Sandos Playacar Beach Resort & Spa

Sandos Playacar Beach Resort & Spa is a wonderful ALL INCLUSIVE hotel, located just 45 minutes from Cancun?s International Airport. It has a beautiful beach, and it is only a short distance from downtown of Playa del Carmen and its famous 5th avenue, as well as the dock to take the ferry to the island of Cozumel.

The Riviera Maya is a protected area with many remains of the fascinating Mayan Civilization. Even within the resort there are some striking remains of Mayan culture. The residential area of Playacar is a luxurious private resort with a complete infrastructure including an 18 hole golf course designed by Robert Von Hagge.

Sandos Playacar Beach Resort & Spa offers you the opportunity to enjoy different room categories distributed thorough the complex:


With 4 room categories:

It has 244 spacious standard rooms, air conditioned and decorated with elegant tropical colors and shades.




Standard Room

165 Double / 79 King Size

Two double beds or one King size bed. Private deluxe Bathroom with shower. Hair dryer, air conditioning, color satellite TV, Phone. Mini Bar with water, soft drinks and beer. Safe, Balcony / Terrace, ceiling fan, garden view, pool view or partial ocean view.

Maximum Capacity 3 Adults & 1 child or 2 Adults & 2 children

120 spacious Hacienda Junior Suites distributed in 2-floor villas with 10 rooms each, they each have a private solarium and pool, creating a Mexican Villa atmosphere surrounded by lush tropical vegetation.





Hacienda Junior Suite

48 King size / 72 Double

Spacious Junior Suite, recently renovated (2012) with two double beds or one king size bed, integrated living room area with a double sofa bed, balcony or terrace overlooking the lush tropical vegetation, Luxury private bathroom with shower, bench for added comfort, hair dryer, air conditioning, color satellite TV, telephone, Mini Bar with mineral water, soft drinks, beer, and safety box. Option of adjoining rooms for families.

Maximum Capacity 3 Adults & 1 Child, or 2 Adults & 3 children

124 rooms, all luxurious Junior Suites and Master Suites with air-conditioning decorated with exquisite tropical luxury without compromising on comfort. The rooms are spacious (52 square meters) you will find the best and latest in decorating with colors that bring to mind the lush tropics.


Section: RIVIERA


Riviera Junior Suites 60 King size 62 Double

Spacious Junior Suites with 2 double beds or 1 king size bed, integrated living room area with a sofa bed, Terrace or balcony, Bathroom, toilet, double view vanity mirror, hair dryer, Jacuzzi bathtub and separate shower. Air conditioning, plasma satellite TV, telephone, Safe, ceiling fan, alarm clock radio, coffee maker, iron and ironing board. Mini Bar with water, sodas and beer

Maximum Capacity 3 adults + 1 child or 2 adults + 3 children


Master suites 02 -Double queen size bed

Grand Suite (1033 square feet) with bedroom and lounge, spacious bedroom with a Queen bed, living room and bathroom with round Jacuzzi tub and separate shower, separate room with a bar, lounge and large bathroom with shower, large terrace (29 square meters) with Jacuzzi, lounge chairs and a table. Both rooms have air conditioning, satellite plasma TV, telephone, ceiling fan, safe, alarm clock radios, coffeemakers, irons and ironing boards, and bathrooms. Mini Bar with mineral water, sodas and beer

Maximum Capacity 4 Adults + 2 children or 2 adults + 4 children or 5 Adults +1Child or 3adults+3 children




Superior Ocean View room 45 King Size

King Size bed, private luxury bathroom with Shower, hair dryer, vanity mirror. Special Amenities: Bath robe for use within the hotel, shower cap, body lotion. Safe, air conditioning, satellite Plasma TV, VIP mini bar (mineral water, natural water, soft drinks and beer, welcome fruit basket. Radio / alarm clock, ceiling fan, coffee maker, iron and ironing board, Terrace or balcony with sea view. VIP Bracelet and access to Select Club Adults Only services and Select Club lounge at the lobby.

Maximum Capacity 2 Adults



Ocean View Suite 09 King Size

A room with a king size bed, Luxury private bathroom with shower, special amenities: Bath robe for each adult for use inside the hotel, shower cap, vanity mirror, moisturizer, hair dryer, Safe, air conditioning, ceiling fan, alarm clock radio, coffee maker, iron and ironing board, balcony with sea view, living room with double sofa bed, Plasma Satellite TV, half bath, dining area, VIP mini bar (mineral water, natural bottled water, soft drinks (sodas) and beer, telephone and private balcony to the front room overlooking the sea, dividing door between rooms VIP Bracelet and access to Select Club lounge at the lobby .

