What's Located Around Riu Palace Las Americas

Sometimes landing a hotel close to the beach can add a little something extra to your vacation. If all you can think about is the beach, Riu Palace Las Americas is the perfect locale for you. This lodging is located right on the water, so guests can spend all of their time in the sun if they want.

Nearby Beaches

Playa Tortugas

Obviously, since Riu Palace Las Americas is located right on Playa Tortugas, spending time at the shore is popular with guests staying at this property. There are several thatched roof huts dotting the sands of the Playa Tortugas beach where vacationers can rent snorkeling and windsurfing equipment. The calm beaches waters found here make for ideal conditions. For travelers who want to venture farther away, there are some additional beaches worth investigating. Click the names below to view a detailed discussion:

Beaches Near Riu Palace Las Americas
Beach Distance Direction Location
Playa Caracol 0.5 SE 7.0 mi. South of Isla Mujeres
Playa Chacmool 1.0 S 7.5 mi. East-Southeast of Cancun
Playa Langosta 2.1 W 5.3 mi. East of Cancun
Playa Marlin 2.6 SSW 7.6 mi. Southeast of Cancun
Playa Linda 2.7 W 4.6 mi. East-Southeast of Cancun
Playa Las Perlas 3.4 WNW 3.9 mi. East of Cancun
Playa Ballenas 3.6 SSW 7.9 mi. Southeast of Cancun

Playa Caracol is the closest choice to consider near Riu Palace Las Americas. Playa Caracol is located in the heart of Cancun's hotel zone, which is one of the most popular spots in Cancun. The central location of Playa Caracol makes this beach a hot spot with those vacationers who want to be close to it all.

Nearby Areas

Travelers who are hesitant to book their accommodations before learning about what's nearby may want to know how far the neighboring town or city is from their location. Riu Palace Las Americas is situated in Cancun Beach Hotel Zone, a neighborhood in the vicinity of Cancun; it's to the south of Isla Mujeres.

The table below lists the areas that are closest to Riu Palace Las Americas:

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Puerto Juarez, Mexico 4.8 NW
downtown Cancun, Mexico 5.5 W
Sac Bajo, Mexico 5.7 N
Colonias, Isla Mujeres 6.5 N
Isla Mujeres 6.6 N
Cancun, Mexico 7.3 W
Downtown Isla Mujeres, Isla Mujeres 8.4 N
Riviera Cancun, Mexico 18.1 SSW
Puerto Morelos, Mexico 21.7 SSW

Nearby Attractions

Interactive Aquarium Cancun

Riu Palace Las Americas is an excellent lodging option for active tourists. There are a great deal of fun activities to be found when searching from this lodging. You will soon notice that this area has a lot of places for vacationers to explore, including Cinepolis, Parque De Las Palapas, and Iglesia de Cristo Rey. The nearest attraction of the three is Cinepolis.

There are plenty of other attractions to keep all kinds of travelers happy; find them named in the following table.

Attractions Near Riu Palace Las Americas
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Cinepolis Movie Theater 4.8 W Downtown Cancun, Mexico
Parque De Las Palapas Park 5.2 W Downtown Cancun, Mexico
Iglesia de Cristo Rey Historical Site 5.2 WNW Downtown Cancun, Mexico
Movie Theatre Movie Theater 5.2 WNW Downtown Cancun, Mexico
Movie Theater Cancun Movie Theater 2.1 SSW 7.3 mi. Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
Interactive Aquarium Cancun Aquarium 2.2 SSW 7.3 mi. Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
Movie Theatre Movie Theater 2.1 SSW 7.3 mi. Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
Kids Park Benito Juarez Park 5.3 WNW Downtown Cancun, Mexico
Pepe's Tigres Zoo 1.3 W 6.1 mi. East-Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
Yamil Lu'um Mayan Ruin Historical Site 2.1 SSW 7.5 mi. Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
Ruinas del Rey Historical Site 5.8 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 8.9 SSW 10.2 mi. South of Cancun, Mexico
Delphinus Dolphin Swim Dolphin Encounter Service 0.6 E 6.7 mi. South of Isla Mujeres, Mexico
Punta Nizuc National Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 7.7 S 10.7 mi. South-Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
El Meco Mayan Ruins Historical Site 6.1 NW 4.8 mi. Northeast of Cancun, Mexico
Garrafon Reef Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 5.1 NNE 2.1 mi. South-Southeast of Isla Mujeres
Punta Sur Lighthouse Lighthouse 5.1 NNE 2.3 mi. Southeast of Isla Mujeres
Ekab Maya Ruin Historical Site 5.1 NNE 2.5 mi. Southeast of Isla Mujeres
Pirate Mundaca Park Park 5.8 N Sac Bajo, Mexico
Bluffs Trail Hiking Trail 5.7 NNE 1.4 mi. Southeast of Isla Mujeres
Dolphin Discovery Dolphin Encounter Service 6.7 N 0.6 mi. West of Isla Mujeres
Hiking Trails Hiking Trail 6.9 N 0.7 mi. Northwest of Isla Mujeres
El Farito Lighthouse 7.5 N 1.5 mi. Northwest of Isla Mujeres
Caves And Arches Cave 7.7 N 1.4 mi. North-Northwest of Isla Mujeres
Fisherman's Statue Monument 8.2 N Downtown Isla Mujeres, Isla Mujeres
Lighthouse Lighthouse 8.2 N Downtown Isla Mujeres, Isla Mujeres
Isla Mujeres Cemetery Historical Site 8.3 N Downtown Isla Mujeres, Isla Mujeres
Ixchel Goddess Statue Monument 8.3 N Downtown Isla Mujeres, Isla Mujeres

If you're looking for a chance to see something a little different, Cinepolis might be a good choice. 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

When you're deciding on a place to stay, it's sometimes helpful to find out about nearby accommodation options in order to get a better feel for the surrounding area. You'll find plenty of other destinations to consider before making a decision, as this section of Mexico houses a wide selection of hotels and resorts to choose from. Find the details you need about all of the surrounding area's lodging options by viewing the following table.

Accommodations near Riu Palace Las Americas
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Fiesta Americana Villas Cancun 0.1 W 6.6 mi. South of Isla Mujeres, Mexico
Mayafair Design Hotel 0.1 SW 6.7 mi. South of Isla Mujeres, Mexico
Riu Cancun All Inclusive Hotel 0.1 SE 6.6 mi. South of Isla Mujeres, Mexico
Beachscape Kin-Ha Villas and Suites 0.3 SW 6.8 mi. South of Isla Mujeres, Mexico
Best Western Cancun Clipper Club 0.3 S 6.8 mi. South of Isla Mujeres, Mexico
Dreams Sands Cancun 0.3 WSW 6.8 mi. South of Isla Mujeres, Mexico
Hotel Villas Kin-ha 0.3 SW 6.8 mi. South of Isla Mujeres, Mexico
InterContinental Hotels Presidente Cancun 0.3 SW 6.8 mi. South of Isla Mujeres, Mexico
Fiesta Americana Grand Coral Beach Cancun 0.4 SE 6.7 mi. South of Isla Mujeres, Mexico
NH Krystal Cancun 0.5 SE 6.8 mi. South of Isla Mujeres, Mexico
 

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