The Best Accommodations for Nightlife in Aruba

Enjoy Nighttime Entertainment at Many Hotels on St. Kitts

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Aruba offers so many ways to unwind during the day, from spa visits to waterside strolls, but the fun doesn't have to stop when the sun sets. Whether you're hoping to find a lively lounge or something more intimate, there are a variety of options, especially if you select a hotel where entertainment and lounges are first-rate amenities.

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Hotels included in the lists below are top picks for people who hope to dance and sip cocktails after a busy day of sightseeing. Some are better known for on-site entertainment options, while others are great for guests who want to be within walking distance of many venues.

Best Hotels in Aruba for Nightlife and Entertainment

Each of the properties in the table below are recognized as having above par nightlife and entertainment, or for being found in areas where the surrounding nightlife is good too. The most impressive choices are listed first; the rankings were created based on a number of details, including whether they have live shows, lounges, and other exciting amenities on-property or nearby.

Since the availability of live performances is a deciding factor for some, we've listed the availability of entertainment frequency at the hotels. Of course, hotels in Aruba tend to host entertainment more frequently during the tourist season, so be sure to call the hotel to ask about their seasonal schedules if it's important to you.

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

Click any of the top ranking accommodations to see pages of property-specific information. Each of these accommodation options emphasizes the relaxing and beautiful qualities of its location in a different way. These informative hotel pages can help you make a decision you're happy with.

Aruba Hotels Located in Nightlife Hotspots

Those travelers who like to skip from one party scene to another might appreciate a hotel that's in an area with plenty of options for happy hour and beyond. Though these hotels might not have entertainment venues or fabulous bar scenes, they are right in the middle of neighborhoods full of choices. So if you might be interested in lounging at a comfortable bar or kicking it on the dance floor, these properties are within a leisurely walking distance or quick taxi ride of several choices.

Click on their names to read about the hotels and resorts below, and other places of interest found near them, like restaurants, beaches, and attractions.

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 26 60
La Cabana Beach Resort Eagle Beach Hotel 4 65
Ritz-Carlton Aruba The vicinity of Palm Beach Resort 9 46
Divi Aruba All Inclusive Manchebo Resort 15 58
Riu Palace Antillas The vicinity of Palm Beach Resort 25 60
Marriott's Aruba Surf Club The vicinity of Palm Beach Resort 14 50

You can also visit another part of our guide to learn about Aruba, and other topics. All things considered, there's fun to be had besides merely strolling for nightspots with good crowds. You'll want to pick a hotel, resort, or even villa that has the right amenities for your family, and quality that matches its price.


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