Playa Las Perlas

Beachgoers will love all of the opportunities for exciting watersports available at the Playa Las Perlas beach, which boasts some of the best waves for boogie boarding and surfing. But you don't need any equipment to take advantage of this beautiful spot - these are also some of the safest waters in the area for swimming. The sands of the Playa Las Perlas are also perfect for sandy pursuits of all kinds, such as a pick-up game of volleyball.

Located in the vicinity of Cancun, Playa Las Perlas is on the East coast of Mexico. You might want regardless of whether you're staying nearby. Although Playa Las Perlas is not the most secluded beach in Cancun, it retains the right amount of intimacy and natural beauty to attract visitors who need a place to relax.

How to Access The Beach
Playa Las Perlas is located off Kulkulkan Boulevard, near Imperial las Perlas Cancun.

Amenities and Ambiance

With plenty of sunshine and dazzling crystalline waters, Playa Las Perlas is the perfect tropical beach for active vacationers. The Playa Las Perlas Beach is also conveniently located near the Hotel Zone action.

The concession stand at this spot is also an option. Depending on the season and time of day, you may also be able to try local specialties from one of the mobile vendors who typically set up on this shoreline.

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site, which is something to consider if you're bringing the kids, or plan to spend all day outside. Most vacationers that visit the Playa Las Perlas beach come to this stretch of sand to enjoy great watersports in the calm waters. This beach is public, so no matter if you're an adventure seeker or just want to lazily lounge in the sun, you can enjoy all that these sands have to offer.

Since Playa Las Perlas is found in a commonly visited area, many try to show up early.

What's Nearby


Playa Las Perlas is always a lovely side-trip when you're in the area. Look for it on the East coast of Mexico; the area hosts attractions such as Teatro Cancun, which is one and an eighth miles away.

If you're intrigued by Cancun's history, some of the nearby attractions offer a historical perspective of the country. For instance, nearby is Iglesia de Cristo Rey, which is accessible on foot or in a cab.

Beaches are a great attraction to visit, but there's even more to see during your stay. The table below lists other attractions that are nearby.

Activities and Attractions Near Playa Las Perlas
Attraction Type Distance Direction
Teatro Cancun Dinner Show and Theater 1.1 mi. SE --
Bull Ring Sporting Event Venue 1.4 mi. WSW --
Puerto Cancun Golf Course Golf Course 1.6 mi. NW --
Recorcholis Arcade Gambling Arcade 1.6 mi. WSW --
Casino Palace Bingo Parlor 1.7 mi. W --
Iglesia de Cristo Rey Historical Site 1.8 mi. W --
Dubai Palace Casino Slot Machine Arcade 1.8 mi. SW --
Playboy Club Cancun Casino 2.5 mi. SE --
Cancun Golf Club at Pok-Ta-Pok Golf Course 3.0 mi. SE --
Caliente Sports Betting Sports Betting Shop 3.1 mi. W --
El Meco Mayan Ruins Historical Site 3.8 mi. N --
Museo Arqueológico de Cancún Museum 4.0 mi. ESE --

Cities and Towns

Playa Las Perlas is very close to Cancun, so travelers staying in town won't have far to go. Playa Las Perlas guests hoping to find further attractions should consider heading over to Cancun, because it's close-by and is a particularly bustling part of Cancun. From the shore, Cancun isn't far off, roughly four miles (six and a half kilometers).


The popularity of this spot on any given day can vary, it depends on many factors: the time of sundown, happy hour, even how full nearby hotel rooms are. You can typically expect to share the sand with more than a few vacationers who are staying in the area.

Vacationers trying to find a place to stay near Playa Las Perlas won't find it that tough, as there is no shortage of accommodations to choose from close-by. Find the closest booking options by perusing those listed below.

Accommodations near Playa Las Perlas
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Hotel Imperial Las Perlas Cancun 0.1 mi. S Hotel
Holiday Inn Arenas 0.1 mi. SSE Hotel
Club Verano Beat Hotel 0.6 mi. SE Hotel
Temptation Resort and Spa 0.8 mi. SE Resort
Ocean Spa Hotel 0.9 mi. SE Resort
Caribbean Princess Resort 0.9 mi. SE Hotel
Aquamarina Beach Hotel 0.9 mi. SE Hotel
Elan Resort And Spa All Inclusive 1.0 mi. SE Resort
Gran Caribe Real Resort and Suites 1.1 mi. SE Resort
Barcelo Costa Cancun 1.1 mi. SE Resort


If someone in your group starts to get a little hungry at the beach, it's alright because you'll have many local dishes to choose from at nearby establishments. One of the closest places to eat is Coco's Cozumel. This restaurant offers both American and Mexican cuisines. When you start to get hungry, you won't need to wait too long to eat as it's only a short distance away.

Nearby dining options are shown in the table below.

Restaurants near Playa Las Perlas
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Coco's Cozumel (529) 872-0241 American, Mexican -- 0.6 mi. SE
Rio Churrascaria -- -- -- 0.8 mi. SE
Pearls Restaurant (998) 849-4606 Mexican Informal 0.9 mi. SE
Restaurante La Palapa (998) 849-4606 Caribbean Informal 0.9 mi. SE
La Bagueteria -- -- -- 0.9 mi. SE
Correo Espanol -- -- -- 1.1 mi. SE
Fat Tuesday -- -- -- 1.1 mi. SE
Mexicano Bar -- -- -- 1.1 mi. SE
Buenos Aires Grill -- Argentenian Informal 1.4 mi. W
Taco Factory 8830750 Mexican Informal 1.4 mi. W
The Buzz Cafe -- International Very Casual 1.4 mi. W
Locanda Paolo (998) 887-2627 Italian Fine Dining 1.4 mi. W

Other Beaches

Vacationers in search of the perfect beach will have plenty of other choices in Mexico besides Playa Las Perlas.

You may also want to try Playa Paraiso, which is generally a pretty popular beach. You'll find it six and a half miles to the northeast. If you're looking for a more secluded beach experience, you might find what you want at Playa Linda. You'll find it just a short distance away.

Another option worth considering is Playa Lancheros, which is located six and a half miles away.

Of course, Cancun has hundreds of natural wonders to discover, but Playa Las Perlas is both a refreshing place to relax, and a beautiful natural attraction.


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