The Reef Playacar Beach Resort & Spa All Inclusive - Riviera Maya
The Reef Playacar Beach Resort & Spa®
All Inclusive, Playa Del Carmen
1 (888) 774 0040 or (305) 774 0040
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The Reef Playacar Beach Resort & Spa - All Inclusive - Riviera Maya

Nestled in the heart of the Riviera Maya on Mexico’s sun-splashed Caribbean coastline, The Reef Playacar Resort & Spa takes a page from the playbook of the ancient Mayan Gods. Magically blending the quiet seclusion of a tropical rainforest with the white-hot beauty of one of the world’s most spectacular beaches, this all-inclusive oceanfront resort captivates fun-loving families while simultaneously catering to couples who seek solitude.

Reef Playacar is located in the heart of the Riviera Maya just 40 minutes south of Cancun, Playa del Carmen is a charming coastal town known for its white sand beaches, crystal-clear turquoise waters and relaxed, low-key vibe. The Reef Playacar is located in the nearby gated community of Playacar, within easy walking distance of the restaurants and boutiques along Playa del Carmen’s fashionable 5th Avenue.


The Reef Playacar has 196 guest rooms scattered in 18 charming villas that dot the resort’s lushly landscaped beachfront setting. All rooms are equipped with one king size or 2 double beds, a furnished balcony or terrace, private bath room with hairdryer and vanity mirror, iron & iron board, air conditioning, ceiling fan, TV, telephone, an alarm clock and safety deposit box. Wooden pathways meander throughout the resort, past tropical gardens, waterfalls and cenotes, connecting guest rooms to the resort’s restaurants, bars, the beach and Reef Spa.



The Reef Playacar

The Reef Playacar Beach Resort & Spa is located in one of the resort’s fragrant tropical gardens, The Reef Spa mirrors the beauty of its surroundings in both architectural design and treatments. Believing that nature should nurture, the Spa’s designers worked around the property’s existing flora to create rooms that celebrate nature’s bounty -- with trees growing up and through the building.

Focusing on providing the ultimate in relaxation and rejuvenation, our spa therapists offer services including facials, massages, wraps and other full-body body treatments. Enjoy a massage in a tented cabana on the beach or in the comfort of one of our private, tree-lined treatment rooms.

Tge top-notch multilingual entertainment staff at Reef Playacar coordinates an array of fun activities. From daytime diversions like pool volleyball to nightly shows and live entertainment, plus a fully supervised kids program, The Reef Playacar delivers fun for all ages.

  • Daily activities program
  • Fitness Center and  classes, including aerobics and aqua-aerobics
  • Non-motorized water sports, including sailing, kayaking and paddle boarding
  • Kids activities for ages 4 through 12
  • Nightly mini disco for kids
  • Nightly shows and live entertainment

Guaranteed fun for all the family!


Excursions at Reef Playacar

The Reef Playacar partners with Mayaland Tours to offer a wide range of tours and off-property excursions, including cultural treks to nearby Chichen Itza, one of the best preserved archeological sites in Mexico, to dolphin swims and ATV expeditions.

Chichen Itza Deluxe – See the most famous of all late Maya cities in this semi-private two-hour tour featuring buffet lunch, luxury car transportation, tour with a bilingual guide and access to the temples by private entrance.

Open the Gate to Chichen Itza – There's no better way to see this storied late Mayan city than on a private guided tour with a bilingual guide. You'll enjoy access before the site opens, giving you time for in-depth exploration before other visitors arrive. Buffet lunch and luxury car transportation are included.

Mayan Planetarium - Immerse yourself in the beauty of the "Seventh wonder of the modern world". Mexico's Chichén Itza. Hear the story of the ancient Maya civilization.

Experience Be Maya – Channel your inner Maya on this in-depth tour based on real-life experiences in Mayan spirituality, Mayan cuisine, Mayan language and more. Breakfast, lunch, transportation and guided tour included.

Tulum Mayan Temples & Tankah Eco-Adventure Park Excursion – Visit Tulum, the only archeological site located on the coastline, then head to Tahkah for zip lining, kayaking, swimming in a cenote and more. Transportation, admission to Tulum archaeological site and Tankah eco-adventure park, buffet lunch, certified bilingual guide, zip line aerial adveture, kayaking, visit of 4 different cenotes, Mayan village visit and life jackets included.

Dolphin Royal Swim at Puerto Aventuras – Dolphin Royal Swim at Puerto Aventuras – This magical experience with the Caribbean’s friendliest dolphins includes transportation, buffet lunch with 2 non alcoholic beverages and lots of in-the-water playtime with dolphins.

Snorkel Xtreme – Ocean and jungle adventures come together in this fun snorkeling and zip lining excursion with a bilingual guide. Transportation and lunch included.

Coco Bongo Playa del Carmen – Duck into a VIP table at Coco Bongo, Playa del Carmen’s premier nightclub for a high-spirited evening of entertainment and premium drinks. Includes express pass admission, reserved table and unlimited drinks.

Columbus Lobster Dinner Cruise – Chart a romantic course aboard an elegant Spanish galleon for an evening dinner cruise featuring fresh lobster and fine wine.

Xcaret Eco-Park Excursion – Revel in the eco-wonders of Xcaret on this full-day tour featuring access to the aquarium, aviary, orchid farm, butterfly pavilion, Mayan Village and more. Lunch and beverages included.

Horseback riding – Saddle up for this excursion along the ancient routes of the Chiceros on horseback. Transportation and the services of a professionally trained and certified guide included.

Extreme Zip line & ATV Combo Tour – See the jungle by zip line and ATV on this adrenaline-rush tour that includes transportation, cenote swim, bottle water and more.

Sport Fishing Tour – Fine tune your fishing skills in the deep sea waters of the Riviera Maya, where dorado, wahoo, red snapper, grouper and more draw avid anglers.

Reef Playacar Golf

Access to the area’s best golf couldn’t be easier. The Playacar Spa & Golf Club is directly across the street from our resort. Enjoy this 18-hole, par-72 course designed by Robert Von Hagge. The course is open 365 days a year, from 6 am until dusk.

The Reef Marina

Home to our PADI Dive Center, the Reef Marina is your one-stop shop for all things aquatic. Stop in to arrange a diving or snorkeling excursion to a nearby reef, rent a Waverunner or take out a kayak. Our well-equipped marina also has changing rooms, showers, restrooms and more.

  • PADI Dive Center
  • Waverunners
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing (solo or with a friend)
  • Scuba demos in the swimming pool