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A fabulous resort located by the beach, the Riu Yucutan offers the facilities needed to have a special holiday to Playa del Carmen. With four swimming pools, a kids pool and plenty of spots to sunbathe, this hotel is a fantastic place to soak up the Mexican sun. Experience a range of cuisine, quality entertainment and fun-filled activities at this hotel, a great pick for both families and couples.

How far is the nearest beach?

The hotel is located by the beach.

Distance from Airport

The hotel is approximately 55km from Cancun Airport.


Guests can choose from Double Standard Rooms and Suites, all of which offer an elegant modern décor, bathroom with shower, hairdryer, telephone, Wi-Fi, central air conditioning, ceiling fan, minibar, liquor dispenser, satellite TV, ironing facilities, safety deposit box, and a private balcony or terrace.

Food & Drink

The hotel features a buffet-style restaurant with live cooking stations, serving varied dishes at breakfast, lunch and dinner times. There are four a la carte restaurants across the resort, including a Mexican Beach Club, La Margarita steakhouse and both Italian and Asian themed restaurants.

Enjoy a cooling refreshment from one of six bars at the hotel, including a poolside bar and swim-up bar, great for mid-sunbathing beverages. There is also the Cancun lobby bar for late night drinks.

Please note that formal dress is required for dinner. Sleeveless t-shirts and shorts are not permitted for gentlemen.

Sports & Entertainment

Take your pick of four swimming pools, a whirlpool bath or an array of sun loungers to relax on. Little ones can make a splash in the children’s pool or join in with the RiuLand kids club (ages 4-7 and 8-12). Stay active by working out at the gym, playing beach volleyball, trying out water sports and taking part in RiuFit group classes. Daytime and evening entertainment is provided on the complex, a fun-filled way to spend the day and night. Guests have FREE entry to Pacha discotheque, a fantastic opportunity to dance the night away.


  • A la Carte Restaurant
  • Aerobics
  • Air Conditioning
  • ATM
  • Bar
  • Beach Volleyball
  • Buffet Breakfast
  • Buffet Restaurant
  • By the Beach
  • Cafe/ Snack Bar
  • Entertainment
  • Family Hotel
  • Gym
  • Internet Access
  • Kids Club
  • Kids Playground
  • Kids Pool
  • Landscaped Gardens
  • Minibar
  • Pool Bar
  • Reception
  • Restaurant
  • Satellite TV
  • Sauna
  • Scuba Diving
  • Sport Facilities
  • Sunbathing Terrace
  • Sunbeds
  • Swimming Pool
  • Terrace
  • Water Sports
  • Whirlpool
  • Wifi