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 terrific choice for those looking for some after-dinner fun. They feature live entertainment at least daily, and there are a few fun bars at the hotel to pick from as well. Young guests and those traveling with young ones would do well to note that Riu Republica is an adults-only location.

Situated on the northwestern part of Bavaro, Riu Republica, an all-inclusive complex, is a great choice for guests who want to stay in this section of the vicinity of Punta Cana. If you're curious, 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.

Riu Republica is an undoubtedly large property with a total of 1007 units. All that extra space makes this hotel a great match for guests who want to spend their vacations at a large complex with plenty of amenities. Upon reviewing its overall quality, we've awarded this hotel a rating of 4 stars.

Below, you can see a listing of in-room amenities offered by Riu Republica.

  • 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 have an important amenity in mind, you can contact the hotel by phone to verify it's available in the room you are reserving.

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.

For general amenities on the property, check out the list below:

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

If you want to guarantee that a certain favorite amenity will be available, it's always best to call with questions because these details can sometimes change. Visit this page to see a comprehensive description about the types of recreation and activities that Riu Republica has to offer.


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.

Besides on-site dining options, travelers looking to find further culinary variety might also want to think about some of the region's other local dining choices. Visitors staying at Riu Republica will discover a limited but good selection of restaurants within traveling distance. It's helpful to decide which nearby choices your family will enjoy, even though Riu Republica has on-site dining. For more info about dining in this part of town, click here.

Guest Services

Acquainting yourself with the guest services -- including the ones seen below -- are ready to help you get the most out of your vacation in the Dominican Republic.

  • Concierge
  • Barber/Beauty Shop


You will find a fair number of interesting sites and attractions located within a short distance of Riu Republica. Some of the closest attractions are Bavaro Cinaemas Srl and Ocean Theater. If you plan to do a little lounging in the sand, like many tourists who visit the Dominican Republic, your itinerary would be incomplete without a few peaceful hours at the beach. You'll find Bavaro Beach located two and a half miles to the southeast of this hotel.

One of the nearest areas of interest from the hotel is Friusa. For a fun way to fill your day, have yourself a side trip to a neighboring city to check out just what else the Dominican Republic has to offer.

To see more about what you'll find 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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