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A tiny Dutch Caribbean island, Aruba has miles of picturesque white sandy beaches, sparkling turquoise waters, and breathtaking ocean views. With warm tropical weather year-round, this idyllic beach getaway offers travelers a slice of paradise filled with natural beauty and diverse landscapes just begging to be explored. Visitors are spoiled for choice in the range of world-class beach resorts to choose from, as properties boast a range of luxury amenities including gourmet restaurants, pampering spa treatments, and on-site casino access. Find out what resort could be catering to your every need at one of these top resorts in Aruba.
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With stylish rooms spread over eight floors, the Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino is an expansive resort property that will appeal to all types of travelers. Boredom does not exist in this resort, as it boasts an exclusive adults-only pool, an upscale hotel-within-a-hotel on its top floor, and luxury amenities that include a 6,500 square foot Balinese-style Mandara Spa, 24-hour Stellaris Casino, adults-only Tradewinds Club with access to a reserved beach and a range of excellent dining options, including Atardi where you can feel the sand between your toes while dining under the palm trees. Offering some of the most spacious rooms on the island, guests will be spoiled with contemporary rooms that include flat-screen TVs and large, private balconies.
For those who truly want to get away from it all and soak in a peaceful ambiance, Manchebo Beach Resort & Spa is the place to be. Boasting ocean and garden view rooms with private balconies, guests can enjoy modern amenities at the less touristy Eagle Beach. Attracting wellness-conscious travelers from around the world, Manchebo offers daily Yoga and Pilates classes on the sunset deck and rejuvenating spa services at an oceanfront Bali-inspired spa. Guests can re-energize for a day of adventure with locally sourced Mediterranean cuisine at the open-air Ike’s Bistro and indulge in fresh seafood at the Japanese Omakase Sushi Bar.
Divi Aruba Phoenix Beach Resort is a semicircle of modern towers that offer a range of fantastic family-friendly amenities. Sandwiched between the tropical beaches of the famed Palm Beach and a private wildlife sanctuary, guests can rest their head in suites that range from one-bedroom studios to three-bedroom penthouse suites. The massive complex boasts enough activities to keep everyone in the family entertained with a 9-hole golf course, water sports rentals, on-site shopping, poolside games, and a Caribbean Kid’s Club. With two outdoor freshwater swimming pools, an open-air restaurant serving local seafood and international fare, and the Pure Indulgence spa body renewal packages, guests are spoiled for choice in how they want to spend their days.
An adults-only resort, Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort offers guests complete tranquility on the picturesque Eagle Beach. Consistently ranking as the top hotel on the island, Bucuti is an award-winning resort. Providing intimate vibes, this resort is nestled on 14 acres, with chic rooms that offer luxury amenities and stunning views of Aruba’s famously clear blue waters. Away from all the crowds, this secluded resort has a full-service spa, a dedicated concierge, and award-winning hospitality. Those looking for romance can have dinner with sunset views in a private cabana on the beach or dine indoors at Elements on-site restaurant or Sense’s Chef’s Table.
Ideally situated on a pristine stretch of sand, the Renaissance Aruba Resort & Casino is located in the heart of Oranjestad, the capital of Aruba. Featuring newly renovated rooms and suites, guests can choose from the Renaissance Ocean Suites and the adults-only Renaissance Marina Hotel each offering private balconies to welcome in the salty breeze of the Caribbean coast. Guests will eat well with an expansive selection of authentic cuisine offered in a range of on-site eateries and can end the night sipping cocktails at the stylish BLUE martini bar. Adding a touch of exclusivity, the hotel boasts a private island where guests can take an 8-minute water taxi to pamper themselves at the Spa Cove or soak in the private ocean views.
One of the most luxurious resorts on the island, The Ritz-Carlton lives up to its brand name with its Aruba property. Perched on the exclusive Palm Beach with views over the dazzling Caribbean Sea, the Ritz offers guests an island paradise packed full of luxury amenities and fun-filled activities. Guests can get comfortable in one of the spacious oceanfront rooms with private balconies, 46-inch flatscreen TVs, and plush bathrobes before dining on steak, seafood, or Italian fare at one of the multiple restaurants. Guests can also order from the 24-hour in-room service or watch the sun disappear at a private romantic dinner on the beach. Unwind at the 15,000-square-foot luxury Aruba spa resort with an herbal-inspired body treatment, test your luck at the casino, or soak in the scenery at one of the two sun-kissed pools.
Boasting vacation packages to suit all types of traveler’s needs, the Hyatt Regency Aruba Resort Spa & Casino is a luxurious beachfront resort with an abundance of opportunities for some fun in the sun. With an idyllic backdrop, this resort offers a range of spacious suites that include luxury amenities amongst a peaceful ambiance. Soak in the sunshine at the three-level pool with waterfalls before unwinding with a cocktail at Piet’s Pier Bar or dine on Italian or Caribbean cuisine at the on-site dining facilities. From the Teirra del Sol Golf course to the nightly entertainment at the Hyatt Regency Casino to the tranquil spa packages at the ZoiA Spa, guests are spoiled for choice.
Dutch Colonial architecture, the Amsterdam Manor Beach Resort Aruba is a boutique hotel that is full of charm. An intimate getaway, here guests will find yellow stucco walls and a red clay roof that set it apart from the typical modern high-rises that line Aruba’s coast. With stunning balcony views and warm hospitality, guests will feel right at home with personalized services at this family-run resort. Guests can choose from a variety of packages that range from All-inclusive to Romance, and all guests can sip a cocktail with a view at the oceanside Passions on the Beach.