Things to See and Do While Staying at ClubHotel Riu Bambu

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There are a number of ways to occupy your time on Hispaniola, the Dominican Republic, and the ClubHotel Riu Bambu is an excellent place to stay if you plan to take advantage of the surrounding coastal region. This destination provides a wide range of recreational opportunities, ensuring you will have lots of fun activities to choose from during your stay.

Since the resort has 2 pools to choose from, you'll probably have no trouble claiming enough space for your group. This property is located adjacent to the beach, so there are plenty of options when it comes time to enjoy the water throughout your stay. There is also a whirlpool at this vacation destination, an amenity appreciated by exhausted travelers and couples alike.

Maintaining a workout routine is simple for fitness buffs at this property; there is an exercise facility on-site.


This resort is an excellent choice for tennis buffs, because those staying here can spend some of their free time playing a match on-site. You will find 2 courts on this property. An evening match on their lighted courts would be a nice alternative to hot daytime play.

If you're interested in more accommodation options that offer tennis, you can take a look at other hotels in the area that also have courts, like Grand Palladium Palace Resort, Spa & Casino and Melia Caribe Tropical.


Even though ClubHotel Riu Bambu doesn't feature a golf course, it may be possible to arrange for a tee time nearby. Nearby golf courses are Hard Rock Golf Club at Cana Bay, Punta Blanca Golf Course, and Iberostate Bavaro Golf Club. All of them are within a mile and a half and the most nearby of the bunch, Punta Blanca Golf Course, is only a meager distance away from the lodging, so it won't be hard to make going over for a few rounds of golf. You can play 18 holes at this course. The total length is 6706 yards, and it's been rated a par 72. If you're considering reserving a tee time, the course can be contacted at (809) 468-4734.


Vacationers who appreciate a wide variety of watersports will have a great experience when they visit ClubHotel Riu Bambu. The list below details the watersports available on-site.

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

Family Activities

Activities and Recreation at ClubHotel Riu Bambu

Families traveling with kids should definitely consider booking with ClubHotel Riu Bambu, which 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.

The site has a game room, where both kids and their parents can blow off some steam. Plus, there's a playground where the hotel's smallest guests can work out their extra energy. The property offers a children's program too, with organized activities to keep them busy. During your vacation, you might want to leave the little ones behind for the Dominican Republic's adult attractions. The staff can make arrangements for a babysitter, so parents can have a chance for some peace and quiet, or a night out by themselves.

Entertainment and Nightlife

After a long day of tours and travel, find your way back to your accommodation and settle in for an entertaining evening; seeing a show is an easy option since ClubHotel Riu Bambu offers live entertainment. Guests can usually catch live entertainment 7 days per week. Please keep in mind, the frequency may vary seasonally. If you want to find out more about the entertainment schedule, call the resort at (809) 221-7575.

Plus, at this destination you'll also find many bars, so whether you go to the show or not, you'll have a number of options for the evening.

If you're looking for a change of scenery, consider visiting another accommodation in the area. Few of your immediate options have a wide variety of choices, but will still get you out and about. These include those listed 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
Luxury Bahia Principe Ambar Don Pablo Collection 14.4 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 11 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

Feeling lucky? You can also pay a visit to the casino on-site, where you can play a game of chance, and perhaps enjoy a big win. For a different atmosphere, there is another casino, found at Casino Riu Palace Macao. It is about 0.2 miles of ClubHotel Riu Bambu.


Not every accommodation in the Dominican Republic can include a spa on their amenities list, but ClubHotel Riu Bambu is one pleasant place that is able to entice visitors with an effortless way to get properly pampered. The list below shows some of the services available at the spa:

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


The beauty salon offers a convenient way to prepare for a night out.

In addition to all of the activities found on the grounds of this property, vacationers who want to explore will appreciate the multitude of exciting things to do on Hispaniola. Whether you'd rather relax on the beach or play a couple of rounds on the golf course, you can encounter lots of other recreational opportunities in the immediate vicinity. Investigate these pages to learn more concerning fishing, riding a bike or scooter, sightseeing, scuba diving, snorkeling, shopping, and other activities you might enjoy.


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