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Amber Coast vacation

Located at the expansive Riu Resort along the Amber Coast, this hotel is adjacent to the resort's water-sports beach on Maimón Bay; downtown Puerto Plata is 10 km (6 mi) away.

All-Inclusive resort

Riu Bachata All-Inclusive offers an elaborate pool complex; a nearby water-sport center provides kayaks and snorkeling gear.

In-room refreshment

Riu Bachata All Inclusive's guestrooms and suites include furnished balconies or ground-floor terraces, WiFi, air conditioning, ceiling fans, stocked compact refrigerators, and liquor dispensers.

Riu Bachata All Inclusive

All-Inclusive Details

This resort 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.

Activities and facilities/equipment

Water activities

  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Surfing/boogie boarding
  • Windsurfing

Land activities

  • Fitness facilities
  • Soccer
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball

Lessons/classes/games

  • Dancing
  • Language

Kids' club

  • Supervised activities for children between 4 and 12 years old

Entertainment

  • Onsite entertainment and activities
  • Access to onsite clubs
  • Onsite live performances

Not included

  • Motorized water sports
  • Scuba-diving certification
  • Scuba-diving excursions
  • Scuba-diving lessons
  • Snorkeling excursions
  • Premium or imported alcoholic beverages
  • Airport transfers
  • Laundry/dry cleaning services
  • Spa/beauty facilities and services
  • Offsite tours

Resort Amenities

The majority of amenities, activities, and gratuities across the 15 buildings at Riu Bachata All Inclusive are included in the room rate; guests will not be charged extra for the majority of amenities and activities (scroll up to the All-Inclusive Details section for more information).

A street of brightly colored shops runs between this hotel and Riu Merengue Hotel. Options along the street include an art gallery, clothing boutiques, and craft shops. Offerings continue with a pharmacy, photo studio/lab, hair salon, medical center, and fitness center. The Renova Spa also offers a unisex sauna, body treatments, facials, manicures and pedicures, and massage. Advanced reservations are required for massages.

Open 4 PM to 3 AM (hours subject to change), the El Millón casino adjacent to the lobby contains slot machines, electronic-poker machines, and tables for three games of blackjack, one Caribbean Stud Poker, and two roulette wheels.

Resort amenities also include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and a patio and garden. A porter can assist with baggage, and luggage storage is available. Wheelchair-accessible bathroom is available.

Ground transportation:

The hotel is approximately 14.4 miles (23.2 kilometers) away from Gregorio Luperón International Airport. Shuttle vans and private cars of varying prices are available. They can be reserved during the process of booking a reservation for this Puerto Plata hotel, via this Web site, and added to the total trip cost.

  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Beach towels 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Swim-up bar 
  • Children's pool 
  • Spa tub 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Sauna 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Nightclub 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 592 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Hair salon 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Casino 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 4 
  • Wedding services 
  • Concierge services 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Garden 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Free self parking 
  • Number of restaurants - 3 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 15 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Free WiFi 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Children's pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Playground on site  
  • Refrigerator  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( USD 5-35 per week )

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Minibar 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • In-room safe 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

Complimentary breakfast is served daily. The majority of meals and beverages, plus all gratuities, at the following restaurants, snack spots, and bars are included in the room rate for this resort (scroll up to the All-Inclusive Details section for more information).

Bahía de Maimón - Main restaurant offering buffet style, international dinning and on-the-spot cooking stations. Theme dinners served twice a week; Breakfast, lunch, theme-dinner buffets.

Maracuya - Grill/Steakhouse restaurant a la cate for dinner. Serving Caribbean cuisine. Reservations are required. Dress code: No T-shirts.

Sample menu for Steak House

Soup:

  • Cream of tomato
  • Main courses:

  • Beef filet
  • Pork chops
  • Ribeye steak
  • Desserts:

  • Crêpes Suzette
  • Fruit flan with ice cream
  • Napoles - An a la carte restaurant with air conditioning offering Italian cuisine.

    Macumba - Open-air restaurant at Riu Merengue Hotel. Snacks from late night to after midnight.

    Bikini - Large, covered, open-air, plaza-like bar. Open from mid-morning to late night.

