Quite a few visitors choose to vacation in Mexico because of the amazing beaches that the area is famous for.
Many guests are excited to learn that this property is located directly on the water, so you won't need to go out of your way to enjoy the pleasant coast. Several guests every year enjoy this popular section of Cancun, setting up an undoubtedly fun social scene; keep in mind, though, it is known to get over-crowded sometimes.
Obviously, since Sun Palace was built directly on Punta Nizuc, hanging out at the beach is a popular pastime at this property. Punta Nizuc is perhaps the least popular of all the beaches in Cancun, but vacationers who don't know better and overlook this beach are missing out. The underwater view is one of the best in the area, so snorkeling and diving is a favorite pastime. For vacationers who are willing to venture off site, there are some additional beaches worth investigating. Click the name of each one in the table to learn more:
|Playa Delfines||1.8||N||8.6 mi. Southeast of Cancun|
|Playa Ballenas||3.3||N||7.9 mi. Southeast of Cancun|
|Playa Marlin||4.3||N||7.6 mi. Southeast of Cancun|
The most convenient one to visit is Playa Delfines. Rough waves make swimming and some watersports too dangerous in this region, but there are still a number of beachside activities at the Playa Delfines for vacationers to enjoy. These rarely frequented sands are a great place for a game of beach volleyball or football.
Guests who are curious about what's in the surrounding area may want to know how far the closest city or town is from the property. Sun Palace can be found in Cancun Beach Hotel Zone, a neighborhood in Mexico; it's ten miles (15 and a half kilometers) to the southeast of Cancun.
Below are the names of some of the neighborhoods and towns located within a short distance of Sun Palace.
|downtown Cancun, Mexico||8.4||NNW|
|Puerto Juarez, Mexico||9.6||N|
|Riviera Cancun, Mexico||11.3||SSW|
|Sac Bajo, Mexico||12.5||N|
|Colonias, Isla Mujeres||13.3||N|
|Puerto Morelos, Mexico||14.9||SSW|
|Downtown Isla Mujeres, Isla Mujeres||15.0||N|
Visitors seeking thrilling outdoor activities during their trip to Mexico will quickly learn that Sun Palace makes an excellent place to start your daily adventures. You will find that this area has a lot of places for vacationers to explore, like Cinepolis, Parque De Las Palapas, and . The closest of the three is Cinepolis.
These provide just a sample of all your options; for more attractions in this area, see those shown in the table below.
|Cinepolis||Movie Theater||7.7||NNW||Downtown Cancun, Mexico|
|Parque De Las Palapas||Park||8.6||NNW||Downtown Cancun, Mexico|
|Historical Site||8.6||NNW||Downtown Cancun, Mexico|
|Movie Theater||8.9||NNW||Downtown Cancun, Mexico|
|Movie Theater||4.7||N||7.3 mi. Southeast of Cancun, Mexico|
|Interactive Aquarium Cancun||Aquarium||4.7||N||7.3 mi. Southeast of Cancun, Mexico|
|Movie Theater||4.8||N||7.3 mi. Southeast of Cancun, Mexico|
|Park||9.1||NNW||Downtown Cancun, Mexico|
|Zoo||6.6||N||6.1 mi. East-Southeast of Cancun, Mexico|
|Yamil Lu'um Mayan Ruin||Historical Site||4.8||N||7.5 mi. Southeast of Cancun, Mexico|
|Ruinas del Rey||Historical Site||1.1||N||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||2.5||SW||10.2 mi. South of Cancun, Mexico|
|Delphinus Dolphin Swim||Dolphin Encounter Service||6.9||NNE||6.7 mi. South of Isla Mujeres, Mexico|
|Punta Nizuc National Park||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||1.0||S||10.7 mi. South-Southeast of Cancun, Mexico|
|El Meco Mayan Ruins||Historical Site||11.6||N||4.8 mi. Northeast of Cancun, Mexico|
|Garrafon Reef Park||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||11.9||NNE||2.1 mi. South-Southeast of Isla Mujeres|
|Punta Sur Lighthouse||Lighthouse||11.9||NNE||2.3 mi. Southeast of Isla Mujeres|
|Ekab Maya Ruin||Historical Site||11.8||NNE||2.5 mi. Southeast of Isla Mujeres|
|Park||12.6||N||Sac Bajo, Mexico|
|Hiking Trail||12.5||NNE||1.4 mi. Southeast of Isla Mujeres|
|Dolphin Discovery||Dolphin Encounter Service||13.4||N||0.6 mi. West of Isla Mujeres|
|Hiking Trail||13.7||N||0.7 mi. Northwest of Isla Mujeres|
|Lighthouse||14.2||N||1.5 mi. Northwest of Isla Mujeres|
|Cave||14.5||N||1.4 mi. North-Northwest of Isla Mujeres|
|Monument||14.9||N||Downtown Isla Mujeres, Isla Mujeres|
|Lighthouse||14.9||N||Downtown Isla Mujeres, Isla Mujeres|
|Isla Mujeres Cemetery||Historical Site||14.9||N||Downtown Isla Mujeres, Isla Mujeres|
|Monument||14.9||N||Downtown Isla Mujeres, Isla Mujeres|
|Crococun Zoo||Zoo||13.1||SW||2.5 mi. North of Puerto Morelos, Mexico|
|Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||13.5||SSW||1.4 mi. North-Northeast of Puerto Morelos, Mexico|
|Historical Site||14.9||SW||Villa Morelos, Mexico|
|Leaning Lighthouse||Lighthouse||14.8||SSW||Puerto Morelos, Mexico|
If you're on the lookout for an enjoyable experience, Cinepolis is an alternative worth considering. 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.
When choosing where to book your stay, it's sometimes worthwhile to learn more about nearby lodging options in order to get a better feel for the surrounding area. Readers will find plenty of additional places to learn about prior to reaching a decision, as this section of Mexico offers vacationers a terrific selection of hotel and resort options. Find out what you need to know about the area's booking possibilities by reviewing the following table.
|Bel Air Collection||0.2||N||9.6 mi. Southeast of Cancun, Mexico|
|Royal Solaris Cancun||0.3||N||9.5 mi. Southeast of Cancun, Mexico|
|The Westin Regina Resort Cancun||0.3||S||10.1 mi. South-Southeast of Cancun, Mexico|
|Westin Resort & Spa Cancun||0.4||S||10.2 mi. South-Southeast of Cancun, Mexico|
|Solymar Beach Resort||0.6||N||9.3 mi. Southeast of Cancun, Mexico|
|Sens Del Mar - Formerly Grand Oasis Playa||0.7||N||9.2 mi. Southeast of Cancun, Mexico|
|Sens Del Mar||0.7||N||9.2 mi. Southeast of Cancun, Mexico|
|GR Caribe Cancun||0.8||N||9.2 mi. Southeast of Cancun, Mexico|
|Golden Crown Paradise Spa||0.8||N||9.1 mi. Southeast of Cancun, Mexico|
|Crown Paradise Club Cancun (All-Inclusive)||0.9||N||9.1 mi. Southeast of Cancun, Mexico|
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