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Riu Palace Costa Rica
Playa Matapalo
Guanacaste, Costa Rica

Distance from hotel to town, 3.1 miles (5 kms). Distance from hotel to airport, 20.5 miles (33 kms).  

Hotel Riu Palace Costa Rica is located inGuanacaste, Costa Rica at the edge of the beach of Matapalo. This new hotel, fully prepared to provide the best service to its customers, has four swimming pools (one with a swim-up bar), jacuzzi, gym, sauna and a wellness center "Renova Spa" with different treatments and massages. Everything you need for maximum comfort during your stay. The quality of the cuisine offered at the different restaurants of the hotel is exceptional thanks to our chefs, who prepare a variety of dishes, from classic to the most exotic. You'll want to try each of our menus and thanks to the All Inclusive service, you will be able to enjoy the buffet restaurant or the four different theme restaurants of the hotel. If your stay is for work purposes, then the Hotel Riu Palace Costa Rica will be ideal for you. It has five conference rooms, modern and fully equipped so you can conduct meetings or events in a professional and simple way, well as various services that you will be able to request. Being on a privileged environment, the hotel offers a variety of activities on the beautiful beachessuch as diving or fishing in the Pacific waters, Eco-tourism in the volcanic areas, and during the day several programs of entertainment for all ages, whether in family or friends. The hotel has a gym, table tennis, volleyball, tennis court, windsurf, sailing, snorkeling equipment, kayaks and other water activities. If your favorite sport is golf, the Four Seasons Golf Club has fantastic views over the sea.  

Guanacaste is less tropical, humid and lush than the rest of the country. Its plains and dry forests sometimes remind African savanna landscapes. Inland you can see the savanna, local cowboys on their horses while driving their flocks, which are authentic figures of popular culture of this destination. From the hotel, you can do several excursions that you can not lose, like the visit of the National Park Rincon de la Vieja, The Safari Park or the capital of Guanacaste: Liberia.


Amenities 
538 Rooms, 12 Restaurants & Bars, 4 Swimming Pools, Children's Swimming Pool, Swimup Bar, Beach (On-site), Spa*, Jacuzzi, Steam Bath, Fitness Center, Casino, Floodlit Tennis Court, Windsurfing, Pedaloes, Snorkeling, Kayaking, 1 Introductory Scuba Lesson (In Pool), Beach Volleyball, Billiards, Kids' Club, Playground, Daily Activities, Entertainment, Internet* (Complimentary WiFi in Lobby & Rooms) Business Center*, Meeting/Event Facilities, Shops*. 


 
Accommodation Categories and Descriptions 

Arrival/Departure Time:  

• Check-in-time: 3:00 pm Check-out-time: 12:00 pm  

Early check-in and late checkout on request, and subject to availability.  

Children Policy:  

• 2015-2016 Children's age break is 12 years old.  

2017 The 2017 children's policy has not been received yet, please use the 2016 children's policy as a guideline. This information is subject to change.  

Maximum Occupancy:  

• 2015 Junior Suite Garden View - 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children or 3 adults and 1 child. Junior Suite Courtyard View - 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children or 3 adults and 1 child. Junior Suite Ocean View - 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children or 3 adults and 1 child. 2 Bedroom Family Suite - 4 adults or 2 adults and 3 children or 3 adults and 2 children (minimum 2 children). Suite Jacuzzi - 3 adults or 2 adults and 1 child.  

2016 Junior Suite Garden View - 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children or 3 adults and 1 child. Junior Suite Courtyard View - 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children or 3 adults and 1 child. Junior Suite Ocean View - 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children or 3 adults and 1 child. 2 Bedroom Family Suite - 4 adults or 2 adults and 3 children or 3 adults and 2 children (minimum 2 children). Suite Jacuzzi - 2 adults.  

2017 The 2017 maximum occupancies have not been received yet, please use the 2016 maximum occupancies as a guideline. This information is subject to change.  

