There is a wide variety of accommodation alternatives in Aruba to fit any budget and preference. While the tourist industry continues to grow, the island keeps on developing and upgrading by offering more, better, different options to help visitors get the most out of their Aruba vacation. The high rise resorts in Palm Beach together with the all-inclusive low rise resorts are among the popular stays, but Bed & Breakfast packages, countryside apartments and downtown budget hotels are on the rise. Whatever the occasion, the size of your party, the season, the lifestyle, Aruba has a lot of perfect getaways to offer.
LUXURY HOTELS AND RESORTS
Tierra del Sol Resort, Spa and Country Club
A longstanding favorite with golf fanatics, big families, business groups and travelers who want more than the usual, this resort uses Aruba's gorgeous coastline to create a new standard of luxury and an escape from the crowds. With expansive sea, desert and landscaping views, Tierra del Sol offers a championship 18-hole golf course designed by Robert Trent Jones II and a large variety of tastefully decorated condominiums, villas, and estate homes to the experience of sumptuous residential living. Ventanas Del Mar restaurant is open for indoor-outdoor breakfast, lunch and dinner, offering spectacular views of the Caribbean Sea and the historic California Lighthouse. To further unwind, guests can enjoy many clubhouse facilities like a 4000 sq. ft. swimming pool, a private jacuzzi, a shuttle-service to Arashi Beach or visit the certified experts of Body and Soul Spa for a rejuvenating massage. "A home away from home" but with Caribbean flair.
Riu Palace Antillas
Lasting memories start at The Westin Resort & Casino, where Aruba's famous stretches of white sand offer relaxation and action. For the adventurous travelers there are sailing and scuba diving tours, deep sea fishing trips, banana boat rides, plenty of activities to keep the family busy all day. From the full-service Etnika Spa to the intimate beachfront restaurant Azull, every facility is designed to help you savor the good life in a stress-free environment. For a full-evening of grand illusions, comedy and never-before-seen magic acts, visit the award-winning magician Adam Steinfeld's nightly show at the Magic Live! Comedy and Magic Theater, off the main lobby. Then try your luck at the newly renovated Palm Beach casino, the perfect end to a sun-filled day. Surprise family members or a couple by staying at the Westin Aruba Resort & Casino, or have a unique amenity delivered to their room when they check-in.
Manchebo Beach Resort & Spa
An intimate atmosphere is a prerequisite for a successful boutique resort, along with warm hospitality and a sense of uniqueness. The attentive, multilingual staff of Manchebo Beach Resort & Spa lives up to this tradition by pampering their guests with a smile and making them feel as part of the family. With the one-of-a-kind Caribbean-Balinese sanctuary by the sea, Spa Del Sol and Aruba's first Garra Rufa Fish Footspa, revival of the senses is only an appointment away. For nightlife and shopping guests can take a three minute drive to Aruba's capital Oranjestad, or s three minute walk to the Alhambra Casino & Night Time Shopping Bazaar right across the street. But for simple pleasures, Manchebo Beach Resort & Spa offers a healthy breakfast on the pool deck, a romantic dinners at the French Steakhouse, happy hours at the Pega-Pega Beach Bar or just lazy days on an immaculate beach.
Riu Palace Aruba
The Riu Palace may look like a fantasy straight from the One Thousand And One Aruban Nights, it is the newest and biggest 24-hours, all-inclusive resort on the island, conveniently located right in the heart of the famous Palm Beach. With its colossal, white domes and turrets, this palatial hotel promises regal luxury and maybe even a bit of magic. For travelers wanting a sophisticated escape, it's possible at the Riu Palace, where the tropical landscaped grounds and Olympic-size swimming pool open onto a vast stretch of breathtaking beach. Jacuzzi, sauna, health and beauty center "Vita Novus Spa" give the property its full potential, while guests can indulge to their hearts' content with a cocktail or a meal in one of the four à la carte restaurants. Casino, shows, live music are also part of the deal, making this one of the best values for a luxury getaway in Aruba.
Amsterdam Manor Beach Resort
This intimate beach resort fits right in with its magnificent oceanfront location. Offering a variety of accommodations, including fully equipped rooms, superior studios and coveted suites overlooking one of the best beaches in the world, the Dutch Colonial building is a unique alternative to Aruba's large luxury hotels. Despite its diminutive size, though, it's big on friendly, personalized service, and outstanding facilities and amenities. Two on-site restaurants serve a fusion of local flavors and daily variations on favorite international dishes, while the fine dining experience is enhanced by breathtaking sunsets and the tropical breeze. For guests who want more than suntanning and swimming, the resort offers amazing activities like barbeque buffets, dance shows and theme nights. There's also a bus-stop in front of the resort for independent trips to downtown Oranjestad. Whatever the need, the Amsterdam Manor family will go all the way to make your dream vacation come true.
