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

Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean provides no shortage of interesting outdoor opportunities, especially if you're staying at an oceanfront destination like this one. Desire Resort & Spa is great for those who want several on-site options and to have their choice of multiple activities.

Considering the resort has a total of 2 pools on-site, you'll probably have no trouble finding a prime poolside spot. One of the bonuses is that this property is found next to the sea, so there will be a lot of ways to enjoy the water during your stay. Of course, you might also enjoy soaking in the whirlpool on-site.

Maintaining a workout routine is simple for fitness buffs at this property; the exercise facility on-site includes the equipment you need to keep it going.


Those of you who play tennis will especially enjoy booking this property, because the tennis facilities — located on-site — can add to any vacation experience.

To find more nearby tennis courts, you may wish to compare this property to similar accommodations, including Ocean Coral & Turquesa Beach Resort.


Although Desire Resort & Spa doesn't have a golf course on the property, it may be possible to arrange for a tee time nearby. The area's closest courses are The Nicklaus Design Golf Course, Riviera Cancun Golf, and Moon Palace Spa & Golf Club. All of them are within 12 miles and the closest of the bunch, Moon Palace Spa & Golf Club, is effortlessly within cab range, so hire a car and head over for an enjoyable day of golfing. You'll find a total of 27 holes at this course. The total length is 6276 yards, and it's been rated a par 72. If you'd like more information or want to inquire about the possibility of reserving a tee time, you can call the course at (998) 881-6000.


Travelers that appreciate a variety of watersports will have a wonderful experience when they visit Desire Resort & Spa. The following list shows the watersports available on-site.

  • Boating
  • Fishing
  • Parasailing
  • Scuba Diving
  • Snorkeling

Family Activities

Desire Resort & Spa specializes in adult-only vacations, so children aren't allowed on the property. However, if you'd rather a property that doesn't allow children, this could be the perfect peaceful place to spend a vacation. Please note that this property doesn't book families with children under 21.

Entertainment and Nightlife

If you want to add a little spice to your vacation, spend some time near the sparkling lights of a live performance; on-site entertainment is a perk of staying at Desire Resort & Spa. Generally, vacationers can enjoy live entertainment 7 days per week. Of course, the details can vary seasonally. If you want to learn more about their on-property entertainment, you can reach the resort at (714) 503-6138.

Plus, there are multiple bars, which provide the perfect excuse to explore all areas of the property.


Not all accommodations in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean feature on-site spas, but Desire Resort & Spa is one of a few that can provide its visitors a calm setting where they can forget their vacation stresses and unwind. The following list provides a sample of the available spa services:

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


On top of all the activities you'll find on-site, vacationers itching to explore will appreciate the many interesting outdoor activities in Mexico. From a quiet morning spent dozing under the palm trees, to a few hours attending a local cultural event, how you enjoy your tropical retreat is completely up to you. Click these articles for information about fishing, riding a bike or scooter, sightseeing, scuba diving, snorkeling, shopping, and other activities you might enjoy.


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