Hotel Riu Lupita

Address: Avda. Xaman-Ha, Manzana 20, Lote 1, Condominio Playacar, Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo, 77710, Mexico | 3 star resort
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This 3 star resort, located on Avda. Xaman-Ha, Manzana 20, Lote 1, Condominio Playacar, Playa del Carmen, is near The Jungle Place, Veronica's Massage, Mexico Blue Dream, and Scuba Libre Dive Shop.
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          • Spa
          • Tennis Court
          • Kids pool
          • Swimming pool
          • Restaurant
          • Fitness/Health center
          • Bar/lounge
          • Golf Course


          • High-speed internet in room (surcharge)
          • High-speed internet in room
          • Wireless internet connection in room (surcharge)
          • Wireless internet connection in public areas
          • Wheelchair accessibility
          • Free parking
          • Family rooms


          • Multilingual staff
          • Babysitting service
          • Room service
          • Continental Breakfast
          • Kids activities or Babysitting
          • Meal plan

          TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Riu Lupita Playa del Carmen

          Reviewed by goriusp

          January 2, 2012

          Reviewed Jan 3, 2012
          by (3 reviews) Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada , Canada Flag of Canada

          Jan 2
          We took the 7 a.m. airport shuttle for the 9:40 a.m. flight to Cancun. After 5.5 hours flying time, we arrived at 5:30 p.m. Cancun time. It was dark already; we paid $30 US each for the airport shuttle to the Riu Lupita all-inclusive resort in Playa Car (one of the built-up tourist sections on the Mayan Rivieria), which is a short drive from downtown Playa del Carmen (a quaint seaside Mexican town). The resort was decorated with festive Christmas lights, and a 10- or 12-foot high electric "Blue" Christmas tree. After a meal which included Mexican cerviche (Randy's recipe is better!), we enjoyed watching a group of lithe, young, beautifully-costumed, and very talented modern dancers.
          While we were enjoying the entertainment, we watched the couti mundi, a nocturnal animal of the racoon family, run wild around the resort. These animals have long snouts, long furry tails, and appear to be about the size of a small dog. They run rapidly around the tops of walls, come up to the steps of the restaurant (we even saw one jump up on a dining room table at the Mexican speciality restaurant), rustle through the bushes and run through the resort site in the dark.

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          TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Riu Lupita Playa del Carmen

          4.00 of 5 stars Excellent

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