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Riu Emerald Bay

Mexico - Mazatlan

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1-800-880-2177
4 Nights with Air from $749 All-Inclusive
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Here on the sun-drenched shores of the Pacific side of Mexico, you'll find everything you've ever wanted in a dreamy bea ... More

Customer Rating 43 Reviews
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4.5
Service
 
4.5
Beaches & Pools
 
4.3
Dining Options
 
3.7
Room Comfort
 
4.0
4.2 out of 5
"My wife and I just got home from a two week stay at the RIU Emerald Bay in Mazatlan. We were there last year and loved it so much we returned this year. The rooms are above adequate and the A/C really ..." – Raiderguy
41 out of 50 (82%) customers would recommend this product to a friend. Read All Reviews
Customer Rating
Value
 
4.5
Service
 
4.5
Beaches & Pools
 
4.3
Dining Options
 
3.7
Room Comfort
 
4.0
4.2 out of 5
"My wife and I just got home from a two week stay at the RIU Emerald Bay in Mazatlan. We were there last year and loved it so much we returned this year. The rooms are above adequate and the A/C really ..." – Raiderguy
41 out of 50 (82%) customers would recommend this product to a friend.
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February 25, 2018
Great starter

Our vacation was very fun . We weren't used to everything being in one area, usually we walk around, still on hotel property, which we love. This was all in the same spot but different times. Which, for someone with walking disabilities, this would be great. We just come during the winter to be outside so we love to walk around outside as much as we can. The hotel is right on the ocean front and you do not need a shuttle to get anywhere. I'm not sure the hotel owned much property because as I mentioned there wasn't alot outside to walk unless you were ok walking off the property. We actually never got to go to the late shows because we could never stay awake that late. The food was ok. We were hoping for more authentic Mexican, but it seems they tried to cater to what international people would eat the most. The beach was amazing, always clean. The pool areas were nice as well. Rooms were a room. We didn't go to an all inclusive resort to sit in a room the whole time. They all are ocean front rooms. I had read complaints on elevators taking forever. We never had to wait but 1 time and when we had to wait, it was ok because we were on VACATION! The employees are amazing. They do so much work each and everyday to please their clients. So, I would recommend this resort more than any other in Mazatlan. Very clean and friendly .


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Overall Rating: 4
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3.0
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4.0
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From: USA
Age: 25-34

January 6, 2018
Great time

Riu mazatlan was great, service room food view location beach Would not allow smoking on pool deck. Gross smoke smelll while swimming Need to have a hot tub at the pool area had to go to a separate place for just hot tub and no kids allowed. They have a bubbly hot tub for the adults but it was not a hot tub . Japanese restaurant missed the mark. No miso soup or real tempura. Wish they cooked at your table like Benihana Mexican restaurant Tabasco was only fair much better in San Francisco Sincerely. Glen and family from sf


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Overall Rating: 5
Value
 
5.0
Service
 
5.0
Beaches & Pools
 
3.0
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3.0
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3.0
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From: Sf
Age: 45-54
Travel: 1-2 trips/year

December 18, 2017
Nice place to stay...

We came in for a quick four night/five day stay. The hotel is great place to stay at. We liked the five days that we spent at this resort. Only two problems. One has the bed mattress. It was not that great. Also, remember that my stay was in December but the pool was way to cold to stay in for a long period of time. The drinks and food where great along with the service. Can't blame the resort for the weather. If I would go back I would go when it was a little warmer so that enjoy the pools a little bit more than we used them. Also, the activities where great. Overall, I would rank it a 4.5 to 5.


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Overall Rating: 4
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5.0
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From: Bloomington, IN
Age: 45-54
Travel: 1-2 trips/year

October 24, 2017
Super Vacation!

Was all that and more! Just what we were looking for. Enjoyed it all! Cheap Caribbean is first class.


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From: Colorado
Age: 55-64
Travel: 3-6 trips/year

Room Information

Riu Emerald Bay features 716 guestrooms that feature air conditioning, mini-bar and liquor dispenser restocked daily, full bathroom with shower, hairdryer, Satellite TV, Electronic in room safe (laptop size), iron and ironing board and a balcony or terrace.

Room Details

Double Room (DBSB)
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Double Room Ocean View (DBMB)
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Junior Suite Ocean View (SJMB)
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Suite Jacuzzi Ocean View (SUMZ)
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What's to Love

It's all-inclusive and sits at the foot of the breathtaking Sierra Madre Mountains, hugged by teal water.

No reservations needed at any of the restaurants.

The stress-ousting massages, facials and other luscious treatments at the spa. Melt.

RiuLand for kids - a beachy world of fun for them while you get your chillaxing on.

The liquor dispenser in your room. When you say it's a party, it's a party.

The world-class golf courses that are nearby. Bring your A game.

 

What We'd Change

The specialty restaurants are on a first come, first serve basis, but if you plan early, you won't have to wait too long.

 

Why You Should Go

It's just 19 miles from the airport so your vacay in Beach Eden will start before you know it.

Secure your spot by the pool early - the loungers at the glistening pool fill up fast.

There's horseback riding near - in this tropical paradise, this is a must-do.

For water babies, there's scuba, surfing, kayaking, and more. Dive in.

On land, there's volleyball, table tennis, billiards and a fitness center. No boredom here.

