What's Near Dos Playas Cancun

Often, landing a hotel close to the beach can make your trip to this area even more special.

If you or your group are big beach fans, Dos Playas Cancun is set in the perfect location for you. This lodging is located along the shore, so guests can spend as much time as they like under the sun if they so desire. Beware that there are a lot of people who come to this popular part of Cancun, creating a good place to meet others and participate in different activities; however, it can get over-crowded sometimes.

Nearby Beaches

Of course, since Dos Playas Cancun is located directly on Playa Langosta, relaxing on the sand is one of the main attractions at this property. Playa Langosta beach is accessible to the public, and offers a number of services for beach patrons, including a center for watersports. The wealth of amenities make it easy for everyone to enjoy the sand, sun, and surf. For guests who want to venture farther away, the following options each offer something a little different. Click the name of each one in the table to read our detailed article:

Beaches Near Dos Playas
Beach Distance Direction Location
Playa Tortugas 1.0 E 6.8 mi. South of Isla Mujeres
Playa Linda 1.4 W 4.6 mi. East-Southeast of Cancun
Playa Chacmool 1.6 SE 7.5 mi. East-Southeast of Cancun
Playa Caracol 1.6 ESE 7.0 mi. South of Isla Mujeres
Playa Las Perlas 2.2 NW 3.9 mi. East of Cancun
Playa Marlin 2.6 S 7.6 mi. Southeast of Cancun
Playa Ballenas 3.4 S 7.9 mi. Southeast of Cancun
Playa Delfines 4.9 S 8.6 mi. Southeast of Cancun

Playa Tortugas is the closest choice to consider near this property. There are several thatched roof huts dotting the sands of the Playa Tortugas beach where vacationers can rent snorkeling and windsurfing equipment. The calm beaches waters found here make for ideal conditions. You can spend as much time as you want at this coastal site, considering there are bathrooms available on-site.

Nearby Areas

Vacationers who are hesitant to book their accommodations before learning about what's in the surrounding area may be wondering how close (or far) the nearby town or city is from their location. Dos Playas Cancun is found in Cancun Beach Hotel Zone, a neighborhood in Mexico; it is 6.0 miles to the east-southeast of Cancun.

Below are the names of some of the neighborhoods and towns located within a short distance of Dos Playas Cancun.

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Puerto Juarez, Mexico 3.8 NW
downtown Cancun, Mexico 4.2 W
Cancun, Mexico 6.0 WNW
Sac Bajo, Mexico 6.1 NNE
Colonias, Isla Mujeres 6.8 NNE
Isla Mujeres 6.9 NNE
Downtown Isla Mujeres, Isla Mujeres 8.4 N
Riviera Cancun, Mexico 17.7 SSW
Puerto Morelos, Mexico 21.3 SSW

Nearby Attractions

Interactive Aquarium Cancun

Tourists who want to learn about local culture and have some fun outdoors while vacationing in Mexico will find that Dos Playas Cancun is in an ideal place for people who will be in and out trying various excursions. In fact, this area has countless opportunities for exploration, like Cinepolis, Parque De Las Palapas, and Iglesia de Cristo Rey, to name a few. The nearest attraction of the three is Cinepolis.

To keep your entire group happy, you may need to browse several of this area's attractions, many of which are shown in the table below.

