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Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly Cancun getaway on white-sand beach

Popular property highlights

Free breakfast
Free parking
Free WiFi
Restaurant
Swimming pools

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.

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.

Languages Spoken

Riu Palace Peninsula All Inclusive

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
  • 24-hour room service
  • In-room minibar (all beverages included)
  • In-room liquor dispensers

Activities and facilities/equipment

All non-motorized water sports are included.

Water activities

  • Kayaking
  • Scuba-diving lessons
  • Snorkeling
  • Windsurfing

Land activities

  • Fitness facilities
  • Volleyball

Lessons/classes/games

  • Aerobics
  • Water fitness

Entertainment

  • Onsite entertainment and activities

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

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 special dinners or dishes, certain beverages, and other amenities.

Riu Palace Peninsula All Inclusive features 5 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.

  • Express check-in 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 5 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Children's club 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Express check-out 
  • Free self parking 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Computer station 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Supervised childcare/activities 
  • Hair salon 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Concierge services 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Total number of rooms - 562 
  • Number of floors - 17 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Beach bar 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 5 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Swim-up bar 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Billiards or pool table 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Grocery/convenience store 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Year Built 2012 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Steam room 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Health club 
  • Children's club (free) 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free) 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Number of restaurants - 7 
  • Spa tub 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Wedding services 

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Partially open bathroom 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Towels included 
  • Linens included 
  • Jetted bathtub 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Separate sitting area 
  • Free WiFi 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Balcony 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Separate bathtub and shower 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Number of bathrooms -  
  • 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 5 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.

  • Playground on site 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Fitness classes on site 
  • Beach volleyball on site 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Kayaking on site 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Windsurfing on site 
  • Scuba diving nearby 

Spa Services

  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Steam room in spa 
  • Minimum age to access spa is 18 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Massages on beach 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body treatments 
  • Body scrubs 
  • 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 

Resort Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-in time ends at 11 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.

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.

Resort Name

  • Palace Peninsula Riu
  • Peninsula Palace
  • Peninsula Riu
  • Riu Palace Peninsula
  • Riu Palace Peninsula All Inclusive
  • Riu Palace Peninsula All Inclusive Cancun
  • Riu Palace Peninsula Cancun
  • Riu Peninsula
  • Riu Peninsula All Inclusive
  • Riu Peninsula Palace

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. 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.

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)
Full details at check-in. Offer valid anytime, subject to availability. Restrictions may apply.


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