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Riu Palace Bavaro

Star Rating: 4.0
  • Arena Gorda Beach,
  • Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, DO
  • Riu Palace Bavaro
  • Arena Gorda Beach
  • Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, DO


Entry tax of $10 per person, cash only, payable upon airport arrival.
Special notice: Click “see more” for details.

Minimum age:
At least one person 21 years or older is required in every room during the months of February through May. During the remainder of the year, at least one person 18 years or older is required in every room.
Spring breakers (either groups or individuals) are not allowed at any RIU property at any time during the year. RIU Hotels & Resorts, reserves the right to withhold admission to any Spring Breaker arriving on property.

2017 Spa offer
Book now and receive a $35 spa credit at Renova Spa.
Book and travel January 2 - December 23, 2017
Terms: Based on availability; Hotel blackout dates may apply; New reservations only; cannot be applied to previously booked rooms; Credit is per adult person, per stay.This special is not combinable with other discounts; Offer may be withdrawn at any time.

Resort coupons
Stay 4 - 6 nights and receive $1,300 in resort coupons including: Spa - $240
Scuba Caribe - $190 Casino - $80 (eight $10 coupons)
Golf - $570 (six $95 coupons)
Weddings by Riu - $100 (one coupon)
Rent-a-car (Europcar) - $90 (three $30 coupons)
Photography - $50
Stay 7 nights or longer and receive $2,100 in resort coupons including: Spa - $240
Casino - $140 (fourteen $10 coupons)
Golf - $1,140 (twelve $95 coupons)
Wedding Package - $200 (one coupon)
Rent-a-car (Europcar) - $180 (six $30 coupons)
ScubaCaribe - $190 (two $50 coupons)
Photography - $50

Book and travel by December 23, 2017
Terms: Based on availability., Hotel blackout dates may apply., Minimum 4-night stay required., New reservations only; cannot be applied to previously booked rooms., This special is combinable., Offer may be withdrawn at any time., The hotel will give you any coupons, vouchers or gifts for this special when you check in. Coupons and inclusions subject to change. Resort Credit is non-transferable, non-cumulative, non-refundable, has no cash value and cannot be used for future stays. Resort credit can be used as a discount only for selected services.

Exchange privileges
Enjoy access to all the facilities, activities and entertainment at Riu Palace Punta Cana, Riu Naiboa and Riu Bambu (dinner restaurants not included).

Right on the beach of Arena Gorda, the 24-hour all-inclusive Riu Palace Bavaro Hotel is the newest Riu hotel in Punta Cana. You'll enjoy Riu quality service, palace comfort and some of the best beaches in the world, with dazzling white sand, turquoise water and palm trees that reach the sea.

AAV Preferred Hotel

Room Amenities

  • • Radio alarm clock

  • • Daily turndown service
  • • Hair dryer
  • • Coffee/tea maker
  • • Air conditioning
  • • In-room safe - laptop size
  • • Direct-dial phone
  • • Iron/ironing board
  • • Liquor dispenser
  • • Balcony/terrace
  • • Cable/satellite TV
  • • Ceiling fans
  • • Minibar
  • • Double vanity
  • • Bath/shower
  • • Flat-screen/LCD/HD TV
  • • Hot tub with jets
  • • Spa tub


• Breakfast, lunch and dinner

• Fusion restaurant

• Fresh Italian cuisine


Grill and Steakhouse


• Activities desk
• Beach activities
• Beach towels and chairs
• Excursions/tours ($)
• Fitness room/gym
• Golf ($)
• Live entertainment
• Nightclubs/discos
• Pool with swim up bar
• Scuba lessons
• Shopping on-site
• Snorkeling
• Sauna
• Spa
• Table tennis
• Tennis
• Water sports (motorized) ($)
• Water sports (non-motorized)
• Trial dive in pool

Splash Water World
Exclusive facilities and services include:
• Free entrance for guests staying within the RIU Punta Cana complex*
• Water tubes, toboggans and high-speed slides
• Solarium area with sun terrace and loungers
• Easy access to hotels via Caribbean St.
• Non-alcoholic beverages included

Hotels with free entrance to Splash:
Riu Bambu Hotel • Riu Naiboa Hotel • Riu Palace Bavaro Hotel Riu Palace Macao Hotel • Riu Palace Punta Cana Hotel

Driving Directions

  • 19 miles from Punta Cana International Airport


• Minimum check-in age: 18
• Traveling with children: Children's pool, Kid's camp

• Spring Breakers (either groups or individuals, regardless of age) are not allowed at any RIU property, at any time during the year.

Terms Special offers and rates, travel dates and advance reservation requirements vary. Rates may vary depending on travel dates. Blackout dates and other significant restrictions may apply.