The Riu Palace Antillas is located on the shores of Palm Beach, on the island of Aruba. Its adults only facilities are ideal for a fantastic vacation.  The hotel is the ideal place to relax, complete with a gym, a spa, and a beauty and hair salon inviting you to a wide variety of treatments. It is perfect for those who enjoy the sun, offering free lounge chairs, sun umbrellas and towels, both at the wonderful swimming pool and on Palm Beach itself. Furthermore, a complete entertainment program offers the possibility of trying out many different activities: water sports such as windsurfing, snorkeling and kayaking, and even a diving test in the swimming pool. A golf course, bicycle rental and the possibility of interesting hiking routes are all available in the surrounding area. The buffet restaurant invites you to enjoy the colorful Caribbean cuisine at lunch and dinner. At the same time, you will find different world flavors in the Four thematic restaurants, and you can cool down in the patisserie/coffee shop, open 24 hours a day.  At nighttime, you can also enjoy RIU’s program of shows, dance at the club or try your luck with the casino games. Come and discover the Hotel Riu Palace Antillas and delight in the heavenly island of Aruba.

Location

Beach - Palm Beach
International Airport : 7 miles

Property Information

Year Built: 1977
Last Renovation: 2021
Total rooms: 482

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Hotel Advisories

Advisory Student Groups/Spring Breakers (either groups or individuals, regardless of age) are not allowed at any time during the year. Guests disturbing or generating complaints from other guests or hotel may be removed from the property, at their own expense. Parties in rooms are not permitted.
Advisory for the safety of our mutual clients' children, access to all our swim-up bar areas has been limited to Adults Only (+18 years). No other facilities or services have been restricted or affected. Clients in general shall continue enjoying our pools, beach or hotel premises as usual.

General Policies & Fine Print

Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 12:00 PM
Minimum Check-In Age: 18
General Policies:

Check-in Policy - Deposits or credit/debit card hold authorizations are not requested at check-in. Minimum age of 18 is required for check-in, an ID/Passport will be requested upon arrival.

Convention Policy : Groups traveling together can book this property for their stay taking advantage of group benefits such as 6th or 11th complimentary guest, Group dinner reservation, One complimentary cocktail hour with a selection of appetizers, One complimentary massage for the group leader, Complimentary room upgrades to the next category, Fruit plate and bottle of wine for the VIP, Private check-in when arriving together,  Welcome sign. Applicable with Wedding Collections and Social Packages. Consult terms & conditions.

Hotel Spring Break Policies - Student Groups/Spring Breakers (either groups or individuals, regardless of age) are not allowed at any time during the year. Guests disturbing or generating complaints from other guests or hotel may be removed from the property, at their own expense. Parties in rooms are not permitted.

Transfer Policy - A price may display when children stay free, if your vacation includes transfer to your hotel.

General Information - Room taxes and service fees are included in vacation price.
Minimum night stay restrictions may apply.
Reservation changes may not be permitted unless authorized by the hotel.

Customer Ratings & Reviews

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

4.0 5661 reviews
  • 3.0 star tripadvisor rating
    RIU Aruba…. Seek a better place.

    Place is ok. A bit old and sterile. 2nd night at trying to get into a restaurant but it seems they have reserved a party for 30-50 without telling anyone. IMO, I would suggest that people go elsewhere. There are better places and avoid an all inclusive. We did it just because we anted to be lazy this holiday. Avoid this place folks. Until they get their act together. Trust me on this. Not being over dramatic….its just annoying and you don’t need annoying when you are trying to get away annoying. Lmao.

    May 23, 2024
  • 4.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Mother/Son Vacation

    The hotel was always clean and the rooms are clean and comfortable. The food and drinks are great. The only complaint is because its an all Adult resort, I would think there would be more entertainment. The entertainment was very bland and no music playing at the pool.

