Things to See and Do While Staying at Riu Caribe

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If you are hoping to find a property in Mexico that has a serene setting as well as several activities to choose from, then Riu Caribe could be just what you're looking for. This lodging features access to quite a few fantastic recreational options, so you'll never run out of things to do or see.

This property has 3 pools, meaning each guest will find more spots to relax, and more of the water to themselves. A big plus for many vacationers is that this property is also located adjacent to the beach, so there are many ways to spend time in the water through the course of your stay. A long soak in the whirlpool on-location is another way to spend time in the water.

For those who don't like breaking from their fitness routines, this property makes it easy to stay on track; you'll find everything you need at their on-site exercise facility.

Tennis

This resort is a perfect fit for tennis fanatics, considering guests can spend some of their vacation time on the court. You will find 2 courts on-site.

To find more nearby tennis courts, you can browse other popular accommodations that offer this activity, like The Royal Islander and JW Marriott Cancun Resort and Spa.

Golf

Although Riu Caribe doesn't have a golf course on the property, the on-site staff may be able to assist you in scheduling a tee time nearby. Courses nearby are Cancun Golf Club at Pok-Ta-Pok, Puerto Cancun Golf Course, and Paradisus Cancun Golf Club. The lot of them are within four miles and the most nearby of the bunch is Cancun Golf Club at Pok-Ta-Pok. There are 18 total holes at this golf course. This par 72 course is 6473 yards long. If you'd like to see if it is possible to schedule a tee time, you can call 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.

A trip to Mexico can be the perfect opportunity to try your hand at a new recreational sport. There are a variety of different options available here, so you are sure to find an aquatic activity you enjoy, even if it's your first time. The following list shows the watersports offered at Riu Caribe:

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

Family Activities

Activities and Recreation at Riu Caribe

Families are encouraged to stay at Riu Caribe, even if you likely won't be impressed by a lot of activities specifically intended for youngsters. If you're looking for somewhere to stay with more features that that appeal to kids, you might want to consider properties rated best for family vacations.

An organized children's program is available if necessary. This gives parents some free time to discover Cancun, while their little ones enjoy supervised playtime.

Entertainment and Nightlife

Perhaps you won't even notice the hotel's lack of live shows, since you'll be able to meet and mingle at several different watering holes on-site.

Another options is to check if one of the accommodations nearby has what you are looking for with regards to nightlife, despite the lack of highly rated options with nightlife in your surrounding area. Your choices are shown 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 you want to try your hand at some games of chance, you can visit the closest casino, Playboy Club Cancun. You will find Playboy Club Cancun only a small interval away from Riu Caribe.

Spa

Not all sites in Cancun have a spa on the premises, but Riu Caribe is one of the wonderful properties that does offer its patrons an unbeatable way to get properly pampered. This list has some of the available services:

  • 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

Though you'll find plenty to do on-site, visitors who want to get out 'n' about will certainly appreciate the many interesting outdoor attractions in Mexico. Regardless of whether you would rather hang out at the beach or enjoy a round on the golf course, you'll find lots of other options for recreation in the region. Click on these articles for information regarding riding a bike or scooter, scuba diving, sightseeing, fishing, shopping, snorkeling, and other activities you might enjoy.

 

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