What's Near Hotel Riu Palace Mexico

The sparkling beaches in Mexico are touted as the most-visited attractions that you'll find on the island.

If you or your group are big beach fans, Hotel Riu Palace Mexico is set in the perfect location for you. This lodging is situated right along the water and sand, so visitors can spend as much time as they like in the sun if they so desire. This beach is a busy location, the perfect choice for vacationers whose preference is to be surrounded by other beach-lovers.

Nearby Beaches

Playa del Carmen

Obviously, since Hotel Riu Palace Mexico is positioned directly on Playa del Carmen, relaxing on the sand is one of the main attractions 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

Visiting a town or community neighboring your resort can be a nice day trip that brings variety to your trip, no matter if you're just experiencing a night out in the area, or sampling some of the region's most amazing cuisine. Hotel Riu Palace Mexico is located in the southwestern outskirts of Playa del Carmen.

The areas found closest to Hotel Riu Palace Mexico are listed below.

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
downtown Playa del Carmen, Mexico 1.9 NE
La Gloria, Mexico 11.1 SW
Puerto Aventuras, Mexico 11.3 SW
downtown San Miguel, Cozumel 11.3 SE
Northern Cozumel, Cozumel 12.1 ESE
San Miguel, Cozumel 12.1 SE
Xpu Ha, Mexico 14.4 SW
Cozumel 15.8 SE

Nearby Attractions

El Faro Lighthouse

Hotel Riu Palace Mexico serves as an excellent place to stay for active visitors. There are more than a few activities to be found when starting at this accommodation. In fact, this area has a lot of places for vacationers to explore, such as Plaza 28 De Julio Park, El Faro Lighthouse, and Xcaret Maya Ruins, to name a few. Of the three, the closest is Plaza 28 De Julio Park.

Several more of this property's nearest attractions are listed in the following table.

Attractions Near Riu Palace
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Plaza 28 De Julio Park Park 1.8 NE Downtown Playa del Carmen
El Faro Lighthouse Lighthouse 1.9 NE Downtown Playa del Carmen
Xcaret Maya Ruins Historical Site 1.2 NE 1.4 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen
Xaman-Ha Aviary Zoo 1.0 NE 1.6 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen
Puetra del Cielo Historical Site 0.6 N 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 11.4 SW Puerto Aventuras
Cedam Museum Museum 11.5 SW Puerto Aventuras
Jardin Del Eden Cenote Cave 12.8 SW The vicinity of La Gloria
Cristalino Maya Cenote Cave 12.9 SW The vicinity of La Gloria
Kantun Chi Eco Park Park 13.0 SW The vicinity of La Gloria
Tajmahal Cenote Park 14.3 SW 1.2 mi. Northwest of Xpu Ha

If you're searching for a place where you can while away some free time, El Faro Lighthouse might be worth a visit. 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 lodging options is generally a great way to get a feel for the area. Readers will be able to find no shortage of additional properties to learn about prior to making a decision, as this section of Mexico offers guests an exceptional range of resort and hotel options. In order to get more information about the booking possibilities available in the area, see the following table.

Accommodations near Riu Palace
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Hotel Riu Playacar 0.1 NE 2.5 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Hotel Riu Yucatan 0.1 S 2.7 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen, Mexico
ClubHotel Riu Tequila 0.1 WNW 2.6 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Royal Hideaway Playacar by Occidental 0.2 NE 2.4 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Iberostar Quetzal 0.2 SW 2.8 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Occidental Allegro Playacar 0.3 NE 2.3 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Iberostar Tucan 0.3 S 2.9 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Riu Lupita All Inclusive 0.4 N 2.4 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Gala Beach Resort Playacar 0.4 SSW 3.0 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Sandos Playacar Beach Resort & Spa 0.4 SSW 3.0 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen, Mexico
 

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