Once again my award trip was here... even though we just returned from a cruise.
You can't beat the weather and the fine sandy beach, adequate palms for shade, and a large sandy shelf to ease you into the warm waters.
Bring singles to tip. Service quality is great regardless if you tip or not.
I'm on a diet, so I enjoyed the vast selection at the buffets, although our group did specialty dining each night. Both my wife and I feel the food quality is better than the larger cruise ships.
Over the four year period I've stayed here, the property maintenance has kept up; no degradation of food, service, accommodations or physical plant.
Multi cultural clientele - German, Belgian, American & Canadian, Iberian Peninsula, and South American.
Some say Punta Cana has become the new Cancun.
I won't argue with that!
Next time I bring friends!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- * Located on Arena Gorda Beach in Punta Cana * Inside the Riu Resort, along with the Riu Palace Macao, Riu Taino, Riu Naiboa hotels and the ClubHotel Riu Bambu * 4-story building * Surrounded by 63,000 m2 / 75,000 sq. Yards of lush gardens * Complimentary sun loungers on the beach * 50 km / 31 miles from Hig??Ey * 30 km / 19 miles from Punta Cana Int???L. Airport ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Riu Palace Punta Cana Hotel Punta Cana
- Punta Cana Riu Palace
- Riu Palace Hotel Punta Cana