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Riu Tequila was created with attention to decor, beautiful gardens, and wonderful pool areas, and takes the limelight when it comes to affordability and family-friendly concepts! Located across the road from the Riu Yucatan and Riu Playacar, it shares exchange facilities so guests can also enjoy the non-stop entertainment at two more RIU Resorts. Just a short distance from the beach, a trolley winds through gardens past a raised gazebo bar to the beach club.

Old Mexico is featured throughout Riu Tequila. The lobby mimics a small village with grand pillars, arches, iron lanterns, and ceilings painted in swirls and decorated with mosaics. A trolley winds through lush tropical gardens past a raised gazebo bar in a courtyard and down to the beach club. The pool area is Hawaiian-style with boulders and waterfalls. Great carved doors open to the main restaurant, Jalisco, in early Mexican style with international buffets. The informal Lupita Restaurant offers poolside snacks.

This family-friendly resort offers a great vacation value, from live entertainment to an array of sports including non-motorized watersports. Kids will be entertained in the RiuLand Mini-Club and enjoy the playground and supervised activities. Adults can enjoy the nightlife at the popular La Piata Disco with guests of the other Riviera Maya Riu Resorts. Complimentary 24-hour WiFi is also available in the common areas of the resort (available in rooms for an additional charge).

Accommodations are comfortable and have features such as a fully stocked mini-bar and liquor dispenser. Junior suites with a living area are available, perfect for a little extra room.

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Riu Tequila is just 3 km from the small town of Playa del Carmen with its restaurants, shops, bars and nightlife. It's also within close proximity to the local beach

Local Phone: 011-52-984-87...
Fax: 011-52-984-873-2201
E-mail Address: /sapmnt/P01/transfer/MM/out
Website Address: www.riu.com
Barber / Beauty Salon
Boutique Shops
Car Rental
Currency Exchange
Disco / Nightclub
Laundry / Dry Cleaning Service
Physician on Call
Shopping Mall Nearby (2 miles)
Number of Pools: 2
Outdoor Pools: 2     
Swim-up Bar
The beautiful gardens surround a fresh water pool area of 1,500 square meters, with an artificial beach, a separate pool for children, and jacuzzi. There are also free towels, loungers and sun umbrellas.
Cancun Hilton Golf Course- Mayan palace Golf Course- Mayakoba Golf Course-
Playacar's championship-level golf course was carved right out of the jungle by the Robert Von Hagge Associates. This 7,202 yard course is rated 73.1 and has plenty of tee boxes for every level of play. It is situated next to Playa del Carmen.
Holes: 18
Caddy: Mandatory
Lessons Available
Water Sports on Site
Fishing: Additional Charge
Sunfish Sailing: Additional Charge
Scuba: Additional Charge
Snorkeling: Complimentary
Paddle Boats: Complimentary
JetSki / Waverunner: Additional Charge
Waterskiing: Additional Charge
Wind Surf: Complimentary
Other Sports Available
Horseback Riding: Additional Charge
Other Sports: Gym
Health Club / Spa
Aerobics: Complimentary
Jacuzzi: Complimentary
Nautilus Equipment: Complimentary
Spa: Additional Charge
Manicure / Pedicure: Additional Charge
Facials: Additional Charge
This Hacienda-style resort is surrounded by an incredibly beautiful natural landscape and forms part of an exceptional Golf Resort. Each air-conditioned room features a hair dryer, mini-bar, in-room safe, ceiling fan, balcony or terrace. This resort features four restaurants, four bars, nightly entertainment, two pools, and a beach shuttle to and from the reso rt and exchange privileges with Riu Yucatan DINING Playacar (restrictions apply). Beach: The Riu Tequila shares the same beach as The Riu Yucatan, which is just 400 meters away (5 minutes walking distance). The resort does provide shuttle service to the beach, where guests will find Nightly Activities & Entertainment: Check-in: 3:00 pm
Check-out: 12:00 noon
Total Rooms: 664
Year Opened: 0 Credit Cards: Visa, Master Card, Diners Club, American Express, nt program for child
Men are required to wear longs pants at the a-la-carte restaurants. Dinner dining is not included in the exchange privileges. No spring breakers; during Mar-Apr each room must have one guest at least 21 years old to check in (May-Feb 18).
2 double beds, Balcony or terrace, Ceiling fan, Satellite TV, Mini bar, In room liquor dispenser, In room safe, Hairdryer
Crib Available, Crib Charge:
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Balcony or Terrace
Hair Dryer
2 double beds, Balcony or terrace, Small sitting area, Ceiling fan, Satellite TV, Mini bar, In room liquor dispenser, In room safe, Hairdryer
Crib Available, Crib Charge:
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Balcony or Terrace
Hair Dryer

Cribs available on request basis at no charge.
Riu Tequila features 1 meal plan options:
All Meals, Drinks & Tips-FULL
There are 4 Restaurants at Riu Tequila:
Beach Club - Snack restaurant by day and Mexican restaurant for dinner.
Lupita - Poolside restaurant and steakhouse.
Bamboo - Asian style cuisine served a la carte.
Jalisco - Gourmet restaurant with a terrace.
Daily Activities & Entertainment:
Daily activities by pool and beach areas, with Windsurfing, Sailing, Kayaks, Boogie Boards and Snorkel-Equipment (opposite Yucatan)
Nightly Activities & Entertainment:
Evening entertainment for adults and children at Lounge Bar, Theme Nights, Two Discos(on-site and at Riu Yucatan).
The Mini Club is available to children from the ages of 4 to 12 years old.
Applicable Ages: 4 to 12 years old.

