Riu Santa Fe

Mexico - Los Cabos

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4 Nights with Air from $809 All-Inclusive
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4.3
Service
 
4.3
Beaches & Pools
 
4.3
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3.4
Room Comfort
 
3.8
4.1 out of 5
"You get alot more than you pay for. The food is soso, could have been a bit more romantic." – Luv2go
409 out of 484 (85%) customers would recommend this product to a friend.
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April 27, 2016
Loved It!

I had the best experience ever! The resort was over the top clean & friendly with a huge variety of yummy food every day!


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Overall Rating: 5
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5.0
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From: McKinney, TX
Age: 45-54
Travel: 1-2 trips/year

April 27, 2016

Agent issues, not getting back to us in a timely manner; overcharges due that. Staff at Riu were great and kept the property looking amazing. Although there was plenty of food options, the quality of food was very poor and we chose to skip meals because of it.


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Overall Rating: 3
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3.0
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5.0
Beaches & Pools
 
4.0
Dining Options
 
1.0
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3.0
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From: San Francisco Bay
Age: 25-34
Travel: 3-6 trips/year

April 25, 2016
Vacation from he!!

The advertising of the hotel and the helpfulness of the staff was not at all on par for what I was looking for. I wanted a relaxing real vacation, I did not get that. I was thrown into he!! on this vacation and will not ever stay at this place again. The staff is not helpful, there is only one building with a few ocean view rooms, that is not acceptable. There is no elevator, if you are disabled, need assistance, try another resort. Wrong resort if you are looking for a real vacation and not a party place. You can not even enjoy the hot tub, the hot tub/Jacuzzi is not hot at all, it is super cold like the pool. I needed relaxing, real vacation I am a little to old for a party place. The sad thing is the resort states it does not allow spring breakers, loud parties, etc... Wrong. The staff are peeping toms, if you have a 1st floor room, the staff does for a fact look into the room. It was very un nerving. The front desk, was never of any assistance. You could not even call them if you had an issue, they don't answer the phone. Be ware The wall is considered a garden/ocean view. As of right now I will never, use cheap Caribbean again! Let alone for a fact never ever stay at the Riu Santa Fe/ Palace


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Overall Rating: 1
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From: Baytown, Tx
Age: 35-44
Travel: 1-2 trips/year

April 25, 2016
very mediocre for the price I paid.

rooms were not the best views and food was mediocre. Only decent place to eat was steakhouse and Mexican restaurant's. If you didn't speak Spanish the staff was unhelpful. I was happy with the beach and the pools were shown with a hot tub, but were not hot whatsoever. Only place to se hot tub is the spa on resort and it must be scheduled. Overall, I felt like I was on a spring break vacation not a relaxing older person get away. I would go to another resort next time.


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From: tampa, florida
Age: 25-34
Travel: 1-2 trips/year

Room Information

Riu Santa Fe features 902 guestrooms that are luxuriously equipped with air conditioning, Satellite TV, 110V outlets, mini-bar and liquor dispenser (replenished regularly), electronic in-room safe, bathroom and balcony or terrace. Inter-connecting rooms are also available for your convenience.

Room Details

Double Room Garden View (DBSB)
Hotel/Studio Unit Details

Double Room Ocean View (DBMB)
Hotel/Studio Unit Details

What's to Love

Riu Santa Fe is a serene resort that is perfect to get away from it all, but it's still close to Cabo San Lucas in case you want to go out and explore.

 

What We'd Change

Reservations at the restaurants can be hard to get at the last minute. Ask about the schedule at check-in, then book your reservations early, so you'll have nothing to worry about.

 

Why You Should Go

For tranquility, unwind at the pool or treat yourself to a massage at the spa. For excitement, there's downtown Cabo San Lucas only minutes away.

Available Amenities

  • Tour Assistance
  • Car Rental Available
  • Babysitting/Child Care ($)
  • Children's Activities
  • Children's Pool
  • Concierge Services
  • Conference Facilities ($)
  • Cribs Available on Request
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Fitness/Exercise Room
  • Gift Shop
  • Kids Club
  • Nightly Entertainment
  • Playground
  • Swim-Up Bar(s)
  • Swimming Pool(s)
  • Tennis Court(s)
  • 24 Hour Front Desk
  • 24 Hour All-Inclusive
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Ping Pong
  • Scuba Lessons
  • Non-Smoking Rooms (on request)
  • 5 Restaurants
  • 7 Bars/Lounges
  • Porter/Bellhop
  • Nightclub
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Elevators
  • Spa ($)
  • Beach Towels
  • Wedding Services ($)
  • Dry Cleaning Services ($)
  • Honeymoon Packages ($)
  • Beach Volleyball
  • Free Parking
  • Handicap Facilities/Wheelchair Accessible
  • Beach - non-swimmable
  • Wireless Internet in lobby


Nearby Excursions & Attractions

  • Beach
  • Dining
  • Golf Course(s)
  • Hiking/Biking Trails
  • Horseback Riding
  • Jet Ski Rentals
  • Medical Facilities
  • Motor Boat Rentals
  • Nightlife
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Scooter/Moped Rental
  • Scuba Diving
  • Shopping
  • Water-Skiing
  • Watersports Rentals
  • Windsurfing

Map of Local Area

Here, at the tip of the Baja Peninsula, land ends and the Sea of Cortez wrestles with Pacific Ocean. Breathtaking beaches line the resort area of Los Cabos, making it the trendiest of the west coast destinations.

