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Located in Playacar within a short walk of Playacar Golf Club, Riu Tequila All Inclusive is within 2 miles (3 km) of Playa del Carmen Maritime Terminal. This 664-room, 3.5-star resort has 2 outdoor pools along with a marina and 3 restaurants. It's also close to Xcaret Eco Theme Park and Yucatek Divers.


Free buffet breakfast is included with your stay. This resort is home to 3 onsite restaurants, perfect for a quick bite to eat.


The 664 rooms are air-conditioned and have an array of amenities, including balconies, minibars, and free bottled water. Flat-screen TVs come with satellite channels, and guests can stay connected with WiFi. Bathrooms have hair dryers and free toiletries. Ceiling fans, laptop-compatible safes, and phones are also available.

Property features

Guests of Riu Tequila All Inclusive have access to a marina, 2 outdoor pools, and a nightclub. You can put free parking to good use if you drive. The 24-hour front desk has multilingual staff ready to help with luggage storage, and answer any questions about the area. Other amenities at this all-inclusive resort include a children's pool, a health club, and a sauna.


  • Free buffet breakfast
  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free parking
  • Onsite dining

Hotel Amenities

All-Inclusive Details

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 meals, snacks, and beverages included
  • Meals and beverages at companion properties

Activities and facilities/equipment

Water activities

  • Kayaking
  • Motorized water sports
  • Personal motorized watercraft
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Surfing/boogie boarding
  • Windsurfing

Land activities

  • Fitness facilities
  • Volleyball


  • Aerobics

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

  • Motorized water sports
  • Scuba-diving certification
  • Scuba-diving excursions
  • Snorkeling excursions
  • Airport transfers
  • Childcare
  • Laundry/dry cleaning services
  • Spa/beauty facilities and services
  • Wireless Internet access
  • Activities and services offered by independent operators
  • Offsite tours
  • Transportation to offsite activities

Hotel Amenities

This village-style, All-Inclusive resort is part of the Playacar complex of resorts and is located within 3 km (2 mi) of the ferry to Cozumel and downtown Playa del Carmen. The beach is 800 m (.5 mi) away, accessed by a garden path or complimentary shuttle. Beach/pool umbrellas are available around the 2 outdoor swimming pools. Lush gardens surround Riu Tequila, and an 18-hole golf course is adjacent. The resort includes a children's pool and playground, and a sauna. A conference center is also available. The resort has fitness facilities, beauty services, body treatments, and massage treatments available. Guests can take advantage of 90 minutes complimentary wireless Internet access in the lobby.

Just outside the resort is Mexican Street, home to a fitness center, medical center, jewelry shops, and photo studio and lab (surcharges). Guests have exchange privileges for the recreational amenities and restaurants at Riu Yucatan on Mexican Street and Riu Playacar.

  • Marina on site 
  • Swim-up bar 
  • Children's pool 
  • Sauna 
  • Free use of nearby fitness center 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Children's club (free) 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free) 
  • Nightclub 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 664 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 3 
  • Wedding services 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Conference space 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Children's club 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Meeting rooms 5 
  • Garden 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Free self parking 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Health club 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Number of restaurants - 3 
  • Conference center 
  • Shopping on site 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Children's pool  
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free)  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Children's club (free)  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Playground on site  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( MXN 640 per week )

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

Riu Tequila All Inclusive offers 664 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and laptop-compatible safes. Rooms open to balconies. Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels.

Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. In-room wireless high-speed Internet access is available for a surcharge. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Balcony 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Minibar 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 

Where to Eat

Jalisco - Main restaurant with a terrace. Buffet and cook-to-order menu. Theme dinners twice a week. Reservations are not required.

Bamboo - An Asian restaurant. A la carte menu.

Grill and Steakhouse - A poolside restaurant. Reservations are not required.

La Lupita - A poolside restaurant and snack bar.

Mexican - A poolside restaurant.

Beach Club - A beach restaurant and snack bar.

La Piñata - Night club. Entrance and drinks included. Open every night.

Maguey Lounge - A lobby bar.

El Kiosco - A pavilion bar.

Sports bar - Serving snacks and beverages 24 hours a day.

Nearby Things to Do

Guests at the Riu Tequila receive one complimentary introductory scuba-diving lesson in a pool. On-site recreation includes two swimming pools (684 and 645 square meters; 818 and 771 square yards) with an artificial beach, a children's pool (16 square meters; 19 square yards), a spa tub, and a playground. The beach is 800 m (0.5 mi) from the hotel, and complimentary shuttle service is available. Windsurfing, kayaking, and snorkeling are among the many water sports included.

The 18-hole Playacar Golf Course (surcharge) is located 1 km (0.5 mi) from the resort. Riu Tequila guests receive recreational exchange privileges at Riu Playacar and Riu Yucatan. A complimentary fitness room is located on the village's Mexican Street.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site 
  • Fitness classes on site 
  • Bicycle rentals on site 
  • Parasailing on site 
  • Playground on site 
  • Sailing on site 
  • Scuba diving on site 
  • Snorkeling on site 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding on site 
  • Volleyball on site 
  • Windsurfing on site 

Spa Services

  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 21

Special check-in instructions:

Airport shuttle service is available during limited hours. Contact the property in advance to get details.


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

No rollaway/extra beds available

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


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: MXN 640 per week (rates may vary)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Riu 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
  • Hotel Riu Tequila Riviera Maya/Playa Del Carmen, Mexico
  • Clubhotel Riu Tequila
  • Rui Tequila

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport. Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Travelife, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

USD 35 Spa Credit Offer

Book a stay in any room type now - December 31, 2016 for travel during the same period and receive the following:

  • USD 35 spa credit valid towards an 80-minute Renova Combination massage per adult/stay at the Renova Spa
Full details at check-in. Spa credit valid for all adults in room. Not combinable with any other promotions or discounts. Spa reservation may be required; taxes and gratuity may not be included. Credit can be redeemed directly with the spa. Other restrictions may apply.

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