RIU’s New Cancun Resort Opens

After an investment of $140 million, on May 4, 2012, RIU Hotels & Resorts inaugurated the Riu Palace Peninsula, an all-inclusive beachfront property located on an impressive beach in Cancun, Mexico.

This will be the fourth property in this destination where the Spanish hotel chain already has three hotels: the Riu Cancun, Riu Caribe and Riu Palace Las Americas.

The Riu Palace Peninsula will belong to the luxury line of the hotel chain, which will be oriented to a more select and discerning clientele. The hotel will be characterized by its architecture and modern decoration, its high quality cuisine and its 24 hours all-inclusive program.

The hotel offers a modern and contemporary architecture and its 562 rooms, which are distributed in a main building and 48 villas, enjoy an impressive view of the Caribbean waters and an avant guard decoration.

This hotel also features a fascinating attraction with a direct connection to the cultural roots of the region. On the grounds of the hotel lies an archaeological discovery of Mayan ruins called Ta'acul, meaning “that which remains hidden”. This cultural treasure was recently excavated by the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) with funding provided by RIU, which is also responsible for the care and maintenance of the site.

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