Riu Cancun

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Located along a beautiful white-sand beach in the heart of Cancun, Riu Cancun offers fun-filled getaways for guests of all ages. Mini-vacationers can enjoy exciting activities at the RiuLand kids club while the whole family can unwind in the infinity pool overlooking the sparkling Caribbean Sea. Travellers can head to the beach for an exciting game of beach volleyball or try out resort-offered water sports including snorkelling and kayaking. The resort is located just steps from the hustle and bustle of downtown Cancun, so guests can easily explore the strip for some shopping and to experience Cancun’s vibrant nightlife. When it’s time to grab a bite to eat, vacationers can choose from a variety of à la carte and buffet restaurants featuring flavours from around the world to please even the pickiest eaters. After exploring everything the resort has to offer, guests can retire to spacious accommodations featuring convenient amenities, including options that can sleep five or more.

Experience nonstop fun, outdoor adventure, and sizzling nightlife at the ultra modern Riu Cancun in sunny Cancun, Mexico. Located on a spectacular beachfront, this luxurious all inclusive hotel is ideally situated to enjoy all the action of lively Cancun. The gardens are lush and tropical and the infinity pool seems to flow right into the ocean creating a beautiful and tranquil atmosphere. Each of the resort’s richly furnished guestrooms comes with signature RIU amenities as well as breathtaking oceanviews. Dining options are sure to please all with sumptuous cuisine at the gourmet buffet and à la carte restaurants. The remarkable staff and attention to detail also help make your vacation at the Riu Cancun simply unforgettable.

Overlooking a Caribbean Sea beach, this upscale all-inclusive resort is 4 km from the Interactive Aquarium Cancun and 8 km from archaeological artifacts at Museo Maya de Cancún.



Chic rooms come with balconies, flat-screen TVs, minibars and liquor dispensers. Some include ocean views. Suites add whirlpool tubs, and living areas with pull-out sofas. Room service is available.



Amenities include 10 restaurants and bars, including an Italian and an Asian eatery, and a nightclub, as well as 3 outdoor pools, an infinity pool, a hot tub and a spa. There's live entertainment, and water sports equipment rentals and lessons are available.

• Lively resort with modern amenities in a tropical setting
• Walking distance to Cancun’s vibrant nightlife and shopping areas
• Large pool complex including an infinity pool and Jacuzzi

Meal plan

All Inclusive

• 3 meals daily and 24-hour snacks
• All drinks 24-hours (domestic beer and select international liquors, house wine with meals)
• Non-motorized water sports
• 1 Introductory scuba diving lesson in pool
• Daily activities
• Evening entertainment
• Unlimited reservation free dining in specialty restaurants

Internet services

FREE Wi-Fi throughout resort

All room categories include

  • Bathroom equipped with shower
  • Air-conditioning
  • Regularly replenished mini-bar and liquor dispenser
  • Flat screen satellite TV
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron & Ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Double-sink
  • Amenities kit
  • Ceiling fan


Families of 5 plus

  • Accommodates 5 or more


RIU Hotels & Resorts are Canadians’ favourite all inclusive resort chain offering vacations exclusive inclusions:

  • Unlimited reservation-free dining at specialty restaurants
  • Receive spa credit (select treatments)
  • 20% discount on select local excursions
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • In-room liquor dispenser


Top rated family resort

  • Top-rated family resorts with a high repeat guest rate
  • Supervised kids club with plenty of supervised activities for children
  • A variety of kid-friendly food options

Location
Beachfront Address Blvd. Kukulcan, Km 9, Manzana 50, Lote 5, Zona Hotelera, Cancún Quintana Roo, Mexico Property Amenities of Riu Cancun 569 Room(s)3 Pool(s)Spa ($)Kids pool Dining/Entertainment at Riu Cancun 4 Restaurant(s)5 Bar(s)Room amenities at Riu Cancun Oceanview Room Maximum Number of Adults 3 Maximum Number of Children 2 Maximum Occupancy 4 1 King or 2 Double beds Bathroom Air-conditioned Mini-bar (restocked daily)Liquor dispenser Satellite TV Hair dryer Iron & Ironing board Balcony or Terrace Safety deposit box Oceanview Direct dial telephone Radio alarm clock Double sinks Vanity mirror Amenity kit Wi-Fi ($)Ceiling fan Minimum Adults 1 Minimum Occupancy 1 Other room categories available Junior Suite Oceanview Suite Oceanview

Riu Cancun vacations

Riu Cancun

Blvd Kukulcan Km 8.5 Manzana 50 Lote 5, Cancun, 77500, Mexico
Cancun, Quintana Roo, Mexico

Ideal for

What to expect

  • Room
  • Quality / Price
  • Front desk / Reception
  • Beaches
  • Location
  • Bathroom
  • Staff / Crew
  • Cleanliness
  • Business Services
  • Food / Restaurants

Good trip to Cancun!

Travelled to Riu Cancun during Canadian March break 2019, family of 4. Food: Very good, large variety at buffet, i.e seafood, pastas, meats, Asian food, Mexican food, desserts, etc. All three meals, breakfast, lunch, and dinner at the buffet(Miramar/Turquesa) were very delicious. Often they had grill at the pool for lunch. All a la carte restaurants(Japanese/Steakhouse/Italian/Kulinarium) were amazing! Fantastic service by waiters, bar staff, kitchen staff, and resort throughout. Beach: White sand, clear turquoise water, some areas have rocks on the ocean floor, plenty of beach loungers available at all times. Pools: 3 pools in total, family oriented one, swim up bar adults pool, and a quiet pool with a warm tub. Rooms: Great views of beach and ocean, clean, beds so so, weak sound insulation therefore can hear neighbors. Property: Modern, medium sized, clean. Amenities: Very close to bars, restaurants, flea markets, malls, etc. VERY SAFE! Lots to do, mainly tourists everywhere. Entertainment staff: Funny, skilled(dancing), interactive, give 100% to entertain there guests. Shows at night were really good, i.e Bruno Mars, Madonna, Beyonce, to classics like Queen, Guns and roses, Abba, Cher, etc. We would return but not during any spring break, alot of obnoxious (Brits/Americans/young men and women) drinking, swearing, returning from the discos after hours and making noise in hallways and rooms. Called security and they dealt with it fairly quick. Lack of washrooms available around beach/pool area, one by sports bar, one in lobby, and one in quiet pool area. Good vacation overall, loved Cancun!

The strong points
Food, property, near by amenities, beach, entertainment

The weak points
Lack of washrooms near pool/ beach area, room walls to thin, spring break attracts undesirable patrons.

“Riu Cancun Overall great experience

Great location, nice beaches, buffet, restaurants. Only one type of local beer available, 2 single beds in room, which makes tough to sleep for couple. Shower drain is clogged up and water was pooling on the bathroom floor.

The strong points
Great location, nice beaches, buffet, restaurants, room mini bar

The weak points
Room, Bathroom, less drinking options, only one kind of beer.

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Everything was good except for Chinese restaurant we didn't like but the rest was super and for the beach was nice and clean keep up with the good work

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We have been going to the riu for many years & will continue for many more . The hotel is so clean & the staff never stop cleaning . All the staff are so friendly & will do anything to help. Very wheelchair accessible which is important for me . Great work riu staff!

The strong points
Super clean, friendly staff, safe , wheelchair accessible

The weak points

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