Things to See and Do While Staying at Catalonia Riviera Maya

With so many attractions and vendors vying for your attention, choices throughout Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean can be overwhelming. The Catalonia Riviera Maya is an excellent place to stay if you plan to take advantage of the surrounding coastal area. This destination provides an impressive selection of recreational possibilities, meaning you'll have no shortage of enjoyable activities to enjoy during your trip.

With 5 swimming pools to choose from at Catalonia Riviera Maya, you won't have to rush ahead of other guests to find the perfect poolside spot. One of the bonuses is that this accommodation is also found right next to the coast, meaning that there will be many ways to play in the water through the course of your stay. For an even more comfortable way to enjoy the water, you might like the whirlpool on-site.

Guests here won't have to put their exercise routines on pause; a fitness facility is available on the grounds.


This resort is able to provide challenging entertainment to tennis buffs, considering visitors staying here can enjoy some time on the court without leaving the property.

If you're interested in other places to stay like this, you may want to browse nearby hotels with this activity, including Barcelo Maya Caribe Resort and Barcelo Maya Palace Deluxe All Inclusive Resort.


Although Catalonia Riviera Maya doesn't have a golf course on the property, you may be able to arrange some playing time nearby. There are a couple of courses within 12 and a half miles of Catalonia Riviera Maya. They are Playacar Golf Course and Riviera Maya Golf Club. The most proximate is Riviera Maya Golf Club, since it is only a taxi ride away. You'll find a total of 18 holes at this course. It is a par 72, with a total length of 6691 yards. If you're considering reserving a tee time, the course can be reached at (984) 875-5048.


Check out the amazing dive opportunities being offered right on the beach through Pro Dive Riviera Maya.

While visiting Mexico you may want to try out a new recreational sport. There are several options available, so you are sure to find an enjoyable aquatic activity, regardless of your taste. The bullets below shows the watersports available at Catalonia Riviera Maya:

  • Boating
  • Kayaking
  • Scuba Diving
  • Snorkeling

Family Activities

If you plan to bring the whole family on vacation, one of the best choices is Catalonia Riviera Maya, which has your choice of several family-oriented amenities.

Busy families can rely on the organized children's program to keep their kids entertained. It gives parents some true downtime, while their little ones have a chance to meet new friends.

Entertainment and Nightlife

One of the best amenities here is its schedule of live entertainment, so even when visitors stay at the accommodation for the night they won't be missing out on after-hours excitement.

Plus, at this destination you'll also find several bars, where bartenders will be serving up island favorites before the show.

You'll also find a few nearby accommodations with after-dark activities of their own. None of the lodgings immediately surrounding your property have significantly high ratings with regards to nightlife, but they will offer you a bit of variety. Check out those listed in the chart below:

Accommodations near the Catalonia Riviera Maya with Bars
Property Name Location Number of Bars Live Entertainment
Catalonia Yucatan Beach 0.9 mi. Southeast of Central La Gloria 7 check
Dreams Puerto Aventuras All Inclusive Resort 1.1 mi. Southeast of Central La Gloria 4 check
Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya Central La Gloria 7 check
Hotel La Roca 1.1 mi. Southeast of Central La Gloria 1 --
Club de Yates 1.2 mi. South-Southeast of Central La Gloria -- --
Omni Puerto Aventuras Hotel Beach Resort 1.0 mi. South of Central La Gloria 2 --
Las Palmas 1.1 mi. South of Central La Gloria -- --
Barcelo Maya Palace Deluxe All Inclusive Resort 1.6 mi. South of Central La Gloria 4 check
Barcelo Maya Colonial Beach 1.7 mi. South-Southwest of Central La Gloria 6 check
Barcelo Maya Tropical Beach 1.7 mi. South-Southwest of Central La Gloria 6 --
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


Vacationers should think about staying here if they crave deep relaxation, since this destination has an on-site spa. The list below provides some of the services that are available:

  • Massages
  • Spa Facility
  • Whirlpool

There is an onsite spa that does a number of different treatments and packages. This spa is available to all guests of the resort with their special love and honeymoon packages available for interested parties.


The beauty salon makes it easy to get your hair and makeup done for a dressy night out.

On top of the activities available on-site, visitors itching to do some exploring shouldn't ever run out of interesting things to see and do in Mexico. Whether you'd rather hang out at the beach or enjoy a few rounds of golf, you will encounter plenty of other recreational opportunities in the surrounding areas. Investigate these pages for information with regard to sightseeing, shopping, diving, fishing, riding a bicycle or scooter, snorkeling, and other activities.


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