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Beach & Location

Beach Service

Boardwalk offers an indulging beach service, daily from 9 am – 5 pm on a quiet and relaxing area on Palm Beach. Just a short five minute walk from our hotel the dedicated Boardwalk beach area is located in between Marriott and The Ritz-Carlton (see map).

Complimentary beach huts (palapas) and lounge chairs are available and can be reserved at the Front Desk in advance. Beach towels, snorkeling gear, beach chairs, coolers and beach toys are provided at the Front Desk, also free of charge.

Vela Aruba offers all kinds of watersports such as windsurf and kitesurf lessons as well as beach yoga and SUP activities. You will find Vela’s locations adjacent to our dedicated beach area on Palm Beach, and at Fisherman’s Huts, Aruba’s favourite kite and windsurf beach. Boardwalk guests receive an attractive discount on various offerings and lessons at Vela Aruba, ask them about it.

Girl reading a book in a hammock


Set amid a coconut grove, Boardwalk Boutique Hotel is ideally located in a tranquil oasis, only a 5-minute walk from the white sands of Palm Beach. Another short stroll gives you access to Aruba’s exciting nightlife, shopping malls, family-friendly restaurants and entertainment options. 

Boardwalk’s central location is ideal for island exploring and close to famous beaches for snorkelling and surfing, and landmarks such as California Lighthouse, Alto Vista Chapel and Bubali Bird Sanctuary (all on a 5 minute drive). It’s a 20-minute drive to Aruba’s Reina Beatrix Airport, and 10 minutes to the largest supermarkets on the island. 

Boardwalk’s staff gladly assists in making reservations, car rental arrangements and can provide you with the best local information on hidden gems and island activities. Contact us today to find out how we can offer you a great experience!

Map of Aruba with location of Boardwalk Boutique Hotel

No cancellation penalty

No more cancellation penalty for arrivals up to December 22, 2020. You may cancel without penalty up to 24 hours prior to your date of arrival. We truly hope you will keep or re-schedule your reservation or book your next stay knowing you are free of penalties to cancel when doing so.
COVID-19 Update

20.03.2020 Blog Post

* The suspension of travelers to Aruba set to end March 31st.

* Curfew as of Saturday: between 9pm and 6am. Only exception: pharmacies and "vital jobs".