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Mexico / Yucatán Peninsula
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Royal Hideaway Playacar

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Royal Hideaway Playacar

5 star hotel
Lote Hotelero No. 7, Desarrollo, Playacar, 77710 Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico
200 rooms
No Internet

Pro Dive International Royal Hideaway Allegro Play

Walking distance
Max 8 divers per guide

Package highlights

  • Enjoy a cascading-edge infinity pool and three relaxing jacuzzis.
  • Encounter sharks, turtles, dolphins, vibrant reef fish, and stunning corals.
  • Savor gourmet cuisine and take advantage of 24-hour room service.
  • Embark on a journey to witness exotic sea life in the crystal-clear Caribbean Sea.
  • Immerse yourself in evening entertainment, visit the theater, and explore charming boutiques.
  • Explore the thrilling world of cave diving in a system of flooded freshwater caves.
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Once we receive your booking, we double check availability with the dive operator and reserve your spot


We usually get back to you within 24 hours to confirm that your booking is final


You then have 48 hours to take care of other travel arrangements. Your credit card will only be charged after that period

Payment & cancellation

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  • Now: 0%
  • 48 hours after booking confirmation: 10%
  • 45 days before trip start: 100%

Cancellation fee

Free cancellation for 48h after confirmation

  • 10.0% of the total booking amount will be charged if you cancel more than 14 days prior to arrival
  • 35.0% will be charged if you cancel between 14 and 8 days prior to arrival
  • 100.0% will be charged if you cancel less than 8 days prior to arrival

Explore diving around the Royal Hideaway Playacar

Best dive sites in Yucatán Peninsula

Punta Cancun – This is a popular spot with divers and provides access to several dive sites and some healthy coral reefs. Located at the eastern end of Cancun's hotel zone, the reefs contain colorful coral formations and you can hang out with a diverse array of marine life, including barracuda, rays and sharks. Punta Nizuc – This site is famous for its snorkeling and diving, thanks to an offshore reef that is rife with abundant marine life. Depths average 10 m/30 ft and the great visibility makes this a spectacular spot where divers meet lobster, groupers, rays, sergeant majors and a host of other marine life. At Punta Nizuc art meets coral reef conservation and divers can visit a statue of a young girl lying in a coral garden. She’s part of an underwater museum, Museo Subacuático de Arte, that’s well worth exploring. Playa del Carmen, Akumal and Tulum – South of Cancun, Playa del Carmen is a bustling town with a European vibe. Akumal and Tulum are seaside villages that offer a glimpse into the Yucatan of yesterday. Generally, the dive sites here are shallow with excellent visibility, and boat rides are as short as five minutes. You’re likely to see turtles, barracuda, stingrays, lobsters and nurse sharks. Pared Verde – Sloping rivers of sand divide sections of the wall which is well populated with coral, sponges and myriad macro invertebrates. Depths to 40 m/130 ft are possible and the currents can be strong. Larger pelagic species are frequently seen here, given the reef’s location in the middle of a sandy plain. Cenotes – If you want to try something truly special, dive a cenote. These deep, freshwater-filled sinkholes formed when the roofs of limestone caverns collapsed and filled with water. The Yucatan’s elaborate cenotes have intricate cave systems and underground tunnels that draw divers from around the globe. Many cenotes boast pristine turquoise waters and a beautiful array of stalagmites and stalactites formed over millions of years.

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Snorkeling in Yucatán Peninsula

Non-divers will find plenty of reasons to enter the water in the Yucatan Peninsula. From shore, you’ll be able to access the region’s best reefs and even take a dip in a cenote. If you happen to be in the area from June to September, make sure to take a day trip to Isla Mujeres to snorkel with whale sharks. There are also trips to the deep sea for snorkeling with sailfish for something a little different.

Dive Center


  • Pro Dive Mexico pioneered local Whale Shark and Sailfish Safaris
  • PADI Green Star Award for conservation and carbon footprint reduction
  • Close to the world`s second largest reef
  • Ship wrecks, canyons, slopes and cenotes nearby
  • Divers with disabilities are more than welcome to join us


Pro Dive International offers an ideal location to explore the Riviera Maya north and south of Playa del Carmen and some of the best dive sites in Cozumel.


The dive center is located on the Royal Hideaway's beach and has a check-in point at the Allegro Playacar. Boats leave from the shore to ferry you to the most beautiful sites within five to ten minutes.


The dive team can help book trips to top spots on the Riviera Maya, such as Mama Viña, Tortugas, cenotes, and Palancar and Santa Rosa Reef in Cozumel.


We highly recommend participating in our daily excursion to one of the fascinating cenotes – diving in the caverns is a unique experience. We would pick you up at your resort, take you to one of the impressive caverns, and do two tanks in different areas. You will have a nice picnic between the two dives with sandwiches and non-alcoholic drinks. You would only dive in groups of 4 divers per cavern instructor per regulations and safety reasons. It includes transportation in the Riviera Maya, entrance fees, a lamp, a cavern guide, sandwiches, and non-alcoholic drinks. If you want to bring a camera, please be aware that some Cenotes owners charge an extra fee of up to MXN 1000 in cash or strictly do not allow cameras. The water temperature is approximately 24 degrees Celsius/ 75 degrees Fahrenheit. So, we recommend using a 5 mm wetsuit. Please consider that a local reef dive is required before doing cenote dives to ensure you have good buoyancy and diving skills for your safety. The minimum age to dive in cenotes is 15 years old.


