Things to See and Do While Staying at Riu Palace Antillas

Riu Palace Antillas offers quite a few recreational options, which active vacationers would do well to take advantage of throughout their time in Aruba.

There is one pool at Riu Palace Antillas. You'll have plenty to keep you occupied in Aruba, so you may not find many reasons to visit the site's pool, though it's a nice alternative to attractions that require travel time. This property is also in a prime location on the beach, so there will be more than one way to refresh and relax over your time here. For an even more comfortable way to enjoy the water, you might like the whirlpool on-site.

Travelers staying at this property won't need to worry about finding a gym to use during their vacations; there are exercise facilities on-site at this hotel.


Even though there isn't a golf course at Riu Palace Antillas, you can always ask the property's staff about trying to arrange a tee time nearby. The closest courses are within three miles of Riu Palace Antillas. These are Tierra Del Sol Golf Course and The Links at Divi Aruba Golf Course. The most proximate of these is The Links at Divi Aruba Golf Course, because it is only a small distance away from the property, you can plan on stopping by for some rounds on the links. There are 9 holes at this course. It is 2660 yards long, and has been rated as a par 36. If you'd like to see if it is possible to schedule a tee time, the course can be contacted at (297) 581-4653.


A vacation to Aruba can be a good time to try out a new recreational sport. There are several options available, so you are sure to find a watersport to enjoy, regardless of your skills. The bullets below shows the watersports available at Riu Palace Antillas:

  • Kayaking
  • Paddleboarding
  • Scuba Diving
  • Snorkeling

Family Activities

Because Riu Palace Antillas is for adult guests only, families who are bringing their kids to Aruba will have to scratch this choice off their lists. But, if a break from the little ones is what you're after, this might be the perfect spot. Be aware that this property does not allow families with children younger than 18.

Entertainment and Nightlife

You might not even notice the lack of live entertainment here, since you'll find several places on the property to enjoy a beverage or two.

At night, you may want to head over to a nearby accommodation that also has nightlife options. Not all of the options listed below will have nightlife better than what you might find at your own lodging, but they do offer a bit of variety. These choices are listed in the chart below:

Accommodations near the Riu Palace Antillas with Bars
Property Name Location Number of Bars Live Entertainment
Hotel Riu Palace Aruba Central Palm Beach 5 check
Mill Resort & Suites 0.5 mi. South of Central Palm Beach 1 check
Divi Aruba Phoenix Beach Resort 0.7 mi. South West of Central Palm Beach -- --
Hilton Aruba Caribbean Resort & Casino 0.2 mi. South of Central Palm Beach 3 --
Allegro Occidental Grand Aruba 0.1 mi. South of Central Palm Beach 5 check
Hyatt Regency Aruba Resort & Casino 0.0 mi. Northeast of Central Palm Beach 5 check
Brickell Bay Beach Club 0.3 mi. Southeast of Central Palm Beach 1 --
Playa Linda Beach Resort 0.1 mi. North of Central Palm Beach 2 check
Holiday Inn Resort Aruba - Beach Resort & Casino 0.3 mi. North of Central Palm Beach 3 check
Arubiana Inn San Miguel, 1.2 mi. South of Central Palm Beach -- --
Arabiana Inn San Miguel, 1.2 mi. South of Central Palm Beach -- --
Amsterdam Manor Beach Resort Aruba 1.3 mi. South-Southwest of Central Palm Beach 2 check

Feeling lucky? You can also pay a visit to the casino on-site, which is the perfect excuse to stay "in" for the night. Also located nearby is another casino, this one found at Palm Beach Casino. It is about 0.0 miles southeast of Riu Palace Antillas.


Vacationers should think about staying here if they crave deep relaxation, considering this destination features a soothing spa. This list has some of the services available at the spa:

  • Facials
  • Hair Services
  • Manicures
  • Massages
  • Pedicures
  • Spa Facility
  • Steam Room
  • Whirlpool

Renova Spa offers guests a variety of relaxing spa, hair, and beauty salon services in the comfort of the hotel. Guests also have access to the on-site gym and steam bath.


Though there is plenty to do right on-location, visitors who enjoy exploring will appreciate the many exciting recreational possibilities in Aruba. No matter if you'd rather relax at the beach or play a couple rounds of golf, you'll encounter lots of other options for recreation in your immediate surroundings. Click on these pages to learn more with regard to riding a bike or scooter, scuba diving, fishing, shopping, snorkeling, and other activities you might enjoy.


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