If you’re thinking about taking a Caribbean vacation, then you’ve certainly got plenty of options when it comes to just where in the Caribbean you’re going to take that vacation. Perhaps you’d like to check out Havana? Or maybe you’d like to pay a visit to the Bahamas or even the British Virgin Islands?
These are all great options, and you’ll be happy with any of them… But, you should definitely put Aruba on your list, as well! Without a doubt it’s one of the most fun and most beautiful places to visit in the Caribbean, something that makes it a perennial favorite with the rich and the famous.
However, there’s another reason aside from the natural beauty of the island itself that makes Aruba one of the best destinations in the Caribbean… It’s home to some of the coolest and best hotels in the entire region! And, if you’re going to take a beautiful tropical vacation, you’d better treat yourself when it comes to your accommodations.
So, what are the places you should check out in Aruba? Let’s take a look at 10 awesome hotels below…
1. The Ritz-Carlton Aruba
Ritz-Carlton is no stranger to providing luxurious accommodations, and their property in Aruba is no exception.
2. Fine Dining
One of the great perks of staying here are the tremendous dining options, which include the exceptional BLT Steak.
3. Aruba Marriot Resort & Stellaris Casino
Located along Palm Beach, you’d better believe that sand and surf are in order at this Marriot resort.
4. Plenty of Perks
But, that’s not all this resort has on offer, as it offers a litany of activities from water sports to a great adults-only pool.
5. Renaissance Aruba Beach Hotel & Casino
Located in Aruba’s capital, a real perk of staying here is that you’re within walking distance to some great nightlife and dining options.
6. Private Island
But, the really cool perk of saying at the Renaissance Aruba Beach Hotel & Casino is the access you’ll enjoy to the hotel’s own private island.
7. Arubiana Inn
The budget-conscious traveler should definitely look into this property if you’re planning a trip to Aruba.
8. Authentic Touch
Though it may be lighter on amenities as compared to other hotels and resorts on this list, it does offer you the chance to have a more ‘authentic’ experience.
9. Hotel Riu Palace Aruba
When you’re looking for some of the best that Aruba has to offer, you’ll want to check out this all-inclusive.
10. Expensive But Worth It
While it may be perhaps the most expensive resort or hotel on this list, you’ll find that the amenities and service are pretty much second to none.
11. Costa Linda Beach Resort
Located between Palm Beach and Eagle Beach, this resort is always one of the top-rated on the island.
12. Easy Access
One reason that many travelers like staying here is that its central location offers easy access to most of the things you’ll want to see in Aruba.
13. Amsterdam Manor Beach Resort
Located along Eagle Beach, this is a Aruba resort where you can really get a full feel for the island’s Dutch roots.
14. Close Enough
And the quieter Eagle Beach keeps things relaxed, even while you’re only a short trip away from all the excitement at Palm Beach.
15. Hyatt Regency Aruba Resort Spa & Casino
If you’re the kind of person that likes to stay active while on vacation, then this resort is definitely for you.
16. Activities Galore
In addition to things like daily tennis clinics, you can even go out sailing on a catamaran when you stay here.
17. Boardwalk Small Hotel Aruba
When it comes to boutique hotels in Aruba, the Boardwalk Small Hotel is definitely one of the best.
18. Private Experience
Not only is this boutique hotel surprisingly affordable, it’s also only home to 13 cottages which offer guests a private and relaxed experience.
19. Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort
Located along Eagle Beach, which promises a quieter experience than you’ll get elsewhere, you’ll find this wonderful resort.
You’ll particularly want to give this resort a shot if you’re looking for a romantic experience with your special someone. It’s adults only.