What's Located Around Sun Palace

The sparkling beaches in Mexico are some of the most relaxing (or active!) spots that the area has to offer.

If all you can think about is the beach, Sun Palace is the right spot for you. This lodging is situated on the shore, so vacationers can spend every day in the sun if they want. The beach on this property is an active locale, so it is great for vacationers who like to be one amongst a crowd.

Nearby Beaches

Obviously, since Sun Palace is located on Punta Nizuc, relaxing on the sand is one of the main attractions here. 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 eager for some variety, the following options each offer something a little different. Click on the following names to view our detailed article:

Beaches Near Sun Palace
Beach Distance Direction Location
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

Playa Delfines is probably the most convenient option to visit near Sun Palace. 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.

Nearby Areas

Vacationers who are curious about what's located nearby may be wondering how close (or far) the nearby city or town is from the property. Sun Palace is located in Cancun Beach Hotel Zone, a neighborhood in Mexico; it's 9.8 miles to the southeast of Cancun.

The areas that are closest to Sun Palace are listed in the table below:

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
downtown Cancun, Mexico 8.4 NNW
Puerto Juarez, Mexico 9.6 N
Cancun, Mexico 9.8 NW
Riviera Cancun, Mexico 11.3 SSW
Sac Bajo, Mexico 12.5 N
Colonias, Isla Mujeres 13.3 N
Isla Mujeres 13.4 N
Puerto Morelos, Mexico 14.9 SSW
Downtown Isla Mujeres, Isla Mujeres 15.0 N

Nearby Attractions

Interactive Aquarium Cancun

Travelers in search of plenty of activities during their trip to Mexico will find that Sun Palace makes the perfect place to start a busy day. Yes, this particular region boasts plenty of places for travelers to explore, including Cinepolis, Parque De Las Palapas, and Iglesia de Cristo Rey. The closest of the three is Cinepolis.

With quite a few attractions near this vacation spot, you don't have to limit yourself; more of the nearest attractions are shown in the table below.

Attractions Near Sun Palace
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Cinepolis Movie Theater 7.7 NNW Downtown Cancun, Mexico
Parque De Las Palapas Park 8.6 NNW Downtown Cancun, Mexico
Iglesia de Cristo Rey Historical Site 8.6 NNW Downtown Cancun, Mexico
Movie Theatre Movie Theater 8.9 NNW Downtown Cancun, Mexico
Movie Theater Cancun 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 Theatre Movie Theater 4.8 N 7.3 mi. Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
Kids Park Benito Juarez Park 9.1 NNW Downtown Cancun, Mexico
Pepe's Tigres 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
Pirate Mundaca Park Park 12.6 N Sac Bajo, Mexico
Bluffs Trail 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 Trails Hiking Trail 13.7 N 0.7 mi. Northwest of Isla Mujeres
El Farito Lighthouse 14.2 N 1.5 mi. Northwest of Isla Mujeres
Caves And Arches Cave 14.5 N 1.4 mi. North-Northwest of Isla Mujeres
Fisherman's Statue Monument 14.9 N Downtown Isla Mujeres, Isla Mujeres
Lighthouse Lighthouse 14.9 N Downtown Isla Mujeres, Isla Mujeres
Isla Mujeres Cemetery Historical Site 14.9 N Downtown Isla Mujeres, Isla Mujeres
Ixchel Goddess Statue Monument 14.9 N Downtown Isla Mujeres, Isla Mujeres
Crococun Zoo Zoo 13.1 SW 2.5 mi. North of Puerto Morelos, Mexico
Ocean Research Facility Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 13.5 SSW 1.4 mi. North-Northeast of Puerto Morelos, Mexico
Old Market District Historical Site 14.9 SW Villa Morelos, Mexico
Leaning Lighthouse Lighthouse 14.8 SSW Puerto Morelos, Mexico

If you're on the lookout for somewhere interesting to go, 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

Learning more about nearby hotel booking possibilities is often a good means of getting a feel for the area. You will be able to find plenty of other destinations to look at prior to making a decision, as this portion of Mexico offers guests a wide variety of hotels and resorts to choose from. To find additional information on hotel booking possibilities available in the region, see the following table.

Accommodations near Sun Palace
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
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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