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Top RIU Spa Hotels: A Rejuvenating Experience

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If you are looking for more than just some sunny days at the beach, we can offer you exactly what you are looking for. Many of our hotels offer beauty and body treatments to care for your body and mind. We work together with experts on special health programs that are run in comfortable and elegant facilities. So we have created a list of our top 10 hotels with the best spas and wellness centers at the world’s most popular destinations. Choose the dates of your next vacation, come and relax, and we will take care of the rest.

BREATHE, MEDITATE AND RELAX; LET YOURSELF BE LOOKED AFTER

Many RIU hotels have spas, health and wellness centers or thalassotherapy facilities to give you some precious moments of relaxation during your stay. All of them are designed so that when you reach your destination you can enjoy the best treatments at the hands of true professionals in modern and elegant facilities.

Programs range from classic beauty treatments and relaxing massages to oriental relaxation. If our guests prefer something more, or want to spend a special day, for example during their honeymoon, there are special packages for weddings and newlyweds. Come and see our facilities and let yourself be looked after!

 

1: Hotel Riu Palace Aruba
As well as views of Palm Beach, this hotel also a top-quality spa. The luxury service and comfort of its facilities make this palace an ideal place to spend a dream vacation.

 

2: Hotel Riu Tikida Palmeraie
Only those who have visited the hotel can imagine the sensation of well-being that surrounds the place. So we invite you to experience for yourself this little oasis in the middle of the city of Marrakech. Its spa can give various body treatments that will make you forget about all the strains of daily living.

 

3: Hotel Riu Kaya Palazzo
This modern and sophisticated hotel has one of the most striking interior decors in Antalya. The peace and relaxation offered by day and the display of colored light by the pool at night make this an unforgettable place. It offers a range of beauty and wellness treatments and very comfortable rooms.

 

4: Hotel Riu Tikida Beach
If you have never visited a hamam, we suggest you try an authentic one at the Hotel Riu Tikida Beach. Morocco is well known, among other things, for its hamams, which are steam baths with curative and purifying properties. This is certainly one of our best wellness centers on the Agadir coast.

 

5: Hotel Riu Tikida Garden
If, on the other hand, you travel to the center of Marrakech, you will be able to enjoy some time at the hotel spa. This is a hotel that has managed to combine elements of traditional Moroccan culture with a contemporary look. It is a true oasis in the center of Marrakech city. Its spa offers guests various treatments, such as massages, facial treatments and water jets.

 

6: Hotel Riu Palace Costa Rica
If, as well as discovering the marvels of Costa Rica’s wild environment, you are looking for a place to relax, this hotel should be your destination. Its excellent facilities and spectacular surroundings will make your stay unforgettable. Revel in the tropical climate and heavenly beach where you find yourself.

 

7: Hotel Riu Palace Jamaica
In Jamaica you can find everything a tourist is looking for: good music, local and international cuisine and fun, 24 hours a day. Furthermore, after a full day, what could be better than this palace hotel’s spa? Relaxing massages, whirlpool baths, sauna and a range of treatments. As the locals say: ‘Don’t worry, be happy’.

 

8: Hotel Riu Palace Peninsula
This recently built hotel is located by a beach lapped by turquoise waters, and it offers guests a very high quality service. It has a full wellness center with a range of facial and body treatments. Furthermore, this resort has taken tranquility to a new level, and boasts Adults Only Villas, rooms exclusively for adults looking for a relaxed stay, away from the bustle of Cancun.

 

About RIU Hotels & Resorts

RIU Hotels & Resorts offers you a wide variety of hotels in the world’s best destinations so that you can enjoy unforgettable holidays. At our hotels, you’ll find complete facilities where you can enjoy an extensive gastronomic offer, the best entertainment and a host of exclusive services that characterize the company.

Choose one of our holiday, urban, family or adults-only hotels and enjoy an escape to your favorite destination. Enjoy unique experiences with RIU!  Learn More…..

 

New Riu Republica Wing Opening this Fall

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This beautiful hotel’s new 501-room wing and new Splash Water world are now set to open on November 18th. Along with the hotel’s modern design and special added values and unbeatable ocean views overlooking Arena Gorda Beach, you’ve got the perfect Adults Only resort for clients looking for an exciting, fun and party-like atmosphere. You can also enjoy the stunning beauty of Punta Cana’s beaches, considered to be among the most spectacular in the world, surrounded by the distinctive Caribbean landscape of coconut palms, sugar cane fields and amazing spots such as the Altos de Chavón, Saona Island and the Punta Cana Ecological Reserve, home to the most varied plants and animals in the area and an 8-km coral reef. Learn More…..

