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Barcelo Maya Tropical and Colonial Beach


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2018 Exceptional Values
Extra Value: Receive up to $1000 in Resort Discounts (booking dates, travel dates, duration, and usage restrictions may apply).
Honeymoon: Room upgrade to Oceanfront (based on availability), fruit basket, bottle of sparkling wine and Continental breakfast in bed the morning after arrival (reservations required).

Spread over acres of lush tropical gardens, the upgraded, all-inclusive Barcelo Maya Colonial & 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 pool and beach area of the Barcelo Maya Beach & Caribe 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.

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HOTEL LOCATION
Address: CARRETERA FEDERAL CHETMAL KM 266.30
PUERTO JUAREZ
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Local Phone: 011-52-984-87...
HOTEL FACILITIES
Barber / Beauty Salon
Boutique Shops
Business Services
Car Rental
Laundry / Dry Cleaning Service
Meeting Rooms
Physician on Call
Pools
Number of Pools: 4

Access to four main pools with swim-up bars around the complex
Tennis
Number of Courts: 2
Outdoor Courts: 2
Water Sports on Site
Fishing: Additional Charge
Sunfish Sailing: Complimentary
Snorkeling: Complimentary
Hobie Cats: Complimentary
Paddle Boats: Complimentary
Motorboats: Additional Charge
JetSki / Waverunner: Additional Charge
Waterskiing: Additional Charge
Wind Surf: Complimentary
Health Club / Spa
Aerobics: Complimentary
Jacuzzi: Complimentary
Nautilus Equipment: Additional Charge
Sauna: Additional Charge
Steam Room: Additional Charge
Manicure / Pedicure: Additional Charge
Facials: Additional Charge
HOTEL DETAILS
Magnificent all-inclusive beach-front resort in two adjacent hotels spread over acres of lush tropical gardens. This resort features access to 16 restaurants, fourteen bars, disco, four main pools, and guests can use the facilities and a la carte restaurants at the Barcelo Maya Beach & Caribe (there is no access to Barcelo Maya Palace). Beach: Private beach for 1.12 miles crystalline turquoise waters and spectacular protected coral reef, an unparalleled exhibition of the Caribbean paradise.
Total Rooms: 960
Year Opened: 2005 Credit Cards:
HOTEL RESTRICTIONS
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 waiter service is not part of the all-inclusive plan. Charged as room service fee.
ROOM TYPES
JRSUITE OCEANFRONT PREMIUMLEVL
comfortable 570 ft2 junior suites have a terrace or balcony with beautiful ocean views. You will also have access to the exclusive Premium Level benefits.
1 King Bed or 2 Double Beds Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Shower
Room Service
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
FAMILY ROOM
Family room includes one bedroom with a king bed and a full bathroom, a separate living and dining room with three day beds, and a balcony or terrace with tropical garden views.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Minibar
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
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. Max. Occupancy: 4 guests.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Minibar
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
SUITE OCEANFRONT PREMIUM LEVEL
Intimate suites offer beautiful views of the ocean and tropical gardens. Scented candles and relaxing bath salts add to the elegance of this room. Also access the exclusive Premium Level benefits.
1 King Bed or 2 Double Beds Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Shower
Room Service
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
DINING
Barcelo Maya Tropical and Colonial Beach features 1 meal plan options:
All Meals, Drinks & Tips
There are 16 Restaurants at Barcelo Maya Tropical and Colonial Beach:
Tokio - Japanese specialty restaurant. Open for dinner from 6:30-10:30 pm.
Colonial Buffet - International buffet restaurant at Barcelo Maya Colonial. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
La Fuente - Spanish specialty restaurant. Open for dinner from 6:30-10:30 pm.
Mariachi - Snack bar and grill serving lunch and snacks from 10:30 am - 6:30 pm.
Mexico Lindo - Mexican specialty restaurant. Open for dinner from 6:30-10:30 pm.
Palmeras - Snack bar and grill serving lunch and snacks from 10:30 am - 6:30 pm.
Caribe Buffet - International buffet at Barcelo Maya Caribe. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Santa Fe - Steak house a la carte restaurant. Open for dinner from 6:30 - 10:30 pm.
Capri - Italian a la carte restaurant. Open for dinner from 6:30 - 10:30 pm.
Kyoto - Japanese a la carte restaurant. Open for dinner from 6:30-10:30 pm.
Mare Nostrum - Seafood restaurant served Mediterranean style. Open for dinner from 6:30 - 10:30 pm.
Rancho Grande - Snack bar and grill serving lunch and snacks from 10:30 am - 6:30 pm.
Capitan Morgan - Snack bar and grill serving lunch and snacks from 10:30 am - 6:30 pm.
Beach Buffet - International buffet restaurant at Barcelo Maya Beach. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Trattoria Pizza e Pasta - New Italian 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.
ACTIVITIES & ENTERTAINMENT
Daily Activities & Entertainment:
Basket Ball, 18-hole Mini-Golf, Darts, Bocce Ball
Nightly Activities & Entertainment:
One of the largest theaters in the Riviera Maya. Nightly shows accompanied by a live orchestra.
CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS
Barcy's Kids Club
Applicable Ages: 4-12

