Often, finding a hotel within walking distance of a good beach can make your trip even more worthwhile.
If you or your group are big beach fans, Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino is the perfect locale for you. This lodging is located along the shore, so guests can spend every day soaking up the sun if they so desire. There are plenty of other visitors who frequent this popular spot in Aruba, making for a lively atmosphere for people-watching and sun-bathing; however, it gets a little too crowded for some visitors' tastes.
Of course, since Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino is located on Palm Beach, relaxing at the water's edge is popular with guests staying here. Water sports, fishing, and snorkeling are prominent on Palm Beach and equipment rental is available. There are also a number of hotels and restaurants to visit and people-watching remains a popular activity. For those who are willing to venture off site, its not difficult to find another beach to experience. Click on the names below to view our detailed article:
|Hadicurari Beach||0.4||NW||The vicinity of Palm Beach|
|Boca Catalina||1.7||NNW||2.3 mi. North of Palm Beach|
|Arashi Beach||2.1||NNW||2.7 mi. North of Palm Beach|
|Eagle Beach||2.4||SSW||Eagle Beach|
|Druif Beach||3.5||S||2.2 mi. West-Northwest of Oranjestad|
One of the closest picks is Hadicurari Beach. Hadicurari is home to the Hi-Winds World Challenge, a pro-am windsurfing competition. Windsurfing is the most popular sport in the area and visitors have ample opportunities to learn new skills or practice what they already know. Consider bringing your own lunch to Hadicurari Beach, which includes picnic facilities. You might want to limit your visit, though, since amenities at this beach do not include showers or bathrooms.
If you're looking for a beach that offers more seclusion, Boca Catalina could be just what the doctor ordered. Located in between Malmok and Arashi beaches, Boca Catalina is a popular spot for snorkelers, divers, and sunbathers. Thatched huts offer shady spots, and the calm, clear turquoise waters make it a good spot for kids to get in the water. It's situated a mile and a half north-northwest of these accommodations.
Visiting the town or local neighborhood nearest to your resort can add a little variety to your vacation schedule, whether it's visiting the area's unique bars, or learning more about the area's art and history. Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino is located near Oranjestad; it is to the north of Palm Beach.
The table below lists the areas that are closest to Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino:
Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino is a great place to stay for active vacationers. There are numerous activities to be enjoyed when starting at this lodging. In fact, this area has a lot of places for vacationers to explore, like The Butterfly Farm, and Caribbean Cinemas - Aruba Megaplex 8. The closest of the three is .,
To keep your entire group happy, you may need to browse several of this area's attractions, many of which are listed in the following table.
|Park||1.3||SSW||The vicinity of Palm Beach|
|The Butterfly Farm||Zoo||1.3||SSW||The vicinity of Palm Beach|
|Caribbean Cinemas - Aruba Megaplex 8||Movie Theater||0.9||S||Palm Beach|
|Movie Theater||0.8||S||Palm Beach|
|Bubali Bird Sanctuary||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||1.6||SSW||The vicinity of Palm Beach|
|Aruba Aloe Balm Museum||Museum||2.8||S||1.8 mi. North-Northwest of Oranjestad|
|Lighthouse||2.3||N||3.0 mi. North of Palm Beach|
|National Archaeological Museum Aruba||Museum||4.2||S||Downtown Oranjestad|
|Museo Historico Arubano||Museum||4.4||S||Downtown Oranjestad|
|Fort Zoutman||Historical Site||4.4||S||Downtown Oranjestad|
|Aruba Numismatic Museum||Museum||4.4||S||0.4 mi. West of Oranjestad|
|Aruba Ostrich Adventures||Zoo||5.0||ESE||Bushiribana|
|Park||6.3||ESE||5.2 mi. East-Southeast of Noord|
|Donkey Sanctuary Aruba||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||6.6||SE||4.3 mi. East of Oranjestad|
|Balashi Gold Mill Ruins||Historical Site||8.2||SE||4.3 mi. Southeast of Oranjestad|
|Arikok National Park||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||10.0||SE||7.1 mi. East of Oranjestad|
|Fontein Caves||Cave||11.0||SE||8.3 mi. East of Oranjestad|
|Guadirikiri Caves||Cave||11.8||SE||9.0 mi. East of Oranjestad|
|Tunnel of Love||Cave||12.4||SE||9.4 mi. East-Southeast of Oranjestad|
|Aruba Model Train Museum||Museum||13.3||SE||San Nicolas|
|San Nicolas Community Museum||Museum||13.6||SE||9.9 mi. Southeast of Oranjestad|
|Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||14.8||SE||11.0 mi. Southeast of Oranjestad|
If you're looking for a place where you can while away some free time, The Butterfly Farm is an alternative worth considering. After the first Butterfly Farm in St. Martin experienced such great success, one of the owners, William Slayter decided to take the concept to the island of Aruba. This Butterfly Farm, co-owned by Tony and Lori Cox, has been open since May of 1999, and remains popular thanks in part to the beauty and majesty of the butterfly, and also in part to William's quirky sense of humor.
Learning about nearby hotel booking options is sometimes a convenient way to get a better feel for the area. You can find no shortage of additional destinations to think about before making a decision, as this portion of Aruba has an excellent selection of resort and hotel options. If you'd like to get more information on hotel booking options available in the region, see the table below.
|Marriott's Aruba Ocean Club||0.1||S||The vicinity of Palm Beach, Aruba|
|Boardwalk Hotel||0.1||NNE||The vicinity of Palm Beach, Aruba|
|Ritz-Carlton Aruba||0.2||NNW||The vicinity of Palm Beach, Aruba|
|Marriott's Aruba Surf Club||0.2||S||The vicinity of Palm Beach, Aruba|
|Holiday Inn Resort Aruba - Beach Resort & Casino||0.4||S||Palm Beach, Aruba|
|Playa Linda Beach Resort||0.6||S||Palm Beach, Aruba|
|Hyatt Regency Aruba Resort & Casino||0.7||S||Palm Beach, Aruba|
|Allegro Occidental Grand Aruba||0.8||S||Palm Beach, Aruba|
|Brickell Bay Beach Club||0.8||S||Palm Beach, Aruba|
|Hilton Aruba Caribbean Resort & Casino||0.9||S||Palm Beach, Aruba|
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