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Riu Bambu

Star Rating: 3.5
  • Playa Arena,
  • Punta Cana, Doninican Republic, DO
  • Riu Bambu
  • Playa Arena
  • Punta Cana, Doninican Republic, DO

Special Notices

Scheduled refurbishment of the Riu Bambu: Beginning April 19, 2017 the Riu Bambu will be closed to complete refurbishments including new Deluxe rooms, pool with swim up bar, restaurants, teen club, gym, and completely renovated common areas. The hotel is scheduled to reopen July 29, 2017.


Promotions available: 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 time during the year. RIU Hotels & Resorts, reserves the right to withhold admission to any Spring Breaker arriving on property.

Riu Resort Coupons 2019
Stay 4 - 6 nights and receive $1335 in resort coupons or 7 nights or more and receive $2190 in resort coupons to use towards Renova Spa, ScubaCaribe, Weddings by RIU, Rent-a-Car and more.
Book September 1, 2018 - December 23, 2019
Travel December 24, 2018 - December 23, 2019
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 Offer may be withdrawn at any time.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 coupons are non-transferable, non-cumulative, non-refundable, have no cash value and cannot be used for future stays. Resort coupons can be used as a discount only for selected services. The total of credits is per room, for guests +21 and older. This promotion is subject to availability and can change without previous notice. Some restrictions apply.

2019 Renova spa credit
Receive a $35 SPA Credit for Renova Combination massage (80 min).
Travel January 2 - December 23, 2019
Terms and conditions: Applicable only per adult person, per stay. Does not apply with other promotions or discounts. Clients need to identify themselves by presenting their travel documents at the spa to prove that they own this spa credit. Not combinable with other promotions or discounts. Please be aware you must provide Renova Spa with guest names prior to arrival at

Honeymooners and romance
Receive a $35 Renova SPA Credit for selected service in "specials for couples" category (120 min).
Travel January 2 - December 23, 2019
Terms and conditions: This discount applies per couple, per stay and does not apply with other promotions and discounts. Please contact Paula Casas / William Kurvers at prior to arrival to confirm Honeymooners spa treatment.

Riu Bambu is where family vacation memories are made. Sitting on one of the most beautiful beaches in Punta Cana, this resort offers bungalow-style guestrooms with unique amenities, such as Riu's renowned minibars and liquor dispensers. Enjoy fun-filled activities and sports, lively nightly outdoor entertainment, a night club and casino, and swimming pools surrounded by tropical vegetation. You'll have a choice of fabulous restaurants and bars, plus 24-hour all-inclusive snack and beverage service. Riu Bambu has everything for the perfect family vacation.

AAV Preferred Hotel

Hotel Information

  • All Inclusive
  • Bar/Lounge Onsite
  • Beach
  • Business Center
  • Parking
  • Golf
  • Gym
  • Handicap Facilities
  • Internet
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tennis

Room Amenities

  • Internet Wireless


Colonial restaurant
• Terrace, nonsmoking

San Angelo
• Italian restaurant

• Asian restaurant

Mama Juana
• Poolside restaurant

Azúcar lounge bar

La Plaza bar with terrace

La Arena poolside bar and swim-up bar

Sports bar


A new concept of adults only entertainment (Minimum age requirement: 18) in the RIU Complex in Punta Cana with weekly theme parties featuring the best DJs in the area.

¨RIU Pool Party¨ highlights:
· Installations equipped with the most modern audiovisual equipment
· Spectacular pool area (party wading pool as well as an infinity pool with swim up bar), to enjoy the theme party experience to the fullest.
· Terrace seating
· Snack bar
· FREE unlimited access for clients staying within the RIU Complex (Palace Bavaro, Palace Punta Cana, Palace Macao, Bambú and Naiboa)

And four times a week: Let’s Party!!
· White Pool Party (nighttime)
· Jungle pool Party (daytime)
· Pink Pool Party (daytime)
· Neon Party (nighttime)

• Beach towels and chairs
• Dancing
• Golf (nearby)
• Health club/fitness center
• Hot tub
• Live entertainment
• Nightclubs/discos
• Pool
• Pool with swim up bar
• Safe swim beaches
• Sun deck
• Tennis
• Water sports
• Water slide
• Spa/sauna/massage

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

Additional Information

Free WiFi throughout the hotel including guest rooms.

Driving Directions

  • On Arena Gorda Beach, 19 miles from Punta Cana International Airport


• Check-in time: 1 PM
• Check-out time: Noon
• Smoking policy: Non-smoking rooms available
• Hotel information: Rooms for disabled
• Traveling with children: Children under 2 stay free, Children's pool, Cribs available, Kid's club, Playground

• 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.