Set in the mountains, La Vega is an out-of-the-way destination not especially known for its tourism. Most people who travel here do so to separate themselves completely from typical resort setting that the Riviera Maya is known for. Here, activities are low-key and in many cases, as with scuba diving, sailing, and fishing, you'll have to do a bit of traveling to access them.
La Gloria is a bit further from the top dive spots than other destinations in the Yucatan. Still, those willing to travel a little will have much of the same opportunities.
You'll find 14 dive services and at least 9 different dive sites to choose from. Click to visit our extended discussion of scuba diving in this area.
La Gloria is home to some of the best fishing spots in the entire Yucatan Peninsula. Fishermen spending some time in Mexico may want to consider stopping here as an alternative to busy Cancun.
If you have some avid fishermen vacationing with you, they're in luck -- there are 6 charter operators in this area. Click here to see our page regarding this topic.
If you're a golf fanatic you probably realize La Gloria isn't exactly flooded with golf greens. Still, there's one place to be aware of. The only course in the area is Playacar Golf Course. For a more detailed look at golfing throughout Riviera Maya click here.
The table directly below summarizes some key facts concerning firms that will enable you to get out on the open water.
|Bleu Magic/Raiatea Catamaran||(984) 803-4774||0.9 mi. South-Southeast of Central La Gloria|
|--||0.8 mi. South of Central La Gloria|
|Fat Cat Sailboat||(984) 116-3040||0.9 mi. South-Southeast of Central La Gloria|
|Yucatan F1||--||0.9 mi. South-Southeast of Central La Gloria|
If you'd like to learn about area marinas and charter operators go to this page.
If you're going to be traveling with some folks who enjoy shopping they can browse some of the 23 retail stores in the area. Click here to visit our discussion of shopping in La Gloria and nearby.
You should plan on spending some time enjoying the sights and sounds of La Gloria. The area has a few historic sites and various other attractions of interest to tourists. Those wanting to find more details about area sightseeing opportunities can do so by clicking here.
Details concerning a firm that will help you get the most out of your sightseeing time can be found below.
|Rancho Punta Venado (Horse & Atv & Snorkeling)||--||5.7 mi. East-Northeast of Central La Gloria|
|Xplor||(888) 922-7381||8.9 mi. Northeast of Central La Gloria|
If you are intrigued by the idea of underwater sightseeing you're in luck -- you can easily find places to do so during your vacation in La Gloria. For a more comprehensive look at snorkeling, visit this article concerning snorkeling options.
Relaxing for a few hours in a spa could be one of the most enjoyable parts of your vacation. If you'd like to go to a spa, you'll be pleased to discover the area has one. You can read this extended discussion dedicated to spas in the area if you're looking for more details.
If you like playing tennis you might want to stay at a hotel with a tennis court. Fortunately, there are 5 properties in the area that offer tennis.
The information that follows can help clarify your options. At a glance, you'll see the number of courts on-site, whether lighting is available for evening play, and some other details. Click on the names to read about other aspects of the property.
|Property||Location||Tennis Courts||Lit Courts||Tennis Pro|
|Barcelo Maya Caribe Resort||2.0 mi. South-Southwest of Central La Gloria||7|
|Barcelo Maya Beach||1.9 mi. South West of Central La Gloria||7|
|Barcelo Maya Tropical Beach||1.7 mi. South-Southwest of Central La Gloria||7|
|Barcelo Maya Colonial Beach||1.7 mi. South-Southwest of Central La Gloria||7|
|Barcelo Maya Palace Deluxe All Inclusive Resort||1.6 mi. South of Central La Gloria||9|
For example, Barcelo Maya Caribe Resort offers all-inclusive pricing, to help simplify your vacation.
Take a moment to look through the chart below for a list of other activities.
|Dressel Divers Puerto Aventuras||Watersports Operator||(+34) 963 561 496||2.0 mi. South-Southwest of Central La Gloria|
|Xcaret Park||Amusement/Theme Park||--||8.6 mi. Northeast of Central La Gloria|
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