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Riu Santa Fe

Mexico - Los Cabos

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4 Nights with Air from $819 All-Inclusive
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We know you're ready to escape the everyday and head to Cabo's sunny shores. Can't you just picture your day lounging by ... More

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"We loved the Riu Santa Fe. The staff was fabulous, the rooms clean and the views were beautiful. The food was excellent. We expected food such as we have gotten before on cruises. We were very happily ..." – Mjasja
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"We loved the Riu Santa Fe. The staff was fabulous, the rooms clean and the views were beautiful. The food was excellent. We expected food such as we have gotten before on cruises. We were very happily ..." – Mjasja
752 out of 952 (79%) customers would recommend this product to a friend.
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August 15, 2018

Hotel has too many guests food is cheap poor quality can't swim on the beach and service is horrible pay little extra and get nicer place.


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From: TX
Age: 35-44
Travel: 3-6 trips/year

August 15, 2018

There was a water leak in our room from the ceiling. It messed up our suitcases and clothes.


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From: California
Age: 55-64
Travel: 3-6 trips/year

August 15, 2018
Was expecting something else

We booked this vacation to celebrate not only our baby moon but my birthday as well. We arrived August 7th around 2:30pm and a storm had just passed leaving everything wet. As I was walking around puddles with my pregnant girlfriend I realized this would be a concern for our stay. After checking in we had to walk across the resort to where our room was located. We were told that our room was not ready after making the long walk and told to check back in 30 minutes. We waited patiently as to be able to put our luggage away. After 30 mins had passed we once again were told to wait as it was still not ready. Finally around 3:45pm we were given the keys and we noticed water in the room. We called to report this and we were told "it was normal" due to the weather. A bit frustrating to hear because my girlfriend is pregnant and a slip seem very possible. Our wifi also did not work, when we reported it to the staff they told us mixed responses. One staff member said they have sent a request, on the follow up another said the infrastructure did support wifi in the rooms, and finally a third said she saw the original request and noticed no one had responded. We had 4 nights and only the last night (Friday) the wifi worked. Which made me believe they catered these services to the weekend travelers. Other instances included a request Thursday night around 9pm for water and they mentioned they had run out and we had to wait till tomorrow. Again my girlfriend is pregnant and being told there is no water was very frustrating. Our room was only cleaned once and toilet paper, tissues, and waters were not restocked. Rain water continued to drip down from the ceiling throughout our full stay. One of our luggage bags had water falling on it as we slept leaving us with wet clothes. There was also a random visit as we got ready to go out to the pool, the staff started to fumigate our room as we were inside. To summarize - It was a nice pool, good food, friendly staff, but the constant worries, negligent staff and all the compromises we had to settle for left us disappointed. We expected relaxation and no worries and ended up desperately trying to make the best of things.


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From: Los Angeles, CA
Age: 25-34
Travel: 3-6 trips/year

August 12, 2018
disappointment!

After a long flight, We were ready to checkin, only to find out after paying for two rooms, ONLY one room was given to us. Front desk staff and their management were not very helpful at all and they wanted us to walk across the resort looking for a CheapCaribbean rep to clear our problem up. We finally got a room 3 hours later, only to find out the room locations were facing new construction which added additional problems at 7am each morning with the noise. One of our rooms had a toilet issue for the whole trip and we complaint each day and without a resolution. our final day, we checked in with a Amstar rep for information about our bus transfer to the airport. The rep was not helpful, as she was very rude and unprofessional, she was talking about us to her coworkers in her native tongue, cussing us out not realizing that we understood what she was saying. VERY UNPROFESSIONAL!


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From: CHICAGO
Age: 45-54
Travel: 3-6 trips/year

Room Information

Riu Santa Fe features 1,190 guest rooms that are luxuriously equipped with air conditioning, satellite TV, 110V outlets, mini-bar and liquor dispenser (replenished regularly), electronic in-room safe, bathroom and balcony or terrace. Inter-connecting rooms are also available for your convenience.

