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With a stay at this well-placed property, you'll be half a mile (1 km) from Arena Gorda Beach and within 3 miles (5 km) of Cana Bay Golf Club. Iberostar Golf Course and Punta Blanca Golf Course are also within 3 miles (5 km).
This all-inclusive property features free water park access, a full-service spa, and a nightclub. Enjoy a day at the beach snorkeling, or relax with sun loungers. There's fun for all ages with a free kid's club and a children's pool, and free supervised childcare is an added bonus.
Apr 21, 2022 by Hotel Riu Palace Bávaro Online Reputation Manager
Dear Heather Renee, Thank you for sharing your feedback. Please note that we always perform renovations and redesigns to ensure that we provide the highest standard of luxury and comfort, our process is an on-going one. Even though our team members perform a number of quality control checks, there are times when items may become damaged without our knowledge. When incidents are reported, we respond immediately to repair any damaged items as quickly as possible to avoid any further inconveniences during our guests’ stay. We do apologize if you felt unwelcome, we take note of your observations and we will forward them to the management department. Best regards, Hotel Riu Palace Bávaro Online Reputation Manager
This property is all-inclusive. Onsite food and beverages are included in the room price (some restrictions may apply).
Gratuities and taxes
Gratuities are included and additional gratuities at guests' discretion are accepted.
Food and beverages
Riu Palace Bavaro All Inclusive is an all-inclusive property. Room rates include meals and beverages at onsite restaurants and bars. Other items and amenities, including taxes and gratuities, and access to recreational activities and entertainment may also be included. Additional charges may apply for meals at some restaurants, special dinners and dishes, certain beverages, and other amenities. As a guest of Riu Palace Bavaro All Inclusive, you'll find a full-service spa, a complimentary water park, and 4 outdoor swimming pools. There are 6 restaurants on site, as well as a coffee shop/café and a snack bar/deli. For a drink, you can stop by one of the onsite bars, including 2 swim-up bars and 7 bars/lounges. Free breakfast is available daily. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. There's an onsite business center. A children's pool, a health club, and a nightclub are also featured at the family-friendly Riu Palace Bavaro All Inclusive. An airport shuttle (available on request) is available for a fee. Limited free parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 4-star Punta Cana property.
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Free self parking , Parking (limited spaces)
Riu Palace Bavaro All Inclusive offers 610 accommodations with minibars and safes. Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, bathrobes, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and coffee/tea makers. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.
Guests are served free buffet breakfast daily from 7 AM to 11 AM.
Monte Cristo - This buffet restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Krystal - This restaurant specializes in fusion cuisine and serves dinner only. Open daily.
Geisha - This theme restaurant specializes in Japanese cuisine and serves dinner only. Open daily.
La Bámbola - This theme restaurant specializes in Italian cuisine and serves dinner only. Open daily.
Taino - This poolside steakhouse serves lunch and dinner. Open daily.
24-hour room service is available.
4 outdoor tennis courts, a health club, and a complimentary water park with waterslides are featured at the property. 4 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a children's pool. Other recreational amenities include a steam room and a fitness center.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.
Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the property's full-service spa, Renova Spa. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, facials, and body wraps. The spa is equipped with a spa tub and a steam room. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and reflexology. The spa is open daily.
If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
Special check-in instructions:
This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Guests will receive an email 2 weeks before arrival with check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.
This property offers airport transfers through a third party company. Guests must schedule their airport transfer with the third party company directly, at least 48 hours before travel, using the emailed instructions received from the property.
This property does not permit name changes on reservations. The name on the booking must match the name of the guest who is checking in and staying at the property; photo ID is required.
Riu Palace Bavaro All Inclusive offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel. Guests will receive an email 2 weeks before arrival with check-in information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be 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
This property reserves the right to pre-authorize the guest's credit card prior to arrival.
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property
Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.
A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.
Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.
Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 21 years old. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. This property accepts Visa and Mastercard. Cash is not accepted. This property reserves the right to pre-authorize the guest's credit card prior to arrival. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. The property is cleaned and disinfected using an electrostatic sprayer; disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays. Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; masks are required in public areas.
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.