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This Luxurious Hotel In Mexico Lets You Marry Yourself

Travelers Today       By    MJ De Castro

Updated: Jun 13, 2018 09:35 PM EDT

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The list of things to do whenever you're visiting Mexico is endless and now you can add one more thing to your to-do list: marry yourself.

Travelers all over the globe are taking part in Rosewood Mayakoba's "Marry Oneself Journey," a four-day retreat near Playa del Carmen.

Reconnect With Yourself

The retreat offered in one of Mexico's most beautiful hotels combines elements of wellness and spirituality with a luxurious feel. This experience, which took inspiration from ancient Mayan traditions, is tailored to what the customer wants.

Additionally, it relies on the theme of connecting with yourself and self-love. While surrounded by lush jungles and pristine white beaches, Fernando Montiel, the luxury hotel's shaman, marries the guest to his or herself.

Although it seems quite cheesy, the ceremony's goal is beautiful. Instead of a wedding ceremony filled with hundreds of people and extravagant decorations, this only involves you and the resort's shaman.

"Just hours before, I was standing in front of a mirror in my bathing suit, cursing myself after a serious session at the breakfast buffet, and thought, 'Who would want to marry this person?' Obviously, I needed a self-love ceremony. That said, even saying that I was 'marrying myself' felt weirdly embarrassing," shared Anne Roderique-Jones in Self.com.

Roderique-Jones also described the ceremony as something that is not only focused on connecting with herself, but also on her connection to the world around her.

The unique rite is set in the hotel's Sense Spa, according to the hotel's website. The said spa is located on its own island, hidden by the jungle and away from the hotel. The vast island is surrounded by trees and its own beach.

This enchanting setting will surely help guests find out how the ancient Mayan culture got all these natural elements to attain balance in their well-being.

Experience Of A Lifetime

The ceremony has four parts which include an aquatic remedy session, a seaside stroll a steam session, and a session packed with shamanic drumming and singing bowls, according to Lonely Planet.

The retreat ends with a ceremony where the guest re-commits to oneself. Just like usual weddings, "brides" and "grooms" of this experience should also write wedding vows dedicated to themselves which aims to make them look forward to a lifetime of happiness, self-compassion, and self-love, reported Brides.com.

The resident shaman guides the guest on all of these rituals in order to make it more worthwhile and effective. Guests can book the ritual like a spa service and can choose to do it alone, with a special someone, or with a group. Just remember to get yourself a wedding present, too.

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