You’ve got a stellar pool scene at this place. Both are sea-view and one’s got a swim-up bar. There are tonnes of activities to get stuck into, as well – by the pool or on the beach. After dark, the nightclub and parties are in the limelight. But it’s the restaurants that really steal the show. They include themed à la cartes and a buffet. A spa and gym wrap things up.
SPORTS & ACTIVITIES
Shot-tasting, bingo, aqua aerobics – the entertainment team are pros at keep things ramped up. And you can check out kayaks, paddleboards and snorkelling stuff for free.
- Stand up paddle surfing
- Riu daytime activity programme
- Scuba diving school*
There's a free introductory scuba session in the pool. And you can book in for more scuba diving lessons at the dive school.
FOOD & DRINK
There’s a buffet joint, where you can fill your boots with waffles, bacon and Cava at breakfast, or lobster and beef wellington for dinner. There are special themed evenings to look forward to, as well.
The hotel doesn’t fall short in the à la carte department, either. You’ve got four to choose from, including an Italian, a steakhouse and a place majoring in traditional, local dishes.
- Main buffet restaurant
With a variety of international dishes and indoor and outdoor seating.
- Aqua poolside bar with swim up bar
- Chiquito plaza bar
- Carnaval lounge bar
- Lounge 24
Open 24 hours a day.
- Wayaka lobby bar
- Chill Out bar
- Capuchino snack bar
This snack bar offers a variety of patisseries and ice cream.
- Palm Beach
Here you can try traditional Aruban cuisine.
- Romantic dinner on the beach*
HEALTH & BEAUTY
The spa* deals in all things pampering – from manicures to massages. You can even get the latter al fresco, thanks to a tiki-style hut in the grounds. There’s also a decent-sized gym.
With a range of treatments and massages are on offer.
- Aqua aerobics
You can dance the night away in Pacha nightclub, without spending a penny – drinks here are part of your All Inclusive package. You’ve also got a casino, as well as beach parties and acrobatic shows going on.
Plus, guests can pop over to the Riu Palace Aruba, which puts on big, dazzling shows.
Open six nights a week.
With free entry. Just so you know, drinks are at a charge here.
- Riu evening entertainment programme
With daily shows and live music.
It’s easy to sip cocktails poolside at this place. One of the pools is just inches from the sands, and it comes with a swim-up bar. There are submerged stools and a table slap bang in the middle of the water, too.
There’s another even bigger pool nearby, with fountains and waterfalls. Or you can snag a spot on a beach sunbed, just footsteps away.
- 2 outdoor pools
The large outdoor pool here is set on a terrace dotted with loungers and palms. There's also a second smaller pool which features a swim-up bar.
- Free Wi-Fi
- Internet area*
- Gift shop
- Use of facilities at the Riu Palace Aruba
You're welcome to use the facilities at the nearby Riu Palace Aruba. Please note restaurants are excluded and some facilities will incur an extra charge.
Items marked with * incur extra charges which are payable locally
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