Things to See and Do While Staying at Iberostar Paraiso Maya

Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean provides plenty of intriguing recreational opportunities, particularly for those who are staying at a beachside vacation spot like this one. Iberostar Paraiso Maya is one of the best lodgings in the area for visitors who want to see it all and have their choice of multiple activities.

Iberostar Paraiso Maya has 11 swimming pools, so don't worry about having to fight for unoccupied lounge chairs. This property is built next to the ocean, so there will be many ways to enjoy the water when you stay here.

You won't have to abandon your fitness routine while vacationing at Iberostar Paraiso Maya; you'll find everything you need at their on-site exercise facility.


Tennis players might want to consider staying at this property, since its tennis facilities — located on-site — make for a pleasant afternoon activity, or sweat-breaking challenge. Guests shouldn't have any problems finding an open court, considering that there are 6 courts on-site. Fortunately, the lighting at their tennis facilities means you can keep your match going past sunset.

If you want to weigh all your tennis options, you can compare Iberostar Paraiso Maya to other hotels in the area that also have courts, like El Dorado Royale and Belmond Maroma Resort & Spa.


Although Iberostar Paraiso Maya does not have a golf course, it's possible that you could make arrangements to play a round or two during your stay. 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 most proximate of the collection, Iberostar Playa Paraiso Golf Club, is only a small distance away from the lodging, so it won't be troublesome to plan on a quick trip for some rounds on the links. Players will find 18 challenging holes at this nearby course. The course has a total length of 6701 yards, and it has been rated as a par 72. For those who would like to find out more information, you can reach 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).

Visitors that like a variety of aquatic adventures will have a great time when they visit Iberostar Paraiso Maya. The following list details the watersports available on the property.

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

Family Activities

Planning to vacation with your children? Then you will like your options at Iberostar Paraiso Maya, because it is stocked full of family-focused amenities.

There is an organized children's program at this location, with activities to keep your kids busy and happy. It's a great excuse for parents to take a break, while the little ones do fun activities of their own.

Entertainment and Nightlife

Following a busy afternoon in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean, it feels good to relax to the sounds of a live performance; on-site entertainment is a perk of staying at Iberostar Paraiso Maya. Entertainment is typically scheduled 3 to 4 days per week. However, the frequency may vary seasonally. If you'd like to learn more details, contact the resort at (984) 877-2800.

Plus, at this destination you'll also find many different bars, so whether you go to the show or not, you'll have a number of options for the evening.

You may also choose to spend some time exploring the limited nightlife opportunities at the accommodations surrounding your own. These options are 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


Not every property in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean has a spa of their own, but Iberostar Paraiso Maya is one such property that can provide its visitors a convenient place where they can get properly pampered. This list provides some of the spa services that are available:

  • Massages
  • Spa Facility


Even though there's plenty of activities on the grounds of this property, vacationers wanting to get out 'n' about shouldn't ever run out of exciting things to see and do in Mexico. Whether you're looking to relax on a sunny beach or play a couple of rounds on the golf course, you'll encounter lots of other chances for recreation in the immediate surroundings. Check out these articles to read more with regard to sightseeing, scuba diving, riding a bike or scooter, shopping, fishing, snorkeling, and other activities you might enjoy.


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