What's Near Hotel La Tortuga

The inviting beaches in Mexico are the most alluring attractions that the island has to offer.

Many guests are excited to learn that Hotel La Tortuga is located right on the water and sand, so you won't need to go very far to experience first hand what makes the area such a popular vacation destination. No matter the time of year, there are crowds of people who enjoy this popular section of Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean, setting up a good place to meet others and participate in different activities; however, it can get packed with people during the high season.

Nearby Beaches

Half Moon Bay Beach

Needless to say, since Hotel La Tortuga is positioned directly on Half Moon Bay Beach, relaxing at the water's edge is a popular pastime at this property. A small protected inlet that keeps waters calm and supports a rich underwater marine habitat, Half Moon Bay Beach is a great spot for snorkeling, but it is quiet and relaxing enough that you can spend a day relaxing on the shore as well. For guests who want to venture farther away, there are some additional beaches worth investigating. Click on the following names to view a detailed page:

Beaches Near La Tortuga
Beach Distance Direction Location
Playa Akumal -- -- 0.4 mi. Southeast of Akumal
Playa Chacal 3.9 SSW 3.2 mi. South-Southwest of Akumal
Hidden Beach 4.0 NE 1.5 mi. South-Southwest of Xpu Ha

Playa Akumal is closest to these accommodations. Playa Akumal is located in the town of Akumal between Playa del Carmen and Tulum. The beach is considered to be one of the best around, and features a number of facilities.

If instead you're interested in a place where surfers and sunbathers can find solitude, Playa Chacal may be just what you're looking for. Chacala is one of the most underdeveloped beaches along the coast. Aside from a resort property, the beach is void of any excess. Visitors who head to this shore are doing so in order to escape the pressures of daily life and enjoy a day of seclusion in a tropical paradise. It's situated only a fast cab trip away.

Nearby Areas

Guests who want to know a little bit more about the area's important features might want to know how many miles the closest town or city is from their accommodations. Hotel La Tortuga is found in the heart of Akumal.

Below are the names of some of the neighborhoods and towns located within a short distance of Hotel La Tortuga.

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Xpu Ha, Mexico 5.5 NE
Puerto Aventuras, Mexico 8.4 NE
La Gloria, Mexico 8.8 NE
Tulum, Mexico 16.7 SW
Southern Cozumel, Cozumel 21.4 E
downtown Playa del Carmen, Mexico 21.6 NE
Playa del Carmen, Mexico 22.3 NE
downtown San Miguel, Cozumel 24.1 E

Nearby Attractions

Aktun Chen Cave System

Hotel La Tortuga makes for a wonderful spot for active vacationers. There are numerous active pursuits to be enjoyed when exploring near this lodging. As a matter of fact, this region is simply full of places for travelers to explore, including Jungle Place, X'Cacel Turtle Conservation Area, and Aktun Chen Cave System. Of the three, the closest is Jungle Place.

There are plenty of other attractions to keep all kinds of travelers happy; find them listed in the table below.

Attractions Near La Tortuga
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Jungle Place Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve -- -- 4.4 mi. South West of Akumal
X'Cacel Turtle Conservation Area Zoo 5.4 SSW 4.7 mi. South-Southwest of Akumal
Aktun Chen Cave System Cave 6.5 NW 6.2 mi. Northwest of Akumal
Xel Ha Ruins Historical Site 7.1 SW 6.4 mi. South-Southwest of Akumal
Xunaan Ha Cenote Park -- -- 6.5 mi. South West of Akumal
Tajmahal Cenote Park 6.0 NNE 1.2 mi. Northwest of Xpu Ha
Kantun Chi Eco Park Park 6.9 NE The vicinity of La Gloria
Cristalino Maya Cenote Cave 7.0 NE The vicinity of La Gloria
Jardin Del Eden Cenote Cave 7.0 NE The vicinity of La Gloria
Yaxmul Cenote Park 9.6 SW 7.2 mi. Northeast of Tulum
Cedam Museum Museum 8.3 NE Puerto Aventuras
Dolphin Discovery Zoo 8.3 NE Puerto Aventuras
Manati Cenote Park 11.1 SSW 5.8 mi. Northeast of Tulum
Vaca Ha Tortugas Cenote Park 14.3 SW 3.6 mi. North of Tulum

If you're looking for a place where you can while away some free time, Jungle Place might be worth a visit. The Jungle Place is a sanctuary for endangered Spider Monkeys in the Mexican Caribbean, most of which have been rescued from life threatening situations. The owners care for these animals as if they were a part of a family, and on a rare basis, allow guests to come visit with the monkeys and explore the habitat.

Nearby Accommodations

When choosing a place to stay, it can sometimes be a good idea to learn more about nearby lodging options as a way to better understand the surrounding area. You'll be able to find plenty of additional places to think about prior to reaching a decision, as this part of Mexico offers guests a sweeping range of hotels and resorts to pick from. The table that follows lists the lodging possibilities that are available in the area.

Accommodations near La Tortuga
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
La Bahia Condominiums 0.1 SW 0.7 mi. Northeast of Akumal, Mexico
Vista del Mar Hotel 0.3 SSW 0.6 mi. East-Northeast of Akumal, Mexico
Casa Luna 0.4 S 0.6 mi. East of Akumal, Mexico
Las Casitas Akumal 0.8 SSW 0.4 mi. Southeast of Akumal, Mexico
Secrets Akumal Riviera Maya 0.9 SW 0.2 mi. South of Akumal, Mexico
Hotel Akumal Caribe 0.9 SW 0.4 mi. South-Southeast of Akumal, Mexico
Akumal Beach Resort 1.2 SW 0.5 mi. South of Akumal, Mexico
Grand Sirenis Mayan Beach 1.6 NE 2.3 mi. Northeast of Akumal, Mexico
Grand Sirenis Riviera Maya 1.7 NNE 2.4 mi. Northeast of Akumal, Mexico
Grand Palladium Riviera Resort & Spa 2.5 NE 3.2 mi. Northeast of Akumal, Mexico

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