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Serene Riviera Maya beachfront resort near golf

With a stay at Riu Palace Mexico All Inclusive in Playa del Carmen (Playacar), you'll be convenient to Playacar Golf Club and Playa del Carmen Main Beach.

This 4-star resort is within close proximity of Playa del Carmen Maritime Terminal and Yucatek Divers.

Make yourself at home in one of the 434 air-conditioned rooms featuring minibars and flat-screen televisions. Rooms have private balconies. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming is available for your entertainment. Bathrooms feature separate bathtubs and showers, designer toiletries, and hair dryers.

Dip into one of the 2 outdoor swimming pools or enjoy other recreational amenities including a health club and a sauna. Additional features at this Art Deco resort include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge).

This resort is all inclusive. Rates include meals and beverages at onsite dining establishments. Charges may be applied for dining at some restaurants, special dinners and dishes, some beverages, and other amenities.

Grab a bite at one of the resort's 5 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of 24-hour room service. Relax with your favorite drink at a beach bar or a poolside bar.

Featured amenities include express check-in, express check-out, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Free self parking is available onsite.

At your hotel

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 local beverages included
  • In-room minibar (all beverages included)
  • Meals and beverages at companion properties
  • Surcharges for premium or imported alcoholic beverages and bottled wine

Activities and facilities/equipment

Water activities

  • Snorkeling
  • Windsurfing

Land activities

  • Fitness facilities

Kids' club

  • Supervised activities for children between 4 and 12 years old

Entertainment

  • Onsite entertainment and activities
  • Access to offsite clubs
  • Onsite live performances

Not included

  • Airport transfers
  • Childcare
  • Laundry/dry cleaning services
  • Motorized water sports
  • Premium and/or non-domestic beverages
  • Scuba-diving certification
  • Scuba-diving lessons
  • Snorkeling excursions
  • Spa/beauty facilities and services
  • Activities and services offered by independent operators
  • Offsite tours
  • Transportation to offsite activities

At your hotel

Overlooking the turquoise sea on Mexico's Riviera Maya, the Riu Palace, remodeled in late 2012, is set within the exclusive Playacar complex, a half-mile (1 kilometer) from the 18-hole Playacar Golf Course.

5 acres of lush gardens with fountains contain 2 sparkling pools, 1 with a swim-up bar. The Riu Palace Mexico All Inclusive is designed in a refined Art Deco style. Dining and drinks are provided on the beach, poolside, in air-conditioned dining rooms, or on open-air terraces. Cuisine options include casual international buffets and specialty restaurants. Guests also receive lunch and beverages, as well as many other privileges at 5 partner resorts, in the Playacar area.

Fitness facilities are offered and massage treatment rooms are also available.

Guests can take advantage of complimentary wireless Internet in the lobby, as well as free parking during their stay.

Water sports, daily activities, nightly entertainment, game room, and a kids club for ages 4–12 provide a well-rounded recreational program. Only 4 blocks from the resort and dedicated only to Riu resort guests, Mexican Street offers a variety of shops and a privately operated spa (surcharges).

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Billiards or pool table
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • ATM/banking
  • Children's pool
  • Sauna
  • Concierge services
  • Arcade/game room
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Tennis on site
  • Wedding services
  • Elevator/lift
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Hair salon
  • Children's club
  • Total number of rooms - 434
  • Number of floors - 2
  • Multilingual staff
  • Garden
  • Beach bar
  • Poolside bar
  • Luggage storage
  • Free self parking
  • Number of restaurants - 5
  • Spa tub
  • Use of nearby fitness center (complimentary)
  • Health club
  • Beach/pool umbrellas
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Shopping on site
  • Supervised childcare/activities
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Stay connected

Available in all rooms: Free Wi-Fi

Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi

Park your car

Free self parking

In your room

  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Rollaway/extra beds available
  • Balcony
  • Air conditioning
  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Climate control
  • Complimentary bottled water
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Designer toiletries
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Satellite TV service
  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Ceiling fan
  • Separate living room
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Flat-panel TV
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
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Eat and drink

Guests at Riu Palace Mexico can also have lunch, snacks, and beverages (dinners not included) at three partner resorts (transportation not included).

Dress code: Men are required to wear long trousers and shirts with sleeves in all dinner specialty restaurants.

Don Julian - Main resort restaurant with both indoor and outdoor dining areas. International and regional specialties. Theme nights three times weekly. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner. No dress code.

Miyagi - Japanese cuisine. Dinner only. Reservations required. Dress code: long trousers and shirts with sleeves for men.

La Dolce Vita - Restaurant specializing in Italian cuisine.

Krystal - A la carte restaurant specializing in fusion cuisine that blends local ingredients, regional flavors, and international techniques. Menu developed by Michelin-star Spanish chefs. Reservations required.

La Bodega - Mexican restaurant

Guacamole - Steakhouse on the beach

Room service - Available 24 hours.

The resort also provides a beach bar, and poolside and swim-up bars.

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Play

In addition to a white-sand beach, Riu Palace Mexico offers two lavish outdoor pools, one with a swim-up bar.

Land and water sports include include kayaking, windsurfing, snorkeling, and tennis on two lighted hard-surface courts. A fitness center is equipped with a sauna, cardio equipment, and free weights. Complimentary privileges are provided at a larger fitness center at partner property Riu Yucatan.

Water aerobics are among the daily activities, and children 4–12 can join a kids club with supervised programs. The resort also has a children's pool and playground.

Other popular recreational activities include fishing excursions, scuba diving, horse riding, and parasailing (surcharges for all). Designed by Robert Von Hagge, the 18-hole Playacar Golf Course is one km (0.5 mi) from the resort (surcharge).

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

  • Golfing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Aerobics on site
  • Kayaking on site
  • Playground on site
  • Rowing or canoeing on site
  • Sailing on site
  • Snorkeling on site
  • Surfing/boogie boarding on site
  • Volleyball on site
  • Windsurfing on site
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Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Accessible parking

The fine print for Riu Palace Mexico All Inclusive

When you arrive

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Special check-in instructions:

Due to Mexican government regulations, Riu Hotels and Resorts will no longer exchange US dollars for Mexican pesos at their properties located in Mexico.

When you leave

Check-out time is noon

How you can pay

Accepted at this hotel: American Express, MasterCard, Visa

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel 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.

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We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

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