Parque De Las Palapas

Considered the heart of Cancun, Parque de las Palapas is the place to go when you want to mingle with locals and have a great time doing it.

Parque de las Palapas features a concert stage in a center courtyard which is surrounded by an open air food court.

Parque de las Palapas is a favorite amongst local Cancun residents, a fact that is evident especially on Friday nights around 7:30 when live jazz and salsa is played and the dancing begins. On Sunday afternoon, you can listen to the lovely music of the Cancun Municipal Orchestra.


Parque De Las Palapas is located in the heart of downtown Cancun.

Nearby Restaurants

There are a multitude of restaurants to pick from in the neighborhood immediately near this outdoor park. Palapas Park is an ideal restaurant to dine at on your way to spending time at Parque De Las Palapas, and is the most convenient option for visitors to this attraction. Palapas Park is only around less than a hundred yards from this park, so check it out and peruse the menu. El Rincon Del Vino and El D'Pa Bistro are some of the additional restaurant options close-by where guests can experience the flavors of Cancun, and munch on some tasty cuisine.

Nearby Attractions

If you are interested in visiting two parks, check out Kids Park Benito Juarez, which is situated a half mile to the north of this attraction. Other kinds of nearby activities include Iglesia de Cristo Rey, which is about a hundred yards away downtown Cancun. You might also want to think about visiting Movie Theatre, which is another attraction not far away.

With the choice of exciting activities nearby, you'll never run out of ways to stay busy. Attractions close-by can be found in the following table.

Attractions Near Parque De Las Palapas
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Iglesia de Cristo Rey Historic Site 0.1 mi. (3.4 km) NNE Downtown Cancun --
Movie Theatre Other Activities/Excursions 0.4 mi. (3.6 km) NNE Downtown Cancun --
Cinepolis Other Activities/Excursions 0.9 mi. (4.2 km) S Downtown Cancun --
El Meco Mayan Ruins Historic Site 3.8 mi. (7.6 km) NNE 4.8 mi. Northeast of Cancun --
Pepe's Tigres -- 4.0 mi. (9.8 km) ESE 6.1 mi. East-Southeast of Cancun --
Movie Theatre Other Activities/Excursions 5.4 mi. (11.7 km) SE 7.3 mi. Southeast of Cancun --
Movie Theater Cancun Other Activities/Excursions 5.4 mi. (11.7 km) SE 7.3 mi. Southeast of Cancun --
Interactive Aquarium Cancun Other Attraction 5.4 mi. (11.8 km) SE 7.3 mi. Southeast of Cancun --

Location: downtown Cancun, Mexico


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