The exceptional Dutch Island of Aruba has warmed the hearts of couples and families. Found in the southern part of the Caribbean, Aruba is part of the ABC Islands (Aruba, Bonaire, and Curacao).
Its powdery-white sands, warm weather, temperate breezes, and turquoise waters make for a dreamy vacation. Besides the tranquil beaches, attractions such as mountains and Arikok National Park are fun ways to enjoy the outdoors on the island.
Bustling with 4 and 5-star luxury resorts, guest houses, and boutique hotels, the island has something for every budget class.
So whether you opt for some gambling at Palm Beach or pet-friendly stays at Eagle Beach, you will have a memorable stay in the Caribbean. Here are the best all-inclusive resorts in Aruba.
Perched on the beachfront, the Barcelo Aruba Resort has 373 rooms, featuring a private balcony for guests to savor Caribbean sunsets.
Also, your all-inclusive stay at Barcelo Aruba guarantees meals at any of its seven restaurants. Pick from Italian dining, Japanese, buffet or grill. The culinary experience is one to die for.
If you travel with kids ages 4-12, a trip to the supervised kids’ club should highlight their stay. As for the adults, water polo, kayaking, and scuba diving are some ways to enjoy your day.
Also, there is a well-stocked gym if you are in the mood for a workout. The resort also has a lagoon-style swimming pool, two hot tubs, and two tennis courts.
Hotel Riu Palace Antillas
Found in Palm Beach, this 16-story all-inclusive resort has its suites offering either a garden terrace or balcony with awe-inspiring views of the crystalline green Caribbean Sea.
Hotel Riu Palace Antillas also provides guests beach access, where they can bask in the sun on the loungers, swim, and play volleyball.
For health and wellness enthusiasts, a trip to the resort’s spa for some pampering is not to miss. Also, the resort has salons, a gym, and a swimming pool. In addition, guests can rent out a bicycle, go hiking or take some birdies on the golf course.
Hotel Riu Palace Aruba
Only a stone’s throw from its sister resort Riu Palace Antillas, this white-washed family-friendly resort has over 400 rooms with a touch of plush.
Guests could select between a suite for quixotic privacy or the junior suite if they traveled with kids. In addition, the resort has two swimming pools, one specifically for children.
The resort offers guests sun loungers and umbrellas as you laze away on the beach. In addition, guests can pick from five restaurants depending on their tastebuds.
Also, the resort has beach volleyball courts and a fitness gym. Children 4-12 can also participate in supervised entertainment.
Divi Dutch Village Beach Resort
The mid-range family-friendly resort near Palm and Eagle Beach offers one – or two-bedroom suites, studio suites, and king efficiencies as room options.
Most of the suites have fully equipped kitchens. In addition, guests can leverage the resort’s beautiful swimming pools and hot tubs.
Take a fitness class on yoga, Zumba, tennis, or water aerobics. For outdoor enthusiasts, the 30ft climbing wall should get your blood rushing. In addition, guests can pick from four on-site restaurants for a spectacular culinary experience.
Amsterdam Manor Beach Resort
Amsterdam Manor Beach Resort is popular amongst the LGBT community and a member of the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association.
Situated on the beautiful Eagle Beach, the resort has a stunning Dutch colonial-inspired architectural design.
With 72 studios, suites, an outdoor pool, bars, restaurants, and snorkel gear – there’s so much to do here that you’ll never get bored.