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Riu Palace Costa Rica

Playa Matapalo- Sardinal, Ocotal

+506 2681 2300

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based on 31 reviews


Value for money

Boasting a Jacuzzi, an outdoor pool and a private beach, Hotel Riu Palace Costa Rica - All Inclusive is located in Matapalo and provides art deco accommodation. It has a fitness center, as well as 24-hour room service, an all-inclusive meal plan and a sauna. The contemporary rooms at the resort have wireless internet access and all the essentials for an enjoyable stay. The resort's themed restaurant boasts a terrace. Liberia International Airport is a 55-minute drive from Hotel Riu Palace Costa Rica - All Inclusive. Guests can also visit Playa Tamarindo.

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  • Private beach
  • Snorkeling
  • Outdoor pool
  • Water slide
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Tennis

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • 24-hour security
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • First-aid kit
  • Safe

Services and conveniences

  • ATM on-site
  • Car rental
  • Concierge service
  • Entertainment staff
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • Tour desk
  • Key card access
  • 24hr front desk
  • Ticket service
  • Safety deposit box

Things to do

  • Gift shop
  • Shops (on site)
  • Casino
  • Scuba diving
  • Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Beauty salon
  • Water park
  • Windsurfing
  • Night club


  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Fan
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Smoke alarms
  • Air-conditioned
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Trash cans

Pool and spa

  • Spa
  • Hot tub
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool towels
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Massage
  • Pool bar
  • Sauna
  • Water slide


  • Hairdryer
  • Public bath
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower
  • Bathtub
  • Bidet
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper


  • Family rooms
  • Garden view
  • Inner courtyard view
  • Newspapers
  • Storage available
  • Sea view
  • Sofa
  • Telephone

Family friendly

  • Babysitting or child care
  • Child pool
  • Kids meals
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kids' club
  • Kids' outdoor play equipment
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Playground


  • Breakfast included
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Minibar
  • Snack bar
  • Coffee machine


  • Outdoor furniture
  • Private beach
  • Garden
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Beach towels
  • Balcony

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • TV

Accessibility and suitability

  • Designated smoking area
  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Increased accessibility
  • Elevator


  • Socket near the bed
  • Sofa bed
  • Wardrobe or closet


  • Aerobics
  • Fitness center
  • Tennis

Parking and transportation

  • Parking
  • Airport shuttle


  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service

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Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 4:00 PM, check out anytime before 11:00 AM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • On average, Riu Palace Costa Rica is less than the Ocotal average rate for 4 star hotels. The nightly rate at Riu Palace Costa Rica is typically $133, whereas the nightly rate in Ocotal is $111 more.

  • The drive from Liberia to Riu Palace Costa Rica will take you about 43min depending on traffic, with a distance of 14.5 mi. Hotels located in more populated areas may see vastly more traffic which will add to your travel time.

  • Another more common option is to just take a taxi or rideshare service from the airport to Riu Palace Costa Rica. The nearest airport to the hotel is Liberia.

  • There is a restaurant at Riu Palace Costa Rica that can be used by visitors of the hotel. You can sit down or take food to go. Call the front desk at +506 2681 2300 for kitchen hours. One of the easiest dining options for Ocotal guests staying in Riu Palace Costa Rica is to get room service, which is available to all hotel guests.

  • Riu Palace Costa Rica does have a pool on site that hotel guests may use. Be advised that hotels typically have rules associated with pool usage. momondo would advise you to check with the front desk before taking a swim.

  • If you have questions or concerns about your stay at Riu Palace Costa Rica, call +506 2681 2300 to speak with a front desk representative.

  • Yes, Riu Palace Costa Rica has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • Yes, there is a gym available to guests of Riu Palace Costa Rica. For gym hours, it is best to ask the front desk clerk during check-in.