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Riu Palace Peninsula


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2018 Exceptional Values
Honeymoon: Surprise gift in room, small bottle of Tequila, king bed (subject to availablity at time of check-in), late check-out (subject to availability at time of departure), complimentary upgrade to next available room category (subject to availablity and upon request), $35 spa credit in Ocean Harmony massage for two (50 min) per adult. (This discount does not apply with other promotions and discounts).

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The 24-hour all-inclusive Riu Palace Peninsula is located at the heart of Cancun. The resort is situated on a dazzling stretch of white sand beach and framed by tropical vegetation and crystal clear turquoise water.

Enjoy a day of relaxing by taking care of your body in the Renova Spa. There are a variety of treatments to choose from to relax the mind, body and soul. The gym, steam bath, and Jacuzzi are free of charge. Get your heart pumping with daily activities including volleyball, RiuLand Mini-Club, and watersports, including windsurfing, kayaking, and snorkeling.

Whatever your taste buds desire, you are sure to be satisfied with a huge variety of cuisine, from local to international recipes. Buffets and on-the-spot cooking stations are available nightly and feature a theme buffet three times a week. A la carte options include Japanese, Fusion, Italian, Mexican, and a Grill and steakhouse. Recently revamped menus now offer a wide range of cuisine and finer ingredients at the a la carte restaurants, as well as the incorporation of a vegetarian menu in all restaurants. Enjoy a buffet breakfast every day with fresh, tropical juice.

Live shows, music, and other entertainment keep adults entertained all day and night. Non-stop fun awaits at the other three RIU Hotels in Cancun! Guests staying at Riu Palace Peninsula have exchange privileges at Riu Caribe, Riu Cancun, and Riu Palace Las Americas (dinner dining excluded).

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HOTEL LOCATION
The hotel is 2.8 miles (5 kms) to town and 13 miles (21 kms) to Cancun International Airport (CUN). Airport (CUN).
Address:
Cancun
QR

MX
Local Phone: 011-52-998-848-8
Website Address: www.riu.com
HOTEL FACILITIES
Barber / Beauty Salon
Boutique Shops
Car Rental
Concierge
Disco / Nightclub
Laundry / Dry Cleaning Service
Parking(Complimentary)
Physician on Call
Pools
Number of Pools: 4
Outdoor Pools: 4     
One with swim-up bar
Golf: NEARBY
Iberostar Cancun Golf Club-located right in the heart of the hotel zone.
Holes: 18
Water Sports on Site
Fishing: Additional Charge
Sunfish Sailing: Additional Charge
Snorkeling: Complimentary
Motorboats: Additional Charge
JetSki / Waverunner: Additional Charge
Waterskiing: Additional Charge
Wind Surf: Complimentary
Health Club / Spa
Aerobics: Complimentary
Jacuzzi: Complimentary
Nautilus Equipment: Complimentary
Sauna: Additional Charge
Steam Room: Additional Charge
Manicure / Pedicure: Additional Charge
Facials: Additional Charge
HOTEL DETAILS
The property is situated on a dazzling stretch of white sand beach and framed by tropical vegetation and crystal clear turquoise water. Totel offers sauna, Jacuzzi and swimming pools, where sunbathing with a cocktail is a must. The All Inclusive system invitesyou to taste a huge variety of dishes. Exchange privileges with Riu Palace Las Americas, Riu Cancun and Riu Caribe. Beach: Check-in: 3:00 pm
Check-out: 12:00 noon
Total Rooms: 562
Year Opened: 2012 Credit Cards: Visa, Master Card
ROOM TYPES
JUNIOR SUITE SUPERIOR OCEAN VW
King or 2 doubles, Living room area with sofa, Mini-bar, Liquor dispensor, Satellite flat-screen TV, Radio alarm clock, Room safe, Hydro-massage bathtub Shower cabin, Balcony or terrace with ocean-view. Located on top floors.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Bathtub
Shower
Non-Smoking Available
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Room Safe
Satellite
JUNIOR SUITE CONNECTING ROOM
Connecting rooms are two rooms, being sold as one unit. For the room descriptions, please review the Junior Suite description.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Bathtub
Shower
Non-Smoking Available
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Room Safe
Satellite
SUITE OCEAN JACUZZI
King bed, Living room area with sofa, Mini-bar, Liquor dispensor, Satellite flat-screen TV, Radio alarm clock, Room safe, Hydro-massage bathtub, Shower cabin, Balcony or terrace with private jacuzzi.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Bathtub
Shower
Non-Smoking Available
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Room Safe
Satellite
JRS SUPERIOR OCEAN CONNECTING
Connecting rooms are two rooms, being sold as one unit. For the room descriptions, please review the Junior Suite Superior Ocean View description.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Bathtub
Shower
Non-Smoking Available
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Room Safe
Satellite
SUITE JACUZZI VIL SEC
Located in adults only, Villas section of the resort, this guestroom includes one king bed and a Jacuzzi on the balcony or terrace. Room also features a sitting area, a full bathroom with tub and shower, and more.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Bathtub
Shower
Non-Smoking Available
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Room Safe
Satellite
JUNIOR STE OCN JACUZZI VIL SEC
Located in the adults only, Villas section of the resort, this guestroom includes one king bed and a Jacuzzi on the balcony or terrace with beautiful ocean views. Room also features a full bathroom with a shower and tub, a sitting area, and more.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Bathtub
Shower
Non-Smoking Available
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Room Safe
Satellite
JUNIOR SUITE JACUZZI VIL SEC
Located in the adults only, Villas section of the resort, this guestroom includes one king bed and a Jacuzzi on the balcony or terrace. Room also features a full bathroom with a shower and tub, a separate sitting area, and more.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Bathtub
Shower
Non-Smoking Available
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Room Safe
Satellite
SUITE OCEAN JACUZZI
Other Amenities -
Kitchen
JUNIOR SUITE OCEAN VIEW
King or 2 doubles, Living room area with sofa, Mini-bar, Liquor dispensor, Satellite flat-screen TV, Radio alarm clock, Room safe, Hydro-massage bathtub, Shower cabin, Balcony or terrace with ocean-view.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Bathtub
Shower
Non-Smoking Available
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Room Safe
Satellite
JUNIOR SUITE
King or 2 doubles, Living room area with sofa, Mini-bar, Liquor dispensor, Satellite flat-screen TV, Radio alarm clock, Room safe, Hydro-massage bathtub, Shower cabin, Balcony or terrace.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Bathtub
Shower
Non-Smoking Available
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Room Safe
Satellite
JUNIOR SUITE OCEAN CONNECTING
Connecting rooms are two rooms, being sold as one unit. For the room descriptions, please review the Junior Suite Ocean View description.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Bathtub
Shower
Non-Smoking Available
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Room Safe
Satellite

