What's Near Hotel Riu Yucatan

Often, finding accommodations near the beach can make your vacation even more special.

If you are looking forward to the beach more than anything, Hotel Riu Yucatan is just what you are looking for. This property is situated on the water, so tourists can spend their whole trip under the sun if they so desire. Beware that there are a lot of people who frequent this popular spot in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean, setting up a fun setting for water activities and being social; however, it is known to get a bit crowded at times.

Nearby Beaches

Playa del Carmen

Naturally, since Hotel Riu Yucatan was built 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

Vacationers seeking to learn a bit more about the area's important features may want to know how far the closest neighboring city or town is from the property. Hotel Riu Yucatan is located in the southwestern outskirts of Playa del Carmen.

The areas found closest to Hotel Riu Yucatan are listed below.

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
downtown Playa del Carmen, Mexico 2.0 NE
La Gloria, Mexico 11.0 SW
Puerto Aventuras, Mexico 11.2 SW
downtown San Miguel, Cozumel 11.3 SE
Northern Cozumel, Cozumel 12.1 ESE
San Miguel, Cozumel 12.1 SE
Xpu Ha, Mexico 14.3 SW
Cozumel 15.7 SE

Nearby Attractions

El Faro Lighthouse

Vacationers who want to learn about local culture and have some fun outdoors while visiting Mexico will quickly learn that Hotel Riu Yucatan is an excellent home base for those who want to take advantage of this interesting area. You will soon notice that this destination touts a wide array of places to explore, such as Plaza 28 De Julio Park, El Faro Lighthouse, and Xcaret Maya Ruins, to name a few.

Still more attractions are listed in the following table.

Attractions Near Riu Yucatan
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Plaza 28 De Julio Park Park 1.9 NE Downtown Playa del Carmen
El Faro Lighthouse Lighthouse 2.0 NE Downtown Playa del Carmen
Xcaret Maya Ruins Historical Site 1.3 NE 1.4 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen
Xaman-Ha Aviary Zoo 1.1 NE 1.6 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen
Puetra del Cielo Historical Site 0.7 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
Cedam Museum Museum 11.4 SW Puerto Aventuras
Jardin Del Eden Cenote Cave 12.8 SW The vicinity of La Gloria
Cristalino Maya Cenote Cave 12.8 SW The vicinity of La Gloria
Kantun Chi Eco Park Park 13.0 SW 1.4 mi. North-Northeast of Xpu Ha
Tajmahal Cenote Park 14.2 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 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

Finding details about nearby booking options is often an easy way to get a feel for the area. You will be able to find lots of additional destinations to consider before making a decision, as this section of Mexico offers travelers an impressive selection of hotels and resorts to pick from. To find additional information about the booking options available in the area, view the table below.

Accommodations near Riu Yucatan
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Hotel Riu Palace Mexico 0.1 N 2.6 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Iberostar Quetzal 0.1 WSW 2.8 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen, Mexico
ClubHotel Riu Tequila 0.2 NNW 2.6 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Iberostar Tucan 0.2 S 2.9 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Hotel Riu Playacar 0.2 NNE 2.5 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Sandos Playacar Beach Resort 0.3 SSW 3.0 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Royal Hideaway Playacar 0.3 NE 2.4 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Occidental Allegro Playacar 0.4 NE 2.3 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Riu Lupita All Inclusive 0.5 N 2.4 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Hotel Riu Palace Riviera Maya 0.6 NE 2.1 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen, Mexico
 

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