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Riu To Open Two New All Inclusive Resorts In Cancun This Year

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The Spanish hotel chain, Riu is set to open two new all-inclusive – and adult-onlyresorts in the hugely-popular city of Cancun, Mexico.

The two hotel resorts – which have recently been named as Hotel Riu Latino and Hotel Riu Palace Kukulkan – will open later this year in October and November, respectively.

Riu To Open Two New All Inclusive Resorts In Cancun This Year

Once both properties are up and running – and welcoming guests through their doors – Riu will at this point boast more than twenty active properties in and around Mexico, with most of these in fact being located in the state of Quintana Roo.

The two new additions to Riu’s list of Mexican hotel resorts are also likely to not be the last – with the company’s director having recently described Riu’s properties in the Mexican Caribbean as being the much-needed “oxygen” during the ongoing global pandemic.

Swimming pool area of Riu Palace Hotel and Resort in Los Cabos.

This is due to Riu’s Mexican accommodation offerings being able to continue welcoming guests throughout the last two years – with Mexico having had the easiest entry requirements for tourists compared to any other country in the world for large parts of the Covid-19 pandemic. 

What Do We Know So Far About Riu’s Two New All Inclusive Resorts Set To Open In Cancun?

Scenery of luxury swimming pool at RIU Palace Hotel

What we do know so far is that both hotel resorts are to be all-inclusive and adult-only properties – with guests able to enjoy a variety of entertainment, drinking and dining options during their stay at either resort.

Let’s take a closer look at what Riu’s two new all-inclusive hotel resorts in the city of Cancun are set to offer guests. 

Hotel Riu Latino – What We Know So Far

A beautiful view of the sea in Cancun, Mexico

Hotel Riu Latino will be located in Condominio Costa Mujeres – an area that boasts some of the most exclusive and luxurious resorts in the city.

The hotel resort is set to feature:

  • 24-hour all-inclusive service
  • a Splash Water World water park
  • direct access to the Costa Mujeres beach – where guests can take advantage of Rui’s own private beach area with sun loungers
Luxury swiming pool of Riu Tequila hotel
  • 550 rooms – with each room offering a wide range of amenities
  • a full buffet-style breakfast experience
  • five outdoor swimming pools – with some even featuring their own swim-up bar and in-water sun loungers
  • access to a Renova Spawhich offers numerous beauty treatments, a steam room, as well as relaxation pools.
Scenery of luxury swimming pool at RIU Tequila Hotel in Playa del Carmen

The resort is also set to offer a wide variety of entertainment options for both day and night – which includes access to a range of water sport activities, as well as catamaran and snorkeling trips out in the Caribbean waters.

For those who are looking for some nightlife activity, Riu’s entertainment team’s activities programme is sure to not disappoint – with guests able to enjoy live shows, as well as have the opportunity to dance the night away at a nightclub.

View of El Arco from Riu Palace Hotels and Resorts in Los Cabos

Guests are also sure to not be lost when it comes to food and drink – with the hotel resort set to offer a wide variety of ‘wining and dining’ options for guests – including a romantic open-air dining area, as well as a selection of à la carte international cuisines to choose from.

Hotel Riu Palace Kukulkan – What We Know So Far

Hotel Riu Palace Kukulkan will be located in Cancun’s main hotel area – which means that the property is situated within close proximity to some of the city’s most stunning beaches.

An aerial view of Cancun's main hotel area

The hotel resort is set to feature:

  • 24-hour all-inclusive service
  • 400 superior-class rooms 
  • a full buffet-style breakfast experience
  • a variety of dining options – including à la carte restaurants offering a range of some of the world’s most popular cuisines
  • a sun terrace
  • four outdoor swimming pools – with one of the pools offering guests the opportunity to have a drink at its swim-up bar
A Riu hotel resort in Mexico
  • a gym
  • a fun daytime entertainment program
  • live music shows.

The resort’s guests can take advantage of other Riu hotel chain facilities in the surrounding area – which includes water sport activities, such as kayaking, sailing, and bodyboarding.

Guests will also be able to relax and unwind with access to a Renova Spa – where they will be able to enjoy a variety of different body treatments – as well as take a dip in the spa’s relaxation pools and steam bath.

Riu Hotels & Resorts sign

Other New Hotel Resorts And Entertainment Venues Set To Open In Cancun

The news that yet another one of the world’s most well-known hotel companies, Riu, is set to open two new all-inclusive resorts in Cancun is likely to not come as a surprise – due to the huge demand for hotel rooms in the city.

Cancun hotels and resorts on the beach

A few weeks ago we reported that the world's biggest hotel chain, Marriott, is to open a  brand new all-inclusive resort in Cancun – which is even set to have its very own water park on site.

Just last week we featured an article which revealed that a new mega theme park – ‘Malltertainment’ will soon be built next to the hugely popular Moon Palace Cancun resort.

The Moon Palace Resort in Cancun Mexico

Another ‘giant’ in the hotel industry business, Hyatt, also recently announced their plans to open a Grand Hyatt Beach Resort in the city – which is set to become the hotel chain’s 19th resort in the city of Cancun.

The company plans to open the 500-room luxury resort in 2024 – in time for the busy summer holiday period.

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