Riu Republica

Located on the shores of Arena Gorda beach, Riu Republica opened its doors in summer 2016. From the second that they give you your cava welcome drink, you will feel like you have found your home away from home in this exotic Caribbean location.

This all-inclusive destination is a good place for guests hoping to go out after dinner. They feature live shows at least daily, and there are a few fun bars at the hotel to choose from as well. Young vacationers and travelers with youngsters need to keep in mind that Riu Republica is an adults only hotel.

Situated in the northwestern part of Bavaro, Riu Republica, an all-inclusive property, happily welcomes visitors who are thinking about basing their vacation in this part of the vicinity of Punta Cana. From this accommodation, the center of Friusa is three and a half miles (six kilometers) to the south-southeast.


In addition to the already listed amenities, guest rooms have a double wash-bin. bathroom toiletries, a special makeup mirror and a liquor dispenser.

A double room has either two double beds or one king sized beds and a sitting area with a sofa. A triple room has two double beds and a sofa bed. Family rooms have two bedrooms, two private bathrooms, two double beds, one king sized bed and a sofa bed. The Jacuzzi suite has a bathroom with a hydromassage bathtub and shower cabin, one king sized bed, a whirlpool bath on your balcony or terrace and an integrated lounge area with a sofa.

Since the property has 1007 rooms, Riu Republica is an undoubtedly large location. All that extra space makes this hotel an excellent choice for travelers who will enjoy the benefits of being at a large complex with plenty of amenities.

With respect to amenities, style, and ambience, Caribya! has awarded this hotel a rating of 4 stars. Learn more about our Caribya! star ratings, which are more conservative than the ratings awarded by Trip Advisor and other sites, by clicking here.

A partial list of the in-room conveniences available for visitors at Riu Republica include:

  • Coffee Maker
  • Private Bath
  • Hairdryer
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Safe
  • Bathrobe
  • Air Conditioned
  • Shower
  • Mini Bar
  • Terrace
  • Iron
  • Balcony
  • Telephone
  • Ironing Board
  • Flat Screen TV
  • Satellite TV

If you want to confirm exactly what comes with your room, contact the front desk to verify availability.

Activities and Amenities

Beauty treatments, a hairdresser and massages are available at an additional charge.

Pacha night club is on the property. It is open six nights a week and admission and drinks are included for guests at Riu Republica. There is also a daily daytime entertainment program.

To see this lodging's general amenities, take a look at the following list:

  • Live Entertainment
  • Exercise Equipment
  • Kayaking
  • Wind Surfing
  • Volleyball
  • Scuba Diving
  • Wi Fi Internet Access
  • Snorkeling

If you have your heart set on a particular activity, it's always best to call with questions just in case some of the amenities vary. To see more info about the recreation and activities that Riu Republica has to offer, click here.


Riu Republica is all inclusive 24 hours, with all meals and snacks being covered. Breakfast is offered at a full American buffet with live cooking stations, there is also a continental breakfast and snacks option. For lunch, guests can go to a hot and cold buffet with live cooking stations and there are options like pizza, pasta, salads and desserts. Dinner is available at buffets and live cooking stations; there are also themed buffets three times a week. Formal dress is required for dinner.

With advanced reservations, guests can have a la carte dining at an Asian restaurant, an Italian restaurant or a steakhouse. Romantic dinner on the beach is also available for an additional charge.

La Altagracia is the main restaurant on site. Tagliatella is an Italian restaurant and Kaori is an Asian restaurant. Quisqueya sits poolside, has a terrace and is a steakhouse restaurant. La Guira is the lobby bar, while Latino is a lounge bar with a terrace. There is also a sports bar, bar Plaza and a poolside bar with Aquamar, a swim-up bar.

Outside of the on-location dining, travelers hoping to find further culinary variety might also consider some of the region's other nearby dining establishments. Travelers looking for somewhere to eat will encounter a few solid places to eat in the vicinity. It's never a bad idea to know the area's restaurant options, though Riu Republica does have on-site dining. To get more information about dining in the surrounding area, click here.

Guest Services

Familiarizing yourself with this property's guest services -- including the ones seen below -- may help you maximize your enjoyment during your time in the Dominican Republic.

  • Concierge
  • Barber/Beauty Shop


You will find a fair number of attractions in the vicinity of Riu Republica. One of the attractions include Bavaro Cinaemas Srl, a movie theater. If you plan to catch a few rays, like many travelers who visit the Dominican Republic, your itinerary would be incomplete without a trip to the beach. One of the nearest beaches is Bavaro Beach, which is located two and a half miles to the southeast of this hotel.

The hotel is in the vicinity of Friusa, a nice destination for travelers to visit.

To learn more about what's located near Riu Republica, click here.

Contact Info

Location: Bavaro, Hispaniola

Phone: (809) 933-0101

Secondary Phone: (809) 933-0102

Website: http://www.riu.com/en/Paises/dominican-republic/punta-cana/hotel-riu-republica


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