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.
You're bound to find an option that suits you in the following table. Click the names below to view a detailed page:
|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|
|Boca Catalina||2.7||N||2.3 mi. North of Palm Beach|
|Arashi Beach||3.1||N||2.7 mi. North of Palm Beach|
|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.
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.
|Aruba Blue Village||1.3||S|
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 The Butterfly Farm, and . Of the three nearby attractions, the closest is .,
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.
|Park||0.2||SW||The vicinity of Palm Beach|
|The Butterfly Farm||Zoo||0.2||SW||The vicinity of Palm Beach|
|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|
|Aruba Aloe Balm Museum||Museum||1.9||SSE||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||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||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|
|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.
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.
|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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