Riviera Maya & Yucatan Peninsula - Reef Playacar

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The Reef Playacar, All Inclusive Resort, Playa del Carmen -  promises guests a cozy ambience, attention to detail, and most importantly, a sense of individuality in a place where "you are a name, not a number".

The resort offers 210 comfortable rooms in 18 three-story villas separated by winding paths and surrounded by tropical gardens.

Rooms feature Mexican-Caribbean décor with marble floors, marble bathrooms and bright colors. Rooms featuring either one king size bed or two double beds, furnished balcony or terrace and a full bathroom with bathtub and shower.

The majority of meals and beverages, plus all gratuities, at the restaurants, snack bar, and bars are included in the room rate.  

Daily entertainment activities are coordinated by the multilingual entertainment staff with a complete all day program for adults, an awesome nightly spectacular and a special Kids Club for children from 4 to 12 years old with nightly mini disco.

Discover Scuba sessions are available at an additional cost for those people who have never done scuba diving before.

1 or 2 tank reef diving is also available by boat from the hotel’s beach, to go to the nicest reefs of the Riviera Maya in small groups of certified divers along with a professional PADI Instructor.

Packages include all basic dive gear, drinking water, soft drinks, and private boat transfers to the reef and back to the hotel. 

You can also enjoy diving in the ancient Mayan cenotes located in the jungle, including stalactite and stalagmite formations. The maximum depth is 50 ft (16mts), excellent visibility, no undercurrent, and temperatures of 72 F (24 C). The trip includes dive gear, transportation with air-conditioning, refreshments and professional guidance.

Snorkelling, fishing, sailing, wave running, parasailing and swimming with dolphin trips are also available.

Wedding Packages and Honeymoon Events can also be arranged


The Reef Marina diving and water sports center is located in the main hotel zone of Playa Del Carmen, Playacar, near "The Reef Playacar Resort & SPA" hotel. Easily accessible through the hotel or the beach, The Reef Marina has the infrastructure to welcome you all year long (changing rooms, showers, toilets, swimming pool, classroom, local material, rinsing tank, etc.)


As a PADI Dive Center and Resort,  they guarantee the professionalism, reliability and security needed in diving. To provide a comprehensive service, The Reef Marina also has a water sports base with Waverunner, Catamaran, Kayak, and more, so you can spend unforgettable moments with your family.


Looking for something a little more unusual? Explore the depths of the mysterious cenotes as a cavern or full cave diver. Or how about snorkeling with Sailfish, Swimming with Whale Sharks or diving with Bull Sharks? The Reef Marina can cater truly to every diver’s needs, from Open Water certifications to Rebreather and Tec Diving, this center is a true Divers Paradise.

Reef Playacar

Reef Playacar

Reef Playacar

Reef Playacar

Photographs courtesy of Reef Playacar



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