Riu Palace Punta Cana

Riu Palace Punta Cana

Located on Arena Gorda Beach in Punta Cana, the Riu Palace Punta Cana is inside the Riu Resort Complex with its five sister properties. The Riu Palace is an all-inclusive 24-hour resort with much more than just white-sand beachfront property. Guests have a plethora of exclusive amenities at their disposal, including a spa, casino, pool, nightclub, restaurants, bars, activities, and entertainment, almost all of which is included with their well-appointed Junior Suite or Suite.

This all-inclusive resort is a good place for travelers hoping to relax after dinner. Whether it's the a game of chance or the dance floor that's more your scene, you'll find what you're looking for at this waterfront destination.

Located in the vicinity of Punta Cana, Riu Palace Punta Cana, an all-inclusive complex, happily welcomes tourists who are interested in staying in this part of the Eastern side of the Dominican Republic. It is 2.6 miles north of the center of Friusa.


The 612 guestrooms at Hotel Riu Palace Punta Cana fall into two categories: Junior Suites and Suites. The Junior Suites feature full private bathrooms with hydromassage bathtub, integrated lounge area with two steps between levels and a sofa or sofabed, balcony or terrace, air conditioning, ceiling fan, flat-screen satellite television, minibar with liquor dispenser, telephone, hairdryer, coffeemaker, personal in-room safe, and radio alarm clock. Inter-connecting rooms are available for larger groups and families. The Suites come with all of the amenities of the Junior Suites with the addition of a shower cubicle and bidet in the bathroom, bathrobe, dressing room, available Jacuzzi, and more space.

With a total of 612 rooms, Riu Palace Punta Cana is quite a large place to stay. With size comes diversity of options, making this resort a great match for travelers who want to explore one of the largest properties in the area.

Based upon features on-site, style, and ambience, Caribya! has given this resort a four and a half star rating. You can learn more about our Caribya! star ratings, which are more conservative than ratings from Trip Advisor and other sites, by clicking here.

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

  • Coffee Maker
  • Shower
  • Television
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Room Service
  • Toilet
  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • Air Conditioned
  • Private Bath
  • Iron
  • In-Room Jacuzzi
  • AM/FM Alarm Clock
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access Port
  • Bath Tub
  • Mini Bar
  • Balcony

Call ahead to confirm the availability of any specific amenity, if it's a high priority for you.

Activities and Amenities

The resort at Hotel Riu Palace Punta Cana includes a multitude of activities and facilities available to guests including four tennis courts, swimming pool, fitness center, windsurfing, kayaking, snorkeling, sailing, one complimentary SCUBA diving lesson in the pool, billiards, table tennis, sauna, Jacuzzi, daytime entertainment programs for kids and adults, live shows in the evening, entrance to the Riu Palace Macao Casino, children's playground, “Eternal Spa,” conference and meeting rooms, sun terrace, computers and Internet access, and the Pacha nightclub.

As far as on-site entertainment goes, the casino on this property is certainly a winning attraction.

The list below shows this property's facilities and general amenities:

  • Live Entertainment
  • Sailing
  • Exercise Equipment
  • Solarium
  • Kayaking
  • Wind Surfing
  • Gift Shop
  • Highspeed Internet
  • Scuba Diving
  • Snorkeling

Since the specifics tend to change, don't hesitate to contact the location if you're interested in something in particular. To find out more info about the types of activities and recreation opportunities offered at Riu Palace Punta Cana, click here.


Part of the all-inclusive amenities of Hotel Riu Palace Punta Cana is, naturally, every meal and snack 24-hours a day. Breakfast and lunch are hot and cold buffets with on-the-spot cooking stations. Dinner also has a similar buffet setup, but guests also have many optional dining options including Brazilian, Italian, fusion, steakhouse, and Japanese cuisine. Guests are also provided with unlimited local and imported beverages 24-hours a day including with meals, poolside service, room service, and at the many Riu Resort bars.

In addition to on-site dining options, visitors hoping for extra culinary diversity may also want to think about the region's other nearby restaurant selections. Guests here will find a limited but good selection of restaurants in the vicinity. It can be a time-saver to decide which nearby choices your family will enjoy, even though Riu Palace Punta Cana has on-site dining. Click here for more info on the availability of food in this area.

Guest Services

Riu Palace Punta Cana provides guest services, including the ones listed below, so you can rest a little easier during your time in this area.

  • Barber/Beauty Shop
  • 24 Hour Front Desk
  • Turndown Service
  • Dry Cleaning/Laundry
  • Breakfast
  • Housekeeping

The property also boasts some business amenities, which could be ideal for any visit, if there's a possibility for bringing business along.

  • Meeting Facility
  • Business Center


Guests will find a good selection of attractions close to Riu Palace Punta Cana. One nearby place of interest is Bavaro Cinaemas Srl, a movie theater. Because this resort is right on Bavaro Beach, this property is a perfect fit for those who enjoy sun-bathing just outside their accommodations. For a change of setting, you can also visit nearby Los Corales Beach.

The resort is located in the vicinity of Friusa, a fascinating part of the island for tourists to learn about and explore the Dominican Republic.

To learn more about what's near the property, click here.

Contact Info

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

Phone: (998) 881-4324

Secondary Phone: 1 888 RIU 4990

Website: http://www.riu.com/en/Paises/dominican-republic/punta-cana/hotel-riu-palace-punta-cana/servicios.jsp#section


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