What's Located Around Occidental Grand Xcaret

The active and pretty beaches in Mexico are undoubtedly the most enticing outdoor sights in the region. If you or your group are big beach fans, Occidental Grand Xcaret is the perfect locale for you. This lodging is situated on the shore, so visitors can spend all of their time under the sun if that will make them happy.

Nearby Beaches

Playa del Carmen

Of course, since Occidental Grand Xcaret is positioned 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.

Nearby Areas

Guests who are curious to know about the surrounding area's offerings might like to know how far away the adjacent city or town is from the property. Occidental Grand Xcaret is located in the Riviera Maya, in Quintana Roo; it's five miles (eight kilometers) to the south west of Playa del Carmen.

The table below lists the areas that are closest to Occidental Grand Xcaret:

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
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
Cozumel 16.2 SE

Nearby Attractions

El Faro Lighthouse

Visitors who want to learn about local culture and have some fun outdoors while vacationing in Mexico will find that Occidental Grand Xcaret is in a great location for being active. You will soon notice that this section of Playa Del Carmen has a lot of spots for vacationers to explore, like Plaza 28 De Julio Park, Cinema, and El Faro Lighthouse. The nearest attraction of the three is Plaza 28 De Julio Park.

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

Attractions Near Occidental Grand Xcaret
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Plaza 28 De Julio Park Park 4.0 NE Downtown Playa del Carmen
Cinema Movie Theater 4.0 NE Downtown Playa del Carmen
El Faro Lighthouse Lighthouse 4.1 NE Downtown Playa del Carmen
Xcaret Maya Ruins 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
Puetra del Cielo Historical Site 2.7 NE 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 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 looking for an enjoyable experience, 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.

Nearby Accommodations

When deciding on a place to stay, it is often worthwhile to learn about nearby accommodations as a means to better understand the area. You will find lots of other places to learn about before coming to a decision, as this part of Mexico plays host to an excellent range of hotel and resort options. Consult the table below to find a complete list of booking possibilities available in the vicinity.

Accommodations near Occidental Grand Xcaret
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
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
 

Help us improve! We welcome your corrections and suggestions.