Riu Palace Costa Rica

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

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based on 12 reviews

Riu Palace Costa Rica
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About Riu Palace Costa Rica

  • Resort Room
    Enjoy the many amenities of the resort
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi and Breakfast for free

The Riu Palace Costa Rica is an all-inclusive 24-hour resort located on the beach in Matapalo. There are four swimming pools on the property, including one with a swim-up bar. There is also a hot tub, fitness center, sauna, and on site Renova Spa that provides a variety of treatments and massage services for guests. The resort also features four themed restaurants with all-inclusive dining and drinks during your stay. There are five conference rooms at this resort that come complete with all the amenities and planning assistance needed.

This hotel provides access to a variety of outdoor activities, including a tennis court, snorkeling equipment, table tennis, sailing, and more. The Four Seasons Golf Club offers beautiful seaside golfing close to the resort. Complimentary WiFi is offered throughout the resort and room service is available to all guests 24 hours a day. This hotel has dining restrictions for guest attire so be sure to check with hotel staff for various restaurant requirements. As part of the all-inclusive service, guests can enjoy free entry to the on site night club and casino. Drinks are not included in this access.

There are 538 guest rooms and suites at this resort, which all feature separate living spaces, minibars, in-room coffee and tea service, a hydromassage tub, premium TV channels, and a private balcony or terrace with sea or garden views. Rooms also offer a dedicated work desk and guests can choose from double beds. Upgraded suites provide additional living space and amenities, as well as better views.

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Rooms available at Riu Palace Costa Rica

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Standard Rooms($799)
Standard room - Park view
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$799 totalAvantrip
Superior Rooms($220)
Superior room - Harbor view
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$220 totalTrip.com
Double Rooms($244)
Double room - Panoramic view
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$244 totalSnaptravel
King Rooms($263)
King room - River view
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$263 totalSnaptravel
Other Rooms($122)
Other room - City view
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$122 totalAgoda.com

Amenities at Riu Palace Costa Rica

  • Private beach
  • Water slide
  • Fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Tennis
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Coffee shop
  • Child pool

Services and conveniences

  • ATM on-site
  • Ticket service
  • Concierge service
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • 24hr front desk

Pool and spa

  • Sauna
  • Spa
  • Hot tub
  • Water slide


  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Coffee shop

Accessibility and suitability

  • Increased accessibility
  • Elevator
  • Designated smoking area


  • Terrace/Patio
  • Beach towels
  • Private beach

Family friendly

  • Babysitting or child care
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Child pool


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Internet
  • Air-conditioned

Parking and transportation

  • Parking
  • Airport shuttle


  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service


  • Fitness center
  • Tennis

Things to do

  • Gift shop


  • Storage available

Health and safety

  • Safe

Reviews of Riu Palace Costa Rica

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8.8 Great
Friendly staff, clean and nice comfy rooms, huge pools, beautiful secluded beach. Great buffets and Krystal fusion restaurant, and snacks.

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 3:00 PM, check out anytime before 12:00 PM


Cancellation/prepayment 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 center of Ocotal. Ocotal Beach is the closest landmark to Riu Palace Costa Rica.

  • Check-in time is 3:00 PM and check-out time is 12:00 PM 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.

  • No, Riu Palace Costa Rica does not have a pool onsite.

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Value for money


Distance to city center

2.1 mi

Location rating


Nearest Airport


Distance to airport

14.5 mi