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Get an overview of this hotelAll-inclusive Punta Cana resort on Caribbean beach

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The Riu Palace Punta Cana is situated on a white-sand beach within the Riu Resort Complex. Guests have exchange privileges at 2 nearby sister properties.

All-Inclusive resort

6 restaurants, 5 bars, a fitness center, and a variety of water-sports equipment are all included in the room rate. A kids club offers daily activities for ages 4-12.


Guest suites have jetted tubs, TVs with US stations, and replenished minibars and liquor dispensers. Room service is available 24 hours a day.

Hotel Amenities

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 are included.

Food and beverages

  • All meals, snacks, and beverages included
  • In-room minibar (all beverages included)

Activities and facilities/equipment

All non-motorized water sports are included.

Land activities

  • Fitness facilities

Kids' club

  • Supervised activities for children between 4 and 12 years old

Hotel Amenities

The majority of amenities, activities, and gratuities at Riu Palace Punta Cana are included in the room rate; guests will not be charged extra for the majority of amenities and activities.

The Riu Palace Punta Cana is situated on a white-sand beach in the Riu Resorts Complex, along with four other Riu properties, and you can relax on the hotel's sun loungers by the beach. Guests have exchange privileges at the nearby Riu Palace Macao, Riu Bambu, and Riu Naiboa (theme dinner restaurants excluded).

All-inclusive amenities include a pool with swim-up bar, a children's pool, a kids club for ages 4-12, non-motorized water-sports equipment, a fitness center, and a spa with sauna, offering massages and beauty and body treatments. Waiter service is included at the pool and on the beach. Admission to Pacha Disco RIU is included, excluding beverage purchases and special shows. Dining options include six restaurants and numerous bars, including a 24-hour sports bar. Room service is available 24 hours a day, and wireless Internet access is complimentary in the lobby. 4 meeting rooms are available for guests' use.

Guests also have access to the discotheque and casino on Caribbean Street, within the resort complex. Craft shops maintained by outside vendors also line the street.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Beach towels 
  • Beach umbrellas 
  • Business center 
  • Casino 
  • Children's club (free) 
  • Children's pool 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Meeting rooms 2 
  • Nightclub 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 5 
  • Number of floors - 4 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 2 
  • Number of restaurants - 6 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Sauna 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge) 
  • Swim-up bar 
  • Total number of rooms - 612 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free use of nearby fitness center 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Arcade/game room  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Children's club (free)  
  • Children's pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Climate control 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • In-room safe 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Minibar 
  • Patio 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Shower/tub combination 

Where to Eat

The majority of meals and beverages, plus all gratuities, at the following restaurants, snack spots, and bars are included in the room rate at Riu Palace Punta Cana. For dinner in all restaurants, the hotel's dress code requires that gentlemen wear long trousers.

Don Manuel - Main restaurant. Buffet-style dining and show-cooking stations. Theme dinners served three times a week.

Yokohama - Japanese theme restaurant. Dinner only; reservations required.

La Bodega - Brazilian theme restaurant. Dinner only; reservations required.

Luigi - A la carte Italian. Dinner only; reservations required.

Krystal - Specializes in New Mediterranean cuisine prepared by elite international chefs. Guests will enjoy the elegant and sophisticated ambiance and premium service.

Steakhouse Restaurant & Grill - A la carte. Dinner only; reservations required. Dress Code: Long sleeved shirts and long trousers required for gentlemen.

Sports Bar - Open 24 hours. Light fare. Multiple TVs tuned to sports. Darts, video games.

Perico Chicote - Lobby piano bar. Open late morning till late night.

Los Rosario - Terrace bar outside of lobby. Open late morning till late night.

La Plaza - Bar near theater. Open late morning till late night.

Saona - Swim-up bar. Seasonal hours.

Room service - 24 hours a day. Breakfast, lunch, dinner.


There is a casino on site at RIU Palace Punta Cana All Inclusive.

Nearby Things to Do

The majority of recreational activities and facilities described below are included in the room rate at Riu Palace Punta Cana.

The resort has a fitness room with sauna, a pool with swim-up bar, a children's pool and playground, and a free kids club with daily activities for ages 4-12.

Non-motorized water-sports equipment includes kayaks, catamarans, body boards, and windsurfers. Daily entertainment programs may include aerobics classes and beach volleyball.

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

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Aerobics on site 
  • Fishing on site 
  • Kayaking on site 
  • Parasailing on site 
  • Playground on site 
  • Scuba diving on site 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding on site 
  • Volleyball on site 
  • Windsurfing on site 

Spa Services

  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Hydrotherapy treatments 
  • Sauna in spa 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Massages 
  • Facial treatments 
  • Body treatments 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is Noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel 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.

Hotel Name

We should mention

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.

Resort Credit Promotion - US Bookings Only

Book a 4-7 night minimum stay in any room or rate category for travel May 1 – December 23, 2015, and receive up to USD 2,000 in Resort Credit coupons for select services. Coupons can be applied as follows:

  • USD 240 resort credit at Renova Spa (2 USD 35 coupons for Renova Spa Massage, 2 USD 25 coupons for Hot Stone Cure Stress Massage, 2 USD 15 coupons for Aromatherapy Massage, 2 USD 15 coupons for Body Wrap, 2 USD 15 coupons for Spa Pedicure, 2 USD 15 coupons for Wash, Dry, Hair mask; limited to 1 coupon per service/person)
  • USD 190 resort credit at Scuba Caribe (2 USD 50 coupons for PADI Open Water Diver, 2 USD 30 coupons for Bavaro Discover BBQ Experience, 2 USD 10 coupons for Bavaro Discovery and Swim with the Sharks, 2 USD 5 coupons for Bávaro Discovery; limited to 1 coupon per service/person)
  • USD 80 resort credit with a 4-6 night stay or USD 140 resort credit with a 7-night minimum stay at Dream Casino (1 USD 10 coupon per person/night valid for match play)
  • USD 570 resort credit with a 4-6 night stay or USD 1,140 resort credit with a 7-night minimum stay valid at Punta Blanca Golf Club (1 USD 95 coupon per round of golf/person; includes transfer from hotel to Punta Blanca; 18 holes golf round, practice balls, electric golf car, water, soda, and cold towel at the end of tee time)
  • 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 for Royal and Caprice Wedding Packages (limited to 1 coupon per wedding)
  • USD 90 resort credit with a 4-6 night stay or USD 180 resort credit with a 7-night minimum stay at Europcar (1 USD 30 coupon per room/day to be used in economy car rental)
  • USD 50 resort credit at Antillana Fotografía (1 USD 50 coupon for the Sea Package per service)
Valid for bookings made on US (.com) points of sale only. Guests will receive coupons 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. Resort Credit can be used for selected services. Not applicable to 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.

$35 Spa Credit Promotion

Book a stay in any room or rate category May 1 – December 23, 2015 for travel within the same period, and receive a $35 spa credit.

Credit is applied to guest's account at check-out. Details at check-in. Not combinable with the Resort Credit Promotion. Other restrictions may apply.

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