New Riu Republica wing:

  • New Main restaurant
  • New Indian restaurant
  • New “Olé” Spanish restaurant
  • New “Jerk” grill on the beach
  • New Macao bar
  • New “Coco’s Bar” on the beach
  • New Aquatic bar
  • New Poolside bar with plaza and stage
  • 3 New swimming pools
  • 501 New guestrooms
  • New Splash Water World


Sandals building new St. Lucia resort

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Introducing Royalton Luxury Resorts

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Royalton Resorts are the new generation of luxury hotels offering the best all inclusive vacations in the world’s most popular tropical destinations. Our All-In Luxury™ concept is devoted to providing you with a unique experience by combining the spirit of each resort’s host community, a luxury product that features exceptional service, and incredible attention to detail. Every aspect of your Royalton Resorts & Hotels stay has been carefully designed to deliver personalized service that caters to your unique needs while stimulating your senses.

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Royalton Punta Cana Resort & Casino

Indulge your senses at the Royalton Punta Cana Resort & Casino, and experience a vacation that’s a cut above.
Experience All-In Luxury(TM) at our exclusive family and couples-oriented hotel in beautiful Dominican Republic, with its modern décor, amenities, and picturesque tropical setting.   We welcome you to a lush paradise on the stunning Caribbean coast. Our elegantly appointed resort, with its unique design, fabulous amenities and All-In Luxury(TM) concept is devoted to providing you with a truly unique vacation experience.

Combining the charming culture of the Dominican Republic with a luxury product, exceptional service, and incredible attention to detail, the Royalton Punta Cana Resort & Casino promises the vacation of your dreams.

Our luxury resort is ideal for families and groups, and features a separate section dedicated to adults only vacations. With its All-In LuxuryTM concept, regal furnishings, and laidback island atmosphere, our Punta Cana hotel is sure to awaken your senses and treat you to a luxury vacation unlike any other.

Situated on the white sands of Bavaro Beach, only 30 minutes from the Punta Cana International Airport, Royalton Punta Cana Resort & Casino is the destination of choice for vacationers with a penchant for luxury, comfort and style. Enjoy access to some of the facilities at Memories Splash Punta Cana, a fun-filled resort guaranteed to infuse your family vacation with the thrill of a Water Park for kids of all ages.

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Royalton White Sands Montego Bay

Awaken your senses at the Royalton White Sands Montego Bay, and indulge in a luxury vacation that is truly unique
Experience All-In Luxury(TM) on your family vacation, romantic holiday, or group getaway in Jamaica’s Montego Bay.  We invite you to the powdery beaches, turquoise waters, and lush vistas of this Caribbean paradise. Our luxury resort promises an extraordinary vacation experience that combines the charm of Jamaica’s island culture with a luxury product, outstanding service, and incredible attention to detail.

Royalton White Sands Montego Bay promises you a luxury vacation experience unlike any other.  With its All-in Luxury(TM) concept, elegant furnishings, and laidback island atmosphere, our Jamaica hotel is sure to pleasure your senses, and treat you to a truly memorable getaway.

Nestled on the shores of Montego Bay, a scenic 35-minute drive from Sangster International Airport, Royalton White Sands is the destination of choice for families, couples and groups who desire luxury, comfort and style on their Caribbean vacation.

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Royalton Riviera Cancun Resort & Spa

Perched on a dazzling strip of powdery white sand sits the spectacular Royalton Riviera Cancun. Your All-In Luxury™ vacation starts the second you arrive, with every aspect of your stay designed to deliver a personalized experience that awakens and enriches the senses. This decadent all-inclusive, 843-room resort features a selection of luxury suite accommodations and thoughtful touches throughout, including our DreamBed™ designed exclusively for Royalton Resorts, 24-hour room service, free Wi-Fi, All-In Connectivity™, and several other perks and privileges. Upgrade to Diamond Club® and receive additional services and amenities.

All-In Luxury™ continues with reservation-free gourmet cuisine at 9 restaurants, and at 12 bars where you’ll enjoy a wide selection of specialty cocktails, international and local brand liquors, beers, and house wines. This resort fulfills every interest – choose from a variety of treatments at the modern onsite spa, never miss an important game with the Sports Event Guarantee™, enjoy the fully equipped fitness centre, or take advantage of the many daily activities and nightly entertainment.

