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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

2022 Resort Credit Promotion

4-6 nights: $850, 7 or more nights: $1360

Resort credits can be used at the Renova Spa, Weddings in RIU, Romantic Dinner, Photoventura or Hard Rock Golf Club. Valid for travel January 08, 2022 - December 23, 2022

Terms and Conditions: Applies to USA. Guests can check the resort credits by our App RIU. The total of credits is per room, for guests 21 and older. Resort Credits are non-transferable, non-cumulative, non-refundable and cannot be used for future stays. Resort credits can be used as discounts on specified select services only. Credits cannot be exchanged for cash. This promotion is subject to availability. Some restrictions apply. Inclusions subject to changes without prior notice. This offer can be combined with any rate promotion valid at the time of booking.

Honeymoon Inclusions

  • Surprise welcome gift in room
  • Small bottle of tequila
  • King bed (subject to availability at time of check-in)
  • Late check-out (subject to availability at time of departure)
  • Complimentary upgrade to next available room category (subject to availability and upon request)
  • 35 USD SPA Credit for a selected service in ¨Specials for couples¨ category (120 min). This discount applies per couple per stay and does not apply with other promotions and discounts.
  • Valid: Now — Dec. 23, 2022


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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