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Riu Guanacaste Hotel, Guanacaste

Beachfront locationSupervised Kids ClubHighly recommended by past Vacation Express travelers
Variety of room types and locationsKids Stay, Play and Eat FREE dealsSpacious rooms [some catering for three or more children]

Riu Guanacaste Hotel is situated on beautiful Matapalo Beach in Costa Rica and surrounded by a lush garden terrain. The full-service Renova Spa offers adult guests a peaceful respite from the day's adventures, as children 4-12 years of age will find nothing but fun at the supervised RIU Kids Club. Guests will enjoy the beautiful natural landscapes, an inviting pool and sun terrace area, and a myriad of activities for all ages.


All-Inclusive PlanBeachfront701 Rooms6 Floors4 Restaurants5 BarsFamily FriendlyActive


The Riu Guanacaste Hotel is situated in the Guanacaste province on Costa Rica's northern Pacific coast on beautiful Matapalo Beach. It is 20.5 miles (approximately 35 mins) from the Daniel Oduber International Airport (LIR) in Liberia, Guanacaste. Just eight miles from fantastic shopping, and with the neighboring village of Nuevo Colón nearby, there is no shortage of entertainment. The hotel is divided into Double Rooms, Suites with separate living area and Jacuzzi Suites with separate living area and a private Jacuzzi on the terrace. Double Rooms, Suite Family Rooms and Two Bedroom Family Suites are all available to accommodate your family vacation, no matter the size. All rooms feature RIU's signature in-room liquor dispenser for the adults and a private balcony or terrace.

Current Promotions

Special Golf Rates
Booking/Travel Window: Now — December 23, 2019
Riu Guanacaste Hotel provides preferential conditions and additional value to their guests when contacting, booking and paying directly at Vista Ridge Golf and Country Club.

2019 Renova Spa Offers
Spa credit applicable only for Renova Combination Massage (80 min, per adult person, per stay). Valid: Jan 2, 2019 - Dec 23, 2019.
Does not apply with other promotions or discounts. The spa promotions for Riu Bambu clients are redeemable at Renova Spa Riu Palace Bavaro. Clients need to identify themselves by presenting their travel documents at the Spa to prove that they own this spa credit. The TO will inform their clients about this requirement and ensure that all of their partners clearly state the restrictions of this promotion on their media and vouchers.

Honeymooners Offer
Credit for 50 minute Ocean Harmony massage for two
(Per couple, per stay; not combinable with other promotions; min. age is 18.)

Groups Deal
Discount on spa services for groups (10 room min.)
(Per adult, per stay; not combinable with other promotions; min. age is 18.)

Hotel Updates

Riu Splash Water World: Opening Nov. 2019
The new waterpark will offer a variety of water rides and features for all ages, including a children´s pool with slides, Aquaracer, Body Bowl, Aquatube and much more!

Free Wi-Fi in select public areas and in the rooms.

Student Group / Spring Breaker Policy

RIU Hotels and Resorts will allow these “Supervised Family Student Groups”, as an exception to its RIU Student/Spring Breaker Group Policy, always on an on-request basis and; if and only if they fit the following criteria:

*Students are traveling in the company of a parent/s or Legal Guardian/s.
*Each room booked has at least 1 (one) responsible parent or guardian sharing with their underage children (18 or younger) up to the maximum of occupants permitted in the specific room category.
*Parent/s or guardian/s must be willing to sign a responsibility agreement.

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