What's Located Around Marriott's Aruba Surf Club

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.

Nearby Beaches

Aruba's Palm Beach

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:

Beaches Near Marriott Surf Club
Beach Distance Direction Location
Hadicurari Beach 0.6 NNW The vicinity of Palm Beach
Malmok Beach 1.7 NNW Malmok
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
Manchebo Beach 3.0 SSW Manchebo
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.

Nearby Areas

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:

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Bakval 0.3 NE
Monserat 0.4 SE
Palm Beach 0.5 SSW
Rooisanto 0.8 N
Kamay 0.9 E
Borocona 1.1 ENE
Cubeyo 1.1 NNE
Noord 1.2 SE
Westpunt 1.2 N
Washington 1.4 S

Nearby Attractions

National Archaeological Museum Aruba

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 Signature Park, The Butterfly Farm, and Caribbean Cinemas - Aruba Megaplex 8. Though there are at least three great attractions nearby, the closest one is Signature Park.

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.

Attractions Near Marriott Surf Club
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Signature Park 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
4D Theater Movie Theater 0.6 S Palm Beach
Bubali Bird Sanctuary Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 1.4 SSW The vicinity of Palm Beach
Noord Mountain Park Park -- -- Sabana Lider
Aruba Aloe Balm Museum Museum 2.6 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 4.2 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
Wilhelmina Park Park 4.3 S Downtown Oranjestad
Bushiribana Historical Site 4.7 ESE Bushiribana
Aruba Ostrich Adventures Zoo 4.8 ESE Bushiribana
Natural Bridge 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
San Nicolas Bay Keys 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.

Nearby Accommodations

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.

Accommodations near Marriott Surf Club
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
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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