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"The honeymoon was absolutely amazing, the resort was breathtaking & the service was extraordinary! They took really good care of us & the GM even set us up in the Prime Minister suite which was so beautiful. I couldn't have asked for a better honeymoon. Thank you so much for everything you did for us. We really appreciate you!"

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Riu Palace Costa Rica

HOTEL INFORMATION

Riu Palace Costa Rica
Playa MatapaloGuanacaste, Costa Rica

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

Distance from hotel to Daniel Oduber Quiros International Airport (LIR), 20.5 miles (33 kms).

Hotel Riu Palace Costa Rica is located inGuanacaste, Costa Rica at theedge of the beach of Matapalo. This new hotel, fully prepared to providethe best service to its customers, has four swimming pools (one with aswim-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 thedifferent restaurants of the hotel is exceptional thanks to the chefs,who prepare a variety of dishes, from classic to the most exotic. You'llwant to try each of the menus and thanks to the All Inclusive service,you will be able to enjoy the buffet restaurant or the four differenttheme restaurants of the hotel. If your stay is for work purposes, thenthe Hotel Riu Palace Costa Rica will be ideal for you. It has fiveconference rooms, modern and fully equipped so you can conduct meetingsor events in a professional and simple way, well as various services that you will be able to request. Being on a privileged environment, the hoteloffers a variety of activities on the beautiful beachessuch as divingor fishing in the Pacific waters, Eco-tourism in the volcanic areas, and during the day several programs of entertainment for all ages, whetherin family or friends. The hotel has a gym, table tennis, volleyball,tennis court, windsurf, sailing, snorkeling equipment, kayaks and otherwater activities. If your favorite sport is golf, the Four Seasons GolfClub 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 whiledriving their flocks, which are authentic figures of popular culture ofthis destination. From the hotel, you can do several excursionsthat youcan not lose, like the visit of the National Park Rincon de la Vieja, TheSafari Park or the capital of Guanacaste: Liberia.

HOTEL AMENITIES

  • Accommodations (538) Accommodations for Physically Challenged Guests
  • Aerobics (aqua) Air Conditioning (public areas)
  • Babysitting Services ($) Bar (swim-up)
  • Barber Shop ($) Bars
  • Beach (onsite) Beauty Salon ($)
  • Billiards ($) Breakfast Room
  • Business Center Car Rental Desk
  • Casino (onsite) ($) Children's Activities
  • Children's Playground Coffee Shop
  • Concierge Conference Rooms ($)
  • Currency Exchange Disco/Nightclub
  • Dive Center ($) Dry Cleaning Services ($)
  • Elevators Entertainment
  • Exercise Classes Facilities for Physically Challenged Guests
  • Fitness Center Front Desk (24-hour)
  • Gift Shop ($) Golf (nearby) ($)
  • Hospitality Desk Ice Machines
  • Internet Access (wireless) ($) Jacuzzi (outdoor)
  • Laundry Service ($) Lounges
  • Massage Services ($) Medical Services ($)
  • Meeting Room ($) Multilingual Staff
  • Newsstand ($) Parking
  • Physician (on call) ($) Ping Pong
  • Pool (children's) Pool (outdoor)
  • Poolside Beverage Service Poolside Grill
  • Poolside Meal Service Restaurants (5)
  • Security (24-hour) Snack Bar
  • Solarium Spa ($)
  • Sundries Shop ($) Taxi Stand
  • Tennis Court (lighted) Tour Desk
  • Tours & Excursions ($) Towels (beach/pool)
  • Umbrellas (pool) Volleyball (beach)
  • Watersports (motorized) ($) Watersports (non-motorized)
  • Wedding Coordinator ($) Wedding Site ($)
  • ($) Denotes a fee may be charged.
  • Please note: Some hotel amenities listed above
  • may have an additional fee associated with them.

MARKETS

Casino, Dive, Eco-Tourism, Family Friendly, Golf, Business,Romance, Spa, Wedding, All Inclusive, Beach and Honeymoon.

