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 will discover a large number of beaches to consider visiting in and around the area. Just click on each beach name for more detail concerning that individual beach.

Playa X-Puha: The beach of Playa X-Puha stretches back into the coast forming a square shape of blindingly white sand. A large portion of the beach is overtaken by the Playa X-Puha Restaurant and Beach Club.

A second place 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: 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 only some of the available choices. For a more comprehensive look at beaches, use this link.


If you like to explore other cultures and places, you should consider visiting a museum during your vacation.

A landmark worth visiting is Cedam Museum. It is found 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 chart directly below shows more information on a museum you might enjoy in La Gloria.

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

Historical Sites

Enjoy learning some of the historical roots of places you visit? If that's the case, you should consider visiting a historical site while on vacation in La Gloria.

Take some time to look through the table just below for information concerning historical 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 can discover some other interesting sites 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 more frequently visited local 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.

A second attraction that provides a nice way to spend some time outdoors is Kantun Chi Eco Park. 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 includes many other choices. To learn about more natural attractions in and around La Gloria, click here.


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