Things to See and Do While Staying at The Royal Haciendas

Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean offers no shortage of exciting outdoor possibilities, especially if you're staying at an oceanfront vacation spot like this one. The Royal Haciendas is one of the best properties in the area for guests who want to stay as active as possible and have their choice of multiple activities.

Considering the resort has 4 pools to choose from, you should have no problem finding a prime poolside spot. One of the bonuses is that this accommodation is found next to the beach, meaning that there are plenty of options when it comes time to enjoy the water throughout your stay.

While there's no guarantee you won't overload on Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean's delicious cuisine, The Royal Haciendas makes it easier to stay healthy; amenities include a workout facility with exercise equipment.


This resort is an especially fitting place for tennis buffs, because those staying here can spend some of their free time playing a match on-site. Guests will find 2 courts on-site. Guests may also set up evening matches on a lit tennis court.

Seeking more options like this? You can compare The Royal Haciendas to other tennis properties, including Grand Sunset Princess and Grand Riviera Princess.


Even though there isn't a golf course at The Royal Haciendas, the on-site staff may be able to assist you in scheduling a tee time nearby. Golf courses nearby are El Camaleon Mayakoba, Playacar Golf Course, and Iberostar Playa Paraiso Golf Club. All of them are within nine miles and the closest of the group, El Camaleon Mayakoba, is only a meager hike off from the property, so it won't be a bother to plan on stopping by for some rounds on the links. The course has a total of 18 holes. This 7024 yard course has been rated a par 72. If you'd like to see if it is possible to schedule a tee time, contact the course at (984) 206-3088.


Even though there will probably be a collection of shops in Mexico who can rent watersports equipment, the list below offers you a good idea of the few aquatic pastimes that are available on property.

  • Kayaking
  • Snorkeling
  • Surfing

Family Activities

Vacationers traveling with kids might find exactly what they need at The Royal Haciendas, since it boasts a wonderful set of family-oriented amenities.

Kids will be especially pleased to find a playground on the property. It's the perfect spot for kids to meet new friends while their parents take a moment of rest for themselves. A children's program, with activities to entertain your kids, is available here as well. Most parents understand the value of an excursion without their children. Here, they offer parents the chance to explore by themselves, because they offer a babysitter.

Entertainment and Nightlife

You can enjoy a beverage at the bar, but other nightlife options on-site are pretty limited.

Nearby accommodations offering a broader (though not necessarily highly rated) range of nightlife options are listed in the following chart:

Accommodations near the The Royal Haciendas with Bars
Property Name Location Number of Bars Live Entertainment
Sandos Caracol Resort & Spa Playa del Carmen, Northeastern part of Playa Del Carmen 3 check
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 --
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 Coco Bay 1.0 mi. Northeast of Downtown Playa del Carmen 3 check
The Elements 0.9 mi. Northeast of Downtown Playa del Carmen -- --
Grand Velas Riviera Maya 3.9 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen 5 --
Mahekal Beach Resort 0.7 mi. Northeast of Downtown Playa del Carmen 3 --
Banyan Tree Mayakoba 4.0 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen 4 --


Guests should think about staying here if they crave deep relaxation, considering this destination features a well-liked spa. The following list has some of the available spa services:

  • Massages
  • Spa Facility


The salon on-site offers both a convenient and calming place to get ready in style for a special occasion, or fun night out.

Though there's plenty to do on the property, travelers who want to do some exploring will appreciate the multitude of exciting things to do and sites to see in Mexico. Whether you'd rather lay out at the beach or enjoy a round or two on the golf course, you will encounter lots of other options for recreation close-by. Click these pages to read more concerning sightseeing, shopping, diving, fishing, riding a bicycle or scooter, snorkeling, and other activities you might enjoy.


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