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This Club Hotel is located by the sea in Maspalomas, close to El Faro. It offers many different activities, sports and entertainment. There is a green oasis by the sea, where you can relax and enjoy the comfort. So if you want an unforgettable holiday, it is guaranteed at the Riu Gran Canaria.
How far is the nearest beach?
The hotel is located 37 km from Las Palmas airport (LPA).
Distance from Airport
The hotel is 900m from the Maspalomas sand dune beach.
There are 639 guestrooms all with: bathroom with bidet, hairdryer, fitted carpet (apartments: in the bedroom), telephone, central air conditioning, ceiling fan, small fridge, surround music channel, Satellite TV, in-room safe, balcony, some double rooms with connecting door.
Food & Drink
The AI programme consists of breakfast (08:00-10:30, wholemeal products & on the spot cooking station), Continental breakfast (10:30-12:00), lunch (13:00-15:00, dishes prepared on the spot & varied desserts) and dinner (in two sittings: 18:30 or 20:30, dishes prepared on the spot), all buffet style, served in the main restaurant. Light fare lunch at the pool restaurant (12:00-15:30), special evenings with theme buffets twice a week as well as optional dinner with Grill or Andalusian cuisine at the pool restaurant (alternating days, upon reservation) are also at the disposal of AI clients. Snacks such as hamburgers, hot dogs, pasta, meat, fish, vegetables, potatoes, etc are available between 15:30 & 17:00. AI drinks include both, domestic & imported beverages (soft & alcoholic drinks) like cola (light), sprite, lemon, orange, water, wine (red, rose, white), beer, juices, coffee, cocktails and spirits and they are served at the hotels bars & restaurants; pool bar (10:30-18:00), terraza bar (10:30-24:00), bar salon (19:00-24:00), disco (21:30-01:30).
Sports & Entertainment
Sport facilities at the hotel include three swimming pools (316, 294 & 253sq m) headed in winter, childrens swimming pool (12sq m) heated in winter, complimentary lounge chairs, cabins, sun umbrellas & towels by the pool, mini-club & childrens playground, ping-pong, aerobics, shuffleboard, French bowls, darts, rifle range, gym, multi-sports court, two volleyball courts, two lighted hard-surface tennis courts as well as daily daytime entertainment programme for both children (4-12 yrs) & adults, activities programme at the Hobbyclub (six times a week), Riu evening programme with shows or live music (daily) and entrance & drinks to the disco (open six nights a week). In-room safety deposit boxes are also available.
Hairdresser, internet access, boutique/kiosk, tennis rackets & balls and billiards are not included in the AI concept. The Body Love beauty & health centre (physiotherapy, massages, beauty parlour, professional Wellness, etc) at the Riu Palace Meloneras is available at a charge. Nearby charged facilities include variety of water sports, two 18-hole golf courses, mini-golf, bowling, squash and bicycle rental.