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Boardwalk Boutique Hotel Aruba Workation stations on the beach

Travel+Leisure, Jan 2021.

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. Read full article here

Workation Station at the Boardwalk Hotel Aruba pool area

WheninAruba, Jan 2021

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.  Read more here

Boardwalk Workation Station on Palm Beach Aruba, Jan 2021

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. Read more here

Workation station at Boardwalk Boutique Hotel Aruba

Visit Aruba, Jan 2021

Boardwalk Boutique Hotel, 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. Read full article here.

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..., 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.

Today Show - boardwalk hotel Aruba, 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, 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, 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, September 2019

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

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 more 


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'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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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.