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.
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:
|Hadicurari Beach||1.1||NNW||1.6 mi. North of Palm Beach|
|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|
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.
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.
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 The Butterfly Farm, and , to name a few. The nearest attraction of the three is .,
There are plenty of other attractions to keep all kinds of travelers happy; find them shown in the table below.
|Park||1.1||SSW||The vicinity of Palm Beach|
|The Butterfly Farm||Zoo||1.2||SSW||The vicinity of Palm Beach|
|Movie Theater||0.7||S||Palm Beach|
|Movie Theater||0.7||S||Palm Beach|
|Bubali Bird Sanctuary||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||1.5||SSW||The vicinity of Palm Beach|
|Aruba Aloe Balm Museum||Museum||2.7||S||Oranjestad|
|Lighthouse||2.5||N||3.0 mi. North of Palm Beach|
|National Archaeological Museum Aruba||Museum||4.0||S||Downtown Oranjestad|
|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|
|Aruba Ostrich Adventures||Zoo||4.9||ESE||Bushiribana|
|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|
|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.
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.
|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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