Just got back from an awesome vacation.
Pro's: Food for the most part was top notch. We enjoyed each of the resturants and the buffet. Servers went around getting you drinks while you laid out at the pool. Wifi is through out the hotel you just need a password to access it 24/7. They also have access to a 90 min free wifi in the main lobby. We were able to use our t-mobile phones over the wifi to make calls home for free. So glad we upgraded to the Riu Palace over the Santa Fe!!! All local's on the beach selling items have to have a license. The police checked them regularly. Beach deals appeared to be better than the flee market. Probably because they dont have overhead. Baby sea turtles hatched on 11/7/2012 right on the beach directly out from the West pool area. Once in a life time experience.
Con's: Bring your own Ketchup. Mexican Ketchup is different.
It would help to know spanish. Some servers knew english some just smiled and said yes. Wifi doesn't reach out to the pool area (at least in my experience). Your only allowed one device logged into the wifi at a time (with the exception of the daily free 90 min in the main lobby) Once you login to the free wifi it starts the 90 min. If you log out the 90 min keeps going (it's consecutive).
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Located in the southern Baja California peninsula, 4.5 km/2.8 miles from Cabo San Lucas. 5-storey building. On the beachfront. Complimentary sun loungers on the beach. 32,000 m2 garden. 3.5 km/2.2 miles from downtown Cabo San Lucas. 40 km/25 miles from the airport. 500 m/1650 ft from a bus stop. Credit cards accepted: MasterCard, Amex, Visa, Diners. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Riu Palace Cabo San Lucas Hotel Cabo San Lucas
- Riu Palace Los Cabos
- Riu Cabo San Lucas
- Riu Los Cabos
- Hotel Riu Palace Cabo San Lucas Los Cabos