Things to See and Do While Staying at Grand Riviera Princess

If you're hoping to find a place to stay in Mexico with a pleasing setting and plenty of recreational activities, then Grand Riviera Princess may be just what you've been looking for. This lodging features access to quite a few exciting recreation opportunities, so you'll stay busy, but happily rested.

This property has 13 swimming pools, so don't worry about having to fight for unoccupied lounge chairs. This accommodation is found adjacent to the beach, so there are a few different ways to spend time in the water during your stay.

You won't have to abandon your fitness routine while vacationing at Grand Riviera Princess; amenities include a workout facility with exercise equipment.


Tennis fanatics should consider booking this property, since its tennis facilities — located on-site — make for a pleasant afternoon activity, or sweat-breaking challenge. Players probably won't have to compete for an open court, considering there are 6 of them.

To see more choices like this, you can compare Grand Riviera Princess to nearby hotels with this activity, including Grand Sunset Princess and The Royal Haciendas.


Though Grand Riviera Princess does not have a golf course, you could try to arrange a tee time nearby. Golf courses nearby include El Camaleon Mayakoba, Playacar Golf Course, and Iberostar Playa Paraiso Golf Club. The lot of them are within seven and a half miles and the most proximate of the bunch, El Camaleon Mayakoba, is just a meager trip off from the property, so it won't be a bother to plan stopping by for a few rounds of golf. The course has 18 holes. It is 7024 yards long, and has been rated as a par 72. For those who would like to find out more information, contact the course at (984) 206-4653.


A variety of water sports offer guests the chance to create lifelong memories. Introductory Scuba lessons are given at the swimming pool, free non-motorized water sports rentals, and 12 swimming pools (eight for adults, four for children) promise that there'll be plenty of room for backstrokes.

Even though there will probably be a selection of merchants in Mexico who will sell watersports equipment, the list below offers you a good idea of the few aquatic pastimes that are offered at the hotel.

  • Boating
  • Watercraft

Family Activities

Plan to travel with the whole family? Then don't overlook Grand Riviera Princess, which has your choice of several family-friendly amenities.

With a mini-club for children featuring a mini disco, mini theater with videogames, and four swimming pools for children, there are numerous opportunities for the whole family to have fun.

Parents may want to take advantage of the children's program at this property, which provides activities to keep kids busy and happy. This lets parents have a little time away, while their little ones meet new friends. No matter how much you love them, you may want to enjoy Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean's grown-up attractions, without worrying about the kids. The property can provide a babysitting service, so that parents will have a chance to escape for a few hours of alone time.

Entertainment and Nightlife

Despite the absence of live entertainment, you'll find many different bars on the premises.

Crave variety in your nighttime activities? You can visit some of the other accommodations in the area to find out what they have to offer, such as displayed below:

Accommodations near the Grand Riviera Princess with Bars
Property Name Location Number of Bars Live Entertainment
Grand Sunset Princess 3.2 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen 10 --
Azul Fives By Karisma Playa del Carmen, Northeastern part of Playa Del Carmen 5 --
Petit Lafitte Hotel Playa del Carmen, Northeastern part of Playa Del Carmen -- --
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 --
Grand Velas Riviera Maya 3.9 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen 5 --
Banyan Tree Mayakoba 4.0 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen 4 --
Sandos Caracol Resort & Spa Playa del Carmen, Northeastern part of Playa Del Carmen 3 check
Fairmont Mayakoba 4.3 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen 5 check
The Royal Haciendas Playa del Carmen, Northeastern part of Playa Del Carmen 1 --
Rosewood Mayakoba 4.8 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen 4 --
Blue Diamond Riviera Maya 5.0 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen 2 --


Not all accommodations in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean feature on-site spas, but Grand Riviera Princess is one of a few that does offer its patrons a convenient place where they can release tension and renew their bodies. This list has some of the services that are available to guests:

  • Facials
  • Massages
  • Spa Facility


In addition to the activities you'll find on the grounds of this property, travelers who want to go exploring will certainly appreciate the many exciting outdoor attractions in Mexico. Whether you would rather relax on a sunny beach or play a round of golf, you can encounter plenty of other options for recreation in your immediate surroundings. Click on these links to read more regarding snorkeling, scuba diving, sightseeing, fishing, shopping, renting a bike or scooter, and other activities you might enjoy.


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