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 destination is an excellent place for those looking for some after hours fun. Whether it's the slot machines or the local bar scene that interests you, this oceanfront resort has you covered.

Located in the vicinity of Punta Cana, Riu Macao, an all-inclusive property, welcomes travelers who are thinking about basing their vacation in this part of the Eastern side of the Dominican Republic. If you're curious, the center of Friusa is two and a half miles (four kilometers) to the south.


With 616 rooms, Riu Melao is a very decently sized location. The square footage alone makes this resort a perfect match for guests who want to spend their vacations at one of the area's largest hotels. This resort has been given a rating of 4 stars, based on numerous measures, including overall quality, amenities, and service.

Below, you can see a list of in-room amenities found at Riu Macao.

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

If there is an amenity that is particularly important to you, contact the front desk to verify availability.

Activities and Amenities

The property has a casino on-site, so make time to start one of your evenings here when you're in need of a fun time.

In addition to these in-room amenities, this resort also has some other amenities.

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

However, it's a good idea to double check with the property if you're looking forward to something in particular. Visit this page to view an in-depth article about the recreation and activities available at Riu Macao.


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.

Besides on-location dining, travelers hoping for more culinary variety may also want to consider the area's other nearby dining choices. Vacationers who stay at Riu Macao will encounter a few solid places to eat in the vicinity. It may be helpful to check out the nearby restaurant options, though Riu Melao provides dining of its own. For more info about dining in this part of town, click here.

Guest Services

Taking advantage of guest services -- including the ones listed here -- can help you stay stress free and relaxed while visiting the Dominican Republic.

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


Guests will find a fair number of attractions situated near Riu Melao. On your itinerary, make room for nearby attractions like Bavaro Cinaemas Srl and Ocean Theater. Because this resort is located directly on Bavaro Beach, it is a perfect fit for those who want to thoroughly enjoy the sun, surf, and sand during their visit. When seeking a different place to relax by the water, there is also nearby Los Corales Beach.

The resort is in the vicinity of Friusa, a nice destination for tourists to learn about and explore the Dominican Republic.

If you're still curious about what's in the area of the property, click here.

Contact Info

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

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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