Hotel Overview

2019 Resort Added Values!
Surprise gift in room, small bottle of Tequila, king bed (subject to availability at time of check-in), late check-out (subject to availability at time of departure), complimentary upgrade to next available room category (subject to availability and upon request), $35 spa credit on a selected couples massage for two (120 min). This discount applies per couple, per stay and does not apply with other promotions and discounts.

The adults-only (18+) Riu Palace Antillas is situated on the shores of Palm Beach in Aruba. The calm clear waters and white sand of Palm Beach make this an ideal location for swimming, snorkeling, and sunbathing. A balance of elegance and excitement make the Riu Palace Antillas an ideal location for making the most of your Caribbean vacation.

A wide array of activities are provided throughout the day, from windsurfing to sailing to snorkeling, in addition to a complimentary scuba diving lesson in the pool. Those who want to stay fit on vacation have access to a fitness center and aquagym. After the sun sets, enjoy shows, Riu evening programs, and live music before dancing the night away at the disco or trying your luck at the casino. 

The 24-hour all-inclusive experience means round-the-clock access to fabulous dining, including room service at all hours of the day and night. A range of restaurants are available, including a buffet with live cooking stations and themed buffet nights, as well as four specialty restaurants (reservations required). Krystal offers Fusion cuisines, Rimini features Italian specialties, and Malmok offers the finest cuts of meat. Dine at the new Mexican restaurant and enjoy an authentic taste of Mexico. 

Delight in the beauty of Aruba, and find elegance and entertainment at the Riu Palace Antillas.


Beach - Palm Beach
International Airport : 7 miles


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Hotel Advisories

Advisory All Student/Spring Breaker Group reservations are strictly on Request and will be reviewed on a case by case basis by the corresponding Destination Sales Department. RIU Hotels & Resorts reserves the right of admission and may reject any request at its sole discretion.
Advisory If a Student /Spring Breaker Group is accepted: The number of rooms will be deducted from the contracted allotments Minimum Age requirement: 21 years of age or older. The Hotel may request proof of age in the form of passport or official ID Each room must submit a signed liability agreement upon check-in.
Advisory At all other RIU properties 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

General Policies & Fine Print

Check In: 4:00 PM
Check Out: 10:00 AM
Minimum Check-In Age: 18
Minimum Guest Age: 18
General Policies:

Check-in Policy - Hotel requires a credit/debit card authorization or cash deposit upon check-in for incidentals; this will place a hold on your funds.

Convention Policy - Individuals attending a convention cannot book this property for their stay. If found attending a convention, guests may be subject to higher room rates upon arrival.

Hotel Spring Break Policies - At least one person 21 years or older is required in every room during February thru May. The Hotel reserves the right of admission and may request guests show passport or official ID to prove age. During the remainder of the year, at least one person 18 or older is required in every room. Guests can and will be removed from the property at their own expense in case of any disturbance or complaint from other guests or hotel staff.

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 4261 reviews
  • 4.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Wonderful week with my wife

    My wife and I arrived on Saturday and are staying through next Saturday. The Riu Paradise Antilles is a very clean hotel well situated on a beautiful part of Palm Beach. The staff is exceptionally friendly, and there are a lot of good restaurant choices. My one suggestion is that if you are a light sleeper, you will want to avoid a room on the south side of the hotel. There is a major construction project next door, and you can hear the heavy equipment after 8 am.

    Feb 19, 2020
  • 4.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Great Value, Fun place to stay

    This may be long but I wanted to give my entire and honest review from our 8 days at the RIU Antillas. We go to Aruba each year and this is our first time at the RIU. The lobby is clean and updated. They have a very nice bar in the Lobby with friendly bartenders. All inclusive makes it a great value however the liquor was low quality. If you drink frozen drinks you cant tell the difference. The wine wasn't great. We actually went out several nights so we could enjoy a good glass of wine. The food..... Buffet breakfast was great, Buffet lunch offered several options and also great. Dinner not so good! You have to show up 30 minutes before they open to get first seating and after that you're on a wait list. We did this one night and had a horrible 1 star meal. We also tried the buffet for dinner one night. Not horrible but expected a little better. The other 6 nights we left the resort for better food and drinks for dinner. That being said the all inclusive cost was less than several other hotels in the area without the free food and drinks so overall a great value. Our room was a Jr. Suite ocean front. Incredible views! The rooms need a good scrubbing and a little touch up paint. That said we shower and sleep in the room the rest of the time we are on the beach or enjoying the island. The bed was very comfortable. The AC didn't cool the room to our liking but we didn't complain as it wasn't that bad. The best part of the RIU are the employees. They are FANTASTIC. so very nice, they remember you and always have a smile. The pool is large but you have to get a towel in a chair by 7am if you want to save a chair for latter. They always have room on the beach although it was so windy that we couldn't stay on the beach during this trip. They have a separate bar side swim up pool. We tried it one time but it was disgustingly dirty!!! Very sad to see this as we would have used it every day. Several others commented on how nasty the water looked. Poolside drinks we easily obtained by any of the poolside staff with a smile. I really wanted to give this place a 5 instead of the 4 but due to the nasty bar pool and the sub standard dinners i had to knock it down one spot. That being said I will probably go back next year. This place was extremely fun to visit despite its shortcomings.

    Feb 18, 2020
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Great value for the price - wouldn't stay anywhere else!

    Second time staying here, and it did not disappoint. The lunch buffet was great again, and we went to the Pirate stunt show on Wednesday night and it was entertaining. The rooms could use some slight updating (carpets, USB charging ports, etc) but overall, the all-inclusive, adults (18+) only vibe of this place is what my husband and I love about it.

    Feb 15, 2020
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Girls week

    This was my second trip to this resort, went with two friends for a girls vacation, we had a very good time . Staff was very attentive, we had a couple of issues locking our safe, we called the desk and they sent someone right up to open to for us. They came around every afternoon to see if we needed anything, water , towels, etc. We always saw people cleaning around the resort, food was good, the breakfast and dinner buffets were great, I am a picky eater and always found something I liked. I would recommend this resort to anyone😊

    Feb 15, 2020
  • 4.0 star tripadvisor rating
    So much fun!

    Great time. Room is NOT outdated. How much are you in the room anyway? Buffet was great and had so many options. Didn’t eat at restaurants due to not wanting to wait in line since you can’t make reservations. Staff was friendly and accommodating.

    Feb 14, 2020

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