    Caramba - Open-air bar/lounge open from early evening to late night.

    Los Lirios - Swimup bar open mid-morning to early evening.

    Pacha - Air-conditioned nightclub located in front of ClubHotel Riu Merengue. Bar open 10 PM - 2 AM (hours subject to change. Minimum age 18. Closed Mondays).

    Nearby Things to Do

    The majority of recreational activities and facilities described below are included in the room rate for this resort (scroll up to the All-Inclusive Details section for more information).

    This hotel includes a 3m-diameter (10-foot) children's pool and two 61m (200-foot) arc-shaped pools, one featuring an eight-person jetted section, a shallow area with underwater tile lounges and a fountain, and a swim-up bar. Guests also enjoy access to pools at the Riu Resort's other two hotels. Padded lounge chairs and thatched-roof sunshades flank all pools. Pool umbrellas and sun loungers and beach towels are provided. The resort faces an 800m (one-half mile) Atlantic Ocean beach. Sand extending inland under palm trees includes sports facilities.

    Maimón Bay, at the resort's western end, offers a beachfront, water-sport center (located in front of Riu Merengue Hotel) providing kayaks, snorkeling gear, Hobie Cat sailboats, pedal boats, windsurfers, and boogie boards as part of the All-Inclusive plan. Surcharges apply for parasailing, Jet Skiing, banana-boating, sailing lessons, windsurfing lessons, scuba-diving lessons and certification classes, and snorkeling and scuba-diving excursions.

    Other All-Inclusive facilities include two tennis courts at this hotel and three at Riu Merengue Hotel next door. The nearest golf course, Campo de Golf, is 14 km (8.75 mi) away.

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

    • Personal motorized watercraft on site 
    • Fitness classes on site 
    • Basketball on site 
    • Parasailing on site 
    • Playground on site 
    • Sailing on site 
    • Scuba diving on site 
    • Snorkeling on site 
    • Surfing/boogie boarding on site 
    • Volleyball on site 
    • Windsurfing on site 

    Spa Services

    • Hot stone massage 
    • Deep tissue massage 
    • Swedish massage 
    • Steam room in spa 
    • Reflexology 
    • Sports massage 
    • Couples treatment rooms 
    • Manicures and pedicures 
    • Body wraps 
    • Body scrubs 
    • Sauna in spa 
    • Spa tub in spa 
    • Massages 
    • Body treatments 
    • Facial treatments 

    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 ends at midnight

    Check-in time starts at 3 PM

    Special check-in instructions:

    This hotel has a strict no-party policy. One guest per room must be at least 21 years of age to check in March 1 to April 30. Guests who book specifically to attend parties will not be allowed to check in. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

    Check-out

    Check-out time is noon

    Payment types

    Children and extra beds

    • Children are welcome.

    Pets

    • Pets not 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.

    • Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 21 years old.

    Fees

    Optional extras

    The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
    • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 5-35 per week (rates may vary)
    • A late check-out fee will be charged
    The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

    Resort Name

    • Bachata Riu
    • Riu Bachata
    • Riu Bachata All Inclusive
    • Riu Bachata All Inclusive Puerto Plata
    • Riu Bachata Puerto Plata
    • Club Hotel Riu Bachata
    • Clubhotel Riu Bachata Hotel
    • Clubhotel Riu Bachata Puerto Plata
    • Riu Bachata Dominican Republic
    • Riu Puerto Plata

    We should mention

    Reservations are required for massage services. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

    Awards & 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.

    2 Kids Stay Free Offer (US Only)

    Book a stay in any “2 Kids Free” rate category now - April 30, 2017 for travel May 1 - December 23, 2017, and 2 children ages 2-12 stay free when sharing a room with 2 full paying adults.

    Must book this rate to receive benefits. Valid for U.S. customers only. There are no room charges for 2 children ages 2-12 when sharing a room with 2 adults and using existing bedding. Free stay reflected in rate displayed at time of booking. Offer subject to availability. Offer is not valid with groups/conventions and may not be combined with other promotional offers. Other restrictions and blackout dates may apply.


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