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The Hotel Riu Lupita (All Inclusive) is situated on the Yucatan peninsula just 2 km from the famous Playa del Carmen, Mexico. Surrounded by lush vegetation, it offers its guests a full range of high quality services. 

The All Inclusive system means guests can enjoy all the facilities of the hotel without having to worry about anything else. The complex includes two fresh water swimming pools, a solarium terrace 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 range of sports and activities that are organised by the hotel’s entertainers, whilst the entertainment programme ensures every minute is unique. Your children can also participate in the exclusive RiuLand 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 offering excellent cuisine, cafés, terraces and beach parties. 

Come and enjoy a unique experience in Mexico with the Hotel Riu Lupita and discover historical places and heavenly beaches.

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.


  • Partially renovated in autumn 2013
  • All Inclusive
  • 3.5 km / 2.1 miles from beach (free transport)
  • Free sun loungers on beach
  • Awarded GOLD certification for the Travelife Sustainability System
  • 50 km / 31 miles from Cancun Int'l. Airport
  • Buffet style and theme restaurant
  • Two swimming pools, children's pool
  • "Renova Spa" with massages and treatments

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  • "Adelita" restaurant with terrace
  • "María Bonita" Mexican restaurant
  • "Cozumel" beach restaurant / grill and steakhouse (on beach, next to the Riu Palace Riviera Maya)
  • "Tequila" poolside bar
  • "Panchito" snackbar
  • Two swimming pools (360 / 123 m2), one with children's section
  • Children's swimming pool (48 m2)
  • Swimming pool on beach (next to the "Cozumel" beach restaurant)
  • Free sun loungers, towels and parasols by pool area

  • Sun terrace
  • "RiuLand" kids' club and children's playground
  • "Renova Spa" with massages and treatments (additional charge)
  • "Pacha" discotheque
  • Stage
  • Kiosk / souvenirs
  • Internet room (additional charge)
  • Free WiFi in public areas of the hotel
  • WiFi in rooms (charges apply)
  • In accordance with Mexican law smoking is not permitted inside the hotel: guests may only smoke outdoors

  • 300 guest rooms
  • All guest rooms have:
  • Bathroom with bathtub or with shower
  • Hairdryer
  • 110 V
  • Telephone
  • WiFi (charges apply)
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Minibar
  • Liquor dispenser
  • Cable TV (flat screen)
  • In-room safe
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Double rooms with:
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • 1 bed (180 x 200 cm) or 2 beds (150 x 200 cm)
  • Family rooms with:
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Bunk bed for children (2 x 90 x 180 cm) and 1 bed (180 x 200 cm)
  • All Inclusive features
  • All meals and snacks
  • Breakfast:
  • Full American breakfast buffet and live cooking stations
  • Continental breakfast / snacks
  • Lunch:
  • Hot and cold buffet and live cooking stations
  • Buffet at "Cozumel" beach restaurant
  • Dinner ("Adelita" restaurant):
  • Buffets and live cooking stations
  • Special evenings: themed buffet (three times a week)
  • Optional dining (à la carte, reservations required in advance):
  • "María Bonita" Mexican restaurant
  • Grill and steakhouse (in "Cozumel" beach restaurant, on beach)
  • Formal dress required for dinner. Main restaurant: gentlemen – no sleeveless T-shirts. Theme restaurants: gentlemen – no sleeveless T-shirts, long trousers
  • Snacks served until midnight
  • Beverages:
  • Unlimited local beverages served until 2:00 a.m.
  • Regularly restocked minibar and liquor dispenser
  • All Inclusive features
  • Sports and activities:
  • Table tennis, volleyball, basketball, 1 introductory scuba diving lesson in pool
  • Floodlit hard surface tennis court
  • Multipurpose sports pitch
  • Windsurfing, catamaran, kayaking 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)
  • Shows or Riu evening programme (daily)
  • Free entry to "Pacha" discotheque and drinks (open six nights a week)
  • Sports and facilities nearby (additional charge):
  • Various water sports available
  • Tennis lessons
  • 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.
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Avda. Xaman-Ha, Manzana 20, Lote 1, Condominio Playacar
Playa del Carmen - Quintana Roo - 77710
Tel: (+52) 98 48 77 42 20

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