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

Because your options in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean can be overwhelming, properties like the Barcelo Maya Tropical Beach can introduce you to some of the most popular pastimes available in their active beachfront location. This destination offers vacationers a wide selection of recreational opportunities, ensuring you'll have lots of enjoyable activities to pick from during your vacation.

Barcelo Maya Tropical Beach has 3 swimming pools, so everyone will have a better chance of finding a prime poolside spot. One of the bonuses is that this accommodation is also situated right next to the sea, so there will be plenty of options when it comes time to play in the water throughout your stay. Of course, you might also enjoy soaking in the whirlpool on-site.

If you're worried about finding a gym to use while in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean, this destination has you covered; be sure to ask the staff how to access the workout facility available on-site.


This resort is able to catch the eye of many tennis players, considering visitors staying here can enjoy a match during their vacations using the on-site facilities. Players probably won't have to compete for an open court, because there are 7 courts on-site. An evening match on their lighted courts would be a nice alternative to hot daytime play.

To see more tennis options in the area, you might want to check out other popular accommodations that offer this activity, including Barcelo Maya Caribe Resort and Barcelo Maya Colonial Beach.


While there isn't a golf course at Barcelo Maya Tropical Beach, you may be able to arrange a tee time during your stay. The two closest courses are within 14 miles of Barcelo Maya Tropical Beach. Their names are Playacar Golf Course and Riviera Maya Golf Club. The nearest of these choices is Riviera Maya Golf Club, because it is just a cab trip away from the property. 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 to see if it is possible to schedule a tee time, contact the course at (984) 875-5048.


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While visiting Mexico you may want to try out a new recreational sport. Barcelo Maya Tropical Beach offers a number of different options, so you are sure to find an aquatic activity to enjoy, regardless of your skills. The bullets below shows the watersports available at Barcelo Maya Tropical Beach:

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

Family Activities

Travelers of all ages can have a blast at Barcelo Maya Tropical Beach, which is ready with a great set of family-focused amenities.

Busy families can rely on the organized children's program to keep their kids entertained. It's a great excuse for parents to take a break, while their little ones can meet other children staying here. Some time during your stay at Barcelo Maya Tropical Beach, you might want to spend an evening out without the kids. Guests can arrange for a babysitter, so that parents can have a chance to experience a romantic dinner, or a show.

Entertainment and Nightlife

The absence of live entertainment may not bother you, since you'll find several places on the property to enjoy a beverage or two.

Looking for more nightlife options? You'll find that there are a few nightlife alternatives nearby, though variety may not be their strong point. You can look into those listed in the following chart:

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 spa facilities, but Barcelo Maya Tropical Beach is one of a few that is able and excited to offer its guests an unbeatable way to get properly pampered. The list below has some of the available services:

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


The beauty salon on the property makes it easy to prep your hair and makeup for a dinner date or special night.

Beyond the activities found right on this property, those who like to explore will appreciate the many exciting sites to see and things to do in Mexico. Whether you would rather relax at the beach or play a few rounds of golf, you will encounter lots of other options for recreation close-by. Click on these articles to read more regarding snorkeling, scuba diving, fishing, shopping, renting a bike or scooter, sightseeing, and other activities.


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