What's Near Westin Resort & Spa Cancun

Many guests decide to spend their vacations in Mexico just to experience the fabulous beaches that the area is so proud of. Fortunately, Westin Resort & Spa Cancun is located right on the water and sand, so you won't have to go very far to experience first hand what makes the area such a popular vacation destination. No matter the time of year, there are crowds of people who visit this popular area of Cancun, setting up an undoubtedly fun social scene; however, it is known to get over-crowded sometimes.

Nearby Beaches

Naturally, since Westin Resort & Spa Cancun is located right on Punta Nizuc, laying out in the sun is popular with guests staying 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 travelers who want to venture farther away, its not difficult to find another beach to experience. Clicking on each link below allows you to read our detailed article:

Beaches Near The Westin
Beach Distance Direction Location
Playa Delfines 2.2 N 8.6 mi. Southeast of Cancun
Playa Ballenas 3.7 N 7.9 mi. Southeast of Cancun
Playa Marlin 4.7 N 7.6 mi. Southeast of Cancun

The most obvious 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.

Nearby Areas

Visiting areas that are close to your resort can add a little something extra to your vacation, whether it's for enjoying a night out in the area, or experiencing the day in the life of a local. Westin Resort & Spa Cancun is located in Cancun Beach Hotel Zone, a neighborhood in Mexico; it's 10.2 miles to the south-southeast of Cancun.

The table below lists the areas that are closest to Westin Resort & Spa Cancun:

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
downtown Cancun, Mexico 8.8 NNW
Puerto Juarez, Mexico 10.1 N
Cancun, Mexico 10.2 NNW
Riviera Cancun, Mexico 11.0 SSW
Sac Bajo, Mexico 12.9 N
Colonias, Isla Mujeres 13.7 N
Isla Mujeres 13.8 N
Puerto Morelos, Mexico 14.5 SSW
Villa Morelos, Mexico 14.8 SW

Nearby Attractions

Interactive Aquarium Cancun

Travelers who want to be in the middle of the action during their stay in Mexico will quickly learn that Westin Resort & Spa Cancun makes an exceptional starting point for their daily excursions. You will find that this region is simply full of places for travelers to explore, like Cinepolis, Parque De Las Palapas, and Iglesia de Cristo Rey, to name a few. Of the three nearby attractions, the closest is Cinepolis.

These attractions are just a sample of what's in the area; find more listed in the table below.

Attractions Near The Westin
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Cinepolis Movie Theater 8.2 NNW Downtown Cancun, Mexico
Parque De Las Palapas Park 9.0 NNW Downtown Cancun, Mexico
Iglesia de Cristo Rey Historical Site 9.1 NNW Downtown Cancun, Mexico
Movie Theatre Movie Theater 9.3 NNW Downtown Cancun, Mexico
Movie Theater Cancun Movie Theater 5.1 N 7.3 mi. Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
Interactive Aquarium Cancun Aquarium 5.1 N 7.3 mi. Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
Movie Theatre Movie Theater 5.2 N 7.3 mi. Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
Kids Park Benito Juarez Park 9.5 N Downtown Cancun, Mexico
Pepe's Tigres Zoo 7.0 N 6.1 mi. East-Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
Yamil Lu'um Mayan Ruin Historical Site 5.2 N 7.5 mi. Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
Ruinas del Rey Historical Site 1.5 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 2.4 WSW 10.2 mi. South of Cancun, Mexico
Delphinus Dolphin Swim Dolphin Encounter Service 7.3 NNE 6.7 mi. South of Isla Mujeres, Mexico
Punta Nizuc National Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 0.6 SSE 10.7 mi. South-Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
El Meco Mayan Ruins Historical Site 12.1 N 4.8 mi. Northeast of Cancun, Mexico
Garrafon Reef Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 12.3 NNE 2.1 mi. South-Southeast of Isla Mujeres
Punta Sur Lighthouse Lighthouse 12.3 NNE 2.3 mi. Southeast of Isla Mujeres
Ekab Maya Ruin Historical Site 12.2 NNE 2.5 mi. Southeast of Isla Mujeres
Pirate Mundaca Park Park 13.0 N Sac Bajo, Mexico
Bluffs Trail Hiking Trail 12.9 NNE 1.4 mi. Southeast of Isla Mujeres
Dolphin Discovery Dolphin Encounter Service 13.8 N 0.6 mi. West of Isla Mujeres
Hiking Trails Hiking Trail 14.1 N 0.7 mi. Northwest of Isla Mujeres
El Farito Lighthouse 14.6 N 1.5 mi. Northwest of Isla Mujeres
Caves And Arches Cave 14.9 N 1.4 mi. North-Northwest of Isla Mujeres
Crococun Zoo Zoo 12.7 SW 2.5 mi. North of Puerto Morelos, Mexico
Ocean Research Facility Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 13.1 SSW 1.4 mi. North-Northeast of Puerto Morelos, Mexico
Old Market District Historical Site 14.6 SW Villa Morelos, Mexico
Leaning Lighthouse Lighthouse 14.5 SSW Puerto Morelos, Mexico

If you're looking for an interesting place to visit, Cinepolis could be just what the doctor ordered. 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 about nearby lodging possibilities is oftentimes an excellent means of getting a feel for the surrounding area. You can find plenty of additional destinations to look at nearby, as this part of Mexico plays host to an exceptional variety of hotel and resort options. To find out more about the booking options available close-by, view the table below.

Accommodations near The Westin
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
The Westin Regina Resort Cancun 0.1 NNW 10.1 mi. South-Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
Sun Palace 0.4 N 9.8 mi. Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
Bel Air Collection 0.6 N 9.6 mi. Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
Royal Solaris Cancun 0.7 N 9.5 mi. Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
Solymar Beach Resort 1.0 N 9.3 mi. Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
Sens Del Mar - Formerly Grand Oasis Playa 1.1 N 9.2 mi. Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
Sens Del Mar 1.1 N 9.2 mi. Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
GR Caribe Cancun 1.2 N 9.2 mi. Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
Golden Crown Paradise Spa 1.3 N 9.1 mi. Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
Crown Paradise Club Cancun (All-Inclusive) 1.3 N 9.1 mi. Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
 

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