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Riu Merengue

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• Recently renovated beach resort with sweeping coastal views
• Fresh water swimming pools with poolside restaurants and bars
• Renova Spa, with breezy massage huts right on the beach

Coral beaches, crystal waters and sandy coastlines await at the Riu Merengue, located in Puerto Plata’s Maimon Bay. This beachfront property is set in the mountains, offering breathtaking views of the clear blue ocean surrounded by palm trees and serene greenery. Freshwater swimming pools feature free sun loungers, towels and relaxing shaded areas under traditional grass-roofed tiki huts. A poolside restaurant and bar keeps you satiated and refreshed without having to leave the area. Alternatively, venture to the nearby Riu Bachata where you enjoy exchange privileges for access to facilities like a Caribbean restaurant. The resort is ideal for guests of all ages with dedicated daytime programming at the RiuLand kids club and a children’s swimming pool. Meanwhile, parents can get pampered with add-on treatments from the Renova Spa made all the more luxurious when enjoyed under a breezy beachside hut.

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  • Exclusive offers negotiated by our travel experts
  • Unique holidays designed just for you
  • Highly rated by past customers
  • It has been hand selected for its popularity and value
  • Enjoy an unbeatable vacation deal and preferred treatment from one of our top resort partners
Take advantage of free inclusions and activities for the ultimate experience in the Dominican Republic.

Location

  • Beachfront

Area

  • Puerto Plata

Property Amenities of Riu Merengue

  • 998 Room(s)
  • 3 Pool(s)
  • Medical services ($)
  • Kids pool(s)
  • Children's section in main pool
  • Mini disco

Dining/Entertainment at Riu Merengue

  • 4 Restaurant(s)
  • 6 Bar(s)

Room amenities

Hotel Room

  • Maximum Number of Adults 3
  • Maximum Number of Children 2
  • Maximum Occupancy 4
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Air-conditioned
  • Ceiling fan
  • Hair dryer
  • Satellite TV
  • Bathroom equipped with bathtub and shower
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Two 3/4 beds
  • Radio alarm clock
  • mini-bar (re-stocked regularly)
  • Amenities kit
  • King size bed (on request)
  • In-room safe

Other room categories available

Meal plans

All Inclusive

• 3 meals daily plus snacks
• All drinks (domestic beer and cocktails, select international brands, house wine with meals)
• Daily activities
• Non-motorized water sports
• Evening entertainment

Extra features

RIU®-topia

• Welcome cocktail
• Unlimited International drinks
• In-room liquor dispenser
• Unlimited dining at a specialty restaurants
• In-room mini-bar
• In-room safe
• 20% discount on select excursions booked with Signature
• Signature or Sunwing hour from 4 - 5 p.m.
• Spa credit available (applies to selected treatments, may vary per hotel)

Bonus features

Stay at 1, Play at 2

Exchange privileges, RIU Bachata (some restrictions apply).

Child Policy

Children under 2 years old stay and eat free. Children sleep in existing bedding and must share the room with 2 full paying adults in order to receive the discount.
If one adult is travelling with one child, the child will then be considered an adult. If a single adult is travelling with 2 children, the 1st will pay adult rate and 2nd child pays special rates.

Limited number of Kids Free rooms are available. Up to 2 kids can travel free with 2 full paying adults.

Special Events

Viva Dominicana at RIU Merengue: Activities taking place during the week include:
• Coconut party, including cocktails such as "Coco Loco" served in the husk, on the beach
• Dominican Fair
• Zona Criolla & Arte Dominican confections and Frio Frio tasting
• "Dominican Night” traditional Dominican fare along with Sancocho and "Mamajuana tasting"
• Joyería Lariamber Jewelry making exhibition
• Obsession Cigar shop: Live cigar rolling
• Merengue and Bachata lessons at 11 a.m. on the beach, and at 4 p.m. poolside
• Diving lessons in the pool
• Beach volleyball

Honeymoon Bonus

• Surprise welcome gift in your room
• King bed (subject to availability at time of check-in)
• Late check-out (subject to availability at time of departure)
• Complimentary upgrade to next available room category (subject to availability and upon request)
Please request Honeymoon bonus at time of booking. Couple will be required to present a copy of marriage certificate at time of check-in. The certificate must be valid until 6 months after wedding date.
Travel window: May 01/16 - Oct.31/16

Bonus (Added Values)

Guests staying at RIU Merengue will enjoy evening entertainment, shows or live music every night.

At nearby RIU Bachata:
• Try your luck at the casino! Complimentary entrance to "El Millón" casino. (Drinks not included).
• Complimentary entrance to "Pacha" discotheque where you can dance the night away! - open 6 nights a week. (Drinks not included).

