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The Hotel Riu Palace Costa Rica (All Inclusive 24h), is located in Guanacaste, Costa Rica on the edge of the beach of Matapalo. This hotel, fully prepared to provide the best service to its customers, has four swimming pools (one with a wet bar), jacuzzi, gym, sauna and a wellness center "Renova Spa" with different treatments and massages. Everything you need for maximum comfort during your stay.

The quality of the cuisine offered at the different restaurants of the hotel is exceptional thanks to our chefs, who prepare a variety of dishes, from classic to the most exotic. You'll want to to try each of our menusand thanks to the All Inclusive service, you will be able to enjoy the buffet restaurant or the four different theme restaurants of the hotel.

If your stay is for work purposes, then the Hotel Riu Palace Costa Rica will be ideal for you. It has five conference rooms, modern and fully equipped so you can conduct meetings or events in a professional and simple way, well as various services that you will be able to request.

Being on a privileged environment, the hotel offers a variety of activities on the beautiful beaches such as diving or fishing in the Pacific waters, ecotourism in the volcanic areas, and during the day several programs of entertainment for all ages, whether in family or friends. The hotel has a gym, table tennis, volleyball, tennis court, windsurf, sailing, snorkeling equipment, kayaks and other water activities. If your favorite sport is golf, the Four Seasons Golf Club has fantastic views over the sea.

Guanacaste is less tropical, humid and lush than the rest of the country. Its plains and dry forests sometimes remind African savanna landscapes. Inland you can see the savanna, local cowboys on their horses while driving their flocks, which are authentic figures of popular culture of this destination. From the hotel, you can do several excursions that you can not lose, like the visit of the National Park Rincon de la Vieja, the Safari Park or the capital of Guanacaste: Liberia.

Enjoy the best offers of Costa Rica and spend some relaxing time at the hotel.

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Important Information

Spring Break Policies: at least one person of 21 years or older is required in every room during March & April. During the remainder of the year, at least one person 18 years or older is required in every room. The hotel reserves the right of admission and may request clients to show passport or official ID to prove age. Guests can and will be removed from the property at their own expense in case of any disturbance or complaint from other guests or hotel staff. Parties in rooms are not allowed. Spring break groups or unruly behavior is not allowed all year round at any property.

Highlights

  • All Inclusive 24 hours
  • Free WiFi throughout hotel
  • Directly on Matapalo beach, next to the Riu Guanacaste
  • Room service 24 hours a day
  • 4 swimming pools, one with swim-up bar
  • Buffet style and theme restaurants
  • "Renova Spa" with a variety of treatments

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Services

  • Room service 24 hours a day
  • "Arenal" main restaurant with terrace
  • "Krystal" Fusion restaurant
  • "Tokio" Japanese restaurant
  • "L'Anfora" Italian restaurant
  • "Papagayo" poolside restaurant / grill and steakhouse
  • "Daiquiri" lobby bar
  • "Capuchino" pâtisserie & ice cream parlor
  • "Stars" lounge bar with terrace
  • "Melody" plaza bar
  • Lounge 24 (open 24 hrs, All Inclusive service)
  • "Coconut" poolbar with swim-up bar
  • Sports bar (at Riu Guanacaste, open 24 hrs)
  • 4 swimming pools
  • Free sun loungers, towels and parasols by pool
  • Sun terrace
  • Children's swimming pool and children's playground
  • "RiuLand" kids' club
  • "RiuArt" atelier
  • Use of computers with Internet access (additional charge)
  • Free WiFi throughout hotel
  • Kiosk

  • At the Riu Resort:
  • Conference and Events centre with 5 conference and meeting rooms
  • Spa "Renova Spa" with a varitey of treatments (additional charge)
  • Free gym, steam bath and whirlpool bath**
  • "Pacha" discotheque (free entry, drinks not included)
  • Casino
  • "El Poblado" Street with boutique, kiosk, mini-market, souvenir & photo shop
  • Medical office (at additional charge)
  • * Use of the gym, whirlpool bath and steam bath is restricted to guests over 18 years old. Sports shoes are compulsory when using the gym

Rooms
  • 538 guest rooms
  • All guest rooms have:
  • Room service 24 hours a day
  • Turndown service
  • Bathroom with hydromassage bathtub and shower cabin, double wash basin
  • Bathroom toiletries
  • Special make-up mirror
  • Hairdryer
  • 110 V
  • Free WiFi
  • Telephone
  • Central air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Minibar
  • Liquor dispenser
  • Coffee maker
  • Satellite TV
  • Electronic in-room safe (laptop size 15")
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Junior suites with:
  • Integrated lounge area with sofa or sofa bed
  • 2 beds (125 x 200 cm) or 1 king-size bed (200 x 200 cm)
  • Ocean View Junior suites with:
  • Ocean views
  • Family suites with:
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 2 beds (125 x 200 cm) and 1 king-size bed (200 x 200 cm)
  • Bathroom with hydromassage bathtub and shower cabin
  • 2nd bathroom with shower
  • Whirlpool bath suites with:
  • Integrated lounge with sofa
  • Bathrobe
  • 1 king-size bed (200 x 200 cm)
  • Whirlpool bath on balcony or terrace
Gastronomy
  • All Inclusive 24 hours
  • All meals and snacks
  • Breakfast:
  • Full American breakfast buffet, live cooking stations, fruits, juices and Cava
  • Continental breakfast / snacks
  • Lunch:
  • Hot and cold buffet and live cooking stations
  • Pizzas, pasta, salads and assorted desserts (Italian restaurant)
  • Dinner ("Arenal" restaurant):
  • Buffets and live cooking stations
  • Special evenings: themed buffet (three times a week)
  • Optional dining (à la carte, reservations required in advance):
  • "Krystal" Fusion restaurant
  • "Tokio" Japanese restaurant
  • "L'Anfora" Italian restaurant (buffet starters)
  • "Papagayo" Grill and steakhouse
  • Formal dress required for dinner. Main restaurant: gentlemen – no sleeveless T-shirts. Theme restaurants: gentlemen – no sleeveless T-shirts, long trousers.
  • Snacks 24 hours a day
  • For breakfast, lunch and snacks: free choice from a selection of restaurants at the Riu Palace Costa Rica and Riu Guanacaste hotels
  • Beverages:
  • Unlimited local and imported beverages served 24 hours a day
  • Drinks service at pool
  • Regularly restocked minibar and liquor dispenser
  • Room service 24 hours a day
Sport
  • All Inclusive features
  • Sports and activities:
  • Gym, workout, beach volleyball, billiards
  • Floodlit hard surface tennis court (300 m)
  • RiuFit: backfit, aquagym, stretching, bums-legs-tums (several times a week)
  • Steam bath, whirlpool bath
  • Windsurfing, pedaloes, snorkelling equipment, kayaking
  • 1 introductory scuba diving lesson in pool
  • Entertainment:
  • Daytime entertainment programme for children ages 4 to 7 and ages 8 to 12 at "RiuLand" (daily)
  • Daytime entertainment programme for adults (daily)
  • Activities programme at the "RiuArt" atelier (six times a week)
  • Shows, Riu evening programme or live music (daily)
  • "Pacha" discotheque (open 6 nights a week)
  • Free entry to the discotheque and the Casino (drinks not included)
  • Other sports and facilities nearby (additional charge):
  • Various water sports available
  • Golf course (20 km), horse riding
  • The RIU Group has no direct or indirect relationship with external services (especially PARASAILING) and does not assume any liability for them, any contract between them being the exclusive responsibility of the clients themselves.
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Playa Matapalo - Sardinal
Carrillo - Guanacaste -
Tel: +(506) 268 12 300

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