Riu Palace Macao

Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
All-Inclusive • Adults Only
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Come to Punta Cana and bask in the sunlight, heavenly beaches, and coconut palms. The first adults-only RIU Resort, Riu Palace Macao is elegant with a colonial style. Perfect for weddings and honeym... Read More

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The Riu Palace is located on the white beaches of Playa de Arena Gorda, 23 km away from the airport and 50 km away from the city of Higuey.



Barber / Beauty Salon
Boutique Shops
Car Rental
Currency Exchange
Disco / Nightclub
Laundry / Dry Cleaning Service

Number of Pools: 1
Outdoor Pools: 1
There is an outdoor freshwater pool surrounded by tropical gardens, with a jacuzzi and an area set aside especially for children.

  •  Bavaro Golf Course - 12 km away.
  •  Barcelo Bavaro Golf Course is an 18-hole, Par 72 course designed by Juan Manuel Gordillo. It is flat and very playable, with narrow fairways, palm trees, lakes and dense vegetation. It was built with the enjoyment of the resort tourist in mind.
  •  Holes: 18
  •  Green Fees: $70 b/f 2pm; $35 aft
  •  Lessons Available

  •  Number of Courts: 4
  •  Outdoor Courts: 4
  •  Lighted Courts: 4

Water Sports On Site:
  •  Fishing: Additional Charge
  •  Sunfish Sailing: Complimentary
  •  Scuba: Additional Charge
  •  Snorkeling: Complimentary
  •  Paddle Boats: Complimentary
  •  Wind Surf: Complimentary

Health Club / Spa:
  •  Aerobics: Complimentary
  •  Jacuzzi: Complimentary
  •  Massage: Additional Charge
  •  Manicure / Pedicure: Additional Charge


The prime example of luxurious comfort, Riu Palace is a deluxe beachfront hotel featuring a classic colonial style of architecture. Surrounded by extensive palm groves, this All-Inclusive resort offers elegantly appointed air-conditioned rooms.

Food and beverages available until 2am. Guests staying at the Riu Palace Macao have exchange privileges with Riu Bambu and Riu Naiboa (except dinner).

Beach: The hotel is located directly on a magnificent 26 km stretch of white sand beach, dotted with palms and bordering pristine Caribbean waters. Guests have access to lounge chairs and an array of watersports (windsurfing, sailing, canoes, etc).

Check-in: 12:00 noon
Check-out: 12:00 noon
Total Rooms: 356
Year Opened: 1994

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


There are no handicapped rooms. Drinks at the Pacha Discothèque are not included. No Spring Breakers

Room Types

2 level bedroom & living room area, sofa bed, air conditioning, balcony,2 TV's, minibar, in-room safe. Poolview.
Other Amenities: Air Conditioning, Fan, Bathtub, Shower, Balcony or Terrace, Minibar, Hair Dryer, Telephone, Television, TV Movies, Room Safe, Satellite

2 level bedroom & living room area, sofabed, spiral staircase to second balcony with Jacuzzi, air conditioning, 2 TV's, minibar, in-room safe. Poolview.
Other Amenities: Air Conditioning, Fan, Bathtub, Shower, Balcony or Terrace, Minibar, Hair Dryer, Telephone, Television, TV Movies, Room Safe, Satellite

Two double beds, air conditioning, balcony or terrace, cable TV, minibar, in-room safe, Poolview.
Other Amenities: Air Conditioning, Shower, Balcony or Terrace, Minibar, Hair Dryer, Telephone, Television, Room Safe, Satellite

Other Information:
  •  24 Hour Room Service


Riu Palace Macao features 1 meal plan option:

All Inclusive
Guests staying at Riu Palace Macao enjoy exchange privileges within the Riu Resort complex (excluding dinner)

There are 5 Restaurants at Riu Palace Macao:
Kabuki - A la carte restaurant serving Japanese cuisine. Open for dinner. Reservations are required. Men are required to wear long pants.
International - Serves lunch and snacks during the day. For dinner this restaurant transforms into two specialty restaurants- Grill Steakhouse & Italian. Reservations are required. Men are required to wear long pants for dinner.
La Pizzeria - Open for luch. Located at Caribbean Street.
Caribe Grill - Serves lunch during th day and Gourmet restaurant for dinner. Reservations are required. Men are required to wear long pants.
El Patio - Main buffet style restaurant with show cooking, serving International and local cuisine.

Activities & Entertainment

Daily Activities & Entertainment:
Watersports, Tennis, Shopping on the Caribbean Street, Table Tennis, Aerobics, Waterpolo, Volley Ball, Organized Activities.
Nightly Activities & Entertainment:
The Pacha Disco is open every night, and guests may also enjoy the Copacabana amphitheater and Riu Palace Macao Casino.

Our Average Customer Ratings (based on 15 reviews)

Bruce ~ Bethlethem, PA

Beach: great always found seating walking was perfect
Food/Drink: specialty restaurants either too early or too late 6:30 or 9:00 buffet needed to change up menu at dinner drinks were very good
Entertainment: music on the porch was very nice but the shows were lacking

Bill ~ Florissant, MO

Pool: 2 pools, 1 swim up bar, no top shelf liquor
Beach: could use more shade, no huts
Food/Drink: restaurants food was top notch
Entertainment: not enough, and very corny
Accommodations: bathroom lights lit up whole room
Service: 1 server for whole beach but very friendly
Overall: everything was according to plan, no surprises

Dennis ~ Lima, OH

Service: great

Ronnie ~ Lima, OH

Pool: pool bar is small
Beach: very nice
Food/Drink: food was very average. Drink just ok.
Entertainment: out door show week

John ~ Sebring, FL

Beach: Love the grove of palm trees.
Food/Drink: Top shelf liquor would be better.
Service: Very friendly.
Overall: Good price. Love the priority seating experience.
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