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Right on the beach of Arena Gorda, Riu Palace Bavaro is the new Riu hotel in Punta Cana.  You can enjoy this resort and Riu service quality, the comfort of a Palace, beaches and sun at this wonderful Caribbean destination.
Location: Punta Cana - Beach
  • *Important Information* The Dominican Republic imposes various restrictions each year for Easter. They usually begin the Thursday prior to Good Friday and run a few days past Easter Sunday. The following regulations may be enforced: -Motorized water sports may be banned -Non-motorized water sports may be limited or banned -Alcohol consumption may be restricted (most resorts get a permit enabling them to serve alcohol to nonnative people during the ban) -Music may be limited or silenced
  • Parties in rooms are not allowed. Spring-break groups or unruly behavior is not allowed all year round at any property.
  • Minimum Age Condition: At least one person must be 21 years or older in each room during the month of Feburary through May. The Hotel reserves the right of admission and may request guests show passport or official ID to prove age. During the remainder of the year, at least one person 18 or older is required in every room. 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.
  • Check In: 3:00 PM
  • Check Out: 12:00 PM
  • Minimum Check-In Age: 18
General Policies:

Check-in Policy:

Hotel requires a credit/debit card authorization or cash deposit upon check-in for incidentals; this will place a hold on your funds. 

Convention Policy:

Individuals attending a convention cannot book this property for their stay. If found attending a convention, guests may be subject to higher room rates upon arrival.

Hotel Spring Break Policy: 

This hotel cannot guarantee a spring-break-free environment.

Transfer Policy:

A price may display when children stay free, if your vacation includes transfer to your hotel.

General Information:

Room taxes and service fees are included in vacation price.

Minimum night stay restrictions may apply.

Reservation changes may not be permitted unless authorized by the hotel.



Pet Policy
  • Pets Not Allowed
Cancellation Policies
  • Cancellation Deadline:   3 Days prior to arrival. 
    Late Cancellation Penalty: 1 Night
    Applies: Sunday - Saturday(6/23/2017 - 8/17/2017)

Early Departure Policy
  • Early Departure Penalty: 100% of remaining balance
    Applies: Sunday - Saturday(1/8/2015 - 12/23/2016)
  • Early Departure Penalty: 100% of remaining balance
    Applies: Sunday - Saturday(12/24/2016 - 4/30/2017)
No Show Policy
  • No Show Penalty: 100% of balance due
    Applies: Sunday - Saturday(1/8/2015 - 12/23/2016)
  • No Show Penalty: 100% of balance due
    Applies: Sunday - Saturday(12/24/2016 - 4/30/2017)
  • Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (PUJ): 30 miles
  • Year Built: 2011
  • Floors: 4
  • Total rooms: 610

† Fees may apply
  • 24-hour room service
  • Children welcome
  • Children's play area
  • Elevators Not Available
  • Housekeeping - daily
  • Internet services†
  • Lounges/bars
  • Meal Plan Type: All Inclusive
  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Pool
more (+)
  • 24-hour room service
  • Children welcome
  • Children's play area
  • Elevators Not Available
  • Housekeeping - daily
  • Internet services†
  • Lounges/bars
  • Meal Plan Type: All Inclusive
  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Safe deposit box
  • Shopping mall†
  • Spa†
  • Tennis court
  • Water sports†
  • Please contact the hotel for additional information.

† Fees may apply

Junior Suite Gardenview


Bedding - 1 King bed or 2 double beds, living room area with sofa - Bedding can not be guaranteed

Occupancy limits - Maximum 3 adults, 2 children, 4 total

Maximum of 2 children through the age of 1 stay free in existing beds with at least 2 adults. Children ages 2-12 are surcharged.

Additional Amenities - Bathroom
equipped with hydro-massage bathtub, extra shower cabin, by door separate toilet, doublesink,
vanity mirror, hairdryer and amenities kit. Balcony or terrace. Located in the Main Building.

  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony/Lanai/Terrace
  • Bathroom amenities
  • Bathtub/shower combination
  • Cable television
  • Ceiling fan
  • Coffee/Tea maker
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron
  • Ironing board
  • Minibar†
  • Safe large enough to accommodate a laptop
  • Telephone
  • TV

Junior Suite Superior


Bedding - 1 King bed or 2 double beds, living room area with sofa - Bedding can not be guaranteed

Occupancy limits - Maximum 3 adults, 2 children, 4 total

Maximum of 2 children through the age of 1 stay free in existing beds with at least 2 adults. Children ages 2-12 are surcharged.

Additional Amenities -Bathroom equipped with hydro-massage bathtub, extra shower cabin, by door separate toilet, doublesink,
vanity mirror, hairdryer and amenities kit. Balcony or terrace with courtyard view. Located in the Main Building.

  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony/Lanai/Terrace
  • Bathroom amenities
  • Bathtub/shower combination
  • Cable television
  • Ceiling fan
  • Coffee/Tea maker
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron
  • Ironing board
  • Minibar†
  • Safe large enough to accommodate a laptop
  • Telephone
  • TV

Junior Suite Grand Terrace


Bedding - 1 King bed or 2 double beds - Bedding can not be guaranteed

Occupancy limits - Maximum 3 adults, 2 children, 4 total

Maximum of 2 children through the age of 1 stay free in existing beds with at least 2 adults. Children ages 2-12 are surcharged.

