What's Located Around Hotel Riu Palace Riviera Maya

The delightful beaches in Mexico are undoubtedly some of the most relaxing (or active!) spots that the region has to offer. If you are a big beach fan, Hotel Riu Palace Riviera Maya has what you need. This property is situated on the coast, so tourists can spend all of their time under the sun if they so desire.

Nearby Beaches

Playa del Carmen

Needless to say, since Hotel Riu Palace Riviera Maya is positioned directly on Playa del Carmen, relaxing at the water's edge is popular with guests staying here. 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

Paying a visit to the towns or communities located closest to your resort can be a nice day trip that brings variety to your trip, whether you're interested in seeing a famous natural attraction, or dining with locals at their authentic restaurants. Hotel Riu Palace Riviera Maya is located in the southwestern outskirts of Playa del Carmen.

The table below lists the areas that are closest to Hotel Riu Palace Riviera Maya:

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
downtown Playa del Carmen, Mexico 1.4 NE
downtown San Miguel, Cozumel 11.2 SE
La Gloria, Mexico 11.6 SW
Puerto Aventuras, Mexico 11.7 SW
Northern Cozumel, Cozumel 11.9 ESE
San Miguel, Cozumel 12.1 SE
Xpu Ha, Mexico 14.8 SW
Cozumel 15.7 SE

Nearby Attractions

El Faro Lighthouse

Travelers in need of a fun agenda during their stay in Mexico will quickly learn that Hotel Riu Palace Riviera Maya is in a lovely location that's both active and serene. You will find that this area is simply full of different attractions to try, such as Plaza 28 De Julio Park, El Faro Lighthouse, and Xcaret Maya Ruins. Of the three, the closest is Plaza 28 De Julio Park.

For even more attractions to add to your agenda, find several of the nearest named in the following table.

Attractions Near Riu Palace
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Plaza 28 De Julio Park Park 1.3 NE Downtown Playa del Carmen
El Faro Lighthouse Lighthouse 1.4 NE Downtown Playa del Carmen
Xcaret Maya Ruins Historical Site 0.7 NE 1.4 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen
Xaman-Ha Aviary Zoo 0.6 NE 1.6 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen
Puetra del Cielo Historical Site 0.5 NW 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 11.9 SW Puerto Aventuras
Cedam Museum Museum 12.0 SW Puerto Aventuras
Jardin Del Eden Cenote Cave 13.3 SW The vicinity of La Gloria
Cristalino Maya Cenote Cave 13.3 SW The vicinity of La Gloria
Kantun Chi Eco Park Park 13.4 SW The vicinity of La Gloria
Tajmahal Cenote Park 14.8 SW 1.2 mi. Northwest of Xpu Ha

If you're on the lookout for an enjoyable experience, El Faro Lighthouse may be just what you're looking for. 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 booking options is often an easy means of getting a feel for the area as whole. You will be able to find plenty of other properties to learn about before coming to a decision, as this part of Mexico offers vacationers an exceptional variety of resorts and hotels to pick from. Find the details you need about the surrounding area's lodging options by reviewing the following table.

Accommodations near Riu Palace
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Reef Playacar 0.1 NE 2.0 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Condo Hotel Paseo Del Sol 0.2 NE 2.0 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Occidental Allegro Playacar 0.2 SW 2.3 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Royal Hideaway Playacar by Occidental 0.3 SW 2.4 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Hacienda Vista Real 0.3 N 1.9 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Sunset Fishermen's Resort & Spa 0.3 ENE 1.9 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Hotel Riu Playacar 0.4 SW 2.5 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Riu Lupita All Inclusive 0.4 W 2.4 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Hotel Riu Palace Mexico 0.5 SW 2.6 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen, Mexico
ClubHotel Riu Tequila 0.5 WSW 2.6 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen, Mexico
 

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