Hotels Riu Palace Paradise Island

The Riu Palace Paradise Island, situated adjacent to super retreat Atlantis, is one of only a handful couple of comprehensive hotels in the Bahamas. Those acquainted with Spain-based Riu's palatial Caribbean resorts - like the one in Aruba - may be frustrated by this maturing property, with swarmed pool and shoreline zones (immersed with sellers) and unruly gatherings that want free alcohol. Riu is gradually gaining ground, however, and the 379 rooms and suites have been revamped with contemporary stylistic layout, and incorporate Riu trademarks, for example, supplied minibars with alcohol allocators and 24-hour room benefit (both free). The smorgasbord spreads change frequently, because of the gifted, long-standing official culinary specialist, and four individually alternatives enable fight to off comprehensive dreariness. After supper, there's run of the mill comprehensive daily excitement just as a throughout the night sports bar. The Riu mark spa, Renova, offers couples back rubs and medicines. The comfort store moves a decent choice of wine for the individuals who need to appreciate drinks on their galleries (numerous rooms confront the sea).

Upon entry, doormen help visitors with baggage and lead them to the front work area for registration - which may have a line of individuals pausing (no less than an appreciated beverage is served here). The entryway has marble floors, wood columns, and precious stone ceiling fixtures, and this rich (if marginally obsolete) richness is as a distinct difference to the tasteless outside of the building. It remains quiet and calm inside amid the day; there might be a couple of individuals tasting Bahama Mamas at the anteroom bar, yet a great many people are outside swarmed around a rectangular pool, or relaxing at the shoreline, just past. Visitors will in general rise right on time to catch a parlor seat and remain as the day progressed. Children sprinkle around the pool, and visitors of fluctuated drinking ages, youthful and old, do their best to exploit the free swim-up pool bar. Given the gathering climate, it isn't remarkable to see somebody who has had such a large number of beverages in the sun, and should be taken upstairs by a companion or accomplice.

The shoreline has to a lesser degree a gathering scene (simply because it is more remote far from the bar), yet this is a bustling zone for sellers since the free to Cabbage Beach is directly nearby. They offer everything from fly ski rentals to hair plaiting, and a straightforward "no, much appreciated" ordinarily keeps them under control. Cabbage Beach is a standout amongst the best shorelines on the planet, so it might merit bringing the earphones and blocking out the commotion from stream skis and merchants hollering forward and backward (and visitors who have had excessively to drink). Amid pinnacle months, The retreat foundations a spring break arrangement that requires a 21-and-more established visitor in each room.

The pool closes around 6 p.m., which is when visitors go to change into night clothing. The hall bar gets a pre-supper horde of consumers, however the lights don't diminish. It's a disgrace that those gem light fixtures don't make a sentimental vibe as they could. Calm sentiment can be found at a couple of the individually eateries (men, no shorts permitted in a few). There are two reservation times for supper, so the individuals who have a prior time may feel surged with the goal that the eatery can oblige the following seating two hours after the fact. Administration streams well, however. A couple commending a commemoration may get a unique astonishment at supper pursued by commendation from individual burger joints.
After supper, visitors can go to the entryway bar for more beverages previously the auditorium opens for night music and excitement. Beverages are served until 12:30 a.m. (an aggregate last require the theater and entryway bars) and after that partiers can make a beeline for the 24-hour sports bar, which is fortunately out of ear shot from the rooms above.


Riu is arranged in a more seasoned pinnacle (the previous Sheraton) and sits alongside Atlantis' Beach Tower in the Bahamas. The property can be gotten to from the airplane terminal by transport or taxi administration, and it takes around 30 to 40 minutes relying upon time of day (traffic can get terrible through downtown Nassau). It's situated on Paradise Island, which has earned its name for a reason; visitors will comprehend the name change from Hog Island in 1961 when they get their first look at the turquoise water and white-sand shoreline.
A few cabbies will make travelers pay the $1 money just expense to get over the scaffold to get the Paradise Island, so it has a little money on landing. When checked in, visitors don't will in general stray excessively a long way from the property - as is average with all-inclusives. Basics and extra liquor can be obtained from the comfort store. Cabs can be taken to get to different zones of the island.
Atlantis itself is now and again alluded to as "Vegas by the Sea", and numerous visitors pick Riu in light of the fact that it is regularly progressively reasonable yet at the same time inside strolling separation of Atlantis' the expansive gambling club, dance club, and shops. Visitors can likewise pay for day goes to Aquaventure for access to the water park and marine displays.
Since Riu visitors have as of now paid ahead of time for the majority of their excursion, they may be bound to haul out the money for a stream ski (particularly in the event that they've been drinking). Consequently - and the closeness to the free walkway - neighborhood merchants invest more energy pitching to Riu visitors, including plane skis, banana water crafts, parasailing, stogies, hair interlacing and kids toys, which is an aggravation on the shoreline, and adds to the loud environment.


