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4.2 of 5 guest rating
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Junior Suite (B2C)
517 square feet
2 Double Beds
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Other room types
Standard
314 square feet
2 Double Beds
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Standard Room (B2C)
314 square feet
2 Double Beds
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Standard Latam
314 square feet
2 Double Beds 1 King Bed
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Junior Suite
517 square feet
2 Double Beds
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Junior Suite Mexico
517 square feet
2 Double Beds 1 King Bed
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Habitacion Doble Mexico
314 square feet
2 Double Beds 1 King Bed
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Habitacion Doble Sin Balcon Mexico
366 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Standard Europe
314 square feet
2 Double Beds 1 King Bed
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Get an overview of this hotel
Upscale property on the beach, with 3 outdoor swimming pools

Popular property highlights

Breakfast included
Free self parking
Free WiFi
Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
24-hour front desk

Location

Located in Playacar, this beachfront property is next to a golf course and within 2 mi (3 km) of Paseo del Carmen, Quinta Avenida, and Playa del Carmen Maritime Terminal. Playa del Carmen Main Beach and Mamitas Beach Club are also within 3 mi (5 km).

Resort Features

Catch some rays at the beach or spend the day relaxing at Riu Playacar All Inclusive's full-service spa. Then enjoy a meal at one of the property's 4 restaurants.

Room Amenities

All 396 rooms feature modern comforts like TVs with satellite channels, along with free WiFi. Other amenities available to guests include minibars, free bottled water, and ceiling fans.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Hotel Amenities

All-Inclusive Details

This property 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
  • In-room minibar (all beverages included)
  • In-room liquor dispensers

Activities and facilities/equipment
Water activities

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

Land activities
  • Fitness facilities
  • Volleyball

Lessons/classes/games
  • Aerobics

Kids' club

  • Supervised activities for children between 4 and 12 years old

Entertainment

  • Access to offsite clubs
  • Onsite live performances

Not included

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

  • Kayaking included
  • Access to offsite clubs included
  • Sailing included
  • Surfing/boogie boarding included
  • Windsurfing included
  • Taxes included
  • Airport transfers not included
  • Fitness facilities included
  • Volleyball included
  • Laundry/dry cleaning services not included
  • Childcare not included
  • Scuba diving excursions not included
  • Snorkeling excursions not included
  • Scuba diving certification not included
  • Motorized water sports not included
  • Spa/beauty facilities and services not included
  • Transportation to offsite activities not included
  • Offsite tours not included
  • Scuba diving lessons not included
  • Aerobics classes/lessons included
  • Gratuities included
  • All food and beverages included
  • Minibar (all beverages included)
  • In-room liquor dispensers
  • Onsite live performances included
  • Snorkeling included

Hotel Amenities

Riu Playacar All Inclusive is an all-inclusive property. Room rates include meals and beverages at onsite restaurants and bars. Other items and amenities, including taxes and gratuities, and access to recreational activities and entertainment may also be included. Additional charges may apply for meals at some restaurants, special dinners and dishes, certain beverages, and other amenities.

Riu Playacar All Inclusive features a full-service spa, 3 outdoor swimming pools, a health club, and a children's pool. Dining is available at one of the property's 4 restaurants. The property also offers a snack bar/deli. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the property's bars, which include 4 bars/lounges and a swim-up bar. A complimentary breakfast is offered each morning. Public areas are equipped with complimentary wireless Internet access.

This Art Deco property also offers a complimentary children's club, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff. Complimentary self parking is available on site. A total renovation of this property was completed in October 2015.

Riu Playacar All Inclusive has designated areas for smoking.

  • Free use of nearby fitness center
  • Coffee/tea in common areas
  • Number of outdoor pools - 3
  • Number of bars/lounges - 4
  • Full-service spa
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Poolside bar
  • Swim-up bar
  • Free breakfast
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Beach sun loungers
  • Free self parking
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free WiFi
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Health club
  • Children's club (free)
  • Children's pool
  • Luggage storage
  • Hair salon
  • ATM/banking
  • Number of restaurants - 4
  • Concierge services
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Shopping on site
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Beach towels
  • Total number of rooms - 396
  • Television in common areas
  • Number of floors - 3
  • Wedding services
  • Number of buildings/towers - 9
  • Garden
  • Multilingual staff

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Number of outdoor pools - 3
  • Children's pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Children's club (free)
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Playground on site

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

Riu Playacar All Inclusive offers 396 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and safes. Satellite television is provided. Bathrooms include showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Phone
  • Free bottled water
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Ceiling fan
  • Private bathroom
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Number of bathrooms - 1
  • Shower only
  • Television
  • Satellite TV service

Where to Eat

A complimentary buffet breakfast is served each morning between 7 AM and 11:30 AM.

The Palms - This buffet restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Jade - This restaurant specializes in Asian cuisine and serves dinner only. Open daily.

Turquesa - This poolside steakhouse serves dinner only. Open daily.

Traviata - This restaurant specializes in Italian cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Open daily.

Anana - Onsite lobby lounge. Open 24 hours. Open daily.

Nearby Things to Do

3 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a children's pool. Other recreational amenities include a health club.

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

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

Spa Services

Renova Spa has massage/treatment rooms. Services include massages and manicures and pedicures.

The spa is open daily.

  • Manicures and pedicures
  • 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

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time ends at 11 PM

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

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, debit 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.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 21 years old.

No cribs (infant beds) available

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Resort fee (October - December): MXN 10.00 per accommodation, per night

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Hotel Names

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We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

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