Things to See and Do While Staying at Hotel Riu Taino

There's so much to appreciate about Hispaniola in the Dominican Republic that it can be hard to decide what to do next. Properties like the Hotel Riu Taino will help you take advantage of their stunning waterside location. This property offers travelers an impressive range of recreational opportunities, meaning you will have plenty of interesting activities to choose from throughout your vacation.

Considering the resort has a total of 3 pools on-site, you'll probably have no trouble claiming a few lounge chairs. A big plus for many vacationers is that this property is located adjacent to the ocean, meaning that there are a lot of ways to enjoy the water through the course of your stay. A long soak in the whirlpool on-location is another way to spend time in the water.

Maintaining a workout routine is simple for fitness buffs at this property; a fitness facility is available on the grounds.


This resort is able to provide a lot of fun for tennis fanatics, because visitors can spend some time on the court without leaving the property. There are 4 courts on the property. Plus, the lighted courts here give guests the opportunity to play at night, when schedules are more relaxed.

Where else can you find tennis on-property? You may want to compare Hotel Riu Taino to other popular accommodations that offer this activity, including Grand Palladium Palace Resort, Spa & Casino and Melia Caribe Tropical.


Even though there isn't a golf course at Hotel Riu Taino, you may be able to arrange some playing time nearby. Golf courses nearby include Punta Blanca Golf Course, Iberostate Bavaro Golf Club, and Hard Rock Golf Club at Cana Bay. All of them are within a mile and a half and the most proximate of the group, Punta Blanca Golf Course, is just a meager distance away from the property, so you can plan heading over for some rounds on the links. Players will find 18 challenging holes at this nearby course. It's a total of 6706 yards long, and is a par 72. For golfers who want to learn more, contact the course at (809) 468-4734.


Visitors that want an array of watersports will have a great experience during their visit Hotel Riu Taino. The following list details the water activities that the property offers.

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

Family Activities

Families are welcome at Hotel Riu Taino, even though you probably will not find a lot of different amenities and activities designed for the kids in your family. If you need a hotel to lodge at with specific perks that that appeal to kids, you might want to consider properties rated best for family vacations.

Entertainment and Nightlife

One of the greatest perks of staying at this location is seeing their live entertainment, which means that staying onsite for the evening can be as thrilling as a night on the town. Expect to find entertainment about 7 days per week. Needless to say, the schedule may vary. If you want to obtain additional details, check with the front desk at (809) 221-2290.

Another nice thing about this spot is their many bars, so you and your companions can enjoy a cocktail before or after the show.

You'll also find a few nearby accommodations with after-dark activities of their own. None of the lodgings immediately surrounding your property have significantly high ratings with regards to nightlife, but they will offer you a bit of variety. Check out those 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 one of the best ways to enjoy a night "in", without retreating to your room. Plus, there is another casino, this one found at Casino Riu Palace Macao. It won't be hard to find Casino Riu Palace Macao only a short interval away from Hotel Riu Taino.


Not all accommodations in the Dominican Republic feature on-site spas, but Hotel Riu Taino is one such tranquil gem that is able to offer its guests an unbeatable way to release stress and reflect on the area's beauty. The list below has some of the available spa services:

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


The salon on-site offers a convenient way to beautify yourself before a special occasion, or fun night out.

Beyond the activities available right on this property, travelers who enjoy getting out 'n' about won't find a shortage of interesting recreational possibilities on Hispaniola. No matter if you are looking to lay out on a sunny beach or play a couple rounds of golf, you'll encounter lots of other chances for recreation in and around the area. Click these pages to learn more concerning riding a bike or scooter, scuba diving, fishing, shopping, snorkeling, and other activities.


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