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The 24-hour all-inclusive Riu Playa Blanca is located on the beach in the province of Cocle, Panama. Activities are endless, so guests can enjoy vacation to the fullest with their family, friends, or partner. Watersports range from scuba diving and windsurfing to snorkeling and kayaking. Enjoy beach activities such as volleyball and table tennis, or stay fit in the gym. Tennis courts and golf courses are located nearby.

During the day, participate in activities organized by the animation team - sing, dance, do water aerobics, and let the children explore the cheerful Riuland. At night, you can't miss the shows, live music, or disco. If you prefer to relax under the light of the moon, enjoy a cocktail on the beach.

You'll never go hungry, with four restaurants available on the all-inclusive plan. Enjoy Asian fusion at Xian, or Italian cuisine at Il Palazzo. Eat all you desire at Balboa, a buffet that serves three meals daily. If you dont want to leave the pool, enjoy grilled specialties at Chiriqui poolside restaurant.

Come spend the vacation of a lifetime on the long beach of Cocle, and enjoy relaxing time with your loved ones at the Riu Playa Blanca.

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HOTEL LOCATION
Located on the shore of Cocle beach in Panama, two hours ground transportation from the airport.
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HOTEL FACILITIES
Boutique Shops
Business Services
Concierge
Currency Exchange
Laundry / Dry Cleaning Service
Meeting Rooms
Pools
Number of Pools: 4

Includes main pool with swim-up bar and children's pool.
Golf: NEARBY
Holes: 18
Green Fees: $
Cart Fee: $
Caddy: Yes
Water Sports on Site
Snorkeling: Additional Charge
Paddle Boats: Additional Charge
Wind Surf: Additional Charge
HOTEL DETAILS
This beachfront 24-hour all-inclusive hotel offers a wide array of watersports and beach sports, as well as a gym, and daily activities schedule. Enjoy complimentary entrance to the night club and drinks six nights a week! Beach: Cocle Beach Check-in: 3 p.m.
Check-out: 12 p.m.
Total Rooms: 573
Year Opened: 2013 Credit Cards: Visa, Master Card
ROOM TYPES
STANDARD COURTYARD VIEW ROOM
Comfortable rooms with view of the courtyard. Some have sofa bed. 1 king or 2 double beds. Minibar and liquor dispenser. Bathroom equipped with shower, double sink, vanity mirror, hairdryer, and amenities kit. Balcony/terrace. WiFi ($).
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Minibar
Hair Dryer
Iron
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
OCEAN SUITE
Frontal sea view from suite. Hydromassage bathtub, and bedroom with integrated lounge with sofa.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Kitchen
Minibar
Hair Dryer
Iron
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
STANDARD OCEAN FRONT ROOM
Comfortable oceanfront guest rooms. Some feature a sofa bed. 1 king or 2 double beds. Minibar and liquor dispenser. Bathroom equipped with shower, double sink, vanity mirror, hairdryer, and amenities kit. Balcony/terrace with ocean front. WiFi ($).
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Minibar
Hair Dryer
Iron
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
2 BEDROOM FAMILY SUITE
1 king bed, second bedroom with 2 double beds, living room area with sofa. Minibar and liquor dispenser. Bathroom with hydromassage tub and shower, bathrobe, and amenities kit. WiFi ($).
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Minibar
Hair Dryer
Iron
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
STANDARD OCEAN VIEW ROOM
Comfortable guest rooms with a stunning ocean view from your private balcony. Some rooms offer sofa beds. 1 king or 2 double beds. Minibar with liquor dispenser. Bathroom equipped with bathtub and shower, double sink, vanity mirror.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Minibar
Hair Dryer
Iron
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
TRIPLE ROOM
Triple room with bathtub. One king bed and one double bed.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Kitchen
Minibar
Hair Dryer
Iron
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
2 BEDROOM FAMILY ROOM
1 king bed and sofa bed, second bedroom with 2 single beds, living room area with sofa. Minibar and liquor dispenser. Hydromassage tub and shower, bathrobe, and amenities kit. Balcony/terrace. WiFi ($).
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Minibar
Hair Dryer
Iron
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
DINING
Riu Playa Blanca features 1 meal plan options:
All Meals, Drinks & Tips
There are 4 Restaurants at Riu Playa Blanca:
Chiriqui - Poolside restaurant serving grilled specialties.
Il Palazzo - Italian restaurant; reservations required.
Xian - Asian restaurant; reservations required.
Balboa - Main restaurant serving 3 buffet-style meals a day.
ACTIVITIES & ENTERTAINMENT
Daily Activities & Entertainment:
Water and beach sports, daytime entertainment programs for children and adults, and scuba diving lessons in the pool.
Nightly Activities & Entertainment:
Pacha nightclub, RIU evening entertainment
CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS
Riuland kids' club provides daily programs for children in groups divided by age. Evening entertainment also available.
Applicable Ages: 4-12
Program Fees: No

Children's Facilities
PlayGround
Teen Disco

Advance Notice for Babysitting: yes

TripAdvisor Web Reviews
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TripAdvisor Traveller Reviews
If you go expecting the worst you won't end up disappointed.
studyinblue, Naperville, Illinois
Mon Oct 20 20:58:41 EDT 2014
I stayed at Riu Playa Blanca with a group of about 20 from October 9-16, 2014. This is NOT at 5-star resort. I wouldn't even call it a resort at this point. It's a hotel - an average hotel. Here... More>

Great Vacation in Panama
Andrea P, Belleville, Canada
Sun Oct 19 19:19:41 EDT 2014
First trip to Panama. Arrived at the new Rio Hato airport and it was only a 10 minute bus ride from there to the resort, which is a huge bonus after a 5 hour flight. Check in was quick and... More>

Great stay altogether
Arleen B, Panama City, Panama
Sun Oct 19 15:19:45 EDT 2014
Visited with family during mid-August, from Friday to Sunday. Awesome hotel, but service needs improvements. Front office service is defective. Check in was confusing, as there was only one line... More>

Please Ignore The Negative Reviews
TRAVEL-FOR-LIFE-2, St. Catharines, Canada
Sun Oct 19 14:26:44 EDT 2014
We have just returned from the beautiful Riu Playa Blanca. We travel extensively......at least 8 times each year (if not more) at 4/12 or 5 star resorts and we have no complaints about this resort... More>

Hotel Riu Playa Blanca - Panama
Doug M, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Sun Oct 19 12:41:05 EDT 2014
We took our 1 week All Inclusive trip to Panama in the very beginning of September 2014. This was going to be a once in a lifetime kind of trip for us as we upgraded every thing from the airline... More>



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