Water, Water Everywhere
Barceló Maya Grand Resort has pools for lounging, pools for swimming, pools with water slides, and a private beach on the Caribbean sea. Ahhh.
Check in, Swim Out
Sunset view from a swim-up guest room in the Barceló Maya Caribe, one of the resort’s five hotels. Not seen: a spacious patio with a huge tub and privacy screen
Colorful, Mayan-inspired art in the Barceló Maya Grand Resort hotels, generously scaled in keeping with the spacious interiors, lends a sense of place.
A peach-colored backdrop, beamed ceilings, and seating areas defined by spacious archways create an aura of relaxed elegance in the lobby of the Barceló Maya Palace, one of the resort’s five hotels.
Four international buffets on property, plus eight specialty restaurants, offer a variety of options for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Meeting planners can also set up private dining, like the breakfast shown here, featuring fresh fruit and smoothies. “We’re seeing more group requests for healthy and vegan options, especially for coffee breaks,” says Assistant Sales Director Thomas Müller.
A spacious fitness center and wellness-oriented spa includes a hydrotherapy circuit of plunge pools, steam room, sauna, aromatic showers, and an outdoor pool.
A customized guestroom amenity for a large pharmaceutical group staying at the Barceló Maya Palace, one of the resort’s five hotels.
The existing convention center, seen here, accommodates up to 1,300 people. A second convention center, slated to open in early 2020, will have more than 190,000 square feet of customizable, multi-purpose space and two large outdoor terraces.
Strong demand for outdoor group events on the Barceló Maya Resort campus includes beachfront banquets and theme parties, says Assistant Sales Director Thomas Müller.
The sixth hotel at Barceló Maya Grand Resort, due to open next year, will boast spectacular ocean views and hot tubs on guestroom balconies. Seen here: a view from the model guestroom terrace.
New and noteworthy: The Ventura Fly & Ride Park opens in March 2019, accommodating up to 500 guests with everything from high-altitude zip lines to a 16-foot-high ropes course, and from a bungee swing to a go-kart track.