Things to See and Do While Staying at Barcelo Maya Beach

Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean offers plenty of intriguing outdoor opportunities, especially for those who are staying at a waterfront property like this one. Barcelo Maya Beach is perfect for guests who want to see it all and have their choice of multiple activities.

This property has 2 swimming pools, so don't worry about not being able to find enough space to accommodate your family. This property is also situated right next to the sea, meaning that there will be many ways to play in the water during your stay. A long soak in the whirlpool on-location is another way to spend time in the water.

Guests here won't have to put their exercise routines on pause; there are exercise facilities on-site at this hotel.


Those who play tennis will especially enjoy staying at this property, since its tennis facilities — located on-site — can be a convenient and healthy family activity. Players probably won't have to wait for an open court, considering that there are 7 of them. Plus, the courts here are equipped with lighting so you'll never have to cut your match short.

Looking for more options where on-site tennis is a possibility? You may wish to compare this property to similar accommodations, including Barcelo Maya Caribe Resort and Barcelo Maya Tropical Beach.


Despite the fact that Barcelo Maya Beach doesn't have a golf course, you might be able to schedule a tee time. There are a couple of golf courses within 14 and a half miles of Barcelo Maya Beach. They are Riviera Maya Golf Club and Playacar Golf Course. The closest of these options is Riviera Maya Golf Club, since it's only a taxi cab trip away. This course has 18 holes total. The course is a par 72, with a total length of 6691 yards. If you'd like to see if it is possible to schedule a tee time, the course can be contacted at (984) 875-5048.


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Travelers who appreciate a wide variety of watersports will have a great experience when they visit Barcelo Maya Beach. The following list details the water activities that the property has.

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

Family Activities

You can bring the entire family along for your vacation at Barcelo Maya Beach, which boasts a wonderful set of family-friendly 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.

On the property, kids will be thrilled to find there is a playground just for them. It's one of the safest places for children to release some energy while their parents take a moment of rest for themselves. Barcelo Maya Beach offers an organized children's program too, so kids can enjoy some fun activities of their own. Some parents know the rarity of an excursion without their kids. At this hotel they offer parents the opportunity to have a date alone, because they have a babysitter.

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 Barcelo Maya Beach offers on-site entertainment. Guests can usually catch live entertainment 7 days per week. Please keep in mind, the details can vary seasonally. If you'd like to learn more about their on-property entertainment, you can reach the resort at (800) 227-2356.

Another reason to spend time at this vacation destination is their many bars, so guests can choose to meet up at their favorite one before the show.

Variety is the spice of life. There are a few accommodations nearby that offer a small amount of nightlife options for you to choose from when you have experienced all that your own property has to share. These include the options displayed in the following table:

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 really appreciate the relaxing amenities here, since this destination features its own spa. This list shows some of the services that are available to guests:

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


The beauty salon on the property offers a convenient way to get all dolled up for a special dinner or night of entertainment.

In addition to all of the activities you'll find on the grounds of this property, vacationers wanting to get out 'n' about will have no shortage of exciting sites to see and things to do in Mexico. Whether you're looking to lay out at the beach or play a few rounds of golf, you will find lots of other options for recreation nearby. Check out these articles for information about fishing, riding a bike or scooter, scuba diving, snorkeling, shopping, sightseeing, and other activities you might enjoy.


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