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2019 Noble Beach Prize: Most FANtastic Sports Bar, Barcelo Maya

August 30, 2019 3 Comments

With the college football season officially kicking off, sports are on the forefront of everyone’s minds. Whether you are a sports lover yourself or know someone who is, we’re introducing you to Strikers Sports Bar, located in the Mayan Mall between Barcelo Maya Colonial & Tropical and Barcelo Maya Beach & Caribe. This top-tier sports bar has everything you need–TVs, food and a lot of fun going on–earning it the 2019 Noble Beach Prize for Most FANtastic Sports Bar.

Bar area with TVs and people at tables

Enjoy a meal and a cold one with plenty of action on the TVs. (Photo by: M. Haas)

Game day doesn’t have to wait

If you’re worried about missing your favorite team play while on vacay, you don’t need to fret! Strikers Sports Bar at Barcelo Maya Grand remains open 24 hours a day, allowing you to catch the game you’ve been needing to see no matter what time of day. With 16 LCD screens covering the bar, you won’t be able to miss a single highlight. Looks like the beach might not be getting as much of your time as you expected.

Big screen TV with people sitting on couches

The perfect set-up to sit back and enjoy the game. (Photo by: M. Haas)

Snacks for days

Another important thing the best sports bars have is food. With a buffet open almost all day, Strikers offers everything from burgers to pizza to nachos, only serving the crème de la crème of game day snacks. On top of their endless food selection, there is also a variety of cocktails available. Whether you prefer a mixed drink or a cold one with the boys, Strikers has something to take a little ease off during the stress of the game.

Buffet area of bar with TVs

Take your pick on your favorite game day snack! (Photo by: M. Haas)

Games for every type of person

As if this wasn’t the perfect game day setup already, Strikers features more than just food, drinks and TVs. If you’re looking for something fun to do between games or maybe sports aren’t your thing, Strikers still has something for you. Whether it’s bowling, foosball or even video games, Strikers gives you the opportunity to take the game into your own hands.

Foosball tables with bowling lanes in the background

The entertainment is endless at Strikers. (Photo by: M. Haas)

Now that we’ve alleviated all your worries of missing your favorite team play, it’s time to book your next vacay! While you’re figuring out how to prep for your PTO, check out some of our best deals all the way from Cabo to Curaçao. If Zeke can escape to paradise, surely, you’ll be able to find some time to do the same.

Haley Hogan

All I really need in this life is the beach and a little bit of ice cream.


  1. Reply

    John Westover

    September 6, 2019

    Is this included with any of the Barcelo packages or is this an extra charge?

    • Reply

      Rachel Tellez

      September 12, 2019

      Hi John! Yes, all Barcelo hotels & resorts are all-inclusive, so that means onsite restaurants and bars are included with your stay! 🙂

  2. Reply

    Brenda Reinert

    September 18, 2019

    Strickers sports bar was the BOMB can’t wait to go back!!




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