The beaches in Aruba are undoubtedly the most enticing outdoor sights that the island has to offer.
If you are a big beach fan, Holiday Inn Resort Aruba - Beach Resort & Casino is the right spot for you. This property is situated along the water, so guests can spend all day every day under the sun if they so desire. Every year, crowds of guests frequent this popular spot in Aruba, making for a happening beach scene; keep in mind, though, it is known to get a little too crowded for some visitors' tastes.
Needless to say, since Holiday Inn Resort Aruba - Beach Resort & 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 want some variety, there are some additional beaches worth investigating. Click on the following names to read our detailed article:
|Hadicurari Beach||0.8||N||The vicinity of Palm Beach|
|Eagle Beach||1.9||SSW||Eagle Beach|
|Boca Catalina||2.1||N||2.3 mi. North of Palm Beach|
|Arashi Beach||2.5||N||2.7 mi. North of Palm Beach|
|Druif Beach||3.0||S||2.2 mi. West-Northwest of Oranjestad|
|Surfside Beach||4.7||S||0.7 mi. South of Oranjestad|
|North Renaissance Beach||4.9||S||0.9 mi. South-Southwest of Oranjestad|
The closest option 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. Guests can pack a lunch for their visit to this spot, which has picnic tables available. However, they should note that there may not be showers or bathrooms.
If you're interested in a more peaceful beach scene, 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 can be found two miles north of these accommodations.
Stopping over at a town or community close to your resort can add a little something extra to your vacation, whether it's visiting the area's unique bars, or experiencing the day in the life of a local. Holiday Inn Resort Aruba - Beach Resort & Casino is located along the northern outskirts of Palm Beach, near Oranjestad.
The table below lists the areas that are closest to Holiday Inn Resort Aruba - Beach Resort & Casino:
Holiday Inn Resort Aruba - Beach Resort & Casino serves as a wonderful locale for active travelers. There are a good amount of active pursuits to be enjoyed when searching from this accommodation. In fact, this particular part of Palm Beach claims a number of exciting attractions, such as The Butterfly Farm, and Caribbean Cinemas - Aruba Megaplex 8, to name a few. Of the three nearby attractions, the closest is .,
If these attractions don't interest you, you'll find a number of other choices nearby; the closest to this property are shown in the table below.
|Park||0.8||SSW||The vicinity of Palm Beach|
|The Butterfly Farm||Zoo||0.9||SSW||The vicinity of Palm Beach|
|Caribbean Cinemas - Aruba Megaplex 8||Movie Theater||0.4||S||Palm Beach|
|Movie Theater||0.4||SSE||Palm Beach|
|Bubali Bird Sanctuary||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||1.2||SSW||The vicinity of Palm Beach|
|Aruba Aloe Balm Museum||Museum||2.4||S||1.8 mi. North-Northwest of Oranjestad|
|Lighthouse||2.7||N||3.0 mi. North of Palm Beach|
|National Archaeological Museum Aruba||Museum||3.8||S||Downtown Oranjestad|
|Museo Historico Arubano||Museum||4.0||S||Downtown Oranjestad|
|Fort Zoutman||Historical Site||4.0||S||Downtown Oranjestad|
|Aruba Numismatic Museum||Museum||4.0||S||0.4 mi. West of Oranjestad|
|Aruba Ostrich Adventures||Zoo||4.9||ESE||Bushiribana|
|Park||6.3||ESE||5.2 mi. East-Southeast of Noord|
|Donkey Sanctuary Aruba||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||6.4||SE||4.3 mi. East of Oranjestad|
|Balashi Gold Mill Ruins||Historical Site||7.9||SE||4.3 mi. Southeast of Oranjestad|
|Arikok National Park||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||9.9||SE||7.1 mi. East of Oranjestad|
|Fontein Caves||Cave||10.9||SE||8.3 mi. East of Oranjestad|
|Guadirikiri Caves||Cave||11.7||SE||9.0 mi. East of Oranjestad|
|Tunnel of Love||Cave||12.2||SE||9.4 mi. East-Southeast of Oranjestad|
|Aruba Model Train Museum||Museum||13.1||SE||San Nicolas|
|San Nicolas Community Museum||Museum||13.4||SE||9.9 mi. Southeast of Oranjestad|
|Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||14.6||SE||11.0 mi. Southeast of Oranjestad|
If you're looking for somewhere interesting to go, The Butterfly Farm might be a good choice. 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.
Getting details about nearby hotel booking possibilities is generally a convenient means of getting a better feel for the area. You will find lots of other properties to think about prior to making a decision, as this section of Aruba offers visitors an excellent selection of resorts and hotels to pick from. Have a look at the following table to get a complete listing of the hotel booking possibilities available close-by.
|Playa Linda Beach Resort||0.1||S||Palm Beach, Aruba|
|Hyatt Regency Aruba Resort & Casino||0.2||S||Palm Beach, Aruba|
|Marriott's Aruba Surf Club||0.3||NE||The vicinity of Palm Beach, Aruba|
|Allegro Occidental Grand Aruba||0.3||S||Palm Beach, Aruba|
|Marriott's Aruba Ocean Club||0.3||NNE||The vicinity of Palm Beach, Aruba|
|Hilton Aruba Caribbean Resort & Casino||0.4||S||Palm Beach, Aruba|
|Brickell Bay Beach Club||0.4||SSE||Palm Beach, Aruba|
|Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino||0.4||N||The vicinity of Palm Beach, Aruba|
|Ritz-Carlton Aruba||0.6||N||The vicinity of Palm Beach, Aruba|
|Boardwalk Hotel||0.6||NNE||The vicinity of Palm Beach, Aruba|
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