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Riu Tequila, Playa del CarmenRiu Tequila, Playa del CarmenRiu Tequila, Playa del Carmen

Riu Tequila, Playa del Carmen

Beachfront locationSupervised Kids ClubHighly recommended by past Vacation Express travelers
Variety of room types and locationsKids Stay, Play and Eat FREE dealsSpacious rooms [some catering for three or more children]

Riu Tequila is an all-inclusive,Vacation Express Favorite, family-friendly hotel, surrounded by a lush, tropical, palm tree garden in beautiful Playa del Carmen. This hotel is situated within the impressive Riu Resort Playacar complex, with easy access to the beach and 24-hour snack and beverage service, Riu Tequila offers a fantastic vacation option for families, couples and friends looking for a relaxing escape to the Riviera Maya.


All-Inclusive PlanBeach AccessBeach Club664 Rooms2 Floors5 RestaurantsFamily FriendlyActive


The completely renovated Riu Tequila is an oasis like no other. The refurbishments include:

  • Completely renovated common areas, gardens and rooms, including bathrooms with double sinks
  • New double rooms
  • Redesigned pool area featuring 4 pools and one kids pool with slides
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in select public areas and in the room
  • New restaurants: Italian, Steak House and BBQ Grill by the pool
  • New relocated "Pacha" Discotheque, drinks included
  • New sports bar
  • New gym and Riu Fit area

Surrounded by a lush tropical palm tree garden, the Riu Tequila offers everything, from live entertainment to an array of sports and entertainment options, and is located less than 2 miles from Playa del Carmen. Families, couples and friends looking for a relaxing yet affordable all-inclusive escape to the Riviera Maya will find their ideal vacation here. The hotel offers an abundance of land and water activities, special facilities for children, a variety of dining choices and 664 guestrooms with a full range of amenities including a mini-bar and RIU's signature in-room liquor dispensers. RIU's Mexican Street entertainment and shopping area offers hours of fun for the entire family plus the full-service Renova Spa. The resort is located approximately half a mile from the beach where beach loungers and water sports are complimentary for Riu Tequila guests. A complimentary beach shuttle is available throughout the day.

With RiuLand, kids ages 4-7 and 8-12 enjoy age-specific entertainment daily, promoting fun learning through outdoor physical activities including group games and sports, cultural games and swimming pool recreation. Just a short cab ride away, 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 lively town that is the true hub of the Mayan corridor.

Current Promotions

Spa Inclusions
*Valid in all Renova Spa Centers (Mexico, Costa Rica, Panama and Caribbean)
*Dec 24th, 2019 - Dec 23rd, 2020
*35 USD Spa Credit for Renova Combination (80 min.)
*Applicable only for Renova Combination massage (80 min), per adult person, per stay. Does not apply with other promotions or discounts.
*The spa promotions for Riu Palace Macao clients are redeemable at Renova Spa Riu Palace Bavaro
*The spa promotions for Riu Bambu clients are redeemable at Renova Spa Riu Palace Punta Cana
*Clients need to identify themselves by presenting their travel documents at the Spa to prove that they own this spa credit
*The TO will inform their clients about this requirement and ensure that all of their partners clearly state the complete name and restrictions of this promotion on their media and vouchers.

Resort Discount Coupons
Guests will receive Resort Discount Coupons upon arrival on the RIU Guest Info App.

Coupon discounts applicable towards golf, select spa services, romantic dinner, wedding packages and more!

* 4-6 Nights Earn up to $850 in Resort Discount Coupons
* 7 nights or more Earn up to $1,360 in Resort Discount Coupons
Booking Window: Now - Dec. 23, 2021
Travel Window: Dec. 24, 2020 - Dec. 23, 2021

Terms and Conditions: Guests will receive coupons at check-in. The total of credits is per room, for guests +21 and older. Resort Credit is nontransferable, non-cumulative, non-refundable, non-combinable and cannot be used for future stays. Resort credit can be used as a discount only for selected services. Credits cannot be exchanged for cash. This promotion is subject to availability and can change without previous notice. Some restrictions apply. Inclusions subject to changes without previous notice.


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.

RIU Student Group / Spring Breaker 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.

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