Riu Playacar
Xaman-Ha Ave., Manzana 6 "Bis"
Lote 1, Condominio, Playacar 77710 Mexico

Distance from hotel to Cancun International Airport (CUN), 35 miles (56 kms).  

The Riu Playacar is a charming and colorful Caribbean style resort, located opposite a lovely white sandy beach surrounded by lush tropical gardens, just 5 minutes from Playa del Carmen. This property features 386 spacious guestrooms with a full range of amenities including a minibar and liquor dispenser. The guests enjoy a full range of sports and entertainment activities, such as RIU's famous theme shows, not to mention the superb international buffet and superb restaurants, as well as the assortment of facilities available at the sister properties within the RIU Resort complex. With its relaxing atmosphere, Riu Playacar is a perfect holiday choice for families, singles or couples.  

Hotel Amenities (back to top)
  • Aerobics
  • Aerobics (aqua)
  • Babysitting Services ($)
  • Bar (swim-up)
  • Bars/Lounges (3)
  • Beach
  • Beauty Salon ($)
  • Bicycle Tours (nearby) ($)
  • Billiards
  • Boat Rentals ($)
  • Breakfast Room
  • Car Rental Desk
  • Children's Activities
  • Children's Playground
  • Currency Exchange ($)
  • Disco (nearby)
  • Dive Center ($)
  • Doctor (on call) ($)
  • Entertainment
  • Exercise Classes
  • Fitness Center
  • Floors (3)
  • Game Room (nearby)
  • Gift Shop ($)
  • Golf (nearby) ($)
  • Ice Machines
  • Jacuzzi (outdoor)
  • Juice Bar ($)
  • Laundry Service ($)
  • Medical Services ($)
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Newsstand ($)
  • Parking Facility
  • Physically Challenged Accommodations
  • Physically Challenged Facilities
  • Ping Pong
  • Pool (children's)
  • Pools (outdoor) (2)
  • Poolside Beverage Service
  • Poolside Grill
  • Poolside Meal Service
  • Restaurants (3)
  • Rooms (396)
  • Safe Deposit Boxes (in room)
  • Snack Bar
  • Spa ($)
  • Sundries Shop ($)
  • Taxi Stand ($)
  • Tennis Courts (lighted) (2)
  • Umbrellas (beach/pool)
  • Volleyball (beach)
  • Watersports (motorized) ($)
  • Watersports (non-motorized)
  • Wedding Coordinator ($)
  • Wedding Site ($)

Activities Sports and activities (All Inclusive):  

• Table tennis  

• Workout  

• Gym  

• One (1) introductory scuba diving lesson in the pool  

• Volleyball  

• Two (2) lighted hard surface tennis courts  

• Sauna  

• Windsurfing  

• Catamaran  

• Kayaking Body Boarding  

• Snorkelling Equipment Sports and facilities nearby (additional charge):  

• Assorted Water Sports Available  

• Tennis Lessons -18-Hole Golf Course Internet Access (wireless)  

• Free WiFi will be available in the lobby for 90 consecutive minutes per day.  

• WiFi will be available in guest rooms for a fee ($). Entertainment Entertainment:  

• Daytime entertainment programme for children ages 4 to 7 and ages 8 to 12 at RiuLand (daily)  

• Daytime entertainment programme for adults (daily)  

• Live music, shows or RIU evening programme (daily)  

• Complimentary entrance to "La Piata" night club and drinks (Riu Tequila, open every night) ($) Denotes a fee may be charged. Please note: Some hotel amenities listed above may have an additional fee associated with them.  

Accommodation Categories and Descriptions (back to top)

Arrival/Departure Time:  

• Check-in-time: 3:00 pm Check-out-time: 12:00 pm  

Early check-in and late checkout on request, and subject to availability.  

Children Policy:  

• Children's age break is 12 years old.  

Maximum Occupancy:  

2016 Double Room - 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children or 3 adults and 1 child.  

• Double Room Ocean View - 2 adults or 2 adults and 1 child.  

• Junior Suite - 4 adults or 2 adults and 2 children or 3 adults and 1 child.  

Double Room, Air conditioning, ceiling fan, 2 double beds or 1 king size bed, direct dial phone, regularly replenished mini-bar and liquor dispenser, satellite TV, in-room safe, iron and ironing board. Bathroom equipped with shower, hairdryer and amenities kit. Balcony or terrace.  

• Bedding: 1 king bed or 2 double beds.  

Double Room Ocean View, Air conditioning, ceiling fan, direct dial phone, regularly replenished minibar and liquor dispenser, satellite flat TV, in-room safe, iron and ironing board, bathroom equipped with shower, hairdryer and amenities kit, balcony or terrace with ocean view.  

• Bedding: 1 king bed.  

Junior Suite, Air conditioning, ceiling fan, 2 double beds, living room area with sofa, direct dial phone, regularly replenished mini-bar and liquor dispenser, satellite TV, in-room safe, iron and ironing board, walk-in closet.  

• Bathroom equipped with bathtub and shower, bidet, hairdryer and amenities kit. Balcony or terrace.  

• Number of accommodations: 2 Bedding: 2 double beds. Accommodation amenities include: bidet.  

All accommodations include: iron (on request), television (satellite), balcony or patio, safety deposit box, sprinkler system, crib (on request), ironing board (on request), air conditioning, bathtub, radio, shower, telephone (direct dial), hairdryer, liquor dispenser, alarm clock, ceiling fan, rollaway bed (on request), smoke detector and maid service.  

