For a truly idyllic tropical holiday, look no further than the Barceló Maya Palace set in lush tropical gardens directly on the shore of one of the most beautiful beaches on the enchanting Riviera Maya. Stretching for just over 1.4 miles the beach’s crystal clear waters and sugar white sandy beaches provide the perfect setting for an exciting range of water sports, sunbathing, and much more.
As a guest at the Barceló Maya Palace you’ll enjoy exclusive access to the gourmet restaurants, welcoming bars and exciting facilities contained within the luxurious Palace section of the resort. Of course you’ll also have full access to all of the amazing amenities and facilities spread across the four other sections of the broader Riviera Maya Grand Resort – stay in one play at five, that’s the Barceló motto at this wonderful all-inclusive five star resort
Tastefully decorated, and with lush tropical garden, pool or ocean views the Barceló Maya Palace suites include flat screen TV, air conditioning and ceiling fan, terrace or balcony, comfortable bedding, in room digital safe, refrigerator stocked daily with water, juice, local beers and snacks, coffee maker, hair dryer, and a private bathroom with rainfall shower and toiletries as well as comfortable bathrobes and slippers. Upgrade to a premium suite and enjoy extra space, complimentary Wi-Fi and petit fours and a bottle of sparkling wine on arrival.
A great choice, the Barceló 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 including Hobie Cats, Windsurfing, Kayaking, Pedal Boats, Paddleboards, Snorkelling and lots more. Regular games of beach volleyball also take place throughout the day.
Poolside fun and games are always on the menu with exclusive access to the Maya Palace’s peaceful adults only pool and semi Olympic swimming pool with a special shallow areas for younger children. Across the other sections of the Maya Resort there’s fantastic fun for all the family amongst the castles and waterfalls of Barcy’s Water Park and the thrilling rides and slides at Pirates Island Water Park*. More adventurous guests love trying out the amazing Surf Rider at the wave pool -get together with friends and family to see you can last the longest before getting wiped out !
No matter what you decide to do, you’re sure to find the perfect spot for some poolside chill out time – grab your hammock for the day, enjoy a soak in the Jacuzzi and let the attentive poolside staff keep those ice cool cocktails topped up. 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 is lots to keep everyone amused 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 the judges!
Kids aged 4 – 12 are kept amused and entertained at the Barcy Kid’s Club where they enjoy making new friends and taking part in a range of supervised fun filled age related activities and in the evening there’s a disco in where older kids can get together.
Workout routines are easily maintained at the well-equipped fitness centre is and after a busy day out and about in the Mayan sun it’s a real treat to pamper yourself at U Spa* where you’ll enjoy a host of luxurious treatments including massages, hydrotherapy, facials, manicures and pedicures . The U 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”.
Barceló Maya Palace offers an amazing choice of restaurants to hand – with an extensive choice of international cuisine available for breakfast, lunch and dinner in the casual setting of the Mirador and La Hacienda buffet restaurants. In the evening, enjoy more formal dining experience with a visit to one of the resorts speciality restaurants where the French themed La Brasserie, the Caribbean themed Caribe and the Rodizio Brazilian steak restaurant all offer fantastic dining adventures!
Of course, Palace guests also enjoy full access to all the wonderful restaurants spread throughout the other sections of the expansive Grand Mayan Resort.
When the sun goes down the fun continues with lots of lively bars and entertainment 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. Night owls do not panic the night is still young, finish off your evening in style with some fancy footwork at Jaguar’s Discotheque, open for drinks and dancing into 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.
Barceló Maya Palace is the perfect choice for your Riviera Maya Adventure!
*Local charges apply