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Barcelo Maya Beach & Caribe


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Exceptional Values!
Honeymooners: Room upgrade (based on availability), bottle of sparkling wine, and continental breakfast in bed the morning after arrival (reservations required).

Greening Your Life: Part of the Apple Vacations Greening Your Life initiative, this property holds Gold Certifications from EarthCheck and Green Globe.

Guests have the option to reuse towels and sheets in order to conserve water and energy, and there is automatic, eco-friendly light control in public areas. Clean drinking water is enjoyed thanks to a reverse osmosis plant. Education stations are also available for guests to learn about the care of local ecosystems and wildlife.

The on-site nursery produces 90% of the plants used in local reforestation, while the 3,200 sq. ft. garden, "La Huerta del Chef", contains vegetables, herbs, corn, fruits and different types of chili peppers.

The resort incorporates fencing around nesting areas on the beach in order to protect baby sea turtles.

Ideal for families, couples, and scuba divers, Barcelo Maya Beach & Caribe is located on what is commonly considered the finest stretch of pristine beach in Riviera Maya. Stroll through the abundant, Mayan inspired grounds or dive and snorkel in the glass-like ocean, exploring the second largest barrier reef on Earth. If you prefer fresh water, there are two expansive pools, each with its own Jacuzzi to ease away your cares. This lush resort complex is conveniently close to one of the most popular tourist attractions, the 3000 year-old ruins at Tulum, the only Mayan archeological site on the Caribbean coastline.

With accommodations decorated in the purest Caribbean style, these cheerful rooms are comfortable, open, and all have a balcony or terrace overlooking verdant gardens or the azure sea. Enjoy access to international dining in sixteen restaurants including four distinct buffets, Mexican and Spanish cuisine, four beach restaurants, plus access to fourteen bars strategically located throughout the complex. You'll never be hungry because the Barcelo All-Inclusive program offers 24-hour availability of snacks, meals, and drinks.

Families can enjoy maximum freedom, choosing from among a wide range of activities for the whole tribe, including a gym, shopping, and the luxurious U-Spa. Qualified staff members organize entertaining activities for the smallest members of the family in the mini-club. Children are guided through games, competitions, drawing, handicrafts, movies, a mini-disco, mini-aerobics, and the brand-new U-Kids Spa.

By day, adults can join in a variety of sports, including tennis (day or night on floodlit courts), basketball, snorkeling, kayaking, windsurfing, and miniature golf. At night, enjoy the vibrant entertainment at the unique live shows and then dance the night away at Jaguar's nightclub. In addition, you are free to access facilities in the pools and beach area of the Barcelo Maya Colonial & Tropical, immediately adjoining your hotel.

With something for everyone, Barcelo Maya Beach & Caribe awaits your family for the vacation of a lifetime!

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HOTEL LOCATION
The resort is 40 miles south of Cancun Airport, 15 miles south of Playa del Carmen, and 20 miles north of the Tulum Ruins, near Xcaret and Xel-Ha.
Address: KM266.3
PUERTO JUAREZ
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Local Phone: 011-52-984-87-51
Toll Free Phone: 800-227-2356
Fax: 011-52-984-875-1509
HOTEL FACILITIES
Barber / Beauty Salon
Boutique Shops
Business Services
Car Rental
Concierge
Currency Exchange
Disco / Nightclub
Laundry / Dry Cleaning Service
Meeting Rooms
Parking(Complimentary)
Physician on Call
Pools
Number of Pools: 4

