never gets old—but there are still some secret hidden gems changing the status quo.


Take Yäan Wellness, a wellness wonderland curated by wizard-like spa director, Bobby Klein, Ph.D. A former rock music photographer, Klein was one of the first Westerners to practice acupuncture in LA. These days he’s an in-demand healer and his powerful idea of what wellness actually looks like radiates throughout the eco retreat.


Follow the white smoke trail of copal (a sacred resin Mayans burnt to connect to the divine) and it’ll take you down to therapy pools, garden treatment cabins and a vintage Fifties-style dresser in the relaxation area, created by Sebastian Sas, who co-owns Yäan as well as Be Tulum and Nomade, the new choice of wanderlusters.


And since everyone from yogis to healers to wellness-oriented A-listers, like Sting, Drew Barrymore and Cameron Diaz, has traveled to the holistic haven that is Yäan, we just had to check it out…

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