RIU Palace Bonanza Playa

Illetas, Spain

2 K reviews
Excellent romantic hotel. Close to the beach and public transportation. Fantastic service. Great pool. Beautiful beach.
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  • Wi-Fi
  • Garage & Parking
  • Restaurant
  • 24h Service
  • TV
  • Fitness
  • Room
    • Central Heating
    • Safe
    • Internet Access
    • King-size Bed
    • Air conditioning (individually regulated)
    • Double Bed
    • Bathroom
    • Heating (individually regulated)
    • Wheelchair access
    • Shower
    • Hairdryer
    • Direct dial telephone
    • Minibar
    • Bathtub
    • Carpeting
    • Satellite/cable TV
    • Air conditioning (centrally regulated)
    • Balcony/Terrace
  • Facility
    • Bicycle Cellar
    • Hotel Room Safe
    • Hairdresser
    • Kids Club
    • Café
    • 24-hour check-in
    • Restaurant(s) with a smoking section
    • Currency Exchange
    • WLAN access
    • Game room
    • Bar(s)
    • Room Service
    • TV Room
    • Bicycle Hire
    • Elevators
    • Restaurant(s) with air conditioning
    • Laundry Service
    • Restaurant(s) with non-smoking area
    • Shops
    • Foyer
    • Theater
    • Medical Assistance
    • Newspaper stand
    • Restaurant(s) with high-chairs
    • Nightclub
    • Casino
    • Air conditioning
    • Conference Room
    • Public Internet Access
  • Food
    • Special Diet
    • à la carte Lunch
    • Breakfast Served
    • Half Board
    • Evening Buffet
    • Breakfast Buffet
    • Lounge Chairs
    • Jacuzzi
    • Outdoor Pool(s)
    • Aerobics
    • Entertainment Program
    • Diving
    • Tanning Studio/Solarium
    • Windsurfing
    • Ping Pong
    • Aqua aerobics
    • Swimming Pool
    • Steam bath
    • Sauna
    • Tennis
    • Pool bar
    • Children's Entertainment
    • Darts
    • Minigolf
    • Sun terrace
    • Bocce
    • Indoor Pool
    • Water Skiing
    • Number of Pools
    • Banana Boat
    • Massage
    • Heated Pool(s)
    • Surfing
    • Aerobics
    • Sailing
    • Beach Umbrellas
    • Golf
Paseo de Illetas s/n 07181 Illetas Mallorca
4.4 mi to downtown


This elegant hotel lies on the steep coastline in the exclusive residential area of Illetas. The hotel is built into the rock, by a small bay which has access to the sea. Illetas' bathing beach is only 800 metres away. A scheduled bus service to Palma (about 7 km away) departs from directly in front of the hotel. Shops, bars, pubs, and restaurants all lie within 500 metres of the hotel. The nearest club is only 2 km from the hotel.


The hotel was built in 1973. The air-conditioned establishment comprises a total of 291 rooms. At the accommodation, travellers are welcomed at the reception area with 24-hour reception and a 24-hour check-in/check-out service. Most storeys are accessible by lift. Amenities include a safe and a currency exchange service. Wireless internet access is available to guests in the public areas. Among the culinary options available at the hotel are a restaurant, a dining area, a breakfast room, a café and a bar. Shopping facilities are also available. There is also a garden. Additional features at the establishment include a newspaper stand, a TV room and a playroom. Travellers arriving by car can leave their vehicles in the garage or in the car park. Bicycles can be left in the bicycle storage area. Available services and facilities include a babysitting service, a childcare service, medical assistance, room service, a laundry service and a hairdresser. Active guests can make use of the bicycle hire service (for a fee) to explore the surrounding area. A fax machine is available to meet guests' business needs.


Each of the rooms is appointed with air conditioning, central heating and a bathroom. Most rooms feature a balcony with a view for guests' enjoyment. Many rooms feature a sea view, which further enhances the ambience. The carpeted rooms feature a double bed, a king-size bed or a sofabed. Cots are available for younger guests. A safe and a minibar are also available. Guests will also find a mini fridge included as standard. Internet access, a telephone, a TV and WiFi (no extra charge) add to the comfort of the holiday. Slippers are laid out in each of the rooms. Rooms suitable for wheelchair access are bookable. The bathrooms are fitted with a shower and a bathtub. A hairdryer, a vanity mirror and bathrobes are provided for everyday use. Bathrooms with wheelchair access can also be booked.


A refreshing dip in the indoor or outdoor pool is an enjoyable way to cool down on hot days. A sun terrace, sun loungers and parasols are also available. The hot tub is the perfect place to relax. The poolside bar serves a selection of refreshing drinks. A variety of sporting activities, such as tennis, bocce, volleyball and crazy golf, or for a fee, golf, are offered at the accommodation. Travellers at the hotel can choose from a range of water sports options, such as diving and aquafit, or for a fee, water skiing, windsurfing, banana boat rides and sailing. The establishment also offers sports enthusiasts a wide range of indoor activities, including a gym, table tennis, darts, gymnastics and aerobics. The accommodation offers various wellness options, including a spa, a steam bath, a beauty salon, hydrotherapy applications and a solarium, or for a fee, a sauna and massage treatments. Other options and services include live music, a disco, a kids' club and a casino.


Catering options available at the hotel include bed and breakfast and half board. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are available. Special dietary cuisine and vegetarian dishes can be prepared on request. The show cooking is a particular attraction.


All major credit cards, including American Express, VISA, Diners Club and MasterCard, are accepted for payment.


  • Breakfast
    "Tasty breakfast"

    Amazing buffet breakfast. Excellent breakfast. Breakfast really well presented.

    "Great and affordable breakfast."

  • Location
    "Great location"

    Locality excellent. The best scenery. Tapas bar down the road.

    "Great location." "Central location, near good restaurants and bars, and the beach." "Accessible by car, but parking is costly." "Near to public transport and the airport." "Shopping is ok."

  • Service
    "Fantastic service"

    Staff are superb. Attentive staff. Excellent bar service.

    "Warm service and reception, but bar service lacking." "Professional service with great housekeeping and restaurant service." "Pool/beach service is ok." "Room service could have been improved." "Booking process should be better organized."

  • Pool
    "Great pool"

    Lovely swimming pools. Great outdoor pool. Fantastic pool area.

    "Clean pool area."

  • Wellness Area
    "Great wellness & sports facilities"

    Well equipped gym. New fitness room. Nice spa.

    "Clean and nice sauna area." "Good fitness area."

  • Beach
    "Beautiful beach"

    Great access to the sea. I like swimming in the sea. Beach down the road.

    "Lovely, clean beach which is great for sports."

  • Room
    "Great room"

    Fantastic ocean views. Room: BREATHTAKING. View from balcony superb.

    "Tidy, modern room with average furniture and moderately well-kept." "Awesome balconies and views, and comfortable beds." "Rooms and bathrooms are alright but air-conditioning was not so good." "Shower was ok." "TV's and minibars are poor."

  • Value for money
    "Value for money could be better"

    Paid for half board. High cost. Expensive hotel.

    "Value for money could be better." "Food is a bit overpriced." "Free internet." "Fair breakfast prices."

  • WiFi
    "Complaints about WiFi"

    Poor internet connection. Poor wifi connection. Wifi didn't work.

    "Wifi quality could be improved." "Free internet."