Chichen Itza pyramid. I've climbed this several times over the last 30 years. Never gets old. Wait... It is old... Very Atardecer late afternoon ⛅ #Waterlust Beach#boat#WaterlustPhotoChallenge! The view from my balcony, Mexico is so wroth the visit.. A nice lighthouse off to the right in this pic.. Crystal clear water white sand beach, what's not to love!! Lagoon as a mirror #Waterlust some days off at cancun's splendid beach
#troveon #getaway #outdoors #mexico #cancun #beach #caribbean #waterlust enjoying the scenery on the beach 🔆⛵️ #Waterlust The colours in blue Mix of blues.
No filter needed, this is the real color of the Mexican Caribbean, no wonder is one of the most visited beaches of Mexico Sunrise @ Cancun A shot of white sand beach, Cancun is one of the most visited place in Mexico. ¡I prefer the off season by far!
#beach #outdoors #troveon #mexico In blue Just love the view, 13 flights down.. Not as if I climbed them 😜 The Local People The birds on the beach Sunset in Cancun! No words to describe how great the creation is. #roadtrip #goldenhour Sunrise view from the balcony. The beach under umbrella Cancun may have a reputation of a spring break destination but it is so much more than that. Cristal clear blue waters, great beaches, Isla Mujeres, snorkeling, great food. Cancun was my best holiday ever. I was there in December 2014 just a week before Christmas. It was amazing. So much to see and do.
#Cancun #Mexico #MX #Caribbean The infinity pool at our hotel and the ocean with the most beautiful shades of blue behind it.
#waterlust Playa Tortugas is a fun little party beach at the northern end of the hotel zone in Cancun and even has a bungy jumping tower for those who are adventurous! From here you can also catch the ferry across to a Isla Mujeres. ☀️🍻🌴🐠🐢😀
#cancun #mexico These ruins are just off the beach. Next to the Westin . Beautiful sunrise almost daily;)
#instone Who's up for some bungee jumping?! ☀️🐟🐠🌴😄 View from Hyatt hotel Infinity pool at ME Cancun backs up to a beautiful white sand beach! Awesome show at this place! Really impressive. Love the water...so crystal clear blue! #Islamujeres is one beautiful island in Mexico with vibrant colors of water. The life on this island is amazing and one would never want to get out of it. #LifeAtExpedia#Blue#Waters Another sunset in Cancun Tripadvisor recommended hotel in Cancun. Really not bad, boutique hotel The decoration of the bar Precaution Notice The sunrise at Cancún Candy colored sky, glistening sandy beaches. Beautiful view from the Park Grand Royal in Cancun. This is a view from one of the pools Piratas del Caribe Cancún Preparing Mayan caffe Ferry to Isla Mujeres Do Not Step Here I love that crystal blue ocean water at the #beach in Cancun. Enjoying the #beach in Cancun. View from the room happy holidays Cancun sunset #green Juana Margarita Tequila Bar Sunrise on the balcony
#AquaTrove
#LifeAtExpedia
#WelcomeToParadise The morning at Playa Tortuga terminal View from our room terrace every morning... Soaking in all that vitamin D in 🇲🇽 #Mexico #ocean #Cancun #vacation #relax #naturalbeauty #bluewater #whitesand Welcome Notice It seams start of winter holidays! No filter whatsoever. Beautiful architecture of Yucatan A nice little spot by the sea ❤️ #beachbound Cancun, the view from our hotel. Beautiful beach and amazing waters make this a must visit holiday destination. Mexican Sunset Great view from the bar:)  Ray's Restaurant at The Cancun Clipper Club. The atmosphere is casual at Ray's Palapa Restaurant, a laidback and social gathering spot for guests.
The restaurant is open daily from 7:00 Am to 8:00 Pm, serving a la carte breakfast, lunch, dinner and a variety of snacks and beverages.
Even if you don't stay at the hotel, you owe it to yourself to at least have breakfast here, it's the most amazing food in Cancun and the Riviera Maya area!
#Mexico #Cancun #CancunClipperClub #RaysRestaurant #Vacation #Paradise #Spa #Resort #Hotel #Beach #RivieraMaya #FoodandDrink #Food #Drink Just one of those things I can't pass 👍❤️ A better view Awesome parasailing in Cancun! #ocean #beach #travel Sunset from our hotel balcony in Cancun ❤️ Cancun Beach, best family vacations. #lifeatexpedia Beach in Cancun Mexico, love the colour of that water 😝 Aquarium inside Xcaret's ecopark. Never too old to spring break with your dudes. Krystal Grand Punta Cancun, Mexico #StunningStructures  Cancun, Mexico
#green ocean En el puente Calinda se encuentra esta torre , si no te gusta ir en helicóptero, puedes mirar desde este elevador panorámico !! Admirar una estupenda vista Take Care Of The Beach Live Aqua resort private beach #beach #mexico #quintanaroo My recent stay at Live Aqua in Cancun was amazing. Doing shopping Sunrise... simply amazing! How can you not love Cancun?
#lifeatexpedia beautifull beach Delphinus Punta Cancun This is the view from a 7th floor room of the Occidental Tucancun Love this place! Whitest sands I have seen with the bluest of seas.
Sunrise in Cancun Mexico. One of the most beautiful blue views in town... Storms on the left and sun on the right
#AquaTrove
#welcometoparadise
#LifeatExpedia One of the public beaches at Cancun ... #LifeatExpedia Puedes disfrutar de un estupendo paseo por helicóptero y admirando el gran caribe mexicano Just a simple great pic, to me 👍😜 Clouds, sunset, beer. Went to Cancun Mexico in May it was my first trip and loved every minute of it! So many beautiful things to see here! Paradise! Dragon roll sushi A storm rolls past on the usually sunny beaches of Cancun, casting shadows on the water and creating a ominous yet exciting atmosphere. Just breathing... Beautiful beach Early morning view from above - rows of empty beach chairs waiting to be filled
#AquaTrove
#LifeAtExpedia
#WelcomeToParadise relaxing 🌞 One of the pools at live Aqua - absolutely gorgeous view! Don't forget to smile today😊😊☺️😊 Pool
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Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly Cancún resort with 4 pools, beach

