Things to See and Do While Staying at Barcelo Maya Tropical Beach

Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean's numerous activities won't disappoint, but where to start? Properties like the Barcelo Maya Tropical Beach can provide everything needed to have an exciting time in the surrounding coastal area. This location boasts an impressive variety of recreational opportunities, which means you'll have no shortage of intriguing activities to choose from during your vacation.

With 3 pools to choose from at Barcelo Maya Tropical Beach, it should be easy for you find enough poolside lounge chairs. This accommodation is also situated next to the beach, so there will be plenty of options when it comes time to play 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.

Exercise enthusiasts can maintain their fitness during their stay in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean; the on-site exercise facility is bound to have all the space and equipment you need.


This resort is a favorite choice of tennis enthusiasts, considering visitors staying here can take advantage of the on-site tennis facilites. Players probably won't have much difficulty claiming a court, because there are 7 of them. Evening matches are also a possibility here, since you have the option of using a lit court.

If you're wondering where else you can find tennis courts, you might want to check out similar accommodations, including Barcelo Maya Caribe Resort and Barcelo Maya Colonial Beach.


Though Barcelo Maya Tropical Beach does not have a golf course, you might be able to schedule a tee time. The closest courses are within 14 miles of Barcelo Maya Tropical Beach. They are Playacar Golf Course and Riviera Maya Golf Club. The most proximate of your options is Riviera Maya Golf Club, because it's only a taxi ride away from the property. The course has a total of 18 holes. The total length is 6691 yards, and it's been rated a par 72. If you'd like to see if it is possible to schedule a tee time, you can call the course at (984) 875-5048.


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Visitors that want an array of watersports will have a wonderful experience during their visit Barcelo Maya Tropical Beach. The list below shows the watersports that the property has.

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

Family Activities

Vacationers traveling with children should find everything they need at Barcelo Maya Tropical Beach, which has tons of family-friendly amenities.

Families with busy vacation agendas will appreciate the organized kids' program at this location. It gives parents some worry-free time to explore the property, while their little ones enjoy supervised playtime. At some point during your vacation, you may find yourself wanting to enjoy Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean's grown-up attractions, without worrying about the kids. The property can arrange for a babysitter, so parents can have a chance to experience a romantic dinner, or a show.

Entertainment and Nightlife

You might not even notice the lack of live entertainment here, since you'll find more than a couple fully stocked bars on the premises.

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 listed in the chart below:

Accommodations near the Barcelo Maya Tropical Beach with Bars
Property Name Location Number of Bars Live Entertainment
Barcelo Maya Colonial Beach 1.7 mi. South-Southwest of Central La Gloria 6 check
Barcelo Maya Caribe Resort 2.0 mi. South-Southwest of Central La Gloria 7 --
Barcelo Maya Beach 1.9 mi. South West of Central La Gloria 7 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


Not every property in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean has a spa of their own, but Barcelo Maya Tropical Beach is one of a few that is able to entice visitors with a calm setting where they can release stress and reflect on the area's beauty. The following list provides some of the available spa services:

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


The salon on-site will allow you to get ready in style for a night out.

Beyond all of the activities found on the grounds of this property, guests who like to explore will find a multitude of exciting things to do and sites to see in Mexico. Whether you'd rather hang out at the beach or enjoy a couple of rounds on the golf course, you will encounter plenty of other opportunities for recreation in the region. Check out these pages to learn more regarding riding a bike or scooter, scuba diving, fishing, shopping, snorkeling, and other activities you might enjoy.


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