Maximum Capacity 3 Adults

III. Riviera Select Club Adult Only Section 21+.

The “Riviera Select Club Adults Only” section within the premises of Sandos Playacar Beach Resort & Spa, is an area located in a secluded part of the resort, it offers 276 rooms in a 3 floor building, all furnished with the luxury and comfort of junior and master suites, a spacious living room and Jacuzzi.

This exclusive space allows for maximum privacy from the rest of the hotel, offers exclusive registration area, VIP bracelet and private pool .

Section: SANDOS PLAYACAR Riviera Select Club Adults Only Section

In room amenities

Riviera Junior Suites “Select Club Adults Only Section”

273, king size bed or 2 double beds

3 Master Suites “Select Club Adults Only Section” King size bed ?

  • Sofa and integrated living room area.?
  • Bottle of sparkling wine and fruit basket
  • Satellite plasma TV and video on demand.
  • Safe
  • Mini bar and snack
  • 24 hour Room service
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Bathrobes for use during your stay

Maximum Capacity 3 Adults 21+ years

Riviera Adults Only Section, pool services:

  • Private Swimming Pool
  • Elegant and comfortable lounge chairs
  • Swim Up Bar
  • Snack bar with premium beverages and ceviche bar
  • Waiter service around the pool

The hotel has an exclusive Select Club lounge located in the lobby which offers selected services to pamper you, such as:

  • Concierge service to make sure everything is perfect for you
  • Premium liquor bar
  • Canapés and coffee service
  • Living room with TV

As a guest of this section you will have exclusive access to a private beach area which offers:

  • Hammocks and beach chairs
  • Beach Bar
  • Waiter service to ensure you always have a cold drink in you hand, while you are enjoying the warm sunbathed beach on the beautiful turquoise Caribbean Sea.

Restaurants & Bars


Dress Code

Festival Grand Buffet

Main Restaurant

  • Breakfast: 7:00 – 10:30 Hrs.
  • Lunch: 12:30 – 15:30 Hrs.
  • Dinner: 18:30 – 22:30 Hrs.
Shirt & Shoes are Mandatory
Riviera Grand Buffet

Select Club Breakfast Restaurant

Gaucho Restaurant *

Fogo de Janeiro Restaurant *

  • Breakfast: 7:00 – 11:00 Hrs.
  • Dinner: 18:00-21: 30 Hrs
  • Dinner: 18:00-21: 30 Hrs
Shirt & Shoes are Mandatory Casual, no beach wear Casual, no beach wear
Iztapalapa Pool Snack Bar & Mediterranean Restaurant *
  • Drinks 09:00 — 10:00 Hrs.
  • Breakfast 8:00 – 10:30 Hrs.
  • Lunch: 12:00 – 17:00 Hrs.
  • Dinner: 18:30 – 21: 30 Hrs.
Shirt & Shoes are Mandatory Casual, no beach wear
“Riviera Blue” Pool Snack Bar
  • Drinks 10:00 — 18:00 Hrs.
  • Lunch: 11:00 – 18:00 Hrs.
Shirt & Shoes are Mandatory
Il Piemonte Buffet
  • Italian Buffet
  • Dinner: 18:30 – 22:30 Hrs.
Casual, no beach wear
Asiana Restaurant *
  • Oriental Restaurant
  • Dinner: 18:00 – 21:30 Hrs.
Casual, no beach wear
Gourmet Restaurant *
  • French Restaurant (adults only).
  • Dinner: 18:00 – 21:30 Hrs.
Formal Wear (Closed toe shoes, gentleman long trousers)
Riviera Maya Restaurant
  • Mexican Restaurant
  • Dinner: 18:00 – 21: 30 Hrs.
Casual, no beach wear
La Bambola Bar
  • Coffee- Bar: 8:00 – 24:00 Hrs.
Avenue Sports Bar
  • Teens Club starting at 10 Hrs
Lobby bar Riviera
  • Crêperie: 8:00 – 24:00 Hrs.
El Agave Blue Bar
  • Beach Bar: 9:00 – 18:00 Hrs.
  • Beach Snack 11:00 — 18:00 Hrs
Swim – up Bar (Wet Bar)
  • Pool Bar: 9:00 – 18:00 Hrs.
Only for “Riviera Select Club Adults Only Section” guests
La Mision Disco
  • Discotheque
  • 23:00 – 02:00 Hrs.
Over 18 years
  • 18.00 – 23.00 Hrs.
Bagelbar on the beach

Option for “Casual Dining”, with casual dress code that allows Bermuda shorts and open shoes.

