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Hotel Riu Playa Blanca - All Inclusive, Playa Blanca

3.5 stars
Finca 43.668, Playa Blanca, Cocle, Panama, ‏‎866-299-2910
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Playa Blanca beachfront resort with 4 restaurants, outdoor pool

  • Free full breakfast and free parking
  • Airport within 5 mi/8 km: Rio Hato (RIH-Scarlett Martinez Intl.)

Main amenities

  • 573 guestrooms
  • On the beach
  • 4 restaurants
  • Outdoor pool
  • Nightclub
  • WiFi in the lobby
  • Free children's club
  • Health club
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Terrace
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Air conditioning

What’s around

  • On the beach
  • Farallon Beach (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Farallon Island (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Santa Clara Beach (4.1 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Blanca Beach (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • APROVACA The Orchid Center (30.2 mi / 48.5 km)
Waterfront resort with an outdoor pool

On Playa Blanca

The Hotel Riu Playa Blanca is located right on the beautiful white sand beach of Playa Blanca, Panama. The wide, sandy beach offers a quiet beach experience and is known as one of the most beautiful in Central America.

Family activities

Whether you are travelling to get away from it all or if you want to pack every minute with activities, the Hotel Riu Playa Blanca will fit your needs perfectly. Relax by the beach or the swimming pool, or try something more active like dancing or volleyball.

Theme restaurants

Onsite restaurants include Asian and Italian cuisine with vegetarian options and al fresco dining, as well as a grill and steakhouse. Start your day off the right way with a full American breakfast buffet that includes hot items and live cooking stations.

Relaxation in paradise

The Hotel Riu Playa Blanca has 573 guestrooms fully equipped with everything you need to keep you comfortable in your home away from home. WiFi internet access will keep you connected throughout your stay (surcharges apply).
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  • My stay was good once I got to the hotel, but was a bit disappointed that we did not get…Aug 16, 2015
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Hotel Info: ‎866-266-9798‎

  • Two Bedroom Family Suite
  • Two Bedroom Family Suite
  • Double Room Courtyard View
  • Double Ocean View
  • Suite Ocean View
  • Double Room Ocean View
  • Suite Ocean View
  • Triple Room
  • Double Room Courtyard View
  • Double Room Ocean Front
  • Double Room Ocean View
  • Two Bedroom Family Room
  • Double Room Courtyard View
  • Double Room Ocean Front
  • Two Bedroom Family Room
  • Triple Room

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 573 rooms


  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • 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


  • Free children's club (ages 4 - 12)


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • WiFi in public areas *

  • WiFi in rooms *



  • Free self parking

Other information

  • All-inclusive (taxes and gratuities included)


Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Optional extras

WiFi is available in guestrooms for an extra charge

WiFi is available in public areas for an extra charge

In the hotel

Taking the kids?
  • Children's club (free)
Food and drink
  • Free full 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
  • Windsurfing on site
  • Nightclub
  • 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
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Terrace

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Minibar
  • Iron/ironing board
Things to enjoy
  • Balcony
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • 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. Onsite 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-motorized water sports are included.

Water activities
  • Kayaking
  • Rowing/canoeing
  • Snorkeling
  • Windsurfing

Land activities
  • Fitness facilities

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

  • Onsite entertainment and activities
  • Access to onsite clubs
  • Onsite live performances

Not included
  • Golf green fees
  • Use of golf cart
  • Use of golf equipment
  • Motorized water sports
  • Sailboats
  • Scuba-diving excursions
  • Snorkeling excursions
  • Airport transfers
  • Offsite tours
  • Transportation to offsite activities


Balboa - Onsite restaurant. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).

Xian - This restaurant specializes in Asian cuisine.

Il Palazzo - This restaurant specializes in Italian cuisine.

Chiriqui - This steakhouse is located by the pool. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).

Awards and affiliations

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

Hotel Riu Playa Blanca - All Inclusive, Playa Blanca’s small print


Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Optional extras

WiFi is available in guestrooms for an extra charge

WiFi is available in public areas 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.

Hotel Riu Playa Blanca - All Inclusive, Playa Blanca

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