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. 

Diving

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 operators and at least 6 different dive sites in the area. Take advantage of this article dedicated to scuba diving in this area if you want more facts.

Fishing

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.

If there are some anglers in your group, you will be happy to discover there are a few charter operators in this area. To read a more detailed discussion of this topic, navigate to this article about nearby fishing.

Golf

Tierra Del Sol Golf Course

Hoping to play golf during your vacation? There are two golf courses in this area. The courses are The Links at Divi Aruba Golf Course and Tierra Del Sol Golf Course. All you have to do is click on the course name for detailed information about the course, including the number of holes, location, and much more. To visit our detailed guide to golf courses throughout Aruba, click this link.

Sailing and Boating

Jolly Pirates

Take a moment to look through this table to learn more about local providers that will help you enjoy some time 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'd like to learn about local marinas and charter options visit this page.

Shopping

If you have some shopping aficionados vacationing with you, they're not totally out of luck -- there are at least 45 retailers in this area. Read this page if you're interested in learning about shopping in Noord and nearby.

Sightseeing

Bushiribana

You should set aside some time for soaking in the sights and sounds of daily life in Noord. Area sights include a few historic sites and various other attractions of interest to tourists. You can go to this extended discussion about area sightseeing attractions if you want to get additional details.

The table just below offers a few details regarding a firm that will help you enjoy some great sightseeing.

Sightseeing Services In And Around Noord
Name Type Phone Location
Action Tours Aruba Excursions and Sightseeing Service (297) 587-8710 Palm Beach, 1.0 mi. Northwest of Central Noord
Aruba E-Bike Tours Travel and Tour Operators (297) 592-5550 Palm Beach, 1.1 mi. Northwest of Central Noord
Aruba Motorcycle Tours & Rentals Excursions and Sightseeing Service (297) 641-7818 Jaburibari, 2.2 mi. East-Southeast of Central Noord
Kukoo Kunuku Travel and Tour Operators (297) 586-2010 0.3 mi. North of Central Noord
Pelican Adventures Excursions and Sightseeing Service (297) 586-3210 Sabana Lider, 0.7 mi. East-Southeast of Central Noord
Rancho Notorious Excursions and Sightseeing Service (297) 699-5492 1.4 mi. North of Central Noord

Snorkeling

Noord Snorkeling

If you enjoy underwater sightseeing you'll be pleased to know you can easily find places to do so during your vacation in Noord. For a more comprehensive look at snorkeling, see this article about nearby snorkeling.

Spas

New Image Aruba

Enjoying a spa could be the highlight of your entire vacation. Finding a spa that you'll like shouldn't be hard, considering that there are 6 spas that operate in this area. For more information on the options, see this page.

Tennis

Marriott's Aruba Surf Club

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 can help clarify your options. At a glance, you can see the number of tennis courts on-site, whether lighting is available for evening play, and some other helpful 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 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
Marriott's Aruba Ocean Club 1.2 mi. Northwest of Central Noord 2 check

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

Other Activities

Details concerning some other activities are listed right below.

Other Activities Near Noord
Name Type Phone Location
Arawa Waterpark Amusement/Theme Park (297) 592-6658 Moko, 1.9 mi. East-Southeast of Central Noord
Aruba Fun City Amusement Arcade (297) 586-8939 Palm Beach, 0.8 mi. West-Northwest of Central Noord
Caribbean Cinemas - Aruba Megaplex 8 Movie Theater (297) 586-0074 Palm Beach, 0.8 mi. West-Northwest of Central Noord
 

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