Things to See and Do While Staying at Las Palapas Resort

Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean offers no shortage of interesting recreational opportunities, especially for those who are staying at a beachfront destination like this one. Las Palapas Resort is perfect for guests seeking entertainment and hoping to try their hand at new activities.

Las Palapas Resort has one pool. Lounging at the only pool probably isn't your first choice as far as afternoon activities, but it's a refreshing way to re-energize before nightfall. Also consider that this property is in a prime location on the beach, so there's a few different places to cool off in the sun while visiting. A long soak in the whirlpool on-location is another way to spend time in the water.

Fitness buffs won't have to put their routines on hold at this vacation spot; amenities include a workout facility with exercise equipment.


Tennis players might want to consider booking this property, since the tennis facilities — located on-site — make for a pleasant afternoon activity, or sweat-breaking challenge.

Seeking more options like this? You might want to check out other popular accommodations that offer this activity, including Grand Sunset Princess and Grand Riviera Princess.


While there isn't a golf course at Las Palapas Resort, you might be able to schedule a tee time. Nearby golf courses include Iberostar Playa Paraiso Golf Club, El Camaleon Mayakoba, and Playacar Golf Course. All of them are within 11 miles and the closest of the bunch, Playacar Golf Course, is only a quick interval off from the lodging, so you can make stopping in for some rounds on the links. There are 18 total holes at this golf course. The length of this course is 6269 yards, and it's rated as a par 72. For those who would like to find out more information, you can call the course at 811-52-987-306-24.


A vacation to Mexico can be a good time to try out a new recreational sport. There are a number of different options available on the property, so you can be sure to find an enjoyable aquatic activity, regardless of your style. The bullets below shows the watersports offered at Las Palapas Resort:

  • Boating
  • Fishing
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Wind Surfing

Family Activities

Families often stay at Las Palapas Resort, although you probably will not come across a good deal of amenities and activities designed for the kids in your family. If you are looking for a hotel to stay with specific perks that help make your vacation even more family-centric, you might want to consider .

The site has a game room, an enjoyable diversion for guests of all ages. Most parents truly appreciate the value of some time spent without their children. At this hotel they allow parents an opportunity to explore alone, because they have a babysitting service.

Entertainment and Nightlife

When you get back to your room, exhausted by a day of exploring, nothing's better than letting the nightlife come to you; on-site entertainment is one of the tempting amenities offered by Las Palapas Resort. Entertainment at this property is hosted about 7 days per week. Please keep in mind, the frequency may vary. If you'd like to find out more about the entertainment schedule, call the hotel at (984) 873-0584.

There's also at least one bar — a good place to have a cocktail on your way to the show.

There are other accommodations in the area that offer a limited amount of additional nightlife options. Check out those displayed in the following table:

Accommodations near the Las Palapas Resort with Bars
Property Name Location Number of Bars Live Entertainment
Hotel Las Palapas 0.7 mi. Northeast of Downtown Playa del Carmen 2 --
Mahekal Beach Resort 0.7 mi. Northeast of Downtown Playa del Carmen 3 --
Aldea Thai Downtown Playa del Carmen 1 --
The Bric Hotel Downtown Playa del Carmen -- --
Real Playa Del Carmen All Inclusive Resort 0.6 mi. North-Northeast of Downtown Playa del Carmen 5 --
Fiesta Banana 0.5 mi. North-Northeast of Downtown Playa del Carmen 1 --
Riviera del Sol Hotel Downtown Playa del Carmen 1 --
Hotel Banana 0.5 mi. North-Northeast of Downtown Playa del Carmen -- --
Grand Hyatt Playa del Carmen Resort Downtown Playa del Carmen 3 --
Hotel Quinto Sol Downtown Playa del Carmen -- --
Condo Hotel El Patio Downtown Playa del Carmen 1 --
Hotel Riviera Caribe Maya Downtown Playa del Carmen 2 --


Vacationers should take a second look at this property if they desire a truly restful stay, since this destination features a well-liked spa. The list below provides some of the spa services that are available:

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


The beauty salon offers both a relaxing and convenient way to get ready in style for a romantic evening.

Besides all of the activities you'll find right on-location, travelers who want to explore won't find a shortage of exciting things to do and sites to see in Mexico. Whether you'd rather relax on a sunny beach or play a couple rounds of golf, you can encounter plenty of other recreational opportunities in the surrounding areas. Investigate these links for information about riding a bike or scooter, scuba diving, fishing, shopping, snorkeling, and other activities you might enjoy.


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