Hyatt Regency Aruba Resort and Casino
Where the Caribbean Sea meets the white sandy shores of Aruba, Hyatt Regency Aruba Resort & Casino is a gracious base for travelers who want to fulfill their luxurious vacation dreams. Ocean views serve as a panoramic backdrop for a wealth of guest room amenities, culminating with signature Hyatt Grand Beds, elite Les Clefs d'Or Concierge staff and 24 hour in-room dining, while the Hyatt Regency Casino assures adrenaline rushes, glamour, excitement and plenty of challenge. Sumptuous cuisine together with the dramatic setting of Ruinas Del Mar (Ruins By The Sea) Restaurant, the newly renovated Zoia Spa with all-natural treatments such as the Aromatherapy Body Salt Glow, the 8,000 square foot pool complex surrounded by cascading waterfalls and tropical gardens, the newly restyled island chic décor... all of this transforms the resort into a slice of paradise as it seems to flow directly into the crystal clear sea of Aruba.
Renaissance Aruba Resort & Casino
It's no surprise that high-profile music producer and recording artist Timbaland has chosen this elegant and unconventional resort to arrange his A-list wedding. Although the island's center of activities and nightlife is wrapped around this Four Diamond resort, consisting of the adult-exclusive Marina Hotel and the family-friendly Ocean Suites, the Renaissance Aruba Resort & Casino is a destination unto itself. With an ultra-sophisticated spa, an upscale Renaissance Mall and the entertaining Renaissance Marketplace, a collection of bars, cafes and restaurants to fit any occasion, movie theaters, two of the most popular casinos, a private island for guests only and a Navigator & Tour Desk (not concierge) for on- and off-property discoveries, the place to fully recuperate would be in the comfortable, spacious and elegantly decorated suites. And after a good night's rest, there is an island and one hip and stylish stay to explore... one discovery at a time.
Marriott Aruba Resort & Stellaris Casino
If travelers are searching for just the right combo of sun, sand, sea, spa and excitement, look no further than Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino. Situated on the Palm Beach, this resort is surrounded by Aruba's spectacular beaches and luxury resorts and has rooms with stunning ocean or garden views. The Tradewinds Club, a luxury Aruba hotel within a hotel offers top floor premium accommodations and is the ultimate indulgence for Tradewinds' guests. With two swimming pools (one is a new Adult Exclusive Pool), the largest casino in Aruba, fine dining restaurants on-site and many sports and tour activities, guests will find plenty to keep them busy. But that doesn't mean there's no chance for relaxation. The resort nurtures quiet moments with its lush gardens, quiet lobby lounge corners and individual palapas for sipping margaritas on the beach.
Radisson Aruba Resort, Casino & Spa
After a day spent exploring Aruba's marine life, hiking through National Park Arikok or just savoring the sun and some Piña Coladas, guests can easily wind down at the Radisson Aruba Resort, Casino & Spa. The rooms and suites have all the comfort and facilities to accommodate the most demanding families, couples or groups. If a more intense relaxation is needed, the Larimar Spa has a selection of the most soothing massages and revitalizing skincare treatments based on indigenous island ingredients. While kids have their own club room, parents can stroll through the exotic gardens and plan an exquisite dinner at Four Diamond restaurant, Sunset Grille. The Plaza Club floors offer guests an exclusive resort experience, including exceptional accommodations, access to a personal concierge and a Hospitality Lounge that provides many complimentary options, like a complete continental breakfast or afternoon tea. Radisson Aruba is resort, casino, spa and much more.
Bucuti & Tara Beach Resorts Aruba
As if time never flies at Bucuti & Tara Beach Resorts. The beauty of one of Aruba's most precious beaches has been well preserved by this beloved, adult-only boutique hotel. From the moment a couple steps into the Understated Elegance of the open-air lobby, a promise is made: peace, love and happiness. The garden confirms this with the rustling sounds of its indigenous trees, and so do the softest, whitest sands and clear, blue waters only a few steps away from the eco-friendly, hypoallergenic suites. Being the first resort in Aruba to focus on environmental awareness and eco-tourism, Bucuti & Tara Beach Resorts have more to celebrate than 25 years of awards and excellence. This little, Caribbean gem has big plans and is a testament to the adage that good things come in small packages. No wonder that first-time visitors become loyal guests. It's love at first stay here.
FAMILY AND BUDGET HOTELS
Enter the gate of Arubiana Inn and submerge yourself in a relaxing Caribbean atmosphere. The swimming pool is ideal for a refreshing dive after a busy day of touring and the palm trees in the courtyard provide plenty of shade to wind down and cool off. Add spacious, colonial style rooms and friendly staff, and Arubiana Inn becomes a smart choice for guests looking for comfort and ways to spend the cash they've saved while staying at this no-frills hotel. Shopping facilities, beaches, restaurants, churches and chapels and other popular attractions in the Noord district, are just a minutes drive away.
My Aruban Home
My Aruban Home gives travelers the chance to get a real taste of Aruba. The homes are perfectly located in Bakval, allowing guests to be just minutes away from the major tourist scenes and beaches, while still experiencing the local vibe and comfort of a residential area. This Aruban family has prided itself in being the perfect tourist guide for those who want to get to know the island from inside out. The apartments truly reflect that sense of belonging which is only felt at home. Live the Caribbean life in authentic island surroundings and discover the treasures, sights and experiences that locals love most.
