Hotel Overview

Greening Your Life: Part of the Apple Vacations Greening Your Life initiative, this property holds a Travelife Gold Award and Sustainability Certification. The resort also utilizes biodegradable cleaning products, strives for an active reduction in water, electricity, and chemical products, and educates employees and guests with informative, eco-friendly materials. 

Located on a picture-perfect, white-sand beach just a short walk from the Atlantis Casino, the adults-only Riu Palace Paradise Island is a true oasis of fun and excitement with a distinct Bahamian flair. Featuring the All-Inclusive by RIU concept, this breathtaking resort offers unmatched service, world-class activities, nightly entertainment, and a resort complete with a picturesque swimming pool, gourmet restaurants, inspiring ocean views, and one of the most beautiful full-service spas imaginable. 

All guestrooms are equipped with a fully stocked mini-bar and liquor dispenser, Free WiFi, and satellite TV. Specialty dining choices include Grill Steakhouse, Fusion, Japanese, and Italian. Room service is available 24-hours a day, perfect for those late night cravings! 

Activities and entertainment are in full swing at Riu Palace Paradise Island. Enjoy a day on the beach playing volleyball, or work up a sweat in the full-service gym. Shows and live music are available several nights a week. There is something for everyone at Riu Palace Paradise Island!


Paradise Island - Beach
Nassau, Bahamas - Nassau International Airport (NA : 13 miles

Property Information

Last Renovation: 2017
Floors: 15
Total rooms: 379


Hotel Details

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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: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 12:00 PM
Minimum Check-In Age: 21
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 the months of February through May. During the remainder of the year, at least one person 18 years or older is required in every room.The Hotel reserves the right of admission and may request a guest present his/her passport or official ID as proof of age. Guests can and will be removed from the property, at their own expense, if any disturbance or complaint from other guests or hotel staff arises. Parties in rooms are not permitted. Unruly behavior by individuals or groups is not allowed at any property at any time during the year.

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.
This hotel is adults only and children are not allowed.

Pet Policy Pets Not Allowed

Customer Ratings & Reviews

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

3.5 star tripadvisor rating Based on 944 reviews
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Stay at RIU in the Bahamas

    Friendly staff, good food, clean comfortable rooms, the only negative was by min afternoon the pool with the swim up bar was not kept as clean, needed better way to filter out the old water and replace it with fresh water. The other pool was very clean and relaxing.

    Jun 01, 2019
  • 4.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Great time me

    We had a great time at the Riu Paradise Island. My only criticism is even though there is a 24 hour lounge with food and drink, the food is refrigerated and you have to microwave them I would prefer if you could order fresh hot snacks in there and at the pool bat. I know there is a jerk chicken place but if you don’t want that and just want a snack at the pool you have to go into the lunch buffet or the 24 inside bar. Not really much of a complaint just a preference. It certainly wouldn’t stop me from going again. Dinners and drinks were great.

    Jun 01, 2019
  • 3.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Good food but lots of little issues

    Room - I found two cockroaches in my room mid-way, and we got a new room but the second one had lots of issues... A/C didn't work, multiple plumbing issues, & power went out. Beach - beautiful. Well kept and easily accessible from the pool deck. The umbrellas are a bit small so you can't really get full shade for two people under one, so we had to take turns. The flag system was confusing... one day they had the yellow/red flag out and there was zero wind and very calm water, so I wasn't sure what it was warning us about... sharks? Staff - Lots of the staff are very nice, but there are a number of the staff that clearly hate their jobs. I don't know if moral was low at this place, but every other all inclusive I've been to the staff are some of the nicest people... not here. Food - Fantastic!!! The best food I had at an all inclusive ever. Pool - I was ok with the music but my family thought it was way too much hiphop... most of the people at the pool were older and it would be nice if they offered something else every once in a while.

    May 30, 2019
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Paradise found

    Short and sweet. This is true Paradise found. This is the best beach I have ever seen , yes better than Varadero beach. The food, drink is, location, people and overall location is excellent. Looking forward to my next return trip. .

    May 30, 2019
  • 4.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Good value for the money

    Adults only resort which is a big plus. Having kids myself it was great to have a kid free vacation. No screaming kids running around. Small and compact space and not a lot of walking which is also a big plus. Beach is small but clean and launchers and beach umbrellas are readily available. Never went to la carte restaurants. At 6 pm people start to line up because it’s first come first serve which is ridiculous. We always went to town to have dinner. Food in Buffet is bland and tasteless. Being in Bahamas all you hear about is conch as their national dish. No conch to be found. No conch salad no grilled conch. The best part of buffet was breakfast time. Fresh fruits and juices. Also, cappuccino bar and coffee they serve is so delicious. Rooms are big and renovated. Working AC and room service! Would definitely recommend to visit Riu!

    May 30, 2019
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