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Riu Lupita Hotel Playacar, Mexico

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TripAdvisor Traveller RatingTrip Advisor Rating of 4.0Based On 3814 reviews
  • Date:24 Jan 2022
  • For:11 Nights
  • Board:All Inclusive
  • From:Birmingham
  • Going:2 Adults
  • Room:Double RoomThe price shown is based on a Double Room.
    You may be able to choose other room types on the Travel Options page, but the cost may be higher.
  • Ref:LDA-5397634905
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Outbound FlightBirmingham toCancunDirectDeparts: 10:15AM on Mon, 24 Jan 2022Arrives: 15:55PM on Mon, 24 Jan 2022
Inbound FlightCancuntoBirminghamDirectDeparts: 17:55PM on Fri, 04 Feb 2022Arrives: 07:50AM on Sat, 05 Feb 2022

Holiday Overview

TripAdvisor Traveller RatingTrip Advisor Rating of 4.0Based On 3814 reviews
Ranked #98 out of 286
  • Sleep Quality:
    4.0 Rating for Sleep Quality
  • Location:
    3.5 Rating for Location
  • Rooms:
    4.0 Rating for Rooms
  • Service:
    4.5 Rating for Service
  • Value:
    4.0 Rating for Value
  • Cleanliness:
    4.5 Rating for Cleanliness

Key Features

  • 3 pools
  • Private beach club
  • Shuttle bus to the beach
  • Perfect for your wedding day

Location Information


• Set in a peaceful corner of Playacar's golf course
• 3.5km from the beach via shuttle bus
• 2km from Playa del Carmen's centre with shops, bars and restaurants located on 5th Avenue

This place has a choice of pools and a beachside restaurant. Plus you’re close to buzzing Playa del Carmen. Don't forget that as TUI customer, there is a private beach club just for you.

The hotel is surrounded by tropical gardens, and there’s a free 5-minute shuttle bus to the sandy beach. Plus, it’s just 15 minutes’ walk to the shops along 5th Avenue in Playa del Carmen.

Please Note

While you're away, you can speak to us anytime - we're available 24/7 via the TUI App. You can also reach us by phone and SMS if you prefer. The easy-to-use TUI App is packed with info and tips. It sends you important updates, like your airport transfer times. Download the TUI App for free from the App Store or Google Play - if you switch on notifications, we'll be able to keep you updated.

Pools

There are three pools here. The big main one comes with partially submerged sunloungers, or you can relax on the hammocks in the surrounding gardens. A circular pool is just around the corner and the third is down by the beach.

Pool Scene

Around the main pool, there’s a snack place and a pool bar – with shaded spots to eat. For children, there’s a separate pool nearby.

Food & Drink

Four restaurants makes up the dining scene. The main buffet place has breakfasts in the mornings and theme nights three times a week. Or you could try local dishes at the Mexican à la carte.

Down on the beach, the hotel has its own steakhouse. Regular shuttle buses go down there and take about 5 minutes.

Entertainment

Live shows are put on most nights. For late-night drinks, Pacha nightclub is open six nights a week.

Sports & Activities

There’s a hard-surface tennis court with floodlights. Plus there are courts for basketball and volleyball. The hotel also puts on watersports at the beach, including windsurfing and kayaking.

Guests can improve their dancing with lessons from the pros. And for children, there’s a playground and a hotel-run kids’ club that puts on daytime activities.

Health & Beauty

At the Renova Spa there’s a big menu of treatments and massages. And the beauty salon is on hand to get your hair and nails done.

Facility Overview

The hotel has three pools – the main one comes with a pool bar. There’s a separate children’s pool, too. Four restaurants includes a main buffet place with regular theme nights. It’s joined by a Mexican à la carte and a beachside steakhouse. Watersports are also down on the beach, while there’s a floodlit tennis court back at the hotel.

No. of buildings

23

No. of floors

3

No. of lifts

0

No. of rooms

300

Official Rating

5 Star

Rooms

All rooms at this hotel come with an in-room drinks optic – meaning you’ll have your very own locally-branded spirits on tap in your room. You'll also have Wi-Fi, satellite TV, a minibar and a hairdryer.


Items marked with * incur extra charges which are payable locally.

Location

Average temperature
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AprilTemp: 26°C
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MayTemp: 27°C
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JuneTemp: 28°C
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OctoberTemp: 27°C
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NovemberTemp: 25°C
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DecemberTemp: 24°C
Spanish although English is widely spoken
Currency used is the Mexican Peso although the American Dollar is widely used
GMT - 6 hours
Hotel Map

Special Assistance

If any member of your party is disabled or has specific welfare requirements, please call our sales team on 0800 916 5197 or use our live chat function. It is important that we check out the suitability of your chosen accommodation, prior to making a booking.


Our opening hours are Monday to Thursday 09:00 to 21:30, Friday & Saturday 09:00 to 20:00 and Sunday 09:30 to 19:30.

Traveller reviews

    Suitable For
  • Business:10
  • Couples:1744
  • Solo travel:93
  • Family:966
  • Friends getaway:576
    Rating Summary
  • Sleep Quality:
    4.0 Rating for Sleep Quality
  • Location:
    3.5 Rating for Location
  • Rooms:
    4.0 Rating for Rooms
  • Service:
    4.5 Rating for Service
  • Value:
    4.0 Rating for Value
  • Cleanliness:
    4.5 Rating for Cleanliness
    Traveller Rating
  • Excellent1511
  • Very Good1440
  • Average518
  • Poor194
  • Terrible151
julie2011Rotherham said...

Holiday

TripAdvisor Review Rating06/05/2020
Travelled on 01/01/2020

Stayed here for 2 weeks in january with husband and friends. Check in was fast.reception people are lovely. They gave us a welcome drink.rooms are lovely and clean. Got cleaned every day. Pool area...

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394travellert said...

Rui lupita

TripAdvisor Review Rating29/03/2020
Travelled on 01/03/2020

Second year staying at the lupita We had the same room as last year , the reception staff remembered us from last year .(they are so friendly and helpful),we had great time with wonderful friendly...

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545royt said...

perfect except for shade at beach

TripAdvisor Review Rating21/03/2020
Travelled on 01/03/2020

Thanks to everyone at riu lupita for making our vacation great from the lobby staff to the wait staff and bartenders and maintainence personel everyone of the employees we met at the resort seemed...

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