Many travelers choose to visit Mexico because of the amazing beaches that the island is famous for. Luckily, Iberostar Quetzal is situated directly on the waterfront, so you won't need to go out of your way to try a few beach activities.
Of course, since Iberostar Quetzal is located directly on Playa del Carmen, sun bathing 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.
Visiting the town or local neighborhood nearest to your resort can help you get out of your comfort zone to experience something a little different, no matter if it's for a quick family outing, or finding an incredible local restaurant. Iberostar Quetzal can be found toward the southwestern outskirts of Playa del Carmen.
The following table contains a listing of areas near Iberostar Quetzal:
|downtown Playa del Carmen, Mexico||2.1||NE|
|La Gloria, Mexico||10.9||SW|
|Puerto Aventuras, Mexico||11.0||SW|
|downtown San Miguel, Cozumel||11.3||SE|
|San Miguel, Cozumel||12.1||SE|
|Northern Cozumel, Cozumel||12.1||ESE|
|Xpu Ha, Mexico||14.1||SW|
Iberostar Quetzal makes for an excellent spot for active vacationers. There are a good amount of activities to be discovered when searching from this lodging. Yes, this particular region boasts plenty of places for travelers to explore, such as El Faro Lighthouse, and , to name a few. Though there are at least three great attractions nearby, the closest one is .,
Still more attractions, within the vicinity of the lodging, are listed in the following table.
|Park||2.0||NE||Downtown Playa del Carmen|
|El Faro Lighthouse||Lighthouse||2.1||NE||Downtown Playa del Carmen|
|Historical Site||1.4||NE||1.4 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen|
|Xaman-Ha Aviary||Zoo||1.3||NE||1.6 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen|
|Historical Site||0.8||N||2.2 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen|
|Cave||--||--||3.7 mi. Northwest of Playa del Carmen|
|Dolphin Discovery||Zoo||11.2||SW||Puerto Aventuras|
|Cedam Museum||Museum||11.3||SW||Puerto Aventuras|
|Jardin Del Eden Cenote||Cave||12.6||SW||The vicinity of La Gloria|
|Cristalino Maya Cenote||Cave||12.7||SW||The vicinity of La Gloria|
|Kantun Chi Eco Park||Park||12.7||SW||The vicinity of La Gloria|
|Tajmahal Cenote||Park||14.1||SW||1.2 mi. Northwest of Xpu Ha|
If you're searching for an enjoyable experience, 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.
When choosing where to book your stay, it is often worthwhile to find out about nearby accommodation options as a way to better understand the area. You can find lots of other destinations to learn about before reaching a decision, as this portion of Mexico is home to an excellent selection of hotel and resort options. The table that follows contains the booking options available in the area.
|Hotel Riu Yucatan||0.1||ENE||2.7 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen, Mexico|
|Iberostar Tucan||0.2||SSE||2.9 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen, Mexico|
|Sandos Playacar Beach Resort & Spa||0.2||S||3.0 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen, Mexico|
|Gala Beach Resort Playacar||0.2||S||3.0 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen, Mexico|
|Hotel Riu Palace Mexico||0.2||NE||2.6 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen, Mexico|
|ClubHotel Riu Tequila||0.2||N||2.6 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen, Mexico|
|Hotel Riu Playacar||0.3||NE||2.5 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen, Mexico|
|Royal Hideaway Playacar by Occidental||0.4||NE||2.4 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen, Mexico|
|0.5||NE||2.3 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen, Mexico|
|Riu Lupita All Inclusive||0.6||N||2.4 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen, Mexico|
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