What's Near Hotel Riu Palace Mexico

Sometimes landing a hotel near a nice beach can make your trip even more worthwhile. Luckily, Hotel Riu Palace Mexico is situated directly on the waterfront, so you won't have to go far to see what makes the area so special. Beware that there are a lot of people who enjoy this popular section of Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean, setting up an active beach atmosphere; keep in mind, though, it gets packed with people during the high season.

Nearby Beaches

Playa del Carmen

Obviously, since Hotel Riu Palace Mexico sits directly on Playa del Carmen, hanging out at the beach 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

Visitors who are interested to know about what's located nearby may be wondering how close (or far) the nearest town or city is from their accommodations. Hotel Riu Palace Mexico is found in the southwestern outskirts of Playa del Carmen.

Below are the names of some of the neighborhoods and towns located within a short distance of 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

Tourists in need of a fun agenda during their stay in Mexico will find that Hotel Riu Palace Mexico makes the perfect place to start a busy day. Yes, this region touts a wide array of places to explore, like Plaza 28 De Julio Park, El Faro Lighthouse, and Xcaret Maya Ruins. The nearest attraction of the three is Plaza 28 De Julio Park.

There's something for everybody here, so feel free to explore more of the hotel's closest attractions, like those 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 looking for a chance to see something a little different, 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

Finding information about nearby accommodations is generally a great way to get a better feel for the area as whole. You can find lots of other properties to think about nearby, as this section of Mexico offers vacationers a wide range of hotels and resorts to pick from. In order to learn more about the hotel booking options available nearby, view 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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