Riu Palace Punta Cana

Rating: 4 of 5

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  • Overview
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Hotel details

Palatial in its design, wrapping around a truly remarkable pool with manicured gardens and splashing fountains, the all-inclusive Riu Palace Punta Cana is a shining jewel located along the exceptional Arena Gorda Beach. This amenity-rich hotel offers a vast array of experiences for both the active and laid-back traveler, including water sports, tennis, a fitness center, daytime activities for adults, and a supervised program for children 4-12 years of age. To wind down, there is a pampering spa and a choice of 6 restaurants and 5 bars, including a swim-up bar and the sports bar offering 24-hour snacks and beverages. For more fun to fill your day, guests also have access to the nightclub and casino and daytime exchange privileges at 2 neighboring Riu Resorts.

Location: Punta Cana - Beach

Playa de Arena Gorda  
Punta Cana, Higuey 
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

Property Information 
Year Built: 2006
Accessible rooms: 4
Floors: 4
Total rooms: 612

Airport — Punta Cana International Airport - PUJ: 16 miles

Amenities

Hotel Amenities

  • 24-hour front desk
  • 24-hour room service
  • Accessible facilities
  • Accessible rooms
  • Adjoining rooms
  • All-inclusive meal plan
  • Babysitting†
  • Beauty shop / salon†
  • Bell staff / porter
  • Boutiques / stores, Offsite†
  • Car rental desk†
  • Casino, Offsite†
  • Children programs
  • Children welcome
  • Elevators
  • Housekeeping - daily
  • Internet services
  • Laundry / Valet service†
  • Live entertainment
  • Lounges / bars
  • Luggage service
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Spa†
  • Tour / sightseeing desk

Business Services — Internet Access†

† Fees may apply

All-Inclusive Amenities 

  • All meals and 24-hour snacks and alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages
  • Restocked minibar and liquor dispenser
  • WiFi in the lobby and all guest rooms
  • Use of loungers, sun umbrellas, and towels in pool and beach area
  • Use of gym, sauna, and whirlpool at spa
  • Table tennis, volleyball, 1 introductory scuba diving lesson in the pool
  • Use of windsurfing, catamaran, kayaking, body boarding and snorkeling equipment
  • Use of tennis courts
  • 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
  • Entrance to Casino
  • Access to Riu Bambu and Riu Naiboa for beverages, snacks, and lunch
  • All taxes and gratuities

Dining

Onsite Dining

Don Manuel
Main restaurant offering buffet style dining and on-the-spot cooking stations with theme buffets 3 times a week. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Attire — Shirts with sleeves for men.

Krystal
Elegant fusion cuisine. Open for dinner.
Attire — Long pants and shirts with sleeves for men.

La Altagracia
Poolside grill and steakhouse. Open for dinner.
Attire — Long pants and shirts with sleeves for men.

La Bodega
Brazilian restaurant with buffet starters and dessers and table service of entrees. Open for dinner.
Attire — Long pants and shirts with sleeves for men.

Luigi
Italian favorites wth buffet starters and a la carte entrees for dinner. 
Attire — Long pants and shirts with sleeves for men.

Yokohama
Japanese cuisine served a la carte for dinner. 
Attire — Long pants and shirts with sleeves for men.

Various Lounges/Bars

La Plaza
Los Rosario — Lounge with terrace
Perico Chicote — Lobby bar
Saona — Poolside bar with swim-up bar
Sports bar — 24-hour snacks and beverages

Activities

Onsite Recreation

  • Beach — Stunning, wide and pristine Arena Gorda beach
  • Children's pool
  • Children's program, onsite — Daily daytime entertainment program for children ages 4-7 and ages 8-12 at RiuLand
  • Fitness center on-site
  • Motorized Water Sports†
  • Non-Motorized Water Sports — Windsurfing, sailing, kayaking, pedaloes, body boards, snorkelling equipment
  • Pool — Very large pool with complimentary sun loungers, towels, and parasols
  • Sauna — Located within the spa
  • Sightseeing tours†
  • Spa† — Eternal Spa offers body and skin treatments, massages, facials, and more.
  • Table tennis
  • Theatre — Riu evening program, live music, or shows
  • Volleyball
  • Whirlpool — Whirlpools at the hotel and at the spa

