Sint Maarten/Saint Martin

Riu Palace St. Martin


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All Inclusive    

2018 Exclusive Value
Honeymoon: Surprise gift in room, small bottle of Tequila, king bed (subject to availablity at time of check-in), late check-out (subject to availability at time of departure), complimentary upgrade to next available room category (subject to availablity and upon request), $35 spa credit in Ocean Harmony massage for two (50 min) per adult. (This discount does not apply with other promotions and discounts)

Please note, this hotel is closed.

Located on the French side of St. Martin in Anse Marcel cove, the Riu Palace St. Martin sits on 18 lush acres of tropical greenery overlooking 1600 feet of sparkling white sand. Riu Palace St. Martin is the most comprehensive vacation spot on the island, nestled between one of St. Martin's most beautiful beaches and the National Nature Reserve at Anse Marcel cove. Guests will find themselves among the best accommodations and services this island has to offer, and yet still enjoying the private tropical atmosphere that comes with the resort's prime location. Adventurous types and loungers alike will sink into bliss during their luxurious stay at Riu Palace St. Martin.

Allow your adventurous spirit to roam free in this tropical setting! Riu Palace St. Martin offers guests the opportunity to try adrenaline-pumping watersports like snorkeling, sailing, and kayaking. For vacationers looking for a more relaxed experience, an infinity pool and over a mile of pure beach space is available to lounge and splash around in azure waters.

The restaurants within the hotel offer a rich variety of flavors from colorful Caribbean cuisine to international dishes prepared by chefs. Riu Palace St. Martin's accommodations offer breathtaking views of lush gardens and the captivating marina. Each spectacular guestroom and suite features a balcony, modern furnishings, and splendid resort amenities, providing a truly complete island experience and an excellent "home base" for exploring the island of St. Martin/Sint Maarten.

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HOTEL LOCATION
Located in the beautiful cove of Anse Marcel on the French side of St. Martin.
Address: BP 581, Anse Marcel
St .Martin


FWI
HOTEL FACILITIES
Barber / Beauty Salon
Laundry / Dry Cleaning Service
Meeting Rooms
Parking(Complimentary)
Pools
Number of Pools: 1
Outdoor Pools: 1     
Infinity pool with free sun loungers, towels, and umbrellas
Water Sports on Site
Motorboats: Additional Charge
Other Sports Available
Jogging Trail: Complimentary
Health Club / Spa
Jacuzzi: Additional Charge
Sauna: Additional Charge
Steam Room: Additional Charge
Manicure / Pedicure: Additional Charge
Facials: Additional Charge
HOTEL DETAILS
This beachfront hotel offers a variety of watersports, two restaurants and a snack bar, a spa, infinity pool, and lobby bar. Check-in: 3 p.m.
Check-out: 12 p.m.
Total Rooms: 252
Year Opened: 2014 Credit Cards:
ROOM TYPES
JUNIOR SUITE COURTYARD VIEW
One king-size bed or two queens. Courtyard views from balcony. Complimentary WiFi.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Balcony or Terrace
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
SUPERIOR SUITE
Luxurious bedroom with king-size bed, and separate lounge with sofa bed. Two flat screen TVs and two balconies. Views of the marina, garden, or courtyard. Complimentary WiFi.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Balcony or Terrace
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
JRS COURTYARD VIEW CONNECTING
These connecting rooms are two rooms, being sold as one unit. For the room description, please review the Junior Suite Courtyard View room description.
1 King Bed or 2 Queen Beds Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Bathtub
Carpet
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
SUPERIOR SUITE CONNECTING
These connecting rooms are two rooms, being sold as one unit. For the room description, please review the Superior Suite room description.
1 King Bed Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Bathtub
Carpet
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Sofa
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
DINING
Riu Palace St. Martin features 1 meal plan options:
All Meals, Drinks & Tips
There are 3 Restaurants at Riu Palace St. Martin:
L'ile - Grill and steakhouse restaurant. Formal attire.
La Mer - French cuisine served a la carte for dinner. Formal attire.
Krystal - Asian fusion cuisine served a la carte for dinner. Formal attire.
ACTIVITIES & ENTERTAINMENT
Daily Activities & Entertainment:
Gym, aquagym, volleyball, one introductory scuba diving lesson, Watersports Center, daily entertainment programs for kids and adults.
CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS
Mini Club offered serveral times a week for an additional charge
Applicable Ages: 4-10

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40 Recommend
40 past Apple Vacationers would recommend Riu Palace St. Martin to their friends and family
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TripAdvisor Traveller Reviews
nice but not 5 star!
Nalespinal, New York City, New York
Thu Mar 08 08:02:58 EST 2018
i don"t agree with the ratings that it's a 41/2 or 5 stars. My family and i stayed there for 12 days. It was clean and well kept. food needs seasoning but the guys from the entertainment staff are funny, friendly and wonderful! Melinda from the bar was very friendly, kind, and helpful. Also,the kids has fun with Margarita and the staff from kids club. i would definitely return there to vacation again!

Not Up to Par
Karen R, Frankfort, Illinois
Sat Feb 24 10:22:10 EST 2018
This Riu Palace was not up to the level one would expect from a "Palace" Riu. That being said, it is sadly closed due to the hurricane that hit St. Martin. It had a beautiful view of the ocean and was in a lovely cove with a marina next to it. We had some of our best catamaran trips from that marina. The resort itself was quiet and relaxing but the food was not appealing, and the pool was being repaired while we were there. However, it was the only all inclusive on the French side of the island when we were there, so we enjoyed it anyway.

The best "All Girls Trip"
Tpetersengardine910, Bronx, New York
Thu Nov 30 07:18:07 EST 2017
This was the first time I've ever gone on an All Girls Trip with friends and it was the best trip ever. The resort was spacious and so beautiful. I know there was a loss with the hurricane and I pray they will be able to restore it so I can visit with my family. I enjoyed every bit of this trip and loved the island.

BEAUTIFUL view not comparable to other Riu Palaces
J S, Eau Claire, Wisconsin
Tue Nov 28 11:42:46 EST 2017
If you are use to the amenities of the Riu Palace properties this one has only been Riu Palace since about year ago, staff is mostly the same and they are not use to being all inclusive. Beautiful views. NO swim up pool bar, they do carry drinks from beach bar to pool! NOTHING like normal Riu Palace, are not AT ALL up to Riu Palace standards yet!

First Trip to St Maarten
Steven S,
Tue Nov 28 08:57:24 EST 2017
These comments are all based before the hurricanes having hit the island. The hotel was about a fifty minute drive from the airport and was located on the French side of the island. After weaving in and out of traffic and up some steep hills we saw the resort in the valley below. It looked amazing and fairly private in its own cove. The hotel was purchased by RIU so the hotel was a bit older and not built the same as many Palace hotels are now. Still it had charm and had more a feel of quiet and calm than a party resort. The grounds where full of beautiful gardens and walkways. The rooms were nice but not what I have found at most RIU Palace hotels. The food was good with a large selection of items. We particularly enjoyed the lobby bar in the evening with Pepe and Pepo the bar tenders. There were three other restaurants within short walking distance as well as some nice gift shops. Also a marina was right beside the hotel that offered a variety of activities. The beach was great and we saw sea turtles at times. Ten minutes away is a small town full of dining opportunities that is a must try. There is also a small island just five minutes away that offers a boat taxi to and let’s you have a day away, also well worth the effort. I would advice renting a car since the taxi service was pricey. Easy to drive the island and explore the many spots to see.



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