Attractions Near Dos Playas
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Cinepolis Movie Theater 3.5 W Downtown Cancun, Mexico
Parque De Las Palapas Park 3.9 WNW Downtown Cancun, Mexico
Iglesia de Cristo Rey Historical Site 3.9 WNW Downtown Cancun, Mexico
Movie Theatre Movie Theater 4.0 WNW Downtown Cancun, Mexico
Movie Theater Cancun Movie Theater 2.1 S 7.3 mi. Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
Interactive Aquarium Cancun Aquarium 2.1 S 7.3 mi. Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
Movie Theatre Movie Theater 2.0 S 7.3 mi. Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
Kids Park Benito Juarez Park 4.1 NW Downtown Cancun, Mexico
Pepe's Tigres Zoo 0.1 SSE 6.1 mi. East-Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
Yamil Lu'um Mayan Ruin Historical Site 2.1 SSE 7.5 mi. Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
Ruinas del Rey Historical Site 5.6 S 8.9 mi. Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
Museo Arqueológico de Cancún Museum -- -- 7.1 mi. South of Isla Mujeres, Mexico
Atlantida at Parque Nizuc Dolphin Encounter Service 8.5 SSW 10.2 mi. South of Cancun, Mexico
Delphinus Dolphin Swim Dolphin Encounter Service 1.9 E 6.7 mi. South of Isla Mujeres, Mexico
Punta Nizuc National Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 7.6 S 10.7 mi. South-Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
El Meco Mayan Ruins Historical Site 5.4 NNW 4.8 mi. Northeast of Cancun, Mexico
Garrafon Reef Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 5.7 NE 2.1 mi. South-Southeast of Isla Mujeres
Punta Sur Lighthouse Lighthouse 5.8 NE 2.3 mi. Southeast of Isla Mujeres
Ekab Maya Ruin Historical Site 5.7 NE 2.5 mi. Southeast of Isla Mujeres
Pirate Mundaca Park Park 6.2 NNE Sac Bajo, Mexico
Bluffs Trail Hiking Trail 6.2 NE 1.4 mi. Southeast of Isla Mujeres
Dolphin Discovery Dolphin Encounter Service 6.8 N 0.6 mi. West of Isla Mujeres
Hiking Trails Hiking Trail 7.1 N 0.7 mi. Northwest of Isla Mujeres
El Farito Lighthouse 7.5 N 1.5 mi. Northwest of Isla Mujeres
Caves And Arches Cave 7.8 N 1.4 mi. North-Northwest of Isla Mujeres
Fisherman's Statue Monument 8.2 N Downtown Isla Mujeres, Isla Mujeres
Lighthouse Lighthouse 8.2 N Downtown Isla Mujeres, Isla Mujeres
Isla Mujeres Cemetery Historical Site 8.3 N Downtown Isla Mujeres, Isla Mujeres
Ixchel Goddess Statue Monument 8.3 N Downtown Isla Mujeres, Isla Mujeres

If you're on the lookout for somewhere interesting to go, Cinepolis could be just what the doctor ordered. Screening all of the latest releases out of Hollywood, Cinepolis is the spot to go when you're in the mood to relax with a big tub of popcorn and enjoy a few hours of entertainment on the big screen.

Nearby Accommodations

When you're choosing a place to stay, it's sometimes smart to learn more about nearby lodging options in order to get a better feel for the region. Readers will be able to find no shortage of additional properties to consider before coming to a decision, as this part of Mexico offers visitors a terrific variety of resorts and hotels to choose from. If you'd like to get additional info about hotel booking options available in the area, view the following table.

Accommodations near Dos Playas
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Imperial Laguna Hotel 0.1 ESE 6.1 mi. East-Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
Villas Tacul Boutique Hotel 0.2 NW 5.9 mi. East of Cancun, Mexico
Cancun Sunset Lagoon Hotel & Marina 0.2 WNW 5.8 mi. East of Cancun, Mexico
Riu Caribe 0.3 NW 5.7 mi. East of Cancun, Mexico
Hotel Casa Maya 0.6 NW 5.4 mi. East of Cancun, Mexico
Hotel Suites Laguna Verde 0.7 SE 6.7 mi. East-Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
Royal Resorts - The Royal Cancun 0.9 WNW 5.1 mi. East-Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
Imperial Fiesta Club 0.9 SE 6.9 mi. East-Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
Holiday Inn Express Cancun Zona Hotelera 1.0 SSE 6.7 mi. East-Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
Sina Suites Cancun 1.0 SE 7.0 mi. East-Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
 

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