Mini-bar Fully stocked and regularly restocked  

Specific bedding and/or special requests are fulfilled based on availability and cannot always be guaranteed.  

Food and Beverage Outlets (back to top)

La Cumbia, Lounge bar with terrace,  

Las Olas, Pool and swim-up bar  

Lobby Bar  

El Porche, Main restaurant with terrace, buffet style with show cooking, serving international and local specialties.  

Jade, Asian restaurant, a la carte for dinner.  

Turquesa, Lunch and snacks during the day. Mexican and grill steak house restaurant a la carte for dinner  

Cuisine: Mexican.  

• All Inclusive 24 hours  

• All meals and snacks  

Breakfast:  

• Full American breakfast buffet and live cooking stations  

• Continental breakfast / snacks  

Lunch:  

• Hot and cold starters, assorted meats, fish and snacks  

• Dinner ("El Porche" restaurant):  

• Buffets and live cooking stations Special evenings: theme buffet (three times a week) Optional dining (reservations required in advance):  

• Mexican cuisine (a la carte; buffet starters and dessert)  

• Grill and steakhouse ( la carte)  

• Asian cuisine (buffet)  

Formal dress is required for dinner. Main restaurant:  

• gentlemen no sleeveless T-shirts. Theme restaurants:  

• gentlemen no sleeveless T-shirts, long trousers  

• Snacks 24 hours a day  

• For additional lunch and snacks, free choice from a selection of restaurants at the Riu Yucatan and Riu Tequila hotels  

Beverages:  

• Unlimited local and imported beverages 24 hours a day  

• Access to all bars in the Riu Yucatan and Riu Tequila hotels  

• Regularly restocked mini-bar and liquor dispenser  

Add-On Package (Complimentary Honeymoon Amenities 2016) (back to top)

COMPLIMENTARY HONEYMOON AMENITIES 2016  

Booking Dates: 05/07/2015 - 12/23/2016 Travel Dates: 12/24/2015 - 12/23/2016  

Package Inclusions:  

• Honeymooners will receive a surprise gift in their room upon arrival.  

Please Note:  

• Marriage certificate required (Dated within 90 days).  

Add-On Package (Honeymoon and Romance Package 2016) (back to top)

HONEYMOON AND ROMANCE PACKAGE 2016  

Booking Dates: 06/19/2015 - 12/23/2016 Travel Dates: 12/24/2015 - 12/23/2016  

Package Inclusions:  

• Surprise welcome gift in their room  

• Small bottle of Tequila  

• King bed (subject to availability at time of check-in)  

• Late check-out (subject to availability at time of departure)  

• Complimentary upgrade to next available room category (subject to availability and upon request) -$40.00 USD Spa credit in Ocean Harmony massage for two (50 min), per adult, per person, per stay, this discount does not apply with other promotions and discounts  

Please Note:  

• Package inclusions are subject to change.  

Package inclusions are subject to change.  

Bonus Features (back to top)

• Bottled water  

• Daily activities  

• Morning coffee  

• Parking  

• Afternoon tea  

• Use of Fitness Center  

• Use of Tennis Court  

• Watersports (Non-Motorized)  

• Welcome Drink  

• Towels  

 

• Exchange privileges with all RIU hotels in Playa del Carmen except Riu Palace hotels.  

-1 Gala dinner per week  

Spa Credit Travel Dates: 12/24/2015 - 12/23/2016  

-$35.00 USD spa credit in Renova Combination (80 min.)  

• Per adult person (18 and up), per stay. Not combinable with other promotions or discount.  

Miscellaneous Information (back to top)

General Information  

• At least 1 person 21 years or over in every room during the months of March and April.  

• The remainder of the year, at least 1 person must be 18 years old or over in every room.  

Minimum Age Requirements:  

• At least one person 21 years or older is required in every room during the months of February through May.  

• During the remainder of the year, at least one person 18 years or older is required in every room.  

• The Hotel reserves the right of admission and may request a guest present his/her passport or official ID as proof of age.  

• Guests can and will be removed from the property, at their own expense, if any disturbance or complaint from other guests or hotel staff arises.  

• Parties in rooms are not permitted.  

• Unruly behavior by individuals or groups is not allowed at any property at any time during the year.  

Spring Breaker Policy:  

• Definition of Spring Breaker/Spring Breaker Group:  

• High School through College aged individuals who vacation in traditional or FIT Groups to celebrate their Spring Break. In North America this can be any time from late February through mid-May.  

• Any group or individual arriving on RIU Hotels & Resorts property with the characteristics as described in the above definition will not be admitted on property, with no refund.  

• Please be advised that Riu Hotels and Resorts will use any and all means at their disposal to identify and cancel suspected Spring Breaker Groups. Partners should abstain from quoting Riu properties for FIT or traditional groups which they suspect may be youths traveling together for said purposes.  

• Spring Breakers (either groups or individuals) are not allowed at any RIU property at any time during the year.  

• RIU Hotels & Resorts reserves the right to withhold admission to any Spring Breaker arriving on property.  

Local Attractions (back to top)

Tourist Attractions Nearby:  

• Downtown Playa del Carmen  

• Downtown Playacar  

• Xel-Ha  

• Cancun city  

• Xcaret