Los Cabos

Riu Santa Fe


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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.)
Family: Kids 12 and under Stay and Eat Free, max 2 kids (valid 6/1-12/23/18).

2019 Exceptional Values
Honeymoon: Surprise gift in room, small bottle of Tequila, king bed (subject to availability at time of check-in), late check-out (subject to availability at time of departure), complimentary upgrade to next available room category (subject to availability and upon request), $35 spa credit on a selected couples massage for two (120 min). This discount applies per couple, per stay and does not apply with other promotions and discounts.
Family: Two kids 12 & under Stay & Eat Free (valid 5/01-12/23/19).

The exciting Riu Santa Fe is located alongside the luxurious Riu Palace Cabo San Lucas on a prime beach location and boasts amazing views of the famous arches. The Riu Santa Fe is less than three miles from the marvelous town of Cabo San Lucas. This 24-hour all-inclusive resort contains first-class facilities such as specialty restaurants, bars, a disco, and Renova Spa. Complimentary 24-hour WiFi is also available in the common areas of the resort (available in rooms for an additional charge).

The two pools are the perfect spot to relax, and the adjoining Jacuzzi is a perfect place to mingle with new friends. Children have their own pool to enjoy activities. Non-motorized watersports are available nearby for a fee, or spend your time walking along the miles of beautiful beach. Exciting bars are lined up on the beach just a mile or two away!

Comfortable rooms feature a stocked mini-bar and liquor dispenser and a balcony or terrace. Ocean-view rooms are suites are also available. Children ages 4-12 can spend their days playing at RiuLand Mini-Club.

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HOTEL LOCATION
Beachfront property located in the southern Baja California peninsula, less than three miles from Cabo San Lucas.
Address: CAMINO VIEJO A SAN JOSE DEL CABO
CABO SAN LUCAS, BAJA CALIFORNIA


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Local Phone: 011-52-624-163-6
Fax: 011-52-624-146-7161
HOTEL FACILITIES
Barber / Beauty Salon
Boutique Shops
Business Services
Car Rental
Disco / Nightclub
Laundry / Dry Cleaning Service
Meeting Rooms
Pools
Number of Pools: 3
Outdoor Pools: 3     
Three swimming pools with swim-up bars & adjoining jacuzzis.
Golf: NEARBY
Holes: 0
Tennis
Number of Courts: 2
Outdoor Courts: 2
Lighted Courts: 2
Other Sports Available
Other Sports: Kayaks,
Health Club / Spa
Aerobics: Complimentary
Jacuzzi: Complimentary
Sauna: Additional Charge
Steam Room: Additional Charge
Manicure / Pedicure: Additional Charge
Facials: Additional Charge
HOTEL DETAILS
Riu Santa Fe features five restaurants, seven bars, two pools, disco, splash water world and spa. Beach:
Total Rooms: 902
Year Opened: 2007 Credit Cards: Visa, Master Card, Diners Club, American Express
HOTEL RESTRICTIONS
Student/Spring Break groups are strictly on request & will be reviewed by hotel. The hotel will request proof of age & a signed liability agreement. Unruly or disruptive guests may be removed from the property at their own expense.
ROOM TYPES
STD GARDEN VIEW CONNECTING AI
Connecting rooms are two rooms being sold as one unit. Please review the description for the Standard Garden View.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Hair Dryer
Telephone
Television
Satellite
STANDARD GARDEN VIEW CHARTER
Other Amenities -
DOUBLE ROOM GRANDE
New rooms built in 2018, located in Splash and Entertainment Zone, with balcony or terrace. Free wifi service available in room. Air conditioning, ceiling fan, 2 double beds, sofa bed, direct dial phone, regularly replenished mini-bar and liquor dispenser
2 Double Beds Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Hair Dryer
Iron
Telephone
Television
Satellite
SUITE OCEAN VIEW AI W/JACUZZI
One king bed. Split-level living room area with sofa. Regularly replenished minibar and liquor dispenser. Hydromassage tub in bathroom. Balcony or terrace with ocean view and private Jacuzzi.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Hair Dryer
Telephone
Television
Satellite
DOUBLE ROOM SUPERIOR
New rooms built in 2018, located in Splash and Entertainment Zone with balcony or terrace. Free wifi service available in room. Air conditioning, ceiling fan, 2 double beds, sofa bed, direct dial phone, regularly replenished mini-bar and liquor dispenser.
2 Double Beds Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Hair Dryer
Iron
Telephone
Television
Satellite
STANDARD OCEAN VIEW AI
Two double beds or one king. Regularly replenished minibar and liquor dispenser. Bath amenities. Balcony or terrace with ocean view.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Hair Dryer
Telephone
Television
Satellite
STANDARD GARDEN VIEW AI
Two double beds or one king. Regularly replenished minibar and liquor dispenser. Bath amenities. Balcony or terrace with garden view.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Hair Dryer
Telephone
Television
Satellite
SUITE OCEAN VIEW AI
One king bed and split-level living room with sofa. Regularly replenished minibar and liquor dispenser. Hydromassage tub in bathroom. Balcony or terrace with ocean view.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Hair Dryer
Telephone
Television
Satellite
DINING
Riu Santa Fe features 1 meal plan options:
All Meals, Drinks & Tips
There are 5 Restaurants at Riu Santa Fe:
Torote - Lunch and snacks during the day. By night a Grill steakhouse specialty restaurant for dinner.
Zashila - Asian specialty restaurant. Open for dinner.
Carusso - Italian specialty restaurant. Open for dinner.
La Baja California - Buffet style with show cooking, serving Internationa and local specialties
La Mision - Lunch and snacks during the day. By night a Mexican specialty restaurant for dinner.
ACTIVITIES & ENTERTAINMENT
Daily Activities & Entertainment:
Volleyball, Waterpolo, Ping Pong, Billards, Parasailing, Table Tennis, Water sports, water slides are available nearby. Outdoor stage with dance floor.
Nightly Activities & Entertainment:
Daily entertaiment for adults and children, live music, variety show, theme shows and Pacha disco,
CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS
Mini-club with daily activities, children's pool with slides.