This 15-story tower is more seasoned, yet the Riu redesigned the 379 rooms and suites in the wake of taking the property over from Sheraton. The furnishings, covering, window hangings, and materials (not any more designed covers) were altogether supplanted, and rooms are presently enlivened in purples, whites, and dim woods. There are still a few signs of the building's age, for example, minor support issues with the cooling and high temp water, and an absence of outlets and adequate lighting in the restrooms (women may likewise need to bring their own hairdryers). A few visitors gripe of smelly scents in their room and broken or worn furnishings.
All rooms have safes (no charge to utilize), 24-hour room benefit, tub/shower combos, coffeemakers, and supplied (and free) small ice chests with Miller Lite, Coke, Diet Coke, and filtered water. Alcohol gadgets for vodka, rum, gin and schnaps (essential brands) are additionally free for visitors. Liquor is revived each other day. All rooms have outfitted galleries and most accompanied incomplete or full ocean see.
Family Suites are very huge, and have two abutting rooms with two rooms, three little overhangs, three level screen TVs, two smaller than expected bar stations, and two full washrooms and a little seating region (however the lounge chairs don't haul out). Children pay a large portion of the cost of grown-ups, and babies remain for nothing.
The Oceanfront Suites (one for every floor) are the most delightful, and these have tub/shower combos, just as a different shower slow down. The expansive room has an extra large bed, and turning level screen TV that flips around to a seating/feasting zone. The galleries in these units are longer and watch out over flawless sea sees.


Numerous visitors pick the Riu mostly for its nearness to Atlantis. Visitors can buy day goes to utilize Atlantis' Aquaventure and marine displays, and there is no extra charge to utilize the shops, club, or dance club in any of the Atlantis towers.
The whole length of Cabbage Beach on Paradise Island is open. Parlor seats are given to visitors, yet there will be a charge for umbrellas. For water toys, there are a lot of merchants moving plane ski rentals, parasailing outings, just as banana vessels and paddleboards. Ladies offer hair twisting administrations to young ladies.
There is just a single outside pool for the lodging and it can become busy ahead of schedule with youthful children (particularly when the sea waves are unreasonably rough to swim) and consumers all things considered. The pool opens toward the beginning of the day (many hold a spot before breakfast) and shut in the early night.
The Renova Spa is the brand of spa found at all Riu resorts, and has couples treatment rooms and an open air dive pool.
An accommodation store on the fundamental floor is very much loaded with basics like toiletries, snacks, alcohol, wine and lager, and non-mixed drinks.
The wellness focus is a more seasoned however working room with the standard blend of cardio and weight machines, yet could utilize some refreshed machines.
Exercises like outings can be reserved for extra expenses. Free Wi-Fi is accessible in the rooms and the entryway, and the flag infrequently works by the pool.


Neighboring Atlantis has a famously costly sustenance and drink program, and many pick the Riu for its progressively moderate comprehensive arrangement. The feasting system's Executive Chef Don Ingraham has been on area for a long time and is outstanding on the island - he was even requested to run the Miss Universe exhibition supper menu in 2009.
The primary smorgasbord territory is known as the Atlantic, and this is an extensive, brilliant room that serves breakfast and supper with indoor and open air seating regions. Breakfast has an easygoing air, just as live stations and shining wine. Supper changes daily with innovative strength things like a full crushed potato bar served out of martini glasses, and the setting turns out to be increasingly formal, with tablecloths. Visitors can expect remarkable cutting stations just as nearby fortes like conch misuses and braised oxtail.
The lunch buffet with both hot and cold things is served out of the individually steakhouse, making it simpler for individuals to roll in from the pool and shoreline in their swim clothing.
For the individuals who rise promptly toward the beginning of the day to reserve a spot, there are four la carte eateries incorporated into the comprehensive cost. Krystal Fusion eatery serves contemporary food (this is a Riu resort staple), and different alternatives incorporate Tengoku Japanese eatery, Sir Alexander French gourmet eatery, and Bahamas - a flame broil and steakhouse. There are just two seatings for supper, one at 6:30 p.m. what's more, one at 8:30 p.m. There is a minor clothing standard (no shorts for men and pants can be given if important). Included wines by the glass presented with supper incorporate chardonnay, merlot, cabernet, white zinfandel, and shimmering wine.
For bars, the swim-up pool bar called Soca is open amid sunshine hours. The hall bar called Colony is open for pre-and post-supper drinks, and the Calypso relax bar serves drinks through the night diversion until last call (at 12:30 a.m.). There's additionally a 24-hour sports bar with free tidbits like franks and burgers for the individuals who get eager after supper.