Hotel Riu Taino

Riu Taino is an all-inclusive beachside resort in on Arena Gorda in Punta Cana. Guests need not worry about budgeting their meals or drinks since they are included in the stay, and the hotel also offers ample services and facilities on-site including a full-service spa, casino, swimming pools, SCUBA diving lessons, bars, restaurants, and loungers on the beach.

This all-inclusive destination is an excellent place for travelers looking to go out after dinner. Whether it's the a game of chance or the dance hall that's more your scene, you'll find what you're looking for at this coastal destination.

Set in the vicinity of Punta Cana, Hotel Riu Taino, an all-inclusive property, welcomes vacationers who are interested in basing their vacation in this area of the Eastern side of the Dominican Republic. It's 2.3 miles north of the center of Friusa.


Riu Taino has an impressive 620 bungalow-style units that all include a private bathroom, a balcony or terrace, air conditioning, satellite television, minibar and liquor dispenser, ceiling fan, personal safe, telephone, hairdryer, and clock radio. Suites also include an integrated lounge area.

With 620 rooms, Hotel Riu Taino is a very large location. Abundant features and plenty of space to explore make this super-sized property a favorite among visitors who never want a dull moment to pass. This resort has been awarded a rating of three and a half stars, for many reasons, including amenities, quality, and service.

Below, you can see the in-room amenities provided by Hotel Riu Taino.

  • Television
  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • Air Conditioned
  • Private Bath
  • Terrace
  • AM/FM Alarm Clock
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access Port
  • Mini Bar

Call the resort to request or confirm specific amenities, if it's particularly important to you.

Activities and Amenities

Riu Taino features extensive amenities that are almost all covered under the all-inclusive policy, including four tennis courts, a gym, two swimming pools, one children’s pool, water polo, volleyball, an introductory SCUBA diving lesson, and equipment for kayaking, sailing, snorkeling, body boarding, and windsurfing. When guests want to relax, Riu Taino also features a Jacuzzi, sauna, sun terrace, and chaise lounges by the pool and on the beach. The resort also features an Internet room, daytime programming for both kids and adults, table tennis, evening shows and live music, and the “Pacha” night club.

Located on-site is a casino, so plan to check it out when you're in need of a fun night out.

The list below gives a preview of some other amenities:

  • Live Entertainment
  • Sports Available
  • Sailing
  • Exercise Equipment
  • Kayaking
  • Volleyball
  • Wind Surfing
  • Scuba Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Shopping Mall

If you have your heart set on a particular activity, it's a good idea to call ahead of time since the specifics tend to change. To navigate to our in-depth discussion about the specific activities available at Hotel Riu Taino, click here.


An all-inclusive stay at Riu Taino includes three meals everyday as well as snacks and local beverages all day. Breakfast is a full breakfast buffet with freshly cooked food. Lunch features a hot and cold buffet featuring dishes like pizza, pasta, fruits, salads, and snacks. Dinner is another buffet with twice weekly theme nights.

There are also alternative, optional dining options including a steakhouse, Italian restaurant, and a Caribbean restaurant with alternating menus of Asian, Mexican, and Dominican. The hotel also features the La Fiesta lounge bar and a swim-up bar, and remember, all local alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks are included in guests’ stays.

In addition to on-location dining, those looking for more culinary diversity may also be interested in some of the area's other local dining establishments. Those staying at Hotel Riu Taino will encounter a limited but good selection of restaurants nearby. It's never a bad idea to decide which nearby choices your family will enjoy, even though Hotel Riu Taino does have dining on-site. For more information about your dining options near this property, click here.

Guest Services

Remember to ask about the property's guest services -- including the ones seen below -- are ready to help you stay relaxed during your vacation.

  • Continental Breakfast
  • Breakfast
  • Tour Desk
  • Barber/Beauty Shop


You will notice a good selection of attractions near Hotel Riu Taino. Some of the closest are Bavaro Cinaemas Srl and Ocean Theater. Since this resort is right on Bavaro Beach, it's particularly appealing to guests who plan to take advantage of the sun, sand, and surf during their stay. For a change of setting, you can also visit nearby Los Corales Beach (just a few miles from the property).

The resort is located in the vicinity of Friusa, a pleasant part of the island for sightseers to visit.

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Contact Info

Location: Playa De Arena Gorda, the vicinity of Punta Cana, Hispaniola

Phone: (809) 221-2290



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