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Riu Caribe
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Riu Caribe

Cancun, Mexico
Temperature Average
81°
Price Average
$125*
The impressive Riu Caribe, with its Mayan-style architecture overlooking the crystal-blue waters of the Mexican Caribbean, is the perfect site for a fantastic vacation. Riu Caribe features 506 luxurious ocean-view guestrooms with unique RIU amenities such as a mini-bar and liquor dispenser. The 24-hour all-inclusive feature includes a wide array of restaurants, bars, snacks, and beverages, as well as a fun and relaxing atmosphere created by the large swimming pool and a spectacular beach. Facilities include two freshwater swimming pools, a diving pool, a solarium-terrace, a gym, sauna, a steam bath, Jacuzzi, and the Renova Spa. All meals and snacks are included at Riu Caribe. A hot and cold buffet is served for lunch as well as pizzas, pasta, salads, and assorted desserts. Dinners include buffets and dishes prepared on the spot with a theme buffet twice a week. À la carte choices include Mexican, Asian, and a Grill and Steakhouse. Each room boasts a minibar and liquor dispenser that is replenished regularly. The fun, exciting atmosphere of Cancun is just steps away. There is also a plethora of activities in resort. Daytime activities include table tennis, volleyball, windsurfing, catamaran, snorkeling, and more. At night there are shows, live music, and the Pacha discotheque. The sports bar is open 24-hours!
“Great resort, will surely return to the RIU hotels. ”
- Sergio ~ El Paso Tx, TX
“Riu Caribe in Cancun is an amazing resort.”
- Sandy ~ Bristol, VA
“The vacation was wonderful! Beautiful beach”
- Ricky ~ South Bend, IN
“Awesome vacation and we would definitely go there again. Beautiful aqua blue waters & white sandy beach.”
- Teri ~ Belle Center, OH
“We were very impressed with the Apple Staff. Since it was our first time out of the country, we were a bit uneasy about getting around and knowing who to ask. The Apple Reps were there before we boarded, when we landed and at our hotel. They took all the stress out of our trip.”
- Tommy ~ Centralia, IL
“I really liked flying direct from Rockford to Cancun - we would do it again. The room was excellent and clean & all staff were cheerful.”
- Jim ~ Toddville, IA
“Superb trip w/no hassles - the pool was pristine, clean, and clear - there was basically never a speck of dirt anywhere at this resort. The sushi here made my day and the Michael Jackson show was awesome.”
- Lauren ~ Adamstown, PA
“I believe the Riu Caribe was a great value and would go there again”
- Linda ~ Barkhamsted, CT
“The pool was very big and fun - the staff really out does themselves - wonderful for the price!”
- Anne M ~ Lakewood, OH
“Excellent extertainment team and the beach was nice. I would go again to the same resort and book thru Dream Vacations.”
- Jelka ~ Morton Grove, IL
“Good quality food that was very delicious. One the best trip I have ever had. People and service were the best.”
- Martin ~ Dallas, TX
“Cool sandy beach with warm water. Food was fresh and delicious. Will do it again. Thanks for a stress free vacation.”
- Jennifer ~ Great Falls, VA
“Our room was nice with a great view. It was nice and easy. We had fun.”
- Ronald R. ~ Milwaukee, WI
“Booking was right on - we brought kids, and the hotel was kid friendly.”
- Michael ~ Knoxville, TN
“I'll book again with Dream Vacations next time!!! Riu Caribe was wonderful.”
- Richard ~ Mukwonago, WI
“We celebrated our daughters 21st birthday here and they went out of there way - we will go back!!!!!”
- Jaquetta ~ Salem, MO
“The buffets were very good and the Steak restaurant was great. We think the staff here really are the best!”
- Ann ~ O Fallon, MO
“Great vacation, would book through you again!”
- Augustin ~ El Paso, TX
“The service was excellent and we were very satisfied with all the drinks. We had a lot of fun.”
- Rochelle ~ Spanaway, WA
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Pools:
Two freshwater outdoor swimming pools, one with a children's section and one being a diving pool.

Beach:
Situated on a tranquil beach along the Caribbean Sea. 

Description

The impressive Riu Caribe, with its Mayan-style architecture overlooking the crystal-blue waters of the Mexican Caribbean, is the perfect site for a fantastic vacation. Riu Caribe features 506 luxurious ocean-view guestrooms with unique RIU amenities such as a mini-bar and liquor dispenser.

The 24-hour all-inclusive feature includes a wide array of restaurants, bars, snacks, and beverages, as well as a fun and relaxing atmosphere created by the large swimming pool and a spectacular beach. Facilities include two freshwater swimming pools, a diving pool, a solarium-terrace, a gym, sauna, a steam bath, Jacuzzi, and the Renova Spa.

All meals and snacks are included at Riu Caribe. A hot and cold buffet is served for lunch as well as pizzas, pasta, salads, and assorted desserts. Dinners include buffets and dishes prepared on the spot with a theme buffet twice a week. À la carte choices include Mexican, Asian, and a Grill and Steakhouse. Each room boasts a minibar and liquor dispenser that is replenished regularly.

