The Riu Palace Aruba All Inclusive rises above famed Palm Beach, Aruba, considered one of the most scenic among the Caribbean's white-sand beaches. A retail center houses shops 300 meters away.
This all-inclusive property provides American breakfast, lunch and dinner buffets. Alternative dining options include the Sayun Japanese restaurant and the non-smoking Don Nicolas restaurant, which serves breakfast and dinner featuring international cuisine, local specialties and evening theme buffets twice weekly in an air conditioned dining room or outdoor smoking terrace. The Milano Italian restaurant, Krystal Dining Room, and the Nautilus grill and steakhouse are also on site. Bar venues include Bon Bini, Barry's Bar, and the Palm Beach swim-up bar. The Casino Bar serves patrons at the on-site casino. Drinks and food are not in the all-inclusive plan. Carnaval Casino offers 170 slot and video-poker machines, and six blackjack, roulette and Caribbean stud poker tables. Two function rooms accommodate group events. Complimentary wireless Internet is available in the hotel lobby. On the nearby white sand beach, guests enjoy complimentary beach cabanas, sun loungers, and beach umbrellas. The hotel has two outdoor swimming pools, one of which adjoins a spa tub. A water-sports center offers scuba instruction, recreational gear rental, and parasailing and glass-bottom boat tours. The resort features a lighted tennis court, fitness room, and sauna. The on-site Spa rejuvenates guests with massage, facials, and body treatments, which are separate from the all-inclusive plan. Supervised programs offer daytime activities for children ages 4-12.
The Riu Palace Aruba offers 450 air-conditioned guestrooms, most with ocean-view balconies or terraces. Split-level sitting areas are furnished with sofas. Bathrooms feature hydro-massage bathtubs. Rooms include satellite televisions, minibars, liquor dispensers, in-room safes, and complimentary wireless Internet access. Select accommodations feature terraces with jetted tubs, bathrooms with bidets, and additional shower cubicles. Additional towels and bedding are available upon request.