What's Near Grand Coco Bay

Often, picking accommodations near the right beach can add a special element to your holiday. Fortunately, this property is directly on the water, so you won't have to go out of the way to try a few beach activities.

Nearby Beaches

Naturally, since Grand Coco Bay is positioned directly on El Faro, sun bathing is popular with guests staying at this property. 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

Visiting areas that are close to your resort can add some depth to your vacation experience, no matter if you'll just be browsing their markets, or interacting with the locals while on your trip. Grand Coco Bay is found near the center of Playa del Carmen.

The table below lists some of the areas near Grand Coco Bay.

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
downtown Playa del Carmen, Mexico 1.0 SW
Northern Cozumel, Cozumel 11.2 SE
downtown San Miguel, Cozumel 11.3 SE
San Miguel, Cozumel 12.2 SE
La Gloria, Mexico 14.0 SW
Puerto Aventuras, Mexico 14.1 SW
Cozumel 15.8 SE
Xpu Ha, Mexico 17.2 SW

Nearby Attractions

El Faro Lighthouse

Tourists who want to be in the middle of the action while visiting Mexico will find that Grand Coco Bay is the perfect place for active guests, especially if they plan to take advantage of this busy part of town. In fact, this region is simply full of places for travelers to explore, including Plaza 28 De Julio Park, El Faro Lighthouse, and Xcaret Maya Ruins. Of the three nearby attractions, the closest is Plaza 28 De Julio Park.

These provide just a sample of all your options; for more attractions in this area, see those listed in the following table.

Attractions Near Grand Coco Bay
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Plaza 28 De Julio Park Park 1.1 SW Downtown Playa del Carmen
El Faro Lighthouse Lighthouse 1.0 SW Downtown Playa del Carmen
Xcaret Maya Ruins Historical Site 1.7 SW 1.4 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen
Xaman-Ha Aviary Zoo 1.8 SW 1.6 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen
Puetra del Cielo Historical Site 2.5 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
Dolphin Discovery Zoo 14.3 SW Puerto Aventuras
Cedam Museum Museum 14.3 SW Puerto Aventuras

If you're searching for a chance to see something a little different, El Faro Lighthouse may be just what you're looking for. 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 hotel booking options is oftentimes a great means of getting a better feel for the area as whole. Readers will find lots of additional destinations to think about before coming to a decision, as this portion of Mexico houses an exceptional selection of hotels and resorts to choose from. If you'd like to get additional information on booking options available close-by, consult the following table.

Accommodations near Grand Coco Bay
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
The Elements 0.1 WSW 0.2 mi. East-Northeast of Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Mahekal Beach Resort 0.2 SW 0.1 mi. Southeast of Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Hotel Las Palapas 0.3 SW 0.1 mi. South of Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Las Palapas Resort 0.4 SW 0.1 mi. South of Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Real Playa Del Carmen All Inclusive Resort 0.4 WSW 0.2 mi. West of Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Fiesta Banana 0.5 WSW 0.2 mi. West-Southwest of Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Hotel Banana 0.5 WSW 0.2 mi. West-Southwest of Playa del Carmen, Mexico
The Bric Hotel 0.5 SW Downtown Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Riviera del Sol Hotel 0.5 SW Downtown Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Aldea Thai 0.5 SW Downtown Playa del Carmen, Mexico

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