Quite often, guests plan to spend their holidays in Aruba in anticipation of seeing the breath-taking beaches that the island is famous for.
Fortunately, Marriott's Aruba Surf Club is located on the water, so you won't have to go out of the way to experience first hand what makes the area such a popular vacation destination. Several guests every year come to this popular part of Aruba, creating a happening beach scene; however, this means it can get packed with people during the high season.
Needless to say, since Marriott's Aruba Surf Club sits directly on Palm Beach, relaxing at the water's edge is one of the main attractions 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 eager for some variety, there are some additional beaches worth investigating. Click on the following names to view a detailed discussion:
|Hadicurari Beach||0.6||NNW||The vicinity of Palm Beach|
|Boca Catalina||1.9||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|
|Druif Beach||3.3||S||2.2 mi. West-Northwest of Oranjestad|
|Surfside Beach||4.9||S||0.7 mi. South of Oranjestad|
The most convenient option is Hadicurari Beach. 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. Guests can pack a lunch for their visit to this spot, which has a few places to enjoy a picnic. Keep in mind, though, that amenities at this beach do not include showers or bathrooms.
If you're looking for plenty of sand, surf and seclusion, Boca Catalina may be just what you're looking for. 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 just a short trip away.
Guests who are interested to know about the area's important features may want to know how far the nearest town or city is from their location. Marriott's Aruba Surf Club is situated in the vicinity of Oranjestad; it's to the north-northeast of Palm Beach.
The areas that are closest to Marriott's Aruba Surf Club are listed in the table below:
Vacationers who want to learn about local culture and have some fun outdoors during their trip to Aruba will find that Marriott's Aruba Surf Club makes a great base for their tropical explorations. As a matter of fact, this area has a lot of places for vacationers to explore, such as The Butterfly Farm, and Caribbean Cinemas - Aruba Megaplex 8. Though there are at least three great attractions nearby, the closest one is .,
When it comes to keeping the whole group smiling, you'll need to explore all your attraction options, like those named in the following table.
|Park||1.1||SW||The vicinity of Palm Beach|
|The Butterfly Farm||Zoo||1.1||SSW||The vicinity of Palm Beach|
|Caribbean Cinemas - Aruba Megaplex 8||Movie Theater||0.7||S||Palm Beach|
|Movie Theater||0.6||S||Palm Beach|
|Bubali Bird Sanctuary||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||1.4||SSW||The vicinity of Palm Beach|
|Aruba Aloe Balm Museum||Museum||2.6||S||1.8 mi. North-Northwest of 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||4.2||S||Downtown Oranjestad|
|Fort Zoutman||Historical Site||4.2||S||Downtown Oranjestad|
|Aruba Numismatic Museum||Museum||4.2||S||0.4 mi. West of Oranjestad|
|Aruba Ostrich Adventures||Zoo||4.8||ESE||Bushiribana|
|Park||6.2||ESE||5.2 mi. East-Southeast of Noord|
|Donkey Sanctuary Aruba||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||6.4||SE||4.3 mi. East of Oranjestad|
|Balashi Gold Mill Ruins||Historical Site||8.0||SE||4.3 mi. Southeast of Oranjestad|
|Arikok National Park||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||9.9||SE||7.1 mi. East of Oranjestad|
|Fontein Caves||Cave||10.8||SE||8.3 mi. East of Oranjestad|
|Guadirikiri Caves||Cave||11.7||SE||9.0 mi. East of Oranjestad|
|Tunnel of Love||Cave||12.2||SE||9.4 mi. East-Southeast of Oranjestad|
|Aruba Model Train Museum||Museum||13.1||SE||San Nicolas|
|San Nicolas Community Museum||Museum||13.4||SE||9.9 mi. Southeast of Oranjestad|
|Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||14.6||SE||11.0 mi. Southeast of Oranjestad|
If you're looking for a chance to see something a little different, The Butterfly Farm might be the right choice for you. 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 details about nearby hotel booking possibilities is generally a great means of getting a feel for the surrounding area. Readers will find lots of additional properties to learn about in the vicinity, as this section of Aruba offers visitors an exceptional range of hotel and resort options. The table below shows the hotel booking possibilities you'll find in the surrounding area.
|Marriott's Aruba Ocean Club||0.1||NW||The vicinity of Palm Beach, Aruba|
|Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino||0.2||N||The vicinity of Palm Beach, Aruba|
|Holiday Inn Resort Aruba - Beach Resort & Casino||0.3||SW||Palm Beach, Aruba|
|Boardwalk Hotel||0.3||N||The vicinity of Palm Beach, Aruba|
|Ritz-Carlton Aruba||0.4||NNW||The vicinity of Palm Beach, Aruba|
|Playa Linda Beach Resort||0.4||SSW||Palm Beach, Aruba|
|Hyatt Regency Aruba Resort & Casino||0.5||SSW||Palm Beach, Aruba|
|Allegro Occidental Grand Aruba||0.6||SSW||Palm Beach, Aruba|
|Brickell Bay Beach Club||0.6||S||Palm Beach, Aruba|
|Hilton Aruba Caribbean Resort & Casino||0.7||SSW||Palm Beach, Aruba|
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