A little slice of luxury can be expected at the Riu Palace Maldivas, especially as it opened on a private, uninhabited island in 2019. An infinity pool complete with a swim-up bar will battle for your attention with the snow-white beach and teal-coloured lagoon. You’ll have a choice of dining at three restaurants. And you’ll have access to the many facilities of the Riu Atoll on the island next door, from a spa to a hotel-run kids’ club.
SPORTS & ACTIVITIES
When it comes to activities, you’ll want to head to the Riu Atoll on the island next door – it's a short walk over a bridge to get there. Daily workouts with other guests will be on the agenda, plus you’ll be able to hire kayaks, pedalos and snorkelling equipment.
Children are taken care of at the hotel-run kids’ club, also at the sister hotel.
Over on the neighbouring Maafushi island, you'll find a playground for children within the Riu Atoll.
- Daytime activity programme
You can take part in daily fitness activities at the RiuFit area at the neighbouring Riu Atoll, just a small walk across to Maafushi island.
- Kayaks at the neighbouring Riu Atoll
- Pedalos at the neighbouring Riu Atoll
- Stand-up paddleboarding - at the neighbouring Riu Atoll
- Snorkelling equipment at the neighbouring Riu Atoll
You'll get one complimentary introductory scuba diving lesson at the neighbouring Riu Atoll.
FOOD & DRINK
Three themed restaurants and a swim-up bar total the food and drink offering at this place. Two of the restaurants require reservations. One of them is dedicated solely to Japanese cuisine.
- Palm buffet restaurant
The Palm buffet restaurant is the main restaurant here, it offers a variety of cuisine with live cooking stations and a sun terrace, so you can soak up the rays whilst dining here. There's luxuries like Cava at breakfast, lunch includes pasta, salad and dishes prepared live, whilst dinner is a similar affair, offering a themed buffet 3 times a week.
- Paradise pool bar
To grab a drink, the Paradise pool bar is on hand, and with a swim-up section you won't even have to leave the pool.
If you're after something different, Krystal is on hand offering a blend of cuisine. Just so you know, you'll need to book in advance to dine here.
- Yu Hi
Savour the flavours of Japan at Yu Hi à la carte restaurant. You'll need to book in advance to get a table here.
- Beef Steak House
Just a small stroll away on the neighbouring Maafushi island, you'll be able to visit the Beef Steak House at the Riu Atoll.
For a taste of Italy you only have to wander across to the neighbouring Maafushi island to the Riu Atoll, where you'll be able to dine at their Sofia Italian restaurant.
- Boduberu lounge bar
At the Riu Atoll you'll find the Boduberu lounge bar, it has a terrace, so sipping a drink in the sun is definite option.
- Sports bar
Access to the 24-hour sports bar at the neighbouring Riu Atoll is included in your stay.
HEALTH & BEAUTY
You can use the steam room and gym in the Riu Atoll spa next door. It offers up a long list of massages and beauty treatments, too.
- Wellness centre*
The wellness centre* at the Riu Atoll helps you reach true relaxation on your holiday. Offering a variety of treatments* including massages*, you'll also find a beauty salon* and hairdressers* within the centre.
If you fancy keeping up your gym routine whilst away, there's free access to the gym at the neighbouring Riu Atoll.
- Steam room at the neighbouring Riu Atoll
Live music, DJ sets and beach parties are all part of the evening entertainment. The Riu Atoll put these performances on for RIU guests from both properties.
- RiuLand kids' club
There's plenty to keep the little ones entertained at the RiuLand kids' club. You'll find this at the neighbouring Riu Atoll.
- Evening entertainment programme
Over at the neighbouring Maafushi island, the Riu Atoll puts on a daily evening entertainment programme of live music, DJ sets and beach parties.
This place’s beachfront location means it’s as easy to relax on the sand as it is by the infinity pool. Free-to-use sunloungers by both the pool and the ocean mean laidback days of tanning are hassle-free.
- Infinity pool
There's a large infinity pool to enjoy here, it comes with a swim-up bar and is surrounded by sunloungers and parasols.
- Kids' pool
For little ones there's a kids' pool over at the neighbouring Riu Atoll.
- Free Wi-Fi
- Gift shop at the neighbouring Riu Atoll
- Mini-market at the neighbouring Riu Atoll
Items marked with * incur extra charges which are payable locally
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