Barcelo Maya Grand Resort

You’ll love the unique experience waiting for you at the Barcelo Maya Grand Resort, with four hotels and exclusive access to one of the best beaches in the region. There are seven swimming pools – Pirates Island Water Park and Surf Rider Surf Pool are great for families, and another two are semi-Olympic size. Alternatively, find some peace and quiet at the adults-only pool. Enjoy taking your pick of 16 restaurants, serving dishes from around the world. There are also exhilarating water sports, a spa, a Sports Bar and Bowling Club, and much more. Finish the day with a show at one of the theatres.

Overview of the Riviera Maya, Mexico

The Riviera Maya, a glorious stretch of Caribbean coastline to the north of the Yucatán Peninsula, is home to sandy beaches, swaying palm trees and turquoise waters. Teeming with coral reefs and exotic marine life, you’ll catch an intoxicating blend of the warm Mexican lifestyle with a fascinating ancient culture. Find yourself wandering preserved ruins of Mayan cities, diving into the warm waters of limestone cenotes, exploring jungle forests, and enjoying lazy, sun-soaked days by the sea. Holidays to Mexico are a world away from the busy nine to five routine, and will provide you with a refreshing, rejuvenating break.

Things to do in the Riviera Maya, Mexico

You’ll be hard-pressed to drag yourself away from the Barcelo Maya Grand Resort but there are delights in this region not to be missed. Watch the sunrise at the Mayan city of Tulum, a site built on a teetering cliff edge, or cycle round Cobá, a vast Mayan complex surrounded by jungle. Playa Del Carmen is one of the region’s trendiest resorts so take a stroll down Fifth Avenue, full of designer shops and restaurants. Nearby Xplor Park will have you zip-lining through palm trees and rafting through underground rivers. Or learn about Mayan life, swim with sharks and whizz down water shoots at Xcaret Park. With many of opportunities for outdoor activities, exploring, sight-seeing and trying local cuisine, you’ll love this versatile region of Mexico. As you sink into relaxation like never before, the peaceful Caribbean paradise at the Barcelo Maya Grand Resort will be hard to beat.


Resort Summary

The Riviera Maya is home to the exotic and the beautiful and is an area of contrasts. Made up of luxury resorts, and with a fabulous reputation for opulence, Riviera Maya – on Mexico’s Yucutan Penninsula – is always popular. However, if you’re in search of a little spirituality, then the yoga retreats and Mayan ruins in Tulum, a 40-minute drive away from Playacar are within easy reach.

Scuba diving and snorkelling are all popular in the idyllic water of the Caribbean. There are also numerous golf courses, the Playacar golf resort is just one of many. Nature lovers can spend a fascinating day at the Sian Ka’an biosphere reserve where you’ll see dolphins, manta rays and many other exotic species. If you’re looking for a Riviera Maya All Inclusive holiday there are plenty to choose from, so start planning your trip now