Many travelers have decided to come to Aruba simply because they want to experience the sparkling beaches that the region is so well known for.
If you are a big beach fan, Divi Dutch Village has what you need. This site is set along the shore, so tourists can spend every day under the sun if that is what they want to do. Close to many of the popular spots of Aruba, but outside of the congested areas, this location provides the right balance to have both a tranquil and entertaining experience. The beach found next to this site is not the most crowded in the region, so you'll have more of the shore to yourself.
Naturally, since Divi Dutch Village is located directly on Druif Beach, relaxing at the water's edge is a popular pastime here. Despite its location near Oranjestad's busy downtown, Druif is surprisingly relaxing and quiet. With no motorized boats being permitted, romantic walks along Druif's power white sandy beaches become increasingly pleasurable. For vacationers who want to venture farther away, the following options each offer something a little different. Click on the names below to read our detailed article:
|Eagle Beach||1.2||N||Eagle Beach|
|Surfside Beach||2.4||SE||0.7 mi. South of Oranjestad|
|North Renaissance Beach||2.4||SE||0.9 mi. South-Southwest of Oranjestad|
|Palm Beach||2.7||N||Palm Beach|
|Renaissance Island||2.8||SE||1.1 mi. South of Oranjestad|
|Hadicurari Beach||3.7||N||The vicinity of Palm Beach|
|Boca Catalina||5.0||N||2.3 mi. North of Palm Beach|
The closest option is Manchebo Beach. The water off of Manchebo Beach is too rough for water sports, but that just means fewer crowds, less noise, and more relaxation.
If you're searching for a stretch of sand that attracts very few tourists, Renaissance Island might be just right for you. This long, thin strip of 40 acres off Aruba's eastern shore is a private island accessible to those staying at the Renaissance Resort & Casino. $75 will also get you access, and the price includes lunch and use of a beach mat. It's located just a quick distance off.
Stopping by a community or town near your resort can help you learn even more about Aruba, whether you're marveling at the region's untouched natural beauty, or simply experiencing some of the local culture while on your trip. Divi Dutch Village is located in Oranjestad, a city in Aruba.
The table below lists the areas that are closest to Divi Dutch Village:
|Aruba Blue Village||1.3||NE|
Divi Dutch Village makes for a wonderful locale for active visitors. There are an abundance of fun activities to be found when exploring near this accommodation. As a matter of fact, this region touts a wide array of places to explore, including Aruba Aloe Balm Museum, National Archaeological Museum Aruba, and Bubali Bird Sanctuary. The closest of the three is Aruba Aloe Balm Museum.
There's something for everybody here, so feel free to explore more of the hotel's closest attractions, like those listed in the following table.
|Aruba Aloe Balm Museum||Museum||1.3||ENE||1.8 mi. North-Northwest of Oranjestad|
|National Archaeological Museum Aruba||Museum||1.4||SE||Downtown Oranjestad|
|Bubali Bird Sanctuary||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||1.9||N||The vicinity of Palm Beach|
|Museo Historico Arubano||Museum||1.6||SE||Downtown Oranjestad|
|Fort Zoutman||Historical Site||1.6||SE||Downtown Oranjestad|
|The Butterfly Farm||Zoo||2.2||N||The vicinity of Palm Beach|
|Aruba Numismatic Museum||Museum||1.7||SE||0.4 mi. West of Oranjestad|
|Park||2.2||N||The vicinity of Palm Beach|
|Caribbean Cinemas - Aruba Megaplex 8||Movie Theater||2.6||N||Palm Beach|
|Movie Theater||2.7||NNE||Palm Beach|
|Lighthouse||5.6||N||3.0 mi. North of Palm Beach|
|Aruba Ostrich Adventures||Zoo||5.3||E||Bushiribana|
|Donkey Sanctuary Aruba||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||6.1||E||4.3 mi. East of Oranjestad|
|Park||6.5||E||5.2 mi. East-Southeast of Noord|
|Balashi Gold Mill Ruins||Historical Site||6.5||SE||4.3 mi. Southeast of Oranjestad|
|Arikok National Park||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||9.2||ESE||7.1 mi. East of Oranjestad|
|Fontein Caves||Cave||10.4||E||8.3 mi. East of Oranjestad|
|Guadirikiri Caves||Cave||11.0||ESE||9.0 mi. East of Oranjestad|
|Tunnel of Love||Cave||11.5||ESE||9.4 mi. East-Southeast of Oranjestad|
|Aruba Model Train Museum||Museum||11.7||SE||San Nicolas|
|San Nicolas Community Museum||Museum||12.0||SE||9.9 mi. Southeast of Oranjestad|
|Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||13.1||SE||11.0 mi. Southeast of Oranjestad|
|Lighthouse||14.8||SE||12.7 mi. Southeast of Oranjestad|
If you're on the lookout for an enjoyable experience, Aruba Aloe Balm Museum might be the right choice for you. 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.
Getting info about nearby booking options is oftentimes a great means of getting a feel for the surrounding area. Readers will be able to find lots of additional places to consider nearby, as this part of Aruba offers vacationers a terrific variety of hotels and resorts to choose from. See the table below for full details on the booking options you can find in the vicinity.
|Divi Dutch Village Resort||0.0||W||2.2 mi. West-Northwest of Oranjestad, Aruba|
|Tamarijn Aruba All Inclusive||0.1||WNW||2.2 mi. West-Northwest of Oranjestad, Aruba|
|Divi Village Golf & Beach Resort||0.3||NNW||2.3 mi. Northwest of Oranjestad, Aruba|
|Divi Village Golf & Beach Resort||0.3||N||2.3 mi. Northwest of Oranjestad, Aruba|
|Divi Aruba All Inclusive||0.6||NW||Manchebo, Aruba|
|Casa Del Mar Resort||0.7||NW||Manchebo, Aruba|
|Manchebo Beach Resort & Spa||0.8||NW||Manchebo, Aruba|
|Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort||0.8||NW||Eagle Beach, Aruba|
|Costa Linda Beach Resort||0.8||NNW||Eagle Beach, Aruba|
|Mvc Eagle Beach||0.9||NNW||Eagle Beach, Aruba|
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