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Riu Palace Baja California - Adults Only - All Inclusive

Adults-only beachfront property with free water park, near Medano Beach

  • Free buffet breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking
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ZAR 5,063

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Camino Viejo a San José, Km 3.5, Los Cabos (and vicinity), 4990, BCS, Mexico
8,6.Fabulous.
  • Service was amazing. Everyone there go out their way to help you have an amazing time.…

    May 30, 2021

  • Everything was amazing and so welcoming. The hotel from the employees 👌. I highly…

    May 25, 2021

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Official standards

This property advises that it adheres to National Guidelines for reopening Tourism (Mexico) and Covid-19 Health Protocol (RIU) cleaning and disinfection practices.

Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Guests rated location

Safe
Quiet
Convenient
Dining options
Transport options
  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Gym
  • Air Conditioning

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 602 guestrooms
  • Daily housekeeping
  • On the beach
  • 6 restaurants and 6 bars/lounges
  • Full-service spa
  • 4 outdoor pools

What’s around

  • On the beach
  • Medano Beach - 22 min walk
  • Marina Cabo San Lucas - 35 min walk
  • San Lucas Bay - 22 min walk
  • Cabo San Lucas Country Club - 39 min walk
  • Islands and Protected Areas of the Gulf of California - 1 min walk

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Enter dates for 2 guests

  • Junior Suite, Courtyard View (U)
  • Junior Suite (U)
  • Junior Suite, Partial Ocean View (U)
  • Junior Suite, Ocean View (U)
  • Junior Suite (Large (U))
  • Suite, Ocean View (U)
  • Junior Suite, Garden View (M)
  • Junior Suite (Standard, M)
  • Junior Suite, Partial Ocean View (M)
  • Junior Suite, Beachfront (M)
  • Suite, Ocean View (M)
  • Junior Suite, Garden View (L)
  • Junior Suite (L)
  • Junior Suite, Partial Ocean View (L)
  • Junior Suite, Beachfront (L)
  • Suite, Ocean View (L)
  • Junior Suite (E)
  • Junior Suite, Courtyard View (E)
  • Junior Suite, Partial Ocean View (E)
  • Junior Suite, Courtyard View (B2C-US)
  • Junior Suite (B2C-US)
  • Junior Suite, Partial Ocean View (B2C-US)
  • Junior Suite, Oceanfront (B2C-US)
  • Junior Suite (B2C)
  • Suite, Ocean View (B2C-US)
  • Suite, Ocean View (B2C CAN)
  • Junior Suite, Courtyard View (B2C CAN)
  • Junior Suite (B2C CAN)
  • Junior Suite, Partial Ocean View (B2C CAN)
  • Junior Suite, Oceanfront (B2C CAN)
  • Junior Suite (B2C CAN)
  • Suite, Ocean View (C)
  • Junior Suite, Oceanfront (C)
  • Junior Suite, Partial Ocean View (C)
  • Junior Suite (Large (C))
  • Junior Suite, Courtyard View (C)
  • Junior Suite (C)

What’s around

Landmarks

  • On the beach
  • Medano Beach - 22 min walk
  • Marina Cabo San Lucas - 35 min walk
  • San Lucas Bay - 22 min walk
  • Cabo San Lucas Country Club - 39 min walk
  • Islands and Protected Areas of the Gulf of California - 1 min walk
  • Plaza San Lucas - 26 min walk
  • Puerto Paraiso Mall - 32 min walk
  • Monuments Beach - 35 min walk
  • Plaza Bonita Mall - 35 min walk
  • Huichol Collection - 37 min walk

Getting around

  • Los Cabos Intl. Airport (SJD) - 38 min drive
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Camino Viejo a San José, Km 3.5, Los Cabos (and vicinity), 4990, BCS, Mexico

At a glance

Size

  • 602 rooms
  • Arranged over 5 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 4:00 PM-11:30 PM
  • Check-out time is 11:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum guest age is 18
  • Minimum check-in age is 18
  • Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 21

Children

  • Children (17 years old and younger) not allowed
  • No cribs (infant beds)

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • Free onsite self parking

Other information

  • Caters to adults only
*See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the property

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast daily
  • 6 restaurants
  • 6 bars/lounges
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Swim-up bar
  • Poolside bar
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Things to do

  • Beach sun loungers
  • Beach towels
  • Number of outdoor pools - 4
  • Waterslide
  • Fitness facilities
  • Full-service spa
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Fitness classes on site
  • Scuba diving on site
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Nightclub
  • Free water park access
  • Swim-up bar
  • Health club
  • Spa tub
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Steam room
  • Pool umbrellas

