Get an overview of this hotelAll-inclusive Punta Cana resort
Popular property highlights
Surrounded by palm groves and facing the white sands of Arena Gorda Beach, this Punta Cana resort is in the Riu Resort Complex. Guests have exchange privileges at 3 nearby sister properties.
All Inclusive adults-only resort
The Palace Macao features four lighted tennis courts, an outdoor pool and spa tub, and a fitness center. Various water-sports equipment and nightly theme shows are included in the room rate.
Air-conditioned guest suites with Colonial-style decor feature balconies or patios, TVs with US stations, and minibars and liquor dispensers. Complimentary room service is available 24 hours a day.
- Good location
- Onsite restaurant
- Helpful staff
- Clean guestrooms
- Overall room comfort
- Beds could've been more comfortable
Riu Palace Macao – Adults Only All Inclusive
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.
Food and beverages
- All meals, snacks, and beverages included
- 24-hour room service
- In-room minibar (all beverages included)
- Meals and beverages at companion properties
Activities and facilities/equipment
- Surfing/boogie boarding
- Fitness facilities
- Access to onsite clubs
- Onsite live performances
- Theme parties
- Motorized water sports
- Scuba-diving certification
- Scuba-diving excursions
- Snorkeling excursions
- Airport transfers
- Laundry/dry cleaning services
- Offsite tours
- Transportation to offsite activities
The majority of amenities, activities, and gratuities at Riu Palace Macao 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).
This Punta Cana resort, situated on the white sands of Arena Gorda's 26 km (16 mi) beach, is surrounded by 3 hectares (7.5 acres) of palm groves. The resort has an outdoor pool and spa tub, a fitness facility, 4 tennis courts, and various water-sports equipment. Lounge chairs, sun umbrellas, and towels are provided in the pool and beach areas, where waiter service is also available. In addition to dining at 7 restaurants and drinks at 4 bars, guests can order room service 24 hours a day. Onsite spa services include massages, body treatments, and beauty treatments. Wireless Internet access is complimentary in the lobby area.
Guests have exchange privileges at nearby Riu Naioba and Riu Bambu sister resorts (theme dinner restaurants excluded). 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.
- Free pool cabanas
- Beach sun loungers
- Pool sun loungers
- Beach towels
- Pool umbrellas
- Tours/ticket assistance
- 24-hour front desk
- Number of floors - 4
- Tennis on site
- Number of bars/lounges - 3
- Business center
- Free breakfast
- Concierge services
- Coffee shop or café
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Full-service spa
- Fitness facilities
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Hair salon
- Free water park access
- Free WiFi
- Water park
- Number of outdoor pools - 2
- Laundry facilities
- Spa treatment room(s)
- Multilingual staff
- Total number of rooms - 364
- Free self parking
- Number of restaurants - 5
- Shopping on site
- Spa services on site
- Spa tub
- Wedding services
- Swim-up bar
- Free use of nearby fitness center
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Free self parking
- Flat-panel TV
- In-room safe (laptop compatible)
- Connecting/adjoining rooms available
- Turndown service
- Private bathroom
- Air conditioning
- Ceiling fan
- Coffee/tea maker
- Minibar (stocked, free items)
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Free bottled water
- In-room climate control (air conditioning)
- Free toiletries
- Hair dryer
- Daily housekeeping
- Iron/ironing board
- Satellite TV service
- Free WiFi
- Shower/tub combination
- Room service (24 hours)
- Rollaway/extra beds (free)
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 Macao (scroll up to the All-Inclusive Details section for more information). For evening dining, the hotel's dress code requires that gentlemen wear long trousers.
El Patio - Main restaurant offering buffet-style dining and cook-to-order stations. Theme dinners served three times a week. Reservations required.
International - Poolside restaurant serving steakhouse and Mediterranean food. Lunch and dinner. Reservations required for dinner.
Caribe Grill - Beach restaurant serving fresh fish, salads, and fruit. Lunch and dinner.
Kabuki - Japanese cuisine. Dinner only. Reservations required.
Krystal - Gourmet restaurant featuring international and Mediterranean cuisine.
La Pizzeria - Italian food and snacks. Located on Caribbean Street.
Grill Steakhouse - Dinner only; reservations required.
Italian Restaurant - Italian fare. A la carte dinner. Reservations required.
Cubano - Piano bar in lobby. Open mid-morning till late.
La Boheme - Terrace bar. Open mid-morning till late.
La Sirena - Pool bar. Seasonal hours. Tropical drinks.
Chiringuito - Beach bar. Seasonal hours. Tropical drinks.
Room service - Available 24 hours a day. Breakfast, lunch, dinner.
