Many times, choosing a hotel near the right beach can make your vacation even more special.
If you are a fan of the beach, Grand Riviera Princess is just what you are looking for. This lodging is located on the shore, so tourists can spend every day under the sun if that will make them happy.
Needless to say, since Grand Riviera Princess is positioned directly on El Faro, relaxing at the water's edge 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.
Travelers who are interested to know about what's nearby might want to find out how far—or near—the adjacent city or town is from the property. Grand Riviera Princess is located in the Riviera Maya, in Quintana Roo; it's three miles (five kilometers) to the northeast of Playa del Carmen.
The table below lists some of the areas near Grand Riviera Princess.
|Playa del Carmen, Mexico||3.2||SW|
|downtown Playa del Carmen, Mexico||4.0||SW|
|Northern Cozumel, Cozumel||11.5||SE|
|downtown San Miguel, Cozumel||12.5||SSE|
|San Miguel, Cozumel||13.4||SSE|
|Villa Morelos, Mexico||15.3||NE|
|Puerto Morelos, Mexico||15.8||NE|
|La Gloria, Mexico||16.9||SW|
|Puerto Aventuras, Mexico||17.1||SW|
Travelers who want to try unfamiliar activities while vacationing in Mexico will quickly learn that Grand Riviera Princess makes a great home-base to start their excursions. In fact, this region touts a wide array of places to explore, including El Faro Lighthouse, and . The closest of the three is .,
These provide just a sample of all your options; for more attractions in this area, see those listed in the following table.
|Park||4.1||SW||Downtown Playa del Carmen|
|El Faro Lighthouse||Lighthouse||4.0||SW||Downtown Playa del Carmen|
|Historical Site||4.7||SW||1.4 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen|
|Xaman-Ha Aviary||Zoo||4.8||SW||1.6 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen|
|Historical Site||5.4||SW||2.2 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen|
|Cave||--||--||3.7 mi. Northwest of Playa del Carmen|
|Selvatica||Park||13.8||N||12.8 mi. West of Puerto Morelos|
|Yax-Che Jardin Botanico||Botanical Garden||14.7||NE||Puerto Morelos|
If you're on the lookout for a place where you can while away some free time, El Faro Lighthouse could be a good option. 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.
When you're choosing a location to stay in, it is sometimes smart to find out about nearby accommodations as a way to better understand the area. Readers can find no shortage of additional places to consider prior to reaching a decision, as this portion of Mexico offers visitors a wide selection of resorts and hotels to choose from. The following table provides a list of all the lodging possibilities that are available nearby.
|Grand Sunset Princess||0.3||SE||3.2 mi. Northeast of Playa del Carmen, Mexico|
|Azul Fives By Karisma||0.5||S||2.8 mi. Northeast of Playa del Carmen, Mexico|
|Petit Lafitte Hotel||0.5||S||3.0 mi. Northeast of Playa del Carmen, Mexico|
|Viceroy Riviera Maya||0.6||S||2.9 mi. Northeast of Playa del Carmen, Mexico|
|Hotel Le Reve||0.7||S||2.7 mi. Northeast of Playa del Carmen, Mexico|
|Grand Velas Riviera Maya||0.7||ENE||3.9 mi. Northeast of Playa del Carmen, Mexico|
|Banyan Tree Mayakoba||0.8||NNE||4.0 mi. Northeast of Playa del Carmen, Mexico|
|Sandos Caracol Resort & Spa||0.8||SSW||2.5 mi. Northeast of Playa del Carmen, Mexico|
|Fairmont Mayakoba||1.1||NNE||4.3 mi. Northeast of Playa del Carmen, Mexico|
|The Royal Haciendas||1.2||SSW||2.0 mi. Northeast of Playa del Carmen, Mexico|
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