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Punta Cana  
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

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Riu Palace Macao is located within the beachfront Riu Resort Complex in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. Surrounded by heavenly beaches and coconut palm trees. This adults only hotel has the ideal setting for a romantic getaways and laid back holiday trips with friend.

After a complete renovation on September 9th, 2023, Riu Palace Macao Hotel reopens with a refreshed and revitalized vacation experience including the newest Elite Club by RIU Concept. Enjoy the 24-hour all-inclusive experience RIU is known for.

Location: Punta Cana - Beach
  • Student Groups/Spring Breakers (either groups or individuals, regardless of age) are not allowed at any time during the year. Guests disturbing or generating complaints from other guests or hotel may be removed from the property, at their own expense. Parties in rooms are not permitted.
† Fees may apply
  • 24-hour front desk
  • 24-hour room service
  • Beauty shop/salon†
  • Bell staff/porter
  • Car Rental Services†
  • Elevators
  • Exercise gym
  • Free parking
  • Gift/News stand†
  • Golf, Offsite†
† Fees may apply

Junior Suite

Bedding: 2 Double Beds or 1 King size Bed.

Room request are based on availability upon check-in.

Occupancy limits- Maximum 3 adults, 0 children, 3 total

Additional amenities - Liquor dispenser

This is an adults only property and children are not allowed.

Junior Suite Superior

Bedding: 2 Double Beds or 1 King size Bed. 

Room request are based on availability upon check-in.

Occupancy limits- Maximum 3 adults, 0 children, 3 total

Additional amenities - Liquor dispenser

This is an adults only property and children are not allowed.

Junior Suite Deluxe

Bedding: 2 Double Beds or 1 King size Bed, living room area with Sofa. 

Room request are based on availability upon check-in.

Occupancy limits- Maximum 3 adults, 0 children, 3 total

This is an adults only property and children are not allowed.

Junior Suite Deluxe Elite Club

Bedding: 2 Double Beds or 1 King size Bed, living room area with Sofa. 

Room request are based on availability upon check-in.

Occupancy limits- Maximum 3 adults, 0 children, 3 total

This is an adults only property and children are not allowed.

Suite

Bedding: 1 King size Bed, living room area with Sofa. 

Room request are based on availability upon check-in.

Occupancy limits -Maximum 2 adults, 0 children, 2 total

Additional amenities - Liquor dispenser

This is an adults only property and children are not allowed.

Swim Up Junior Suite Deluxe Elite Club

Swim Up Junior Suite Deluxe Elite Club Formerly " Swim Out Junior Suite Deluxe Elite Club "

Bedding: 2 Double Beds or 1 King size Bed, living room area with Sofa. 

Room request are based on availability upon check-in.

Occupancy limits- Maximum 2 adults, 0 children, 2 total

Junior Suite Deluxe Ocean View Elite Club

Bedding: 1 King bed 

Room request are based on availability upon check-in.

Occupancy limits- Maximum 2 adults, 0 children, 2 total

Swim Up Junior Suite Deluxe Ocean View Elite Club

Bedding:  1 King size Bed

Room request are based on availability upon check-in.

Occupancy limits- Maximum 2 adults, 0 children, 2 total

† Fees may apply
Various Lounges/Bars

- Cubano Lobby Bar: NEW Mixologist at lobby bar featuring a daily signature drink
- The Colonial Lounge Bar
- Sports Bar
- Joe´s Bar
- Capuchino Patisserie vegetarian options available & Ice Cream Parlor
- Coral Poolside Bar with Swim-up Bar
- Elite Club Lounge
- Eltie Club Beach Bar


Various Restaurants

- Patio Main Restaurant
- Krystal Fusion Restaurant, dinner only
- Kabuki Japanese Restaurant, dinner only
- New Volare Italian Restaurant, dinner only
- Pepe’s food by the pool
- NEW Steakhouse restaurant
- NEW Wine list ($)


  • Direct access to a beach
  • Fitness center on-site
  • Gambling†
    Drinks are not included in the Casino.
  • Gym
  • Motorized Water Sports†
    Jet ski, parasailing, waterskiing, diving, deep sea fishing, etc. for an additional fee.
  • Non-Motorized Water Sports
    Windsurfing, sailing, kayaks, pedaloes, snorkel gear, and 1 introductory scuba lesson in the pool, aqua-aerobics and paddle boat.
  • Pool
    Number of pools are - 4.
  • Sauna
  • Shopping†
    Shops (kiosk / gift shop, jeweller's, boutique)
  • Spa†
    - NEW Spa for all guests in the Punta Cana RIU Complex.
  • Tennis court
    There are 4 tennis courts.
† Fees may apply

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