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Riu Palace Punta Cana

Playa de Arena Gorda, Punta Cana

+1 809 687 4242

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based on 20 reviews


Value for money

The Hotel Riu Palace Punta Cana is right on the Arena Gorda Beach and offers modern amenities for a stay to remember. This 24-hour all-inclusive establishment has free wireless Internet, room service around the clock, and three swimming pools you can use. It was completely refurbished in 2018 to update all the facilities. This hotel is surrounded by tropical plants for an exotic feel. There is a children’s pool with slides and you can reach the beach straight from the hotel. A gym is available so you can get some exercise or you can take part in some of the programs and activities the hotel offers. The Hotel Riu Palace Punta Cana also houses Renova Spa with a variety of treatment options. Offering 676 suites, you can choose from three types of rooms. Your space will come with a balcony or terrace with a view along with a beverage dispenser and minibar so you can enjoy a drink in your room. There is a sitting area in the room with chairs and a table made of comfortable materials. If you upgrade to the largest suites, you also have access to a soaking tub and a dressing area. Dining is available 24 hours a day at several buffet restaurants, grills, and snack bars. A la carte dining options include Italian, Spanish, Japanese, and fusion meals. If you want to dine off-site, Toc Beach Bar & Restaurant is just a few miles from the hotel. Lake Enriquillo is located near the hotel and is an excellent place to visit. National Park of the East and Ocean World Adventure Park are also popular destinations.

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  • Outdoor pool
  • Water slide
  • Fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Tennis
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Coffee shop
  • Child pool
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities

Services and conveniences

  • ATM on-site
  • Wedding services
  • Ticket service
  • Express check-out
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • 24hr front desk

Pool and spa

  • Sauna
  • Spa
  • Outdoor pool
  • Water slide

Accessibility and suitability

  • Increased accessibility
  • Elevator
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Designated smoking area

Things to do

  • Gift shop
  • Shops (on site)
  • Game room
  • Pool table

Family friendly

  • Babysitting or child care
  • Kids' club
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Child pool


  • Beach towels
  • Grill
  • Garden


  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Coffee shop


  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service


  • Fitness center
  • Tennis


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Air-conditioned

Parking and transportation

  • Parking

Health and safety

  • Safe

Places of interest near Riu Palace Punta Cana

Recommendations carefully curated by Momondo Places

Playa de Arena Gorda, Punta Cana


Hard Rock Casino Punta Cana1.7 mi
Playa Juanillo17.2 mi
Cap Cana Golf Club18.5 mi

Restaurants and Cafés

Cana Bay Beach Club1.4 mi
Taste Of Lebanon3.6 mi
Zoho Beach Club Punta Cana3.8 mi
Taino Restaurant3.8 mi

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Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 3:00 PM, check out anytime before 12:00 PM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • There is a $37/night difference in the average price of 4 star hotels in Punta Cana ($201/night) and the average nightly rate at Riu Palace Punta Cana ($164/night).

  • Riu Palace Punta Cana is 12.4 mi away from Punta Cana. You can typically expect your drive time from Riu Palace Punta Cana to Punta Cana to be 37min. It might be worth looking up traffic trends near your hotel if you are worried about saving time.

  • Riu Palace Punta Cana has parking available on site for customers of the hotel. With that in mind, the most efficient way to not only get from Punta Cana to the hotel, but also around Punta Cana during your stay may be renting a car. Car rentals in Punta Cana are on average $32/day. Another more common option is to just take a taxi or rideshare service from the airport to Riu Palace Punta Cana. The nearest airport to the hotel is Punta Cana.

  • Riu Palace Punta Cana does have a restaurant on site that guests and non-guests can use. Ask the front desk for kitchen hours or call Riu Palace Punta Cana at +1 809 687 4242. One of the easiest dining options for Punta Cana guests staying in Riu Palace Punta Cana is to get room service, which is available to all hotel guests.

  • Riu Palace Punta Cana 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.

  • 3.3 mi separate the front steps of Riu Palace Punta Cana and the city center of Punta Cana where you can keep busy with restaurants, shopping and of course Jesus Maestro, a very popular landmark in Punta Cana.

  • If you have questions or concerns about your stay at Riu Palace Punta Cana, call +1 809 687 4242 to speak with a front desk representative.

  • Yes, Riu Palace Punta Cana has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • Yes. If you are looking for a hotel with a fitness center on-site, Riu Palace Punta Cana is a great place to stay.

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