The fun, exciting atmosphere of Cancun is just steps away. There is also a plethora of activities in resort. Daytime activities include table tennis, volleyball, windsurfing, catamaran, snorkeling, and more. At night there are shows, live music, and the Pacha discotheque. The sports bar is open 24-hours!

Location

Located thirteen miles from the Cancun International Airport

MX

Facilities

Barber / Beauty Salon
Boutique Shops
Car Rental
Laundry / Dry Cleaning Service
Meeting Rooms

Pools:
Number of Pools: 2
Outdoor Pools: 2
Two swimming pool one with children's section.

Tennis:
  •  Number of Courts: 2
  •  Outdoor Courts: 2
  •  Lighted Courts: 2
  •  Court Fee: Complimentary

Water Sports On Site:
  •  Scuba: Additional Charge
  •  Snorkeling: Complimentary
  •  Wind Surf: Complimentary

Health Club / Spa:
  •  Aerobics: Complimentary
  •  Jacuzzi: Complimentary
  •  Nautilus Equipment: Additional Charge
  •  Sauna: Additional Charge
  •  Spa: Additional Charge
  •  Steam Room: Additional Charge
  •  Manicure / Pedicure: Additional Charge
  •  Facials: Additional Charge

Details

Total Rooms: 506
Year Opened: 0

Credit Cards: •  Visa  •  Master Card  •  American Express  

Restrictions

Standard ocean view room have French balconies. During the months of March and April each room must have 1 guest at least 21 years of age.

OCEANFRONT JUNIOR SUITE
Junior Suite with living area and larger balcony. Two double beds or one king. Liquor dispenser and regularly-replenished minibar. Oceanfront view.
Other Amenities: Air Conditioning, Fan, Balcony or Terrace, Minibar, Hair Dryer, Iron, Radio Alarm Clock, Telephone, Television, Room Safe, Satellite

OCEANVIEW FAMILY JUNIOR SUITE
Junior Suite with living area and larger balcony. Two double beds or one king. Liquor dispenser and regularly-replenished minibar. Ocean view.
Other Amenities: Air Conditioning, Fan, Balcony or Terrace, Minibar, Hair Dryer, Iron, Radio Alarm Clock, Telephone, Television, Room Safe, Satellite

STANDARD OCEAN VIEW
Two double beds or one king. Ocean view from balcony. WiFi ($). Connecting rooms available. Liquor dispenser.
Other Amenities: Air Conditioning, Fan, Balcony or Terrace, Minibar, Hair Dryer, Iron, Radio Alarm Clock, Telephone, Television, Room Safe, Satellite

OCEANVIEW JUNIOR SUITE
Junior Suite with living area and larger balcony. Two double beds or one king. Liquor dispenser and regularly-replenished minibar. Ocean view.
Other Amenities: Air Conditioning, Fan, Balcony or Terrace, Minibar, Hair Dryer, Iron, Radio Alarm Clock, Telephone, Television, Room Safe, Satellite

Riu Caribe features 1 meal plan option:

All Meals, Drinks & Tips

There are 5 Restaurants at Riu Caribe:
La Pizzeria - Serves snacks. Open during the day.
Gaviotas - Open for breakfast, lunch and snacks. Grill steakhouse for dinner. Reservations required.
Albatros - Main restaurant. Buffet style with show cooking serving International and local specialties.
Shangri-la - A la carte restaurant serving Asian cuisine.. Open for dinner. Reservations required.
Maria Margarita - A la carte restaurant serving Mexican cuisine. Open for dinner. Reservations required.

Activities & Entertainment

Daily Activities & Entertainment:
Volleyball, waterpolo, ping pong, kayaking, catamaran, body boarding and rifle range.
Nightly Activities & Entertainment:
Live music, variety shows and Riu theme shows.

Children's Programs

Children's mini-club

Children's Facilities
PlayGround

Babysitting Fee: $
Advance Notice for Babysitting: Yes

Our Average Customer Ratings (based on 61 reviews)


Linda ~ Rockton, IL

Pool: college kids filled it with debris
Entertainment: Ho hum
Accommodations: A/C did not work well

Sergio ~ El Paso Tx, TX

'Great resort, will surely return to the RIU hotels. '

Pool: Clean but during the day the water was too hot.
Beach: Excellent beach.
Food/Drink: Very good.
Accommodations: Not a five because they lost water and power for about 6 hours, although that is not their fault.
Service: Staff very good.

Kenneth john ~ El Paso Tx, TX

Pool: Cloudy water, but generally clean.
Beach: Small, alot of plant debris in the sand.
Food/Drink: Excellent
Entertainment: Very Good. Well rehearsed and presented
Accommodations: Nice, but not worthy of a 5 star rating.
Service: Second to none service. From the front desk to housekeeping, everyone went out of thier way.
Overall: Very nice and relaxing. Wished there was more sun. :)

Daryl ~ St Louis, MO

Entertainment: Didn`t partake

Shaun ~ Buffalo Grove, IL

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