Nestled in a thick rain-forest canopy just outside Costa Rica
’s Arenal Volcano National Park, 35-villa, adults-only Nayara Springs
has always focused on tranquility and seclusion, but now detox packages make it official. Upon check-in, guests hand over cell phones and laptops to be placed in resort safes, and plug into nature with bird-watching walks, open-air yoga classes, and soaks in each villa’s private, mineral-hot-springs plunge pool. Thermal-water facials and hot-stone massages add to the relaxation. Detox programs include three nights’ accommodations and breakfast daily.
The antidote for #southbeach overload: the 326-room Mandarin Oriental, Miami
’s digital detox, where guests store cell phones in mini sleeping bags and check into a suite stocked with a basket of puzzles and games in place of TV. A spa consultation provides Mayo Clinic tips on how to manage technology in life, while yoga, a singing bowl session, a massage designed to remove the strain of device overuse, and a healthy bento-box lunch at the pool ensure relaxation. Digital detox includes two nights’ accommodations, breakfast daily, and a $100 spa credit.
Sun seekers at the 267-suite Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit
, on the Pacific near Puerto Vallarta, can request Detox Concierges to cleanse their rooms of television and all personal electronics. At its sister resort, the 539-suite Grand Velas Riviera Maya
on Mexico’s Caribbean coast, surrendering devices entitles guests to complimentary activities such as bike tours, eco-walks, snorkeling, and more.