What's Located Around Holiday Inn Resort Aruba - Beach Resort & Casino

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.

Nearby Beaches

Aruba's Palm Beach

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:

Beaches Near Holiday Inn Resort Aruba
Beach Distance Direction Location
Hadicurari Beach 0.8 N The vicinity of Palm Beach
Malmok Beach 1.9 N Malmok
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
Manchebo Beach 2.8 SSW Manchebo
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.

Nearby Areas

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:

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Monserat 0.5 E
Bakval 0.6 NE
Rooisanto 1.0 N
Kamay 1.1 E
Noord 1.1 SE
Washington 1.3 SSE
San Miguel 1.3 S
Borocona 1.3 NE
Cubeyo 1.4 NNE

Nearby Attractions

National Archaeological Museum Aruba

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 Signature Park, The Butterfly Farm, and Caribbean Cinemas - Aruba Megaplex 8, to name a few. Of the three nearby attractions, the closest is Signature Park.

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.

Attractions Near Holiday Inn Resort Aruba
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Signature Park 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
4D Theater Movie Theater 0.4 SSE Palm Beach
Bubali Bird Sanctuary Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 1.2 SSW The vicinity of Palm Beach
Noord Mountain Park Park -- -- Sabana Lider
Aruba Aloe Balm Museum Museum 2.4 S 1.8 mi. North-Northwest of Oranjestad
California Lighthouse Lighthouse 2.7 N 3.0 mi. North of Palm Beach
National Archaeological Museum Aruba Museum 3.8 S Downtown Oranjestad
Park Curazon Park 3.4 SE Jaburibari
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
Wilhelmina Park Park 4.1 S Downtown Oranjestad
Bushiribana Historical Site 4.8 ESE Bushiribana
Aruba Ostrich Adventures Zoo 4.9 ESE Bushiribana
Natural Bridge 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
San Nicolas Bay Keys 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.

Nearby Accommodations

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.

Accommodations near Holiday Inn Resort Aruba
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
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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