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Get an overview of this hotelPunta Cana's luxury beachfront property all Jr Suites & Suites with jetted-tubs.

Located in Punta Cana (Bavaro Beach), Riu Palace Bavaro All Inclusive is convenient to Punta Blanca Golf Course and Iberostar Golf Course.

This 4-star resort is within close proximity of White Sands Golf Course and Cana Bay Golf Club.

Make yourself at home in one of the 518 air-conditioned rooms featuring minibars and flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature hair dryers and bathrobes. Conveniences include safes and coffee/tea makers, and housekeeping is provided daily.

Relax at the full-service spa, where you can enjoy massages, body treatments, and facials. You're sure to appreciate the recreational amenities, which include 2 outdoor swimming pools, a nightclub, and a sauna. Additional features at this Art Deco resort include complimentary wireless Internet access, babysitting/childcare (surcharge), and gift shops/newsstands.

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.

Grab a bite at one of the resort's 5 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of 24-hour room service. Relax with a refreshing drink at a poolside bar, a swim-up bar, or one of 4 bars/lounges.

Featured amenities include a business center, dry cleaning/laundry services, and multilingual staff. Event facilities at this resort consist of conference space and meeting rooms. Free self parking is available onsite.

Hotel Amenities

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 meals, snacks, and beverages included
  • 24-hour room service

Kids' club

  • Supervised activities for children between 4 and 12 years old

Hotel Amenities

Riu Palace Bavaro, only 30minutes away from the airport, is Riu’s newly born concept where luxury meets modernity right on Arena Gorda beach. Enjoy the world-renowned Riu Quality Service and the comfort of a Riu Palace, now with a dash of posh. Surrounded by lush gardens and within the Riu's Complex, this 4-storey property gains you access to all other 4 resorts.

In this upscale All-inclusive you can choose from the very vast international cuisine at the hotel’s main restaurant. However, you can also enjoy avant-garde cuisine at the fusion-food restaurant, Krystal, Japanese cooking at Geisha, traditional Italian at La Bambola or a delicious steak dinner at the Steak House. The hotel also offers a variety of 4 bars, a 24Hr Sport Bar, plus your very own lounge area within your room; where liquor dispensers and minibar with beer and soft-drinks are regularly replenished.

Riu Palace’s All inclusive plan also includes several activities and entertainment choices. Take advantage of the fully equipped Gym, steam bath and Jacuzzi. Play tennis in one of our 4 courts. You can also enjoy windsurfing, kayaking, snorkeling and 1 introductory scuba diving lesson. Enjoy daytime entertainment for both children and adults. At night prepare you dance moves and enjoy Pacha night club or try your luck at the Casino at Riu Palace Macao.

  • Beach umbrellas 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Beach towels 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Children's club (surcharge) 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free) 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 4 
  • Business center 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Total number of rooms - 518 
  • Number of floors - 4 
  • Meeting rooms 6 
  • Free self parking 
  • Number of restaurants - 5 
  • Conference space 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Hair salon 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Billiards or pool table 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Nightclub 
  • Parking (limited spaces) 
  • Garden 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 6 
  • Year Built 2011 
  • Sauna 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 4 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Children's pool 
  • Swim-up bar 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Children's pool  
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free)  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Playground on site  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking, Parking (limited spaces)

Room Amenities

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Climate control 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • In-room safe 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Room service (24 hours) 

Where to Eat

Delight yourself with 24 hours of All-inclusive and room service.

Breakfast Riu style at the Montecristo, hotel’s main restaurant, where a large variety of products and “on the spot cooking” suits all pallets. Start fresh with a wide selection of fruits, cereals, juices, bread, pastries, pancakes, all style eggs and specialty dishes. Begin by toasting off the day with a glass of Cava sparkling wine or mimosas.

Have lunch by the pool at Taino, restaurant and snack bar, or come back to the resort’s main restaurant and enjoy another great selection of regional and international dishes. You will be amazed by the ever changing variety and “live cooking”.

Detour from your way and stop at “Capuchino”, our patisserie & IceCream parlor or find your way to one of the resort’s 4 bars.