Access to four main pools at each of the hotels and at Barcelo Maya Colonial & Tropical, as well as four swim-up bars.
Golf: NEARBY
The Golf Club at Playa Car 12 miles from the resort
Holes: 18
Green Fees: Prices vary
Cart Fee: Prices vary
Tennis
Number of Courts: 2
Outdoor Courts: 2
Lighted Courts: 2
Water Sports on Site
Fishing: Additional Charge
Snorkeling: Complimentary
Hobie Cats: Complimentary
Motorboats: Additional Charge
JetSki / Waverunner: Additional Charge
Waterskiing: Additional Charge
Wind Surf: Complimentary
Other Sports Available
Jogging Trail: Complimentary
Other Sports: Minigolf (complimentary)
Health Club / Spa
Nautilus Equipment: Complimentary
Sauna: Additional Charge
Steam Room: Additional Charge
Manicure / Pedicure: Additional Charge
Facials: Additional Charge
HOTEL DETAILS
Barcelo Maya Beach & Caribe features five buildings of Mayan-inspired architecture overlooking white sand beaches with clear blue waters and a natural coral reef. Surrounded by miles of virgin grounds, each air-conditioned room has its own terrace. This resort features access to 16 restaurants, 14 bars, 24-hour room service, 4 pools, a spa, throughout the Barcelo Complex. Beach: This is one of the most beautiful beaches in the mexican Caribbean which lies upon 1.12 miles of white-talcum sand along sparkling turquoise waters and a coral reef. Check-in: 3:00 p.m.
Check-out: 12:00 p.m.
Year Opened: 1999 Credit Cards: Visa, Master Card, Diners Club, American Express
HOTEL RESTRICTIONS
No pets. No spring breakers. A la carte dining: 3 nights: 1 dinner, 4-5 nts: 2, 6 nts: 3, 7 nts: 4, 8 nts: 5, 9-10 nts: 7, 11-12 nts: 8, 13 nts: 9, 14 nts: 10. Poolside service is not part of the all-inclusive plan, and is charged as a room service fee.
ROOM TYPES
JR STE SWIMUP CLUB PREM CARIBE
Guestroom includes one king bed or two double beds, and direct access to a pool located just in front of the terrace. Room also features a sun deck or solarium and Club Premium amenities and services.
1 King Bed or 2 Double Beds Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
TV Movies
Room Safe
Satellite
SUITE OCEAN FRONT PREMIUM CLUB
1,431 square feet of space with an elegant design and intimate feel. They also offer spectacular views that you can enjoy from your own spacious patio while you relax in the hot tub. Obtain the exclusive benefits of our Club Premium concept.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
TV Movies
Room Safe
Satellite
FAMILY ROOM
One bedroom with a king size bed and full bathroom, separate living room area with 2 day beds. Providing enough space to accommodate a family's needs.
1 King Bed Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
TV Movies
Room Safe
Satellite
JUNIOR SUITE OCEANFRONT CLUB
Guestroom includes one king bed or two double beds, a day bed, and private balcony or terrace with oceanfront views. Club Premium amenities and services also included.
1 King Bed or 2 Double Beds Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
TV Movies
Room Safe
Satellite
SUPERIOR ROOM RUN OF THE HOUSE
Guestroom includes one king bed or two double beds, a day bed, and a private balcony or terrace with garden views.
1 King Bed or 2 Double Beds Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
TV Movies
Room Safe
Satellite
DINING
Barcelo Maya Beach & Caribe features 1 meal plan options:
All Meals, Drinks & Tips-A la carte dining: 3nts= 1 dinner, 4-6 nts = 2 dinners & 7- 10 nts= 3 dinners.
There are 16 Restaurants at Barcelo Maya Beach & Caribe:
La Fuente - Spanish specialty restaurant. Open for dinner from 6:30-10:30 pm.
Palmeras - Snack bar and grill serving snacks and lunch from 10:30 am - 6:30 pm.
Mariachi - Snack bar and grill serving snacks and lunch from 10:30 am - 6:30 pm.
Beach Buffet - International buffet restaurant at Barcelo Maya Beach. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Rancho Grande - Snack bar and grill serving lunch and snacks from 10:30 am - 6:30 pm.
La Trattoria Ristorante - New Italian specialty restaurant. Open for dinner from 6:30-10:30 pm.
Capitan Morgan - Snack bar and grill serving snacks and lunch from 10:30 am - 6:30 pm.
Tokyo - New Japanese specialty restaurant. Open for dinner from 6:30-10:30 pm.
Tropical Buffet - International buffet restaurant at Barcelo Maya Tropical. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Santa Fe - A la carte steakhouse. Open for dinner from 6:30-10:30 pm.
Colonial Buffet - International buffet restaurant at Barcelo Maya Colonial. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Capri - Italian specialty restaurant. Open for dinner from 6:30-10:30 pm.
Caribe Buffet - International buffet restaurant at Barcelo Maya Caribe.
Kyoto - Japanese specialty restaurant. Open for dinner from 6:30-10:30 pm.
Mare Nostrum - Seafood specialty restaurant. Open for dinner from 6:30-10:30 pm.
Mexico Lindo - Mexican specialty restaurant. Open for dinner from 6:30-10:30 pm.
ACTIVITIES & ENTERTAINMENT
Daily Activities & Entertainment:
Mini golf, Beach Volleyball, Waterpolo, Aquaerobics, Dance Lessons, Badminton Tournaments. Surf Rider and Pirate ship (fee for guests 6+ years on Pirate Ship; no guests under 13 on Surf Rider). Surf class (fee). Bowling (ages 6+; fee applies).
Nightly Activities & Entertainment:
Theatre, Live Music, Musical Videos, Shows- Broadway, Fantasia, Caribbean, Latin, Jaguar's Disco
CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS
Barcy's Club - Design cookies, Beach Adventure, Face & Body Painting, Water Balloon War, Mini Olympics, Sand Castles, Mexcian Bracelets
Applicable Ages: 4 to 12 years old
Program Fees: Complimentary

