Hadicurari Beach

<p>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.</p>

Positioned on the northern part of the vicinity of Palm Beach, 1.7 miles northwest of Noord, Hadicurari Beach is on the North West edge of Aruba. You might want to drop by regardless of whether you are staying particularly close by. Active, fun-seeking vacationers will like this beach due to its urban location. In fact, Hadicurari Beach would be most convenient for those who are staying in the hotels nearby, and those who prefer a crowded city scene over a quiet, suburban one.

How to Access The Beach
There are gravel parking areas on the ocean side of L.G. Smith Blvd. Taking a car or taxi is the best way to get out to this spot beyond the Marriott Aruba Resort.

Amenities and Ambiance

Hadicuri, also known as Fisherman's Huts, is a white sand beach with some pebbles and shells near the shore. The water here is very shallow and great for swimming in, or, for those who prefer to stay dry, shade huts are placed along the beach to provide respite from the sun.

The concession stand at this spot is also an option. Depending on the season and time of day, you may also be able to order lunch from one of the local vendors who typically set up shop here.

Travelers can take advantage of the available picnic tables, where you can park your belongings for the afternoon, or set up a quick lunch.

Unfortunately, you won't find any public restrooms along this coastline, but you may be able to find facilities at a nearby business. Sports enthusiasts, especially wind surfers crowd the beach at Hadicurari. The annual competition brings in lots of competitors and spectators.

Still, it is important see that while there will be some conveniences (BLANK) if you go to Hadicurari Beach, it will be located inside an area popular for visitors. With this in mind, if you think these amenities can make or break a good time, naturally, it's a good reason to make it in the morning before most of the other tourists come or try a beach further away. If you come later, you could find all of the services becoming already claimed by other guests.

What's Nearby

Attractions

This beach is positioned on Aruba's North West coast; it's located near attractions like The Casino at the Ritz-Carlton, which is only a short distance away, so visitors have the option to walk or to take a cab.

Being able to choose from some activities besides the beach will ensure you won't get bored. The following table contains a list of nearby attractions.

Activities and Attractions Near Hadicurari Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
The Casino at the Ritz-Carlton Casino 0.2 mi. SE Aruba
Stellaris Casino Casino 0.4 mi. SE Aruba
Copa Cabana Casino Casino 1.0 mi. S Aruba
Hilton Casino Casino 1.2 mi. S Aruba
Cool Casino Casino 1.3 mi. S Aruba
Palm Beach Casino Casino 1.4 mi. S Aruba
The Butterfly Farm Zoo 1.5 mi. S Aruba

Cities and Towns

Guests visiting Hadicurari Beach who are hoping to find further attractions should think about heading to Palm Beach, since it's in the vicinity and is a particularly bustling part of Aruba.

Hotels

The mood here——social and lively, or virtually empty—— will depend on many factors, including the capacity of nearby hotels. You can typically expect to see a fair amount of other guests who are staying close by.

Because this beach is located in a pretty popular tourist area, it usually isn't much of a challenge to find just the right type of hotel nearby. If you and your group are hoping to find a place that's near the ocean, the following table lists the accommodations closest to Hadicurari Beach.

Accommodations near Hadicurari Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Ritz-Carlton Aruba 0.2 mi. SE Resort
Boardwalk Hotel 0.3 mi. SE Cottages
Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino 0.4 mi. SE Resort
Marriott's Aruba Ocean Club 0.5 mi. SSE Resort
Marriott's Aruba Surf Club 0.6 mi. SSE Resort
Holiday Inn Resort Aruba - Beach Resort & Casino 0.8 mi. S Resort
Playa Linda Beach Resort 0.9 mi. S Resort
Hyatt Regency Aruba Resort & Casino 1.0 mi. S Resort
Allegro Occidental Grand Aruba 1.1 mi. S Resort
Hilton Aruba Caribbean Resort & Casino 1.2 mi. S Resort

Food

If you're on the beach and start to get the munchies, don't worry, you'll have your pick of different cuisines and dining styles nearby. One of the closest places to eat is Simply Fish. The restaurant has a menu featuring Aruban cuisine. Visitors often rave about their seafood. When you start to get hungry, you won't need to wait too long to eat as it's not far off the beach at all.

The following table provides a list of nearby restaurant options.

Restaurants near Hadicurari Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Simply Fish (297) 520-6535 Aruban Fine Dining 0.3 mi. SSE
La Vista (297) 520-6601 Italian Very Casual 0.3 mi. SSE
Waves Bar & Grill (297) 520-6344 American Very Casual 0.4 mi. SSE
Captain's Corner (297) 583-6000 International Very Casual 0.4 mi. SE
Ketsu Sushi Bar 297 5 206580 Japanese Informal 0.4 mi. SE
Lobby Cafe 297 5 206580 Eclectic Informal 0.4 mi. SE
Champions Sports Bar & Restaurant (297) 520-6985 American Very Casual 0.5 mi. SSE
Pavilion Grill (297) 586-9000 International Informal 0.5 mi. SSE
Hadicurari Restaurant (297) 586-2288 Aruban, Caribbean, International Informal 0.6 mi. S
Moomba Beach Bar & Restaurant (297) 586-5365 American, Caribbean, International Very Casual 0.6 mi. S
Captain's Galley (297) 586-9000 American Informal 0.6 mi. SSE
Corals Restaurant (297) 586-3600 International Very Casual 0.7 mi. S

Other Beaches

There are plenty of beautiful beach locations to choose from in Aruba, so perhaps you can explore more than one.

You might also enjoy Boca Catalina, which is generally a pretty popular beach. It is located one and a quarter miles to the north. If it's solitude and tranquility you're seeking, Palm Beach is a beach which doesn't see as many crowds. You'll find it just a little ways away.

You might also want to visit Malmok Beach, located one and an eighth miles to the north.

While Aruba has many alluring attractions, Hadicurari Beach is both a beautiful natural attraction, and a fun hangout spot.

 

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