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Experience a world of comfort and convenience during stays at this expansive resort. Spread amidst lush tropical gardens and a beautiful beach, guests to this popular resort enjoy an impressive selection of restaurants, extensive activities, exciting entertainment and family-friendly amenities including a kid’s pool, mini-club and playground. From sun-up to sun-down, there is something for everyone at this romantic island getaway.
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
  • *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
  • Minimum Age Condition: At least one person 21 years or older is required in every room during March and April. 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.
  • 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 21 years or older is required in every room during March and April. 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.
  • Parties in rooms are not allowed. Spring-break groups or unruly behavior is not allowed all year round at any property.
  • Check In: 3:00 PM
  • Check Out: 12:00 PM
  • Minimum Check-In Age: 21
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 are included in vacation price.
Minimum night stay restrictions may apply.
Reservation changes may not be permitted unless authorized by the hotel.

At least one person 21 years or older is required in every room during March and April.


Pet Policy
  • Pets Not Allowed
Cancellation Policies
  • Cancellation Deadline:  3 Days prior to arrival. 
    Late Cancellation Penalty: 1 Night
    Applies: Sunday - Saturday(5/1/2014 - 12/23/2014)

  • Cancellation Deadline:  3 Days prior to arrival. 
    Late Cancellation Penalty: 2 Nights
    Applies: Sunday - Saturday(12/24/2014 - 4/30/2015)

  • Cancellation Deadline:  3 Days prior to arrival. 
    Late Cancellation Penalty: 1 Night
    Applies: Sunday - Saturday(5/1/2015 - 12/23/2015)

Early Departure Policy
  • Early Departure Penalty: 100% of remaining balance
    Applies: Sunday - Saturday(1/17/2014 - 12/23/2015)
No Show Policy
  • No Show Penalty: 100% of balance due
    Applies: Sunday - Saturday(1/17/2014 - 12/23/2015)
  • Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (PUJ): 30 miles
  • Year Built: 2006
  • Floors: 4
  • Total rooms: 612

† Fees may apply
  • 24-hour front desk
  • 24-hour room service†
  • Baggage hold
  • Concierge desk
  • Elevators
  • Free parking
  • Internet services†
  • Lounges/bars†
  • Safe deposit box
  • Tour/sightseeing desk
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  • 24-hour front desk
  • 24-hour room service†
  • Babysitting, Offsite†
  • Baggage hold
  • Bell staff/porter
  • Children welcome
  • Children's play area
  • Concierge desk
  • Elevators
  • Free parking
  • Game room
  • Housekeeping - daily
  • Internet services†
  • Laundry/Valet service†
  • Lounges/bars†
  • Meal Plan Type: All Inclusive
  • Pool
  • Room service†
  • Safe deposit box
  • Shopping mall†
  • Spa†
  • Tennis court
  • Tour/sightseeing desk
  • Wakeup service
  • Water sports†
  • Free wedding packages are available.

† Fees may apply

Junior Suite


View -  Balcony or terrace with garden view.

Occupancy limits -3 adults, 2 children, 4 total

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

Additional Amenities: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, satellite TV, radio alarm clock, in-room safe, iron and ironing board. Bathroom equipped with hydromassage bathtub and shower, double-sink, vanity mirror, hairdryer and amenities kit. 

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Balcony/Lanai/Terrace
  • Bathtub/shower combination
  • Cable television
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron
  • Ironing board
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • TV

Junior Suite Superior


View -  Balcony or terrace with courtyard view.

Bedding - 1 king or 2 doubles

Occupancy limits- 3 adults, 2 children, 4 total

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

Additional Amenities -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, satellite TV, radio alarm clock, in-room safe, iron and ironing board. Bathroom equipped with hydromassage bathtub and shower, double-sink, vanity mirror, hairdryer and amenities kit.

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Balcony/Lanai/Terrace
  • Bathtub/shower combination
  • Cable television
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron
  • Ironing board
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • TV

Suite


Bedding - 1 king

Occupancy limits- 3 adults, 1 child, 3 total

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

Additional Amenities -Air conditioning, ceiling fan, 1 king size bed, 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. 

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Balcony/Lanai/Terrace
  • Bathtub/shower combination
  • Cable television
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron
  • Ironing board
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • TV

Suite Jacuzzi


Bedding -1 king bed

Occupancy limits -3 adults, 1 child, 3 total

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

Additional Amenities -Air conditioning, ceiling fan, 1 king size bed, 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. 

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Balcony/Lanai/Terrace
  • Bath tub with spray jets
  • Cable television
  • Coffee/Tea maker
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron
  • Ironing board
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Shared bathroom
  • Telephone
  • TV


† Fees may apply
Various Lounges/Bars

Perico Chicote Lobby piano Bar
Los Rosario Lounge Bar with terrace
Sports Bar (24 hours)
La Plaza Pavilion bar
Saona - Pool and Swim-up Bar


Various Restaurants

Don Manuel - Main Restaurant (Non-smoking) - Buffet Style with terrace
La Bodega Brazilian Rodizio - dinner only
Yokohama Japanese restaurant - dinner only
Sir Oscar A la Carte Gourmet Restaurant - dinner only
La Altagracia Grill-Steak house - dinner only
Luigi Italian Restaurant - a la carte dinner only
Pool Snack bar and restaurant

Some restaurants may only operate on select schedules. Some restaurants may require reservations and expect appropriate dress. Consult the hotel for hours of operation, reservation policies and dress codes.
No restrinctions apply to visits x stay to theme restaurants

Exchange priveleges with all RIU Hotels within complex (except for Dinner)

Room service with continental breakfast and snacks.


