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Riu Palace Costa Rica, GuanacasteRiu Palace Costa Rica, GuanacasteRiu Palace Costa Rica, Guanacaste

Riu Palace Costa Rica, Guanacaste

Four plus or five-star rated beachfront all-inclusive resortsThree or more á la carte dining optionsHighly recommended by past Vacation Express travelers
Variety of well-appointed spacious rooms or suitesRoom service and in-room mini-bar includedOn-site spa facilities

Riu Palace Costa Rica Hotel, an all-inclusive resort in Costa Rica, sits directly on Matapalo beach, next to the Riu Guanacaste. Guests enjoy complimentary sun loungers on the beach, 24-hour room service, free Wi-Fi in select public areas and in the rooms, numerous shops and restaurants. Guests will find all the high quality services that define a Riu Palace with a new and chic, contemporary style, perfect for those seeking an active, adventurous vacation.


All-Inclusive PlanBeachfront538 Rooms6 FloorsFamily FriendlySecludedRelaxedExclusive/Luxurious


The six-story main building is surrounded by extensive, lush gardens. The Renova Spa offers guests a haven of divine relaxation and rejuvenation and four pools (one with swim-up bar) invite guests of all ages to kick back and refresh after a day of adventure. The nights heat up with complimentary entrance to the night club. Guests will find all the high quality level of services that define a Riu Palace with a new and more chic, contemporary style and experience. The hotel features Junior 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 adults and a private balcony or terrace.

The Riu Palace Costa Rica is 20.5 miles (approximately 35 minutes) 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. As a guest of the Riu Palace Costa Rica, you may take advantage of RIU's generous privileges and enjoy the facilities, restaurants, bars, shows and entertainment at the Riu Guanacaste Hotel, adjacent to the resort.

Riu Splash Water World: Open Now
The new water park 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!Conveniently located to all hotels. At Splash Water Park, the Body Vortex, a closed body slide that shoots you towards the pool, the Kamikaze, with impressive drops from various heights, and the free-fall slide, for experiencing a unique sensation, await you. Plus, kids will enjoy the children's pool and attractions designed especially for them and free entrance for guests.

Current Promotions

2022 Resort Credit Promotion

4-6 nights: $815, 7 or more nights: $1215

Resort credits can be used at the Renova Spa, Scuba Caribe, Weddings in RIU, Papagayo Golf & Country Club or Avis Rent Car. Valid for travel January 08, 2022 - December 23, 2022

Terms and Conditions: Applies to USA. Guests can check the resort credits by our App RIU. The total of credits is per room, for guests 21 and older. Resort Credits are non-transferable, non-cumulative, non-refundable and cannot be used for future stays. Resort credits can be used as discounts on specified select services only. Credits cannot be exchanged for cash. This promotion is subject to availability. Some restrictions apply. Inclusions subject to changes without prior notice. This offer can be combined with any rate promotion valid at the time of booking.

Honeymoon Inclusions

  • Surprise welcome gift in room
  • Small bottle of rum
  • King bed (subject to availability at time of check-in)
  • Late check-out (subject to availability at time of departure)
  • Complimentary upgrade to next available room category (subject to availability and upon request)
  • 35 USD SPA Credit for a selected service in ¨Specials for couples¨ category (120 min). This discount applies per couple per stay and does not apply with other promotions and discounts.
    Valid: Now — Dec. 23, 2022
    IMPORTANT NOTE: Marriage certificate required (Emission date of less than 90 days

    Hotel Updates

    All RIU Palace Hotels offer free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel and in all guests rooms

    Dinner restaurants are not included at Riu Guanacaste.

    RIU Student Group / Spring Breaker Policy

    Student Groups / Spring Breakers (either groups or individuals, regardless of age) are not allowed at any time during the year.
    Guests disturbing or generating complaints from other guests or hotel may be removed from the property, at their own expense. Parties in rooms are not permitted.

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