Things to See and Do While Staying at Hotel Riu Taino

With so many attractions and vendors vying for your attention, choices throughout Hispaniola in the Dominican Republic can be overwhelming. The Hotel Riu Taino will help you take advantage of the nearby coastal region. This vacation spot offers an impressive variety of recreational possibilities, meaning you will have lots of exciting activities to enjoy during your stay.

This property has 3 swimming pools, so don't worry about having to fight for enough room to spread out and relax by the water. One of the bonuses is that this property is built adjacent to the sea, meaning that there are plenty of options when it comes time to play in the water throughout your stay. There is also a whirlpool at this vacation destination, an amenity appreciated by exhausted travelers and couples alike.

If you're worried about finding a gym to use while in the Dominican Republic, this destination has you covered; there is an on-site workout facility for health-conscious guests.


Tennis fanatics should definitely consider booking this property, because the tennis facilities — located on-site — are fun for all ages and skill levels. Guests will find 4 courts on-site. Plus, the courts here are equipped with lighting so you'll never have to cut your match short.

To find more nearby tennis courts, you may want to compare Hotel Riu Taino to similar accommodations, including Grand Palladium Palace Resort, Spa & Casino and Melia Caribe Tropical.


Despite the fact that Hotel Riu Taino doesn't have a golf course, it may be possible to arrange for a tee time nearby. The area's closest courses include Punta Blanca Golf Course, Iberostate Bavaro Golf Club, and Hard Rock Golf Club at Cana Bay. The lot of them are within a mile and a half and the most nearby of the group, Punta Blanca Golf Course, is only a short distance off from the lodging, so you can plan on going over for some rounds on the links. It has a total of 18 holes. The course has a total length of 6706 yards, and it has been rated as a par 72. If you'd like more information or want to inquire about the possibility of reserving a tee time, the course can be contacted at (809) 468-4734.


While visiting Hispaniola you may want to try out a new recreational sport. There are a variety of different options available here, so you are sure to find an aquatic activity you enjoy, regardless of your style. This list shows the watersports offered at Hotel Riu Taino:

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

Family Activities

Families are welcome at Hotel Riu Taino, despite the fact that you might not find a good deal of amenities and activities specifically intended for youngsters. If you need a hotel to lodge at with more features that that appeal to kids, take a look at these properties recommended for families.

Entertainment and Nightlife

Spend the day in the sun and the evening listening to live performances; it's an easy option since live entertainment is offered on-site at Hotel Riu Taino. Live entertainment is typically available 7 days per week. Of course, the frequency can vary with the season. If you want to find out more about the entertainment schedule, call the front desk at (809) 221-2290.

Another reason to spend time at this vacation destination is their several different bars, so guests can choose from among their favorite settings and types of cocktails.

Other accommodations in the area provide you with a few more places to spend the evening, such as displayed below:

Accommodations near the Hotel Riu Taino with Bars
Property Name Location Number of Bars Live Entertainment
Riu Macao 14.0 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 4 check
Riu Naiboa 13.8 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 2 check
Iberostar Dominicana Hotel 13.7 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 2 check
Iberostar Punta Cana 13.7 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 2 check
Riu Bambuall Inclusive 14.2 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 4 check
ClubHotel Riu Bambu 14.2 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 4 check
Riu Palace Punta Cana 14.3 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 5 check
Iberostar Bavaro 13.4 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 4 check
Grand Bahía Príncipe Bávaro 14.5 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 15 check
Luxury Bahia Principe Ambar Don Pablo Collection 14.4 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 11 check
Ocean Blue Golf and Beach Resort All-inclusive 13.0 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 5 --
Vik Hotel Arena Blanca All Inclusive 13.0 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 4 --

Feeling lucky? You can also pay a visit to the casino on-site, which is a great place to meet before dinner, or hang out all night. Also within a short distance of this hotel is another casino, this one found at Casino Riu Palace Macao. It's 0.1 miles west of Hotel Riu Taino.


Guests will be able to experience unparalleled relaxation, because this destination features enjoyable spa facilities. The following list provides some of the services that are available to guests:

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


The beauty salon on the property will allow you to start looking and feeling your best for a night out.

Though there's a lot to do on the property, travelers looking to explore will certainly appreciate the many exciting recreational opportunities on Hispaniola. Whether you're looking to relax on a sunny beach or enjoy a couple rounds of golf, you'll encounter plenty of other chances for recreation in your immediate surroundings. Check out these pages to read more regarding sightseeing, shopping, diving, fishing, riding a bicycle or scooter, snorkeling, and other activities.


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