RIU PALACE PUNTA CANA WEDDINGSpunta-cana, dominican-republic


The RIU Palace Punta Cana would be ideal for a destination wedding along the Atlantic Coast, situated on the beautiful beaches of Arena Gorda. Inspired by British colonial influence, the large resort garden courtyard and expansive pool complex is so immaculately groomed, you will feel as if you’re staying in a palace fit for royalty, ideal for a classically elegant wedding ceremony. Beyond the resort, you will be surrounded by coconut palms and sugarcane fields, or perhaps your RIU Palace Punta Cana wedding guests will enjoy visiting the mangrove-covered Saona Island.


RIU Palace Punta Cana Gazebo Setup


RIU Palace Punta Cana Beach Setup


RIU Palace Punta Cana Beach Setup


RIU Palace Punta Cana Jacuzzi Suite


RIU Palace Punta Cana Jr. Suite


RIU Palace Punta Cana Pool


RIU Palace Punta Cana Restaurant

Tips From a Travel Agent

  • A RIU Palace Punta Cana wedding is perfect for guests of any age. They will love the fact that every room is a suite with its own separate living areas, and every stay includes free access to Splash Water World waterpark.

  • Guests have the ability to book group excursions throughout the destination wedding, including visits to the sugar fields of Higuey, Isla Saona island, or even horseback riding in the Caribbean Cachondeo.

  • Your wedding guests must be staying at the specific RIU resort your dinner reception is being held at in order to attend it.

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RIU Palace Punta Cana Weddings Package and Resort Information

Package Costs

Free – $5299

The base price for an entry-level package is $1399, while the complimentary package welcomes up to 10 guests, including the couple, and allows more at an additional cost. The free package is subject to mandatory payment of documentation, administrative ​fees, ​and ​taxes​​ which are pre-established by local government; this payment will be made at the reception of the RIU Hotel. Symbolic and civil ceremonies are available with each package. Upgraded packages, additional guests, and add-ons are available for an additional cost for any RIU Palace Punta Cana wedding.

Price Range


$120 – $170 average price per person per night. Rooms include private balcony or terrace, daily restocked minibar, and 24-hour room service.

Entry Level Package

$1399 – 18 Guests

Access to RIU Palace Punta Cana wedding coordinator | Romantic massage for the RIU Palace Punta Cana wedding couple | Sparkling wine for wedding toast | Late checkout upon availability | Special decoration in the room | 1 bouquet and 1 boutonniere | 10% spa discounts for entire wedding party | Wedding cake

Property Size


There are 612 rooms with resort and ocean views. The resort is able to accommodate mobility-impaired guests. This hotel has exchange privileges with RIU Bambu and RIU Naiboa.

Venue Options


Beach – 350 guests max, Beach Gazebo– 200 guests max, Garden – 150 guests max

Room Occupancy


This hotel allows a maximum of 3 adults per room or 2 adults and 2 children 12 and younger.

Weddings Per Day


RIU Palace Punta Cana is able to hold up to 4 weddings per day, all handled by RIU’s Dominican Republic wedding department across the multi-resort complex.

Chance of Sellout


The busiest months for RIU Palace Punta Cana weddings as recorded by their wedding department across the multi-resort complex, with highest chances of sell-out, are March through July.



The RIU Palace Punta Cana wedding coordinator typically responds in 48 hours.

Distance from Airport

30 Minutes

The resort is located 21 miles from the PUJ airport.

Resort Insights

“Awesome resort!!! We’ve been to many all inclusives. This place was great. All the staff was outstanding. Fun and hard working. Restaurants were really good. Ranking them Id say French, Italian, Steakhouse, Buffet, Spanish, and Id stay away frok the Japanese. For lunch you have 2 buffets. One by the beach and the regular buffet. Nightly entertainment is good. They have a live band and a nightly theatre show. Pools are great. Theres a pool with a swim up bar, a big family pool, and a water volleyball pool. The beach was a few steps from the pool. A little rough some days but still enjoyable. Played tons of beach volleyball. Loved the size of the place. Easily walked everywhere. Not so big you need a trolley to go from your room to a restaurant like some places.” – Hamilton C. 2/20

“We had a great time! The staff were tentative, clean and tidy up your room twice a day, choices at the buffet matched 80% of the time but there are so many choices to keep randomizing so it didn’t bother us. The facility and pools we’re clean, plenty of entertainment even if you don’t go out of the resort. JC Diroche was very good to us! We will be back!” – Stefaniya G. 11/19

“We really enjoyed our stay at the Riu Palace. Room service was great. The customer service is excellent. We enjoyed the Sports Bar, say hi to Victor. The beach area is clean and well maintained. We will definitely stay AGAIN.” – Janine L. 3/19

“Great place to vacation. Friendly staff, good food and plenty of drinks. My 2nd time here and not my last. Pretty decent rooms. 24/7 Room service. Staff is very friendly. Waiters on the beach. No panhandlers to harass you which is a plus. No reservations needed for the restaurants which is also a plus. Sports bar has 3 pool tables, air hockey, casino and snacks such as chips, dip, burgers, and fruit salad. Great beach activities such as darts, ping pong, bag tossing, Valley ball, water balloon fights at the pool and many other fun things for the family.” – Dawn F. 7/17

“Great service! Beautiful hotel. Amazing food. We have gone to this hotel every year for the past 3 years and love it!” – Larissa M. 6/17

“The customer service was amazing. The food was amazing. The ocean was amazing. But the best part was the cooks. They were very kind and caring.” – Jack J. 5/17

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