Things to See and Do While Staying at Riu Naiboa

During your time on Hispaniola, the Dominican Republic, there are a number of activities you can include on your itinerary. The Riu Naiboa can provide everything necessary to have fun and relax in this active, island setting. This location offers a wide variety of recreational opportunities, which means you'll have plenty of intriguing activities to choose from during your stay.

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, it provides a convenient opportunity to go for a swim, or relax by the water. In fact, even when staying at a property with a pool, a lot of guests plan to visit the beach often enough that they rarely use the pool during their vacation. The closest beach to the property is Bavaro Beach, which is three quarters of a mile away. Another relaxing feature at this property is its whirlpool.

Guests here won't have to put their exercise routines on pause; there is an exercise facility on-site.


This hotel is an especially fitting place for tennis fanatics, because guests can choose to play a match or two on the property. Guests will find 4 courts on-site. An evening match on their lighted courts would be a nice alternative to hot daytime play.

Seeking more options like this? You may want to compare Riu Naiboa to other popular accommodations that offer this activity, including Grand Palladium Palace Resort, Spa & Casino and Melia Caribe Tropical.


Even though Riu Naiboa doesn't feature a golf course, you might be able to schedule a tee time. Golf courses in this area are Hard Rock Golf Club at Cana Bay, Iberostate Bavaro Golf Club, and Punta Blanca Golf Course. Each is within a mile and a half and the most nearby of the collection, Punta Blanca Golf Course, is only a short interval away from the lodging, so it won't be troublesome to make a quick trip for a few rounds of golf. There are 18 total holes at this golf course. The course has a total length of 6706 yards, and it is rated as a par 72. If you'd like to see if it is possible to schedule a tee time, the course can be contacted at (809) 468-4734.


Travelers who appreciate an array of watersports will have a wonderful experience when they visit Riu Naiboa. The following list details the water activities that the property offers.

  • Boating
  • Fishing
  • Scuba Diving
  • Snorkeling

Family Activities

Riu Naiboa welcomes families, even if you probably won't be impressed by an extra large selection of amenities and activities planned for children. If you need somewhere to stay with specific perks that are of particular interest to kids, check out accommodations which are top-rated for family vacations.

There is a game room on-site, where guests of all ages can play arcade games and be social.

Entertainment and Nightlife

Many people take advantage of the exciting live entertainment available on-site, proving that staying inside for the night can be as thrilling as a night on the town. Expect to find entertainment about 7 days per week. Please keep in mind, the frequency may vary. If you'd like to obtain additional details, contact the hotel at (809) 221-7515.

Also, you have the choice of two different bars, which are perfect when guests need to grab a cold beverage whether it's to mingle with other guests, or to relax before the show.

Staying at your property each night is not a requirement. In the surrounding area you will find a smattering of other accommodations with a small amount of nightlife offerings. These are 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
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 --

The lodging also features a casino, so you may want to test your luck with a few games of chance. Also located nearby is another casino location worth visiting, the Casino Riu Palace Macao. This one's just 0.2 miles of Riu Naiboa.


Guests will really appreciate the relaxing amenities here, considering this destination has a well-liked spa. The list below shows some of the spa services that are available:

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


Horseback riding is another activity that this site offers. Since the Dominican Republic's weather is beautiful year-round, riding is a popular pastime.

Yet another pastime at this destination is shuffleboard. It's a pleasant way to spend some time outdoors.

This property also has a croquet court. Though it's not an easy sport to master, it's a fun afternoon activity for beginners and pros alike.

The salon on-site offers both a relaxing and convenient way to prepare for a special occasion, or fun night out.

Beyond the activities you'll find on-site, guests who enjoy exploring shouldn't ever find a lack of exciting things to see and do on Hispaniola. No matter if you're looking to lay out on a sunny beach or enjoy a round or two on the golf course, you will find plenty of other recreational opportunities close at hand. Check out these articles to read more concerning riding a bike or scooter, scuba diving, fishing, shopping, snorkeling, and other activities you might enjoy.


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