What's Near Gala Beach Resort Playacar

Often, picking accommodations near the right beach will guarantee that you get the full beach experience. Many guests are excited to learn that Gala Beach Resort Playacar is situated on the water, so you won't need to travel far to try a few beach activities. No matter the time of year, there are crowds of people who visit this popular area of Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean, creating a lively beach atmosphere; however, it gets full with tourists very quickly.

Nearby Beaches

Playa del Carmen

Of course, since Gala Beach Resort Playacar was built directly on Playa del Carmen, spending time at the shore is a popular pastime at this property. Set in a resort town of the same name, Playa del Carmen is one of the most popular beaches in the Maya Riviera. Just south of Cancun, the beach is not only known for its gorgeous tropical scenery, but the wealth of activities than guests can partake in, such as snorkeling and other water sports, fishing, beach volleyball, sunbathing, and more.

Nearby Areas

Stopping over at a town or community close to your resort can act as a nice day trip, whether you're interested in seeing a famous natural attraction, or dining with locals at their authentic restaurants. Gala Beach Resort Playacar is situated in the southwestern outskirts of Playa del Carmen.

Below are the names of some of the neighborhoods and towns located within a short distance of Gala Beach Resort Playacar.

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
downtown Playa del Carmen, Mexico 2.2 NE
La Gloria, Mexico 10.8 SW
Puerto Aventuras, Mexico 10.9 SW
downtown San Miguel, Cozumel 11.2 SE
San Miguel, Cozumel 12.0 SE
Northern Cozumel, Cozumel 12.1 ESE
Xpu Ha, Mexico 14.0 SW
Cozumel 15.7 SE

Nearby Attractions

El Faro Lighthouse

Visitors who want to try unfamiliar activities while vacationing in Mexico will quickly learn that Gala Beach Resort Playacar is an excellent home base for those who want to take advantage of this interesting area. You will soon notice that this region is simply full of places for travelers to explore, like Plaza 28 De Julio Park, Cinema, and El Faro Lighthouse. Though there are at least three great attractions nearby, the closest one is Plaza 28 De Julio Park.

Several more of this property's nearest attractions are named in the following table.

Attractions Near Gala Beach Resort
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Plaza 28 De Julio Park Park 2.2 NE Downtown Playa del Carmen
Cinema Movie Theater 2.2 NE Downtown Playa del Carmen
El Faro Lighthouse Lighthouse 2.2 NE Downtown Playa del Carmen
Xcaret Maya Ruins Historical Site 1.5 NE 1.4 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen
Xaman-Ha Aviary Zoo 1.4 NE 1.6 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen
Puetra del Cielo Historical Site 1.0 N 2.2 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen
Chac Tun Cave Tour/ Paintball City Cave -- -- 3.7 mi. Northwest of Playa del Carmen
Dolphin Discovery Zoo 11.1 SW Puerto Aventuras
Cedam Museum Museum 11.2 SW Puerto Aventuras
Jardin Del Eden Cenote Cave 12.5 SW The vicinity of La Gloria
Cristalino Maya Cenote Cave 12.6 SW The vicinity of La Gloria
Kantun Chi Eco Park Park 12.6 SW The vicinity of La Gloria
Tajmahal Cenote Park 14.0 SW 1.2 mi. Northwest of Xpu Ha

If you're searching for somewhere interesting to go, El Faro Lighthouse could be just what the doctor ordered. 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

Learning more about nearby accommodations is oftentimes an easy means of getting a feel for the area as whole. You will be able to find no shortage of other properties to think about in the vicinity, as this part of Mexico offers visitors an excellent range of hotel and resort options. If you'd like to find more information about booking options available in the vicinity, view the following table.

Accommodations near Gala Beach Resort
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Sandos Playacar Beach Resort & Spa 0.0 W 3.0 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Iberostar Tucan 0.1 NE 2.9 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Iberostar Quetzal 0.2 N 2.8 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Hotel Riu Yucatan 0.3 NNE 2.7 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Hotel Riu Palace Mexico 0.4 NNE 2.6 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen, Mexico
ClubHotel Riu Tequila 0.4 N 2.6 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Hotel Riu Playacar 0.5 NNE 2.5 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Royal Hideaway Playacar by Occidental 0.6 NE 2.4 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Occidental Allegro Playacar 0.7 NE 2.3 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Riu Lupita All Inclusive 0.7 N 2.4 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen, Mexico
 

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