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 nice choice for travelers hoping to relax after dinner. Whether it's the a game of chance or the dance hall that excites you, this oceanfront resort has you covered.

Positioned in the vicinity of Punta Cana, Riu Palace Punta Cana, an all-inclusive property, happily welcomes travelers who want to stay in this part of the Eastern side of the Dominican Republic. It's 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.

Riu Palace Punta Cana is a very large property containing a total of 612 rooms. It's not short on space, making this resort an ideal setting for guests who will enjoy the benefits of being at one of the largest properties in the area. This resort has been awarded a four and a half star rating, when it comes to amenities, value, and more.

Below, you'll find a listing of this property's in-room amenities.

  • 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

If you want to confirm exactly what comes with your room, mention this when you contact the front desk or reservation service.

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.

Luckily for those who love on-site entertainment, the casino at these accommodations is reason enough to book your stay there.

To see this lodging's general amenities, check out the following list:

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

However, since these details tend to change, it's always best to call with questions if you're looking forward to something in particular. Visit this page to see our in-depth description about the recreation and activities that Riu Palace Punta Cana has to offer.


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.

Besides on-location dining, travelers hoping to find further culinary diversity should also look into some of the region's other local restaurants. Guests looking for a bite to eat will find a small handful of restaurants within traveling distance. It's worth it to get familiar with the nearby options, though Riu Palace Punta Cana does have dining on-site. For more info about dining in this part of town, click here.

Guest Services

Also included with these accommodations are guest services -- including the ones listed below -- can help ensure that you stay stress free and relaxed while visiting the Dominican Republic.

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

The property also boasts a few business amenities, helping to keep the visit productive, whether it's for business or pleasure.

  • Meeting Facility
  • Business Center


Guests will find a good selection of attractions within a short distance of Riu Palace Punta Cana. Some nearby places of interest are Bavaro Cinaemas Srl and Ocean Theater. Considering this resort is located right on Bavaro Beach, it is an ideal vacation spot for travelers who look forward to frequent trips to the water. You might also enjoy relaxing by the water at nearby Los Corales Beach.

The resort is located in the vicinity of Friusa, a beautiful part of the island for tourists to visit.

If you're still curious about what else is near Riu Palace Punta Cana, 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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