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 choice for guests hoping for some after hours fun. Whether it's the a game of chance or the dance floor that interests you, you'll find it all at this oceanfront destination.

Positioned in the vicinity of Punta Cana, Hotel Riu Taino, an all-inclusive complex, is a great choice for customers who are thinking about lodging in this section of the Eastern side of the Dominican Republic. From this accommodation, the center of Friusa is two and a half miles (three and a half kilometers) to the south.


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.

Hotel Riu Taino is an undoubtedly large property containing 620 rooms. It's not short on space, making this resort a great setting for guests who want to explore one of the area's largest hotels.

On the basis of on-site features, style and ambience, Caribya! has awarded this resort a three and a half star rating. Read more about our Caribya! star ratings, and why they are usually lower than ratings from Trip Advisor and other sites, by clicking here.

Below, you'll find a listing of in-room amenities offered by Hotel Riu Taino.

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

Contact the resort to ensure you'll have 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.

Since it's conveniently located on-site, the casino at Hotel Riu Taino promises a good time, if not good fortune.

The list below shows some other amenities at this property:

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

If you're interested in something in particular, it's best to check with the front desk because these details are often in flux. To see a comprehensive article about the kinds of 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.

Besides what's available on-location, those hoping for extra culinary diversity may also want to think about some of the other nearby mealtime selections. Vacationers who stay at Hotel Riu Taino will find a few solid places to eat within reach. It's a smart idea to learn which choices are available nearby, though Hotel Riu Taino does have some tasty choices of its own. To get more information about dining in the surrounding area, click here.

Guest Services

Taking advantage of guest services -- including the ones below -- may help you maximize your enjoyment during your time in the Dominican Republic.

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


There are a good selection of attractions situated near Hotel Riu Taino. One nearby place of interest is Bavaro Cinaemas Srl, a movie theater. Considering this resort is located directly on Bavaro Beach, it's an ideal vacation spot for people who plan to take advantage of the sun, sand, and surf during their stay. Also in the area, within a few miles of the property, is Los Corales Beach.

The resort is located near Friusa, an enjoyable destination for travelers to explore.

To see more about what's near the property, click here.

Contact Info

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

Phone: (809) 221-2290



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