A smaller, more intimate resort, Riu Playacar offers pastel colored villa-style blocks of rooms immersed in tropical gardens. This resort is colorfully decorated with tropical treasures of the Caribbean, including hand painted murals of birds and banana trees. Ideal for the free-spirited traveler who values beach, casual appealing surroundings, and relaxation, this playful hotel is truly a tropical paradise!
Three restaurants offer five dining options including an International buffet, Grill Steakhouse, Mexican, Asian, and tasty snacks. The active traveler will always have something to do! There are two tennis courts on-site, pool volleyball, windsurfing, body boards, snorkeling, kayaking, scuba lesson in the pool - the fun never stops!
The staff at Riu Playacar is outstanding, catering to guests' every need. Just lie down, relax, and enjoy the warm weather and stunning atmosphere of Playa del Carmen. Guests staying at Riu Playacar have exchange privileges with Riu Tequila and Riu Yucatán (dinner dining excluded). Be sure to explore all these hotels have to offer!
Note: Riu Playacar will temporarily close for renovations between April 1, 2015 and April 1, 2016.
Set within the exclusive Playacar development near the 18-hole Playacar Golf Club, Riu Playacar is situated beachfront only 3km from the small town of Playa del Carmen. A commercial center with a Kawachi - Japanese restaurant. Reservations required.
CALLE CHACA, 33 SUPER MAZANA, • PLAYA DEL CARMEN • MX
Barber / Beauty Salon
Disco / Nightclub
Laundry / Dry Cleaning Service
Physician on Call
Shopping Mall Nearby (100 m)
Number of Pools: 2
Outdoor Pools: 2
The lovely outdoor fresh-water pool area features a comfortable poolside sun terrace with lounge chairs, sun-umbrellas and towel service, as well as a separate area for kids. Take advantage of the free scuba lesson, or enjoy a cool drink at the pool bar.
• Cancun Hilton Golf Course- Mayan Palace Golf Course- Mayakoba Golf Course-
• Playacars championship-level golf course was carved right out of the jungle by the Robert Von Hagge Associates. This 7,202 yard course is rated 73.1 and has plenty of tee boxes for every level of play. It is situated next to Playa del Carmen.
• Holes: 18
• Caddy: Mandatory
• Number of Courts: 2
• Outdoor Courts: 2
• Lighted Courts: 2
• Court Fee: Complimentary.
Water Sports On Site:
• Sunfish Sailing: Complimentary
• Scuba: Additional Charge
• Snorkeling: Complimentary
• Paddle Boats: Complimentary
• JetSki / Waverunner: Additional Charge
• Waterskiing: Additional Charge
• Wind Surf: Complimentary
Other Sports Available:
• Horseback Riding: Additional Charge
• Jogging Trail: Complimentary
Health Club / Spa:
• Aerobics: Complimentary
• Jacuzzi: Complimentary
• Nautilus Equipment: Complimentary
Riu Playacar is a comfortable beachfront All-Inclusive resort with a main building surrounded by 2-3story bungalows and 15,000 square meters of tropical garden area. Each air-conditioned room featuresa ceiling fan, mini-bar, private balcony or terrace.
The Mexican Street offers a vast array of shops, services and boutiques. Guests can also enjoy food nd beverage service until 2am, free entrance and drinks at two discos, and the use of all bars DINING the Riu complex (except those at Riu Palace).
Beach: Riu Playacar is situated on a white sandy beachfront dotted with lounge chairs, perfect for relaxingbeneath the warm Caribbean sun. Enjoy complimentary towel service, and explore the crystalline wNightly Activities & Entertainment: atersports.
Check-in: 3:00 pm
Check-out: 12:00 noon
Total Rooms: 396
Year Opened: 0
Credit Cards: • Visa • Master Card • Diners Club • American Express • nt program for child
Men are required to wear longs pants at the a-la-carte restaurants. Dinner dining is not included in the exchange privileges. No spring breakers; during Mar-Apr each room must have one guest at least 21 years old to check in (May-Feb 18).
King or 2 double beds, Balcony or terrace, Ceiling fan, Satellite TV, Mini bar, In room liquor dispenser, In room safe, Hairdryer
1 King Bed or 2 Double Beds
Other Amenities: Air Conditioning, Fan, Shower, Balcony or Terrace, Minibar, Hair Dryer, Radio Alarm Clock, Telephone, Television, Room Safe, Satellite
King or 2 double beds, Balcony or terrace, Living area, Ceiling fan, Satellite TV, Mini bar, In room liquor dispenser, In room safe, Hairdryer
1 King Bed or 2 Double Beds
Other Amenities: Air Conditioning, Fan, Balcony or Terrace, Minibar, Hair Dryer, Radio Alarm Clock, Telephone, Television, Room Safe, Satellite
• Cribs available on request basis at no charge.
Riu Playacar features 1 meal plan option:
All Meals, Drinks & Tips
El Porche, Turquesa Restaurant
There are 2 Restaurants at Riu Playacar:
Turquesa Restaurant - A poolside grill and restaurant, the Turquesa offers cold and hot starters,meats, fish and snacks throughout the day, with special a la carte dinners during the evening (advance reservations for dinner are required). Men are required to wear long pants.
El Porche - The main dining room, offering delicious buffet meals and on-the-spot cooking. Sample one of the special theme buffets offered twice a week, or enjoy exclusive terrace seating overlooking the lovely landscaped grounds. There is a non-smoking area.
Daily Activities & Entertainment:
Aerobics, Gym, Two Floodlit Hard Surface Tennis Courts, Windsurfing, Sailing, Kayaks,Boogie Boards and Snorkel Equipment
Nightly Activities & Entertainment:
Nightly Entertainment, free entrance and drinks at the lively discos Piñata (Hotel Tequila) and the Espuela (Riu Yucatan).
There is an entertainment program for children between the ages of 4 to 12 years old several times a week.
Applicable Ages: 4 to 12 years old.
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Ronna (Virginia Beach, VA) said, 'We had a very nice time and everyone was very nice, travel to and from the airport was good.'
Tim (Gansevoort, NY) said, 'We enjoyed ourselves, as usual!!!'
Bob (Warrensburg, IL) said, 'Very, very good trip. Lots of beach.'