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.

Set in the vicinity of Cancun, Playa Las Perlas is on the East coast of Mexico. You might want even if you aren't staying very close. Active couples and families who like relaxing among the crowds and doing a bit of people-watching won't have trouble fitting in at Playa Las Perlas.

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.

There is also a concession stand available. You may also have the option to order some food from one of the local vendors who operate at or near this spot.

Please note that public restrooms are not available, so those of you traveling with small children may want to consider another spot. 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 can be located in an area popular for visitors., you'll want to plan accordingly.

What's Nearby


The beach is wonderful, but the surrounding area has a lot to offer, too. Look for it on the East coast of Mexico; it's located near attractions like Teatro Cancun, which is one and an eighth miles away.

To some, museums and beaches may seem an odd combination, but plenty of visitors find that museums like Museo Arqueológico de Cancún (one of the closest to Playa Las Perlas) offer a fun learning experience and help share a different side of Cancun.

If you're looking for other nearby attractions or activity options, this beach isn't far from any of the items in the following table.

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 guests hoping to find other interesting places to see should think about heading to Cancun, because it's not far away and is a particularly busy area of Cancun. From the beach, Cancun isn't far off, maybe four miles (six and a half kilometers).


The number of other vacationers sharing this coastline can vary widely, it depends on many factors: the time of sundown, happy hour, even how packed the nearby hotels are. Typically, you can expect to encounter quite a few visitors from lodgings in the area.

Guests looking for a hotel room close to Playa Las Perlas won't have a difficult time, as there are plenty of resorts and hotels to choose from close-by. You can find the closest, most convenient lodging options by viewing those shown in the table 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 you're on the beach and start to get the munchies, don't worry, you'll have plenty of places to dine, without having to go too far. Coco's Cozumel is one of the closest eateries. The restaurant offers both American and Mexican cuisines. When you start to get hungry, you won't need to wait too long to eat since it's just a little ways away.

Restaurants closest to this beach are included in the following table.

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

Travelers in search of the perfect beach will have other options if Playa Las Perlas doesn't suit their tastes.

Another location you might enjoy is Playa Paraiso, which is generally a pretty popular beach. You'll find it six and a half miles to the northeast. If you were hoping to find a tranquil beach scene with few crowds, consider Playa Linda. It is located only a short distance away.

Vacationers may also want to visit Playa Lancheros, which is located six and a half miles away.

You may find that Playa Las Perlas is a great fit for your vacation, but maybe you want to see more; in which case there are other beaches (and other outdoor attractions) worth trying.


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