Hotel Riu Palace Riviera Maya

Hotel Riu Palace Riviera Maya is situated on the white sand beach known as Playacar, about 2.5 kilometers from Playa del Carmen and 5 minutes from the city center. If I did not know better, I would say the hotel's 35,000 square meters of lush green tropical gardens, turquoise, crystal clear waters and white sand beaches were a reincarnation of the biblical Garden of Eden. And I would not be far off the mark.

It boasts 400 guestrooms divided into three categories namely; junior suites, suites and whirlpool bath suites. The junior suites feature amenities such as minibar, coffee maker, liquor dispenser, free Wi-Fi, satellite TV, in-room safe, central air conditioning, ceiling fan, hair dryers, bathroom with hydro massage tub, iron and ironing board, turndown service, among others.

In addition to the above services, the suites will have a bathroom with a hydro massage bathtub, bathrobe, bidet and shower cabin. It will also feature a dressing room. The whirlpool bath suites feature whirlpool bath on the upper terrace in addition to the facilities found in junior suites.

Your dining needs are best taken care of at Don Manolo Restaurant, Botafogo Brazilian Restaurant, Krystal Fusion Restaurant, Yashima Japanese Restaurant, Agave Mexican Restaurant and Chilis Poolside Restaurant.

Take care of your libation needs at La Habana Bar, Lirico Lounge Bar, Sports Bar, La Plaza Bar, and Daiquin Poolside Bar.

Guests are free to use facilities such as swimming pools, sun loungers, sun terrace, children's playground, Renova spa, free gym, hair dresser, kiosks, computer room, free Wi-Fi in the rooms and the lobby etc. The Hotel Riu Palace Riviera Maya's guests are allowed the use of the 5 conference rooms with a capacity of 900 at the ClubHotel Riu Tequila.

To sum up the grandeur of the hotel, you will be delighted to know that you can engage in various recreational activities as listed below:

  • Land Sports - Hard surface tennis, table tennis, workout at the gym, billiards, volleyball, among others
  • Water sports - Catamarans, kayaking, windsurfing, and snorkeling
  • Spa services - Sauna, whirlpool bath, massage, facials, treatments etc.
  • Outside the hotel - Water sports, tennis lessons, 18-hole golf course.

Getting the drift yet? This is a place you cannot miss. Make a reservation today and for the time you stay, you will never lack for something fun to do. Click here to see comments about the hotel on Trip Advisor.

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