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Riu Palace Macao

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Features: Kids Program, Casino, Spa
DAI Inside Scoop: Located in Punta Cana, on Arena Gorda Beach
* Complimentary lounge chairs on the beach
* Within the Riu Resort, along with the hotels Riu Taino, Riu Melao, Riu Naiboa and the ClubHotel Riu Bambu
* 3-story building
* Colonial style architecture
* Surrounded by 30,000 m2 / 36,000 sq. yards palm groves adjacent to the beach

* 50 km / 31 miles to Higüey
* 200 m / 660 ft. to Caribbean Street
* 30 km / 19 miles to Punta Cana Int’l. Airport



Hotel Information


Riu Palace Macao
Playa Arena Gorda
Punta Cana, Higey, Dominican Republic


Distance from hotel to town of Higuey, 31 miles (50 kms).
Distance from hotel to Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ), 19 miles (31 kms).

The Hotel Riu Palace Macao (24h All Inclusive) is an impressive
complex located in the city of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
enjoying a beachfront location on Arena Gorda: a paradise of
palm trees and turquoise water for perfect holidays in this
Caribbean destination.

Sunlight, heavenly beaches, coconut palms and a relaxing
atmosphere are just a few aspects to describe this wonderful
Caribbean destination. Here you can relax, enjoy a calm stay
in the company of your family, as a couple or with friends.
You'll find a fresh water swimming pool and a solarium-
terrace. You will also find a gym, steam bath and a wellness
centre Renova Spa with a range of different treatments and
massages (payment services) in the Riu Palace Bavaro.

The cuisine of the Dominican Republic offers a wide variety
of dishes, with flavors and colors as dominant features on
its plates. Dominican cuisine has received influences from
African and Spanish cooking, and includes a wide variety of
fruits and vegetables that enrich dish plate with a unique
flavor. In the buffet restaurant and themed restaurants you
can sample the best recipes prepared by our chefs to satisfy
any palate.

The Hotel Riu Palace Macao is within a Riu Resorts complex
together with the Riu Palace Punta Cana, Hotel Riu Bambu,
Hotel Riu Naiboa and Hotel Riu Palace Bavaro, and like its
neighbours it offers an entertainment programme that you can
enjoy all day long. The All Inclusive system gives you the
opportunity to try out various activities and sports such as
table tennis, gymnastics, water polo, volleyball, windsurfing,
sailing, kayaking, bodyboarding and much more.

The beaches of Punta Cana are considered to be some of the
most beautiful in the world. Here you can breathe in an
authentic Caribbean atmosphere with palm groves, coconut
palms and a unique feeling of peace in the world. If you
want to go on excursions or visit the surrounding area,
you'll have the opportunity to visit fabulous places such as
the Marinarium marine park , the beautiful sugar fields of
Higuey, Altos de Chavon, Isla Saona island, the Caribbean
Cachondeo where you can ride a horse or many other options.

The high quality service at the Riu Palace Macao makes it a
unique and incomparable place. Enjoy the best offers of
Dominican Republic and spend some relaxing time at the hotel.

Hotel Amenities


Amphitheater Beverage Service (poolside)
Casino Concierge Services
Entertainment (live, daily) Gym
Internet Access ($) Internet Access (wireless)
Kayaks Nightclub
Pools (2) Room Service (24-hour)
Sailing Scuba Diving ($)
Shops ($) Snorkeling (equipment)
Windsurfing

Miscellaneous Amenities: ($)
-Welcome sparkling wine
-Bathrobes
-Premium drinks throughout the Hotel
-Special wine menu ($)
-Romantic dinner ($)
-Eternal Spa: Body and beauty treatments, massages ($);
complimentary sauna and Jacuzzi (located on Caribbean
Street)
-Copacabana Amphitheater
-Terrace Solarium

Internet Access
-Free WiFi will be available throughout the hotel

Please Note:
Drinks are not included at the casino or disco.

($) Denotes a fee may be charged.

Please note: Some hotel amenities listed above
may have an additional fee associated with them.

Accommodation Categories And Descriptions


Arrival/Departure Time:
Check-in-time: 3:00 pm Check-out-time: 12:00 pm

Early check-in and late checkout on
request, and subject to availability.

Children Policy:
This hotel is an adults only hotel (no children allowed).

Maximum Occupancy:

2017:
Junior Suite - 3 adults.
Junior Suite Superior - 3 adults.
Junior Suite Deluxe - 3 adults.
Junior Suite Deluxe Superior - 3 adults.
Suite - 3 adults.
Jacuzzi Suite - 3 adults.

2018
The 2018 maximum occupancies have not been received
yet, please use the 2017 maximum occupancies as a
guideline. This information is subject to change.

Junior Suite, Air conditioning, ceiling fan, 2 double beds
or 1 king size bed, direct dial phone, regularly replenished
mini-bar and liquor dispenser, coffee maker, satellite flat
screen TV, in-room safe, iron and ironing board. Bathroom
equipped with shower, double sink, hairdryer and amenities
kit. Balcony or terrace with garden view. Free wifi service
availabe in room.

Junior Suite Superior, Air conditioning, ceiling fan, 2
double beds or 1 king size bed, direct dial phone, regularly
replenished mini-bar and liquor dispenser, coffee maker,
satellite flat screen TV, in-room safe, iron and ironing
board. Bathroom equipped with shower, double sink, hairdryer
and amenities kit. Balcony or terrace with pool view. Free
wifi service available in room.

Junior Suite Deluxe, Air conditioning, ceiling fan, 2
double beds or 1 king size bed, direct dial phone, regularly
replenished mini-bar and liquor dispenser, coffee maker,
satellite flat screen TV, in-room safe, iron and ironing
board. Bathroom equipped with shower, double sink, hairdryer
and amenities kit. Balcony or terrace with garden view. Free
wifi service available in room.

