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Has anyone stayed at Riu Emerald Bay

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Has anyone stayed at Riu Emerald Bay

We are looking at this resort for January. Any thoughts from those that have stayed there? What is the beach like? Food? Entertainment?

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1. Re: Has anyone stayed at Riu Emerald Bay

Yes we stayed there this past March and enjoyed our stay there. Never felt crowded and there was never a issue with the elevator. Beach was awesome and you can walk for miles. This time we decided to rent a condo for 2 months and do,our our thing. We do have friends staying there this January also and we are right down the beach.

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2. Re: Has anyone stayed at Riu Emerald Bay

Check out my review from February, https:/…CHECK_RATES_CONT. We are going back on Dec 9th. Great place!

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My reviews.

https://www.tripadvisor.ca/ShowUserReviews-g…

Very good resort. Much newer than Jalisco. See you stayed there.

Beach is close to Nuevo, but more high waves, and undertow at times ,so you must be aware.

No in room coffee maker., But all else like Jalisco and Vallarta.

All Al la carte are self serve. Only Mexican serve Main course.

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Hi there. What do you mean by self serve? Is it like a buffet and not off the menu? Do I need to make reservations for these 3 restaurants?

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They have menus, at 2 ,but self serve starters at Mexican and Asian. Italian is buffet self serve.

They need to do this as so many guests to seat.

Main buffet breakfast and dinner.Beqch buffet, lunch and becomes Italian.

Book at customer service desk in lobby.

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6. Re: Has anyone stayed at Riu Emerald Bay

Just booked again.

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Jealous, we are still trying to book. el Cid is much cheaper and actually can’t even get Riu Maz with our tour operators for the dates. Actually even on hotel website they have been showing sold out in Jan and Feb. our kids do love the pool at El Cid. They love both resorts. When r u going Joleen ?

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8. Re: Has anyone stayed at Riu Emerald Bay

Riu Emerald Bay again.first week of Jan.

Just Cancelled Riu Cabo,as Major Construction started for their New Adult Only Palace.

I think our Canadian charter are filling planes for Jan..they have Scrooge sales till Friday.. very unusual...

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9. Re: Has anyone stayed at Riu Emerald Bay

We have booked our 3rd visit there for April 😊

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10. Re: Has anyone stayed at Riu Emerald Bay

Heading there tomorrow for a week. Love the RIU EBay.

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