What's Located Around Riu Palace Punta Cana

The sparkling beaches on Hispaniola are undoubtedly the most-visited attractions that the island has to offer. If you are a fan of the beach, Riu Palace Punta Cana is set in the perfect location for you. This property is situated on the coast, so tourists can spend every day in the sun if that will make them happy.

Nearby Beaches

Bavaro Beach

Naturally, since Riu Palace Punta Cana is located directly on Bavaro Beach, laying out in the sun is a popular pastime here. Bavaro Beach is one of six Punta Cana beaches, which are known as some of the best in the world. As such, the beaches are almost always crowded with tourists trying to catch a glimpse of the beautiful scenery, and dip their toes in the cool clear waters.

Nearby Areas

Visiting the town or local neighborhood nearest to your resort can help you get out of your comfort zone to experience something a little different, whether it's about trying their underrated nightlife, or sampling some of the region's most amazing cuisine. Riu Palace Punta Cana is located in the vicinity of Punta Cana, in the Eastern side of the Dominican Republic; it's 2.6 miles to the north of Friusa.

The table below lists the areas that are closest to Riu Palace Punta Cana:

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Bavaro 2.2 SE
Friusa 2.6 S
El Macao 6.6 WNW
Pueblo Bavaro 8.2 SSE
Lotificacion Veron Punta Cana 8.8 S
Lotificacion Veron Punta Cana 8.8 S
Plao Bonito 9.3 SE
Los Manantiales 10.7 SSE
Uvero Alto 11.0 NW
Batey La Bomba 12.5 SW

Nearby Attractions

No matter what kind of vacation you're planning, you'll find attractions that suit your personality throughout the area. You'll even find a handful of attractions that are very close by the resort, including Bavaro Cinaemas Srl and Ocean Theater. Both of these locations are excellent for vacationers staying at Riu Palace Punta Cana, but the easiest to reach is Bavaro Cinaemas Srl.

To see more info about this or other nearby attractions, check out the table below:

Attractions Near Riu Palace Punta Cana
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Bavaro Cinaemas Srl Movie Theater 8.2 SSE Pueblo Bavaro
Ocean Theater Movie Theater 1.3 SE 1.5 mi. North of Friusa
Pozo de la Virgen Historical Site 18.1 WSW Higuey
Santuario San Dionisio Historical Site 18.1 WSW Higuey
Parque Ecologico La Encantada Park 17.8 WSW Higuey
Museo de la Altagracia Museum 18.2 WSW Higuey
Casa Museo de Ponce de Leon Museum -- -- San Rafael Del Yuma

If you're looking for an interesting place to visit, Pozo de la Virgen is an alternative worth considering. Legend has it that when a fire threatened the nearby religious building, a miraculous spout of water shot from the Pozo de la Virgen (Well of the Virgin Mary) and doused the flames. Whether the tales are to be believed or not, this is a Holy Shrine for Catholics and an often visited site for people in the region.

Nearby Accommodations

Getting information about nearby lodging possibilities is often a convenient means of getting a better feel for the area as whole. Readers will be able to find lots of other places to learn about before making a decision, as this portion of Hispaniola offers travelers a sweeping range of hotel and resort options. Learn more about all of the area's hotel booking possibilities by reviewing the table below.

Accommodations near Riu Palace Punta Cana
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
ClubHotel Riu Bambu 0.1 ESE 2.5 mi. North of Friusa, Hispaniola
Riu Bambuall Inclusive 0.2 E 2.5 mi. North of Friusa, Hispaniola
Grand Bahía Príncipe Bávaro 0.2 NW 2.8 mi. North-Northwest of Friusa, Hispaniola
Riu Macao 0.3 SE 2.3 mi. North of Friusa, Hispaniola
Grand Bahia Principe Ambar 0.4 NW 2.9 mi. North-Northwest of Friusa, Hispaniola
Hotel Riu Taino 0.4 ESE 2.3 mi. North of Friusa, Hispaniola
Riu Naiboa 0.4 SE 2.2 mi. North of Friusa, Hispaniola
Iberostar Dominicana Hotel 0.6 SE 2.1 mi. North of Friusa, Hispaniola
Iberostar Punta Cana 0.6 SE 2.1 mi. North of Friusa, Hispaniola
Majestic Colonial Punta Cana Resort All-inclusive 0.8 NW 3.3 mi. North-Northwest of Friusa, Hispaniola
 

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