What's Near Hotel Riu Yucatan

Often, landing accommodations close to the beach can make your trip to this area even more special.

If all you can think about is the beach, Hotel Riu Yucatan has what you need. This property is situated right along the water and sand, so vacationers can spend as much time as they like under the sun if that will make them happy. This beach is an active attraction, so it is great for travelers whose preference is to be surrounded by other beach-lovers.

Nearby Beaches

Playa del Carmen

Obviously, since Hotel Riu Yucatan is positioned directly on Playa del Carmen, sun bathing is a popular pastime 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 who want to know a little bit more about the area's important features may want to know how far the neighboring town or city is from their location. Hotel Riu Yucatan is located toward the southwestern outskirts of Playa del Carmen.

The areas that are closest to Hotel Riu Yucatan are listed in the table 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 serves as a wonderful locale for active vacationers. There are an abundance of active pursuits to be discovered when exploring near this accommodation. In fact, this area has a lot of places for vacationers to explore, such as 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.

In search of even more activities to keep you busy? Take a look at all the things to do near the property, which 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
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 searching for a chance to see something a little different, El Faro Lighthouse is an option 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

When you're deciding where to book your stay, it can often be a good idea to learn about nearby lodging options as a means to get a better feel for the area. You'll find lots of other places to look at in the region, as this portion of Mexico offers visitors a sweeping selection of resorts and hotels to choose from. The table below lists the lodging options that are found in the surrounding area.

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
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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