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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.
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
Based on 181 reviews
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TripAdvisor Traveller Reviews
Not bad.
Tikiland89,
Wed Aug 13 18:55:47 EDT 2014
Moved here because I couldn't stand the Decameron nearby. The food is not bad I just wish they had more to choose from, new large clean property but they should add nets to the hallways as when you... More>

Great little family vacation spot
DDFerrari_87, Toronto, Canada
Wed Aug 13 14:27:59 EDT 2014
Recently travelled to Panama and stayed at the Riu. We were there from June 27th- July 04th which is normally Panama's rainy season. We were very pleasantly surprised by the Resort. It was clean... More>

Nothing out of the ordinary
Pangelmar,
Tue Aug 12 14:44:36 EDT 2014
I went on vacations to this brand new hotel with a couple of friends. In general, i liked it. The room was clean and comfortable, but the maids were knocking on our door to let them in and clean the... More>

Delightful experience
DP0209, New York City, New York
Tue Aug 12 08:26:47 EDT 2014
I stayed at the Hotel Riu Playa Blanca from July 26, 2014 - August 2, 2014. Before I planned my vacation, I knew that the distance from the airport in Panama City to the resort was 2 hours away. So... More>

Def not a 5 star experience
Ana P, Panama City, Panama
Mon Aug 11 15:19:55 EDT 2014
We stayed for one night and it was a regular experience. - Check in and check out lines are way too long and the process is too slow (1.5 hour aprox.) - We had reserved a triple room which comes... More>



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