Children's Facilities
PlayGround
Game Room
Teen Disco
Children's Pool

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Flow rider - 5 stars!!
Fiona O,
Thu Dec 01 07:16:01 EST 2016
The instructors at the flow rider were excellent, and very helpful. They made our stay at the Barcelo Maya Caribe even better - we visited every day. Highly recommend visiting the flow rider on your stay here, you will not be disappointed!!

Extremely Impressed - A Fair and Honest Review
Freddy G,
Wed Nov 30 04:29:33 EST 2016
Just returned from Barcelo Maya Caribe yesterday. We are no stranger to All Inclusive and honestly stayed at a different Barcelo property about 36 months ago and was unimpressed. This time, I was honestly super impressed. The resort is immaculately clean. Service is AMAZING. You honestly are treated like you are the only person there by most of the staff. We did upgrade to the premium and I do suggest that if you want higher end booz, free room service (including champagne / booz to the room) and easier access to the restaurants. So lets break it down: Reviews can be tricky because you have no idea who is writing them. So here is my profile: Active 42 year old male, from Atlanta, georgia (US), have done all inclusives before, 4th time in Mexico. We were looking to be away from Cancun but still at a resort where we could relax AND have fun when we wanted to. THIS RESORT WAS A HIT ! The Good: Rooms super clean. Our fridge broke the first day and was replaced literally in 10 minutes !! Free Dolphin show, Free non motorized water sports including kayaking and riding the big bikes on the water, free scuba lessons, free snorkeling, free 1st class shows, free nightclub........I could go on and on. Here is the cool part...The entertainment is not cheesy or corny like other places I have been. The DJ on the beach was on point (I am a DJ from Atlanta, Ga by the way). The performances were awesome from a sound & show quality standpoint...similar to the quality of a Disney Cruise..not quite Vegas, but nice. When you find the right bartender...the drink are great. Premium status gets you Don Julio, 1800 or Jose Cuervo, plus Remy Martin VSOP is their VIP Cognac. There are 5 resorts on this one property...beautiful beaches, tons of activities and family friendly. They have separate kids pools, kids waterslides, kids spa and kids activities.....You will never be bored...Unless you are a boring person. Pools are great and plenty of them,,you will never no have a seat, plenty of covered cabanas and great service at the pool. The GREAT: SERVICE...1st class, cleanliness and activities..there is even a smartphone app that helps with activity calendars. Could Use Improvement: OK, I am a food snob....the food here is just OK. Its not bad by any stretch of the imagination, there is an awesome variety and its better than other Barcelo Resorts. In my opinion, there was really a lack of good Mexican cuisine at the buffets. Tacos were really hard, guacamole was blah...so that surprised me. Now the Yukan Pork was amazing and seafood night was even more amazing with unlimited lobster and HUGE PRAWNS....so food could be hit or miss, but the hits are homeruns. We did the French Restaurant and the Brazilian restaurant. The French wasn't really french...lol. We were pretty dissapointed in the Beef Wellington, but the standard lobster and filet were good. Sea Bass was good. I have no idea what the off brand of champagne they use it, but it is DELICIOUS !! My wife compared it to some of the great champagne she had in Paris. Brazilian restaurant service was amazing. Salad bar was awesome and food was decent. I had a ribeye with fried veggies and wife had veggie lasagna. The Bad: None ..honestly there is nothing bad at this resort. I have never said that about anything..lol In Summary: This resort is probably the best bang for you buck by far. We did 4 days and still had plenty more we could have done. We will be back in April for Spring break with the kids. Make sure you take plenty of singles and pesos for tips. They dont ask or pressure you at all but they really deserve it. Thanks for reading

