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The modest and comfortable Hotel Riu Papayas is located in the tourist resort of Gran Canaria, Spain, just minutes from Playa del Inglés. The hotel is perfect for those who want to be close to the beach and the sea, whilst also being within easy access of the city centre. 

This hotel forms a complex together with the ApartHotel Riu Flamingo, which offers the service and high quality that has come to be expected of RIU Hotels & Resorts. This hotel has everything you could need for relaxing and fun-filled holidays. It includes a fresh water swimming pool, solarium terrace, playground, two golf courses and a range of water sport activities to enjoy. In the surrounding area you can rent a bike, play squash, mini golf or tennis. 

The cuisine of Gran Canaria is an authentic ocean of flavours and aromas that has influences from all over the world, and includes a range of fruits, vegetables and fresh seafood. In the “à la carte” restaurant and exquisite buffet restaurant you will find the best local and international recipes, with many dishes prepared using healthy ingredients.

At Playa del Inglés, sun and fun accompany you all day long, with sporting activities such as jet skiing, windsurfing, sailing and much more. Close to the beach, you’ll find beach bars, souvenir shops, bars, restaurants and clubs where you can enjoy the beats all night long. If you want to discover the surroundings you can take a walk along the Paseo Costa Canaria coastal path, that passes through tropical flora or you can explore places such as Playa de las Burras beach, the dunes of Maspalomas, Playa de Amadores beach, Roque Nublo, the harbour of Mogán, the historical town of Agüimes, the Episcopal Palace and the island’s various national and water parks where your children will have a ball. 

The Hotel Riu Papayas is a comfortable and calm place, which is ideal for escaping from the hustle and bustle of the city. 

Enjoy the best offers of Gran Canaria and spend some relaxing time at the hotel.

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  • 1.5 km from Playa del Ingles beach
  • Free bus service to beach
  • Awarded GOLD certification for the Travelife Sustainability System
  • Restaurant
  • Swimming pool with children's section
  • Card games room and reading area

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  • Restaurant
  • Lounge bar
  • Poolside snackbar
  • Swimming pool (635 m2), heated in winter, with children's section
  • Free sun loungers, changing rooms, towels and parasols by pool
  • Sun terrace
  • Children's playground

  • Massage (additional charge)
  • Card games room and reading area
  • TV area
  • Boutique, gift shop, mini-market
  • Wireless LAN zone in lobby (additional charge)
  • Use of computers with Internet access (additional charge)
  • In accordance with Spanish law smoking is not permitted inside the hotel: guests may only smoke outdoors

  • 203 guest rooms
  • Double rooms with:
  • Bathroom with bidet
  • Hairdryer
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Central air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Satellite TV
  • Music channel
  • In-room safe (additional charge)
  • Balcony
  • Suites with:
  • Separate living room
  • Half board (breakfast and dinner)
  • Breakfast:
  • Varied buffet with:
  • Wholegrain products
  • Live cooking stations
  • Dinner:
  • Hot and cold buffet starters
  • Buffet main course with some dishes prepared live. Vegetarian options available.
  • Dessert buffet
  • Special evenings:
  • Themed buffet once a week
  • Formal dress required for dinner (long trousers for gentlemen)
  • Lunch:
  • Light meals at pool snack bar (additional charge)
  • Sports
  • Free in hotel:
  • Floodlit hard surface tennis court, table tennis
  • Other sports and facilities in the hotel (additional charge):
  • Billiards and table football
  • Other sports and facilities nearby (additional charge):
  • Various water sports available
  • Two 18-hole golf courses
  • Minigolf, squash and bicycle hire
  • Entertainment
  • Live music or shows (several times a week)
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Avda. Gran Canaria, 22
Playa del Inglés - Gran Canaria - 35100
Tel: (+34) 928 76 50 62

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