What's Near Viceroy Riviera Maya

The handsome beaches in Mexico are touted by locals as some of the most enjoyable sights on the island.

Visitors love that this property is directly on the waterfront, so you won't have to go very far to see one of the most naturally beautiful features of the area.

Nearby Beaches

Of course, since Viceroy Riviera Maya was built directly on El Faro, relaxing at the water's edge 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.

Nearby Areas

Visiting areas that are close to your resort can be a nice day trip that brings variety to your trip, whether you'll be exploring the area's exciting nightlife, or dining with locals at their authentic restaurants. Viceroy Riviera Maya is located toward the northeastern outskirts of Playa del Carmen.

The table below lists the areas that are closest to Viceroy Riviera Maya:

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
downtown Playa del Carmen, Mexico 3.6 SW
Northern Cozumel, Cozumel 11.0 SE
downtown San Miguel, Cozumel 11.9 SSE
San Miguel, Cozumel 12.8 SSE
Villa Morelos, Mexico 15.7 NE
Puerto Morelos, Mexico 16.2 NE
Cozumel 16.3 SE
La Gloria, Mexico 16.6 SW
Puerto Aventuras, Mexico 16.7 SW

Nearby Attractions

El Faro Lighthouse

Vacationers who are looking to try exciting activities during their stay in Mexico will find that Viceroy Riviera Maya makes a great home-base to start their excursions. Yes, this section of Playa Del Carmen has a lot of spots for vacationers to explore, like Plaza 28 De Julio Park, El Faro Lighthouse, and Xcaret Maya Ruins. Of the three nearby attractions, the closest is Plaza 28 De Julio Park.

Several more of this property's nearest attractions are listed in the following table.

Attractions Near Viceroy Riviera Maya
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Plaza 28 De Julio Park Park 3.7 SW Downtown Playa del Carmen
El Faro Lighthouse Lighthouse 3.6 SW Downtown Playa del Carmen
Xcaret Maya Ruins Historical Site 4.3 SW 1.4 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen
Xaman-Ha Aviary Zoo 4.4 SW 1.6 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen
Puetra del Cielo Historical Site 5.1 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 14.4 N 12.8 mi. West of Puerto Morelos

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.

Nearby Accommodations

Getting info about nearby lodging possibilities is often an excellent means of getting a feel for the area. Readers will find no shortage of other destinations to learn about prior to making a decision, as this part of Mexico plays host to an impressive range of hotels and resorts to pick from. See the following table to find a full listing of lodging possibilities available in the vicinity.

Accommodations near Viceroy Riviera Maya
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Petit Lafitte Hotel 0.1 NE 3.0 mi. Northeast of Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Hotel Le Reve 0.2 SW 2.7 mi. Northeast of Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Azul Fives By Karisma 0.2 WNW 2.8 mi. Northeast of Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Grand Sunset Princess 0.4 N 3.2 mi. Northeast of Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Sandos Caracol Resort & Spa 0.5 WSW 2.5 mi. Northeast of Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Grand Riviera Princess 0.6 N 3.2 mi. Northeast of Playa del Carmen, Mexico
The Royal Haciendas 0.9 SW 2.0 mi. Northeast of Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Grand Velas Riviera Maya 1.0 NE 3.9 mi. Northeast of Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Banyan Tree Mayakoba 1.4 N 4.0 mi. Northeast of Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Fairmont Mayakoba 1.6 N 4.3 mi. Northeast of Playa del Carmen, Mexico
 

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