Things to See and Do While Staying at Sandos Playacar Beach Resort

There's so much to appreciate about Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean that it can be hard to decide what to do next. Properties like the Sandos Playacar Beach Resort can introduce you to some of the most popular pastimes available in their vibrant beachfront location. This property offers vacationers an impressive variety of recreational opportunities, which means you'll have lots of fun activities to enjoy during your trip.

Sandos Playacar Beach Resort has 4 swimming pools, so don't worry about not being able to find enough room to relax by the water. A big plus for many vacationers is that this property is located adjacent to the coast, meaning that there are a few different ways to enjoy the water during your stay. There is also a whirlpool, which can be a calming, adult alternative to the pool.

Since there's no promising that you won't over-indulge on Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean's outstanding cuisine, this site can help you maintain your figure; the on-site exercise facility is bound to have all the space and equipment you need.


Those who play tennis will be especially pleased when staying at this location, since the on-site tennis facilites allow guests to stay active and have fun, too. There are 4 courts on the property. An evening match on their lighted courts would be a nice alternative to hot daytime play.

If you're wondering where else you can find tennis courts, you may wish to compare this property to other tennis properties, like Occidental Allegro Playacar and Sandos Playacar Beach Resort & Spa.


Beautiful weather year-round means Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean is both attractive and diverse, meaning it is one of the best places to take a golf vacation. This resort invites you to enjoy the outdoors at their on-site course.

If you like to have a variety of golf options available to you, there are other choices near the one at Sandos Playacar Beach Resort. Well- known courses in the area include Iberostar Playa Paraiso Golf Club, Playacar Golf Course, and El Camaleon Mayakoba. All of which are within 14 miles and the closest of the bunch, Playacar Golf Course, is only a quick interval away from the property, so it won't be a bother to make a quick trip for some rounds on the links. You can play18 holes at this course. The total length is 6269 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 811-52-987-306-24.


Vacationers who enjoy an array of watersports will have a wonderful time during their stay at Sandos Playacar Beach Resort. The list below shows the water activities that the property offers.

  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Wind Surfing

Family Activities

Planning to vacation with your children? Then you will like your options at Sandos Playacar Beach Resort, since it has your choice of several family-friendly amenities.

Open and ready for all your little munchkins every day of the week from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., the Kids Club at Sandos Playacar offers your kids a safe and fun space to have a great time. There are always daily activities planned and many different rooms and areas of the resort designed specifically for kids ages 4-12. With constant supervision, your kids are safe to have an amazing time!

There is a game room on-site, an enjoyable diversion for guests of all ages. There's a playground on the property too, where the little ones can tire themselves out. Sandos Playacar Beach Resort offers an organized children's program too, so kids can enjoy some fun activities of their own.

Entertainment and Nightlife

Despite the absence of live entertainment, there are several bars here, so you can choose where to enjoy your favorite cocktails.

If you're looking for a change of scenery, consider visiting another accommodation in the area. Few of your immediate options have a wide variety of choices, but will still get you out and about. These include those in the following chart:

Accommodations near the Sandos Playacar Beach Resort with Bars
Property Name Location Number of Bars Live Entertainment
Sandos Playacar Beach Resort & Spa Playa del Carmen, Southwestern part of Playa Del Carmen 6 check
Iberostar Tucan Playa del Carmen, Southwestern part of Playa Del Carmen 5 check
Iberostar Quetzal Playa del Carmen, Southwestern part of Playa Del Carmen 4 check
Hotel Riu Yucatan 2.0 mi. South West of Downtown Playa del Carmen 3 check
Hotel Riu Palace Mexico 1.9 mi. South West of Downtown Playa del Carmen 2 --
ClubHotel Riu Tequila 1.9 mi. South West of Downtown Playa del Carmen 5 check
Hotel Riu Playacar 1.8 mi. South West of Downtown Playa del Carmen 2 check
Royal Hideaway Playacar by Occidental 1.7 mi. South West of Downtown Playa del Carmen -- check
Occidental Allegro Playacar 1.6 mi. South West of Downtown Playa del Carmen 5 check
Riu Lupita All Inclusive 1.7 mi. South West of Downtown Playa del Carmen 2 check
Hotel Riu Palace Riviera Maya 1.4 mi. South West of Downtown Playa del Carmen 2 check
Reef Playacar 1.3 mi. South West of Downtown Playa del Carmen 5 --

As luck would have it, this property has its own casino, where you can play a game of chance, and perhaps enjoy a big win.


Guests will find some of the best opportunities for relaxation at Sandos Playacar Beach Resort, considering this destination has an on-property spa. The following list has some of the available services:

  • Massages
  • Spa Facility
  • Steam Room
  • Whirlpool


The beauty salon will allow you to get your hair and makeup done for a formal dinner or a special night out.

Though there is a lot to do on-site, those hoping to explore will find a multitude of interesting outdoor attractions in Mexico. No matter if you are looking to lay out on the beach or play a few rounds of golf, you'll encounter lots of other options for recreation in your immediate surroundings. Investigate these links to learn more with regard to sightseeing, shopping, diving, fishing, riding a bicycle or scooter, snorkeling, and other activities.


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