Suite, (STE) Air conditioning, ceiling fan, 1 king size bed,
split-level living room area with sofa, direct dial phone,
regularly replenished mini-bar and liquor dispenser, coffee
maker, satellite flat screen TV and 2nd TV, in-room safe,
iron and ironing board. Bathroom equipped with hydro-massage
bathtub, shower, bidet, double sink, hairdryer and amenities
kit. Balcony or terrace pool view. Free wifi service available
in room.
Bedding: 1 king bed.

Junior Suite Deluxe Superior, Air conditioning, ceiling fan,
2 double beds or 1 king size bed, direct dial phone,
regularly replenished mini-bar and liquor dispenser, coffee
maker, satellite flat screen TV, in-room safe, iron and
ironing board. Bathroom equipped with shower, double sink,
hairdryer and amenities kit. Balcony or terrace with beach
view. Free wifi service available in room.

Jacuzzi Suite, (BFD) Air conditioning, ceiling fan, 1 king
size bed, living room area with sofa, direct dial phone,
regularly replenished mini-bar and liquor dispenser, coffee
maker, satellite flat screen TV and 2nd TV, in-room safe,
iron and ironing board. Bathroom equipped with hydro-massage
bathtub, shower, bidet, double sink, hairdryer and amenities
kit. Balcony or terrace pool view and private jacuzzi. Free
wifi service availabe in room.

All accommodations include: air conditioning, 110 volt outlets,
bathtub/shower combination, bidet, ceiling fan, hairdryer, iron, ironing
board, liquor dispenser, mini-bar, room service (24-hour), safe (in
accommodation), telephone, television (satellite), turndown service and
balcony or terrace.

Specific bedding and/or special requests are fulfilled
based on availability and cannot always be guaranteed.

Food And Beverage Outlets


Chiringuito Beach Bar

Cubano Piano Bar

La Boheme Lounge Bar

La Sirena Pool Bar

El Patio, Main restaurant offering buffet style dining and on the
spot cooking stations. Theme dinners served 3 times a week.

Kabuki, Japanese restaurant open for dinner.

Krystal, fusion restaurant, serving gourmet cuisine.

Volare, Italian restaurant.

For additional lunch and snacks, a free choice from a
selection of restaurants within the Riu Resort (excluding
Riu Palace Punta Cana).

10 bars located through out the Riu Resort.


Please Note:
In the past specialty restaurants required reservations.
Effective immediately (November 2016) the specialty
restaurants no longer require reservations. Guests
will now be accommodated on a first-come-first-serve
basis within the restaurant(s) normal operating hours.

Add-On Package (Honeymoon And Romance Package 2017-2018)


HONEYMOON AND ROMANCE PACKAGE 2017-2018

Booking Dates: 01/01/2017 - 12/23/2018
Travel Dates: 01/01/2017 - 12/23/2018

Package Inclusions:
-Surprise welcome gift in their room
-Small bottle of rum
-King bed (subject to availablity at time of check-in)
-Late check-out (subject to availability at time of departure)
-Complimentary upgrade to next available room category
(subject to availability and upon request)
-A $35.00 USD spa credit in Ocean Harmony massage
for two (50 minute), per adult, per person, per stay.
This discount does not apply with other promotions
and discounts

Please Note:
-Spa credit redeemable at Renova Spa Riu Palace Bavaro
-Marriage certificate required. Must be issued within the
past 90 days.

Package inclusions are subject to change.

Bonus Features



Bonus Features:


-Complimentary Jacuzzi
-Umbrellas (pool area)
-Towels
-Chaise lounges

Miscellaneous Information



Minimum Age Condition
-At least one person of 21 years or older is required in
every room during February through May.
-During the remainder of the year, at least one person 18 or
older is required in every room.
-The Hotel reserves the right of admission and may request
guests to show passport or official ID to prove age.
-Guests can and will be removed from the property at their
own expense in case of any disturbance or complaint from
other guests or hotel staff.
-Parties in rooms are not allowed.
-Spring break groups or unruly behavior is not allowed all
year round.

Splash Water Park:
Where thrill-seekers will get to try out the most exciting
attractions, like the Body Vortex, a closed body slide that
shoots you towards the pool; the Kamikaze, with impressive
drops from heights of several meters; or the free fall slide
for experiencing the sensation of flying directly into the
pool.

Children will also have a blast at Splash Water World in
Punta Cana, where they'll find a children's pool with
slides and special attractions just for them.

Excitement is guaranteed for all guests of the Riu Palace
Punta Cana, Riu Palace Macao, Riu Palace Bavaro, Riu
Naiboa and the Riu Bambu located in the Punta Cana complex,
as they have free admission to Splash Water World to make
their holidays with RIU Hotels & Resorts extra fun.

Student Group Policy
- Riu will not accept any student groups throughout the year.

Cancellation Fees


2017
12/24/16-04/30/17, within 3 days, 2-night penalty.
05/01/17-12/23/17, within 3 days, 1-night penalty.

No shows will receive 100% penalty.

2018
12/24/17-04/30/18, within 3 days, 2-night penalty.
05/01/18-12/23/18, within 3 days, 1-night penalty.

No shows will incur a 100% penalty.

Please note:
The 2018 cancel fees have not been received yet,
therefore, listed above is the estimated cancel
fees. This information is subject to change.

Customer Reviews


05/14/2005
Katya, I appreciate your follow-up on my trip! This was my 7th trip to the DR. The Riu Palace was very upscale; waiters in tuxedos, older crowd, mostly couples. The resort was absolutely sp...
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