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 an excellent option for travelers looking to go out after dinner. They feature live shows at least daily, and there are at least a couple of bars on-location to pick from as well. Young guests and those traveling with youngsters need to note that Riu Republica is an adults only hotel.

Located toward the northwestern outskirts of Bavaro, Riu Republica, an all-inclusive complex, is a great choice for guests who are thinking about staying in this part of the vicinity of Punta Cana. In case you're wondering, 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 a very large location boasting 1007 rooms. The size of the property alone makes this hotel a great match for guests who appreciate the perks of booking one of the area's largest hotels. With respect to overall quality, we've awarded this hotel a rating of 4 stars.

A partial list of the in-room features and amenities available for visitors at Riu Republica is provided below.

  • 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 make sure your room will have all the necessities, 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.

The list below displays some other amenities:

  • 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, don't hesitate to call with questions since these details tend to change. To navigate to our in-depth discussion about the types of activities and recreation opportunities 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.

Besides on-site dining, guests hoping for further culinary diversity might also be interested in some of the area's other local restaurant selections. Hungry guests will encounter a few solid places to eat close-by. It's helpful to get familiar with the nearby options, despite the fact that Riu Republica offers some some tempting choices of their own. For more info about dining in this part of town, click here.

Guest Services

Riu Republica provides a few guest services, including those listed below, so you can depend on these few extras during your time on the property.

  • Concierge
  • Barber/Beauty Shop


You will find a good selection of attractions located within a short distance of Riu Republica. Some of the closest attractions include Bavaro Cinaemas Srl and Ocean Theater. If you want to have fun and relax at the same time, like many travelers who visit the Dominican Republic, you've no doubt made time for plenty of basking at the beach. You'll find Bavaro Beach located two and a half miles to the southeast of this hotel.

One of the nearest notable areas to the hotel is Friusa. If you find yourself with spare time, have yourself a side trip to a nearby town or two to gain some perspective on the country.

To see more about what's located near the property, 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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