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Get an overview of this hotelUpscale resort on the beach, with 4 outdoor swimming pools

Popular property highlights

Breakfast included
Free self parking
Free WiFi
Laundry facilities
Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)

Nestled on the beach, this El Ocotal resort is within 12 mi (20 km) of Penca Beach, Flamingo Beach, and Coco Beach. Papagayo Golf and Country Club and Haras del Mar Equestrian Center are also within 12 mi (20 km).

Location

Resort Features

Catch some rays at the beach or spend the day relaxing at Hotel Riu Palace Costa Rica - All Inclusive's full-service spa. Then enjoy a meal at one of the resort's 4 restaurants.

Room Amenities

All 538 rooms provide conveniences like refrigerators and coffee makers, plus free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with satellite channels. Other amenities available to guests include balconies, 24-hour room service, and minibars.

Hotel Riu Palace Costa Rica - All Inclusive

Resort Amenities

All-Inclusive Details

Activities and facilities/equipment

Water activities

  • Kayaking
  • Rowing/canoeing
  • Surfing/boogie boarding

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

Not included

  • Room service

Resort Amenities

Hotel Riu Palace Costa Rica - All Inclusive is an all-inclusive resort. Room rates include meals and beverages at onsite restaurants and bars. Other items and amenities, including taxes and gratuities, and access to recreational activities and entertainment may also be included. Additional charges may apply for meals at some restaurants, special dinners and dishes, certain beverages, and other amenities.

Hotel Riu Palace Costa Rica - All Inclusive features a full-service spa, 4 outdoor swimming pools, a sauna, and a 24-hour fitness center. Dining is available at one of the resort's 4 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the resort's bars, which include a poolside bar and a bar/lounge. Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast each morning. Public areas are equipped with complimentary wireless Internet access.

5 meeting rooms are available. This all-inclusive resort also offers a casino, a children's pool, and a nightclub. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

  • Sauna 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 5 
  • Terrace 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Children's club (free) 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge) 
  • Total number of rooms - 538 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Casino 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Concierge services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 4 
  • Children's club 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • One meeting room 
  • Nightclub 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Beach towels 
  • Number of restaurants - 4 
  • Free self parking 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Children's pool 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Children's pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Children's club (free)  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Playground on site  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Balcony 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Phone 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (free) 

Where to Eat

24-hour room service is available.

Guests are offered a complimentary buffet breakfast each morning.

Hotel Riu Palace Costa Rica - All Inclusive has 4 restaurants on site.

Nearby Things to Do

4 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a children's pool. Other recreational amenities include a sauna and a 24-hour fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Beach volleyball on site 
  • Kayaking on site 
  • Playground on site 
  • Snorkeling on site 
  • Volleyball on site 

Spa Services

Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the resort's full-service spa, Renova Spa. Services include massages, facials, and body scrubs. The spa is equipped with a spa tub and a steam room.

Guests under 17 years old are not allowed in the spa.

  • Body scrubs 
  • Facial treatments 
  • Massages 
  • Steam room in spa 
  • Minimum age to access spa is 17 
  • Spa tub in spa 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 

Resort Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Free rollaway/extra beds!
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are 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.

No pets or service animals allowed

Resort Name

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  • Costa Rica Hotel Riu Palace
  • Costa Rica Palace
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  • Hotel Riu Costa Rica
  • Hotel Riu Costa Rica All Inclusive
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  • Palace Costa Rica
  • Hotel Riu Palace Costa Rica All Inclusive El Ocotal
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  • Riu Palace Costa Rica

We should mention

No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

Resort Credit Promotion - US Bookings Only

Book a 4-7 night minimum stay in any room or rate category for travel December 23, 2016 - December 23, 2017, and receive USD 900 - 1400 in Resort Credit coupons for select services. Coupons can be applied as follows: USD 220 resort credit at Renova Spa; USD 210 resort credit at Scuba Caribe; USD 80 resort credit with a 4-6 night stay or USD 140 resort credit with a 7-night minimum stay at Maunaloa Casino; USD 300 resort credit with a 4-6 night stay or USD 600 resort credit with a 7-night minimum stay at Vista Ridge Golf & Country Club; USD 100 resort credit with a 4-6 night stay or USD 200 resort credit with a 7-night minimum stay at Weddings by RIU (limited to 1 coupon per wedding); USD 15 (4-6 night stays) or USD 30 (minimum 7-night stay) resort credit at Thrifty rent-a-car.

Valid for bookings made on US (.com) points of sale only. Guests will receive coupons and full redemption details at check-in. The total of credits is per room, based on double occupancy. Resort credit is non-transferable, non-cumulative, and cannot be used for future stays. Spa appointment may be required. Credits cannot be exchanged for cash. Resort credit can be used for selected services. Not applicable toward travel agent rate, tour operator employee rate, FAM Trips or, complimentary stays. This promotion is subject to availability and can change without previous notice. Other restrictions may apply.


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