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Boardwalk Vacation Retreat Aruba

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The perfect vacation retreat, the Boardwalk Vacation Retreat Aruba, located on the island's Palm Beach, looks out onto the turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea. This cozy and quaint hotel is minutes away from Palm Beach, and offers relaxing, laid-back island living for families and couples. This private property, shaded by palm trees and luscious greenery, is a secluded haven for vacationers looking for a peaceful and stress-free vacation. A lovely garden setting, with hammocks on each balcony, the Boardwalk is an island oasis unlike any other. The bungalow and condo-style rooms feature colourful, modern decor and all the amenities for your exotic home-sweet-home. In addition to the nearby racquet club and golf course, poolside and beach activities will make this an unforgettable vacation in a heavenly tropical destination.
Location: Across the street from Palm Beach.

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  • TravellingTwosum : Toronto, Canada
Absolutely loved it!

Loved the privacy of the casitas and the outdoor space. The wandering cats, giant crab and iguanas kept things interesting. Having the kitchen was great for us - we made breakfast every day, packed lunches for the beach and enjoyed some very tasty take away meals. Close walk to the beach and down to the busier area of palm beach if you want. The hammock got much use. Just lovely overall.

  • mungojerrycat : High Wycombe, United Kingdom
Lived up to all our expectations

We stayed here for nine nights and had a wonderful time. All the staff without exception were friendly and helpful, our particular thanks to Alice on reception who we saw most. The cleaning staff and handymen were very hardworking and impressive sorting out anything promptly and efficiently. A lovely touch is that a jug of iced tea is left every day by the cleaning staff which was welcomed in the heat. Also the ground coffee sachets were topped up everyday. We shopped at Super Food catching a little white van at the bus stop over the road by the Marriott Hotel costing 2 dollars then a taxi back which was 11 dollars. The supermarket was amazing! Made Sainsburys look very boring on our return home! We were very happy to see that wine and beers were cheaper than in the US - approx 10 US dollars for a good bottle of Sauvignon Blanc. The Dutch influence was most notable with the huge array of cheeses on display - heaven for a veggie! Fruit and veg was also of excellent quality. We did not eat out much as we found restaurant prices high (obviously exchange rate is poor at present) so to have such a large array of foods to cook at the casita was great. The Boardwalk beach area is a few minutes walk away - we kept trying to take a photo of the two foot long iguana who crossed our path every morning when we left the Boardwalk but he was too quick for us! We swooned when we saw the beach - it was our first trip to the Caribbean and the colour of the sea was incredible. In summary the Boardwalk was everything we expected and more and we would highly recommend it. Alison and David Hewitt

  • katelyngalvin413 :

Only one world to describe this hotel. Paradise. Everything was perfect, the staff was amazing. Me and my boyfriend will be coming back for the next 20+ years. We have found our slice of heaven. Thank you to all the staff for the making this vacation special. Clean, Friendly, quiet :)

  • hoyamedica : Hanover, New Hampshire
Another great stay

This was our third consecutive stay at the Boardwalk. In a 2015 review I mentioned how I just need to know that our vacation will be relaxing, comfortable, and fun since I don't have a lot of vacation but need a lot of rest while I am away. The Boardwalk is perfect for our family, and the beauty of the grounds and clean, simple lines of the rooms make us all happy the minute we arrive. I am already trying to figure out when I can book next year's stay!

  • WannaWindsurf : Los Angeles, California
Our happy place

The Boardwalk is our favorite place to stay in Aruba - comfortable, clean, close to the windsurfing beach, and staffed by super-friendly multi-lingual people. We much prefer an apartment-style lodging to a hotel room - we don't cook much on vacation but it's great to have a kitchen for snacks and drinks.

Vacations packages include round-trip flights, accommodations, round-trip transfers (unless outlined below) to and from the hotel, and tourist cards (if required, unless outlined below).

If selecting an all-inclusive resort option, the package will also include the all-inclusive features as outlined by each resort.

Items not included:

  • Travel insurance (mandatory if traveling to Cuba)
  • Tourist cards ($10USD)if traveling to Dominican Republic with Sunwing Airlines
  • Departure taxes ($20USD) if traveling to Dominican Republic with Sunwing or Signarture Vacations
  • Hotel transfers for packages with WestJet to USA (with exception to Honolulu)
  • Hotel transfers for packages to Europe
  • Items of a personal nature

Included features:
  • Daily fresh towel service
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Free use of beach lounge chairs at Moomba Beach Club (aprox. 10-15 walk)
  • Free use of snorkeling gear
  • Coolboxes and foldable beach chairs
  • Free WiFi on property
  • Beach toys for children
  • Weekly rum punch drink
  • Use of charcoal BBQ
  • Hammocks on every patio
  • 13 Suites
  • 1 Pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Shops
  • Beach club (nearby)
  • Business Center
  • Internet access
  • Concierge
  • Laundry services
  • Massage Treatments (fee)
  • Snorkeling Equipment
  • Surf board rental (fee)
  • Fitness Center (nearby)
1 Bedroom Casita includes:
  • 1 King or 2 Queen¬†
  • 1 Bedroom
  • Iron & Ironing board (on request)
  • Microwave
  • Cable TV
  • Alarm clock radio
  • Wi-Fi ($)
  • Coffee Maker
  • Air Conditioned
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Hair Dryer
  • Bathroom
  • Fully Equipped Kitchen
  • Hammock
  • DVD Player (on request)
  • Separate living area
  • In-room safe
  • Private BBQ
  • Daily maid service (except Sunday)
  • Aruba Aloe toiletries freshly made in Aruba
  • "Clean Air" No-Smoking Policy
  • Maximum Occupancy 4
Kids Deal - Children 2-12 yrs stay free.
Early Booking Bonus - This hotel may offer early booking bonuses at certain times of the year. If early booking bonuses apply to your vacation, prices shown online have already been adjusted accordingly. Please inquire for complete details.

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Boardwalk Hotel Aruba
Bakval 20, Palm - Eagle Beach Aruba

Some restaurants may be open for certain meals only and limited visits may apply. Reservations required and dress code in effect for a la carte restaurants. Time restrictions may apply for water sports.

Child pricing may only be available with select tour operators and valid for select dates and durations. Child pricing rules are subject to change without notice. Please contact one of our vacation specialists if you require assistance with child pricing.

Photo identification and/or credit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy. Rollaway beds and cribs (infant beds) may be available and should be requested at the time of booking; fees may apply.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in. Special requests cannot be guaranteed and may incur additional charges upon check-in to fulfil.

Hotels do not condone unruly behavior, parties in rooms, excessive noise or any other actions that violate the hotels terms of use. Guests may be removed from the property at their own expense in the event of any disturbance or complaint from other guests or hotel staff. cannot be held responsible for any guests who may be removed from the hotel due to a violation of rules. makes every effort to ensure that the information on this page is accurate, however, all information on this page is subject to change without notice. is not responsible for any changes, errors or omissions that may occur.