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.
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.
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:
|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|
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 El Faro Lighthouse. The nearest attraction of the three is ., , and
These provide just a sample of all your options; for more attractions in this area, see those named in the following table.
|Park||4.0||NE||Downtown Playa del Carmen|
|Movie Theater||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 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.
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.
|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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