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Riu Palace Riviera Maya, Playa del CarmenRiu Palace Riviera Maya, Playa del CarmenRiu Palace Riviera Maya, Playa del Carmen

Riu Palace Riviera Maya, 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 Riviera Maya is an all-inclusive, beachfront resort, located in beautiful Playa del Carmen. Proud to be the latest addition to the RIU complex in Playa del Carmen, Riu Palace Riviera Maya boasts all-new amenities for guests to partake in. Situated along a stretch of white sandy beach and framed by coconut trees, this hotel offers 400 elegant Junior suites with hydro-massage bathtubs and distinctive amenities, including mini-bars and liquor dispensers. Enjoy the excellent selection of à la carte restaurants and bars, along with continental breakfast room service, 24-hour snacks and beverages, and exchange privileges with other RIU properties located within the RIU Resort complex.


All-Inclusive PlanBeachfront420 Rooms3 Floors7 RestaurantsActiveCasual2 PoolsRoom ServiceExclusive


The beautiful Riu Palace Riviera Maya is RIU's latest addition to the RIU complex in Playa del Carmen. As a guest of the Riu Palace Riviera Maya, you may take advantage of RIU's generous exchange privileges and enjoy the 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 the 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.
RIU does not allow guests exchange privileges for dinner.

Current Promotions

Special Golf Rates
Booking/Travel Window: Now — December 31, 2019. Riu Palace Riviera Maya 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 from Jan. 2, 2019 — Dec. 23, 2019. At every Renova Spa Center, guests can now receive a $35 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 complimentary massages will be offered directly at the spa without the voucher.

Hotel Updates


We are happy to announce the renovation of the Riu Palace Riviera Maya scheduled for next year:
Closing August 13th, 2019 - Reopening December 7th, 2019

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.

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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