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 near the center of downtown Cancun.

Nearby Restaurants

There are many restaurants to select from in the community near this outdoor park. Palapas Park is a wonderful eatery to fill up at before visiting the park, and is the most convenient option for visitors to this attraction. Palapas Park is maybe about less than a hundred yards from the park, so stop in and dig in! Also close-by, you and your companions will have options including El Rincon Del Vino and El D'Pa Bistro letting you be picky as you choose between various restaurant options.

Nearby Attractions

Visitors who have interest in seeing another park, check out Kids Park Benito Juarez, which is located a half mile to the north of this attraction. Other kinds of local attractions include Iglesia de Cristo Rey, which is about a hundred yards away downtown Cancun. Also think about making the trip to Movie Theatre, which is another attraction not far away.

If your taste for travel keeps you looking for new activity and attraction options, you'll find the closest ones 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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