Popular property highlights

Breakfast included
Free self parking
Free WiFi
Grocery/convenience store
Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)

North side of island

The Riu Cancun Hotel is RIU’s All Inclusive resort with an unmatched location in the heart of Cancun’s hotel zone and across the street Plaza Caracol shopping center.

All-Inclusive resort

Four pools, water-sports equipment, 6 restaurants, 24-hour food/drink, day/night activities, and a disco are among the amenities included in the Riu's room rates.

In-room beverages

Guestrooms and suites at Riu Cancún All Inclusive include balconies or terraces providing views of the sea or street, ceiling fans as well as air conditioning, minibars, and liquor dispensers.

Languages Spoken

Resort Amenities

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 are included.

Food and beverages

  • All meals, snacks, and local beverages included
  • In-room minibar (all beverages included)

Activities and facilities/equipment

All non-motorized water sports are included.

Water activities

  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Surfing/boogie boarding
  • Windsurfing

Land activities

  • Soccer
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball

Lessons/classes/games

  • Dancing
  • Language

Kids' club

  • Supervised activities for children between 4 and 12 years old

Entertainment

  • Onsite entertainment and activities
  • Onsite live performances

Not included

  • Motorized water sports
  • Scuba-diving excursions
  • Scuba-diving lessons
  • Snorkeling excursions
  • Airport transfers
  • Childcare
  • Laundry/dry cleaning services
  • Spa/beauty facilities and services
  • Offsite tours

Resort Amenities

The Renova health-and-beauty spa, with complimentary women's and men's saunas and four-person spa tub, offers massage, body treatments, facials, hair and nail care, hair braiding, and waxing. (Surcharges for all spa and beauty services.) A small fitness room contains cardio and weight machines. A nightclub is also on site.

Guests of the Riu Cancun receive 90 minutes complimentary wireless Internet access in the resort lobby. Free wireless Internet access is available in public areas. Free buffet breakfast is provided. Other amenities on site include luggage storage and babysitting/childcare.

  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 4 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Full-service spa 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Swim-up bar 
  • Conference space 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Billiards or pool table 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Free self parking 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Sauna 
  • Health club 
  • Nightclub 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Hair salon 
  • Number of restaurants - 6 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Spa tub 
  • Beach towels 
  • Total number of rooms - 569 
  • One meeting room 
  • Number of floors - 14 
  • Wedding services 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Garden 
  • Multilingual staff 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Grocery/convenience store  
  • Snack bar/deli  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Arcade/game room  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Towels included 
  • Linens included 
  • Balcony 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Phone 
  • Minibar 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower only 
  • In-room safe 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Number of bathrooms -  
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Satellite TV service 

Where to Eat

Don Juan - Casual, air-conditioned dining room and open-air terrace. Beam ceiling. Table linens. Buffet breakfast and lunch. Theme-buffet dinner twice a week.

Kawachi - À la carte Japanese dinner restaurant with black furniture, white place mats, light-colored wood paneling. Reservations required. Dress code: long pants for men. (No sleeveless shirts.)

Sample menu for Kawachi

Starters:

  • Soy bean soup with tofu
  • Tempura vegetables and shrimp
  • Tuna and salmon sashimi
  • Udon noodles with meat and octopus

    Main courses:

  • Beef teppanyaki
  • Shrimp with spicy tamarind sauce
  • Chicken yakitori
  • Salmon with balsamic-shitake vinegar

    Desserts:

  • Fried ice cream with strawberry sauce
  • Cream-cheese gelatin with fruit and peach liqueur
  • Lychees with ice cream

    Restaurante Corazone - Air-conditioned dinner restaurant with oversize paintings of fruits, vegetables. Blue-and-yellow tile checkerboard floor. Dark-wood accents. Rodizio - Brazilian cuisine, a la carte restaurant for dinner. Reservations required in advance. Dress code: long pants for men. (No sleeveless shirts.)

