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Riu Santa Fe

Mexico - Los Cabos

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3 Nights with Air from $749 All-Inclusive
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We know you're ready to escape the everyday and head to Cabo's sunny shores. Can't you just picture your day lounging by ... More

Customer Rating 683 Reviews
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3.4
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4 out of 5
"We loved the Riu Santa Fe. The staff was fabulous, the rooms clean and the views were beautiful. The food was excellent. We expected food such as we have gotten before on cruises. We were very happily ..." – Mjasja
656 out of 818 (80%) customers would recommend this product to a friend. Read All Reviews
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4.2
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4 out of 5
"We loved the Riu Santa Fe. The staff was fabulous, the rooms clean and the views were beautiful. The food was excellent. We expected food such as we have gotten before on cruises. We were very happily ..." – Mjasja
656 out of 818 (80%) customers would recommend this product to a friend.
Great pool time! snorkling lap and infinity pool looking toward Sea of Cortez View of only construction from our balcony Panorama at dusk View of the main beach pool view from the beach Special treatment Infinity pool sun rise infinity pool Loving this view! One of the infinity bars Riu Santa Fe pool ocean view from building 7 Us at the steakhouse restaurant amigos our veiw from our loungers everyday! Morning Sunrise from the beach Dinner Pool bar Adult Pool Bar Beach front pool at Riu Santa Fe View from Riu Santa Fe Gotta love this margarita View from lounge chair Beautiful views From the steak restaurant view of the pool and hotel My son and I at RIU Santa Fe So much for a Grounds of Riu Santa Fe Pool with beach view La Iguana Pool Buffet view Sunset Divorce Rock SB 2016 RIU Party Crew! Bldg 7 3rd Floor walking back to our room i On our way for a Sunset Cruise! The Pool area Love the view! The View From Our Balcony Night view from 3327 Sunset on the beach Our ocean view from bld 7. One of the pools with a swim up bar It's like spring break in the winter View from our room! The ocean view that we booked. What do you think? Great pools! one of the pools Pool hotel Dinner time beach view Anniversary Lovebirds(swans) View from the room View from Dinner view from our oceanview room View from poolside Morning breakfast view Infinity pool at sunset Free entertainment guys and gals This was our view! Relaxing at poolside. Pool Off the Beach Wave above a 30 Ft drop to waters edge! Pool by the beach Our Room The Corridor Window view from our room Main plaza. You can find the Asian restaurant, Italian restaurant, main buffet, sports bar, lobby, entertainment stage, and club all nearby jhere. if you hang around to long they put you to work
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February 14, 2018
Great destination

Our first time at an all-inclusive and overall we are very satisfied. Room with the ocean view was spectacular (see photo) and worth the extra cost. Service staff was terrific and the drinks were delivered quickly by the bar staff. Would have liked additional beer selections though other than just Dos Equis. Pools and swim-up bars were great. Reservations at the specialty restaurants were a bit difficult to get, and we went in Feb. I can only imagine what it would be like in the summer or with the spring breakers. The main buffet restaurant was also very good with many options at each meal. Spa was nice but a bit pricey; I even had the fish-nibbling pedicure (see photo). Excursion to town, with the exception of the glass bottom boat tour, was not very good, but that is NOT on the hotel. I would recommend Riu Santa Fe to anyone considering a trip to Cabo

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Overall Rating: 4
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5.0
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From: CA
Age: Over 65
Travel: 3-6 trips/year

February 11, 2018
Crowded AF

Suuuuuuuper crowded. Not enough workers to serve. Long lines to get a drink. Most uncomfortable beds. Overheard many groups talking about their safes being broken into. Super loud construction which isn’t their fault but they don’t even warn you about it. Really not even enough beach chairs for all the people here, I’ve been to all inclusive Amy whole life and never been to one this crowded. They also don’t give you any toiletries in the room - not even lotion!! Also no room service and no one walking around taking drink orders


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Overall Rating: 3
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From: St. Louis, MO
Age: 25-34
Travel: 3-6 trips/year

February 6, 2018
Love this resort!

