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 the perfect place for vacationers hoping for something to do in the evening. Whether it's the slot machines or the dance hall that excites you, 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 complex, welcomes guests who want to stay in this part 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.

Hotel Riu Taino is an undoubtedly large location containing 620 rooms. The size of the property alone makes this resort an ideal match for travelers who appreciate the perks of booking one of the area's largest hotels. For its overall merit, we've rated this resort a three and a half star rating.

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

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

Please consider that different types of rooms might have different amenities, so if there is an amenity that is particularly important to you, contact the front desk to verify availability.

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.

When it comes to on-site entertainment, the casino on this property is reason enough to book your stay there.

The following list gives some other amenities:

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

If you have your heart set on a particular activity, it's suggested that you call the front desk just in case availability varies. Visit this page to navigate to an in-depth description about the specific activities and recreation opportunities offered at Hotel Riu Taino.


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 on-site dining, those looking for extra culinary variety should also look into the region's other local dining selections. Guests here will find a limited but good selection of restaurants nearby. It's a smart idea to decide which nearby choices your family will enjoy, though Hotel Riu Taino does have dining on-site. For more info about dining in this part of town, click here.

Guest Services

Hotel Riu Taino offers guest services, including the ones in the following list, so you can rest a little easier during your time on the property.

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


You will notice a fair number of interesting sites and attractions in the vicinity of Hotel Riu Taino. Some of the closest are Bavaro Cinaemas Srl and Ocean Theater. Because this resort is right on Bavaro Beach, it's particularly appealing to those who enjoy sun-bathing just outside their accommodations. You might also enjoy relaxing by the water at nearby Los Corales Beach.

The resort is located in the vicinity of Friusa, an interesting destination for sightseers to explore.

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Contact Info

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

Phone: (809) 221-2290



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