Junior Suite Garden View, Air conditioning, ceiling fan, 2 double beds or 1 king size bed, living room area with sofa or sofa-bed, direct dial phone, daily replenished mini-bar and liquor dispenser, coffee maker, satellite flat-screen TV, electronic in-room safe (laptop size 15"), iron and ironing board. Bathroom equipped with hydro-massage bathtub, extra shower cabin, by door separate toilet, double-sink, vanity mirror, hairdryer and amenities kit. Balcony or terrace. Bedding: 1 king bed or 2 double beds. View: Garden.  

Junior Suite Courtyard View, Air conditioning, ceiling fan, 2 double beds or 1 king size bed, living room area with sofa or sofa-bed, direct dial phone, daily replenished mini-bar and liquor dispenser, coffee maker, satellite flat-screen TV, electronic in-room safe (laptop size 15"), iron and ironing board. Bathroom equipped with hydro-massage bathtub, extra shower cabin, by door separate toilet, double-sink, vanity mirror, hairdryer and amenities kit. Balcony or terrace with courtyard view. View: Courtyard.  

Junior Suite Ocean View, Air conditioning, ceiling fan, 2 double beds or 1 king size bed, living room area with sofa or sofa-bed, direct dial phone, daily replenished mini-bar and liquor dispenser, coffee maker, satellite flat-screen TV, electronic in-room safe (laptop size 15"), iron and ironing board. Bathroom equipped with hydro-massage bathtub, extra shower cabin, by door separate toilet, double-sink, vanity mirror, hairdryer and amenities kit. Balcony or terrace with ocean view. View: Ocean.  

2 Bedroom Family Suite, Air conditioning, ceiling fan, 1 bedroom with 1 king size bed, 2nd bedroom with 2 double beds, direct dial phone, regularly replenished mini-bar and liquor dispenser, coffee maker, satellite flat-screen TV, electronic in-room safe (laptop size 15"), iron and ironing board. Two bathrooms first one equiped with hydro- massage bathtub, by door separate toilet and bidet double sink, hairdryer and amenities kit, second bathroom equiped with shower, one sink. Balcony or terrace. Bedding: 1 king bed or 2 double beds.  

Suite Jacuzzi, Air conditioning, ceiling fan, 1 king size bed, living room area with sofa, direct dial phone, daily replenished mini-bar and liquor dispenser, coffee maker, satellite flat-screen TV, electronic in-room safe (laptop size 15"), iron and ironing board. Bathroom equipped with hydro-massage bathtub, extra shower cabin, by door separate toilet and bidet, double-sink, vanity mirror, hairdryer and amenities kit. Balcony or terrace with private jacuzzi. Bedding: 1 king bed. View: Ocean.  

All accommodations include: hairdryer, smoke detector, heating, telephone, housekeeping, , internet access (wireless), turndown service, iron, wake-up calls, ironing board, liquor dispenser, maid service, mini-bar, air conditioning, non-smoking accommodations, alarm clock, radio, balcony, rollaway bed (on request, subject to availability): ($), bathtub (private), room service (24-hour), ceiling fan, safe deposit box (digital, laptop size), coffee/tea maker, shower, crib (on request) and sprinkler system.  

($) Denotes a fee may be charged.  

Specific bedding and/or special requests are fulfilled based on availability and cannot always be guaranteed.  

Food and Beverage Outlets 

Coconut, Pool bar with swim-up bar.  

Daiquiri, Lobby bar.  

Melody, plaza bar.  

Capachino, Patisserie & ice cream parlor.  

Lounge 24, Open 24 hours.  

Stars, lounge bar with terrace.  

Arenal, Main restaurant with terrace.  

Krystal, Fusion restaurant.  

L'anfora, Italian restaurant.  

Cuisine: Italian.  

Tokio, Japanese restaurant.  

Cuisine: Japanese.  

Papagayo Grill, Grill & Steakhouse restaurant.  

Cuisine: Steaks.  

Dress Code Formal dress is required for dinner. Main restaurant:  

• T shirts with sleeves for gentlemen. Theme restaurants:  

• long trousers and T-shirts with sleeves for gentlemen.