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Riu Palace Macao, Punta CanaRiu Palace Macao, Punta CanaRiu Palace Macao, Punta Cana

Riu Palace Macao, Punta Cana

Adults Only
Stylish á la carte restaurantsExtensive spa facilities and optionsHighly recommended by past Vacation Express travelers
Wide selection of room types and locationsRelaxed evening entertainmentResorts exclusively for adults
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 Macao is an all-inclusive, adults-only (18+) hotel in the Riu Resort complex, located in beautiful Punta Cana. Elegance and comfort meet an abundance of activities, setting the tone for a perfect vacation. Colonial inspired architecture, elegant guestrooms, Junior and Jacuzzi suites and a tropical landscape combined with a large pool and a host of recreational options for a fun, active adventure in this Dominican paradise.


All-Inclusive PlanBeachfront364 Rooms3 Floors6 Restaurants8 BarsAdults OnlyActiveCasual2012 Last RenovationRiu Pool PartiesSplash Water World


A beachy paradise plus a full-service spa and fitness center, water sports both motorized and non-motorized, and nightly fun and entertainment — a disco provides all night fun, and Riu Palace Macao guests enjoy privileges within the RIU resort complex. As the centerpiece of the sprawling RIU Resort Punta Cana, guests of the Riu Palace Macao may avail themselves of the many facilities at both Riu Bambu and Riu Naiboa. In keeping with the exclusivity of the Riu Palace Macao, guests of the other hotels in the resort complex are not permitted to use the facilities at the Riu Palace Macao. Caribbean Street is RIU's popular dining, shopping and entertainment strip. RIU complex guests will love this unique shopping and late night entertainment area, which is strategically located away from the guest rooms and villas.

Hotel Updates

Riu Palace Macao is closed to arrivals from April 10, 2023 to September 9, 2023. The hotel will reopen September 9, 2023 after a complete refurbishment, including rooms and common areas.

    What's New?
  • New rooms, including Swim Out Junior Suites
  • "Elite Club by RIU," including an exclusive lounge & beach area with private bar
  • New spa, available for all guests in the Riu complex
  • New sports bar
  • New Pepe's Food by the pool
  • Two themed restaurants
    What's changing in the rooms?
  • Natural colors, modern patterns and the layout
  • All furniture and doors are being replaced
  • Complete floor tile & bathroom renovation
    Exclusive services for the guests staying in “Elite Club by RIU” rooms include:
  • Elite lounge with premium branded drinks at the lobby
  • Reserved area on the beach with exclusive bar
  • Upgraded in-room liquor dispenser (Premium brands)
  • Upgraded minibar with snacks and a bottle of wine or cava
  • Late check-out until 1:00 PM
  • Early check-in depending on availability
  • In-room aromatherapy
  • Exclusive welcome gift
  • Dedicated check-in area and Elite Club wristband
  • TV with access to streaming content platforms and satellite channels
  • Bathrobe and slippers

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. 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.

    Enhanced amenities order to raise the experience to the next level, including:
  • A welcome glass of sparkling wine and a cold face towel
  • Elevated concierge service
  • Premium liquor throughout the hotel (including in-room liquor dispensers)
  • Bathrobes
  • Premium wine list ($)
  • Romantic dinner on the beach ($)
All RIU Palace Hotels offer complimentary Wi-Fi in select public areas and in the rooms.

RIU Exchange Privileges in Punta Cana:
Guests staying at all 3 of Palace properties can now enjoy the facilities across all properties in the complex (Riu Palace Bavaro, Riu Palace Punta Cana, Riu Bambu, Riu Naiboa). Breakfast and dinner must be taken at the booked hotel. This being available only for lunch, snacks and drinks; also free choice from restaurants and bars within the Riu Resort. Notice: Riu Palace Macao is exclusive to adults over 18 years old.

Riu Pool Party - Now Open
The RIU Pool Party has started in Punta Cana! This new area will host large parties 4 times a week with local and international DJs, exciting lighting and sound effects, 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

2023 Resort Discount Credits
3-6 nights: $1,402. 7 or more nights: $2,527
Resort credits can be used at the Renova Spa, Scuba Caribe, Weddings by RIU, Punta Blanca Golf Club (PUJ), Europcar Ren a Car, Photography, Chocolateria and Diamante Casino. Booking Window: June 28, 2022 - December 22, 2023. Travel Period: December 24, 2022 - December 23, 2023.
Terms and Conditions: Applies to USA. Guests can check the resort credits through RIU App. The total of credits is per room, per stay, for guests 21 and older. Resort Credits are non-transferable, non-cumulative, non-refundable, non-combinable 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.

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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