What's Located Around Riu Palace Antillas

Many visitors have decided to spend their holidays in Aruba knowing that they'll get to see the beautiful beaches that the island is famous for.

If you or your group are big beach fans, Riu Palace Antillas is just what you are looking for. This site is situated on the water, so visitors can spend all day every day soaking up the sun if that is what they want to do.

Nearby Beaches

Aruba's Palm Beach

The following options each offer something a little different. Click on the following names to learn about amenities and other details:

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

Palm Beach is the one that's nearest to Riu Palace Antillas. 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 it will have restrooms and showers for your convenience.

If you're looking for plenty of sand, surf and seclusion, Boca Catalina might be a good choice. 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 two and a half miles north of the resort.

Nearby Areas

Visitors seeking to learn a bit more about what is close by might want to know how many miles the neighboring town or city is from their location. Riu Palace Antillas is located near Noord; it's to the south-southwest of Palm Beach.

The areas that are closest to Riu Palace Antillas are listed in the table 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 who crave an exciting itinerary during their trip to Aruba will quickly learn that Riu Palace Antillas is in an ideal place for people who will be in and out trying various excursions. As a matter of fact, this area is simply full of different attractions to try, like Signature Park, The Butterfly Farm, and Caribbean Cinemas - Aruba Megaplex 8. The nearest attraction of the three is Signature Park.

Still more attractions, within the vicinity of the lodging, are listed 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 on the lookout 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 deciding where to stay, it's sometimes helpful to find out about nearby accommodation options in order to get a better feel for the surrounding area. You'll find no shortage of other properties to consider prior to making a decision, as this portion of Aruba offers travelers an excellent variety of hotel and resort options. To find more info on lodging options available close-by, consult 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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