A great choice, the Barcelo Maya Grand Resort has an amazing array of amenities for guests to enjoy with entertainment on the menu both day and night. The majestic beach provides the ideal setting for a host of complimentary water sports for more active guests to enjoy including Sailing, Windsurfing, Kayaking, Pedal Boats, Paddleboards, Snorkelling and lots more. Regular games of beach volleyball also take place throughout the day.
Poolside fun and games abound with family pools, kiddies pools, pools with swim up bars, quiet pools, lively pools a waterpark and a tranquil adults only pool that’s great for sunbathing all available to choose from, you’re sure to find the perfect spot for your poolside R&R. Grab your hammock for the day, enjoy a soak in the Jacuzzi and savour an ice cool cocktail from the attentive poolside staff, what better way to while away the afternoon. Organised water aerobics classes and water polo games are great for a bit of exercise and the perfect way to meet up with fellow guests, have some fun in the sun and make new friends at the same time!
There’s plenty to do back on dry land where guests can challenge their travelling companions to games of tennis, basketball, volleyball, football and mini golf whilst the organised dance lessons are ideal for any “Strictly” fans looking to sharpen up their moves, certainly worth a ten from Len!
Kids aged 4 – 12 are kept amused and entertained at the Barcy Kid’s Club and there’s a disco in the evening where older kids can get together.
The well-equipped fitness centre is ideal for keeping workout routines going and after a busy day out and about in the Mayan sun pamper yourself with a visit to the U Spa where you’ll enjoy a host of luxury treatments including massages, hydrotherapy, facials, manicures and pedicures . The spa also features a Hydro Therapy Circuit with Turkish baths, steam rooms, sauna rooms and aromatherapy showers, just the ticket for some “relaxing me time”.
Barcelo Maya Grand Resort has a fantastic array of dining choices suitable for every palate imaginable spread throughout the resort, with buffet restaurants, snack grille restaurants and a host of speciality themed a la carte restaurants just waiting to be experienced. From the international cuisine at the Colonial Buffet to the seafood specialities of Mare Rostrum to the casual elegance of La Fuente and the more formal setting of Rodizio Brazilian specialising in delicious cuts of meat, there’s a superb range of dining choices across the resort.
When the sun goes down the fun begins with plenty of lively bars and entertainment options to choose from. Catch up on the latest sporting events at Strikers Sports Bar, savour a signature cocktail and live piano music in the elegant Lobby Bar, take in a show and enjoy the cabaret night at the Palenque Theatre and then end your evening with some fancy footwork at Jaguar's Discotheque, open for drinks and dancing till the small hours of the morning.
Beyond the resort the Riviera Maya has plenty of fun filled adventures for all the family to experience including some wonderful archaeological sites for history enthusiasts to explore. Spend a day swimming, zip lining, kayaking, snorkelling and much more amongst the mysterious Cenotes water caves, explore the spectacular sea life of the world’s second largest reef system, take a trip to the wonderful beach at Tulum and while you’re there visit the truly stunning Mayan ruins close to the town. Playa Del Carmen is a lively and exciting spot packed with trendy shopping, great café’s restaurants, bars and vibrant nightlife – well worth a visit. And finally no trip to this wonderful part of Mexico would be complete without a visit to Chichen Itza the second most popular tourist attraction in all of Mexico. Hailed as one of the Seven Wonders of the New World the pyramids, temples and stone monuments of these incredible Mayan ruins are truly awe inspiring.