Things to See and Do While Staying at Ritz-Carlton Aruba

Aruba offers guests lots of interesting sites to explore, especially for those booking a waterfront destination like this one. Ritz-Carlton Aruba is one of the best properties for guests who want to have several on-site choices and participate in new activities.

With 2 swimming pools to choose from at Ritz-Carlton Aruba, you shouldn't have any issues finding enough poolside lounge chairs. One of the bonuses is that this property is located adjacent to the shore, so there are many ways to play in the water throughout your stay.

Travelers staying at this property won't need to worry about finding a gym to use during their vacations; amenities include a workout facility with exercise equipment.


This resort is an especially fitting place for tennis buffs, considering visitors can spend some of their free time playing a match on-site.

Looking for more options where on-site tennis is a possibility? You can take a look at other popular accommodations that offer this activity, including Hyatt Regency Aruba Resort & Casino and Holiday Inn Resort Aruba - Beach Resort & Casino.


Although Ritz-Carlton Aruba doesn't have a golf course on the property, you may be able to arrange a tee time during your stay. There are a couple of courses within three and a half miles of Ritz-Carlton Aruba. Their names are The Links at Divi Aruba Golf Course and Tierra Del Sol Golf Course. The most proximate of your options is Tierra Del Sol Golf Course, since it is just a quick distance away from the property, it won't be a bother to plan stopping in for a few rounds of golf. The course has 18 holes. The length of this course is 6011 yards, and it's rated as a par 71. If you'd like to see if it is possible to schedule a tee time, the course can be reached at (297) 586-7800.


While staying in Aruba why not try out a new recreational sport? There are multiple options available at the resort, so you will be sure to find an aquatic activity you enjoy, regardless of your taste. The following list shows the watersports available at Ritz-Carlton Aruba:

  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving
  • Snorkeling

Family Activities

Families often stay at Ritz-Carlton Aruba, even though you may not be impressed by an extra large selection of activities planned for the younger set. If you are looking for a hotel to lodge at with more features that are of particular interest to kids, check out accommodations which are top-rated for family vacations.

Kids will enjoy their time at Ritz-Carlton Aruba thanks to the weekly movie night for kids, scheduled daily activities for the whole family, a two hour fun Ritz kids activity per stay, nanny services, and of course Ritz Kids the daily clue where kids can go to hand out and play while their parents explore on the area on their own.

Many travelers appreciate this property's organized children's program. It offers a good excuse for parents to have some alone time, while the little ones have supervised fun with other guests their own age.

Entertainment and Nightlife

When you get back to your room, exhausted by a day of exploring, nothing's better than letting the nightlife come to you; on-site entertainment is one of the tempting amenities offered by Ritz-Carlton Aruba. Entertainment is typically hosted at least daily. Please keep in mind, the frequency may vary seasonally. If you'd like to learn more about their on-property entertainment, contact the resort at (297) 527-2222.

Plus, there are a two different bars so guests never have to go far to try island cocktails before or after dinner.

Variety is the spice of life. There are a few accommodations nearby that offer a small amount of nightlife options for you to choose from when you have experienced all that your own property has to share. These include the options in the following table:

Accommodations near the Ritz-Carlton Aruba with Bars
Property Name Location Number of Bars Live Entertainment
Boardwalk Hotel 0.9 mi. North of Central Palm Beach -- --
Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino 0.7 mi. North of Central Palm Beach 4 check
Marriott's Aruba Ocean Club 0.6 mi. North-Northeast of Central Palm Beach 2 check
Marriott's Aruba Surf Club 0.5 mi. North-Northeast of Central Palm Beach 1 check
Holiday Inn Resort Aruba - Beach Resort & Casino 0.3 mi. North of Central Palm Beach 3 check
Playa Linda Beach Resort 0.1 mi. North of Central Palm Beach 2 check
Hyatt Regency Aruba Resort & Casino 0.0 mi. Northeast of Central Palm Beach 5 check
Allegro Occidental Grand Aruba 0.1 mi. South of Central Palm Beach 5 check
Brickell Bay Beach Club 0.3 mi. Southeast of Central Palm Beach 1 --
Hilton Aruba Caribbean Resort & Casino 0.2 mi. South of Central Palm Beach 3 --
Hotel Riu Palace Aruba Central Palm Beach 5 check
Riu Palace Antillas Central Palm Beach 5 --

Of course, because this location features a casino, gambling is always an option for evening entertainment. For a different atmosphere, there is another casino location worth visiting, the Stellaris Casino. This one is located 0.2 miles of Ritz-Carlton Aruba.


Not every property in Aruba has spa facilities, but Ritz-Carlton Aruba is one of the few in the area that is able and excited to offer its guests an effortless way to release stress and reflect on the area's beauty. The following list has a sample of the available services:

  • Facials
  • Massages
  • Sauna
  • Spa Facility
  • Steam Room

This luxury hotel houses a 15,000 square foot spa with 13 different private treatment rooms and a huge list of island and herbal-inspired body and facial treatments plus your favorite massages. Also on property is a state-of-the-art fitness center which offers fitness classes every day.


In addition to all of the activities available on the property, guests hoping to explore can find a multitude of exciting things to see and do in Aruba. Regardless of whether you'd rather hang out on the beach or enjoy a few rounds on the golf course, you can encounter plenty of other recreational opportunities in the area. Click on these articles to read more regarding riding a bike or scooter, scuba diving, fishing, shopping, snorkeling, and other activities.


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