Things to See and Do While Staying at Iberostar Paraiso Maya

Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean offers guests lots of exciting outdoor options, especially for visitors staying at a beachfront vacation spot like this one. Iberostar Paraiso Maya is one of the best options for visitors who want to have several on-site choices and give new activities a try.

This property has 11 swimming pools, so everyone will have a better chance of finding a prime poolside spot. A big plus for many vacationers is that this accommodation is also built adjacent to the beach, meaning that there are many ways to spend time in the water through the course of your stay.

Fitness buffs won't have to put their routines on hold at this vacation spot; you'll find everything you need at their on-site exercise facility.


Tennis fanatics should definitely consider staying at this property, since its tennis facilities — located on-site — can be a convenient and healthy family activity. Players probably won't have much difficulty claiming a court, considering 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 wondering where else you can find tennis courts, you can take a look at other hotels in the area that also have courts, including El Dorado Royale and Belmond Maroma Resort & Spa.


Even though there isn't a golf course at Iberostar Paraiso Maya, you can always ask the property's staff about trying to arrange a tee time nearby. 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 collection, Iberostar Playa Paraiso Golf Club, is just a quick distance away from the lodging, so you can plan going over for a few rounds of golf. This course has 18 holes total. The course is a par 72, with a total length of 6701 yards. For those who would like to find out more information, 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).

Travelers that enjoy a wide variety of aquatic adventures will have a wonderful time while they stay at Iberostar Paraiso Maya. The following list shows the water activities available on the property.

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

Family Activities

If you're traveling with kids, you should certainly consider making reservations at Iberostar Paraiso Maya, because it is stocked full of family-friendly amenities.

There is an organized program for kids at this property, which provides activities that will keep them entertained during their stay here. It offers a good excuse for parents to have some alone time, while the little ones meet up with other guests their own age.

Entertainment and Nightlife

Spend the day in the sun and the evening listening to live performances; it's an easy option since Iberostar Paraiso Maya offers live entertainment. Live entertainment is typically available 3 to 4 days per week. However, the specifics can vary with the season. If you'd like to find out more about the entertainment schedule, you can reach the resort at (984) 877-2800.

The property also has many bars, where bartenders will be serving up island favorites before the show.

For a change in late-night scenery, you should consider venturing out to another accommodation in the surrounding area, like those in the following chart:

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


Not all options in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean can say they have a spa, but Iberostar Paraiso Maya is one of the wonderful properties that is able to entice visitors with a convenient, calming way to get properly pampered. This list shows some of the spa services that are available:

  • Massages
  • Spa Facility


Even though there is a lot to do right on this property, guests who want to go exploring will appreciate the many exciting things to do and sites to see in Mexico. Whether you would rather relax at the beach or enjoy a few rounds on the golf course, you will find plenty of other chances for recreation in the vicinity. Click on these articles to read more concerning riding a bike or moped, shopping, snorkeling, diving, fishing, sightseeing, and other activities.


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