The Best Accommodations for Nightlife in Aruba

Enjoy Nighttime Entertainment at Many Hotels on St. Kitts

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Aruba offers breathtaking views and a mild climate, of course, but were you expecting this destination to be so exciting after dark? Though it might be hard to decide between a funky spot where locals flock or a sultry spot to sip wine, you'll find plenty of options for the evening hours, particularly if you select a resort where they offer bars, shows, and more.

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The properties listed here are some of the best options if you hope to dance and sip cocktails after a busy day of sightseeing. Some offer one of a kind on-site amenities, while others are recommended merely for their proximity to awesome local venues.

Best Hotels in Aruba for Nightlife and Entertainment

Properties in the following table have been recognized for their above par nightlife and entertainment, or for their locations in entertainment and nightlife hotspots. The best of the best, like the Hyatt Regency Aruba Resort & Casino, are at the top of the chart; the ratings consider a few different details, including the hotels' on-site and nearby bars, lounges, live entertainment, and more.

Considering that live performances are beloved by many vacationers, we've listed the availability of entertainment frequency at the hotels. Bear in mind, however, that hotels in Aruba are known to provide more entertainment during the tourist season, so be sure to contact the hotel for more info if you're expecting to see a show.

Best Overall
Property Location Number of Bars Lounge/Club Live Entertainment
Hyatt Regency Aruba Resort & Casino Palm Beach 5 check check
Tropicana Resort & Casino Eagle Beach 5 check check
Barcelo Aruba Palm Beach 3 check check
Hilton Aruba Caribbean Resort & Casino Palm Beach 3 check
Hotel Riu Palace Aruba Palm Beach 5 check check
Marriott's Aruba Ocean Club The vicinity of Palm Beach 2 check check
Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino The vicinity of Palm Beach 4 check check

Click the name of the hotel you're interested in to see pages dedicated to different aspects of that property. Each has something different in store for their guests. These detailed hotel articles let you know all aspects of the property before you ever arrive.

Hotels in Aruba with Notable Nearby Nightlife

When it comes time for a little nighttime fun, you might appreciate a hotel that's within walking distance of plenty of options for happy hour and beyond. While these properties may not the best entertainment amenities, they make excellent choices if you want to try out nearby establishments. So when you're wondering how to get the party started, maybe by socializing at a bar or dancing under the stars, these properties are within a leisurely walking distance or quick taxi ride of several exciting venues.

Click to preview the nightlife options at the properties below, and all the fun options they're near, like important sites, beaches, and dining.

Best for Nearby Nightlife
Property Location Accommodation Type Bars Within Walking Distance Bars Within Short Driving Distance
Holiday Inn Resort Aruba - Beach Resort & Casino Palm Beach Resort 24 64
La Cabana Beach Resort Eagle Beach Hotel 9 69
Divi Aruba All Inclusive Manchebo Resort 15 62
Ritz-Carlton Aruba The vicinity of Palm Beach Resort 9 50
Mill Resort & Suites The vicinity of Palm Beach Resort 23 64
Renaissance Aruba Resort & Casino Downtown Oranjestad Resort 5 32

You can also jump to another article, like those covering Aruba, and more. Because, while nightlife activities are a blast, your trip involves so much more than just sipping cocktails or unwinding at local bars. You'll want to pick a hotel, resort, or even villa that has just the right mix of amenities, and is found in an area that suits your taste.


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