So much fun!!
Lori W, Camrose, Canada
Tue Nov 29 06:54:22 EST 2016
Was very happy to attend a wedding at the Barcelo Maya Caribe resort in the Mayan Riviera on November 14th. A petit little waitress Hamce Yamel Sein Gonzalez tended to our table. Every need was very efficiently taken care of by her. She was very friendly, had a big smile, and it was a delight to be taken care of by her! All the staff at our function were great and all should be commended. Even the bus driver that drove our rowdy crew back to Labna! Thanks for a great week at your resort!! We loved the beach, pool time, buffets, everything was great and we will recommend Barcello to our friends:) Thank you so much!!

amazing
ericalynanderson05, Oconomowoc, Wisconsin
Sun Nov 27 13:52:41 EST 2016
We have been to Riviera Maya several times, normally we go to Grand Palladium, we know its good, we know where everything is and we find comfort in knowing it will be a great vacation. This year, we decided to try something new , we booked at Barcelo Maya Caribe. I was blown away by how great this place was. The food was great, the staff was friendly for the most part. The place was so clean and the landscape was beautiful. Our room was always clean and the bed was very comfortable.The only cons I would say is all the 'extra' charges, like playing pool....we pay tons of money to vacation for the week and now you want $8 to play a game of pool?? or $20 to lay in a bed at the adult pool? We never saw a single person rent one of those beds the entire week we were there.The nightly entertainment was below average from what we were used to. We had issues with our room key almost everyday, the pool bars were always busy and you had to wait awhile to get a drink, but that is to be expected. The a la carte restaurants were very good! and the servers were very nice. Over all very happy with our experience, we will probably be back, depending on the "perks" of being a returning guest.

Save your vacation- stay at the Barcelo Maya Palace and not the Barcelo Caribe!
anniesez11, Toms River, New Jersey
Fri Nov 25 07:58:01 EST 2016
We have been frequent travelers to Riviera Maya and have vacationed there 3 times in the past year and one half. Previously we stayed at the Barcelo Maya Palace and had a fantastic vacation. Foolishly we booked the Maya Caribe thinking it would be just as nice. Boy were we wrong! While our room was smaller (not a deal breaker), the lamp was broken, the coffee maker had coffee but no packets of creme or sugar. The housekeeper just made the bed and did not remove used towels or washcloths even despite the fact that we left a tip every day. The food was perhaps the worst part of our stay. Now, I am not a picky eater at all but the food at the buffet was absolutely horrible. There was little variety and I would describe the trays of food (often luke -warm) as pure "slop." The food was not only visually unappealing but dry, and not fresh. The service was equally as poor as on several occasions I ordered hot tea and was brought a cup of hot water with no tea bag, then had to try to flag down a server ( which they had a habit of ignoring you when you look like you need something). In addition, we always left a nice tip which made the poor service even more infuriating. There was only one waiter that gave us very nice service and his name was Hassim. He is a server in the buffet area and is fabulous! Also, if you order a drink at the pool bar ( if you drink beer they do not offer Corona) , you will get watered down vodka. I am not a big drinker, and my husband does not drink at all and ordered a pina colada without alcohol- both drinks were terrible! I could not detect any vodka in my drink at all although I saw them pour vodka into the blender so I figure it had to be diluted. On the positive side we went to the aLa carte French restaurant in the Palace and had a wonderful meal with incredible service . Our waiter's name was Fernando and he was absolutely awesome!! He made you feel like royalty! By the way the French Restaurant has got to be the best at of all the aLa cart restaurants on the Barcelo complex. So bottom line for us is that we value quality and service and thus would rather not go on vacation than stay at Barcelo Caribe, Tropical or Beach. For us it is the Barcelo Maya Palace or nothing. It is worth the few extra bucks believe me! We learned the hard way- I hope you don't have to do the same!



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