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.
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.
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.
|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|
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 El Faro Lighthouse, and . Of the three, the closest is .,
These are just a few of your many options, more of which are named in the following table.
|Park||1.9||NE||Downtown Playa del Carmen|
|El Faro Lighthouse||Lighthouse||2.0||NE||Downtown Playa del Carmen|
|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|
|Historical Site||0.7||N||2.2 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen|
|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.
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.
|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|
|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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