Resort Credit

Receive up to $600 USD Resort Credits per room for 4-6 nights
Receive up to $900 USD Resort Credits per room for 7 nights or more.

These credits can be redeemed at the following participating services:
Renova Spa
• 2 coupons of $35 USD for spa massage for 50 minutes or more
• 2 coupons of $25 USD for hot stone cure stress massage for 50 minutes or more
• 2 coupons of $15 USD for Aromatherapy massage for 50 minutes or more
• 2 coupons of $15 USD for body wrap
• 2 coupons of $15 USD for spa pedicure
• 2 coupons of $15 USD for deep cleansing facial for 50 minutes or more
Limited to 1 coupon per service per person.

Diamante Casino
• 1 coupon of $10 USD per person per night. Valid for matchplay only

Playa Dorada Golf Club
• 1 coupon per round per person. Coupon applies on $12 USD for teetime and $3 USD for golf car rental
• Caddy is mandatory and at an extra cost ($)
Additional charges applies for government taxes.

Terms and Conditions:
- Guests will receive the coupons upon check-in.
- Coupons are valid per room for guests 21 years old and older.
- Resort Credits are non-transferable, non-cumulative, non-refundable for any unused proportion and cannot be used for future stays.
- Resort Credit can be used for selected services.
- Not applicable to any promotional offers (agent rates, staff travel, fam trips or complimentary room stays).
This promotion is subject to availability and can withdraw without prior notice.
Booking window: Mar.22/16 - Dec.23/16
Travel window: May 01/16 – Dec.23/16

Promotion

Puerto Plata Shopping Tour
Book Riu Merengue or Riu Bachata and receive a complimentary Puerto Plata Shopping Tour.

Tour Details:
Enjoy this half day excursion that is both walking tour and comfortable bus tour around the lively, colourful city of Puerto Plata. You will visit the Central Park, the magnificent Amber Museum, a supermarket, and the chance to haggle at the many souvenir and gift shops around the park square.

• Frequency: Every Thursday
• Duration: Approximately 3 hours
• Pick-up time: 9 a.m. - 9:10 a.m.
• Drop-off time: Vary
• Included: Transfers and tour guide
• Not Included: Meals and gratuities.
Recommendations: Bring comfortable clothing, sunglasses, sandals or tennis shoes, hat, a camera and extra cash for personal expenses.
Please Note: Guests must confirm attendance and pick-up times with Nexus representative at destination.

Booking window: Jul.27/16 - Oct.31/16
Travel window: Jul.27/16 - Oct.31/16

Internet Services

• Free Wi-Fi available in lobby 90 consecutive minutes per day
• Wi-Fi available in room ($)

Beach

  • Private beach
  • Palapas/sun shelters available
  • Restrooms on beach
  • Lounge chairs

Business Services

  • Internet café ($)

Children

  • Daytime entertainment program for children at RiuLand Ages 4-12 Hours of Operation 10:00-17:00
  • Babysitting or child care service ($)
  • Playground
  • Mini disco

Children's Pool

  • 1 Kids pool(s)
  • Children's section in main pool

Golf

  • 18 Hole Golf Course ($) (nearby)

Health and Safety

  • Security service
  • Medical services ($)
  • Pharmacy ($) (nearby)

Hotel Lobby

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Wake-up service
  • Currency exchange
  • Tour desk ($)

Miscellaneous Resort Amenities/Service

  • Disco
  • Casino ($) (nearby)
  • Games room ($) (nearby) located on the street Caribbean

Parking

  • Complimentary parking

Shops and Services

  • Gift shops ($) (nearby)
  • Jewelry shop ($) (nearby)
  • Laundry & Dry cleaning services ($)
  • Photography store ($) (nearby)
  • Boutique
  • Kiosk

Spa

  • Spa Services ($) (nearby) Hours of Operation 09:00-20:00 Renova Spa is located on the Caribbean Street
  • Beauty salon ($) (nearby) located on the Caribbean Street

Sports Activities Offered by Hotel

  • Beach volleyball
  • Darts
  • Horseback riding ($) (nearby)
  • Ping pong
  • Table tennis

Swimming Pools

  • Outdoor pool(s)
  • Lounge chairs
  • Towels
  • Sun loungers
  • Parasols
  • Sun terrace

Tennis

  • 3 Floodlit hard surface tennis courts

Water Sports Offered by Hotel

  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Snorkelling
  • Water polo
  • Windsurfing
  • Pedal boats
  • 1 Introductory scuba diving lesson in the pool
  • Scuba diving ($)
  • Body boarding