Call us at 1-757-240-6645 to book your Royalton resort vacation today!


Tradewinds Club at the Aruba Marriott Resort

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100% ADULTS.
100% AMAZING.

If you are looking for something special, we’ve got the right place for you. The Tradewinds Club at Aruba Marriott Resort.  The Aruba Marriott is proud to offer a truly unique, adults-only getaway package.

This package features some of our top amenities and attractions, including the brand-new H2Oasis adult pool and the ultra-exclusive Tradewinds Club, with its own reserved beach and the most breathtaking views of the Caribbean.
“NO KIDDING” PACKAGE*

PERKS INCLUDE:

Surprise welcome amenity
Tradewinds Club Ocean View room
Exclusive access to the Tradewinds Club lounge
Beachfront dinner and bottle of wine for two at Simply Fish
Catamaran Sunset sail for two with Red Sail Sports
Reserved pool cabana at the brand-new H2Oasis adults-only pool for one day

The new H2 Oasis adult exclusive pool is now open, setting the Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino apart as the ideal choice for the ultimate Aruba vacation. Enjoy luxury Aruba accommodations, resort and adult pools, and the exclusive Tradewinds Club (an upscale hotel-within-a-hotel concept on the top floor of this Aruba resort). Guests may indulge in upgraded amenities, five daily dining presentations in the private lounge, a member-only beach area, and will have full access to the Tradewinds Concierge Service. The guest rooms in this Aruba Beach Resort are some of the most spacious on the island, each offering Marriott’s Revive bedding, contemporary bathrooms, 37-inch LCD flat-panel televisions and large, private balconies. This Palm Beach Aruba hotel offers premium amenities, including some of the finest restaurants in Aruba. Enjoy yourself at Ruth’s Chris Steak House, the Balinese-style Mandara Spa and the 24-hour Stellaris Casino. Come experience the fresh and playful Marriott Aruba Beach Resort – Aruba’s Playground for all generations.


Riu Palace Jamaica is Now Open!

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Riu Palace Jamaica, Montego Bay

The all-new 238-suite Riu Palace Jamaica opened its doors today, the fifth Riu property on the island and the first RIU adults only resort in Jamaica. The RIU Palace Jamaica features free in-room WiFi, five restaurants, three bars, two pools, a gym and access to the facilities at its neighbor, the Riu Montego BayAdults-only amenities include a welcome drink, concierge services and premium drinks in the rooms and at the bars.

The Hotel Riu Palace Jamaica is located in Mahoe Bay, very near to Montego Bay, and offers a range of luxury services to its customers with a quiet beach with clear waters and fine sand. The Riu Palace Jamaica has a gym, table tennis, volleyball, tennis, windsurfing, sailing, kayaking, snorkeling, diving and more water activities. During the day you can enjoy the entertainment program, and by night you have different activities, such as live music, or perhaps you prefer to dance in the disco to the best rhythms of Jamaica. If you like Golf, you’ll find four golf courses with great views close to the hotel.   Learn More…..


Sandals Resorts Announces the All-New Sandals barbados

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Sandals Resorts International Set to Make Exciting Double-Debut in Barbados

Sandals Resorts, the Luxury-Included Resort Brand is set to open the former Couples Resort in St Lawrence as a Sandals Resort as well as managing a new Beaches Resort set to be built on the site of the former Almond Beach Resort in St Peter.

According to Sandals Resorts Chairman, Mr. Gordon “Butch” Stewart, the 10-acre former Couples property will open as a Sandals Luxury Included® Resort and will honor all existing commitments with guests who had booked to stay at Couples up until November 6, 2013. Sandals is now accepting reservations for the new resort.

Mr. Stewart also commented, “We are delighted to announce the opening of, not one, but two of our first ever resorts in this wonderful country of Barbados. Barbados and its people are so rich in culture, charm and personality and has been one of the leaders in Caribbean tourism for decades. We have been in discussions to bring our award-winning brands to this country for some time and are thrilled that negotiations have now been successfully concluded.

“In the former Couples Resort, I strongly believe that we have acquired one of the most beautiful properties in the entire island and we cannot wait to bring the full Luxury Included® experience here. We have been voted the world’s best time and time again and have more luxury inclusions than other resort on the planet and we promise to give the people of Barbados a resort to be proud of.”

