Hotel Riu Palace Riviera Maya

The Riu Palace Riviera Maya is an all-inclusive resort on an idyllic stretch of beach in Palyacar. Guests can unwind with a multitude of complimentary amenities and activities including daily programming for both kids and adults and nightly programs and live shows. All drinks and dining is included, so guests can indulge in all of their craving 24 hours a day without worrying about the cost.

Those looking to keep active will never run out of things to do at this all-inclusive resort, which offers easy access to an ever-expanding array of recreational activities. Regardless of what you're in the mood for, whether it's action on land or in the ocean, you should find what you're looking at this coastal destination. If you are hoping to plan for a special occasion, or if you're coming with a group, this hospitable property might be just the place.

Situated on the outskirts of Playa del Carmen, less than a mile south west of downtown, Hotel Riu Palace Riviera Maya, an all-inclusive property, welcomes tourists wanting to stay in this part of the city or the immediate surrounding area.


Between the 400 well-accommodated guestrooms at The Riu Palace Riviera Maya, there are Junior Suites, Suites, and Jacuzzi Suites. The Junior suites include a private bathroom with a hydromassage tub, central air conditioning, ceiling fan, balcony or terrace, satellite television, minibar with liquor dispenser, telephone, radio alarm clock, coffeemaker, iron, ironing table, and hairdryer with the option of inter-connecting rooms. Suites have all of these amenities as well as a shower cabin, bidet, bathrobes, and an integrated lounge area. Jacuzzi suites are the same as suites with the addition of a Jacuzzi on an upper terrace.

With 400 rooms, Riu Palace is a expansive place to stay. An enticing amount of options and the opportunity to join social events make this huge resort a hit with those who want their trip to Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean to be full of choices.

This resort has received a 4 star rating from Caribya! based upon overall style, furnishings, and ambience. Read more about our Caribya! star ratings, and why they are usually lower than the ratings awarded by Trip Advisor and other sites, by clicking here.

A check list of the in-room amenities available for visitors at Hotel Riu Palace Riviera Maya is provided below.

  • Coffee Maker
  • Toilet
  • Television
  • Room Service
  • In-Room Alarm Clock
  • Iron
  • Electronic Room Keys
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Temperature Control
  • Terrace
  • TV Remote Control
  • AM/FM Alarm Clock
  • Hairdryer
  • Mini Bar
  • Balcony

If a particular amenity is important to you, mention this when you contact the front desk or reservation service.

Activities and Amenities

The Riu Palace Riviera Maya's all-inclusive stays include amenities like a sauna, Jacuzzi, swimming pool, the Renova Spa, gym, tennis court with flood lights, volleyball, an introductory SCUBA diving lesson in the pool, table tennis, kayaking, snorkeling, body boarding, windsurfing, sailing on a catamaran, children's programming for age groups of four to seven and eight to twelve years old, adult daily programming, evening programming and live shows, and entrance to and drinks in the La Piñata nightclub. For extra fees, guests can also enjoy billiards, golf, and various extra watersports.

The list below gives a preview of some other amenities:

  • Live Entertainment
  • Playroom
  • Sports Available
  • Sailing
  • Exercise Equipment
  • Kayaking
  • Volleyball
  • Courtyard
  • Wheel Chair Access
  • Gift Shop
  • Wind Surfing
  • Highspeed Internet
  • Scuba Diving
  • Boutiques
  • Snorkeling

If you have your heart set on a particular activity, it's always best to call with questions because these details are often in flux. Visit this page to view our in-depth article about the activities and recreation opportunities available at Hotel Riu Palace Riviera Maya.


The Riu Palace Riviera Maya has all-inclusive dining 24-hours a day including snacks at all hours and unlimited local and imported beverages including in all bars and with drink service at the pool. Breakfast is a full American breakfast buffet with fruits and juices. Lunch is a hot and cold buffet with items like pizza, pasta, salads, and desserts. Dinner at the Don Manolo restaurant features buffets and on the spot cooking stations as well as special theme buffets three evenings a week. There are also optional dining options with reservations required at Brazilian Rodizio, the Mexican restaurant Agave, a grill and steakhouse, the Krystal fusion restaurant, and Japanese restaurant Yashima.

Outside of on-location dining, vacationers looking to find extra culinary diversity should also check out the region's other local mealtime choices. Visitors staying at Hotel Riu Palace Riviera Maya will encounter a limited but good selection of restaurants beyond the property. It may be helpful to find out which nearby restaurants are worth visiting, even though Riu Palace has some tasty choices of its own. To find out more about dining in this area, click here.

Guest Services

Hotel Riu Palace Riviera Maya provides many guest services, including those listed below, helping to take care of the little details during your relaxing trip to Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean.

  • Express Check In
  • Barber/Beauty Shop
  • Express Check Out
  • 24 Hour Front Desk
  • Tour Desk
  • Turndown Service
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Security

The property also has a useful set of business amenities, great for those visitors who are visiting on account of business in addition to the beautiful area.

  • Group Friendly
  • Meeting Facility


You'll encounter many interesting sites and attractions located within a short distance of Riu Palace. Some of these attractions include Plaza 28 De Julio Park, El Faro Lighthouse, and Xcaret Maya Ruins. Since this resort is directly on Playa del Carmen, this property is the perfect spot for travelers who prefer to stay on the coast. Also in the area, within a few miles of the property, is El Faro.

One of the nearest areas of interest from the resort is Playa del Carmen. If your itinerary allows, have yourself a side trip to a couple nearby towns and perhaps some famous points of interest.

If you'd like to learn more about what's near the property, click here.

Contact Info

Location: Avenida Xaman Ha Mza 9 And 10 Lot , Playa del Carmen, Mexico 77710

General: (984) 877-2280

Toll Free: 1 888 RIU 4990



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