Hotel Riu Yucatan

Hotel Riu Yucatan

Enjoy a great vacation at the Hotel Riu Yucatan, a beachfront all inclusive Playa del Carmen resort, where personalized service is the norm. The Riu Yucatan in Playa del Carmen was exquisitely renovated only recently, and is part of the Riu Playacar resort complex, located steps away from the beach and a renowned world-class golf course. Playa del Carmen is Mexico's best kept secret, truly a tropical paradise, the middle point between Cancun and Tulum making it the center point of the Mayan Riviera.

This all-inclusive hotel is a good place for guests hoping for some after hours fun. This oceanfront destination offers live shows 7 days per week, and there are at least two bars on-location you can visit after dinner as well.

Located on the edge of Playa del Carmen, a mile and a half south west of the downtown area, Hotel Riu Yucatan, an all-inclusive property, welcomes travelers who are interested in basing their vacation in this part of the city and nearby areas.


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

Riu Yucatan is a large property featuring 507 rooms. Special features and plenty of guests to mingle with make this expansive hotel popular among those who want their trip to Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean to be full of choices.

This hotel has been awarded a rating of 3 stars from Caribya! based upon features, style, and ambience. Read more about our Caribya! star ratings, which are more conservative than ratings from Trip Advisor and other sites, by clicking here.

Below, you can see this location's in-room amenities.

  • Internet Access Port
  • Telephone
  • Mini Bar
  • Air Conditioned

If there is an amenity that is particularly important to you, contact the front desk to verify availability.

Activities and Amenities

In addition to their room amenities, this hotel also has a few other amenities.

  • Live Entertainment
  • Sailing
  • Exercise Equipment
  • Water Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Wind Surfing
  • Parasailing
  • Fishing
  • Personal Watercraft
  • Scuba Diving
  • Snorkeling

If you have your heart set on a particular activity, don't hesitate to call with questions because these details are often in flux. To view our complete discussion about the recreational opportunities that Hotel Riu Yucatan has to offer, click here.


In addition to dining options on-location, those looking for further culinary diversity should also investigate some of the area's other nearby restaurant selections. Guests looking for a bite to eat will discover a limited but good selection of restaurants within reach of these accommodations. It's helpful to find out which nearby restaurants are worth visiting, though Riu Yucatan does have some tasty choices of its own. Click here for more information on this area's dining choices.

Guest Services

Taking advantage of guest services -- including the ones below -- can help you maximize your enjoyment during your time in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean.

  • Shops/Commercial Services
  • Barber/Beauty Shop
  • Currency Exchange
  • Housekeeping


You'll encounter many interesting sites and attractions located within a short distance of Riu Yucatan. On your itinerary, make room for nearby attractions like Plaza 28 De Julio Park, El Faro Lighthouse, and Xcaret Maya Ruins. Since this hotel is right on Playa del Carmen, it's particularly appealing to guests who just can't get enough sand and surf. Also in the area, within a few miles of the property, is El Faro.

One of the nearest notable areas to the hotel is Playa del Carmen. If you want to find even more attractions and fun, take a day trip to a noteable nearby town to familiarize yourself with new sounds and sights.

To learn more about what's near Hotel Riu Yucatan, click here.

Contact Info

Location: Paseo Xaman-ha Manzana 3, Playa del Carmen, Mexico 77710

General: (984) 873-1300



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