Riu Bambu
Playa Arena Gorda
Higuey, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

Distance from hotel to Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ), 21 miles (34 kms). Distance from hotel to town of Higuey, 6 miles (10 kms).  

From the moment you walk through the door at Riu Bambu, you'll experience the welcoming spirit of the Dominican Republic. This hotel is located within the Riu resort complex in Punta Cana, just footsteps from the authentic Caribbean Street area. The sports, activities, food, drink and nightlife available onsite and within walking distance are literally endless. The resorts two impeccable swimming pools, tennis courts and six restaurants located throughout the resort complex make for both exciting days and nights that are sure to be unforgettable. With all-inclusive entertainment, sports and dining, your experience there will truly keep you coming back for more.  

Hotel Amenities (back to top)
  • Aerobics
  • Aerobics (aqua)
  • Babysitting Services ($)
  • Bar (snack)
  • Bar (swim-up)
  • Bars/Lounges (3)
  • Beach
  • Beauty Salon ($)
  • Billiards ($)
  • Breakfast Room
  • Car Rental ($)
  • Children's Activities
  • Children's Club
  • Children's Playground
  • Currency Exchange ($)
  • Disco
  • Dive Center ($)
  • Doctor (on call) ($)
  • Entertainment
  • Exercise Classes
  • Fitness Center
  • Floors (2)
  • Gift Shop ($)
  • Golf (nearby) ($)
  • Ice Machines
  • Internet Access ($)
  • Jacuzzi (outdoor)
  • Juice Bar ($)
  • Laundry Service ($)
  • Meal Service (poolside)
  • Medical Services ($)
  • Multi-Sport Court
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Newsstand ($)
  • Parking Facility
  • Ping Pong
  • Pools (outdoor) (2)
  • Poolside Beverage Service
  • Poolside Grill
  • Poolside Meal Service
  • Restaurants (4)
  • Rooms (560)
  • Safe Deposit Boxes (in room)
  • Sauna
  • Snack Bar
  • Spa ($)
  • Sundries Shop
  • Taxi Stand ($)
  • Tennis Courts (lighted) (2)
  • Umbrellas (beach/pool)
  • Watersports (motorized) ($)
  • Watersports (non-motorized)
  • Wedding Coordinator ($)
  • Wedding Site ($)

Miscellaneous Amenities Caribbean Street (gym no extra cost, disco entrance free but drinks at extra cost, pizzeria at no additional cost, billiards at extra cost, etc.) Internet Access (wireless) Effective 11/01/12:  

• Free WiFi will be available in the lobby for 90 consecutive minutes per day.  

• WiFi will be available in guest rooms for a fee ($). Pool (children's) Children's pool and water play area (98 square meters) ($) Denotes a fee may be charged. Please note: Some hotel amenities listed above may have an additional fee associated with them.  

Accommodation Categories and Descriptions (back to top)

Arrival/Departure Time:  

• Check-in-time: 3:00 pm Check-out-time: 12:00 pm  

Early check-in and late checkout on request, and subject to availability.  

Children Policy:  

• Children's age break is 12 years old.  

Maximum Occupancy:  

2016 Standard - 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children or 3 adults and 1 child.  

• Deluxe Room - 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children or 3 adults and 1 child.  

• Junior Suite - 2 adults.  

• Family Room* - 2 adults and 3 children or 3 adults and 2 children or 4 adults and 1 child or 4 adults.  

*Minimum occupancy for this category is 2 adults and 1 child.  

2017 The 2017 maximum occupancies have not been received yet, please use the 2016 maximum occupancies as a guideline. This information is subject to change.  

Standard, Air conditioning, ceiling fan, two double beds, direct dial phone, regularly replenished mini-bar and liquor dispenser, satellite TV, electronic in-room safe (laptop size 15"), iron and ironing board. Bathroom equipped with bathtub and shower, hairdryer and amenities kit. Balcony or terrace.  

• Bedding: 2 double beds.  

Deluxe Room, Modern and new decoration style, air conditioning, ceiling fan, king size bed, sofa or sofa-bed, direct dial phone, regularly replenished mini-bar and liquor dispenser, satellite flat screen TV, electronic in-room safe (laptop size 15"), iron and ironing board. Bathroom equipped with shower, by door separate toilet, double sink, hairdryer and amenities kit. Balcony or terrace. Free Wi-Fi available in the room.  

