What's Located Around Hotel Riu Playacar

If this sounds like you, booking accommodations within walking distance of a good beach will ensure that you can take full advantage of the beautiful sand and water here.

Therefore, most guests are delighted that Hotel Riu Playacar is located directly on the water, so you won't have to go very far to enjoy the pleasant coast. The beach on this property is an active spot, so it is perfect for tourists who like to be surrounded by other beach-lovers.

Nearby Beaches

Playa del Carmen

Obviously, since Hotel Riu Playacar is located on Playa del Carmen, spending time at the shore is a popular pastime 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

Travelers who'd like some more information about what else is in the area might want to know how many miles the nearest city or town is from the property. Hotel Riu Playacar is located in the southwestern outskirts of Playa del Carmen.

The areas that are closest to Hotel Riu Playacar are listed in the table below:

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
downtown Playa del Carmen, Mexico 1.8 NE
La Gloria, Mexico 11.2 SW
downtown San Miguel, Cozumel 11.3 SE
Puerto Aventuras, Mexico 11.4 SW
Northern Cozumel, Cozumel 12.0 ESE
San Miguel, Cozumel 12.1 SE
Xpu Ha, Mexico 14.5 SW
Cozumel 15.8 SE

Nearby Attractions

El Faro Lighthouse

Hotel Riu Playacar serves as a great locale for active tourists. There are an abundance of active pursuits to be found when searching from this lodging. You will soon notice that this region touts a wide array of places to explore, like 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.

With quite a few attractions near this vacation spot, you don't have to limit yourself; more of the nearest attractions are shown in the table below.

Attractions Near Riu Playacar
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Plaza 28 De Julio Park Park 1.7 NE Downtown Playa del Carmen
El Faro Lighthouse Lighthouse 1.7 NE Downtown Playa del Carmen
Xcaret Maya Ruins Historical Site 1.1 NE 1.4 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen
Xaman-Ha Aviary Zoo 0.9 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 11.5 SW Puerto Aventuras
Cedam Museum Museum 11.6 SW Puerto Aventuras
Jardin Del Eden Cenote Cave 13.0 SW The vicinity of La Gloria
Cristalino Maya Cenote Cave 13.0 SW The vicinity of La Gloria
Kantun Chi Eco Park Park 13.1 SW The vicinity of La Gloria
Tajmahal Cenote Park 14.4 SW 1.2 mi. Northwest of Xpu Ha

If you're searching for an interesting place to visit, El Faro Lighthouse is an alternative worth considering. 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

Getting information about nearby lodging options is generally a convenient way to get a better feel for the area. You'll be able to find plenty of other properties to learn about before making a decision, as this part of Mexico offers guests a terrific range of hotels and resorts to pick from. Learn about the area's booking possibilities by viewing the table below.

Accommodations near Riu Playacar
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Royal Hideaway Playacar by Occidental 0.1 ENE 2.4 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Hotel Riu Palace Mexico 0.1 SW 2.6 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen, Mexico
ClubHotel Riu Tequila 0.2 W 2.6 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Occidental Allegro Playacar 0.2 NE 2.3 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Hotel Riu Yucatan 0.2 SSW 2.7 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Riu Lupita All Inclusive 0.3 NNW 2.4 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Iberostar Quetzal 0.3 SW 2.8 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Hotel Riu Palace Riviera Maya 0.4 NE 2.1 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Iberostar Tucan 0.4 SSW 2.9 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Reef Playacar 0.4 NE 2.0 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen, Mexico
 

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