Riu Emerald Bay

Rating: 4 of 5

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At the all-inclusive Riu Emerald Bay, it’s all about the water…2 large free-form pools and another pool with a swim-up bar and whirlpool; a wide variety of water sports including kayaking, windsurfing, and sailing; and a location, north of Mazatlan’s Hotel Zone, along a vast golden beach that is one of the best in the area for surfing. Away from the water, you’ll find a fully equipped fitness center and spa, daily entertainment programs for adults and children, numerous restaurants and lounges, a nightclub, and spacious rooms with balconies.

Location — Nuevo Mazatlan

Ave. Sabalo Cerritos 3404 Zona Costera Cerritos  
Mazatlan, SI 
MEXICO

Property Information 
Year Built: 2009
Floors: 20
Total rooms: 716

Airport — Mazatlan International Airport - MZT: 23 miles

Amenities

Hotel Amenities

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Accessible facilities
  • Accessible rooms
  • Adjoining rooms
  • All-inclusive meal plan
  • ATM / Cash machine†
  • Babysitting†
  • Beauty shop / salon†
  • Bell staff / porter
  • Children programs
  • Children welcome
  • Concierge desk
  • Elevators
  • Gift / News stand†
  • Housekeeping - daily
  • Internet services†
  • Laundry / Valet service†
  • Live entertainment
  • Lounges / bars
  • Luggage service
  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Parking†
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Spa†
  • Tour / sightseeing desk†

Business Services — Internet Access†

† Fees may apply 

All-Inclusive Amenities
This all-inclusive program includes the following amenities:

  • All meals and 24-hour snacks and alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages
  • Restocked minibar and liquor dispenser
  • WiFi in the lobby for 90 consecutive minutes per day
  • Use of loungers, sun umbrellas, and towels in pool and beach area
  • Use of spa sauna and whirlpool (18 years and older)
  • Use of gym
  • Table tennis, workout, volleyball, 1 introductory scuba diving lesson in the pool
  • Use of windsurfing, catamaran, kayaking, body boarding and snorkeling equipment
  • Daily daytime entertainment program for children ages 4-7 and ages 8-12 at RiuLand
  • Daily, daytime entertainment program for adults
  • Nightly entertainment including live music and Riu theme shows
  • Entrance to Pacha nightclub and drinks
  • All taxes and gratuities

Dining

Onsite Dining

Bamboo
Asian buffet restaurant, open for dinner.
Meals — Dinner
Attire — Long pants and shirts with sleeves for men

Las 3 Islas
International buffet restaurant open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Meals — Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch
Attire — Shirts with sleeves for men

Las Gaviotas
Poolside buffet restaurant open for lunch and then turning into an Italian restaurant for dinner.
Attire — Long pants and shirts with sleeves for men

Tabasco
A la carte Mexican restaurant with buffet starters and dessert. Open for dinner. 
Attire — Long pants and shirts with sleeves for men

Various Lounges/Bars

El Cerro — Lobby bar
El Estero — Lounge bar
La Plaza
Playa Bruja — Poolside bar with swim-up bar
Sports bar — 24-hour snacks and beverages

Activities

Onsite Recreation

  • Beach
  • Billiards
  • Children's pool
  • Children's program — Daily, daytime entertainment program for children ages 4-7 and ages 8-12 at RiuLand
  • Fitness center
  • Motorized Water Sports†
  • Nightclubs — Entrance to Pacha nightclub and drinks (open 6 nights a week)
  • Non-Motorized Water Sports — Sailing, snorkeling, windsurfing, kayaking, scuba diving lessons on the pool

† Fees may apply

Onsite Recreation Cont.

  • Pool — 2 free-form pools and a separate pool at the swim-up bar
  • Shopping† — Gift Shop
  • Sightseeing tours†
  • Spa† — Renova spa offering a variety of body and skin treatments, massages, and a beauty salon
  • Table tennis
  • Theatre
  • Volleyball

Offsite Recreation

  • Golf†

Offsite Attraction 

  • Mazatlan: 10 miles
  • Hotel Zone: 6 miles

Policies

Hotel Policies

  • Check In — 3:00 PM
  • Check Out — 12:00 PM
  • Minimum Check-In Age — 18 (At least 1 person 21 years of age or older is required in every room during March & April. The hotel may require proof of age upon check in.)

General Policies

  • Hotel Deposit — A credit card and photo ID are required upon check-in for incidentals.
  • Hotel Taxes — Room taxes are included in the price.
  • Internet — Complimentary in common areas; additional access in rooms available for a fee.
  • Service Charges — Maid and bellman services charges are included in the price.
  • Spring Break — Spring Breakers (groups or individuals of any age traveling to celebrate their Spring Break) are NOT allowed at any RIU hotel and RIU hotels will use any means at their disposal to identify and cancel suspected Spring Break groups. Any Spring Breakers arriving at any RIU hotel will not be admitted on property, with no refund. RIU hotels have a zero tolerance policy with regards to this issue and are in no way responsible for the consequences or lawsuits that may ensue.

