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By a verified traveler on Fri 13 May 2022

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Hotel Description

3.5-star beachfront property near Medano Beach

On the beach

With a stay at this Cabo San Lucas property, you'll be within a 5-minute walk of Medano Beach and San Lucas Bay. Marina Cabo San Lucas and Cabo San Lucas Country Club are also within 2 miles (3 km).

All-inclusive

This all-inclusive property features free water park access, a full-service spa, and a nightclub. Enjoy a day at the beach scuba diving, or relax with sun loungers. There's fun for all ages with a free kid's club and a children's pool, and barbecue grills are available on site.

Free WiFi, flat-screen TVs

The 1190 guestrooms have flat-screen TVs with satellite channels and offer free WiFi and minibars. Other amenities include free bottled water, ceiling fans, and hair dryers.

Standard Room, Garden View (U)

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max
$189* Per night/room May 24 - May 25

Suite, Sea View (M)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Super Saver (C)

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Superior Double Room (Splash Zone B2C)

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Superior Room (Grande, Splash Zone B2C)

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Superior Double Room (C)

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Riu Santa Fe All Inclusive ratings based on 99 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.7 out of 5 3.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 0.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Riu Santa Fe All Inclusive

Everyone (24) Couples (23) Family (35)
5 out of 5
Excellent staff and service. Food was OK. Good price.

Posted by on May 13, 2022

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3 out of 5
Where do I start… when we arrived, the front desk informed us that our Covid test were included with our stay. Then shortly after, she informed us that’s not the case and that we have to pay for our Covid test. So which is it? It should be noted we called after the booking and they informed us it was included with our stay. So needless to say, we were misinformed twice. Positive note of the stay is that the property is beautiful and well maintained. Most all the employees were very friendly and helpful. If you’re looking for good drinks and food, do not stay here. They don’t have premium liquor and all the restaurants we tried were not good. We left and went downtown to get better food. Oh how can I forget this, after I room was cleaned my friend noticed blood on her sheets. I looked on my sheets and I also had blood on my sheets (two different beds) we called the front desk to inform them and they came up and changed our bedding. Let’s just say that’s disgusting to have someone else’s blood in your bedding!!! Now to the Covid testing, the American Medical Center on site was very unorganized and rude! Just be sure to check your test result date because they were messing up on not only mine but other guests test results dates. Meaning I tested in the 8th but they had my test results on the 9th which was the following day and the day that I flew out. That doesn’t make any sense so just be sure to check the dates. Will I stay at this property again, probably not.

Posted by on May 10, 2022

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4 out of 5
Lots of food choices.many different entertainment events to choose from.drinks were made as asked and offered at all meals.lovly location on a unswimable beach ( huge waves) lots of pools.only complaint is size and comfort of beds but it seems that is a given at most México locations.

Posted by , from EUREKA on Apr 27, 2022

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5 out of 5
Best Pool Party

Posted by on Apr 25, 2022

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1 out of 5
This property accepts College Spring Break Groups. The first day/night was a nightmare! Loud and belligerent drunk college kids up all night. A la carte steakhouse restaurant was not special but reservations were not needed. Same food served on buffet. We found a quiet spot and after several communications with the front desk, we were able to move to a quiet building. After that it was fine. Food was not too good. Bars were always busy. Just not like other all-inclusives my family has enjoyed the past years.

Posted by on Mar 15, 2022

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4 out of 5
This property is so big and spacious that I felt comfortable especially now with Covid-19 and keeping social distance this is the place to go.

Posted by on Feb 26, 2022

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4 out of 5
The room and grounds we perfect. Food was ok, not great not terrible. The peddlers on the beach were stage up awaiting anyone who heads down to the ocean.

Posted by , from POST FALLS on Feb 26, 2022

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4 out of 5
Food could be better.

Posted by on Feb 26, 2022

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4 out of 5
It was a wonderful experience. I would suggest this facility too everyone that's going to Cabo San Lucas

Posted by on Feb 23, 2022

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4 out of 5
Everyone and the property was excellent but the food was not great

Posted by , from FUNK on Jan 28, 2022

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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. Additional gratuities at guests' discretion are accepted.

