Riu Playa Blanca - All Inclusive

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On the beach, sun loungers, beach towels, scuba diving
On the beach, sun loungers, beach towels, scuba diving
On the beach, sun loungers, beach towels, scuba diving
3 outdoor pools, free cabanas, pool umbrellas

Overview of Riu Playa Blanca - All Inclusive

Riu Playa Blanca - All Inclusive

3.5 star property
Rio Hato beachfront property with 4 restaurants and pool bar

7.8/10 Good

1,003 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free breakfast
  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Bathtub
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Finca 43.668, Rio Hato, Cocle
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • On the beach
  • 4 restaurants and 5 bars/lounges
  • 3 outdoor pools
  • Nightclub
  • Beach sun loungers
  • Beach towels
  • Children's pool
  • Waterslide
  • Pool bar
  • Swim-up bar
  • Limo/town car service
Feel at home
  • Children's pool
  • Private bathroom
  • Television
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping
Cleaning & safety
  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Social distancing

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About this area

What's nearby

  • On the beach
  • Farallon Beach - 1 min drive
  • Playa Blanca - 16 min drive

Getting around

  • Rio Hato (RIH-Scarlett Martinez Intl.) - 3 min drive
  • Tocumen Intl. Airport (PTY) - 118 min drive

About this property

Riu Playa Blanca - All Inclusive

A great choice for a stay in Rio Hato, Riu Playa Blanca - All Inclusive features a nightclub and puts you just 1 mi (1.6 km) from the airport. After a dip in one of 3 outdoor pools, guests can grab a bite to eat at Balboa, one of 4 restaurants, which serves American cuisine and is open for breakfast and dinner. Other highlights at this all-inclusive property include 5 bars/lounges, a poolside bar, and a children's pool. Fellow travelers say good things about the pool and helpful staff.

All-inclusive

This property is all-inclusive. Onsite food and beverages are included in the room price (some restrictions may apply).

Gratuities and taxes

Gratuities and taxes are included. Additional gratuities at guests' discretion are accepted.

Food and beverages

All buffet and à la carte meals, snacks, and beverages included
In-room minibar (all beverages included)
In-room liquor dispensers

Activities and facilities/equipment

All non-motorized water sports, land activities, and use of recreational facilities and equipment are included.

Water activities

Kayaking
Snorkeling

Land activities

Volleyball

Lessons/classes/games

Aerobics

Entertainment

Onsite entertainment and activities
Access to onsite nightclubs
Onsite live performances

Languages

English, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
Property is disinfected with electrostatic spray
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Follows standard cleaning and disinfection practices of Covid-19 Health Protocol (RIU)

Social distancing

Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 573 rooms
  • Arranged over 7 floors

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM - 11:30 PM
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is 11:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Children

  • No cribs (infant beds)

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • Free onsite self parking

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast each morning 7 AM–10:30 AM
  • 4 restaurants
  • 5 bars/lounges
  • Poolside bar
  • Swim-up bar
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Snack bar/deli

Traveling with children

  • Children's pool
  • Waterslide
  • Grocery/convenience store

What to do

  • On the beach
  • Fitness classes
  • Beach volleyball
  • Kayaking
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Shopping
  • Pool table
  • Whale-watching nearby

Working away

  • Meeting room
  • Computer station
  • Conference space

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Limo or town car service
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Free pool cabanas
  • Beach sun loungers
  • Beach towels
  • Pool loungers
  • Pool umbrellas

Facilities

  • 1 building/tower
  • Built in 2014
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Television in common areas
  • 18 holes of golf
  • 3 outdoor pools
  • Nightclub
  • Waterslide

Accessibility

  • Elevator
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Well-lit path to entrance

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Television
  • Satellite TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Free stocked minibar
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Bed sheets provided

What to enjoy

  • Balcony

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
  • Electrical adapters/chargers

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)

Special features

All-inclusive

This property is all-inclusive. Onsite food and beverages are included in the room price (some restrictions may apply).

Gratuities and taxes

Gratuities and taxes are included. Additional gratuities at guests' discretion are accepted.

Food and beverages

All buffet and à la carte meals, snacks, and beverages included
In-room minibar (all beverages included)
In-room liquor dispensers

Activities and facilities/equipment

All non-motorized water sports, land activities, and use of recreational facilities and equipment are included.

Water activities

Kayaking
Snorkeling

Land activities

Volleyball

Lessons/classes/games

Aerobics

Entertainment

Onsite entertainment and activities
Access to onsite nightclubs
Onsite live performances

Dining

Balboa - This buffet restaurant specializes in American cuisine and serves breakfast and dinner.
Xian - This restaurant specializes in Asian cuisine and serves dinner only. Open daily.
Il Palazzo - This restaurant specializes in Italian cuisine and serves dinner only. Open daily.
Chiriqui - This poolside steakhouse serves lunch and dinner. Open daily.

Awards and affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Travelife, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

Fees & policies

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; the property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray.

Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; masks are required in public areas.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Covid-19 Health Protocol (RIU).

Policies

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit on site.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

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Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings

7.8

Good

8.1/10

Cleanliness

8.0/10

Staff & service

7.4/10

Amenities

7.8/10

Property conditions & facilities

7.9/10

Eco-friendliness

10/10 Exceptional

I've been to this resort like 5 times as it is my family's favorite. Leaps and bounds better then any of the other all incluso es nearby. Definitely recommend!
john, 5-night family trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Cordial and friendly
I was greeted all the time at the front desk. Made accommodations to make me feel comfortable. This place is maintained clean at all times.
Coralia, 5-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

8/10 Very good

Elissa Rose, 7-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

6/10 Good

Hotel is beautiful from outside, but rooms are in very poor conditions and need to refresh painting.
Svetlana, 10-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Amazing icean views, so quiet amd well organuzed with excellent dinig!
Brandon, 3-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

The maintenance was great always clean staff is friendly and very nice customer service is great and friendly also pool was nice n well maintained the court yard view was very beautiful at nights rooms was excellent well maintained an cleaned often my whole experience at the hotel was extremely wonderful
Travis, 7-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

It’s a perfect place to stay
Nelson, 10-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

Dh
ewa, 5-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

4/10 Fair

Glenys, 8-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

Blanca Estela, 5-night trip
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