Best RIU Hotels & Resorts in Mexico

Founded in 1953, RIU is best known for its all-inclusive resorts. Since debuting its first... READ MORE
Founded in 1953, RIU is best known for its all-inclusive resorts. Since debuting its first property in Mallorca, Spain, the brand now offers approximately 100 hotels in 19 countries. Most of RIU's hotels are situated in Mexico, the Caribbean and the Mediterranean, with the properties reflecting their tropical surroundings in their decor and amenities. Since many outposts are located on the beach, part of RIU's all-inclusive offerings cover guests' use of water sports equipment like kayaks and windsurfing boards. The majority of RIU's resorts feature kids clubs and daytime entertainment geared toward the younger crowd, as well as adult amenities like spas, night clubs and evening shows. In 2010, the hotel group expanded its portfolio to open its first urban outpost in Panama City, introducing its newest brand, RIU Plaza. Several RIU properties appear on our Best Hotels in the USA, Best Hotels in Europe and Best Hotels in Mexico rankings; those properties are listed below.

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    Hotel Riu Palace Mexico
    Playa del Carmen
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 6258 reviewsTripAdvisor (6258)
    Free Breakfast
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi
    Nestled in the upscale Playacar area just south of downtown Playa del Carmen, the all-inclusive Hotel Riu Palace Mexico boasts all of the key ingredients for a relaxing Mexican escape. The expansive, palm-lined property – which also encompasses the Hotel Riu Palace Mexico's sister property, the Hotel Riu Palace Riviera Maya – features a variety of amenities, including four pools, six a la carte dining options (plus buffet-style eateries), the Renova Spa and the RiuLand kid's program. Plus the Hotel Riu Palace Mexico complex sits just steps from 18 holes of golf and soft sands that lead to the Caribbean Sea. What's more, this RIU property's guest rooms earn high marks from recent visitors. All 434 rooms come equipped with satellite TVs, minibars, complimentary Wi-Fi, private balconies or terraces, and bathtubs.
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    Free Breakfast
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi
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    Hotel Riu Plaza Guadalajara
    Guadalajara
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1152 reviewsTripAdvisor (1152)
    Free WiFi

    Ideally positioned about a mile from La Gran Plaza Fashion Mall and the Expo Gaudalajara, Hotel Riu Plaza Guadalajara welcomes guests to spacious rooms, a pool and a spa. This Guadalajara hotel boasts 550 accommodations outfitted with 32-inch flat-screen TVs, minibars and upscale bathroom amenities. While the bright accents and whimsical room decor garners mixed reviews from past guests, most were pleased with the spacious bathrooms and reliable (and complimentary) wireless internet access. Visitors also praise this RIU location's versatile cuisine selection available at the buffet. Those looking for grub on-the-go can head to the Capital Take Away deli corner. And those with extra time to spare can reserve a table at Décapolis, Blue Moon lounge (open from noon to 7 p.m.) or Chardonnay (open for dinner). Once you're well-fed, sprawl out by the pool or unwind with a soothing massage or body treatment at the Renova Spa before enjoying a siesta back in your room.

    4.5-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    Hotel Riu Palace Pacifico
    Riviera Nayarit
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 4650 reviewsTripAdvisor (4650)

    Travelers praise this all-inclusive RIU property for its attentive staff and unbeatable location. Situated about 6 miles northwest of Puerto Vallarta along the shores of Banderas Bay, the Hotel Riu Palace Pacifico offers serene surroundings. To make the most of the hotel's beachfront perch, recent visitors suggest requesting an ocean-facing room on one of the upper floors. Even if you're not able to book a covetable room with a view, you'll still enjoy luxurious amenities like hydro-massage bathtubs, satellite TVs, complimentary Wi-Fi access and liquor dispensers. Though visitors praise the relaxation-inducing amenities, travelers are not as pleased with the beds, which they describe as stiff. (To work out the kinks, make your way to the Renova Spa for a soothing massage.) Guests are more complimentary of the Hotel Riu Palace Pacifico's beach and pool scene, especially the unlimited snack and drink service. For more substantial fare, take your pick between four a la carte restaurants and a buffet, which all offer a variety of cuisines, ranging from Japanese fare to traditional Mexican dishes. Recent guests recommend Krystal and La Toscana in particular for their delicious and varied menus.

