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.
There are 14 dive services and at least 9 different dive sites to choose from. Click to read our discussion of diving opportunities 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.
Fishing is a popular activity here, as suggested by the existence of 6 charter fishing services located in this area. Click this link to check out our page concerning this topic.
The following table summarizes some details concerning firms that can enable you to spend some time 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|
|Mad About Boats Tour Office||--||0.9 mi. South-Southeast of Central La Gloria|
|Yucatan F1||--||0.9 mi. South-Southeast of Central La Gloria|
If you're interested in reading about nearby marinas and charter operators visit this page.
If you have some folks who enjoy window shopping vacationing with you, they can "discover" a few of the 23 retail shops in the area. Make your way to this page if you'd like to find out more about shopping in and around La Gloria.
Most visitors spend some time enjoying the culture, sights and sounds of La Gloria. Area sights include a few historic sites and various other attractions of interest to tourists. For a more comprehensive look at available sightseeing attractions, read this page.
If you like to go snokeling you're in luck -- you can easily find places to do so during your vacation in La Gloria. To see our detailed guide to local snorkeling opportunities, click this link.
Relaxing for a few hours in a spa might be one of the most memorable parts of your entire vacation. If a visit to the spa sounds like fun, you'll be pleased to know the area has one. Readers can find out more about this topic can do so on this page.
If you enjoy playing tennis your best bet is to stay at a hotel with a tennis court. Fortunately, there are 5 properties in the area that offer tennis.
The table below may help with your planning. Included is the number of tennis courts on-site, whether lights are available for evening play, and some other details. Click on each name to learn more details concerning 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.
The following table enables you to get some key facts regarding other activities.
|Aqua Excursions||Snorkeling Tour Operator||(984) 802-8323||6.1 mi. South West of Central La Gloria|
|Aquanauts Puerto Aventuras||Snorkeling Tour Operator||(984) 873-5041||0.9 mi. South of Central La Gloria|
|Bahia Divers||Snorkeling Tour Operator||(984) 116-4963||3.3 mi. South West of Central La Gloria|
|Snorkeling Tour Operator||(984) 873-5031||0.9 mi. South of Central La Gloria|
|Snorkeling Equipment Rental Service||(212) 555-5557||0.9 mi. Southeast of Central La Gloria|
|Xcaret Park||Amusement/Theme Park||--||8.6 mi. Northeast of Central La Gloria|
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