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Located on the famed Palm Beach, this dazzling resort is the perfect place to relax and enjoy pristine white sand and a stunning turquoise sea. Guests will be able to enjoy top-quality facilities and activities such as two swimming pools, one with an integrated Jacuzzi, a signature terrace-solarium, a five-star fitness center, spa, and casino.
Choose from excellent à la carte meals featuring Italian, Japanese, Grill Steakhouse and Fusion. Throughout the day, the International buffet serves sumptuous choices to keep you going. Guests will be entertained with the daily activities program, as well as games of volleyball, water polo, and ping pong.
First-class amenities include 24-hour room service, a fully stocked mini-bar and liquor dispenser, and complimentary entrance to the casino. Watersports and golf are available nearby for a fee.
Wanting to get away and relax? Vita Novus Spa offers many treatments to pamper the mind, body, and soul. The sauna and Jacuzzi are free of charge, as well as the full-service gym.
A 15 minute drive from the airport and pier, and minutes from downtown Oranjestad, the Riu Palace is perfectly located amidst lush surroundings on one of the world`s most famous beaches. Guests are conveniently near all the island`s attractions.
79 J.E. IRAUSQIN BLVD. • ORANJESTAD • AW
Barber / Beauty Salon Boutique Shops Business Services Car Rental Laundry / Dry Cleaning Service Meeting Rooms Parking(Complimentary.)
Shopping Mall Nearby
Pools: Number of Pools: 2 Outdoor Pools: 2 Two swimming pools each with an intergrated jacuzzi.
Golf: • NEARBY • Tierra del Sol • Tierra Del Sol is a Par 71, 18 hole championship golf course with a total yardage of 6,811. It was designed by Robert Trent Jones, Jr., and is situated on the scenic northwest shore of Aruba. • Holes: 18 • Green Fees: $65 to $160 • Club Rental Fees: $25-$45.00 • Lessons Available
Other Sports Available: • Other Sports: Watersports are available nearby ($)
Simple elegance,captivating charm, and picture perfect views make the Riu Palace Aruba a destination like no other. Stretched along the renowned white sands of Palm Beach, this lovely beach resort features the perfect blend of the intimate and grand.
The Riu Palace Aruba features 24 hour room service, pool area beverage service, complimentary wireless intrernet in lobby and turndown service.
Beach: The Riu Palace Aruba is located on a long 1200-foot stretch of pristine Palm Beach, with more square footage of beach per guest than any other resort in Aruba.
Check-in: 4:00 pm Check-out: 10:00 am Total Rooms: 450 Year Opened: 0
Credit Cards: • Visa • Master Card • Diners Club • Discover • American Express
There is a charge for WiFi.
JUNIOR SUITE POV ALL French balcony or balcony with partial Ocean View. All Junior Suites have split- level sitting area and sofa, some available with a sofa bed, minibar & liquor dispenser regularly, radio alarm clock and room safe. 1 King Bed or 2 Double Beds Other Amenities: Air Conditioning, Fan, Shower, Balcony or Terrace, Minibar, Hair Dryer, Iron, Telephone, Television, Room Safe, Satellite
JUNIOR SUITE OCN ALL All Junior Suites have split-level sitting area and sofa, some available with a sofa bed, minibar and liquor dispenser are regularly replenished, radio alarm clock and room safe. Bathrooms equipped with hydo-massage tub. 1 King Bed or 2 Double Beds Other Amenities: Air Conditioning, Fan, Shower, Balcony or Terrace, Minibar, Hair Dryer, Iron, Telephone, Television, Room Safe, Satellite
SUITE OCN ALL Ocean view with large split-level sitting area including, sofa, walk-in closet and larger balcony., minibar and liquor dispenser are regularly replenished, radio alarm clock and room safe. Bath room with separate shower. 1 King Bed or 2 Double Beds Other Amenities: Air Conditioning, Fan, Shower, Balcony or Terrace, Minibar, Hair Dryer, Iron, Telephone, Television, Room Safe, Satellite
SUITE JAC OCN ALL Ocean view with split-level sitting area and sofa and balcony or terrace with private jacuzzi, minibar and liquor dispenser are regularly replenished, radio alarm clock and room safe. Bathroom equipped with hydro-massage tub & separate shower 1 King Bed Other Amenities: Air Conditioning, Fan, Shower, Balcony or Terrace, Jacuzzi, Hair Dryer, Iron, Telephone, Television, Room Safe, Satellite
Riu Palace Aruba features 1 meal plan option:
All Meals, Drinks & Tips
There are 5 Restaurants at Riu Palace Aruba: Krystal - A la carte restaurant serving Fusion cuisine. Open for dinner. Sayuri - Japanese a la carte restaurant. Open for dinner. Don Nicolas - Buffet style restaurant with show cooking. Serves international and local cuisine. Nautilus - Grill steakhouse. Open for dinner. Milano - Italian a la carte restaurant. Open for dinner.
