ClubHotel Riu Bambu
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Overlooking the striking Arena Gorda Beach, the ClubHotel Riu Bambu has All-Inclusive 24 hour a day service so that you can enjoy the best services. This 5-star hotel in Punta Cana has free Wi-Fi in the hotel's common areas, pools for children and adults and an extensive entertainment program so that your stay with RIU Hotels & Resorts is unforgettable.

The more than 700 rooms at the ClubHotel Riu Bambu have a balcony or terrace, a minibar, satellite TV and a sitting area, among many other amenities, to make your vacation in the Dominican Republic an enjoyable one. In addition, at the hotel's facilities you can take part in an infinite number of sports and visit the Renova Spa at the Hotel Riu Palace Bavaro, located just a few yards away, which offers treatments that will leave you like new.

At the ClubHotel Riu Bambu both children and adults have areas where they can have fun all day long. At RiuLand kids' club children can take part in a wide range of activities and play at the playground and in the pool equipped with slides. The adults can take a cool off in one of the hotel's 3 pools, one of which is equipped with a hydromassage area, and relax soaking up the sun on the deck chairs. In addition, they can enjoy shows and live music, as well as the best nightlife just a few yards away at the Pachá nightclub.

The culinary options at our all-inclusive hotel in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic stand out for their quality and variety. You can have authentic culinary experiences at the Italian, Asian and Mexican restaurants and savor the best meat at the ClubHotel Riu Bambu's steakhouse. In addition, at the hotel's 5 bars, which include a pool bar, a swim-up bar and a lounge bar, you can enjoy the best beverages and snacks during your stay.

If you wish to discover the areas surrounding the ClubHotel Riu Bambu in Punta Cana you can take a variety of excursions to visit incredible sites such as the Marinarium Marine Park, the beautiful sugarcane fields of Higüey, the Altos de Chavón and Saona Island, among other areas of interest. For more information on the surrounding area, consult our Punta Cana travel guide or discover the best deals the ClubHotel Riu Bambu has to offer. Take an authentic vacation to a beachside paradise surrounded by the best the Dominican Republic has to offer at RIU Hotels & Resorts!


RIU Hotels & Resorts offers you the possibility of enjoying incredible facilities with numerous aquatic attractions to experience new thrills during your RIU holiday. If you stay at our hotels, you'll have free admission to Splash Water World, where you'll find water attractions, a snack bar with soft drinks, juices and water. Have fun with RIU Hotels & Resorts!

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Important Information

Spring Break Policies: Spring Breakers (either groups or individuals, regardless of age) are not allowed at any RIU property, at any time during the year. RIU Hotels & Resorts, reserves the right to withhold admission to any Spring Breaker. The hotel reserves the right of admission and may request clients to show passport or official ID to prove full identification. 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.


  • Completely refurbished in summer 2017
  • All Inclusive 24 hours
  • Free WiFi throughout hotel 
  • Situated on Arena Gorda Beach
  • 25 km / 16 miles from Punta Cana Int'l. Airport
  • Awarded GOLD certification for the Travelife Sustainability System
  • Pools and sun terrace
  • Main and theme restaurants
  • Recreation and entertainment for children and adults

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  • "Colonial" restaurant with terrace
  • "San Angelo" Italian restaurant
  • "Hibachi" Asian restaurant
  • "Kulinarium" restaurant
  • "Olé" Spanish restaurant
  • "Palm Beach" steakhouse
  • "Mama Juana" poolside / Mexican restaurant
  • "Azúcar" lounge bar
  • "La Plaza" bar with terrace
  • "Surfin' " poolside bar and swim-up bar with Chill out area
  • "Blue" poolside bar and swim-up bar
  • "The Sand" poolside bar
  • Sports bar
  • 5 swimming pools (687 / 434 / 420 / 227 / 205 m²)
  • 2 children's swimming pools (98 / 12 m²)
  • Free sun loungers, towels and parasols by pool area

  • Sun terraces
  • "RiuLand" kids' club with children's swimming pool
  • Children's playground
  • Riu4U Club for teenagers
  • Free gym
  • Use of computers with Internet access (additional charge)
  • Free WiFi throughout hotel 
  • Water park "Splash Water World" at the Riu Resort Punta Cana:
  • Free entrance for all guests staying at the RIU Resort
  • "Splash Water World" with 6 water slides: Open body slide, Body Bowl, Aquatubo, Kamikaze, Aquaracer, Stuka
  • Guests must be of a height of at least 1.20m/3.9ft to be admitted
  • Children's pool with water slides
  • At Riu Palace Bavaro:
  • Free steam bath
  • "Renova Spa" with a variety of treatments, beauty salon, hairdresser and massages (additional charge)
  • On Caribbean Street:
  • Gym, jeweller's, chemist's, photo studio and lab, a variety of shops, "Pacha" discotheque

  • 1000 guest rooms
  • All guest rooms have:
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Hairdryer
  • 110 V
  • Telephone
  • Free WiFi
  • Central air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Minibar
  • Liquor dispenser
  • Satellite TV (flat screen)
  • In-room safe
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Double rooms with:
  • 2 beds 125 x 200 cm
  • Suites with:
  • 2 beds 125 x 200 cm
  • Integrated lounge area with sofa
  • Family rooms with:
  • 2 beds 125 x 200 cm
  • Sofa bed
  • More spacious than double rooms
  • Deluxe double rooms with:
  • 1 king-size bed 200 x 200 cm or 2 beds 125 x 200 cm
  • Some with sofa bed
  • All Inclusive 24 hours
  • All meals and snacks
  • Breakfast:
  • Full American breakfast buffet and live cooking stations
  • Continental breakfast / snacks
  • Lunch:
  • Hot and cold buffet and live cooking stations
  • Snacks, pizzas, pasta, fresh fruit and salads
  • Dinner ("Colonial" restaurant):
  • Buffets and live cooking stations
  • Special evenings: themed buffets (three times a week)
  • Optional dining:
  • Italian restaurant (à la carte; buffet starters and dessert)
  • "Kulinarium" restaurant (à la carte)
  • Spanish restaurant (buffet)
  • Steakhouse (à la carte)
  • Mexican restaurant (buffet)
  • Asian restaurant (buffet)
  • Snacks 24 hours a day
  • For additional lunches and snacks, free choice from a selection of restaurants at the Riu Bambu and Riu Naiboa hotels
  • Beverages:
  • Unlimited local beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks) available 24 hours a day
  • Access to all bars within the Riu Resort (except the bars at Riu Palace Macao, Riu Palace Punta Cana, Riu Palace Bavaro and "Pacha" discotheque)
  • Minibar and regularly restocked liquor dispenser
  • All Inclusive features
  • Sports and activities:
  • Volleyball court
  • Group fitness activities in the RiuFit area (daily)
  • Gym
  • 1 tennis court with floodlights
  • Multipurpose sports pitch with padel tennis court
  • Steam bath (at Riu Palace Bavaro)
  • 4 tennis courts in the Riu Resort
  • Windsurfing, kayaking, pedaloes, snorkelling equipment
  • 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 Riu4U for teenagers ages 13 to 17 (several times a week)
  • Daytime entertainment programme for adults (daily)
  • Riu evening programme, live music or shows (daily)
  • "Pacha" discotheque (open every night)
  • Free entry to "Pacha" discotheque (excluding special evenings); drinks not included
  • Sports and facilities nearby (additional charge):
  • Various water sports available
  • 18-hole golf course
  • 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 Arena Gorda
Punta Cana - -
Tel: (809) 221 7575

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