The Barceló Maya: Our Host Resort

Barceló Maya The Host Resort

This complex of 5 luxury properties is the host resort for Playing in the Sand. Guests staying at the host resort can walk along the beach to and from the show each night. Here, you’ll find one of the most expansive and beautiful sandy white beaches in the Riviera Maya. The Barceló Maya Palace, the most luxurious of all the properties within the Barceló, is a 5-star hotel with room upgrades available and a great selection of amenities.

The Hard Rock Hotel

The Hard Rock Hotel pool & luxury resort

The Hard Rock Hotel is less than 10 minutes away from the concert venue and is a hip, music-themed option with conveniently-located bars and swank rooms. Surrounded by concert memorabilia, you’ll feel like a rock star in this newly-renovated resort. Every room feels like an upgrade as they come with a jacuzzi bathtub and minibar. Lounge in one of the resort’s huge pools with drinks delivered to you as you frolic in the sun. After the show, return to Club Heaven and dance the night away surrounded by spirited revelers.

Distance to the Barceló Maya Beach resort concert venue: 5 km or approximately 7 minutes by shuttle bus.

Dreams Tulum

Dreams Tulum Pool & Luxury Resort in Caribbean

Soak in the feel of a Mexican palace at this beautiful resort, which offers unlimited top-shelf spirits, two gorgeous pools and a secluded sugar white sand beach. Enjoy a tranquil and serene stay on the Caribbean Sea with every comfort provided, allowing you to relax and refresh. Wake up and enjoy the resort, or take a short ride into Tulum to experience some of the most famous beaches and restaurants in the world.

Distance to the Barceló Maya Beach resort concert venue: 38 km or approximately 35 minutes by shuttle bus. 

Fairmont Mayakoba


The Fairmont Mayakoba is a masterfully planned luxury resort community set within tropical forest intersected by crystal clear waterways and surrounded by a pristine Caribbean shoreline. Known as the Venice of the Caribbean, at Fairmont Mayakoba you will enjoy a unique resort experience, as the accommodations are located in Casita rooms or suites featuring private entrances, spa-style bathrooms, and furnished balconies or terraces with views to the tropical forest, golf course, mangroves, water canals, lagoons, or the deep blue Caribbean sea.

Distance to the Barceló Maya Beach resort concert venue: 34 km or approximately 30 minutes by shuttle bus. 

Rosewood Mayakoba

Rosewood Mayakoba reflection of resort in pool

Inspired by Mayan traditions, this 1600-acre resort enclave sits along a mile‐long arc of white Caribbean sand, nestled just north of the picturesque waterfront town of Playa del Carmen. Designed to blend harmony with natural landscapes, Rosewood Mayakoba is an oasis of luxury offering suites with a wide variety of amenities and the finest modern design. The resort is built to abide by the highest of eco-standards, offering indulgence with awareness, and has received the Rainforest Alliance Certification. Please note: The Rosewood is NOT an “all-inclusive” resort.

Distance to the Barceló Maya Beach resort concert venue: 34 km or approximately 30 minutes by shuttle bus. 

Banyan Tree Mayakoba

Banyan Tree Mayakoba luxury resort

In the ancient Mayan language, “Mayakoba” means “village over water”. Banyan Tree Mayakoba is true to this definition, as lagoons and the sugar sand beaches of the Caribbean Sea surround the picturesque resort. Packages at the Banyan Tree include a special meal plan for the guests of Playing in the Sand to experience all the Banyan Tree has to offer. Featuring near mythical beauty, the Banyan Tree Mayakoba blends elegance and nature, taking the Caribbean lifestyle to unprecedented heights.

Distance to the Barceló Maya Beach resort concert venue: 34 km or approximately 30 minutes by shuttle bus.