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Riu Palace Peninsula

Mexico - Cancun

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4 Nights with Air from $709 All-Inclusive
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At this palm-fringed seaside slice of heaven, you'll find an off-the-charts beach vacay with everything you want. And th ... More

Customer Rating 223 Reviews
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4.6
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4.7
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4.5
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4.4
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4.7 out of 5
"Amazing service,beautiful beach,pools,stuff is great,weather not so great but amazing new experience,highly recommend" – Bucko
237 out of 258 (92%) customers would recommend this product to a friend. Read All Reviews
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4.7 out of 5
"Amazing service,beautiful beach,pools,stuff is great,weather not so great but amazing new experience,highly recommend" – Bucko
237 out of 258 (92%) customers would recommend this product to a friend.
Room view view from beach Our room Rocky beach Cancun 2014 Taken at the beach BEAUTIFUL BEACH W/ DRINKS! view from 12th floor Special towel cake for my boyfriend on his birthday! view from our room Ocean just like on a cruise ship END OF THE RAINBOW! Our breathtaking view from room 1009! Isla mujeres(my amazing picture) something for everyone Every room has an ocean view View from our Balcony view from hotel room at pools The Resorts Pool Area View from our balcony View From Balcony view from the pool area tequila table only for show no tasting. Room view
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September 11, 2016
Just average

The food was just average and tolerable and my husband actually was sick a lot of the time. The room was ok. The shower went from hot to cold the entire time and the handle broke and was never fixed. I didn't get the feeling that the people worked there really wanted to be there and it seemed like I was in their way at times. That was very frustrating. Getting drinks while at the pool was a struggle as well unless you wanted to spend a small fortune in tips, other wise you didn't see them come back around for quite a while. The pool bar was sketchy at best and the water there was gross. It felt slimy and the hair in it was unbelievable. We will not be staying here again in the future.


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From: Kentucky
Age: 35-44
Travel: 1-2 trips/year

September 11, 2016
Wonderful trip

I've been on numerous vacations and by far this is one of the best except for one small issue the refrigerator in the room was not keeping beverages cold


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Overall Rating: 5
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5.0
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5.0
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From: Newark NJ
Age: 45-54
Travel: 3-6 trips/year

September 7, 2016
Best Vacation I've had

On my trip at the Riu Palace Peninsula, I've had an amazing time with family and friends! This trip to Mexico a lot of fun. Stayed for 4 days 5 nights which was probably too short. Friendly people and service was great!


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Overall Rating: 5
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From: New York, NY
Age: 45-54
Travel: 1-2 trips/year

September 2, 2016
White sand with Best food

The very first trip to Cancun for my daughter and I for her birthday; she went diving while I wined and dined...a total relax. The all-inclusive package at RIU Palace Hotel is the way to go; besides the first class buffet which is better than Las Vegas, there are variety of quality high level restaurants to choose. Waiters, or the service persons at this hotel is friendly, especially the yard, or pool personnel's non-stop working even in the high noon. But the next time, I would get the room away from the stage, though they are all good performers, but for old people like me, the loud music in front of my room until 10:00pm or 11:00pm is not relaxing. Also, I might point out is that there were small kids running around and throwing soccer ball in the large entrance hall is disturbing and dangerous, no one employee from the hotel had tried to stop those kids, parents were no where to be seen. Over all, it is worth every penny. Remember, to prepare a lot of one dollar bills for tipping.


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From: Houston
Age: Over 65
Travel: 3-6 trips/year

Room Information

Riu Palace Peninsula features 562 elegantly appointed rooms with lounge area with sofa or sofa bed, bathroom with hydro-massage bathtub and shower cabin, complimentary bathroom amenities and balcony or terrace. Rooms are also equipped with air-conditioning, mini-bar and liquor dispenser, Satellite TV, alarm clock/radio, electronic in-room safe and 24-hour room service.

Room Details

Junior Suite (SJSB)
Hotel/Studio Unit Details

Junior Suite Ocean View (SJMB)
Hotel/Studio Unit Details

Junior Suite Superior Ocean View (SJEB)
Hotel/Studio Unit Details

What's to Love

All-inclusive everything: the cocktails, the grub, the utter awesomeness of it all.

The uber dazzling stretch of white sand, tropical flora and crystal clear aquamarine water.

