Finely manicured and as pristine as they come, the main beach of this town remains tranquil and laid back all through the year -- if you love snorkeling, easy swimming, and simply lying in the sand, this is the beach for you.
Located near the middle of Puerto Morelos, this beach is on the East coast of Mexico. You should think about stopping by even if you aren't staying in the vicinity. Those searching for a somewhat calm, but somewhat social beach in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean may find that Puerto Morelos Beach is just the right spot. It's a little bit removed from Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean's urban areas, but it also doesn't completely lack a social atmosphere.
This beach is located right in the center of town near the Pelicanos Restaurant.
This stretch of public sand is flanked by two private resort beaches, but it is equally as beautiful.
Please note that public restrooms are not available, though you may be able to use the facilities at a nearby business. The water here is clear and good for snorkeling, so grab your equipment if you want to check out what lies beneath the surface.
Positioned on the East coast of Mexico; it will be near other attractions like Leaning Lighthouse, which is not very far away, so tourists could take a cab or probably walk to this attraction.
If you're intrigued by Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean's history, you won't have to look hard to find sites boasting the colorful history of the nation. One of the nearest historical attractions is, which is just a walk or cab ride away.
If you're looking for other nearby attractions or activity options, the beach is located near the attractions in the following table.
|Leaning Lighthouse||Lighthouse||0.0 mi.||NE||--|
|Historical Site||1.8 mi.||WNW||--|
|Sporting Event Venue||1.9 mi.||WNW||--|
This beach is near Puerto Morelos, so travelers staying in town won't have far to go. The closest town to Puerto Morelos Beach is Puerto Morelos, which is a fairly rural area, but it will be a pleasant day trip for those wanting to get a taste of local life. From the coast, Puerto Morelos is a quick trip away, about a couple hundred yards (a few hundred meters).
The popularity of this spot on any given day can vary, depending on when you visit, and how many people have booked nearby hotels. You can typically expect to encounter a fair number of visitors from lodgings in the area.
Since the beach is situated in a fairly touristed area, it is not typically all that tough to find exactly the kind of hotel you're looking for nearby. For those hoping to get a place that's on or near the beach, the table below lists the options closest to Puerto Morelos Beach.
|Hacienda Morelos||0.1 mi.||SW||Hotel|
|Hotel Villas Latinas||0.2 mi.||N||Hotel|
|Casa Caribe||0.4 mi.||N||B & B|
|Arrecifes Suites||0.6 mi.||NNE||Hotel|
|Casa De Los Angeles||0.8 mi.||SW||B & B|
|Ceiba del Mar Spa Resort||1.1 mi.||N||Resort|
|Hotel Marina El Cid Spa and Beach Resort||1.2 mi.||SW||Resort|
|Iberostar Paraiso Lindo||--||--||Resort|
|Ocean Breeze Golf Hotel||--||--||Resort|
A hot day at the beach will have you craving more than just a cocktail; no beach day is complete until you visit a nearby restaurant, where you'll be able to get a taste of the local fare, without having to stray too far. One of the closest restaurants is. You could take a cab or probably walk to this restaurant as it's just a little ways away.
Nearby restaurant options are shown in the table below.
|Los Pelicanos||Los Pelicano's||Mexican||Informal||0.1 mi.||SW|
|--||International, Italian||--||0.1 mi.||WSW|
|El Pirata Puerto Morelos||--||International, Mexican||--||0.1 mi.||NW|
|El Nopal||(984) 877-4100||Mexican||Informal||0.1 mi.||W|
There are other beaches in Mexico you might like besides Puerto Morelos Beach.
If the active mood at Puerto Morelos Beach is what you're looking for, consider heading to Playa Secreto, another location where you'll find fun and action. It is located three and a half miles to the south west. Playa Secreto is an unknown jewel of Cancun. Privacy, sand, and sun are awaiting the lucky traveler who stumbles upon this secret. However, if you're looking to enjoy a quieter scene, Playa Delfines is a beach which doesn't see as many crowds. You'll find it certainly within a car's reach of the coast.
Another location you may want to try is Maroma Beach, located nine and a half miles to the south west.
While the area offers plenty of picturesque views and exciting attractions, Puerto Morelos Beach is both a beautiful natural attraction, and a fun hangout spot.
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