Children's Facilities
Teen Disco
Children's Pool

Babysitting Fee: $8.00 per hr(approx)

Cribs available on request basis at no cost

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777 Recommend
777 past Apple Vacationers would recommend Riu Tequila to their friends and family

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TripAdvisor Traveller Reviews
Wonderful Holiday - returning in a few weeks for our third visit.
ramsferg, Perth
Thu May 19 06:17:23 EDT 2016
Visited the Hotel Riu Tequila in April 2015 for the time, spent a week in the Mexican sun and loved it, was that impressed we got home and re-booked to return at the end of June 2015 with out two boys. Fantastic hotel, real Mexican feel, totally different from the generic chrome and purple Cancun style hotels, this one has an old world charm, we hear that the Hotel will be getting a makeover in the next couple of years and hope it retains its overall mexican ambience. Rooms are spacious and clean, well stocked mini bar, optics in the room, food in the Hotel is of a very high standard with a fantastic amount of choice, on both our trips we where looked after by a fantastic waiter called Jeremais (one of the best waiters I have ever come across - a credit to the Hotel group). Entertainment team where very professional, not in your face but if you want to participate in the daily activities they where very accommodating, great fun. Must say the bar staff at the Tequila are exceptional, from the pool bar which has a crazy happy hour type thing going on around 4.00pm, to the other bars spread around the resort, you will not wait any time on a drink....these guys are on the case...never come across such fast service and always with a smile. Visited numerous hotels in lots of different countries but I think I am definitely hooked on Mexico, you cannot beat this...........I'm afraid from now on it will be across the Atlantic for me, no more Turkey or Egypt, France or Greece - Viva Mexico. Stunning Palm covered Beach short walk away, in 2015 there was a big problem with Seaweed, Hotels tried to dispose of it on a daily basis but quite honestly there was just too much being washed up, heard this was mainly due to heavy storms in the Caribbean, doesn't seem to have the same problem this year Beaches back to there pristine white appearance, sea lovely and warm. Being a resident of the Riu Tequila allows you the chance to use the other two sister hotels Riu Playacar (newly refurbished in 2015) and the Riu Yucatan, both Beachfront properties. A big hi to all our Mexican friends and we will be seeing you soon. More>

Great hotel
amandaTorremolinos, torremolinos
Thu May 19 04:26:38 EDT 2016
sited for 10days and.couldn't faul the food absolutely fab. Drinks.also very good and.great service. The.entertainment on a night most nights.was exceptional. We.spent.our.time.on the beach and.not at the pool so cant comment on that. Would recommemd.this.hotel slightly old fashioned but has character and.would.go again. More>

Lovely place
Suzi27, Wakefield, United Kingdom
Wed May 18 23:46:11 EDT 2016
Excellent hotel,very welcoming, friendly staff, great food plenty of choice in buffet restaurant, steak house good too, beach a 2 minute golf buggy ride away or a 5 minute walk. Overall the hotel is fantastic in a Mexican style unlike the other riu's in the same area. We would defiantly stay here again More>

Love the ambiance and down to earth people
Derwentrocker, Grantham, United Kingdom
Wed May 18 13:39:51 EDT 2016
The Tequila is about the only hotel left to be refurbished, but since complaints have come in, asking staff to keep it the same, I think it will as it is the only colonial style hotel left, having asked the reception staff they said upgrades would be happening in about two years. I gave it 4 stars because the hotel is looking tired, however new furniture and a lick of paint would be idea. I didn't actually sleep here, as I stayed over the Riu Yucatan, however it's a hotel that is quieter than the Yucatan in the afternoon and night. They do not have their own beach, but a buggy cart can take you across the road, or walk it in 5 minutes. There is a nice court yard with a bar, the staff were tipped because they were excellent and worked very hard. We met some lovely friends and most are English and Scotish. The night club is quite small and the sports bar has air con and all the matches from football, tennis, rugby etc. Really like it here and spent every day coming over. More>

Amazing Holiday
Carole920, Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Wed May 18 10:17:59 EDT 2016
First time experience in Mexico all inclusive, excellent hotel, friendly staff, loved the fact it was authentic and very Mexican entertainment was brilliant always something going on ...evening shows were great, Michael Jackson show awesome dance moves, entertainment around pool at The Rui Yucatan, the staff got everyone up dancing salsa and Zumba on Beach , plenty to suit all needs ...food was very good standard with lots of it, even though could not actually finish a meal, struggled as appetite suppressed was very hot when we were here got an amazing tan ..the beach was beautiful lush of palm trees white sands crystal clear sea, apart from the Hawaii 5 0 waves which were fun but you had to be on yr guard with rip tides, and you risked losing yr swim wear but we loved it!!! The Rooms were spacious plenty storage optics in room mini bar not that you needed it as could get alcoholic drink round the clock, would have preferred tea/coffee making facility in room instead...the only thing I'd suggest is not enough seating or loungers around the pool or for watching shows in theatre ....the resort is very lively and busy many people who visit Rui tequila come back year after year can totally understand why ...the 5th Avenue shops are a taxi ride away and the shops go on for ever we had a meal out of resort it was probably the hottest meal we'd had all holiday at the Texas Grill in player de carmen awesome burgers very reasonably priced too. Our Thomson Reps were awesome Antonio , Becky, Mark who use to be in tribute band Steps showed off his talent with a rendition of Tradgedy😂😂 we enjoyed great evening out with them and 150 people on a pub crawl then finally to Coco Bongos Nightclub and live show drank lots of Tequila awesome night if you visit it's a must see... Thanks guys for a great Evening...we will certainly come back to the Rui Tequila in Mexico but prob have more peso s next time as some of the excursions were pricey so you need more spends.. Also having to leave Mexico you will have to pay exit fee 947 peso which worked out to be around £40 per person only thing we don't miss now we are back are the Mosquitos More>

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