Activities in Noord

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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. 

Bike and Scooter Rental

While not the most popular option, renting a bike or a scooter is an option for those looking to explore Noord.

If you like the idea of sightseeing at your own pace, you will find several businesses that can help. Go to this page concerning bike and scooter rentals if you need additional facts.


Noord Diving

Noord is a popular diving destination thanks to the many purposely sunken vessels that have formed into a colorful coral reef.

You'll find 3 dive services and at least 6 interesting dive sites in the area. To reach our complete page about scuba diving in this area, visit this page.


Melina Charters

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.

Thinking about reeling in a big one while on vacation? You might be pleased to know 3 charter operators are located in this area. To visit our detailed page about deep sea fishing, see this page.


Tierra Del Sol Golf Course

Like golf? There are two area golf courses. The courses are The Links at Divi Aruba Golf Course and Tierra Del Sol Golf Course. For detailed information about the course you can click on the name of the course. Click here to visit our article about golf courses throughout Aruba.

Sailing and Boating

Jolly Pirates

The table directly below provides you with some details regarding local providers that will help you get out on the water.

Boating Opportunities Near Noord
Name Phone Location
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 want to find out about marinas and charter operators go to this page.


If you have some shopping fanatics traveling with you, they can check out a few of the area's 62 retail stores. You can read this extended discussion if you want to learn about shopping in Noord and nearby.



You might want to set aside some time for enjoying the sights and sounds of daily life in Noord. Interesting sights include a few historic sites and various other attractions of interest to visitors For more about this specific topic, see this article about area sightseeing opportunities and attractions.

The following table summarizes some details concerning a firm that will direct you to some of the most enjoyable local sights.

Sightseeing Services In And Around Noord
Name Phone Location
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
Rudolfo M Arends Rental & Tours (297) 587-2978 Malpais, 1.3 mi. South West of Central Noord
Rumbaruba Tours (297) 586-2009 Sabana Lider, 0.7 mi. East-Southeast of Central Noord


Noord Snorkeling

If you enjoy underwater sightseeing you'll be pleased to know you can easily find places to do so while vacationing in Noord. Readers can find more details about opportunities to go snorkeling here.


Going to a spa just might be one of the most enjoyable parts of your entire vacation. Spa-goers will find plenty of options, considering that there are 5 spas that operate in this area. Make your way to this article regarding spas in the area if you'd like to find additional facts.


Marriott's Aruba Ocean Club

If you'd like to play some tennis during your visit you might want to stay at a hotel with a tennis court. Fortunately, there are 3 properties in the area that offer tennis.

The following list can help with your decision making process. At a glance, you'll see the number of courts available, whether lighting is available for evening play, and some other details. Click on each name to read more about the property.

Accommodations with Tennis Near Noord
Property Location Tennis Courts Lit Courts Tennis Pro
Marriott's Aruba Ocean Club 1.2 mi. Northwest of Central Noord 2 check
Marriott's Aruba Surf Club 1.2 mi. Northwest of Central Noord 2 check
Playa Linda Beach Resort Palm Beach, 1.0 mi. Northwest of Central Noord -- check check

For example, Marriott's Aruba Ocean Club is located directly on the beach, where you can go and relax between games.

Other Activities

Check the table below for information concerning other activities. for information concerning one other option. for more options.

Other Activities Near Noord
Name Type Phone Location
4D Theater 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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