Quite a few people have decided to spend their holidays in Mexico because of the beautiful beaches that the region is so well known for.
If you are looking forward to the beach more than anything, Westin Resort & Spa Cancun is just what you are looking for. This site is located on the coast, so vacationers can spend as much time as they like under the sun if that will make them happy. The beach on this property is an active site, the perfect choice for beach-goers that want to be one amongst a crowd.
Of course, since Westin Resort & Spa Cancun was built directly on Punta Nizuc, hanging out at the beach is popular with guests staying 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, the following options each offer something a little different. Click the names below to view our detailed article:
|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|
Playa Delfines is the one that's nearest to the resort. 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.
Stopping by a community or town near your resort can act as a nice day trip, no matter if you'll just be browsing their markets, 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 is ten miles (16 and a half kilometers) to the south-southeast of Cancun.
The following table contains a listing of areas near Westin Resort & Spa Cancun:
|downtown Cancun, Mexico||8.8||NNW|
|Puerto Juarez, Mexico||10.1||N|
|Riviera Cancun, Mexico||11.0||SSW|
|Sac Bajo, Mexico||12.9||N|
|Colonias, Isla Mujeres||13.7||N|
|Puerto Morelos, Mexico||14.5||SSW|
|Villa Morelos, Mexico||14.8||SW|
Tourists who prefer to stay active and on-the-go while vacationing in Mexico will find that Westin Resort & Spa Cancun is a good spot to start all their adventures. You will find that this section of Cancun has a lot of spots for vacationers to explore, like Cinepolis, Parque De Las Palapas, and . Though there are at least three great attractions nearby, the closest one is Cinepolis.
When it comes to finding area attractions that are just right for your family, it's best to know all your options, like those listed in the table below.
|Cinepolis||Movie Theater||8.2||NNW||Downtown Cancun, Mexico|
|Parque De Las Palapas||Park||9.0||NNW||Downtown Cancun, Mexico|
|Historical Site||9.1||NNW||Downtown Cancun, Mexico|
|Movie Theater||9.3||NNW||Downtown Cancun, Mexico|
|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 Theater||5.2||N||7.3 mi. Southeast of Cancun, Mexico|
|Park||9.5||N||Downtown Cancun, Mexico|
|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|
|Park||13.0||N||Sac Bajo, Mexico|
|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 Trail||14.1||N||0.7 mi. Northwest of Isla Mujeres|
|Lighthouse||14.6||N||1.5 mi. Northwest of Isla Mujeres|
|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|
|Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||13.1||SSW||1.4 mi. North-Northeast of Puerto Morelos, Mexico|
|Historical Site||14.6||SW||Villa Morelos, Mexico|
|Leaning Lighthouse||Lighthouse||14.5||SSW||Puerto Morelos, Mexico|
If you're on the lookout for an enjoyable experience, 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.
Finding details about nearby lodging possibilities is often a good means of getting a feel for the surrounding area. You will be able to find no shortage of additional destinations to think about in the region, as this section of Mexico houses an excellent variety of resorts and hotels to choose from. If you'd like to get additional info about booking options available in the region, see the table below.
|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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