Things to See and Do While Staying at Riu Caribe

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Riu Caribe provides a nice selection of outdoor possibilities, which adventuresome travelers will want to take advantage of throughout their time in Cancun.

Because the resort has 3 pools on location, you shouldn't have any problem finding enough room to relax by the water. One of the bonuses is that this property is built next to the ocean, meaning that there will be a few different ways to spend time in the water during your stay. Of course, you might also enjoy soaking in the whirlpool on-site.

You won't have to abandon your fitness routine while vacationing at Riu Caribe; amenities include a workout facility with exercise equipment.

Tennis

Anyone who likes tennis will especially enjoy staying at this location, since the tennis facilities — located on-site — make for a pleasant afternoon activity, or sweat-breaking challenge. You will find 2 courts on this property.

If you're interested in more accommodation options that offer tennis, you can browse other tennis properties, like The Royal Islander and JW Marriott Cancun Resort and Spa.

Golf

While there isn't a golf course at Riu Caribe, it's possible that you could make arrangements to play a round or two during your stay. Nearby courses are Puerto Cancun Golf Course, Cancun Golf Club at Pok-Ta-Pok, and Paradisus Cancun Golf Club. The lot of them are within four miles and the most nearby of the group is Cancun Golf Club at Pok-Ta-Pok. You'll find a total of 18 holes at this course. The total length is 6473 yards, and it's been rated a par 72. If you're considering reserving a tee time, contact the course at (998) 883-1230.

Watersports

The hotel features numerous ways for guests to get out on the beautiful Caribbean sea. Guests can take an introductory scuba lesson, rent windsurfing catamaran, bodyboarding, canoeing, and snorkeling equipment, or just relax in the onsite jacuzzi.

Vacationers who like a wide variety of aquatic adventures will have a great time while they stay at Riu Caribe. The following list details the watersports available on the property.

  • Canoeing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Wind Surfing

Family Activities

Activities and Recreation at Riu Caribe

Families are encouraged to stay at Riu Caribe, despite the fact that you probably will not find a wide selection of amenities or activities planned for kids. If you are looking for somewhere to lodge at with more features that help make your vacation even more family-centric, take a look at these properties recommended for families.

Many travelers appreciate this property's organized children's program. This provides parents with some time of their own, while their little ones meet new friends.

Entertainment and Nightlife

The absence of live entertainment may not bother you, since there are several bars here, so you can choose where to enjoy your favorite cocktails.

Although the accommodations nearby yours do not have the highest ratings with regards to nightlife, you will find more options than are offered onsite displayed below:

Accommodations near the Riu Caribe with Bars
Property Name Location Number of Bars Live Entertainment
Cancun Sunset Lagoon Hotel & Marina 3.3 mi. North of Central Cancun Beach Hotel Zone 3 check
Villas Tacul Boutique Hotel 3.3 mi. North of Central Cancun Beach Hotel Zone 2 --
Hotel Casa Maya 3.6 mi. North of Central Cancun Beach Hotel Zone 2 --
Dos Playas Cancun 3.2 mi. North of Central Cancun Beach Hotel Zone 1 --
Imperial Laguna Hotel 3.1 mi. North of Central Cancun Beach Hotel Zone -- --
Royal Resorts - The Royal Cancun 3.6 mi. North of Central Cancun Beach Hotel Zone 5 check
Hotel Be Live Palm Beach 3.6 mi. North-Northwest of Central Cancun Beach Hotel Zone 4 check
Oasis Palm Beach 3.6 mi. North-Northwest of Central Cancun Beach Hotel Zone 4 --
Gran Caribe Real Resort and Suites 3.8 mi. North-Northwest of Central Cancun Beach Hotel Zone 8 check
Barcelo Costa Cancun 3.7 mi. North-Northwest of Central Cancun Beach Hotel Zone 4 check
Elan Resort And Spa All Inclusive 3.8 mi. North-Northwest of Central Cancun Beach Hotel Zone -- --
Aquamarina Beach Hotel 3.9 mi. North-Northwest of Central Cancun Beach Hotel Zone 3 check

If lady luck is calling your name, visit the nearest casino, Playboy Club Cancun. You will be able to find Playboy Club Cancun merely a short range away from Riu Caribe.

Spa

Not all sites in Cancun have a spa on the premises, but Riu Caribe is one pleasant place that is able to entice visitors with a fun (sometimes necessary) way to relax under the care of talented professionals. The list below provides some of the spa services that are available:

  • Massages
  • Sauna
  • Spa Facility
  • Steam Room
  • Whirlpool

The Renova Spa promises guests the highest levels of relaxation, with steam rooms, a sauna, facials, massages, body treatments, pedicures and manicures, and more. The full salon services will add another level of rejuvenation to your already relaxing vacation.

Other

Even though there is a lot of fun activities right on-location, visitors hoping to explore will appreciate the many exciting things to do and sites to see in Mexico. No matter if you would rather relax at the beach or play a couple of rounds on the golf course, you'll encounter lots of other chances for recreation in the vicinity. Investigate these links for information concerning riding a bike or scooter, scuba diving, fishing, shopping, snorkeling, and other activities you might enjoy.

 

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