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

If you're wanting to book a property in Mexico that has a comfortable setting and plenty of recreational activities, then Grand Velas Riviera Maya might be precisely what you've been looking for. Here, the staff can help you choose from several enjoyable forms of recreation, so your stay in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean is all you want it to be.

Since the resort has a total of 2 pools on-site, you likely won't have any problem locating a prime poolside spot. This property is located right next to the ocean, meaning that there will be plenty of options when it comes time to play in the water throughout your stay.

If you're worried about finding a gym to use while in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean, this destination has you covered; amenities include a workout facility with exercise equipment.

Golf

Though Grand Velas Riviera Maya does not have a golf course, it may be possible to arrange for a tee time nearby. Nearby courses are Playacar Golf Course, El Camaleon Mayakoba, and Iberostar Playa Paraiso Golf Club. Each is within seven miles and the closest of the bunch, El Camaleon Mayakoba, is only a short hike off from the property, so it won't be a bother to plan a quick trip for some rounds on the links. You can play 18 holes at this course. The length of this course is 7024 yards, and it's rated as a par 72. For those who would like to find out more information, the course can be contacted at (984) 206-4653.

Watersports

Visitors who want a variety of watersports will have a great time when they visit Grand Velas Riviera Maya. The list below shows the water activities available on-site.

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

Family Activities

Do you plan to bring the kids on vacation? You might be impressed with what's offered at Grand Velas Riviera Maya, as it has tons of family-oriented amenities.

Families with jam-packed itineraries will appreciate the kids' program, designed for young guests. It gives parents some time to explore Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean on their own while the little ones have supervised fun with other guests their own age. Most parents know the rarity of an evening without their kids. At this hotel they give parents a chance to tour Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean by themselves, because they offer a babysitter.

Entertainment and Nightlife

While live entertainment isn't an option, you'll be able to meet and mingle at several different watering holes on-site.

Crave variety in your nighttime activities? You can visit some of the other accommodations in the area to find out what they have to offer, such as in the following chart:

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

Not every property in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean can boast a spa as one of their amenities, but Grand Velas Riviera Maya is one of the limited number of properties that does offer its patrons a fun (sometimes necessary) way to release tension and renew their bodies. The following list shows some of the spa services that are available:

  • Facials
  • Massages
  • Spa Facility

Other

One of the most unique activities on-site is horseback riding. This activity is popular among guests, so contact the front desk if you're interested in giving it a try.

Beyond all of the activities found on the grounds of this property, travelers hoping to get out 'n' about will certainly appreciate the many exciting outdoor attractions in Mexico. No matter if you're looking to hang out on a sunny beach or enjoy a few rounds of golf, you'll find plenty of other opportunities for recreation close at hand. Investigate these links to read more about sightseeing, scuba diving, riding a bike or scooter, shopping, fishing, snorkeling, and other activities.

 

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