What's Near Occidental Grand Xcaret

Quite often, travelers choose to spend their vacations in Mexico knowing that they'll get to see the sparkling beaches that the region is so well known for.

Visitors love that this property is located on the water, so you won't have to go far to enjoy the pleasant coast.

Nearby Beaches

Playa del Carmen

Naturally, since Occidental Grand Xcaret is positioned directly on Playa del Carmen, relaxing on the sand is popular with guests staying 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

Travelers who want to know a little bit more about the surrounding area's offerings might want to find out how far—or near—the closest neighboring town or city is from their accommodations. 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.

Below are the names of some of the neighborhoods and towns located within a short distance of 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

Occidental Grand Xcaret serves as an excellent locale for active vacationers. There are many fun activities to be discovered when searching from this accommodation. As a matter of fact, this area has a lot of places for vacationers to explore, such as Plaza 28 De Julio Park, El Faro Lighthouse, and Xcaret Maya Ruins, to name a few. Of the three nearby attractions, the closest is Plaza 28 De Julio Park.

When it comes to keeping the whole group smiling, you'll need to explore all your attraction options, like those listed 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 somewhere a little different to visit, El Faro Lighthouse is an option worth considering. 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 accommodation options is generally a great means of getting a better feel for the surrounding area. Readers can find lots of additional properties to think about before making a decision, as this section of Mexico offers travelers an excellent range of resorts and hotels to choose from. Find out about all of the surrounding area's booking options by reading the following table.

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
Sandos Playacar Beach Resort 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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