Malmok Attractions

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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

There are a large number of beaches to enjoy in and around the area. Snorkeling is an option at some locations, for vacationers who are so inclined. You can click on the name of the beach to get additional information about that specific beach.

If you are wanting to snorkel, a place where that is an option is Malmok Beach. Easily accessible by car (plenty of parking) and taxi. Public transport is also a nice option - the Malmok bus stop lets you off right at the beach.

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Another good choice 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 located north of Malmok Beach at the northwestern tip of Aruba and is easily accessible by car or taxi, with parking readily available. A 10-15 minute walk from the northernmost Malmok bus stop is also an option.

These are just a sample of what's available. Click here to read our article concerning beaches for Malmok.

Landmark Attractions

National Archaeological Museum Aruba

A landmark that often intrigues visitors is 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 common landmark for vacationers is National Archaeological Museum Aruba. It is located within downtown Oranjestad, 5.6 mi. South of central Malmok. Artifacts here shed light on the origins of the first inhabitants of the island and then tour you through the centuries to the cultural landscape today.

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.

That's not all -- you can find a nice selection of other places to visit. For more information about other enjoyable places to visit this specific topic, visit this article concerning other enjoyable places to visit in and around Malmok.

Natural Attractions

Aruba Ostrich Adventures

The Butterfly Farm is one of the local attractions that's worth a visit. 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.

Bubali Bird Sanctuary is another site to consider visiting. 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.

Of course, you'll find other natural attractions. If you'd like to obtain more information about natural attractions close to Malmok, can do so by visiting this page.

Casinos

In the mood for some action? Travelers interested in testing their luck in some gaming action can find lots of alternatives nearby.

The Casino at the Ritz-Carlton, a part of Ritz-Carlton Aruba, is located within the vicinity of Palm Beach, 1.3 mi. South-Southeast of central Malmok. Nightly music and complimentary drinks offer the perfect setting for an exciting night out. Whether you are interested in table games or slots, there is sure to be something for you here.

If you want to try your luck at the slots, you might try Stellaris Casino. The vibrantly colored carpet is matched only by the flashing lights of the computerized games lining the walls. This is a Vegas-style casino, and the decor surely reflects that.

Copa Cabana Casino offers a collection of games for guests to play, including Baccarat, Blackjack, Craps, Other Games, and Poker - 3 card. 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.

Needless to say, you'll find additional options too. You can read this article regarding gaming close to Malmok if you'd like to find more information.

 

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