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

There are many things to do and see in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean, and the Barcelo Maya Caribe Resort can introduce you to some of the most popular pastimes available in their active beachfront location. This vacation spot provides an impressive variety of recreational opportunities, ensuring you'll have lots of enjoyable activities to choose from throughout your stay.

With 2 swimming pools to choose from at Barcelo Maya Caribe Resort, you won't have to fight your fellow guests for the perfect poolside spot. A big plus for many vacationers is that this property is also situated adjacent to the beach, meaning that there are plenty of options when it comes time to enjoy the water throughout your stay. After a long day of walking, it might also be nice to ease into their whirlpool.

While there's no guarantee you won't overload on Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean's delicious cuisine, Barcelo Maya Caribe Resort makes it easier to stay healthy; be sure to ask the staff how to access the workout facility available on-site.


This resort is able to provide a lot of fun for tennis buffs, because vacationers staying here can spend some of their free time playing a match on-site. Players probably won't have to wait for an open court, because there are 7 tennis courts here. Guests may also set up evening matches on a lit tennis court.

To see more choices like this, you can browse similar sites with this activity, like Barcelo Maya Beach and Barcelo Maya Tropical Beach.


Though Barcelo Maya Caribe Resort does not have a golf course, it may be possible to arrange for a tee time nearby. The two closest courses are within 14 miles of Barcelo Maya Caribe Resort. These are Playacar Golf Course and Riviera Maya Golf Club. The nearest of your choices is Riviera Maya Golf Club, since it is just a taxi trip away from the property. There are 18 holes at this course. It is 6691 yards long, and has been rated as a par 72. For golfers who want to learn more, contact the course at (984) 875-5048.


Dressel Divers is on the beach and they offer scuba diving (Dressel Divers Puerto Aventuras), snorkeling (Dressel Divers Puerto Aventuras) and water sports (Dressel Divers Puerto Aventuras).

A trip to Mexico can be the perfect opportunity to try your hand at a new recreational sport. The property offers several options, so you are sure to find an enjoyable aquatic activity, regardless of your taste. Check out the following list, which shows the watersports available at Barcelo Maya Caribe Resort:

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

Family Activities

Do you plan to bring the kids on vacation? You might be impressed with what's offered at Barcelo Maya Caribe Resort, since it boasts a wonderful set of family-oriented amenities.

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 parents enjoy a bit of a breather. Barcelo Maya Caribe Resort offers an organized children's program too, so kids can enjoy some fun activities of their own. Most parents understand the value of a night without their kids. Here, they allow parents an opportunity to go out alone, since they have babysitting services.

Entertainment and Nightlife

The absence of live entertainment may not bother you, since there are more than a couple of bars to make up for it.

Immediately surrounding your accommodations are a few others that offer a small amount of other nightlife options. These are displayed below:

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 every property in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean has a spa of their own, but Barcelo Maya Caribe Resort is one pleasant place that can provide its visitors a fun (sometimes necessary) way to enjoy a brief moment of utter relaxation. The list below has some of the spa services that are available:

  • Sauna
  • Spa Facility
  • Whirlpool


The beauty salon offers a convenient way to get your hair and makeup done for a formal dinner or a special night out.

Beyond the activities available right on-location, visitors itching to get out 'n' about shouldn't ever run out of interesting outdoor attractions in Mexico. Whether you'd rather spend time on the beach or enjoy a round or two on the golf course, you can find plenty of other opportunities for recreation in the region. Click these links to read more concerning riding a bike or moped, shopping, diving, sightseeing, snorkeling, fishing, and other activities you might enjoy.


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