Things to See and Do While Staying at Banyan Tree Mayakoba

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A schedule packed with outdoor pursuits isn't something that's on every traveler's mind. So, despite the fact that Banyan Tree Mayakoba may not offer much in the way of outdoor activities, it may still provide precisely the kind of setting you're hoping for.

Because the resort has 2 pools to choose from, you shouldn't have any problem finding a great spot to soak up some sun.


While there isn't a golf course at Banyan Tree Mayakoba, you may be able to arrange some playing time nearby. Nearby courses include Iberostar Playa Paraiso Golf Club, Playacar Golf Course, and El Camaleon Mayakoba. Each is within seven miles and the most proximate of the collection, El Camaleon Mayakoba, is just a meager hike away from the property, so it won't be troublesome to make going over for a few rounds of golf. This course has 18 holes total. The course is a par 72, with a total length of 7024 yards. For those who would like to find out more information, contact the course at (984) 206-4653.


Even though there might not be many watersports available, they do offer guests some excellent boating opportunities.

Family Activities

Activities and Recreation at Banyan Tree Mayakoba

If traveling with youngsters, you should definitely consider staying here at Banyan Tree Mayakoba, because it is known for its family-friendly amenities.

Families with busy vacation agendas will appreciate the organized kids' program at this location. It's a great excuse for parents to take a break, while their little ones have a chance to meet new friends.

Entertainment and Nightlife

While live entertainment isn't an option, the premises features several bars where you can sip on your choice of beverages.

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 in the following table:

Accommodations near the Banyan Tree Mayakoba with Bars
Property Name Location Number of Bars Live Entertainment
Fairmont Mayakoba 4.3 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen 5 check
Grand Velas Riviera Maya 3.9 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen 5 --
Rosewood Mayakoba 4.8 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen 4 --
Grand Riviera Princess 3.2 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen 15 --
Blue Diamond Riviera Maya 5.0 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen 2 --
Grand Sunset Princess 3.2 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen 10 --
Secrets Capri Riviera Cancun 5.3 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen 5 check
Petit Lafitte Hotel Playa del Carmen, Northeastern part of Playa Del Carmen -- --
Ocean Maya The Riviera Maya, Northeastern part of Playa Del Carmen -- --
Azul Fives By Karisma Playa del Carmen, Northeastern part of Playa Del Carmen 5 --
Viceroy Riviera Maya Playa del Carmen, Northeastern part of Playa Del Carmen 3 --
Hotel Le Reve Playa del Carmen, Northeastern part of Playa Del Carmen 2 --


Vacationers should take a second look at this property if they desire a truly restful stay, because this destination has enjoyable spa facilities. The list below shows some of the services available at the spa:

  • Massages
  • Sauna
  • Spa Facility

With a focus on facilitating a harmonious peace of mind, body and soul, the spa at the Banyan Tree Resort will take your tired self and rejuvenate you. Utilizing a combination of ancient practices with modern technology, the spa combines the best of both worlds to present patrons with an unforgettable spa experience. Each of the spa therapists have been highly trained at an academy created solely to produce top-quality spa employees for Banyan Tree facilities.


Besides what's available on the property, travelers looking to get out 'n' about will find a multitude of exciting outdoor activities in Mexico. Regardless of whether you are looking to lay out on the beach or enjoy a couple of rounds on the golf course, you can encounter plenty of other opportunities for recreation in the surrounding areas. Click on these pages for information concerning riding a bike or moped, shopping, diving, sightseeing, snorkeling, fishing, and other activities you might enjoy.


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