This December, RIU Palace Bavaro will be opening in the RIU Punta Cana complex, located on Arena Gorda beach.

The opening of this resort coincides with the 20th anniversary of RIU Hotels & Resort international presence outside of Spain. The RIU Palace Bavaro will become the 34th RIU resort located in the Caribbean & Latin America.

The hotel will offer their renowned 24 Hours All-Inclusive program and will feature 610 rooms distributed between the main building and 12 luxury villas including wireless Internet in their suites and junior suites (Wi-Fi service will also be available in the lobby).

The hotel will offer four swimming pools, two of which have integrated Jacuzzi; a children’s pool with a mini-club; the famous entertainment program; and a spa with sauna, jacuzzi and gym. Being an ideal choice for conventions, the property will have a 12,916-square-foot convention center consisting of four separate conference rooms which will be able to accommodate up to 1,000 people.

Dining options include a choice of a main restaurant serving three meals daily in addition to four specialty restaurants, a lobby bar with ice cream and pastries and a sports bar that will be open 24 hours daily.

Guests from RIU Palace Bavaro will have access to the RIU complex’s Caribbean Street where they can access a spa, fitness center, souvenir shop, the nightclub Pacha and the casino located in the RIU Palace Macao. Entrance to all of these facilities will be complimentary to hotel guests. Guests from the new RIU Palace Bavaro will have the privilege of enjoying the facilities of the other four hotels within the RIU complex; RIU Palace Punta Cana, RIU Palace Macao, RIU Bambu and RIU Naiboa.

The RIU Palace Bavaro will be the company’s fifth hotel in Punta Cana and its third RIU Palace property in the Dominican Republic, as the hotel chain already has the RIU Palace Macao and RIU Palace Punta Cana in this destination.

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