† Fees may apply

Offsite Recreation

  • Billiards† — Located in the Riu Resort complex Caribbean Street
  • Gambling† — Entrance to the Casino, located at the Riu Palace Macao, is included; beverages are not.
  • Golf†
  • Nightclubs† — Entrance to Pacha nightclub, located in the Riu Resort complex Caribbean Street is included. Beverages are not included.
  • Shopping† — Located in the Riu Resort complex Caribbean Street
  • Tennis court — 4 tennis courts are located within the Riu Resort complex
  • Water Park — Guests receive access to Splash Water World, a water entertainment complex with multiple attractions.

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 is required upon check-in for incidentals.
  • Hotel Taxes — Room taxes are included in the price.
  • Internet — Complimentary WiFi throughout resort.
  • 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 maxiumum of 2 children, ages 0-1, stay free when sharing room with a minimum of 2 adults and using existing bedding. Children 2-12 pay child rate. 

Pet Policy — Pets 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 Palace Punta Cana Room Types

Junior Suite

Junior Suite

All-Inclusive

Comfortable rooms featuring a convenient liquor dispenser, complimentary WiFi, and a separate sitting area that is two steps down from the sleeping area. 377 square feet.

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

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Balcony / Lanai / Terrace
  • Bath tub with spray jets
  • Cable television
  • Ceiling fan
  • Coffee / Tea maker
  • Double vanity
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet access
  • Iron
  • Ironing board
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Seating area with sofa / chair
  • Shower
  • Telephone
  • Turn down service
  • TV

† Fees may apply

Junior Suite Superior

Junior Suite Superior

All-Inclusive

Comfortable suites feature a convenient liquor dispenser, complimentary WiFi, and a separate sitting area that is two steps down from the sleeping area. 377 square feet.

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

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Balcony / Lanai / Terrace
  • Bath tub with spray jets
  • Cable television
  • Ceiling fan
  • Coffee / Tea maker
  • Double vanity
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet access
  • Iron
  • Ironing board
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Seating area with sofa / chair
  • Shower
  • Telephone
  • Turn down service
  • TV

† Fees may apply

Suite

Suite

All-Inclusive

Oversized suites feature a convenient liquor dispenser, complimentary WiFi, and a separate sitting area that is two steps down from the sleeping area. 721 square feet.

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

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Balcony / Lanai / Terrace
  • Bath tub with spray jets
  • Cable television
  • Ceiling fan
  • Coffee / Tea maker
  • Double vanity
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet access
  • Iron
  • Ironing board
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Seating area with sofa / chair
  • Shower
  • Telephone
  • Turn down service
  • TV

† Fees may apply

Junior Suite Connecting

Junior Suite Connecting

All-Inclusive

Two Junior Suites connected by a door. Each suite features a convenient liquor dispenser, complimentary WiFi, and a separate sitting area that is two steps down from the sleeping area. 754 square feet. A minimum of four adults must be booked to stay in this room.

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

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Balcony / Lanai / Terrace
  • Bath tub with spray jets
  • Cable television
  • Ceiling fan
  • Coffee / Tea maker
  • Double vanity
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet access
  • Iron
  • Ironing board
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Seating area with sofa / chair
  • Shower
  • Telephone
  • Turn down service
  • TV

† Fees may apply

Suite Ocean View

Suite Ocean View

All-Inclusive

Oversized suites feature a convenient liquor dispenser, complimentary WiFi, and a separate sitting area that is two steps down from the sleeping area. 721 square feet.

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

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Balcony / Lanai / Terrace
  • Bath tub with spray jets
  • Cable television
  • Ceiling fan
  • Coffee / Tea maker
  • Double vanity
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet access
  • Iron
  • Ironing board
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Seating area with sofa / chair
  • Shower
  • Telephone
  • Turn down service
  • TV

† Fees may apply

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