Working away

  • Number of meeting rooms - 2
  • Conference space
  • Conference space size (meters) - 90
  • Computer station

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Hair salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Porter/bellhop

Facilities

  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built - 2018
  • Elevator
  • ATM/banking
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Television in common areas

Accessibility

  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts

  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ceiling fan
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Turndown service

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Be entertained

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite TV channels

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features

All inclusive

This property is all-inclusive. Onsite food and beverages are included in the room price (some restrictions may apply).
Gratuities and taxes
Gratuities and taxes are included. Additional gratuities at guests' discretion are accepted.
Food and beverages
  • All buffet and à la carte meals, snacks, and beverages included
  • 24-hour room service
  • In-room minibar (all beverages included)
  • In-room liquor dispensers

Activities and facilities/equipment
All non-motorized water sports are included.

Land activities
  • Fitness facilities
  • Tennis

Lessons/classes/games
  • Aerobics

Entertainment
  • Onsite entertainment and activities
  • Onsite live performances
  • Theme parties

Not included
  • Golf green fees
  • Motorized water sports
  • Spa/beauty facilities and services
  • Activities and services offered by independent operators
  • Offsite tours
  • Transportation to offsite activities

Spa

Renova Spa has 2 treatment rooms. Services include facials, body wraps, body scrubs, and body treatments. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy. The spa is equipped with a spa tub and a steam room.

The spa is open daily. Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa.

Dining

Promenade - This buffet restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Taj Mahal - This restaurant specializes in Indian cuisine and serves dinner only. Open daily.

Yu Hi - This restaurant specializes in Japanese cuisine and serves dinner only. Open daily.

Krystal - This restaurant specializes in fusion cuisine and serves dinner only. Open daily.

Sofia - This restaurant specializes in Italian cuisine and serves dinner only. Open daily.

Recreation

On Site

  • Fitness facilities
  • Health club
  • Spa tub
  • Steam room
  • Fitness classes on site
  • Scuba diving on site
  • Free water park access

Nearby

  • Golf lessons available nearby

Small print

Also known as

  • Riu Palace Baja California Adults All Inclusive
  • Riu Baja California Adults In

Policies

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit on site.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; the property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray.

Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; masks are required in public areas.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of National Guidelines for reopening Tourism (Mexico) and Covid-19 Health Protocol (RIU).

Reservations are required for golf tee times, massage services, and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs

  • Yes, Riu Palace Baja California - Adults Only - All Inclusive does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and gives staff personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Yes, there are 4 outdoor pools.
  • Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
  • You can check in from 4:00 PM - 11:30 PM. Check-out time is 11:00 AM.
  • Yes, there are 6 onsite restaurants, featuring Indian cuisine. Nearby restaurants include La Casona (14-min walk), El Patron (15-min walk), and The Cabo Bakery (2 mi).
  • Have fun during the warmer months with activities such as scuba diving. Additional recreation onsite includes aerobics . Indulge in a treatment at the spa, soothe your senses in the spa tub, or go for a swim in one of the 4 outdoor swimming pools. Riu Palace Baja California - Adults Only - All Inclusive also has 6 bars, a nightclub, and a waterslide, as well as a steam room and a garden.
8,6.Fabulous.
  • 8,0.Very good

    Service less than great, but beautiful property

    Over all the property was beautiful and very clean. We didn’t feel like we were putting our safety at risk at any point. The food was fairly good, always seemed to be a bit over seasoned. The only complaint was that service at front desk/housekeeping definitely left something to be desired. Housekeeping attempted to come into our room at unpredictable times, and often more than once a day, even after the room had been made up. We had to make requests to the front desk for a couple of items (toilet paper, towels, soap) that went completely unresolved, even after multiple requests. Much of the customer service team directs you to the hotel chain’s app that was basically garbage. Overall the views were so worth every minor issue, we would likely stay again!

    Randy, 4 night trip, May 6, 2021

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  • 8,0.Very good

    Excellent place

    Excelente locación! Muy seguro en protocolos de limpieza, la comida es excelente con mucha variedad y excelente servicio! los tragos del bar no son muy buenos es lo único que nos quedo debiendo

    Jennifer, 4 night trip, Apr 30, 2021

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  • 8,0.Very good

    Family gertaway

    Great service, COVID pre-cautions, friendly and helpful staff.

