Things to See and Do While Staying at Riu Republica

If you are hoping to find a place to stay on Hispaniola that has a laid-back attitude and lots of recreational opportunities, then Riu Republica could be just what you're searching for. This property boasts access to some exciting recreation opportunities, so your stay in the Dominican Republic is all you want it to be.

Riu Republica has 2 pools, so you don't have to worry about encountering overly crowded pool areas, or about loud, frenzied pool-goers, since this accommodation has an adults-only policy. For an even more comfortable way to enjoy the water, you might like the whirlpool on-site.

Guests here won't have to put their exercise routines on pause; there is an on-site workout facility for health-conscious guests.


Though Riu Republica does not have a golf course, you can always ask the property's staff about trying to arrange a tee time nearby. Courses nearby are Iberostate Bavaro Golf Club, Punta Blanca Golf Course, and Hard Rock Golf Club at Cana Bay. All of them are within traveling distance, and the closest of the bunch, Hard Rock Golf Club at Cana Bay, is only a quick hike away from the lodging, so it won't be a bother to plan a quick trip for some rounds on the links. There are 18 holes at this course. The total length is 6247 yards, and it's been rated a par 72. For those who would like to find out more information, the course can be reached at (866) 842-6521.


Vacationers that enjoy an array of watersports will have a great time during their stay at Riu Republica. The list below details the water activities that the property offers.

  • Kayaking
  • Scuba Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Wind Surfing

Family Activities

Those traveling with kids will have to scratch Riu Republica off their list, as this property is for adults only. But, if a break from the little ones is what you're after, this accommodation may be the perfect vacation spot.

Entertainment and Nightlife

One of this property's best-loved amenities is its live entertainment, which means that staying onsite for the evening can be as satisfying as an expensive night out. Entertainment is typically hosted at least daily. Of course, the specifics can vary with the season. If you'd like to find out more about the entertainment schedule, contact the hotel at (809) 933-0101.

There are also many different bars, which provide the perfect excuse to explore all areas of the property.

Nearby accommodations that offer an alternative to your lodging's nightlife options are listed in the following chart:

Accommodations near the Riu Republica with Bars
Property Name Location Number of Bars Live Entertainment
Barceló Punta Cana 15.3 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 9 --
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana 15.7 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 7 check
Memories Splash 15.2 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 7 check
Royalton Resort and Casino 15.2 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana -- --
Majestic Elegance Punta Cana 15.1 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 11 check
Majestic Colonial Punta Cana Resort All-inclusive 15.0 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 9 check
Luxury Bahia Principe Ambar Don Pablo Collection 14.4 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 11 check
Grand Bahía Príncipe Bávaro 14.5 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 15 check
Riu Palace Punta Cana 14.3 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 5 check
ClubHotel Riu Bambu 14.2 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 4 check
Riu Bambuall Inclusive 14.2 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 4 check
Riu Macao 14.0 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 4 check

If you want to try your hand at some games of chance, you can visit the closest casino, Hard Rock Casino Punta Cana. This one's just a quarter mile from Riu Republica.


Guests will really love relaxing here, since this destination has a spa. This list has some of the services that are available:

  • Massages
  • Spa Facility
  • Spa Pool
  • Steam Room
  • Whirlpool

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


The salon on-site offers a convenient way to take a couple inches off before a romantic dinner or special occasion.

Even though there's plenty of fun activities right on this property, vacationers wanting to explore will appreciate the multitude of interesting things to do and see on Hispaniola. Whether you'd rather lay out on a sunny beach or play a few rounds of golf, you can find lots of other recreational opportunities in your immediate surroundings. Check out these articles to learn more regarding riding a bike or moped, shopping, diving, sightseeing, snorkeling, fishing, and other activities.


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