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.
Accessible by taxi or car, Baby Beach is located on the southeastern tip of Aruba. There are parking opportunities along Baby Beach road.
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.
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, 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.
|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|
|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|
|Paint Ball Excursion Operator||9.7 mi.||NW||Aruba|
|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|
The closest section of None to Baby Beach is. 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.
|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. It is located a quarter mile away.
Some nearby restaurant options are listed in the following table.
|(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|
|El Gallo Rojo||(297) 584-8212||Café||--||--||--|
|Pension Antilliana||(297) 584-7139||--||--||--||--|
|The Pitstop Restaurant||(297) 584-5334||Asian, Chinese||--||--||--|
|Subway Cura Cabai||(297) 584-4388||American||Very Casual||--||--|
|Old Man and the Sea||(297) 584-3434||Caribbean, International||Informal||4.8 mi.||WNW|
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, 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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