Sometimes choosing a hotel near the beach can guarantee your family has a fun, fulfilling trip. If you or your group are big beach fans, Grand Velas Riviera Maya is set in the perfect location for you. This site is situated along the water, so guests can spend all of their time soaking up the sun if that will make them happy.
Naturally, since Grand Velas Riviera Maya is positioned directly on El Faro, laying out in the sun is one of the main attractions here. El Faro Beach is a part of a much larger stretch of sand along the coast in Playa del Carmen. With several hotel properties set right on the beach, you can always expect this spot to be busy.
Vacationers who are curious about the surrounding area's offerings might want to find out how far—or near—the closest town or city is from their location. Grand Velas Riviera Maya is situated in the Riviera Maya, in Quintana Roo; it is 3.9 miles to the northeast of Playa del Carmen.
The table below lists the areas that are closest to Grand Velas Riviera Maya:
|Playa del Carmen, Mexico||3.9||SW|
|downtown Playa del Carmen, Mexico||4.6||SW|
|Northern Cozumel, Cozumel||11.2||SE|
|downtown San Miguel, Cozumel||12.4||SSE|
|San Miguel, Cozumel||13.3||SSE|
|Villa Morelos, Mexico||14.7||NE|
|Puerto Morelos, Mexico||15.2||NE|
|La Gloria, Mexico||17.5||SW|
|Puerto Aventuras, Mexico||17.7||SW|
Grand Velas Riviera Maya serves as a wonderful spot for active vacationers. There are an abundance of fun activities to be enjoyed when exploring near this accommodation. You will find that this particular region boasts plenty of places for travelers to explore, including El Faro Lighthouse, and . The nearest attraction of the three is .,
To keep your entire group happy, you may need to browse several of this area's attractions, many of which are named in the following table.
|Park||4.7||SW||Downtown Playa del Carmen|
|El Faro Lighthouse||Lighthouse||4.6||SW||Downtown Playa del Carmen|
|Historical Site||5.3||SW||1.4 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen|
|Xaman-Ha Aviary||Zoo||5.4||SW||1.6 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen|
|Historical Site||6.1||SW||2.2 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen|
|Cave||--||--||3.7 mi. Northwest of Playa del Carmen|
|Selvatica||Park||13.7||N||12.8 mi. West of Puerto Morelos|
|Yax-Che Jardin Botanico||Botanical Garden||14.1||NE||Puerto Morelos|
|Historical Site||14.9||NE||Villa Morelos|
If you're looking for a chance to see something a little different, El Faro Lighthouse is an alternative 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.
When deciding where to stay, it can sometimes be a good idea to find out about nearby lodging options in order to get a better feel for the surrounding area. Readers will find plenty of other destinations to think about before coming to a decision, as this portion of Mexico offers visitors a wide range of hotel and resort options. The following table lists the hotel booking options found nearby.
|Banyan Tree Mayakoba||0.7||NW||4.0 mi. Northeast of Playa del Carmen, Mexico|
|Grand Sunset Princess||0.7||SW||3.2 mi. Northeast of Playa del Carmen, Mexico|
|Grand Riviera Princess||0.7||WSW||3.2 mi. Northeast of Playa del Carmen, Mexico|
|Fairmont Mayakoba||0.8||N||4.3 mi. Northeast of Playa del Carmen, Mexico|
|Petit Lafitte Hotel||0.9||SW||3.0 mi. Northeast of Playa del Carmen, Mexico|
|Viceroy Riviera Maya||1.0||SW||2.9 mi. Northeast of Playa del Carmen, Mexico|
|Azul Fives By Karisma||1.1||SW||2.8 mi. Northeast of Playa del Carmen, Mexico|
|Hotel Le Reve||1.2||SW||2.7 mi. Northeast of Playa del Carmen, Mexico|
|Rosewood Mayakoba||1.3||N||4.8 mi. Northeast of Playa del Carmen, Mexico|
|Blue Diamond Riviera Maya||1.4||N||5.0 mi. Northeast of Playa del Carmen, Mexico|
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