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 Pescadores Cancún #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!! Cancún 🐧 #Waterlust 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 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 waiting for Tropical Storm Karen ☁️⚡️☔️ #Waterlust Photo Challenge Paddleboard #AdventurePacked 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 Muelle de Villas Pescadores 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. #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 Looking back at Mexico it was beautiful, and one of my most favorite vacations ever!!!! 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:) Un estupendo día para recorrer Cancún en bicicleta  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!
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Get an overview of this hotelBeachfront all-inclusive hotel with health spa, close to downtown Cancun

Popular property highlights

Free breakfast
Free parking
Free WiFi
Restaurant
Swimming pools

Calm-water beach

This pyramid-inspired Art Deco Riu Caribe sits between a 300-yard, white-sand beach and Nichupté Lagoon, on north Cancún Island; a huge pool stretches 125 yards along the beach.

All-Inclusive resort

The room rate at the Riu Caribe All Inclusive covers meals, snacks, drinks, use of fitness center, sports gear, plus day and night activities and entertainment.

Caribbean-view rooms

Air-conditioned guestrooms all include balconies or patios with full or partial Caribbean views. Amenities include minibars and liquor dispensers, satellite TV, in-room safes, and ceiling fans.

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 and taxes are included. Additional gratuities at guests' discretion are accepted.

Food and beverages

  • All buffet and à la carte meals, snacks, and beverages included
  • In-room minibar (all beverages included)
  • In-room liquor dispensers

Activities and facilities/equipment

All non-motorized water sports are included.

Water activities

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

Land activities

  • Fitness facilities
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball

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
  • Airport transfers
  • Childcare
  • Laundry/dry cleaning services
  • Spa/beauty facilities and services
  • Activities and services offered by independent operators
  • Offsite tours
  • Transportation to offsite activities

Resort Amenities

This hotel, renovated in 2012, offers a health spa with various massage techniques, including shiatsu and Swedish. Other services include aromatherapy, reflexology, body treatments, facials, waxing, and Roman baths for one person or two (surcharges for all spa services and treatments). Poolside and beachside massage are also available (surcharge). An air-conditioned fitness center contains cardio and weight machines in addition to free weights. A salon offers hair and nail care, and a hair-braiding station is next to the pool (surcharges for all services).

An Internet center contains several computers with high-speed Internet access (surcharge). Guests can enjoy complimentary WiFi. A 24-hour lounge contains a self-service bar, snacks, pool and game tables, a television, and video games (surcharge for video games). Other video game consoles, as well as a pool table are located in the lobby. Guests of this all-inclusive Cancun resort can leave children age 4–12 in a supervised, air-conditioned kids' clubhouse with a shaded playground. Supervised childcare/activities are complimentary. Babysitting service is available for a surcharge.

Activities and entertainment include after-dark shows produced by the staff in an open-air theater with amphitheater seating under canvas roofs, Spanish and salsa lessons, poolside fashion shows, beach soccer and volleyball, and pool volleyball.

Local artisans, including a cigar roller, occasionally set up tables on the marble floors of the four-story-atrium lobby so that guests can browse and shop. Also in the lobby are gardens, a parakeet cage, games area, and expansive lounge. A shop off the lobby sells gifts, clothing, snacks, and sundries. The resort purifies its water.

Other services available on-site include medical assistance, ATM/banking, and porter/bellhop.

  • Number of outdoor pools - 3 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Children's club 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Free self parking 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Computer station 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Supervised childcare/activities 
  • Hair salon 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Total number of rooms - 506 
  • Number of floors - 10 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 5 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Swim-up bar 
  • Beach umbrellas 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Billiards or pool table 
  • Grocery/convenience store 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Steam room 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Health club 
  • Children's club (free) 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free) 
  • Children's pool 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Number of restaurants - 4 
  • Spa tub 
  • Beach towels 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Wedding services 
  • Garden 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Outdoor pools  
  • Children's pool  
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free)  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Children's club (free)  
  • Grocery/convenience store  
  • Snack bar/deli  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Playground on site  
  • 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

  • Towels included 
  • Linens included 
  • Balcony 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Minibar 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Number of bathrooms -  
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (free) 

Where to Eat

Albatros - This Glass-walled, sea-view restaurant serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner buffets offers a variety of cuisines. Live cooking stations and wide selections, including vegetarian options, and assorted desserts ensure there is something for everyone.

Gaviotas - This casual, open-air, beachfront steakhouse restaurant and bar sits under soaring thatch roof. Meal services include a breakfast and lunch buffet, afternoon pizza and snacks, and an a la carte dinner, with live cooking stations and assorted dessert offerings.

Shangri-la - This Asian style a la carte restaurant offers dinner service.

Maria Margarita - This air-conditioned linen-service restaurant features colonial decor, pool-view glass wall, and Mexican cuisine for a la carte dinner service.

Frida - This lobby bar features a stage where guests can enjoy live music in the evenings.

Sports Bar - Open 24-hours, this all-inclusive bar features pool tables.

Swim-up bar - Open from late morning.

Snack bar

Nearby Things to Do

Kayaks, small sailboats, and snorkeling gear are available along with an introductory scuba diving lesson in the resort's dive tank. Jet Skiing and parasailing are available on the beach (surcharges for both). Also available are snorkeling trips and beginner and certified diver packages that include reef, wall, and/or cave dives (surcharges for all).

Cancún has two 18-hole golf courses—Cancún Golf Club, 2 km (a mi) away, and Hilton Cancún Golf Club, 11.5 km (7 mi) away.

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

  • Snorkeling on site 
  • Playground on site 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Sailing on site 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Beach volleyball on site 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site 
  • Windsurfing on site 
  • Scuba diving nearby 

Spa Services

  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Steam room in spa 
  • Minimum age to access spa is 18 
  • Massages on beach 
  • 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 ends at 11 PM

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Special check-in instructions:

There is no after-hours reception at this property. Guests arriving late won't be able to check in until the next morning.

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Free rollaway/extra beds!
  • 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.
  • Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 21 years old.
  • Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.
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 Caribe
  • All Inclusive Riu Caribe
  • Caribe All Inclusive
  • Caribe Riu
  • Riu Caribe
  • Riu Caribe All Inclusive
  • Riu Caribe All Inclusive Cancun
  • Riu Caribe Cancun
  • Gran Caribe Real Cancun
  • Grand Caribe Cancun
  • Grand Caribe Real Cancun
  • Riu Caribe Cancun Mexico
  • Riu Caribe Mexico
  • Riu Caribe Resort Cancun

We should mention

Reservations are required for golf tee times, massage services, and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

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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