Kids Stay Free Policy
A maximum of 2 children, ages 0-1, stay free when sharing room with a minimum of 2 adults and using existing bedding. Children 2-12 years of age pay child rate.

Pet Policy — Pets are not allowed

Hotel information is as accurate as possible and we aim to keep all information up to date. We are not responsible for any inaccuracies that may occur due to hotels making changes to their property or policies without our knowledge.

Riu Emerald Bay Room Types

Double Room

Double Room

All-Inclusive

Traditionally styled rooms with a sitting area and convenient liquor dispenser.

View — Resort
Bedding — 1 king or 2 doubles
Occupancy — 3 adults, 2 children / 4 total

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Balcony / Lanai / Terrace
  • Bathtub
  • Cable television
  • Ceiling fan
  • Double vanity
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet access†
  • Iron
  • Ironing board
  • Minibar
  • Safe large enough to accommodate a laptop
  • Shower
  • Sitting area
  • Telephone
  • TV

† Fees may apply

Double Room Ocean View

Double Room Ocean View

All-Inclusive

Traditionally styled rooms with a sitting area and convenient liquor dispenser.

View — Ocean
Bedding — 1 king or 2 doubles
Occupancy — 3 adults, 2 children / 4 total

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Balcony / Lanai / Terrace
  • Bathtub
  • Cable television
  • Ceiling fan
  • Double vanity
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet access†
  • Iron
  • Ironing board
  • Minibar
  • Safe large enough to accommodate a laptop
  • Shower
  • Sitting area
  • Telephone
  • TV

† Fees may apply

Family Room Ocean View

Family Room Ocean View

All-Inclusive

Larger rooms with a sitting area, convenient liquor dispenser, 1 king and 1 double bed, and a larger balcony or terrace.

View — Ocean
Bedding — 1 king and 1 double
Occupancy — 4 adults, 3 children / 5 total 

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Balcony / Lanai / Terrace
  • Bathtub
  • Cable television
  • Ceiling fan
  • Double vanity
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet access†
  • Iron
  • Ironing board
  • Minibar
  • Safe large enough to accommodate a laptop
  • Shower
  • Sitting area
  • Telephone
  • TV

† Fees may apply

Duplex

Duplex

All-Inclusive

2-level room. 1st floor has 2 sofa beds, TV, and bathroom. 2nd floor has a king-bedded bedroom and bathroom. Duplex also feature a convenient liquor dispenser and a large balcony or terrace. Duplex rooms are located on the lobby level with little to no ocean view.

View — Partial ocean
Bedding — 1 king and 2 sofa beds
Occupancy — 5 adults, 3 children / 5 total

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Balcony / Lanai / Terrace
  • Bathtub
  • Cable television
  • Ceiling fan
  • Double vanity
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet access†
  • Iron
  • Ironing board
  • Minibar
  • Safe large enough to accommodate a laptop
  • Shower
  • Sitting area
  • Telephone
  • TV

† Fees may apply

Suite Jacuzzi Ocean View

Suite Jacuzzi Ocean View

All-Inclusive

Spacious suites feature a convenient liquor dispenser, separate sitting area that is 2 steps down from the sleeping area, and a balcony with a whirlpool.

View — Ocean
Bedding — 1 king
Occupancy — 2 adults / 2 total

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Balcony / Lanai / Terrace
  • Bathtub
  • Cable television
  • Ceiling fan
  • Double vanity
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet access†
  • Iron
  • Ironing board
  • Jacuzzi
  • Minibar
  • Safe large enough to accommodate a laptop
  • Shower
  • Sitting area
  • Telephone
  • TV

† Fees may apply

Double Room Ocean View Connecting

Double Room Ocean View Connecting

All-Inclusive

Two Double Room Ocean View rooms connected by a door. Each traditionally styled room features a sitting area and convenient liquor dispenser.

View — Ocean
Bedding — 1 king or 2 doubles in each room
Occupancy — 6 adults, 4 children / 8 total

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Balcony / Lanai / Terrace
  • Bathtub
  • Cable television
  • Ceiling fan
  • Double vanity
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet access†
  • Iron
  • Ironing board
  • Minibar
  • Safe large enough to accommodate a laptop
  • Shower
  • Sitting area
  • Telephone
  • TV

† Fees may apply

Junior Suite Ocean View

Junior Suite Ocean View

All-Inclusive

Spacious and traditionally styled rooms with a sitting area, convenient liquor dispenser and larger balcony or terrace.

View — Ocean
Bedding — 1 king
Occupancy — 2 adults / 2 total

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Balcony / Lanai / Terrace
  • Bathtub
  • Cable television
  • Ceiling fan
  • Double vanity
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet access†
  • Iron
  • Ironing board
  • Minibar
  • Safe large enough to accommodate a laptop
  • Shower
  • Sitting area
  • Telephone
  • TV

† Fees may apply

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