Get an overview of this hotelAll-inclusive Aruba resort across from bird sanctuary
Facing the white sands of Palm Beach, this resort is in the high-rise hotel district on the west coast; the Bubali Bird Sanctuary is across the street, and the Butterfly Farm is a five-minute walk.
Riu Palace Aruba offers 2 swimming pools (each with a spa tub), daily entertainment, a casino, a spa, fine-dining restaurants, and several bars. Guests can relax with our full-service spa with our spa services on site.
Accommodations feature balconies or terraces with ocean views and split-level sitting areas with sofas. Amenities include complimentary wireless Internet access, satellite TV, and minibars.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!Opens in a new window
Riu Palace Aruba All InclusiveJ.E. Irausquin Blvd 79 Palm Beach
This resort is all-inclusive. Onsite food and beverages are included in the room price (some restrictions may apply).
Gratuities and taxes
Gratuities are included.
Food and beverages
- All meals, snacks, and beverages included
- 24-hour room service
Activities and facilities/equipment
- Supervised activities for children between 4 and 12 years old
- Motorized water sports
- Scuba-diving certification
- Scuba-diving excursions
- Scuba-diving lessons
- Snorkeling excursions
- Premium food items
- Bottled wine
- Room service
- Airport transfers
- Laundry/dry cleaning services
- Spa/beauty facilities and services
- Offsite tours
On the nearby white sand beach, guests are privy to complimentary beach cabanas. A terrace solarium dotted with chaise lounges and pool umbrellas surrounds the hotel's two outdoor swimming pools, one of which features an adjoining spa tub.
Billing itself as Aruba's smallest and most intimate resort, this property's brightly colored Cool Casino features 170 slot and video-poker machines as well as six tables for blackjack, roulette, and Caribbean stud poker. The resort also has a marvelously landscaped garden with patio.
The hotel Spa provides a range of services including facials, massages, body treatments, manicures, and pedicures. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available in public areas of the property. Guests can relax with our full-service spa with our spa services on site.
- Free WiFi
- Poolside bar
- Children's pool
- Spa treatment room(s)
- Free newspapers in lobby
- Fitness facilities
- Conference space
- Total number of rooms - 450
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- 24-hour front desk
- Multilingual staff
- Hair salon
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Laundry facilities
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Number of floors - 8
- Number of bars/lounges - 3
- Wedding services
- Full-service spa
- Pool umbrellas
- Number of outdoor pools - 2
- Beach umbrellas
- Free beach cabanas
- Beach sun loungers
- Pool sun loungers
- Beach towels
- Free self parking
- Spa services on site
- Free breakfast
Family Friendly Amenities
- Family Hotel
- Outdoor pools
- Children's pool
- Free Wi-Fi
- Laundry facilities
- In-room childcare (surcharge)
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Free self parking
- Free WiFi
- Premium TV channels
- Ceiling fan
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Air conditioning
- In-room climate control (air conditioning)
- Turndown service
- Private bathroom
- Free toiletries
- Hair dryer
- Shower only
- In-room childcare (surcharge)
- Daily housekeeping
- Iron/ironing board
- In-room safe
- Satellite TV service
- Room service (24 hours)
Where to Eat
The resort offers an All-inclusive plan only, which includes the majority of meals and beverages (alcoholic and nonalcoholic), plus gratuities, at Snack Post, Don Nicolas, Nautilus, Krystal, Sayuri, Milano, Nautilus Steakhouse, Bon Bini Lounge, Barry's Exterior, Sports Bar, and Palm Beach Swim-up Bar.
Don Nicolas - Serves breakfast and dinner. International and local specialities. Theme buffets twice a week, evenings. Air-condioned dining room. Nonsmoking, except for an outdoor smoking terrace.
Nautilus - Serves lunch and snacks during the day. Buffets with hot and cold items. Cooking stations. Pizza, pasta, salads, and desserts. Grill and steakhouse for dinner; reservations required.
Krystal - Gourmet, air-conditioned restaurant. Open for à la carte dinners only. Reservations required. Dress code: long pants; no T-shirts or sandals for men.
