What's Located Around Occidental Grand Xcaret

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.

Nearby Beaches

Playa del Carmen

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.

Nearby Areas

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.

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

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 Plaza 28 De Julio Park, El Faro Lighthouse, and Xcaret Maya Ruins, to name a few. The closest of the three is Plaza 28 De Julio Park.

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.

Attractions Near Occidental Grand Xcaret
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Plaza 28 De Julio Park Park 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 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.

Nearby Accommodations

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.

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
 

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