Aruba Accomodation Options

The accommodations you'll find in Aruba are sure to please

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Aruba is not only home to unique rock formations, but a variety of lodgings for island guests as well. Despite the abundance of rooming options, plan to reserve your accommodations far in advance in order to nab the best deal. Resorts – and rates – in Aruba are competitive, with each hotel trying to outdo the other

In Aruba, the wide variety of options are sure to accommodate any traveler's needs. When you're ready to seek out the room that's right for you, take advantage of all the work we've already done for you. You can search for your favorite activity or amenity in the Best Hotels For section, select only the top-notch resorts from our Star Ratings, or even browse an alphabetical listing of island lodgings in our directory. As soon as you find a property that interests you, click on the hotel's name and you'll be able to review a more in-depth description of location, style, and amenities.


Accommodations Map

When you're planning where to stay in Aruba, location plays a primary role. You want to be close enough to all of the attractions you want to see, the hubs for any activities you want to participate in, and of course, the beaches. Vacationers should be aware that most of accommodations are located on the west side of the island, mostly in three main areas: Malmok, Palm Beach, and Oranjestad.

Malmok Beach, which is on the northwest coast, is a great location for guests who are interested in spending a lot of time participating in watersports. The Arashi Underwater Parkis located in the area, as is Aruba Beach Villas, which offers guest free windsurfing, kayaking, and snorkeling equipment to use during their stay.

Just south of Malmok is Palm Beach. The area surrounding Palm Beach is known for being one of the busiest sections of Aruba, and plenty of opportunity to participate in watersports abounds here as well. Many of the accommodations in this area are sprawling resorts with bonus attractions such as casinos. Examples include Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino, Holiday Inn Sunspree Aruba Beach & Casino, and Hyatt Regency Aruba Resort and Casino.

Further down on the map in southern Aruba is Oranjestad, the capital city. This city takes pride in its Dutch influences, with plenty of Dutch architecture for the eye to see. Guests will be able to choose from rental properties such as Aruba Harmony Apartments, sprawling resorts such as the Renaissance Aruba Resort & Casino, and luxury hotels like Talk of the Town that has accommodations for your average vacationer and business traveler alike.

If you plan to book your accommodations on-line, keep in mind that many of the sites that allow you to book on-line will list a hotel as being in a large city, when in fact it is only nearby. Make sure you confirm that your choice is actually where the second party web site says it will be.

For more details about the lay of the land in Aruba, visit our Map of Aruba, which not only shows you an image of the island, but provides you with a rundown of what attractions you can find in each locale.


Amsterdam Manor Beach Resort Aruba

You'll be able to find many types of accommodations to choose between on the island, including a bed & breakfast and plenty of resorts. Guests hoping to enjoy an entertaining late-night scene will find just that at many hotels around Aruba. Click on each link to read further info.

A great vacation spot for on-site recreation is Marriott's Aruba Ocean Club. Marriott's Aruba Ocean Club offers one and two bedroom villas with a variety of views and accommodations to fit the needs of all travelers. From the one bedroom villa to the two-bedroom oceanfront, guests can choose the type and style of place that fits them best. All rooms are complete with air conditioning, floor to ceiling windows, king bed, whirlpool and shower, fully equipped kitchen, cable TV, and DVD player. The property is situated at 99 L.G. Smith Boulevard.

A destination located on the water's edge to consider is Marriott's Aruba Surf Club. Marriott's Aruba Surf Club features beach front villas with outstanding amenities. Travelers will find themselves on one of Aruba's most popular beaches and are welcome to enjoy the facilities at the Surf Club's sister hotel, Marriott's Aruba Ocean Club. Visitors can find them at 103 L.G. Smith Boulevard.

Travelers who are in search of convenient on-location dining opportunities should consider Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino. Where tropical seas and wild deserts meet, you'll find Aruba Marriott Resort & Sellaris Casino. For exciting nights, there is the Stellaris Casino, where guests can test their luck at the slot machines. Guests will be able to find them at 101 L.G. Smith Boulevard.

Aruba has many other hotels. To read more about the standard hotels available, visit this page.

Condos and Villa Complexes

Paradera Park

There are non-hotel booking options on the island, which include tons of condos and several villa complexes.

For those wanting to enjoy an active bar scene, Tropicana Resort & Casino is one location you might want to consider. Each apartment-style room at Tropicana Resort boasts a spacious and practical layout. Find them at 250 J.E. Irausquin Boulevard.

If you are wanting to book an accommodation with good swimming facilities and pool-side amenities, one location to think about is Tierra Del Sol Resort. Villas make a wonderful alternative because of its many obvious advantages. These tranquil villa homes gives the privacy and comfort, which generic hotels and pre-packaged resorts can not provide. For customers who want to call ahead, do so at (297) 586-7800.

Aruba Beach Villas: The Arashi Beach House and Villa Alexandra are beautiful locations for guests seeking a private and cozy stay in Aruba. The smaller Arashi Beach House is located just minutes from the tantalizing Arashi Beach, although guests may be tempted to stay on the grounds and relax at the property's private pool with covered porch and frequent entertainment. You will find them at 462 L G Smith Boulevard.

Of course, there will be a wider range of villa complexes. For more in-depth coverage of this specific topic, see this guide to villa complexes on the island.

Camping and Eco-Tourism On Aruba

Nature lovers might want to consider the one eco-tourism property on the island. Besides the standard hotels, you can find an eco-lodge.

Vacationers wanting to book their stay in Aruba should consider opportunities like Cunucu Arubiano. Ranked as one of the top eco-resorts in the Caribbean, this property allows guests to live the true Caribbean lifestyle by staying in a Aruban and Dutch influenced villa that features 19th century architecture and modern amenities. Visitors will be able to find them

Eco-Accommodations On Aruba
Name Type Phone Number Star Rating Location Island
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Individual Villas

Some vacationers often prefer the seclusion offered by one of the many individual villa rentals. To read more about rental properties on Aruba, visit this page.

All-Inclusive Accommodations

Renaissance Aruba Resort & Casino

Some visitors seek the advantages of an all-inclusive price. There are several reasons why these plans are successful. Among other reasons, they provide an easy way to predict the full cost of your vacation with considerable accuracy.

For guests searching to stay somewhere with a lively late-night scene, Renaissance Aruba Resort & Casino is one location you may want to consider. The Renaissance Aruba Resort and Casino offers a variety of rooms in a variety of settings. Guests can choose from an all-adult area or a family-friendly area at the resort. They're located at 82 L.G. Smith Boulevard.

A place positioned on the coast with excellent views of the water is Riu Palace Antillas. Riu Palace Antillas is an adults only tropical getaway on the beautiful beaches of Aruba perfect for an intimate and romantic island vacation. It is situated on Palm Beach and offers free sun loungers and parasols on the beach. For customers who want to call ahead, you can do so at (297) 526-4100.

Anyone who needs to find out more concerning properties offering this option, use this link.


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