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RIU Palace Aruba

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A family-friendly all inclusive shore excursion!

Family Friendly
All Inclusive
Non-Motorized Watersports
Resort for a Day Experience:

Hotel Riu Palace Aruba is a family friendly all-inclusive! You'll never get bored with your choice of 3 pools, including a  pool exclusively for children & a separate swim-up bar for adults, beach access, & non-motorized water sports. Also take advantage of the unlimited food & beverage options at the resort while in port.

Resort Description:

Hotel Riu Palace is located on famed Palm Beach in Aruba. It is a popular family resort with many day time activities to keep you entertained. Featuring, 5 restaurants, a beautiful white sand beach, 2 fresh water swimming pools, a Jacuzzi, sauna and a casino.

Getting There:

Taxi service is easy to get at the cruise ship terminal; Hotel Riu Palace Aruba is a convenient 15 minute drive from the cruise pier and the taxi fare is about $15 each way. Although the cruise port is nearby, we always suggest you depart the resort 2 hours prior to your ship’s scheduled departure time.

What's Not Included:
  • Wi-Fi (available for additional $10 purchase at check-in)
  • Guest rooms/accommodations
  • Transfers to/from your cruise ship.
  • Motorized water sports
  • Lockers are not available so pack light
  • Items of a personal nature including spa and gift shop
What To Know Before You Go:

How It Works:

Purchasing your Resort for a Day shore excursion day pass is simple. Make your online purchase and your resort passes are emailed to you within the same day. Resort For a Day passes can be purchased up until the day before you are in port. However, availability at the RIU Palace Aruba Resort is very limited, so book early to secure your space.

Helpful Tips:

• A VALID PHOTO ID & your PRINTED day pass is required & will be kept at the front desk upon check-in until you're ready to head back to the cruise pier.
• Electronic day passes are not accepted & will delay the check-in process.
• Additional instructions & helpful info for your RIU Palace Aruba Resort day pass will be included on your printed pass.

Video Highlights
Featured Reviews:

This resort was amazing. It had everything we were looking for- pool, beach, food and drinks. We were treated like all the other guests staying at the resort- first class. The swim up bars were amazing and the service was fantastic too. I definitely recommend this hotel. My husband and I hope to return soon for a longer visit. - Kelli, March 19, 2019


My husband and I were in Aruba for a day while on a cruise and found Resort for a day online. The entire process was smooth, efficient, worry-free and the RIU Palace was spectacular! We couldn't have asked for a better experience! We will undoubtedly, use Resort for a day again! Thank you!!! - Margie, March 6, 2019


We had the most perfect day at the RIU Aruba.Beautiful resort. We took a very reasonably priced taxi both way. We were greeted warmly and then everything was available to us from then on. Amazing beach and pool. Buffets were great. Plenty to drink. Definitely would come back for vacation. - May 1, 2018


Loved this resort and I would have stayed for the remainder of our vacation if I could. Planning on returning to RIU Palace in Aruba for a vacation as a result of our day at the resort. Beautiful beach and surroundings; service and amenities were exceptional for an all inclusive resort. - Elizabeth, March 28, 2018


The resort is simply phenomenal. Staff were very helpful and pleasant to deal with. Never got a sense of being treated differently whatsoever than resort patrons. Pools were amazing, threw football with our boys. Great onsite towels. High quality chairs. Great shade locations. The beach was fantastic. The buffets were great, breakfast and lunch. Will absolutely be going back to this location on our next stop in Aruba!! - Ryan, February 12, 2018

What's Included
  • Enjoy your resort pass anytime between 9 AM - 6 PM local time
  • Unlimited dining for lunch and snacks
  • Unlimited drinks (alcohol & non alcohol)
  • Beaches, pools, jacuzzi and casino
  • Use of sauna, gym
  • Lounge chairs, umbrellas, beach palapas and towels (no need to bring the ship’s towels)
  • Poolside bars with swim-up bar
  • Daytime entertainment programs for adults (daily) and children
  • Non-motorized Watersports: paddle surfing (SUP), snorkeling equipment and kayaking
  • Bathrooms are available for changing
Group Discounts

Groups of 10 or more SAVE $5 per adult.

Submit group discount request. 

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