What's Near Royal Sands

Quite a few people plan to spend their holidays in Mexico because of the amazing beaches that the area is famous for.

Visitors love that this property is located directly on the waterfront, so you won't have to go far to enjoy the most popular feature in the area. Not too far from some of Cancun's main attractions, but far enough from the more crowded areas, this site is in the ideal location to take advantage of both the calming setting, and the enjoyable activities. The beach backing up to this destination is comparatively uncrowded.

Nearby Beaches

Playa Marlin

Obviously, since Royal Sands is located directly on Playa Marlin, relaxing on the sand is one of the main attractions here. Because the waters around the Playa Marlin beach tend to be rough, swimming can be difficult and even dangerous off these shores. But the same conditions that make it dangerous for swimmers make it ideal for watersports, particulary sail boarding and parasailing. For guests who are eager for some variety, there are some additional beaches worth investigating. Click the names below to view a detailed discussion:

Beaches Near Royal Sands
Beach Distance Direction Location
Playa Ballenas 0.6 S 7.9 mi. Southeast of Cancun
Playa Chacmool 2.0 NNE 7.5 mi. East-Southeast of Cancun
Playa Delfines 2.2 SSW 8.6 mi. Southeast of Cancun
Playa Tortugas 2.7 N 6.8 mi. South of Isla Mujeres
Playa Caracol 2.7 NNE 7.0 mi. South of Isla Mujeres
Playa Langosta 3.3 N 5.3 mi. East of Cancun
Playa Linda 3.5 NNW 4.6 mi. East-Southeast of Cancun
Playa Las Perlas 4.5 NNW 3.9 mi. East of Cancun
Punta Nizuc 4.7 S 10.6 mi. South-Southeast of Cancun

Playa Ballenas is the closest choice to consider near this property. The waters off of the Playa Ballenas are sometimes rough, which make them less than ideal for swimming but beachgoers can enjoy outdoor activities like parasailing, tubing, and volleyball. Of course, more leisurely pursuits such as sunbathing are also encouraged and can be a great way to rest up between adventures.

Nearby Areas

Stopping over at a town or community close to your resort can help you learn even more about Cancun, whether it's visiting the area's unique bars, or dining with locals at their authentic restaurants. Royal Sands is situated in Cancun Beach Hotel Zone, a neighborhood in Mexico; it is 7.6 miles to the southeast of Cancun.

The table below lists the areas that are closest to Royal Sands:

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
downtown Cancun, Mexico 5.8 NW
Puerto Juarez, Mexico 6.3 NNW
Cancun, Mexico 7.6 NW
Sac Bajo, Mexico 8.6 NNE
Colonias, Isla Mujeres 9.4 N
Isla Mujeres 9.5 N
Downtown Isla Mujeres, Isla Mujeres 11.1 N
Riviera Cancun, Mexico 15.2 SSW
Puerto Morelos, Mexico 18.8 SSW

Nearby Attractions

Interactive Aquarium Cancun

Visitors seeking thrilling outdoor activities during their trip to Mexico will find that Royal Sands is the perfect place for active guests, especially if they plan to take advantage of this busy part of town. In fact, this region is simply full of places for travelers to explore, including Cinepolis, Parque De Las Palapas, and Iglesia de Cristo Rey. The nearest attraction of the three is Cinepolis.

In search of even more activities to keep you busy? Take a look at all the things to do near the property, which are listed in the following table.

Attractions Near Royal Sands
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Cinepolis Movie Theater 5.1 NW Downtown Cancun, Mexico
Parque De Las Palapas Park 5.8 NW Downtown Cancun, Mexico
Iglesia de Cristo Rey Historical Site 5.8 NW Downtown Cancun, Mexico
Movie Theatre Movie Theater 6.0 NW Downtown Cancun, Mexico
Movie Theater Cancun Movie Theater 0.8 N 7.3 mi. Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
Interactive Aquarium Cancun Aquarium 0.8 N 7.3 mi. Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
Movie Theatre Movie Theater 0.9 N 7.3 mi. Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
Kids Park Benito Juarez Park 6.2 NW Downtown Cancun, Mexico
Pepe's Tigres Zoo 2.8 N 6.1 mi. East-Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
Yamil Lu'um Mayan Ruin Historical Site 0.9 NNE 7.5 mi. Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
Ruinas del Rey Historical Site 2.9 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 6.0 SW 10.2 mi. South of Cancun, Mexico
Delphinus Dolphin Swim Dolphin Encounter Service 3.0 NE 6.7 mi. South of Isla Mujeres, Mexico
Punta Nizuc National Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 4.8 S 10.7 mi. South-Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
El Meco Mayan Ruins Historical Site 8.1 N 4.8 mi. Northeast of Cancun, Mexico
Garrafon Reef Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 8.0 NNE 2.1 mi. South-Southeast of Isla Mujeres
Punta Sur Lighthouse Lighthouse 8.0 NNE 2.3 mi. Southeast of Isla Mujeres
Ekab Maya Ruin Historical Site 8.0 NNE 2.5 mi. Southeast of Isla Mujeres
Pirate Mundaca Park Park 8.7 N Sac Bajo, Mexico
Bluffs Trail Hiking Trail 8.6 NNE 1.4 mi. Southeast of Isla Mujeres
Dolphin Discovery Dolphin Encounter Service 9.5 N 0.6 mi. West of Isla Mujeres
Hiking Trails Hiking Trail 9.8 N 0.7 mi. Northwest of Isla Mujeres
El Farito Lighthouse 10.3 N 1.5 mi. Northwest of Isla Mujeres
Caves And Arches Cave 10.6 N 1.4 mi. North-Northwest of Isla Mujeres
Fisherman's Statue Monument 11.0 N Downtown Isla Mujeres, Isla Mujeres
Lighthouse Lighthouse 11.0 N Downtown Isla Mujeres, Isla Mujeres
Isla Mujeres Cemetery Historical Site 11.1 N Downtown Isla Mujeres, Isla Mujeres
Ixchel Goddess Statue Monument 11.1 N Downtown Isla Mujeres, Isla Mujeres

If you're searching for somewhere a little different to visit, Cinepolis might be worth a visit. 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

Learning more about nearby hotel booking possibilities is oftentimes an excellent way to get a better feel for the area. You will find lots of other destinations to think about before making a decision, as this portion of Mexico plays host to a terrific variety of hotel and resort options. In order to get more info on the hotel booking options available nearby, see the following table.

Accommodations near Royal Sands
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Casa Turquesa Boutique Hotel 0.1 NE 7.6 mi. Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
Tucancun Beach Resort & Villas 0.2 NE 7.6 mi. Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
Aloft Cancun 0.2 NNE 7.5 mi. Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
Ritz-Carlton Cancun 0.4 S 7.8 mi. Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
Great Parnassus Resort And Spa 0.5 S 7.8 mi. Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
Le Meridien Cancun Resort & Spa 0.6 SSW 7.8 mi. Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
Live Aqua Cancun 0.6 NNE 7.5 mi. Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
Hard Rock Hotel Cancun 0.7 SSW 7.8 mi. Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
JW Marriott Cancun Resort and Spa 0.8 SSW 7.9 mi. Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
Suites Costa Blanca 0.8 N 7.3 mi. Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
 

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