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 hoping to stay active will never run out of things to do at this all-inclusive resort, as they will be able to enjoy a multitude of recreational opportunities. Regardless of what you're in the mood for, whether it's action on land or on the water, this beach-side destination will have you covered. If you're planning for some special occasion, or if you're traveling as part of a group, this hospitable property can make the organizing process a bit less worrisome.

Situated toward the outskirts of Playa del Carmen, less than a mile south west of the "downtown" area, Hotel Riu Palace Riviera Maya, an all-inclusive property, happily welcomes guests who want to stay in this part of the city or a nearby location.


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.

Since the property has 400 rooms, Riu Palace is quite a large place to stay. The expansive space makes this resort an ideal match for guests who want to spend their vacations at one of the area's largest hotels. In terms of quality, we've rated this resort a rating of 4 stars.

An overview of the in-room amenities offered by 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

Please keep in mind that some amenities may only be available for some room types, so if you want to confirm exactly what comes with your room, call the resort by phone to ensure that it is available.

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.

For this location's general amenities, check out the following list:

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

Just in case, it's always best to call with questions if you don't want any surprises upon arrival. To learn more information about the types of recreational opportunities that Hotel Riu Palace Riviera Maya has to offer, click here.


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 the dining options on-location, those hoping for further culinary diversity may also want to think about some of the other local dining establishments. Visitors staying at Hotel Riu Palace Riviera Maya will discover a few solid places to eat close-by. It's a good idea to decide which nearby choices your family will enjoy, even though Riu Palace does have some tasty choices of its own. To find out more about dining in this area, click here.

Guest Services

Hotel Riu Palace Riviera Maya offers many guest services, including those listed below, helping to take care of the little details during your time on the property.

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

Also provided are a few business amenities, so it's a safe bet for any stay, whether it's for business or pleasure.

  • Group Friendly
  • Meeting Facilities


Guests will encounter many attractions located near Riu Palace. Some nearby places of interest are Plaza 28 De Julio Park and Cinema. Considering this resort is directly on Playa del Carmen, it is an attractive setting for those who want to thoroughly enjoy the sun, surf, and sand during their visit. When seeking a different place to relax by the water, there is also nearby El Faro.

One closeby area of interest from the resort is Playa del Carmen. For even more adventure, take a day to travel to a nearby town to explore the sights and sounds they have to offer.

For the full discussion of what's located near Hotel Riu Palace Riviera Maya, click here.

Contact Info

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

General: (984) 877-2280

Toll Free: 1 888 RIU 4990



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