What's Near Playa Maya

If this sounds like you, booking accommodations within walking distance of a good beach can make your trip to this area even more special.

If you are a big beach fan, Playa Maya is just what you are looking for. This site is located along the water, so vacationers can spend their whole trip in the sun if that is what they want to do.

Nearby Beaches

Needless to say, since Playa Maya sits directly on El Faro, hanging out at the beach is one of the main attractions here. El Faro Beach is a part of a much larger stretch of sand along the coast in Playa del Carmen. With several hotel properties set right on the beach, you can always expect this spot to be busy.

Nearby Areas

Travelers who want to know a little bit more about what else is in the area may want to know how far the nearest town or city is from their location. Playa Maya is located near the center of downtown Playa del Carmen,

The following table contains a listing of areas near Playa Maya:

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Playa del Carmen, Mexico 0.8 NE
downtown San Miguel, Cozumel 11.2 SE
Northern Cozumel, Cozumel 11.4 ESE
San Miguel, Cozumel 12.1 SE
La Gloria, Mexico 12.9 SW
Puerto Aventuras, Mexico 13.0 SW
Cozumel 15.7 SE
Xpu Ha, Mexico 16.1 SW

Nearby Attractions

El Faro Lighthouse

Playa Maya serves as an excellent spot for active travelers. There are an abundance of activities to be found when exploring near this accommodation. In fact, this particular region boasts plenty of places for travelers to explore, including Plaza 28 De Julio Park, El Faro Lighthouse, and Xcaret Maya Ruins. Of the three, the closest is Plaza 28 De Julio Park.

In search of even more activities to keep you busy? Take a look at all the things to do near the property, which are listed in the table below.

Attractions Near Playa Maya
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Plaza 28 De Julio Park Park 0.2 NW Downtown Playa del Carmen
El Faro Lighthouse Lighthouse 0.1 NE Downtown Playa del Carmen
Xcaret Maya Ruins Historical Site 0.6 SW 1.4 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen
Xaman-Ha Aviary Zoo 0.7 SW 1.6 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen
Puetra del Cielo Historical Site 1.4 WSW 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 13.2 SW Puerto Aventuras
Cedam Museum Museum 13.3 SW Puerto Aventuras
Jardin Del Eden Cenote Cave 14.6 SW The vicinity of La Gloria
Cristalino Maya Cenote Cave 14.6 SW The vicinity of La Gloria
Kantun Chi Eco Park Park 14.7 SW The vicinity of La Gloria

If you're searching 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

Finding details about nearby hotel booking options is oftentimes an excellent way to get a better feel for the surrounding area. Readers will find lots of other destinations to consider prior to reaching a decision, as this part of Mexico has a wide selection of resorts and hotels to pick from. The table below shows all of the hotel booking possibilities found in the surrounding area.

Accommodations near Playa Maya
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Illusion Boutique Hotel 0.0 NNW Downtown Playa del Carmen, Mexico
The Beach House 0.0 ENE Downtown Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Fusion Beach Hotel Restaurant & Lounge 0.0 SW Downtown Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Hotel Colibri 0.0 NE Downtown Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Hotel Albatros -- -- Downtown Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Hotel Vista Caribe 0.1 WSW Downtown Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Jardin de Marieta 0.1 WNW Downtown Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Jungla Caribe 0.1 NW Downtown Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Hotel Lunata 0.1 W Downtown Playa del Carmen, Mexico
El Punto Hotel 0.1 NNW Downtown Playa del Carmen, Mexico

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