ACCOMMODATION CATEGORIES AND DESCRIPTIONS

Arrival/Departure Time: Check-in-time: 3:00 pm Check-out-time: 12:00 pmEarly check-in and late checkout on request, and subject to availability.Children Policy: Children's age break is 12 years old.Maximum Occupancy: 2018:Junior Suite Garden View - 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children or 3 adults and 1 child.Junior Suite Garden View Connecting - 4 adults and 4 children or 6 adults and 2 children.Junior Suite Garden View Handicapped - 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 Courtyard View Connecting - 4 adults and 4 children or 6 adults and 2 children.Junior Suite Oceanview - 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children or 3 adults and 1 child.Junior Suite Oceanview Connecting - 4 adults and 4 children or 6 adults and 2 children.2 Bedroom Family Suite - 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children, 2 adults and 3 children or 3 adults and 2 children. **Suite Jacuzzi - 2 adults.**Minimum occupancy is 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children. Infants 0-2 no longer count towards the minimum occupancy in the room.2019:Junior Suite Garden View - 2 adults and 2 children or 3 adults and 1 child.Junior Suite Garden View Connecting - 4 adults and 4 children or 6 adults and 2 children.Junior Suite Garden View Handicapped - 2 adults and 2 children or 3 adults and 1 child.Junior Suite Courtyard View - 2 adults and 2 children or 3 adults and 1 child.Junior Suite Courtyard View Connecting - 4 adults and 4 children or 6 adults and 2 children.Junior Suite Oceanview - 2 adults and 2 children or 3 adults and 1 child.Junior Suite Oceanview Connecting - 4 adults and 4 children or 6 adults and 2 children.2 Bedroom Family Suite - 2 adults and 3 children or 3 adults and 2 children or 2 adults and 2 children.Suite Jacuzzi - 2 adults.Junior Suite Garden View, Air conditioning, ceiling fan, 2 double bedsor 1 king size bed, living room area with sofa or sofa-bed, direct dialphone, 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.View: Garden.

Junior Suite Garden View Connecting, 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 (laptopsize 15"), iron and ironing board. Bathroom equipped with hydro-massagebathtub, extra shower cabin, by door separate toilet, double-sink, vanitymirror, hairdryer and amenities kit. Balcony or terrace. Connecting roomscan be either 2 rooms connected by an interior door or 2 rooms connectedthrough a private hallway with an exterior door.Junior Suite Garden View Handicapped, 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 (laptopsize 15"), iron and ironing board. Bathroom equipped with hydro-massagebathtub, extra shower cabin, by door separate toilet, double-sink, vanitymirror, hairdryer and amenities kit. Balcony or terrace. Handicappedrooms are wheelchair accessible and equipped with roll-in shower andhandrails.Junior Suite Courtyard View, Air conditioning, ceiling fan, 2 double bedsor 1 king size bed, living room area with sofa or sofa-bed, direct dialphone, daily replenished mini-bar and liquor dispenser, coffee maker,satellite flat-screen TV, electronic in-room safe (laptop size 15"), ironand 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.Junior Suite Courtyard View Connecting, 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 (laptopsize 15"), iron and ironing board. Bathroom equipped with hydro-massagebathtub, extra shower cabin, by door separate toilet, double-sink, vanity mirror, hairdryer and amenities kit. Balcony or terrace with courtyardview. Connecting rooms can be either 2 rooms connected by an interiordoor or 2 rooms connected through a private hallway with an exteriordoor.Junior Suite Oceanview, Air conditioning, ceiling fan, 2 double beds or1 king size bed, living room area with sofa or sofa-bed, direct dialphone, 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.Junior Suite Ocean View Connecting, Air conditioning, ceiling fan, 2double 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 (laptopsize 15"), iron and ironing board. Bathroom equipped with hydro-massagebathtub, extra shower cabin, by door separate toilet, double-sink, vanity mirror, hairdryer and amenities kit. Balcony or terrace with ocean view.Connecting rooms can be either 2 rooms connected by an interior door or2 rooms connected through a private hallway with an exterior door.Two Bedroom Family Suite, Air conditioning, ceiling fan, 1 bedroom with1 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 equipped with hydro-massage bathtub, by door separate toilet and bidet double sink, hairdryerand amenities kit, second bathroom equipped with shower, one sink.Balcony or terrace.Bedding: 1 king bed or 2 double beds.

