Things to See and Do While Staying at Barcelo Maya Beach

During your time in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean, there are a number of activities you can include on your itinerary. The Barcelo Maya Beach can provide everything necessary to have fun and relax in their active beachfront location. This destination offers an impressive selection of recreational possibilities, meaning you'll have no shortage of intriguing activities to pick from throughout your trip.

Since the resort has 2 pools on location, you likely won't have any problem claiming a few lounge chairs. This accommodation is found next to the ocean, meaning that there will be many ways to play in the water through the course of your stay. For an even more comfortable way to enjoy the water, you might like the whirlpool on-site.

Dedicated travelers who want to maintain their shape during vacation can do so at Barcelo Maya Beach; there are exercise facilities on-site at this hotel.


Anyone who likes tennis will especially enjoy staying at this property, because its tennis facilities — located on-site — can add to any vacation experience. Players probably won't have to compete for an open court, since there are 7 courts on-site. Evening matches are also a possibility here, since you have the option of using a lit court.

Looking for more options where on-site tennis is a possibility? You may want to compare Barcelo Maya Beach to nearby hotels with this activity, like Barcelo Maya Caribe Resort and Barcelo Maya Tropical Beach.


Even though Barcelo Maya Beach doesn't feature a golf course, you may be able to arrange a tee time during your stay. There are a couple of golf courses within 14 and a half miles of Barcelo Maya Beach. Their names are Playacar Golf Course and Riviera Maya Golf Club. The closest is Riviera Maya Golf Club, because it is just a cab trip away. There are 18 holes at this course. It is 6691 yards long, and has been rated as a par 72. If you'd like more information or want to inquire about the possibility of reserving a tee time, the course can be reached at (984) 875-5048.


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A trip to Mexico can be the perfect opportunity to try your hand at a new recreational sport. There are several options available, so you're sure to find a watersport to enjoy, even if you've never done it before. This list names the watersports offered at Barcelo Maya Beach:

  • Boating
  • Parasailing
  • Scuba Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Surfing
  • Watercraft

Family Activities

Families traveling with kids should definitely consider booking with Barcelo Maya Beach, since it has your choice of several family-focused amenities.

The Barceló Maya Beach has everything that families need to have a peaceful and fun vacation. The Mini-Club offers younger children a wide variety of activities throughout the day. Kids can choose from games, arts and crafts, movies, aerobics lessons and more. A playground has been installed to provide children with a fun place to explore. Parents will feel secure leaving their children in the hands of the highly-qualified staff at the Mini-Club.

Kids will be especially pleased to find a playground on the property. It's a safe area for children to play and meet other guests their age while the grown-ups rest on the sidelines. Busy families can also rely on the organized children's program to keep their kids entertained at the property. At some point during your vacation, you may want to spend a little time away from the kids. Guests can let the property's staff arrange for a sitter, so parents will have a chance to enjoy some quality time on-site or around town.

Entertainment and Nightlife

When you get back to your room, exhausted by a day of exploring, nothing's better than letting the nightlife come to you; on-site entertainment is one of the tempting amenities offered by Barcelo Maya Beach. Typically, live entertainment is offered 7 days per week. Of course, the frequency may vary seasonally. If you'd like to learn more about what entertainment will be offered, you can reach the resort at (800) 227-2356.

Another reason to spend time at this vacation destination is their several bars, where bartenders will be serving up island favorites before the show.

Nearby accommodations that offer an alternative to your lodging's nightlife options are displayed below:

Accommodations near the Barcelo Maya Beach with Bars
Property Name Location Number of Bars Live Entertainment
Barcelo Maya Caribe Resort 2.0 mi. South-Southwest of Central La Gloria 7 --
Barcelo Maya Tropical Beach 1.7 mi. South-Southwest of Central La Gloria 6 --
Barcelo Maya Colonial Beach 1.7 mi. South-Southwest of Central La Gloria 6 check
Barcelo Maya Palace Deluxe All Inclusive Resort 1.6 mi. South of Central La Gloria 4 check
Las Palmas 1.1 mi. South of Central La Gloria -- --
Omni Puerto Aventuras Hotel Beach Resort 1.0 mi. South of Central La Gloria 2 --
Club de Yates 1.2 mi. South-Southeast of Central La Gloria -- --
Hotel La Roca 1.1 mi. Southeast of Central La Gloria 1 --
Dreams Puerto Aventuras All Inclusive Resort 1.1 mi. Southeast of Central La Gloria 4 check
Catalonia Riviera Maya 0.9 mi. Southeast of Central La Gloria 7 check
Catalonia Yucatan Beach 0.9 mi. Southeast of Central La Gloria 7 check
Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya Central La Gloria 7 check


Vacationers will be able to experience unparalleled relaxation, because this destination has enjoyable spa facilities. The following list provides some of the services available at the spa:

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


The beauty salon at Barcelo Maya Beach offers both a convenient and calming place to get ready in style for a romantic dinner or special occasion.

In addition to the activities found on-site, guests who want to go exploring shouldn't ever find a lack of exciting things to do in Mexico. Regardless of whether you would rather hang out on a sunny beach or enjoy a few rounds on the golf course, you'll find lots of other chances for recreation in the region. Check out these pages for information with regard to snorkeling, scuba diving, sightseeing, fishing, shopping, renting a bike or scooter, and other activities.


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