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Riviera Maya Hotels

Riu Palace Riviera Maya

  • Av. Xaman-Ha Map It
  • Playacar
  • Luxurious Retreat


  • Sports bar open nonstop
  • Friendly staff
  • Lots of scheduled activities


  • Need to make dinner reservations in advance at certain restaurants
  • No poolside service
  • Hallways echo at night
  • Always seem to be piles of luggage in the lobby

Updated 04/16/2013

Fodor's Review

This enormous all-inclusive serves its luxury with an extra helping of glitz, but its breathtaking beach and exceptional service are what really shine. The decor—oversized columns at the entrance, gigantic crystal chandeliers, gold details, and fountains—comes across as gaudy. Although equipped with all the amenities, rooms are not particularly large, with two double beds that are often pushed together for couples. Request a room overlooking the courtyard since those

near the entertainment area tend to be noisy. There are plenty of dining options, but the steakhouse and Brazilian restaurants are the most popular, despite the fact you have to reserve a table in advance. Guests of this resort are permitted to use the amenities (including the restaurants for breakfast and lunch) at any of Riu Palace's six sister hotels throughout Playa del Carmen.

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Hotel Information


Av. Xaman-Ha, Lote #9 and #10, Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo, 77710, Mexico

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Hotel Details:

  • 460 rooms
  • All-inclusive

Updated 04/16/2013

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