The Paradera Park is a tranquil and private island hideaway conveniently located close to many popular attractions like Casibari and Ayo Rock Formations, the Bushiribana gold smelter ruins and also downtown Oranjestad. Shops, nature and hiking trails are just within walking distance. The accommodations at the Paradera Park range from deluxe studios to one and two bedroom suites, including all the facilities and services of a quality hotel, but without the high rates and hustle and bustle of chain resorts. Paradera Park offers lush tropical gardens, a large swimming pool, spacious pool decks with cushioned lounge chairs and personal attention.
Aruba Bed & Beach
Aruba Bed & Beach offers breakfast, too! This is a perfect place to stay away from the tourist crowds, if peace and tranquility is required. Guests can rest assured with these cabanas that are comfortable, clean and complete with all the necessary amenities. The clear and refreshing blue waters of Spanish Lagoon are within walking distance and ideal for swimming, snorkeling, diving and kayaking. Visit Mangel Halto across the street and discover the secluded beaches between Aruba's mangroves. For visitors who want to take the road less traveled, Aruba Bed & Beach is a terrific starting point. Pos Chikito has a lot of island history and natural treasures to share.
Club Arias B&B
Close your eyes and imagine a tropical oasis tucked away within the serene, peaceful area of Savaneta. Now open your eyes and discover Club Arias Bed & Breakfast - plus one of the best pizzerias on the island: G&G Pizza Company. This popular bed & breakfast with a knowledgeable and trilingual staff of five, offers lush gardens that surround three crystal clear pools; one with a swim-up bar and giant waterfall. Outdoor private showers encased in beautiful tile provide guests with an invigorating shower after a refreshing pool experience. Feel quenched at Club Arias because of the free-flowing, gratuitous lemonade throughout the day. Should guests ever want to leave this paradise, Club Arias offers quad tours to the most scenic areas of Aruba.
Aruba Beach Villas
Lounge poolside with your laptop and catch up on social media with Aruba Beach Villas' available wireless internet connection. The guests can sit down and rest in the calming recreational area of these private villas while enjoying spectacular beach and sunset views. Fort Zoutman is within a 20 minute drive from the apartment complex. Guests have access to a peaceful courtyard and Jacuzzi. The apartments at the Aruba Beach Villas include kitchenettes, cable TV, free wifi, a cellphone and more free extras like kayak and snorkeling equipment. Noord town centre is within a 10 minute drive. California Lighthouse is under 10 minutes away by car. And to relax, there is no need to go anywhere.
This lovely bed and breakfast is surrounded by lush tropical gardens and offers a tranquil corner to sit and relax. Hidden Eden proudly comes with a pets welcome policy and is an active promoter of the local culture, nature and history. Discover Aruba's highlights and attractions in downtown Oranjestad, less than a 10 minutes drive away, or go straight to the best beaches on the island. Eagle Beach and Palm Beach are right around the corner. And so are many water sports activities, great restaurants and shopping facilities. The only difference is the affordability... and Hidden Eden's warm personality, of course.
Wonders Boutique Hotel
Visitors have their own personal tastes, needs and budgets, and Wonders Boutique Hotel is happy to oblige, offering the luxury and pampering of a high end resort, but without the stress and commotion of waiting lines, jam-packed restaurants, crowded pools and loud casinos. This adult-only resort is well-known for its intimate setting, personalized services and luxurious facilities, like an in-house masseur, yoga and meditation classes, special arrangements for honeymooners (or romantic couples) and a varity of unique island experiences and activities. Wonders Boutique Hotel is ideally located in Oranjestad, at walking distance from the downtown area and close to the beaches.
Boardwalk Vacation Retreat Noord
An intimately unique all-suite small hotel with 14 spacious and beautifully decorated apartments referred to as casitas. The word casita means small house in Papiamento, the native language of Aruba. The property is located right across from the Marriott Resort just a five minute walk from Aruba's best swimming, sunbathing and water sports area; the Palm Beach. The casitas are spread out amidst tropical gardens providing a lot of privacy for each unit. Guests of Boardwalk enjoy free use of facilities at the nearby Aruba Racquet Club and Moomba Beach Club with their VIP cards, free internet PC at the reception and high speed WiFi internet access in rooms. Boardwalk casitas are true homes away from home, private, peaceful and within walking distance of the high rise strip.
The Mill Resort & Suites
When a taxi driver takes stranded tourists sightseeing all around Aruba and then invites them to celebrate New Years' Eve with his family, know you're on a tourist-friendly island. And when the staff and management of The Mill Resort & Suites work around the clock to find accommodations for unscheduled arrivals and make them comfortable, know you're at a tourist-friendly resort. The Mill's front desk, concierge, housekeeping, and administrative staffs orchestrate an enjoyable and carefree vacation for international clientele, reflecting the perfect blending of efficient Dutch management and Caribbean flair. The beach is just across the street, so guests can enjoy a wide array of water sports, from swimming and snorkeling to sailing and windsurfing.