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Riu Palace Mexico, Playa Del CarmenRiu Palace Mexico, Playa Del CarmenRiu Palace Mexico, Playa Del Carmen

Riu Palace Mexico, Playa Del Carmen

Four plus or five-star rated beachfront all-inclusive resortsThree or more á la carte dining optionsHighly recommended by past Vacation Express travelers
Variety of well-appointed spacious rooms or suitesRoom service and in-room mini-bar includedOn-site spa facilities

Riu Palace Mexico is an all-inclusive, family-friendly resort, overlooking the turquoise waters of the Mexican Caribbean in Playa del Carmen. Its impressive architecture encompasses 434 deluxe guestrooms, featuring unique amenities, such as RIU’s renowned mini-bar and liquor dispenser. The hotel offers an exquisite selection of à la carte restaurants and spectacular buffets, complemented by 24-hour room service, snacks and beverage service. RIU’s exchange privileges also allow access to all other RIU sister properties in the Playacar area; an ideal vacation choice for couples and families, alike!


All-Inclusive PlanBeachfront434 Rooms2 Floors6 RestaurantsFamily FriendlyActiveCasual2012 Last Renovation


The all-inclusive Riu Palace Mexico is located in the exclusive Playacar resort area, overlooks the turquoise waters of the Mexican Caribbean just five minutes from Playa del Carmen. As part of the Riu Palace Mexico, this incredible resort allows you to take advantage of generous privileges, facilities, restaurants, bars, shows and entertainment at the five other RIU properties adjacent to the resort. Within walking distance or a 5 minute cab ride you will find the charming and eclectic town of Playa del Carmen. Explore the shops on famous Fifth Avenue, experience the nightlife, or catch a ferry for a day trip to Cozumel from this trendy port town, the true hub of the Mayan corridor.
Please Note: RIU does not allow guests exchange privileges for dinner.

Current Promotions

Special Golf Rates
Booking/Travel Window: Now — December 31, 2019. Riu Palace Mexico provides preferential conditions and additional value to their guests when contacting, booking and paying directly at Hard Rock Golf Club Riviera Maya.

Special Spa Inclusions at RIU Hotels and Resorts
Valid: Jan. 2, 2019 — Dec. 23, 2019. At every Renova Spa Center, guests can now receive a spa credit toward the 80-minute Renova Combination treatment. Credits are per adult guest per stay, and do not apply with other promotions or discounts.

Honeymooners Offer
Credit for 50 minute Ocean Harmony massage for two
Per couple, per stay; Does not apply with other promotions or discounts; min. age is 18.

Groups Deal
Discount on spa services for groups (10 room min.) or discount on all spa services when booking online in advance with minimum 72-hour notice.
Per adult, per stay; not combinable with other promotions; min. age is 18.

Complimentary 25-minute relaxing massage for the group leader.
One per stay. Tour leader should claim by email. *No complementary massages will be offered directly at the spa without the voucher.

Hotel Updates

Connecting Rooms

RIU is now offering confirmed connecting rooms at all resorts in the Caribbean, Mexico and Central America, as well as group packages for anniversaries, honeymoons, birthdays and bachelor parties.

The hotel offers free wifi in select public areas and in the rooms.

Environmental Sanitation Tax

Hotels in the municipality of Solidaridad will collect a new environmental sanitation tax. It will be payable directly to the hotel upon check in.

Student Group / Spring Breaker Policy
RIU Hotels and Resorts will allow these “Supervised Family Student Groups”, as an exception to its RIU Student/Spring Breaker Group Policy, always on an on-request basis and; if and only if they fit the following criteria:

*Students are traveling in the company of a parent/s or Legal Guardian/s.
*Each room booked has at least 1 (one) responsible parent or guardian sharing with their underage children (18 or younger) up to the maximum of occupants permitted in the specific room category.
*Parent/s or guardian/s must be willing to sign a responsibility agreement.

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