Riu Guanacaste - All Inclusive

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On the beach, sun loungers, beach towels, scuba diving
On the beach, sun loungers, beach towels, scuba diving
On the beach, sun loungers, beach towels, scuba diving
3 outdoor pools, pool umbrellas

Overview of Riu Guanacaste - All Inclusive

Riu Guanacaste - All Inclusive

4 out of 5

3.9/5 Good

Guests rated this property 4.2/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • All inclusive
  • Air conditioning

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Social distancing
Sardinal de Carrillo, Playa Matapalo, El Ocotal, Guanacaste

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationDiamante Eco Adventure Park1 min drive
  • Popular LocationPlaya Matapalo5 min drive
  • Popular LocationHaras del Mar Equestrian Center8 min drive
  • AirportLiberia (LIR-Daniel Oduber Intl.)49 min drive

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About this area

El Ocotal

Located in El Ocotal, Riu Guanacaste - All Inclusive is on the beach. Coco Beach and Flamingo Beach reflect the area's natural beauty and area attractions include Diamante Eco Adventure Park and Haras del Mar Equestrian Center. Water skiing and boat tours offer great chances to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with ziplining and hiking/biking trails nearby.

What's nearby

  • Diamante Eco Adventure Park - 1 min drive
  • Playa Matapalo - 5 min drive
  • Haras del Mar Equestrian Center - 8 min drive
  • Ocotal Beach - 38 min drive
  • Bahia Pez Vela Beach - 40 min drive

Restaurants

  • Liberia — 1 min walk
  • Furama — 1 min walk
  • Pura Vida Ride — 28 min drive
  • Citron Restaurante — 30 min drive
  • Panadería Tico's Bakery — 30 min drive

Getting around

  • Daniel Oduber Intl. Airport (LIR) - 49 min drive

About this property

Riu Guanacaste - All Inclusive

4-star property
Active travelers can enjoy aerobics , snorkeling and windsurfing at Riu Guanacaste - All Inclusive. Treat yourself to a deep-tissue massage, a body scrub, or a facial at Renova Spa, the onsite spa. Be sure to enjoy a meal at any of the 5 onsite restaurants, which feature international cuisine and ocean views. Enjoy the health club, as well as activities like kayaking, scuba diving, and volleyball.
You'll also enjoy perks such as:
  • 3 outdoor pools and a children's pool, with a waterslide, pool umbrellas, and a swim-up bar
  • Free self parking
  • Tennis courts, limo/town car service, and a 24-hour front desk
  • A garden, a billiards/pool table, and multilingual staff
  • Guest reviews give good marks for the family-friendly amenities, helpful staff, and walkable location
Room features
All guestrooms at Riu Guanacaste - All Inclusive include comforts such as laptop-compatible safes and air conditioning, as well as amenities like free WiFi and minibars.
Extra amenities include:
  • Bathrooms with eco-friendly toiletries and shower/tub combinations
  • Flat-screen TVs with satellite channels
  • Ceiling fans, daily housekeeping, and phones

All inclusive details

This property is all-inclusive. Onsite food and beverages are included in the room price (some restrictions may apply).

Gratuities and taxes

Gratuities and taxes are included. Additional gratuities at guests' discretion are accepted.

Food and beverages

All buffet and à la carte meals, snacks, and beverages included
Room service during certain hours
In-room minibar (all beverages included)

Activities and facilities/equipment

All onsite activities and use of facilities and equipment are included.

Water activities

Kayaking
Snorkeling
Windsurfing

Land activities

Volleyball

Entertainment

Onsite entertainment and activities
Access to onsite nightclubs
Onsite live performances
Theme parties

Awards and affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Travelife, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
Property is disinfected with electrostatic spray
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Follows standard cleaning and disinfection practices of Covid-19 Health Protocol (RIU)

Social distancing

Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • Limo/town car service

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast available daily 7 AM–10 AM
  • 5 restaurants
  • 5 bars/lounges, 1 swim-up bar and 1 poolside bar

Things to do

  • 3 outdoor pools
  • Aerobics classes
  • Beach volleyball
  • Billiards/pool table
  • Children's pool
  • Free water park access
  • Full-service spa
  • Health club
  • Indoor tennis court
  • Kayaking
  • Nightclub
  • Playground
  • Sauna
  • Scuba diving
  • Shopping
  • Snorkeling
  • Steam room
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Windsurfing

Family friendly

  • 3 outdoor pools
  • Children's pool
  • Free water park access
  • Playground
  • Waterslide

Conveniences

  • Elevator
  • Gift shop/newsstand

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Hair salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Outdoors

  • Beach loungers
  • Beachfront location
  • Garden
  • Pool umbrellas

Spa

  • 8 treatment rooms
  • Aromatherapy
  • Body scrubs
  • Body wraps
  • Facials
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massage - deep-tissue
  • Massage - hot stone
  • Massage - sports
  • Massage - Swedish
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Sauna
  • Spa tub

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator

More

  • Beach towels
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Ceiling fan

Bathroom

  • Eco-friendly toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water
  • Minibar

More

  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-compatible safe
  • Phone

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 4:00 PM - 11 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 21 years old
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property

Property is also known as

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Overall score and ratings

3.9

Good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 363 out of 981 reviews
5 - Excellent 37%
Rating 4 - Good. 320 out of 981 reviews
4 - Good 33%
Rating 3 - Okay. 170 out of 981 reviews
3 - Okay 17%
Rating 2 - Poor. 77 out of 981 reviews
2 - Poor 8%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 51 out of 981 reviews
1 - Terrible 5%

4.2/5

Cleanliness

4.2/5

Staff & service

3.9/5

Amenities

4.0/5

Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Traveled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Property staff is nice and friendly …food was good with great variety of restaurants
Stayed 5 nights in Nov 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with group, Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Excellent landscaping
Stayed 3 nights in Dec 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Upgrade on food and selection.
Stayed 5 nights in Nov 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Excellent
Stayed 7 nights in Nov 2021

4/5 Good

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The food wasn't great
Stayed 3 nights in Nov 2021