Attractions in Malmok

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Outside of beaches and watersports like snorkeling and diving, there isn't much to Malmok.  In order to find the island's most popular attractions such as casinos, natural sites, and landmarks, you'll have to be willing to travel -- but not far.  Even if you stick to just within a 12 mile radius of the island it is easy to keep busy.

Beaches

Malmok Beach

You will find a large number of beaches to visit in and around the area. Snorkeling is an option at some locations, for visitors who enjoy the underwater scene. Just click on the name of each beach to get additional information concerning that part of the coast.

If you are looking for a snorkeling spot, a location where that's an option is Malmok Beach. Water sports are a particularly popular activity at Malmok, but if lounging in the sand is your thing, no worries. The atmosphere is relaxed and you can watch as sailboats and catamarans come in and out during the day to let snorkelers off in the shallow waters.

Attractions Map

Another top pick for snorkelers is Boca Catalina. The beach is just off L.G. Smith Blvd, the main road, and access is easy.

Arashi Beach: Arashi Beach is a favorite spot among snorkelers and windsurfers, though a very pleasant experience can be had on shore as well. Tropical huts dot the beach for shade, and just off the beach, fascinating wildlife can be admired.

Malmok and the surrounding areas have several additional beaches. Navigate to this extended discussion if you'd like additional details.

Landmark Attractions

National Archaeological Museum Aruba

If you are looking to do some sight-seeing, visit Aruba Aloe Balm Museum. It is located in Oranjestad, 4.2 mi. South of central Malmok. Aloe is arguable Aruba's most significant export and an important aspect of the island's economy. Since aloe was brought to Aruba in 1890, the industry has flourished here and Aruban aloe can now be found worldwide.

Another interesting landmark worth visiting is National Archaeological Museum Aruba. It is located in downtown Oranjestad, 5.6 mi. South of central Malmok. Open Tuesday through Friday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Bushiribana: The site of a two former gold smelters built in 1825 by the Aruba Island Gold Mining Company, these ruins are a popular stop for visitors on there way to visit the Natural Bridge, and can't help but snap a few pictures of the unique rock formations.

But that's not all -- you will find a wider range of other choices. Go to this article regarding other sites worth seeing in and near Malmok if you want additional information.

Natural Attractions

Aruba Ostrich Adventures

Visitors who like spending time outdoors frequently have fun visiting The Butterfly Farm. <p>After the first Butterfly Farm in St. Martin experienced such great success, one of the owners, William Slayter decided to take the concept to the island of Aruba. This Butterfly Farm, co-owned by Tony and Lori Cox, has been open since May of 1999, and remains popular thanks in part to the beauty and majesty of the butterfly, and also in part to William's quirky sense of humor.</p>

Bubali Bird Sanctuary is another outdoor attraction worth considering. <p>Located in the area surrounding Bubali Pond, Bubali Bird Sanctuary seeks to create a safe refuge for a variety of coastal birds, including pelicans, sandpipers, and storks.</p>

Malmok offers additional nature attractions. To read more about natural attractions nearby, use this link.

Casinos

Feeling Lucky? Travelers hoping to try their luck on the slots will find lots of venues where they can do so nearby.

Stellaris Casino, which is part of Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino, is located within the vicinity of Palm Beach, 1.5 mi. South-Southeast of central Malmok. The vibrantly colored carpet is matched only by the flashing lights of the computerized games that line the walls at Stellaris Casino. This is a Vegas-style casino, and the decor reflects that for sure.

If you like slot machines, you should check out Copa Cabana Casino. This spacious gaming floor featuring a brightly lit space has a bank of electronic games to the back of the house and along the right while, and table games in the middle. Not at all cramped, there is plenty of space for you to work your way around the room and mingle.

Hilton Casino offers a selection of games for gamers to play, including Blackjack, Craps, Poker - Caribbean Stud, Poker - Let it Ride, and Roulette. The fun thing about the Hilton Casino is their host of weekly specials. Every Monday, guests are invited to play free Bingo.

Luckily, you'll find some other options too. Click here to find our page about gaming close to Malmok.

 

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