    David, 5 night family trip, Apr 24, 2021

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  • 2,0.Poor

    Should be called “Idiots Only”

    Staff was rude almost 100% of the time. Unwilling to accommodate simple things like adding an extra chair to the table for dinner when a friend shows up. Trying to charge $125 extra for a friend (different friend) to just come say hello. The place is loud ALL the time 2,3,4,5am w idiots screaming like it’s their first time drinking. Don’t bother trying to talk to hotel manager because she’ll make it clear that since there’s a high demand, she doesn’t need your business.

    Rex, 2 night trip, Apr 21, 2021

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  • 8,0.Very good

    All Inclusive stay

    We certainly came out on the positive side considering our pool side tabs at a regular resort would be 100s per day. We made sure to tip $1 per drink each time- not required at all. The best food was at the lunchtime buffet. Good options for sure. The steakhouse was far below our expectations and wouldn't eat there again if it was paid for....which it was! The staff was overly helpful and attentive. The pools and beach area are fantastic. The only negative about the rooms was the beds were not super comfy. not bad, just wished they were a little nicer. Overall 4/5 stars. Only deduction was the restaurants weren't better than the buffet for taste/flavors and options.

    Robert, 5 night trip, Apr 15, 2021

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  • 8,0.Very good

    The food could have been better and bc of covid , no room service but overall it was nice

    Khadijah, 4 night trip with friends, Apr 8, 2021

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  • 4,0.Fair

    Honest opinion

    We were a little disappointed overall. Things for improvement: switch up the buffet foods and make them more fresh possibly cook the meats for people as they want it instead of at the beginning and leaving them out. It also seemed to always be the same foods. great selection but everyday is the same more or less. The resort itself is way too compact and crowded, the grounds are too small for the amount of rooms. When we went it seemed like it was at 120% capacity. People we're partying all day everyday we had no peace and quiet. The gym is EXTREMELY disappointing it's a shame that the gym next door of a 13 year old resort (santa fe resort) is better than the 2 year old brand new baja which has a higher star rating..It's too small and lacks machine variety we had to use the santa fe gym everyday. Overall most of our stay was spent at the santa fe pools and gym since the grounds are nicer and it was more quiet. The a la carte restaurants also lack options for the meals. The wifi is very slow, no netflix, 70% of the staff did not serve you with a smile it seemed like they did not want to be there. They only give you cheap alcohol unless you ask for the behind the counter alcohol which made our stomachs upsets most of our stay or it might of been the food. I would rate the palace 1, the santa fe 2 and the baja 3. It's a new resort which is nice and I feel they're in the process of improving everything and take recommendations serious which is good. The rooms are beautiful!

    5 night trip, Apr 4, 2021

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  • 4,0.Fair

    No music no activities for adults Dinner cloce to early

    BENJAMIN, 3 night trip with friends, Apr 2, 2021

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  • 8,0.Very good

    Do not book your stay here through hotels.com. I have tried to contact the hotel but their policy is that I must go through hotels.com. I have contacted hotels.com three times in regards to my previous stay and they are “still waiting for a response via email from the hotel”. Also transportation was not provided because I booked through hotels.com. I would definitely save the headache on this one and just book directly through Riu palace. The as for the Riu Hotel the place was nice and all inclusive. Lots of pools and one very nice infinite pool overlooking the ocean but ZERO jacuzzis in case you travel during a colder/windy time of the year. The dinner selection is nice. The breakfast and lunch is a buffet style that is all right. Overall the rooms are very clean.

    3 night trip, Mar 14, 2021

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  • 10,0.Exceptional

    My wife and I absolutely enjoyed our stay at this amazing resort. When we arrived we were greeted so well by the staff and they made us feel so welcomed. When we arrived to our room, it was very clean and tidy. Every single staff member that we encountered was so nice and would go out of their way to say hola and ask how we were doing. The food at every single restaurant was immaculate. We went to Yu-hi(Japanese), Krystal(Fusion), and Guacamole(Steak House), and every single meal was mouth watering and delicious. Not only was the food amazing but the staff at each restaurant was amazing. During the day was so relaxing being able to sit by the pool with constant service. We were constantly checked on and made sure we had drinks in hand. We enjoyed the water activities as the instructors were so fun and enthusiastic. I would highly recommend staying at this resort. The food, staff, activities were all worth the experience. If you go to this resort, be humble, tip well, and embrace the culture and I can assure you will not be disappointed. My wife and I look forward to coming back to this resort in a few short months to experience it all over again. Thank you Riu Palace Baja California for welcoming us and Viva Mexico!!!

    3 night romance trip, Mar 13, 2021

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