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Riu Playa Blanca, PanamaRiu Playa Blanca, PanamaRiu Playa Blanca, Panama

Riu Playa Blanca, Panama

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 Playa Blanca is an all-inclusive, family-friendly, beachfront resort located on the shores of Cocle Beach in Panama. Offering something for everyone, this hotel boasts RiuLand — a facility specifically designed with kids in mind — as well as shows, live music, the discotheque and more — perfect for adult fun. Exclusive services and complete facilities, help Riu Playa Blanca offer a variety of activities, sports and entertainment choices, everything you need for an active vacation with family and friends.


All-Inclusive PlanBeachfront573 Rooms7 Floors4 Restaurants5 BarsFamily FriendlyDiscotheque


The Hotel Riu Playa Blanca is the perfect place to enjoy an unforgettable holiday, located on the shore of Cocle Beach in Panama. Its exclusive service — all-included 24-hours — and their complete facilities make possibleoffer a variety of activities, sports and entertainment choices, making your stay a wonderful vacation with family and friends.

At Riu Playa Blanca, you'll find different buffet and theme restaurants to help you sample the delicious Panamanian gastronomy, and a refreshing swimming pool and a gym, in order to help you maintain your healthy schedule while you're on vacation. Throughout the day, you'll be able to join in different activities with the RIU team: dance, sing, do some aqua gym, play some volleyball. Plus, children will find love RiuLand! At night, enjoy shows, live music, the discotheque or maybe just enjoy a cocktail under in the moonlight.

Current Promotions

2022 Resort Credit Promotion

4-6 nights: $265, 7 or more nights: $385

Resort credits can be used at the Renova Spa, Scuba Caribe, Weddings in RIU, FOX Rent a Car, Photoshow Panama or Gift Shop. 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

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

    Entry into Panama

    All visitors must have a certain amount on their person in the form of cash, check, credit card etc. in order to enter the country of Panama or they will be turned away at the border.

    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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