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

With many ways to spend your days in Aruba, the Ritz-Carlton Aruba can introduce you to some of the most popular pastimes available in their vibrant beachfront location. This vacation spot offers travelers a wide variety of recreational possibilities, meaning you will have lots of interesting activities to choose from during your trip.

This property has 2 swimming pools, so each guest will experience less hassle when seeking a spot to lounge. This property is also found adjacent to the coast, so there are a lot of ways to spend time 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; be sure to ask the staff how to access the workout facility available on-site.


Those of you who play tennis will especially enjoy booking this property, because its tennis facilities — located on-site — offer a challenge, as well as a convenient outdoor activity.

If you're interested in other places to stay like this, you may want to browse other popular accommodations that offer this activity, including Hyatt Regency Aruba Resort & Casino and Holiday Inn Resort Aruba - Beach Resort & Casino.


While there isn't a golf course at Ritz-Carlton Aruba, it's possible that you could make arrangements to play a round or two during your stay. The two closest courses are within three and a half miles of Ritz-Carlton Aruba. They are Tierra Del Sol Golf Course and The Links at Divi Aruba Golf Course. The most proximate of these options is Tierra Del Sol Golf Course, since it is only a short distance away from the lodging, you can make stopping by for a few rounds of golf. The course has 18 holes. It is a par 71, with a total length of 6011 yards. For those who would like to find out more information, you can reach the course at (297) 586-7800.


A trip to Aruba can be the perfect opportunity to try your hand at a new recreational sport. Ritz-Carlton Aruba offers a number of different options, so you are sure to find an aquatic activity you enjoy, regardless of your style. This list shows the watersports available at Ritz-Carlton Aruba:

  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving
  • Snorkeling

Family Activities

Families are welcome at Ritz-Carlton Aruba, despite the fact that you probably won't see a wide selection of activities specifically intended for youngsters. If you need a hotel to stay with specific perks 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.

An organized children's program is available if necessary. It ensures that parents can have some time to themselves, while their little ones meet new friends.

Entertainment and Nightlife

Ritz-Carlton Aruba features live entertainment, so even when guests stay inside for the night they won't miss the chance to see some of Aruba's best performers. Typically, live entertainment is offered at least daily. Of course, the frequency may vary seasonally. If you want to learn more about what entertainment will be offered, contact the resort at (297) 527-2222.

Also, you have the choice of two different bars, which are perfect when guests need to grab a cold beverage and meet others for drinks before the show starts.

Nearby accommodations that offer an alternative to your lodging's nightlife options are displayed below:

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 --

Feeling lucky? You can also pay a visit to the casino on-site, so it's as easy as ever to "stay in" for the night, without sacrificing fun and excitement. If one gambling hot spot isn't enough, there is another casino location worth visiting, the Stellaris Casino. It is about 0.2 miles south-southeast of Ritz-Carlton Aruba.


Not every property in Aruba has spa facilities, but Ritz-Carlton Aruba is one of the pleasant properties that can provide its visitors a calm setting where they can relax under the care of talented professionals. The list below has some of the available spa 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 you'll find on the grounds of this property, visitors looking to explore won't ever run out of exciting outdoor attractions in Aruba. No matter if you're looking to lay out on the beach or enjoy a couple rounds of golf, you'll find plenty of other opportunities for recreation in the area. Click these articles for information with regard to riding a bike or moped, shopping, snorkeling, diving, fishing, sightseeing, and other activities you might enjoy.


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