The Hotel Riu Lupita is hidden in lush tropical gardens just one mile from the resort town of Playa del Carmen. The 300-room hotel consists of two- and three-story villas surrounded by an 18-hole golf course and is approximately 2 miles from the beach. There is a free shuttle bus that transports guests to and from the beach.
The Hotel Riu Lupita is an all-inclusive resort, which means that its guests can enjoy all the accommodations, the three restaurants (one on the beach), the Riu Land children’s club and playground, and all the others in the features and activities. of property for a price. Guests can also pamper themselves at the Renova Spa wellness center.
Even though the Hotel Riu Lupita is not located directly on the beach, its guests can still participate in beach and water activities. The free shuttle service takes guests to and from the beach. On the beach, guests will find the Riu’s beachside restaurant and plenty of water sports equipment available for their enjoyment. For those who are interested in scuba diving, they offer beginner lessons in their pool.
Hotel Riu Lupita – Playa Del Carmen
Playa del Carmen was a small fishing village named after Cancun’s patron saint, Nuestra Señora del Monte Carmen. It first became known as a possible tourist destination due to the ferry service that took divers to Cozumel.
Before long, tourists began to realize that it was much more relaxed than Cancun was crowded and that the beaches were just as pretty, if not prettier, and the turquoise waters weren’t crowded.
Guests at the Hotel Riu Lupita can easily enjoy all that Playa del Carmen has to offer. A trip to “Playa” must include a visit to one of the most interesting main streets in Latin America. Officially known as Avenida Quinta (Fifth Avenue), it is a pedestrianized street that stretches for 2 miles. It’s packed with restaurants, bars, shops, and hotels that can keep any intrepid shopper busy for most of the day. Or time can be split between the beach, just a couple of blocks away, and Fifth Avenue.
For families staying at the Hotel Riu Lupita, a visit to the Xcaret Ecological Park south of Playa del Carmen is the perfect option for children. It is an eco-archaeological water park where you can swim with dolphins; enjoy white sand beaches, natural pools, and underground rivers along with countless theme park-like attractions.
For those interested in the ancient civilizations of the Americas, the Hotel Riu Lupita is an excellent base for exploring the history of the region. It is known that the Mayans first arrived in this region around 300 to 600 AD. Just like before the tourist industry gained traction, Playa del Carmen was a stop for people traveling from Mayan cities to Cozumel. The remains of its great cities still exist in these coastal regions. Tulum, Cobá, Chichén Itzá and Xel Ha are an easy day trip away.
Hotel Riu Lupita – Memories in the Riviera Maya
Vacations in the Riviera Maya will create an indelible memory. Visiting just once may not be enough to enjoy all that the area has to offer. It is truly a unique historical and cultural experience. Let the Hotel Riu Lupita be your gateway to a magical vacation.