Riu Guanacaste - Playa Matapalo

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RIU’s first Costa Rican establishment will be a 5-star hotel built by the firm itself and located on the oceanfront in the beautiful region of Guanacaste on the country’s Pacific coast. The hotel will also be close to the local airport in Liberia.

Playa Matapalo is situated in the region of Guanacaste in northwestern Costa Rica. Playa Matapalo is a place to enjoy the potential of its privileged location: rest on your beautiful beaches, Diving or fishing in Pacific waters, or discover their volcanic areas and wildlife sanctuaries. All this with a sophisticated tourism, exclusivity and fully integrated into a fragile, high ecological value.


Accomodations :

701 guestrooms
* Bathroom
* Hairdryer
* 110 V
* Telephone
* Central air conditioning
* Fan
* Mini-bar
* Liquor dispenser
* Satellite TV
* Radio alarm clock
* Electronic in-room safe (Laptop size 15"; interior dimensions : H 20cm/7.8in x W 37,5cm/14.7in x D 34cm/13.3in)
* Iron and ironing table
* 2 beds 125 x 200 cm or 1 bed 200 x 200 cm
* Balcony or terrace
* Inter-connecting rooms available

Triple rooms with:
* 1 bed 200 x 200 cm and 1 bed 125 x 200 cm
Family rooms with:
* 2 bathrooms (one with shower), bidet
* Sofa bed
* 2 bedrooms (1x 2 beds 125 x 200 cm, 1x 1 bed 200 x 200 cm)
Suites with:
* Bathroom with hydro-massage bathtub, shower cabin and bidet
* 1 bed 200 x 200 cm
* Integrated lounge area with sofa
* Dressing room
Jacuzzi Suites with:
* Bathroom with hydro-massage bathtub, shower cabin and bidet
* 1 bed 200 x 200 cm
* Integrated lounge area with sofa
* Dressing room
* Jacuzzi on terrace


All Inclusive 24 hours

All meals and snacks:
* Full American breakfast buffet and on the spot cooking stations
* Continental breakfast/snack
* Hot and cold buffet and on the spot cooking stations
* Pizzas, pasta, salads and assorted desserts

Buffets and on the spot cooking stations
* Special evenings: Theme buffets (3 times a week)
Optional dining (reservations required in advance):
* Asian restaurant
* Italian restaurant
* Grill and steak house

Formal dress is required for dinner (long trousers for gentlemen)
Snacks 24 hours a day
* Unlimited local and imported beverages 24 hours a day
* Regularly restocked mini-bar and liquor dispenser


Service / Amenities

* Main restaurant with non-smoking section and terrace
* Asian restaurant
* Italian restaurant
* Poolside restaurant/grill and steak house
* Lobby bar with terrace
* Lounge bar with terrace
* Sports bar
* "Plaza" Bar
* Poolside bar with swim-up bar
* Swimming pool with adjoining jacuzzi
* Children’s swimming pool
* Complimentary sun loungers, towels and parasols by the pool
* Sun terrace
* Children’s playground
* Mini-club
* "Renova Spa" with different treatments, beauty salon and massages (additional charge)
* Complimentary gym, sauna and jacuzzi

Use of the gym, jacuzzi and sauna is restricted to guests over 18 years old. Sports shoes are compulsory when using the gym.

* Hairdresser
* Casino
* Night club (complimentary entrance, drinks not included)
* 5 conference rooms
* Shop
* Use of computers with internet access (additional charge

Sports and activities:
* Gym, table tennis, workout, beach-volleyball
* 2 floodlit hard surface tennis courts
* Sauna, jacuzzi
* Windsurfing, sailing, snorkelling equipment, kayaking
* 1 introductory scuba diving lesson in the pool

* Daytime entertainment programme for children ages 4 to 12 (daily)
* Daytime entertainment programme for adults (daily)
* Shows, Riu evening programme or live music (daily)
Complimentary entrance to the Casino and the night club (drinks not included)

In the hotel (additional charge):
* Billiards
Other sports and facilities nearby (additional charge):
* Assorted water sports available
* Golf course, horse riding