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 destination is a nice place for travelers hoping for some after-dinner fun. Whether it's the a bit of gambling or the dance hall that interests you, 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 property, is a great choice for travelers who want to stay 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.

Riu Palace Punta Cana is an undoubtedly large property featuring 612 rooms. The size of the property alone makes this resort a perfect choice for travelers who want to explore one of the largest properties in the area. This resort has been awarded a rating of four and a half stars, when considering its activity and quality ratings, and more.

Below, you'll find a list of amenities in-room available at this location.

  • 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 if your party will require particular amenities, 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.

Considering it's on-site and convenient, the casino at this property is certainly a winning attraction.

The list below shows other general amenties at this location:

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

However, it's a good idea to call ahead of time if you want to be certain the hotel has exactly what you expect. Visit this page to go to our complete article about the types of activities and recreation opportunities available at Riu Palace Punta Cana.


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 the on-site dining, those looking for extra culinary variety might also want to consider some of the other nearby restaurant selections. Travelers looking for somewhere to eat will encounter a small handful of restaurants beyond the property. It's worth it to learn which choices are available nearby, though Riu Palace Punta Cana provides some tempting choices of their own. To find out more about dining in this area, click here.

Guest Services

Acquainting yourself with the guest services -- including the ones listed below -- may help you stay relaxed while visiting the Dominican Republic.

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

This lodging option also has a useful set of business amenities, perfect for people who need to put in a few hours of work during their vacations.

  • Meeting Facility
  • Business Center


Guests will encounter a fair number of attractions in the vicinity of Riu Palace Punta Cana. Some of these attractions include Bavaro Cinaemas Srl and Ocean Theater. Since this resort is directly on Bavaro Beach, it's an attractive setting for sun-worshippers and watersports junkies alike. Los Corales Beach is another nice nearby spot to soak up some sun.

Among the closest notable areas to the resort is Friusa. If you want to see even more culture, food, and fun, have yourself a side trip to a noteable nearby town and see what they're all about.

For the full discussion of 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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