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

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): ($),bathtub (private), room service (24-hour), ceiling fan, safe deposit box(digital, laptop size), coffee/tea maker, shower, crib (on request) andsprinkler system.($) 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 barMelody, plaza bar.Stars, lounge bar with terrace.Papagayo Grill, Grill & Steakhouse restaurant.Lounge 24, Open 24 hours.Capachino, Patisserie & ice cream parlor.Arenal, Main restaurant with terrace.Krystal Restaurant, Great chefs know that there is more to foodthan the taste: it is crucial to involve the other senses too. This isexactly the philosophy behind the Krystal restaurants: gourmetrestaurants created by acclaimed chefs working together with Riu Hotels.The approach is based on the best in New Cookery from around the world;its goal: to give diners a journey into the unexplored terrain ofexquisite new sensations.L'anfora, Italian restaurant.Tokio, Japanese restaurant.Dress CodeFormal dress is required for dinner. Main restaurant: T shirts withsleeves for gentlemen. Theme restaurants: long trousers and T-shirtswith sleeves for gentlemen.Please Note:Reservations are no longer required for specialty restaurants. They willoperate on a first come, first serve basis.

SPECIALTY PACKAGE (ALL INCLUSIVE 18)

ALL INCLUSIVE PACKAGE 2018Booking Dates: 05/16/2017 - 12/23/2018Travel Dates: 12/24/2016 - 12/23/2017 12/24/2017 - 12/23/2018Package Inclusions:-Accommodations

-Breakfast: Full American breakfast buffet, live cooking stations, fruits,

juices and Cava. Continental breakfast and snacks.-Lunch: Hot and cold buffet and live cooking stations. Pizzas, pasta,

salads and assorted desserts (Italian restaurant).-Dinner: Arenal Restaurant - Buffets and live cooking stations. Special

evenings: themed buffet (three times a week). Optional dining (a la carte): Krystal Fusion Restaurant, Tokio Japanese Restaurant, L'Anfora Italian Restaurant (buffet starters), Papagayo Grill and Steakhouse (reservations required in advance).-Snacks 24 hours a day.

-Beverages: Unlimited local and imported beverages served 24 hours a day,

drinks service at pool and regularly restocked minibar and liquor dispenser.-Room service 24 hours a day.

-Sports and activities: Gym, workout, beach volleyball, billiards,

floodlit hard surface tennis court (300 m),RiuFit: backfit, aquagym, stretching, bums-legs-tums (several times a week), Steam bath, whirlpool bath, Windsurfing, pedaloes, snorkeling equipment, kayaking 1 introductory scuba diving lesson in pool.-Entertainment: Daytime entertainment program for children ages 4 to 7

and ages 8 to 12 at "RiuLand" (daily). Daytime entertainment program for adults (daily). Activities program at the "RiuArt" atelier (six times a week), Shows, Riu evening program or live music (daily), Pacha discotheque (open 6 nights a week)-Free entry to the discotheque and the Casino (drinks not included).

-Taxes and gratuities.

Please Note:Formal dress required for dinner. Main restaurant: gentlemen nosleeveless T-shirts. Theme restaurants: gentlemen - no sleevelessT-shirts, long trousers.Package inclusions are subject to change.

MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATION

Spring Break Policy-No spring break groups allowed

Minimum Check-in ageThe minimum age to check-in is 18 years old.

CANCELLATION FEES

2018:12/24/17-04/30/18, within 3 days, 2-night penalty.05/01/18-12/23/18, within 3 days, 1-night penalty.Early departures will incur 100% penalty.No shows will incur a 100% penalty.2019:12/24/18-04/30/19, within 3 days, 2-night penalty.05/01/19-12/23/19, within 3 days, 1-night penalty.Early departures will incur 100% penalty.No shows will incur a 100% penalty.