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In the press

Workation station on Palm Beach Aruba at Boardwalk Boutique Hotel

This Aruba hotel introduces oceanfront and poolside work desks for digital nomads

The introduction of Boardwalk’s new outdoor work stations with stunning views did not go unnoticed. Here’s an overview of what some major media had to say about us:

Business Insider

Working from a tropical destination is no longer a dream with Aruba-based Boardwalk Boutique Hotel's outdoor "workation" setup. Digital nomads became a hot topic lifestyle choice when long-term remote work became a necessity towards the start of the COVID-19 pandemic...

Thrillist

How to book a workcation in Aruba right now. There’s no lengthy approval process or special forms required to take a workcation in Aruba…

Travel Weekly

For those wishing to work remotely from a Caribbean island, the Boardwalk Boutique Hotel Aruba has just the answer...

Travel+Leisure

The Boardwalk Boutique Hotel in Aruba wants everyone to know it's okay to mix business with pleasure. To help travelers who want to get away but still need to check in with the office every once in a while, the hotel installed some new workstations for guests that happen to also come with an epic ocean backdrop that will surely make all your coworkers jealous...

Travel Noire

Make The Beach Your Office With These Oceanside Workspaces in Aruba. Aruba’s Boardwalk Beach Hotel is offering guests the opportunity to work remotely with scenic beachside and poolside workstations...

Lonely Planet

Many people around the world have made the switch to remote working as of late, with the trend showing no sign of slowing down in the years to come...

Time Out

Work remotely from a beach in Aruba visa-free for 90 days. "Working from home" just took on a whole new meaning. Being able to work remotely indefinitely has clearly become one of the very few positives to come out of a global pandemic that has forced the entire world to basically go into hiding...

Matador

WORKING FROM THE beach sounds like a digital nomad cliché, but in Aruba, it’s entirely possible. The Boardwalk Boutique Hotel Aruba in the Caribbean island of Aruba is inviting travelers to come work from their paradisiacal beachside property and providing all the tools needed to work efficiently...

Frommers

Work from the Beach in Aruba at These Seaside Desks. Remote workers who are determined to have the most impressive background on Zoom calls have a tempting new option in Aruba...

Carib Journal

With the recent rise fo remote work, more and more Caribbean destinations are courting longer-term visitors to take their “mobile” office with them...

Aruba.com

Boardwalk adds Outdoor Workstations with Scenic Backgrounds at Pool and Beach. As guests are extending their stay in Aruba, and more often want to combine work and pleasure during a workaction, Boardwalk Boutique Hotel added office supplies in their spacious casitas upon the guests’ request, as well as two unique outdoor workstations...

Visitaruba.com

Boardwalk Boutique Hotel Aruba, the recently revamped 46-room boutique property in Palm Beach, Aruba has identified multiple new workstations for its guests that provide the perfect background for online team calls and meetings...

WheninAruba

PALM BEACH, January 5, 2021 – Boardwalk Boutique Hotel—the recently revamped 46-room boutique property in Palm Beach, Aruba—has identified multiple new workstations for its guests, providing the perfect background for online team calls and meetings. 

Floating Breakfast at Boardwalk Boutique Hotel in Aruba

Caribbean Journal, Nov 2020

How to Have a Floating Breakfast in Aruba

The recently-expanded Boardwalk Boutique Hotel in Aruba has launched a rather clever new amenity: a floating breakfast.

For guests staying the property’s Plunge Pool Casita, the hotel will deliver a special floating breakfast package with fresh juices, tropical fruit, pastries, two main courses and coffee or tea – on a floating tray right in your pool. (There’s also an option of Prosecco or mimosas).

The breakfast is prepared by popular local spot Eduardo’s Beach Shack.

Oranjestad Aruba

TravelandLeisure, November 2020

Meet the Travelers Who Are Taking Advantage of Long-term Remote Work Visas in Paradise. Aruba’s 3-month One Happy Workation Program. If you’re hesitant to leave home for too long, a work visa program in Aruba called One Happy Workation (an off-shoot of their tourism motto, One Happy Island) offers stays of three months — a nice jump from the usual 30-day period a tourist can be admitted to the island. Read full article here...

Aruba.com, June 2020

Boardwalk Boutique Hotel Aruba Reopens on June 15

Great news from Boardwalk Boutique Hotel!

Extensive health & safety procedures, a flexible cancelation policy, tailor-made guest experiences and touch free services are key enhancements guests can expect at Boardwalk when returning to the revamped 46-room boutique property.

Boardwalk hotel Aruba in The New York Times

The New York Times, March 2020

36 Hours in Aruba. Mesmerizing sunsets, a windblown park, fantastic wreck-diving and romantic dining on the beach: just a few reasons travelers find this island in the southern Caribbean so irresistible.

Located nearly in the parking lot of the Marriott, the Boardwalk Boutique Hotel Aruba (Bakval 20, Noord; from $280) is easy to miss from the outside; inside it hides a tropical oasis of poolside hammocks and individually styled bungalows with cathedral ceilings. Read More.

