Things to See and Do While Staying at Playa Maya

Although you might not find very many recreational opportunities at Playa Maya, that certainly doesn't mean you won't encounter a variety of other interesting things to do and see during your time in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean.

Playa Maya has one swimming pool, so even during your busiest days it makes a great excuse to take a casual swim, or perhaps raise your heart rate with a few laps. Of course, these accommodations are also found right next to the water, so there's plenty of fun ways to cool off in the sun while visiting.


Even though there isn't a golf course at Playa Maya, you can always ask the property's staff about trying to arrange a tee time nearby. Nearby courses are Iberostar Playa Paraiso Golf Club, Playacar Golf Course, and El Camaleon Mayakoba. The lot of them are within 11 and a half miles and the most nearby of the group, Playacar Golf Course, is only a quick hike away from the lodging, so it won't be troublesome to plan on heading over for some rounds on the links. There are 18 total holes at this golf course. It's a total of 6269 yards long, and is 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.

Family Activities

Though Playa Maya welcomes those traveling with children, know that this accommodation option doesn't provide many amenities that are specifically targeted at families. To view some places with more amenities of particular interest to kids, take a look at .

Entertainment and Nightlife

Plus, you'll find that this site doesn't have a nightclub or bar on-site, but you'll still have a variety of nearby nighttime options to choose from.

Staying at your property each night is not a requirement. In the surrounding area you will find a smattering of other accommodations with a small amount of nightlife offerings. These are listed in the following chart:

Accommodations near the Playa Maya with Bars
Property Name Location Number of Bars Live Entertainment
Illusion Boutique Hotel Downtown Playa del Carmen -- --
The Beach House Downtown Playa del Carmen -- --
Fusion Beach Hotel Restaurant & Lounge Downtown Playa del Carmen 1 check
Hotel Colibri Downtown Playa del Carmen 1 --
Hotel Albatros Downtown Playa del Carmen -- --
Hotel Vista Caribe Downtown Playa del Carmen -- --
Jardin de Marieta Downtown Playa del Carmen -- --
Jungla Caribe Downtown Playa del Carmen -- --
Hotel Lunata Downtown Playa del Carmen -- --
El Punto Hotel Downtown Playa del Carmen 1 --
Hotel La Rana Cansada Downtown Playa del Carmen 1 check
Hotel Encanto El Faro Downtown Playa del Carmen -- --


Besides the options you'll find on-site, travelers looking to explore will appreciate the many exciting outdoor activities in Mexico. No matter if you're looking to hang out on the beach or enjoy a couple rounds of golf, you will encounter plenty of other options for recreation close at hand. Investigate these articles for information concerning sightseeing, riding a scooter or bicycle, fishing, scuba diving, shopping, going snorkeling, and other activities.


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