Riu Palace Punta Cana
Playa de Arena Gorda
Punta Cana
Higuey, Dominican Republic

Distance from hotel to Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ), 21 miles (34 kms). Distance from hotel to town of Higuey, 31 miles (50 kms).  

Located in Playa de Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, the Hotel Riu Palace Punta Cana (24h All Inclusive) offers its guests comfort and quality. A luxurious hotel surrounded by the Caribbean exuberance.  

It's difficult to get away and escape from the hustle and bustle of the city, which is why at this Palace you'll find the best options for a complete rest during your holiday. It includes a fresh water swimming pool, a gym, sauna, Jacuzzi and the "Renova Spa" wellness centre in Hotel Riu Palace Bavaro with a range of different treatments and massages. As it is within easy reach of the sea, you'll be able to enjoy a vast beach with crystal clear water and white sand where you can swim as you cool down with a cocktail from the bar.  

The beaches of Punta Cana are considered to be some of the most beautiful in the world. Here you can breathe in an authentic Caribbean atmosphere with palm groves, coconut palms and a unique feeling of peace in the world. If you want to go on excursions or visit the surrounding area, you'll have the opportunity to visit fabulous places such as the Marinarium marine park, the beautiful sugar fields of Higuey, Altos de Chavon, Isla Saona island, the Caribbean Cachondeo where you can ride a horse or many other options.  

Come and discover the second largest island of the West Indies, a landscape of endless palm trees and heavenly beaches. Enjoy the best offers of Dominican Republic and spend some relaxing time at the hotel.  

Hotel Amenities (back to top)
  • Babysitting Services ($)
  • Bar (poolside)
  • Bar (swim-up)
  • Bars (5)
  • Beauty Salon
  • Beverage Service (poolside)
  • Billiards ($)
  • Billiards (nearby)
  • Boutique
  • Children's Playground
  • Gym (nearby)
  • Hairstylist (nearby) ($)
  • Internet Access (wireless, lobby)
  • Internet Center ($)
  • Jacuzzi
  • Laundry Services ($)
  • Massage Services ($)
  • PC Service ($)
  • Pharmacy (nearby) ($)
  • Photo Studio/Lab (nearby) ($)
  • Pool
  • Pool (children's)
  • Safe (front desk)
  • Shop (jewelry, nearby) ($)
  • Shop (souvenir) ($)
  • Shops (nearby) ($)
  • Watersports
 

• Venus Spa: Body and beauty treatments, massages ($); complimentary sauna and Jacuzzi  

• Pacha Disco Internet Access  

• Free WiFi will be available in the lobby and in the guest rooms. Disco  

• Complimentary entrance to Pacha night club (excluding special evenings).  

• Drinks are not included in the. Conference Rooms: (2)  

• Conference rooms equipped with complimentary wireless internet access. ($) Denotes a fee may be charged. Please note: Some hotel amenities listed above may have an additional fee associated with them.  

Accommodation Categories and Descriptions (back to top)

Arrival/Departure Time:  

• Check-in-time: 3:00 pm Check-out-time: 11:00 am  

Early check-in and late checkout on request, and subject to availability.  

Children Policy:  

• Children's age break is 12 years old.  

Maximum Occupancy:  

2017:  

• Junior Suite - 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children or 3 adults and 1 child.  

• Superior Junior Suite - 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children or 3 adults and 1 child.  

• Suite - 2 adults.  

• Jacuzzi Suite - 2 adults.  

2018:  

• Junior Suite - 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children or 3 adults and 1 child.  

• Junior Suite Connecting* - 6 adults or 4 adults and 4 children or 6 adults and 2 children.  

• Junior Suite Handicapped - 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children or 3 adults and 1 child.  

• Superior Junior Suite - 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children or 3 adults and 1 child.  

• Suite - 2 adults.  

• Jacuzzi Suite - 2 adults.  

*This category requires a minimum occupancy of 4 adults.  

2019:  

• The 2019 maximum occupancies have not been received yet, utilizing the 2018 maximum occupancies as a guideline. This information is subject to change.  

Junior Suite, (JRS) Air conditioning, ceiling fan, 2 double beds or 1 king size bed, split-level living room area with sofa or sofa-bed, direct dial phone, regularly replenished mini- bar and liquor dispenser, coffee maker, satellite flat-screen TV, in-room safe, iron and ironing board. Bathroom equipped with hydromassage bathtub and shower, double-sink, vanity mirror, hairdryer and amenities kit. Balcony or terrace with garden view.  

• Bedding: 1 king bed or 2 double beds.  

12/24/2017 - 12/23/2018 Junior Suite Connecting, These connecting junior suites are two accommodations, being sold as one unit. For the room description, please review the Junior Suite description listed above.  

Superior Junior Suite, (JSS) Air conditioning, ceiling fan, 2 double beds or 1 king size bed, split-level living room area with sofa or sofa-bed, direct dial phone, regularly replenished mini-bar and liquor dispenser, coffee maker, satellite flat-screen TV, in-room safe, iron and ironing board. Bathroom equipped with hydromassage bathtub and shower, double-sink, vanity mirror, hairdryer and amenities kit. Balcony or terrace with courtyard view.  