    4.0-star Hotel Class
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    Hotel Riu Palace Las Americas
    Cancun
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 7670 reviewsTripAdvisor (7670)
    Free Breakfast
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi
    Not to be confused with its sister property, Hotel Riu Palace Peninsula, Hotel Riu Palace Las Americas sits between the sparkling blue Caribbean and the calm waters of Nichupte Lagoon on the northern bend of Cancun's Hotel Zone. This all-inclusive resort's 350 plus suites are appointed with flat-screen satellite TVs, complimentary Wi-Fi and separate living areas. If your room doesn't feature an ocean view (though most afford excellent views), you can always gaze at the sea from a prime spot on the beach. But since past guests claim this RIU property's swath of sand is a little small, you'll want to stake out sandy real estate before it's all occupied. On the beach you'll have access to snorkeling and kayaking equipment, and at the pool you can try out an introductory scuba lesson. When hunger strikes, you can take advantage of 24-hour snacks and five restaurants, all of which are included in your package's cost. However, some guests do lament that the hotel's food lacks variety, so you may want to wander off the property grounds for a few meals.
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    Free Breakfast
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi
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    Hotel Riu Palace Riviera Maya
    Playa del Carmen
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 6120 reviewsTripAdvisor (6120)
    Free Breakfast
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi
    Sharing oceanfront real estate with its sibling the Hotel Riu Palace Mexico, the all-inclusive Hotel Riu Palace Riviera Maya offers guests access to the pristine Playacar beaches of Playa del Carmen and all the amenities of the Riu Palace complex. Just outside their guest rooms, travelers will find six different restaurants, five bars, the Renova Spa, two pools (including a children's pool) and activities like tennis, kayaking and volleyball. But what sets this Hotel Riu Palace Riviera Maya apart from its sister property is its sweeping views and top-notch service. The property's 400 rooms provide impressive sea views from their private balconies or terraces; you can enjoy the scenery with a drink in hand thanks to the in-suite liquor dispensers. All guest rooms also feature perks like complimentary Wi-Fi and satellite TVs. Plus previous visitors rave that the employees at this RIU property are extremely friendly – some travelers said Hotel Riu Palace Riviera Maya's staff members went out of their way to make everything even more enjoyable.
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    Free Breakfast
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi
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    Hotel Riu Palace Peninsula
    Cancun
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 6034 reviewsTripAdvisor (6034)
    Free Breakfast
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi
    Perched atop the narrow islet that constitutes the Hotel Zone, Hotel Riu Palace Peninsula sits a bit farther from the airport than some of Cancun's other all-inclusive resorts. However, the half-hour airport transfer doesn't seem to bother recent travelers, who find this RIU property beautiful and spacious. Its 562 guest rooms feature hydro-massage bathtubs, satellite TVs, complimentary Wi-Fi and private balconies or terraces. The food at Hotel Riu's buffets and six a la carte restaurants also receives positive reviews; recent visitors cite the dishes as varied and tasty. The beach, however, is a bit rocky for some previous visitors' tastes; instead, head to one of Hotel Riu's four pools, which are lined with sun loungers.
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    Free Breakfast
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi
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    Hotel Riu Palace Cabo San Lucas
    Cabo San Lucas, BCN
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 7579 reviewsTripAdvisor (7579)
    Free Breakfast
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi
    Occupying real estate on Cabo San Lucas' scenic coastal stretch, the all-inclusive Hotel Riu Palace Cabos San Lucas offers guests upscale amenities and beautiful surroundings. Facing the Sea of Cortez, accommodations are decorated in auburn hues with wooden accents. Each room also features a stocked minibar and private balcony or terrace; past guests highly recommend reserving a room on a higher floor for the best ocean views. For sun-seekers, two spacious pools offer tranquil places to enjoy afternoon siestas. And out of the sunlight, you'll have access to this RIU property's salon and spa. As far as dining goes, you can linger by the pool or sip a refreshing cocktail at one of two swim-up bars or the poolside dining area. You can also dine a la carte at one of five restaurants. After you've recharged your batteries, you can indulge in a little more activity with a horseback ride, sailing or a round of tennis.
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    Free Breakfast
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi

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