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Riu Playa Blanca


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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 cant 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 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
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 ($).
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Minibar
Hair Dryer
Iron
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
STANDARD COURTYARD VIEW ROOM
Comfortable rooms with view of the courtyard. Some have sofa bed. 1 king or 2 double beds. Minibar and liquor dispenser. Bathroom equipped with shower, double sink, vanity mirror, hairdryer, and amenities kit. Balcony/terrace. WiFi ($).
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Minibar
Hair Dryer
Iron
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
OCEAN VIEW SUITE
Enjoy a stunning ocean view from the private balcony of your suite. 1 king bed. Living room with sofa. Minibar and liquor dispenser. Bathroom equipped with hydromassage tub, shower cabin, bathrobe, and amenities kit. WiFi ($).
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Minibar
Hair Dryer
Iron
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
STANDARD OCEAN FRONT ROOM
Comfortable oceanfront guest rooms. Some feature a sofa bed. 1 king or 2 double beds. Minibar and liquor dispenser. Bathroom equipped with shower, double sink, vanity mirror, hairdryer, and amenities kit. Balcony/terrace with ocean front. WiFi ($).
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
DINING
Riu Playa Blanca features 1 meal plan options:
All Meals, Drinks & Tips
There are 4 Restaurants at Riu Playa Blanca:
Xian - Asian restaurant; reservations required.
Balboa - Main restaurant serving 3 buffet-style meals a day.
Chiriqui - Poolside restaurant serving grilled specialties.
Il Palazzo - Italian restaurant; reservations required.
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 134 reviews
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TripAdvisor Traveller Reviews
You could have it so much better
the_plain_walker, Porto, Portugal
Thu Jul 10 15:20:46 EDT 2014
After travelling throughout Central America and finishing my trip in Panama, I thought that going to the beach would make for a nice change of scenery. Panama has some spectacular beaches (San Blas... More>

Nice new addition to the Panama all-inclusive options
AntoineFam, Dallas
Mon Jul 07 09:04:40 EDT 2014
A relatively new addition to the all-inclusives, the Riu is on the mark. Short of the ordinary shortcomings and growing pains of a new property, the Riu seems to be extremely focused on customer... More>

Nothing special
neverben, Miami Beach, Florida
Mon Jul 07 08:50:08 EDT 2014
Im am an experienced traveler. I have been to all inclusive all throughout the Caribbean. Im writing this review as a couple. The food was terrible. The entertainment was like a group of friends... More>

Everything is relative
Bob H,
Fri Jul 04 22:29:11 EDT 2014
I am a million miler on American and 700,000+ on United. I am also a Marriott Platinum member. I have stayed at the best hotels and at some dogs. This review is an objective one from someone who... More>

Family vacation May 2014
Cathy V, Hamilton, Canada
Tue Jul 01 13:25:55 EDT 2014
Took 18 family to this resort check in was fast but didn't like all our rooms but were moved no problem. Do not get rooms over disco 2 of our family had there and so so loud had to get moved next day... More>



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