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All-Inclusive beachfront resort in Playacar complex
Playa del Carmen
Beachfront resort completely refurbished in Summer 2013 located in the heart of Playacar complex and 2 miles away from Playa del Carmen downtown.
All-Inclusive Resort with Exclusive Exchange Privileges
Enjoy our sister properties' facilities within the Playacar complex. Restaurants and bars, non-motorized water-sports equipment, daily activities, and nightly entertainment are all included in the room rate. A kids club at Riu Yucatan offers supervised activities for ages 4-12.
Hacienda-style guestrooms at this Playacar Rui resort have balconies or patios, replenished minibars and liquor dispensers, and TVs with cable. Other amenities include air conditioning and ceiling fans.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!
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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
- In-room minibar (some restrictions)
- Surcharges for premium or imported alcoholic beverages
Activities and facilities/equipment
All non-motorized water sports, land activities, and use of recreational facilities and equipment are included.
- Surfing/boogie boarding
- Fitness facilities
- Supervised activities for children between 4 and 12 years old
- Onsite entertainment and activities
- Airport transfers
- Laundry/dry cleaning services
- Motorized water sports
- Scuba-diving certification
- Scuba-diving excursions
- Snorkeling excursions
- Spa/beauty facilities and services
- Activities and services offered by independent operators
- Offsite tours
- Transportation to offsite activities
This All-Inclusive resort is part of the Playacar resorts complex and is located within 3 km (2 mi) of the Playacar Golf Course and downtown Playa del Carmen. Guests have exchange privileges at Riu Playacar and Riu Tequila, including complimentary entrance to and drinks at La Piñata (a nightclub at Riu Tequila). The Riu Yucatan has 2 outdoor pools, a children's pool, sauna, fitness equipment, and several dining options on site. Guests can take advantage of 90 minutes complimentary wireless Internet in the lobby. Additional Internet access is available throughout the hotel at a surcharge. The 10,591 square feet (983 square meters) of conference and meeting rooms are available for reservation, and wedding services and packages are available. Spa services and shopping are also available on site.
Daytime activities are offered for younger guests age 4-12, and a separate set of activities cater to adult guests. Live music and evening entertainment is offered daily.
Just outside the entrance to the resort is Mexican Street, where guests will find a fitness center, a medical center, jewelry shops, a photo studio and lab. Roundtrip airport shuttles are available to guests at a surcharge (advance notice required).
- Free self parking
- Number of restaurants - 4
- Number of outdoor pools - 2
- Children's pool
- Swim-up bar
- Poolside bar
- Health club
- Children's club
- Supervised childcare/activities
- Beach sun loungers
- Beach towels
- Beach/pool umbrellas
- WiFi (surcharge)
- Wired (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge
- Airport transportation (surcharge)
- Spa services on site
- Conference space
- Conference space size (feet) - 10591
- Conference space size (meters) - 953
- Number of meeting rooms - 5
- Concierge services
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Laundry facilities
- 24-hour front desk
- Multilingual staff
- Wedding services
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Shopping on site
- Luggage storage
- Number of floors - 2
- Total number of rooms - 507
- Tennis on site
Family Friendly Amenities
- Outdoor pools
- Children's pool
- Laundry facilities
Available in all rooms: WiFi (surcharge)
Available in some public areas: WiFi (surcharge) , Wired (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge
Free self parking
- WiFi (surcharge)
- Flat-panel TV
- Satellite TV service
- Premium TV channels
- Cribs/infant beds available
- Daily housekeeping
- Free bottled water
- Hair dryer
- In-room safe
- Free toiletries
- Iron/ironing board
- Air conditioning
- Climate control
- Ceiling fan
- Private bathroom
Where to Eat
La Hacienda - Main restaurant with terrace seating. Buffet and cook-to-order menu. Theme dinners twice a week. Breakfast, lunch, dinner. Reservation is not required for dinner.
Sicilia - Italian restaurant. Dinner. Reservations required.
La Margarita - Poolside restaurant and snack bar. Buffet lunch.
Shanghai - À la carte Asian cuisine. Buffet-style dinner. Reservations required.
La Piñata - Nightclub, offering dancing and drinks.
Mezcal - Poolside bar.
Tequila - Poolside bar.
Cozumel - Swim-up bar.
Tulum - Poolside and swim-up bar.
El Templo - Lounge.
Nearby Things to Do
The majority of on-site recreational activities and facilities described below are included in the room rate for this resort (scroll up to the All-Inclusive details section for more information).
Guests of the Riu Yucatan receive one complimentary introductory scuba lesson in the pool. On-site recreational opportunities include an outdoor pool with an island and spa tub, children's pool, and fitness equipment. Water sports equipment includes catamarans, windsurfers, and kayaks.
The 18-hole Playacar Golf Course (surcharge) is located 1 km (0.5 mi) from the Riu Yucatan. Guests receive recreational exchange privileges at Riu Playacar and Riu Tequila. A complimentary fitness room is located on nearby Mexican Street.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Check-out time is noon
Children and extra beds
- Children are welcome.
- Cribs (infant beds) are available.
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Due to Mexican government regulations, Riu Hotels and Resorts will no longer exchange US dollars for Mexican pesos at their properties located in Mexico.
We should mention
This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Reservations are required for massage services. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.