What's Near Flamingo Cancun Resort & Plaza

The sparkling beaches in Mexico are undoubtedly some of the most anticipated tourist sites that the country has to offer.

Visitors love that Flamingo Cancun Resort & Plaza is located directly on the waterfront, so you won't need to travel far to see one of the most naturally beautiful features of the area. No matter the time of year, there are crowds of people who come to this popular part of Cancun, creating a lively atmosphere for people-watching and sun-bathing; however, it can get over-crowded sometimes.

Nearby Beaches

Naturally, since Flamingo Cancun Resort & Plaza sits directly on Playa Chacmool, sun bathing is one of the main attractions here. Watersports and aquatic activities may not be popular on some of the island's other beaches, but great conditions at the Playa Chacmool make them a big hit with beachgoers. There are even places on the beach where you can rent snorkeling gear and other equipment watersports. For those who want to venture farther away, there are some additional beaches worth investigating. Click the names below to view a detailed page:

Beaches Near Flamingo Resort
Beach Distance Direction Location
Playa Marlin 1.1 SSW 7.6 mi. Southeast of Cancun
Playa Caracol 1.2 NE 7.0 mi. South of Isla Mujeres
Playa Tortugas 1.3 N 6.8 mi. South of Isla Mujeres
Playa Ballenas 2.1 SSW 7.9 mi. Southeast of Cancun
Playa Langosta 2.5 NW 5.3 mi. East of Cancun
Playa Linda 2.9 NW 4.6 mi. East-Southeast of Cancun
Playa Delfines 3.6 SSW 8.6 mi. Southeast of Cancun
Playa Las Perlas 3.9 NW 3.9 mi. East of Cancun

One of the most convenient options is Playa Marlin. Because the waters around the Playa Marlin beach tend to be rough, swimming can be difficult and even dangerous off these shores. But the same conditions that make it dangerous for swimmers make it ideal for watersports, particulary sail boarding and parasailing.

Nearby Areas

Guests who are curious about the area's important features may want to know how far the nearest town or city is from their location. Flamingo Cancun Resort & Plaza is located in Cancun Beach Hotel Zone, a neighborhood in Mexico; it's seven and a half miles (12 kilometers) to the east-southeast of Cancun.

The areas found closest to Flamingo Cancun Resort & Plaza are listed below.

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Puerto Juarez, Mexico 5.5 NW
downtown Cancun, Mexico 5.6 WNW
Sac Bajo, Mexico 7.2 N
Cancun, Mexico 7.4 WNW
Colonias, Isla Mujeres 8.0 N
Isla Mujeres 8.1 N
Downtown Isla Mujeres, Isla Mujeres 9.8 N
Riviera Cancun, Mexico 16.6 SSW
Puerto Morelos, Mexico 20.2 SSW

Nearby Attractions

Interactive Aquarium Cancun

Vacationers who crave an exciting itinerary during their stay in Mexico will quickly learn that Flamingo Cancun Resort & Plaza makes a great base for their tropical explorations. In fact, this region touts a wide array of places to explore, such as Cinepolis, Parque De Las Palapas, and Iglesia de Cristo Rey, to name a few. Though there are at least three great attractions nearby, the closest one is Cinepolis.

For even more attractions to add to your agenda, find several of the nearest shown in the table below.

Attractions Near Flamingo Resort
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Cinepolis Movie Theater 4.8 WNW Downtown Cancun, Mexico
Parque De Las Palapas Park 5.5 NW Downtown Cancun, Mexico
Iglesia de Cristo Rey Historical Site 5.5 NW Downtown Cancun, Mexico
Movie Theatre Movie Theater 5.6 NW Downtown Cancun, Mexico
Movie Theater Cancun Movie Theater 0.7 SW 7.3 mi. Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
Interactive Aquarium Cancun Aquarium 0.7 SW 7.3 mi. Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
Movie Theatre Movie Theater 0.6 SW 7.3 mi. Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
Kids Park Benito Juarez Park 5.7 NW Downtown Cancun, Mexico
Pepe's Tigres Zoo 1.7 NW 6.1 mi. East-Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
Yamil Lu'um Mayan Ruin Historical Site 0.6 SSW 7.5 mi. Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
Ruinas del Rey Historical Site 4.3 SSW 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 7.4 SW 10.2 mi. South of Cancun, Mexico
Delphinus Dolphin Swim Dolphin Encounter Service 1.6 NE 6.7 mi. South of Isla Mujeres, Mexico
Punta Nizuc National Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 6.2 S 10.7 mi. South-Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
El Meco Mayan Ruins Historical Site 7.1 NNW 4.8 mi. Northeast of Cancun, Mexico
Garrafon Reef Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 6.6 NNE 2.1 mi. South-Southeast of Isla Mujeres
Punta Sur Lighthouse Lighthouse 6.6 NNE 2.3 mi. Southeast of Isla Mujeres
Ekab Maya Ruin Historical Site 6.5 NNE 2.5 mi. Southeast of Isla Mujeres
Pirate Mundaca Park Park 7.3 N Sac Bajo, Mexico
Bluffs Trail Hiking Trail 7.2 NNE 1.4 mi. Southeast of Isla Mujeres
Dolphin Discovery Dolphin Encounter Service 8.1 N 0.6 mi. West of Isla Mujeres
Hiking Trails Hiking Trail 8.4 N 0.7 mi. Northwest of Isla Mujeres
El Farito Lighthouse 8.9 N 1.5 mi. Northwest of Isla Mujeres
Caves And Arches Cave 9.2 N 1.4 mi. North-Northwest of Isla Mujeres
Fisherman's Statue Monument 9.6 N Downtown Isla Mujeres, Isla Mujeres
Lighthouse Lighthouse 9.6 N Downtown Isla Mujeres, Isla Mujeres
Isla Mujeres Cemetery Historical Site 9.7 N Downtown Isla Mujeres, Isla Mujeres
Ixchel Goddess Statue Monument 9.7 N Downtown Isla Mujeres, Isla Mujeres

If you're on the lookout for somewhere a little different to visit, Cinepolis might be just right for you. 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

Learning more about nearby booking options is oftentimes a convenient means of getting a feel for the area. Readers will be able to find lots of other destinations to consider nearby, as this section of Mexico offers guests a sweeping selection of hotels and resorts to pick from. The following table shows the booking possibilities available in the vicinity.

Accommodations near Flamingo Resort
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
The Royal in Cancun Adults Only All-inclusive 0.1 N 7.4 mi. East-Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
The Royal Cancun - Luxury All Inclusive Resort 0.1 N 7.4 mi. East-Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
The Royal Mayan 0.1 N 7.4 mi. East-Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
Gran Caribe Real Resort & Spa 0.2 NNE 7.4 mi. East-Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
Avalon Grand Cancun 0.3 SW 7.4 mi. East-Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
ME Cancun Resort 0.4 SW 7.4 mi. East-Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
Cancun Caribe Park Royal Grand 0.4 NNE 7.4 mi. East-Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
Park Royal Piramides Cancun 0.5 SW 7.4 mi. Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
Le Blanc Spa Resort Adults Only All-inclusive 0.6 NNE 7.4 mi. East-Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
Sunset Royal Hotel 0.7 NNE 7.4 mi. South of Isla Mujeres, Mexico
 

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