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

You'll discover several beaches to consider in and around the area. Click on the name of each beach for more information concerning that specific beach.

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

A second alternative worth considering is Half Moon Bay Beach. A small protected inlet that keeps waters calm and supports a rich underwater marine habitat, Half Moon Bay Beach is a great spot for snorkeling, but it is quiet and relaxing enough that you can spend a day relaxing on the shore as well.

Playa Akumal: After exiting off Caretta Federal 307, your drive to the coast and to Playa Akual will be a short one, mostly through a residential part of town.

Fortunately, you can find a nice selection of beaches to choose from in and around the area. Readers can get more details by going to this page.


In case you enjoy learning about other places and cultures, you might want to visit a museum while on vacation 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 following chart summarizes some key facts concerning 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

If you enjoy learning about the history of a foreign country, you should consider visiting a historical site during your time in La Gloria.

You can look through this table to see historic sites 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

Visitors will enjoy some other intriguing local attractions nearby.

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

One of the frequently visited local attractions is Dolphin Discovery. <p>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.</p>

Kantun Chi Eco Park is another site to consider. <p>An ecopark that delves into the world of the ancient Maya, Kantun Chi allows guests to explore mystical caverns and swim in underground lakes.</p>

La Gloria has a nice selection of choices too. To read about other natural attractions in and around La Gloria, use this link.


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