Stress-ousting massages, steam baths and saunas at the delicious spa. It's a Melt-a-thon.

RiuLand - supervised activities for kids 4-12 while you get your drink & relaxation on.

The day trip to Isla Mujeres to see the sea turtles and all the electrically colorful fish.

The more-than-delish Mexican nosh spot and steakhouse. (Nom, nom, nom.)

Renting a moped or scooter and tooling around, taking in all the natural beauty.

Getting a bottle of tequila sent to your room for your birthday.

 

What We'd Change

While the nightly entertainment may not be for everyone, you are close enough to the heart of Cancun to find something that will strike your fancy.

 

Why You Should Go

It's just 13 miles away from the airport so that Beach Relief aka Your Vacay will start before you know it.

Mayan ruins are near (Chichen Itza) and for history buffs, it's a great dose of antiquity.

The resort is off-the-beaten path, but you can hope on a shuttle to the hot spots in Cancun.

There are oceans of water sports: kayaking, snorkeling, windsurfing and more.

When you're not in the luscious ocean, you can hit the gym or play beach volley ball.

Travelers report excellent service, that you'll feel like Beach Royalty. (It's a palace, after all.)

You can rent jet skis and for a fee, go scuba diving. Take the plunge.

Available Amenities

  • Beach
  • Children's Activities
  • Children's Pool
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Fitness/Exercise Room
  • Jacuzzi
  • Kayaks
  • Kids Club
  • Lounge Chairs/Umbrellas
  • Nightly Entertainment
  • Snorkeling
  • Swimming Pool(s)
  • Windsurfing
  • Sailing
  • 24 Hour All-Inclusive
  • Medical Services ($)
  • 7 Restaurants
  • 5 Bars/Lounges
  • Spa ($)
  • Conference Facilities ($)
  • Catamarans
  • Wedding Services ($)
  • 24 Hour Room Service
  • Honeymoon Packages ($)
  • Beach Volleyball
  • Wireless Internet
  • Beach Towels
  • Pool Towels (complimentary)
  • Loungers at Beach and Pool
  • Introductory Scuba Lesson
  • Evening Entertainment
  • Gift Shop ($)


Nearby Excursions & Attractions

  • Bars and Nightlife
  • Beach
  • Dining
  • Dive Shop(s)
  • Golf Course(s)
  • Grocery Store(s)
  • Jet Ski Rentals
  • Kayaking
  • Mayan Ruins
  • Medical Facilities
  • Nightlife
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Scooter/Moped Rental
  • Scuba Diving
  • Shopping
  • Snorkeling
  • Spa(s)/ Wellness Center(s)
  • Water-Skiing
  • Watersports Rentals
  • Windsurfing

Map of Local Area

Cancun is definitely Mexico's showcase resort. Built in a location that was named by Mayan people, Cancun has been carefully groomed into one of the most polished resorts anywhere.

Riu Palace Peninsula

Blvd Kukulcan, Km 5.5, Lote 6-C, Zona Hotelera

Hotel Description

Riu Palace Peninsula Resort: An All-Inclusive Earth-Heaven

At this palm-fringed seaside slice of heaven, you'll find an off-the-charts beach vacay with everything you want. And then some. Unlimited drinks that flow freely and often. Glorious, taste bud-slaying grub. RiuLand for your little ones, which gives you more time for that necessary beach therapy. And of course, water sports, lots of 'em, that refresh body and soul. It's a dream escape waiting to happen. All we need is you.

It's Time to Get Your Riu On.



DINING

You hungry? Good, because you'll love the smorgasbord of grub here. From exotic Fusion to savory Italian. Kickin' Mexican to sizzling steak. For your requisite hit of sweetness apres din din, there's an ice cream parlor. Beach appetit.

Las Olas
Type: International
Hours: Breakfast- daily, 7am-10:30am; Dinner- daily, 6:30pm-10:30pm.
Description: The main buffet serves international favorites. Themed buffets are served three nights per week.
Dress code: Casual

Krystal
Type: Fusion
Hours: Dinner reservations begin at 6:30pm.
Description: Serving fusion cuisine. Reservations are required.
Dress code: Resort casual. Long pants and T-shirts with sleeves are required for men.

