Riu Palace Mexico
- Beachfront location
- 4 large outdoor pools
- 6 restaurants
- Free WiFi zones
- Low Deposit Options Available
- Interest FREE Payment Plans
The Riu Palace Mexico is set on Playacar's white-sand beach, and is less than five minutes' drive from Playa del Carmen. There are plenty of pools and restaurants on offer, plus a ... Continue reading
The Riu Palace Mexico is set on Playacar’s white-sand beach, and is less than five minutes’ drive from Playa del Carmen. There are plenty of pools and restaurants on offer, plus a long list of watersports. When it comes to sleeping space, junior suites are the standard here. The styling is sleek and contemporary, and each one comes with extras like 24-hour room service and a hydro-massage bathtub.
The focus falls on water-based activities here – you can try out scuba diving*, or take kayaks, catamarans and body boards out onto the Caribbean Sea. Dry-land sports include volleyball and tennis.
PADI approved scuba diving school*
A PADI scuba diving school operates from the hotel, giving you the chance to gain a full PADI diving certificate – a qualification that's accepted worldwide. For the more experienced divers, there’s a boat that can take you out to a private reef. It's just 15 minutes away, and is reserved for RIU customers only. And if you're a complete beginner and just want to give it a go, you can take advantage of the free introductory session. This takes place daily in the hotel swimming pool.
Two floodlit hard surface tennis courts.
Including kayaks‚ windsurfing, catamarans, body boards and sailing and snorkelling.
A gym features all the usual workout gear and hosts aerobics classes. Nearby, you’ll find a sauna and a whirlpool bath, too.
With sauna and 2 whirlpool baths, body treatments and massages.
You’ll find 4 large swimming pools on the edge of the gardens, one of which has the added bonus of a swim-up bar. Poolside waiter service means cocktails are delivered directly to your lounger, too.
4 outdoor pools
These pools are huge, there's plenty of space to take a dip and lounge on a sunbed close by.
Food and Drink
The buffet restaurant offers a mix of themed spreads – look out for glasses of Cava at breakfast. Snacks are sorted at the coffee shop, where you can grab iced lattes, milkshakes and chocolate-dipped strawberries. In terms of dining, you’ve got 6 restaurants to choose from, including Japanese, Mexican and Italian venues, and a beachfront grill place serving surf ‘n’ turf and baked Alaska flambé.
El Palmeral swim-up bar
Don Julian buffet restaurant
For breakfast, lunch and dinner, with a terrace and on-the-spot cooking stations. There are also theme buffet nights three times a week.
La Bodega Mexican restaurant
Open for dinner and reservations are required.
Guacamole beach grill and steakhouse
Reservations are required and 2 sittings are available.
Miyagi Japanese restaurant
Reservations are required.
La Dolce Vita Italian restaurant
For Continental breakfast and lunch at the beach. Reservations are required and 2 sittings apply.
Bar Cubano lobby bar
Cappuccino patisserie and ice-cream parlour
Open 24-hours a day.
Los Mariachis lounge bar
Los Mariachis has a spacious terrace, making it the ideal place to spend an evening.
Krystal fusion à la carte restaurant
You'll need to book to eat here, 2 sitting times apply.
A la carte dining
At the Krystal fusion restaurant.
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Does the resort have a babysitting nanny service 1 Answer
Hiya, yes there's a babysitting service at this hotel!
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when is the hurricane season for MEXICO 2 Answers
The hurricane season is between the months of June, through to October and can extend into November.
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Generally June to October is the Hurricane season in Mexico.
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