The inviting beaches in Aruba are undoubtedly some of the most relaxing (or active!) spots that you'll find in the region.
If you are a fan of the beach, Ritz-Carlton Aruba is the perfect locale for you. This property is set on the coast, so vacationers can spend all day every day soaking up the sun if they so desire.
You're bound to find an option that suits you in the following table. Click the names below to learn about amenities and other details:
|Hadicurari Beach||0.2||NW||The vicinity of Palm Beach|
|Palm Beach||0.8||S||Palm Beach|
|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|
|Druif Beach||3.6||S||2.2 mi. West-Northwest of Oranjestad|
Hadicurari Beach is the closest choice to consider near Ritz-Carlton Aruba. 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. Packing your own lunch makes for a fun dining experience at Hadicurari Beach, which has picnic tables available. Keep in mind, though, that amenities at this beach do not include showers or bathrooms.
If you're on the lookout for a place where surfers and sunbathers can find solitude, Boca Catalina is an alternative worth considering. 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 situated a mile and a half north-northwest of the resort.
Stopping over at a town or community close to your resort can add to the enjoyment of your vacation, whether it's about trying their underrated nightlife, or dining with locals at their authentic restaurants. Ritz-Carlton Aruba is located in the general vicinity of Noord; it is to the north of Palm Beach.
The areas found closest to Ritz-Carlton Aruba are listed below.
|Tierra Del Sol||1.3||N|
Tourists who want to enjoy plenty of activities while visiting Aruba will find that Ritz-Carlton Aruba makes a great home-base to start their excursions. As a matter of fact, this particular part of Palm Beach claims a number of exciting attractions, like 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 finding area attractions that are just right for your family, it's best to know all your options, like those listed in the following table.
|Park||1.4||SSW||The vicinity of Palm Beach|
|The Butterfly Farm||Zoo||1.4||SSW||The vicinity of Palm Beach|
|Caribbean Cinemas - Aruba Megaplex 8||Movie Theater||1.0||S||Palm Beach|
|Movie Theater||1.0||S||Palm Beach|
|Bubali Bird Sanctuary||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||1.7||S||The vicinity of Palm Beach|
|Aruba Aloe Balm Museum||Museum||2.9||S||1.8 mi. North-Northwest of Oranjestad|
|Lighthouse||2.2||N||3.0 mi. North of Palm Beach|
|National Archaeological Museum Aruba||Museum||4.3||S||Downtown Oranjestad|
|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||0.4 mi. West of Oranjestad|
|Aruba Ostrich Adventures||Zoo||5.1||ESE||Bushiribana|
|Park||6.4||ESE||5.2 mi. East-Southeast of Noord|
|Donkey Sanctuary Aruba||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||6.7||SE||4.3 mi. East of Oranjestad|
|Balashi Gold Mill Ruins||Historical Site||8.4||SE||4.3 mi. Southeast of Oranjestad|
|Arikok National Park||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||10.2||SE||7.1 mi. East of Oranjestad|
|Fontein Caves||Cave||11.1||SE||8.3 mi. East of Oranjestad|
|Guadirikiri Caves||Cave||11.9||SE||9.0 mi. East of Oranjestad|
|Tunnel of Love||Cave||12.5||SE||9.4 mi. East-Southeast of Oranjestad|
|Aruba Model Train Museum||Museum||13.5||SE||San Nicolas|
|San Nicolas Community Museum||Museum||13.8||SE||9.9 mi. Southeast of Oranjestad|
|Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||15.0||SE||11.0 mi. Southeast of Oranjestad|
If you're searching for a chance to see something a little different, The Butterfly Farm might be just right 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.
Learning about nearby lodging options is generally an excellent way to get a feel for the area as whole. You'll be able to find lots of additional destinations to learn about prior to making a decision, as this section of Aruba offers guests an exceptional variety of resorts and hotels to pick from. Find details about all the area's hotel booking options by checking the table below.
|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 Resort 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|
|Hilton Aruba Caribbean Resort & Casino||1.0||S||Palm Beach, Aruba|
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