Dinner reservations? Choose from 4 à la carte specialty restaurants or go back to Montecristo where theme nights are displayed three times a week. Immerse in sensorial rejoicing and try out Krystal fusion restaurant; foodies will experience syncretism of cuisine styles. Other fine dining options include traditional Italian cuisine at La Bámbola, prime time at the Steak-house and exotic Geisha, our Japanese proposition.


Riu Palace Bavaro’s entertainment is suitable for couples, families and groups of friends. From relax zones, where noise will not get in the way with your Zen, to sports and RiuLand children program. Celebrate your own Olympiad and have an “all-around” competition including tennis, table tennis, beach and pool volleyball, water-polo, kayaking, windsurfing, body-board, horse riding and many other activities. Golf lovers can swing away in world-renowned courses like Punta Blanca, White Sands and Cocotal, some of them with different routes (green fee applies).

Activities continue later on at night with the night shows and live music. Bring your dance moves to Pacha and enjoy a Caribbean style night club. Give your luck a try and experience El Millón petit tropical Casino.

Nearby Things to Do

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Aerobics on site 
  • Kayaking on site 
  • Playground on site 
  • Sailing on site 
  • Snorkeling on site 
  • Windsurfing on site 

Spa Services

  • Hot stone massage 
  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Steam room in spa 
  • Reflexology 
  • Body wraps 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Sauna in spa 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Facial treatments 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is Noon

Payment types

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 21 years old.

No pets or service animals allowed


The charges below are included in your overall room price:
  • Resort fee
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.
The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • A late check-out fee will be charged
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

A resort fee is included in the total price displayed. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

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.

Resort Credit Promotion - US Bookings Only

Book a 4-7 night minimum stay in any room or rate category for travel May 1 – December 23, 2015, and receive up to USD 2,000 in Resort Credit coupons for select services. Coupons can be applied as follows:

  • USD 240 resort credit at Renova Spa (2 USD 35 coupons for Renova Spa Massage, 2 USD 25 coupons for Hot Stone Cure Stress Massage, 2 USD 15 coupons for Aromatherapy Massage, 2 USD 15 coupons for Body Wrap, 2 USD 15 coupons for Spa Pedicure, 2 USD 15 coupons for Wash, Dry, Hair mask; limited to 1 coupon per service/person)
  • USD 190 resort credit at Scuba Caribe (2 USD 50 coupons for PADI Open Water Diver, 2 USD 30 coupons for Bavaro Discover BBQ Experience, 2 USD 10 coupons for Bavaro Discovery and Swim with the Sharks, 2 USD 5 coupons for Bávaro Discovery; limited to 1 coupon per service/person)
  • USD 80 resort credit with a 4-6 night stay or USD 140 resort credit with a 7-night minimum stay at Dream Casino (1 USD 10 coupon per person/night valid for match play)
  • USD 570 resort credit with a 4-6 night stay or USD 1,140 resort credit with a 7-night minimum stay valid at Punta Blanca Golf Club (1 USD 95 coupon per round of golf/person; includes transfer from hotel to Punta Blanca; 18 holes golf round, practice balls, electric golf car, water, soda, and cold towel at the end of tee time)
  • USD 100 resort credit with a 4-6 night stay or USD 200 resort credit with a 7-night minimum stay at Weddings by RIU for Royal and Caprice Wedding Packages (limited to 1 coupon per wedding)
  • USD 90 resort credit with a 4-6 night stay or USD 180 resort credit with a 7-night minimum stay at Europcar (1 USD 30 coupon per room/day to be used in economy car rental)
  • USD 50 resort credit at Antillana Fotografía (1 USD 50 coupon for the Sea Package per service)
Valid for bookings made on US (.com) points of sale only. Guests will receive coupons at check-in. The total of credits is per room, based on double occupancy. Resort Credit is non-transferable, non-cumulative, and cannot be used for future stays. Resort Credit can be used for selected services. Not applicable to travel agent rate, tour operator employee rate, FAM Trips or, complimentary stays. This promotion is subject to availability and can change without previous notice. Other restrictions may apply.

$35 Spa Credit Promotion

Book a stay in any room or rate category May 1 – December 23, 2015 for travel within the same period, and receive a $35 spa credit.

Credit is applied to guest's account at check-out. Details at check-in. Not combinable with the Resort Credit Promotion. Other restrictions may apply.

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