• Bedding: 1 king bed.  

Junior Suite, Air conditioning, ceiling fan, two double beds, living room area with sofa, direct dial phone, regularly replenished mini-bar and liquor dispenser, satellite TV, electronic in-room safe (laptop size 15"), iron and ironing board. Bathroom equipped with bathtub and shower, bidet, hairdryer and amenities kit. Balcony or terrace.  

• Bedding: 2 double beds. Accommodation amenities include: bidet.  

Family Room, Air conditioning, ceiling fan, two double beds, living room with sofa-bed, direct dial phone, regularly replenished mini-bar and liquor dispenser, satellite TV, electronic in-room safe (laptop size 15"), iron and ironing board. Bathroom equipped with bathtub and shower, double- sink, hairdryer and amenities kit. Terrace.  

• Bedding: 2 double beds.  

All accommodations include: hairdryer, crib (on request), ironing board, liquor dispenser, maid service, patio or balcony, radio, rollaway bed (on request), smoke detector, sprinkler system, telephone (direct dial), air conditioning, television (satellite), alarm clock, bathtub, ceiling fan and iron.  

Safe electronic in-room safe (lap top size)  

Mini-bar Fully stocked and regularly restocked.  

Specific bedding and/or special requests are fulfilled based on availability and cannot always be guaranteed.  

Food and Beverage Outlets (back to top)

Sports Bar, snacks & beverages available.  

General Opening Hours: 24 hours General Opening Days: Daily  

Chilli's Cuisine: Mexican.  

Colonial, Main restaurant, buffet style with show cooking, serving international and local specialties.  

Hibachi, a la carte restaurant, open for dinner.  

Cuisine: Japanese.  

Mama Juana, Lunch and snacks, during the day. Grill steakhouse, a la carte for dinner.  

San Angelo, a la carte restaurant, open for dinner.  

Cuisine: Italian.  

Add-On Package (Honeymoon and Romance Package 2016) (back to top)

HONEYMOON AND ROMANCE PACKAGE 2016  

Booking Dates: 06/19/2015 - 12/23/2016 Travel Dates: 12/24/2015 - 12/23/2016  

Package Inclusions:  

• Surprise welcome gift in their room  

• Bottle of rum  

• King bed (subject to availablity at time of check-in)  

• Late check-out (subject to availability at time of departure)  

• Complimentary upgrade to next available room category (subject to availability and upon request) -$40.00 USD spa credit in Ocean Harmony massage for two (50 min), per adult, per person, per stay. This discount does not apply with other promotions and discounts  

Please Note:  

• Spa credit redeemable at Renova Spa Riu Palace Bavaro  

• Package inclusions are subject to change  

Package inclusions are subject to change.  

Bonus Features (back to top)

 

• Complimentary entrance to Pacha night club.  

 

• Complimentary entrance to the Riu Palace Macao Casino.  

Bonus Features  

 

• Towels  

• Use of Fitness Center  

• Use of Tennis Courts  

• Watersports (Non-Motorized)  

• Parking  

• Afternoon tea  

• Bottled water  

• Daily activities  

• Morning coffee  

• Welcome Drink -1 Gala dinner per week  

Spa Credit Travel Dates: 12/24/2015 - 12/23/2016  

-$35.00 USD spa credit in Renova Combination (80 min.)  

• Per adult person (18 and up), per stay. Not combinable with other promotions or discount  

• Redeemable at Renova Spa, Riu Palace Bavaro  

Honeymooners  

 

• Honeymooners will receive a surprise gift in their room upon arrival.  

• Marriage certificate required. Must be issued within the past 90 days.  

Miscellaneous Information (back to top)

General Information  

• At least 1 person 21 years or over in every room during the months of February through May.  

• The remainder of the year, at least 1 person must be 18 years old or over in every room.  

Student Group/Spring Break Policy Riu will not accept any student groups throughout the year.  

Local Attractions (back to top)

Tourist Attractions Nearby:  

• EL CORTECITO FISHING VILLAGE: 6 miles(10 kms)