Extra Value: Receive up to $1000 in Resort Discounts (booking dates, travel dates, duration, and usage restrictions may apply).
Honeymoon: Room upgrade to Premium category (based on availability), Petit fours and bottle of sparkling wine in room and Romantic Continental breakfast in bed (reservations required).
Spread over acres of lush tropical gardens, the upgraded, all-inclusive Barcelo Maya Colonial and Tropical Beach is bound to impress. With 960 rooms situated on over a mile of dazzling private beach and spectacular protected coral reef, this resort is an unparalleled exhibition of Caribbean paradise in coveted Riviera Maya.
Enjoy access to sixteen international restaurants, featuring Seafood, Asian, Mediterranean, and Italian cuisine, plus four buffets and four beach restaurants with local and specialty dishes to suit any palate. Fourteen bars throughout the complex ensure a delicious cocktail awaits you at every turn. Lounge by one of four expansive main swimming pools, or join in the daily activities and watersports.
One of the largest theaters in the Riviera Maya will present nightly live shows complete with an accompanying orchestra. The U-Spa awaits your pleasure, boasting the latest equipment and luxury treatments, with whirlpool, two saunas, and two Turkish baths to relax away your stress and rejuvenate your senses.
Families can enjoy maximum freedom, choosing from among a wide range of activities for the whole tribe, including a gym, shopping, and non-motorized watersports. 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 poo immediately adjoining your hotel.
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.
LocationRiviera Maya - Beach
General Policies & Fine Print
Hotel requires a credit/debit card authorization or cash deposit upon check-in for incidentals; this will place a hold on your funds.
Individuals attending a convention cannot book this property for their stay. If found attending a convention, guests may be subject to higher room rates upon arrival.
Hotel Spring Break Policy:
This hotel cannot guarantee a spring-break-free environment.
A price may display when children stay free, if your vacation includes transfer to your hotel.
Room taxes and service fees are included in vacation price.
Minimum night stay restrictions may apply.
Reservation changes may not be permitted unless authorized by the hotel.
Customer Ratings & Reviews
TripAdvisor Traveler RatingBased on 6981 reviews
vacation in paradise barcy
Excellent vacation in paradise, in the hotel the best is the kids club area for children, children are always very entertaining and always ask to return the attention of the staff always impeccable thanks to Daniela, Jasmine, Yoali and Samantha for having done Our most pleasant stay.
Great service at Barcelo Maya Caribe buffet
We had great service at the buffet! We especially enjoyed Alberto Diaz and Eli Marina’s service. I appreciated their hospitality and made us feel very welcomed! Barcelo is such a great place to stay especially for their customer service. We hope to be back soon :)
I visited Barcelo with my family and friend. We all loved it and had an amazing time. The hotel staff was very friendly and helpful. The entertainment by the Caribbean pool was awesome. Looking forward to coming back soon.
Resort is BETTER than any you will find along the Yucatan
Let me start by saying we are very picky about where we stay. We generally would not pick all-inclusive resorts, however Barcelo Maya Beach Caribe is deserving of all the accolades it receives and then some!This was not our first visit and I held off writing a review to make sure they were consistent in their service. WOW is how I can describe this hotel and its staff. The were consistent and even bettr, I believe. First of all at upon arrival, you are greeted with one of the BEST bell boys ever, his name is Javier and he takes excellent care of all your bags and when he comes by room to deliver your bags, he asks if there are any questions he can help answer, for instance, how to work the fans, tv's, where the beach towels are, how to set up the safe, order room service, ect. He really goes way above just delivery of your luggage. He even arranged taxis for us and spoke to the drivers on our behalf, about costs ect. That is so impressive and refreshing.Javier is the happiest guy on earth I think, smiling and warm every time you see him. Great energy. Secondly,check-in at the Club Premium desk is such a treat The wonderful and friendly girls working the desk are simply amazing. So helpful and friendly in every way possible, explaining all the property lay-out, restaurants, reservations, directions, shows, spa..you name it and they explain it all to you in such a lovely friendly way. The rooms are so nicely appointed and all very clean. Our daily cleaning was impeccable and our housekeeper accommodated every single request we had. Now let me mention the food oh..my. the food. The options are limitless.Captain Morgans serves up delicious hot and fresh buffets (amazing job on keeping the line fresh and hot) the Manager is always walking around checking food temps and freshness.Our server was so sweet and so efficient, his name was OBED and he is there to serve you with a huge smile on his face everyday. Thank you for being so kind and running around to get everything from ketchup to steak sauce for us. Basically everyone at the Caribe has clearly been trained to ensure they meet everyone's expectations and their level of service ensures you will have the best vacation ever. If you come here, upgrade to the Club Premium, as it is so worth it. All I can say is THANK YOU, THANK YOU to all at the staff at the Maya Beach Caribe for making this a memorable vacation for us. The only CON I have is, you will dream of this place over and over until it is time to return and I promise,you will want to return over and over. We do.
Wonderful resort to stay while in Cancun, Mexico
Great choice of food in a comfortable relaxing environment. You can walk around between different resorts or taking a shuttle to other facilities and locations. Night time entertainment/show is enjoyable to watch.