Noord is certainly one of the top tourist destinations on Aruba, typified by both high and low rise hotels along the shore and restaurants and shops catering to visitors from around the world. Activities are plentiful, whether you'd like to spend your time on land or participating in watersports, chances are you can make it happen here.
While not the most popular option, renting a bike or a scooter is an option for those looking to explore Noord.
If you are thinking about sightseeing at a more leisurely pace, there are several businesses that can help make it happen. To read more about bike and scooter rentals, go to this page.
Noord is a popular diving destination thanks to the many purposely sunken vessels that have formed into a colorful coral reef.
You'll find several dive operators and at least 6 interesting dive sites to choose from. Click this link to see our discussion of scuba diving in this area.
Noord is one of the few places in Aruba that has wasy access to some decent deep-sea fishing options. They may not be as rich as other places in the Caribbean, but they will not dissapoint realistic anglers.
If there are some anglers in your group, you'll be pleased to know there are several charter fishing services that operate from this area. Click this link to read our article concerning this topic.
Want to play some golf on vacation? There are a couple of area golf courses. The area courses are The Links at Divi Aruba Golf Course and Tierra Del Sol Golf Course. To get additional information concerning the course click on the course name. For more information about golfing throughout Aruba read this article.
Take a minute to read the following table to find out more about local providers that can help you spend some time on the open water.
|Black Pearl Sailing||(297) 593-1554||1.3 mi. Northwest of Central Noord|
|De Palm Tours||(297) 522-4400||2.8 mi. South of Central Noord|
|Jolly Pirates||(297) 586-8107||1.2 mi. Northwest of Central Noord|
|Pelican Adventures||(297) 587-2302||Palm Beach, 1.2 mi. Northwest of Central Noord|
|Red Sail Sports||(297) 586-1603||Palm Beach, 1.1 mi. West-Northwest of Central Noord|
|Snorkeling Aruba||(297) 592-6373||Palm Beach, 0.8 mi. West-Northwest of Central Noord|
If you'd like to find out about area marinas and charter operators visit this page.
If your group includes some folks who enjoy window shopping they can "discover" some of the 62 retail shops in the area. If you'd like to find out about shopping in Noord and nearby, you can do so here.
Most visitors spend some time experiencing the sights and sounds of daily life in Noord. Among other things, the area has a few historic sites and various other attractions of interest to visitors Make your way to this article which is all about area sightseeing attractions if you want to learn additional facts.
Information concerning a firm that can show you the most interesting local sights can be found in the table below.
|ABC Aruba Tours||(297) 582-5600||2.3 mi. South West of Central Noord|
|Action Tours Aruba||(297) 587-8710||Palm Beach, 1.0 mi. Northwest of Central Noord|
|Pelican Adventures||(297) 586-3210||Sabana Lider, 0.7 mi. East-Southeast of Central Noord|
|Rancho Notorious||(297) 586-0508||Sabana Lider, 0.7 mi. East-Southeast of Central Noord|
|(297) 587-2978||Malpais, 1.3 mi. South West of Central Noord|
|(297) 586-2009||Sabana Lider, 0.7 mi. East-Southeast of Central Noord|
If you are thinking about snorkeling you'll be pleased to know you'll have the chance during your vacation in Noord. Navigate to this article regarding nearby snorkeling if you want to find out better information.
Indulging in a trip to the spa might be one of the most enjoyable parts of your entire vacation. Spa-goers will find plenty of options, given the fact that there are 5 spas located in this area. To get more information about places to relax in this area read this article.
If you like to play tennis you might want to stay at a hotel with a tennis court. Fortunately, you can choose from 3 properties in the area that offer tennis.
The following table summarizes some key facts. You can view the number of courts on-site, whether lights are available for evening play, and some other helpful details. Click on the names to read more details concerning the property.
|Property||Location||Tennis Courts||Lit Courts||Tennis Pro|
|Marriott's Aruba Ocean Club||1.2 mi. Northwest of Central Noord||2|
|Marriott's Aruba Surf Club||1.2 mi. Northwest of Central Noord||2|
|Playa Linda Beach Resort||Palm Beach, 1.0 mi. Northwest of Central Noord||--|
For instance, Marriott's Aruba Ocean Club is located directly on the beach, where you can go and relax between games.
The following table provides a few details regarding other activities.
|Movie Theater||(297) 586-8939||Palm Beach, 0.8 mi. West-Northwest of Central Noord|
|Aruba Fun City||Amusement Arcade||(297) 586-8939||Palm Beach, 0.8 mi. West-Northwest of Central Noord|
|Dream Bowl||Bowling Center||(297) 586-0809||Palm Beach, 0.8 mi. West-Northwest of Central Noord|
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