What's Located Around Hotel Riu Yucatan

The delightful beaches in Mexico are undoubtedly some of the best attractions that you'll find in the region. If you are looking forward to the beach more than anything, Hotel Riu Yucatan is just what you are looking for. This lodging is situated along the shore, so visitors can spend as much time as they like soaking up the sun if they so desire. Every year, crowds of guests visit this popular area of Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean, creating a happening beach scene; however, it is known to get packed with people during the high season.

Nearby Beaches

Playa del Carmen

Naturally, since Hotel Riu Yucatan was built directly on Playa del Carmen, relaxing on the sand 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

Hopping over to a town or community that neighbors your hotel can add a little variety to your vacation schedule, no matter if you're just experiencing a night out in the area, or talking to some locals about their way of life. 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

Hotel Riu Yucatan makes for an excellent locale for active visitors. There are an abundance of activities to be enjoyed when starting at this accommodation. As a matter of fact, this particular region boasts plenty of places for travelers to explore, including Plaza 28 De Julio Park, El Faro Lighthouse, and Xcaret Maya Ruins. Of the three, the closest is Plaza 28 De Julio Park.

These are just a few of your many options, more of which are named 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
Dolphin Discovery Zoo 11.3 SW Puerto Aventuras
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 12.9 SW The vicinity of La Gloria
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 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 info about nearby lodging options is often an excellent way to get a better feel for the surrounding area. You can find plenty of additional places to look at prior to reaching a decision, as this portion of Mexico offers visitors a sweeping range of resorts and hotels to choose from. The table below provides a list of all of the hotel booking possibilities located nearby.

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
Gala Beach Resort Playacar 0.3 SSW 3.0 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Sandos Playacar Beach Resort & Spa 0.3 SSW 3.0 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Royal Hideaway Playacar by Occidental 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
 

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