 The other highlight we recommend is our Cozumel full-day trip. We will pick you up at your resort, cross with the ferry to Cozumel, and go to our dive center in Cozumel at the island's southern end. Thanks to its excellent location close to the Marine Park, we only need 5-10 minutes by boat to reach Cozumel's most beautiful dive spots. You will have lunch in our 4* Resort, and after a double tank dive, we will return to Playa del Carmen and drop you at your hotel. It includes ferry fees, marine park entrance fees, lunch, non-alcoholic drinks, and a guide. Please consider that a local reef dive is required before doing cenote dives to ensure you have good buoyancy and diving skills for your safety.


Diving with bull sharks is available in winter (November to March, approximately). This dive is specifically designed for experienced divers who have completed a minimum of 25 logged dives. As per local regulations, a reef dive is mandatory before participating in this extraordinary experience. Additionally, it is important to note that wearing a long dark wetsuit is required for this dive.


Every summer, from June to mid-September, whale sharks migrate to Isla Contoy in the northern part of the Yucatan Peninsula. They gather there to feed on the abundant plankton in the warm waters of the Caribbean Sea. Don't miss out on this exciting summer highlight and have the opportunity to swim with the largest fish in the ocean!


Please note that a pool check is needed if you have not dove within 12 months and a refresher after 24 months.


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Diving gear

  • Tanks With Int (Yoke) Valves
  • Tanks With Din Valves
  • 15L Tanks Available
  • Filling Station

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • German
  • Other Languages On Request

PADI membership level

  • Padi 5 Star Cdc
  • Padi Tecrec Facility

Dive Center Facilities

  • Onsite Training Pool
  • Waterfront Location
  • Onsite Accommodation

PADI® Courses Available

  • Scuba Refresher
  • Open Water Diver
  • Advanced Open Water Diver
  • Rescue Diver
  • Divemaster
  • Instructor/Idc Course
  • Kids Courses
  • Nitrox Certification
  • Underwater Photography
  • Deep Diver Certification
  • Underwater Videographer
  • Night Diver
  • Wreck Diver
  • Drift Diving
  • Boat Diver
  • Peak Performance Buoyancy

For your safety

  • Emergency Oxygen Kit
  • First Aid Kits
  • Vhf Radio

Resort Amenities

Good for...

  • Adults-Only


  • Beach Front
  • Restaurant
  • Bar / Lounge
  • Swimming Pool(S)
  • Garden
  • Lounge/Tv Area

Sports & Watersports

  • Snorkeling
  • Windsurfing
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Fishing
  • Tennis
  • Pool/Snooker
  • Golf (Close By)
  • Cycling


  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Cash (Usd)
  • Other
  • Cash (Local Currency)


  • Jet Skiing

Amenities & services

  • Wi-Fi (Free)
  • Air-Conditioning

Wellness & Relaxation

  • Fitness Center/Gym
  • Spa Facility
  • Hot Tub/Whirlpool/Jacuzzi
  • Beauty Treatments
  • Massage Services

Food & drink

  • Buffet
  • A La Carte
  • Snacks All Day
  • Alcohol

Resort Description

Situated along the pristine white sandy beach of Playa Del Carmen, Mexico, The Royal Hideaway Playacar - Adults Only offers an idyllic setting.

Experience the epitome of all-inclusive luxury at The Royal Hideaway Playacar Resort, nestled amidst the stunning natural beauty of tropical sinkholes, lush jungles, and crystalline turquoise beaches. Explore the vibrant underwater world teeming with sharks, turtles, dolphins, and schools of reef fish thriving among colorful coral reefs.

This adults-only paradise guarantees serenity and seclusion, enveloped by verdant gardens. Guests are pampered with dedicated private concierge services, indulgent dining experiences at luxury restaurants, and the choice of six magnificent pools. Adventure enthusiasts can dive into an array of thrilling water activities.

As the sun sets, the resort comes to life with evening shows, captivating theater performances, and a selection of charming shops and boutiques. The convenience of 24-hour room service enhances your stay. Stay active with basketball, table tennis, invigorating water aerobics, and a wealth of other engaging activities. Should you wish to explore further, car rental services are readily available to expand your horizons


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How to get there

Arriving in Cancun International Airport

  • Take transportation to Playa del Carmen and please inform the driver that your hotel is located inside Playacar. This route will take from 50 minutes to 1 hour to the south of the Peninsula.

At the resort

  • Upon arrival at the resort, you will be welcomed with champagne and fresh towels. During check in a copy of your passports will be taken and registration forms completed.
  • One butler concierge in every villa
  • The front desk is available 24/7 for any concerns and questions
  • Check in time from 15:00 hrs

The end of your trip

  • Checkout time is by 12:00h noon
  • Late check out has an extra charge


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