Sayuri - Air-conditioned restaurant serving Japanese cuisine. Open for à la carte dinners only. Reservations required. Dress code: long pants; no T-shirts or sandals for men.
Milano - Italian restaurant. Open for à la carte dinners only. Reservations required. Dress code: long pants; no T-shirts or sandals for men.
Bon Bini Lounge - Bar with terrace.
Barry's Exterior - Bar with terrace.
Sports Bar - Snacks and beverages. Open 24 hours a day.
Palm Beach Swim-up Bar
Room service - 24 hours a day. Breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Nearby Things to Do
Riu Palace Aruba All Inclusive faces a long, flat beach dotted with thatched shades and palm trees. White sands lead to the clear Caribbean Sea. On the beach, guests enjoy complimentary beach cabanas, sun loungers, beach towels, and beach umbrellas. A terrace solarium dotted with chaise lounges and pool umbrellas surrounds the hotel's two outdoor swimming pools, one of which features an adjoining spa tub.
Nearby, a water-sports center rents snorkeling gear, pedal boats, and kayaks, as well as arranges scuba and snorkeling excursions, kneeboarding, wakeboarding, tubing, parasailing, banana-boat rides, fishing, and glass-bottom boat tours. The center also offers scuba instruction and books sunset, party, and dinner cruises that leave from a pier in front of the resort. Guests can obtain personal motorozied watercraft at the resort.
Guests have complimentary use of the air-conditioned fitness room. The renowned Tierra del Sol Golf Course, designed by Robert Trent Jones, Jr., is about three km (about two mi) away.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the resort; fees may apply.
- Golfing nearby
- Hiking/biking trails nearby
- Scooter/moped rentals nearby
- Mountain biking nearby
- Skydiving nearby
- Personal motorized watercraft on site
- Fitness classes on site
- Basketball on site
- Parasailing on site
- Sailing on site
- Scuba diving on site
- Snorkeling on site
- Volleyball on site
- Water skiing on site
- Windsurfing on site
- Manicures and pedicures
- Body treatments
- Facial treatments
- In-room accessibility
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Check-in time ends at midnight
Check-out time is noon
- Pets not allowed
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
No rollaway/extra beds available
No cribs (infant beds) available
Early departures are subject to fees equal to the full cost of stay. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
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Awards & Affiliations
USD 600 Resort Credit Offer – Valid for US and Latin America Bookings Only
Book a 4-7 night minimum stay for travel May 1 - December 23, 2016 and receive up to USD 600 in resort credit coupons at check-in, valid as follows:
- USD 200 resort credit valid towards select services at Renova Spa (2 USD 30 coupons for a Deep Tissue Massage, 2 USD 25 coupons for special facial treatments, 2 USD 20 coupons for body wrap treatment, 2 USD 15 coupons for Stress Cure Massage, 2 USD 10 coupons for spa pedicure; limited to 1 coupon per service per person)
- USD 180 resort credit valid towards select activities at Scuba Caribe (2 USD 50 for PADI Open Water Course, 2 USD 20 coupons for Starlite Dinner Cruise and Wet ‘n Wild Full Day Tour, 2 USD 10 coupons for Beach and Cave Tour, 2 USD 10 coupons for Brunch Cruise; limited to 1 coupon per service per person)
- USD 100 resort credit with a 4-6 night stay or USD 200 resort credit with a 7-night minimum stay for Weddings by RIU (applies to Royal and Caprice Wedding Packages; limited to 1 coupon per wedding)
- USD 20 resort credit valid at Cool Casino (2 USD 10 coupons per room/stay valid to play in slot machines and table games)
Book a stay in any room or rate category for travel January 1 - December 31, 2016, and receive a USD 35 spa credit for an 80-minute treatment at Renova Spa.
Offer is per adult, per stay. Cannot be combined with other promotions or spa discounts. Details provided at check-in. No refunds for any unused portion of offer. May not include taxes or gratuities. Other restrictions may apply.