Riu Macao

The all-inclusive accommodations at the hotel Riu Melao create the ideal place for your island vacation. The bungalow-style guestrooms at the hotel provide the ultimate comfort and a little bit of the fantasy feel that every vacationer looks for.

This all-inclusive resort is a terrific place for guests looking to go out after dinner. Whether it's the slot machines or the local bar scene you're after, this oceanfront resort has you covered.

Located in the vicinity of Punta Cana, Riu Macao, an all-inclusive complex, welcomes guests wanting to stay in this area of the Eastern side of the Dominican Republic. It is 2.3 miles north of the center of Friusa.


Since the property has a total of 616 rooms, Riu Melao is a rather decently sized place to stay. All that extra space makes this resort an ideal match for travelers who want to spend their vacations at a large, active complex. In terms of quality, we've rated this resort a rating of 4 stars.

Below, you'll find a listing of in-room amenities offered by Riu Macao.

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Bathrobe
  • Telephone
  • In-Room Jacuzzi
  • AM/FM Alarm Clock
  • Hairdryer
  • Mini Bar
  • Balcony

Be sure to contact the property if you need particular amenities, considering features often vary per room.

Activities and Amenities

On-site there is a casino, so find time to play a few games if you are in the mood to play.

In addition to these in-room amenities, this resort also offers several other amenities.

  • Live Entertainment
  • Sports Available
  • Elevators
  • Water Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Exercise Gym
  • Shuffleboard
  • Horseback Riding
  • Highspeed Internet
  • Scuba Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Fishing

Because these details can sometimes change, it's a good idea to double check with the property if you have your heart set on a particular activity. Visit this page to read a comprehensive description about the activities and recreation opportunities that Riu Macao offers.


Guests of the Riu Melao can choose from either of the hotel's two on-location restaurants, El Patio and Caribe Grill which serve a wide variety of international cuisine. Formal attire is required for dinner.

Outside of what's available on-site, those looking to find extra culinary variety should also consider some of the region's other local restaurants. Vacationers who stay at Riu Macao will discover a few solid places to eat within reach of these accommodations. It's helpful to find out which nearby restaurants are worth visiting, even though Riu Melao has dining of its own. To get more information about dining in the surrounding area, click here.

Guest Services

Riu Macao offers guest services, including those in the following list, meaning you can check off a few details and enjoy your vacation to the Dominican Republic.

  • Maid Service
  • 24 Hour Front Desk
  • Barber/Beauty Shop


You'll encounter a fair number of interesting sites and attractions located within a short distance of Riu Melao. Some of the closest attractions include Bavaro Cinaemas Srl and Ocean Theater. Considering this resort is right on Bavaro Beach, this property is particularly attractive to anyone who wants to experience the area's beautiful coastal region. You might also enjoy relaxing by the water at nearby Los Corales Beach.

One of the closest areas to the resort is Friusa. To experience as much of this region as possible, have yourself a side trip to a town within driving distance to check out just what else the Dominican Republic has to offer.

For additional information about other destinations and attractions near Riu Macao, click here.

Contact Info

Location: 2 Playa Arena Gorda, the vicinity of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

General: (809) 221-5555

Website: http://www.riu.com/en/Paises/dominican-republic/punta-cana/hotel-riu-palace-macao/index.jsp


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