Quite a few people make plans to take a trip to Mexico just to experience the amazing beaches that the island is so proud of.
If you or your group are big beach fans, Iberostar Quetzal has what you need. This lodging is located right along the water and sand, so tourists can spend as much time as they like in the sun if that is what they want to do.
Of course, since Iberostar Quetzal was built directly on Playa del Carmen, sun bathing is one of the main attractions here. 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 learn even more about Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean, whether you're interested in seeing a famous natural attraction, or finding an incredible local restaurant. Iberostar Quetzal can be found in 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 serves as a great locale for active visitors. There are plenty of fun activities to be discovered when starting at this accommodation. You will find that this region touts a wide array of places to explore, like El Faro Lighthouse, and , to name a few. Of the three, the closest is .,
In search of even more activities to keep you busy? Take a look at all the things to do near the property, which are named 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 on the lookout for somewhere a little different to visit, El Faro Lighthouse might be worth a visit. 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 deciding on a place to stay, it can often be smart to learn about nearby lodging options in order to get a feel for the area. You will be able to find no shortage of additional places to learn about before coming to a decision, as this section of Mexico offers travelers a wide variety of resorts and hotels to pick from. Have a look at the table below for a complete list of booking options that are 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|
|Occidental Allegro Playacar||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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