Things to See and Do While Staying at Desire Resort & Spa

With so many attractions and vendors vying for your attention, choices throughout Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean can be overwhelming. The Desire Resort & Spa is an excellent place to stay if you plan to take advantage of their vibrant beachfront location. This location provides a wide selection of recreational opportunities, meaning you'll have no shortage of interesting activities to enjoy throughout your vacation.

Considering the resort has a total of 2 pools on-site, you probably won't have any problem claiming a few lounge chairs. One of the bonuses is that this accommodation is also situated next to the beach, meaning that there will be many ways to play in the water throughout your stay. This location also has a whirlpool, an amenity sought by many couples and tired travelers.

Some travelers worry about finding a gym that they can use during their stay, but here they have them covered; the on-site exercise facility is bound to have all the space and equipment you need.


Anyone who likes tennis will especially enjoy staying at this location, since its tennis facilities — located on-site — are fun for all ages and skill levels.

If you want to weigh all your tennis options, you might want to check out nearby hotels with this activity, like Ocean Coral & Turquesa Beach Resort.


Though Desire Resort & Spa does not have a golf course, you may be able to arrange a tee time during your stay. Golf courses nearby include Moon Palace Spa & Golf Club, El Manglar Riviera Maya, and Riviera Cancun Golf. All of them are within 11 and a half miles and the most proximate of the group, Moon Palace Spa & Golf Club, is quickly within a car ride, so call the local taxi service and head over for an enjoyable day of golfing. There are 27 total holes at this golf course. This 6276 yard course is rated as a par 72. For golfers who want to learn more, contact the course at (998) 881-6000.


Visitors that enjoy an array of aquatic adventures will have a great time when they visit Desire Resort & Spa. The following list details the water activities available on-site.

  • Boating
  • Fishing
  • Parasailing
  • Scuba Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Surfing

Family Activities

Because Desire Resort & Spa is for adult guests only, families who are bringing their kids to Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean will have to scratch this choice off their lists. But, if a break from the little ones is what you're after, this might be the perfect place to stay. Do note that this property does not book guests traveling with children under 21.

Entertainment and Nightlife

Spend the day in the sun and the evening listening to live performances; it's an easy option since Desire Resort & Spa offers live entertainment. Entertainment is typically hosted 7 days per week. Needless to say, the frequency may vary seasonally. If you'd like to learn more about what entertainment will be offered, check with the front desk at (714) 503-6138.

Another reason to spend time at this vacation destination is their many different bars, so guests can visit a different setting every night without leaving the property.


Not all accommodations in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean offer spa services on-site, but Desire Resort & Spa is one pleasant place that is able to offer its guests a fun (sometimes necessary) way to get properly pampered. The list below has some of the available spa services:

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


Even though there's a lot of activities on-site, those who like to explore will certainly appreciate the many interesting things to see and do in Mexico. From a lazy afternoon spent soaking up the sun, to a few hours learning about the area's history, how you spend your days in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean is up to you. Click these articles to read more regarding sightseeing, riding a scooter or bicycle, fishing, scuba diving, shopping, going snorkeling, and other activities you might enjoy.


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