What's Located Around Riu Palace Antillas

The delightful beaches in Aruba are touted by locals as some of the most-loved attractions that the region has to offer. If you are looking forward to the beach more than anything, Riu Palace Antillas has what you need. This lodging is set right along the water and sand, so vacationers can spend all of their time soaking up the sun if they want.

Nearby Beaches

Aruba's Palm Beach

You're bound to find an option that suits you in the following table. Click the names below to view a detailed page:

Beaches Near Riu Palace Antillas
Beach Distance Direction Location
Palm Beach 0.4 NNE Palm Beach
Eagle Beach 1.2 SSW Eagle Beach
Hadicurari Beach 1.9 N 1.6 mi. North of Palm Beach
Manchebo Beach 2.1 SSW Manchebo
Druif Beach 2.3 S Oranjestad
Malmok Beach 2.5 N Malmok
Boca Catalina 2.7 N 2.3 mi. North of Palm Beach
Arashi Beach 3.1 N 2.7 mi. North of Palm Beach
Surfside Beach 4.2 SSE Oranjestad
North Renaissance Beach 4.3 S Oranjestad
Renaissance Island 4.6 S 1.7 mi. South-Southeast of Oranjestad

One of the closest picks is Palm Beach. 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. You can take your time here, as the amenities available include bathrooms and showers.

If you're on the lookout for a beach where you can have a private family outing away from the crowds, Boca Catalina might be just right for you. 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. You can find it just a meager interval away.

Nearby Areas

Visiting areas that are close to your resort can help you get out of your comfort zone to experience something a little different, whether it's for enjoying a night out in the area, or interacting with the locals while on your trip. Riu Palace Antillas is located near Noord; it is to the south-southwest of Palm Beach.

The areas found closest to Riu Palace Antillas are listed below.

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Palm Beach 0.4 NNE
San Miguel 0.7 S
Washington 0.9 SE
Monserat 0.9 NE
Babali 1.0 SSE
Malpais 1.1 S
Noord 1.1 E
Cunucu Abao 1.2 S
Bakval 1.3 NE
Aruba Blue Village 1.3 S

Nearby Attractions

National Archaeological Museum Aruba

Visitors in need of a fun agenda while vacationing in Aruba will quickly learn that Riu Palace Antillas makes a great base for their tropical explorations. In fact, this section of Palm Beach has a lot of spots for vacationers to explore, including Signature Park, The Butterfly Farm, and 4D Theater. Of the three nearby attractions, the closest is Signature Park.

There's something for everybody here, so feel free to explore more of the hotel's closest attractions, like those named in the following table.

Attractions Near Riu Palace Antillas
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Signature Park Park 0.2 SW The vicinity of Palm Beach
The Butterfly Farm Zoo 0.2 SW The vicinity of Palm Beach
4D Theater Movie Theater 0.5 ENE Palm Beach
Caribbean Cinemas Mega Plex 8 Movie Theater 0.5 ENE Palm Beach
Bubali Bird Sanctuary Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 0.5 SSW The vicinity of Palm Beach
Noord Mountain Park Park -- -- Sabana Lider
Aruba Aloe Balm Museum Museum 1.9 SSE Oranjestad
California Lighthouse Lighthouse 3.3 N 3.0 mi. North of Palm Beach
National Archaeological Museum Aruba Museum 3.2 S Downtown Oranjestad
Park Curazon Park 3.3 ESE Jaburibari
Museo Historico Arubano Museum 3.4 S Downtown Oranjestad
Fort Zoutman Historical Site 3.4 S Downtown Oranjestad
Aruba Numismatic Museum Museum 3.4 S Oranjestad
Wilhelmina Park Park 3.6 S Downtown Oranjestad
Bushiribana Historical Site 4.9 E Bushiribana
Aruba Ostrich Adventures Zoo 4.9 E Bushiribana
Natural Bridge Park 6.3 E 5.2 mi. East-Southeast of Noord
Donkey Sanctuary Aruba Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 6.4 ESE 5.0 mi. East of Oranjestad
Balashi Gold Mill Ruins Historical Site 7.6 SE 5.2 mi. Southeast of Oranjestad
Arikok National Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 9.8 SE 8.0 mi. East of Oranjestad
Fontein Caves Cave 10.8 ESE 9.1 mi. East of Oranjestad
Guadirikiri Caves Cave 11.6 ESE 9.8 mi. East of Oranjestad
Tunnel of Love Cave 12.1 SE 10.2 mi. East-Southeast of Oranjestad
Aruba Model Train Museum Museum 12.8 SE San Nicolas
San Nicolas Community Museum Museum 13.1 SE 10.8 mi. Southeast of Oranjestad
San Nicolas Bay Keys Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 14.3 SE 11.9 mi. Southeast of Oranjestad

If you're searching for a place where you can while away some free time, The Butterfly Farm might be a good choice. 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

When you're choosing a location to stay in, it is often a good idea to find out about nearby accommodation options in order to better understand the region. You'll be able to find lots of additional destinations to consider before coming to a decision, as this section of Aruba plays host to a wide selection of resorts and hotels to choose from. If you'd like to find additional info on the booking possibilities available in the vicinity, see the table below.

Accommodations near Riu Palace Antillas
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Westin Resort & Casino 0.0 SE The vicinity of Palm Beach, Aruba
Hotel Riu Palace Aruba 0.1 ENE Palm Beach, Aruba
Mill Resort & Suites 0.1 SE The vicinity of Palm Beach, Aruba
Divi Aruba Phoenix Beach Resort 0.3 SW The vicinity of Palm Beach, Aruba
Radisson Aruba Resort & Casino 0.3 NE Palm Beach, Aruba
Allegro Occidental Grand Aruba 0.4 NE Palm Beach, Aruba
Hyatt Regency Aruba Resort & Casino 0.5 NE Palm Beach, Aruba
Brickell Bay Beach Club 0.5 ENE Palm Beach, Aruba
Playa Linda Beach Resort 0.6 NNE Palm Beach, Aruba
Holiday Inn Resort Aruba - Beach Resort & Casino 0.7 NNE Palm Beach, Aruba

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