The inviting beaches in Aruba are considered the most enticing outdoor sights in the region.
Luckily, Riu Palace Antillas is situated on the water, so you won't need to travel far to see one of the most naturally beautiful features of the area.
These choices are each worth investigating. Click on the following names to view a detailed discussion:
|Palm Beach||0.4||NNE||Palm Beach|
|Eagle Beach||1.2||SSW||Eagle Beach|
|Hadicurari Beach||1.4||N||The vicinity of Palm Beach|
|Druif Beach||2.3||S||2.2 mi. West-Northwest of Oranjestad|
|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||0.7 mi. South of Oranjestad|
|North Renaissance Beach||4.3||S||0.9 mi. South-Southwest of Oranjestad|
|Renaissance Island||4.6||S||1.1 mi. South of Oranjestad|
The closest option 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 soak in the sun at Palm Beach for as long as you want, since the amenities include showers and restrooms.
If instead you're interested in a beach that offers more seclusion, 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. It can be found only a meager interval off.
Travelers who want to know a little bit more about the surrounding area's offerings may be wondering how close (or far) the nearest town or city is from their accommodations. Riu Palace Antillas is located in the vicinity of Noord; it's to the south-southwest of Palm Beach.
The following table contains a listing of areas near Riu Palace Antillas:
|Aruba Blue Village||1.3||S|
Vacationers who want to enjoy plenty of activities during their stay in Aruba will quickly learn that Riu Palace Antillas makes an exceptional starting point for their daily excursions. In fact, this particular part of Palm Beach claims a number of exciting attractions, including The Butterfly Farm, and Caribbean Cinemas - Aruba Megaplex 8. The closest of the three is .,
In search of even more activities to keep you busy? Take a look at all the things to do near the property, which are shown in the table below.
|Park||0.2||SW||The vicinity of Palm Beach|
|The Butterfly Farm||Zoo||0.2||SW||The vicinity of Palm Beach|
|Caribbean Cinemas - Aruba Megaplex 8||Movie Theater||0.4||NE||Palm Beach|
|Movie Theater||0.5||ENE||Palm Beach|
|Bubali Bird Sanctuary||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||0.5||SSW||The vicinity of Palm Beach|
|Aruba Aloe Balm Museum||Museum||1.9||SSE||1.8 mi. North-Northwest of Oranjestad|
|Lighthouse||3.3||N||3.0 mi. North of Palm Beach|
|National Archaeological Museum Aruba||Museum||3.2||S||Downtown Oranjestad|
|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||0.4 mi. West of Oranjestad|
|Aruba Ostrich Adventures||Zoo||4.9||E||Bushiribana|
|Park||6.3||E||5.2 mi. East-Southeast of Noord|
|Donkey Sanctuary Aruba||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||6.4||ESE||4.3 mi. East of Oranjestad|
|Balashi Gold Mill Ruins||Historical Site||7.6||SE||4.3 mi. Southeast of Oranjestad|
|Arikok National Park||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||9.8||SE||7.1 mi. East of Oranjestad|
|Fontein Caves||Cave||10.8||ESE||8.3 mi. East of Oranjestad|
|Guadirikiri Caves||Cave||11.6||ESE||9.0 mi. East of Oranjestad|
|Tunnel of Love||Cave||12.1||SE||9.4 mi. East-Southeast of Oranjestad|
|Aruba Model Train Museum||Museum||12.8||SE||San Nicolas|
|San Nicolas Community Museum||Museum||13.1||SE||9.9 mi. Southeast of Oranjestad|
|Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||14.3||SE||11.0 mi. Southeast of Oranjestad|
If you're searching for somewhere a little different to visit, The Butterfly Farm could be a good option. 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.
When choosing where to book your stay, it can often be worthwhile to learn about nearby accommodation options as a way to get a feel for the area. You will find plenty of additional properties to think about prior to reaching a decision, as this portion of Aruba plays host to a terrific range of resort and hotel options. Get the details you need about all the area's booking options by viewing the following table.
|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|
|Hilton Aruba Caribbean 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|
|Arubiana Inn||0.9||S||San Miguel, Aruba|
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