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Resort Amenities

Resort Amenities

The Reef Playacar All Inclusive Beach Resort offers a full slate of organized activities around the main pool and on the beach providing sunloungers, beach umbrellas and towels. The property hosts nightly music and dance shows in the La Jolla theater. Guests can enjoy such activities as beach volleyball, dancing classes, and Spanish lessons.

Situated only a few steps from the famous 5th Avenue. The Reef Resorts provides a fantastic choice of facilities and services such as bicycles, non-motorized water sports, breakfast, lunch and dinner buffet style, snack bar, ice cream parlor, local alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages at 4 different bars. Extra options and services are available in the superior and premium packages.

Located in one of the resort’s fragrant tropical gardens, the resort's full-service spa, The Spa at the Reef, uses its architectural design and treatments to mirror the beauty of its surroundings. The spa’s designers worked around the property’s existing flora to create rooms that harmonize with nature - trees even grow up and through the building.

Focusing on providing the ultimate in relaxation and rejuvenation, spa therapists offer services including facials, massages, wraps and other full-body treatments. Guests can enjoy a massage in a tented cabana on the beach or in the comfort of a private, tree-lined treatment room.

  • Swim-up bar 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Marina on site 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Children's club (free) 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free) 
  • Total number of rooms - 196 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • Wedding services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Children's club 
  • Business center 
  • Hair salon 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Turkish bath/Hammam 
  • One meeting room 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 480 
  • Year Built 1998 
  • Number of restaurants - 3 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 5167 
  • Beach umbrellas 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Beach towels 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Free self parking 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 18 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Billiards or pool table 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Garden 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Beach bar 
  • Children's pool 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Children's pool  
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free)  
  • Children's club (free)  
  • Snack bar/deli  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Playground on site  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

The Reef Playacar All Inclusive Beach Resort offers 196 air-conditioned accommodations with complimentary bottled water and hair dryers. Rooms open to furnished balconies or patios. 32-inch LED televisions come with premium cable channels. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations and complimentary toiletries. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and ceiling fans. Cribs/infant beds (complimentary) and rollaway/extra beds (complimentary) are also available. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Ceiling fan 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Furnished balcony or patio 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Desk 
  • In-room safe (surcharge) 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (free) 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • LED TV 

Where to Eat

Chula Vista - Overlooking the Caribbean Sea, the resort's main buffet restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Dress Code: Shirt and shoes required. Guests are not allowed to be wet. Opening hours: 6:30 AM–11 AM, 12:30 PM–3 PM, 6:30 PM–10:30 PM.

Terraza Grill - Guests can dine indoors in air-conditioned comfort or on the elegant outdoor terrace of Terraza Grill, the resort's gourmet restaurant. $6 surcharge (free with superior and superior premium room). Dress code: Sandals, shorts, pool clothes, hats, and shirts without sleeves are not permitted. Open for dinner only, 6:30 PM–10:30 pm.

Botticelli - This à la carte, fine-dining restaurant with ocean views serves freshly prepared Italian dishes; air conditioning. No reservations are required; no limitations on guest visits; dress code applies.

Deli Snack Bar - Located in the pool area, close to the beach. Light meals such as pizzas, burgers, French fries, and chicken wings served from late morning until sunset; reopens for late-night service.

Ice Cream Parlor - In the midst of a natural cenote, guests enjoy any of a variety of coffees or freshly made ice creams.

La Cascada - Combines a relaxing lounge lobby bar with cozy sit-down bar and reception area.

Azul 48 - Swim-up bar with a tropical atmosphere.

La Chiquita Bar - Serves drinks until late afternoon and reopens for late night socializing.

Theatre Bar La Jolla - Open during nightly entertainment shows.

Bar Papo's - A popular evening entertainment area with a relaxed atmosphere, international drinks, flat-screen TVs, and the sounds of live music.

Nico's Lounge Bar - Lounge bar on the beach serving premium drinks. Not included in all-inclusive rates - only included for Superior Premium Room guests.

Nearby Things to Do

Guests of The Reef Playacar All Inclusive Beach Resort can stay busy with a full slate of activities including non-motorized water sports such as kayaking and paddle boarding, land sports such as bicycling, and various games and contests. Kids have a chance to explore Mexican traditions through supervised activities such as traditional Mexican games and piñata time.

Staff can help arrange a variety of tours and excursions, as well as tee times at Golf Course Playacar, located across the street.

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

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Free bicycles on site 
  • Skydiving nearby 
  • Fitness classes on site 
  • Fishing on site 
  • Kayaking 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 

Spa Services

The on-site spa features garden views, and offers a variety treatments, including body wraps, hydrotherapy, aromatherapy and sport massages, waxing, braiding, and nail care. A spa tub is available, and beachside massages can also be arranged. Surcharges for all services.

  • Steam room in spa 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Number of treatment rooms 3 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Body wraps 
  • Hydrotherapy treatments 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Massages on beach 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 

Resort Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

You need to know

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit 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 elevators

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Resort fee: MXN 55.00 per accommodation, per night
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Resort Name

  • Reef Playacar All Inclusive Beach Resort
  • Reef Playacar Beach
  • Reef Playacar Beach Resort
  • Reef Playacar All Inclusive Beach Resort Playa del Carmen
  • Reef Playacar Beach Playa del Carmen

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