Things to See and Do While Staying at Catalonia Riviera Maya

Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean provides lots of intriguing recreational possibilities, particularly if you plan to stay at a waterfront vacation spot like this one. Catalonia Riviera Maya is perfect for visitors who want several on-site options and to have their pick of multiple sports.

Catalonia Riviera Maya has 5 pools, so don't worry about having to fight for unoccupied lounge chairs. One of the bonuses is that this accommodation is located next to the shore, so there are a lot of ways to play in the water during your stay. For an even more comfortable way to enjoy the water, you might like the whirlpool on-site.

For those who don't like breaking from their fitness routines, this property makes it easy to stay on track; the exercise facility on-site includes the equipment you need to keep it going.


Those of you who play tennis will find an extra perk when booking this property, since the tennis facilities — located on-site — make for a fun afternoon outdoors that doesn't require travel time or extra funds.

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 Palace Deluxe All Inclusive Resort.


Even though there isn't a golf course at Catalonia Riviera Maya, you may be able to arrange a tee time during your stay. There are a couple of courses within 12 and a half miles of Catalonia Riviera Maya. Their names are Playacar Golf Course and Riviera Maya Golf Club. The most proximate is Riviera Maya Golf Club, because it is only a cab ride away from the property. It has a total of 18 holes. The length of this course is 6691 yards, and it's rated as 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.


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

Vacationers that like a variety of watersports will have a great experience during their stay at Catalonia Riviera Maya. The list below shows the watersports that the property has.

  • Boating
  • Kayaking
  • Scuba Diving
  • Snorkeling

Family Activities

Do you plan to bring the kids on vacation? You might be impressed with what's offered at Catalonia Riviera Maya, as it has tons of family-focused amenities.

Many travelers appreciate this property's organized children's program. It gives parents some time to explore Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean on their own while their little ones have a chance to meet new friends.

Entertainment and Nightlife

One of the greatest perks of staying at this location is seeing their live entertainment, which means that staying onsite for the evening can be as satisfying as an expensive night out.

Plus, at this destination you'll also find many different bars, so whether you go to the show or not, you'll have a number of options for the evening.

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 displayed in the following table:

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


Visitors will really appreciate the relaxing amenities here, because this destination has a soothing spa. The following list shows some of the services available at the spa:

  • 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 at Catalonia Riviera Maya is a convenient place to prep your hair and makeup for a formal dinner or a special night out.

Beyond the activities available right on this property, visitors hoping to get out 'n' about shouldn't ever find a lack of interesting things to do in Mexico. Whether you're looking to spend time on the beach or play a couple of rounds on the golf course, you can encounter lots of other chances for recreation in and around the area. Check out these pages for information regarding fishing, riding a bike or scooter, sightseeing, scuba diving, snorkeling, shopping, and other activities.


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