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Free parking
Swimming pool
Business center

Riviera Maya

This all-inclusive resort situated on the Riviera Maya is in Xpu-Ha, 15 km (9 mi) from Xcaret theme park, and 21 km (13 mi) from Playa del Carmen.

Pools, theatre shows

Barceló Maya Colonial - All Inclusive amenities include privileges at partner hotels, use of 2 kids clubs, 3 swimming pools, and nightly entertainment, including theater shows.

Satellite TV

Guestrooms at Barceló Maya Colonial - All Inclusive include a balcony or patio, cable/satellite TV with pay movies, bathrobes, a minibar, and air conditioning.

Languages Spoken

Barceló Maya Colonial - All Inclusive

Resort Amenities

All-Inclusive Details

This resort is all-inclusive. Onsite food and beverages are included in the room price (some restrictions may apply).

Gratuities and taxes

Gratuities and taxes are included.

Food and beverages

  • Meals, snacks, and beverages included
  • Meals and beverages at companion properties

Activities and facilities/equipment

Water activities

  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Windsurfing

Land activities

  • Fitness facilities
  • Miniature golf
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball


  • Dancing

Kids' club

  • Supervised activities for children between 4 and 12 years old


  • Access to onsite clubs
  • Onsite live performances

Not included

  • Motorized water sports
  • Premium and/or non-domestic beverages
  • Room service
  • Airport transfers
  • Childcare
  • Laundry/dry cleaning services
  • Spa/beauty facilities and services
  • Offsite tours

Resort Amenities

The majority of amenities, activities, and gratuities at this resort are included in the room rate; guests will not be charged extra for the majority of amenities and activities (scroll up to the All-Inclusive Details section for more information).

Barcelo Maya Colonial - All Inclusive is within 13 miles (21 kilometers) of Xcaret and Playa del Carmen. The Barceló Maya Colonial - All Inclusive is part of the Barceló Maya Beach Resort complex. Barcelo Maya Colonial guests have full privileges at all the partner resorts.

The Barceló Maya Colonial - All Inclusive and the Barceló Maya Tropical - All Inclusive have direct beach access and share 3 swimming pools (one with a swim-up bar) with spa tubs, 1 children's pool with a slide in a water park, a fitness center, 7 lighted tennis courts and 2 lighted multi-sport courts, a business center with conference facilities that can accommodate up to 850 people, and a discotheque. Spa services are available on site for a surcharge. Gift shops are located in the lobby. Children enjoy supervised fun and games at a kids' club. Nightly entertainment includes a local orchestra performing at the theater. Airport transportation is available 24 hours (surcharge, on request).

  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Business center 
  • Turkish bath/Hammam 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Free self parking 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • On private beach 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 929 
  • Terrace 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Hair salon 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Concierge services 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 2 
  • Total number of rooms - 480 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Casino 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 3 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Swim-up bar 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Conference space 
  • Meeting rooms 9 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Year Built 2006 
  • Steam room 
  • Sauna 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Health club 
  • Children's club (free) 
  • Nightclub 
  • Children's pool 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Number of restaurants - 4 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 9999 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Wedding services 
  • Garden 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • On private beach  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Children's pool  
  • Outdoor tennis courts  
  • Children's club (free)  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Playground on site  
  • Sofa bed  


Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access ( USD 12 per 24-hour period )

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Balcony or patio 
  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Phone 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Minibar (stocked, free items) 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Slippers 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Desk 
  • Sofa bed 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Free toiletries 
  • LCD TV 
  • Day bed 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 

Where to Eat

Barceló Maya Colonial - All Inclusive guests have dining privileges at all 4 Barceló Maya Beach Resort complex restaurants:

  • Guests staying 1 and 2 nights may dine at buffet restaurants only
  • Guests staying 3 nights receive 1 ticket per room to any à la carte restaurant in the resort complex
  • Guests staying 4 to 6 nights receive 2 tickets per room to any à la carte restaurant in the resort complex
  • Guests staying 7 to 9 nights receive 4 tickets per room to any à la carte restaurant in the resort complex
  • All Barceló Maya Beach Resort complex à la carte restaurants require reservations and maintain a dress code (long pants for men, closed-toe shoes, no beachwear).

