Things to See and Do While Staying at Riu Naiboa

Hispaniola in the Dominican Republic provides plenty of intriguing outdoor opportunities, and appeals especially to the adventuresome. Riu Naiboa is great for guests who want to stay as active as possible and have their choice of multiple activities.

There is one pool at Riu Naiboa. You'll have plenty to keep you occupied on Hispaniola, so you might not consider visiting the location's pool, but it could provide a brief escape from public attractions. Lots of vacationers like to spend their days at the nearest beach, even though a swimming pool is right on property. One of the closest beaches to the property is Bavaro Beach, which is three quarters of a mile away. After a long day of walking, it might also be nice to ease into their whirlpool.

If you're worried about finding a gym to use while in the Dominican Republic, this destination has you covered; you'll find everything you need at their on-site exercise facility.


Tennis enthusiasts should definitely consider staying at this location, since the on-site tennis facilites allow guests to stay active and have fun, too. There are 4 tennis courts on-site. Plus, the courts here are equipped with lighting so you'll never have to cut your match short.

Seeking more options like this? You may want to compare Riu Naiboa to similar sites with this activity, like Grand Palladium Palace Resort, Spa & Casino and Melia Caribe Tropical.


Although there isn't a golf course at Riu Naiboa, you might be able to schedule a tee time. Nearby golf courses are Punta Blanca Golf Course, Iberostate Bavaro Golf Club, and Hard Rock Golf Club at Cana Bay. Each is within a mile and a half and the most nearby of the collection, Punta Blanca Golf Course, is only a short trip away from the lodging, so it won't be a bother to plan on heading over for some rounds on the links. It has a total of 18 holes. This 6706 yard course is rated as a par 72. For golfers who want to learn more, the course can be reached at (809) 468-4734.


Visitors that appreciate a wide variety of watersports will have a great time during their visit Riu Naiboa. The following list details the water activities available on the property.

  • Boating
  • Fishing
  • Scuba Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Surfing

Family Activities

Families often stay at Riu Naiboa, but you may not encounter a good deal of amenities or activities specifically intended for the younger set. If you're looking for somewhere to stay with more features that are tailored specifically for children, take a look at these properties recommended for families.

The property is equipped with a game room, where both kids and their parents can blow off some steam.

Entertainment and Nightlife

This property offers a schedule of live performances, so even when guests stay inside for the night they won't be missing out. Expect to find entertainment about 7 days per week. Needless to say, the frequency can vary with the season. If you'd like to learn more details, you can reach the hotel at (809) 221-7515.

Plus, there are a couple of bars so guests never have to go far to try island cocktails and meet others for drinks before the show starts.

You'll find a few other nightlife options at nearby accommodations, as listed in the following chart:

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
Grand Bahia Principe Ambar 14.7 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 4 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 --

With a casino on the property, you can spend the night placing a few bets and enjoying some cocktails. Also within a short distance of this hotel is another casino, this one found at Casino Riu Palace Macao. You will find Casino Riu Palace Macao only a small distance away from this accommodation.


Not every property in the Dominican Republic has spa facilities, but Riu Naiboa is one such property that is able to entice visitors with a calm setting where they can forget their vacation stresses and unwind. This list shows a sample of the available spa services:

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


Horseback riding is another activity that is available through Riu Naiboa. Since the weather is nice year-round, horseback riding is a pleasant experience at any time.

Riu Naiboa also has shuffleboard. It is both a challenging and relaxing way to enjoy your time outdoors.

If you like playing croquet, grab a mallet and head for their croquet court. Though it's not an easy sport to master, it's the perfect excuse to spark a friendly competition.

The beauty salon at Riu Naiboa is a convenient place to pamper yourself before a dinner date or special night.

Beyond the activities available on the grounds of this property, those who want to do some exploring will not find a lack of exciting sites to see and things to do on Hispaniola. Whether you are looking to spend time on a sunny beach or play a round or two of golf, you'll encounter lots of other options for recreation in this area. Click on these pages to read more with regard to snorkeling, scuba diving, fishing, shopping, renting a bike or scooter, sightseeing, and other activities.


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