What's Located Around Banyan Tree Mayakoba

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Nearby Beaches

Playa del Carmen

Travelers visiting this section of Mexico typically take time to walk one of the area's amazing beaches. There are bound to be nearby beaches that you will enjoy.

All of the beaches adorning the coast of Mexico have their own unique features; these variations can affect whether you'll come prepared for a party, or just an easy day of sun-bathing. The most proximate beaches to the property are El Faro and Playa del Carmen.

The most convenient one to visit is El Faro. It is a short cab trip away. El Faro Beach is a part of a much larger stretch of sand along the coast in Playa del Carmen. With several hotel properties set right on the beach, you can always expect this spot to be busy.

Nearby Areas

Paying a visit to the towns or communities located closest to your resort can help diversify your itinerary, whether you're interested in seeing a famous natural attraction, or sampling some of the region's most amazing cuisine. Banyan Tree Mayakoba is located in the Riviera Maya, in Quintana Roo; it is 4.0 miles to the northeast of Playa del Carmen.

Below are the names of some of the neighborhoods and towns located within a short distance of Banyan Tree Mayakoba.

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Playa del Carmen, Mexico 4.0 SW
downtown Playa del Carmen, Mexico 4.8 SW
Northern Cozumel, Cozumel 11.9 SE
downtown San Miguel, Cozumel 13.0 SSE
San Miguel, Cozumel 14.0 SSE
Villa Morelos, Mexico 14.5 NE
Puerto Morelos, Mexico 15.0 NE
Cozumel 17.4 SSE
La Gloria, Mexico 17.6 SW
Puerto Aventuras, Mexico 17.8 SW

Nearby Attractions

El Faro Lighthouse

Visitors who want to try unfamiliar activities during their stay in Mexico will find that Banyan Tree Mayakoba is in a fascinating area with a number of sights. Yes, this area is simply full of different attractions to try, such as Plaza 28 De Julio Park, El Faro Lighthouse, and Xcaret Maya Ruins. Of the three, the closest is Plaza 28 De Julio Park.

To keep your entire group happy, you may need to browse several of this area's attractions, many of which are listed in the following table.

Attractions Near Banyan Tree Mayakoba
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Plaza 28 De Julio Park Park 4.8 SW Downtown Playa del Carmen
El Faro Lighthouse Lighthouse 4.8 SW Downtown Playa del Carmen
Xcaret Maya Ruins Historical Site 5.5 SW 1.4 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen
Xaman-Ha Aviary Zoo 5.6 SW 1.6 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen
Puetra del Cielo Historical Site 6.2 SW 2.2 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen
Chac Tun Cave Tour/ Paintball City Cave -- -- 3.7 mi. Northwest of Playa del Carmen
Selvatica Park 13.1 N 12.8 mi. West of Puerto Morelos
Yax-Che Jardin Botanico Botanical Garden 13.9 NE Puerto Morelos
Old Market District Historical Site 14.7 NE Villa Morelos

If you're on the lookout for a chance to see something a little different, El Faro Lighthouse is an alternative worth considering. Located in Marina Vallartas is the 110-foot tall lighthouse called "El Faro," which translates to "the Lighthouse." This spot is popular amongst tourists because the trek to the top of the tower results in an opportunity to listen to live music and gab a few drinks in a circular lounge.

Nearby Accommodations

When you're deciding where to book your stay, it can often be a good idea to learn about nearby lodging options as a means to get a better feel for the surrounding area. Readers will find plenty of additional properties to consider in the vicinity, as this part of Mexico has a wide variety of resorts and hotels to pick from. Get details about the surrounding area's lodging options by reading the table below.

Accommodations near Banyan Tree Mayakoba
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Fairmont Mayakoba 0.3 NE 4.3 mi. Northeast of Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Grand Velas Riviera Maya 0.7 SE 3.9 mi. Northeast of Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Rosewood Mayakoba 0.7 N 4.8 mi. Northeast of Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Grand Riviera Princess 0.8 SSW 3.2 mi. Northeast of Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Blue Diamond Riviera Maya 1.0 NNE 5.0 mi. Northeast of Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Grand Sunset Princess 1.0 S 3.2 mi. Northeast of Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Secrets Capri Riviera Cancun 1.3 NE 5.3 mi. Northeast of Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Petit Lafitte Hotel 1.3 S 3.0 mi. Northeast of Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Ocean Maya 1.3 NNE 5.3 mi. Northeast of Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Azul Fives By Karisma 1.3 S 2.8 mi. Northeast of Playa del Carmen, Mexico

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