Nearby Things to Do
The majority of recreational activities and facilities described below are included in the room rate at Riu Palace Macao (scroll up to the All-Inclusive details section for more information).
The Palace Macao has four lighted tennis courts and a basketball court on site. Numerous water sports, including windsurfing, water polo, kayaking, sailing, and use of catamarans and body boards are included in the room rate.
Guests may book tee times at the 18-hole White Sands Golf Course, 2 km (0.5 mi) from the resort, through an off-site tour company (surcharge).
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.
- Golfing nearby
- Parasailing nearby
- Fitness classes on site
- Basketball on site
- Fishing on site
- Kayaking on site
- Sailing on site
- Scuba diving on site
- Snorkeling on site
- Surfing/boogie boarding on site
- Volleyball on site
- Windsurfing on site
- Manicures and pedicures
- Hot stone massage
- Deep tissue massage
- Steam room in spa
- Body wraps
- Body scrubs
- Aromatherapy treatments
- Sauna in spa
- Spa tub in spa
- Number of treatment rooms 3
- Body treatments
- Facial treatments
If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.
- In-room accessibility
- Accessible bathroom
Minimum check-in age is 21
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Check-out time is noon
Children and extra beds
- Children 18 and younger are not allowed at this adults-only property. All guests older than 18 are welcome.
- Free rollaway/extra beds!
- Cribs (infant beds) are not available.
- No pets or service animals allowed
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
- Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 21 years old.
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We should mention
A resort fee is included in the total price displayed. Guests under 18 years old are not permitted at this adults-only property. 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. No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.
Awards & Affiliations
2018 Resort Credit Coupons Offer (US and Latin America Bookings Only)
Book a 4-6 night stay in a rate plan displaying the "USD 1300 resort credit" tag or a 7-night minimum stay in a rate plan displaying the "USD 2100 resort credit" tag now - December 23, 2017 from September 15, 2017 - December 23, 2018 for travel December 24, 2017 - December 23, 2018 and receive resort credit coupons for select services. Coupons can be applied as follows:
USD 240 in resort credit coupons valid at Renova Spa (2 USD 35 coupons for Renova Spa combination/Ritual Punta Cana (+ 50-minutes), 2 USD 25 coupons for 80-minute Hot Stone Cure Stress Massage, 2 USD 15 coupons for wash, dry, and hair mask, 2 USD 15 coupons for 50-minute body treatments, 2 USD 15 coupons for 50-minute aromatherapy massage, 2 USD 15 coupons for spa pedicure; limited to 1 coupon per service/person).
USD 190 in resort credit coupons valid at Scuba Caribe (2 USD 50 coupons for PADI open water dive, 2 USD 30 coupons for PADI Discover Scuba Diving course, 2 USD 15 coupons for sailing lessons; limited to 1 coupon per service/person).
USD 80 in resort credit coupons with a 4-6 night stay or USD 140 in resort credit coupons with a minimum 7-night stay valid at Diamante Casino (valid for match play; 1 coupon per person/night).
USD 570 in resort credit coupons with a 4-6 night stay or USD 1140 in resort credit coupons with a minimum 7-night stay valid at Punta Blanca Golf Club (PUJ) (6 USD 95 coupons; 1 coupon per round of golf/person; includes transfer from hotel to Punta Blanca-Hotel, 18-hole round of golf, practice balls, electric golf cart, water, soda, and cold towel at the end of tee time; additional taxes may apply).
USD 100 in resort credit coupons with a 4-6 night stay or USD 200 in resort credit coupons with a minimum 7-night stay valid at Weddings by RIU for Royal and Caprice Wedding Packages (limited to 1 coupon per wedding; applies to packages paid directly at the hotel; coupons cannot be used toward prepaid weddings).
USD 90 in resort credit coupons with a 4-6 night stay or USD 180 in resort credit coupons with a minimum 7-night stay valid at Europcar (1 USD 30 coupon per room/day to be used in economy car rental).
USD 50 in resort credit coupons valid at Antillana Fotografia (credit may be applied to the Sea Package which includes 40-minutes with a professional photographer, 25 pictures on a CD, and 1 6x8 printed photo).
Valid for bookings made on US(.com), .ar, .br, and .mx points of sale only. Guests will receive coupons at check-in. The total of credits is per room, based on double occupancy, and for guests age 21 and older. Resort Credit is non-transferable, non-cumulative, and cannot be used for future stays. Resort Credit can be used for selected services. This promotion is subject to availability and can change without previous notice. Other restrictions may apply. Resort credit and redemption details provided at check-in. Taxes and gratuity may not be included. Resort credit cannot be applied towards room rate or tax. No refunds for any unused portion of offer. 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.