I have been to Riu Santa Fe about five or six times and it's one of my favorites. I just got back a couple days ago and not a lot has changed. The service was great, the food was good but they're kind of strict on hours and attire (they made us sit outside because my bf had a tank top on) but it was nice out so we didn't care. There's major construction going on right now so beware, choose an ocean view to avoid it for sure because it's right in the middle of the property. There's usually two party pools in the back, only one of them was "on" this trip, but there were a couple of weddings near the second one. Overall a great trip, I definitely recommend this place, it's my go-to Cabo spot on the downtown side.


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Overall Rating: 5
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From: San Jose, CA
Age: 25-34
Travel: 3-6 trips/year

February 5, 2018
Nice Time

This was a very good value. The service was fantastic in the food was okay. The entertainment was a little iffy, but considering the circumstances it was okay. We did go on a luxury Day sailing trip that was outstanding and a great value. We also did an 8-hour fishing Excursion where we were able to hook into three Marlins 140 pounder, 160 pounder and 106 in just under 200 lb fish. This was absolutely amazing. We can't wait to go back and hopefully bring the whole family.

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From: Racine, Wisconsin
Age: 55-64
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

No reservations needed at any of the restaurants.

Cabo's breath-stealing views from the patio of the resort that are picture-worthy.

Mojitos are legendary and de-lish. Order up as many as you want.

RiuFit is ready to buff you up. Weights. Cardio. Stretching. Catch it every morning & afternoon.

The impressive nightly entertainment. Especially fun for the little ones.

RiuLand, where the kiddos can play & craft the day away while you melt into stress extraction at the spa.

Dipping into the Jacuzzi for bubbly relaxation. (Plus always a fun mingling spot.)

 

What We'd Change

You can't swim in the ocean, but the views from the pools, the sunsets and sunrises and walks a long the beach are stunning.

 

Why You Should Go

It's close to the heart of Cabo San Lucas' shopping, nosh & drinking spots and the marina.

Whale watching here is epic. Best time to see these awe-inspiring creatures - mid-Dec thru mid-April.

Cabo's famous "El Arco" is in the backdrop. Grab your camera and snap, snap away.

You can dance your heart out at Pacha nightclub. Put on your disco shoes and get to it.

Invigorating crowds keep the party going at the pool, around the resort and at night.

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: All-Inclusive Cabo Getaway

We know you're ready to escape the everyday and head to Cabo's sunny shores. Can't you just picture your day lounging by that big, bright blue pool? Good news - there is a swim-up bar for convenient cocktail-loading. Ah, day drinking just got a little more lively. Of course, Riu goes all out with unlimited food and drink, entertainment day and night, everything you want, and tops it off with a stress-smashing spa. But wait, it gets better. This little resort-gem is located close to Cabo's restaurants, bars, nightlife and shopping. And it's all waiting for you.

It's Time to Get Your Riu On.



DINING

You know Riu has you covered with a buffet full of anything and everything you want, plus "live" cooking stations that let you order up exactly what you're craving. At night, reserve your spot at an a la carte restaurant - Asian, Italian, steakhouse and a fan fav - Mexican. Beach appetit.

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: Open for dinner
Description: 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.
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

The bartenders are ready to create that perfect pool-side, sippin' cocktail. Margarita? Mai Tai? Mojito? Hey - anything you want. And, don't forget, your room includes Riu's liquor dispenser so you can mix up your own tasty concoction. Cheers.

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.



BEACHES AND POOLS

Two cool blue pools with ocean views make this the resort's main party hub. The sandy shores are great for strolling, but not for swimming. Good news, beach lovers, El Medano, Cabo's swimmable beach, is within walking distance. Time to dive into all this awesome.

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 at this resort.
A 4-night minimum stay is required for Travel Oct 16, 2017-Sep 30, 2018.

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.

Resort Update
Cheap Caribbean has been advised that beginning in February, there will be ongoing construction taking place at the site adjacent to Riu Santa Fe. Work will take place daily during the hours of 8AM - 8PM. During these times, guests may experience some noise and may see some construction. The resort will make every effort to place guests in rooms away from the work being done. There will be no impact to any services or amenities Riu offers. Work is expected to be completed by July 2018.



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