Service: Exceptional. A definate standout was our poolside server, Valentina. She was extremely friendly, took time to learn what we liked and made our visit even more enjoyable. Excellent service all around.
Overall: We expect excellence from Riu and this resort delivered.
Kristina (Wayne, NJ)
Pool: Enjoyed every minute.
Beach: I loved it!
Food/Drink: Amazing!!! The best place ever.
Entertainment: Enjoyed every minute.
Elliot (Boca Raton, FL)
Pool: Difficult to get chairs, but otherwise great.
Beach: Very difficult to get chairs, but very nice.
Adria j (Los Angeles, CA) said, 'From all of the hotels in the area, it seemed like RIU was one of the most luxurious.'
Pool: Great pool, nice swim up bar with friendly staff.
Beach: Clean beach, plenty of seats for lounging.
Food/Drink: Great buffet, lots of variety, difficult to make restaurant reservations, but buffet was better than most restaurants.
Entertainment: Ok, but could have been a little more exciting. The casino was very small.
Service: They took a while to clean the rooms and left room service plates out front all day.
Overall: We had a very relaxing time, overall RIU always comes through!
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Carol (Westford, MA)
Beach: Great but you have to be there by 6:15 to hold a hut.
Food/Drink: Really good and a varied selection.
Accommodations: Wonderful spacious rooms.
Service: Wonderful as always.
Overall: Terrific I've been to this hotel 12-13 times.
Carolyn (Brooklyn, NY) said, 'Loved Aruba. Beach was so beautiful.'
Pool: Excellent. Couldn't be more perfect.
Beach: beach was so beautiful
Food/Drink: Drinks were great.
Entertainment: Not bad.
Overall: Loved Aruba.
Leonard (Cinnaminson, NJ) said, 'Would definitely book with you again. The Riu Palace was wonderful'
Carol (Westford, MA) said, 'Terrific, great!!! Very happy.'
Food/Drink: always delicious - using top name brands of liquor
Entertainment: they do a great job
Service: always incredible they go above and beyond
Overall: Terrific, great!!! Very happy.
Howard (Brooklyn, NY) said, 'Wonderful time - very satisfying trip - service was excellent and the beach was beautiful.'
Entertainment: very good
Overall: very satisfying trip
Carol (Marietta, GA) said, 'Our overall experience was really good. Nice sandy beach and large pool with swim up bar. Food was very good, too.'
Pool: large pool with swim up bar
Beach: Nice sandy beach
Food/Drink: Food was very good, too
Accommodations: our rooms & views was really nice
Service: Service was good
Overall: Our overall experience was really good
Indar (Port Of Spain, NN) said, 'Absolutely amazing overall experience!'
Accommodations: very good
Overall: Absolutely amazing
Jane (Newport News , VA) said, 'We had a wonderful vacation at the Riu Palace and will look forward to a return visit. The people who work there were outstanding ...absolutely the best!!!'
Beach: Very nice
Food/Drink: Very good
Service: Outstanding...cannot be better
Overall: Excellent...will definitely return at first opportunity
Stacy (Norfolk, VA) said, 'Overall the RIU was a great resort. The food was outstanding for an all inclusive resort and the staff was great and friendly.'
Pool: Loved the swim up bar
Food/Drink: Outstanding for an all inclusive
Entertainment: Plenty of watersports and pool activities
Accommodations: Rooms were great
Service: Great staff, very friendly
Overall: I would go back again
Sam (Avon, OH) said, 'Bar servers were great and food was great - nice rooms and the service here is very, very good. A great little getaway overall.'
Food/Drink: Bar servers were great and food was great
Accommodations: Nice rooms
Service: Very good.
Laurie (Raleigh, NC) said, 'No worries. All taken care of. Top shelf every meal every day. Amazing food and available all day long and the people and service were great. Huge pool and not very crowded. A wonderful vacation!'
