Book your room at The Reef Playacar All Inclusive Beach Resort
Beachfront resort, near Playa del Carmen
With a stay at The Reef Playacar All Inclusive Beach Resort in Playa del Carmen (Playacar), you'll be minutes from Playacar Golf Club and close to Playa del Carmen Main Beach.
This all-inclusive resort is within close proximity of Playa del Carmen Maritime Terminal and Yucatek Divers.
Make yourself at home in one of the 196 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators. Rooms have private balconies. Satellite television is provided for your entertainment. Bathrooms have shower/tub combinations and hair dryers.
Pamper yourself with a visit to the spa, which offers massages, body treatments, and facials. You're sure to appreciate the recreational amenities, which include 2 outdoor swimming pools, a health club, and bicycles to rent. Additional amenities include wireless Internet access (surcharge), supervised childcare/activities, and babysitting/childcare.
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 to eat at one of the resort's dining establishments, which include 6 restaurants and a coffee shop/café. Thirsty? Quench your thirst at a bar/lounge, a beach bar, or a poolside bar.
Featured amenities include a business center, dry cleaning/laundry services, and a 24-hour front desk. Planning an event in Playa del Carmen? This resort has facilities measuring 5167 square feet (480 square meters), including a meeting room. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available on request), and free self parking is available onsite.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!
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 beverages included
- Number or type of beverages limited at one or more venues
- Surcharges for premium food items and bottled wine
Activities and facilities/equipment
All non-motorized water sports, land activities, and use of recreational facilities and equipment are included.
- Fitness facilities
- Supervised activities for children between 4 and 12 years old
- Onsite entertainment and activities
- Onsite live performances
- Airport transfers
- Laundry/dry cleaning services
- Motorized water sports
- Premium and/or non-domestic beverages
- Premium food items
- Scuba-diving certification
- Scuba-diving excursions
- Scuba-diving lessons
- Snorkeling excursions
- Spa/beauty facilities and services
- Wireless Internet access
- Activities and services offered by independent operators
- Offsite tours
The Reef Playacar All Inclusive Beach Resort offers a full slate of organized activities around the main pool and on the beach and provides sun loungers for the beach and pool as well as beach umbrellas and towels. The property hosts nightly music and dance shows in the La Jolla theater. Guests can enjoy such activities as waterpolo matches, beach volleyball, dancing classes, and Spanish lessons.
Situated in one of the resort’s fragrant tropical gardens, the resort's full-service spa, The Spa at the Reef, uses its architectural design and treatments to mirror the beauty of its surroundings. The spa’s designers worked around the property’s existing flora to create rooms that harmonize with nature - trees even grow up and through the building. Focusing on providing the ultimate in relaxation and rejuvenation, spa therapists offer services including facials, massages, wraps and other full-body treatments. Guests can enjoy a massage in a tented cabana on the beach or in the comfort of a private, tree-lined treatment room.
High-speed wired and wireless Internet access is available in limited public areas and all rooms (surcharges apply for standard and superior rooms; WiFi is free in premium rooms).
- Supervised childcare/activities
- Swim-up bar
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Marina on site
- Babysitting or childcare
- Multilingual staff
- Airport transportation (surcharge)
- Total number of rooms - 196
- 24-hour front desk
- Children's club
- Number of floors - 3
- Wedding services
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Full-service spa
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Business center
- Hair salon
- Rooftop terrace
- Luggage storage
- Shopping on site
- One meeting room
- Turkish bath/Hammam
- Beach umbrellas
- Beach sun loungers
- Pool sun loungers
- Beach towels
- Conference space size (meters) - 480
- Number of restaurants - 6
- Conference space size (feet) - 5167
- Snack bar/deli
- Free self parking
- Number of buildings/towers - 18
- Spa services on site
- Coffee shop or café
- Television in lobby
- Health club
- Beach/pool umbrellas
- Number of outdoor pools - 2
- WiFi (surcharge)
- Billiards or pool table
- Spa treatment room(s)
- Poolside bar
- Beach bar
- Children's pool
Available in some public areas: WiFi (surcharge)
Free self parking
- Ceiling fan
- Air conditioning
- Cribs/infant beds available
- Climate control
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Hair dryer
- Shower/tub combination
- Iron/ironing board
- In-room safe
- Rollaway/extra beds available
- In-room massage available
- Daily housekeeping
- Private bathroom
- Satellite TV service
- Individually furnished
Where to Eat
Chula Vista - Overlooking the Caribbean Sea, the resort's main buffet restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Dress Code: Shirt and shoes required. Guests are not allowed to be wet. Opening hours: 6:30 AM–11 AM, 12:30 PM–3 PM, 6:30 PM–10:30 PM.
Terraza Grill - Guests can dine indoors in air-conditioned comfort or on the elegant outdoor terrace of Terraza Grill, the resort's gourmet restaurant. $6 surcharge (free with superior and superior premium room). Dress code: Sandals, shorts, pool clothes, hats, and shirts without sleeves are not permitted. Open for dinner only, 6:30 PM–10:30 pm.
Botticelli - This à la carte, fine-dining restaurant with ocean views serves freshly prepared Italian dishes; air conditioning. No reservations are required; no limitations on guest visits; dress code applies.
Deli Snack Bar - Located in the pool area, close to the beach. Light meals such as pizzas, burgers, French fries, and chicken wings served from late morning until sunset; reopens for late-night service.
Ice Cream Parlor - In the midst of a natural cenote, guests enjoy any of a variety of coffees or freshly made ice creams.
La Cascada - Combines a relaxing lounge lobby bar with cozy sit-down bar and reception area.
Azul 48 - Swim-up bar with a tropical atmosphere.
La Chiquita Bar - Serves drinks until late afternoon and reopens for late night socializing.
Theatre Bar La Jolla - Open during nightly entertainment shows.
Bar Papo's - A popular evening entertainment area with international drinks, flat-screen TVs, and the sounds of live music.
Nico's Lounge Bar - Lounge bar on the beach serving premium drinks. Not included in all-inclusive rates - only included for Superior Premium Room guests.
Nearby Things to Do
Guests of The Reef Playacar All Inclusive Beach Resort can stay busy with a full slate of activities including non-motorized water sports such as kayaking and windsurfing, land sports such as bicycling, and various games and contests. Kids have a chance to explore Mexican traditions through supervised activities such as traditional Mexican games and piñata time.
Staff can help arrange a variety of tours and excursions, as well as tee times at Golf Course Playacar, located across the street.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.
- Golfing nearby
- Skydiving nearby
- Ecotours nearby
- Aerobics on site
- Bicycle rentals on site
- Fishing on site
- Kayaking on site
- Parasailing on site
- Playground on site
- Sailing on site
- Scuba diving on site
- Snorkeling on site
- Surfing/boogie boarding on site
- Volleyball on site
- Windsurfing on site
The on-site spa features garden views, and offers a variety treatments, including body wraps, hydrotherapy, aromatherapy and sport massages, waxing, braiding, and nail care. A spa tub is available, and beachside massages can also be arranged. Surcharges for all services.
- Steam room in spa
- Hydrotherapy treatments
- Body wraps
- Spa tub in spa
- Number of treatment rooms 3
- Couples treatment rooms
- Massages on beach
- Manicures and pedicures
- Body scrubs
- Body treatments
- Facial treatments
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Minimum check-in age is 18
Check-out time is noon
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
- The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.
- An in-room safe is available for an additional fee
- Onsite credit card charges are subject to a surcharge
We should mention
This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. A resort fee is included in the total price displayed.