Things to See and Do While Staying at Hotel Riu Taino

Hispaniola in the Dominican Republic provides plenty of intriguing outdoor pursuits, particularly if you plan to stay at a waterfront vacation spot like this one. Hotel Riu Taino is an excellent property for those who want to stay entertained and have their choice of multiple activities.

Because the resort has 3 pools on location, you'll probably have no problem finding a prime poolside spot. This accommodation is built next to the beach, so there are many ways to play in the water through the course of your stay. Follow up your swim with a few minutes in the lodgings's whirlpool, perfect for relieving soreness from a day of exploring.

Exercise enthusiasts can maintain their fitness during their stay in the Dominican Republic; be sure to ask the staff how to access the workout facility available on-site.


This resort is able to provide challenging entertainment to tennis buffs, considering guests can enjoy some time on the court without leaving the property. Guests will find 4 courts on the property. Plus, the lighted courts here give guests the opportunity to play at night, when schedules are more relaxed.

Searching for more spots like this one? You can compare Hotel Riu Taino to other popular accommodations that offer this activity, like Grand Palladium Palace Resort, Spa & Casino and Melia Caribe Tropical.


Though Hotel Riu Taino does not have a golf course, you might be able to schedule a tee time. Courses nearby include Hard Rock Golf Club at Cana Bay, Punta Blanca Golf Course, and Iberostate Bavaro Golf Club. Each is within a mile and a half and the most proximate of the collection, Punta Blanca Golf Course, is only a meager interval away from the lodging, so it won't be hard to plan on heading over for a few rounds of golf. There are 18 total holes at this golf course. It's a par 72 course, and is 6706 yards long. If you'd like more information or want to inquire about the possibility of reserving a tee time, you can call the course at (809) 468-4734.


Travelers that want a variety of watersports will have a great time during their stay at Hotel Riu Taino. The list below details the watersports available on-site.

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

Family Activities

Hotel Riu Taino is one locale where you can stay with your family, though you probably will not find a lot of amenities specifically intended for youngsters. If you're looking for somewhere to lodge at with specific perks that are tailored specifically for children, you might want to consider properties rated best for family vacations.

Entertainment and Nightlife

One of this property's best-loved amenities is its live entertainment, which means that staying onsite for the evening can be just as fun as an expensive night of bar-hopping. Live entertainment is typically available 7 days per week. However, the specifics can vary with the season. If you want to obtain additional details, you can reach the resort at (809) 221-2290.

Another reason to spend time at this vacation destination is their multiple bars, so guests can visit a different setting every night without leaving the property.

You'll find a few other nightlife options at nearby accommodations, as listed in the following chart:

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
Grand Bahia Principe Ambar 14.7 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 4 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 --

Since there is a casino on the property, you might just have to try your hand at a game of chance. Also within a short distance of this hotel is another casino, found at Casino Riu Palace Macao. It is about 0.1 miles west of Hotel Riu Taino.


Not every property in the Dominican Republic has spa facilities, but Hotel Riu Taino is one of the pleasant properties that can provide its visitors a nearby place where they can unwind during their stay. This list has some of the spa services that are available:

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


The salon on-site is a convenient place to prepare for a dressy dinner date.

Even though you'll find a lot to do on the property, those who like exploring won't find a shortage of exciting things to do and see on Hispaniola. Whether you would rather lay out at the beach or play a round or two of golf, you will find lots of other chances for recreation in the region. Investigate these pages to read more about snorkeling, scuba diving, fishing, shopping, renting a bike or scooter, sightseeing, and other activities.


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