Pool: Huge pool and not very crowded.
Beach: Pretty beach. walkways along beach hotels made for a delightful walk.
Food/Drink: Top shelf every meal every day. Amazing food.
Entertainment: We didn't stay up for the entertainment.
Accommodations: Jr. Suite was perfect. Overlooking pool and ocean.
Service: Great service.
Overall: No worries. All taken care of. Transfers, food was great and available all day long, people and service were great.
Joseph (Weldon Springs, MO)
Pool: the pool was nice
Beach: beach was great
Food/Drink: buffet was ok
Entertainment: was something to do
Accommodations: bed wasn't very comfortable
Service: was ok
Overall: Rui staff wasn't very helpful in letting us know how the all inclusive resturants worked
Janet (Pawtucket, RI) said, 'Everything was great...would highly recommend going.'
Pool: Very clean
Food/Drink: Good variety
Entertainment: Always something
Accommodations: Very nice and updated
Overall: Loved it
Mike (Buchanan, VA)
Pool: Nice and clean, especially first half of day.
Beach: Had to get up very early to secure a palm hut for shade.
Food/Drink: Only had one brand of beer on hand but food was excellent!
Entertainment: Good but on the weak side.
Accommodations: Good but wish they had a non smoking room, kind of stinky!
Service: Always great!
Overall: It would not take much to push this to the 4 1/2 star level.
Janice (West Homestead, PA) said, 'Room was great with wonderful view. Staff couldn't do enough to meet all requests. Wish I could go again next week.'
Pool: Beautiful and warm
Beach: Could use some more cabanas
Entertainment: Not much
Accommodations: Room was great with wonderful view
Service: Staff couldn't do enough to meet all requests
Overall: Wish I could go again next week
Charles (Staton Island, NY)
Beach: need more huts
Food/Drink: buffet excellent
Entertainment: wasn't impressed
Donna m. (Nutley, NJ)
Judy (East Amherst, NY)
Entertainment: not enough
Serena (Ravenna, OH)
Beach: Very nicely set up
Food/Drink: We loved everything
Entertainment: Could have been a little better, but we did have fun with it
Accommodations: The rooms were great
Service: Every person everywhere was very accommodating
Overall: We would definitely come back again
Michael (Croydon, PA) said, 'This was the best vacation we ever did! This was the first time we booked with Dream Vacations but will do it again.'
Pool: Pool was huge and very clean
Beach: Plenty of chairs and beach to sit at.
Food/Drink: Great food even at the buffet
Entertainment: Great time and fun
Accommodations: Rooms were just immaculate and comfortable.
Service: Never had to wait people were always very friendly and helpful
Overall: It was the best vacation we ever did! This was the first time we booked with Dream Vacations but will do it again.
Sharon (Bedford, MA)
Entertainment: they had shows every evening, but no place to dance.
David (Newark, DE)
Food/Drink: Very Good
Entertainment: Not much
Overall: We loved it... had a great time
Mike (Buchanan, VA) said, 'The pool is very spacious with built in cement lounge chairs. The beach is just beautiful. Foord was perfect and our room was wonderful. A great way to spend an anniversary!'
Pool: Very Spacious and really loved the cement lounge chairs, maybe dosen't sound confortable but they were very much confortable.
Beach: Just beautiful, extra clean and fun to watch them set up for weddings. Not a place to go if you want big waves or strong tide.
Food/Drink: Food was perfect but only had one choice of beer.
Entertainment: I would have like more shows and less karoake.
Accommodations: Wonderful, even gave us a 4th floor because I did not like higher floors.
Overall: 5* All the way!
Lisa (Franklin, MA) said, 'We loved the Riu and would HIGHLY recommend it.'
Accommodations: mattress was rock hard
Overall: LOVED the Riu. Other than the uncomfortable mattress, would HIGHLY recommend.
Eric (Bowie, MD) said, 'We had a fun time and the staff was very hospitable. Our agent was knowledgable and professional.'
Overall: We had a fun time and the staff was very hospitable.
Amy (Jefferson, MD) said, 'The hotel staff was wonderful. We loved Aruba will use Dream Vacations again.'
Entertainment: only one night of entertainment in the five nights that we were there
Service: the hotel staff were wonderful
Overall: we loved Aruba will use dream vacations again