What's Located Around Marriott's Aruba Ocean Club

Often, visitors plan to come to Aruba knowing that they'll get to see the fabulous beaches that the island is so well known for. Visitors love that Marriott's Aruba Ocean Club is directly on the waterfront, so you won't have to go far to see what makes the area so special. Several guests every year frequent this popular spot in Aruba, creating an undoubtedly fun social scene; however, this means it can get very congested with people.

Nearby Beaches

Aruba's Palm Beach

Naturally, since Marriott's Aruba Ocean Club was built directly on Palm Beach, spending time at the shore is a popular pastime at this property. 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 are willing to venture off site, the following options each offer something a little different. Click on the names below to see more details:

Beaches Near Marriott Ocean Club
Beach Distance Direction Location
Hadicurari Beach 1.1 NNW 1.6 mi. North of Palm Beach
Malmok Beach 1.6 NNW Malmok
Boca Catalina 1.8 NNW 2.3 mi. North of Palm Beach
Eagle Beach 2.2 SSW Eagle Beach
Arashi Beach 2.3 NNW 2.7 mi. North of Palm Beach
Manchebo Beach 3.1 SSW Manchebo
Druif Beach 3.3 S Oranjestad
Surfside Beach 5.0 S Oranjestad

Hadicurari Beach is probably the most convenient option to visit near Marriott's Aruba Ocean Club. 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. Bringing your own bagged lunch is an option at Hadicurari Beach, which has picnic tables available. Keep in mind, though, that there may not be shower or bathroom facilities.

If you're looking for an enjoyable secluded beach, 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's located a mile and a half north-northwest of the resort.

Nearby Areas

Visitors who are curious to know about what's located nearby might want to know how many miles the neighboring town or city is from their accommodations. Marriott's Aruba Ocean Club can be found in the vicinity of Oranjestad; it's to the north-northeast of Palm Beach.

The areas found closest to Marriott's Aruba Ocean Club are listed below.

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Bakval 0.3 ENE
Monserat 0.5 SE
Palm Beach 0.6 SSW
Rooisanto 0.7 N
Kamay 0.9 E
Cubeyo 1.1 NNE
Borocona 1.1 ENE
Westpunt 1.1 N
Noord 1.2 SE
Washington 1.5 S

Nearby Attractions

National Archaeological Museum Aruba

Marriott's Aruba Ocean Club is a wonderful place to stay for active vacationers. There are plenty of active pursuits to be discovered when searching from this accommodation. In fact, this region touts a wide array of places to explore, such as Signature Park, The Butterfly Farm, and 4D Theater, to name a few. The nearest attraction of the three is Signature Park.

There are plenty of other attractions to keep all kinds of travelers happy; find them shown in the table below.

Attractions Near Marriott Ocean Club
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Signature Park Park 1.1 SSW The vicinity of Palm Beach
The Butterfly Farm Zoo 1.2 SSW The vicinity of Palm Beach
4D Theater Movie Theater 0.7 S Palm Beach
Caribbean Cinemas Mega Plex 8 Movie Theater 0.7 S Palm Beach
Bubali Bird Sanctuary Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 1.5 SSW The vicinity of Palm Beach
Noord Mountain Park Park -- -- Sabana Lider
Aruba Aloe Balm Museum Museum 2.7 S Oranjestad
California Lighthouse Lighthouse 2.5 N 3.0 mi. North of Palm Beach
National Archaeological Museum Aruba Museum 4.0 S Downtown Oranjestad
Park Curazon Park 3.4 SE Jaburibari
Museo Historico Arubano Museum 4.3 S Downtown Oranjestad
Fort Zoutman Historical Site 4.3 S Downtown Oranjestad
Aruba Numismatic Museum Museum 4.3 S Oranjestad
Wilhelmina Park Park 4.4 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 6.5 SE 5.0 mi. East of Oranjestad
Balashi Gold Mill Ruins Historical Site 8.1 SE 5.2 mi. Southeast of Oranjestad
Arikok National Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 10.0 SE 8.0 mi. East of Oranjestad
Fontein Caves Cave 10.9 SE 9.1 mi. East of Oranjestad
Guadirikiri Caves Cave 11.7 SE 9.8 mi. East of Oranjestad
Tunnel of Love Cave 12.3 SE 10.2 mi. East-Southeast of Oranjestad
Aruba Model Train Museum Museum 13.2 SE San Nicolas
San Nicolas Community Museum Museum 13.5 SE 10.8 mi. Southeast of Oranjestad
San Nicolas Bay Keys Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 14.7 SE 11.9 mi. Southeast of Oranjestad

If you're searching for an interesting place to visit, The Butterfly Farm might be what the doctor ordered. 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 info about nearby booking possibilities is generally a great way to get a better feel for the area. You will be able to find plenty of other properties to think about before coming to a decision, as this part of Aruba is home to a wide range of resorts and hotels to pick from. Take a look at the table below to find complete details about the booking options you'll find in the vicinity.

Accommodations near Marriott Ocean Club
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Marriott's Aruba Surf Club 0.1 SE The vicinity of Palm Beach, Aruba
Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino 0.1 N The vicinity of Palm Beach, Aruba
Boardwalk Hotel 0.3 N The vicinity of Palm Beach, Aruba
Ritz-Carlton Aruba 0.3 N The vicinity of Palm Beach, Aruba
Holiday Inn SunSpree Aruba Beach Resort & Casino 0.3 SSW Palm Beach, Aruba
Playa Linda Beach Resort 0.4 SSW Palm Beach, Aruba
Hyatt Regency Aruba Resort & Casino 0.6 S Palm Beach, Aruba
Allegro Occidental Grand Aruba 0.6 S Palm Beach, Aruba
Brickell Bay Beach Club 0.7 S Palm Beach, Aruba
Radisson Aruba Resort & Casino 0.7 S Palm Beach, Aruba

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