Things to See and Do While Staying at Marriott's Aruba Ocean Club

With so many attractions and vendors vying for your attention, choices throughout Aruba can be overwhelming. The Marriott's Aruba Ocean Club will provide everything you need to have a blast in their delightful coastal location. This location offers vacationers a wide variety of recreational opportunities, which means you will have no shortage of intriguing activities to pick from during your vacation.

Considering the resort has 2 pools to choose from, you'll probably have no problem claiming a shady place to sit by the water. A big plus for many vacationers is that this accommodation is found right next to the beach, so there are many ways to spend time in the water through the course of your stay. Follow up your swim with a few minutes in the lodgings's whirlpool, perfect for relieving soreness from a day of exploring.

Since there's no promising that you won't over-indulge on Aruba's outstanding cuisine, this site can help you maintain your figure; amenities include a workout facility with exercise equipment.


Those of you who play tennis should consider staying at this property, because its tennis facilities — located on-site — make for a pleasant afternoon activity, or sweat-breaking challenge. Guests will find 2 courts on this property. An evening match on their lighted courts would be a nice alternative to hot daytime play.

If you're wondering where else you can find tennis courts, you may want to compare Marriott's Aruba Ocean Club to similar sites with this activity, like Hyatt Regency Aruba Resort & Casino and Holiday Inn Resort Aruba - Beach Resort & Casino.


While there isn't a golf course at Marriott's Aruba Ocean Club, you may be able to arrange some playing time nearby. There are a couple of golf courses within three miles of Marriott's Aruba Ocean Club. Their names are Tierra Del Sol Golf Course and The Links at Divi Aruba Golf Course. The most proximate of your choices is Tierra Del Sol Golf Course, since it's just a small interval off from the property, it won't be trouble to make stopping in for a few rounds of golf. The course has 18 holes. It's a total of 6011 yards long, and is a par 71. If you're considering reserving a tee time, the course can be reached at (297) 586-7800.


A trip to Aruba can be the perfect opportunity to try your hand at a new recreational sport. There are several options available, so you're sure to find a watersport to enjoy, regardless of your skills. The following list names the watersports offered at Marriott's Aruba Ocean Club:

  • Boating
  • Fishing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Watercraft
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind Surfing

Family Activities

Vacationers traveling with kids might find exactly what they need at Marriott's Aruba Ocean Club, which has tons of family-friendly amenities.

Children staying at the Marriott's Aruba Ocean Club get special treatment. Kids can be part of Matey's Hall, a club that offers plenty of age-appropriate activities to keep the kids entertained.

The playground is one amenity that will keep both kids and their parents happy during their stay. It is the perfect spot for kids to meet new friends while parents enjoy a bit of downtime. Some time during your stay at Marriott's Aruba Ocean Club, you might want to relax without the kids. Guests can arrange for a babysitter, so that parents have the opportunity to take some time for themselves.

Entertainment and Nightlife

One of the best amenities here is its schedule of live entertainment, so even when visitors stay "in" for the night they won't miss Aruba's best acts. Expect to find entertainment about 7 days per week. Please keep in mind, the details can vary seasonally. If you want to find out more about the entertainment schedule, you can reach the resort at (297) 586-9000.

Plus, there are a couple of bars where guests can easily grab a cocktail or two or meet up with others before the show.

When you've exhausted all of the nighttime entertainment options at your destination, you can seek pleasure elsewhere. The accommodations in the surrounding area have a small amount of nightlife available to you, such as what you will find listed in the following table:

Accommodations near the Marriott's Aruba Ocean Club with Bars
Property Name Location Number of Bars Live Entertainment
Marriott's Aruba Surf Club 0.5 mi. North-Northeast of Central Palm Beach 1 check
Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino 0.7 mi. North of Central Palm Beach 4 check
Boardwalk Hotel 0.9 mi. North of Central Palm Beach -- --
Ritz-Carlton Aruba 0.8 mi. North of Central Palm Beach 2 check
Holiday Inn Resort Aruba - Beach Resort & Casino 0.3 mi. North of Central Palm Beach 3 check
Playa Linda Beach Resort 0.1 mi. North of Central Palm Beach 2 check
Hyatt Regency Aruba Resort & Casino 0.0 mi. Northeast of Central Palm Beach 5 check
Allegro Occidental Grand Aruba 0.1 mi. South of Central Palm Beach 5 check
Brickell Bay Beach Club 0.3 mi. Southeast of Central Palm Beach 1 --
Hilton Aruba Caribbean Resort & Casino 0.2 mi. South of Central Palm Beach 3 --
Hotel Riu Palace Aruba Central Palm Beach 5 check
Riu Palace Antillas Central Palm Beach 5 --

The lodging also features a casino, so you can spend the night placing a few bets and enjoying some cocktails. If you seek an alternative atmosphere, there is another casino location worth visiting, the Stellaris Casino. This one is located 0.1 miles north of Marriott's Aruba Ocean Club.


Vacationers will have a special opportunity to release vacation stresses, considering this destination has a soothing spa. The following list has some of the available spa services:

  • Facials
  • Massages
  • Sauna
  • Spa Facility
  • Steam Room
  • Whirlpool


Horseback riding is another activity that this site offers. Since Aruba's weather is beautiful year-round, riding is a popular pastime.

The salon on-site is a convenient place to start looking and feeling your best for a special dinner or night of entertainment.

In addition to the activities available on-site, travelers who enjoy exploring can find a multitude of interesting recreational opportunities in Aruba. Regardless of whether you would rather relax at the beach or play a round or two of golf, you will encounter lots of other opportunities for recreation in and around the area. Click these pages for information with regard to fishing, riding a bike or scooter, scuba diving, snorkeling, shopping, sightseeing, and other activities.


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