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.

Situated on the northern edge of the vicinity of Palm Beach, 1.7 miles northwest of Noord, Hadicurari Beach is on the North West edge of Aruba. You should think about stopping by regardless of whether you're staying very close. Travelers who like to see and do as much as they can will like this beach due to its busy, urban location. Actually, Hadicurari Beach is a favorite of hotel guests in the area, and people who want an unlimited number of nearby restaurants and activities to choose from.

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.

There is also a snack bar here. Sometimes, visitors will be able to buy some food from one of the local vendors who are typically found at this location.

Travelers can take advantage of the available picnic tables, which are great for lunches or as a home base for your belongings.

Unfortunately, restrooms will not be available here, which is something to consider if you're bringing the kids, or plan to spend all day outside. Sports enthusiasts, especially wind surfers crowd the beach at Hadicurari. The annual competition brings in lots of competitors and spectators.

You should remember that Hadicurari Beach is in an area which is a popular spot, which means the availability of certain amenities is likely to be affected.

What's Nearby


Hadicurari Beach is always a lovely side-trip when you're in the area. Look for it on Aruba's North West coast. It's located near The Casino at the Ritz-Carlton, which is seen a quarter mile to the southeast, and it is among the attractions in the area.

With a selection of nearby activities, you'll never get bored. The following table contains a list of the closest 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
Hyatt Regency Casino Casino 1.0 mi. S Aruba
Hilton Casino Casino 1.2 mi. S Aruba
Cool Casino Casino 1.3 mi. S Aruba
The Butterfly Farm and Nectar Cafe Zoo 1.5 mi. S Aruba

Cities and Towns

Hadicurari Beach is near Palm Beach, so exploring the city is a convenient option. Tourists at Hadicurari Beach who are hoping to find further attractions will want to think about making the trip to Palm Beach, which is close-by and is a particularly bustling part of Aruba.


The number of other vacationers sharing this coastline can vary widely, depending on when you visit, and how many people have booked nearby hotels. You can typically expect to encounter quite a few visitors from lodgings in the area.

Guests trying to find a hotel room near Hadicurari Beach shouldn't find it very tough, as there are lots of accommodations to choose from nearby. You'll find the closest, most convenient booking options by perusing what's shown in the table below.

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 0.9 mi. S Resort
Barcelo Aruba 1.1 mi. S Resort
Hilton Aruba Caribbean Resort & Casino 1.2 mi. S Resort


If you're feeling hungry for a midday meal, you'll have some great cuisine to choose from, and you don't have to go far from these sands. One of the closest places to eat is BLT Steak. The restaurant features American cuisine. They're also renowned for their desserts and seafood. You'll have the option of walking or taking a cab as it's not far off the beach at all.

The following table provides a list of dining options located near this beach.

Restaurants near Hadicurari Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
BLT Steak (297) 527-2399 American Fine Dining 0.3 mi. SSE
Atardi (297) 520-6535 Aruban Fine Dining 0.3 mi. SSE
La Vista (297) 520-6312 American, Caribbean, Italian Very Casual 0.3 mi. SSE
Ruth's Chris (297) 520-6600 American Informal 0.4 mi. SSE
Waves Bar & Grill (297) 520-6344 American Very Casual 0.4 mi. S
Ketsu Sushi Bar (297) 520-6580 Japanese Informal 0.4 mi. SE
Lobby Cafe (297) 520-6580 Eclectic Informal 0.4 mi. SE
Champions Sports Bar & Restaurant (297) 520-6985 American Very Casual 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

Visitors who are looking for the ideal beach will have plenty of other choices in Aruba besides Hadicurari Beach.

If the exciting vibe at Hadicurari Beach has you wanting more of the same, consider heading to Boca Catalina, a beach with a similar ambiance. You'll find it one and a quarter miles to the north. If you were hoping to find a tranquil beach scene with few crowds, Palm Beach may be a good choice. It is located not far off the beach at all.

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

Hadicurari Beach could be the ideal stretch of sand, but it is possible that it may not be the best choice for your family; if so, Aruba offers a variety of beaches for travelers who wish to try elsewhere.


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