Things to See and Do While Staying at Iberostar Paraiso Maya

Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean provides many intriguing outdoor options, especially if you plan to stay at an oceanfront destination like this one. Iberostar Paraiso Maya is one of the best properties in the area for guests who want to stay entertained and have their pick of multiple sports.

With 11 swimming pools to choose from at Iberostar Paraiso Maya, you won't have a hard time finding enough space to spread your towel by the water. One of the bonuses is that this property is also located right next to the shore, meaning that there are a lot of ways to play in the water during your stay.

If you're worried about finding a gym to use while in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean, this destination has you covered; be sure to ask the staff how to access the workout facility available on-site.


This resort is able to provide challenging entertainment to tennis fanatics, because visitors staying here can choose to play a match or two on the property. More than likely, guests can claim a court without any trouble, considering that there are 6 tennis courts here. Fortunately, the lighting at their tennis facilities means you can keep your match going past sunset.

If you're interested in more accommodation options that offer tennis, you may want to browse similar sites with this activity, including El Dorado Royale and Belmond Maroma Resort & Spa.


Even though there isn't a golf course at Iberostar Paraiso Maya, you may be able to arrange some playing time nearby. Golf courses nearby include El Camaleon Mayakoba, The Nicklaus Design Golf Course, and Iberostar Playa Paraiso Golf Club. Each is within six and a half miles and the closest of the group, Iberostar Playa Paraiso Golf Club, is only a quick interval away from the lodging, so it won't be hard to plan stopping by for a few rounds of golf. The course has 18 holes. This par 72 course has a total length of 6701 yards. If you're considering reserving a tee time, you can call the course at (984) 877-2847.


Located on the beach of this resort is a Dressel Divers shop that offers scuba diving (Dressel Divers Playa Del Carmen), snorkel tours (Dressel Divers Playa Del Carmen) and water sports (Dressel Divers Playa Del Carmen).

While visiting Mexico you may want to try out a new recreational sport. Iberostar Paraiso Maya offers a number of different options, so you can be sure to find a watersport to enjoy, regardless of your style. The following list shows the watersports available at Iberostar Paraiso Maya:

  • Boating
  • Parasailing
  • Scuba Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Surfing
  • Watercraft

Family Activities

Families traveling with kids should definitely consider booking with Iberostar Paraiso Maya, as it is stocked full of family-friendly amenities.

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.

Entertainment and Nightlife

One of this property's best-loved amenities is its live entertainment, proving that staying inside for the night can be as thrilling as a night on the town. Entertainment at this property is hosted about 3 to 4 days per week. However, the frequency may vary. If you want to find out more about the entertainment schedule, you can reach the resort at (984) 877-2800.

Also on-site are several different bars, which provide the perfect excuse to explore all areas of the property.

If you're looking for a change of scenery, consider visiting another accommodation in the area. Few of your immediate options have a wide variety of choices, but will still get you out and about. These include those listed in the following table:

Accommodations near the Iberostar Paraiso Maya with Bars
Property Name Location Number of Bars Live Entertainment
Iberostar Grand Hotel Paraiso 8.4 mi. South West of Central Puerto Morelos 3 check
Iberostar Paraiso Beach 8.2 mi. South West of Central Puerto Morelos 4 check
Iberostar Paraiso Del Mar 8.0 mi. South West of Central Puerto Morelos 6 check
Grand Mayan Riviera Maya 7.5 mi. South West of Central Puerto Morelos 1 check
Belmond Maroma Resort & Spa 9.3 mi. South West of Central Puerto Morelos 2 --
Valentin Imperial Maya 7.2 mi. South West of Central Puerto Morelos 12 --
Catalonia Playa Maroma All Inclusive 9.6 mi. South West of Central Puerto Morelos 3 check
Secrets Maroma Beach Riviera Cancun 9.7 mi. South West of Central Puerto Morelos 8 --
El Dorado Maroma Gourmet All Inclusive 10.8 mi. South West of Central Puerto Morelos 3 --
El Dorado Royale 5.8 mi. South West of Central Puerto Morelos 3 check
Generations Riviera Maya 11.1 mi. South West of Central Puerto Morelos 3 check


Vacationers will have a special opportunity to release vacation stresses, considering this destination has a well-liked spa. This list provides some of the spa services that are available:

  • Massages
  • Spa Facility


Beyond all the activities found on-site, visitors who want to go exploring will appreciate the many interesting outdoor activities in Mexico. Whether you're looking to lay out on the beach or enjoy a few rounds on the golf course, you can encounter lots of other chances for recreation in the area. Check out these articles for information concerning fishing, riding a bike or scooter, scuba diving, snorkeling, shopping, sightseeing, and other activities.


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