Things to See and Do While Staying at Grand Riviera Princess

Grand Riviera Princess provides a decent selection of recreational options, which active vacationers will certainly want to take advantage of during their stay in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean.

With 13 swimming pools to choose from at Grand Riviera Princess, you won't have to fight your fellow guests for a shady spot by the water. This accommodation is also located adjacent to the shore, meaning that there will be a few different ways to enjoy the water when you stay here.

Some travelers worry about finding a gym that they can use during their stay, but here they have them covered; a fitness facility is available on the grounds.


This resort is able to provide a lot of fun for tennis buffs, considering visitors can choose to play a match or two on the property. Guests probably won't have any trouble claiming a court, because there are 6 courts on-site.

To find more nearby tennis courts, you can take a look at similar accommodations, like Grand Sunset Princess and The Royal Haciendas.


Although Grand Riviera Princess does not have a golf course, the on-site staff may be able to assist you in scheduling a tee time nearby. Nearby golf courses are El Camaleon Mayakoba, Iberostar Playa Paraiso Golf Club, and Playacar Golf Course. All of them are within seven and a half miles and the most nearby of the collection, El Camaleon Mayakoba, is just a meager distance away from the property, so it won't be hard to plan on stopping by for a few rounds of golf. The course has a total of 18 holes. This par 72 course has a total length of 7024 yards. If you'd like to see if it is possible to schedule a tee time, you can reach the course at (984) 206-3088.


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.

Although there aren't many watersports available here, there are vendors elsewhere in Mexico. The following brief list indicates which watersports are available at Grand Riviera Princess:

  • Boating
  • Watercraft

Family Activities

Families traveling with kids should definitely consider booking with Grand Riviera Princess, which is ready with a great set of family-focused 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.

Families with jam-packed itineraries will appreciate the kids' program, designed for young guests. This allows parents to relax worry-free, while their little ones meet new friends. Most parents understand the rarity of an evening without their kids. At this hotel they give parents a chance to have a date alone, because they have a babysitter.

Entertainment and Nightlife

Despite the absence of live entertainment, you can relax with an ice cold drink from your choice of several bars on-site.

There are other accommodations in the area that offer a limited amount of additional nightlife options. Check out those listed in the chart 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 every property in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean can boast a spa as one of their amenities, but Grand Riviera Princess is one such property that can provide its visitors a calm setting where they can forget their vacation stresses and unwind. The list below provides some of the services that are available to guests:

  • Facials
  • Massages
  • Spa Facility


Besides the activities available right on-location, guests itching to get out 'n' about will find many interesting outdoor attractions in Mexico. Whether you would rather hang out on a sunny beach or play a round of golf, you will encounter plenty of other recreational opportunities in the immediate vicinity. Check out these articles for information regarding fishing, riding a bike or scooter, scuba diving, snorkeling, shopping, sightseeing, and other activities you might enjoy.


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