Teen club

Apple Vacations Customer Satisfaction Score
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108 Recommend
108 past Apple Vacationers would recommend Barcelo Maya Tropical and Colonial Beach to their friends and family
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TripAdvisor Traveller Reviews
Excellent Resort!
petkaudaniel,
Fri Sep 21 17:55:35 EDT 2018
We had a great time at Barcelo Maya Resort. The staff was extremely friendly and we enjoyed the restaurants and our room. The only downside was the first couple days we were there, there was a lot of seaweed in the Gulf (We were there early September), but by the end of the week they had cleaned it up and it was great to swim in. Also, our room was right next to the theater so it was loud at night (until about 10:30 or so), so we had to get used to that.

Good and bad
Clare G, London, United Kingdom
Fri Sep 21 00:23:12 EDT 2018
I have mixed emotions about this hotel. The tropics hotel itself was very dated we had lots of problems with our room! The bed always felt very wet from the condensation and the smell of mould was a joke. Our room got flooded all our clothes got wet and my partners iPhone X got soaked which resulted in the the Face ID no longer working. We complained to reception and asked to moves rooms as this went on for a total of 8 hours not allowed in our room. We had to argue with the manager who said to just “chance our room” after the leak was fixed for an hour and then burst again with more water coming out. The reception staff can speak very little English which doesn’t help when trying to make a complaint. If you need help speak to the guest service they speak abit better English. We always got pushed to the side and spent a lot of time trying to get help. The grounds of the hotel are absolutely beautiful I can not fault them what so ever! The pools very clean and big there’s lots of choice at this resort. If I was to stay here I would say stay in either the beach or caribe side of the hotel this side seems to have been updated and is very modern and beautiful! We walked up this end everyday for breakfast and dinner as the restaurant have much more choice and it’s all round just more modern. The al a crate restaurants are amazing! I would definitely say try the Japanese! I’ve never tried this before but it was lovely. The Mexican, Italian, steak house are all good aswell. BEWARE this hotel is massive there is lots of walking from one end to the next! There is not a lot of entertainment for the kids, our daughter(4) just wanted to dance on the stage the whole time. They have a mini disco from 8:30-9 in the one disco, and then an adult show from 9:30 and that is it!! On odd fats the kids club staff would do things in the maya mall or the plaza for 30 mins which was good. Face painting, dancing etc. The kids club was AMAZING!! I was very worried about putting my daughter in there as it’s the first time ever using a kids club and I can honestly say this made my daughters holiday she loved it! I couldn’t thank cinthia, sari and Sarahi more they done an amazing job! Lots of different activities they even take the kids for lunch. Overall we had a really good holiday however I wouldn’t come back to this hotel due to the way we was treated with the problems we had.

Barcelo Maya Tropical
Haeger L, San Antonio, United States
Wed Sep 19 11:44:07 EDT 2018
5th trip to the Barcelo and loved it as always. Such a great, relaxing trip. Excellent service, beautiful properties, great food. What's not to love? Our only question was "Where are all the iguanas?"

Fabulous resort
bnharrison, Newburgh, Indiana
Tue Sep 18 15:29:20 EDT 2018
The resort is beautiful, our upgraded room/view was amazing. The servers were very friendly and courteous, especially Jose Villarreal, whom took care of us on both our June vacation and September vacation. The food was wonderful with so many different options. The only cons were the check in and check out processes were a bit lengthy. They need more staff at the front desk. There were also a few minor cosmetic issues in our room, for example there was a large chunk of tile missing from one of the wall tiles in the bathroom. Also we had a lot of trouble with our key card to our room, and the door to the balcony was very heavy and difficult to move. All things considered we would rate this resort 8.5/10:)

Traveling with 18 month old.
Mara_120286, New York City, New York
Mon Sep 17 03:27:49 EDT 2018
We picked this resort because we wanted to be away from the cancun area and needed an all inclusive stay. We were very happy with our stay at Barcelo Tropical. Our little one had an amazing time on the resort.



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