Quite a few guests make plans to visit Mexico just for the sparkling beaches that the island is so proud of.
If all you can think about is the beach, Hotel Riu Yucatan is set in the perfect location for you. This property is situated on the water, so guests can spend as much time as they like under the sun if they so desire. Beware that there are a lot of people who enjoy this popular section of Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean, creating a lively atmosphere for people-watching and sun-bathing; keep in mind, though, it can get full with tourists very quickly.
Obviously, since Hotel Riu Yucatan was built directly on Playa del Carmen, sun bathing is popular with guests staying 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.
Travelers who'd like some more information about what's located nearby might want to know how many miles the nearby town or city is from their location. Hotel Riu Yucatan is found toward the southwestern outskirts of Playa del Carmen.
The following table contains a listing of areas near Hotel Riu Yucatan:
|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|
Travelers who prefer to stay active and on-the-go while visiting Mexico will quickly learn that Hotel Riu Yucatan makes a great home-base to start their excursions. As a matter of fact, this area has countless opportunities for exploration, like El Faro Lighthouse, and , to name a few. The nearest attraction of the three is .,
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.
|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 a place where you can while away some free time, 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.
When you're choosing a location to stay in, it can sometimes be worthwhile to find out about nearby accommodations as a means to get a better feel for the surrounding area. You can find plenty of other destinations to consider in the region, as this part of Mexico offers vacationers an exceptional selection of hotels and resorts to pick from. The table that follows provides a list of the booking possibilities found in the vicinity.
|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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