OTHER INFO
Room Service (restrictions may apply)
DINING
Riu Palace Peninsula features 1 meal plan options:
All Meals, Drinks & Tips
There are 13 Restaurants at Riu Palace Peninsula:
Krystal Restaurant - Serving Fusion cuisine. Open daily for dinner only. Dress code is formal.
Kabuki Restaurant - Serving Japanese cuisine. Open daily for dinner only. Dress code is formal.
Sports Bar - Open 24 hours
Isla Mujeres Restaurant - Grill and Steakhouse. Open daily for dinner only. Dress code is formal.
Venecia Restaurant - Serving Italian cuisine. Open daily for dinner only. Dress code is formal.
Capuchino Patisserie And Ice C - In the Lobby
Tamales Restaurant - Serving Mexican cuisine. Open daily for dinner only. Dress code is formal.
Trinidad Poolbar With Swim-up -
Las Olas Restaurant - Serving buffet, on the spot cooking stations and special evenings 3 times a week withtheme buffet. Open daily for dinner. Dress code is formal. No reservations are requir
Tobago Beach Bar -
Plaza Bar -
La Latina Lounge Bar - With terrace
Cabanga Lobby Bar -
ACTIVITIES & ENTERTAINMENT
Daily Activities & Entertainment:
Beach Volleyball, Kayaking, Scuba Dive Center, Tennis (Riu Caribe).
Nightly Activities & Entertainment:
Live Music, Variety Shows, Riu Theme Shows, Disco (Riu Cancun).
CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS
Daytime entertainment program for children at RiuLand (daily)
Applicable Ages: 4 to 12 years old
Program Fees: Complimentary.

