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Get an overview of this hotelBeachfront all-inclusive hotel with health spa, close to downtown Cancun

Popular property highlights

Free breakfast
Free parking
Free WiFi
Restaurant
Swimming pools

With a stay at Riu Caribe All Inclusive in Cancun (Hotel Zone), you'll be within a 15-minute drive of La Isla Shopping Mall and Langosta Beach.

This all-inclusive resort is 7.9 mi (12.8 km) from El Rey Ruins and 8.9 mi (14.3 km) from Delfines Beach.

Make yourself at home in one of the 506 air-conditioned rooms featuring minibars and flat-screen televisions. Rooms have private balconies. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers.

Pamper yourself with a visit to the spa, which offers massages, body treatments, and facials. You're sure to appreciate the recreational amenities, which include 3 outdoor swimming pools, a health club, and a steam room. Additional amenities at this Art Deco resort include complimentary wireless Internet access, babysitting/childcare (surcharge), and gift shops/newsstands.

This resort is all inclusive. Rates include meals and beverages at onsite dining establishments. Charges may be applied for dining at some restaurants, special dinners and dishes, some beverages, and other amenities.

Satisfy your appetite at Albatros, one of the resort's 4 restaurants. Relax with a refreshing drink from the poolside bar or one of the 5 bars/lounges. A complimentary hot/cold buffet breakfast is served daily from 7 AM to 10:30 AM.

Featured amenities include limo/town car service, a computer station, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Free self parking is available onsite.

Languages Spoken

Resort 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. Additional gratuities at guests' discretion are accepted.

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
  • Surfing/boogie boarding
  • Windsurfing

Land activities

  • Fitness facilities
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball

Kids' club

  • Supervised activities for children between 4 and 12 years old

Entertainment

  • Onsite entertainment and activities
  • Onsite live performances

Not included

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

Resort Amenities

This hotel, renovated in 2012, offers a health spa with various massage techniques, including shiatsu and Swedish. Other services include aromatherapy, reflexology, body treatments, facials, waxing, and Roman baths for one person or two (surcharges for all spa services and treatments). Poolside and beachside massage are also available (surcharge). An air-conditioned fitness center contains cardio and weight machines in addition to free weights. A salon offers hair and nail care, and a hair-braiding station is next to the pool (surcharges for all services).

An Internet center contains several computers with high-speed Internet access (surcharge). Guests can enjoy complimentary WiFi. A 24-hour lounge contains a self-service bar, snacks, pool and game tables, a television, and video games (surcharge for video games). Other video game consoles, as well as a pool table are located in the lobby. Guests of this all-inclusive Cancun resort can leave children age 4–12 in a supervised, air-conditioned kids' clubhouse with a shaded playground. Supervised childcare/activities are complimentary. Babysitting service is available for a surcharge.

Activities and entertainment include after-dark shows produced by the staff in an open-air theater with amphitheater seating under canvas roofs, Spanish and salsa lessons, poolside fashion shows, beach soccer and volleyball, and pool volleyball.

Local artisans, including a cigar roller, occasionally set up tables on the marble floors of the four-story-atrium lobby so that guests can browse and shop. Also in the lobby are gardens, a parakeet cage, games area, and expansive lounge. A shop off the lobby sells gifts, clothing, snacks, and sundries. The resort purifies its water.

Other services available on-site include medical assistance, ATM/banking, and porter/bellhop.

  • Number of outdoor pools - 3 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Children's club 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Free self parking 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Computer station 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Supervised childcare/activities 
  • Hair salon 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Total number of rooms - 506 
  • Number of floors - 10 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 5 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Swim-up bar 
  • Beach umbrellas 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Billiards or pool table 
  • Grocery/convenience store 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Steam room 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Health club 
  • Children's club (free) 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free) 
  • Children's pool 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Number of restaurants - 4 
  • Spa tub 
  • Beach towels 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Wedding services 
  • Garden 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Outdoor pools  
  • Children's pool  
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free)  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Children's club (free)  
  • Grocery/convenience store  
  • Snack bar/deli  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Playground on site  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Towels included 
  • Linens included 
  • Balcony 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Minibar 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Number of bathrooms -  
  • Rollaway/extra beds (free) 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 

Where to Eat

Albatros - This Glass-walled, sea-view restaurant serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner buffets offers a variety of cuisines. Live cooking stations and wide selections, including vegetarian options, and assorted desserts ensure there is something for everyone.

Gaviotas - This casual, open-air, beachfront steakhouse restaurant and bar sits under soaring thatch roof. Meal services include a breakfast and lunch buffet, afternoon pizza and snacks, and an a la carte dinner, with live cooking stations and assorted dessert offerings.

Shangri-la - This Asian style a la carte restaurant offers dinner service.

Maria Margarita - This air-conditioned linen-service restaurant features colonial decor, pool-view glass wall, and Mexican cuisine for a la carte dinner service.

Frida - This lobby bar features a stage where guests can enjoy live music in the evenings.

Sports Bar - Open 24-hours, this all-inclusive bar features pool tables.

Swim-up bar - Open from late morning.

Snack bar

Nearby Things to Do

Kayaks, small sailboats, and snorkeling gear are available along with an introductory scuba diving lesson in the resort's dive tank. Jet Skiing and parasailing are available on the beach (surcharges for both). Also available are snorkeling trips and beginner and certified diver packages that include reef, wall, and/or cave dives (surcharges for all).

Cancún has two 18-hole golf courses—Cancún Golf Club, 2 km (a mi) away, and Hilton Cancún Golf Club, 11.5 km (7 mi) away.

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

  • Snorkeling on site 
  • Playground on site 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Sailing on site 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Beach volleyball on site 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site 
  • Windsurfing on site 
  • Scuba diving nearby 

Spa Services

  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Steam room in spa 
  • Minimum age to access spa is 18 
  • Massages on beach 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 
  • Massages 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 

Resort Policies

Check-in

Check-in time ends at 11 PM

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Special check-in instructions:

There is no after-hours reception at this property. Guests arriving late won't be able to check in until the next morning.

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Free rollaway/extra beds!
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • 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 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.
  • Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 21 years old.
  • Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.
Due to Mexican government regulations, Riu Hotels and Resorts will no longer exchange US dollars for Mexican pesos at their properties located in Mexico.

Resort Name

  • All Inclusive Caribe
  • All Inclusive Riu Caribe
  • Caribe All Inclusive
  • Caribe Riu
  • Riu Caribe
  • Riu Caribe All Inclusive
  • Riu Caribe All Inclusive Cancun
  • Riu Caribe Cancun
  • Gran Caribe Real Cancun
  • Grand Caribe Cancun
  • Grand Caribe Real Cancun
  • Riu Caribe Cancun Mexico
  • Riu Caribe Mexico
  • Riu Caribe Resort Cancun

We should mention

Reservations are required for golf tee times, massage services, and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

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.

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