    La Mision - Open-air seaview restaurant with granite-top tables, rattan chairs, wrought-iron chandeliers. Continental breakfast. Buffet lunch. Mediterranean buffet dinner with cooked-to-order meat, chicken. Open afternoons for snack foods such as burgers, hot dogs, french fries.

    Sports Bar - Open 24 hours for beer, tropical drinks, nachos, and microwave-oven sandwiches, burgers. Sports on TVs. Coin-operated pool tables and video games. Computers with high-speed Internet connections (surcharges).

    La Punta - Expansive, air-conditioned lobby bar/lounge open mid-morning to late night.

    La Fiesta - Twin bars in air-conditioned theater open early evening to late night.

    Pacha - Disco bar open late for dancing.

    El Faro - Open-air bar open mid-morning to late night.

    Wet'n Drinking - Swim-up bar open mid-morning to early evening.

  • Entertainment

    Activities include:

    • Nightly entertainment, including music/dance shows, and karaoke, in an air-conditioned theater with upholstered seats
    • Bingo
    • Pool aerobics
    • Beach volleyball
    • Beach soccer
    • Ping-Pong tournaments
    • Darts tournaments
    • Spanish lessons
    • Dance lessons
    • Kitchen tours
    • Disco dancing (adults and children)
    • Olympic games
    • Crazy games
    • Beer-drinking contests

    Nearby Things to Do

    Four pools provide different ambiences. A freeform, two-level, seaview "quiet pool" isolated at one end of the resort measures 41 meters (45 yards) long and features infinity edges. Paired with that pool is a 12-person spa tub elevated above the beach. Another freeform pool with an infinity edge measures 23 meters (25 yards) long. A third, 23-meter-wide (25-yard) pool contains jetted sections, in-water tables, and a swim-up bar. An irregularly shaped pool with shallow-water sections for lounge chairs measures 17 meters (56 ft) wide.

    Furnished with thatched-roof palapas and lapped by water that remains calm in most weather, the resort's beach extends 200 meters (219 yards) along Cancún Island's north side, where it is protected from open-sea swells. The resort's entire waterfront contains garden-fringed sunbathing terraces with padded lounge chairs and umbrellas.

    The resort offers snorkeling gear, boogie boards, kayaks, windsurfers, and small sailboats. Introductory scuba-diving lessons are offered in the pool without charge, and beginner, refresher, and certification instruction and excursions (surcharges for all) are also available. Independent operators on the beach rent offer parasailing and banana-boat rides. The resort includes two lighted tennis courts.

    Pok-Ta-Pok Golf Club is 1 km (0.75 mi) from the resort, and the Hilton golf course and driving range are 8.5 km (5.25 mi).

    The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the resort; fees may apply.

    • Snorkeling on site 
    • Golfing nearby 
    • Surfing/boogie boarding on site 
    • Parasailing nearby 
    • Fitness classes on site 
    • Sailing on site 
    • Volleyball on site 
    • Windsurfing on site 

    Spa Services

    Relax and indulge in a variety of treatments at the Renova Spa or sunbath alongside one of four freshwater swimming pools. A sauna, Jacuzzi, and gym are also at your disposal at the onsite spa.

    • Sauna in spa 
    • Spa tub in spa 
    • Manicures and pedicures 
    • Body treatments 
    • Facial treatments 
    • Massages 

    Accessibility

    If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

    • Accessible bathroom 
    • In-room accessibility 

    Resort Policies

    Check-in

    Check-in time starts at 3 PM

    Check-out

    Check-out time is noon

    Payment types

    Children and extra beds

    • Children are welcome.
    • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
    • Free cribs (infant beds)!

    Pets

    • Pets not allowed

    You need to know

    Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

    Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit 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.
    No rollaway/extra beds available
    Due to Mexican government regulations, Riu Hotels and Resorts will no longer exchange US dollars for Mexican pesos at their properties located in Mexico.

    Resort Name

    • All Inclusive Riu
    • All Inclusive Riu Cancun
    • Cancun All Inclusive Riu
    • Cancun Riu
    • Cancun Riu All Inclusive
    • Riu
    • Riu All Inclusive
    • Riu All Inclusive Cancun
    • Riu Cancun
    • Riu Cancun All Inclusive
    • Cancun Riu Hotel
    • Riu Cancun Hotel Cancun
    • Riu Cancun Mexico
    • Rui Cancun

    We should mention

    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

    Green / Sustainable Property
    This property participates in Travelife, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

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