When you stay at Riu Merengue All Inclusive in Puerto Plata, you'll be close to Ocean World Adventure Park.

This all-inclusive resort is within the vicinity of Los Mangos Golf Course and Puerto Plata Cable Car.

Make yourself at home in one of the 998 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and flat-screen televisions. Rooms have private balconies. Wireless Internet access (surcharge) keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers.

Relax at the full-service spa, where you can enjoy massages, body treatments, and facials. After dipping into one of the 3 outdoor swimming pools, you can spend some time at the private beach. This Art Deco resort also features complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge).

This resort is all inclusive. Rates include meals and beverages at onsite dining establishments. Charges may be applied for dining at some restaurants, special dinners and dishes, some beverages, and other amenities.

Satisfy your appetite at one of the resort's 4 restaurants. Relax with a refreshing drink at one of the 4 bars/lounges.



Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, a 24-hour front desk, and multilingual staff. Free self parking is available onsite.

All-Inclusive Details

This resort is all-inclusive. Onsite food and beverages are included in the room price (some restrictions may apply).

Gratuities and taxes

Gratuities and taxes are included.

Food and beverages

  • All buffet and à la carte meals, snacks, and beverages included
  • In-room minibar (all beverages included)
  • Meals and beverages at companion properties

Activities and facilities/equipment

All non-motorized water sports are included.

Water activities

  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Surfing/boogie boarding
  • Windsurfing

Land activities

  • Fitness facilities
  • Soccer
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball

Lessons/classes/games

  • Dancing
  • Language

Kids' club

  • Supervised activities for children between 4 and 12 years old

Entertainment

  • Access to onsite clubs
  • Onsite live performances

Not included

  • Motorized water sports
  • Scuba-diving certification
  • Scuba-diving excursions
  • Snorkeling excursions
  • Premium or imported alcoholic beverages
  • Airport transfers
  • Childcare
  • Laundry/dry cleaning services
  • Wireless Internet access
  • Offsite tours

Property Features

Riu Merengue All Inclusive is an all-inclusive resort. Room rates include meals and beverages at onsite restaurants and bars. Other items and amenities, including taxes and gratuities, and access to recreational activities and entertainment may also be included. Additional charges may apply for meals at some restaurants, special dinners and dishes, certain beverages, and other amenities.

Simply step outside to unwind on the resort's beach. At Riu Merengue All Inclusive you can cool off in one of the 3 outdoor swimming pools and indulge in a pampering afternoon at the full-service spa.

Free breakfast is served. There are 4 restaurants on site. You can unwind with a drink at one of the 4 bars/lounges. WiFi is free in public spaces. This Art Deco resort also offers a children's pool, a sauna, and a fitness center. Self parking is free. A complete renovation of Riu Merengue All Inclusive was completed in March 2015.

  • 998 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • 4 dining venues
  • 4 bars or lounges
  • Buffet breakfast (free)
  • Nightclub
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Beach lounge chairs
  • Towels for the beach
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Garden
  • Gift shop
  • Beauty salon
  • Onsite shopping
  • Bellhop

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • On private beach  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Children's pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Children's club (free)  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Playground on site  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( USD 5-35 per week )

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

Riu Merengue All Inclusive offers 998 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and safes. Rooms open to balconies. Flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels.

Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. In-room wireless high-speed Internet access is available for a surcharge. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and ceiling fans. Housekeeping is offered daily and irons/ironing boards can be requested.

  • Private balcony
  • Minibar
  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Childcare in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

Guests are served free buffet breakfast.

La Roca - This buffet restaurant specializes in international cuisine. Open daily.

Los Almendros - This buffet restaurant specializes in international cuisine. Open daily.

Italian Restaurant - This restaurant specializes in Italian cuisine. Open daily.

Steak House - This steakhouse specializes in international cuisine. Open daily.

Nearby Things to Do

The majority of recreational activities and facilities described below are included in the room rate for this Puerto Plata resort (scroll up to the All-Inclusive Details section for more information).

This hotel, in Dominican Republic's Puerto Plata area, includes 3 outdoor pools. Guests also enjoy access to pools at the resort's other 2 hotels, including a pool at Riu Bachata that contains an 8-person jetted section and a swim-up bar. Padded lounge chairs and thatched-roof sunshades flank all pools.

Riu Merengue faces an 0.8 kilometer (0.5 mile) Atlantic Ocean beach. Sand extending inland under palm trees includes sports facilities.

Maimón Bay, at the resort's western end, offers a beachfront water-sports center providing kayaks, snorkeling gear, Hobie Cat sailboats, pedal boats, windsurfers, and boogie boards as part of the All-Inclusive plan. Surcharges apply for parasailing, Jet Skiing, banana-boating, sailing lessons, windsurfing lessons, scuba-diving lessons and certification classes, and snorkeling and scuba-diving excursions.

All-Inclusive facilities include 3 tennis courts at this hotel and 2 at the adjacent Riu Bachata Hotel. The nearest golf course, Playa Dorada, is 14 kilometers (8.75 miles) away.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site at Riu Merengue or near the resort in the Puerto Plata area; fees may apply.

  • Kayaking on site 
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site 
  • Parasailing on site 
  • Playground on site 
  • Sailing on site 
  • Scuba diving on site 
  • Snorkeling on site 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding on site 
  • Volleyball on site 
  • Windsurfing on site 
  • Fitness classes on site 
  • Basketball on site 

Spa Services

  • Hot stone massage 
  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Swedish massage 
  • Prenatal massage 
  • Steam room in spa 
  • Reflexology 
  • Sports massage 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Sauna in spa 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 

Accessibility

If you need to make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when booking your stay.

  • In-room accessibility

Resort Policies

Check-in

Check-in time ends at midnight

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit or credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 5-35 per week (rates may vary)
  • A late check-out fee will be charged
This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Resort Name

  • Merengue Riu
  • Riu Merengue
  • Riu Merengue All Inclusive
  • Riu Merengue All Inclusive Puerto Plata
  • Riu Merengue Puerto Plata
  • Club Hotel Riu Merengue
  • Clubhotel Riu Merengue Hotel
  • Clubhotel Riu Merengue Puerto Plata
  • Riu Merengue Dominican Republic
  • Rui Merengue

You should know

Reservations are needed for massage services. For reservations, contact the resort before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Travelife, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

Kids Stay Free Offer (US Only)

Book a stay in any “2 Kids Free” rate category now - April 30, 2017 for travel May 1 - December 23, 2017, and 2 children ages 2-12 stay free when sharing a room with 2 full paying adults.

Must book this rate to receive benefits. Valid for U.S. customers only. There are no room charges for 2 children ages 2-12 when sharing a room with 2 adults and using existing bedding. Free stay reflected in rate displayed at time of booking. Offer subject to availability. Offer is not valid with groups/conventions and may not be combined with other promotional offers. Other restrictions and blackout dates may apply.