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Riu Palace Bavaro, Punta Cana

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 Bávaro, an all-inclusive, family-friendly resort in Punta Cana, strives to achieve a high standard of luxury, comfort and beauty. Modern and fashionable, Riu Palace Bávaro is located in the expansive RIU Resort complex and offers a number of shared facilities — guests can enjoy four large swimming pools, a plethora of dining venues, a live entertainment area, a world-class spa and fitness area, several children's programs and a number of shops. It’s the perfect place for those seeking an active getaway to paradise.


All-Inclusive PlanBeachfront610 Rooms3-4 FloorsFamily FriendlyActiveMega Resort


The modern and fashionable Riu Palace Bávaro Hotel is located in the RIU Resort complex with 4 sister hotels nearby, offering a number of excellent shared facilities. Guests will enjoy a fresh and contemporary style, inside and out, and exceptional 24-hour RIU all-inclusive service complemented by an outstanding beachfront location. The beautiful Arena Gorda beach in Bávaro is one of the best beaches in the world, with dazzling white sand, turquoise water and soaring palm trees. Just 20 miles from the Punta Cana International Airport, guests enjoy a wide variety of RIU Resort privileges including four swimming pools surrounded by lush gardens and shady palms, dining venues to suit all tastes and a lively entertainment area complete with a spa, a fitness area and a number of shops. The hotel features a supervised children's program for ages 4-12 run by a professional staff and offers kids fun, games, and water play in a safe environment.

As the latest addition to the sprawling Riu Resort Punta Cana complex, guests of the Riu Palace Bávaro may avail themselves of most facilities of the RIU complex, with the exclusion of the Riu Palace Macao. In keeping with the exclusivity of the Riu Palace Bávaro, guests of the other hotels in the resort complex are not permitted to use the facilities at the resort. With the four-story main building and the three-story villa section, not to mention the family amenities Riu Palace Bávaro has accommodations for everyone.

All New:

  • Immense white sandy beach
  • New modern style
  • 24-hour room service
  • 610 Junior suites and Jacuzzi suites (also in Villas section)
  • 5 specialty restaurants, including RIU's famous Krystal fusion cuisine
  • 6 bars including a 24-hour sports bar
  • Patisserie & ice cream parlor
  • Conference room with a total capacity for 500 people
  • Free Wi-Fi in lobby areas as well as in all rooms
Splash Water Park
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.
Free entrance for guests staying within the RIU complex at the following hotels: Riu Palace Punta Cana, Riu Palace Macao, Riu Palace Bavaro, Riu Naiboa and Riu Bambu.

Riu Pool Party - Coming Soon!
The RIU Pool Party is coming soon to Punta Cana! This new area will host large parties 4 times a week with local and international DJs, exciting lighting and sound effects and 4 poolside bars (including a poolside bar and a snack bar). Each week will offer a Jungle party, a Pink Party, a Neon Party and a White Party, and every party will have its own unique vibe. These parties are part of the all-inclusive package and are open to all RIU guests 18+ staying at Riu Palace Macao, Riu Palace Punta Cana, Riu Palace Bavaro, Riu Bambu and Riu Naiboa, so come out and enjoy the fun!
*Riu Republica is not included in the Punta Cana complex

Current Promotions

Receive Resort Discount Coupon Booklet Upon Hotel Check-in:
Booking Window: Now - Dec. 23, 2018
Travel Window: Now - Dec 23, 2018
4-6 Nights: Earn $1,320 in Resort Discount Coupons
Renova Spa - $240
Scuba Caribe - $190
Diamante Casino - $80
Punta Blanca Golf - $570
Weddings by Riu - $100
Rent-a-car (Europcar) - $90
Antillana Photography - $50
7+ Nights: Earn $2,140 in Resort Discount Coupons
Renova Spa - $240
Scuba Caribe - $190
Diamante Casino - $140
Punta Blanca Golf - $1140
Weddings by Riu - $200
Rent-a-car (Europcar) - $180
Antillana Photography - $50

Renova Spa:
(2) $35 coupons to be used toward 50-minute Renova Spa combination/Ritual Punta Cana
(2) $25 coupons to be used toward 80-minute Hot Stone Cure Stress Massage
(2) $15 coupons to be used toward Wash + Dry + Hair Mask
(2) $15 coupons to be used toward 50-minute Body Treatment
(2) $15 coupons to be used toward 1-hour Aroma Therapy Massage
(2) $10 coupons to be used toward Spa Pedicure
Limited to 1 coupon per service per room

Scuba Caribe:
(2) $50 to be used toward PADI Open Water Diver
(2) $15 to be used toward a Sailing Lesson
(2) $30 to be used toward PADI Discover Scuba Diving Course
Limited to 1 coupon per service per room

Diamante Casino:
(1) $10 coupon to be used toward match play.

Punta Blanca Golf Club:
(6) $95 coupons
Coupons are per golf round per person and include: transfer from hotel to golf course and back, 18 holes of golf per round; practice balls, electric golf car, water, soda and cold tower at the end of the tee time.

Weddings by RIU:
Applies towards Royal and Caprice Wedding Packages.
Limited to 1 coupon per wedding. Applies only for weddings paid directly at the hotel. Cannot be used with prepaid weddings.

(3) $30 coupon to be used toward economic car rentals

Antillana Photography:
(1) $50 coupon to be used toward the Sea Package, which includes: 40-minute photo session with professional photographer, 25 pictures in a CD format + 1 6x8 printed photo.

Terms and Conditions: Guests will receive coupons at check-in. The total of credits is per room, for guests +21 and older. Resort Credit is nontransferable, non-cumulative, non-refundable, non-combinable and cannot be used for future stays. Resort credit can be used as a discount only for selected services. Credits cannot be exchanged for cash. This promotion is subject to availability and can change without previous notice. Some restrictions apply. *Inclusions subject to changes without previous notice.

Please Note: The spa promotions for Riu Bambu and Riu Palace Punta Cana Clients, are redeemable at RENOVA SPA Riu Palace Bávaro

$40 Credit for 50 minute Ocean Harmony massage for two
(Per couple, per stay; not combinable with other promotions; min. age is 18.)

15% off all spa services for groups (10 room min.)
(Per adult, per stay; not combinable with other promotions; min. age is 18.)

Special Spa Inclusions at RIU Hotels & Resorts
Valid from Now — Dec. 23, 2018

At every Renova Spa Center, guests can now receive a $35 spa credit toward the 80-minute Renova Combination treatment. Credits are per adult guest per stay, and do not apply with other promotions or discounts.

Hotel Updates

Please Note:
All RIU Palace Hotels offer complimentary Wi-Fi in the lobby and in all guest rooms.

RIU Student Groups 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

Please Note:
The casino at Riu Palace Macao is available for guests staying at all RIU hotels within the Punta Cana complex. Transportation is periodically available to the Princess Tower Casino from 8pm to midnight.

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