Food and beverages

  • All buffet and à la carte meals, snacks, and beverages included
  • In-room minibar (all beverages included)
  • In-room liquor dispensers

Activities and facilities/equipment
Water activities

  • Scuba-diving lessons

Land activities
  • Fitness facilities
  • Volleyball

Lessons/classes/games
  • Aerobics
  • Water fitness

Entertainment

  • Onsite entertainment and activities
  • Access to onsite nightclubs
  • Onsite live performances
  • Theme parties

Not included

  • Motorized water sports
  • Scuba-diving excursions
  • Snorkeling excursions
  • Childcare
  • Spa/beauty facilities and services
  • Activities and services offered by independent operators
  • Offsite tours

  • Access to onsite nightclubs included
  • Taxes included
  • Buffet-style meals included
  • A la carte dining included
  • Fitness facilities included
  • Water fitness classes/lessons included
  • Volleyball included
  • Childcare not included
  • Scuba diving excursions not included
  • Snorkeling excursions not included
  • Motorized water sports not included
  • All available beverages included
  • Spa/beauty facilities and services not included
  • Activities/services from independent operators not included
  • Offsite tours not included
  • Aerobics classes/lessons included
  • Onsite entertainment and activities included
  • Gratuities included
  • Additional gratuities accepted
  • All meals included
  • Minibar (all beverages included)
  • Scuba lessons included
  • In-room liquor dispensers
  • Onsite live performances included
  • Theme parties included

Property Features

Riu Santa Fe 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. As a guest of Riu Santa Fe All Inclusive, you'll find a full-service spa, a complimentary water park, and 7 outdoor swimming pools. There are 6 restaurants on site, along with a snack bar/deli. For a drink, you can stop by one of the onsite bars, including 3 swim-up bars and 10 bars/lounges. Free breakfast is served daily. Public spaces have free WiFi. A children's pool, a health club, and a nightclub are also featured at the family-friendly Riu Santa Fe All Inclusive. Free self parking is available. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 3.5-star Cabo San Lucas property.

  • 1190 guestrooms or units
  • 4 levels
  • 11 buildings
  • 6 dining venues
  • 5 bars by the pool
  • 3 swim-up bars
  • 10 bars or lounges
  • Built in 2007
  • Buffet breakfast (free)
  • Nightclub
  • Deli
  • Kid's club (free)
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Terrace on the roof
  • Beach lounge chairs
  • Towels for the beach
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Car service
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Wedding services available
  • Pool or billiards table
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Gift shop
  • Beauty salon
  • Television in lobby
  • ATM
  • Onsite shopping
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free water park access
  • Number of outdoor pools - 7
  • Children's pool
  • Waterslide
  • 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

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Riu Santa Fe All Inclusive offers 1190 accommodations with minibars and laptop-compatible safes. Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels. This Cabo San Lucas property provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and hair dryers. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Minibar
  • Flat-screen television
  • Satellite channels
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

Guests are served free buffet breakfast daily from 7:00 AM to 11:00 AM.

La Baja California - This buffet restaurant serves breakfast and dinner.

El Médano - Onsite buffet restaurant. Open daily.

Zashila - This theme restaurant specializes in Asian cuisine. Open daily.

Carusso - This theme restaurant specializes in Italian cuisine. Open daily.

La Misión - Onsite buffet restaurant. Open daily.

Nearby Activities

7 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a children's pool. Other recreational amenities include a complimentary water park, a health club, and a sauna.

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

  • Playground on site
  • Golfing nearby
  • Boat tours nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Fitness classes on site
  • Scuba diving on site
  • Volleyball on site
  • Sailing nearby

Spa Services

Renova Spa has massage/treatment rooms and couples treatment room(s). Massages are available on the beach and in the spa; other services include facials, body wraps, and body scrubs. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy. The spa is equipped with hot springs/mineral springs, a mud bath, a sauna, and a spa tub.

The spa is open daily. Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa.

  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Massages on beach
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Facial treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Mud bath in spa
  • Sauna in spa
  • Spa tub in spa
  • Minimum age to access spa is 18
  • Hot springs/mineral springs in spa
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 11:30 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Pet Policy

  • Pets and service animals are not allowed at Riu Santa Fe All Inclusive

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be 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

This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed

Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit

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 may be 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. This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, and Diners Club. Cash is not accepted. Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; the property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray. Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests. A shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

  • Noise-free rooms not guaranteed
  • Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are not available
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Masks are not compulsory at the property
  • Bed sheets and towels are not washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Contactless food service / room service is not available
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Reservation is not required for facilities onsite
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-out is not available
  • Staff does not wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Property does not follow sanitization practices of any association
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are not in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Property follows regional sanitization guidelines National Guidelines for reopening Tourism (Mexico)
  • Property follows a brand or regulatory agency's sanitization guidelines Covid-19 Health Protocol (RIU)
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Service animals not allowed
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for lunch
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for dinner

Hotel Names

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You should know

  • Reservations are needed for massage services and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the property before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Pets and service animals are not allowed on site.

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Travelife, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.