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, near Santu Patia, You should consider stopping by regardless of whether you're staying in the vicinity. This beach is not just a tropical beauty, it's one of the rare "quiet" beaches in Aruba. While Grapefield Beach might be a little farther away, visiting this beach instead of a more crowded one could make your experience less stressful.

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, public restrooms aren't available, which is something to consider if you plan to spend a full day in the sun.

Grapefield Beach grants an angelic and relaxing place to escape, since the region surrounding the beach is far from urbanized.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Visitors will find this beach on the South East coast of Aruba. Aruba Golf Club is situated a half mile away, and it is one of a few local attractions.

If you're intrigued by Aruba's history, you won't have to look hard to find sites boasting the colorful history of the nation. For instance, nearby is Balashi Gold Mill Ruins, which is within the range of a cab.

A selection of nearby activities will ensure that you never run low on things to do. The attractions nearest to this beach are listed 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 closest area in Aruba to Grapefield Beach is Santu Patia. It should be noted that this section of Aruba is not overly developed, and it can be an interesting destination for those wanting to scope out the local scene.

Hotels

The number of other vacationers sharing this coastline can vary widely, it depends mainly on when you visit, and how many hotel rooms have been booked nearby. There aren't many large hotels in the immediate vicinity, but you may encounter visitors from smaller lodgings in the area.

Although travelers will not find very many accommodations withing driving distance, those options closest to Grapefield Beach can be seen in the list that follows.

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

Food

Because restaurants near the beach catch the freshest seafood and the balmiest breezes, don't miss your chance to walk to an area restaurant, where you can get a taste of the local fare, without having to stray too far. One of the closest restaurants is Astoria Bar & Restaurant. This restaurant features Chinese food.

Restaurants closest to this beach are listed in the following table.

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 who are looking for the ideal beach in Aruba will have lots of options besides Grapefield Beach.

Travelers who like this beach might also enjoy Rodgers Beach, situated two and a half miles to the south. However, if that's not exactly what you're looking for, Boca Grandi Beach offers a little more opportunity for excitement, and is closer to nearby attractions. It's located a mile to the south-southeast.

Another sun-drenched spot to consider is Saventa Beach, which is located reasonably close-by, meaning a quick cab ride will get you here pretty easily.

Perhaps Grapefield Beach is the most convenient coastline for you to visit, but some travelers itch to explore more; if so, there are other beaches and natural attractions in Aruba you might like.

 

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