Bachelor's Beach

Bachelor's Beach, or Boca Tabla as the locals call it, is a great spot for learning to windsurf, while kite-boarding and snorkeling are also good options. The beach is very quiet with no restaurants or other facilities existing in the immediate vicinity.

Positioned on the southeastern side of the island of Aruba, near Lagoville, You should think about stopping by even if you aren't staying nearby. Even active vacationers with jam-packed itineraries will discover advantages to finding a beach that isn't surrounded by thousands of hotel rooms; the lovely, less-traveled shores of beaches like Bachelor's Beach are usually more relaxing than those overrun with fellow travelers.

How to Access The Beach

Bachelor's Beach is located in the southwest corner of Aruba, and can be reached from side roads off the Seroe Colorado Road. The easiest access is to take the unpaved road just south of the To All Seamen statue from Seroe Colorado east towards the water.

Amenities and Ambiance

The sand here is white and soft. Sea grape and palm trees can be found lining the edges of the beach. The winds can be very gusty year-round, with lighter days being around 15 knots, while 25 knots is typical. This can made for fantastic windsurfing, but challenging swimming.

Unfortunately, public restrooms aren't available, which is something to consider if you're bringing the kids, or plan to spend all day outside. Fortunately, the water here is clear enough for snorkeling, so grab some equipment if you're hoping to see what lies beneath the surface.

Bachelor's Beach offers visitors an angelic and peaceful haven, since the region surrounding the beach is not heavily urbanized.

What's Nearby


Beachgoers will find Bachelor's Beach on the South East coast of Aruba; it will be near other attractions like Seroe Colorado Lighthouse, which is not very far away, so some guests will want to walk to this attraction, while others will choose to take a cab.

If you're interested in mixing a cultural experience with your visit to the beach, you should consider a trip to San Nicolas Community Museum. This museum is located only a walk or a short cab ride away, giving beachgoers the chance to escape that hot midday sunshine.

If your taste for travel keeps you looking for new activity and attraction options, this beach isn't far from any of the items in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Bachelor's Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Seroe Colorado Lighthouse Lighthouse 1.0 mi. S Aruba
Aruba Golf Club Golf Course 1.5 mi. NW Aruba
San Nicolas Community Museum Museum 2.4 mi. W Aruba
Aruba International Raceway Park Auto Racetracks 2.7 mi. NW Aruba
Aruba Model Train Museum Museum 2.7 mi. W Aruba
Balashi Gold Mill Ruins Historical Site 7.7 mi. WNW Aruba
Donkey Sanctuary Aruba Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 8.9 mi. NW Aruba
Parkietenbos Paintball Field Paint Ball Excursion Operator 9.6 mi. WNW Aruba
Aruba Vacation Waterpark Amusement/Theme Park 9.9 mi. NW Aruba
African Art Boutique Art Gallery 10.6 mi. NW Aruba
Aruba Ostrich Adventures Zoo 10.6 mi. NW Aruba
Bushiribana Historical Site 10.9 mi. NW Aruba

Cities and Towns

The closest part in Aruba to Bachelor's Beach is Santu Patia. Keep in mind that this region in Aruba is not overly developed, and it can be an interesting destination for those who want to see more of the area.


How many other people you encounter at Bachelor's Beach will be influenced by everything from the time of day to the capacity of nearby hotels. There are not many large hotels nearby, but it's sometimes enjoyed by guests from some of the smaller accommodations in the area.

Though vacationers will find relatively few accommodations close-by, those options closest to the beach can be seen in the list that follows.

Accommodations near Bachelor's Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Club Arias 5.1 mi. W B & B
Cunucu Arubiano 8.9 mi. NW Lodge


Don't worry if your stomach starts rumbling while sunbathing at Bachelor's Beach; you'll have your pick of different cuisines and dining styles nearby. One of the closest places to eat is Astoria Bar & Restaurant. The restaurant features Chinese cuisine.

The following table provides a list of dining options near this beach.

Restaurants near Bachelor's Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Astoria Bar & Restaurant (297) 584-5132 Chinese Informal -- --
Rum Reef (297) 584-2569 Bar and grill -- 1.5 mi. SW
Chesterfield Restaurant (297) 584-5109 -- -- -- --
Charlie's Restaurant and Bar (297) 584-5086 Caribbean, International Very Casual 2.3 mi. W
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. W
Subway Cura Cabai (297) 584-4388 American Very Casual -- --
Old Man and the Sea (297) 584-3434 Caribbean, International Informal 4.8 mi. W

Other Beaches

Visitors searching for the perfect beach will have plenty of other choices in Aruba besides Bachelor's Beach.

Another location you might enjoy is Rodgers Beach, located one and a quarter miles to the south west. Still, if you're searching for something a little more active, Boca Grandi Beach may be just what you're looking for. It's located a half mile to the north.

You may also enjoy Saventa Beach, which is located four miles to the west.

Aruba has a lot to offer its visitors, but a trip to Bachelor's Beach could end up a family favorite.


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