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.
Located on the island of Aruba, near Santu Patia, You should consider stopping by even if you aren't staying in the immediate vicinity. This beach is not just beautiful, it's one of the rare "quiet" beaches in Aruba. While Grapefield Beach might be a little more difficult to reach, it offers unparalleled relaxation opportunities.
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.
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.
Please note that public restrooms are not available, but you may be able to find facilities at a nearby business.
If you find that you favor shores that offer an idyllic place to escape, then a good choice for you is Grapefield Beach; it is located within a more natural area of the region.
This spot is on the South East coast of Aruba; the area is home to other attractions such as Aruba Golf Club, which is pretty close, so you may choose to walk to this destination, while some will prefer to take a cab.
If you want to learn more about the history of Aruba, there are plenty of places where you can learn first-hand about the country's past. For example, you might enjoy a visit to Balashi Gold Mill Ruins, which is six and a half miles to the west-northwest.
With the choice of exciting activities nearby, you'll never run low on things to do. Attractions close to this beach can be found in the following table.
|Aruba Golf Club||Golf Course||0.5 mi.||SW||Aruba|
|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|
|Balashi Gold Mill Ruins||Historical Site||6.6 mi.||WNW||Aruba|
|Donkey Sanctuary Aruba||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||7.5 mi.||NW||Aruba|
|Paint Ball Excursion Operator||8.6 mi.||W||Aruba|
|Amusement/Theme Park||8.7 mi.||NW||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|
The nearest part in Aruba to Grapefield Beach is. It's important to note that this area in Aruba is not overly developed, and it will be a nice day out for guests looking to check out the local scene.
How many other people you encounter at Grapefield Beach will vary depending on the time of day, particularly in the high season when hotels overflow with tourists. There aren't many major hotels in the immediate vicinity, but you may encounter guests from smaller accommodations in the area.
While vacationers will find few hotels in the area, those accommodations closest to the beach are shown below.
|Club Arias||4.5 mi.||W||B & B|
|Cunucu Arubiano||7.5 mi.||NW||Lodge|
When you get hungry for an afternoon snack, this beach has you covered, and you won't have to look too far from the sea. One of the closest restaurants is Astoria Bar & Restaurant. The restaurant offers a menu of Chinese cuisine.
The table below provides a list of nearby dining options.
|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|
|El Gallo Rojo||(297) 584-8212||Café||--||--||--|
|Pension Antilliana||(297) 584-7139||--||--||--||--|
|The Pitstop Restaurant||(297) 584-5334||Asian, Chinese||--||--||--|
|(297) 584-2569||Bar and grill||--||2.8 mi.||S|
|Subway Cura Cabai||(297) 584-4388||American||Very Casual||--||--|
|Old Man and the Sea||(297) 584-3434||Caribbean, International||Informal||4.4 mi.||W|
Grapefield Beach isn't the only beach worth checking out in Aruba.
You might also enjoy Rodgers Beach, found two and a half miles away. On the other hand, Boca Grandi Beach could provide more action, and isn't far from other tourist hot-spots. It's found a mile to the south-southeast.
Another location you may want to try is, which is located not too far away, meaning a short cab ride is a solid choice.
There are plenty of natural wonders to behold in Aruba, and Grapefield Beach is just one of many incredible attractions you can choose from.
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