Year after year, vacationers flock to sunny Riviera Maya, Mexico for much-needed, quality R&R coupled with some fun in the sun. Many choose Barceló Hotels & Resorts around the world to add that special touch to their trip. With a wide array of amenities, luxurious accommodations, and stunning beachfront locations, Barceló sets the bar for comfortably stylish destinations that appeal to families, couples and singles.

Barceló Maya Beach Resort has been a long-time favourite choice among families for its stunning stretch of white-sand beach and long list of available activities and attractions, thanks in part to its proximity to neighbouring facilities, which allows guests to “stay at 1, play at 4” Barceló resorts and hotels  in the area.

Already a dream destination, this multiple award-winning, all inclusive resort has recently undergone an extensive $36 million USD renovation, adding an assortment of fabulous new amenities and spectacular modern touches that ensure your vacation experience is out of this world.

Brand new Barceló

Set the stage for a wonderful vacation in paradise with a warm welcome (and perhaps a cocktail or two), in the airy and modern new lobby, which features elegant archways that perfectly frame the beautiful blue Caribbean Sea.

When check-in is complete, set out for a stroll and explore the lush, palm-lined grounds, which have been given a full facelift and now feature an array of comfortable new walkways and roadways to make navigating the complex a Caribbean breeze. Spend the day alongside the newly renovated pool, or monkeying around the revamped children`s playground.

To infuse your family vacations with even more fun, head to the new Maya Mall, perhaps the most impressive addition to Barceló Maya Beach Resort. Located in the heart of the resort complex, this massive addition is an entertainment mecca; adults will love the sizable shopping mall, perfect for picking up souvenirs and any items mistakenly excluded from suitcases, or grabbing a pint at the spacious new sports bar, where you can catch every minute of the big game. Maya Mall also features a plethora of activities to entertain families and younger travellers, including a bowling alley, Pirates Island Water Park, Surf Ride Pool, mini-golf and more! If that’s not enough, families can also head to the newly completed on-site dolphinarium, which offers a variety of programs so every member of the family gets the chance to interact with these remarkable marine animals.

After all that excitement, you’ll likely be exhausted and in need of a comfortable place to rest your head. Don’t worry, Barceló’s got you covered! The newly refurbished rooms and suites are perfectly suited for families of all sizes. If it is modern amenities you’re seeking to create that perfect home-away-from-home atmosphere, the deluxe rooms and suites are a welcoming retreat, with some featuring ocean views, furnished terraces, flat screen TVs, mini-bars and raindance showers.

When you’re all rested up, it’s time to refuel! With a tantalizing dining atmosphere on offer, one of the resorts elegant new restaurants features a buffet of option – and lots of choice is always the best when dealing with picky eaters. Choose from Japanese, Mexican, Caribbean or Italian-themed eateries that serve up world-class cuisine in authentic and lively atmospheres.

If you’ve been looking to add more action and adventure to your family vacation, consider heading to the Riviera Maya to see this stunning transformation for yourself!