What's Near Hotel Riu Palace Riviera Maya

Often, guests decide to spend their holidays in Mexico just for the incredible beaches that the region is so proud of.

Luckily, Hotel Riu Palace Riviera Maya is situated directly on the water, so you won't have to go very far to try a few beach activities.

Nearby Beaches

Playa del Carmen

Obviously, since Hotel Riu Palace Riviera Maya was built directly on Playa del Carmen, spending time at the shore is a popular pastime 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

Hopping over to a town or community that neighbors your resort can add a little variety to your vacation schedule, whether it's visiting the area's unique bars, or talking to some locals about their way of life. Hotel Riu Palace Riviera Maya is located in the southwestern outskirts of Playa del Carmen.

The table below lists some of the areas near 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

Hotel Riu Palace Riviera Maya serves as a wonderful spot for active visitors. There are many active pursuits to be enjoyed when searching from this accommodation. You will find that this particular part of Playa Del Carmen claims a number of exciting attractions, like Plaza 28 De Julio Park, El Faro Lighthouse, and Xcaret Maya Ruins. The closest of the three 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 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 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

When deciding on a place to stay, it's sometimes smart to learn more about nearby lodging options as a way to get a feel for the area. Readers can find lots of additional destinations to look at in the region, as this part of Mexico is home to a sweeping selection of resorts and hotels to choose from. Find details about all the surrounding area's hotel booking options by reading the table below.

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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