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RIU Hotels & Resorts - Latest Openings and Renovations

RIU Hotels & Resorts is one of the largest hotel chains in the world, with more than 100 hotels in 21 countries. The characteristic that makes RIU stand out is the exclusive service it offers its guests so they always feel completely satisfied.

The warmth of RIU facilities means guests feel they are right at home, in modern, comfortable and spacious rooms to suit all types of needs. Attentive service ensures every stay runs smoothly, creating a cheerful, friendly and welcoming environment: the makings of a truly wonderful stay. Gourmet cuisine is another of RIU Hotels & Resorts success stories. All guests enjoy a selection of dishes prepared daily with the utmost care and to their liking using fresh, exquisitely presented ingredients.

RIU Hotels & Resorts is pleased to present four beautiful All Inclusive hotels undergoing new construction, renovations or expansion this year. The exciting work is already underway on all the new facilities, amenities and features as they prepare to dazzle clients with an endless variety of unforgettable stays.

Riu Dunamar Hotel - Opening December 2, 2017
Cancun/Costa Mujeres, Mexico

Located within the Costa Mujeres development project across the bay from Isla Mujeres, the brand-new 24hr All Inclusive Riu Dunamar Hotel is ideal for exploring the white-sand beaches and unique biodiversity of this world-class vacation destination.

  • Beachfront location just 11 miles from Cancun downtown
  • 740 guestrooms, five swimming pools
  • Free Wi-fi throughout hotel, including rooms
  • Buffet-style and theme restaurants
  • Free gym, steam bath and whirlpool
  • Restaurants, bars, nightclub and much more
  • Water play area for kids

Riu Palace Paradise Island Hotel - Renovations Begin July 24, 2017
Paradise Island, Bahamas

Completely renovated when it reopens October 28th of this year as Adults Only, this resort will offer special Added Values ideal for adults who enjoy tranquil stays surrounded by the exclusive services and facilities of our sophisticated Palace line.
Renovations Will Include:

  • New pool with swim-up bar
  • New Indian restaurant
  • New Jerk Grill station
  • New Cappuccino Bar with pastries
  • New gym
  • New theater and lobby bar
  • 360 front desk
  • New 24hr lounge

Riu Bambu Hotel - Re-opening July 15, 2017
Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

Nestled within the five-hotel Punta Cana complex, this completely renovated hotel will re-open mid-July with free access to Splash Water World, three new restaurants and a variety of new facilities and amenities, including:

  • New deluxe rooms
  • New restaurants: Kulinarium, Steakhouse, Spanish Specialties
  • New pool with swim-up bar
  • New sun terrace and sun loungers
  • New RIU4YOU Teens´ Club
  • New gym, completely renovated common areas and more

Riu Republica Hotel - Expands with new wing opening Winter 2017/18
Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

The recently opened hotel is already thrilling guests with its modern design, tranquil adults only ambiance, special Added Values and alluring oceanfront views overlooking Arena Gorda Beach. Riu Republica Hotel will be expanding with a new wing set to open Winter 2017/18.
New facilities will include:

  • 501 new guestrooms
  • Main restaurant
  • Indian restaurant
  • Olé Spanish restaurant
  • Kulinarium restaurant
  • Jerk grill on the beach
  • Macao Bar
  • Coco’s Bar on the beach
  • Aquatic bar
  • Poolside bar with plaza and stage
  • 3 swimming pools
  • Splash Water World with 4 waterslides (separate from the one in the Punta Cana complex)

RIU Hotels & Resorts has world-famous all-inclusive beach resorts located in Mexico (Cancun, Riviera Maya, Riviera Nayarit, Cabo San Lucas, Mazatlan), Dominican Republic (Punta Cana, Puerto Plata), Bahamas (Paradise Island), Jamaica (Montego Bay, Negril, Ocho Rios), Aruba, Costa Rica, Panama and Saint Martin.

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