Things to See and Do While Staying at Barcelo Maya Caribe Resort

Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean offers visitors many interesting outdoor pursuits, especially if you're staying at a beachfront destination like this one. Barcelo Maya Caribe Resort is one of the best lodgings in the area for guests who want to see it all and try their hand at new activities.

This property has 2 swimming pools, so each guest will have a better chance of finding a prime poolside spot. A big plus for many vacationers is that this accommodation is situated adjacent to the beach, meaning that there are plenty of options when it comes time to spend time in the water through the course of your stay. If you're not fond of swimming, the site's whirlpool provides a different way to enjoy the water.

Fitness nuts won't need to put their workout routines on pause at this location; there is an exercise facility on-site.


Those who play tennis should definitely consider staying at this location, because its on-site tennis facilites are fun for everyone, even beginners. Guests shouldn't have any problems finding an open court, considering that there are 7 tennis courts here. Guests may also set up evening matches on a lit tennis court.

Searching for more spots like this one? You may wish to compare this property to other popular accommodations that offer this activity, including Barcelo Maya Beach and Barcelo Maya Tropical Beach.


Despite the fact that Barcelo Maya Caribe Resort doesn't have a golf course, you may be able to arrange a tee time during your stay. There are a couple of golf courses within 14 miles of Barcelo Maya Caribe Resort. They are Riviera Maya Golf Club and Playacar Golf Course. The nearest of your choices is Riviera Maya Golf Club, since it's only a taxi trip away. You'll find a total of 18 holes at this course. The course is a par 72, with a total length of 6691 yards. If you'd like more information or want to inquire about the possibility of reserving a tee time, you can call the course at (984) 875-5048.


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While visiting Mexico you may want to try out a new recreational sport. There are a number of different options available on the property, so you are sure to find an aquatic activity you enjoy, even if it's your first time. This list names the watersports offered at Barcelo Maya Caribe Resort:

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

Family Activities

If you're traveling with kids, you should certainly consider making reservations at Barcelo Maya Caribe Resort, which has tons of family-oriented amenities.

Kids will be especially pleased to find a playground on the property. It is the perfect spot for kids to meet new friends while their parents have a moment to rest and regroup. The property offers a children's program too, with organized activities to keep them busy. During your stay, you might want to enjoy Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean's grown-up attractions, without worrying about the kids. The staff can make arrangements for a babysitter, so that moms and dads can have the chance to experience a romantic dinner, or a show.

Entertainment and Nightlife

While live entertainment isn't an option, you'll soon discover there are several bars serving up tropical favorites.

If you're looking for a change of scenery, consider visiting another accommodation in the area. Few of your immediate options have a wide variety of choices, but will still get you out and about. These include those displayed in the following table:

Accommodations near the Barcelo Maya Caribe Resort with Bars
Property Name Location Number of Bars Live Entertainment
Barcelo Maya Beach 1.9 mi. South West of Central La Gloria 7 check
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 Yucatan Beach 0.9 mi. Southeast of Central La Gloria 7 check
Catalonia Riviera Maya 0.9 mi. Southeast of Central La Gloria 7 check
Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya Central La Gloria 7 check


Not all accommodations in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean offer spa services on-site, but Barcelo Maya Caribe Resort is one of the wonderful properties that is able to offer its guests a calm setting where they can relax under the care of talented professionals. This list has some of the available spa services:

  • Sauna
  • Spa Facility
  • Whirlpool


The beauty salon on the property offers both a relaxing and convenient way to pamper yourself before a dressy dinner date.

Besides the activities you'll find on the property, visitors who want to explore will certainly appreciate the many interesting outdoor attractions in Mexico. Whether you would rather relax at the beach or enjoy a few rounds on the golf course, you'll find plenty of other chances for recreation nearby. Investigate these pages for information concerning fishing, riding a bike or scooter, scuba diving, snorkeling, shopping, sightseeing, and other activities.


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