Room Details

Double Room Garden View (DBSB)
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Double Superior Splash & Pool Party Zone (DBEB)
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Double Grande Splash & Pool Party Zone (DGSB)
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Double Room Ocean View (DBMB)
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What's to Love

No reservations needed at any of the restaurants.

Cabo's breath-stealing views from the patio of the resort that are picture-worthy.

Mojitos are legendary and de-lish. Order up as many as you want.

RiuFit is ready to buff you up. Weights. Cardio. Stretching. Catch it every morning & afternoon.

The impressive nightly entertainment. Especially fun for the little ones.

RiuLand, where the kiddos can play & craft the day away while you melt into stress extraction at the spa.

Dipping into the Jacuzzi for bubbly relaxation. (Plus always a fun mingling spot.)

 

What We'd Change

You can't swim in the ocean, but the views from the pools, the sunsets and sunrises and walks a long the beach are stunning.

 

Why You Should Go

It's close to the heart of Cabo San Lucas' shopping, nosh & drinking spots and the marina.

Whale watching here is epic. Best time to see these awe-inspiring creatures - mid-Dec thru mid-April.

Cabo's famous "El Arco" is in the backdrop. Grab your camera and snap, snap away.

You can dance your heart out at Pacha nightclub. Put on your disco shoes and get to it.

Invigorating crowds keep the party going at the pool, around the resort and at night.

Available Amenities

  • Tour Assistance
  • Car Rental Available
  • Babysitting/Child Care ($)
  • Children's Activities
  • Children's Pool
  • Concierge Services
  • Cribs Available on Request
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Fitness/Exercise Room
  • Gift Shop
  • Kids Club
  • Nightly Entertainment
  • Playground
  • Swim-Up Bar(s)
  • Swimming Pool(s)
  • 24 Hour Front Desk
  • 24 Hour All-Inclusive
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Ping Pong
  • Scuba Lessons
  • 6 Restaurants
  • Porter/Bellhop
  • Nightclub
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Elevators
  • 10 Bars/Lounges
  • Spa ($)
  • Beach Towels
  • Wedding Services ($)
  • Dry Cleaning Services ($)
  • Honeymoon Packages ($)
  • Beach Volleyball
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Handicap Facilities/Wheelchair Accessible
  • Beach - non-swimmable


Nearby Excursions & Attractions

  • Beach
  • Dining
  • Golf Course(s)
  • Hiking/Biking Trails
  • Horseback Riding
  • Jet Ski Rentals
  • Medical Facilities
  • Motor Boat Rentals
  • Nightlife
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Scooter/Moped Rental
  • Scuba Diving
  • Shopping
  • Water-Skiing
  • Watersports Rentals
  • Windsurfing

Map of Local Area

Here, at the tip of the Baja Peninsula, land ends and the Sea of Cortez wrestles with Pacific Ocean. Breathtaking beaches line the resort area of Los Cabos, making it the trendiest of the west coast destinations.

Riu Santa Fe

Camino Viejo a San Jose

+52 62 41 63 6150

Hotel Description

Riu Santa Fe: All-Inclusive Cabo Getaway

We know you're ready to escape the everyday and head to Cabo's sunny shores. Can't you just picture your day lounging by that big, bright blue pool? Good news - there is a swim-up bar for convenient cocktail-loading. Ah, day drinking just got a little more lively. Of course, Riu goes all out with unlimited food and drink, entertainment day and night, everything you want, and tops it off with a stress-smashing spa. But wait, it gets better. This little resort-gem is located close to Cabo's restaurants, bars, nightlife and shopping. And it's all waiting for you.

It's Time to Get Your Riu On.
Following the addition of 288 new rooms to the hotel and a water park, RIU Santa Fe is introducing their new Riu Pool Party concept.
The Riu Pool Party experience is for guests over 18 years of age and consists of a zone designed for holding 4 large parties per week with local and international DJs.The two afternoon parties are the Jungle Party, and the Pink Party. And the two evening parties are the spectacular Neon Party, and the White Party.
These parties are part of the hotel's All-Inclusive program, and they are open free of charge to RIU guests.



