What's Near Posada Mariposa

Nearby Beaches

Playa del Carmen

Some of the best attractions in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean are found along the coast. Posada Mariposa is located in a fun and convenient part of town, which is ideal for those hoping to experience Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean's breath-taking sights and unique cultural features; though, guests should be aware that it's not located directly on the water. There are also bound to be nearby beaches that you will enjoy.

All of the beaches in Mexico are appreciated for different reasons; even subtle characteristics could affect your experience. The two closest beaches to the property are El Faro and Playa del Carmen.

El Faro is the one that's nearest to Posada Mariposa. Bear in mind that you can find this beach a half mile from the hotel, so your party won't have to go far to enjoy an endless sparkling backdrop. 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

Visitors who are curious about what's nearby might want to find out how far—or near—the neighboring city or town is from the property. Posada Mariposa can be found in downtown Playa del Carmen,

The following table contains a listing of areas near Posada Mariposa:

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Playa del Carmen, Mexico 0.3 NE
downtown San Miguel, Cozumel 11.4 SE
Northern Cozumel, Cozumel 11.5 SE
San Miguel, Cozumel 12.3 SE
La Gloria, Mexico 13.3 SW
Puerto Aventuras, Mexico 13.5 SW
Cozumel 15.9 SE
Xpu Ha, Mexico 16.6 SW

Nearby Attractions

El Faro Lighthouse

Posada Mariposa makes for an excellent locale for active vacationers. There are numerous fun activities to be enjoyed when exploring near this lodging. In fact, this area has a lot of places for vacationers to explore, like Plaza 28 De Julio Park, Cinema, and El Faro Lighthouse. The closest 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 Posada Mariposa
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Plaza 28 De Julio Park Park 0.5 SW Downtown Playa del Carmen
Cinema Movie Theater 0.5 SW Downtown Playa del Carmen
El Faro Lighthouse Lighthouse 0.4 SSW Downtown Playa del Carmen
Xcaret Maya Ruins Historical Site 1.1 SW 1.4 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen
Xaman-Ha Aviary Zoo 1.2 SW 1.6 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen
Puetra del Cielo Historical Site 1.9 SW 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 13.7 SW Puerto Aventuras
Cedam Museum Museum 13.7 SW Puerto Aventuras

If you're on the lookout for a place where you can while away some free time, El Faro Lighthouse could be just what the doctor ordered. 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

Getting details about nearby lodging options is generally an excellent way to get a better feel for the area as whole. Readers will be able to find no shortage of additional destinations to learn about prior to making a decision, as this section of Mexico offers vacationers an impressive selection of resort and hotel options. Get the details you need about the surrounding area's hotel booking possibilities by reading the table below.

Accommodations near Posada Mariposa
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Condo Hotel El Patio 0.0 NE Downtown Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Hotel Coco Rio 0.0 N Downtown Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Be Playa 0.0 NW Downtown Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Hotel Quinto Sol 0.1 NNE Downtown Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Hotel Aventura Mexicana 0.1 WSW Downtown Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Riviera del Sol Hotel 0.1 ENE Downtown Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Hotel Riviera Caribe Maya 0.1 N Downtown Playa del Carmen, Mexico
The Bric Hotel 0.1 ENE Downtown Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Hacienda Paradise Hotel 0.1 WSW Downtown Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Reina Roja 0.1 SW Downtown Playa del Carmen, Mexico

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