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 a great place for guests looking for some after hours fun. Whether it's the a game of chance or the dance hall that's more your scene, you'll find it all at this oceanfront destination.

Positioned in the vicinity of Punta Cana, Hotel Riu Taino, an all-inclusive complex, happily welcomes visitors who are thinking about basing their vacation in this area of the Eastern side of the Dominican Republic. 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 quite a large location with a total of 620 rooms. All that extra space makes this resort an ideal match for guests who appreciate the perks of booking a large scale complex. This resort has been awarded a three and a half star rating, based on numerous measures, including overall quality, amenities, and service.

A check list of the in-room conveniences offered by Hotel Riu Taino include:

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

If a particular amenity is 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.

If on-site entertainment is what you seek, this property's casino is a winning attraction to many.

To see this lodging's general amenities, check the list below:

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

Just in case, don't hesitate to call with questions to be sure everything you're expecting is available. Visit this page to read an in-depth article about the specific activities and recreation opportunities available 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 the dining options on-location, those hoping to find more culinary variety should also investigate the area's other local mealtime choices. Guests here will encounter a limited but good selection of restaurants within traveling distance. It's never a bad idea to decide which nearby choices your family will enjoy, though Hotel Riu Taino does have on-site dining. For an in-depth look at this area's options, click here.

Guest Services

Hotel Riu Taino offers guest services, including those that are listed below, which means you can let go of those few details and enjoy your vacation.

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


You will find a fair number of interesting sites and attractions situated near Hotel Riu Taino. Some of the closest attractions are Bavaro Cinaemas Srl and Ocean Theater. Considering this resort is located on Bavaro Beach, it's an attractive setting for travelers who look forward to frequent trips to the water. Also in the area, within a few miles of the property, is Los Corales Beach.

The resort is located near Friusa, a particularly enjoyable destination for tourists to visit.

For more info on 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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