Get an overview of this hotelAll-inclusive Punta Cana resort

White-sand beach

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.

Balconies, minibars

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.

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Riu Palace Macao – Adults Only All Inclusive

Playa Arena Gorda Punta Cana La Altagracia

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 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

Water activities

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

Land activities

  • Fitness facilities
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball


  • Aerobics


  • Access to onsite clubs
  • Onsite live performances
  • Theme parties

Not included

  • Motorized water sports
  • Scuba-diving certification
  • Scuba-diving excursions
  • Snorkeling excursions
  • Airport transfers
  • Laundry/dry cleaning services
  • Offsite tours
  • Transportation to offsite activities

Hotel Amenities

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.

  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Garden 
  • Free pool cabanas 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Beach towels 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Number of floors - 4 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 3 
  • Business center 
  • Casino 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Concierge services 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Hair salon 
  • Free water park access 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Waterslide 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Total number of rooms - 364 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Free self parking 
  • Number of restaurants - 5 
  • Sauna 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Spa tub 
  • Wedding services 
  • Swim-up bar 
  • Nightclub 
  • Free use of nearby fitness center 


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Turndown service 
  • Air conditioning 
  • 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 
  • Patio 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Room service (24 hours) 

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 

Spa Services

  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Massages 
  • 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 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 21

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 time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children 18 and younger are not allowed at this adults-only property. All guests older than 18 are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.


  • 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.

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

Minimum guest age is 18

Caters to adults only

No cribs (infant beds) available

No pets or service animals allowed


The charges below are included in your overall room price:
  • Resort fee
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

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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

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

Book a 4-7 night minimum stay in any room or rate category for travel May 1 – December 23, 2016, 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 Diamante 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)
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, complimentary stays, or prepaid wedding packages. This promotion is subject to availability and can change without previous notice. Other restrictions may apply.

USD35 Spa Credit Offer in Renova Spa

Book a stay in any room or rate category January 1, 2016 – December 31, 2016, for travel within the same period, and receive a USD35 spa credit for duration of 80 minutes, per person, per stay.

Must book this rate plan to receive benefits. Spa credit redemption details provided at check-in. Spa appointment may be required. Taxes and gratuity may not be included. 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.