Things to See and Do While Staying at Grand Palladium Riviera Resort & Spa

Because your options in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean can be overwhelming, properties like the Grand Palladium Riviera Resort & Spa can introduce you to some of the most popular pastimes available in their delightful coastal location. This property offers a wide range of recreational possibilities, which means you will have plenty of fun activities to choose from during your stay.

Grand Palladium Riviera Resort & Spa has 8 swimming pools, so don't worry about having to fight for unoccupied lounge chairs. A big plus for many vacationers is that this property is also located adjacent to the beach, meaning that there will be a lot of ways to spend time in the water throughout your stay.


Those who play tennis will be especially pleased when staying at this location, because the tennis facilities — located on-site — can add to any vacation experience. There are 4 tennis courts on-site. An evening match on their lighted courts would be a nice alternative to hot daytime play.

Where else can you find tennis on-property? You might want to check out similar accommodations, including Grand Palladium White Sand Resort and Spa All Inclusive and Grand Palladium Colonial Resort & Spa.


Even though Grand Palladium Riviera Resort & Spa doesn't feature a golf course, it may be possible to arrange for a tee time nearby. The nearest golf course is Riviera Maya Golf Club, which is located effortlessly reached by taxi, so hire a car and get a ride there for a few rounds of golfing. You can play 18 holes at this course. It is a par 72, with a total length of 6691 yards. If you're considering reserving a tee time, the course can be contacted at (984) 875-5048.


While visiting Mexico you may want to try out a new recreational sport. The property offers several options, so you will be sure to find an aquatic activity to enjoy, regardless of your taste. The following list names the watersports offered at Grand Palladium Riviera Resort & Spa:

  • Boating
  • Canoeing
  • Fishing
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Watercraft
  • Wind Surfing

Family Activities

Planning to vacation with your children? Then you will like your options at Grand Palladium Riviera Resort & Spa, because it has tons of family-friendly amenities.

On the property, kids will be thrilled to find there is a playground just for them. It is a safe place for children to release their pent up energy while their parents relax on the sidelines. The location offers an organized kids' program, too. No matter how much you love them, you may want to enjoy Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean's grown-up attractions, without worrying about the kids. Guests can let the property's staff arrange for a sitter, so parents can have a chance to enjoy a romantic night by themselves.

Entertainment and Nightlife

If you want to add a little spice to your vacation, spend some time near the sparkling lights of a live performance; it's a fun and convenient experience, because Grand Palladium Riviera Resort & Spa offers on-site entertainment.

Also on-site are several bars, where bartenders will be serving up island favorites before the show.

You'll find a few other nightlife options at nearby accommodations, as displayed below:

Accommodations near the Grand Palladium Riviera Resort & Spa with Bars
Property Name Location Number of Bars Live Entertainment
Grand Palladium White Sand Resort and Spa All Inclusive 3.2 mi. Northeast of Central Akumal 26 check
Grand Palladium Colonial Resort & Spa 3.4 mi. Northeast of Central Akumal 26 --
The Royal suites Yucatan by Palladium 3.6 mi. Northeast of Central Akumal 26 check
Kantenah Palladium Grand Resort and Spa 3.7 mi. Northeast of Central Akumal 26 check
Grand Sirenis Riviera Maya 2.4 mi. Northeast of Central Akumal 7 check
Grand Sirenis Mayan Beach 2.3 mi. Northeast of Central Akumal 3 --
Hotel La Tortuga Central Akumal 1 check
La Bahia Condominiums Central Akumal -- --
Vista del Mar Hotel Central Akumal -- --
Casa Luna Central Akumal -- --
Las Casitas Akumal Central Akumal -- --
Secrets Akumal Riviera Maya Central Akumal 6 --


Not all options in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean can say they have a spa, but Grand Palladium Riviera Resort & Spa is one of the few in the area that is able and excited to offer its guests a nearby place where they can relax under the care of talented professionals. This list provides a sample of the available spa services:

  • Facials
  • Massages
  • Sauna
  • Spa Facility
  • Steam Room

The Renova Spa and Wellness center is a complete facility and experience with exclusive and personalized services as well as extra facilities like modern gymnasium, Jacuzzi, wet and dry sauna, pool, hydromassage, waterfalls, eco-meditative cold bath, relax area, and vapor baths. A variety of massages are available, including Swedish, couple's, sports, Vichy, and reflexology, as well as facial and body treatments and exfoliations and other various therapies. There are also beauty treatments like waxing, manicures, and pedicures. Most facilities and treatments are included in the all-inclusive packaging, but some may incur extra fees.


Shuffleboard is another activity offered on the premises. It's an easy way to meet other guests, spend quality time with the family, or take a break from tiring off-site excursions.

The salon on-site offers a convenient way to take a couple inches off before a special occasion, or fun night out.

In addition to the activities found on the property, travelers wanting to explore will appreciate the many exciting outdoor attractions in Mexico. Whether you're looking to hang out on the beach or play a round on the golf course, you'll find plenty of other options for recreation close at hand. Investigate these articles to learn more concerning fishing, riding a bike or scooter, sightseeing, scuba diving, snorkeling, shopping, and other activities.


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