Children's Facilities
Children's Pool
Babysitting Fee: Fees Vary
Advance Notice for Babysitting: Yes

Apple Vacations Customer Satisfaction Score
Hotel Average
What to expect
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Service
3558 Recommend
3558 past Apple Vacationers would recommend Riu Santa Fe to their friends and family



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Apple Vacations Traveller Reviews
if you are Single , Couple , Married, Family, Friends ... this place has it all for everyone.
SAMUEL P.
Nov 16 2018
I have been here 4 times now. That says a lot as I can stay anywhere I want to but this place has some of the best Customer Service and the Staff is GREAT. The grounds are extremely well kept and super clean. The choice of food is Great . The Bars are everywhere you look. And you have access to the beachfront pool and the one swim-able beach in Cabo. It is a short cab ride ( 5 min tops ) or you can walk all the way into town via the beach (20-30 min). Try it once you cant go wrong. One word of advice if you are a fisherman and want to bring home your fish they DO NOT have freezers for you to keep your fish frozen in.
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23 years to Cabo
PHILLIP F.
Nov 14 2018
we have been going to cabo for the last 23 years and find that the RIU Santa Fe hotel has been the best all inclusive hotel.
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GORDON M.
Nov 12 2018
Good place to vacation but staff need to stop asking for tips
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Hotel was nice, the rep on apple vacations was not.
ANA S.
Oct 27 2018
In the beginning when I first called to book the flight and the room, the rep was really rude to me. It took me 3 more calls to actuallly yet someone who was willingly to help me. Originally asked for a room with the jacuzzi inside and outside the room . Rep told me that it was the one we had paid for however whenever we got to the hotel room, it was not the one that was paid for. Also, rep told us we had a complimentary spa and that was also a lie. When provided information on the flight, rep spoke to fast and then hung up on me again. The hotel was really nice and I enjoyed my stay; however , I dont plan on using apple vacations again.
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Mary A.
Aug 06 2018
Hotel was good. No complaints
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Beautiful Property Without a Lot of Flavor
Christina J.
Aug 02 2018
The hotel property was massive, the grounds were well kept, and staff were friendly. The food however was not good, lacked flavor and options. The 24 hour snack bar had old sandwiches on white bread that didn't look eatable. We found ourselves ordering Dominos pizza and went downtown to eat on several occasions. The absolute best part of the stay was the pool party. That was REALLY fun! I can honestly say on my next trip to Cabo I will not be staying at this resort.
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Family Hotel
VINCENT R.
Jul 23 2018
I was disappointed that the hotel was advertised as a family hotel and it was more of a spring break atmosphere, had i known I would not have taken my children there. Not to much for my children to do in the hotel but swim.
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UPGRADED!
EMINA R.
Jul 02 2018
We were supposed to stay at the Riu Santa Fe but got upgraded to the Palace once we arrived. It was quite a suprise but a generous one, the Palace was amazing five star service and food. We didnt originally book the Palace because it was quite a lot more money for the trip. Now have stayed there, would have been worth the money we needed to pay to stay there. We also ventured out to the Santa Fe and it was also amazing, lots to do and fun. For our very first tropical vacation, it was all a success and we even have great tan's to show for now! The APPLE agents at the hotel also were very friendly and helped us out in any way needed.
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Great Bars Crappy Food
TODD F.
Jul 01 2018
Over all dissatisfied with the trip. As for the bars and pools they were fun and awesome. Every single place we ate at the Riu Santa Fe was absolutely horrible. The front desk staff and management are rude and have no customer service skills what so ever but the bar staff and the house keeping staff were amazing. Will definitely return to Cabo soon but will NEVER stay at the Riu Santa Fe again
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My Cabos Experience
