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The Barcelo Maya Tropical***** hotel is located on one of the most stunning beaches in the world with crystal-clear turquoise waters.
The hotel offers four restaurants including a tropical buffet, and the following à-la-carte restaurants: Capri offering Italian cuisine, Santa Fe specialising in meat, and the beach restaurant Palmeras with views of the Caribbean sea. There are also four bars strategically located throughout the hotel. The Barcelo All-inclusive programme offers snacks, meals and drinks, available 24 hours a day.
Add a touch of luxury to your stay and indulge yourself in the exclusive benefits of the Club Premiumconcept, which has 56 rooms designed to offer you an unbeatable stay.
Enjoy the hotel facilities and magnificent views from the green areas, swimming pool with hydromassage, children's play area, and games pool, gym, shopping centre, U-Spa and U-Kids Spa for the little ones. During the day you can enjoy sports such as tennis, paddle tennis, basketball, snorkelling, kayaking and windsurfing. At night, enjoy the vibrant nightlife that the hotel offers with live shows in the Palenque Theatre and Jaguar's nightclub.
Also, with the Barcelo All-inclusive programme you can access all the buffet restaurants, bars and beach and pool facilities at the Barcelo Maya Colonial, Barcelo Maya Beach and Barcelo Maya Caribe hotels.
Barcelo Maya Beach Resort
The Barcelo Maya Tropical hotel forms part of the Barcelo Maya Beach Resort complex, a set of five luxury all-inclusive hotels in Riviera Maya that will make your holiday a dream come true.
As well as the Barcelo Maya Tropical hotel, the following hotels also belong to the Barcelo Maya Beach Resort: Barcelo Maya Palace Deluxe | Barcelo Maya Beach | Barcelo Maya Colonial | Barcelo Maya Caribe
The majority of amenities, activities, and gratuities at this resort are included in the room rate; guests will not be charged extra for the majority of amenities and activities (scroll up to the All-Inclusive Details section for more information).The Maya Tropical Beach has 476 guestrooms. Standard rooms with one king bed or two double beds feature a balcony or patio overlooking the garden. All rooms contain sofas. Amenities include minibars restocked daily, coffeemakers, complimentary bottled water, bathrobes, telephones with voicemail, satellite TVs, and turndown service. Dial-up Internet access is available for a surcharge.The majority of amenities, activities, and gratuities at this resort are included in the room rate; guests will not be charged extra for the majority of amenities and activities (scroll up to the All-Inclusive Details section for more information).This All-Inclusive Riviera Maya resort is within 21 km (13 mi) of Xcaret and Playa del Carmen. The Barcel' Maya Tropical Beach is part of the Barcel' Maya Beach Resort complex, which also includes Barcel' Maya Caribe Beach, Barcel' Maya Beach, and Barcel' Maya Colonial Beach. Barcel' Maya Tropical Beach guests have full privileges at all the partner resorts.The Barcel' Maya Tropical Beach and the Barcel' Maya Colonial Beach have direct beach access and share three swimming pools (one with a swim-up bar) with spa tubs, one children's pool with a slide in a water park, a fitness center, an 18-hole miniature golf course, seven lighted tennis courts and two lighted multi-sport courts, a business center with conference facilities that can accommodate up to 850 people, and a discotheque. Spa services are available on site for a surcharge. Gift shops are located in the lobby. Children enjoy supervised fun and games at a kids' club. Nightly entertainment includes a local orchestra performing at the theater.
Dolphinaris at Barceló
Experience the best interactive experience with dolphins in the new Dolphinaris at Barceló, located opposite the beach and surrounded by beautiful tropical landscapes. The enclosure is certified by the European Association for Aquatic Mammals.
The dolphinarium is located within the complex and is exclusively for guests of the hotel Barceló Maya Beach Resort. It has an innovative concept of shallow platforms, for carrying out the interaction programmes in complete safety for any visitor.
There are service areas available to swimmers and their guests such as entrance services, customer services, induction classes, an innovative outdoor lounge which holds Trainer for a Day classes - its star programme, as well as photo and video services.
Dolphinaris at Barceló offers 4 different Programmes, all designed so that everyone can live an unforgettable experience.
The show starts with a fun acrobatic display and then goes into a dolphin orientation session with seasoned trainers, where you can dispel any myths you may have about dolphins.
Other activities include, depending to the programme of your choice: diving with dolphins, observing their habits underwater using a visor, kiss, greeting, hug, and the famous "footpush”, among others.
Swimming pools and entertainment
Impressive pool with hydromassage.
