A stay at this hotel gets you use of the facilities at the two sister hotels in this RIU resort, so there’s a bumper list of things to do. For starters, there’s a gym, tennis courts, three pools, a watersports centre, and a full programme of activities. In the evening, spend time in one of five bars, or watch the nightly live shows. At mealtimes, there’s the buffet restaurant, a steakhouse, a fusion restaurant, an Italian place, a Japanese eatery and a Spanish restaurant. If you fancy some pampering, you will be able to use the hotels spa.
SPORTS & ACTIVITIES
When it comes to watersports, this hotel has got all bases covered. At the beach, you can go kayaking, snorkelling, windsurfing and sailing. Get involved with things like aqua aerobics, water polo and an introductory scuba diving lesson back at the pool.
Tennis-lovers will be in their element – there are four courts up for grabs across the resort, meaning plenty of chances to practise your swing or play a match. You’ve also got the option to join in with dance lessons and RiuFit classes.
- 4 tennis courts
Take your pick of four tennis courts across the Riu Resort.
- Scuba diving lesson*
An introductory scuba diving lesson is part of your package and takes place in the pool.
- Daytime activity programme
Entertainment programmes run daily.
FOOD & DRINK
The main restaurant lays on a buffet for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Start the day with fresh fruit juice and pastries, or ask the chef to whip you up an omelette. At lunch and dinner, you can chow down on net-fresh seafood and a mix of local and international foods.
There are five à la carte eateries, including an Italian and Spanish. Yokohama plates up popular Japanese dishes and sushi, while the fusion restaurant makes Michelin-style food that looks almost too good to eat.
- La Isabela buffet restaurant
The main restaurant at the hotel offers breakfast, lunch and dinner. Enjoy your meal indoors or go al fresco, with themed nights three times a week.
- La Bodega
This Spanish restaurant has got a menu that'll certainly whet your appetite, including the popular Paella dish.
- Fusion à la carte restaurant
There's a formal dress code for dinner.
- Yokohama à la carte Japanese restaurant
- Luigi à la carte Italian restaurant
There's a formal dress code for dinner.
- La Altagracia
This poolside steakhouse has got grilled meats on its menu. Please note that there's a formal dress code for dinner.
- Daiquiri lobby bar
- Los Rosario
Enjoy a drink from the well-stocked bar, on the terrace.
- Saona Swim-up bar
You don't have to go far if you get thirsty in the pool. Swim over to the bar for a choice of drinks.
- Sports bar
- A la carte dining
A la carte dining is available at the Spanish, Japanese, steakhouse, Fusion and Italian restaurants.
- Capucchino patisserie
This snack bar serves coffee, ice-cream and cakes.
HEALTH & BEAUTY
The hotel has its own Renova Spa*, with a hair salon* and beauty treatments* on offer. This place comes complete with a gym, sauna and whirlpool.
- Renova Spa*
Head on over to the Renova Spa where you'll find a beauty salon and a hairdressers, plus massages are on the menu, too.
- Hot tub/whirlpool
Every evening kicks off with the band playing live music in the courtyard, warming up the audience before the main show starts. Each night there’s something different to watch – everything from circus acts and dance displays, to tribute bands and Vegas-style shows.
The night doesn’t end when the curtains drop. You can sip on cocktails in one of the bars, or show off your best moves at the resort’s own Pacha nightclub.
- Pacha nightclub in the Riu Resort
You'll have free entry to Pacha apart from during special events. Drinks aren't included as part of your package here.
- Live music and shows
Live music and shows take place every evening.
- Kids' club - RiuLand
The hotel-run kids' club is for ages 4-7 years, plus there's daily activities for ages 8-12 at RiuLand, too.
- Riu Pool Party
The Riu Resort puts on adults-only pool parties a few times a week.
Pool-wise, the main events are the huge, rectangular pools. One comes with a swim-up bar and some sunken sunbeds. If you prefer to stay on dry land, there are plenty of loungers dotted around the sun terrace.
A smaller pool looks out over the swimming area where all the activities take place, so it’s perfect for watching the water volleyball, or for chilling out away from the action.
- 3 outdoor pools
There are 3 pools surrounded by a sun huge terrace with lots of sun loungers. Plus towels and parasols are available.
- Children's pool with waterslides
- Pool towels
- Waterpark at RIU Naiboa
Access to the waterpark at the RIU Naiboa hotel is free if you're staying at a RIU resort. It features 6 waterslides, including a body slide, a body bowl and a kamikaze. Just to let you know, there is a minimum height of 1.20m for children. Plus the park has a kids' pool with smaller slides which do not have a minimum height requirement.
- Room service 24-hours
- Souvenir shop*
- Gift shop*
- Free Wi-Fi
You'll be able to connect to the hotel's Wi-Fi zones.
Items marked with * incur extra charges which are payable locally
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