Today Show - boardwalk hotel Aruba

Today.com, January 2020

Boardwalk Boutique Hotel is included on national television in the USA in the top 5 of warm weather get aways this winter.

 

Boardwalk Aruba - Plunge Pool Casita

Caribbean Journal, January 2020

It was always Aruba’s best small hotel, and now the Palm Beach-area Boardwalk is officially a “boutique hotel.” Boardwalk Boutique Hotel is included on the Coolest Caribbean Hotels list for 2020!

Lobby Boardwalk Hotel Aruba

Caribbean Journal, November 2019

This is Aruba's Hottest Boutique Hotel! ''For years it was Aruba’s most beloved “small hotel,” a tiny oasis of 14 rooms just across from Palm Beach.

 Now, after a major transformation project, Aruba’s family-owned Boardwalk has officially relaunched as a full-fledged boutique hotel, the Boardwalk Boutique Hotel. The new Boardwalk has reopened its doors following a significant expansion project that resulted in 32 new “casitas” on the lush grounds of a former coconut plantation called Plantage Tromp.

Boardwalk Hotel Aruba - Pool

Visitaruba.com, November 2019

Boardwalk Boutique Hotel Aruba officially re-opened on November 15, 2019 with a festive opening ceremony, attended by Aruba’s Minister of Tourism Dangui Oduber, Ronella Tjin Asjoe-Croes, CEO of the Aruba Tourism Authority (A.T.A.), and Tisa LaSorte, CEO and President of the Aruba Hotel & Tourism Association (AHATA). 

Boardwalk Hotel Aruba - One bedroom Casita Pool View

Visitaruba.com, October 2019

The design and architecture of the new boutique hotel reflect the barefoot luxury guests have come to love at Boardwalk. Each charming new casita, with a seamless indoor-to-outdoor transition, features unique characteristics and a well-thought-out aesthetic.

Boardwalk Hotel Aruba - Hammock Patio casita

Caribbean Journal, October 2019

This popular hotel is about to get a lot bigger. Aruba’s Boardwalk Small Hotel will soon debut the fruits of a major expansion project that will see the property rebranded as the Boardwalk Boutique Hotel. 

Boardwalk Hotel Aruba - One Bedroom Casita Pool View

Aruba.com, September 2019

The Aruba Tourism Authority’s website paid attention to Boardwalks’ reopening in November of 2019 in this article.

Boardwalk Hotel Aruba USA Today

USA Today, April 2018

Honeymoon guide: Six appealing Aruba resorts for couples. If honeymooners on a budget can deal with being a short walk away from the beach, they should take a look at Boardwalk Hotel Aruba. The hotel has only 14 rooms and is tucked away in an intimate setting on the grounds of a former coconut plantation, with lots of greenery. The hotel has its own private beach area with lounge chairs on nearby Palm Beach. Read More.

National Geographic, February 17, 2014

Checking In: Going Small in the Caribbean.

Here are three petite lodges that pack a real luxury punch in paradise. Twin sisters own and operate this boutique hotel located a short walk from Aruba’s white-sand Palm Beach...read more 

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Awards

Boardwalk Boutique Hotel Aruba is consistently ranked among the best hotels in Aruba on TripAdvisor and is a proud recipient of the TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Award Top 25 Hotels for Best Service in the Caribbean for multiple years in a row.

Boardwalk Boutique Hotel Aruba has been recognized as a 2020 Travelers’ Choice award-winner for excellence in service and cleanliness. Based on a full year of Tripadvisor reviews award winners are known for consistently receiving great traveler feedback, placing Boardwalk Boutique Hotel in the top 10% of hospitality businesses around the globe.  

TripAdvisor Traveler's Choice Award

Boardwalk Boutique Hotel Aruba is among the recipients of the 2019 Experts' Choice Award from TripExpert. Based on more than one million reviews from 85 different publications, the award recognizes the best hotels around the world, with fewer than 2% of hotels worldwide receiving this award.

In December 2016, Boardwalk received Caribbean Journal's Readers' Choice Award for ranking #2 in the category of Best Boutique Hotels in the Caribbean.

Boardwalk received the 2017 Expert Travel Award based on excellent reviews from travel experts of Lonely PlanetFodor's, and Frommer's. Additionally, Boardwalk Hotel received Booking.com's Guest Review Award in 2017 with a score of 9.2.

Boardwalk is recipient of the Greenleaders Silver Level Award by TripAdvisor for eco-friendly hotel operations.

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Entry Requirements

Aruba's border is open

Aruba is open for international visitors from Europe, USA, Canada.

More information on Aruba's Entry Requirements & a tool to search information on possible testing spots near your geographic location can be found on our Blog Post.
Prevention procedures

Health & Safety

Boardwalk Boutique Hotel’s new standard operating procedures focus on the health & safety of our guests and team members, it is our top priority.

We want to share an overview of the main steps we have taken to guarantee a safe stay with us.