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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
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.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.
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!
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.
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).
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.
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.
Aruba.com, 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 Beach...read 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.
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 Planet, Fodor'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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