What's Located Around Ritz-Carlton Aruba

Many travelers make plans to spend their vacations in Aruba in anticipation of seeing the fabulous beaches that the island is so well known for. If you or your group are big beach fans, Ritz-Carlton Aruba is the right spot for you. This lodging is set along the water, so vacationers can spend their whole trip in the sun if that is what they want to do.

Nearby Beaches

Aruba's Palm Beach

Every one of the options near Ritz-Carlton Aruba (listed in the following table), has features worth noting. Click on the names below to see more information:

Beaches Near Ritz-Carlton Aruba
Beach Distance Direction Location
Hadicurari Beach 0.8 NNW 1.6 mi. North of Palm Beach
Palm Beach 0.8 S Palm Beach
Malmok Beach 1.3 NNW Malmok
Boca Catalina 1.5 NNW 2.3 mi. North of Palm Beach
Arashi Beach 2.0 NNW 2.7 mi. North of Palm Beach
Eagle Beach 2.5 SSW Eagle Beach
Manchebo Beach 3.3 SSW Manchebo
Druif Beach 3.6 S Oranjestad

The closest 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. Consider bringing your own lunch to Hadicurari Beach, which has picnic tables. However, they should note that there may not be showers or bathrooms.

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If you're searching for a more peaceful beach scene, Boca Catalina might be worth a visit. 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 can be found a mile and a half north-northwest of the resort.

Nearby Areas

Visiting a town or community neighboring your resort can add to the enjoyment of your vacation, whether you'll be exploring the area's exciting nightlife, or talking to some locals about their way of life. Ritz-Carlton Aruba is located near Noord; it's to the north of Palm Beach.

The following table contains a listing of areas near Ritz-Carlton Aruba:

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Bakval 0.4 ESE
Rooisanto 0.5 NE
Monserat 0.8 SE
Palm Beach 0.8 S
Cubeyo 0.9 NE
Westpunt 0.9 N
Kamay 1.1 ESE
Borocona 1.1 E
Malmok 1.3 NNW
Tierra Del Sol 1.3 N

Nearby Attractions

National Archaeological Museum Aruba

Ritz-Carlton Aruba makes for a wonderful spot for active vacationers. There are plenty of fun activities to be discovered when exploring near this accommodation. Yes, this region is simply full of places for travelers to explore, such as Signature Park, The Butterfly Farm, and 4D Theater, to name a few. Of the three, the closest is Signature Park.

Proving that this site has a great location, there are many more attractions nearby, like those shown in the table below.

Attractions Near Ritz-Carlton Aruba
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Signature Park Park 1.4 SSW The vicinity of Palm Beach
The Butterfly Farm Zoo 1.4 SSW The vicinity of Palm Beach
4D Theater Movie Theater 1.0 S Palm Beach
Caribbean Cinemas Mega Plex 8 Movie Theater 1.0 S Palm Beach
Bubali Bird Sanctuary Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 1.7 S The vicinity of Palm Beach
Noord Mountain Park Park -- -- Sabana Lider
Aruba Aloe Balm Museum Museum 2.9 S Oranjestad
California Lighthouse Lighthouse 2.2 N 3.0 mi. North of Palm Beach
National Archaeological Museum Aruba Museum 4.3 S Downtown Oranjestad
Park Curazon Park 3.7 SE Jaburibari
Museo Historico Arubano Museum 4.5 S Downtown Oranjestad
Fort Zoutman Historical Site 4.5 S Downtown Oranjestad
Aruba Numismatic Museum Museum 4.5 S Oranjestad
Wilhelmina Park Park 4.7 S Downtown Oranjestad
Bushiribana Historical Site 5.0 ESE Bushiribana
Aruba Ostrich Adventures Zoo 5.1 ESE Bushiribana
Natural Bridge Park 6.4 ESE 5.2 mi. East-Southeast of Noord
Donkey Sanctuary Aruba Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 6.7 SE 5.0 mi. East of Oranjestad
Balashi Gold Mill Ruins Historical Site 8.4 SE 5.2 mi. Southeast of Oranjestad
Arikok National Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 10.2 SE 8.0 mi. East of Oranjestad
Fontein Caves Cave 11.1 SE 9.1 mi. East of Oranjestad
Guadirikiri Caves Cave 11.9 SE 9.8 mi. East of Oranjestad
Tunnel of Love Cave 12.5 SE 10.2 mi. East-Southeast of Oranjestad
Aruba Model Train Museum Museum 13.5 SE San Nicolas
San Nicolas Community Museum Museum 13.8 SE 10.8 mi. Southeast of Oranjestad
San Nicolas Bay Keys Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 15.0 SE 11.9 mi. Southeast of Oranjestad

If you're on the lookout for a place where you can while away some free time, 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.

Nearby Accommodations

Getting info about nearby lodging options is oftentimes a good way to get a better feel for the surrounding area. You will find plenty of other properties to consider before making a decision, as this part of Aruba plays host to an exceptional range of hotels and resorts to pick from. Learn about the surrounding area's lodging possibilities by viewing the following table.

Accommodations near Ritz-Carlton Aruba
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Boardwalk Hotel 0.1 E The vicinity of Palm Beach, Aruba
Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino 0.2 SSE The vicinity of Palm Beach, Aruba
Marriott's Aruba Ocean Club 0.3 S The vicinity of Palm Beach, Aruba
Marriott's Aruba Surf Club 0.4 SSE The vicinity of Palm Beach, Aruba
Holiday Inn SunSpree Aruba Beach Resort & Casino 0.6 S Palm Beach, Aruba
Playa Linda Beach Resort 0.7 S Palm Beach, Aruba
Hyatt Regency Aruba Resort & Casino 0.8 S Palm Beach, Aruba
Allegro Occidental Grand Aruba 0.9 S Palm Beach, Aruba
Brickell Bay Beach Club 1.0 S Palm Beach, Aruba
Radisson Aruba Resort & Casino 1.0 S Palm Beach, Aruba

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