What's Near Grand Velas Riviera Maya

The delightful beaches in Mexico are boasted as some of the best attractions that you'll find in the region.

If you are a fan of the beach, Grand Velas Riviera Maya is set in the perfect location for you. This lodging is located along the water, so vacationers can spend their whole trip in the sun if they so desire.

Nearby Beaches

Naturally, since Grand Velas Riviera Maya was built directly on El Faro, relaxing at the water's edge is a popular pastime 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.

Nearby Areas

Travelers who are interested to know about what else is in the area might like to know how far away the closest town or city is from their location. Grand Velas Riviera Maya can be found in the Riviera Maya, in Quintana Roo; it is 3.9 miles to the northeast of Playa del Carmen.

The following table contains a listing of areas near Grand Velas Riviera Maya:

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
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
Cozumel 16.7 SSE
La Gloria, Mexico 17.5 SW
Puerto Aventuras, Mexico 17.7 SW

Nearby Attractions

El Faro Lighthouse

Grand Velas Riviera Maya serves as an excellent lodging option for active travelers. There are numerous activities to be enjoyed when exploring near this accommodation. In fact, this section of Playa Del Carmen has a lot of spots for vacationers to explore, such as Plaza 28 De Julio Park, El Faro Lighthouse, and Xcaret Maya Ruins. Of the three, the closest is Plaza 28 De Julio Park.

Still more attractions, within the vicinity of the lodging, are shown in the table below.

Attractions Near Velas Riviera Maya
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Plaza 28 De Julio Park Park 4.7 SW Downtown Playa del Carmen
El Faro Lighthouse Lighthouse 4.6 SW Downtown Playa del Carmen
Xcaret Maya Ruins 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
Puetra del Cielo Historical Site 6.1 SW 2.2 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen
Chac Tun Cave Tour/ Paintball City 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
Old Market District Historical Site 14.9 NE Villa Morelos

If you're searching for somewhere a little different to visit, 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.

Nearby Accommodations

Learning about nearby booking possibilities is generally an excellent means of getting a better feel for the area. Readers will find no shortage of other properties to look at before making a decision, as this part of Mexico offers vacationers an exceptional range of resort and hotel options. In order to get additional information about lodging possibilities available in the region, see the following table.

Accommodations near Velas Riviera Maya
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
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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