Things to See and Do While Staying at Esencia

Although visitors probably won't find a ton of recreational activities on-location at Esencia, that doesn't mean you won't encounter other fun things to do and see during your time in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean.

Since the villa complex has 2 pools to choose from, you'll probably have no trouble finding enough space for your group. One of the bonuses is that this accommodation is found next to the beach, so there are a few different ways to enjoy the water during your stay.


Even though there isn't a golf course at Esencia, the on-site staff may be able to assist you in scheduling a tee time nearby. The nearest golf course is Riviera Maya Golf Club, which you'll find nine miles to the south west of this accommodation. This course has 18 holes total. The total length is 6691 yards, and it's been rated a par 72. For golfers who want to learn more, you can call the course at (984) 875-5048.


Visitors who enjoy an array of watersports will have a wonderful time during their stay at Esencia. The following list details the water activities that the property has.

  • Fishing
  • Scuba Diving
  • Snorkeling

Family Activities

Vacationers traveling with children should find everything they need at Esencia, which has your choice of several family-friendly offerings.

Families with busy vacation agendas will appreciate the organized kids' program at this location. This allows parents to relax worry-free, while the little ones meet up with other guests their own age. Some parents truly appreciate the rarity of an evening without their children. Here, they offer parents a chance to explore alone, since they have babysitting services.

Entertainment and Nightlife

Furthermore, guests will find that there's no bar or club on this property, but this doesn't mean you'll be left bored every evening.

You'll find a few other nightlife options at nearby accommodations, as listed 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
Catalonia Royal Tulum Beach & Spa Resort 0.4 mi. North of Central Xpu Ha 4 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 every property in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean has spa facilities, but Esencia is one of the few in the area that is able and excited to offer its guests a convenient, calming way to relax under the care of talented professionals. This list shows some of the available spa 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.


Beyond what you'll find on the property, travelers looking to get out 'n' about won't find a shortage of exciting things to do in Mexico. No matter if you're looking to hang out on a sunny beach or enjoy a round of golf, you'll encounter lots of other opportunities for recreation nearby. Investigate these pages for information concerning riding a bike or scooter, scuba diving, sightseeing, fishing, shopping, snorkeling, and other activities.


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