DINING

You know Riu has you covered with a buffet full of anything and everything you want, plus "live" cooking stations that let you order up exactly what you're craving. At night, reserve your spot at an a la carte restaurant - Asian, Italian, steakhouse and a fan fav - Mexican. Beach appetit.

La Baja California
Type: International
Hours: Hours vary
Description: The hotel's main restaurant features outdoor dining on the terrace.
Dress code: Long trousers and shirts with sleeves for men.

Zashila
Type: Asian
Hours: Open for dinner
Description: Asian buffet restaurant.
Dress code: Long trousers and shirts with sleeves for men.

Carusso
Type: Italian
Hours: Hours vary
Description: Serving buffet starters and dessert, with an A la carte main menu.
Dress code: Long trousers and shirts with sleeves for men.

La Mision:
Type: Mexican
Hours: Hours vary
Description: Poolside A la carte restaurant.
Dress code: Long trousers and shirts with sleeves for men.

Torote
Type: Grill
Hours: Hours vary
Description: Poolside A la carte restaurant.
Dress code: Long trousers and shirts with sleeves for men.

All hours are subject to change.



BARS/NIGHTLIFE

The bartenders are ready to create that perfect pool-side, sippin' cocktail. Margarita? Mai Tai? Mojito? Hey - anything you want. And, don't forget, your room includes Riu's liquor dispenser so you can mix up your own tasty concoction. Cheers.

La Monumental
Lounge bar with terrace. Daily, hours vary.

Sports Bar
Sports and drinks. Daily, hours vary.

Bravo
Pavilion bar. Daily, hours vary.

Ole
Pavilion bar. Daily, hours vary.

Three poolside bars
Includes a swim-up bar. Daily, hours vary.



BEACHES AND POOLS

Two cool blue pools with ocean views make this the resort's main party hub. The sandy shores are great for strolling, but not for swimming. Good news, beach lovers, El Medano, Cabo's swimmable beach, is within walking distance. Time to dive into all this awesome. RIU Santa Fe will be opening a waterpark May 1st, 2018 that will be the first kids water park at a hotel in Los Cabos!


SPORTS/ACTIVITIES

Water

  • Introductory scuba diving lesson

For an additional charge:

  • Sailing
  • Scuba diving school
  • Jet ski
  • Parasailing
  • Windsurfing
  • Kayaks

Land

  • Gym
  • Table tennis
  • Beach volleyball court
  • Sauna, steam bath and Jacuzzi

For an additional charge:

  • Horseback riding
  • Golf course


INTERNET

Free Wi-Fi throughout resort.

SPA SERVICES

Renova Spa features a beauty salon, massages and treatments. All services available for an additional charge.

WEDDING/HONEYMOON SERVICES

The resort offers a variety of wedding services and packages. Please contact the resort directly for more information.

CHILD CARE

Daytime entertainment program for children ages 4-12 at RiuLand kid's club.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Location
The resort is located in the southern part of the Baja California peninsula, 2.8 mi from downtown Cabo San Lucas and 25 miles from San Jose Del Cabo Airport (SJD) and 1650 ft from a bus stop.

Check In/Check Out
Check-in: 3pm. Check-out: 11am.

Holy Week
In observance of Holy Week, some resorts in the Dominican Republic, Mexico, and Costa Rica may put limits on the use of motorized water sports, and loud music.

Room Policy
At least one person 21 years old or older is required in every room, all year long.

Currency Policy
Please note that as of June 1, 2011, Riu Resorts in Mexico no longer accept or exchange U.S. Dollars at the front desk. ATMs are available in the lobby of each resort for withdrawals in Mexican currency.



MIN CHECK-IN AGE/SPRING BREAK POLICY: Student/Spring Break groups for guests 21 years of age or older are strictly on request and will be reviewed by hotel on a case by case basis. Upon check in, the hotel will request proof of age and a signed liability agreement. Unruly or disruptive guests may be removed from the property at their own expense.

All hours, fees, amenities, information and services are subject to change without notice.
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