Hotel Riu Playacar

Hotel Riu Playacar

In the heart of the Mexican Caribbean you will find the famous Playa del Carmen, one of the most beautiful beaches in the world.

Avenida Xaman-Ha, Manzana 6, Lote 6, Condominio Playacar

Playa del Carmen – Quintana Roo

About The Resort

Property Overview

The Riu Playacar (24h All Inclusive) is just 3km from the resort of Playa del Carmen, Mexico. It is a comfortable hotel surrounded by palm trees and next to a beach with white sand and turquoise water.

The high quality service and friendly staff ensure you enjoy the perfect stay. Simply lie down, relax and enjoy the good weather and atmosphere of Playa del Carmen. If you want to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city, the hotel includes two fresh water swimming pools, a solarium terrace, a gym, Jacuzzi and the “Renova Spa” wellness centre with a range of different treatments and massages.

Mexican cuisine is famous for its wide variety of recipes. It is recognised for its distinctive and sophisticated flavours which incorporate many different spices. It is a combination of gastronomic traditions, including Mesoamerican and European ones, as well as many others, which is why you the buffet restaurant and the different themed restaurants of the hotel offer the best menus and made to order dishes.

The All Inclusive system offers you a range of sports and activities that you can enjoy all day long with our entertainers, whilst the entertainment programme will ensure you make the most of every minute. This hotel is located in a shared complex with the Hotel Riu Palace Riviera Maya, Hotel Riu Yucatán, ClubHotel Tequila and the Hotel Riu Palace Mexico so you can find numerous activities such as table tennis, a gym, volleyball, golf and water sports like windsurfing, catamaran, kayaking, bodyboarding, snorkelling and much more. At night we invite you to watch shows and listen to live music or visit the “La Piñata” club where you can dance to the best beats. Your children can also participate in the exclusive Riu Land entertainment programme where they can do crafts and activities with other children.

In the heart of the Mexican Caribbean you will find the famous Playa del Carmen, one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Although it may be tempting, you mustn’t think that it is only white sand and turquoise water. This destination is full of surprises and places that you should visit and discover. If you want to go on excursions, we recommend you to visit places like the spectacular pyramids and ruins of the Mayans, the Biosphere Reserve of Sian Ka’an, the Crococum Zoo, the Botanic Gardens and other interesting visits that you can enjoy as a family, couple or with friends. There is lively nightlife in the area of Playa del Carmen, with bars, clubs and restaurants offering excellent cuisine, cafés, terraces and beach parties.

Simplicity, comfort and the excellent All Inclusive system: the Hotel Riu Playacar has it all.

Property Description

All Inclusive 24 hours

Located on beach

Free sun loungers on beach

Awarded GOLD certification for the Travelife Sustainability System

Buffet style and theme restaurants

Two swimming pools

Free whirlpool bath

Free sun loungers, towels and parasols by pool area


All meals and snacks


Full American breakfast buffet and live cooking stations

Continental breakfast / snacks


Hot and cold starters, assorted meats, fish and snacks

Dinner (“El Porche” restaurant):

Buffets and live cooking stations

Special evenings: themed buffet (three times a week)


Sports and activities:

Table tennis, workout, gym, 1 introductory scuba diving lesson in pool, volleyball

2 floodlit hard surface tennis courts


Windsurfing, catamaran, kayaking, body boarding and snorkelling equipment


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)



Unlimited local and imported beverages 24 hours a day

Access to all bars in the Riu Playacar, Riu Yucatan and Riu Tequila hotels

Regularly restocked minibar and liquor dispenser

In-room safe