The Riu Palace Maspalomas Hotel is set in a quiet area in the newly developed part of Maspalomas and only a short taxi ride to resort centre and sits next to the stunning sand dunes and 4 miles of golden sandy beach.
The resort centre of Playa de Ingles is just as close, for those looking for all night bars and clubs and the daytime activities for the whole family to enjoy are something not to miss out on.
This large whitewashed colonial style building has the wow factor, as it faces onto the sand dunes and the large lobby area offers space and comfortable areas to chill out and relax.
Guests can make use of the internet corner for any guests wanting to catch up with friends and family back home and will be charged for the time used If you have one of the latest phones, guests can take advantage of the Free Wi-Fi that is available to guests in all public areas.
The 24-hour reception desk is available to offer services such as currency exchange, car rental and luggage storage and courtesy rooms for guests returning home on a late flight.
The tour desk offers knowledgeable tourist information and the sales of the excursion tickets for some fantastic family days out close by or across the island.
There are two large swimming pools with different surroundings. One with a large open space for the sun terrace, with an abundance of sun loungers and parasols, and the other is a more tranquil setting, with a small sun terrace that flows onto the gardens and amongst the beautiful tropical trees, giving families with small children areas of shade.
The pool bar is open until the sun sets, offering a wide variety of locally produced alcohol and endless amount of soft drinks and snacks and the buffet restaurant is perfect for lunch, sitting at the outside dining area and admiring the spectacular views of the sand dunes.
There is a children's swimming pool where they can have fun and make new friends at the playground or even the kids club, where that are entertained throughout the day with the many daily activities that have been organised so that the adult can have a child free moment topping up their tan.
There are many sporting activities onsite including the onsite gym, 2 floodlit tennis courts, billiards, table tennis and table football. If you are a keen golfer, there are two magnificent golf course close by and also provide equipment and golf lessons.
If that is not your thing, why not try one of the relaxing massages of any other body treatments at the wellness centre and spa, or take a stroll around the boutique and souvenir Shops, selling many beautiful gifts that are perfect for friends and family back home.
The evening is always something to look forward to with the large choice of delicious dishes at the buffet style restaurant and there is also 'Kystals' Fusion restaurant which has a formal dress code and reservations may be required. The hotel has many themed nights, BBQ parties and the regular show cooking evenings to really experience the true Canarian flavours.
The evening continues on to the bar area for the nightly entertainment that includes any shows for the children to enjoy and starting with the all important mini disco.
The guest rooms are beautifully decorated and are furnished to a high standard. All rooms have a large double or twin beds, many deluxe storage units, flat screen TV with satellite channels, modern bathroom with a bath or shower and a sitting area with views across the furnished balcony to see the beautiful sun setting behind the beautiful sand dunes.
The hotel offers style and exceptional customer service and would appeal to anyone looking to spend their holiday in a large 5-star complex.