Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly Cancun getaway on white-sand beach
Popular property highlights
- Good location
- Helpful staff
- Clean guestrooms
- Guestrooms were a little noisy
Right on the beach
The Riu Palace Peninsula All Inclusive resort stands right on a private white-sand beach lapped by turquoise water. Ferries to Isla Mujeres leave from a terminal a 12-minute drive away, and souvenirs are on offer just across the street at Plaza Caracol shopping mall.
All meals included
The room rate includes all meals, most drinks, and live entertainment, so guests can feel free to make use of a cluster of restaurants and bars serving everything from Mexican to Italian. There are 4 swimming pools, plus a separate pool in the adults-only section, and a children's activity program.
A drink on the veranda
Spacious, air-conditioned villas have private balconies or verandas on which to soak up the Caribbean breeze, along with hydromassage baths, 24-hour room service, and a minibar stocked with free drinks. Free WiFi and satellite TV are included as well.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!Opens in a new window
Riu Palace Peninsula All Inclusive
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)
Activities and facilities/equipment
Riu Palace Peninsula All Inclusive is an all-inclusive resort. Room rates include meals and beverages at onsite restaurants and bars. Other items and amenities include a complimentary children's club, a coffee shop, and access to recreational activities and entertainment. Additional charges may apply for meals at some restaurants, special dinners and dishes, certain beverages, and other amenities.
Riu Palace Peninsula All Inclusive features 4 outdoor swimming pools, a spa tub, a steam room, and a fitness center. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the resort's 6 bars, which include a beach bar and a swim-up bar. Public areas are equipped with complimentary WiFi.
This all-inclusive resort also offers spa services (surcharge). Guests can use the outdoor pool at a partner hotel. Complimentary self parking is available on site.
- Beach sun loungers
- Free WiFi
- Number of buildings/towers - 1
- Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
- Children's club (free)
- Supervised childcare/activities (free)
- Total number of rooms - 562
- Number of floors - 17
- Number of bars/lounges - 6
- Coffee shop or café
- Free breakfast
- Concierge services
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Express check-in
- Express check-out
- Fitness facilities
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Hair salon
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Number of outdoor pools - 4
- Children's club
- Multilingual staff
- Poolside bar
- Beach bar
- Luggage storage
- Year Built 2012
- Number of restaurants - 6
- Free self parking
- Shopping on site
- Spa services on site
- Spa tub
- Steam room
- Supervised childcare/activities
- Swim-up bar
- Wedding services
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Free self parking
- In-room massage available
- In-room safe (laptop compatible)
- Free WiFi
- Partially open bathroom
- Connecting/adjoining rooms available
- Jetted bathtub
- In-room climate control (air conditioning)
- Separate sitting area
- Ceiling fan
- Air conditioning
- Coffee/tea maker
- Free bottled water
- Daily housekeeping
- Turndown service
- Hair dryer
- Separate bathtub and shower
- Iron/ironing board
- Satellite TV service
- Flat-panel TV
- Room service (24 hours)
Where to Eat
Krystal - This theme restaurant specializes in fusion cuisine. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.
Las Olas - This buffet restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Onsite venue #3 - This theme restaurant specializes in Japanese cuisine and serves dinner only.
Tamales - This theme restaurant specializes in Mexican cuisine and serves dinner only.
Isla Mujeres - This steakhouse serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.
24-hour room service is available.
Nearby Things to Do
This property offers 4 outdoor swimming pools. Other recreational amenities include a spa tub, a steam room, and a fitness center.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.
- Beach volleyball on site
- Golfing nearby
- Sailing nearby
- Water skiing nearby
- Parasailing nearby
- Ecotours nearby
- Golf lessons available nearby
- Fitness classes on site
- Kayaking on site
- Playground on site
- Snorkeling on site
- Windsurfing on site
- Yoga classes/instruction on site
- Snow tubing nearby
- Manicures and pedicures
- Body treatments
- Facial treatments
If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.
- Accessible bathroom
- In-room accessibility
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Check-out time is noon
Children and extra beds
- Children are welcome.
- 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.
A full stay penalty applies year round for early departures and no-shows for all room types with the exception of Junior Suite Mexico, Standard Mexico, or Standard Vista al Mar Mexico. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
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We should mention
Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. 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
Villa Suite Special
Book a stay in a Villa Jr. Suite Jacuzzi, Villa Jr. Suite Jacuzzi Ocean View, or Villa Suite Jacuzzi room type for travel any time, and receive the following:
- Welcome glass of sparkling wine and cold face towel
- Concierge service for dinner reservations
- Premium liquor throughout the hotel and in guestroom
- Premium wine list (surcharge)
- Romantic dinner on the beach (on request, sucharge applies)