Things to See and Do While Staying at Grand Velas Riviera Maya

If you are hoping to find a place in Mexico with an easy-going attitude alongside many activities to choose from, then Grand Velas Riviera Maya could be precisely what you've been looking for. Included in your stay is access to several noteworthy activities and recreational options, which means never running out of ways to stay busy.

Since the resort has 2 pools to choose from, you'll probably have no problem finding enough space for your group. A big plus for many vacationers is that this property is also situated adjacent to the ocean, so there are a lot of ways to spend time in the water through the course of your stay.

Guests here won't have to put their exercise routines on pause; be sure to ask the staff how to access the workout facility available on-site.

Golf

Although there isn't a golf course at Grand Velas Riviera Maya, you might be able to schedule a tee time. The area's closest courses include Playacar Golf Course, El Camaleon Mayakoba, and Iberostar Playa Paraiso Golf Club. Each is within seven miles and the most nearby of the collection, El Camaleon Mayakoba, is only a short trip away from the property, so it won't be hard to make heading over for a few rounds of golf. This course has 18 holes total. The course is a par 72, with a total length of 7024 yards. For those who would like to find out more information, the course can be contacted at (984) 206-4653.

Watersports

During a visit to Mexico is the ideal time to enjoy a new recreational experience. There are a number of different options available on the property, so you are sure to find an aquatic activity you enjoy, even if it's your first time. This list names the watersports offered at Grand Velas Riviera Maya:

  • Boating
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Watercraft

Family Activities

Plan to travel with the whole family? Then don't overlook Grand Velas Riviera Maya, since it has tons of family-friendly offerings.

Families with jam-packed itineraries will appreciate the kids' program, designed for young guests. This allows parents to relax worry-free, while their little ones meet new friends. During your vacation, you may find yourself wanting to relax without the kids. Guests can let the property's staff arrange for a sitter, so that parents will have a chance to escape for a few hours of alone time.

Entertainment and Nightlife

Perhaps you won't even notice the hotel's lack of live shows, since you'll find several places on the property to enjoy a beverage or two.

Another option when you're looking for nighttime activities is to visit one of the other accommodations in the area. Though it should be noted that the hotels surrounding your own are not as highly rated with regards to nightlife as others, these options are in the following table:

Accommodations near the Grand Velas Riviera Maya with Bars
Property Name Location Number of Bars Live Entertainment
Banyan Tree Mayakoba 4.0 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen 4 --
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 --
Fairmont Mayakoba 4.3 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen 5 check
Petit Lafitte Hotel Playa del Carmen, Northeastern part of Playa Del Carmen -- --
Viceroy Riviera Maya Playa del Carmen, Northeastern part of Playa Del Carmen 3 --
Azul Fives By Karisma Playa del Carmen, Northeastern part of Playa Del Carmen 5 --
Hotel Le Reve Playa del Carmen, Northeastern part of Playa Del Carmen 2 --
Rosewood Mayakoba 4.8 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen 4 --
Blue Diamond Riviera Maya 5.0 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen 2 --
Sandos Caracol Resort & Spa Playa del Carmen, Northeastern part of Playa Del Carmen 3 check
Secrets Capri Riviera Cancun 5.3 mi. Northeast of Central Playa del Carmen 5 check

Spa

Visitors will really appreciate the relaxing amenities here, because this destination features its own spa. The following list shows some of the spa services that are available:

  • Facials
  • Massages
  • Spa Facility

Other

One of the most anticipated activities on-site is horseback riding. Since Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean's weather is beautiful year-round, riding is a popular pastime.

In addition to the activities you'll find on the property, those looking to explore won't ever run out of interesting recreational possibilities in Mexico. Regardless of whether you're looking to relax at the beach or enjoy a couple of rounds on the golf course, you can find plenty of other opportunities for recreation in the vicinity. Click on these articles to learn more with regard to sightseeing, riding a scooter or bicycle, fishing, scuba diving, shopping, going snorkeling, and other activities.

 

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