What's Near Riu Palace Antillas

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.

Nearby Beaches

Aruba's Palm Beach

These choices are each worth investigating. Click on the following names to view a detailed discussion:

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 1.4 N The vicinity of Palm Beach
Manchebo Beach 2.1 SSW Manchebo
Druif Beach 2.3 S 2.2 mi. West-Northwest of 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 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.

Nearby Areas

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:

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

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 Signature Park, The Butterfly Farm, and Caribbean Cinemas - Aruba Megaplex 8. The closest of the three is Signature Park.

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.

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
Caribbean Cinemas - Aruba Megaplex 8 Movie Theater 0.4 NE Palm Beach
4D Theater 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 1.8 mi. North-Northwest of 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 0.4 mi. West of 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 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
San Nicolas Bay Keys 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.

Nearby Accommodations

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.

Accommodations near Riu Palace Antillas
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
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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