The Reef Playacar


  • Beach front ALL INCLUSIVE Resort in Playacar, walking distance to the town of Playa del Carmen & ferry to Cozumel Island.
  • 40 miles/60kms south of Cancun (45 minutes by car).


  • 202 rooms with terrace/balcony located in 18 villas surrounded by lush tropical gardens and natural “cenotes” (caves).
  • Newly redecorated rooms, featuring either one king bed or two doubles, A/C, ceiling fan, satellite TV, direct phone line, safety deposit box ($), mini fridge, alarm clock, pillow menu and large bathroom with tub, shower, hairdryer and vanity mirror.


  • Chula Vista: The main restaurant with 3 a la minute buffet areas for international delights for breakfast, lunch and dinner with a spectacular view of the Caribbean Sea.
  • Botticelli Italian a la carte restaurant: Freshly prepared Italian dishes in an elegant atmosphere with A/C. Reservations required, no limitations, dress code.
  • La Terraza Grill: Great variety of Mexican dishes prepared on the grill served in very exclusive decorated restaurant with A/C. Reservations required, no limitations, dress code.
  • Snack: Located in the pool area, close to the beach. Light meals are being served from late morning until sunset; reopens for late night service.


  • Ice Cream parlour: In the middle of our natural cenote enjoying any of our coffee services or a fresh made ice cream delight.
  • Papo’s Bar: A great evening entertainment area enjoying international drinks and live music sounds.
  • Azul 48: An attractive swim up bar with a tropical athmosphere.
  • La Cascada: A welcoming lobby bar decorated in mediterranean style.
  • La Chiquita: Beach bar that serves drinks until late afternoon and reopens for late night socializing.


Discover the wonderful spa facilities situated in our beautiful tropical gardens. Enjoy the beauty salon services, massages, facials, body treatments, couple treatments and beach massages.


  • 2 pools (relax and activity) and 1 ocean view Jacuzzi.
  • Daily organized activities for adults and children from 9am – 5pm.
  • Nightly entertainment for all ages.
  • Gym, bicycles, tennis, table tennis, billiard, aerobics, water aerobics, stretching & volleyball.
  • Kid’s club with supervised activities from 9am-12pm/3pm-5pm, kids 4-12.
  • Mini disco (for the little ones every night).
  • Non motorized watersports: windsurfing, kayaks, catamarans, boogie boards.
  • Daily dive demonstration in the pool to try yourself.
  • Snorkeling.


  • New fully equipped dive shop facilities offering everything from certification to cave & cenote dives, diving in Cozumel and Playa del Carmen.
  • Equipment imported from Italy.
  • Snorkeling tours, deep sea fishing, motorized water sports and more!


  • Repeat visitor program
  • Wedding packages
  • Group & Events Coordinator
  • Spa packages
  • Dive packages
  • Honeymoon packages


Baby sitting, wine list, romantic dinners on the beach, lobster dinners, boutique, jewelry shop, wave runners, snorkeling tours, laundry service, medical service, internet service & wireless internet service, tour desk, airport transfers, car rental.


Blessing Wedding • Civil Wedding • Mayan Wedding • Renewal of vows


  • Different wedding decorations available
  • Wedding site on the beach
  • Covered chairs with bows
  • Aisle runner with decoration
  • Flower arrangement for the Judge table
  • Legal ceremony by Judge or Religious ceremony with an interdenominational Priest
  • Special wedding present
  • Wedding cake
  • Domestic champagne
  • Bridal bouquet
  • Boutonniere for the groom
  • CD music during the ceremony
  • Reservation in one of our a la carte restaurants with special wedding menu
  • Personalized service with on-site wedding coordinator
  • Honeymoon decoration
  • Upgraded wedding packages available
  • Honeymoon & anniversary packages available


We have a special repeat visitor program with four different status according to the times the guest have been with us.

  • 2nd visit: BRONZE STATUS
  • 3rd visit: SILVER STATUS
  • 4th visit: GOLD STATUS
  • 5th visit or more: DIAMOND STATUS

Our repeat visitors receive a special welcome letter, a t-shirt, a welcome present and a family picture and according to their status their receive gift certificates for various services offered in the hotel and the privilege of advanced reservations for the specialty restaurants and free late check out.