What's Near Playa Azul

Quite a few people choose to visit Cozumel just to experience the breath-taking beaches that the island is famous for.

If all you can think about is the beach, Playa Azul is set in the perfect location for you. This lodging is set right on the water, so guests can spend every day under the sun if that will make them happy. There are plenty of other visitors who visit this popular area of Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean, setting up an active beach atmosphere; however, this means it can get full with tourists very quickly.

Nearby Beaches

Obviously, since Playa Azul sits directly on Santa Pilar, laying out in the sun is a popular pastime here. Located on the northern strip of San Miguel (North of the Cozumel International Airport), Santa Pilar is a long stretch of beach that features calm, shallow waters, perfect for swimming. The area is somewhat popular with tourists, particularly as you get closer to the hotels.

Isla de Pasion is probably the most convenient option to visit near these accommodations. It is a convenient cab trip away. A private island off Cozumel, the beach here is set up as a resort play area, with everything from play areas for kids, watersports for adults, and hammocks swinging in the trees for everyone to relax in.

Vacationers may also stop in at Sunset Beach which provides a fun, colorful scene of crowds and water activities. Set on the beautiful west coast of Cozumel, Sunset Beach is indeed a wonderful place to cozy up in the sand and watch the sunset. In the hours leading up to the sunset, however, visitors can spend their day swimming, sailing, and sunning.

Nearby Areas

Paying a visit to the towns or communities located closest to your resort can help you get out of your comfort zone to experience something a little different, whether it's for enjoying a night out in the area, or interacting with the locals while on your trip. Playa Azul lies on the island of Cozumel, it is 3.7 miles to the north-northeast of San Miguel.

Below are the names of some of the neighborhoods and towns located within a short distance of Playa Azul.

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Northern Cozumel, Cozumel 0.8 E
downtown San Miguel, Cozumel 3.0 SSW
San Miguel, Cozumel 3.7 SSW
Eastern Cozumel, Cozumel 7.8 SSE
Playa del Carmen, Mexico 10.6 NW
downtown Playa del Carmen, Mexico 10.7 NW
Southern Cozumel, Cozumel 14.2 S
Puerto Aventuras, Mexico 19.2 W

Nearby Attractions

Cozumel Reef National Park

No matter if your perfect getaway includes thrilling beach activities or leisurely strolls through town, you are bound to enjoy the multiple attractions found at several different spots around the area. Even though there are only a few attractions close to the resort, you can still visit the nearby Cozumel Reef National Park, which is one of the closest to the accommodation.

This option and more are detailed in the following table:

Attractions Near Playa Azul
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Cozumel Reef National Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 3.2 SW San Miguel, Cozumel
Chac Tun Cave Tour/ Paintball City Cave -- -- 3.7 mi. Northwest of Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Dolphin Discovery Zoo 19.5 W Puerto Aventuras, Mexico
Cedam Museum Museum 19.6 W Puerto Aventuras, Mexico
Jardin Del Eden Cenote Cave 21.0 W The vicinity of La Gloria, Mexico
Cristalino Maya Cenote Cave 21.0 W The vicinity of La Gloria, Mexico
Kantun Chi Eco Park Park 21.1 W The vicinity of La Gloria, Mexico

If you're looking for an interesting place to visit, Cozumel Reef National Park could be just what the doctor ordered. Cozumel Reefs National Park was dubbed a protected area in 1996 and within its barriers are located 85 percent of the island's dive sites.

Nearby Accommodations

When you're deciding where to book your stay, it can sometimes be smart to learn more about nearby lodging options as a way to get a feel for the surrounding area. You'll find no shortage of other destinations to consider prior to reaching a decision, as this section of Cozumel plays host to an excellent selection of resorts and hotels to pick from. Find out about all of the area's lodging options by viewing the following table.

Accommodations near Playa Azul
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Sol Cabanas del Caribe 0.1 NE 3.8 mi. North-Northeast of San Miguel, Cozumel
El Cozumeleno Beach Resort 0.3 NE 4.0 mi. North-Northeast of San Miguel, Cozumel
Melia Cozumel 0.5 NE 4.2 mi. North-Northeast of San Miguel, Cozumel
Fontan Cozumel Dive Resort 1.1 SW 2.7 mi. North of San Miguel, Cozumel
Coral Princess Hotel & Resort 1.1 SW 2.6 mi. North of San Miguel, Cozumel
Villa Las Iguanas 1.4 SW 2.4 mi. North of San Miguel, Cozumel
Hacienda San Miguel 2.5 SSW San Miguel, Cozumel
Guidos Boutique Hotel 2.6 SSW San Miguel, Cozumel
Casita De Maya Hotel 2.6 S San Miguel, Cozumel
Hotel Flamingo 2.6 SSW San Miguel, Cozumel

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