Connecting with Colorful San Nicolas
Boardwalk’s local tips for a city visit
Most of our guests prefer visiting Aruba’s beaches, the natural park, some shopping in Palm Beach and Oranjestad and venture out at night to close by restaurants and bars. At Boardwalk we will do our utmost to share the best insider tips and local addresses to discover on your vacation in Aruba, based on your interests and wishes.
Culinary craftsmanship at the new kids on the block
You don’t have to be Nostradamus in order to foresee a great future for two local chefs who recently opened their doors to the hottest-ticket-in-town restaurants, Lima Bistro and Infini.
Giving back to Aruba
Spending your time to support a charity you are passionate about is something no one will ever regret. It will enrich your local experience, familiarize you with the local community and impact your perspective positively! Helping the local community while being on vacation gives you to opportunity to better understand the country you’re in and appreciate it.
At Boardwalk, we stimulate our guests to support the local community. We highlight various initiatives to show our guests what they can do as a tourist to give back to the local community and support Aruba’s environment.
Celebrating Earth Day, honoring our nature & the environment
On April 22, 2021 the world celebrates International Earth Day to create awareness for the environment and our own roles and part in protecting it. At Boardwalk Aruba we have committed to environmental hotel practices and a sustainable approach in our business operations since the day we opened our doors. Like what for instance?
Transforming into a Trupial: the making of our FPV drone video
It doesn’t matter if you are interested in drone flying yes, or no. When you are exposed to FPV (first-person view) drones and the drone racing related to it, you will be easily hooked to this latest craze in drone use. That’s at least what happened here at Boardwalk. If you’re not a reader yet a visual person, click below and get to see our video immediately:
4 Ways to add wellness, wellbeing and mindfulness to your stay
Enjoy your selfcare-time
Take in plenty of vitamin “Sea" and D under the soothing shade of a private beach hut (palapa) on our dedicated beach area, retire poolside with a good book in an overwater hammock, and give your mind and body a full reset.
Creating work stations with amazing views
Making your vacation work
If 2020 taught us anything it is that we are flexible and creative when it comes to getting our work done, sometimes juggling homeschooling for kids at the same time and from the same (work)space. And working remotely became the new norm, both from home as well as your home away from home in warmer or quieter places.
The Making Of - Floating Breakfast in the Pool
It all started a couple of years ago. As we were planning the expansion for our current boutique hotel, we decided to create a private plunge pool at one of the standalone casitas and envisioned serving a floating breakfast in that private pool. Now wouldn’t that be great? We parked the idea yet cherished the dream.
Hand-painted murals by Tana Gaxiola
At Boardwalk Boutique Hotel we have always made art an essential element in our casita design. Our boutique hotel offers a total of 46 casitas, private vacation home-style rooms, of which 4 are Deluxe Coco Casitas. These Deluxe Coco Casitas are studio suites that come with a tropical hand-painted mural reflecting Aruba’s fauna & flora.