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The Hotel Riu Yucatan (24h All Inclusive) is located just 3km from the resort of Playa del Carmen, Mexico, in a seaside location with turquoise water and white sand where an excellent atmosphere is guaranteed. 

With the All Inclusive system you’ll find it easy to enjoy a relaxing holiday as the hotel offers the best facilities, including two fresh water swimming pools, two Jacuzzis, a solarium terrace, a gym and the “Renova Spa” wellness centre with a range of different treatments and massages. 

Mexican cuisine is famous for its wide variety of recipes. It is recognised for its distinctive and sophisticated flavours which incorporate many different spices. It is a combination of gastronomic traditions, including Mesoamerican and European ones, as well as many others, which is why  the buffet restaurant and the different themed restaurants of the hotel offer the best menus and made to order dishes. 

The complex offers a wide selection of sports and activities that are organised by the hotel’s entertainers, whilst the entertainment programme will ensure every minute is unique. The hotel is located in a shared complex with the Hotel Riu Palace Riviera MayaHotel Riu PlayacarClubHotel Tequila and the Hotel Riu Palace Mexico so you can find numerous activities such as table tennis, gymnastics, volleyball, Golf and water sports like windsurfing, catamaran, kayaking, bodyboarding, snorkelling and much more. At night we invite you to watch shows and listen to live music or visit the “La Piñata” club where you can dance to the best beats. Your children can also participate in the exclusive Riu Land entertainment programme where they can do crafts and activities with other children. 

In the heart of the Mexican Caribbean you will find the famous Playa del Carmen, one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Although it may be tempting, you mustn’t think that it is just white sand and turquoise water. This destination is full of surprises and places that you should visit and discover. If you want to go on excursions, we recommend you to visit places like the spectacular pyramids and ruins of the Mayans, the Biosphere Reserve of Sian Ka’an, the Crococum Zoo, the Botanic Gardens and other interesting visits that you can enjoy as a family, couple or with friends. There is lively nightlife in the area of Playa del Carmen, with bars, clubs and restaurants with excellent cuisine, cafés, terraces and beach parties.

The Hotel Riu Yucatan, a small Caribbean oasis in a marvellous setting surrounded by palm trees and crystal clear water. Enjoy the best offers of Mexico and spend some relaxing time at the hotel.

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Important Information

Currency exchange: due to new goverment legislation all Riu Hotels Resorts in Mexico will be unable to receive cash payments in US dollars. All payments are now required in Mexican pesos in order to be received in the resort.The new regulation also indicates that it won´t be possible to provide currency exchange services in USD within the resort anymore. This new regulation will not affect transactions in other currencies. ATM available in the hotel to withdraw Mexican Pesos

Spring Break Policies: at least one person of 21 years or older is required in every room during March & April. During the remainder of the year, at least one person 18 years or older is required in every room. The hotel reserves the right of admission and may request clients to show passport or official ID to prove age. Guests can and will be removed from the property at their own expense in case of any disturbance or complaint from other guests or hotel staff. Parties in rooms are not allowed. Spring break groups or unruly behavior is not allowed all year round at any property.

Highlights

  • Renovated in spring / summer 2013
  • All Inclusive 24 hours
  • On beachfront, free sun loungers on beach
  • Awarded GOLD certification for the Travelife Sustainability System
  • Buffet style and theme restaurants
  • 3 swimming pools, whirlpool bath, small pool with swim-up bar
  • Children's swimming pool, "RiuLand" kids' club and children's playground

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Services

  • "La Hacienda" restaurant with terrace
  • "Shanghai" Asian restaurant
  • "Sicilia" Italian restaurant
  • "La Margarita" poolside restaurant / grill and steakhouse
  • Mexican restaurant (at Beach Club)
  • "Cancun" lobby bar
  • "Mezcal" pavilion bar
  • "Tequila" pavilion bar
  • "El Templo" lounge
  • "Ibiza" poolside bar with chill-out area
  • "Cozumel" swim-up bar
  • 3 swimming pools, 468 / 360 / 200 m2
  • Small pool with swim-up bar, 73 m2
  • Free whirlpool bath
  • Children's swimming pool, 70 m2
  • Free sun loungers, towels and parasols by pool area

  • Sun terrace
  • "RiuLand" kids' club and children's playground
  • Internet room (additional charge)
  • Free WiFi in public areas of the hotel
  • In accordance with Mexican law smoking is not permitted inside the hotel: guests may only smoke outdoors
  • Inside the RIU Resort (next to hotel):
  • "Renova Spa": beauty treatments, massages and hairdresser (additional charge); free gym and sauna
  • Use of the gym and sauna is restricted to guests over 18 years old. Sports shoes are compulsory when using the gym
  • Riu Playa del Carmen Resort Conference Centre (next to ClubHotel Riu Tequila):
  • 5 conference rooms with capacities for up to 785 persons. Total 7,836 ft2 (728 m2)

