Often, choosing a hotel near the beach will ensure that you can take full advantage of the beautiful sand and water here.
Visitors love that Occidental Grand Xcaret is located directly on the water, so you won't have to go out of the way to experience first hand what makes the area such a popular vacation destination.
Of course, since Occidental Grand Xcaret sits 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 areas that are close to your resort can add a little something extra to your vacation, whether you're interested in seeing a famous natural attraction, or learning more about the area's art and history. Occidental Grand Xcaret can be found in the Riviera Maya, in Quintana Roo; it's 4.8 miles to the south west of Playa del Carmen.
The table below lists some of the areas near Occidental Grand Xcaret.
|downtown Playa del Carmen, Mexico||4.1||NE|
|Playa del Carmen, Mexico||4.8||NE|
|La Gloria, Mexico||8.9||SW|
|Puerto Aventuras, Mexico||9.1||SW|
|downtown San Miguel, Cozumel||11.9||ESE|
|Xpu Ha, Mexico||12.1||SW|
|San Miguel, Cozumel||12.6||ESE|
|Northern Cozumel, Cozumel||13.2||E|
Vacationers who are looking to try exciting activities during their stay in Mexico will find that Occidental Grand Xcaret makes an exceptional starting point for their daily excursions. You will find that this area has a lot of places for vacationers to explore, like El Faro Lighthouse, and , to name a few. The closest of the three is .,
If these attractions don't interest you, you'll find a number of other choices nearby; the closest to this property are shown in the table below.
|Park||4.0||NE||Downtown Playa del Carmen|
|El Faro Lighthouse||Lighthouse||4.1||NE||Downtown Playa del Carmen|
|Historical Site||3.4||NE||1.4 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen|
|Xaman-Ha Aviary||Zoo||3.3||NE||1.6 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen|
|Historical Site||2.7||NE||2.2 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen|
|Cave||--||--||3.7 mi. Northwest of Playa del Carmen|
|Dolphin Discovery||Zoo||9.2||SW||Puerto Aventuras|
|Cedam Museum||Museum||9.3||SW||Puerto Aventuras|
|Jardin Del Eden Cenote||Cave||10.6||SW||The vicinity of La Gloria|
|Cristalino Maya Cenote||Cave||10.7||SW||The vicinity of La Gloria|
|Kantun Chi Eco Park||Park||10.8||SW||The vicinity of La Gloria|
|Tajmahal Cenote||Park||12.1||SW||1.2 mi. Northwest of Xpu Ha|
If you're on the lookout for an interesting place to visit, El Faro Lighthouse might be the right choice for you. 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 about nearby lodging possibilities is oftentimes an excellent way to get a better feel for the area. You will find lots of additional places to learn about in the vicinity, as this section of Mexico offers visitors a sweeping variety of hotels and resorts to pick from. Find out what you need to know about all of the area's lodging possibilities by viewing the table below.
|Sandos Playacar Beach Resort & Spa||1.9||NE||3.0 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen, Mexico|
|Gala Beach Resort Playacar||1.9||NE||3.0 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen, Mexico|
|Iberostar Tucan||2.0||NE||2.9 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen, Mexico|
|Iberostar Quetzal||2.0||NE||2.8 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen, Mexico|
|Hotel Riu Yucatan||2.1||NE||2.7 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen, Mexico|
|ClubHotel Riu Tequila||2.2||NE||2.6 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen, Mexico|
|Hotel Riu Palace Mexico||2.2||NE||2.6 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen, Mexico|
|Hotel Riu Playacar||2.3||NE||2.5 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen, Mexico|
|Royal Hideaway Playacar by Occidental||2.4||NE||2.4 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen, Mexico|
|Riu Lupita All Inclusive||2.5||NE||2.4 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen, Mexico|
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