Wellness

  • Fitness facilities (nearby) located on the Caribbean Street, guests must be over 18 years old to use the facilities.
  • Aerobics (nearby)

Restaurants

La Roca

Style - Buffet

Cuisine - International

Location - On Site

Hours of Operation

Breakfast Hours: 07:00 - 10:00

Lunch Hours: 13:00 - 15:00

Dinner Hours: 18:30 - 22:00

Breakfast

Lunch

Dinner

Non-smoking area

Italian

Style - À la carte / Buffet

Cuisine - Italian

Location - On Site

Dinner

Reservations required

Grill & Steak House

Style - À la carte

Cuisine - Grill Steakhouse

Location - On Site

Dinner

Reservations required

Los Almendros

Style - À la carte

Cuisine - International

Location - On Site

Reservations required

Dinner

Mangú

Style - Themed Buffet

Location - Poolside

Dinner

Macumba

Style - Themed Buffet

Location - Poolside

Dinner

Bars

La Plaza Bar

Location - Pavilion

International brands

Domestic brands

La Rumba Lounge Bar

Location - On Site

International brands

Domestic brands

Macumba Bar

Location - Poolside

Hours of Operation

10:00 - 24:00

International brands

Domestic brands

Cocktails

La Tambora

Location - Beach side

International brands

Domestic brands

Cocktails

Perez Prado Lounge Bar

Location - On Site

International brands

Domestic brands

Mangú Bar

Location - Beach side

Hours of Operation

10:00-24:00

Domestic brands

International brands

Cocktails

Suite

  • Maximum Number of Adults 3
  • Maximum Number of Children 2
  • Maximum Occupancy 4
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Air-conditioned
  • Ceiling fan
  • Bidet
  • Hair dryer
  • Satellite TV
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Two 3/4 beds
  • 2 TV's
  • Radio alarm clock
  • mini-bar (re-stocked regularly)
  • Bathroom equipped with bathtub and shower
  • Separate living area with sofa
  • Amenities kit
  • In-room safe

Hotel Room

  • Maximum Number of Adults 3
  • Maximum Number of Children 2
  • Maximum Occupancy 4
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Air-conditioned
  • Ceiling fan
  • Hair dryer
  • Satellite TV
  • Bathroom equipped with bathtub and shower
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Two 3/4 beds
  • Radio alarm clock
  • mini-bar (re-stocked regularly)
  • Amenities kit
  • King size bed (on request)
  • In-room safe

Partial Ocean View Room

  • Maximum Number of Adults 3
  • Maximum Number of Children 2
  • Maximum Occupancy 4
  • Minimum Adults 1
  • Minimum Occupancy 1
  • Partial oceanview
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Air-conditioned
  • Ceiling fan
  • Hair dryer
  • Satellite TV
  • Bathroom equipped with bathtub and shower
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Two 3/4 beds
  • Radio alarm clock
  • mini-bar (re-stocked regularly)
  • Liquor dispenser
  • Amenities kit
  • In-room safe

Ocean View Suite

  • Maximum Number of Adults 3
  • Maximum Number of Children 2
  • Maximum Occupancy 4
  • Minimum Adults 1
  • Minimum Occupancy 1
  • Balcony or terrace with oceanview
  • Air-conditioned
  • Ceiling fan
  • Bidet
  • Hair dryer
  • Satellite TV
  • King size bed (on request)
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Two 3/4 beds
  • 2 TV's
  • Radio alarm clock
  • mini-bar (re-stocked regularly)
  • Bathroom equipped with bathtub and shower
  • By door separate living room area with sofa
  • Amenities kit
  • In-room safe

Oceanfront Room

  • Maximum Number of Adults 3
  • Maximum Number of Children 2
  • Maximum Occupancy 4
  • Balcony or terrace with oceanview
  • Air-conditioned
  • Ceiling fan
  • Hair dryer
  • Satellite TV
  • King size bed (on request)
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Two 3/4 beds
  • Bathroom equipped with bathtub and shower
  • Radio alarm clock
  • Amenities kit
  • Minimum Occupancy 1
  • mini-bar (re-stocked regularly)
  • Minimum Adults 1
  • In-room safe

Triple Room

  • Maximum Number of Adults 4
  • Maximum Number of Children 2
  • Maximum Occupancy 4
  • Minimum Adults 2
  • Minimum Occupancy 3
  • Air-conditioned
  • Ceiling fan
  • Hair dryer
  • Two 3/4 beds and 1 twin bed
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Bathroom equipped with bathtub and shower
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Radio alarm clock
  • Satellite TV
  • Amenities kit
  • mini-bar (re-stocked regularly)
  • In-room safe

