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

Aruba provides plenty of intriguing outdoor pursuits, particularly for guests staying at a waterfront destination like this one. Marriott's Aruba Ocean Club is an excellent vacation destination for guests who want to stay entertained and give new activities a try.

Marriott's Aruba Ocean Club has 2 swimming pools, so everyone will have a better chance of finding a prime poolside spot. This accommodation is also located adjacent to the shore, so there are a few different ways to enjoy the water throughout your stay. For a different way to relax in the water, you can also enjoy the whirlpool on-site.

Fitness nuts won't need to put their workout routines on pause at this location; there are exercise facilities on-site at this hotel.


Those of you who play tennis will especially enjoy booking this property, since its tennis facilities — located on-site — make a fun place to spend time with the family. You will find 2 tennis courts on-site. Guests may also set up evening matches on a lit tennis court.

To see more choices like this, you might want to check out similar accommodations, including Holiday Inn SunSpree Aruba Beach Resort & Casino and Playa Linda Beach Resort.


Although Marriott's Aruba Ocean Club doesn't have a golf course on the property, you may be able to arrange a tee time during your stay. There are two 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 closest is Tierra Del Sol Golf Course, since it's just a small hike away from the lodging, it won't be a bother to plan on heading over for some rounds on the links. The course has a total of 18 holes. The course has a total length of 6011 yards, and it has been rated as a par 71. For those who would like to find out more information, the course can be reached at (297) 586-7800.


While visiting Aruba you may want to try out a new recreational sport. There are a variety of different options available here, so you will be sure to find an aquatic activity you enjoy, regardless of your style. This list shows the watersports available at Marriott's Aruba Ocean Club:

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

Family Activities

If you're traveling with kids, you should certainly consider making reservations at Marriott's Aruba Ocean Club, as it is known for its 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 site has a playground, which keeps even their littlest guests grinning. It's a safe place for children to release their pent up energy while their parents take a moment of rest for themselves. During your vacation, you may find yourself wanting to leave the little ones behind for Aruba's adult attractions. Guests can make arrangements for a babysitter, so that moms and dads can have the chance to enjoy some quality time on-site or around town.

Entertainment and Nightlife

If you've had a long, tiring day exploring Aruba, nothing's better than settling at your accommodation for the evening and letting the excitement come to you; it's a fun and convenient experience, because Marriott's Aruba Ocean Club offers on-site entertainment. Entertainment is typically hosted 7 days per week. Needless to say, the frequency may vary seasonally. If you'd like to obtain additional details, check with the front desk at (297) 586-9000.

Also, you have the choice of two different bars, so guests never have to go far to try island cocktails and meet up with everyone before going out for the night.

At night, you may want to head over to a nearby accommodation that also has nightlife options. Not all of the options listed below will have nightlife better than what you might find at your own lodging, but they do offer a bit of variety. These choices are listed in the following chart:

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 SunSpree 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 --
Radisson Aruba Resort & Casino 0.2 mi. South of Central Palm Beach 3 check
Riu Palace Aruba All Inclusive Central Palm Beach 5 check
Westin Resort & Casino Central Palm Beach 6 check

Feeling lucky? You can also pay a visit to the casino on-site, so you might just find yourself on the game floor one evening. Also within a short distance of this hotel is another casino location worth visiting, the Stellaris Casino. You will find Stellaris Casino only a small distance away from this lodging.


Visitors should think about staying here if they crave deep relaxation, because this destination features a well-liked spa. This list has a sample of the available services:

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


Horseback riding is another activity that this site offers. Many guests find this activity to be both relaxing and exhilarating.

The beauty salon makes it easy to get freshened up for a special evening.

Besides all of the activities found on the property, travelers who want to get out 'n' about will certainly appreciate the many interesting sites to see and things to do in Aruba. Whether you are looking to spend time at the beach or enjoy a couple of rounds on the golf course, you'll find plenty of other recreational opportunities in the surrounding areas. Investigate these pages for information regarding sightseeing, scuba diving, riding a bike or scooter, shopping, fishing, snorkeling, and other activities you might enjoy.


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