Things to See and Do While Staying at ClubHotel Riu Bachata

The Dominican Republic provides lots of intriguing recreational possibilities, especially for guests staying at a beachside destination like this one. ClubHotel Riu Bachata is one of the best lodgings in the area for visitors who prefer to have many on-site options and try a long list of new activities.

This property has 3 pools, so don't worry about not being able to find a shady spot by the water. One of the bonuses is that this property is built next to the ocean, meaning that there are a few different ways to play in the water when you stay here. Another relaxing feature at this property is its whirlpool.

For those who don't like breaking from their fitness routines, this property makes it easy to stay on track; there are exercise facilities on-site at this hotel.


This resort is a perfect fit for tennis buffs, considering guests can break a sweat at the on-site tennis facilities. There are 2 courts on-site. Fortunately, the lighting at their tennis facilities means you can keep your match going past sunset.

Searching for more spots like this one? You can take a look at nearby hotels with this activity, including ClubHotel Riu Mambo and ClubHotel Riu Merengue.


Although ClubHotel Riu Bachata does not have a golf course, the on-site staff may be able to assist you in scheduling a tee time nearby. Courses nearby include Los Mangos Golf Course, Costa Azul, and Playa Dorada Golf Course. Each is within nine and a half miles and the most proximate of the bunch is Los Mangos Golf Course. It has a total of 9 holes. This par 35 course is 3300 yards long. For golfers who want to learn more, contact the course at (809) 970-7143.


While visiting the Dominican Republic you may want to try out a new recreational sport. There are several options available, so you're sure to find a watersport to enjoy, even if it's your first time. Check out the following list, which shows the watersports available at ClubHotel Riu Bachata:

  • Boating
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Wind Surfing

Family Activities

Travelers of all ages can have a blast at ClubHotel Riu Bachata, as it boasts a wonderful set of family-friendly amenities.

Bring along the children and take advantage of the hotel's fun game room, playground, and babysitting services that are available for the whole family

There is a game room on-site, where both kids and grown-ups can pass hours of downtime. Plus, there's a playground where some of the hotel's littlest guests can enjoy playtime. This destination offers an organized children's program as well. Some parents truly appreciate the rarity of a night sans their children. At this hotel they offer parents the chance to go out by themselves, because they offer a babysitting service.

Entertainment and Nightlife

One of the greatest perks of staying at this location is seeing their live entertainment, which proves that staying in for the evening can be just as exciting as going out. Typically, live entertainment is offered 7 days per week. However, the frequency may vary. If you'd like to learn more about what entertainment will be offered, contact the resort at (809) 320-1010.

The property also has several bars, so guests can choose to meet up at their favorite one before the show.

At night, you may want to head over to a nearby accommodation that also has nightlife options. Not all of the options listed below will have nightlife better than what you might find at your own lodging, but they do offer a bit of variety. These choices are listed in the chart below:

Accommodations near the ClubHotel Riu Bachata with Bars
Property Name Location Number of Bars Live Entertainment
ClubHotel Riu Merengue 6.1 mi. West-Northwest of Central Puerto Plata 5 check
ClubHotel Riu Mambo 5.9 mi. West-Northwest of Central Puerto Plata 4 check
Lifestyle Presidential Suites 3.5 mi. West-Northwest of Central Puerto Plata 7 check
The Bungalows 3.5 mi. West-Northwest of Central Puerto Plata -- --
Sun Village Resort & Spa 3.5 mi. West-Northwest of Central Puerto Plata 8 check
Lifestyle Tropical Beach All Inclusive 1.0 mi. North-Northwest of Central Bajo Hondo 5 check

The on-site casino here provides another nightlife option, so it's as easy as ever to "stay in" for the night, without sacrificing fun and excitement. Also in the area is another casino, this one found at Ocean World Casino. It is about 2.6 miles east of ClubHotel Riu Bachata.


Not all options in the Dominican Republic can say they have a spa, but ClubHotel Riu Bachata is one of the pleasant properties that can provide their guests a convenient place where they can get properly pampered. This list shows some of the spa services that are available:

  • Facials
  • Massages
  • Sauna
  • Spa Facility
  • Steam Room
  • Whirlpool


The beauty salon on the property offers both a relaxing and convenient way to take a couple inches off before a special evening.

Even though there's plenty of activities right on this property, those who want to do some exploring can find many interesting outdoor attractions in the Dominican Republic. No matter if you would rather spend time on the beach or enjoy a round or two on the golf course, you can find plenty of other recreational opportunities in the region. Click on these articles to read more regarding sightseeing, riding a scooter or bicycle, fishing, scuba diving, shopping, going snorkeling, and other activities you might enjoy.


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