Riu Playacar


A smaller, more intimate resort, Riu Playacar offers pastel colored villa-style blocks of rooms immersed in tropical gardens. This resort is colorfully decorated with tropical treasures of the Caribbean, including hand painted murals of birds and banana trees. Ideal for the free-spirited traveler who values beach, casual appealing surroundings, and relaxation, this playful hotel is truly a tropical paradise!

Three restaurants offer five dining options including an International buffet, Grill Steakhouse, Mexican, Asian, and tasty snacks. The active traveler will always have something to do! There are two tennis courts on-site, pool volleyball, windsurfing, body boards, snorkeling, kayaking, scuba lesson in the pool – the fun never stops!

The staff at Riu Playacar is outstanding, catering to guests’ every need. Just lie down, relax, and enjoy the warm weather and stunning atmosphere of Playa del Carmen.


All Rooms include:

  • Room service 24 hours a day
  • Bathroom with hydromassage bathtub and shower cabin, double-sink
  • Bathroom amenities
  • Special make-up mirror
  • Hairdryer
  • 110 V
  • Telephone
  • Free WiFi
  • Integrated lounge area with sofa
  • Turndown service
  • Central air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Mini-bar
  • Liquor dispenser
  • Coffee maker
  • Satellite TV
  • Radio alarm clock
  • Electronic in-room safe (laptop size 15″)
  • Iron and ironing table
  • Balcony or terrace

Junior Suites

  • 2 beds (125 x 200 cm) or 1 king-size bed (200×200 cm)

Jacuzzi Suites

  • Bathrobe
  • Integrated lounge
  • 1 king-size bed (200×200 cm)
  • Jacuzzi on the balcony or terrace


Riu Playacar features 1 meal plan options:

All Meals, Drinks & Tips-FULL-El Porche, Turquesa Restaurant

There are 4 Restaurants at Riu Playacar:

Main Open breakfast, lunch and dinner. Cuisine: International Buffet.
Asian Open for dinner. Cuisine: Asian. Dress code: Formal. Reservations required.
Mexican – Open for dinner. Cuisine: Mexican. Dress code: Formal. Reservations required.
Steakhouse – Open for dinner. Cuisine: Steakhouse. Dress code: Formal. Reservations required.


No wedding packages found for this resort.

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Our travel specialists have stayed at or visited Riu Playacar (unlike most online agencies). In order to best match your requirements with the array of options available at Riu Playacar, we believe it is best for us to speak with you personally by phone about your vacation.

If you can’t call us now, please schedule a personal one on one consultation below with one of our travel specialists and let us take all the stress out of planning your Riu Playacar vacation. Thank you for considering Traveloni!

Lynn Farrell, President

Lynn Farrell