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.
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.
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.
|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|
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 El Faro Lighthouse. Though there are at least three great attractions nearby, the closest one is ., , and
Several more of this property's nearest attractions are named in the following table.
|Park||2.2||NE||Downtown Playa del Carmen|
|Movie Theater||2.2||NE||Downtown Playa del Carmen|
|El Faro Lighthouse||Lighthouse||2.2||NE||Downtown Playa del Carmen|
|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|
|Historical Site||1.0||N||2.2 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen|
|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.
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.
|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|
|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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