What's Near Riu Palace Punta Cana

Sometimes choosing accommodations close to the beach can make your trip even more worthwhile.

Visitors love that this property is located directly on the water, so you won't need to travel far to see what makes the area so special.

Nearby Beaches

Bavaro Beach

Naturally, since Riu Palace Punta Cana is located right on Bavaro Beach, spending time at the shore 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 add to the enjoyment of your vacation, no matter if you're just experiencing a night out in the area, or sampling authentic cuisine with the locals. 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 if your perfect getaway includes thrilling beach activities or leisurely strolls through town, there will be plenty to see and do at several different spots around the area. There are even several attractions found very close to the resort, including Bavaro Cinaemas Srl and Ocean Theater. Both locations are excellent for tourists lodging at Riu Palace Punta Cana, but the nearest 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 searching for a place where you can while away some free time, Pozo de la Virgen could be a good option. 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

When you're choosing a location to stay in, it's often smart to learn about nearby accommodations as a means to better understand the surrounding area. You can find plenty of other places to think about before coming to a decision, as this section of Hispaniola is home to a wide variety of resorts and hotels to pick from. Find the details you need about all the region's hotel booking possibilities by reading the following table.

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
Luxury Bahia Principe Ambar Don Pablo Collection 0.4 W 2.6 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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