Book your room at Royal Hideaway Playacar All Inclusive - Adults only
Adults-only resort, near downtown Playa del Carmen
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Set along a Caribbean powdery sand beach, 1.5 km (one mile) south of lively Playa del Carmen, this resort is just across from a golf course, and 56 km (35 miles) from Cancún International Airport.
Meals and drinks, 24-hour room service, and use of six swimming pools and equipment for land and water sports such as tennis and windsurfing, are amenities included in the room rate at Royal Hideaway.
Surrounded by gardens
Guestrooms at Royal Hideaway are located in villas, each with its own central courtyard and concierge. Balconies or patios, DVD players, CD players, iPod docking stations, flat-panel televisions, complimentary wireless Internet access, and bathrooms with jetted tubs add luxury touches. Connecting and adjoining rooms are available.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!
Royal Hideaway Playacar All Inclusive - Adults only
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
- 24-hour room service
- In-room minibar (all beverages included)
- Surcharges for bottled wine
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
- Onsite entertainment and activities
- Airport transfers
- Use of golf equipment
- Golf green fees
- Laundry/dry cleaning services
- Motorized water sports
- Scuba-diving certification
- Scuba-diving excursions
- Scuba-diving lessons
- Spa/beauty facilities and services
- Activities and services offered by independent operators
- Offsite tours
This adults-only resort is a tranquil sanctuary, filled with soothing music in public areas and quiet elsewhere. Chilled sparkling wine and towels greet guests in a hushed, fragrant skylit lobby featuring white columns and Spanish-style paintings.
Among the Royal Hideaway's amenities is a full-service health-and-beauty spa offering various massage techniques, body and facial treatments, and hair and nail care (surcharges for all products, treatments, and services). The spa also provides complimentary use of its sauna, spa tub, and air-conditioned fitness center with cardio and weight equipment. A personal attendant is on duty at the fitness center 12 hours a day.
The main building is set apart from the yellow lodging villas by its rose color and contains a 24-hour business center with 4 computers offering complimentary wireless Internet access. Located near the lobby, a library is stocked with books where complimentary DVDs are also available. There are 3 meeting rooms. A valet is on hand to park your vehicle for free. Like all major Riviera Maya hotels, this Playa Del Carmen resort has a water-purification system.
The Chef's Table at the resort's signature restaurant, Las Ventanas, features a bi-weekly dining experience where guests can interact with the resort's executive chef and his team. The interactive experience features a live video feed from the kitchen, allowing guests to watch as decadent dishes are prepared exclusively for the Chef's Table (advance reservations required; surcharge may apply).
- Spa tub
- Full-service spa
- Spa treatment room(s)
- Complimentary newspapers in lobby
- Health club
- Hair salon
- Multilingual staff
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Shopping on site
- Conference space
- Business center
- Total number of rooms - 200
- 24-hour front desk
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Tennis on site
- Wedding services
- Number of outdoor pools - 6
- Free Wi-Fi
- Free valet parking
- Number of restaurants - 6
- Number of meeting rooms - 3
Available in all rooms: Free Wi-Fi
Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi
- Coffee/tea maker
- Hair dryer
- Room service (24 hours)
- Air conditioning
- Designer toiletries
- Ceiling fan
- Jetted bathtub
- DVD player
- Access via exterior corridors
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Climate control
- Complimentary newspaper
- In-room safe
- Iron/ironing board
- Complimentary bottled water
- Daily housekeeping
- In-room massage available
- Separate bathtub and shower
- Satellite TV service
- Flat-panel TV
- Free Wi-Fi
- iPod docking station
- Connecting/adjoining rooms available
Where to Eat
Ventanas - Serving international menus for à la carte breakfasts and dinners in a room featuring dark woods, recessed ceilings, and plush linens, this restaurant offers occasional live music in the evenings. Reservations required. Dress code: Casual elegance with long pants, closed shoes, collared shirt for men. No shorts, jeans, sandals or running sport shoes; women may wear evening dress sandals.
Palazzo - This à la carte Italian dinner house provides white-linen service and commands views of the resort's grounds and the Caribbean. Both inside seating and terrace seating are available. Reservations required. Dress code: Casual elegance with long pants, closed shoes, collared shirt for men. No shorts, jeans, sandals or running sport shoes; women may wear evening dress sandals.
Spices - At breakfast, this restaurant serves the resort's only buffet meal. Later, à la carte lunches and dinners feature Mexican and Caribbean flavors. Reservations required. Dress code: Casual elegance with long pants, closed shoes, collared shirt for men. No shorts, jeans, sandals or running sport shoes; women may wear evening dress sandals.
Azia - In a room graced by bamboo accents, Azia serves à la carte dinners of Japanese-Thai dishes. Reservations required. Dress code: Casual elegance with long pants, closed shoes, collared shirt for men. No shorts, jeans, sandals or running sport shoes; women may wear evening dress sandals.
The Grill - Grilled specialties are enjoyed al fresco.
Beach Snack Bar - From late morning until sunset, light meals such as burgers, salads, soups, and nachos are served here to sunbathers by the pool and on the beach.
Allegria - This lounge features various themed evenings.
Beach Bar - Open from late morning until the dinner period.
Cigar Bar - Located in Ventanas, this room is open for evening cigars and drinks.
Club Royale - Once a week, the resort's theater offers dinner and drinks with a show.
Nearby Things to Do
Guests of Royal Hideaway Playacar All Inclusive can try a range of land and water sports including beach soccer, bocce ball, kayaking and windsurfing, all while using the resort's equipment. The two tennis courts, six swimming pools, fitness center with cardio and weight equipment plus spa tub and sauna, offer plenty to enjoy at this Playa del Carmen resort.
Golf enthusiasts do not have to go far: the entrance to Playacar Golf Club is 150 meters (164 yards) away. The facility provides an 18-hole, par 72 championship golf course designed by Robert Von Hagge. (Surcharges apply for greens fees and equipment rental.)
The Royal Hideaway Playacar hotel features 6 outdoor swimming pools.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.
- Golfing nearby
- Personal motorized watercraft on site
- Water skiing nearby
- Parasailing nearby
- Aerobics on site
- Bicycle rentals on site
- Kayaking on site
- Sailing on site
- Scuba diving on site
- Snorkeling on site
- Volleyball on site
- Windsurfing on site
- Yoga classes/instruction on site
- Accessible path of travel
- Accessible bathroom
- Accessible parking
- In-room accessibility
Minimum check-in age is 18
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Special check-in instructions:
Check-out time is noon
Children and extra beds
- This property is adults only.
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Caters to adults only
We should mention
A resort fee is included in the total price displayed. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.
Awards & Affiliations
- The property is a member of the Leading Hotels of the World.
March Travel Value
Book a 3-night minimum stay in any room category now - February 28, 2013 for travel March 1, 2013 - March 31, 2013 and receive ONE of the following:
- US$100 in resort credit coupons per room/stay, valid for food and beverages (2 US$50 coupons)
- 2 complimentary green fees per room/stay