Punta Cana, Dominican Republic is renowned for its brilliant, tranquil waters and a seemingly endless supply of the world’s most stunning beaches. A favourite destination of travellers from across the globe, this idyllic setting is the perfect place to indulge in a romantic getaway, relaxing holiday, or fun family vacation.
Dotting the over 30 km stretch of silky sand of Punta Cana’s coast, RIU Hotels and Resorts offers unrivalled tropical luxury at its 5 outstanding all inclusive properties. The 4 star Riu Naiboa, a favourite RIU classic resort, recently underwent renovations and now includes many new features and upgrades to delight returning and new guests alike. The 5 star Riu Bambu is the perfect setting for a family vacation. The hotel offers a special children’s water play area with supervised activities and family rooms that can accommodate up to 3 children. The 5 star plus Riu Palace Macao brings a touch of colonial charm and elegance to RIU’s palace collection. Enjoy champagne breakfasts daily and fill your holiday with several dining options at the resort’s 4 restaurants. Resting on Punta Cana’s famous Arena Gorda Beach, the 5 star plus Riu Palace Punta Cana delights visitors with luxurious suites and hydro-massage bathtubs. Guests can dine at 6 restaurants or enjoy 24 hour room service. Entertainment options abound with 5 bars including a sports bar, a disco, and a casino. The all new 5 star plus Riu Palace Bavaro, which opened in December 2011, is sure to impress with its 3 sparkling pools, 5 sumptuous restaurants, elegantly designed rooms, and excellent amenities. Guests will revel in all the typical features included in the Palace collection such as champagne breakfasts, 24 hour room service, poolside waiter beverage service, and more, while enjoying the fresh and modern splendour of this exceptional property.
Punta Cana’s breathtaking scenery provides a spectacular backdrop for enjoying a medley of sports and activities while staying at one of RIU’s all inclusive resorts. Enjoy all the amenities these Punta Cana resorts have to offer such as tennis, non-motorized sports, and scuba lessons in the pool, or head out to explore all that Punta Cana has to offer. Relish this ocean playground with a leisurely catamaran trip as you float gently on crystal clear waters, go snorkelling or diving to discover the vibrant marine life, or take a glass bottomed boat trip to catch glimpses of all the sea creatures that lie beneath. This eastern coast offers some of the best conditions for deep sea fishing, kite boarding, wind surfing, and surfing. Punta Cana is also home to dozens of world-class designer golf courses surrounded by breathtaking coastlines, lush green fairways, and awe-inspiring nature. Guests of the RIU Punta Cana resorts receive discounted rates at the Cocotal Golf and Country Club to enjoy the world class course.
Sightseeing options abound in Punta Cana and neighbouring areas. Visit The Indigenous Eyes Ecological Park to discover more than 500 species of exotic plants on trails that snake along natural lagoons, explore the Manati Park and its over 100 sq km of tropical flora and fauna, or take a Jeep Safari and venture over back roads, passed rice fields, and through dense jungle. For a bit of adventure, take a horseback ride to the Fun Fun Cave with its 7 km flowing river and descend 55 feet into Los Haitises National Park.
All of RIU’s all inclusive resorts are sure to provide you with a memorable Punta Cana vacation. With so much to do, see and experience, Punta Cana will definitely have you coming back for more. Take advantage of Signature Vacations’ exclusive RIU collection and spend your holiday in bliss.