Riu Santa Fe

Camino Viejo a San Jose

+52 62 41 63 6150

Hotel Description

Riu Santa Fe: Indulge in All-Inclusive Fun

If your idea of paradise means laying partially submerged in a lounge chair without a care in the world, then it's time to float yourself down to explore the infinity pool at Riu Santa Fe in Los Cabos. With the convenience of this 24-hour, all-inclusive resort, you are just three miles from downtown Cabo San Lucas where you can take in the right balance of serenity, spectacular vistas and thrilling nightlife.

If that isn't enough, you'll find more ways to pamper yourself at Riu Santa Fe than time to indulge in all of them. Worried about the kids? There are plenty of fun activities like splashing around in the kid's pool, or engaging in Kids Club activities. While the little ones are occupied, head toward the swim-up bar at an adult pool or indulge in the magical warmth of a Jacuzzi. Of course, you can't go wrong with a rejuvenating massage or complimentary steam bath and sauna at Renova Spa.

If you can't tear yourself from the beautiful outdoors, you should enjoy a succulent dinner under the moonlight with sea breezes blowing through your hair because after all, this is paradise. Three of the resort's restaurants offer succulent dishes in outdoor settings. At La Baja California, the main restaurant, you can enjoy the buffet, if you want some Mexican food, check out La Mision. If you have a hankering for a great steak, then Torote is the ticket. For a gourmet treat, try Peking duck at Zashila followed by yummy fried ice cream.

If you're the type who can't sit still when the music begins, then don't miss the excitement at Pacha. Open six nights a week, this charming nightclub will have you moving to a disco beat in no time. If, you'd rather enjoy a laid back evening, the resort also provides excellent live entertainment in each night. As the night winds down, make your way to your guest room, where you'll find the same blend of local warmth and contemporary decor that makes this resort special.

You could stay at Riu Santa Fe a month and not experience everything in Los Cabos! Long before the peninsula boasted world-class golf courses and Cabo San Lucas laid claim to its hip nightlife, fishermen trekked to Los Cabos for the magnificent marlin fishing. Terrific vistas, non-stop fun and quiet spots make this one a winner.

This hotel is All-Inclusive.
Features include:

  • Breakfast, snacks, theme buffets
  • Local and imported beverages, including mini bar
  • Daytime/evening entertainment programs
  • RiuLand kids' club
  • Taxes and gratuities


DINING

This hotel includes unlimited food and drinks, but some dining restrictions may apply. Please check with the front desk for details.

La Baja California
Type: International
Hours: Hours vary
Description: The hotel's main restaurant features outdoor dining on the terrace.
Dress code: Long trousers and shirts with sleeves for men.

Zashila
Type: Asian
Hours: Hours vary
Description: Reservations are required for this Asian buffet restaurant.
Dress code: Long trousers and shirts with sleeves for men.

Carusso
Type: Italian
Hours: Hours vary
Description: Serving buffet starters and dessert, with an A la carte main menu. Reservations are required.
Dress code: Long trousers and shirts with sleeves for men.

La Mision:
Type: Mexican
Hours: Hours vary
Description: Poolside A la carte restaurant.
Dress code: Long trousers and shirts with sleeves for men.

Torote
Type: Grill
Hours: Hours vary
Description: Poolside A la carte restaurant.
Dress code: Long trousers and shirts with sleeves for men.

All hours are subject to change.



BARS/NIGHTLIFE

La Monumental
Lounge bar with terrace. Daily, hours vary.

Sports Bar
Sports and drinks. Daily, hours vary.

Bravo
Pavilion bar. Daily, hours vary.

Ole
Pavilion bar. Daily, hours vary.

Three poolside bars
Includes a swim-up bar. Daily, hours vary.



BEACH

The beach is not safe for swimming because of rocks and powerful undertows. However, it is ideal for strolling and sunbathing.

POOLS

There are two swimming pools, one with adjoining Jacuzzi, two small pools with swim-up bars, and a children's swimming pool. Guests are treated to complimentary sun loungers, towels and parasols by the pool.

SPORTS/ACTIVITIES

Water

  • Introductory scuba diving lesson

For an additional charge:

  • Sailing
  • Scuba diving school
  • Jet ski
  • Parasailing
  • Windsurfing
  • Kayaks

Land

  • Gym
  • Table tennis
  • Two floodlit hard-surface tennis courts
  • Beach volleyball court
  • Sauna, steam bath and Jacuzzi

For an additional charge:

  • Horseback riding
  • Golf course


INTERNET

Guests can use Wi-Fi in the lobby area for 90 consecutive minutes, daily. Wi-Fi is available in guest rooms for an additional charge.

SPA SERVICES

Renova Spa features a beauty salon, massages and treatments. All services available for an additional charge.

WEDDING/HONEYMOON SERVICES

The resort offers a variety of wedding services and packages. Please contact the resort directly for more information.

CHILD CARE

Daytime entertainment program for children ages 4-12 at RiuLand kid's club.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Location
The resort is located in the southern part of the Baja California peninsula, 2.8 mi from downtown Cabo San Lucas and 25 miles from San Jose Del Cabo Airport (SJD) and 1650 ft from a bus stop.

Check In/Check Out
Check-in: 3pm. Check-out: 11am.

Minimum Stay
A 3-night minimum stay is required with the following exceptions:
A 4-night minimum stay is required for travel May 2-7 and Aug 29-Sept 30, 2016.
A 2-night minimum stay is required for travel Dec 1-3, 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.

Room Policy
At least one person 21 years old or older is required in every room, all year long.

Smoke-Free Policy
Under Mexican legislation smoking is not permitted in the public areas of the hotel except in specifically designated areas.

Currency Policy
Please note that as of June 1, 2011, Riu Resorts in Mexico no longer accept or exchange U.S. Dollars at the front desk. ATMs are available in the lobby of each resort for withdrawals in Mexican currency.



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