Kabuki
Type: Japanese
Hours: Dinner reservations begin at 6:30pm.
Description: Serving Japanese specialties. Reservations are required.
Dress code: Resort casual. Long pants and T-shirts with sleeves are required for gentlemen.

Venecia
Type: Italian
Hours: Breakfast- daily, 7am-10:30am; Dinner- daily, 6:30pm-10:30pm.
Description: Offering Italian cuisine. Reservations are required.
Dress code: Resort casual. Long pants and T-shirts with sleeves are required for men.

Tamales
Type: Mexican
Hours: Dinner reservations begin at 6:30pm.
Description: Savor the authentic flavors of Mexico at this a la carte restaurant. Reservations are required.
Dress code: Resort casual. Long pants and T-shirts with sleeves are required for men.

Isla Mujeres
Type: Steakhouse
Hours: Dinner reservations begin at 6:30pm.
Description: Enjoy grilled specialties and delicious steak poolside. Reservations are required.
Dress code: Resort casual. Long pants and T-shirts with sleeves are required for men.

Capuchino
Type: Ice cream parlor
Hours: 10am-midnight
Description: Offering delicious frozen treats and pastries.
Dress code: Casual

All hours are subject to change.



BARS/NIGHTLIFE

Luscious libations abound at a bevy of different hot spots: everything from a lounge bar with a terrace to a sports bar open 24 hours to a swim-up bar. Party on, Garth.

Cabanga
Lobby bar.

La Latina
Lounge bar with terrace.

Trinidad
Poolside bar with swim-up bar.

Tobago
Beach bar.

Sports Bar
Open 24 hours.



BEACHES AND POOLS

You'll be swooning over this beautiful stretch of white-sand beach so when you see it, make sure a chair is near. If that's not enough, there are four shimmering pools: one with a swim-up bar and attached Jacuzzi. You're welcome.

SPORTS/ACTIVITIES

Water

  • Catamaran sailing
  • Windsurfing
  • Kayaking
  • Snorkeling

Available for an additional charge:

  • Scuba diving
  • Assorted other water sports

Land

  • Fitness center
  • Beach volleyball

Golf
Guests may take advantage of nearby golf courses for an additional charge.



INTERNET

Riu Palace Peninsula offers complimentary Wi-Fi access in common areas and in guest rooms.

SPA SERVICES

Renova Spa is the resort's full-service spa, featuring professional staff and a range of services that will leave you feeling relaxed and recharged for an additional charge. Treatments and amenities include:
  • Massages
  • Sauna
  • Steam bath
  • Beauty salon


WEDDING/HONEYMOON

Riu Palace Peninsula offers a variety of wedding and honeymoon packages and services. Please contact the resort directly for more information.

CHILD CARE

RiuLand is a supervised, daily activities program available for children staying at the resort. Separate activities for ages 4-7 and 8-12.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Location
Riu Palace Peninsula is located 13 miles from Cancun International Airport (CUN) and just minutes from downtown Cancun.

Check In/Check Out
Check-in: 3. Check-out: noon.
A valid credit card may be required at this resort.

Minimum Stay
A 3-night minimum stay is required with following exceptions:
A 2-night minimum stay is accepted for travel June 10, 2016-June 15,2016.
A 4-night minimum stay is required for travel Oct 21, 2015-Sept 30, 2016.

Holy Week
In observance of Holy Week, some resorts in the Dominican Republic, Mexico and Costa Rica may put limits on the use of motorized water sports and loud music.

Spring Break Policy
At least one person 21 years old or older is required in every room at this property during March and April. The hotel may require guests to show proof of age and reserves the right to refuse admission to anyone. In-room parties, unruly behavior and spring break groups are not allowed at any Riu resort. Guests can and will be removed from the property at their own expense in the event of any disturbance or complaint from other guests or hotel staff.

Currency Policy
Please note that Riu Resorts in Mexico are unable to accept or exchange US dollars at the front desk. ATMs are available in the lobby of each resort for withdrawals in Mexican currency.

Adult-Only Added Values
Riu Palace Peninsula now offers several new Adults Only Added Values. Values include sparking wine upon arrival, Wi-Fi access throughout the hotel, concierge service, a bathrobe, and premium drinks throughout your stay. For an additional charge, guests will also have access to special wine menus and a romantic dinner on the beach.



All hours, fees, amenities, information and services are subject to change without notice.
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