With three lounger-lined pools, five restaurants and a host of activities to consider, Riu Yucatan is a hotel with class. Relaxation is very much on the agenda with a swim-up bar on hand for refreshing drinks when you work up a thirst. Food-wise, you’ll be able to choose from a wide selection. You’ll find everything from steak and Italian dishes to authentic Mexican specialities on the menu. The beach, just footsteps away, is where you can try your hand at windsurfing, kayaking or snorkelling. A PADI scuba diving school operated by the hotel offers courses and full certificates, payable locally. The Renova Spa is on hand if all you want from your day is complete rest.
Overview of Mexico, Caribbean Coast
Those dreaming of lofty palms, sublime beaches and slick hotels might want to consider Mexico’s Caribbean Coast for their next travel adventure. Impossibly blue waters, powdery sands and a host of water sports make holidays to Mexico an attractive proposition. Resorts such as Playacar, where the Riu Yucatan is situated, offer an up-market experience that will leave you feeling relaxed and rejuvenated. This picture-perfect coastline is also packed with exciting day-trip options. Visit the Mayan Walled City of Tulum and pyramid of Chichen Itza. Offering an escapist vibe with a dash of spice, Mexico’s Caribbean coast is an enticing choice.
Things to do in Playacar
With the beach right on your doorstep, you may never want to leave your lounger during your stay at the Riu Yucatan. Playacar is all about luxury and this exclusive gated community has its very own 18-hole championship golf course as well as those drop-dead gorgeous beaches. When it comes to retail therapy, you’ll be spoilt for choice too with the shops, bars and restaurants of Fifth Avenue just three kilometres away in lively Playa Del Carmen. Playacar is also the place for underwater exploration, so if you’ve ever fancied snorkelling or learning to scuba dive, this could be the perfect stretch of coastline to do it.