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Junior Suite New Generation - All Inclusive
Jr Suite Superior New Generation - All Inclusive
Suite - All Inclusive
Suite with Solarium Jacuzzi Loft - All Inclusive
Serene Riviera Maya beachfront resort near golf
Reborn elegance in the heart of Playacar
In the exclusive Playacar resort area, enjoy the luxury of this completely renovated beachfront resort situated less than 1 km (a half-mile) from the 18-hole Playacar Golf Course and 2 km (1.25 mi) from Playa del Carmen.
The resort’s Privilege Exchange Program enables guests to enjoy the dining amenities of its five sister properties in the Playacar area.
Balconies or patios
The air-conditioned suites include furnished balconies or patios, sitting areas with sofas, flat-screen TVs, satellite TV with U.S. channels, and minibars and liquor dispensers that are regularly restocked.
Overlooking the turquoise sea on Mexico's Riviera Maya, the Riu Palace, remodeled in late 2012, is set within the exclusive Playacar complex, 1 km (0.5 mi) from the 18-hole Playacar Golf Course.
5 acres of lush gardens with fountains contain 2 sparkling pools, 1 with a swim-up bar. The Riu Palace Mexico All Inclusive is designed in a refined Art Deco style. Dining and drinks are provided beachside, poolside, in air-conditioned dining rooms, or on open-air terraces. Cuisine options include casual international buffets and specialty restaurants. Guests also receive lunch and beverages, as well as many other privileges at 5 partner resorts, in the Playacar area.
A meeting/conference room is available for small groups, fitness facilities are offered and massage treatment rooms are also available.
Guests can take advantage of complimentary wireless Internet in the lobby, as well as free parking duirng their stay.
Water sports, daily activities, nightly entertainment, game room, and a kids club for ages 4–12 provide a well-rounded recreational program. Four blocks from the resort and dedicated only to Riu resort guests, Mexican Street offers a variety of shops and a privately operated spa (surcharges).
- Free Wi-Fi
- Billiards or pool table
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Free guest parking during stay
- Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
- Computer rental
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Pool table
- Swimming pool - children's
- Concierge services
- Free parking
- Arcade/game room
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- 24-hour front desk
- Security guard
- Medical assistance available
- Beauty services
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Air-conditioned public areas
- Tennis on site
- Wedding services
- Express check-in
- Express check-out
- Hair salon
- Total number of rooms - 434
- Children's club
- Number of floors - 2
- One meeting/conference room
- Multilingual staff
- Poolside bar
- Beach bar
- Luggage storage
- Room service (24 hours)
- Spa tub
- Tour assistance
- Use of nearby fitness center (complimentary)
- Health club
- Number of outdoor pools - 2
- Beach/pool umbrellas
- Massage - spa treatment room(s)
- Number of restaurants - 6
- Shopping on site
- Supervised childcare/activities
Available in all rooms: Free Wi-Fi
Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi
Free parking, Free guest parking during stay
- Room Amenities
- Garden view
- Free Wi-Fi
- Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)
- Rollaway/extra beds available
- Air conditioning
- Climate control
- Access via exterior corridors
- Direct-dial phone
- Complimentary bottled water
- Coffee/tea maker
- Wake-up calls
- Designer toiletries
- Hair dryer
- Separate bathtub and shower
- In-room childcare (surcharge)
- Satellite TV service
- Iron/ironing board
- Clock radio
- Window opens
- Welcome amenities
- Ceiling fan
- Separate living room
- Daily housekeeping
- Beach view
- Pool view
- Courtyard view
- Flat-panel TV
- In-room safe (laptop compatible)
Guests at Riu Palace Mexico can also have lunch, snacks, and beverages (dinners not included) at three partner resorts (transportation not included).
Dress code: Men are required to wear long trousers and shirts with sleeves in all dinner specialty restaurants.
Don Julian - Main resort restaurant with both indoor and outdoor dining areas. International and regional specialties. Theme nights three times weekly. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner. No dress code.
Miyagi - Japanese cuisine. Dinner only. Reservations required. Dress code: long trousers and shirts with sleeves for men.
Brazilian Rodizio - Brazilian specialty restaurant. Reservations required. Dress code: long trousers and shirts with sleeves for men.
Krystal - A la carte restaurant specializing in fusion cuisine that blends local ingredients, regional flavors, and international techniques. Menu developed by Michelin-star Spanish chefs. Reservations required.
La Traviata and Steakhouse - Terrace dining, close to beach area. Italian fare for lunch; steakhouse specialties for dinner. Dinner reservations required. Dress code for dinner: long trousers and shirts with sleeves for men.
El Patio - Open-air dining on the beach. Lunch buffets.
Room service - Available 24 hours.
The resort also provides a beach bar, and poolside and swim-up bars.
In addition to a white-sand beach, Riu Palace Mexico offers two lavish outdoor pools, one with a swim-up bar.
Land and water sports include include kayaking, windsurfing, snorkeling, and tennis on two lighted hard-surface courts. A fitness center is equipped with a sauna, cardio equipment, and free weights. Complimentary privileges are provided at a larger fitness center at partner property Riu Yucatan.
Water aerobics are among the daily activities, and children 4–12 can join a kids club with supervised programs. The resort also has a children's pool and playground.
Other popular recreational activities include fishing excursions, scuba diving, horse riding, and parasailing (surcharges for all). Designed by Robert Von Hagge, the 18-hole Playacar Golf Course is one km (0.5 mi) from the resort (surcharge).
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.
- Golfing nearby
- Golf - driving range nearby
- Scuba diving nearby
- Personal motorized watercraft on site
- Motor boating nearby
- Hiking/biking trails nearby
- Bicycle rentals nearby
- Horse riding/rental nearby
- Parasailing nearby
- Bird watching nearby
- Fishing nearby
- Aerobics on site
- Kayaking on site
- Playground on site
- Rowing or canoeing on site
- Sailing on site
- Snorkeling on site
- Surfing/boogie boarding on site
- Swimming on site
- Volleyball on site
- Windsurfing on site
- Accessible bathroom
- Accessible parking
Policies & Fees
Minimum check-in age is 18
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Special check-in instructions:
Due to Mexican government regulations, Riu Hotels and Resorts will no longer exchange US dollars for Mexican pesos at their properties located in Mexico.
Check-out time is noon
- Payment types
Accepted at this hotel: American Express, MasterCard, Visa
Pets not allowed
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Caters to couples
Caters to families
- Additional Details
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.