What's Located Around Riu Palace Las Americas

Many guests plan to vacation in Mexico in anticipation of seeing the fabulous beaches that the region is so proud of.

If you are looking forward to the beach more than anything, Riu Palace Las Americas has what you need. This lodging is set along the shore, so guests can spend their whole trip in the sun if they want.

Nearby Beaches

Playa Tortugas

Naturally, since Riu Palace Las Americas sits directly on Playa Tortugas, sun bathing 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 vacationers who want some variety, the following options each offer something a little different. Clicking on each link below allows you to view our detailed article:

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

The closest one is Playa Caracol. 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

Guests who are interested to know about what's nearby may want to know how far the nearby city or town is from the property. Riu Palace Las Americas is located in Cancun Beach Hotel Zone, a neighborhood in the vicinity of Cancun; it's to the south of Isla Mujeres.

The table below lists some of the areas near 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

Vacationers seeking thrilling outdoor activities while vacationing in Mexico will find that Riu Palace Las Americas makes an exceptional starting point for their daily excursions. In fact, this area has a lot of places for vacationers to explore, such as Cinepolis, Parque De Las Palapas, and Iglesia de Cristo Rey, to name a few. The closest of the three is Cinepolis.

These provide just a sample of all your options; for more attractions in this area, see those listed 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 somewhere a little different to visit, Cinepolis might be just right for you. 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 is sometimes helpful to learn about nearby accommodation options in order to get a feel for the surrounding area. You can find no shortage of additional places to look at nearby, as this section of Mexico houses an exceptional range of resorts and hotels to pick from. If you'd like to find out more about lodging possibilities available close-by, see 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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