Available Amenities

  • Beach
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Babysitting/Child Care ($)
  • Children's Activities
  • Children's Pool
  • Conference Facilities ($)
  • Cribs Available on Request
  • Currency Exchange
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Fitness/Exercise Room
  • Jacuzzi
  • Kids Club
  • Lounge Chairs/Umbrellas
  • Nightly Entertainment
  • Pool Bar
  • Swimming Pool(s)
  • 24 Hour All-Inclusive
  • Sauna
  • Billiards
  • Horseback Riding ($)
  • 4 Restaurants
  • 5 Bars/Lounges
  • Nightclub
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Elevators
  • Spa Services ($)
  • Handicap Room Available
  • Wedding Services ($)
  • Honeymoon Packages ($)
  • Beach Volleyball
  • CD/Alarm Clock Radio
  • Watersports Center ($)
  • Pool Towels (complimentary)
  • Tour and Island Information
  • Swim-Up Bar
  • Car Rental Available ($)
  • Tennis Court(s) ($)
  • ATM/Banking ($)


Nearby Excursions & Attractions

  • Beach
  • Dive Shop(s)
  • Eco-Adventure Tour(s)
  • El Arco
  • Fitness Center
  • Golf Course(s)
  • Horseback Riding
  • Kayaking
  • Nature Park(s)
  • Scuba Diving
  • Spa(s)/ Wellness Center(s)
  • Surfing/Surfing Lessons

Map of Local Area

Set at the foot of the Sierra Madre Mountains on a peninsula that extends into the Pacific Ocean, Mazatlan is one of the Mexican Riviera's premier resort areas.

Riu Emerald Bay

Av Sabalo-Cerritos #3404

+52 669 989 7900

Hotel Description

Riu Emerald Bay in Mazatlan: Your All-Inclusive Escape-Haven in Mazatlan

Here on the sun-drenched shores of the Pacific side of Mexico, you'll find everything you've ever wanted in a dreamy beach escape: unlimited tantalizing food and drinks, water sports out the wazoo, and of course, a delicious spa where you can melt into oblivion. Might you call this Beach Eden? Yes, please. And often.

It's Time to Get Your Riu On.



DINING

The grub is on: the buffet with live, on-the-spot cooking stations and full American breakfast will not disappoint (everything's fresh and ready to meet your lips), nor will the scrumptious Mexican restaurant. Let's not forget the sizzlin' steakhouse or the tasty Asian spot. It's time to chow down, even face plant if want.

Las 3 Islas
Type: Buffet
Hours: Breakfast - daily, 7am-10:30am; Dinner - daily, 6pm-10pm
Description: Serving a full American breakfast buffet with on-the-spot cooking stations and a continental breakfast. Dinner includes an international buffet and special theme buffets (three times a week).
Dress code: T-shirts with sleeves for gentlemen.

Bamboo
Type:
Asian
Hours: Daily, 7pm-10pm
Description: Buffet Asian restaurant.
Dress code: Long trousers and T-shirts with sleeves for gentlemen.

Las Gaviotas
Type: Steakhouse
Hours: Lunch - daily, noon-4pn; Dinner - daily, 7pm-10pm
Description: Poolside steakhouse serving an a la carte menu.
Dress code for dinner: Long trousers and T-shirts with sleeves for gentlemen.

Tabasco
Type:
Mexican
Hours: Daily, 7pm-10pm
Description: A la carte restaurant serving Mexican cuisine. Buffet starters and desserts.

All hours are subject to change.


BARS/NIGHTLIFE

Adult refreshment abounds in this otherworldly lush locale. You can get your drink on everywhere from the swim-up bar to the lounge (that boasts a terrace) to a sports bar open 24 hours. Salud.

El Cerro
Lobby bar. Daily 6pm-midnight.

El Estero
Lounge bar with terrace. Daily 6pm-midnight.

Sports Bar
Open 24 hours.

La Plaza Bar
Daily, 6pm-midnight.

Playa Bruja
Poolside and swim-up bar. Daily, 10am-6pm.



BEACHES AND POOLS

Chillax on a palm-lined beach with sand that's tawny and waves that are dreamy blue. Or hop on over to three sparkling, freshwater pools. There's even one for the kiddos. And wait for it...there's also a Jacuzzi and sun terrace. You're welcome.

SPORTS/ACTIVITIES

Water

  • Catamaran
  • Kayaking
  • Body boarding
  • Beach volleyball

Available for an additional charge:

  • Diving
  • Sailing
  • Windsurfing

Land

  • Fitness
  • Table tennis
  • Beach volleyball

Available for an additional charge:

  • Billiards

Golf
Golf is available nearby.



INTERNET

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



SPA SERVICES

Renova Spa is a full-service spa offering a variety of treatments (fees apply) and complimentary use of a Jacuzzi and sauna. Daily, 8am-7pm.



WEDDING/HONEYMOON

Celebrate your special day at Riu Emerald Bay. Choose from several wedding packages to make your day unforgettable.



CHILD CARE

RiuLand Kids' Club offers supervised activities for children ages 4-7 and 8-12. Daily, 10am-1:30pm and 4pm-5:30pm.



ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Location
Riu Emerald Bay is located 19 miles from the Mazatlan International Airport (MZT) and 7.5 miles from downtown Mazatlan.

Check In/Check Out
Check-in: 3pm. Check-out: Noon.
A valid credit card may be required upon check-in for possible incidentals not included in your hotel reservation.

Minimum Stay
A 3-night minimum stay is required at this resort.

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.

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. ATM's 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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