Things to See and Do While Staying at Esencia

A long to-do list of watersports and activities is not mandatory when designing the perfect vacation. Thus, even though Esencia may not have the most impressive selection of recreational opportunities, it might nevertheless provide everything you're trying to find.

With 2 pools to choose from at Esencia, you won't have to rush ahead of other guests to find a place to sunbathe. One of the bonuses is that this accommodation is also found adjacent to the beach, so there are a few different ways to spend time in the water when you stay here.


Though Esencia does not have a golf course, it may be possible to arrange for a tee time nearby. The nearest golf course is Riviera Maya Golf Club, which is located only a taxi ride away. You'll find a total of 18 holes at this course. It's a par 72 course, and is 6691 yards long. If you're considering reserving a tee time, contact the course at (984) 875-5048.


Visitors that appreciate a variety of aquatic adventures will have a great time when they visit Esencia. The following list shows the watersports available on-site.

  • Fishing
  • Scuba Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Surfing

Family Activities

Families with children should seriously consider staying here at Esencia, as it is known for its family-oriented amenities.

Parents may want to take advantage of the children's program at this property, which provides activities to keep kids busy and happy. It gives parents the opportunity to have some time to themselves, while the little ones meet up with other guests their own age. At some point during your vacation, you might want to relax without the kids. Guests can let the property's staff arrange for a sitter, so that moms and dads can have the chance to enjoy some quality time on-site or around town.

Entertainment and Nightlife

You should also know that there's no bar or club on this property, but this doesn't mean you'll be left bored every evening.

Variety is the spice of life. There are a few accommodations nearby that offer a small amount of nightlife options for you to choose from when you have experienced all that your own property has to share. These include the options displayed in the following table:

Accommodations near the Esencia with Bars
Property Name Location Number of Bars Live Entertainment
Al Cielo Hotel 0.6 mi. Northeast of Central Xpu Ha 1 check
Hidden Beach Resort 1.5 mi. South-Southwest of Central Xpu Ha 1 check
El Dorado Seaside Suites 1.6 mi. South West of Central Xpu Ha 6 check


Not all options in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean can say they have a spa, but Esencia is one of the limited number of properties that can provide its visitors an unbeatable way to release stress and reflect on the area's beauty. The list below has some of the available services:

  • Facials
  • Massages
  • Spa Facility

The Aroma Spa, Escencia's onsite organic retreat, incorporates regional and traditional techniques to treat guests to an incredibly rejuvenating break. With five treatment rooms, two steam rooms, and four Jacuzzis, guests can expect to be pampered with the greatest of Mayan secrets.


On top of what you'll find on-site, visitors wanting to get out 'n' about shouldn't ever find a shortage of exciting outdoor attractions in Mexico. Whether you are looking to relax on a sunny beach or play a couple rounds of golf, you can find lots of other options for recreation in the area. Check out these links for information about riding a bike or moped, shopping, snorkeling, diving, fishing, sightseeing, and other activities.


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