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.

Positioned on the northern outskirts 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 even if you aren't staying in the immediate vicinity. Travelers who like to see and do as much as they can might like this beach because of its urban location. Actually, Hadicurari Beach would be most convenient for those who are staying in the hotels nearby, and people who prefer "city life" to the suburbs.

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 snack bar here is the ultimate convenience if you need a cold drink, or something to hold you over until dinner. You may also have the option to purchase food from one of the mobile vendors who are generally found here.

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

Keep in mind that restrooms won't be found on-site, 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.

Remember to take into account that the area surrounding Hadicurari Beach is highly urbanized, so you may find many people vying for the use of the same amenities.

What's Nearby


This beach is positioned on Aruba's North West coast. It's located near The Casino at the Ritz-Carlton, which is found a quarter mile away, and it is one of the attractions in the area.

If your taste for travel keeps you looking for new activity and attraction options, you'll find the closest ones in the following table.

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
The Butterfly Farm Zoo 1.5 mi. S Aruba

Cities and Towns

Hadicurari Beach is close to Palm Beach, so you can explore the city as part of your day at the beach. Hadicurari Beach visitors hoping to find other opportunities for exploration should think about going to Palm Beach, since it's in the vicinity and is a particularly busy area of Aruba.


The crowdedness of the shoreline can vary widely, it depends on several things: the season, the weather, even how many people have booked rooms nearby. At this beach, you can expect to see a fair amount of other guests who are staying close by.

Since the beach is located in a relatively touristed area, it typically isn't very tough to find exactly the kind of hotel you're looking for nearby. If you're looking to book a place that's near the ocean, the following table lists the closest accommodation options 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


If you start getting hungry during your afternoon at the shore, the area near this beach provides some viable options, and you don't have to go far away. One of the closest places to eat is Simply Fish. This restaurant serves delicious Aruban cuisine. Visitors often rave about their seafood. You and your group can get to this restaurant and start eating in just a few minutes since it's just a short distance away.

A list of nearby restaurants is listed in the following table.

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

Vacationers 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, you'll want to consider heading to Boca Catalina, another location where you'll find fun and action. You'll find it 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. It is located only a short distance away.

Vacationers may also want to visit Malmok Beach, which is located one and an eighth miles to the north.

While Aruba has many alluring attractions, Hadicurari Beach is both a refreshing place to relax, and a beautiful natural attraction.


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