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Riviera Maya family-friendly hotel, near golf and Playa del Carmen
Adjacent to beach
This Yucatan resort is located just off the beach and within the Playacar complex on the Riviera Maya.
Riu Tequila offers a conference center, and a nightclub. Family-friendly amenities include children's pool and club, a playground, and supervised entertainment activities for children.
Terrace or balcony
Each of the 664 guestrooms at Riu Tequila features a private terrace or balcony, and a minibar and liquor dispenser.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!
- All-Inclusive Details
This resort is all-inclusive. Onsite food and beverages are included in the room price (some restrictions may apply).
Gratuities and taxes
Gratuities and taxes are included.
Food and beverages
- All meals, snacks, and beverages included
- Meals and beverages at companion properties
Activities and facilities/equipment
- Motorized water sports
- Personal motorized watercraft
- Surfing/boogie boarding
- Fitness facilities
- Water aerobics
- Supervised activities for children between 4 and 12 years old
- Onsite entertainment and activities
- Access to onsite clubs
- Onsite live performances
- Airport transfers
- Laundry/dry cleaning services
- Motorized water sports
- Scuba-diving certification
- Scuba-diving excursions
- Snorkeling excursions
- Spa/beauty facilities and services
- Wireless Internet access
- Activities and services offered by independent operators
- Offsite tours
- Transportation to offsite activities
This village-style, All-Inclusive resort is part of the Playacar complex of resorts and is located within 3 km (2 mi) of the ferry to Cozumel and downtown Playa del Carmen. The beach is 800 m (.5 mi) away, accessed by a garden path or complimentary shuttle. Beach/pool umbrellas are available. Lush gardens surround Riu Tequila, and an 18-hole golf course is adjacent. The resort includes a children's pool and playground, and a sauna. A conference center is also available. The resort has fitness facilities, beauty services, body treatments, and massage treatments available. Guests can take advantage of 90 minutes complimentary wireless Internet access in the lobby. High-speed wired Internet access is available throughout the hotel at a surcharge. An arcade/game room is onsite.
Just outside the resort is Mexican Street, home to a fitness center, medical center, jewelry shops, and photo studio and lab (surcharges). Guests have exchange privileges for the recreational amenities and restaurants at Riu Yucatan on Mexican Street and Riu Playacar.
- Marina on site
- Swim-up bar
- Swimming pool - children's
- Use of nearby fitness center (complimentary)
- Free parking
- Total number of rooms - 664
- Multilingual staff
- 24-hour front desk
- Security guard
- Medical assistance available
- Babysitting or childcare
- Number of floors - 2
- Poolside bar
- Supervised childcare/activities
- Wedding services
- Concierge services
- Multiple large conference rooms
- Arcade/game room
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Wireless Internet access - surcharge
- Wired (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge
- Children's club
- Laundry facilities
- Multiple small meeting rooms
- Luggage storage
- Spa services on site
- Beauty services
- Tour assistance
- Health club
- Beach/pool umbrellas
- Massage - spa treatment room(s)
- Number of restaurants - 5
- Conference center
- Shopping on site
Available in all rooms: Wireless Internet access (surcharge)
Available in some public areas: Wireless Internet access - surcharge, Wired (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge
- Room Amenities
- Ceiling fan
- Air conditioning
- Direct-dial phone
- Complimentary bottled water
- Wake-up calls
- Private bathroom
- Complimentary toiletries
- Hair dryer
- In-room childcare (surcharge)
- Window opens
- Clock radio
- Iron/ironing board
- In-room safe (laptop compatible)
- Satellite TV service
- Climate control
- Wireless Internet access (surcharge)
- Daily housekeeping
- Courtyard view
- Garden view
- Pool view
Jalisco - Main restaurant with a terrace. Buffet and cook-to-order menu. Theme dinners twice a week. Reservations required.
Bamboo - An Asian restaurant. A la carte menu.
Grill and Steakhouse - A poolside restaurant. Reservations required.
La Lupita - A poolside restaurant and snack bar.
Mexican - A poolside restaurant.
Beach Club - A beach restaurant and snack bar.
La Piñata - Night club. Entrance and drinks included. Open every night.
Maguey Lounge - A lobby bar.
El Kiosco - A pavilion bar.
Sports bar - Serving snacks and beverages 24 hours a day.
Guests at the Riu Tequila receive one complimentary introductory scuba-diving lesson in a pool. On-site recreation includes two swimming pools (684 and 645 square meters; 818 and 771 square yards) with an artificial beach, a children's pool (16 square meters; 19 square yards), a spa tub, and a playground. The beach is 800 m (0.5 mi) from the hotel, and complimentary shuttle service is available. Windsurfing, kayaking, and snorkeling are among the many water sports included.
The 18-hole Playacar Golf Course (surcharge) is located 1 km (0.5 mi) from the resort. Riu Tequila guests receive recreational exchange privileges at Riu Playacar and Riu Yucatan. A complimentary fitness room is located on the village's Mexican Street.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.
- Golfing nearby
- Personal motorized watercraft on site
- Helicopter/airplane tours nearby
- Fishing nearby
- Aerobics on site
- Bicycle rentals on site
- Parasailing on site
- Playground on site
- Sailing on site
- Scuba diving on site
- Snorkeling on site
- Surfing/boogie boarding on site
- Swimming on site
- Volleyball on site
- Windsurfing on site
- Body treatments
To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.
- Accessible bathroom
- Accessible parking
Policies & Fees
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Minimum check-in age is 21
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: Cash not accepted
Pets not allowed
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.