Things to See and Do While Staying at Hard Rock Hotel Cancun

There's so much to appreciate about Cancun that it can be hard to decide what to do next. Properties like the Hard Rock Hotel Cancun can provide everything needed to have an exciting time in this sun-soaked location. This location boasts an impressive selection of recreational possibilities, ensuring you'll have lots of exciting activities to choose from throughout your stay.

With 2 pools to choose from at Hard Rock Hotel Cancun, it will be easy to find a few lounge chairs in the shade. One of the bonuses is that this property is built right next to the sea, so there will be plenty of options when it comes time to spend time in the water through the course of your stay. For a different way to relax in the water, you can also enjoy the whirlpool on-site.

You won't have to abandon your fitness routine while vacationing at Hard Rock Hotel Cancun; be sure to ask the staff how to access the workout facility available on-site.


This hotel is a favorite choice of tennis players, considering guests will have the opportunity to play a match or two on the property. You will find 2 courts on-site. An evening match on their lighted courts would be a nice alternative to hot daytime play.

If you're wondering where else you can find tennis courts, you may wish to compare this property to similar sites with this activity, including The Royal Islander and JW Marriott Cancun Resort and Spa.


Although Hard Rock Hotel Cancun does not have a golf course, you may be able to arrange a tee time during your stay. Golf courses nearby are Melia Cancun Golf Club, Iberostar Cancun Golf Course, and Oasis Cancun Golf Club. The lot of them are within two miles and the most nearby of the bunch, Melia Cancun Golf Club, is only a quick hike away from the property, so it won't be troublesome to plan a quick trip for some rounds on the links. This course has 9 holes total. It's a total of 893 yards long, and is a par 27. If you'd like to see if it is possible to schedule a tee time, contact the course at (998) 881-1100.


Vacationers who appreciate a wide variety of aquatic adventures will have a wonderful time while they stay at Hard Rock Hotel Cancun. The list below details the water activities that the property has.

  • Boating
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Surfing

Family Activities

Travelers of all ages can have a blast at Hard Rock Hotel Cancun, because it has your choice of several family-focused amenities.

The varying needs of younger guests are never overlooked at the Hard Rock Hotel Cancun. An activities list provides a buffet of ideas for families.

The on-site kid's club features a dining area, video room, theater and even outdoor pool area complete with slides. As a unique feature of this facility, parents are offered complimentary cell phones to keep in touch with their children throughout the day.

The site has a game room, where both kids and their parents can blow off some steam. This destination has a children's program for the little ones to enjoy--and grown-ups will appreciate it too. This lets parents have a little time away, while their little ones meet new friends.

Entertainment and Nightlife

Many people take advantage of the exciting live entertainment available on-site, which means that staying onsite for the night can be as thrilling as a night on the town. Entertainment is typically hosted 7 days per week. Of course, the frequency may vary. If you want to find out more about the entertainment schedule, call the hotel at (998) 881-3600.

The property also has several bars, so guests can choose from among their favorite settings and types of cocktails.

Another option when you're looking for nighttime activities is to visit one of the other accommodations in the area. Though it should be noted that the hotels surrounding your own are not as highly rated with regards to nightlife as others, these options are in the following table:

Accommodations near the Hard Rock Hotel Cancun with Bars
Property Name Location Number of Bars Live Entertainment
JW Marriott Cancun Resort and Spa 0.4 mi. South of Central Cancun Beach Hotel Zone 2 check
Le Meridien Cancun Resort & Spa 0.2 mi. South of Central Cancun Beach Hotel Zone 1 --
Great Parnassus Resort And Spa 0.1 mi. South of Central Cancun Beach Hotel Zone 11 check
CasaMagna Marriott Resort Cancun 0.6 mi. South of Central Cancun Beach Hotel Zone 2 --
Ritz-Carlton Cancun 0.1 mi. Southeast of Central Cancun Beach Hotel Zone 2 check
Gran Melia Cancun 0.7 mi. South of Central Cancun Beach Hotel Zone 3 check
Royal Sands 0.4 mi. North-Northeast of Central Cancun Beach Hotel Zone 4 check
Casa Turquesa Boutique Hotel 0.5 mi. North-Northeast of Central Cancun Beach Hotel Zone 2 --
Oasis Cancun All-inclusive 1.2 mi. South-Southwest of Central Cancun Beach Hotel Zone 9 check
Tucancun Beach Resort & Villas 0.6 mi. Northeast of Central Cancun Beach Hotel Zone 5 check
Aloft Cancun 0.6 mi. North-Northeast of Central Cancun Beach Hotel Zone 2 --
Omni Cancun Hotel & Villas 1.4 mi. South-Southwest of Central Cancun Beach Hotel Zone 2 check

If you are feeling lucky and looking for something else to do, you can visit the nearest casino, Playboy Club Cancun. It's three and a half miles north from Hard Rock Hotel Cancun.


Visitors will be able to experience unparalleled relaxation, considering this destination has a spa. The list below provides some of the available spa services:

  • Facials
  • Massages
  • Spa Facility
  • Whirlpool


Horseback riding is another activity that is available through Hard Rock Hotel Cancun. Many guests find this activity to be both relaxing and exhilarating.

Beyond the activities you'll find right on-location, visitors itching to explore shouldn't ever find a shortage of exciting recreational possibilities in Mexico. Whether you're looking to lay out on a sunny beach or enjoy a round or two of golf, you will find lots of other recreational opportunities in the area. Click on these pages to read more about snorkeling, scuba diving, sightseeing, fishing, shopping, renting a bike or scooter, and other activities you might enjoy.


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