Things to See and Do While Staying at Riu Naiboa

There's so much to appreciate about Hispaniola in the Dominican Republic that it can be hard to decide what to do next. Properties like the Riu Naiboa will help you take advantage of this unbeatable island setting. This property boasts an impressive variety of recreational possibilities, ensuring you'll have plenty of interesting activities to enjoy throughout your vacation.

Riu Naiboa does have a swimming pool, so whether you're with a group that likes to make a splash or just your significant other, you won't need to go far to go for a swim, or relax by the water. Truthfully, even with access to a pool, many visitors have such a good time on the Dominican Republic's beaches that they make little use of the swimming pool. One of the nearest beaches to the property is Bavaro Beach, which is three quarters of a mile away. Another relaxing feature at this property is its whirlpool.

Exercise enthusiasts can maintain their fitness during their stay in the Dominican Republic; a fitness facility is available on the grounds.


This hotel is able to provide a lot of fun for tennis enthusiasts, considering visitors staying here can spend some time on the court without leaving the property. You will find 4 courts on this property. Of course, players don't have to stop when the sun goes down; courts here are equipped with lighting.

Where else can you stay and play on-site tennis? You may want to browse other tennis properties, like Grand Palladium Palace Resort, Spa & Casino and Melia Caribe Tropical.


Despite the fact that Riu Naiboa doesn't have a golf course, you could try to arrange a tee time nearby. Nearby courses are Hard Rock Golf Club at Cana Bay, Iberostate Bavaro Golf Club, and Punta Blanca Golf Course. All of them are within a mile and a half and the closest of the bunch, Punta Blanca Golf Course, is just a quick hike away from the property, so it won't be trouble to make heading over for a few rounds of golf. You'll find a total of 18 holes at this course. This par 72 course is 6706 yards long. For those who would like to find out more information, the course can be contacted at (809) 468-4734.


Travelers that want a wide variety of watersports will have a wonderful experience when they visit Riu Naiboa. The list below details the water activities available on-site.

  • Boating
  • Fishing
  • Scuba Diving
  • Snorkeling

Family Activities

Families often stay at Riu Naiboa, though you may not find a lot of activities planned for children. If it is important that you find somewhere to lodge at with specific perks that are tailored specifically for children, check out accommodations which are top-rated for family vacations.

This vacation destination does have a game room, where both kids and their parents can blow off some steam.

Entertainment and Nightlife

Riu Naiboa offers live enterainment, so even when visitors stay "in" for the night they won't be missing out. Live shows are typically hosted about 7 days per week. However, the frequency may vary. If you want to learn more about what entertainment will be offered, call the hotel at (809) 221-7515.

Plus, there are a couple of bars where guests can easily grab a cocktail or two whether they see the show or not.

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 in the following table:

Accommodations near the Riu Naiboa with Bars
Property Name Location Number of Bars Live Entertainment
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
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
ClubHotel Riu Bambu 14.2 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 4 check
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
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
Luxury Bahia Principe Ambar Don Pablo Collection 14.4 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 11 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 --

As luck would have it, this property has its own casino, which is a great place to meet before dinner, or hang out all night. Nearby is another casino location worth visiting, the Casino Riu Palace Macao. This one's just 0.2 miles of Riu Naiboa.


Not every property in the Dominican Republic can boast a spa as one of their amenities, but Riu Naiboa is one of the wonderful properties that is able to entice visitors with a nearby place where they can relax under the care of talented professionals. The list below provides some of the services available at the spa:

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


One of the most unique activities on-site is horseback riding. Since the weather is nice year-round, horseback riding is a pleasant experience at any time.

The property also has shuffleboard. It's a good way to spend time with the family, meet other guests, or try something new.

Try your hand at croquet at the grass court. Although it can be a pretty challenging sport, it's the perfect excuse to spark a friendly competition.

The beauty salon at Riu Naiboa offers both a convenient and calming place to start looking and feeling your best for a special dinner or night of entertainment.

Even though you'll find plenty of fun activities right on this property, visitors itching to do some exploring won't find a shortage of exciting things to do and sites to see on Hispaniola. Whether you are looking to hang out at the beach or play a round or two on the golf course, you will encounter plenty of other options for recreation in the vicinity. Check out these articles to learn more with regard to riding a bike or scooter, scuba diving, sightseeing, fishing, shopping, snorkeling, and other activities you might enjoy.


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