Rooms
  • 507 guest rooms
  • Completely renovated in summer 2013
  • All guest rooms have:
  • Hairdryer
  • 110 V
  • Telephone
  • Central air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Minibar
  • Liquor dispenser
  • Satellite TV (flat screen)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Electronic in-room safe
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Double rooms with:
  • Bathroom with shower
  • 2 beds (125 x 200 cm) or 1 bed (200 x 200 cm)
  • Suites with:
  • Bathroom with bathtub, shower cabin and double washbasin
  • Adjoining living room with additional TV (flat screen)
  • 2 beds (125 x 200 cm) or 1 bed (200 x 200 cm)
Gastronomy
  • All Inclusive 24 hours
  • All meals and snacks
  • Breakfast:
  • Full American breakfast buffet and live cooking stations
  • Continental breakfast / snacks
  • Lunch:
  • Hot and cold starters, assorted meats, fish and snacks
  • Dinner ("La Hacienda" restaurant):
  • Buffets and live cooking stations
  • Special evenings: themed buffet (three times a week)
  • Optional dining (reservations required in advance):
  • "Sicilia" Italian restaurant (à la carte, buffet starters and dessert)
  • "La Margarita" grill and steakhouse (à la carte)
  • "Shanghai" Asian restaurant (buffet)
  • Mexican restaurant (at Beach Club; à la carte, buffet starters and dessert)
  • Formal dress required for dinner. Main restaurant: gentlemen – no sleeveless T-shirts. Theme restaurants: gentlemen – no sleeveless T-shirts, long trousers
  • Snacks 24 hours a day
  • For additional lunches and snacks, free choice from a selection of restaurants in the Riu Yucatan, Riu Playacar and Riu Tequila hotels
  • Beverages:
  • Unlimited local and imported beverages 24 hours a day
  • Access to all bars in the Riu Yucatan, Riu Playacar and Riu Tequila hotels
  • Regularly restocked minibar and liquor dispenser
Sport
  • All Inclusive features
  • Sports and activities:
  • Table tennis, workout, gym, 1 introductory scuba diving lesson in pool, volleyball
  • Sauna
  • Windsurfing, catamaran, kayaking, body board and snorkelling equipment
  • Entertainment:
  • Daytime entertainment programme for children ages 4 to 7 and ages 8 to 12 at "RiuLand" (daily)
  • Daytime entertainment programme for adults (daily)
  • Live music, shows or Riu evening programme (daily)
  • Free entry to "La Piñata" discotheque and drinks (at Riu Tequila, open every night)
  • Sports and facilities nearby (additional charge):
  • Various water sports available
  • 18-hole golf course
  • The RIU Group has no direct or indirect relationship with external services (especially PARASAILING) and does not assume any liability for them, any contract between them being the exclusive responsibility of the clients themselves.
All Inclusive
  • All meals and snacks
  • Breakfast:
  • Full American breakfast buffet and live cooking stations
  • Continental breakfast / snacks
  • Lunch:
  • Hot and cold starters, assorted meats, fish and snacks
  • Dinner ("La Hacienda" restaurant):
  • Buffets and live cooking stations
  • Special evenings: themed buffet (three times a week)
  • Optional dining (reservations required in advance):
  • "Sicilia" Italian restaurant (à la carte, buffet starters and dessert)
  • "La Margarita" grill and steakhouse (à la carte)
  • "Shanghai" Asian restaurant (buffet)
  • Mexican restaurant (at Beach Club; à la carte, buffet starters and dessert)
  • Formal dress required for dinner. Main restaurant: gentlemen – no sleeveless T-shirts. Theme restaurants: gentlemen – no sleeveless T-shirts, long trousers
  • Snacks 24 hours a day
  • For additional lunches and snacks, free choice from a selection of restaurants in the Riu Yucatan, Riu Playacar and Riu Tequila hotels
  • Beverages:
  • Unlimited local and imported beverages 24 hours a day
  • Access to all bars in the Riu Yucatan, Riu Playacar and Riu Tequila hotels
  • Regularly restocked minibar and liquor dispenser
  • In-room safe
  • Sports and activities:
  • Table tennis, workout, gym, 1 introductory scuba diving lesson in pool, volleyball
  • Sauna
  • Windsurfing, catamaran, kayaking, body board and snorkelling equipment
  • Entertainment:
  • Daytime entertainment programme for children ages 4 to 7 and ages 8 to 12 at "RiuLand" (daily)
  • Daytime entertainment programme for adults (daily)
  • Live music, shows or Riu evening programme (daily)
  • Free entry to "La Piñata" discotheque and drinks (at Riu Tequila, open every night)
  • All accommodation, taxes and tips included
  • All hotel guests are required to wear an "All Inclusive" wristband for identification purposes
Map and location
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Avenida Xaman-ha, Manzana 3, Lote 1, Condominio Playacar
Playa del Carmen - Quintana Roo - 77710
Tel: (+52) 98 48 77 20 50

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