Riu Merengue

Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
All-Inclusive • Family Friendly
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Family: Two kids 12 and under stay free when sharing room with two paying adults (valid 1/2-10/26/14).

Set amidst tropical gardens and surrounded by mountains, the deluxe Riu Merengue is a beachfront village-style resort, located just 15 minutes from beautiful Puerto Plata. Featuring 1007 guestroom... Read More

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Barber / Beauty Salon
Boutique Shops
Currency Exchange
Disco / Nightclub
Physician on Call

Number of Pools: 1
Outdoor Pools: 1
Swimming pool with children's section

  •  Number of Courts: 3
  •  Outdoor Courts: 3
  •  Lighted Courts: 3

Water Sports On Site:
  •  Fishing: Additional Charge
  •  Sunfish Sailing: Complimentary
  •  Scuba: Additional Charge
  •  Snorkeling: Complimentary
  •  JetSki / Waverunner: Additional Charge
  •  Waterskiing: Additional Charge
  •  Wind Surf: Complimentary

Other Sports Available:
  •  Bicycles: Additional Charge
  •  Other Sports: Billiards, Ping Pong and Horseback Riding ($ nearby)

Health Club / Spa:
  •  Aerobics: Complimentary
  •  Massage: Additional Charge
  •  Nautilus Equipment: Complimentary
  •  Sauna: Complimentary
  •  Manicure / Pedicure: Additional Charge
  •  Facials: Additional Charge


Set on the beach of Maimon Bay, Riu Merengue provides panoramic views of surrounding green mountainsand lush tropical gardens.

Full exchange privileges throughout the Riu Resort complex, disco, casino and WiFi area in the lobby area (90 consecutive minutes are complimantary per device).

Check-in: 3:00 pm
Check-out: 12:00 noon
Total Rooms: 544
Year Opened: 0

Credit Cards: •  Visa  •  Master Card  •  Diners Club  •  American Express  


No Spring Breakers. Reservations are required at all a la carte restaurants. Men must wear shirts with long sleeves at dinner.

Room Types

Other Amenities: Kitchen

Air conditioning, ceiling fan, 2 double beds, by door separate living room area with sofa bed, phone, regularly replenished mini-bar and liquor dispenser, radio alarm clock, bathtub, shower, hairdryer and balcony or terrace.
Other Amenities: Air Conditioning, Fan, Balcony or Terrace, Minibar, Telephone, Television, Satellite

Air conditioning, ceiling fan, 2 double beds, direct dial phone, regularly replenish mini-bar and liquor dispenser, satellite TV, radio alarm clock, in-room safe , bathtub, shower, hairdryer and balcony or terrace
Other Amenities: Air Conditioning, Fan, Balcony or Terrace, Minibar, Telephone, Television, Satellite

Other Amenities: Kitchen

Other Amenities: Kitchen


Riu Merengue features 1 meal plan option:

All Meals, Drinks & Tips
Exchange privileges throught Riu Resort complex.

There are 4 Restaurants at Riu Merengue:
Lo Roca - Main buffet style restaurant with show cooking, serving International and local specialties.
Mangu - Located at Riu Mambo. Lunch and snacks during the day.
Maracuaya - Located at Riu Bachata. Lunch and snacks during the day.
Macumba - Lunch and snacks during the day and Grill Steakhouse and Italian restaurant for dinner. Men must wear shirts with long sleeves at dinner. Reservations are required for dinner.

Activities & Entertainment

Daily Activities & Entertainment:
Daytime entertainment program.
Nightly Activities & Entertainment:
Live music, shows and Riu evening program (several times a week), dico and casino.

Children's Programs

Children's miniclub

Our Average Customer Ratings (based on 4 reviews)

Richard h ~ said, 'Very pleasant at the resort - a week in paradise under the palms. We mainly went for Merengue's superior beach AND it was a tropical paradise!'

Pool: We mainly went for Merengue's superior beach.
Beach: Tropical paradise!
Food/Drink: Impressive variety! - even at the all-inclusive restaurant. Each day had a few new items.
Entertainment: Later evening (9:30 p.m.) stage shows were mostly very entertaining.
Accommodations: Very pleasant.
Service: Outstanding!
Overall: Very pleasant at the resort - a week in paradise under the palms.

Saul ~ Staten Island, NY said, 'Can't wait to reschedule my next vacation...excellent booking service and excellent place to go to.'

Pool: Very clean
Beach: Very clean and lots of chairs available
Food/Drink: Lots of excellent food and choices
Entertainment: Very funny and great for all ages. very well organized
Accommodations: Very satisfied with all the accommodatioms
Service: Excellent service, very prompt.
Overall: Excellent, can't wait to book in Riu Merengue again

Angelo ~ Hobart, NY

Food/Drink: Both were plentiful
Entertainment: Great commitee staff, always pleasing guests. Can't say enough great job on stage and on land..
Service: Great staff members always courtious and willing to acommodate.
Overall: Very good

Tim f ~ Waukesha, WI

Pool: love the pool bar
Beach: very beautiful long beach
Accommodations: had to push 2 beds together to make 1 to fit us both
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