Activities in Noord

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 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.

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 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.

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'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.

Golf

Tierra Del Sol Golf Course

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.

Sailing and Boating

Jolly Pirates

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.

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 find out about area marinas and charter operators visit this page.

Shopping

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.

Sightseeing

Bushiribana

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.

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

Snorkeling

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.

Spas

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.

Tennis

Marriott's Aruba Ocean 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 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.

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

Other Activities

The following table provides a few details regarding other activities.

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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