What's Located Around Marriott's Aruba Ocean Club

If this sounds like you, finding a hotel located near a nice beach will guarantee that you get the full beach experience.

If you or your group are big beach fans, Marriott's Aruba Ocean Club has what you need. This lodging is situated on the shore, so visitors can spend as much time as they like in the sun if that will make them happy. Every year, crowds of guests frequent this popular spot in Aruba, setting up a lively atmosphere for people-watching and sun-bathing; however, it is known to get overly-crowded during the busy season.

Nearby Beaches

Aruba's Palm Beach

Naturally, since Marriott's Aruba Ocean Club is located right on Palm Beach, spending time at the shore 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 vacationers who are eager for some variety, there are some additional beaches worth investigating. Click on the following names to view our detailed article:

Beaches Near Marriott Ocean Club
Beach Distance Direction Location
Hadicurari Beach 0.5 NNW The vicinity 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 2.2 mi. West-Northwest of Oranjestad
Surfside Beach 5.0 S 0.7 mi. South of Oranjestad

Hadicurari Beach is closest to this property. 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. For a fun experience, bring your own lunch along with you to Hadicurari Beach, which provides picnic tables. Keep in mind, though, that amenities at this beach do not include showers or bathrooms.

If you're on the lookout for a stretch of sand that attracts very few tourists, Boca Catalina might be a good choice. 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 just a small distance off.

Nearby Areas

Stopping over at a town or community close to your resort can act as a nice day trip, whether it's visiting the area's unique bars, or experiencing the day in the life of a local. Marriott's Aruba Ocean Club is located near Oranjestad; it's to the north-northeast of Palm Beach.

The areas that are closest to Marriott's Aruba Ocean Club are listed in the table 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

Tourists who want to try unfamiliar activities during their stay in Aruba will quickly learn that Marriott's Aruba Ocean Club is in a lovely location that's both active and serene. In fact, this area is simply full of different attractions to try, like Signature Park, The Butterfly Farm, and Caribbean Cinemas - Aruba Megaplex 8, to name a few. Though there are at least three great attractions nearby, the closest one is Signature Park.

These attractions are just a sample of what's in the area; find more listed in the following table.

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
Caribbean Cinemas - Aruba Megaplex 8 Movie Theater 0.7 S Palm Beach
4D Theater 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 1.8 mi. North-Northwest of 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 0.4 mi. West of 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 4.3 mi. East of Oranjestad
Balashi Gold Mill Ruins Historical Site 8.1 SE 4.3 mi. Southeast of Oranjestad
Arikok National Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 10.0 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 12.3 SE 9.4 mi. East-Southeast of Oranjestad
Aruba Model Train Museum Museum 13.2 SE San Nicolas
San Nicolas Community Museum Museum 13.5 SE 9.9 mi. Southeast of Oranjestad
San Nicolas Bay Keys Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 14.7 SE 11.0 mi. Southeast of Oranjestad

If you're searching for an enjoyable experience, The Butterfly Farm might be worth a visit. 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

When deciding where to stay, it is often smart to learn more about nearby accommodations as a way to get a better feel for the surrounding area. You will find plenty of other destinations to learn about prior to making a decision, as this part of Aruba offers visitors an impressive range of resorts and hotels to choose from. To learn more about the hotel booking options available in the region, view the table below.

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 Resort 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
Hilton Aruba Caribbean Resort & Casino 0.7 S Palm Beach, Aruba

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