Baby Beach

Photo credit: © Joe Sanders

Swimming and snorkeling in the shallow, calm waters are the major draws for this Aruban destination, as the water surrounding the coral only ever reaches five feet in depth. The beach remains very quiet except on days when there are cruise ship excursions here.

Located on Seroe Colarado, near Lagoville, You might want to drop by even if you are not staying particularly close by. If you plan to sunbathe or take a nap on a fairly secluded beach, you might want to plan a visit to Baby Beach.

How to Access The Beach

Accessible by taxi or car, Baby Beach is located on the southeastern tip of Aruba. There are parking opportunities along Baby Beach road.

Amenities and Ambiance

Powdery white sands surround warm water which is limited to depths of five feet by rock breakwaters. A few beach huts and grape trees dot the beach and provide shade from the sun.

Even if you plan to dine elsewhere, the snack bar on-site could come in handy. On some days, it may be possible to get lunch from one of the mobile vendors who set up shop at the beach.

Restrooms are available at Baby Beach. In addition, you'll find chairs and umbrellas here, so visitors hoping for a place to relax in the shade will not be disappointed. Fortunately, the water here is clear and good for snorkeling, so bring along some equipment if you're hoping to find some interesting marine life. Gentle waves and shallow waters make Baby Beach a popular destination for families with children. On weekends, you're likely to encounter a few locals hanging out on the beach, as well.

Baby Beach's location is rarely very crowded, With this in mind, you will generally find all facilities open to use, not having been scooped up by others.

What's Nearby


Baby Beach is always a lovely side-trip when you're in the area. Look for it on Aruba's South coast; this area boasts other attractions such as Seroe Colorado Lighthouse, which is three quarters of a mile away.

History-focused attractions such as Balashi Gold Mill Ruins are a wonderful compliment to the scenery of Baby Beach, plus they allow vacationers to learn more about Aruba, without having to venture too far from the coast. As a matter of fact, this shore is eight miles from this interesting historical site.

If you're looking for plenty of activities to keep you or your family busy, the beach is located near the attractions in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Baby Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Seroe Colorado Lighthouse Lighthouse 0.7 mi. ENE Aruba
San Nicolas Community Museum Museum 2.4 mi. NW Aruba
Aruba Golf Club Golf Course 2.5 mi. N Aruba
Aruba Model Train Museum Museum 2.7 mi. NW Aruba
Aruba International Raceway Park Auto Racetracks 3.5 mi. NNW Aruba
Balashi Gold Mill Ruins Historical Site 7.9 mi. NW Aruba
Donkey Sanctuary Aruba Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 9.5 mi. NW Aruba
Parkietenbos Paintball Field Paint Ball Excursion Operator 9.7 mi. NW Aruba
Aruba Vacation Waterpark Amusement/Theme Park 10.3 mi. NW Aruba
African Art Boutique Art Gallery 11.3 mi. NW Aruba
Aruba Ostrich Adventures Zoo 11.3 mi. NW Aruba
Bushiribana Historical Site 11.6 mi. NW Aruba

Cities and Towns

The closest section of None to Baby Beach is Santu Patia. It's important to note that Santu Patia isn't a congested area, and it will be a pleasant day trip for those who want to see more of the area.


The mood here——social and lively, or virtually empty—— will depend on how many hotel guests decide to make the trip as well. There aren't many large hotels nearby, but you may meet visitors from some of the smaller accommodations in the area.

Though this area doesn't sport many hotels nearby, the ones found closest to the shore are listed in the table below.

Accommodations near Baby Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Club Arias 5.1 mi. WNW B & B
Cunucu Arubiano 9.6 mi. NW Lodge


If you're on the beach and start to get the munchies, don't worry, you'll have your pick of different cuisines and dining styles nearby. One of the closest restaurants is Rum Reef. It is located a quarter mile away.

Some nearby restaurant options are listed in the following table.

Restaurants near Baby Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Rum Reef (297) 584-2569 Bar and grill -- 0.3 mi. W
Astoria Bar & Restaurant (297) 584-5132 Chinese Informal -- --
Chesterfield Restaurant (297) 584-5109 -- -- -- --
Charlie's Restaurant and Bar (297) 584-5086 Caribbean, International Very Casual 2.2 mi. NW
Amazing (297) 584-3131 -- -- -- --
El Gallo Rojo (297) 584-8212 Café -- -- --
Mundo Nobo Restaurant (297) 584-9045 -- -- -- --
Pension Antilliana (297) 584-7139 -- -- -- --
The Pitstop Restaurant (297) 584-5334 Asian, Chinese -- -- --
Ling Nam Bar And Restaurant -- -- -- 3.4 mi. NW
Subway Cura Cabai (297) 584-4388 American Very Casual -- --
Old Man and the Sea (297) 584-3434 Caribbean, International Informal 4.8 mi. WNW

Other Beaches

Visitors looking for a beach that's right for them will have other options if Baby Beach doesn't suit their tastes.

If you like the ambiance at this beach, you might also like Rodgers Beach, located just a little ways away. On the other hand, Bachelor's Beach offers a little more opportunity for excitement, and isn't far from other tourist hot-spots. It's located a mile and a half to the north-northeast.

You might also want to visit Saventa Beach, located four miles to the west-northwest.

You may find that Baby Beach is a great fit for your vacation, but maybe you want to see more; in which case you should keep looking for a beach or natural attraction that suits your vacation style.


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