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Hotel Riu Palace Cabo San Lucas

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The 24-hour All Inclusive Hotel Riu Palace Cabo San Lucas opens all year round and is located directly on the beautiful white sandy beach El Medano. RIU Palace is the most elegant category in the RIU hotel chain, with hotels that meet the highest standards in terms of luxury, excellence and sophistication, creating a unique experience. The location is ideal due to its proximity to Los Cabos Airport SJD (40 km) and Cabo San Lucas (4.5 km) and invites you to explore the area. The hotel has 692 cozily furnished rooms with free Wi-Fi and offers many amenities. Relax in our spa, or get in shape in the gym. 4 outdoor pools and 2 children's pools. Day and evening entertainment. For lovers of gastronomy, we offer live cooking at our main buffet restaurant, Japanese, Indian and Mexican Specialty Restaurants, Steakhouse, Fusion Restaurant, as well as 7 Bars, our Capuchino Pâtisserie & Ice Cream Parlor.
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Stayed at the Sante Fe last year, overall the Palace is much quieter and enjoyed. Check in was very fast and efficient, had a great view of the ocean and pool area, quieter for sure. Krystal Restaurant was overall best over from what we did = Japanese, Steakhouse and
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Had a wonderful time at this resort. Service was excellent. Rooms were great. Had a junior suite with a small pool with ocean view and of the main pools. The buffets are terrific. Some of the speciality Resturants not so much. The Krystal and Mexican are great. Steak house a
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We were in This hotel from Nov 24 to Dec 8. What a wonderful stay. Our room was great with an ocean view. What a beautiful way to wake up. Our maids kept our room so clean. We only used the Buffets and loved the food. We had lobster three times and I love the Mexican food.
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I’ve been to several all inclusive resorts and this one was amazing. The service was beyond awesome everyone was incredibly friendly and very attentive. Armondo from the Krystal restaurant was beyond what we could hope for, Benny at the pool bar, Marlene at buffet were just so
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I had a subtle whining noise constantly in my room some hotel staff heard it but did nothing to help me. The maintenance people passed it off as nothing and left me. I actually waited twice over an hour for them. Therefore I did not sleep very well. The steak house lobster was
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Does anyone have a picture of the room service menu?
I don't have a copy but it is a really small menu.
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We were there in November and guests were placing towels on poolside shaded spots first thing in the morning before breakfast. This is against the resort policy but it still goes on. I imagine during prime season it gets worse. There is a Costco and Walmart a short ride away and you should be able to get all your baby supplies there.
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Is there airport to hotel shuttle provided by the hotel ?
No. It is easiest to secure transportation to an from the airport/hotel in advance. You can arrange transportation to the hotel once you land at the airport - just be aware they will try to sell you a bunch of excursions in the process.
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For snorkeling, i would recommend the Sea of Cortez swim with Sea Lions tour by Cabo Adventures. We booked it from the Sunwing guys in the stage area of the hotel (they are there every day). It was a 12 hour day (2.5 hours La Paz to the boat launch and 5 hours or so on the boats, then 2.5 hours back, staging time to hotel etc.), but hands down the most spectacular, sea life (fish, birds and sea lions) rich snorkel trip i've ever done. Also, there are only 15 to 20 people on your very large catamaran. It feels almost like a private excursion.
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Very relaxed---t shirts and clean shorts are fine. They want you to have a good time and be comfortable. Nice staff!
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"There is a relaxing side and a party side!"
"Choose the older section with a view of the "adult pool" and the ocean"
"almost all have ocean views"
"Stay away from adjacent hotel - too noisy at all times mainly during the day due to water slides and party in evenings"
"We were in 4017 - beautiful view of the sunrise ☺️"
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PRICE RANGE
$272 - $525 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
riu palace cabo san lucas hotel cabo san lucasriu palace los cabosriu cabo san lucasriu los cabos
LOCATION
MexicoBaja CaliforniaBaja California SurLos CabosCabo San Lucas
NUMBER OF ROOMS
692
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