Riu Yucatan

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It's hard to tell where the pools end and the sea starts at the Yucatan - a powdery white beach runs right alongside the property. You're only a 5-minute drive from Playa del ... Continue reading

It’s hard to tell where the pools end and the sea starts at the Yucatan – a powdery white beach runs right alongside the property. You’re only a 5-minute drive from Playa del Carmen’s bars and restaurants, too. The rooms recently had a facelift, so they're really fresh and contemporary. Each one comes with a big flatscreen TV and a roomy balcony or terrace.


Watersports are the order of the day here – try your hand at windsurfing or body boarding, or take a catamaran out onto the Caribbean Sea.

Table tennis

Beach volleyball



Boogie boards



Daytime activity programme

Opening Times: [10.00-12.00, 15.00-16.30]

Full activity programme, with table tennis tournaments and Spanish lessons daily.


Opening Times: [10.00-11.30, 15.00-17.00]

Scuba - additional info*

A PADI scuba diving school operates from the hotel, offering courses and full certificates for all levels of experience. You can also try an introductory taster session in the hotel pool.



Boogie boarding and snorkelling take place on the beach, for 1 hour a day.

Other facilities

Options at the Renova Spa* range from soothing after-sun treatments to hot stone massages. There are garden and beach pavilions for open-air massages, too.

Beauty treatments*

Pamper yourself and pick from a treatment such as a manicure or pedicure, all on offer at Renova spa.







Body wraps*


Opening Times: [07.00-19.00]

For adults only.

Whirlpool bath

Opening Times: [08.00-20.00]


Opening Times: [08.00-20.00]

If you'd like a new look whilst your away, you'll need to make an appointment at Renova spa.

Renova spa*

Offering beauty treatments, massages and a hairdresser. You'll find the spa at the Mexican Street.

Swimming Pool

There’s a hat-trick of pools, which come with add-ons like a swim-up bar and a chill-out area. They’re all surrounded by palm and thatched parasols, too.

Kids' pool

Opening Times: [08.00-20.00]

2 outdoor pools

Outdoor pool

Opening Times: [08.00-20.00]

This large pool is ideal for activities with plenty of space for everyone.

Pool towels

Food and Drink

Al fresco dining is on the cards at the buffet restaurant, plus there are 4 speciality eateries dishing up everything from Italian-style pasta to grilled-to-order steak.

Asian buffet restaurant

Opening Times: [18.45-20.45]

You'll need to book to the morning before to eat here. Reservations are on a first come, first served basis.

Swim-up bar

Opening Times: [10.00-17.30]

Buffet restaurant

Opening Times: [07.00-10.30, 13.00-15.00, 18.00-22.00]

Each evening has a themed night, expect Mexican, Asian and Caribbean foods or simply enjoy fresh meat or fish from the grill - breakfast, lunch and dinner.

La Margarita Grill Steakhouse à la carte restaurant

Opening Times: [18.45-20.45]

A selection of steak, chicken and ribs. Bookings are required in the morning on a first come, first served basis.

Italian à la Carte Restaurant

A la carte dining

At the grill, Beach Club Mexican and Italian restaurants.

Beach Club Mexican à la carte restaurant

Lobby bar

Price Overview

The prices shown below show the cheapest holiday offers for the Riu Yucatan in Playacar. Please use the price links to see all holiday deals available for that month.

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Avg. Daily Temp (°C) 31 29 29 28 30 31 32 34 32 32 32 32
Avg. Evening Temp (°C) 20 18 18 16 17 18 19 22 23 22 22 21

Payment Options

Payment options accepted:

We do not charge a fee to our customers who use debit cards, but credit cards do incur a fee of 2.5% of the payment value.

To make booking a holiday at Riu Yucatan in Playacar easier for you, we provide a range of different payment options. To find out if you can book Riu Yucatan with a low deposit holiday option, please click the "Price and Availability" button above. Package holidays to Riu Yucatan are available from First Choice and Thomson .

Essential Information

Time Zone

Plug Type

Voltage 127V 60Hz
Language: Spanish,
Currency: Mexico Peso (MXN)

This week's weather forecast

30°C Low 23°C
Today: Sun 23 Oct
27°C Low 20°C
Mon 24 Oct
30°C Low 19°C
Tue 25 Oct
27°C Low 25°C
Wed 26 Oct

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