    May 23, 2024
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Great Experience - Riu Antillas _ Adult Only

    Great Experience and the food was wonderful. Staff were friendly and we had the oceanside view. Yes, you have to get on the beach early to obtain a premium location (6:30am or earlier). Shops are close by and walking distance and the evening entertainment at both locations were great. Get the massage it is well worth it!!

    May 23, 2024
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Wonderful Trip All around

    I would highly suggest this resort. The service was impeccable. The rooms were lovely and accommodating and comfortable. The pool and beach area were amazing!

    May 23, 2024
  • 1.0 star tripadvisor rating
    By far the worst

    I want to preface this review by saying that I am well traveled when it comes to tropical destinations. So white sand and blue water aren’t enough to bypass what seems to be a cultural issue in Aruba. On arrival I thought maybe the rudeness, passive racist, and entitled nature of the airport staff was just limited to them. It was a surprise when we arrived at the RIU Palace Antilles to see this same attitude! I am someone who observes and gives everyone the benefit of doubt before forming an opinion especially when it concerns race! This isn’t a country that you would think has the typical racial elements of white vs black. In this case I could see the blatant difference in treatment and prioritizing of white guests over black guests. It was astonishing to see third world workers at a resort be snobby as if they felt a level of hierchy lol. These people who depend on tourist to literally live! Nonetheless I decided to make the best of it and ignore ignorance! The food was trash as were the drinks. We had to leave an all inclusive resort just to get decent food and drinks. My wife is a vegetarian so if you are vegan or vegetarian you won’t have many options at all outside of fruit and the same romaine lettuce and salad components smh. I think we would be able to stomach some of the shortcomings with the food if the property was up to date. They have an eye soar of construction going on next door and the rooms aren’t cleaned well. Housekeeping request are terrible. You literally have to request a blanket for your bed and even though our stay was 4 days they didn’t even have the common sense to have more than 2 bath towels and wash cloths. We had to call multiple times and wait sometimes hours to get toilet paper and extra towels. This by far was the worst experience. Pools and restaurants are crowded so good luck getting reservations at a decent time. They don’t even have a system in place for day passes for friends who may want to stay the day on a Friday. Yes a Friday lol! I don’t even write reviews and just wanted people who look like me to not even give this racist, unprofessional, entitled, and disgusting piece of island and its properties your hard earned money. This trip was booked before I looked at reviews so you will see similar sentiments about this property and island! There is a serious culture issue on this island and specifically this property. I’ll honestly say everyone I come in contact with I will tell them to think twice about Aruba but certainly never to stay at this resort.

    May 21, 2024
Prices per person based on double occupancy including round-trip airfare via U.S. certified air carriers and round-trip airport/hotel transfers when arriving at airport closest to destination (for exceptions see Frequently Asked Questions), hotel taxes and baggage handling, fuel surcharges, and all pre-collected U.S. and foreign taxes. In some instances, pricing may specifically apply to one of multiple flights on select departure days. All packages are based on the lowest hotel/air classes available at time of publication, capacity controlled, subject to availability and change without notice. Promotional pricing may only be available for a limited time. Fees may apply for carry-on and checked baggage-view Baggage Policies. Some resort fees, environmental levies and departure taxes are not included and may be payable in resort. View Frequently Asked Questions for more information. Apple Vacations is not responsible for errors or omissions. Cancellation policies apply. Bookings are subject to the Fair Trade Contract. All public charter flights are operated by ALG Vacations Corp: Allegiant Air: PC 18-231, A319-156 seats or A320-186 seats /PC 18-234, A319-156 seats or A320-186 seats; Miami Air operated by TUI Airlines Belgium N.V. : PC 19-085 & PC 19-117, B737-800, 180 seats/PC 19-091, B737-800-183 seats; Swift Air: PC 19-092, B737-400-150 seats; Viva Aerobus: PC 18-228, A320-180 seats/ PC 19-079, A320-180-185 seats/PC 19-094, A320-185 seats. CST2139014-20 120319