Things to See and Do While Staying at Riu Republica

If you are wanting to find a property on Hispaniola that has a laid-back attitude as well as plenty of activities, then Riu Republica might be exactly what you're looking for. Here, there are unlimited options, including quite a few enjoyable forms of recreation, which makes this accommodation all the more desirable.

Considering the hotel has 2 pools on location, you should have no trouble locating a prime poolside spot. Of course, you might also enjoy soaking in the whirlpool on-site.

Maintaining a workout routine is simple for fitness buffs at this property; the on-site exercise facility is bound to have all the space and equipment you need.


Even though there isn't a golf course at Riu Republica, you might be able to schedule a tee time. Nearby golf courses include Iberostate Bavaro Golf Club, Hard Rock Golf Club at Cana Bay, and Punta Blanca Golf Course. Each is within visiting distance, and the most nearby of the bunch, Hard Rock Golf Club at Cana Bay, is only a small interval off from the lodging, so it won't be trouble to make a quick trip for a few rounds of golf. You'll find a total of 18 holes at this course. It's a par 72 course, and is 6247 yards long. For those who would like to find out more information, you can reach the course at (866) 842-6521.


A vacation to Hispaniola can be a good time to try out a new recreational sport. Riu Republica offers multiple options, so you will be sure to find an aquatic activity to enjoy, regardless of your style. Check out the following list, which names the watersports offered at Riu Republica:

  • Kayaking
  • Scuba Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Wind Surfing

Family Activities

Riu Republica unfortunately does not allow children, so families who are bringing their kids to the Dominican Republic will need to look elsewhere. For couples looking for a little alone time, however, this could be a nice and quiet, relaxing spot.

Entertainment and Nightlife

One of the best amenities here is its schedule of live entertainment, so even when visitors stay at the accommodation for the night they won't be missing out. You can generally expect to find live entertainment at least daily. Of course, the frequency may vary. If you'd like to learn more details, call the hotel at (809) 933-0101.

There are also multiple bars, where bartenders will be serving up island favorites before the show.

If you take a stroll outside of the confines of your accommodations, you'll find a few other choices in the immediate area with nightlife options. Though none of these are very highly rated with regards to nighttime entertainment, they will give you options. Find out more by viewing the options listed in the following table:

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

For some nearby fun, you can visit the closest casino, Hard Rock Casino Punta Cana. It's a quarter mile west from Riu Republica.


Vacationers will really love relaxing here, because this destination has a spa. The following list shows some of the available spa services:

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

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


The beauty salon offers a convenient way to get freshened up for a special dinner or night of entertainment.

Even though there is plenty of activities right on-location, travelers hoping to get out 'n' about can find a multitude of interesting sites to see and things to do on Hispaniola. Regardless of whether you are looking to spend time on the beach or enjoy a round or two on the golf course, you will encounter lots of other chances for recreation close-by. Click these articles for information concerning riding a bike or moped, shopping, diving, sightseeing, snorkeling, fishing, and other activities you might enjoy.


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