The hotel’s close to the seafront, so sweeping views of Barrosa Beach come as standard. If you’re a pool lover, there are five to choose from and the kids have slides and a pirate ship in theirs. You’ll be spoilt for choice at mealtimes with plenty of restaurants to tempt your taste buds. They cover off everything from Italian to Andalusian cuisine. After dinner, make your way to the main stage to watch the show, or grab a quiet drink at the bar. There’s a spa and a gym here, too.
SPORTS & ACTIVITIES
Activities are in the sporty vein, with tennis and volleyball topping the bill. Plus, there’s a 36-hole golf course* just a couple of minutes’ drive away.
Little ones and teens have their own activity programme at the kids’ clubs, where they’ve also got outdoor and indoor playgrounds. Plus, there are often daytime discos hosted next to the giant pirate ship.
- Multi-sports court
- Paddle tennis
- Indoor playground
- Riu Fun4All sports and entertainment programme
- Outdoor playground
FOOD & DRINK
At mealtimes, there’s a round-the-world buffet restaurant serving everything from pasta to fish. There’s an impressive dessert zone, too, where you can help yourself to cakes, jellies and ice-creams.
In high season, the restaurant offering quadruples, as three themed eateries open their doors. There’s an Italian trattoria, an Andalusian place that cooks up local specialities, and a barbecue restaurant that serves food hot off the grill.
- Buffet restaurant
You'll find a variety of dishes on offer for breakfast, lunch and dinner here. There's a themed buffet twice a week and some live cooking stations.
There's a choice of bars here, including Lounge 24, which is open 24 hours.
- Local cuisine restaurant
Available in high season, this restaurant gets pretty busy so reservations are required.
- Pool bar
This is open in high season for light refreshments, so there's no need to travel too far.
- Swim-up pool bar
This is open between July and September.
- Poolside restaurant
The poolside restaurant offers up a choice of dishes from the grill. You'll need to book in advance to eat here.
- Italian restaurant
HEALTH & BEAUTY
The Spasanar health and beauty centre* stars a hot tub and a bio-sauna, which is half way between a steam room and a sauna.
RiuFit, the resident exercise programme, has the corner on things like morning stretches and aqua aerobics classes. But if you’d prefer to go it alone, you can head to the gym for a workout.
Get some well deserved rest in the spa and beauty centre.
The RiuFit programme offers a range of classes to suit all abilities, so you'll be spoilt for choice when choosing your holiday exercise regime.
If you can make time for the gym, it's definitely worth a visit. With its well-equipped facilities and a variety of classes, gym goers will be spoilt for choice. For adults only.
- Bio sauna - 1 hour per stay included
- Whirlpool bath
Indulge in a bit of aqua therapy in the hotel's Jacuzzi®. For adults only. 1 hour per stay in included in your board package.
Re-do your hair-do at the hands of the hotel's hairdresser.
Everything from flamenco dancers, magicians and child-friendly comedy sketches are on the entertainment agenda. But not before an all-singing, all-dancing mini-disco for the kids.
For low-key drinks, you’ve got a choice of two bars – there’s an al fresco number on the terrace and the Lounge 24 bar.
- RiuLand Kids' Club
There are a couple of kids' clubs, for little ones aged 4 to 7 and 8 to 12 years-old.
- Riu evening entertainment programme
This is a range of daytime entertainment that's geared towards 13 to 17-year-olds. It's put on several times a week.
The five pools are bordered by sun-trap terraces, and one of them comes with a swim-up bar. Little ones have their very own miniature splash playground, complete with slides and a pirate ship.
You won’t have to travel far to find a Blue Flag beach. Playa de la Barrosa is a 10-minute walk down a set of stairs. This six-kilometre stretch is backed by powdery sand dunes and laid back beach bars.
- 5 outdoor pools
There are five pools to choose from here. There's a large main pool that comes with a wraparound sun terrace and plenty of sunbeds for you to relax on, plus a further four pools around the resort.
- 2 kids' pools
There are two pools here just for little ones, including one with a huge pirate ship.
- Splash playground
- Free Wi-Fi
- Gift shop
- RiuArt atelier*
Please note - there aren't any lifts at this hotel
Items marked with * incur extra charges which are payable locally
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