Grapefield Beach

Located just opposite the Aruba Golf Club, Grapefield Beach makes for the perfect spot to wind down after a round of golf. While the waves can be rough, the sand is white and the scenery breath-taking.

Positioned on the island of Aruba, close to Santu Patia, You might want even if you aren't staying in the vicinity. Do you dream of finding a beach tucked into an untouched part of town? Many visitors seek a beach that isn't lined with high-rise hotels; relatively untouched parts of the coast like Grapefield Beach might not be typical "beach scenes", but are nice and private.

How to Access The Beach
Accessible by car or taxi, head north from the To All Seaman monument. The beach is located in between Boca Grandi and Rincon Bay on the eastern coast, across from the Aruba Golf Club.

Amenities and Ambiance

The Grapefield cliffs just behind the beach will be a challenge for climbers, and the abundance of sea grape (hence the name) and cactus make this a good spot for you naturalists as well. Kite- and wind-surfers will also find this spot to their liking.

Unfortunately, restrooms will not be available here, so those of you traveling with small children may want to consider another spot.

If you tend to prefer shores which grant an idyllic haven, then you will want to try Grapefield Beach; it's hidden away in a less urban section of the region.

What's Nearby

Attractions

This beach is positioned on the South East coast of Aruba; this area boasts other attractions such as Aruba Golf Club, which is only a short distance away, so some will want to take a cab, while others will find it a nice walk.

If you want more information on the history of Aruba, there are plenty of places where you can learn first-hand about the country's past. The nearest historical attraction is Balashi Gold Mill Ruins, which is not too far from the beach, and is accessible by taxi.

If a visit to the Grapefield Beach isn't enough to keep you busy all afternoon, you'll find the closest ones in the following table.

Activities and Attractions Near Grapefield Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Aruba Golf Club Golf Course 0.5 mi. SW Aruba
Aruba International Raceway Park Auto Racetracks 1.4 mi. WNW Aruba
San Nicolas Community Museum Museum 2.4 mi. SW Aruba
Aruba Model Train Museum Museum 2.5 mi. WSW Aruba
Seroe Colorado Lighthouse Lighthouse 2.6 mi. S Aruba
Balashi Gold Mill Ruins Historical Site 6.6 mi. WNW Aruba
Donkey Sanctuary Aruba Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 7.5 mi. NW Aruba
Parkietenbos Paintball Field Paint Ball Excursion Operator 8.6 mi. W Aruba
African Art Boutique Art Gallery 9.2 mi. NW Aruba
Aruba Ostrich Adventures Zoo 9.2 mi. NW Aruba
Bushiribana Historical Site 9.5 mi. NW Aruba
Art Studio Insight Art Gallery 10.2 mi. NW Aruba

Cities and Towns

The nearest area of Aruba to Grapefield Beach is Santu Patia. It's important to note that Santu Patia is not overly developed, and it makes for a nice, quiet day trip for those wanting to scope out the local scene.

Hotels

The popularity of this spot on any given day can vary, it depends on many factors: the time of sundown, happy hour, even how full nearby hotel rooms are. There aren't many major hotels in the immediate vicinity, but you may encounter visitors staying at smaller accommodations in the area.

Though you'll find very few hotels close-by, the closest ones are shown in the table below.

Accommodations near Grapefield Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Club Arias 4.5 mi. W B & B
Cunucu Arubiano 7.5 mi. NW Lodge

Food

If you need to grab a bite to eat around midday, you'll have some great cuisine to choose from, so you won't have to wander too far from the shore. One of the closest restaurants is Astoria Bar & Restaurant. This restaurant serves delicious Chinese cuisine.

The following table lists nearby restaurants.

Restaurants near Grapefield Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
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 2.4 mi. SW
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 -- -- --
Rum Reef (297) 584-2569 Bar and grill -- 2.8 mi. S
Ling Nam Bar And Restaurant -- -- -- 2.9 mi. W
Subway Cura Cabai (297) 584-4388 American Very Casual -- --
Old Man and the Sea (297) 584-3434 Caribbean, International Informal 4.4 mi. W

Other Beaches

Vacationers searching for the perfect beach will have other options if Grapefield Beach doesn't suit their tastes.

You might also enjoy Rodgers Beach, situated two and a half miles to the south. If you're on the lookout for more active and social, you might enjoy people watching at Boca Grandi Beach. It's located a mile to the south-southeast.

You may also want to consider Saventa Beach, located three and a half miles to the west.

Of course, Aruba has hundreds of natural wonders to discover, but visiting Grapefield Beach or the other beautiful beaches in the area can make your time in Aruba even more memorable.

 

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