    Nearby Things to Do

    The majority of on-site recreational activities and facilities described below are included in the room rate for this resort (scroll up to the All-Inclusive details section for more information).

    All-inclusive on-site recreational opportunities include tennis on seven lighted courts, basketball on two lighted courts, miniature golf, aerobics, beach volleyball, bocce ball, table tennis, snorkeling, water polo, windsurfing, darts, archery, and access to a fitness center. Jet skiing, parasailing, scuba diving, bicycle rentals, and motor boating are available on site for a surcharge.

    A 9-hole golf course is located is located in Puerto Aventuras, 3 km (2 mi) away; an 18-hole course is located in Playa del Carmen, 21 km (13 mi) away.

    The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the resort; fees may apply.

    • Snorkeling on site 
    • Fishing on site 
    • Golfing nearby 
    • Horse riding/rental on site 
    • Volleyball on site 
    • Motor boating on site 
    • Windsurfing on site 
    • Parasailing on site 
    • Playground on site 
    • Fitness classes on site 
    • Sailing on site 
    • Basketball on site 
    • Scuba diving on site 
    • Personal motorized watercraft on site 

    Spa Services

    • Steam room in spa 
    • Body treatments 
    • Facial treatments 
    • Aromatherapy treatments 
    • Hydrotherapy treatments 


    If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

    • Accessible bathroom 
    • In-room accessibility 

    Resort Policies


    Check-in time starts at 3 PM

    Minimum check-in age is 18

    Special check-in instructions:

    24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.


    Check-out time is noon

    Payment types

    Children and extra beds

    • Children are welcome.
    • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.


    • Pets not allowed

    You need to know

    Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

    Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
    Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
    No rollaway/extra beds available


    Optional extras

    The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
    • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: USD 12 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
    • Airport shuttle fee: USD 123 per vehicle (one way)
    The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

    Resort Name

    • Barcelo Colonial Maya
    • Barcelo Maya Colonial
    • Barcelo Maya Colonial All Inclusive Xpu-Ha
    • Barcelo Maya Colonial All Inclusive. Resort
    • Barcelo Maya Colonial All Inclusive. Resort Xpu-Ha
    • Barcelo Maya Colonial All Inclusive. Xpu-Ha
    • Colonial Maya
    • Colonial Maya Barcelo
    • Maya Colonial
    • Maya Colonial Barcelo
    • Barceló Maya Colonial Xpu-Ha
    • Barcelo Maya Colonial Xpu-Ha
    • Barceló Maya Colonial All Inclusive Hotel Xpu-Ha
    • Barceló Maya Colonial All Inclusive Xpu-Ha
    • Barceló Maya Colonial All Inclusive Hotel Solidaridad
    • Barceló Maya Colonial All Inclusive Solidaridad

    We should mention

    This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

    Special Deal

    Book a stay in the "Junior Suite, Ocean View (Club Premium Free WIFI)" room category for travel anytime and receive Club Premium benefits including private check-in/check-out, personalized concierge services, priority reservations at à la carte restaurants, and best available view. Also enjoy access to the Club Premium Lounge with international drinks, canapés, continental breakfast, table games, books, newspaper, and Internet access. In the room, enjoy the following benefits: pool towels; VIP minibar with soda, water, beer, and dry snacks; turndown service; free local calls; Free WiFi; room service; express laundry service; premium brand liquors; and premium in-room amenities. Also enjoy access to Barceló Maya Palace Deluxe facilities, hydrotherapy areas (once daily), 20% off spa services, and 10% off purchases at the Barceló gift shops.

    Must book the "Junior Suite, Ocean View (Club Premium Free WIFI)" to receive benefits. Full details at check-in. Offer subject to availability. Offer is not valid with groups/conventions and may not be combined with other promotional offers. The property can change or discontinue this offer at any time without prior notice. Other restrictions and blackout dates may apply.

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