MARTHA C.
Jun 27 2018
This hotel is amazing...beautiful, perfect for families and mini vacation with friends. Staff is excllent..from cleaning staff, restaurant employees and bar service...always willing to help. Great place to stay in.
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MARK E.
Jun 27 2018
Pools are dirty, every morning we found shot glasses in the bottom that where leftover from previous day. There is was always trash in them. Check in service was terrible took abou 45 minutes to get checked in. Got to room and tv didnt work I called the front desk repairman showed up at or room at 10:30 at night
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TripAdvisor Traveller Reviews
Pretty fun hotel - not great for kids
dave n, Vancouver, Canada
Thu Dec 13 18:45:11 EST 2018
We are a family of four, adults in our early 40's, kids 7 and 9. We travel every year at this time to all-inclusives in Mexico, Cuba, Jamaica or the Dominican. The rooms were pretty standard. Big enough with a flat screen TV and nice bathroom. The big drawback is that the beds were two really small doubles. Also, the pillows were a bit ridiculous. There was a problem with noise in the rooms. Not the worst we have experienced, but significant. Other guests are noisy and party in their rooms. But what annoyed us the most is the gas powered gators the hotel uses to get around. They may be the loudest we have ever heard and they start driving them around right outside your window at like 6am. The restaurants are standard more or less for a Riu hotel. We always found good food to eat and could not understand the previous complaints we had read. Lunch at the poolside grill was great. The main buffet is spacious and comfortable. The 'A la carte' restaurants are open two one night, the other two the next night. I put 'a la carte' in quotes because there is actually only one such restaurant and that is the steak restaurant. The Italian restaurant is just another buffet with less selection than the main buffet. The Mexican and Chinese are buffet appetizers and dessert and the main course is served at the table. Steak and Chinese were the better ones, the main buffet was good too. This may be the worst resort we have ever attended for kids activities and kids club. Our kids always spend a lot of time there and this trip was no exception, but they were often the only kids there. Suzy was their favourite and spent countless hours doing arts and crafts with the kids, even learning to make slime from my daughter :-) She really did try hard as did one or two of the others, but they don't have much to work with. It is a plain room with several tables and some art supplies. No video games, one TV and some board games. There is no reason why this hotel could not be great for kids. The parties were a ton of fun. Generally good themed music, fun dancing on the dance floor or in the foam pool. Kids are excluded from this fun though and we noticed that isn't the case at all Rius. A small railed off area where they can't be squished would work just fine. The adults were never too out of control. The kids club is open later on party nights so parents can attend. One negative .. we actually left one night when we got tired of them moving onto their 7th of so song where the main word was screaming the 'n' word over and over. Nothing like watching a bunch of white young adults screaming that over and over again. The shows were some of the worst we have ever seen. Michael Jackson and one of the dance shows were pretty good, but the rest were cheap and abysmal. Opera singers .. wow, how many party people listen to opera. There was Mexican folk dancing night which was really boring. There was one show with a Mexican singer who was just really really bad combined with lazy choreographed dancing, think they called it the Vegas show. Just horrible. The kids show before the adult show was generally just a lazy elimination game. There were no adult participation shows. There was often a live band after the show in the square which was generally pretty good and then the club would open for some late night dancing. Overall we had a pretty good time here. The parties and atmosphere was good. People are there to have fun and they are, without it going too far. There could be more for the kids and mixed activities for kids and adults. We would probably not return due to the very poor shows and lack of fun for kids, but don't regret our choice this year at all. You will definitely find some fun here.

