La Gloria Attractions

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Surrounded by mountains and not much else, it is the peace and solitude that attracts tourists to the small town of La Gloria.  If sightseeing is important to you, you'll have to drive a short distance to get to those sites that are worth exploring. 


Playa X-Puha

There are several beaches to consider visiting in and around the area. Just click on the name of the beach for detailed information about that specific beach.

Playa X-Puha: Playa X-Puha is located off Federal Route 307 at Km 265.

Another alternative for beach-goers to consider is Half Moon Bay Beach. The beach is backed by a number of privately owed condos, but that shouldn't deter guests from planning a day on this beach. The snorkeling is worth a trip, with turtles, barracudas, small fish, and even a shark on occasion.

Playa Akumal: Playa Akumal is located in the town of Akumal between Playa del Carmen and Tulum. The beach is considered to be one of the best around, and features a number of facilities.

These examples are merely a few of your options. For a better look at this specific topic, see this guide.


In case you like to explore other cultures and places, you might want to visit a museum during your time in La Gloria.

If you are looking to do some sight-seeing, visit Cedam Museum. It is located in La Gloria. The Cedam Museum offers paper guides that allow guests to explore the exhibits at the own pace. Visitors will find exhibits detailing the impact that sailing has had for the local and island-wide way of life.

The table right below enables you to get more information about a museum in the area.

Museums In La Gloria
Name Phone Location
Cedam Museum -- 0.9 mi. South of Central La Gloria Mexico

Historical Sites

In case you like to learn about the history of foreign countries, you might enjoy visiting a historical site while vacationing in La Gloria.

Take a look at the following chart to read more about sites of historical interest near La Gloria.

Historic Sites Near La Gloria
Name Phone Location
Puetra del Cielo 52-98-842-862 11.5 mi. Northeast of Central La Gloria
Xcaret Maya Ruins (998) 881-2400 12.3 mi. Northeast of Central La Gloria

Miscellaneous Landmarks

Travelers can discover some other worthwhile places worth visiting close to La Gloria.

Miscellaneous Landmarks Near La Gloria
Name Type Location
Plaza Principal Attraction 12.6 mi. Northeast of Central La Gloria Mexico

Natural Attractions

Xaman-Ha Aviary

Dolphin Discovery is one of the better known natural attractions. Make your vacation of a lifetime even more special by adding some dolphins into the mix. Dolphin Discovery offers a number of possibilities, most ending with guests swimming with the dolphins.

Kantun Chi Eco Park is another local attraction that allows you to enjoy the natural surroundings. An ecopark that delves into the world of the ancient Maya, Kantun Chi allows guests to explore mystical caverns and swim in underground lakes.

La Gloria has many other natural attractions. To visit our guide to natural attractions in and around La Gloria, go to this article.


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