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.

Located near the heart of Manchebo, Manchebo Beach is on the West edge of Aruba. You might think about stopping by even if you are not staying very close. Many of Aruba's beaches are calm, pleasant, and quiet. These spots may be perfect for those who need a break from crowds, but other visitors prefer lounging in the livelier environment at Manchebo Beach.

How to Access The Beach
With ample parking available, Manchebo is easily accessible by car. Public transport is also readily available. There are multiple bus stops right along the beach.

Amenities and Ambiance

Located in front of several small hotels, Manchebo Beach is Aruba's largest beach and one of the island's only topless beaches. A wide stretch of white sand leads down to the choppy ocean and the area is peaceful and tranquil.

The snack bar located at this spot is perfect for quick lunches and cold drinks, too. You may also have the option to order some food from one of the mobile vendors who typically set up shop here.

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site, which is something to consider if you're bringing the kids, or plan to spend all day outside. Luckily, beach umbrellas can be used by guests hoping for some respite from the sun. The crowds aren't as thick at Manchebo Beach so it's the perfect spot for vacationers seeking a quiet retreat. Because it is a topless beach singles and couples may find the area more appealing than families.

You should remember that the region in which Manchebo Beach is located is visited by quite a number of tourists, which means the availability of certain amenities is likely to be affected.

What's Nearby


Manchebo Beach is beautiful natural attraction, which you'll find on the West coast of Aruba. It is close to The Links at Divi Aruba Golf Course, which is located a half mile to the east-southeast, and it is among the attractions in the area.

Beaches are a great attraction to visit, but there's even more to see during your stay. The following table includes the closest attractions.

Activities and Attractions Near Manchebo Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
The Links at Divi Aruba Golf Course Golf Course 0.4 mi. ESE Aruba
Excelsior Casino Casino 0.5 mi. SE Aruba
Bushiri Karting Speedway Go-Cart Raceways and Rentals 0.9 mi. E Aruba
Glitz Casino Casino 1.1 mi. NNE Aruba

Cities and Towns

Manchebo Beach tourists seeking additional places to explore will want to think about heading to Oranjestad, because it's nearby and is a particularly busy area of Aruba.


The number of other vacationers sharing this coastline can vary widely, it depends on several things: the season, the weather, even how many of the nearby hotel rooms have been booked. You can generally expect to see a fair amount of other guests who are staying close by.

You'll find a decent number of places to stay which can be reached in the car. A few of the more convenient choices can be viewed in the table below.

Accommodations near Manchebo Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Divi Aruba All Inclusive 0.1 mi. ESE Resort
Casa Del Mar Resort 0.1 mi. N Resort
Manchebo Beach Resort & Spa 0.2 mi. N Resort
Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort 0.2 mi. N Resort
Costa Linda Beach Resort 0.3 mi. N Hotel
Divi Village Golf & Beach Resort 0.4 mi. ESE Resort
Divi Village Golf & Beach Resort 0.4 mi. ESE Resort
Mvc Eagle Beach 0.5 mi. NNE Hotel
Tamarijn Aruba All Inclusive 0.5 mi. SE Resort
Divi Dutch Village Resort 0.6 mi. SE Hotel


One of the tastiest ways to compliment a balmy beach afternoon is to walk to an area restaurant, where you'll be able to sample regional favorites, without having to go far. One of the closest places to eat is Fusion Restaurant, Tapas, Wine & Piano Bar. You and your group can get to this restaurant and start eating in just a few minutes since it's only a short distance away.

The table below lists restaurants closest to this beach.

Restaurants near Manchebo Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Fusion Restaurant, Tapas, Wine & Piano Bar (297) 280-9994 Steak house Fine Dining 0.1 mi. ESE
M's Crepe Shack -- -- -- 0.1 mi. NW
Matthew's Beachside Restaurant (297) 588-7300 American, International Informal 0.1 mi. NW
Tortuga Bar & Grill (297) 583-7234 -- -- 0.1 mi. NW
Manchebo French Steakhouse (297) 582-3444 Continental, International Fine Dining 0.2 mi. N
Ike's Bistro (297) 582-3444 Caribbean, Mediterranean Informal 0.2 mi. N
Ellioti's Ristorante Italiano (297) 593-6319 Italian Informal 0.2 mi. N
Pega Pega Beach Bar & Grill (297) 582-3444 American, Caribbean Very Casual 0.2 mi. NNW
Pizza Bob's Restaurant & Pub (297) 588-9040 American, Italian Very Casual 0.2 mi. N
Bucuti Restaurant and Sand Bar (297) 583-1100 Caribbean, Fusion Informal 0.2 mi. N
The Pirate's Nest Restaurant (297) 583-1100 ext. 114 American Very Casual 0.3 mi. N
Island Breeze Coffee -- American Very Casual 0.3 mi. N

Other Beaches

Of course, you'll find other beaches besides Manchebo Beach in Aruba.

If the exciting vibe at Manchebo Beach is what you're looking for, consider also visiting Renaissance Island, a beach with a similar ambiance. You'll find it three and a half miles to the southeast. If it's a bit of peace and quiet you're after, Druif Beach is an area secluded from lots of tourists and buildings. You'll find it just a little ways away.

Another option worth considering is Surfside Beach, located reasonably close-by, which means a quick ride in a taxi can take you where you want to go.

Aruba has plenty to offer its visitors, and dropping by Manchebo Beach is just one way to appreciate a pretty afternoon.


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