Suite, (STE) Air conditioning, ceiling fan, 1 king size bed, split-level living room area with sofa, direct dial phone, regularly replenished mini-bar and liquor dispenser, coffee maker, satellite flat-screen TV, in-room safe, iron and ironing board, walk-in closet. Bathroom equipped with hydromassage bathtub, extra shower cabin, bidet, double- sink, vanity mirror, hairdryer and amenities kit. Balcony or terrace with courtyard or ocean view.  

• Bedding: 1 king bed. View: Courtyard or Sea.  

12/24/2017 - 12/23/2018 Junior Suite Handicapped(*), This room has the same description as the Junior Suite Handicapped except the room is handicap accessible.  

Jacuzzi Suite, (BFD) Air conditioning, ceiling fan, split- level living room area with sofa or sofa-bed, direct dial phone, regularly replenished mini-bar and liquor dispenser, satellite TV, radio alarm clock, in-room safe, iron and ironing board, walk-in closet. Bathroom equipped with hydromassage bathtub, extra shower cabin, bidet, double- sink, vanity mirror, hairdryer and amenities kit. Balcony or terrace with courtyard or ocean view and private jacuzzi.  

• Bedding: 1 king bed.  

Suites with bathroom with hydro-massage bathtub, shower cubicle and bidet, living room area, dressing room.  

 

(*) Denotes on request basis only, no allotment given.  

All accommodations include: room service (24-hour), mirror (vanity), sinks (double), sofa or sofa bed, 110 volt outlets, television (flat screen, satellite), air conditioning, turndown service, balcony or terrace, bathroom, bathtub (hydro massage), ceiling fan, hairdryer, iron, ironing board, liquor dispenser, mini-bar and safe (in accommodation).  

Specific bedding and/or special requests are fulfilled based on availability and cannot always be guaranteed.  

Food and Beverage Outlets (back to top)

Lobby Bar  

Lounge Bar With Terrace  

Pavilion Bar  

Pool Bar, pool and swim-up bar.  

Sports Bar General Opening Hours: 24 hours General Opening Days: Daily  

Don Manuel Restaurant, With no-smoking area and terrace, offering buffet style dining and show cooking stations. Theme dinners served 3 times a week.  

Grill Steak House General Opening Hours: Dinner  

Krystal, restaurant specializing in fusion cuisine.  

General Opening Hours: Dinner  

La Bodega Cuisine: Brazilian.  

General Opening Hours: Dinner  

Luigi, Italian restaurant.  

Pool Snack Bar & Restaurant  

Yokohama Cuisine: Japanese.  

General Opening Hours: Dinner  

Please Note:  

• In the past specialty restaurants required reservations.  

• Effective immediately (November 2016) the specialty restaurants no longer require reservations. Guests will now be accommodated on a first-come-first-serve basis within the restaurant(s) normal operating hours.  

Add-On Package (Honeymoon and Romance Package 2017-2019) (back to top)

HONEYMOON AND ROMANCE PACKAGE 2017-2019  

Booking Dates: 01/01/2017 - 12/23/2019 Travel Dates: 01/01/2017 - 12/23/2019  

Package Inclusions:  

• Surprise welcome gift in their room  

• Small bottle of rum  

• King bed (subject to availability at time of check-in)  

• Late check-out (subject to availability at time of departure)  

• Complimentary upgrade to next available room category (subject to availability and upon request)  

• A $35.00 USD spa credit in Ocean Harmony massage for two (50 minute), per adult, per person, per stay. This discount does not apply with other promotions and discounts  

Please Note:  

• Spa credit redeemable at Renova Spa Riu Palace Bavaro  

• Marriage certificate required. Must be issued within the past 90 days.  

Package inclusions are subject to change.  

Bonus Features (back to top)

 

Bonus Features  

 

• Complimentary sun loungers on the beach  

• Complimentary gym, sauna and Jacuzzi  

• Complimentary entrance to the Riu Palace Macao Casino  

Miscellaneous Information (back to top)

 

General  

• At least one person of 21 years or over in every room during February through May. The remainder of the year at least one person of 18 years or over in every room.  

• No student groups under 21 during March and April.  

Splash Water Park:  

• Where thrill-seekers will get to try out the most exciting attractions, like the Body Vortex, a closed body slide that shoots you towards the pool; the Kamikaze, with impressive drops from heights of several meters; or the free fall slide for experiencing the sensation of flying directly into the pool.  

Children will also have a blast at Splash Water World in Punta Cana, where they'll find a children's pool with slides and special attractions just for them.  

Excitement is guaranteed for all guests of the Riu Palace Punta Cana, Riu Palace Macao, Riu Palace Bavaro, Riu Naiboa and the Riu Bambu located in the Punta Cana complex, as they have free admission to Splash Water World to make their holidays with RIU Hotels & Resorts extra fun.  

Student Group Policy - Riu will not accept any student groups throughout the year.