*Previous reservation, subject to availability, restrictions apply:

  • 7 Night Stay: 3 Reservations for Dinner
  • 4-6 Nights 2 reservations
  • 2-3Nights 1 reservation


  • 839 Luxury Suites and Rooms
  • 8 Restaurants 6 specialty dinner a la carte & 2 buffets.
  • 1 Snack – Bar
  • 5 Bars
  • 6 Pools in the complex, including 1 exclusively for Select Club Adults Only Section & 2 for children
  • 1 hydro massage Jacuzzi (Select Club Adults Only section)
  • 2 Lighted Tennis courts
  • Water Sports Center with: Diving (Free pool demo) Snorkel, *Windsurfing, sailing and kayaks (equipment included) * (*lessons not included).
  • Night club (exclusive for 18 years or older)
  • Covered theater for nightly entertainment and performance. Up to 800 people
  • Baby club from 2-3 years. 10:00 a.m. to 01:00 p.m and 03:00 p.m. to 06:00 p.m.
  • Supervised Kids Club, mini-bar, children?s pool, theater, playground area, play station, crafts, t-v, children?s movie and sporting activities from 10.00am to 22.00hrs ages 4-12
  • Video Game room with, Wii & Play Station: Opened from 10am to 11 pm
  • Meeting rooms and banquet facilities for groups**
  • Travel Agency**
  • Car Rental**
  • Shopping area**
  • Currency Exchange**
  • Internet Access**
  • Films and photo developing**
  • Medical service**
  • Complete Spa with 22 cabins for massages, facial and body treatments. (exclusively for guests over 18 years)**
  • Beauty Shop**
  • Sauna, Jacuzzi, thermal areas, Turkish bath. (exclusively for guests over 18 years
  • Spacious Gymnasium with life fitness equipment (exclusively for guests over 18 years

**Additional Cost.


Sandos Playacar Beach Resort & Spa

  • All meals, (Buffet Breakfast, lunch Buffet, Dinner buffet or a la Carte) Snacks at Pool restaurants.
  • Unlimited national drinks, soft drinks, national and international wine and cocktails from 11.00 am until 02.00 am, including the disco during its hours of operation.
  • 24-hour room service, included
  • Tennis (unlimited use of courts during hours of operation and with prior reservation) Includes equipment (balls and rackets), proper attire and shoes required.
  • Water Sports center with Diving (free pool demo) Snorkeling, *windsurfing, sailing and kayaks* (*lessons not included)
  • Gym: use of exercise equipment and sauna. (18+ years)
  • Swimming pool and solarium only for adults
  • Games room: billiards, ping pong, backgammon, chess, dominoes and cards
  • Daily activities program: Aerobics classes, stretching and beach activities. Pool games and water aerobics. Water basketball. Bicycle tours during the day( for adults only)
  • Kids Club open from 10.00am until 10.00pm (children 4-12 years), with a special program of activities including, among others, children?s pool, theater and mini bar under the supervisory personnel.
  • Baby Club (2 to 3 years, 10:00 a.m. to 01:00 p.m and 03:00 p.m. to 06:00 p.m.)
  • Teen?s club open from 10.00 am until 10.00 pm
  • Evening entertainment: Shows and theme nights in the theater.
  • No cove a the disco (Exclusive for guests over 18 years)
  • Full Schedule for activities with our Entertainment and Sports Equipment.
  • Taxes and gratuities included.



  • Craft Workshop
  • Spa Services, beauty treatments and Themascal
  • Babysitting service
  • Spa, Beauty shop, Massages and treatments (18+ years)
  • Grand Coral Golf Club is Nick Price?s most golfer friendly creation where everyone will enjoy playing this 18 hole par 71 course which is 7,043 yards long. It offers a modern Club House and exclusive Beach Club. Special rates. For further information, please contact our Guest Service department.

Other activities

  • Sport Fishing
  • Dive and snorkel Trips
  • Excursions: Archaeological Sites Tulum, Coba, Chichen Itza, Ecological Park Xcaret, Xel-Ha, and others.
  • Motorized water sports.