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.

Located on the island of Aruba, near Lagoville, You should consider dropping by even if you aren't staying very close. This beach is not just another beautiful natural attraction, it's special in that it's one of the few quiet beaches in Aruba. While Bachelor's Beach may be a bit off the beaten path, it allows you to relax without being bothered by the noise of the crowds.

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, restrooms will not be available here, but you may be able to find facilities at a nearby business. The water here is clear and good for snorkeling, so grab some equipment if you've been hoping to get in some underwater exploration.

If you tend to enjoy beach days which offer a peaceful environment, then maybe head on over to Bachelor's Beach; it is hidden away within a much quieter section of Aruba.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Travelers will find Bachelor's Beach on Aruba's South East coast; the area hosts attractions such as Seroe Colorado Lighthouse, which is only a short distance away, so tourists could take a cab or probably walk to this attraction.

Historical attractions like Balashi Gold Mill Ruins provide a wonderful compliment to the scenery of Bachelor's Beach, plus they allow vacationers to learn more about Aruba, without having to stray too far from the beach. Actually, this site can be found seven and a half miles to the west-northwest of this destination of historical interest.

The beach is one type of attraction you can visit, but there will be more options available in Aruba. The table below lists other attractions that are nearby.

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
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
Art Studio Insight Art Gallery 11.4 mi. NW Aruba

Cities and Towns

The nearest section of Aruba to Bachelor's Beach is Santu Patia. It should be noted that this part in Aruba isn't a congested area, and it will be a nice day out for guests wanting to get a taste of local life.

Hotels

Whether this spot is full of bodies or practically empty will depend on if you visit during a popular season, which is often indicated by how busy the hotels are. Bachelor's Beach is not near very many major hotels, but it can appeal to guests staying at smaller lodgings in the area.

Although travelers will find few hotels in the region, those options closest to Bachelor's Beach are shown in the table 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

Food

If someone in your group starts to get a little hungry at the beach, it's alright because you'll have plenty of places to dine, without having to go too far. One of the nearest restaurants is Astoria Bar & Restaurant. This restaurant features Chinese cuisine.

Nearby restaurants are included in the following table.

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

Vacationers looking for a beach that's right for them will have lots of choices besides Bachelor's Beach.

Travelers who like this beach might also enjoy Rodgers Beach, located one and a quarter miles to the south west. If you're looking for a more active beach scene, you might like Boca Grandi Beach. It's found a half mile to the north.

You may also enjoy Saventa Beach, which is located not too far away, meaning a quick cab ride is an easy option.

There's plenty to see and do in Aruba, and Bachelor's Beach is just one of the many options.

 

Help us improve! We welcome your corrections and suggestions.