Riu-MarilliaRIU Hotels & Resorts will open the hotel Riu Marillia tomorrow, 14 June, its fourth establishment in the Tunisian town of Hammamet  and tenth in the country.

This 4 star hotel, in a beachfront location on the beautiful Yasmine beach, will be added to the Spanish chain’s portfolio following a major renovation. The Riu Marillia joins the existing RIU hotels in the region: the Hotel Riu Palace Hammamet Marhaba, ClubHotel Riu Marco Polo and the Riu Palace Oceana Hammamet.

The hotel Riu Marillia will boast 352 rooms and the famous All Inclusive by RIU service which offers guests a wide range of dining options. The main restaurant offers an extensive buffet of international cuisine and live show cooking, whilst the themed “Tahini” restaurant serves up Asian specialities. A vast cocktail menu is also on offer throughout the four bars.

The hotel has two fresh water swimming pools, one measuring 1320 square metres and the other semi-olympic sized, not to mention an indoor pool. The hotel Riu Marillia will also include the “Aphrodite” spa with a range of different treatments, hammam, hydromassage, beauty salon and gym. The little ones can choose from a fresh water children’s pool, the miniclub and a playground.

The hotel Riu Marillia will offer a free transfer service to two nearby golf courses with 45 and 18 holes respectively. Guests can enjoy a varied entertainment programme with a special programme during the winter months, including ‘nordic walking’, a gym with ‘fitball’, various dance courses and Arabic language courses.

In addition to the hotels in Hammamet, RIU also has hotels in Djerba (Riu Palace Royal Garden, ClubHotel Riu Palm Azur), Mahdia (Riu El Mansour) and Port El Kantaoui (Riu Imperial Marhaba, ClubHotel Riu Bellevue Park and Riu Palace Green Park which will reopen its doors in winter 2013/2014 following its demolition and reconstruction).