Riu Bambu is a friendly, fun hotel located on one of the most beautiful beaches in Punta Cana. It features 740 bungalow-style guestrooms with unique amenities such as Riu’s renowned minibar and liquor dispenser.

The hotel boasts unbeatable views with a perfect beachfront location on Arena Gorda. This beach is one of the most beautiful places in the Dominican Republic, with fine, white sand and turquoise water. There are two fresh water swimming pools, a solarium terrace, Jacuzzi, gym, sauna and the “Eternal Spa” wellness centre with a range of different treatments and massages.


Breakfast: Full American breakfast buffet and on the spot cooking stations

Lunch: Hot and cold buffet and on the spot cooking stations. Snacks, pizzas, pasta, fresh fruits and salads


  • At the main Colonial” restaurant: Buffets and on the spot cooking stations. Special evenings with theme buffets (twice a week)

Optional dining (reservations required in advance):

  • “San Angelo” Italian restaurant (à la carte; buffet starters and dessert)
  • “Mama Juana” Grill and steakhouse (à la carte)
  • Mexican restaurant (à la carte)
  • “Hibachi” Asian restaurant (buffet)
  • Snacks 24 hours a day
  • For additional lunch and snacks, a free choice from a selection of restaurants at the Riu Taino and Riu Naiboa hotels.
  • 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 the Riu Palace Macao, Riu Palace Punta Cana and “Pacha” night club)
  • Mini-bar and regularly restocked liquor dispenser

Rooms: The resort has 740 guestrooms

  • Double rooms with: Bathroom, Hairdryer, 110 V, Telephone, WiFi at a charge, Central air conditioning, Ceiling fan, Mini-bar, Liquor dispenser, Satellite TV, Radio alarm clock, In-room safe, Iron and ironing table, Balcony or terrace
  • Suites with all of the above plus: Living room area
  • Family rooms with sofa bed
  • Deluxe double rooms (Newly built in autumn 2012) with: Bathroom with shower, Double-sink, Satellite TV (flat screen), Free WiFi, 1 king-size bed, Some with sofa bed

Other Highlights:

  • Table tennis, workout, water polo, volleyball
  • Gym, sauna, jacuzzi
  • 2 floodlit tennis courts, 1 multipurpose sports pitch
  • Windsurfing, sailing, kayaking, pedaloes, body board, snorkelling equipment
  • 1 introductory scuba diving lesson in the pool
  • Daytime entertainment program for children ages 4 to 12 (daily)
  • Daytime entertainment program for adults (daily)
  • Riu evening program, live music or shows (daily)
  • Pacha night club (open every night)
  • Complimentary entrance to the Riu Palace Macao Casino
  • Complimentary entrance to “Pacha” night club (excluding special evenings); drinks not included