A small, beautiful beach with a low-key vibe, Maya Chan Beach is great for snorkeling or just relaxing in the sand. There are lots of bright starfish scattered about, and you can even have a massage right on the shore.
Located in Costa Maya, Maya Chan Beach is on the South East coast of Mexico. You should consider dropping by even if you are not staying very close. Travelers who prefer walking over driving to their next destination will find that Maya Chan Beach is a good choice for them. It's convenient to nearby hotels and attractions since it isn't far from the center of the city's action.
There are public restrooms at this beach——something you'll appreciate if you bring the kids along. Fortunately, showers are provided, so you don't have to spend the rest of the afternoon covered in sand. You will also have access to chairs and umbrellas, so visitors hoping for a break from the hot sun will not be disappointed. You'll find the waters off-shore to be fit for snorkeling, so bring along some gear if you've been hoping to get in some underwater exploration.
Keep in mind that Maya Chan Beach's immediate surroundings are rather congested, which means the availability of certain facilities is likely to be affected.
Visitors will find this beach on the South East coast of Mexico; it will be near other attractions like, which is only a short distance away, so you may choose to walk to this destination, while some will prefer to take a cab.
The beach is one type of attraction you can visit, but there's even more to see during your stay. The following table contains attractions that are the closest.
|Dolphin Encounter Service||0.0 mi.||WNW||--|
The nearest section of Mexico to Maya Chan Beach is Costa Maya. This friendly part of Mexico is just three quarters of a mile away, so a visit doesn't need to take up the whole day. Costa Maya is an interesting area that brings together the quietude of the Caribbean and the urbanization of city life.
The crowdedness of the shoreline can vary widely, depending on time of day, season, and how many hotel rooms have been booked nearby. There are not many large hotels nearby, but you may meet guests staying at some of the area's smaller options.
You'll find a reasonably varied selection of hotels which can be reached in the car. Some of the closest options can be viewed in the list below.
|Hotel Luna de Plata||0.1 mi.||NW||Guest house|
|Costa Maya Inn||0.5 mi.||W||Hotel|
|Hotel Quinto Sole||1.1 mi.||SW||Hotel|
|Hotel Caballo Blanco||1.5 mi.||SW||Hotel|
|Posada Pachamama||1.5 mi.||SW||Guest house|
|Matan Ka'an Hotel||1.5 mi.||SW||Hotel|
|El Hotelito||1.8 mi.||SW||Guest house|
|Balamku Inn on the Beach||4.2 mi.||SSW||Lodge|
|Margarita del Sol||5.0 mi.||SSW||Hotel|
Even after a restful afternoon at the beach, the day isn't truly complete until you dine at a nearby restaurant, where you'll be able to dive into Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean's specialty dishes, without having to stray too far. One of the closest restaurants is. This restaurant has both Italian and Mexican cuisines. Visitors often rave about their pizza. You and your group can get to this restaurant and start eating in just a few minutes as it's just a little ways away.
Some nearby restaurant options are shown in the following table.
|(983) 123-8398||Italian, Mexican||Very Casual||0.5 mi.||W|
|(983) 135-2881||International||Very Casual||0.5 mi.||W|
|(983) 834-5780||Tex-Mex||Very Casual||0.5 mi.||W|
|--||American||Very Casual||0.5 mi.||W|
|--||American, Mexican||Very Casual||0.5 mi.||W|
|(983) 112-1284||Caribbean||Very Casual||0.5 mi.||W|
|(983) 834-5728||Caribbean||Very Casual||0.5 mi.||W|
|(983) 143-9622||Caribbean||Very Casual||0.5 mi.||W|
|(983) 168-7226||Latin American||Very Casual||0.5 mi.||W|
|--||Mexican||Very Casual||0.5 mi.||W|
|(983) 104-0667||Italian||Very Casual||0.5 mi.||W|
|--||Mexican||Very Casual||0.5 mi.||W|
Mexico has several beautiful beaches, so Maya Chan Beach is just one of your options.
You may also want to consider Tequilla Beach Club, located a mile away.
Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean has some unforgettable natural wonders to explore, and paying a visit to Maya Chan Beach is just one way you can spend your afternoon.
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