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Welcome to The Reef Playacar


From the moment you arrive at The Reef Playacar,  you’ll see why we’re one of the best family-friendly resorts in Playa del Carmen. The relaxed comfort of our boutique-style hotel takes inspiration from the Mayan traditions, magically blending the quiet seclusion of a tropical rainforest with the white-hot beauty of one of the world’s most spectacular beaches.

Nestled among brilliant gardens in an exclusive gated community, just a 15-minute walk from the vibrant shops, dining, and nightlife of 5th Avenue, The Reef Playacar resort ensure that nothing comes between you and an unforgettable Riviera Maya beach getaway.  Our resort is uniquely suited to provide you with a range of unforgettable experiences, from the exhilarating to the serene.

You will have the chance to book your room with two different options: All-Inclusive package or bed + breakfast.

Fill your days with diving, skydiving and eco-adventures or explore and relax in Playa del Carmen’s tranquil ancient setting.

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    Chichen Itza Tour. Buy 1 and 2nd person 50% off. Normal price $99 USD + $25 USD transportation. Second person 50% off + $25 USD transportation.
  • Dolphin Swim Special Price! $40 USD per person. Transportation included.
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    2x1 ATV, zip-lines & cenote Tour. Buy 1 & get 1 for free. 2 PAX for $99 USD + $30 USD of transportation per person.
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    Private transportation. Private transport roundtrip 1 to 8 pax = $150 USD or Private transport One way 1 to 8 pax = $85 USD.
  • 2x1 Romantic dinner on the Beach. Buy one dinner & get the second one for free.
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    Flexible cancellation policies.
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    Book now and pay upon arrival.
  • Image icon of a drink glass at The Reef Playacar
    Bottle of wine upon arrival for all-inclusive rates.
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    Early check-in/ Late check-out subject to availability.
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    High speed WiFi.
  • Icon image of book direct offer at The Reef Playacar
    Best Rate Guarantee.
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    Stay at 1 and Play at 2! Enjoy a Premium all-inclusive access to our sister beach Resort The Reef Coco Beach. Free shuttle service for all-inclusive rates (Subject to availability). (Only aplicable for All Inclusive rates, not applicable for B&B rates).
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6th Night Free + Kids Free* + Exclusive Benefits


Enjoy this special promotion and pamper yourself with a relaxing vacation in Playa del Carmen. These exclusive benefits are waiting for you:

  • 6th Night Free (valid for all inclusive rates).
  • 2x1 ATV, zip-lines & cenote Tour. Buy 1 & get 1 for free.
  • 2x1 All-inclusive Experience - Stay in 1 & play in 2 (access to The Reef Coco Beach).
  • 2x1 Romantic Dinner on the Beach.

Book before December 31th, 2022
Travel Window: From Jan. 2nd until Dec. 23, 2022.

* Not combinable with other promotions.
* Blackout dates: Feb 1-17, 2022.

* You need to book 6 nights to get the 6th night free.
* Kids free: April 18 - July 9, 2022 || August 21 - December 16, 2022.

* Promotion valid for bookings made through our website and our Call Center.

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Book NOW! and travel from November 2021 and get 10% OFF* With your EXCLUSIVE MEMBER RATES

Travel Window: November 1th 2021 - August 31th, 2022.

* To obtain this offer you must subscribe FOR FREE to our EXCLUSIVE MEMBER RATES.

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Free Honeymoon Package

  • A bottle of sparkling wine
  • Guaranteed king-sized bed
  • Continental breakfast for two served in your suite during one morning of your stay
  • Special room decoration
  • Special gift from The Reef Resorts


*Couples must book for a minimum of 5 nights and present wedding certificate at check-in. Date of wedding must be within 6 months of stay.

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AAA Member Saving

Present your AAA membership card to enjoy an extra 10% off our special rates.

*Max 2 rooms per member. Best available rate will be charged if the memberships are not shown.


From onsite activities to tours and excursions

Allow our friendly, multilingual entertainment staff and concierge provide you with everything you need for an unforgettable vacation experience. From onsite activities like pool and beach volleyball, nightly shows and live entertainment as well as a fully supervised kids program to tours and excursions throughout Playa del Carmen, our dedicated team will plan the perfect stay. 

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A one-of-a-kind setting for your special day

An unforgettable wedding calls for an unforgettable setting. Framed by a brilliant white sand beach, lush tropical gardens and wooden pathways meandering through a rainforest landscape, The Reef Playacar offers this kind of dramatic backdrop. 

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FAQ about The Reef Playacar

Yes, we are a beach front hotel located in one of the most beautiful beaches of Playa del Carmen, Riviera Maya called Playacar.

We’re located 57.9 km/35.97 miles from Cancun airport which is 1 hour by car more or less to Playa del Carmen, Riviera Maya.

Yes, we are a family friendy boutique style hotel located in Playacar, a gathed community area in the heart of Riviera Maya, Mexico.

Our location is fantastic as we are just steps away from Fifth Avenue (1.4 km/0.86 miles) meaning that all bars, restaurants and main attractions of the Riviera Maya are closed by. Some of the nearby attractions include Coco Bongo (2.3 km/1.42 miles), Xcaret park (10.7 km/6.64 miles), Xplore park (9.1 km/5.65 miles), ferry to Cozumel (1.9 km/1.18 miles) and Tulum ruins (70.3 km/43.68 miles) among others.