Upon opening as Sandals Barbados, the resort will offer a selection of 280 luxury accommodations that range from beachfront suites to exquisite rooms situated in the resort’s lush tropical garden. A program of enhancements will be launched in order to ‘Sandalize’ the property immediately.

In addition to the opening of Sandals Barbados, SRI also announced that an agreement has been reached with the Government of the Barbados regarding the building of a brand new Beaches Resort at the site of former Almond Beach Resort in St Peter, Barbados.

“Since it first launched over 16 years ago, Beaches has captured the hearts and minds of holidaymakers everywhere and I can assure you that what we’re planning in Barbados will become one of the most sought after resorts in the entire world.”

Sandals Resorts International’s arrival into Barbados marks another milestone of exciting expansion that has seen the recent opening of the Key West Village at their flagship Beaches Resort in Turks and Caicos as well as the hugely anticipated opening of Sandals LaSource Grenada in December.


RIU Hotels for Adults Only

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You’ll fall in love with RIU’s all-inclusive vacations in paradise. Enjoy the finest in luxurious accommodation, personalized service and a wide range of amenities and activities in beautiful destinations, including Aruba, Jamaica, Mexico, the Dominican Republic, the Bahamas and Costa Rica.

RIU Adults Only Resorts

RIU now offers an adults-only option in Aruba, Jamaica, the Dominican Republic and Mexico.

Riu Palace Antillas – Aruba
Riu Palace Antillas, an adults-only all-inclusive resort located on beautiful Palm Beach, in Aruba entices guests with a stretch of beautiful white-sand beach, a wide array of included amenities and their choice of delicious cuisine. Complimentary sun loungers, 24-hour room service and refreshing swimming pools are just a few of the glamorous comforts being offered by Riu Palace Antillas.

Riu Palace Jamaica – Montego Bay, Jamaica
Riu Palace Jamaica, an exclusive adults-only resort in Montego Bay, opens this winter. Couples will love the resort’s relaxing atmosphere.

Riu Republica – Dominican Republic
Riu Republica is an all-inclusive, adults-only (18+) resort located on the beautiful Macao Beach in Punta Cana. For guests looking to get active during their stay there is a variety of outdoor sports and activities to choose from like windsurfing, beach volleyball or kayaking.

Riu Palace Macao – Dominican Republic
This adults-only hotel sits on a beautiful 16-mile stretch of Arena Gorda Beach in Punta Cana. Relax at the wellness center and spa, dive into the freshwater swimming pool and treat yourself to the on-site gourmet restaurant.

Riu Palace Peninsula – Cancun
Stay in the adults-only deluxe villas and enjoy exclusive access to the Kulinarium restaurant and the swimming pool with waiter service. All junior suites include Jacuzzis on the terrace. The resort is in the heart of Cancun’s resort area.

 


Announcing the Opening of Sandals LaSource Grenada!

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We’re proud to announce the opening of Sandals LaSource Grenada on December 12th 2013!

What was already picture perfect is being transformed into “The Most Aluring Destination in the Caribbean”. An exotic, unspoiled hideaway, Sandals LaSource Grenada will offer guests a romantic, authentic Caribbean vacation while providing the Luxury Included® amenities and exceptional service that have come to be associated with the Sandals Resorts experience.

Sandals La Source Special Features:

  • 231 rooms and suites
  • 3 Villages: Pink Gin Village, Tahiti Village, & Italian Village
  • Just minutes from the airport
  • 9 restaurants, including a Sandals first – a steakhouse
  • 3 pools plus 2 river pools
  • State-of-the-art fitness center and spa
  • Meeting facilities
  • A total of 75 professional butlers suites
  • Ultra luxurious Millionaire, Rondoval and Skypool suites
  • Romantic soaking tubs in all Tahiti & Italian village rooms

For more information or to book now please call 757-596-2774

New Wedding Option For You!

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Sandals Resorts and Beaches Resorts have partnered with local wedding photographers throughout the Caribbean to offer you MORE choices when designing the perfect destination wedding.

  • You will continue to have an option to purchase one of our photo  packages which includes complimentary SnapShots photography services
  • If you prefer the photography styles of our approved Wedding Photography Partners, they can explore these services at an additional cost.
  • Best of all, you will get the style of photography you on your purchases before-travel!
  • Wedding photography includes a four (4) hour photo session