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Riu Palace Punta Cana

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DAI Inside Scoop: This is a relatively new (2006) resort in the Riu family. Riu Palace Punta Cana is located right on the Arena Gorda beach. Surrounded by an impressive garden of palm trees, this is a resort where you can enjoy the very best in quality, service and luxury.


Hotel Information


Riu Palace Punta Cana
Playa de Arena Gorda
Punta Cana
Higuey, Dominican Republic


Distance from hotel to Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ), 21 miles (34 kms).
Distance from hotel to town of Higuey, 31 miles (50 kms).

Located in Playa de Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, the Hotel
Riu Palace Punta Cana (24h All Inclusive) offers its guests
comfort and quality. A luxurious hotel surrounded by the
Caribbean exuberance.

It's difficult to get away and escape from the hustle and
bustle of the city, which is why at this Palace you'll find
the best options for a complete rest during your holiday. It
includes a fresh water swimming pool, a gym, sauna, Jacuzzi
and the "Renova Spa" wellness centre in Hotel Riu Palace
Bavaro with a range of different treatments and massages. As
it is within easy reach of the sea, you'll be able to enjoy
a vast beach with crystal clear water and white sand where
you can swim as you cool down with a cocktail from the bar.

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.

Come and discover the second largest island of the West
Indies, a landscape of endless palm trees and heavenly
beaches. Enjoy the best offers of Dominican Republic and
spend some relaxing time at the hotel.

Hotel Amenities


Babysitting Services ($) Bar (poolside)
Bar (swim-up) Bars (5)
Beauty Salon Beverage Service (poolside)
Billiards ($) Billiards (nearby)
Boutique Children's Playground
Gym (nearby) Hairstylist (nearby) ($)
Internet Access (wireless, lobby) Internet Center ($)
Jacuzzi Laundry Services ($)
Massage Services ($) PC Service ($)
Pharmacy (nearby) ($) Photo Studio/Lab (nearby) ($)
Pool Pool (children's)
Safe (front desk) Shop (jewelry, nearby) ($)
Shop (souvenir) ($) Shops (nearby) ($)
Watersports

Miscellaneous Amenities
-Venus Spa: Body and beauty treatments, massages ($);
complimentary sauna and Jacuzzi
-Pacha Disco

Internet Access
-Free WiFi will be available in the lobby and in the guest
rooms.

Disco
-Complimentary entrance to Pacha night club
(excluding special evenings).
-Drinks are not included in the.

Conference Rooms: (2)
-Conference rooms equipped with complimentary
wireless internet access.

($) 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: 11:00 am

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

Children Policy:
Children's age break is 12 years old.

Maximum Occupancy:

2017:
Junior Suite - 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children
or 3 adults and 1 child.
Superior Junior Suite - 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children
or 3 adults and 1 child.
Suite - 2 adults.
Jacuzzi Suite - 2 adults.

2018:
Junior Suite - 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children
or 3 adults and 1 child.
Junior Suite Connecting* - 6 adults or 4 adults and 4 children
or 6 adults and 2 children.
Junior Suite Handicapped - 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children
or 3 adults and 1 child.
Superior Junior Suite - 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children
or 3 adults and 1 child.
Suite - 2 adults.
Jacuzzi Suite - 2 adults.

*This category requires a minimum occupancy of 4 adults.

2019:
The 2019 maximum occupancies have not been received
yet, utilizing the 2018 maximum occupancies as a
guideline. This information is subject to change.

Junior Suite, (JRS) Air conditioning, ceiling fan, 2 double beds
or 1 king size bed, split-level living room area with sofa
or sofa-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 hydromassage bathtub and shower, double-sink, vanity
mirror, hairdryer and amenities kit. Balcony or terrace with
garden view.
Bedding: 1 king bed or 2 double beds.

12/24/2017 - 12/23/2018
Junior Suite Connecting, These connecting junior suites are
two accommodations, being sold as one unit. For the room
description, please review the Junior Suite description
listed above.

Superior Junior Suite, (JSS) Air conditioning, ceiling fan,
2 double beds or 1 king size bed, split-level living room
area with sofa or sofa-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 hydromassage bathtub and
shower, double-sink, vanity mirror, hairdryer and amenities
kit. Balcony or terrace with courtyard view.

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, in-room safe, iron and
ironing board, walk-in closet. Bathroom equipped with
hydromassage bathtub, extra shower cabin, bidet, double-
sink, vanity mirror, hairdryer and amenities kit. Balcony
or terrace with courtyard or ocean view.
Bedding: 1 king bed.
View: Courtyard or Sea.

12/24/2017 - 12/23/2018
Junior Suite Handicapped(*), This room has the same
description as the Junior Suite Handicapped except the
room is handicap accessible.

Jacuzzi Suite, (BFD) Air conditioning, ceiling fan, split-
level living room area with sofa or sofa-bed, direct dial
phone, regularly replenished mini-bar and liquor dispenser,
satellite TV, radio alarm clock, in-room safe, iron and
ironing board, walk-in closet. Bathroom equipped with
hydromassage bathtub, extra shower cabin, bidet, double-
sink, vanity mirror, hairdryer and amenities kit. Balcony
or terrace with courtyard or ocean view and private jacuzzi.
Bedding: 1 king bed.

Suites with bathroom with hydro-massage bathtub, shower
cubicle and bidet, living room area, dressing room.


(*) Denotes on request basis only, no allotment given.

All accommodations include: room service (24-hour), mirror (vanity),
sinks (double), sofa or sofa bed, 110 volt outlets, television (flat
screen, satellite), air conditioning, turndown service, balcony or
terrace, bathroom, bathtub (hydro massage), ceiling fan, hairdryer,
iron, ironing board, liquor dispenser, mini-bar and safe (in
accommodation).

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

Food And Beverage Outlets


Lobby Bar

Lounge Bar With Terrace

Pavilion Bar

Pool Bar, pool and swim-up bar.

Sports Bar
General Opening Hours: 24 hours
General Opening Days: Daily

Don Manuel Restaurant, With no-smoking area and terrace, offering
buffet style dining and show cooking stations. Theme dinners served 3
times a week.

Grill Steak House
General Opening Hours: Dinner

Krystal, restaurant specializing in fusion cuisine.

General Opening Hours: Dinner

La Bodega
Cuisine: Brazilian.

General Opening Hours: Dinner

Luigi, Italian restaurant.

Pool Snack Bar & Restaurant

Yokohama
Cuisine: Japanese.

General Opening Hours: Dinner

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 2017-2019)


HONEYMOON AND ROMANCE PACKAGE 2017-2019

Booking Dates: 01/01/2017 - 12/23/2019
Travel Dates: 01/01/2017 - 12/23/2019

Package Inclusions:
-Surprise welcome gift in their room
-Small bottle of rum
-King bed (subject to availability 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 sun loungers on the beach
-Complimentary gym, sauna and Jacuzzi
-Complimentary entrance to the Riu Palace Macao Casino

Miscellaneous Information



General
-At least one person of 21 years or over in every room
during February through May. The remainder of the year
at least one person of 18 years or over in every room.
-No student groups under 21 during March and April.

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 incur a 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.

2019:
12/24/18-04/30/19, within 3 days, 2-night penalty.
05/01/19-12/23/19, within 3 days, 1-night penalty.

No shows will incur a 100% penalty.

Please note:
The 2019 cancel fees have not been received yet,
therefore, listed above is the estimated cancel
fees. This information is subject to change.