Hi there, welcome to the Mayan clay web site, the designer of this wonderful product and therapy is Susan Maria Hurley a beauty therapist – physiatrist from New Zealand who has lived amongst the native Mexicans for twenty two years.




Maria as she is commonly known here in Mexico, initiated the Mayan clay treatment in the jungle of Palenque a decade ago. Many of her students were lead along river beds studying the geology and searching for the healing clay, and receiving their therapy in the pyramid sites.

The ORIGINAL MAYAN CLAY SPA in TULUM MEXICO   was established by Maria in March 2008, located across the road the S&S Hip hotel k.m 8 beach road.  Maria encourages her clients to experience this wonderful Mayan clay healing treatment, all the benefits of a massage plus the added benefits of Detoxing and mineralizing your skin and organs.

The product for after care can be purchased at the Mayan Clay spa or you can also locate it in various boutiques around Tulum town. Mixik , Maya Tulum ,Amansala  ,Xelha at the xpa  ,Secrets Capri or with the Altournative tour company .

Dreams Tulum is also now selling Mayan clay at the spa boutique ,where our in house specialist will explain all the added benefits to you for your particular skin type.

For an individual session with Maria contact her directly by email as she now only works at her own spas on the beach road or in the NEW JUNGLE SPA which opened in January of this year. An exclusive experience to stay on La Balsa ,the boat .This new phase of Mayan Clay caters to couples or individuals who stay overnight on our boat dwelling a three story tower, shaped into a boat , you are the captain on your voyage,  with half an acre of land to navigate in total privacy . Healing cenote water swimming pool, sauna, clay and oil massages included .

Many of you will remember Maria, treating clients at the waters edge along the shores of the Maya Tulum’s yoga retreat hotel. The treatment still exists there today, as, in Amansala where Maria set up the program for the Mayan  clay circle group therapy, now world famous, photos seen in the travel & leisure of the New York Times ,mentioned in New Beauty , Port Overt, Destination Mexico & Yoga journal magazine as a treatment that can be received here in Tulu

We look forward to meeting you here in Tulum when you join us on La Balsa ,or at our beach day spa Mayan Clay.