The Riu Aruba is on the vast strand known as Palm Beach, with white sand and crystal clear water! You’ll find two fresh water swimming pools, a jacuzzi, sauna, gym, solarium-terrace and the “Vita Novus Spa” health and beauty centre.

There are four themed restaurants plus a main buffet with a wide variety of dishes to satisfy all palates. Of course you’ve got several bars at the swimming pool and beach!

A bonus is that the Riu Aruba is less than 7 miles from the airport.

Dining Options:

Breakfast: Full American breakfast buffet, on the spot cooking stations, fruits, juices and Cava Continental breakfast/snack

Lunch: Hot and cold buffet and on the spot cooking stations. Pizzas, pasta, salads and assorted desserts


  • Buffets and on the spot cooking stations
  • Special evenings: theme buffets (twice a week)
  • Optional à la carte dining (reservations required):
  • “Krystal” Fusion Restaurant
  • “Sayuri” Japanese restaurant
  • “Milano” Italian restaurant (buffet starters)
  • Grill and steakhouse

(Formal dress is required for dinner. Main restaurant: T Shirts with sleeves for gentlemen. Theme restaurants: Long trousers and T Shirts with sleeves for gentlemen.

Snacks are available 24 hours a day


  • Unlimited local and imported beverages 24 hours a day
  • Drinks service at the pool
  • Mini-bar in-room with regularly restocked liquor dispenser
  • Room service 24 hours a day

Rooms: There are a total of 450 guestrooms.  All the guest rooms have:

  • Turndown service
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Hairdryer
  • 110 V
  • Telephone
  • Free WiFi
  • Central air conditioning
  • Mini-bar
  • Liquor dispenser
  • Coffee maker
  • Satellite TV
  • Radio alarm clock
  • Electronic in-room safe (Laptop size 15″; interior dimensions : H 20cm/7.8in x W 37,5cm/14.7in x D 34cm/13.3in)
  • Iron and ironing table

All Double Rooms have French balcony

All Junior Suites have bathroom with hydro-massage bathtub, ceiling fan, integrated lounge area with 2 steps between levels, with sofa. Most junior suites have a balcony or terrace.

All Suites have bathroom with hydro-massage bathtub, shower cubicle, bidet and bathrobe, sea views, ceiling fan, integrated lounge area with 2 steps between levels, with sofa, balcony or terrace.


There are two swimming pools, one with adjoining Jacuzzi. The large beach is white-sand. “Vita Novus Spa” health and beauty centre has a range of treatments (at an additional charge).

Other Highlights:

  • Free Wi Fi in Lobby and in Rooms
  • Gym
  • Beach volleyball
  • Sauna and jacuzzi
  • Daytime entertainment program for adults (several times a week)
  • Shows or live music (several times a week)
  • Complimentary entrance to the Casino (drinks not included)
  • Billiards
  • Assorted water sports available
  • Bicycle hire
  • Golf course (additional charge)


Riu rates are valid for ACTIVE airline employees and AAA members only. Active airline/AAA ID card must be emailed in order to obtain interline/AAA rate. Up two 2 rooms could be booked per qualified active airline/AAA person.  Kids rates are based upon double occupancy. If there is one adult and two kids under 12 yrs, you would price it as a double (two adults) and apply kids rate for one child.