With palace in its name, it’s no surprise that the facilities here are fit for royalty. There are a couple of giant pools, a pair of swim-up bars and a beach that looks like it’s made of brown sugar. Foodies can go all out in the six restaurants, and there are seven bars, each with a long menu of tasty drinks. On the wellness front, there’s a lot going on – you’ll find two sports courts, a gym and a spa here.
SPORTS & ACTIVITIES
Toddlers can play, paint and dance until they drop over in the kids’ club. There’s a jam-packed programme of games and competitions, too, so they’ll want to keep coming back.
If you want to add a taste of an underwater adventure to your break, you can give scuba diving* a try in one of the pools.
There are two floodlit hard-surface tennis courts here.
FOOD & DRINK
You can chow down on food from every corner of the globe thanks to the six different restaurants you’ll find here. Whether it’s a meaty steak, some spicy Mexican tacos or a buffet spread of international classics, you’ll find something to take your fancy.
And if you want to hit the town for a bite to eat, the centre of Cabo San Lucas is a 10-minute drive away. Fine-dining restaurants sit shoulder-to-shoulder near the marina, which looks like a version of Monaco that's been picked up and plonked in the Pacific.
- Mar de Cortes buffet restaurant
A wide array of cuisines and dishes are served here so there's something for everyone. There are even live cooking stations where your food can be prepared in front of you, using fresh local produce. On top of this, there's themed buffets three times a week.
- Misaki Japanese restaurant
Modern Japanese and Asian cuisine is the focus at this place.
- El Medano Steakhouse
If you fancy a juicy steak or a choice of grilled, American style dishes, this is the place to be.
- Dress code
Just so you know, there's a smart-casual dress code at dinner. Shorts and vests aren't allowed.
- Krystal Fusion restaurant
- Bombay Indian restaurant
- San Jose Italian restaurant
Main meals here are à la carte while starters and desserts are from a buffet spread.
- A la carte dining
A la carte meals are available at the fusion, Japanese, Indian, steakhouse and Italian restaurants.
- Le Ventana - lobby bar with terrace
- Los Cabos - lounge bar with terrace
- Beach Club Bar
- Lounge 24
- Capuchino - patisserie and ice-cream parlour
- 2 pool bars with swim-up bar
HEALTH & BEAUTY
While the kids go off and play, adults can treat themselves to a luxurious banquet of massages, facials and beauty treatments in the spa*. There’s a gym nearby, too.
- Renova Spa*
This place has it all when it comes to luxury and relaxation. You can choose from a wide array of treatments, including massages and facials. There's also a steam bath and a whirlpool tub for adults only.
- 2 adults-only gyms
The gyms are fully stocked with a range of cardio and weight equipment. You'll need sports shoes to be able to use them.
- RiuFit Classes
There’s a long list of bass-pumping dance parties and family-friendly music shows you can join in with when the sun goes down.
Plus, there are seven bars sprinkled throughout the hotel. You can pair one of the parties with a fruity punch or a chilled cocktail.
- Kids' club
The top-of-the-range kids’ club has everything they’ll need for a full day of fun. Toys, games, a playground and a long list of activities and competitions are on the schedule every day.
- Riu Pool Party at Riu Santa Fe
Adults-only pool parties are put on four times a week at Riu Santa Fe.
- Pacha Disco at Riu Santa Fe
You'll have access to this adults-only nightclub at Riu Santa Fe. What's more, it's open every night.
Draw a line through the middle of the hotel and you’ll see that the pools are mirrored. On either side, you’ll find a main massive pool with hot tubs and fountains, as well as a swim-up bar with its own smaller pool that’s filled with submerged seats.
All of the pools are a stone’s throw from the two-mile stretch of powder-fine sand on the coast. It’s lined with palm trees and a handful of sunloungers. And if that's not enough, the hotel's also home to a slide-filled splash park.
- 4 outdoor pools
There are four outdoor pools to pick from. The biggest two each have an adjoining whirlpool bath, while the two smaller pools come with a swim-up bar.
- 2 kids' pool
- Waterpark at nearby Riu Santa Fe
You'll have access to Splash Water World at the nearby Riu Santa Fe. There's a height restriction of 1.2m to use the slides.
- Free Wi-Fi
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