The Riu Tequila is in a relaxed part of the Caribbean Coast, tucked inside a palm grove in quiet Playacar.
The Riu Tequila is in a relaxed part of the Caribbean Coast, tucked inside a palm grove in quiet Playacar. It'll only take you five minutes to walk down to a peaceful platinum-shine beach. And when you want to up the tempo, colourful Playa del Carmen's a five-minute drive away.
On the Yucatan Peninsula
3km to Playa del Carmen
800m to beach
Complimentary beach shuttle - the sands are also accessible by walking for 5 minutes through a covered archway
Within easy reach of 5th Avenue
Completely refurbished in spring / summer 2018
All Inclusive 24 hours
Awarded GOLD certification for the Travelife Sustainability System
Free WiFi throughout hotel
A wide ranging entertainment programme for adults and children offered by RIU's entertainment team
Free sun loungers on beach
Main and theme restaurants
4 swimming pools and children’s swimming pool with water slides
Four outdoor pools all framed by lounger-filled terraces, plus the pièce de résistance is a swim-up bar.
Children's pool with slides
RESTAURANTS & BARS
Jalisco buffet restaurant - For breakfast and dinner. Jalisco offers buffet and on the spot cooking stations, where you’ll be able to watch dishes being prepared right in front of your very eyes. Themed buffet evenings are held three times a week. There's a dress code for dinner
La Lupita restaurant - If you'd like a late Continental breakfast, you'll be able to pick this up from the poolside restaurant and swim-up bar, La Lupita. There's a buffet lunch and an à la carte dinner in the way of a steakhouse. There's a dress code for dinner, and you'll need to book your table in advance.
Beach Club restaurant at Riu Yucatan - For lunch and dinner. Head to the beach and enjoy the daytime buffets and the evening Mexican delicacies. For the extra wow factor, watch dishes being prepared right in front of your very eyes. There are 2 sittings for dinner, the first from 6.30pm to 8.00pm and the second from 8.30pm to 10.00pm. There's a dress code for dinner and you'll need to make a reservation in advance.
Bamboo Asian restaurant - Head to the Bamboo Asian restaurant for buffet dinner and sample the succulent cuisine. Dinner is offered in 4 sittings: 18.45, 19.00, 20.45 and 21.00. There's a dress code here, and you'll need to book in advance.
Sports bar - Day or night, this bar is open 24 hours.
Lounge bar - The lounge bar Maguey, has an outdoor terrace where you’re able to enjoy a pre-dinner drink.
Additional bars and restaurants - You’ll be able to use the selection of bars and restaurants at the nearby Riu Playacar and Riu Yucatan hotels. This excludes breakfast and evening meals.
SPORTS & LEISURE
Water volleyball, water polo, beach volleyball
RiuFit - With group fitness activities
Riu Fun4All sports and entertainment programme
Watersports - There’s a variety of watersports to keep you busy. Take your pick from windsurfing, catamarans, kayaking, Hobie Cats, body boarding, pedaloes and snorkelling. This all takes place at Riu Yucatan watersports centre.
Scuba* - A PADI scuba diving school operates from the hotel, offering courses and full certificates for all levels of experience. You can also try a free introductory taster session in the hotel pool - one session per stay.
HEALTH & BEAUTY
Renova Spa* - You'll find the spa next to the Riu Yucatan, where you can choose from a range of beauty treatments. Arrange a massage or turn up the heat in the sauna. Whether it's a special occasion or you'd just like to treat yourself, choose from a range of services at the hairdresser. You need to be over 18 to use the sauna
Gym - You'll need to be over 18 to take advantage of the complimentary gym next to Riu Yucatan.
RiuLand entertainment programme - If you're aged between 4 and 7 or 8 and 12 you can take part in the fun-packed entertainment programme. Enjoy the handicrafts and activities with the other kids, plus it's a great way to make new friends and push your creativity to the max.
Free Wi-Fi - For two devices per room.
There’s something in the spotlight on the big stage every evening. The billing on one night might be a show, the next it could be a musical act. Themed parties are put on every Friday, too.
There’s a Pacha nightclub at this hotel. It's free entry for guests, and your drinks are part of the All Inclusive package, too. For quiet drinks, there's a lobby bar, a sports bar and another with a terrace.
*Local charges apply
Riu Tequila is located in Playacar, Mexico. Accommodation rating is the operators own rating and may not be the official rating. Hotel details correct at 16/01/2019