Things to See and Do While Staying at Sandos Caracol Resort & Spa

Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean offers guests plenty of interesting outdoor opportunities, especially for guests staying at a waterfront vacation spot like this one. Sandos Caracol Resort & Spa is perfect for visitors who crave entertainment and to try their hand at new activities.

This property has 2 pools, so those who look forward to relaxing by the water will find more spots to relax, and more of the water to themselves. A big plus for many vacationers is that this property is also situated right next to the shore, meaning that there will be many ways to spend time in the water through the course of your stay. Also, there's no better way to prepare for your next activitiy than soaking your tired feet in the whirlpool.

Exercise enthusiasts can maintain their fitness during their stay in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean; be sure to ask the staff how to access the workout facility available on-site.


This resort is able to provide challenging entertainment to tennis fanatics, because those staying here can spend some of their vacation time on the court. There are 2 courts on-site.

Searching for more spots like this one? You may wish to compare this property to other popular accommodations that offer this activity, like Grand Sunset Princess and Grand Riviera Princess.


Although Sandos Caracol Resort & Spa does not have a golf course, you could try to arrange a tee time nearby. Golf courses nearby include Playacar Golf Course, Iberostar Playa Paraiso Golf Club, and El Camaleon Mayakoba. All of them are within eight and a half miles and the closest of the group, El Camaleon Mayakoba, is just a short distance off from the lodging, so it won't be hard to plan on going over for a few rounds of golf. The course has a total of 18 holes. This 7024 yard course has been rated a par 72. If you're considering reserving a tee time, you can reach the course at (984) 206-4653.


Visitors who enjoy an array of aquatic adventures will have a wonderful experience when they stay at Sandos Caracol Resort & Spa. The following list shows the water activities available on the property.

  • Fishing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Watercraft
  • Wind Surfing

Family Activities

Planning to vacation with your children? Then you will like your options at Sandos Caracol Resort & Spa, since it has tons of family-friendly amenities.

The main swimming pool at Sandos features a protected area for small children, so they can splash around and enjoy themselves safely. For an extra special treat, a full aqua part is located on property, with slides and tons of games.

For days when the adults want to get out and explore sites that the kids might not enjoy, there is a fully-supervised children's program available from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Kids will participate in crafts, games, and dance parties, all made appropriate for their age groups.

There are also programs for teenagers as well, including live entertainment, billiards, sports teams, and more.

The property is equipped with a game room, where both kids and grown-ups can pass hours of downtime. Plus, there's a playground where the little ones can tire themselves out. This destination offers an organized children's program as well.

Entertainment and Nightlife

Following a busy afternoon in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean, it feels good to relax to the sounds of a live performance; it's an easy option since Sandos Caracol Resort & Spa offers live entertainment.

Plus, at this destination you'll also find many bars, so guests can choose from among their favorite settings and types of cocktails.

Additionally, you will find a number of nearby accommodations with a small selection of after-dark activities. For something a little different than what you might find at your own lodgings location, check out the nightlife at the options displayed in the following table:

Accommodations near the Sandos Caracol Resort & Spa with Bars
Property Name Location Number of Bars Live Entertainment
Hotel Le Reve Playa del Carmen, Northeastern part of Playa Del Carmen 2 --
Azul Fives By Karisma Playa del Carmen, Northeastern part of Playa Del Carmen 5 --
The Royal Haciendas Playa del Carmen, Northeastern part of Playa Del Carmen 1 --
Viceroy Riviera Maya Playa del Carmen, Northeastern part of Playa Del Carmen 3 --
Petit Lafitte Hotel Playa del Carmen, Northeastern part of Playa Del Carmen -- --
Grand Sunset Princess 3.2 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen 10 --
Grand Riviera Princess 3.2 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen 15 --
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 --
Fairmont Mayakoba 4.3 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen 5 check
Grand Coco Bay 1.0 mi. Northeast of Downtown Playa del Carmen 3 check
The Elements 0.9 mi. Northeast of Downtown Playa del Carmen -- --


Not all sites in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean have a spa on the premises, but Sandos Caracol Resort & Spa is one of the few in the area that is able to offer its guests an effortless way to get properly pampered. The following list has some of the available spa services:

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

RW: -Full spa: sauna, steam room, Jacuzzi, fitness centre with exercise equipment, massages** and salon**


The beauty salon on the property offers both a relaxing and convenient way to get ready in style for a formal dinner or a special night out.

In addition to the activities found on the grounds of this property, guests itching to do some exploring will certainly appreciate the many interesting outdoor activities in Mexico. No matter if you're looking to spend time at the beach or play a few rounds on the golf course, you will encounter plenty of other options for recreation in the immediate surroundings. Investigate these pages to read more regarding sightseeing, riding a scooter or bicycle, fishing, scuba diving, shopping, going snorkeling, and other activities.


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