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 resort is the perfect place for guests hoping for some after-dinner fun. Whether it's the a little gambling or the Caribbean bar scene you're after, this oceanfront resort has you covered.

Positioned 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 who are thinking about staying in and around this part of the city.


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

With a total of 396 rooms, Riu Playacar is quite a expansive location. An impressive array of options and ample space to roam make this super-sized property popular among those who want access to endless entertainment. This resort has received a rating of three and a half stars, when it comes to on-site features and overall experience.

A listing of the in-room conveniences awaiting visitors at Hotel Riu Playacar is provided below.

  • In-Room Jacuzzi
  • Internet Access Port
  • Telephone

Remember that specific amenities can vary by room, so if you are looking for a particular amenity, it's best to contact the resort before you arrive.

Activities and Amenities

On-site there is a casino, so make time to go see what it's all about when you're in need of a fun time.

Besides these room amenities, this resort also has a few 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, since these details tend to change, it's suggested that you call the front desk if you're interested in something in particular. To view our complete article about the recreational opportunities that Hotel Riu Playacar offers, click here.


Outside of what's available on-site, those looking for further culinary diversity might also want to consider some of the area's other nearby dining establishments. Those staying at Hotel Riu Playacar will encounter a limited but good selection of restaurants in the vicinity. It can be a time-saver to learn which choices are available nearby, even though Riu Playacar offers on-site dining. Click here for more info on the availability of food in this area.

Guest Services

Hotel Riu Playacar offers guest services, including the ones that are listed below, helping to take care of the little details during your time in this area.

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


Guests will find plenty of attractions close to Riu Playacar. Some of the closest attractions are Plaza 28 De Julio Park, Cinema, and El Faro Lighthouse. Considering this resort is located right on Playa del Carmen, it is an ideal setting for those who enjoy sun-bathing just outside their accommodations. Also nearby is El Faro, just a few miles from the property.

One of the nearest areas of interest from the resort is Playa del Carmen. If your itinerary allows, have a little side trip to a nearby town to familiarize yourself with new sounds and sights.

To see more about what else is in the vicinity of Hotel Riu Playacar, click here.

Contact Info

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

General: (984) 877-2300



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