Additional Amenities -Liquor dispenser

  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony/Lanai/Terrace
  • Bathroom amenities
  • Bathtub/shower combination
  • Cable television
  • Ceiling fan
  • Coffee/Tea maker
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron
  • Ironing board
  • Minibar†
  • Safe large enough to accommodate a laptop
  • Telephone
  • TV

Junior Suite Poolview


Bedding - 1 King bed or 2 double beds, living room area with sofa- Bedding can not be guaranteed

Occupancy limits - Maximum 2 adults, 2 total

No children allowed in this category. 

Additional amenities  - Bathroom equipped with hydro-massage bathtub, extra shower cabin, by door separate toilet, doublesink, vanity mirror, hairdryer and amenities kit. Balcony or terrace with pool view. Free wifi service availabe in room. Located in the Villas.

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Balcony/Lanai/Terrace
  • Bathroom amenities
  • Bathtub/shower combination
  • Cable television
  • Ceiling fan
  • Coffee/Tea maker
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet access
  • Iron
  • Ironing board
  • Minibar†
  • Telephone
  • TV

Junior Suite Oceanview


Bedding - 1 King bed or 2 double beds, living room area with sofa- Bedding can not be guaranteed

Occupancy limits - Maximum 2 adults, 2 total .

No children allowed in this category. 

Additional Amenities - Bathroom equipped with hydro-massage bathtub, extra shower cabin, by door separate toilet, double sink, vanity mirror, hairdryer and amenities kit. Balcony or terrace with ocean view. Free Wi-Fi service available in room. Located in the Villas.

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Balcony/Lanai/Terrace
  • Bathroom amenities
  • Bathtub/shower combination
  • Cable television
  • Ceiling fan
  • Coffee/Tea maker
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet access
  • Iron
  • Ironing board
  • Minibar†
  • Safe large enough to accommodate a laptop
  • Telephone
  • TV

Junior Suite Jacuzzi Superior


Bedding - 1 King bed or 2 double beds, living room area with sofa- Bedding can not be guaranteed

Occupancy limits - Maximum 2 adults, 0 children, 2 total 

No children allowed in this category. 

Additional Amenities -Bathroom equipped with hydro-massage bathtub, extra shower cabin, by door separate toilet, double-sink, vanity mirror, hairdryer and amenities kit. Balcony or terrace with private Jacuzzi. Free Wi-Fi service available in room. Located in the Villas.

  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony/Lanai/Terrace
  • Bathroom amenities
  • Bathtub/shower combination
  • Cable television
  • Ceiling fan
  • Coffee/Tea maker
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet access
  • Iron
  • Ironing board
  • Jacuzzi
  • Minibar†
  • Safe large enough to accommodate a laptop
  • Telephone
  • TV

Suite Jacuzzi


Bedding - 1 King bed, living room area with sofa.

Occupancy limits - 2 adults, 0 child, 2 total .

No children allowed in this category.

Additional Amenities - Bathroom equipped with hydro-massage bathtub, extra shower cabin, by door separate toilet and bidet, double-sink, vanity mirror, hairdryer and amenities kit. Balcony or terrace with private Jacuzzi. Located in the Main Building.

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Balcony/Lanai/Terrace
  • Bathroom amenities
  • Bathtub/shower combination
  • Cable television
  • Ceiling fan
  • Coffee/Tea maker
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron
  • Ironing board
  • Jacuzzi
  • Minibar†
  • Safe large enough to accommodate a laptop
  • Telephone
  • Turn down service
  • TV

Suite Jacuzzi Oceanfront


Bedding - 1 King bed, living room area with sofa

Occupancy limits - Maximum 2 adults, 0 children, 2 total .

No children allowed in this category. 

Additional amenities - Bathroom equipped with hydro-massage bathtub, extra shower cabin, by door separate toilet and bidet, double-sink, vanity mirror, hairdryer and amenities kit. Balcony or terrace with private Jacuzzi and ocean
front view. Free Wi-Fi service available in room. Located in the Villas.

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Balcony/Lanai/Terrace
  • Bathroom amenities
  • Bathtub/shower combination
  • Cable television
  • Ceiling fan
  • Coffee/Tea maker
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet access
  • Iron
  • Ironing board
  • Jacuzzi
  • Minibar†
  • Safe large enough to accommodate a laptop
  • Telephone
  • TV


† Fees may apply
Various Lounges/Bars

"Cubano" lobby bar
Lounge bar with terrace
2 poolside bars with swim up bar
"La Plaza" bar
Sports bar


Various Restaurants

Main restaurant (non-smoking) with terrace
"Krystal" Fusion restaurant
Japanese restaurant
Italian restaurant (reservations required)
Poolside restaurant - grill and steakhouse

Formal dress is required for dinner (main restaurant: T Shirts with sleeves for gentlemen; theme restaurants: long trousers and T Shirts with sleeves for gentlemen)

Some restaurants may only operate on select schedules. Some restaurants may require approriate dress. Consult the hotel upon arrival for hours of operation, reservation policies, and dress codes.


  • Children's pool
    There is 1 children's pool on site.
  • Children's program, onsite
    Mini-Club
  • Direct access to a beach
  • Fitness center on-site
  • Hot tub
    2 Outdoor Hot Tubs
  • Non-Motorized Water Sports
  • Pool
    There are 4 pools on site. This Property has Swim up Bars.
  • Spa†
  • Steam bath
  • Tennis court
    There are 4 tennis courts onsite. There are 0 lit tennis courts onsite.
  • Golf†
    Golf Course located within a Mile of Property.

† Fees may apply
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