Things to See and Do While Staying at Esencia

Trying a host of unfamiliar watersports and outdoor activities is not mandatory when designing the perfect vacation. Thus, while Esencia might not offer the most impressive range of recreational possibilities, it might nevertheless provide exactly the kind of setting you're looking to find.

Because the villa complex has a total of 2 pools on-site, you probably won't have any problem finding enough room to relax by the water. One of the bonuses is that this property is situated next to the ocean, so there will be plenty of options when it comes time to spend time in the water throughout your stay.


Although 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 only a taxi ride away. You'll find a total of 18 holes at this course. This par 72 course has a total length of 6691 yards. If you're considering reserving a tee time, the course can be contacted at (984) 875-5048.


Travelers who like an array of watersports will have a great experience when they visit Esencia. The following list details the water activities that the property offers.

  • Fishing
  • Scuba Diving
  • Snorkeling

Family Activities

If you plan to bring the whole family on your vacation, you should seriously consider staying at Esencia, which boasts a wonderful set of family-friendly 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 some time to explore Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean on their own while their little ones have a chance to meet new friends. Many parents know the rarity of a night without children. Here, they allow parents the opportunity to go out by themselves, since they offer a babysitting service.

Entertainment and Nightlife

Plus, you'll find that there isn't a bar or nightclub on the property, but that doesn't mean you'll be left without something to do at night.

Looking for more nightlife options? You'll find that there are a few nightlife alternatives nearby, though variety may not be their strong point. You can look into those shown below:

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 all sites in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean have a spa on the premises, but Esencia is one of the few in the area that can provide their guests a convenient, calming way to release stress and reflect on the area's beauty. This list has a sample 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.


Besides the options available on-site, those who want to explore will never run out of exciting recreational possibilities in Mexico. No matter if you'd rather hang out on the beach or play a couple rounds of golf, you'll find lots of other recreational opportunities in and around the area. Click these articles to learn more concerning sightseeing, scuba diving, riding a bike or scooter, shopping, fishing, snorkeling, and other activities you might enjoy.


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