What's Near Westin Resort & Casino

Many times, picking a hotel near the right beach will guarantee that you get the full beach experience. Many guests are excited to learn that this property is located directly on the waterfront, so you won't have to go far to enjoy what makes the region so popular. Every year, crowds of guests enjoy this popular section of Aruba, creating an active beach atmosphere; however, it gets very congested with people.

Nearby Beaches

Aruba's Palm Beach

Obviously, since Westin Resort & Casino sits directly on Palm Beach, spending time at the shore is popular with guests staying at this property. 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. For guests who want to venture farther away, the following options each offer something a little different. Click on the names below to see more details:

Beaches Near Westin Aruba
Beach Distance Direction Location
Eagle Beach 1.2 SSW Eagle Beach
Hadicurari Beach 2.0 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 4.1 SSE Oranjestad
North Renaissance Beach 4.3 S Oranjestad
Renaissance Island 4.6 S 1.7 mi. South-Southeast of Oranjestad

Eagle Beach is the one that's nearest to this property. Recently noted as one of the Top 10 Beaches in the World by Trip Advisor, Eagle Beach is a well-loved family beach where picnics and camping are commonplace. Water sports are popular on Eagle Beach and rental equipment and organized water activities are available to visitors.

If you're on the lookout for a chance to escape the crowds, Boca Catalina is an alternative worth considering. 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 just a small interval away.

Nearby Areas

Stopping over at a town or community close to your resort can help you learn even more about Aruba, whether it's visiting the area's unique bars, or talking to some locals about their way of life. Westin Resort & Casino is located near Oranjestad; it's to the south-southwest of Palm Beach.

The table below lists some of the areas near Westin Resort & Casino.

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 1.0 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 want to be in the middle of the action during their trip to Aruba will find that Westin Resort & Casino makes a great base for their tropical explorations. Yes, this area has a lot of places for vacationers to explore, such as Signature Park, The Butterfly Farm, and 4D Theater, to name a few. Though there are at least three great attractions nearby, the closest one is Signature Park.

To keep your entire group happy, you may need to browse several of this area's attractions, many of which are shown in the table below.

Attractions Near Westin Aruba
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Signature Park Park 0.2 WSW The vicinity of Palm Beach
The Butterfly Farm Zoo 0.2 SW The vicinity of Palm Beach
4D Theater Movie Theater 0.5 NE Palm Beach
Caribbean Cinemas Mega Plex 8 Movie Theater 0.5 NE 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 1.8 SSE Oranjestad
California Lighthouse Lighthouse 3.4 N 3.0 mi. North of Palm Beach
National Archaeological Museum Aruba Museum 3.1 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 3.5 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 6.3 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 9.7 SE 8.0 mi. East of Oranjestad
Fontein Caves Cave 10.7 ESE 9.1 mi. East of Oranjestad
Guadirikiri Caves Cave 11.5 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 looking for a place where you can while away some free time, The Butterfly Farm could be just what the doctor ordered. 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

Finding information about nearby hotel booking possibilities is generally a convenient means of getting a feel for the area. Readers can find plenty of other properties to consider prior to reaching a decision, as this portion of Aruba houses a wide selection of hotel and resort options. View the table below to find full details about the hotel booking options that are found in the vicinity.

Accommodations near Westin Aruba
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Mill Resort & Suites 0.1 ESE The vicinity of Palm Beach, Aruba
Riu Palace Aruba All Inclusive 0.1 NE Palm Beach, Aruba
Divi Aruba Phoenix Beach Resort 0.3 WSW The vicinity of Palm Beach, Aruba
Radisson Aruba Resort & Casino 0.3 NE Palm Beach, Aruba
Allegro Occidental Grand Aruba 0.4 NNE Palm Beach, Aruba
Hyatt Regency Aruba Resort & Casino 0.5 NNE Palm Beach, Aruba
Brickell Bay Beach Club 0.5 NE Palm Beach, Aruba
Playa Linda Beach Resort 0.6 NNE Palm Beach, Aruba
Holiday Inn SunSpree Aruba Beach Resort & Casino 0.7 NNE Palm Beach, Aruba
Arubiana Inn 0.8 S San Miguel, Aruba

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