Just got back (last week) from two lovely weeks at the Riu Bambu,
Looking on the positives the building and grounds are immaculate and are a credit to the hard work the staff obviously put in.
The beach is one of the nicest I have ever seen, soft powdery sand and the occasional butterfly fluttering down wind.
The sea is the Carib-Lantic as Punta Cana is on the point where the Caribbean Sea meets the Atlantic so during the time we where there it was quite choppy on some days and not really safe to swim in.
The food in the hotel was ok, having now stayed at two other Riu’s it was not as good as the other ones but by no means was it bad, there was always something to eat and a good selection, the Asian restaurant was especially nice.
There was some building work quite close to our accommodation but this did not impact on the holiday and did not make much noise
No gripes or moans all in all it was a excellent value for money holiday
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- * Located in Punta Cana * Situated on Arena Gorda Beach * Complimentary sun loungers on the beach * Within the Riu Resort, along with the Riu Palace Punta Cana, Riu Palace Macao, Riu Taino and Riu Naiboa hotels * Main building and 1-story bungalow complex * Surrounded by 46,000 m2 / 50,300 sq. Yards of palm groves, adjacent to the beach * 50 km / 31 miles from Higley * 600 m / 1,980 ft. From Caribbean Street * 30 km / 19 miles from Punta Cana Int€™l. Airport * Credit cards accepted: Visa, MasterCard, Amex, Diners ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Riu Bambu Punta Cana
- Riu Bambu Dominican Republic