What's Near Hotel Riu Palace Mexico

Often, travelers have decided to spend their holidays in Mexico in anticipation of seeing the amazing beaches that the region is so well known for.

If you or your group are big beach fans, Hotel Riu Palace Mexico is the perfect locale for you. This property is set along the water, so visitors can spend all of their time soaking up the sun if they want. The beach on-site is an active locale, so it is great for travelers whose preference is to be amongst a lot of people.

Nearby Beaches

Playa del Carmen

Of course, since Hotel Riu Palace Mexico is located directly on Playa del Carmen, relaxing on the sand is popular with guests staying at this property. 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

Guests who want to know a little bit more about what's in the surrounding area might want to find out how far—or near—the nearby city or town is from the property. Hotel Riu Palace Mexico is located toward the southwestern outskirts of Playa del Carmen.

The following table contains a listing of areas near Hotel Riu Palace Mexico:

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

Travelers who want to try unfamiliar activities while vacationing in Mexico will find that Hotel Riu Palace Mexico is in a great location for being active. Yes, this section of Playa Del Carmen has a lot of spots for vacationers to explore, like Plaza 28 De Julio Park, El Faro Lighthouse, and Xcaret Maya Ruins. The closest of the three is Plaza 28 De Julio Park.

Still more attractions, within the vicinity of the lodging, are listed in the table below.

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 on the lookout for somewhere a little different to visit, El Faro Lighthouse might be a good choice. 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 choosing a place to stay, it's often helpful to find out about nearby lodging options as a way to get a better feel for the surrounding area. You will find plenty of additional destinations to consider in the vicinity, as this section of Mexico is home to a sweeping selection of resorts and hotels to pick from. See the table below to find a full list of lodging possibilities that are found in the surrounding area.

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
Sandos Playacar Beach Resort 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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