What's Near Gala Beach Resort Playacar

The handsome beaches in Mexico are undoubtedly some of the most-loved attractions that the region has to offer.

Many guests are excited to learn that Gala Beach Resort Playacar is directly on the waterfront, so you won't need to travel far to enjoy the pleasant coast. The beach on-site is a busy site, which is great for tourists who prefer to be in the middle of a crowd.

Nearby Beaches

Playa del Carmen

Of course, since Gala Beach Resort Playacar was built directly on Playa del Carmen, relaxing at the water's edge is popular with guests staying 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

Visiting the town or local neighborhood nearest to your resort can add some depth to your vacation experience, whether it's for enjoying a night out in the area, or simply experiencing some of the local culture while on your trip. Gala Beach Resort Playacar is situated along the southwestern outskirts of Playa del Carmen.

The following table contains a listing of areas near 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 be in the middle of the action during their stay 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. As a matter of fact, this area has a lot of places for vacationers to explore, including Plaza 28 De Julio Park, El Faro Lighthouse, and Xcaret Maya Ruins. Of the three, the closest is Plaza 28 De Julio Park.

These are just a few of your many options, more of which 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
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 looking for a chance to see something a little different, El Faro Lighthouse is an option 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 choosing a location to stay in, it's often worthwhile to learn about nearby lodging possibilities in order to get a better feel for the region. You can find lots of additional properties to learn about before reaching a decision, as this portion of Mexico houses a wide range of hotel and resort options. To find additional details about the hotel booking options available in the area, view the table below.

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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