THEY STOLE MY LAPTOP & MONEY
Nsp2019,
Wed Dec 12 09:35:17 EST 2018
This hotel is not safe AT ALL. they stole my laptop and 200 usd. They go through your room when you arent there. 6 others who were on the same flight as me were robbed as well. They went into their safe. Their policy was 48 to investigate and we all got robbed Friday night and our departure was sunday 9 am, obviously, they wouldn't get to us. NEVER EVER GO TO THIS HOTEL. the food is GARBAGE TOO. they treat you like crap and STEAL FROM YOU. How can you keep your belongings in the room. Ive spoken to staff and they said it happens alot, so why arent those people being fired? THE HOTEL WORKS TOGETHER TO STEAL FROM PEOPLE. so many people I spoke to, Saturday & Sunday said their belongings went missing. if this still doesnt make you scared, then go ahead and get robbed because YOU WILL.

Great boys trip
THOMASV831, Calgary, Canada
Tue Dec 11 16:54:42 EST 2018
We came here for a few days for a friend's Bachelor party and it was a fantastic stay. The staff was very friendly, the resort was clean and very comfortable. You have a beautiful view from the swim up bar that makes the location unbeatable as well. There was a few things under construction while we were there but it was a fantastic stay nevertheless. I will definitely be back here.

THIEVES- horrible experience
Brooke B, Winnipeg, Canada
Tue Dec 11 15:39:03 EST 2018
I have never had such a terrible experience at a hotel/resort in my life. After we woke up to our room being flooded and all of our belongings being soaked we requested to be moved rooms. We were then moved to a room that smelt so bad of smoke my friend with asthma could hardly breathe. We called the front desk again to let them know and request to be moved one more time... the front desk worker kept hanging up on us and then laughing atus as well. It took over and hour to finally be moved. Once settled in our newest room (approx 5:30am) we realized the safe was broken, we called the front desk again to inform them and they said they would send someone in the morning. No one ever came to help us, and they wouldn’t move us rooms again. Leaving us with no choice but to stay in our hotel room all day to watch our belongings, we decided to hide our money well and go for breakfast. When we came back to the room we found that our bags had been riffled through and all of our money had been taken. After arguing with “management” for over 12 hours we were finally told that there is nothing they could do. I highly suggest you do not go to this hotel unless you want to be robbed. HORRIBLE.

Great food, nice atmosphere , relaxing
angeladW7149NK, Grande Prairie, Canada
Tue Dec 11 12:36:40 EST 2018
Food was best at the main buffet, but equally breakfast at #7. Never ate at specialty restaurants . The 2 swim up bars were the best entertainment. Some people brought speakers and played their music, which we enjoyed. The staff were helpful & friendly, always poolside activities (centre pool, which was cold) , the cleaning ladies were amazing, always clean rooms with towel animals. . The new pool out back for the ‘jungle party’ or ‘neon party’ was fun !!! And bubbles !! Great tunes. Most days were 3-7pm My only complaint is.. no poolside drink service.. you want it, you go up to the bar, and take your empties up with you or you’ll have a mess surrounding you by the end of the day.. oh yes.. and children ‘I think’ should not be allowed in the swim up bar pools.. my opinion Overall.. a great, relaxing stay.. Do as you wish.. wasn’t hard to sit on your butt and still get in 10,000 steps a day . Great property to roam. This is a pic of our sunset dinner cruise.. whales were just starting to arrive (February is the best.. when they’ve had their babies)



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