Riu Hotels & Resorts Opens Fourth Cancun Property
By Kerry Medina
May 06, 2012 10:12 PM
Riu Hotels & Resorts opened its fourth Cancun property on May 4, representing an investment of $140 million. The Riu Palace Peninsula, which was announced in February, will offer a beachfront location and will become the company’s fourth hotel in the destination, where it already has the Riu Cancun, Riu Caribe and Riu Palace Las Americas.
The Riu Palace Peninsula is another property in the company’s line of luxury Riu Palace resorts and features the palace-like architecture and 24-hour, all-inclusive program that distinguish these properties. The hotel is also the second Riu Palace in the destination and the sixth in Mexico. The hotel features 562 rooms, six specialty restaurants as well as a main international buffet and seven bars, all of which will be located in a building of 17 floors and villas.
The hotel also offers water sports, including windsurfing, kayaking and snorkeling, in addition to freshwater swimming pools, one heated for the winter, and one with integrated Jacuzzi and swim-up bar. The Riu Palace Peninsula also provides a full entertainment program during the day, live performances every night and a full Renova Spa, complete with gym, sauna and Jacuzzi
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