Riu Palace Las Americas  

This elegant beachfront hotel doesn’t just look the part – it delivers a pair of sea-view pools, a stylish spa and a collection of speciality à la carte restaurants.

This place is just steps away from a stretch of gently shelving white sand, just a few minutes from lively Cancun. It’s got a pair of pools to its name, plus a dining scene that includes 5 speciality restaurants.

The hotel has twin turrets, each with a cupola and statue atop. Interiors are equally impressive – the lobby features painted ceilings and crystal chandeliers.

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Honeymoon Offer

Honeymooners will receive a complimentary fruit basket and an extra bottle of tequila in their room the day after arrival.

Food & Drink

Dining options Breakfast Lunch Evening meal Drinks Snacks
All Inclusive

Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner.  24-hour drinks.  24-hour snacks.

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Outdoor pool

A good-sized pool with plenty of space to relax.

Buffet restaurant

This place offers breakfast lunch and dinner with on-the-spot show cooking, and twice-weekly themed evenings.

Evening entertainment programme

Live music and shows.

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junior suite with balcony or terrace

You can expect a balcony or terrace plus lounge area for that extra bit of space in all of these suites. There’s a double bed and you’ll also have air-conditioning.

junior suite

These junior suites come with air-conditioning and a lounge area for that extra bit of space. There’s a double bed plus 1 extra bed for 2 children. Plus you’ll have a phone, liquor dispenser restocked every 2 days, 24 hour room service and turndown service.

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Great time

I was at RIU Palace Las Americas for 5 nights the second week of July. It was a very classy resort with all the dark wood and marble throughout the resort. There was a bit of the humid/musty smell that other reviewers have talked about, but nothing too bad. I found the food to be very good in both the specialty restaurants and the buffet restaurant...we did no get to try Krystal though. Its true, the coffee is not that great...they really could use a coffee bar here. I was only in the pool by the pool bar and it always seemed clean. The service at the pool bar was always quick and efficient. A few bucks here and there for tips also goes a long way. At check in I tipped the gentleman $20 and he upgraded me to a suite at no extra charge. Everyone that I encountered was very nice and understood English well. This is one of the older resorts in Cancun and is undergoing a complete renovation soon, I look forward to going back someday.More

paul p, 31310

Great Family Vacation..Thanks Anel and Beto!!

Just got back from a 10 day stay at Riu Palace Las Americas with my family and my sister's. First off, gorgeous resort.. very European and very spacious. The food, the drinks (all top shelf), the staff...amazing. One of our concerns was that after reading some other reviews that the resort was not going to particularly kid friendly however I found the opposite to be true! There is no specific 'kids club' , but Anel from the activities staff does crafts and varies activities for the kids every day by the pool. She was absolutely amazing. My My 9 year old had a blast with her and we were both in tears when we had to say goodbye :(. Every night at 8:30 (before the nightly show) they also have games and activities in the theater for the kids...dances, pinata, etc. The kids all loved it! Beto from the activities staff was also awesome! Made sure everyone he encountered was smiling and happy! He went above and beyond to entertain the guests. I would highly recommend this resort for anyone looking for an amazing, upscale family vacation in Cancun!More


Beautiful resort.

My hubby and I stayed at this resort from July 23rd to July 30th. It was one of the best resorts we have ever stayed in. We celebrated our 30th wedding anniversary while we were there.They upgraded our room and sent us a bottle of champagne and 6 chocolate covered strawberries. Beautiful room with amazing ocean view. Excellent staff and service. Some of the best food we've had anywhere. Great speciality restaurants even buffet was amazing. Least favourite was the authentic Mexican.Not really our cup of tea. Lots of bars with free flowing top end drinks. Spectacular views and very opulent surroundings. Very clean. We travel a lot. Would definitely visit again and would recommend it to all our family and friends. Looking forward to visiting other Riu Resorts if they are all like this one. Definitely give it 5 stars.More

Sandygray1, 155021

Best holiday ever

We have had the best holiday ever in the Palace Las Americas. We were completely looked after,nothing too much trouble. The food was plentiful varied and lots of choice. Our favourite being The Krystal Restaurant, but they were all good. The buffet is outstanding. The room was exceptional, very clean always stocked with fresh towels sometimes twice a day. It was just a relaxing holiday from start to finish. Look out for Yessica on reception and Juan at the pool bar, he worked so hard as did everyone to make sure our stay was perfect. Thank you and yes we hope to return.More

cjamie2016, 186386

A Mexican Delight

Travelled fom Newcastle on 16 June 2016. Slightly worried after reading earlier post on here by someone also from Newcastle. I shouldn't have worried. The hotel is beautiful. The inside slightly dated but very colonial and lots of character. Staff are amazing and can't do enough for you. We had a room overlooking the pool and it was lovely. Food is fantastic. I don't nomally like all inclusive as it gets repetitive but not here. Speciality restaurants were good too. Must praise the entertainment team as they work so hard and are a lovely bunch of people. The lifeguard was great with his first aid when my son cut his toe. I woldnt hesitate to go back here. To say it isn't 5* is so not true. The guys worked tirelessly to get rid of excessive sea weed in the scorching heat. Thanks Riu Palace and your fantastic team of staff!!More

Michelle B, 190793

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Riu Palace Las Americas
Rated: 4.5 /5 based on 5820 customer reviews
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