Foodies are onto a winner here, with five restaurants rounding off the choices. The pool scene’s no slouch, either, with a trio to pick from, and a swim-up bar. For thrill-seekers, there’s free access to the waterpark at the sister hotel next door.
SPORTS & ACTIVITIES
At the Riu Naiboa next door, you’ll have unlimited access to the new waterpark, Splash Water World. Here, you’ll find plenty of flumes to whizz down, as well as chilled-out zones for lounging around.
Between this hotel and its four sisters, you’re bound to find an activity that’ll float your boat – from scuba-diving lessons, aqua aerobics and water polo, to Spanish lessons, and dance classes.
- 4 tennis courts
Head over to the Riu Resort for a game of tennis on a choice of four courts.
- Scuba - additional info
You can take an introductory scuba lesson in the pool - one lesson per stay is included.
- Daytime activity programme
- Spanish language lessons
- Aqua aerobics
- Dance classes
FOOD & DRINK
In the El Patio buffet, you’ve got International dishes topping the bill, plus themed evenings three times a week. The à la carte options offer quite the spread – there’s a Japanese place, a steakhouse, an Italian, and a fusion restaurant that sits right on the beach.
For a coffee and a sweet treat, the patisserie is the perfect place.
- Buffet restaurant
Visit El Patio for breakfast and dinner. Themed evenings take place here three times a week.
- Swim-up pool bar
Enjoy a delicious cocktail whilst topping up your tan at the swim-up bar.
- Patisserie and coffee shop
- Kabuki à la carte restaurant
This is a Japanese à la carte restaurant. Gentlemen are asked to wear sleeves and full length trousers for evening meals at Kabuki.
- Krystal à la carte restaurant
Krystal is the hotel's fusion restaurant bringing you bold flavours and stylish decor. Be aware that gentlemen are required to wear full length trousers and sleeves.
- Volare Italian à la carte restaurant
This à la carte restaurant serves Italian dishes, with a starters buffet. Be aware that gentlemen are asked to wear sleeves and full length trousers.
- A la carte dining
A la carte dining is available in the steakhouse, Italian, Japanese and Fusion restaurants.
- Access to Riu Bambu and Riu Naiboa bars and restaurants
You'll also be able get lunch, drinks and snacks from some of the bars and restaurants at the nearby Riu Bambu and Riu Naiboa.
- Pancho - poolside restaurant
This place is open for lunch and afternoon snacks, and in the evenings, it becomes a steakhouse restaurant. Men are asked to wear sleeves and full-length trousers for evening meals.
- Romantic beachfront dinners*
HEALTH & BEAUTY
The Renova Spa* at the Riu Palace Bavaro is your go-to for massages*, or you can opt for treatments*, like sculpting body wraps and collagen facials. The gym is in the same location too, to fit in your workout.
The neighbouring hotel, the Riu Palace Bavaro, lines up a gym and steam bath you can use.
Head over to Riu Palace Bavaro for a workout.
Book yourself in at the Renova Spa in the Riu Palace Bavaro for some serious pampering.
- Steam room at Riu Palace Bavaro
If dancing’s your thing, Pacha’s your place. It’s open every night until the early hours, mixing colourful cocktails and keeping the party going.
For something more relaxed, the Copacabana theatre is where you’ll find circus acts, acrobats and live music shows. If you want to check out the local scene after dark, the bars and clubs in Bavaro are a 15-minute drive away.
- Evening shows
- Pacha nightclub
Located at the RIU resort, please note that drinks are not included with All Inclusive.
- Riu Pool Party
Adults-only themed pool parties are hosted several times a week.
You’ve got three pools here, with Balinese daybeds at the main pool. Sunken sunbeds and palm trees are around the edge of the other two. For a cocktail mid-dip, head to the swim-up bar and let the barman sort out the rest.
- 3 outdoor pools
Two large pools come surrounded with Bali-beds, sunbeds, parasols and towels. The third pool has a swim-up bar. Just bring yourselves and let the pool bar service take care of the rest.
- Pool towels
- Splash Waterworld
You've got free access to Splash Waterworld at Riu Resort which features six slides. Just so you know, the minimum height for entry here is 1.2m.
- 24-hour room service
- Free Wi-Fi
Pick up a connection around the hotel.
- Money exchange
- Laundry service*
- Concierge services
Items marked with * incur extra charges which are payable locally
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