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Hotel Riu Tequila - All Inclusive, Playa del Carmen

3.5-star3.5 stars
Ave Xaman-ha, Manzana 3, Lote 19Playa del CarmenQROO77710Mexico, 800-491-6126

All-inclusive resort in Playacar with 5 restaurants, spa
  • Free hot/cold buffet breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking
  • Collect nightsFor every 10 nights, get 1 free!
Very Good8.0
Tasty breakfast
Fantastic service
Awesome vibe
Wellness Area
Wellness & sports facilities could be improved
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Hotel Riu Tequila - All Inclusive, Playa del Carmen

Hotel Info: 866-539-8117

  • Standard
  • Junior Suite
  • Habitacion Doble Mexico
  • Standard Latam
  • Standard Europe
  • Junior Suite Mexico
  • Standard Room (B2C)
  • Junior Suite (B2C)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 630 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time 3 PM-11 PM
  • Check-out time is noon

Required at check in

  • Credit card deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 21

Travelling with others


  • Babysitting/childcare *

  • Free children's club (ages 4 - 12)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking

Other information

  • All-inclusive (taxes and gratuities included)
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Taking the kids?
  • Children's club (free)
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free)
Food and drink
  • Free hot/cold buffet breakfast daily
  • 5 restaurants
  • 5 bars/lounges
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Swim-up bar
  • Poolside bar
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Barbecue grills
Things to do
  • Beach sun loungers
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Number of outdoor pools - 4
  • Children's pool
  • Fitness facilities
  • Full-service spa
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Nightclub
  • Beach towels
  • Swim-up bar
  • Health club
  • Sauna
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Billiards or pool table
Working away
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Hair salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Elevator/lift
  • ATM/banking
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Television in common areas
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Minibar
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
Things to enjoy
  • Balcony
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)

Special features

All inclusive

This resort is all-inclusive. Onsite food and beverages are included in the room price (some restrictions may apply).
Gratuities and taxes
Gratuities and taxes are included.
Food and beverages

  • All buffet and à la carte meals, snacks, and beverages included
  • In-room minibar (all beverages included)
  • In-room liquor dispensers

Activities and facilities/equipment
All non-motorized water sports are included.

Water activities
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Windsurfing

Land activities
  • Fitness facilities
  • Volleyball

  • Aerobics
  • Water fitness

Kids' club
  • Supervised activities for children between 4 and 12 years old

  • Onsite entertainment and activities
  • Access to onsite clubs
  • Onsite live performances

Not included
  • Golf green fees
  • Motorized water sports
  • Scuba-diving certification
  • Scuba-diving excursions
  • Snorkeling excursions
  • Childcare
  • Laundry/dry cleaning services
  • Spa/beauty facilities and services
  • Activities and services offered by independent operators
  • Offsite tours
  • Transportation to offsite activities


Rosa Roja - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Open daily.

Bamboo - This restaurant specializes in Asian cuisine and serves dinner only. Open daily.

Rinascita - This restaurant specializes in Italian cuisine and serves dinner only. Open daily.

Black Cow - Onsite steakhouse. Open daily.

Beach Club - This buffet restaurant serves lunch, dinner, and light fare. Open daily.

Hotel Riu Tequila - All Inclusive, Playa del Carmen’s small print

Also known as

  • Riu Tequila
  • Hotel Riu Tequila Riviera Maya/Playa Del Carmen, Mexico
  • Clubhotel Riu Tequila
  • Rui Tequila
  • Riu Tequila All Inclusive
  • Riu Tequila All Inclusive Playa del Carmen
  • Riu Tequila Playa del Carmen
  • Tequila Riu
  • ClubHotel Riu Tequila Riviera Maya/Playa Del Carmen, Mexico
  • Hotel Riu Tequila
  • Riu Clubhotel Tequila Hotel
  • Riu Tequila Mexico


Due to Mexican government regulations, Riu Hotels and Resorts will no longer exchange US dollars for Mexican pesos at their properties located in Mexico.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Reservations are required for golf tee times, massage services, and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check in or check out:

  • Resort fee (October - December): MXN 10.00 per accommodation, per night

Optional extras

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Hotel Riu Tequila - All Inclusive, Playa del Carmen


  • In Playacar
  • Playacar Golf Club - 10 min walk
  • Quinta Avenida - 31 min walk
  • Playa del Carmen Main Beach - 32 min walk
  • Playa del Carmen Maritime Terminal - 33 min walk
  • Yucatek Divers - 35 min walk
  • Central Square - 40 min walk
  • Nuestra Senora del Carmen Catholic Church - 42 min walk

Getting around

  • Cancun, Quintana Roo (CUN-Cancun Intl.) - 59 min drive
  • Cozumel, Quintana Roo (CZM-Cozumel Intl.) - 101 min drive
  • Free self parking

Recent reviews

Very Good 8.0 From 207 reviews

Hotel Riu Tequila - All Inclusive, Playa del Carmen
Very Good8.0
overall very good. more sophisticated food and drinks than some other properties we stayed. room was old and smelled moldy. we asked for a change, got into a room with less smell. personnel was great and very helpful. photographs on the website are a bit misleading- this property is not ocean front as it may seem. you need to walk across the road and extra 5 min to Riu Yucatan which is ocean front to get to the beach. Beach is nice. Hotel is nice too.
sergey, us3 night trip
Hotel Riu Tequila - All Inclusive, Playa del Carmen
Very Good8.0
Perfect getaway for couples or families
The property at the palace doesn’t compare to the rest of the riu resorts. I highly recommend staying here over the others as the property grounds are very well kept, the staff is superb and you won’t find any ants/bugs around at all. The evening entertainment is worth staying awake for and the “Playacar” shopping center is a quick walk to grab souvieners. The area is totally safe and you are only about a 8-10min taxi ride to downtown playa Del Carmen/ferry docks (about $7usd) the buffet food is fantastic (I say this with confidence as I have stayed at many AI resorts) every night the buffet is different. (If you want to go to the other restaurants be sure to bring long pants (men) no reservations necessary) also the beverages, beer, wine and alcohol are high quality :) this is not your “SPRING BREAK” party hotel (If you want that stay at the Riu Tequila) if bringing small child I def recommend a stroller and bag to take to/from pool area
Jennifer A, us3 night trip
Hotel Riu Tequila - All Inclusive, Playa del Carmen
Wonderful team of people from the time we arrived & were greeted to those who worked so hard to entertain us so well & the waiters, maids, fact during the whole stay everyone was incredibly helpful making our stay enjoyable and stress free. Exactly what a vacation should be. Thank you all 😃
Clair, us7 night trip
Hotel Riu Tequila - All Inclusive, Playa del Carmen
Riu tequila
A lot of walking, but other than that everything was great. Good location, close to town. Shuttle to beach was quick and efficient
Michael, us4 night trip with friends
Hotel Riu Tequila - All Inclusive, Playa del Carmen
Thanksgiving in Mexico
Our stay was amazing, the entertainment staff, the staff by the pool areas. Aldo in particular was outstanding, he had everyone of us laughing and enjoying ourselves. The Hotel rooms need to be completely updated. The WiFi is terrible. But all in all we had a blast and there was 16 of us.
Michael, us6 night family trip

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Hotel Riu Tequila - All Inclusive, Playa del Carmen

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