Activities in La Gloria

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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 Diving

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 10 dive operators and at least 9 good dive sites in the area. Visit this page which is all about diving in this area if you want to learn additional details.


La Gloria Fishing

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 experienced anglers vacationing with you, they're in luck -- there are 6 charter fishing services in this area. You can go to this article concerning fishing in the area if you want to get more facts.

Sailing and Boating

La Gloria Sailing and Boating

More details concerning area firms that will enable you to get out on the open water can be seen down below.

Boating Opportunities In La Gloria
Name Phone Location
Bleu Magic/Raiatea Catamaran (984) 803-4774 0.9 mi. South-Southeast 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're interested in learning about area marinas and charter operators click here.


Pro Dive Center at Occidental Royal

If you have some people who enjoy exploring new shops vacationing with you, they'll be interested to know that there are at least 19 retailers in this area. To read our detailed page about shopping in La Gloria and nearby, use this link.


El Faro Lighthouse

You should plan on spending some time exploring the sights, sounds and culture of La Gloria. Among other things, the area has a few historic sites and various other attractions of interest to travelers. To visit our complete guide to sightseeing attractions and opportunities, click here.

Details concerning a firm that will help you have a great time enjoying the local sights can be found here:

Sightseeing Services Near La Gloria
Name Phone Location
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 enjoy looking at fish you'll be pleased to know you'll have the chance during your vacation in La Gloria. For more in formation concerning snorkeling opportunities, check out this page.


Enjoying a spa might be one of the highlights of your entire vacation. If a spa visit sounds like fun, you will be happy to learn there's one in the area. Go to this article about spas in the area if you need more details.


Barcelo Maya Caribe Resort

If you like to play tennis you might want to stay at a hotel that has a tennis court. Fortunately, you can choose from 5 properties in the area that offer tennis.

The following list can help with your decision making process. At a glance, you can see the number of tennis courts on-site, whether lighting is offered, and some other helpful details. Click on each name to learn more about the property.

Accommodations with Tennis In La Gloria
Property Location Tennis Courts Lit Courts Tennis Pro
Barcelo Maya Caribe Resort 2.0 mi. South-Southwest of Central La Gloria 7 check
Barcelo Maya Beach 1.9 mi. South West of Central La Gloria 7 check
Barcelo Maya Tropical Beach 1.7 mi. South-Southwest of Central La Gloria 7 check
Barcelo Maya Colonial Beach 1.7 mi. South-Southwest of Central La Gloria 7 check
Barcelo Maya Palace Deluxe All Inclusive Resort 1.6 mi. South of Central La Gloria 9 check

For instance, Barcelo Maya Caribe Resort offers all-inclusive pricing, to help simplify your vacation.

Other Activities

Be sure to look through the table below to see other activities.

Other Activities In And Around La Gloria
Name Type Phone Location
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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