Hotel Riu Playacar

Hotel Riu Playacar

The Hotel Riu Playacar is a charming and colourful Caribbean style resort, located opposite a lovely white sandy beach surrounded by lush tropical gardens.

This all-inclusive destination is a nice option for guests hoping to relax after dinner. Whether it's the a little gambling or the local bar scene you're after, you'll find it all at this oceanfront destination.

Located on the outskirts of Playa del Carmen, one and a quarter miles south west of downtown, Hotel Riu Playacar, an all-inclusive complex, offers a warm welcome to guests interested in staying in this part of the city and nearby areas.


Guestrooms at Hotel Riu Playacar are equipped with the amenities you would expect from a modern hotel.

Riu Playacar is a large location featuring a total of 396 rooms. The expansive space makes this resort an ideal choice for travelers who prefer to stay at a large, active complex. This resort has been given a rating of three and a half stars, considering its overall quality, style, and more.

A check list of the guest room amenities offered by Hotel Riu Playacar include:

  • In-Room Jacuzzi
  • Internet Access Port
  • Telephone

If there is an amenity that is particularly important to you, mention this when you contact the front desk or reservation service.

Activities and Amenities

The property has a casino on-site, so plan to consider a few of the games if you are looking for a night out.

Besides the available in-room amenities, this resort also offers several other amenities.

  • Live Entertainment
  • Playroom
  • Sailing
  • Parasailing
  • Water Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Wind Surfing
  • Shuffleboard
  • Wheel Chair Access
  • Fishing
  • Personal Watercraft
  • Scuba Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Horseback Riding

However, it's best to contact the lodging if you're still not sure exactly what to expect. Visit this page to see a comprehensive description about the types of recreational opportunities offered at Hotel Riu Playacar.


Besides on-site dining options, those hoping to find further culinary diversity may also be interested in the region's other local eateries. Visitors staying at Hotel Riu Playacar will find a small handful of restaurants nearby. It can be helpful to learn about the nearby restaurants, even though Riu Playacar offers dining on-site. To find out more about this area's dining, click here.

Guest Services

Also included with these accommodations are guest services -- including the ones seen below -- are offered to help you maximize your enjoyment during your time in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean.

  • Maid Service
  • Shops/Commercial Services
  • 24 Hour Front Desk
  • Currency Exchange
  • Dry Cleaning/Laundry


Guests will encounter lots of attractions within a short distance of Riu Playacar. On your itinerary, make room for nearby attractions like Plaza 28 De Julio Park and El Faro Lighthouse. Considering this resort is right on Playa del Carmen, it is an ideal setting for anyone who wants to have an incredible view. Also in the area, within a few miles of the property, is El Faro.

One of the closest areas to the resort is Playa del Carmen. For a fun way to fill your day, take a day to travel to a couple nearby towns to check out just what else Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean has to offer.

For more about what else is near the property, click here.

Contact Info

Location: Avenida Xaman-HáManzana 3, Playa del Carmen, Mexico 77710

General: (984) 877-2300



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