Things to See and Do While Staying at ClubHotel Riu Bambu

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Because your options on Hispaniola, the Dominican Republic can be overwhelming, properties like the ClubHotel Riu Bambu will provide numerous ways to enjoy their stunning waterside location. This vacation spot boasts a wide variety of recreational possibilities, meaning you will have lots of exciting activities to enjoy during your stay.

Considering the resort has a total of 2 pools on-site, you probably won't have any problem finding a few lounge chairs. One of the bonuses is that this accommodation is found next to the beach, so there will be plenty of options when it comes time to play in the water during your stay. Of course, you might also enjoy soaking in the whirlpool on-site.

Since there's no promising that you won't over-indulge on the Dominican Republic's outstanding cuisine, this site can help you maintain your figure; the on-site exercise facility is bound to have all the space and equipment you need.


Tennis players should definitely consider staying at this location, because its on-site tennis facilites allow guests to stay active and have fun, too. You will find 2 tennis courts on-site. Fortunately, the lighting at their tennis facilities means you can keep your match going past sunset.

Where else can you find tennis on-property? You can compare ClubHotel Riu Bambu to similar sites with this activity, like Grand Palladium Palace Resort, Spa & Casino and Melia Caribe Tropical.


Though ClubHotel Riu Bambu does not have a golf course, you may be able to arrange a tee time during your stay. The area's closest courses are Punta Blanca Golf Course, Hard Rock Golf Club at Cana Bay, and Iberostate Bavaro Golf Club. Each is within a mile and a half and the most nearby of the group, Punta Blanca Golf Course, is only a small hike off from the property, so it won't be trouble to plan heading over for a few rounds of golf. The course has 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 staying on Hispaniola why not try out a new recreational sport? There are multiple options available at the resort, so you can be sure to find a watersport to enjoy, regardless of your taste. This list indicates which watersports are available at ClubHotel Riu Bambu:

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

Family Activities

Activities and Recreation at ClubHotel Riu Bambu

Travelers of all ages can have a blast at ClubHotel Riu Bambu, since it boasts a wonderful set of family-friendly amenities.

The children's program at the hotel offers daily activities for families that are planned and organized by the hotel staff. Other amenities like a game room, playground, and babysitting services are also available.

There is a game room on-site, an enjoyable diversion for guests of all ages. There's a playground on the property too, where children can safely release all that energy. The location offers an organized kids' program, too. At times, you might want to spend an evening out without the kids. Guests can let the property's staff arrange for a sitter, so that moms and dads can have the chance to enjoy a romantic night by themselves.

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. You can generally expect to find live entertainment 7 days per week. However, the specifics can vary with the season. If you want to learn more about their on-property entertainment, check with the front desk at (809) 221-7575.

The property also has many different bars, leaving guests with lots of after-hours options.

You may also choose to spend some time exploring the limited nightlife opportunities at the accommodations surrounding your own. These options are in the following table:

Accommodations near the ClubHotel Riu Bambu with Bars
Property Name Location Number of Bars Live Entertainment
Riu Bambuall Inclusive 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
Riu Macao 14.0 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 4 check
Hotel Riu Taino 13.9 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 3 check
Riu Naiboa 13.8 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 2 check
Grand Bahía Príncipe Bávaro 14.5 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 15 check
Iberostar Dominicana Hotel 13.7 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 2 check
Grand Bahia Principe Ambar 14.7 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 4 check
Iberostar Punta Cana 13.7 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 2 check
Iberostar Bavaro 13.4 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 4 check
Majestic Colonial Punta Cana Resort All-inclusive 15.0 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 9 check
Majestic Elegance Punta Cana 15.1 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 11 check

As luck would have it, this property has its own casino, which is one of the best ways to enjoy a night "in", without retreating to your room. Also located nearby is another casino location worth visiting, the Casino Riu Palace Macao. It is about 0.2 miles of ClubHotel Riu Bambu.


Visitors should take a second look at this property if they desire a truly restful stay, considering this destination features an on-property spa. The list below has some of the available services:

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


The beauty salon at ClubHotel Riu Bambu will allow you to get ready in style for a special dinner or night of entertainment.

On top of all of the activities you'll find on-site, visitors looking to explore shouldn't ever find a shortage of exciting things to do and sites to see on Hispaniola. Regardless of whether you'd rather relax on the beach or play a few rounds of golf, you'll encounter lots of other recreational opportunities in the area. Check out these articles to read more with regard to sightseeing, riding a scooter or bicycle, fishing, scuba diving, shopping, going snorkeling, and other activities you might enjoy.


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