The inviting beaches in Mexico are touted by locals as the most alluring attractions in the region.
If all you can think about is the beach, Grand Velas Riviera Maya is the perfect locale for you. This property is located on the coast, so vacationers can spend their whole trip soaking up the sun if that will make them happy.
Obviously, since Grand Velas Riviera Maya is located right on El Faro, relaxing on the sand is popular with guests staying at this property. 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.
Paying a visit to the towns or communities located closest to your resort can help you learn even more about Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean, whether you'll be exploring the area's exciting nightlife, or interacting with the locals while on your trip. Grand Velas Riviera Maya is located in the Riviera Maya, in Quintana Roo; it is four miles (six kilometers) to the northeast of Playa del Carmen.
The following table contains a listing of areas near 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 lodging option for active visitors. There are an abundance of activities to be discovered when starting at this lodging. In fact, this particular region boasts plenty of places for travelers to explore, like El Faro Lighthouse, and . Of the three nearby attractions, the closest is .,
Proving that this site has a great location, there are many more attractions nearby, like those listed in the table below.
|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 searching for somewhere a little different to visit, 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.
When deciding where to book your stay, it is sometimes a good idea to find out about nearby lodging possibilities as a means to get a feel for the area. Readers can find no shortage of additional properties to learn about nearby, as this part of Mexico offers vacationers a sweeping selection of hotels and resorts to choose from. Consult the table below for complete details on the lodging options located in the area.
|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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