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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.
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 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 & 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.

$35 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.

10% off all spa services for groups (10 room min.) or 20% 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

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

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.

RIU Student Groups Policy
  • Student Groups/Spring Breakers (either groups or individuals, regardless of age) are not allowed at any time during the year.
  • Guests disturbing or generating complaints from other guests or hotel may be removed from the property, at their own expense. Parties in rooms are not permitted

Please note: Effective for stays starting October 2017, hotels in the municipality of Solidaridad will collect a new environmental sanitation tax. The tax is 20.00 pesos per room per night (approximately $1USD pending exchange rate). It will be payable directly to the hotel upon check in.

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