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Double Room Ocean Front
377 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Triple Room
409 square feet
1 King Bed and 1 Double Bed
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Suite, Ocean View (B2C)
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Family Suite, 2 Bedrooms (B2C)
1 King Bed and 2 Single Beds
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Double Room, Courtyard View (B2C)
1 King Bed 2 Double Beds
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Room (B2C)
1 King Bed and 1 Double Bed
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Double Ocean View
377 square feet
2 Double Beds 1 King Bed
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Double Room, Oceanfront (B2C)
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Double Room Courtyard View
377 square feet
1 King Bed 2 Double Beds
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Family Room, 2 Bedrooms (B2C)
1 King Bed and 2 Double Beds
Room sleeps 5 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Double Room, Ocean View (B2C)
2 Double Beds 1 King Bed
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Two Bedroom Family Suite
850 square feet
1 King Bed and 2 Single Beds
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Suite Ocean View
850 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Double Room Ocean Front
377 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Double Room Courtyard View
377 square feet
1 King Bed 2 Double Beds
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Double Room Courtyard View
377 square feet
1 King Bed 2 Double Beds
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Two Bedroom Family Room
850 square feet
1 King Bed and 2 Double Beds
Room sleeps 5 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Two Bedroom Family Suite
850 square feet
1 King Bed and 2 Single Beds
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Suite Ocean View
850 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Double Room Ocean View
377 square feet
2 Double Beds 1 King Bed
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Triple Room
409 square feet
1 King Bed and 1 Double Bed
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
Select dates to see price
Double Room Ocean View
377 square feet
2 Double Beds 1 King Bed
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
Select dates to see price
Two Bedroom Family Room
850 square feet
1 King Bed and 2 Double Beds
Room sleeps 5 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Get an overview of this hotel
3.5-star property on the beach, near Farallon Beach

Popular property highlights

Breakfast included
Free self parking
Free WiFi
Outdoor pool
Grocery/convenience store

Location

Located in Rio Hato, this beachfront resort is next to a golf course, 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Farallon Beach and 0.9 mi (1.5 km) from Santa Clara Beach. Playa Blanca and Farallon Island are also within 6 miles (10 km).

Resort features

At Riu Playa Blanca - All Inclusive, hit the beach, dine on-site at Balboa or enjoy a drink at one of the resort's 5 bars/lounges.

Room amenities

All 573 rooms offer free WiFi, free minibar items and TVs with satellite channels. Other amenities available to guests include balconies, free bottled water and ceiling fans.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Riu Playa Blanca - All Inclusive

Finca 43.668, Rio Hato, Cocle

Hotel Amenities

All-Inclusive Details

This resort is all-inclusive. On-site 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 spirit dispensers

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

Water activities

  • Kayaking
  • Snorkelling

Land activities
  • Volleyball

Lessons/classes/games
  • Aerobics

Kids' club

  • Supervised activities for children between 4 and 12 years old

Entertainment

  • On-site entertainment and activities
  • Access to on-site clubs
  • On-site live performances

Not included

  • Golf green fees
  • Use of golf cart
  • Use of golf equipment
  • Motorised water sports
  • Sailboats
  • Scuba-diving excursions
  • Snorkelling excursions
  • Airport transfers
  • Off-site tours
  • Transport to off-site activities

  • Kayaking included
  • Access to on-site clubs included
  • Taxes included
  • Buffet and à la carte dining
  • Airport transfers not included
  • Volleyball included
  • Scuba diving excursions not included
  • Snorkelling excursions not included
  • Motorised water sports not included
  • All available beverages included
  • Golf green fees not included
  • Use of golf equipment not included
  • Use of golf cart not included
  • Transport to off-site activities not included
  • Off-site tours not included
  • Sailboats not included
  • Aerobics classes/lessons included
  • On-site entertainment and activities included
  • Gratuities included
  • Additional gratuities accepted
  • All food and beverages included
  • Minibar (all beverages included)
  • In-room liquor dispensers
  • All non-motorised water sports included
  • On-site live performances included
  • All land activities, recreational facilities and equipment included
  • Snorkelling included

Hotel Amenities

Riu Playa Blanca - All Inclusive is an all-inclusive resort. Room rates include meals and beverages at on-site restaurants and bars. Other items and amenities, including taxes and gratuities, and access to recreational activities and entertainment may also be included. Additional charges may apply for meals at some restaurants, special dinners and dishes, certain beverages and other amenities.

Riu Playa Blanca - All Inclusive features 3 the outdoor swimming pools, a waterslide, an outdoor pool and a kid's pool. Dining is available at one of the resort's 4 restaurants. The property also offers a nearby snack bar/deli and a nearby corner/local shop. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the resort's bars, which include 5 bars/lounges and A swim-up bar. A complimentary breakfast is offered each morning. A computer station is located on-site and wireless Internet access is complimentary.

Business-related amenities at this 3.5-star property consist of a limo/town car service and a meeting room. This all-inclusive resort also offers a nightclub, a terrace and tour or ticket assistance. On-site self-parking is complimentary.

Riu Playa Blanca - All Inclusive has designated areas for smoking.

  • Waterslide
  • Coffee/tea in common areas
  • Number of outdoor pools - 3
  • Lift
  • Number of bars/lounges - 5
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Poolside bar
  • Swim-up bar
  • Free breakfast
  • Conference space
  • Billiards or pool table
  • Grocery/convenience store
  • Porter
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Year Built – 2014
  • Beach sunloungers
  • Free self parking
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free WiFi
  • Pool sunloungers
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Outdoor pool
  • Computer station
  • Nightclub
  • Children's pool
  • Conference space size (meters) - 157
  • Terrace
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of restaurants - 4
  • Concierge services
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Shopping on site
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Beach towels
  • Total number of rooms - 573
  • Television in common areas
  • One meeting room
  • Number of floors - 7
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Wedding services
  • Garden

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Number of outdoor pools -3
  • Outdoor pool
  • Children's pool
  • Waterslide
  • Free WiFi
  • Grocery/convenience store
  • Snack bar/deli

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

Riu Playa Blanca - All Inclusive offers 573 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with free minibar items and laptop-compatible safes. Rooms open to balconies. Satellite televisions are provided. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit, complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer. This Rio Hato resort provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottles of water and an iron/ironing board. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

  • Air conditioning
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Phone
  • Free bottled water
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Ceiling fan
  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Number of bathrooms - 1
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Television
  • Satellite TV service
  • Balcony
  • Minibar (stocked, free items)

Where to Eat

A complimentary buffet breakfast is served each morning between 7 AM and 10:30 AM.

Balboa – This buffet restaurant specialises in American cuisine and serves breakfast and dinner.

Xian – This restaurant specialises in Asian cuisine and only serves dinner. Open daily.

Il Palazzo – This restaurant specialises in Italian cuisine and only serves dinner. Open daily.

Chiriqui – This poolside steakhouse serves lunch and dinner. Open daily.

Nearby Things to Do

3 the outdoor swimming pools are on site along with an outdoor pool. In addition to a kid's pool, other recreational amenities include a waterslide.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Snorkelling on site
  • Fitness classes on site
  • Scuba diving on site
  • Beach volleyball on site
  • Kayaking on site

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-in time ends at 11 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cots (infant beds) available

Debit cards not accepted

No pets or service animals allowed

Hotel Names

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We should mention

Reservations are required for golf tee times. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guest rooms.

No pets or service animals are allowed at this property.

Awards & Affiliations

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

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