The hotel Riu Palace Riviera Maya is located directly on the white, sandy beach of the Playacar residential estate, along with the Riu Palace Mexico, Playacar, Riu Yucatan and the ClubHotel Riu Tequila hotels. The 400 spacious and elegant junior suites are set in the 3-storey main building, with its delightful architectural style and surrounded by extensive tropical gardens.



Good to Know:

  • Constructed in: 2005/06
  • Riu Hotel since: 2006
  • Family Friendly



  • All meals, snacks, domestic and imported alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages in all hotel bars and restaurants.
  • Snacks and drinks 24 hours a day.
  • Regularly refilled minibar and liquor dispensor in the guest rooms.
  • In-room safe.
  • Free sports, activities and entertainment programme as described.
  • Free health & beauty facilities as described.
  • WiFi in the lobby for 90 consecutive minutes per day.


Location Information:

  • Directly on the beach Playa del Carmen
  • Next Village / Location Playa del Carmen 2.0 km approx.
  • Next City Cancún 60.0 km approx.
  • Airport Cancún International Airport (CUN) 55.0 km approx.



400 Rooms

Room Category Descriptions:

  • Junior suite
    • Also with 1 bed 200x200 cm. Sofa or sofa bed. 2 steps between sleeping & living area. There are 50 rooms (25+25) with connecting door available.
  • Junior suite superior
    • 2 steps between sleeping & living area. With courtyard view. There are 40 rooms (20+20) with connecting door available.
  • Suite
    • Bathroom with hydromassage bathtub and separate shower. 2 steps between sleeping & living area.
  • Jacuzzi suite
    • Bathroom with hydromassage bathtub and separate shower. 2 steps between sleeping & living area. Whirlpool bath on upper terrace.


  • Don Manolo Main restaurant
  • Botafogo Brazilian restaurant
  • Agave Mexican restaurant
  • Yashima Japanese restaurant
  • Krystal Fusion restaurant
  • Chilis Poolside restaurant/Theme restaurant


  • La Habana Lobby bar Open from 10.30-24.00h.
  • Lírico Lounge bar Open from 18.00-24.00h. With terrace.
  • Sports Bar Open from 00.00-24.00h. All Inclusive service during night (snacks and drinks).
  • Daiquiri Poolside bar w/ swim-up bar Open from 10.00-18.00h


  • Nightly and evening entertainment
  • Land sports
  • Water Sports


  • Wellness center
  • Massage rooms
  • Hairdresser
  • Steam bath
  • Gym
  • Massage on the beach
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