What's Near Riu Palace Punta Cana

The gorgeous beaches on Hispaniola are undoubtedly the most-visited attractions that the island has to offer.

If all you can think about is the beach, Riu Palace Punta Cana is the right spot for you. This property is set along the water, so visitors can spend their whole trip soaking up the sun if that will make them happy.

Nearby Beaches

Bavaro Beach

Naturally, since Riu Palace Punta Cana is positioned directly on Bavaro Beach, spending time at the shore is one of the main attractions 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

Vacationers who aren't ready to book their rooms before learning about what is close by might want to know how many miles the nearest town or city is from their location. 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 areas found closest to Riu Palace Punta Cana are listed below.

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 your idea of the perfect vacation is, you are bound to enjoy the multiple attractions found at several different spots around the area. Actually, there are a few attractions within a short distance of the resort, for instance, Bavaro Cinaemas Srl and Ocean Theater. Both of these locales are excellent for tourists at Riu Palace Punta Cana, but the closest is Bavaro Cinaemas Srl.

For more, check out the nearby attractions 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 on the lookout for somewhere a little different to visit, Pozo de la Virgen is an option 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

When you're choosing where to book your stay, it's sometimes smart to find out about nearby accommodation options as a means to get a better feel for the area. Readers will find lots of additional properties to think about before making a decision, as this part of Hispaniola houses a terrific variety of hotels and resorts to choose from. Find out about the region's lodging options by viewing 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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