People visiting this section of Aruba almost always enjoy a day at one of the lovely beaches. You should be able to enjoy close proximity to nearby beaches.
Every location along the coast has its own individual characteristics, which could be better suited for a romantic stroll than a family outing, or vice versa. The choices in the following table are those found nearest to Wonders Aruba. Click on the following names to view a detailed page:
|Druif Beach||1.3||W||2.2 mi. West-Northwest of Oranjestad|
|Surfside Beach||1.5||SSE||0.7 mi. South of Oranjestad|
|North Renaissance Beach||1.6||S||0.9 mi. South-Southwest of Oranjestad|
|Renaissance Island||2.0||S||1.1 mi. South of Oranjestad|
|Eagle Beach||2.0||NW||Eagle Beach|
|Palm Beach||3.0||N||Palm Beach|
|Hadicurari Beach||4.0||N||The vicinity of Palm Beach|
Druif Beach is the one that's nearest to the hotel. Since this beach can be found one and a quarter miles from the hotel, you won't have to go far to find a place to sit by the water. Despite its location near Oranjestad's busy downtown, Druif is surprisingly relaxing and quiet. With no motorized boats being permitted, romantic walks along Druif's power white sandy beaches become increasingly pleasurable.
If you're looking for a beach where sunbathers can find plenty of privacy, Renaissance Island is an alternative worth considering. This long, thin strip of 40 acres off Aruba's eastern shore is a private island accessible to those staying at the Renaissance Resort & Casino. $75 will also get you access, and the price includes lunch and use of a beach mat. You can find it located only a quick hike off.
Vacationers who want to know a little bit more about what else is in the area might want to know how many miles the closest town or city is from their accommodations. Wonders Aruba is located outside the center of Oranjestad.
The areas found closest to Wonders Aruba are listed below.
|Aruba Blue Village||1.4||NNW|
Tourists in need of a fun agenda during their stay in Aruba will quickly learn that Wonders Aruba is an excellent home base for those who want to take advantage of this interesting area. In fact, this area is simply full of different attractions to try, like Aruba Numismatic Museum, Fort Zoutman, and Museo Historico Arubano, to name a few. Of the three nearby attractions, the closest is Aruba Numismatic Museum.
There's something for everybody here, so feel free to explore more of the hotel's closest attractions, like those listed in the table below.
|Aruba Numismatic Museum||Museum||0.8||S||0.4 mi. West of Oranjestad|
|Fort Zoutman||Historical Site||0.7||S||Downtown Oranjestad|
|Museo Historico Arubano||Museum||0.7||S||Downtown Oranjestad|
|National Archaeological Museum Aruba||Museum||0.5||S||Downtown Oranjestad|
|Aruba Aloe Balm Museum||Museum||0.9||N||1.8 mi. North-Northwest of Oranjestad|
|Bubali Bird Sanctuary||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||2.3||NNW||The vicinity of Palm Beach|
|Aruba Ostrich Adventures||Zoo||4.2||E||Bushiribana|
|The Butterfly Farm||Zoo||2.6||NNW||The vicinity of Palm Beach|
|Park||2.6||NNW||The vicinity of Palm Beach|
|Movie Theater||2.8||N||Palm Beach|
|Caribbean Cinemas - Aruba Megaplex 8||Movie Theater||2.8||N||Palm Beach|
|Donkey Sanctuary Aruba||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||4.9||E||4.3 mi. East of Oranjestad|
|Balashi Gold Mill Ruins||Historical Site||5.3||SE||4.3 mi. Southeast of Oranjestad|
|Park||5.4||E||5.2 mi. East-Southeast of Noord|
|Lighthouse||6.0||N||3.0 mi. North of Palm Beach|
|Arikok National Park||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||7.9||ESE||7.1 mi. East of Oranjestad|
|Fontein Caves||Cave||9.1||E||8.3 mi. East of Oranjestad|
|Guadirikiri Caves||Cave||9.8||ESE||9.0 mi. East of Oranjestad|
|Tunnel of Love||Cave||10.2||ESE||9.4 mi. East-Southeast of Oranjestad|
|Aruba Model Train Museum||Museum||10.5||SE||San Nicolas|
|San Nicolas Community Museum||Museum||10.9||SE||9.9 mi. Southeast of Oranjestad|
|Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||12.0||SE||11.0 mi. Southeast of Oranjestad|
|Lighthouse||13.6||SE||12.7 mi. Southeast of Oranjestad|
If you're searching for a chance to see something a little different, Aruba Numismatic Museum might be what the doctor ordered. The most powerful influence in the world is documented in this museum of money. Examine coins and paper money from all over the world in this charming little museum.
When you're choosing a location to stay in, it can often be smart to learn more about nearby lodging possibilities as a way to get a feel for the surrounding area. Even though you might only find a handful of other resort and hotel options in this part of Aruba, the tranquil surroundings here ensure that it's a pleasant option for those hoping to enjoy a secluded vacation spot. The following table lists all of the hotel booking options that are available nearby.
|Aruba Harmony Apartments||0.6||NE||1.1 mi. North of Oranjestad, Aruba|
|Renaissance Aruba Resort & Casino||0.9||S||Downtown Oranjestad, Aruba|
|Surfside Beach Marina Hotel||1.3||SSE||0.5 mi. South-Southwest of Oranjestad, Aruba|
|Talk Of The Town Hotel And Beach Club||1.4||SSE||0.5 mi. South of Oranjestad, Aruba|
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