Things to See and Do While Staying at Iberostar Tucan

With many ways to spend your days in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean, the Iberostar Tucan can provide everything needed to have an exciting time in their picturesque beachside location. This destination offers vacationers an impressive range of recreational opportunities, which means you will have no shortage of fun activities to pick from throughout your trip.

Iberostar Tucan has one pool. Heading to the pool probably isn't one of your priorities, but it's a simple enough way to cool off before happy hour. Also consider that this property is located right on the beach, so there's definitely ways to cool off in the sun throughout your time here. After a long day of walking, it might also be nice to ease into their whirlpool.


Those who play tennis should definitely consider booking this property, because its on-site tennis facilites allow guests to stay active and have fun, too. You will find 2 tennis courts on-site. Fortunately, the lighting at their tennis facilities means you can keep your match going past sunset.

To see more tennis options in the area, you may wish to compare this property to nearby hotels with this activity, like Gala Beach Resort Playacar and Occidental Allegro Playacar.


Though Iberostar Tucan does not have a golf course, you can always ask the property's staff about trying to arrange 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 14 miles and the closest of the group, Playacar Golf Course, is just a short interval away from the lodging, so it won't be trouble to plan stopping by for a few rounds of golf. There are 18 holes at this course. The length of this course is 6269 yards, and it's rated as a par 72. If you'd like to see if it is possible to schedule a tee time, contact the course at 811-52-987-306-24.


Located on the beach of this resort is a Dressel Divers shop that offers scuba diving (Dressel Divers Playa Del Carmen), snorkel tours (Dressel Divers Playa Del Carmen) and water sports (Dressel Divers Playa Del Carmen).

Travelers that appreciate a wide variety of watersports will have a wonderful experience during their stay at Iberostar Tucan. The list below shows the water activities available on-site.

  • Boating
  • Parasailing
  • Scuba Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Surfing
  • Watercraft

Family Activities

If you plan to bring the whole family on vacation, one of the best choices is Iberostar Tucan, since it is known for its family-friendly amenities.

Both parents and kids will be happy to find the playground. It's one of the safest places for children to release some energy while their parents take a moment of rest for themselves. The location offers an organized kids' program, too. At times, you might want to spend an evening out without the kids. Guests can arrange for a babysitter, so that parents will have a chance to take a romantic stroll around town.

Entertainment and Nightlife

One of the most anticipated activities at the accommodation is their live entertainment, which means that staying onsite for the evening can be just as exciting as going out. Entertainment is typically scheduled 7 days per week. However, the specifics can vary with the season. If you want to learn more about what entertainment will be offered, call the front desk at (984) 877-2000.

Plus, at this destination you'll also find many bars, so you and your companions can enjoy a cocktail before or after the show.

Another option when you're looking for nighttime activities is to visit one of the other accommodations in the area. Though it should be noted that the hotels surrounding your own are not as highly rated with regards to nightlife as others, these options are in the following chart:

Accommodations near the Iberostar Tucan with Bars
Property Name Location Number of Bars Live Entertainment
Gala Beach Resort Playacar Playa del Carmen, Southwestern part of Playa Del Carmen 3 --
Sandos Playacar Beach Resort & Spa Playa del Carmen, Southwestern part of Playa Del Carmen 6 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 --


Vacationers will be able to relax as much as they want, because this destination has enjoyable spa facilities. The following list shows some of the services available at the spa:

  • Facials
  • Massages
  • Sauna
  • Spa Facility
  • Steam Room
  • Whirlpool


Even though there's plenty to do on the property, guests who want to explore will appreciate the multitude of interesting sites to see and things to do in Mexico. Whether you are looking to hang out on the beach or play a few rounds on the golf course, you'll find plenty of other options for recreation in and around the area. Click these links to learn more regarding riding a bike or scooter, scuba diving, sightseeing, fishing, shopping, snorkeling, and other activities you might enjoy.


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