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

There are unlimited ways to enjoy yourself in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean. The Sandos Playacar Beach Resort & Spa can provide everything needed to have an exciting time in the nearby coastal region. This property boasts an impressive variety of recreational opportunities, meaning you will have no shortage of enjoyable activities to enjoy during your trip.

With 7 pools to choose from at Sandos Playacar Beach Resort & Spa, you won't need to worry about claiming some shade by the water. A big plus for many vacationers is that this accommodation is also situated next to the ocean, meaning that there will be plenty of options when it comes time to play 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.

For those who don't like breaking from their fitness routines, this property makes it easy to stay on track; the on-site exercise facility is bound to have all the space and equipment you need.


Those of you who play tennis should consider staying at this property, since its tennis facilities — located on-site — allow guests to stay active and have fun, too. You will find 2 tennis courts on the property. Guests may also set up evening matches on a lit tennis court.

Looking for more options where on-site tennis is a possibility? You might want to check out nearby hotels with this activity, like Gala Beach Resort Playacar and Occidental Allegro Playacar.


Even though Sandos Playacar Beach Resort & Spa doesn't feature a golf course, the on-site staff may be able to assist you in scheduling a tee time nearby. Golf courses nearby include Iberostar Playa Paraiso Golf Club, Playacar Golf Course, and El Camaleon Mayakoba. Each is within 14 miles and the most proximate of the group, Playacar Golf Course, is just a small trip off from the lodging, so it won't be hard to plan on heading over for a few rounds of golf. You can play 18 holes at this course. The course has a total length of 6269 yards, and it is rated as a par 72. If you're considering reserving a tee time, contact the course at 811-52-987-306-24.


While staying in Mexico why not try out a new recreational sport? There are several options available, so you're sure to find an enjoyable aquatic activity, regardless of your style. This list provides the watersports that are offered by Sandos Playacar Beach Resort & Spa:

  • Canoeing
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Surfing
  • Wind Surfing

Family Activities

If you're traveling with kids, you should certainly consider making reservations at Sandos Playacar Beach Resort & Spa, since it is known for its family-friendly amenities.

There is an organized program for kids at this property, which provides activities that will keep them entertained during their stay here. It gives parents the opportunity to have some time to themselves, while their little ones have a chance to meet new friends.

Entertainment and Nightlife

One of this property's best-loved amenities is its live entertainment, which means that staying onsite for the night can be as thrilling as a night on the town.

Also on-site are several bars, leaving guests with lots of after-hours options.

At night, you may want to head over to a nearby accommodation that also has nightlife options. Not all of the options listed below will have nightlife better than what you might find at your own lodging, but they do offer a bit of variety. These choices are displayed in the following table:

Accommodations near the Sandos Playacar Beach Resort & Spa with Bars
Property Name Location Number of Bars Live Entertainment
Gala Beach Resort Playacar Playa del Carmen, Southwestern part of Playa Del Carmen 3 --
Iberostar Tucan Playa del Carmen, Southwestern part of Playa Del Carmen 5 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 3 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 -- --
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 --


Guests should take a second look at this property if they desire a truly restful stay, since this destination features a spa. The list below shows some of the available spa services:

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

The innovative eco-friendly in-house spa features luxury treatment rooms with facial and body technology equipment, hydrotherapy tubs, and showers. Therapies are formulated with natural sea, mineral, and herbal ingredients like silk, spices, gold, and pearls.

Hydrotherapy treatments include jet streams, Jacuzzis, foot baths, showers, saunas, and steam baths. The beauty salon also provides hand, foot, nail, and capillary treatments.


The salon on-site makes it simple to start looking and feeling your best for a dressy night out.

Though there's plenty of fun activities right on-location, travelers who want to explore won't find a shortage of exciting recreational opportunities in Mexico. Whether you'd rather hang out on the beach or play a few rounds on the golf course, you will encounter plenty of other opportunities for recreation in the immediate vicinity. Investigate these articles for information regarding sightseeing, shopping, diving, fishing, riding a bicycle or scooter, snorkeling, and other activities you might enjoy.


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