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Riu Playacar

Star Rating: 3.5
  • Riu Playacar

Special Notices

Environmental tax of 20 pesos (approx $1US) per night paid at hotel.

Minimum age: 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.
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.


Environmental tax of 20 pesos (approx $1US) per night paid at hotel.

This resort is set on a lovely white-sand beach and surrounded by lush tropical gardens, just 15 minutes from the heart of Playa del Carmen. The resort has a full range of sports and entertainment activities, including Riu's famous theme shows, an excellent international buffet and fine-dining restaurants. As a guest, you'll also have access to Riu's sister properties. With its relaxing atmosphere and Cancun location, Riu Playacar is a wonderful vacation choice for families, friends and couples alike.

AAV Preferred Hotel

Hotel Information

  • All Inclusive
  • Bar/Lounge Onsite
  • Beach
  • Business Center
  • Parking
  • Golf
  • Gym
  • Handicap Facilities
  • Internet
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Swimming Pool
  • Smoke-free
  • Tennis

Room Amenities

  • Internet Wireless


El Porche
• Buffet style with show cooking; international
• Local specialties

• Continental breakfast, lunch and snacks
• A la carte dinner (reservations required)

• Asian cuisine, dinner (reservations required)

Las Olas
• Swim-up bar

La Cumbia
• Lounge bar

• *Except Riu Palace Resorts
• Make dinner reservations for other hotel restaurants at your hotel's front desk.


• Beach activities
• Beach volleyball
• Fitness room/gym
• Live entertainment
• Live music
• Nightclubs/discos
• Playground
• Pool (outdoor)
• Safe swim beaches
• Shopping on-site
• Solarium
• Tennis
• Water sports (non-motorized)
• Spa/sauna/massage ($)

Driving Directions

  • 34 miles from Cancun International Airport


• Check-in time: 3 PM
• Check-out time: Noon
• Minimum check-in age: 18
• Hotel information: Credit card required at check-in, No spring breakers/student groups
• Traveling with children: Babysitting service, Children's pool, Kid's club

Terms Special offers and rates, travel dates and advance reservation requirements vary. Rates may vary depending on travel dates. Blackout dates and other significant restrictions may apply.