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

Riu Palace Punta Cana, 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 Punta Cana is an all-inclusive, active resort, located in the beautiful Dominican Republic. Part of the outstanding RIU Resort complex, this hotel offers guests a Stay at One, Play at More feature, ensuring a plethora of amenities and facilities for guests to enjoy. Situated on a stretch of white-sand beach, this magnificent Classic RIU Palace property boasts all Junior suites and RIU's distinctive amenities, such as a fully stocked mini-bar and the signature liquor dispensers.


All-Inclusive PlanBeachfront676 Rooms4 Floors6 RestaurantsActiveCasual4 Pools


The Riu Palace Punta Cana is part of the outstanding RIU Resort complex and welcomes friends, couples and families with a host of top-rated amenities and facilities. Located on a spectacular stretch of white sandy beach, the wide array of facilities, activities, gourmet restaurants and bars are complemented by 24-hour food and beverage service and a continental breakfast room service. Generous exchange privileges allow guests to access the facilities of two additional RIU sister properties located within the resort, offering an astounding variety of choices for dining, recreation and leisure pursuits.

Nearby Attractions
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. Guests of the Riu Palace Punta Cana may avail themselves of the services and facilities at the Riu Bambu and the Riu Naiboa located within the RIU Resort complex In keeping with the exclusivity of the Riu Palace Punta Cana, guests of the other hotels (except for the Riu Palace Bávaro) in the resort complex are not permitted to use the facilities at the resort.

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 with water slides 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 - 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 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

2023 Resort Discount Credits

3-6 nights: $1,282. 7 or more nights: $2,247

Resort credits can be used at the Renova Spa, Scuba Caribe, Weddings by RIU, Punta Blanca Golf Club (PUJ), Europcar Rent 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.

Hotel Updates

Punta Cana Complex´s Casino will close during the hotel’s scheduled renovation (from April 10, 2023 to September 9, 2023).

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 Macao, 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 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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