Riu Palace Punta Cana

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The Riu Palace Punta Cana shines when it comes to location. It perches on the edge of a stretch of talc-soft sand that slopes into gin-clear water and is backed by towering palms. ... Continue reading

The Riu Palace Punta Cana shines when it comes to location. It perches on the edge of a stretch of talc-soft sand that slopes into gin-clear water and is backed by towering palms. You get a 3-for-1 deal at this place, since you’ve also got the run of two sister hotels. Once you’ve made your way through the bars, pools and restaurants, you’ll still have the resort’s spa, waterpark and Pacha nightclub to visit.


The main pool puts on aqua aerobics, and you can have a scuba diving lesson here, too. There are beachside activities like volleyball – you can even play darts on the sand.


Scuba diving lesson*

An introductory scuba diving lesson is part of your package and takes place in the pool.

Table tennis


4 tennis courts

Take your pick of four on-site tennis courts.



Daytime activity programme

Entertainment programmes run daily for everyone aged 4 and over.

Other facilities

The hotel has an indoor pool and a wellness centre* with a sauna and Jacuzzi® as well as a range of treatments and massages. There’s a gym for guests to use, too.





Beauty treatments*



Swimming Pool

The large main pool has a swim-up bar that looks like a mini white palace. Close to it is a set of whirlpool baths, and down at the other end is an arc of sunbeds submerged into the shallow water.

2 outdoor pools

This large pool is surrounded by a sun terrace with lots of sun loungers. There's also a small, circular pool overlooking the main pool. Plus towels and parasols are available.

Pool towels

Children's pool

Food and Drink

The elegant buffet restaurant has indoor and outdoor seating. Breakfast might start with a Buck’s Fizz, while evening meals keep up the high standard with scallops, smoked salmon and rib-eye steaks.

Buffet restaurant

The main restaurant at the hotel, Don Manuel, offers breakfast, lunch and dinner. Enjoy your meal indoors or go al fresco, with themed nights three times a week.

La Bodega à la carte Brazilian restaurant

There's a formal dress code for dinner.

Fusion à la carte restaurant

There's a formal dress code for dinner.

Yokohama à la carte Japanese restaurant

Luigi à la carte Italian restaurant

There's a formal dress code for dinner.

Poolside grill and steakhouse

There's a formal dress code for dinner.

Lobby bar

Lounge bar

Enjoy a drink from the well stocked bar on the terrace of Los Rosario lounge.

Swim-up bar

You don't have to go far if you get thirsty in the pool. Swim over to Saona pool bar for a choice of drinks.


Sports bar

A la carte dining

A la carte dining is available at the Japanese, grill and steakhouse, Fusion, Brazilian and Italian restaurants.

Payment Options

Payment options accepted:

We do not charge a fee to our customers to use a credit or debit card.

To make booking a holiday at Riu Palace Punta Cana in Punta Cana easier for you, we provide a range of different payment options. To find out if you can book Riu Palace Punta Cana with a low deposit holiday option, please click the "Price and Availability" button above.

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Essential Information

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Plug Type

Voltage 110V 60Hz
Language: Spanish,

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