RIU Hotels & Resorts has properties in more than 20 countries worldwide, and they have more than 20 hotels and resorts in Mexico alone, making it one of the country’s leading hotel companies. Just in Cancun, there are eight RIU properties, each a little bit unique compared to the next, that are highly popular among tourists visiting the area. In fact, these eight Cancun properties get the most repeat visitors that return time and time again to enjoy their world-class service and amenities.
The RIU hotel chain was founded in 1953 by the RIU family with the opening of the first hotel, the San Francisco, in Mallorca, Spain. Today the company is still owned by the RIU family, with third-generation brother and sister at the helm, Luis Riu and Carmen Riu. There are more than 100 RIU hotels and resorts in the world, and about 70 percent of them offer the company’s highly regarded all-inclusive service.
All of the RIU properties in Cancun are all-inclusive, three of which are adult-only, while the other five are family-friendly. The properties that are open to all ages do typically have at least one pool dedicated to only adults. The eight properties in Cancun, starting with the adult-only options, include:
- Hotel Riu Palace Kukulkan – Adult-Only
- Hotel Riu Palace Las Americas – Adult-Only
- Hotel Riu Latino – Adult – Only
- Hotel RIU Cancun
- Hotel Riu Caribe
- Hotel Riu Palace Peninsula
- Hotel Riu Dunamar
- Hotel Riu Palace Costa Mujeres
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There are a lot of amenities that make RIU hotels and resorts special, which is likely why they have so many repeat visitors, not just in Cancun but in other places too. In fact, the hotel chain, in general, is said to have a 70 percent rate of repeat customers. We’ll list three of the top amenities at the Cancun properties that may contribute to this unprecedented satisfaction rate among guests.
Massive Properties In Cancun
The last thing anybody wants on vacation is to be packed into a crowded place where rest and relaxation are impossible, and with Cancun’s RIU properties, you certainly don’t have to worry about that. The properties are so huge there’s plenty of room for a lot of guests to be able to spread out. Most of the resorts have anywhere from 3-5 pools, beautiful green spaces for taking a walk or relaxing, and multiple restaurants to choose from.
The locations of all of the Cancun RIU properties might be another reason guests keep returning when vacationing in Cancun. Each property is located on the beach, either on the main beaches of Cancun or in nearby Costa Mujeres, and some even have their own private beaches with chairs or hammocks set up for guest use. The beachfront location also makes for some spectacular views from some of the rooms at these hotels and resorts.
24-Hour All-Inclusive Service
Last but certainly not least, the 24-hour all-inclusive service offered by RIU goes above and beyond what you would expect at your typical all-inclusive resort. In addition to having a diverse collection of restaurants at each of the properties that are included, guests also have access to 24-hour room service. Also included are a daily restocked mini fridge, in-room liquor dispensers, and snacks 24 hours a day.
RIU has made a name for itself, not just in Cancun or even Mexico, but around the world. And if you’re planning a vacation in Cancun, you have the unique opportunity to choose from eight different properties where you can experience the world-class service and amenities that the hotel chain has come to be known for.
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