Semi-Olympic size swimming pool.
Free use of pool towels, sun-loungers and hammocks.
Day and night-time entertainment with activities for all ages.
Free entry to the nightclub, including national drinks.
Children's club (for 4 to 12 year-olds).
Facilities for children
The Barceló Maya Tropical hotel has an ideal area for children and teenagers to really enjoy their holidays. There is also the fantastic Barcy Kids Club with an entertainment programme for 4 to 12 year olds.
At the Teen Club teens will find their own space to have fun with the latest new games. We also offer pool, video-games and the best music.
Sports at the hotel
Professional football pitch with changing rooms.
Basketball and multi-sports court.
Tennis court (equipment included; floodlighting subject to additional charge).
Paddle tennis court (equipment included; floodlighting subject to additional charge).
Windsurfing (standard boards).**
Sport sailing (standard vessels).**
Scuba Diving (one lesson in the pool per week).
Aquarobics in the pool.
Enjoy a fully air-conditioned buffet restaurant, 2 speciality restaurants: Capri and Santa Fe and, a beach restaurant Palmeras right in front of the Caribbean Sea. But if you prefer to relax in the comfort of your room, we also offer 24-hour room service for your convenience at an additional charge.
Enjoy our selection of exotic and refreshing drinks at our bars, with Premium drinks included in the Barceló All Inclusive programme.
Amazing Hotel! Never Expected This Beautiful! Deserves 5 Golden Stars!
This is a very detailed review, if you want cliff notes, just scroll down to the bottom where it says "Final Notes" but I would read everything for the best info :)
My boyfriend, mom, grandma, and I (us being 20 yrs. old while the other 2 were 45 and 69 yrs. old) went to the Mayan Riviera to the Barcelo Maya Tropical Beach Resort from March 9th through March 16th for my college spring break. This hotel is a humongous complex made up of 4 Barcelo hotels (in order from oldest to newest): Barcelo Beach, Barcelo Caribe, Barcelo Colonial, Barcelo Tropical (opened in winter of 2005). We were able to use all the amenities from all the 4 hotels including all restaurants, buffets, theatres, pools, etc.
I would like to start out by saying that this is most definitely one of the most beautiful, luxurious, and well kept hotels I have been to in my life (everyone that traveled with me agrees). I have been to other 5 star All Inclusive Resorts in places like:
Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (Iberostar)
Cancun, Mexico (Gran Caribe Real)
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico (Riu)
I've also been to other Non-All-Inclusive hotels in Hawaii, the Caribbean Islands, I've been on a cruise, etc. so that is to show you that I have traveled a bit and have some things to compare in my opinion.
1st off I want to mention how absolutely BEAUTIFUL this resort was. It had so much lush greenery everywhere and the gorgeous walkways with the pools flowing in and out of each other all around the resort and fountains everywhere. I have to say I was extremely impressed. I've been to some great resorts but this one outdid them in beauty by a long shot. Also, I kept witnessing how well maintained the property was, one person would be mowing the lawn and there would be another worker running behind him sweeping up little amounts of leftover grass (the upkeep everywhere was more than overdone!)
The Beach is 2 KM in length which is 1.2 miles . It has gorgeous white sand stretching throughout and at the very ends of the beach there are beautiful rock formations that people climb onto and witness the crashing waves on. It's pretty beautiful and I liked the beach more here than in most places I've been. There are palm trees right on the beach which I've never seen before so close to the water, however, they are a little trimmed because of the hurricane a few months ago (that was the only damage we pretty much witnessed from the hurricane in that area of Mexico).
The pools are magnificent (there are 2 big pools and a lap pool for the Tropical & Colonial and about 2 more throughout the resort for the other 2 hotels) with fountains streaming in the middle and throughout the sides of each pool. There was also a big waterpark with slides and waterfalls for kids that was in a separate areas. There are palapa roofs everywhere for shade as well as every few feet there are hammocks to lie in-plenty for everyone. You can use any of the pools for any of the 4 hotels because it is all one complex. There are always enough lounge chairs if not too many, never once was there a need to reserve any at the pool or on the beach. The Tropical/Colonial beach where we stayed had a lot less people than the Caribe/Beach side so if you like more privacy I would advise going to that area.
I was more than impressed with the food in this resort. The ONE IMPORTANT THING I RECOMMEND is make reservations for all your restaurants you plan to attend the 1st night you get there (there is a lady at the guest services desk in the main lobby untill 11 pm) because you will not be able to get into anything otherwise, you'll see what I mean if you don't do this. Also getting sick shouldn