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 terrific place for travelers looking to relax after dinner. Whether it's the a bit of gambling or the nightclub that excites you, this beachfront resort has you covered.

Set in the vicinity of Punta Cana, Riu Palace Punta Cana, an all-inclusive complex, is a great choice for travelers who are interested in basing their vacation in this part of the Eastern side of the Dominican Republic. From this accommodation, the center of Friusa is two and a half miles (four kilometers) to the south.


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 large location featuring 612 units. Special features and plenty of space to explore make this huge complex popular among those who want access to endless entertainment. This resort has been given a four and a half star rating, for a number of reasons, including overall quality, style, and more.

A partial list of the in-room features and amenities offered by Riu Palace Punta Cana include:

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

Keep in mind that amenities sometimes vary from room to room, so if you are looking for a particular amenity, call the location to make sure it is available.

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.

There is a casino on-site, so make time to check it out if you're looking for a way to pass the time.

To view general amenities at the location, check the following list:

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

Just in case, it's best to check with the front desk if you want to guarantee that a certain favorite amenity will be available. To see more details about the kinds of recreation and activities that Riu Palace Punta Cana offers, 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.

Besides dining options on-site, guests looking to find more culinary variety should also give thought to the region's other nearby dining choices. Hungry guests will discover a limited but good selection of restaurants beyond the property. It's worth it to find out if there are suitable options in the area, despite the fact that Riu Palace Punta Cana offers some dining on-site. To get more information about dining in the surrounding area, click here.

Guest Services

Riu Palace Punta Cana provides guest services, including the ones in the following list, helping you stay on track while enjoying your time in the Dominican Republic.

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

Also provided are a couple of business amenities, which makes it a good choice for just about any trip, if there's a possibility for bringing business along.

  • Meeting Facilities
  • Business Center


Guests will find a fair number of attractions close to Riu Palace Punta Cana. Some of these attractions include Bavaro Cinaemas Srl and Ocean Theater. Because this resort is right on Bavaro Beach, it's an ideal setting for guests who plan to take advantage of the sun, sand, and surf during their stay. Los Corales Beach is another spot worth visiting in the area.

The resort is located near Friusa, a fascinating area for vacationers to experience the diversity of the Dominican Republic.

If you're still curious about other destinations and attractions near the property, click here.

Contact Info

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

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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