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Riu Playa Blanca - All Inclusive

3.5-star3.5 stars
Finca 43.668Rio HatoCoclePanama, 0203 027 9779
Waterfront resort with an outdoor pool
  • Free buffet breakfast, free WiFi in the lobby and free parking
Very Good8.0
  • The Hotel Riu is located right on a pleasant beach at Playa Blanca, about two hours drive…Feb 7, 2017
  • The hotel was great, offered everything you needed without even needing to leave the…Dec 3, 2017
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Riu Playa Blanca - All Inclusive

Hotel Info: 020 3027 9803

  • Double Room Courtyard View
  • Double Room Courtyard View
  • Two Bedroom Family Suite
  • Double Room Courtyard View
  • Two Bedroom Family Suite
  • Double Ocean View
  • Suite Ocean View
  • Suite Ocean View
  • Double Room Ocean View
  • Double Room Ocean View
  • Double Room Ocean Front
  • Triple Room
  • Double Room Ocean Front
  • Two Bedroom Family Room
  • Triple Room
  • Two Bedroom Family Room
  • Double Room, Courtyard View (B2C)
  • Family Suite, 2 Bedrooms (B2C)
  • Suite, Ocean View (B2C)
  • Double Room, Ocean View (B2C)
  • Double Room, Oceanfront (B2C)
  • Room (B2C)
  • Family Room, 2 Bedrooms (B2C)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 573 rooms


  • Check-in time 3 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is noon

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 21

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)

  • Babysitting/childcare *

  • Free children's club (ages 4-12)


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • WiFi in rooms *



  • Free self parking

Other information

  • All-inclusive (taxes and gratuities included)
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Taking the kids?
  • Children's club (free)
Food and drink
  • Free buffet breakfast
  • 4 restaurants
  • Swim-up bar
  • Poolside bar
Things to do
  • Beach sun loungers
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Outdoor pool
  • Children's pool
  • Health club
  • Kayaking on site
  • Playground on site
  • Scuba diving on site
  • Snorkeling on site
  • Volleyball on site
  • Nightclub
  • Waterslide
  • Swim-up bar
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Pool umbrellas
Working away
  • Conference space size (feet) - 1883
  • Conference space size (meters) - 175
  • One meeting room
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Luggage storage
  • Terrace
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Iron/ironing board
Things to enjoy
  • Balcony
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • TV
  • Satellite TV channels
Stay connected
  • WiFi (surcharge)
  • Phone
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)

Special features

All inclusive

This resort is all-inclusive. On-site food and beverages are included in the room price (some restrictions may apply).
Gratuities and taxes
Gratuities and taxes are included. Additional gratuities at guests' discretion are accepted.
Food and beverages

  • All buffet and à la carte meals, snacks and beverages included
  • In-room minibar (all beverages included)

Activities and facilities/equipment
All non-motorised water sports are included.

Water activities
  • Kayaking
  • Rowing/canoeing
  • Snorkelling

Land activities
  • Fitness facilities

Kids' club
  • Supervised activities for children between 4 and 12 years old

  • On-site entertainment and activities
  • Access to on-site clubs
  • On-site live performances

Not included
  • Golf green fees
  • Use of golf cart
  • Use of golf equipment
  • Motorised water sports
  • Sailboats
  • Scuba-diving excursions
  • Snorkelling excursions
  • Airport transfers
  • Off-site tours
  • Transport to off-site activities


Balboa – On-site restaurant. Guests can enjoy al fresco dining (weather permitting).

Xian – This restaurant specialises in Asian cuisine.

Il Palazzo – This restaurant specialises in Italian cuisine.

Chiriqui – This steakhouse is located by the pool. Guests can enjoy al fresco dining (weather permitting).

Awards and affiliations

Green/Sustainable Property
This property participates in Travelife, a programme that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: The Environment, the community, the cultural heritage and the local economy.

Riu Playa Blanca - All Inclusive’s small print

Also known as

  • Hotel Riu Playa Blanca All Inclusive
  • Riu Playa Blanca
  • Hotel Riu Playa Blanca All Inclusive
  • Playa Blanca All Inclusive
  • Riu Playa Blanca


Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Optional extras

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

WiFi is available in guestrooms for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Riu Playa Blanca - All Inclusive


  • On the beach
  • La Casa de Lourdes Outdoor Spa (9-minute walk)
  • Farallon Island (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • 8 de Diciembre Park (22.9 mi / 36.8 km)
  • Penonomena History and Tradition Museum (23.3 mi / 37.4 km)
  • Chorro El Macho (26.9 mi / 43.3 km)
  • Chorro de las Mozas (29.5 mi / 47.5 km)
  • Anton Valley Historical and Cultural Museum (29.8 mi / 47.9 km)

Getting around

  • Rio Hato (RIH-Scarlett Martinez Intl.) 4-min drive
  • Panama City (PTY-Tocumen Intl.) 121-min drive
  • Free self parking

Riu Playa Blanca - All Inclusive

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