Please enter your travel dates.
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!
- 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
- 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, Riu Tequila, and Riu Lupita, 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 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).
- Beach sun loungers
- Beach towels
- Airport transportation (surcharge)
- Multiple large conference rooms
- Number of buildings/towers - 9
- Meeting facilities size (meters) - 953
- Number of meeting/conference rooms - 5
- Meeting facilities size (feet) - 10591
- 24-hour front desk
- Number of floors - 3
- Beauty services
- Concierge services
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Wireless Internet access - surcharge
- Wired (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge
- Children's club
- Laundry facilities
- Medical assistance available
- Multilingual staff
- Total number of rooms - 507
- Free parking
- Poolside bar
- Luggage storage
- Security guard
- Spa services on site
- Swimming pool - children's
- Swim-up bar
- Tour assistance
- Wedding services
- Health club
- Beach/pool umbrellas
- Number of outdoor pools - 2
- Tennis on site
- Shopping on site
- Supervised childcare/activities
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
- Flat-panel TV
- Air conditioning
- Direct-dial phone
- Extra towels/bedding
- Private bathroom
- Iron/ironing board
- Satellite TV service
- Ceiling fan
- Cribs/infant beds available
- Climate control
- Clock radio
- Complimentary toiletries
- Hair dryer
- Daily housekeeping
- In-room safe
- Complimentary bottled water
- Wireless Internet access (surcharge)
- Wake-up calls
- Window opens
- Beach view
- Ocean view
- Courtyard view
- Garden view
- Pool view
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.
Grill and Steakhouse - Theme restaurant located on the beach. 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.
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, Riu Tequila, and Riu Lupita. 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.
- Banana boat on site
- Golf - driving range nearby
- Golfing nearby
- Water skiing nearby
- Personal motorized watercraft on site
- Horse riding/rental nearby
- Parasailing nearby
- Helicopter/airplane tours nearby
- Fishing nearby
- Rowing or canoeing nearby
- Motor boating nearby
- Running track/path nearby
- Bicycle rentals nearby
- Snorkeling on site
- Surfing/boogie boarding on site
- Swimming on site
- Volleyball on site
- Windsurfing on site
- Aerobics on site
- Kayaking on site
- Playground on site
- Sailing on site
- Scuba diving on site
- Ecotours nearby
- Facial treatments
- Body wraps
- Body scrubs
- Manicures and pedicures
- Body treatments
Policies & Fees
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, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Pets not allowed
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
- The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
- Fee for in-room wireless Internet: MXN 200 (for 24 hours, rates may vary)
- Fee for wireless Internet in limited public areas: MXN 140 (rates may vary)
- Additional Details
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.