Children's Facilities
Children's Pool

Apple Vacations Customer Satisfaction Score
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1368 Recommend
1368 past Apple Vacationers would recommend Riu Palace Peninsula to their friends and family
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TripAdvisor Traveller Reviews
Still wonderful two years later!
Anythingbutplainjane, Arlington, Texas
Wed Jul 18 18:35:39 EDT 2018
We so enjoyed our five-day, four-night repeat stay here last week! We previously stayed at this resort in July 2016. It was just as wonderful as we remembered. The resort is incredibly clean, the food amazing and plentiful, and the staff so friendly and welcoming! Check-in was easy. The housekeeping staff took excellent care of our room during our stay. We spent our days at the pool and the beach, which are very clean and nicely shaded. Lots of beach chairs available in both places. Our favorite bartender, Fidi, is still at the cabana bar by Iguana Hill and kept us in cool comfort and friendly conversation with the best mango tangos. We noted a few staff members still there who were there two years ago. The breakfast buffet is huge. Lunch in the Italian Restaurant was so nice. We ate dinner each night at the steakhouse with great service and warm reception from Arce. There’s a nice size gym in the spa area with a variety of cardio and weight machines. I must mention that all of the restrooms at this resort are air conditioned and amazingly kept spotless (no sand or watery floors!) by the housekeeping staff all day long! Transportation (Amstar) was very well organized and on time. The views are amazing! We had a superior junior suite with a beautiful view from the 11th floor. At night, the three pirate ships (probably a dinner cruise?) in lovely lighting sailed around the harbor and did a firework show each night around 10 pm. The hotel also had a nice show in their new amphitheater every evening. It was a wonderful romantic trip! We are definitely repeat customers here!

Beautiful resort, no late night activities
aliciakw123, Atlanta, Georgia
Tue Jul 17 15:37:05 EDT 2018
The resort is beautiful, just as it is in pictures. Room service was great, the bars were great, the food was so-so, the walking distance to the party strip was great. My only gripe is that the pools close at 7pm, not even close to sunset, the entertainment is from 9:45 - 10:30 pm, and the last bar closes at midnight, I felt that was a very early for an adult only hotel.

Wonderful week in Mexico
shpmoser, Weatherford, Texas
Sun Jul 15 22:09:05 EDT 2018
This is our second time staying at this resort. When we go to Mexico we love to stay at RIUs! You know you’re going to get great service, great food and great rooms! This trip/hotel was no exception! Rooms: clean and comfortable- We upgraded to a superior ocean view and it was well worth the extra money! Beach: nice and clean- there was seaweed for a few days but they were always out cleaning. It it does have a rocky side, but we liked it and iguanas hang out there! (Bring bananas) Food: 24 hours room service and sports bar for late night snacks, good variety at the buffet, we ate at the Italian restaurant which we really enjoyed (no reservations needed). My husband and I are vegetarian and they always accommodate us at every restaurant we’ve been to at all of the RIUs! Entertainment: The beauty of this resort is that entertainment is built in. The staff at the RIUs are so energetic and want you to have fun! During the day they have tons of activities at the pools! We chose not to participate bc we came for the ocean but it sounded like a lot of fun! Each night there is a show! Try and stay Saturday night bc it’s a beach party with dancing and a fire show! They also have a band before and after each show on the other days at the stage area! This is our 10th trip to Mexico and we have stayed at RIUs for 5 of those trips and have never been disappointed! If you have any questions feel free to message us!

Stolen
jake m,
Sun Jul 15 10:19:17 EDT 2018
I went to the buffet at lunchtime with my family I left my wallet $50/60,my daughters sunglasses and a book under my towel at the pool when I got back they were gone the towel guy lost his English and reception weren't much better I do blame myself but just be aware this happens here

Very Nice Hotel
HamletTX, Fort Worth, Texas
Fri Jul 13 12:21:58 EDT 2018
We stayed at this nice hotel in June of 2018 and had a great time. Pros: -Excellent beach area. Water is not as rough and sand was very soft. Almost no rocks. I did not need my water shoes at all. Well maintained. -All inclusive. Food selection was good. -Free Wifi throughout hotel. -No timeshare people to harass you. -Comfortable beds. -Programmable safe to store valuables including passports. -Mini fridge to store drinks. -AC worked very well and the room was actually a little cold which I loved. -Ocean view from balcony is very nice. -Friendly staff and servers. -Night shows are entertaining with live music. -Walking distance to Tortugas Pier for the ferry to Isla Mujeres (10 minutes). -They do have other companies present if you want to rent a car or book a tour with many options. -No reservations needed for restaurants. Cons: -Very little privacy with the bathroom. It’s fine if you are traveling alone. Awkward if traveling with family. There is a door to the water closet and another door to the shower but it’s otherwise completely open. -If you are swimming in the pool area, the bathrooms are too far to walk to. -Pools close around 7 PM. I wish they stayed open later like some hotels in Los Cabos. -Mini fridge in the room did not cool well at all. Water was almost at room temperature. -Lots of people smoking cigarettes. I would definitely recommend this hotel and would consider coming back. I’d like to give a shout out to Gabriela R. from Alamo Rental Car that is on site at the hotel. She was very nice and hospitable.



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