RIU Classic Wedding Package 2016

• Wedding coordinator to assist you on your special day
• Decoration set up for the ceremony location
• Matching boutonniere with the bouquet
• Recorded music during the ceremony
• Semi private dinner for the couple at one of our specialty restaurants
• Wedding cake for the couple
• Sparkling wine for the couple during the main toast only
• Surprise Spa gift
• Minister/Judge service
• Wedding certificate
• Witnesses if required
•10% discount in all Spa treatments for the couple

CLASSIC wedding package 2016 covers only the couple. Additional persons have an extra cost. This package is valid from January 1 – December 31, 2016
Prices are subject to change without prior notice.
Restrictions apply in the wedding package.

Cost - Civil Ceremony: $1,200 USD / Symbolic Ceremony: $1,150 USD / Renewal of Vows: $1,100 USD

Email - weddings@riu.com

RIU Royal Wedding Package 2016

• Wedding coordinator to assist you on your special day
• Decoration set up for the ceremony location
• Bridal bouquet and matching boutonniere with the bouquet
• Recorded music during the ceremony
• Semi private dinner at one of our specialty restaurants
• Wedding cake
• Sparkling wine (during the main toast only)
• Special decoration in the room
• Witnesses if required
• Judge/Minister service
• Marriage certificate
• Complimentary room upgrade for the wedding couple subject to availability upon arrival (External Jacuzzi Suites are not included)
• Riu “T-shirts” for bride and groom
• Hotel surprise gift
• Romantic massage for Bride and Groom
• 10% discount on all Spa treatments for the couiple
• 10% discount on all Spat treatments for the wedding guests (available only if reserved online at www.renovaspa.com)

In order to have this special event at our RIU Hotels & Resorts, the couple and the 80 percent of the total amount of guests must stay at the Riu Hotel where the ceremony will be performed. This is a strict Riu policy we must follow.

ROYAL wedding package 2016 is available for up to 20 people. Additional persons have an extra cost.
This package is valid from January 1 – December 31, 2016.
Prices are subject to change without prior notice.
Restrictions apply in the wedding package.

Cost - Civil Ceremony: $1,950 USD / Symbolic Ceremony: $1,950 USD / Renewal of Vows: $1,850 USD

Email - weddings@riu.com

RIU Caprice Wedding package 2016

• Wedding coordinator to assist you on your special day
• Decoration set up for the ceremony location
• Bridal bouquet and matching boutonniere with the bouquet
• Recorded music during the ceremony
• Semi private dinner at one of our specialty restaurants
• Wedding cake
• Sparkling wine (during the main toast only)
• Special decoration in the room
• Complimentary room upgrade for the wedding couple subject to availability upon arrival (external Jacuzzi Suites are not included)
• Riu “T-shirts” for bride and groom
• Hotel surprise gift
• Witnesses if required
• Minister/Judge service
• Marriage certificate
• Romantic massage for bride and groom
• Hairstyle for the bride
• Manicure and pedicure for the bride
• 10% discount in all Spa treatments for the couple
• 10% discount in all spa treatments for the guests (only if reserved online at info@renovaspa.com)
• Late check-out for the wedding couple (Subject to availability)
• Breakfast in bed the morning after the wedding
• Fruit with chocolate and bottle of sparkling wine
• Two bags of petals

In order to have this special event at our RIU Hotels & Resorts, the couple and the 80 percent of the total amount of guests must stay at the Riu Hotel where the ceremony will be performed. This is a strict Riu policy we must follow.

CAPRICE wedding package 2016 is available for up to 40 people. Additional persons have an extra cost. This package is valid from January 1 – December 31, 2016.
Prices are subject to change without prior notice.
Restrictions apply in the wedding package.

To arrange wedding packages please contact the hotel directly.

Cost - Civil Ceremony: $3,150 USD / Symbolic Ceremony: $3,100 USD / Renewal of Vows: $ 2,900 USD

Email - weddings@riu.com

Spring Break / Student Group Policies: Spring Breakers/ Student Groups (either groups or individuals, regardless of age) are not allowed at any RIU property, at any time during the year. RIU Hotels & Resorts, reserves the right to withhold admission to any Spring Breaker. The hotel reserves the right of admission and may request clients to show passport or official ID to prove full identification. Guests can and will be removed from the property at their own expense in case of any disturbance or complaint from other guests or hotel staff. Parties in rooms are not allowed. Spring break groups or unruly behavior is not allowed all year round at any property.

Bahia De Maimon , Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

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