Riu Palace Costa Rica

Riu Palace Costa Rica

Playa Matapalo- Sardinal, Ocotal, Costa Rica
+506 2681 2300

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Riu Palace Costa Rica
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About Riu Palace Costa Rica

  • Resort Room
    Enjoy the many amenities of the resort
  • Clean and Tidy
    This stay has listed several different cleanliness practices.
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi and Breakfast for free

Hotel Riu Palace Costa Rica - All Inclusive offers 5-star accommodation, plus a Jacuzzi, an all-inclusive meal plan and a private beach. Popular facilities, such as a sauna and an outdoor pool, ensure an enjoyable stay in Matapalo.

The resort has 538 rooms and has been recently refurbished. Airport transfers, a dry cleaning service, a laundry service and babysitting/child services are available on request.

On-site dining options include restaurant, which is a convenient place to have a meal.

Liberia International Airport is a 55-minute drive from Hotel Riu Palace Costa Rica - All Inclusive. Playas del Coco and Playa Flamingo are situated an easy drive away.

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Rooms available at Riu Palace Costa Rica

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King rooms(£343)
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Standard rooms(£173)
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Amenities at Riu Palace Costa Rica

  • Private beach
  • Snorkelling
  • Outdoor pool
  • Water slide
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Fitness centre
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Tennis

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Hand sanitiser in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • 24-hour security
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitised
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces
  • First-aid kit
  • Enhanced cleaning
  • Safe

Services and conveniences

  • ATM on-site
  • Car hire
  • Concierge service
  • Entertainment staff
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • Tour desk
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Ticket service
  • Safety deposit box


  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Fan
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Smoke alarms
  • Air-conditioned
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Dustbins

Pool and spa

  • Spa
  • Hot tub
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool towels
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Massage
  • Pool bar
  • Sauna
  • Water slide


  • Hairdryer
  • Public bath
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower
  • Bathtub
  • Bidet
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper

Things to do

  • Gift shop
  • Casino
  • Scuba diving
  • Diving
  • Snorkelling
  • Beauty salon
  • Water park
  • Windsurfing
  • Night club

Family friendly

  • Babysitting or child care
  • Child pool
  • Kids meals
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kids' club
  • Kids' outdoor play equipment
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Playground


  • Breakfast included
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Minibar
  • Snack bar
  • Coffee machine


  • Family rooms
  • Garden view
  • Inner courtyard view
  • Storage available
  • Sea view
  • Sofa
  • Telephone


  • Outdoor furniture
  • Private beach
  • Garden
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Beach towels
  • Balcony

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • TV

Accessibility and suitability

  • Designated smoking area
  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Disabled access
  • Lift


  • Socket near the bed
  • Sofa bed
  • Wardrobe or closet


  • Aerobics
  • Fitness centre
  • Tennis

Parking and transportation

  • Parking
  • Airport shuttle


  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service


  • Desk

Reviews of Riu Palace Costa Rica

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8.8 Great
Pros:Friendly staff, clean and nice comfy rooms, huge pools, beautiful secluded beach. Great buffets and Krystal fusion restaurant, and snacks.
Cons:Cheesy entertainment shows. Not much seafood. Don't bother with the steakhouse restaurant.
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Playa Matapalo- Sardinal, Ocotal

What's nearby

  • Ocotal Beach2 mi



Check in anytime after 16:00, check out anytime before 11:00


Cancellation/pre-payment policies vary by room type and provider.

FAQs when booking at Riu Palace Costa Rica

  • Riu Palace Costa Rica is located at Playa Matapalo- Sardinal, 2.1 miles from the centre of Ocotal. Ocotal Beach is the closest landmark to Riu Palace Costa Rica.

  • Check-in time is 16:00 and check-out time is 11:00 at Riu Palace Costa Rica.

  • Yes, Riu Palace Costa Rica offers free Wi-Fi.

  • No, Riu Palace Costa Rica does not offer free parking.

  • No, Riu Palace Costa Rica does not offer free airport shuttle service.

  • Riu Palace Costa Rica is 14.5 miles from Liberia. Riu Palace Costa Rica is 15.4 miles from Tamarindo.

  • Yes, Riu Palace Costa Rica has a pool on-site.

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Value for money


Distance to city centre

2.1 mi

Location rating


Nearest airport


Distance to airport

14.5 mi