  • Children's pool
    There is 1 children's pool on site.
  • Children's program, onsite
    Daytime entertainment programme for children ages 4 to 12 (daily)
  • Direct access to a beach
  • Fitness center on-site
  • Gambling†
    Casino at the Riu Palace Macao
  • Hot tub
    2 Outdoor Hot Tubs
  • Motorized Water Sports†
    Banana boat, Parasailing, Waterski, Deepsea fishing, etc. are available for a fee.
  • Non-Motorized Water Sports
    Windsurf, paddle boat, snorkeling gear, kayak.
  • Pool
    There are 2 pools on site. Outdoor Swimming pool with integrated jacuzzi and area beverage service. This Property has Swim up Bars.
  • Sauna
  • Spa†
  • Steam bath
  • Tennis court
    There are 4 tennis courts onsite. There are 4 lit tennis courts onsite.
  • Golf†
    Golf Course located within 10 Miles of Property.
  • Beach: 1 mile
  • Deep Sea Fishing: 1 mile

† Fees may apply
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Guests staying 4-6 nights will receive a $1,000 Resort Credit as follows:

Spa:
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Punta Blanca Golf Club (PUJ):
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Wedding Packages:
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-Two (2) $5 for Bavaro Discovery (limited to 1 coupon per person)

Important information: Credits received at check-in and must be presented at time of service.  Credits are per room, non-transferable, non-cumulative, and not valid for future stays.

Valid Booking Dates: 11/1/2013 - 12/23/2014

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Guests staying 7 or more nights will receive a $2,000 Resort Credit as follows:

Spa:
-Two (2) $35 credits for Combination Massage (limited to 1 coupon per service per person)
-Two (2) $15 credits for Aromatheraphy Massage (limited to 1 coupon per person)
-Two (2) $15 credits for any Body Wrap (limited to 1 coupon per person)
-Two (2) $15 credits for Spa Pedicure (limited to 1 coupon per person)
-Two (2) $25 credits for Hot Stones or Stress Cure Massage (limited to 1 coupon per person)
-Two (2) $15 credits for Wash, Style and Deep Hair Treatment (limited to 1 coupon per person)

Dream Casino:
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Punta Blanca Golf Club (PUJ):
-Twelve (12) $95 credits for Punta Blanca Golf Club (1 credit per tee time, per person) - Includes: Transportation Hotel - Golf Course - Hotel, 18 holes tee time, practice balls, golf cart, water and soft drinks.

Wedding Packages:
-One (1) $200 credit for Royal or Caprice Wedding Packages

Rent a Car:
-Six (6) $30 credits for Rent-a-Car Europcar (1 coupon per day for a compact car)

Scuba Caribe:
-Two (2) $50 coupons for PADI Open Water (limited to 1 coupon per person)
-Two (2) $30 coupons for Bavaro Discover BBQ (limited to 1 coupon per person)
-Two (2) $10 for Bavaro Discovery and Swing with the Sharks (limited to 1 coupon per person)
-Two (2) $5 for Bavaro Discovery (limited to 1 coupon per person)

Important information: Credits received at check-in and must be presented at time of service.  Credits are per room, non-transferable, non-cumulative, and not valid for future stays.


 

Valid Booking Dates: 11/1/2013 - 12/23/2014

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$35 Spa Credit

The Spa credit is valid for:

Guests will receive a $35 USD Spa Credit at Eternal Spa good towards massages of 80 minutes or longer.  Offer is valid per person, per stay.

Important Information: Redemption information to be provided by hotel at check-in. Any unused portion will not be refunded. Gratuities, taxes and service charges not included.

Valid Booking Dates: 11/8/2013 - 12/23/2014

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50% Off of Golf Rates!

The Golf Discount is valid for 50% off golf rates at the Punta Blanca Golf Course.

Inclusions:

  • Round-trip transportation
  • Shared golf cart
  • Water and sodas
  • Practice balls and tees

Important information: To book appointments call 809-468-6834 or email teetimes@punta-blanca.com.  Any unused portion will not be refunded. Guests are welcome to book with at least 24 hours in advance.

Valid Booking Dates: 11/8/2013 - 12/31/2014

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Free Exchange Privileges
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Free Exchange Privileges

Guests who stay at the Riu Palace Punta Cana can enjoy access to all the facilities, activities, and entertainment at Riu Bambu and Riu Naiboa.

Excludes breakfast & dinner restaurants.

Valid Booking Dates: 6/29/2011 - 12/23/2014

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Honeymoon Welcome Gift

Guests celebrating their honeymoon with us will receive the following:

  • Surprise welcome gift in their room
  • King bed (subject to availability at time of departure)
  • Late check-out (subject to availability at time of departure)
  • Complimentary upgrade to next available room category (subject to availability and upon request)

To receive this offer, just enter Honeymoon in the Special Service Request section during check-out or call our Customer Care Center and we will be happy to make the notation for you.

Important Information:  Stay must be within 90 days of wedding. Proof of marriage must be provided at check-in.

Valid Booking Dates: 12/3/2013 - 3/31/2015

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All Inclusive Amenities

The all-inclusive program includes the following amenities:
-24-hour All Inclusive concept
-All meals
-Snacks
-Unlimited domestic beverages
-Non-motorized water sports
-Daily activities
-Taxes
-Gratuities

Valid Booking Dates: 1/1/2011 - 12/23/2014

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Playa Arena Gorda  
Punta Cana  
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

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